Articles Tagged 'Stephen Frears'

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 […]

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 […]


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 […]