Articles Tagged 'Meryl Streep'

Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant star in Florence Foster Jenkins.

WATCH: Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant in ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’

The first full-length trailer has just been released for Florence Foster Jenkins, due in theaters this August and starring Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant. The movie is based on the real life of a New York heiress (the titular Jenkins, played by multi-Academy Award winner Meryl Streep) who dreamed of becoming an opera singer and performing in Carnegie […]

Emily Blunt and James Corden in ‘Into The Woods’

WATCH: Corden and Blunt in All-Singing ‘Into The Woods’ Trailer

The all-singing, all-dancing trailer for Disney’s live-action fairytale epic Into The Woods is finally here, and offers the chance to see, among other things, Meryl Streep singing Stephen Sondheim’s score, and James Corden and Emily Blunt bickering madly as the Baker and the Baker’s Wife, respectively: There’s also a creepy cameo from Johnny Deep as […]

Benedict Cumberbatch

Busy Benedict Set To Dominate The Toronto Film Festival

There’s no better word to describe the blur of activity around Benedict Cumberbatch – cliché though it may have become – than busy, and yet he appears to have gone so far beyond busy as to attain a kind of anthill state, where countless tiny acts of feverish work appears to coalesce into one vibrating […]

A Last-Minute Guide to the Oscars: Does Gary Oldman Have a Shot?

Britannia isn’t going to rule this Oscar Sunday. Unlike last year’s Academy Awards, when The King’s Speech and star Colin Firth owned the night, most major Oscar categories are sadly Brit-lite this time around. (The award show airs live on ABC, with the actual ceremony – that thing that happens after the red carpet – […]

Meryl Streep Nails a British Accent…Again

Meryl Streep has been earning raves for her performance as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady, which opened in New York and Los Angeles last weekend and arrives on British screens this Friday (Jan. 6). Her accent, by all accounts, is spot-on. “Her performance is astonishing and all but flawless; a […]

Meryl Streep on Getting Margaret Thatcher Right

Meryl Streep’s long-awaited screen portrayal of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady arrives in U.S. cinemas Friday (Dec. 30) amid widespread predictions that it will bring the veteran American actress her 17th Oscar nomination. Advance reviews of Streep’s performance have been almost universally positive, with critics praising her for the accuracy […]

WATCH: Meryl Streep’s Full Trailer For ‘The Iron Lady’

Oh now THIS has put the cat among the pigeons. Not only do we have Meryl Streep, an American actress, playing an iconic British figure – much like Henry Cavill and Andrew Garfield are doing to Superman and Spider-Man – but the role she has taken on is that of Margaret Thatcher, still  Britain’s most […]

Streep, Hathaway Face Scrutiny over On-screen British Accents

Meryl Streep may be the acknowledged Queen of Accents, but even she could come in for criticism when she starts mouthing off as former three-term British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady, a biopic opening December 16. Any filmgoer with fingers nimble enough to Google past video clips featuring the real Mrs. Thatcher […]

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