Connect with IMDb

2012 | 2011 | 2010

4 items from 2012

Ewan McGregor: 'The Impossible is my first film about being a parent'

27 December 2012 4:00 PM, PST | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Over the past 20 years Ewan McGregor has transformed from young rebel hero to suave leading man. Now he is starring in Juan Antonio Bayona's new film as the father of a family caught in the 2004 Thai tsunami

Six months ago, Ewan McGregor strolled incognito down the Croisette at the tail end of the Cannes film festival. He was dressed in bright white, with a beard, shades and a wide-brimmed hat pulled down to the eyebrows. In the hubbub of the Cote D'Azur's garishly dressed, he somehow melted into the crowd. Intent, or accident? "I wasn't in disguise," he says, taking slight umbrage at the suggestion. "I'd just been given a really nice hat. So I thought I'd wear it. I think if you put a cap and a pair of shades on in an airport, of course everyone's gonna look at you. But I'm not worried about it. I »

- Damon Wise

Permalink | Report a problem

Eunice Gayson And Shane Rimmer At National Motor Museum, England 6 October

2 October 2012 12:55 PM, PDT | | See recent CinemaRetro news »

Eunice Gayson (Sylvia Trench in Dr. No & From Russia With Love) & Shane Rimmer (Captain Carter in The Spy Who Loved Me & The voice of Scott Tracy in Thunderbirds) will be appearing at The Beaulieu National Motor Museum on Saturday 6th October 2012. Eunice will be signing the limited edition version of her new autobiography The First Lady Of Bond (not available in the shops) whilst Shane will be signing his autobiography (book & audio cd) From Thunderbirds to Pterodactyls. They will be joined by veteran stunt man Paul Weston.

For more information please visit:

Beaulieu Press Release:

Eunice Gayson who played James Bond’s girlfriend Sylvia Trench in both Dr No and From Russia With Love, will be at the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu, on Saturday, 6th October, to sign copies of her autobiography, The First Lady Of Bond, the inside story of an original »

- (Cinema Retro)

Permalink | Report a problem

Ewan McGregor says his twenties were full of massive debauchery

1 April 2012 1:41 AM, PDT | Filmicafe | See recent Filmicafe news »

Ewan McGregor, who recently turned 40 and became a father for the fourth time, says that he fondly remembers his days of being a maniac on the booze.The Perth-born Scot had parents who were both teachers. He was allowed to leave school early to pursue his ambitions of being an actor like his uncle Denis Lawson.McGregor moved to London in his teens to study drama at Guildhall. He was signed up to appear in Dennis Potter.s Lipstick On Your Collar while he was there. It brought him to the attention of Danny Boyle, who cast him in Shallow Grave and later Trainspotting.Released in 1996, Trainspotting transformed him into a poster boy of the Britpop era..It was unbelievable to feel part of it. I used to hang out a bit with Oasis, and Damon Albarn was always knocking about somewhere or other, and like a fan I felt part of it. »

Permalink | Report a problem

Catch-up TV Guide: From Cosmos to The Baader Meinhof Complex

2 March 2012 4:05 PM, PST | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

TV: Cosmos

"The cosmos is also within us, we're made of star stuff … " Before Prof Brian Cox started looking up into the skies, it was the job of Dr Carl Sagan to blow people's minds with the massive scale of everything. Arguably the interstellar equal to David Attenborough's Life On Earth, Sagan's engaging, thoughtful delivery throughout this 13-part journey into outer space is still as captivating as it was in 1980.

iTunes, £9.99

Podcast: If There Is Hell Below

This excellent new music podcast is now over 80 episodes old. The self-deprecating badinage of your hosts Callum and Rob ("I could say that's a mash-up but that would make me a twat") is reminiscent of Adam & Joe, were the Black Squadron allowed to drop Jaekim's re-edits of the Monks and the Stepkids, or Lilacs & Champagne's imagined Italian sleazecore soundtracks, all while good-naturedly poking fun at 6Music, NME and … well the whole record industry. »

- Richard Vine, Martin Horsfield

Permalink | Report a problem

2012 | 2011 | 2010

4 items from 2012, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners