100 Movies You Need To See Before You Die
Entertainment.ie100 Movies You Need To See Before You Die (39 - 21)Entertainment.ieAlec Guinness is the commander of a British regiment in World War II who are captured and sent to a Japanese POW camp. There, they are ordered to work on the infamous bridge. Guinness' character believes that by keeping his troops motivated by working ...
Posted on 15 April 2017 | 12:15 pm
50 Catholic Converts: Notable New Church
National Catholic Register50 Catholic Converts: Notable New Church Members Over the Last CenturyNational Catholic RegisterSir Alec Guinness (1914-2000): Academy Award-winning British actor who won the Oscar for “Best Actor” in 1957 for The Bridge on the River Kwai. Scott Hahn (b. 1957): Biblical theologian, apologist and prolific writer and speaker. His wife, Kimberly, is ...
Posted on 15 April 2017 | 5:49 am
Breaking Down the Star Wars: Episode
CBS NewsBreaking Down the Star Wars: Episode VIII—The Last Jedi Trailer, in All Its Whispered and Grumbled GloryVultureWe hear another quiet bit of sound; this time, it's Darth Vader's breathing, followed by Alec Guinness as Obi-Wan Kenobi saying, “Seduced by the Dark Side,” which is a quote from Return of the Jedi. Suffice it to say that, if the Dark Side is a pickup ...Did you spot the major Obi-Wan Kenobi easter egg hidden in the Star Wars Last Jedi trailer?Radio TimesLyin' Luke Skywalker! Mark Hamill Relishes Spreading Fake 'Star Wars' News — Here's WhyYahoo MoviesKevin Smith on 'Last Jedi' Trailer, Oscar Time for Mark Hamill?TMZ.comComicbook.com -Esquire.com -Cinema Blend -YouTubeall 2,851 news articles »
Posted on 14 April 2017 | 11:00 am
The Early History of One Actor Playing A
Film School RejectsThe Early History of One Actor Playing A Shit Ton of Roles In A Single FilmFilm School RejectsIn Kind Hearts Dennis Price's kind and sinister Louis (Monty in the musical), sets about bumping off all of the surviving members of the aristocratic (and wealthy) D'Ascoyne family, each portrayed hilariously by veritable dynamo Alec Guinness. Seeing ...
Posted on 13 April 2017 | 11:51 am
The cleverest of Jesuits - The Tablet
The TabletThe cleverest of JesuitsThe TabletThe latter was editor of the Jesuit magazine The Month from 1948 to 1964 and, like D'Arcy, attracted a collection of brilliant writers and cultural figures including Graham Greene, Muriel Spark, Alec Guinness and Edith Sitwell. “Caramanserai” was ...
Posted on 13 April 2017 | 4:55 am
5 Actors Who Could Play Grand Moff Tarkin in
Just as Ewan McGregor paid tribute to Alec Guinness with his portrayal of Obi-Wan Kenobi in the prequel trilogy, the filmmakers should let another actor take up the mantle of the grand moff. Here are five actors who could step into Cushing’s shoes (or ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:09 am
Buckeyes Embrace The Hate Video — Ohio
Did George Lucas once think his intergalactic fantasy was also for fun and meant to be cheesy? He'll never say. (Though Sir Alec Guinness thought so.) Anyway Ohio State fans should relish the theme here. If you're going to be a hated (and also much admired ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:54 am
Cosmetics chain Lush under fire for 'cashing
in a fractured and imperfect world at a time of great threats and great change." The Lavender Hill Mob is also a classic Ealing Comedy film starring Sid James and Alec Guinness.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 8:43 pm
The Lavender Hill Mob
It's a sly yet largely understated (apart from a few exceptional slapstick sequences) caper comedy about a bank transfer agent (Alec Guinness) who hits upon the idea of stealing one of the gold bullion shipments he oversees and having the gold melted down ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 3:35 am
Look who's Tarkin: 'Star Wars' prequel
Cushing has no say in the process, so who's to say he'd be happy with having his likeness used in this way? His co-star Alec Guinness, for example, came to hate "Star Wars" after the film came out. The idea of an actor signing away their likeness is ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 4:54 am