Articles Tagged 'Stephen Frears'

Twelve Years A Slave

’12 Years A Slave’ Wins People’s Choice At Toronto Film Festival

If you’re a movie-maker and you’re hoping to one day secure an Oscar for best picture, you could do far worse than get yourself the People’s Choice award at the Toronto International Film Festival. It worked for Slumdog Millionaire, after all, and The King’s Speech, and now 12 Years a Slave, Steve McQueen’s adaptation of […]

460x300_rebeccahall

Sundance: Rebecca Hall Breaks New Ground with ‘Lay the Favorite’

In the Sundance film Lay The Favorite, British actress Rebecca Hall presents herself in a completely new light as a ditzy stripper turned Las Vegas sports bettor who’s good with numbers. Hall says: “She’s very bubbly and comes across like a sort of seven-year-old girl on too many uppers, and you’d think she was not […]

Two Brit Movies in Theaters: ‘Nowhere Boy’ and ‘Tamara Drewe’

Anglo-cinephiles will be spoiled with two major film releases this weekend. First up, there’s the wide release of the John Lennon biopic Nowhere Boy, the feature film debut for artist Sam Taylor-Wood. It stars Kick-Ass‘s Aaron Johnson as Lennon, Kristin Scott Thomas as his Aunt Mimi, and Anne-Marie Duff as his mother Julia. That’s quite […]