Tag Archives: Guy Pearce

Christopher Nolan’s “Memento” turns 10, holds special screenings

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A Christopher Nolan film will be in theaters next week … only it’s not “The Dark Knight Rises.” You still have to wait until next year for that anticipated blockbuster. Instead, Newmarket Films will be screening high-definition digital prints of Nolan’s “Memento” in celebration of the film’s 10tht[...]

Oscars: “The King’s Speech” royalty Claire Bloom on Firth, Rush, Hooper and The Queen

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: She has collaborated with Woody Allen. She shared the London stage with acting titans like Richard Burton and John Gielgud. She acted alongside Charlie Chaplin on film, and even turned up in Sylvester Stallone’s “Daylight” (in case you unnecessarily feared it was all pomp and circumstance for[...]

Tea Party at BAFTA: Hollywood Stars

By Greg Hernandez hollywoodnews.com: One of my favorite awards season events is the annual tea party thrown each year by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in Los Angeles. This year’s event, held at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills, was quite the star-studded soiree on Saturday scheduled nicely[...]

Guy Pearce on “The King’s Speech,” and the Oscar race – EXCLUSIVE

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Meet Guy Pearce, the man who would be king. While most of the attention swirling around Tom Hooper’s “The King’s Speech” involves lead actors Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush, admirers must admit Firth wouldn’t have a chance to occupy the throne if Pearce – playing older sibling King[...]

Indie darlings “Animal Kingdom” and “Bran Nue Dae” in theaters

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Two independent titles receiving a fair amount of buzz are expanding theatrically this weekend. We give them a look below. Animal Kingdom (***1/2 out of 4) Between Nash Edgerton’s gripping “The Square” and now “Animal Kingdom” from Australian director David Michod, American audiences are getting a small sampling of[...]

Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush in official “King’s Speech” trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Am I the only one who thought the word “Speech” in the title of Tom Hooper’s “The King’s Speech” referred to Colin Firth’s verbal abilities? It turns out, instead, that it references an actual speech Firth’s stammering character, King George VI, must give to his devastated nation during[...]

Sony Pictures picks up Sundance favorite “Animal Kingdom”

Sony Pictures Classics has picked up the U.S. and Latin America rights to the Sundance Film Festival favorite “Animal Kingdom.” The film is an Australian crime drama that stars Ben Mendelsohn, Joel Edgerton, and Guy Pearce. First time director David Michod took home the 2010 Sundance World Cinema Jury Prize[...]