Between the birth of Prince Louis Arthur Charles, the looming return of the season of “The Crown” and Prince Harry’s upcoming wedding to actress Meghan Markle, it’s fair to say New Yorkers are experiencing royal fever. Before the nuptials take play on May 19 inside St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, take a teatime stroll back to these British royal family films. “Diana” Based on the book “Diana: Her Last Love,” director Oliver Hirschbiegel’s biopic covers the last two years of the life of the late Diana, Princess of Wales. Australian actress Naomi Watts took over the lead role as the much-beloved princess. “The Queen” Helen Mirren won a best actress Oscar for her portrayal of Elizabeth II in 2006’s “The Queen.” Directed by Stephen Frears, the film follows the monarch in the wake of Princess Diana’s death in 1997. “The King’s Speech” The story of King George … [Read more...] about Royal film portrayals to watch ahead of Prince Harry, Meghan Markle’s wedding
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There are very few companies with as sterling a reputation as Synapse Films when it comes to high quality home video releases. Going back over twenty years, this Michigan based distributor may not have the largest catalogue of releases on the market (though they do just fine in that regard as well), but they have a pretty much perfect track record when it comes to releasing definitive editions of the films they choose. Synpase has recently released three films on Blu-ray, one clamored over for years by cult movie fans and a pair of lesser known little gems. Dario Argento's 1997 ballet nightmare Suspiria is the obvious high profile release that Synapse have famously been restoring for several years (we first reported on it in 2013) has finally seen the light of day, and it's worth the wait. The two smaller films are Eric Power's fascinating little animated gem Path of Blood, and Unearthed & Untold, a feature length documentary on the making of Pet Sematary. We took a look at … [Read more...] about Now on Blu-ray: A Trio Of Terrors From Synapse Films, SUSPIRIA, PATH OF BLOOD, and UNEARTHED & UNTOLD
Baz Luhrmann is a writer, director and producer from Australia. Here's what we know about him... Who is Baz Luhrmann? Baz Luhrmann is an Australian writer, director and producer. He was born as Mark Luhrmann in Sydney on 17 September 1962. He changed his name to Baz in 1979 after earning the nickname from his father. Baz's mother was a ballroom dance teacher and dress shop owner and his father ran a petrol station and movie theatre. MOST READ IN TV & SHOWBIZno filter Vlogger Okaylaaa accused of 'faking' glam life but lived in 'filth' at home KAR-FLASH-IAN Kourtney Kardashian poses naked in V magazine to celebrate her 39th birthday Drama on the dancefloor The REAL reason Will Young quit Strictly Come Dancing in 2016 fix up, cook sharp All the info on Britain's Best Home Cook, BBC One's new cooking contest TAM'S NO HAM The lowdown on actress Tamsin Greig who starred in Green Wing and Episodes DON'T LOOK BACK IN WENGER The lowdown on the Fergie Vs Wenger: The Feud on Channel 5... more … [Read more...] about How old is Baz Luhrmann, who is his wife Catherine Martin and what are the Romeo and Juliet director’s biggest films?
Updated 11:34 am, Monday, April 9, 2018 Photo: Jordan Strauss, Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 FILE - In this May 18, 2017, file photo, Geoffrey Rush arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" at the Dolby Theatre. Oscar-winning actor Rush has become virtually housebound, barely eats and wakes each morning with a "terrible sense of dread" since a Sydney newspaper alleged inappropriate behavior toward an actress, his lawyer swore in an affidavit. Lawyer Nicholas Pullen's affidavit submitted to the Australian Federal Court in Sydney on Monday, April 9, 2018, said the 66-year-old Australian actor had suffered "tremendous emotional and social hardship" since The Daily Telegraph accused him in December of inappropriate behavior toward actress Eryn Jean Norvill during the Sydney Theatre Company's production of "King Lear" in … [Read more...] about Lawyer tells Australian court Geoffrey Rush barely eating
GET Out managed to nab three nominations at the Oscars. By Mary Gallagher Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Jordan Peele has been nominated for directing Get Out [Getty] The nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced on Tuesday, 22 January 2018, with Guillermo del Toro's romantic creature feature The Shape of Water leading this year with 13 nods. Get Out, I Tonya, Dunkirk and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri also shone in the diverse list of exceptional movies that will go head to head at the Hollywood ceremony on Sunday, March 4, 2018. Jordan Peele earned a Best Director nod for Get Out, becoming only the fifth African American filmmaker to be nominated in the category. Mary J. Blige features in the noms list [Wenn] He is joined by Guillermo Del Toro for The Shape of Water, Christopher … [Read more...] about Oscar noms 2018: Find out which films made the cut