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Doctor Who has secured five nominations for this year's BAFTA Cymru Awards.
Capaldi is up against Richard Harrington (Y Gwyll/Hinterland) and Rhys Ifans (Dan y Wenallt) for Actor, while Coleman faces competition from Mali Harries (Y Gwyll/Hinterland) and Rhian Morgan (Gwaith/Cartref) for Actress.
The show's title sequence could also win an award following its redesign for the eighth series.
Elsewhere, Set Fire to the Stars leads the pack with seven nominations, while Da Vinci's Demons follows with six nods.
The recipient of this year's Sian Phillips and Outstanding Contribution to Television »
Though last year’s two biggest stars, Robert Downey, Jr. and Benedict Cumberbatch, are nowhere to be found on the official, confirmed list of stars attending this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, you can’t say that Toronto will be left wanting in terms of star power.
Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, and Kevin Bacon will be in town promoting their Boston-set crime flick, Black Mass, in co-star Cumberbatch’s absence. Also, though Iron Man won’t make it up north for the Festival, Marvel’s Kate Mara (Fantastic Four) and Sebastian Stan (Captain America) will be backing up Jessica Chastain, Matt Damon, and Chiwetel Ejiofor on the red carpet for this year’s undisputed big ticket, The Martian. Jake Gyllenhaal will also be on-hand in support of Tiff's opening film, Demolition.
There is also a large contingent of Hollywood legends also heading to Toronto this year, including Michael Caine, »
- Sasha James
After a feature film hiatus of more than a decade, Peter Bogdanovich came back in a big way, and the stars came up out to support the director at the Los Angeles premiere of “She's Funny That Way” Wednesday at the Harmony Gold in West Hollywood.
Bogdanovich attended along with film stars Owen Wilson, Imogen Poots, Kathryn Hahn and Jennifer Aniston, who made her first public appearance since her secret wedding ceremony on Aug. 5. Sporting a yellow gold wedding band with channel-set pave diamonds, Aniston said new husband Justin Theroux was shooting “The Leftovers” and unable to attend.
Quentin Tarantino walked the red carpet and shared how excited he was to make a cameo appearance as himself in the film.
“I just wanted to be able to say that when I go to my grave, ‘I was in a Peter Bogdanovich.'”
Lionsgate Premiere’s screwball comedy centers around »
- Mannie Holmes
Funny Ha-ha: Bogdanovich’s Pleasant Return to the Screwball Comedy
The buzz has been rather hushed concerning She’s Funny That Way, the return of 70s auteur man following a thirteen year feature hiatus (his last was the 2001 film The Cat’s Meow). An ode to the classic screwball comedies of yore, where filmmakers like Lubitsch, Hawks, and several others birthed the prized frameworks, Peter Bogdanovich doesn’t manage to successfully contemporize these antics into the frothy delight of famous predecessors. If you can forgive it these blatant and inescapable anachronistic variations however, it’s an often funny, charming, and ultimately entertaining film.
A filmmaker consistently obsessed with a particular Golden Age of Hollywood’s heyday, his latest is no exception, a long gestating project once imagined as a vehicle for John Ritter. Pleasantly entertaining, it’s not so much that Bogdanovich has lost his touch—in many regards the »
- Nicholas Bell
The Toronto International Film Festival has added 5 Galas and 19 Special Presentations to its huge and highly anticipated international lineup including the Closing Night Film, Paco Cabezas’s Mr. Right.
In July, it was announced that Jean-Marc Vallée’s Demolition will open the 2015 Festival. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts, Chris Cooper and Judah Lewis, Demolition will have its world premiere on September 10 at Roy Thomson Hall.
