Articles Tagged 'Samantha Morton'

“Stroke Victim” Samantha Morton Eats Journalist For Lunch

Samantha Morton may begrudge Nicole Kidman for taking her roles, but there are perks to being an under-the-radar character actress. For example, you can have a stroke without the press knowing about it. Her “candid” interview about her stroke and recovery will be published in next week’s Observer. In a preview of the upcoming interview, […]

Ecstatic Reviews for Ian Curtis Biopic, Control

Five – count ’em – five big stars for Control (watch trailer) from The Guardian‘s Peter Bradshaw, who calls it the film of the year and adds, “What a fantastic film this is. [Director Anton] Corbijn famously started out as a photographer who recorded Joy Division‘s existence with still images, and, in triumph, he’s transferred […]

Samantha Morton: Nicole Kidman Is Taking My Roles

With two well-deserved Oscar nominations under her belt, Samantha Morton is one of the most-respected actresses in the world. She hasn’t parlayed that acclaim into box-office success, but that’s fine – she prefers the freedom of indie movies anyway. But these days, big-name stars are trying to muscle in on the indie action, hoping to […]

“Longford,” “Life on Mars” Lead BAFTA TV Nominations

The BAFTA TV nominations have been announced. The Channel 4/HBO co-pro Longford, which details the Moors Murder trial, leads with four nominations, including one for Best Single Drama, All of its stars – Jim Broadbent, Andy Serkis, and Samantha Morton – received mentions as well. Another mini-series about the killings, See No Evil: The Moors […]