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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...

Emma Thompson Forgives Helena Bonham Carter For Branagh Affair

Emma Thompson has broken her silence on her one-time love rival Helena Bonham Carter, insisting she forgives the actress for embarking on an affair with her ex-husband Kenneth Branagh.The actor/director enjoyed a fling with Bonham...

Afi Film Festival Launch Hosts "Saving Mr. Banks" Premiere At The Historical Chinese Theater

Last night saw the “practically perfect” opening of the AFI Film Fest at Hollywood’s infamous Chinese Theatre, newly kitted out for IMAX. Most importantly, however, the festival also hosted the North American premiere of the...

Emma Thompson Honoured In Hollywood

Actress Emma Thompson cemented her place in Hollywood on Thursday (07Nov13) when she added her hand and shoe prints to the fabled pavement outside Grauman's Chinese Theatre.The Oscar winner was overcome with emotion at the...

Emma Thompson Had A Big Crush On Prince Charles

Actress Emma Thompson has confessed to a crush on Prince Charles in a new Time magazine expose on the heir to the British throne, revealing she would have gladly dated him.The Oscar winner counts herself...

It's Emma Thompson, Not Tom Hanks, Taking The Plaudits For 'Saving Mr Banks'

Saving Mr Banks has been marketed, or at least interpreted, as a film about Walt Disney. But the crux of the film can be found in Pamela Lyndon Travers’ struggle to keep her story true...

Emma Thompson's 'Prickly Pear' Behaviour

Emma Thompson enjoyed channelling her inner-diva in 'Saving Mr. Banks'.The 54-year-old actress portrays P.L. Travers, the cantankerous author of 'Mary Poppins', in Disney's new period drama about the creation of the classic movie based on...

Emma Thompson To Make New York Stage Debut In Sweeney Todd

Emma Thompson is set to show off her vocal skills by making her New York stage debut in musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street.The Brit is heading to the Big Apple to...

Milla Jovovich And Pierce Brosnan Join Survivor

Milla Jovovich and Pierce Brosnan are set to star in 'Survivor'.The Hollywood stars have joined the cast of James McTeigue's action thriller, which will also feature 'Saving Mr. Banks' actress Emma Thompson and Angela Bassett.The...

Emma Thompson: 'Monogamy Is Odd'

Actress Emma Thompson has branded humans natural born love cheats.Thompson, who starred in Love Actually as the mistreated wife of a cheating husband, finds the concept of longterm commitment strange and is adamant monogamy is...

Emma Thompson: 'Hollywood Needs To Make More Happy Films'

British actress Emma Thompson is convinced films have become too dark and depressing in recent years, and she wants to see Hollywood making more "happy" movies.The Love Actually star fears too many of today's films...

Emma Thompson To Host Acting Masterclasses

British actress Emma Thompson is to host a series of acting masterclasses at a college in Scotland after she was named patron of the institute's performing arts department.The Love Actually star has become an official...

Disney Reveal New Movie Details At D23 Expo: 'Malificent,' 'Saving Mr. Banks,' And 'Tomorrowland'

Walt Disney Studios have a host of exciting new movies in store for fans of action, comedy and adventure in this next year. Details of new and upcoming movies were announced at the Disney Comic-Con...

Back To The Film's Roots: Tom Hanks' 'Saving Mr Banks' To Close Bfi London Film Festival

The highly anticipated movie Saving Mr. Banks, in which Tom Hanks stars as the controversial Walt Disney, attempting to work with Pamela Travers (Emma Thompson) on a film adaptation of Mary Poppins, is set to...

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