Stephen Poliakoff is back on BBC2 with
Radio TimesStephen Poliakoff is back on BBC2 with Summer of RocketsRadio TimesStephen Poliakoff is writing a new semi-autobiographical drama set during the tumultuous year of 1957. Summer of Rockets is a six-part series for BBC2 about a Russian Jewish family living in Britain amid the fear and excitement of the nation's first ...
Posted on 4 May 2017 | 2:01 pm
Meet the cast of Close to the Enemy - Radio
Radio TimesMeet the cast of Close to the EnemyRadio TimesBafta-winning writer and director Stephen Poliakoff (Dancing on the Edge, Glorious 39, Gideon's Daughter) is back on the BBC with post-war Nazi-hunting drama Close to the Enemy. This seven-part spy thriller explores the German scientists and ...Close to the Enemy closes the door on seven hours of waffle: reviewTelegraph.co.ukClose to the Enemy episode 7 review - A nail-biting end to the series ...Express.co.ukall 3 news articles »
Posted on 29 April 2017 | 3:02 am
Anne Hathaway Reveals the Surprisingly
Vanity FairAnne Hathaway Reveals the Surprisingly Misogynistic Experience with a Director That Haunts Her to This DayVanity Fair... the live-music elements in the large-scale adaptation of Les Misérables—Hathaway showed her vulnerability by speaking about her time on the set of 2011's One Day, the romance with Jim Sturgess directed by the female Danish filmmaker Lone Scherfig.Anne Hathaway regrets 'not trusting' past director because she was a womanABC NewsAnne Hathaway's one big movie regret: 'I'm going red, this feels like a confession'New Zealand HeraldAnne Hathaway Apologized For Not Trusting One Of Her Directors For A Very Surprising ReasonA PlusYouTubeall 47 news articles »
Posted on 19 April 2017 | 11:13 am
Whitewashing Hollywood movies isn't just
The Express TribuneWhitewashing Hollywood movies isn't just offensive—it's also bad businessQuartzAnd the less said about Hugo Weaving and Jim Sturgess's Spock-from-Hell yellowface appearance in 2012's Cloud Atlas, the better. This dissonance comes with a cost—making it harder for audiences to suspend disbelief, and derailing the authenticity of ...Ghost in the Shell is at the centre of the latest Hollywood ...The Nationalall 15 news articles »
Posted on 18 April 2017 | 5:32 am
The 35 films we want to check out in 2017 -
The 35 films we want to check out in 2017Den of Geek UKGerard Butler, no stranger to films with such plots, leads a cast that also features Abbie Cornish, Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris and Andy Garcia. The film marks Devlin's big screen feature directing debut, and hopefully it lives up to its B-movie presence ...and more »
Posted on 12 April 2017 | 6:17 am
Security Stepped Up On Angela Bassett's
Security Has Reportedly Been Stepped Up On The Set Of Angela Bassett's New U.k. Tv Drama After The Actress Was Confronted By An Over-zealous Fan.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 8:34 am
Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (Blu-ray)
Skip It THE FILM: A film about the 1983 kidnapping of Heineken beer's Freddy Heineken should have been an interesting crime thriller. Actually, there is a strong, fictional retelling of this event starring Rutger Hauer: The Heineken Kidnapping . Where that Dutch film had a rich backstory to flesh out its victim's character, Kidnapping Mr. Heineken comes up short. The cast is stocked - Anthony ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 10:13 am
Angela Bassett Set for BBC2 Series ‘Close
*Angela Bassett joins Jim Sturgess, Freddie Highmore and Charlotte Riley in Stephen Poliakoff’s television miniseries “Close to the Enemy,” the BBC announced. The six-part drama for BBC2, will follow the attempts of an army intelligence officer (Sturgess), to persuade a captured German scientist (August Diehl) to share his nation’s secrets about the development of the […]
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 10:03 am
BBC Unveils New Stephen Poliakoff Drama
BBC 2 has announced Stephen Poliakoff ’s new six-part drama Close To The Enemy and revealed a stellar cast for the Cold War drama set in a bomb-damaged London hotel in the aftermath of World War II. Jim Sturgess ( One Day ) plays an intelligence officer whose last task for the Army is to ensure that a captured German scientist, played by August Diehl ( Inglorious Basterds ), starts working for ...
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 8:08 am
Tina Turner star Angela Bassett lands TV
The actress will star in a post-World War II series for the BBC.
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 6:47 am
Happy Trails: 'A Walk in the Woods' and 8
"The Way Back" (2010) About a 1940 Polish solder's walk to freedom with other Soviet prisoners, this stars Colin Farrell, Jim Sturgess, and Ed Harris in an old-fashioned epic of survival. Director Peter Weir ("The Year of Living Dangerously," "Gallipoli ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:53 am
10 tech breakthroughs in film
Robert Zemeckis wanted a moving-camera shot of Michael J. Fox playing three different characters. Jim Sturgess needed to interact with actors pulled by an opposite gravitational force in “Upside Down.” The big screen adaptations of “The Lord of the ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 1:15 am
Trollhunters by Guillermo Del Toro and
It suddenly came to an end when Jim Sturgess was taken right in front of his brother as they rode their bikes under a bridge. In modern times, Jim Surgess Jr. is battling high school where he is a whimpy kid with bad grades and only one friend, Tub.
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
TIFF announces more titles, including
Based on the Martin Amis novel and set in 1999 London, Johnny Depp, Amber Heard, Cara Delevingne, Theo James, Billy Bob Thornton and Jim Sturgess star in this noir crime thriller. The Meddler: directed by Lorene Scafaria, USA: World Premiere Susan Sarandon ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 3:28 am
More Hollywood added to Toronto Film
Billy Bob Thornton and Jim Sturgess, Natalie Portman’s screenwriting and directorial debut adapting Amos Oz’s memoir “A Tale of Love and Darkness” about the early years of the state of Israel, and “I Saw the Light” a bio pic about legendary ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 6:34 pm