Toronto audiences will be among the first to screen films by directors Ridley Scott, Deepa Mehta, Lenny Abrahamson, Brian Helgeland, Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson, Jason Bateman, Cary Fukunaga, Catherine Corsini, Stephen Frears, Tom Hooper, Hany Abu-Assad, Meghna Gulzar, Terence Davies, Jonás Cuarón, Julie Delpy, Rebecca Miller, Rob Reiner, Catherine Hardwicke, Pan Nalin, Lorene Scafaria, David Gordon Green, Matthew Cullen, Gaby Dellal, James Vanderbilt and Marc Abraham.
- Michelle McCue
At a loss for what to watch this week? From new DVDs and Blu-rays, to what's streaming on Netflix, we've got you covered.
New on DVD and Blu-ray
'Tis the season for a ton of TV shows to come out on DVD, including "NCIS: The Twelfth Season," "NCIS: Los Angeles - The Sixth Season," and "NCIS: New Orleans - The First Season" on August 18. Have yourself a merry little "NCIS" marathon! And in case you want more details on Season 12, that Blu-ray comes with deleted scenes, audio commentary on select episodes, cast and crew interviews, and over an hour of behind-the-scenes featurettes.
The 2014-2015 season of "Grey's" -- which didn't have the happiest of endings, but oh well -- is also coming out this week. If you watch Season 11 from start to finish, knowing how it ends, maybe it'll add more pathos. Or maybe it'll just make you angrier. »
- Gina Carbone
While the D23 Expo has several panels and events throughout the weekend, the one event most fans were looking forward to was the Worlds, Galaxies, and Universes: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios panel. The studio's highly-anticipated Alice Through the Looking Glass was a part of this massive two-hour panel, along with The Finest Hours, Pete's Dragon, Beauty and the Beast, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Marvel's Doctor Strange, Captain America: Civil War, Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One and LucasFilm's Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Today we have a video featuring highlights from the panel presentation itself, along with a video interview with star Mia Wasikowska, who reprises her title role from 2010's blockbuster Alice in Wonderland.
From Star Wars and Captain America to Pirates Of The Caribbean and Alice Through The Looking Glass, Disney, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm presented their live action film slates this morning at the D23 Expo 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif.
The presentations, which revealed exclusive news and details about the upcoming live action films, were aided by live and video appearances from talent and filmmakers. Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn hosted the highly anticipated biennial event.
“It’s quite something to be able to have Disney, Marvel and Lucasfilm all on the same stage, and it’s tremendously gratifying to unveil our upcoming projects to our most dedicated fans first,” said Alan Horn, Chairman, The Walt Disney Studios. “We always have an incredible time at the D23 Expo.”
- Michelle McCue
Disney is giving us our first glimpse at Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska in "Alice Through The Looking Glass" via two appropriately whimsical teaser posters. "Alice Through The Looking" Glass revisits Lewis Carroll's beloved stories with an all-new new tale that travels back to Underland – and back in Time. Wasikowska told about the sequel in a recent interview : We had a lot more sets on this one so that was really fun to have more interactive sets. The first ‘Alice' was 90% green screen so it was quite fun to be part of a world. Directed by James Bobin from a script by Linda Woolverton, the May 27, 2016 release also stars Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Rhys Ifans, Matt Lucas, Sacha Baron Cohen, Stephen Fry, Toby Jones, Alan Rickman, Michael Sheen, Timothy Spall, »
During the D23 Expo, Disney unveiled the first two posters for its upcoming "Alice in Wonderland" sequel, called "Alice Through the Looking Glass," giving us a look at Mia Wasikowska and Johnny Depp. Check everything out below. The new movie is directed by James Bobin (The Muppets) from a script by Linda Woolverton (Alice in Wonderland, Maleficent). The story "revisits Lewis Carroll's belowed stories with an all-new tale that travels back to Underland and back in Time. New cast members include Sacha Baron Cohen as Time and Rhys Ifans as the Mad Hatter's father Zanik Hightopp. The film is set to hit theaters on May 27th, 2016. Posters: (click to enlarge) »
It's time for a little madness, as Disney releases two new posters for the Alice in Wonderland sequel.
