Articles Tagged 'Anthony Hopkins'

Ian McKellen and Anthony Hopkins star in The Dresser.

WATCH: Ian McKellen and Anthony Hopkins Star in ‘The Dresser’

They might both be knights of the British Empire, but Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Anthony Hopkins have never appeared on screen together. Until now, that is. They both star in The Dresser, a feature-length adaptation of Ronald Harwood‘s 1980 play that’s due to air in May. It’s set in the backstage of a theater in England […]

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‘Silence of the Lambs’: Where Are They Now?

It’s been 25 years since we first met Dr. Hannibal Lecter on the big screen in the 1991 film Silence of the Lambs. Just hearing his name still gives us chills. The insatiable killer in his barred facemask is the image that comes to mind. But his eerie presence is balanced out with the knowledge that FBI trainee […]

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5 Sir Anthony Hopkins Roles You Can Stream Online

It’s the little things in life that matter, but for some, they’d prefer cold hard cash as seen in tonight’s release of Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (March 6) starring Sir Anthony Hopkins. In 1983 a group of Dutch friends (Sam Worthington, Jim Sturgess, Ryan Kwanten) were tired of not having padded wallets and came up with a plan to kidnap […]

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FIRST LOOK: Sirs Ian McKellen and Anthony Hopkins in ‘The Dresser’

Ian McKellen and Anthony Hopkins team up for the made-for-TV adaptation of Ronald Harwood’s play The Dresser, reports Variety. The 120-minute movie, co-produced by Starz and BBC, follows an aging actor (Hopkins) and his faithful personal assistant (McKellen) as they attempt to put on a stage production of Shakespeare’s King Lear during WWII. Filming began […]

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In Celebration of Dylan Thomas

This week, the world celebrates the centenary of the birth of Dylan Thomas, a poet whose work spoke of universal things and local things, of noble emotions and minor pettiness, of harsh truths and longing sensuality. His is a voice—both on the page and out loud—that is strongly identified with Wales, not least because his […]

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WATCH: Anthony Hopkins and Emma Watson in ‘Noah’ Trailer

Director Darren Aronofsky‘s (Black Swan) new film has such a short title for such a big story. This is the Noah and his ark. In the trailer Noah, played by Australian-New Zealand actor Russell Crowe (Les Misérables) is asked by his wife (Jennifer Connelly), “What did he say?” and Noah replies, “He’s going to destroy the world.” Most […]

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First Look: ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Poster

Marvel has released a poster for Thor: The Dark World, the sequel to 2011’s Thor. They made sure not to leave anyone out. Christopher Eccleston’s character Malekith hovers omniscient-like above the title character Thor, played by Chris Hemsworth. Thor holds Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) close to him, with her being his charge to protect. You can’t miss Tom Hiddleston, who […]

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‘Broadchurch’: The Evolution of Pauline Quirke

When you’re watching Broadchurch over the next few weeks, keep an eye out for this lady above. Unless you’re one of the relatively few American fans of the BBC comedy Birds of a Feather, you may not immediately recognize her, but to British TV viewers, she’s a much-loved talent, a working class hero, and a […]

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WATCH: Helen Mirren Talks About Her Return to ‘Red 2’

Dame Helen Mirren (The Queen) reprises her role as a retired, extremely dangerous (RED) agent in Red 2, the sequel to Red. It is a bit of fun to check out Mirren kicking bum and taking names in this action-comedy flick starring opposite Bruce Willis (Die Hard), John Malkovich (Being John Malkovich) and Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds), […]

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