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Clive Owen to Make His Broadway Debut

19 hours ago | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

The 2015 Broadway season is shaping up to be another star-studded affair.

Clive Owen is the latest star headed to Broadway this season where he’ll star in Old Times directed by Tony Award winner Douglas Hodge. This is the 50-year-old acclaimed English actor’s first time on the NYC stage. He previously starred in a number of London productions, including Closer, which was later adapted for film starring him, Jude Law, Julia Roberts, and Natalie Portman.

'Glee' Star Darren Criss to Star as Hedwig on Broadway

The show, which opens Oct. 15, 2015, will be a part of Roundabout Theatre Company’s 50th anniversary season, which plans to honor Harold Pinter’s famed drama as part of its historic celebration.

Move Over Emma Stone, Sienna Miller Is the Sultry New Sally Bowles in 'Cabaret'

Owen joins a slew of film and TV stars stepping out from behind the camera, including the previously »

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Adding Possible 2016 Oscar Contenders in 'Trumbo', 'Splash', 'Grind' and 'Face'

27 February 2015 3:15 PM, PST | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

I know, I know... it's early in the year and the Oscars just ended and Oh my God what are you doingc Yet, the wheels keep turning and I like to be ahead of the game rather than playing catch up at the end of the year so I'm trying to make sure the database is locked and loaded for Oscar 2016 and I just got done adding a few contenders, contenders such as... Luca Guadagnino's A Bigger Splash, which Fox Searchlight just acquired for distribution starring Matthias Schoenaerts, Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes, Dakota Johnson and Aurore Clement. The pic centers on a high profile couple, a famous rock star and a filmmaker (Schoenaerts and Swinton), vacationing and recovering on the idyllic sun-drenched and remote Italian island of Pantelleria are disrupted by the unexpected visit of an old friend and his daughter (Fiennes and Johnson) - creating a whirlwind of jealousy, »

- Brad Brevet

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Al Pacino And Christopher Plummer Star in New Clip From Danny Collins Movie

25 February 2015 5:59 PM, PST | | See recent news »

From Bleecker Street studio comes the first clip for Danny Collins, starring Al Pacino, Annette Bening, Jennifer Garner and Christopher Plummer.

Plummer and Pacino together – this scene alone makes me want to see the film.

Al Pacino stars as aging 1970s rocker Danny Collins, who can’t give up his hard-living ways. But when his manager (Christopher Plummer) uncovers a 40 year-old undelivered letter written to him by John Lennon, he decides to change course and embarks on a heartfelt journey to rediscover his family, find true love and begin a second act.

From director Dan Fogelman, the movie features songs by John Lennon.

Go behind-the-scenes of Danny Collins in this featurette. The film opens in select theaters March 20th.

Bleecker Street is also releasing this fall Trumbo, a film I can’t wait to see and one to watch when awards season comes around. The successful career of 1940s Hollywood »

- Melissa Thompson

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Best of Late Night TV: Christina Aguilera's Amazing Britney Spears Impression, Kobe Bryant's Lakers Disapproval (Video)

23 February 2015 11:10 PM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

If you're like us and value your sleep, you probably nodded off into your Ambien dreamland before the party started on post-prime time TV. Don't worry; we've got you covered. Here's the best of what happened last night on late night.

Christina Aguilera was on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Monday night, and Jimmy had "The Voice" coach play "Wheel of Musical Impressions." Xtina had to mix artists like Cher (with whom she worked in "Burlesque") with songs like the Folgers Coffee jingle. She was good! Christina really went for it when she got Britney Spears (her fellow Mouseketeer then pop star rival) paired with "This Little Piggy." Pretty obvious that was not just a random selection, but dagnabbit - Christina nailed it. For once, Jimmy was completely outshined at one of his own games. He gave her a standing ovation! Christina also sang Shakira well. The woman can sing. »

- Gina Carbone

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Jimmy Kimmel's Oscar version of Lie Witness News: Are you fooled?

23 February 2015 12:27 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Were you deeply moved by "Helen Mirren's performance as Cate Blanchett as Judi Dench as Larry Bird" in Oscar winner Birdman?

If so, you are probably a prime candidate to appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live!'s special Oscars edition of 'Lie Witness News'.

Oscars 2015: Watch the most memorable acceptance speeches

Jennifer Aniston wins the award for 'Most Fun At The Oscars'

Jimmy Kimmel's intrepid crew took to the streets of Hollywood to ask Los Angeles residents a series of bizarre and most importantly fake questions about this year's nominated movies.