The Alice Through The Looking Glass teaser posters offer fans a first look at Alice and The Mad Hatter.
Both depict a river of clocks, although while Alice is facing the viewer, the Mad Hatter has his back to us.
Unfortunately, we'll have to wait until the film hits movie theatres on May 26, 2016 to find out more. »
19-year-old Alice returns to the whimsical world she first encountered as a young girl, reuniting with her childhood friends: the White Rabbit, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Dormouse, the Caterpillar, the Cheshire Cat, and of course, the Mad Hatter. Alice embarks on a fantastical journey to find her true destiny and end the Red Queen's reign of terror. Alice Through The Looking Glass features: Director: James Bobin Mia Wasikowska as Alice Kingsleigh Johnny Depp as Tarrant Hightopp/The Mad Hatter Helena Bonham Carter as Iracebeth of Crims/The Red Queen Anne Hathaway as Mirana of Marmoreal/The White Queen Sacha Baron Cohen as Time Rhys Ifans as Zanik Hightopp Matt Lucas as Tweedledee and Tweedledum Ed Speleers as James Harcourt Stephen Fry as Cheshire/The Cheshire Cat Toby Jones as Wilkins Alan Rickman as Absolem, the Caterpillar Michael Sheen as Nivens McTwisp, the White Rabbit Timothy Spall as Bayard, the Bloodhound Paul Whitehouse as Thackery Earwicket, »
We're less than a year away from Alice Through the Looking Glass, James Bobin's sequel to Disney's massively successful (financially that is) live-action Alice in Wonderland retelling from 2010. With its May 27, 2016 release date looming ever closer, what better time than Disney's D23 Expo to get the promotional campaign kickingc There hasn't been a still, clip or trailer released for the new movie yet, but the Mouse House officially unveiled the first posters for the new movie today. Mia Wasikowska and Johnny Depp return to play Alice and the Mad Hatter, respectively, and so do Anne Hathaway as the White Queen, Helena Bonham Carter as the Red Queen, Michael Sheen as the voice of the White Rabbit and Alan Rickman as the voice of the Blue Caterpillar. The posters, featuring Alice and the Hatter, hobbling their way through clock gears-filled waters, doesn't reveal anything regarding the plot or what we should expect. »
- Will Ashton
Following hot on the heels of the posters for Pixar’s Toy Story 4, Cars 3, The Incredibles 2 and Finding Dory [see here], we now have a one-sheet for Alice Through the Looking Glass, the upcoming live-action follow-up to Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland…
Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass is set for release on May 27th 2016, with a cast that includes Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter, Anne Hathaway as the White Queen, Mia Wasikowska as Alice, Rhys Ifans as Zanik Hightopp (the Mad Hatter’s dad), Matt Lucas as Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Ed Speleers as James Harcourt and Sacha Baron Cohen as Time and voice actors Stephen Fry as the Cheshire Cat, Toby Jones as Wilkins, Alan Rickman as the Blue Caterpillar, Michael Sheen as the White Rabbit, Paul Whitehouse as the March Hare, Timothy Spall as Bayard and Barbara Windsor as Dormouse.
- Gary Collinson
With Disney's D23 Convention starting today in Anaheim, California, fans will be treated to updates on several upcoming projects, including next year's highly-anticipated sequel Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass. Before the festivities officially get under way, Walt Disney Pictures' Twitter feed debuted the first two posters for Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass, set to hit theaters May 27, 2016. The one-sheets feature our first look at the return of Johnny Depp's Mad Hatter and Mia Wasikowska as the title character Alice.
