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Totally relaxed in his Ritz-Carleton suite on Central Park South, his arms spread wide on a rather tasteful couch, Stephen Frears held court not at all like the monarch in his biggest success, The Queen, (2006). His press conference for his latest effort, Florence Foster Jenkins, will take place one hour later with about 40 journalists in attendance. His stars -- Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, and The Big Bang Theory’s Simon Helberg -- would then be asked 95% of the questions. Not surprising. Directors, for the most, part do not drive traffic to web sites, sadly, even ones as near legendary as Frears.
Besides helming six of his past female leads to Academy-Award-nominated performances (Michelle Pfeiffer and Glenn Close in Dangerous Liaisons, Anjelica Huston and Annette Bening in The Grifters, plus Judi Dench in both Philomena and Mrs. Henderson Presents) and one Oscar win (Helen Mirren as the aforementioned queen), Frears has »
- Brandon Judell
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Film History of the Day: Diego Carrera presents a history of horror cinema with one movie per year from 1895 through 2016 (via Geek Tyrant): Film Analysis of the Day: Darren Foley of Must See Films explores the depiction of fame in Martin Scorsese's The King of Comedy: Vintage Image of the Day: Two-time Oscar nominee Stephen Frears, who turns 75 today, directs a young Gary Oldman and Alfred Molina on the set of the 1987 film Prick Up Your Ears: Supercut of the Day: Speaking of Prick Up Your Ears, here's a supercut of actors portraying real writers by Jonathan Kiefer for Fandor Keyframe: Custom Toy of the...
- Christopher Campbell
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