All posts tagged "Helen Mirren"

  • Production Begins on the Adaptation of ‘The Hundred-Foot Journey’

    Read the Press Release: BURBANK, Calif. (October 9, 2013) – Production has begun in southwest France on “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” based on the best-selling novel by...

  • Historical Circuit: Gosford Park (2001) – (★★★½)

    As rain pummels the 1932 English countryside, a unique and diverse cast of characters slowly arrives at the door of Lord William and Lady Sylvia...

  • Women in Cinema: Female Sexuality and the Biopic

    Who’s having sex and who isn’t in the celebrity world is nothing new, and pointless to report on.  Who are we to demand celebrities discuss...

  • New Trailer for ‘Red 2′

    Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Helen Mirren, and Mary-Louise Parker are back for the sequel to the action/comedy film, Red. In Red 2, the returning gang...

  • The Golden Globes: Worst Dressed

    Does it every cross your mind what persuaded someone to pick a certain outfit to wear on the red carpet? Over the years I’ve grown...

  • Women in Cinema- The “Oscarettes”: Who will be nominated for Best Actress?

    With the Oscar nominations being announced tomorrow morning and all other nominations revealed, it’s that time folks where we all wonder and debate who will...

  • Analysis of the Golden Globe Nominations

    The stars have aligned for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.  They announced their nominations for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards.  For the first time, their...

  • Snippet Reviews: ‘Hitchcock,’ ‘Killing Them Softly,’ and ‘Any Day Now’

    Sacha Gervasi’s much-anticipated Hitchcock was supposed to deliver a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the Master of Suspense’s masterpiece (Psycho) and its improbable success. Instead,...

  • Oscar Circuit – Music vs. History

    With two (really one) contender left to be unveiled, this is the most exciting awards race I’ve covered in all my years of Oscar prognosticating.  Every...

  • Hitchcock (**)

    One of the more intriguing additions to the slate of Oscar contending films in 2012 is Hitchcock, a quasi-biopic which focuses on the legendary Alfred...

  • Weekend Openings: (11/21-11/23)

    What better way to start off the extended holiday weekend than stranded on with boat with a tiger in the visual and spiritual journey that...

  • Morning spent with the cast and crew of ‘Hitchcock’

    Press junkets are a strange animal, to say the least. Sometimes they’re a lot of fun, but sometimes they can frankly be a mess. Luckily,...

  • Hitchcock (***)

    There’s a lot of different ways that one could approach a biopic of legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock, but director Sacha Gervasi has certainly found a...

  • Oscar Circuit – “Master” of Networking?

    As the awards season is underway, multiple scenarios are playing out in my mind suggesting what can occur for the remainder of the year.  Films...

  • Hitchcock (***½)

    Sacha Gervasi’s Hitchcock is a curious creation. Adapted from Stephen Rebello’s biographical novel, Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho, this biopic of “The Master...

  • Sizing Up: Best Actress

    I’m back once again ladies and gentlemen to do some more Sizing Up! This time around I’m going to be tackling the somewhat slight Best...

  • Oscar Circuit: “10 Weeks to Go”

    The Oscar race is beginning to formulate itself.  As it stands the Academy Awards have positioned themselves to be the wildest of wild cards of...

  • New ‘Hitchcock’ Poster Pays Homage to its Roots

    A new poster has dropped for Sacha Gervasi’s heavily anticipated new film, Hitchcock, which will share the love story between the famous titular director (played...