Proving that people will say absolutely anything to appear on television, this latest edition of 'Lie Witness News' captures passers-by rhapsodising about Julianne Moore sobbing "for a full 90 minutes in Cry Face" and the murder of the young boy from Boyhood.

Kimmel poked fun at Hollywood throughout his post-Oscars special on Sunday, as he taught Best Actor »

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13th Annual Tsr Movie Awards — Final Results — 2014 Films

22 February 2015 9:00 AM, PST | The Scorecard Review | See recent Scorecard Review news »

13th Annual Tsr Movie Awards

Here are the results for the 13th Annual Tsr Movie Awards.

Thank you to the 342 movie fans from across the nation voted in the awards this year.

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Best Blockbuster

7.87 Guardians Of The Galaxy

7.80 The Lego Movie

7.57 Captain America: The Winter Soldier

7.48 X-men: Days Of Future Past

6.96 Big Hero 6

6.68 The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

6.51 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

6.40 American Sniper

5.09 Maleficient

3.63 Transformers: Age Of Extinction

Funniest »

- Jeff Bayer

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For the Sake of Biopics, Stop Making So Many Biopics

20 February 2015 7:24 AM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

I have a terrible confession to make. It’s really bad — the kind of thing that will forever tarnish me in your eyes. Are you ready? Oh God, oh God, here I go … I love biopics. Love them. I love the way they marry escapist gloss with Hollywoodized history, combining atmosphere with ennoblement. I love the sanitized, simplified, often fictionalized life lessons. I love the star turns — Leonardo DiCaprio Is Howard Hughes! Denzel Washington Is Malcolm X! Helen Mirren Is Queen Elizabeth! Daniel Day-Lewis Is Abraham Lincoln! Robert Downey Jr. Is Charlie Chaplin! Meryl Streep Is Margaret Thatcher! Morgan Freeman Is Nelson Mandela! Anthony Hopkins Is Richard Nixon! Gary Oldman Is Ludwig Van Beethoven! Will Smith Is Muhammad Ali! I love the gorgeous cinematography and rousing scores. (Biopics almost always have gorgeous cinematography and rousing scores.) I love the fluff pieces on how this or that actor or »

- Bilge Ebiri

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Helen Mirren on Winning an Oscar and Why She’s Revisiting The Queen

17 February 2015 10:00 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Helen Mirren insists that she wasn’t that nervous at the 2007 Academy Awards while awaiting the opening of the Oscar envelope for best actress.

But her actions would suggest otherwise.

When Philip Seymour Hoffman announced she had won for her turn as Elizabeth II in “The Queen,” Mirren stood up, embraced her director husband Taylor Hackford, and made her way to the stage — in one hand clutching her purse and in the other holding a clip-on earring she had removed moments earlier because it was pinching her.

“When they gave me the Oscar, I had no hands left!” Mirren recalls with a laugh. “It was very klutzy of me. These are the thing they don’t tell you; what do you do with your purse?”

But the veteran actress, who turns 70 in July, appeared cool and collected when she then delivered a speech thanking the Academy for “the best gold »

- Jenelle Riley

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How Does Fifty Shades of Grey Compare to Other Films' in Sex-to-Runtime? (Yes, We Timed Them)

14 February 2015 3:00 PM, PST | | See recent news »

How much sex is actually in Fifty Shades of Grey? A recent Washington Post article placed the actual runtime of "actual sex and sexual-related activity" at 14 minutes and 17 seconds out of the movie's 125-minute runtime. Fun trivia fact. But it also led us to the question, "How does that fit in with the pantheon of sexy movies?" That is to say, of all the movies that are ostensibly sex-focused in the history of films (and sex), how many of them actually devote large portions of their runtime to Nsfw moments? With a subscription to nude-scene compiling web site Mr. Skin, »

- Kelli Bender and Alex Heigl

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How Does Fifty Shades of Grey Compare to Other Films' in Sex-to-Runtime? (Yes, We Timed Them)

14 February 2015 3:00 PM, PST | | See recent news »

How much sex is actually in Fifty Shades of Grey? A recent Washington Post article placed the actual runtime of "actual sex and sexual-related activity" at 14 minutes and 17 seconds out of the movie's 125-minute runtime. Fun trivia fact. But it also led us to the question, "How does that fit in with the pantheon of sexy movies?" That is to say, of all the movies that are ostensibly sex-focused in the history of films (and sex), how many of them actually devote large portions of their runtime to Nsfw moments? With a subscription to nude-scene compiling web site Mr. Skin, »

- Kelli Bender and Alex Heigl

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Four lessons from the global success of British films

13 February 2015 7:46 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Ever since Londoner Charlie Chaplin won an Oscar at the first Academy Awards in 1929, British film talent has enjoyed great recognition from the Academy. Sometimes waves of UK nominees have even triggered talk of a “British invasion.”