Original Alice in Wonderland stars Johnny Depp (Mad Hatter), Anne Hathaway (White Queen), Mia Wasikowska (Alice), Helena Bonham Carter (Red Queen) and Matt Lucas (Tweedledee and Tweedledum) reprise their roles for this follow-up, along with a few new characters. Sacha Baron Cohen portrays Time, alongside Rhys Ifans as Zanik Hightopp, the Mad Hatter's father and Ed Speleers as James Harcourt. Very little is known about the story thus far, »
Read More: Watch: Owen Wilson and Kathryn Hahn are a Bickering Couple in 'She's Funny That Way' ClipPeter Bogdanovich's latest comedy, "She's Funny That Way," has dropped two new clips that provide another glimpse into the star-studded flick about the love entanglements that erupt behind the scenes of a new Broadway play. Jennifer Aniston, Will Forte, Owen Wilson, Rhys Ifans, Kathryn Hahn and Imogen Poots star. The synopsis reads as follows, courtesy of Subversive Media: "When established director Arnold Albertson (Owen Wilson) casts his call girl-turned-actress Izzy (Imogen Poots) in a new play to star alongside his wife (Kathryn Hahn) and her ex-lover (Rhys Ifans), a zany love tangle forms with hilarious twists. Jennifer Aniston plays Izzy’s therapist Jane, who is consumed with her own failing relationship with Arnold’s playwright Joshua (Will Forte), who is also developing a crush on Izzy." Watch the clips below and »
- Sarah Choi
To celebrate the release of She’s Funny That Way, available now on DVD, we are giving 3 lucky readers the chance to win a copy.
In Peter Bogdanovich’s much-anticipated return to the silver screen, She’s Funny That Way, young Hollywood starlet Isabella (Imogen Poots) recalls how the actions of charming Broadway director, Arnold (Owen Wilson), changed her life forever. A classic style New York romantic comedy with touches of classic screwball and a sprinkling of terrific cameos, the former escort reminisces to a reporter (Illeana Douglas) about her rags to riches fairy tale – a chain of events affecting the lives of everyone involved, including Arnold’s wife Delta (Kathryn Hahn), leading man Seth (Rhys Ifans), playwright Joshua (Will Forte) and even Isabella’s therapist, Jane (Jennifer Aniston). Although completely modern in its characters, situations, and settings, She’s Funny That Way harks back to the landmarks of »
- Laura Holmes
Director: Peter Bogdanovich
Running Time: 93 Minutes
Special Features: Behind-the-scenes.
I’ve often hear that Peter Bogdanovich is one of those directors that actors just love to work with and after She’s Funny That Way, I thoroughly appreciate why. If truth were told, I don’t know his body of work that well but here I sensed the essence of Woody Allen that was combined with the likes of Noah Baumbach and Wes Anderson. What’s particularly interesting about those latter two modern heroes is they’re executive producers on this movie and I might well guess that Bogdanovich may have more than a little influence on their unique projects and styles.
She’s Funny That Way, originally titled Squirrels to the Nuts in production, is a comedy-romp in the best sense. »
- Dan Bullock
Peter Bogdanovich's screwball comedy is chock-full of stars, so many, in fact, that the trailer might even confuse you quite a bit. Let's break it down: Owen Wilson is playing a director who casts his call girl (Imogen Poots) in a play, opposite his wife (Kathryn Hahn) and her ex (Rhys Ifans). Meanwhile, Jennifer Aniston is playing the call girl's therapist, who is in a relationship with the play's playwright (Will Forte), who is secretly falling for the call girl. Clear enough? We got our hands on some exclusive character cards that will make things a lot simpler. Take a look, and get excited for the movie, out on Aug. 21! »
Well, it's finally August, and while the summer movie season isn't completely over it might as well be. This article was a difficult one to put together, because there just isn't much to recommend this month. But you know what, that's okay, I think I managed to pull together five solid titles for the "must-see" section, and lucky for us the fall festival season is just around the corner, which means things are about to heat up exponentially on the prestige movie front just in time to compensate for things cooling down outside as the seasons change. (I should note here, it is currently 106 degrees fahrenheit here in the desert, and the thought of things cooling down is marvelous, but also very premature.) We are coming off what turned out to be a pretty solid month last month, in my opinion, as I settled back into my routine after a »
- Jordan Benesh
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