Voters say that Theresa May should be played
The SunVoters say that Theresa May should be played by Meryl Streep and Mr Bean could portray Jeremy CorbynThe SunTHERESA MAY should be played in a film by Meryl Streep, voters said today – while they would like to see Jeremy Corbyn portrayed by Mr Bean. Members of the public also compared the Labour leader to Obi-Wan Kenobi and Compo from Last Of The ...
Posted on 19 May 2017 | 7:25 am
Casting for GE2017 the movie: Five things we
BT.comCasting for GE2017 the movie: Five things we learned from election campaignBT.comFor Mr Corbyn, Lord Ashcroft said the answers included “Alec Guinness as Obi-Wan Kenobi” from Star Wars, “Steptoe and Son, the old fella. Wilfred Bramble”, and “Compo, from Last Of The Summer Wine”. Mr Bean was also mentioned along with Harvey ...Lord Ashcroft: “Vote Labour and get a free kitten” – my General Election focus groups, with three weeks to goConservative Homeall 1,606 news articles »
Posted on 19 May 2017 | 6:50 am
Sri Lanka's Grand Dame to unveil new luxury
Hotel Designs (press release)Sri Lanka's Grand Dame to unveil new luxury L'Occitane spaHotel Designs (press release)Both as a backdrop and as a place of respite post-filming, The Galle Face Hotel has hosted a number of stars over the last century and a half, including Laurence Olivier, David Lean, Gregory Peck, Carol Reed, Peter Finch, William Holden and Alec Guinness.and more »
Posted on 19 May 2017 | 4:37 am
Film Classics Worthy of Time: 'Gone with The
Times of San DiegoFilm Classics Worthy of Time: 'Gone with The Wind' vs. 'Lawrence of Arabia'Times of San DiegoThe one bad thing is the fact that at a whopping 222 minutes, there are absolutely no female characters in any speaking roles, and acting legend Alec Guinness unfortunately appears in brownface as Prince Faisal in a handful of scenes. And, of course ...and more »
Posted on 14 May 2017 | 10:44 am
Star Wars: Ewan McGregor Still Up For An
LRM Online (press release) (blog)Star Wars: Ewan McGregor Still Up For An Obi-Wan Film, But Is Not Pushing For OneLRM Online (press release) (blog)While the movies he was in may not have been the best out there, there's no denying that he did an admirable job of following in Alec Guinness' footsteps as Obi-Wan Kenobi. Ever since it was announced that Disney would be tackling other standalone ...Ewan McGregor Still Wants an Obi-Wan Kenobi Movie, So Stop AskingMovieWebEwan McGregor addresses Obi-Wan Star Wars movie — againEW.com'Star Wars': Ewan McGregor Still Wants An Obi-Wan Spin-OffHeroic Hollywood (blog)Screen Rantall 16 news articles »
Posted on 12 May 2017 | 4:53 pm
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