Tag Archives: The Queen

David O. Russell and Ridley Scott: Which filmmaking contenders this year are most due for their first win?

Much like I said last week, of the many storylines that begin during awards season, few are usually as compelling as the ones centered around who’s most due for an Academy Award. I think that it’s usually pretty satisfying to see a former bridesmaid finally become a bride, as it[...]

Pixar, “Cars 2” unveils Royal Wedding tie-in

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Disney and Pixar always have been savvy when it comes to marketing their movies, but this one takes the cake. In conjunction with the Royal Wedding, which attracted a record number of eyeballs to television sets and Web sites around the globe, Pixar revealed two royal characters who[...]

Queen Elizabeth leaves the dinner reception to the younger crowd

HollywoodNews.com: After a day full of celebration with the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, Queen Elizabeth has reportedly left for the night while the dinner reception gets into full swing. Queen Elizabeth has reportedly retired from the celebrations as Prince Charles is hosting the 300 guests at dinner, states[...]

Dame Helen Mirren gets saucy on SNL

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: “Unexpected” is the only way to describe Dame Helen Mirren’s turn as host on last night’s Saturday Night Live. The Englishwoman’s opening spiel focused on decoupling the image played in her Oscar-winning role (that of Queen Elizabeth II in the 2006 film “The Queen”)[...]

Queen Elizabeth gives “The King’s Speech” royal thumbs up

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: When we interviewed “The King’s Speech” director Tom Hooper, he wasn’t sure if Queen Elizabeth would ever watch his film. “We still don’t even know if the Queen has watched ‘The Queen,’” Hooper told me. “And that was five years ago, Sadly, I think it’s unlikely that I[...]

Nicki Minaj has her eyes set on Prince Harry

HollywoodNews.com: Nicki Minaj isn’t too concerned with Prince William being off the market because she is way more interested in his younger brother, Prince Harry. Minaj is convinced the two would be a good match: “I feel like I’m almost about to be royalty, so if he teamed up with me,[...]

This Week In Movies: ‘Hereafter,’ ‘Paranormal Activity 2’

By Pete Hammond Hollywoodnews.com: Halloween must be around the corner. It was clearly a supernatural week at the movies led by Paranormal Activity 2 (more on that below) and highlighted by the national release of Clint Eastwood’s masterful new drama, Hereafter, a multi-story formatted film in which three unrelated[...]

Rachel McAdams is the Queen of Hearts in Michael Sheen’s life

HollywoodNews.com: No, Rachel McAdams apparently isn’t dating Owen Wilson as reports suggested this summer on the set of Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris.” Turns out the “Wedding Crashers” actress has eyes for Michael Sheen, the gent who played Tony Blair in “The Queen.” Page Six had the news. The couple met at[...]

Pretty Little Liars – Secrets of ABC Family’s New Series

By Fred Topel HollywoodNews.com: Pretty Little Liars is ABC Family’s new series about a group of girls whose secrets come back to haunt them. When their ringleader, Allison, goes missing they start to get messages from her. Is she communicating with them from the grave, or are there other mysterious forces[...]

Dennis Quaid Feels Empathy Toward Bill Clinton

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith hollywoodnews.com: For anyone who lived through the Clinton administration, Dennis Quaid’s performance in HBO’s May 29 “The Special Relationship” just might evoke a shiver or two. Although he doesn’t – by conscious choice – look like a twin of William Jefferson Clinton, he inhabits[...]