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Emma Thompson Relieved For Menopause

Emma Thompson felt ''grateful'' for the first time to be going through the menopause in New York City.The 54-year-old actress admitted she was relieved to be experiencing hot flashes, as they were the only thing...

Meryl Streep Slams Walt Disney In Emma Thompson Tribute

Meryl Streep ripped into moviemaking icon Walt Disney while paying tribute to Saving Mr. Banks star Emma Thompson at an awards show on Tuesday night (07Jan14).Streep, who was among the frontrunners to land the role...

Emma Thompson Wants To Play Sherlock Holmes

British actress Emma Thompson wants to become the first woman to play Sherlock Holmes.The Love Actually star is a big fan of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional sleuth, and she is convinced the part could...

'Anchorman 2' Staying Classy To Top Us Box Office This Weekend

Anchorman 2: The Lengend Continues has been lighting up cinema screens since Wednesday (18 December) this week and looks set to continue its impressive run into next week and emerge as the top grossing film...

Getting To Know 'Saving Mr. Banks' Through Disney's Long-time Composer, Richard Sherman

While Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson head up the posters and marketing for Saving Mr. Banks with their turns as Walt Disney and P.L Travers; the roles of Jason Schwartzman and B.J. Novak as Richard...

Is 'Saving Mr Banks' Too 'Disneyfied'?

The new Disney movie Saving Mr Banks opened in America on Friday (Dec 13), and audiences are enjoying the story of how Walt Disney courted P.L Travers to get her to sign over the rights...

All Onboard For Saving Mr. Banks: The Remarkable Story Of How The Movie Came To Pass [Trailer]

Saving Mr. Banks may just be the most charming and inspiring movie you see this year, telling the story of how the story of Mary Poppins was transformed into a Disney movie and the real-life...

Emma Thompson Had No Sex For Six Months

Emma Thompson ''didn't have sex'' for half a year while filing 'Saving Mr. Banks'.The actress' image as 'Mary Poppins' author P.L. Travers opposite Tom Hanks in the movie - which tells the true story of...

American Hustle And 12 Years A Slave Lead Golden Globe Nominations

'American Hustle' and '12 Years a Slave' lead the Golden Globes 2014 nominations with seven nods each.David O. Russell's American crime drama 'American Hustle' is up for a slew of the top prizes, including Best...

American Hustle And 12 Years A Slave Lead Golden Globe Nominations

'American Hustle' and '12 Years a Slave' lead the Golden Globes 2014 nominations with seven nods each. David O. Russell's American crime drama 'American Hustle' is up for a slew of the top prizes, including...

Meryl Streep And Sandra Bullock Nominated For Sag Award

Meryl Streep and Sandra Bullock have been nominated for the Best Actress award at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.The Hollywood stars will go head-to-head for the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor gong after being...

Review Roundup: Critics Enchanted By The Emotion And Depth Of 'Saving Mr. Banks'

John Lee Hancock’s Saving Mr. Banks is a biographical dramedy, centering on Walt Disney’s life and the creation of Mary Poppins and starring Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson – in short, it is practically the...

Will 'The Hobbit 2' Make 'Frozen' Loosen Its Ice-like Box Office Grip? [Trailer]

Disney's new animated musical, Frozen has had a merry time at the top of the box office, charming both small children, parents and critics alike across the Thanksgiving weekend and rustling up some genuine Oscars...

A Week In Movies: More High-profile Releases, Trailers For Muscle-man Movies, And A New Life Of Jesus

In the wake of last week's Catching Fire fever, new releases this week are a little more low key. Thanksgiving audiences in America will be choosing between Disney's acclaimed new animated film Frozen and Spike...

Emma Thompson Steals The Plaudits From Under Hanks' Nose In Saving Mr. Banks - Reviews

When news of Saving Mr. Banks was announced, the words on everybody’s lips were: ‘Tom Hanks is playing Walt Disney. Cool’. But, as details of the film emerged, the characters of P.L Travers emerged as...

Octavia Spencer Shocks Julia Roberts & Thompson With Murder, She Wrote News

Octavia Spencer left acting royalty Julia Roberts and Emma Thompson stunned when she revealed plans to revive one of their favourite Tv shows Murder, She Wrote during a recent round table interview.The three movie stars...

Emma Thompson Details Ugly Side Of Hollywood In Bafta Retrospective

British actress Emma Thompson opened up about the dark side of Hollywood during a special British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) event on Sunday (24Nov13).The Oscar-winner was the subject of a Life in...

Emma Thompson: 'Young Actresses Are Pressured To Look Like Models'

Emma Thompson fears young actresses are under "terrible" pressure to look like skinny fashion models.The Oscar winner is convinced movie bosses these days are more concerned with looks than acting talent, and younger stars are...

Emma Thompson: Young Actresses Are Forced To Look Thin

Emma Thompson thinks young actresses are forced to look model-thin.The Oscar-winning actress finds it disgusting that teenage stars are under immense ''pressure'' to look perfect and thinks photographers editing their pictures by airbrushing their skin...

Emma Thompson: I Wanted To Be The Doctor

Emma Thompson would have ''loved'' to have become the first female time lord in Doctor Who. The Oscar-winning actress denied speculation that she was offered the role given to 'The Thick of It' actor Peter...

Emma Thompson: 'Cosmetic Surgery Is Psychotic'

Actress Emma Thompson remains determined to avoid cosmetic surgery, insisting it is "psychotic" to have Botox injections.The Oscar winner joined her fellow British screen stars Kate Winslet and Rachel Weisz in 2011 to form the...

Emma Thompson To Be Honoured At Santa Barbara Film Festival

Actress Emma Thompson is set to receive the Modern Master Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.The British star will be feted for her career accomplishments on 8 February (14) at the Arlington Theatre...

Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin & Angela Lansbury Earn Honorary Recognition From The Academy’S Governors Awards

Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin and Angela Lansbury were honoured on Saturday, 16 November, night at the Academy’s Governors Awards, in a night where emotions ran high and the awards circuit got off to a start....

Emma Thompson Reveals Abuse Against Her As A Child

Emma Thompson has claimed she was abused as a child by a magician at her eighth birthday party. The 'Saving Mr. Banks' star says the elderly children's entertainer offered her a sweet and asked for...

Emma Thompson Writes Handbook For Daughter After Childhood Ordeal

Emma Thompson has written a handbook about sex and emotion to guide her daughter through life after experiencing a horrific ordeal as a child in which she was allegedly molested by an elderly man.The British...

Emma Thompson Sings Mary Poppins Tunes At Saving Mr. Banks Lunch

Emma Thompson showed off her singing skills by performing several tracks from Mary Poppins at a special Los Angeles lunch celebrating the launch of her new film Saving Mr. Banks.The British actress plays author P.L....

Emma Thompson And Jim Carter Join Forces To Save Neighbourhood Trees

British stars Emma Thompson and Jim Carter are among the locals fighting plans to chop down 35 trees to make way for a railway station in their London neighbourhood.The pair is backing a campaign to...

Emma Thompson Considered Image Overhaul After Mother Teresa Offer

Emma Thompson considered undergoing a glamorous makeover after she was sent a script to play Mother Teresa.The Oscar winner was keen to get back to the big screen after several years of carefully picking projects...

Emma Thompson Forgives Helena Bonham Carter

Emma Thompson has forgiven Helena Bonham Carter for allegedly having an affair with her ex-husband.The 'Saving Mr. Banks' star, who ended her marriage with Kenneth Branagh in 1995 amid rumours he had a fling with...

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