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Helen Mirren: 'Alfred Hitchcock Hated Me'

Dame Helen Mirren has revealed she and Alfred Hitchcock had a mutual dislike for one another after they met in the 1970s.The veteran actress wasn't a fan of the horror filmmaker when she was considered...

Helen Mirren Hated Hitchcock

Dame Helen Mirren hated Alfred Hitchcock when they first met.The Oscar-winning actress plays the iconic director's wife Alma Reville in new biopic 'Hitchcock', but she has revealed she once endured a disastrous audition for the...

Is Sacha Gervasi's 'Hitchcock' Really Generating Oscars Buzz?

Read anything on Sacha Gervasi's new movie Hitchcock, starring Sir Anthony Hopkins as the legendary Hollywood director, and you'll probably come across the phrases "Oscars buzz" and "Oscar tipped." The movie has enjoyed decent reviews...

Helen Mirren Wants To Work With Quentin Tarantino

Dame Helen Mirren wants to tackle a more edgy film role by working with gritty director Quentin Tarantino.The British actress, famed for her work on The Queen and period dramas such as Gosford Park, showed...

Helen Mirren Reveals Her Forgettable Meeting With Alfred Hitchcock

Regardless of being dead for over thirty years, Alfred Hitchcock is still one of Hollywood's biggest names and with a host of biopics set to be released about the late director's life on both the...

Hitchcock: Hit Or Miss? Let's Take A Look At The Reviews

Alfred Hitchcock, one of cinema's greatest icons, has an enormous portfolio of incredible hits. He can claim North by Northwest, Hitchcock's Half Hour (which became something of an institution), The 39 Steps, The Man Who...

Dame Helen Mirren Not Entirely Happy With Hitchcock Role

Dame Helen Mirren has been talking about her role in the new biopic Hitchcock. Sir Anthony Hopkins stars as the great film director Sir Alfred Hitchcock, with Mirren, in the eyes of some, stealing the...

Hot Tickets! This Weekend’S Us Movie Releases

It’s slim pickings this week, in terms of big budget movies, as the industry winds down a little over the festive period (though prepare yourselves for the usual onslaught of Christmassy slush hitting the big...

Hitchcock Heads To The Big Screen On The Wave Of Critical Endorsement

It was always going to be a tough order to pull off an homage to the great Alfred Hitchcock, but Sacha Gervasi has largely gained kudos from the reviewers for having a going at it,...

Jude Law And Michael Gambon Set For Bifa Honours

Jude Law and Sir Michael Gambon will be honoured at the British Independent Film Awards.The 'Alfie' actor is set to pick up the Variety Award for helping the British film industry gain international notoriety, while...

Helen Mirren A Big Fan Of Thanksgiving Feast

British actress Dame Helen Mirren has become a big fan of America's Thanksgiving Day holiday - because she adores her husband's turkey dressing.The Queen star admits she wasn't always a fan of the late November...

Anthony Hopkins: Alfred Hitchcock Was 'Utter Paradox'

Sir Anthony Hopkins thought Alfred Hitchcock was a paradoxical man.The Oscar-winning actor had to dig deep to play the iconic 'Psycho' filmmaker in Sacha Gervasi's new biopic 'Hitchcock', and after extensive research he discovered the...

'Hitchcock' And His 'Psycho', The Film That Keeps On Giving

Over 50 years on since Psycho was unleashed upon the world, and the influence of the film can still be seen in thrillers and horrors across the planet, such was the impact that legendary movie...

Pictures: No Hopkins Or Johansson, But 'Hitchcock' Premiere Still Shows Star Power

Hitchcock's leading ladies [L-R]Toni ColletteDame Helen MirrenJessica BielSome of Hollywood's most established stars - not least the cast themselves - turned out for the premiere of Hitchcockyesterday (November 20) at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in...

Anthony Hopkins Won't Flatter For Oscar Nomination

Sir Anthony Hopkins thinks the process of ''flattering'' people to win an Oscar is ''disgusting''.The 74-year-old actor - who previously won an Academy Award for psychological thriller 'Silence of the Lambs' in 1991 - admits...

