Oscars 2018: 20th Century Fox strong slate
Oscars 2018: 20th Century Fox strong slate led by 'The Papers,' 'The Great Showman' …GoldderbyThe 1974 original reaped six Oscar bids, including one for Albert Finney as the crime-solving Belgian. In this version, Oscar champ Penelope Cruz takes on the role that won Ingrid Bergman her third Oscar: a missionary traveling on a luxurious train ...
Posted on 3 July 2017 | 12:14 pm
Au revoir, rat race; Bonjour, Provence B&B -
Philly.comAu revoir, rat race; Bonjour, Provence B&BPhilly.com... than Tuscan Sun; based on the novel of the same name, that 2006 film starring Russell Crowe and Marion Cotillard was filmed throughout the region, including the hillside village of Gordes, where the chateau owned by Albert Finney's character stands.
Posted on 1 July 2017 | 3:15 pm
The Buzz - Winnipeg Free Press
Winnipeg Free PressThe BuzzWinnipeg Free PressLater this year, actor Gary Oldman is scheduled to be puffing on those Churchillian stogies in The Darkest Hour. If you can't wait for another prime ministerial fix, Irishman Brendan Gleeson stars as Churchill in Into the Storm and Albert Finney plays ...
Posted on 29 June 2017 | 1:17 am
Churchill: Downton does D-Day - The
The Conversation UKChurchill: Downton does D-DayThe Conversation UKIn portraying the curmudgeonly war leader, Cox and Oldman join a veritable cinematic who's who, most recently including Albert Finney (The Gathering Storm, 2002), Brendan Gleeson (Into the Storm, 2009), Michael Gambon (Churchill's Secret, 2016) and ...
Posted on 28 June 2017 | 7:27 am
Malcolm Lowry's Under The Volcano - The
The QuietusMalcolm Lowry's Under The Volcano - The First Great Addiction MemoirThe Quietus... continues to shift copies, often makes those 100 Greatest Novels Ever lists, and towers over the John Huston movie version like the volcanoes Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl in the book (and that's despite a mighty performance from its lead, Albert ...
Posted on 27 June 2017 | 2:17 am
Skyfall Isn't The Best Bond Flick, But
There's no good answer to the "What's the best James Bond movie?" question, since the best James Bond movie will always be the first one you saw when you were a kid. (I ride for Live and Let Die until death.) And there's no good answer as to which James Bond is the best James Bond, since everyone just seems to rank the Bonds based on how Sean Connery-esque they are. (Sean Connery himself tends ...
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 12:20 pm
The 29 Greatest Car Movies Ever
With the release of Furious 7 this week and the impending release of Mad Max: Fury Road next month, car movies have suddenly taken center stage. Of course, a “car movie” can mean many things — from a racing flick to a road movie to, well, a film that’s just set among cars in ... More »
Posted on 1 April 2015 | 10:16 am
‘MST3K’ skewers turkeys, 5 vintage
Four vintage movies are roasted by “Mystery Science Theater 3000,” and five other titles make their DVD/Blu-ray...
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 5:46 pm
Talking Pictures: 'Orient Express'
Sidney Lumet directed the 1974 film release based on Agatha Christie's acclaimed novel, "Murder on the Orient Express.
Posted on 18 March 2015 | 4:51 pm
Annie, latest Hunger Games, Maude box set
This week's reviews of what's new on Blu-ray and DVD by Matt Brunson (View From The Couch is a weekly column that reviews what's new on Blu-ray and DVD. Ratings are on a four-star scale.)… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Posted on 18 March 2015 | 11:09 am
Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer are
we follow the orphan Annie, whose search for her birth parents is eventually aided by initially opportunistic politician Oliver Warbucks. With Albert Finney, Carol Burnett, Bernadette Peters, and Tim Curry.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:31 pm
Sean Connery’s birthday: 85 facts about
82: He was once stopped for speeding by an officer named Sergeant James Bond. 83: Sam Mendes confirmed that Connery was considered for the Kincaide role taken by Albert Finney in Skyfall, but said the idea was shelved as being distracting to the film.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:47 pm
Tributes to Brent House Carvery founder Max
Max served many famous customers, including Brian Forbes, Albert Finney, Anthony Quayle, and Harry Secombe. By far his most famous customer in London was Marilyn Monroe, who specifically asked for Max to serve her when she visited. In 1959 Max worked his ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:31 pm
TV Thursday: Hilarious comedies have
It’s a great story, beautifully told; Julia Roberts won an Academy Award, with nominations for the movie, the script and Albert Finney. •“Bones,” 9 p.m., Fox. The victim may have been bullied, causing Brennan to recall her own girlhood.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 2:24 pm
Oscars: Who Are the Candidates for Governors
or the still active Max von Sydow (legendary international actor), Martin Sheen (still-active star of classics Badlands and Apocalypse Now), Albert Finney (star of 1963's best picture Tom Jones and many other memorable pics), James Caan or Donald Sutherland.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 12:35 pm