Tag Archives: Dame Helen Mirren

Gallery: The BAFTA Film Awards Red Carpet – Frocks And Fellas

Two important things you need to bear in mind about this year’s BAFTA Film Awards before looking over this sample of celebrity arrivals: 1) it was HOWLING it down with rain in London tonight and 2) Simon Pegg looks like he could ...

Dame Helen Mirren Is Now Officially A Star…

*pregnant pause*

…on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Dame Maggie Smith, Brits Lead Field at the 2012 SAG Awards

The nominations have just be announced for the Screen Actor’s Guild awards, 2012, and it is fair to say that the Brits have done a very nice job. So much so that only two awards are unblessed by British influence, and Dame Maggie ...

WATCH: Sir Anthony Hopkins as a Compelling Alfred Hitchcock

Although Sir Anthony Hopkins doesn’t bear a close physical resemblance to Alfred Hitchcock he does very effectively portray the portly Master of Suspense in the new Hitchcock film out this week.

News Roundup: The Recyclable Gowns Of ‘Downton Abbey’

The logistics of making a period drama beggar belief. Whether it’s tracking down exactly the right kind of gloves for a formal Edwardian dinner or researching which sugar tongs are appropriate for afternoon tea, there’s ...

News Roundup: James McAvoy To Play Elton John?

Film biopics of musicians often follow a very similar pattern. There’s the childhood trauma, the discovery of talent, the struggling to get noticed, the fame, the drugs, the trouble that comes with success/fame/drugs, and the ...

News Roundup: James Buckley is a Gentleman ‘Inbetweener,’ Helen Mirren Eyes Broadway, and Why No Carey Mulligan in ‘One Day’?

• Last night saw the London premiere of the Inbetweeners movie, and while we’d love to tell you it was one long litany of embarrassing events, unfortunate bodily fluids, and constant swearing, the main story of the night appears to ...

News Roundup: Rowan Atkinson Survives Car Crash and U2 Readies Deluxe ‘Achtung Baby’ Anniversary Sets

Rowan Atkinson is receiving treatment in hospital after he crashed his car in Cambridgeshire. He was driving his McLaren F1 along an A-road near Peterborough yesterday (August 4), and lost control.

Julian Fellowes Writes Titanic New Drama

If your idea of a great time is settling down in front of your TV and wallowing in the trials and tribulations of snooty people from the past, we’ve got amazing news for you.

Helen Mirren Branded a “Disgrace” For BP, World Cup Comments

Oscar-winning actress Dame Helen Mirren has been branded a “disgrace” and a “traitor” for comments she made on Monday night’s Letterman about the England/U.S.