Tag Archives: Laurence Olivier

Tom Hanks: The Top 25 (Best Actor)

Yes, this time around I’ll be tackling one of the biggest of the big eight categories in an effort not to save them all for very last, much like with last week. This one is arguably the second biggest of them all…the Best Actor field. This is as prestigious a[...]

Kenneth Branagh talks Michelle Williams, Olivier, and “My Week With Marilyn” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Early in his career, Kenneth Branagh says he drew comparisons to Sir Laurence Olivier. “Specifically, it all kicked off when I directed a film of ‘Henry V,’ which of course he had done spectacularly,” Branagh tells me. “The comparisons were always tough because, in my view, he’s an[...]

Michelle Williams spotted as Marilyn Monroe, more join cast

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Michelle Williams is one of those actresses who is beloved by the critical community and admired by the industry but lacks that “breakthrough” role that would catapult her back into the mainstream. I say “back” because Williams started out in the limelight as one-fourth of the “Dawson’s Creek”[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: Will anyone remember these “Titans”?

BY KEVIN CRUST If you measure Summer by big budget, effects-driven movies, then Summer has arrived. We have a Greek mythology remake that fits the bill and some counter-programming in the form of Hannah Montana-meets-Nicholas Sparks and a semi-annual offering from Tyler Perry. If you’re looking for something with good reviews,[...]