Siraj Syed reviews Passengers: Window seat at the journey of a life-time
They’ve got it right. Not perfect, but right. Mind-boggling special effects and a mind-toggling emotional narrative. It’s an elusive, coveted recipé, and for once, somebody nailed it. Use state-of-the-art VFX, but blend them with an equally compelling story-line, sometimes shaken, sometimes stirred, and then pray you hit bull’s eye. Passengers is a journey that starts in outer space, but gets you...
Wednesday, February 14---The Brits were back as big winners (on their home turf) of the BAFTA Awards, more formally referred to as the Orange British Academy Film Awards. The Best Film honors went to THE QUEEN, as did the Best Actress nod to Helen Mirren (dust off that bookshelf for your Oscar, Mrs. Hackford), with the Best British Film prize going to THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND, and its lead actor Forrest Whitaker for his portrayal of Uganda strongman Idi Amin. Other Brits who shined include Best...
New York FF Press Conference for :
Series: The 44th New York Film Festival [Sept 29 - Oct 15 2006]
Director: Stephen Frears , Country: United Kingdom, Release: 2006, Runtime: 103
There will always be an England. But the England that poured out its grief and condolence at the shocking loss of Princess Diana in the waning summer of 1997 was a nation that had become unfamiliar to the monarch who, at the time of her ex-daughter-in-law’s tragedy, had held the British throne for 45 years: Here was a people mourning its princess, awaiting royal public acknowledgment of what Elizabeth II preferred to treat as a private family affair.
Helen Mirren On The Red Carpet
James Cromwell On The Red Carpet
Jeremy Irons On Red Carpet
Inside Alice Tully Hall
LITTLE CHILDREN Press Conference:
Director Todd Field, Actors Kate Winslet and Patrick Wilson
Warren Beatty Intros REDS
Friday, September 29----With the exception of devotees of certain specific bars in Chelsea, it is rather rare for someone to be hailed, not once but twice, as a "real queen". Well, that is the case for admired actress Helen Mirren, whose portrayal of two different English monarchs this year have industry insiders wagging about an Oscar sweep.
Following her triumphant turn as Queen Elizabeth I in the HBO television mini-series ELIZABETH, a role for which she recently won an Emmy, Mirren can no...
The 44th edition of the New York Film Festival opens on a royal note with the North American premiere of THE QUEEN, the latest film from UK director Stephen Frears (DIRTY PRETTY THINGS, THE SNAPPER, HIGH FIDELITY, MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE).
The film stars Oscar nominee Helen Mirren in a tour-de-force performance as Queen Elizabeth II. Also featured are James Cromwell as Prince Phillip, Michael Sheen as Tony Blair and Sylvia Syms as the Queen Mother, in a revealing and often acidly funny portrai...