Tag Archives: Tom Hooper

WATCH: The British Take on Accuracy in Oscar-Nominated Films

In the run up to the Oscars, the three best picture nominees with stories based on real people or events — Lincoln, Argo and Zero Dark Thirty — have all had the veracity of their storytelling challenged.

WATCH: ‘Les Miserables’ Director Tom Hooper on Fictionalizing in Reality-Based Films

British director Tom Hooper — who was snubbed by the Academy last week when it chose not to give him a Best Director Oscar nomination for Les Misrables — has willingly weighed in over whether or not feature filmmakers ...

WATCH: Tom Hooper on ‘Les Miserables’ as ‘Great Anthem of the Dispossessed’

Tom Hooper — the British director of the eagerly awaited Les Misérables — sees his new movie adaptation of the celebrated stage musical in very passionate terms.

‘King’s Speech’ Director May Follow Up with ‘Les Miserables’

When you’ve won a Best Director Oscar for your first major film, which itself won Best Picture, what do you do for an encore? Do you snag your Best Actor-winning star Colin Firth for a victory lap?

Should the Oscar-Winning ‘King’s Speech’ Receive a PG-13 Edit?

The King’s Speech, which has made over $100 million at the domestic box office, is ready to bring in the big dough. Not only did the British period drama scoop up four Oscars last night (February 27), including the coveted Best ...

Oscars 2011 Recap: ‘The King’s Speech’ Prevails with Four Awards

After Ricky Gervais took it in the chin for his “mean-spirited” hosting job at January’s Golden Globes, the 83rd annual Academy Awards tried to make sure Sunday evening’s (February 27) show from Hollywood’s ...

‘King’s Speech’ Director in Talks with Colin Firth for Future Project

The Oscar-nominated director of The King’s Speech, Tom Hooper, says he will collaborate with Colin Firth on a future project.

The Tellyvangelist: Jan. 31 – Feb. 6

In this week’s Tellyvangelist — your weekly guide to all that’s British on U.S.

Will the R-Rated ‘King’s Speech’ Get a Family-Friendly PG-13 Cut?

The King’s Speech leads this year’s Oscar nominations with 12 mentions, which is reportedly sparking the British period film’s surge at the box office. But the bosses at the film’s studio, the Weinstein Company, ...

British Hopefuls For This Year’s Oscar Nominations

Movie fans will want to wake up early tomorrow. At 8:30 a.m.