Articles Tagged 'Judi Dench'

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WATCH: 10 British Actors Who Can (and Will) Dance

The British celebrities we tend to keep an eye on may carry themselves as if they’re sensitive artistes, for whom dignity is on equal footing with oxygen as a necessity for life itself, but rest assured, they’re all, without exception, incredible show-offs. And as sure as day follows yesterday, with incredible off-showing comes incredible dancing. […]

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5 Newish British Slang Terms from the Kids

We present a short lexicon of modern British street slang, so that the unwary traveler does not get their peng mixed up with their YOLO and find themselves chirpsing with someone who is jokes. A most undesirable state of affairs, I trust you’ll agree. Oh my days! It may sound like the sort of expletive […]

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Judi Dench Joins Mark Gatiss and Catherine Tate in Election Night Drama

Having long since made the leap to becoming Hollywood royalty, you’d think Dame Judi Dench might not have time to return to her theatrical roots these days. Not a bit of it, however: in fact, the James Bond star and all-round living legend is gearing up to make yet another stage appearance later this year, albeit one with something […]

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‘Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ Cast Stunned at Premiere

Celia Imrie, who appears in both The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and its sequel The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, swung by The Graham Norton Show, and dropped a bomb: Everyone looks “old” on screen in the new film, reports U.K. Express. The story revolves around a group of English expats who move to India […]

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15 Brit-Centric Movies We’re Looking Forward to in 2015

2014 was a pretty good year for British stars at the box office, from James McAvoy and Patrick Stewart in X-Men, to Rosamund Pike in Gone Girl, to Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley in The Imitation Game. But that’s all nothing compared to 2015, with the coming year seeing a veritable explosion of Brit talent in some of the biggest […]

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Brit Binge Watching: Five Dame Judi Dench Roles You Can Watch Online

Dame Judi Dench is practically acting royalty, with an illustrious career that spans decades and more Academy Award nominations under her belt than you can count on one hand. It’s no wonder, then, that she is set to be fêted with the Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Entertainment at the 2014 BAFTA […]

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13 Definitive Portrayals of British Monarchs in Film and TV

Life is never boring if you’re the head of a country. There are international treaties to oversee, bitter arguments to overcome, threats from rivals and countries to conquer, and sometimes your personal life can’t help but get in the way, crown or no crown. These are the kind of stories that are irresistible for script-writers and movie […]

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Update: Judi Dench and Steve Coogan Win Ratings Battle for ‘Philomena’

Stars Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, with a little help from the James Bond franchise, won their fight to have the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) lower the rating of their new film, Philomena, from R to PG-13. Coogan personally attended a meeting with the MPAA’s Classifications and Ratings Board in Los Angeles yesterday (Nov. 13) to appeal […]

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WATCH: Judi Dench and Steve Coogan Take a Ratings Battle to Funny or Die

After the Motion Picture Association of America gave Philomena, the forthcoming true life drama starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, a R rating because of a few off-color words, the two stars took umbrage. The two British actors teamed up to make a video spoof urging the MPAA to change the rating and posted it on Tuesday on the Funny […]

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