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This much more light-hearted sequel reinvigorates the franchise after Disney's quirky but murky 2010 reboot of Lewis Carroll's classic, which sent the heroine into Underland (not Wonderland) for a dark adventure that spiralled into a Lord of the Rings-scale battle. Thankfully this time the odyssey remains personal, centred on lively characters rather than overwrought plotting. And Alice's time-travelling quest is both pointed and engaging.
After captaining her late father's ship on a global journey, Alice (Mia Wasikowska) returns to 1875 London to bad news: her mother (Lindsay Duncan) has made decisions that take her future out of her hands. As she struggles to respond, she is summoned back to Underland to help her friend Hatter (Johnny Depp), who is emotionally devastated by the fact that his entire family has been killed. So Alice decides to help by confronting Time (Sacha Baron Cohen) and stealing a device that will allow her to travel back to help the younger Hatter. But she also becomes entangled in the early life of the White and Red Queens (Helena Bonham Carter and Anne Hathaway), and the feud that grew between them as young sisters. Meanwhile, Time is terrified that Alice is unravelling the fabric of reality.
The emotional nature of Alice's mission adds a surprising layer of suspense to the entire film, while director James Bobin (The Muppets) adds a breezy comical tone to Tim Burton's stunningly visual designs. Some of the more wacky flourishes don't quite work (such as the "sea of time" imagery or Time's hand-powered vehicle), but the film more than makes up for these with wonderful character details. This lets the actors relax into their roles while cranking up the surreal touches. Wasikowska is great as the plucky heroine fighting for her right to control her own life, a strong point that's made without preaching.
Continue reading: Alice Through The Looking Glass Review
Comedienne Sarah Silverman got "excited" when rapper Drake publicly declared his crush on her on Instagram.
The One Dance star hosted Saturday Night Live last weekend (21-22May16) and he admitted his crush on Sarah, a former SNL star, by sharing a picture of her headshot, which hangs in the hallway backstage at the show, on Instagram and writing, "I do" with a ring emoji. He also wrote "WCE", which stands for Woman Crush Everyday.
The 45-year-old was thrilled to learn Drake, 29, found her appealing, but jokes that it could be down to their shared Jewish background.
"I looked at my phone and I had 16 texts from all my young comedian friends that call me mum and it was very cool, they were very excited," she told U.S. host Seth Meyers on Thursday night (26May16).
Continue reading: Sarah Silverman 'Excited' By Drake's Crush
Kate Beckinsale is grateful her ex Michael Sheen's current girlfriend Sarah Silverman is in their daughter's life because she is a strong woman.
The stars dated from 1995 to 2003 and share 17-year-old daughter, Lily Mo Sheen, and now, after a handful of failed romances, Michael has hooked up with comedienne and actress Sarah, who has grown close to Lily.
And the teen's mum couldn't be happier with her ex's new flame.
"Sarah's such a fantastic woman," Beckinsale tells Stylist. "I love her... I'm completely open to any other strong, cool, sensitive independent-thinking women, who are going to be an influence in my daughter's life.
Continue reading: Kate Beckinsale Praises Ex Michael Sheen's Girlfriend Sarah Silverman
Kate Beckinsale has recreated her daughter Lily's birth photo - 17 years after she was born.
The British actress, her former partner Michael Sheen and their daughter Lily Sheen, re-enacted the moment Kate cradled her newborn daughter for the first time for a hilarious Instagram post on Wednesday (18May16).
It shows the trio in the same positions they were in back in 1999 when Lily arrived, in which a glowing Kate is lying in bed with the infant lying across her chest, while a wild-haired Michael smiles proudly in the background. The 42-year-old Underworld star captioned the cute side-by-side snap: "Always a baby to me #Lily."
And it appears Kate wants to make a tradition out of recreating intimate family snaps, as during an appearance on The Late Late Show with James Corden on Tuesday night (17May16), the brunette beauty unveiled a photo of the family taken on Lily's 16th birthday, in which they recreated the moment Lily was born. The photo shows Kate reclined on a kitchen table with Lily sitting between her legs, while a flustered-looking Michael stands to the side.
Continue reading: Kate Beckinsale Recreates Daughter's Birth Photo
The teenager is always a baby to her parents.
Just adorable. Kate Beckinsale has enlisted her ex-partner and close friend Michael Sheen to recreate the 1999 birth photo of their daughter Lily Mo - despite said child now being 16 to 17-years-old. Sometimes even the biggest of stars can get a bit silly where their children are concerned.
Kate Beckinsale hasn't changed much since 1999
The photo sees Lily cuddling up to her mother with her eyes closed in a perfect mirroring of her birth shot. Beckinsale posted the photo alongside the original on Twitter and Instagram today (May 18th 2016), captioning it: 'Always a baby to me #Lily'. However, she did allude to it being a joke by adding: 'See more tonight on 'The Late Late Show'' (a comedy show hosted by British presenter James Corden).