Jessica Biel: Anthony Hopkins Was Magnetic On Hitchcock Set

Jessica Biel thought Anthony Hopkins was magnetic on the 'Hitchcock' set.The 30-year-old star was petrified at the thought of working with the Oscar-winning actor in Sacha Gervasi's new biopic about the making of Alfred Hitchcock's...

Retro Glamour: Scarlett Johansson Looking Stunning As Janet Leigh In 'Hitchcock'

Scarlett Johansson is the focus of a new string of photos to be released from Hitchcock – the new movie based on Alfred Hitchcock’s relationship with his wife. The movie centres on the period of...

Scarlett Johansson Tattoo - Ribcage Ink Reads 'Lucky You' But What Does It Mean?

What’s this? A new Scarlett Johansson tattoo?It looks as though the Hitchcock actress has decided to add to her collection of body art with a rudimentary horseshoe, with the words ‘Lucky You’ inscribed above it....

Anthony Hopkins Presents... Hitchcock: Hitchcock Biopic Previews.

The much anticipated Alfred Hitchcock biopic finally hit preview screens this week, and having already been tipped for Oscar success, the performances and subsequent reviews seem to echo that gossip.Sacha Gervasi has taken the helm...

Helen Mirren Salutes Woman Of The Year Kate Woolveridge

Dame Helen Mirren has paid tribute to classical singer Kate Woolveridge after she was named one of Britain's Women of the Year for her charity work.The mezzo soprano co-founded and is musical director of the...

Alfred Hitchock And Tippi Hedren's Torturous Relationship Unveiled In Hbo's 'The Girl'

HBO’s The Girl tells the tale of Alfred Hitchcock’s relationship with the screen star Tippi Hedren - played by Sienna Miller. The story itself seems to be the real winner here; the TV movie explores...

Hitchcock Trailer Explores Psycho; The Movie Nobody Wanted Alfred To Make

The trailer for 'Hitchcock' - director Sacha Gervasi's upcoming biopic of suspense director Alfred Hitchcock's relationship with his wife during the filming of his tour-de-force 'Psycho' - has hit the web. The actual movie is...

Dame Helen Mirren Receives European Film Award

Dame Helen Mirren is in quite possibly what some people could call the Regal phase of her career - apt given that she's played Queen Elizabeth II in the past. By this we mean that...

Helen Mirren To Receive Prestigious European Film Award

Dame Helen Mirren is to be honoured at this year's (12) European Film Awards in recognition of her lifetime achievement in the industry.The Oscar-winning actress will be presented with the prestigious European Achievement in World...

The Queen Is Losing Her Posh Accent, Says Helen Mirren

Dame Helen Mirren is perhaps known best for her role of our monarch Queen Elizabeth II and as such she has a good idea of how she acts and speaks, something that the actress says...

Helen Mirren Dusting Off Her Crown To Play ‘The Queen’ Once More

Helen Mirren is set to reprise her career-defining role as ‘The Queen’ for a new stage-play directed by Stephen Daldry. The British star – who scooped an Oscar for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II...

Dame Helen Mirren Confirms Second Reign As The Queen

Dame Helen Mirren has reteamed with the screenwriter of The Queen to reprise her role as Britain's monarch onstage.The actress, who won acclaim and an Oscar for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth Ii in Peter...

Dame Helen Mirren To Reprise Her Role As The Queen In New Play

Dame Helen Mirren is to reprise the role that won her a much-coveted Oscar award by playing Elizabeth II in a new play by Peter Morgan called The Audience. Morgan wrote the script for The...

British Actress Helen Mirren Set For A Return To The Throne

Helen Mirren will be returning to her role as Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, it has emerged, when the veteran actress will grace the stage at the Gielgud Theatre in London’s West End for a...

Helen Mirren: Queen Role Will Be A Challenge

Dame Helen Mirren admits portraying Queen Elizabeth on stage will be a ''challenge''.The 67-year-old actress - who has previously played the monarch in hit movie 'The Queen' - is to star in 'The Audience' in...

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