Articles Tagged 'War Horse'

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WATCH: Tom Hiddleston Speaking Greek to Benedict Cumberbatch

If there weren’t enough reasons to love Anglo Fan Favorites finalists Tom Hiddleston and Benedict Cumberbatch, we stumbled upon this totally yummy-pants clip of them promoting their film War Horse together (!) for the Greek outlet Cinemag. During the interview, Hiddleston, a truly gifted multi-linguist, breaks out into some apparently flawless Greek, quoting Sophocles‘s Electra […]

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WATCH: Great Expectations for ‘War Horse’ Breakout Star Jeremy Irvine

Jeremy Irvine, who shot to fame playing young Albert Narracott in Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of the British play War Horse, has now moved on to promoting his second big role in a soon-to-be-released adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations. The film was unveiled last week at the Toronto Film Festival  – and it’s been given […]

Benedict Cumberbatch: Unlucky in Love

Benedict Cumberbatch, 35, made BBC America’s The Brit List: 20 Sexiest  but claims he’s a wall flower and not all that good with the ladies. Cumberbatch, who is best known for his title role on Sherlock, recently broke up with his girlfriend of 10 years. “I’m not confident in social situations, just going up to […]

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Royal Roundup: Kate’s Birthday – Big Bash or Cozy Gathering?

We’ll know in a short time, but it now appears that Kate’s 30th birthday celebrations will be reserved and low-key – not much of a surprise, really, and quite in keeping with the Duchess of Cambridge’s own public persona. There have been conflicting reports over the past week about how Kate’s old and new families […]

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Over There: ‘War Horse’ and World War I

The First World War (1914-1918) is revisited, in all its horror, in War Horse, the new film from director Steven Spielberg. Based on a novel of the same name by English author Michael Morpurgo, War Horse follows the adventures of its four-legged equine hero, Joey, as he is tamed and trained by a Devonshire farm […]

Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg Are Going British

Two of America’s greatest living film directors are going British this holiday season. Both Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg have shot their new movies in England. Scorsese’s Hugo, which is in theaters now, is a luminous, 3-D family film about an orphaned boy who lives in a Paris train station. While it’s an adventure tale involving mysteries of identity, […]

Emily Watson Takes Steven Spielberg’s Call

Speaking by phone from the set of Little Boy in Mexico, British actress Emily Watson told me how she’s moving into a new phase in her career playing interesting mothers. She portrays the matriarch in Little Boy which she describes as an adult fairy tale set in California during World War II. As she explains: […]

‘War Horse’ May Lead a Night of British Triumph at Tonys

Broadway’s biggest night of the year could end up with the British play War Horse taking home five trophies at the Tony Awards, including best play. Any prizes would be good news for the play’s Broadway crew and cast — and the creative team from London’s National Theatre, who co-produced the New York staging. But […]

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