Articles Tagged 'Philomena'

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Steve Coogan at 50: Five Great Roles to Watch Online

In Britain, Steve Coogan is rightly hailed as an innovative comic genius on a par with John Cleese, Rowan Atkinson and Ricky Gervais. If he chose to retire right now, he’d still be mentally carried around at shoulder height for the next 100 years, and he will eventually become the subject of future folk songs. […]


WATCH: All Of This Year’s Oscar-Nominated Movies In One Clip

We’re now only a few days away from the 86th Academy Awards, and as usual, there’s a startling array of dazzling movies, directors, actors and actresses all jostling for position on that podium. In fact, there are so many nominations it would take a skilled video editor about a month to pull together a decent […]


Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon Reunite for Another ‘Trip’ at Sundance

Thanks to the wonderful world of streaming technology, you can watch live next week on your laptop, tablet or smart phone when British funnymen Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon riff about their new film, The Trip to Italy, at the Sundance film festival. The comic duo, along with director Michael Winterbottom, will be appearing in […]


The Sky’s The Limit: ‘Gravity’ Leads 2014 BAFTA Nominations

The list of nominations for this year’s BAFTA film awards were announced this morning, and it seems, as with the Golden Globes, that there’s a huge critical consensus around a handful of astonishing performances. Most notably, there are the 11 nominations for Gravity, including best film and best British film, best director, and best actress […]

Steve Coogan, Martin Sixsmith

Former BBC Correspondent Martin Sixsmith Portrayed on the Big Screen

Former BBC foreign correspondent and one-time British Labour Party spin doctor Martin Sixsmith is getting the big screen treatment with Steve Coogan portraying him in the film Philomena which has just opened in the U.S. “It was really marvelous to have Steve Coogan play me,” says Sixsmith. The film is based on his 2009 book […]

Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, II

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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