Great Britain

This year we are again riding high as the Academy Awards approach. Eddie Redmayne and Benedict Cumberbatch have both been nominated for lead actor, each playing British scientists in British-made films up for Best Picture. And three of the five leading actress nominees (Rosamund Pike, Felicity Jones and Julianne Moore) are British. 

Even this only scrapes the surface. Outstanding British nominees behind the camera are among the world’s top professionals in production design, cinematography, visual effects, make-up… the list goes on. British films and talent have 39 nominations across 19 categories.

There are also ever more wildly successful American films being shot in the UK. Guardians Of The Galaxy, filmed at Shepperton Studios, was the second »

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TooFab or TooDrab?! See This Week's Best and Worst Dressed Stars

13 February 2015 12:30 PM, PST | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

The good, the bad and the Kardashians! From the Grammy Awards to the amfAR New York Gala, Hollywood's hottest starlets hit the red carpet this week in their favorite couture creations. While some leading ladies dazzled in their designer duds -- we're looking at you, Kylie Jenner and Helen Mirren -- other celebs, including Margot Robbie, Camila Alves and more earned failing fashion grades for their questionable couture. Check out the clip above to see who toofab's Candice Brock and Anna Kachikyan picked for the best and worst dressed stars, and take a closer look at the week's bad fashion below! Read more »

- tooFab Staff

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Berlinale: Can Harvey Weinstein Help Ryan Reynolds With His McConaissance?

11 February 2015 10:29 AM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Earlier this week, Ryan Reynolds and Helen Mirren paid a visit to the Berlinale for the festival premiere of the Weinstein Co.’s Woman in Gold. It tells the story of a Holocaust survivor reclaiming the titular $135 million Klimt painting, which was owned by her family before being stolen by Nazis. But the main thing on most people's mind was another sort reclaiming: Reynolds trying to reclaim his movie-star status. Reynolds plays the bookish neophyte lawyer who works hard to help Mirren's character overcome the various obstacles between them and the artwork, even if she spends much of the movie chiding him with her acerbic Jewish wit. (Reynolds is also supposed to be Jewish here — though we had a hard time buying it.) Everyone at the press conference was wondering whether Reynolds, in taking such a role, is trying to stage a comeback — a McConaissance of sorts, especially after his »

- Miranda Siegel

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Tony Awards preview: What is ahead for Best Play Revival?

11 February 2015 5:30 AM, PST | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

There have been several all-star smash Broadway play revivals so far in the 2014-15 season with a few more potential candidates to come before the Tony cut-off date of April 23. So the race for Best Play Revival is a lot hotter than the competition for Best Play which hasn’t featured as many runaway successes -Break- The biggest revival hit with audiences is Terrence McNally’s “It’s Only a Play” which has proved to be such a huge smash it extended its limited run and changed theaters because its previous home, the Schoenfeld, had been reserved for “The Audience” starring Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II. Originally produced Off-Broadway in 1986, “Play” is a wild backstage comedy taking place at the opening night party of the latest work by neurotic playwright Peter Austin (Matthew Broderick). This best friend, actor James Wicker (Nathan Lane) who turned down the lead in order »

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Arrow Films unveils sneak peek at re-release of The Long Good Friday

11 February 2015 1:15 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Arrow Video, Britain’s premiere purveyor of Blu-ray restoration releases of cult films, has debuted a new promotional clip of their new 2K restoration print/upcoming Blu-ray release of classic British crime film The Long Good Friday.

The new print and restoration is set for a limited cinema run on March 27th in the UK, as well as being released on a new Blu-ray release on May 4th. No details have yet been announced on the special features, but you can be sure that it will be jammed packed with some great content as ever from Arrow.

Check out the clip here…

Acclaimed gangster thriller starring Bob Hoskins as a top London crime boss whose attempts to launch a legitimate business enterprise are disrupted by a number of bombs from an unknown adversary. Harold Shand (the late Bob Hoskins, Mona Lisa) is a gangster who has worked his way to »

- Scott J. Davis

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Helen Mirren Falls Gracefully on the Red Carpet, Avoids Any Type of Wardrobe Malfunction—See the Pic!

