Articles Tagged 'Burton and Taylor'

Evening Standard Theatre Awards, London, Britain – 17 Nov 2013

Actress Anna Chancellor Talks ‘Private Lives’ and Maggie Smith

Anna Chancellor is on the phone and she’s chuckling. “You’d laugh so much if you could see where I’m calling you from,” the British actress says. “I’m in the middle of a market in a small town in Algeria near Morocco. We’ve come to buy a carpet.” (Her husband, Redha Debbah, a computer technician, is originally from […]

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Taylor and Burton: Oh, the Movies They Made – A Top Five List

Liz and Dick. That’s what they were known as back in the day, long before conflated monikers, such as Brangelina (Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie) or Julena (Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez), became de rigueur for celebrity couples. And a good thing, too, that movie stars Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton were from an earlier era. If still around and together again today, […]

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Brit Binge Watching: Five Dominic West Films You Can View Online

Dominic West is one of those actors who just oozes masculinity, as we’ve seen in his tough guy persona as Detective Jimmy McNulty in The Wire and as the charming, yet two-timing, TV personality Hector Madden in The Hour (both available on Amazon Instant). He’s a guy’s guy, a dude, a bloke … in other […]

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Snapshot: 24 Photos of Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor’s Romance

Richard Burton (Dominic West) says to ex-wife Dame Elizabeth Taylor (Helena Bonham Carter) in the film Burton and Taylor, “We’re addicts Elizabeth, you and I.” She coyly responds, “Love is not a drug.” However you want to interpret this line, the two couldn’t stay away from each other, tackling 12 films together, diving head first […]

Helena Bonham Carter, Feature Photo

Brit Binge Watching: Five Helena Bonham Carter Films You Can View Online

Helena Bonham Carter takes on yet another demanding role, portraying the London-born iconic actress Elizabeth Taylor in the upcoming made-for-TV film Burton and Taylor. The biopic depicts the tail end of Taylor’s relationship with ex-husband Richard Burton (Dominic West), who she married twice and twice-divorced. We’re looking forward to viewing the film on BBC AMERICA, premiering on Wednesday, […]

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TCA 2013: BBC AMERICA Shares News About Upcoming Programming

They’ve barely had a chance to catch their breaths from last weekend’s San Diego Comic-Con, with their news-making panels for Orphan Black and Doctor Who. But BBC AMERICA went full speed ahead at their presentation today (July 25) for the Television Critics Association in Beverly Hills, revealing news and airdates for select programs through Spring […]