Articles Tagged 'Alan Rickman'

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WATCH: New ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ Trailer

The First Look for Alice Through the Looking Glass was just that, a quick look at Alice. We got a glimpse of Alice walking through a door and taking a long tumble through the air, but of course it left us wanting more. Disney released a feature trailer during last night’s (February 15) Grammy Awards […]

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Alan Rickman Dies at 69

Sad news this morning (January 14): Actor Alan Rickman has died at age 69, BBC NEWS has reported. The actor had been battling cancer. Blessed with one of the most mellifluous voices in cinema, Rickman starred as Hans Gruber in Die Hard, the Sheriff of Nottingham in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (for which he […]

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WATCH: Helen Mirren and Alan Rickman in ‘Eye in the Sky’ Trailer

Dame Helen Mirren (Woman in Gold) and Alan Rickman (A Little Chaos) team up in the military thriller Eye in the Sky, releasing in the U.S. on March 11, 2016. Mirren takes on the role of U.K.-based officer Colonel Katherine Powell, reporting to Rickman’s character Lieutenant General Frank Benson. These two are all business and […]

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WATCH: 10 Alan Rickman Impressions

Whether he accepts it or not, Alan Rickman has a particularly interesting voice to try and impersonate. It’s not just a matter of getting the tone right, there are also those unique speech rhythms, the swooping intonation, the sudden pauses and breathy sighs. That’s presumably why so many actors—professional and amateur—have had a go at […]

Gallery: A Day at the Horse Races with Alan Rickman

Wouldn’t it just be delightful to spend the day with Alan Rickman? That may not be happening in the near future, but we can take a spin with him around the Qatar Goodwood Festival at Goodwood Racecourse in Chichester, England with this gallery of photos. The British actor attended the event on Wednesday (July 29) with […]

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Alan Rickman is the ‘British Kevin Bacon,’ Fans Say

In the parlor game “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon,” you must tie the prolific star to any other film actor in six steps or fewer. Last month, we asked BBC AMERICA viewers to weigh in on the British actor who most fulfills the role of Mr. Bacon in the world of U.K. entertainment. We took […]

Photo Gallery: Kate Winslet and Her Leading Men

Kate Winslet reunites with one of her first leading men in the June 2015 release of A Little Chaos (June 26), starring opposite Alan Rickman, who also directed the film. Winslet and Rickman first starred together in the 1995 film Sense and Sensibility. We’ve put together an album of Winslet and some of her leading men, kicking off with Sense and […]

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WATCH: Alan Rickman Calls Jimmy Fallon Out for ‘Alan Rickman-off’

It’s hard to take anyone seriously after they take a swig of helium, but Alan Rickman (A Little Chaos, Harry Potter) came across as his typically demure self when going gulp-for-gulp with Jimmy Fallon on his late night show. Rickman swung by The Tonight Show and called Fallon out for talking about him on an earlier show. Apparently Fallon […]

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VOTE: Who is the British Kevin Bacon?

A couple of weeks ago, we posed the question ‘Who is the British Kevin Bacon?’ as a way of celebrating those British character actors who have appeared in such a staggering variety of U.K. films and TV shows that you could use their various projects as stepping stones to access almost every other working actor […]

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