Snubs and surprises mark the Screen Actors Guild nominations as "A Star Is Born" leads the way                2018 Critics Choice nominations led by Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite"                Nicole Kidman: Boy Erased and Destroyer - Hollywood Film Tribute                “Beautiful Boy” – Timothée Chalamet: Hollywood Film Tribute                “First Man” by Damien Chazelle: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy - Hollywood Film Tribute                Natalie Portman shines in the otherwise confounding "Vox Lux"                Golden Globe nominations announced! "Vice" leads the charge!                “Green Book” - Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali: Hollywood Film Tribute                "Mary Queen of Scots" can't live up to its royal lineage                "Ben Is Back" sees father and filmmaker Peter Hedges direct his son Lucas Hedges to a brilliant performance                Hollywood Film Tribute: GLENN CLOSE for her excellent performances                A final crack at Golden Globe nominations before Thursday's announcement                “Mary Poppins Returns” and “Once Upon a Deadpool”: Films to see in December                Review Round-Up: "Elliot: The Littlest Reindeer" and "The Mercy"                National Board of Review goes big for "Green Book" and "A Star Is Born"        

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[...]