"The Sisters Brothers" spins a unique Western yarn                "Colette" is another period piece showcase for Kiera Knightley                John C. Reilly looks like a late breaking Academy Award player in the Trailer for "Stan & Ollie"                Brie Larson saves the day in the First Trailer for "Captain Marvel"                The Toronto International Film Festival boosts "Green Book" with its Top Prize                Updated Academy Award predictions for early September                "White Boy Rick" is a compelling character study and period piece                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actress contenders                Shane Black gives "The Predator" his signature clever spin                Venice Film Festival award winners include "The Favourite" and "Roma"                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actor contenders                Watch out for Ben Foster in Best Supporting Actor for "Leave No Trace"                "The Favourite" releases a new Trailer to build off of its positive festival buzz                "All About Nina" and "Fahrenheit 11/9": Films to look forward to in September                Trailer for "The Front Runner" and Buzz from Telluride suggest another Oscar player for Jason Reitman        

Tag Archives: Jim Broadbent

Hollywood Contenders – “Brooklyn” might be an under the radar Academy favorite

Up until it began its theatrical release last week, I’m not sure how many people really knew just how good Brooklyn was. It’s one thing to read reviews praising Saorise Ronan and company, but the loveliness of the work only fully reveals itself when you see it. All the way[...]

Movies to look forward to at the Sundance Film Festival

This week, the Sundance Film Festival gets underway, seeking to highlight the best in independent film. I won’t be in Park City this year, sadly, though I have been in the past and can vouch for it as a really unique and enjoyable (if exhausting) festival to attend. In honor[...]

Cloud Atlas is visually dazzling – Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Sturges, Susan Sarandon, Hugh Grant

HollywoodNews.com: Wow… just wow. This is exactly the kind of film that we claim Hollywood lacks the nerve to make and yet here it is. It’s based on an acclaimed science fiction novel. It stars the likes of Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Hugo Weaving, Jim Sturges, Susan Sarandon,[...]

Meryl Streep in first “Iron Lady” teaser

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: For Oscar trackers, “The Iron Lady” is catnip. It’s an irresistible combination of Academy-friendly factors all converging in a perfect storm of Oscar glory: a politician’s biopic loaded with Oscar-caliber talents (Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent) distributed by the Weinstein Company and directed by British theater talent Phyllida[...]

Meryl Streep’s Oscar contender “Iron Lady” goes to Weinstein

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Early Friday morning in Cannes, The Weinstein Company secured the U.S. rights to Phyllida Lloyd’s “The Iron Lady,” a Margaret Thatcher biopic that cast Meryl Streep in the lead role and paired her with Jim Broadbent as the British Prime Minister’s husband, Denis. And you thought “Lady” already[...]

Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher: “She’s perfect casting”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It’s widely believed Meryl Streep can handle any role, from Julia Child to responsibility-shucking Joanna Kramer. But her upcoming role might be her most difficult. Streep will play former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in “The Iron Lady” – a biopic being filmed by Jim Broadbent – and[...]

Harry Potter Stars Say Farewell to Franchise at Fair-Themed Wrap Party

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: Warner Bros. and Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling hosted a wrap party at Leavesden Studios for the stars of the mega-successful film franchise, which wrapped final production in June. The Daily Mail posted photos of cast members Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), Tom[...]