10 February 2015 6:57 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Dame Helen Mirren isn't like the rest of us. When she trips and falls walking up the steps at a red carpet premiere, it doesn't result in a wardrobe malfunction, face-plant or even a panicked, unflattering facial expression. No, when this lady loses her balance—as she did Monday at the Berlin premiere of her new movie, Woman in Gold—-she gradually and gracefully descends to the ground, uses her arms to steady herself, then gets right back up and smiles for the cameras in a dignified, dame-like manner. If you're a bit less refined than the Academy Award winner when you take a tumble, don't feel too bad. At age 69, Helen is a bit of an enigma! She has a body most 21-year-olds would kill for, »

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Mind your step! Helen Mirren takes a stumble at Berlin movie premiere

9 February 2015 6:56 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Dame Helen Mirren had a slight tumble at the premiere of her new film Woman in Gold last night (February 9).

The actress was on the red carpet at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival Berlinale when she tripped on the stairs.

A man nearby kindly offered a helping hand to the 69-year-old, who appeared to take the incident in her stride.

Mirren attended the premiere in a green lace gown designed by Dolce & Gabbana and stood alongside co-stars including Ryan Reynolds and Daniel Brühl.

Woman in Gold is a true story about Gustav Klimt's portrait 'The Lady in Gold', centring around Maria Altmann (Mirren) - a Jewish refugee who seeks to reclaim the painting that was stolen by the Nazis and ended up in Austria.

The movie will arrive in Us cinemas on April 23. A UK release date is yet to be announced. Watch a trailer below: »

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Helen Mirren's First L'Oréal Paris Ad is Perfectly Her, Meaning Hilarious—Watch Now!

9 February 2015 3:48 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Age ain't nothing but a number for Dame Helen Mirren! The British actress, 69, is starring in her first commercial for L'Oréal Paris since she was named brand ambassador last fall. The ad, which promotes the beauty giant's Age Perfect line, features Helen speaking directly to the camera (and charming us with her dry English humor). "Ever feel like you go unnoticed? And when you aren't…well, enough," Helen says as she's given a seat at a bus stop by a younger woman (cue Helen's amazing side-eye). By the end of the ad, Helen shows that youth is more mind frame than number, rocking a seriously sexy leather jacket, bright red lips and a figure-hugging black skirt. The »

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Berlin Film Review: ‘Woman in Gold’

9 February 2015 11:45 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Gustav Klimt may have been celebrated for his gilded portraits of elegant Austrian ladies, but that doesn’t necessarily mean the same approach suits “Woman in Gold,” director Simon Curtis’ garish “good taste” account of how a determined Jewish exile (played by Helen Mirren) sought the restitution of a Klimt painting seized by the Nazis. Weinsteined to within an inch of its life, this compelling true story forbids any room for perfectly reasonable arthouse audiences to question Maria Altmann’s case, striking back at the anti-Semitism of the time with an equally noxious caricature of modern Austrians as law-bending, art-thieving monsters.

In other words, “My Week With Marilyn” director Curtis and screenwriter Alexi Kaye Campbell (a theater talent making his bigscreen debut) have taken the position that there’s no room for debate where rectifying the wrongs of Austria’s past is concerned, which makes for a reasonably dull ride, »

- Peter Debruge

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Lunchbox director in talks for next film

7 February 2015 10:00 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Ritesh Batra, director of Indian hit The Lunchbox, is in advanced talks to direct an adaptation of award-winning novel The Sense of An Ending.

The film, based on Julian Barnes story of a retired man looking back on an old friendship, is in advanced development with UK production outfit Origin Pictures and is also backed by BBC Films.

The adaptation has been scripted by Nick Payne.

Origin boss David Thompson said of the project: “We’ve been overwhelmed by offers and we are going to be making that this year.”

Also on Origin’s Efm slate is crime drama Silencers, scripted by Matt Greenhalgh and billed as “a thrilling story of a unit of young policemen who combat gun crime”.

Also backed by BBC Films, the drama is likely to shoot this year, directed by Otto Bathurst (Peaky Blinders).

Meanwhile, Origin’s Charles Dickens’ adaptation A Tale Of Two Cities, scripted by [link »

- (Geoffrey Macnab)

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