Continue reading: Kate Beckinsale And Michael Sheen Recreate Daughter's Birth Shot
Michael Sheen's Jack Nicholson look-a-like father was once hired to attend the German premiere of Batman in the Hollywood veteran's place.
The Welsh actor has previously discussed his dad Meyrick's side-gig as a Nicholson doppelganger, admitting their likeness is truly uncanny.
"He's been incredibly busy over the years," Michael explained to the Los Angeles Times in 2010. "He started when the first Tim Burton Batman film came out... Since then he's worked all over the world... He's done bar mitzvahs, he's done weddings, commercials in Europe, everything."
Now Michael's ex-girlfriend, Kate Beckinsale, has revealed Meyrick even got the chance to walk the red carpet at a real Nicholson movie premiere back in 1989, because the real Jack wasn't feeling up to it.
Continue reading: Michael Sheen's Dad Attended Batman Premiere In Jack Nicholson's Place
Kate Beckinsale is happy that her ex-partner Michael Sheen has found his new girlfriend Sarah Silverman.
The Underworld actress dated the Welsh actor for eight years until 2003, and the former couple, who have a 17-year-old daughter Lily, have maintained a close friendship throughout the years since. Kate proved she gets along well with Sarah, Michael's girlfriend since 2014, when the comedienne attended the premiere of Kate's new movie Love & Friendship with Michael, 47, on Tuesday (03May16).
Photographs taken from the Los Angeles event show Kate jokingly clutching Sarah's face while other images show the trio laughing and joking around for the cameras and posing for pictures together.
"I love her. I love her. I love her," Kate told E! Online. "I am so glad Michael found her so I don't have to spend the rest of my life looking for her!"
Continue reading: Kate Beckinsale 'Loves' Michael Sheen's Girlfriend Sarah Silverman
Michael Sheen - Premiere of Roadside Attractions' 'Love And Friendship' at Directors Guild Of America - Arrivals at Directors Guild Of America - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 3rd May 2016
Sarah Silverman , Michael Sheen - Premiere of Roadside Attractions' 'Love And Friendship' at Directors Guild Of America - Arrivals at Directors Guild Of America - Hollywood, California, United States - Tuesday 3rd May 2016
Sarah Silverman , Michael Sheen - Premiere of Roadside Attractions' 'Love And Friendship' at Directors Guild Of America - Arrivals at Directors Guild of America - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 3rd May 2016
Michael Sheen was "very sad" to learn his character had been cut from animation sequel Finding Dory.
The Masters of Sex actor revealed he had a part in the sequel to 2003 Pixar animation Finding Nemo in January (16), but he has since learned he will no longer be in the final cut when the movie is released in U.S. in June (16).
"I got a phone call saying I'm not in that (Finding Dory) anymore, they cut me out," he tells Magic Radio at London's Into Film awards. "Unbelievable. I was very sad, I was such a fan of Finding Nemo, but that's the way it goes, especially with animated films, you never know what's going to make it to the final cut... It's always a good thing to remember - you can always end up on the cutting room floor."
The sequel follows the forgetful blue tang fish Dory, voiced Ellen DeGeneres, on a mission to find her long-lost parents. It also features voice work from franchise newcomers Idris Elba, Diane Keaton, and Modern Family's Ty Burrell.
Continue reading: Michael Sheen Cut From Finding Dory
As Alice is once again taken into the magical and mysterious world that she's somehow connected to, Alice finds herself with her friends on the other side of the looking glass. Through Alice doesn't really know why, she's attached to the peculiar world and its inhabitants but her latest visit will put the young girl in grave danger.
The Red Queen has gained a dangerous new ally who is out to find the young blonde haired girl. As the clock ticks and tocks, the game of kings becomes a whole new reality and Alice must find a way to beat her opponents.
Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass is based on the characters from Lewis Carroll's novel and is produced by Tim Burton. The Muppets director James Bobin directs the feature film.
Since Nemo and his father were reunited, the residents living in the coral off the great barrier reef have been the best of friends but Dory keeps on finding herself questioning her past. Now, everyone's favourite forgetful fish is about to set out on a mission to find her own parents.
As Nemo and Marlin are both all too aware of Dory's lack of oceanly experience, they feel that accompanying her on her mission is the only way to make sure she's safe. The two little clown fish and the blue tang soon find themselves in water that they're unfamiliar with.
Dory's search takes her to new locations outside of the ocean too, whilst at the Monterey Marine Life Institute the forgetful fish meets up with some friends - new and old.
Continue: Finding Dory Trailer
Sarah Silverman , Michael Sheen - Celebrities attend 88th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood. at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, Academy Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 28th February 2016
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