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Emma Thompson Says 'Love Punch' Marriage Sabbatical Is "Not A Bad Idea"

By Lauren James | 18th April 2014

Emma Thompson has stepped forward to say that she's all for taking a year out of a marriage in what's known as a "sabbatical" if it is "done properly." The 54 year-old film star and...

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Brosnan, Thompson Are Far, Far Better Than 'The Love Punch'

By Michael West | 17th April 2014

Pierce Brosnan, Emma Thompson, Timothy Spall and Celia Imrie is a pretty good cast. It just is. And there The Love Punch - a Great Marigold Hotel style movie set in the Cote d'Azur probably...

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It's A Hard Knock Life This Christmas With 'Annie' - [Trailer + Pictures]

By Jack de Aguilar | 15th April 2014

The youngest ever Oscar nominee, Quvenzhane Wallis – with a touch of autotune thrown in for good measure - plays the iconic and titular role of Annie in Columbia Pictures’ upcoming modernisation of the classic,...

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Emma Thompson & Pierce Brosnan Are Amateur Jewel Thieves In 'The Love Punch' [Trailer & Pictures]

By Elinor Cosgrave | 7th April 2014

The Love Punch is due out in UK cinemas next week so what are we in for from Last Chance Harvey writer and director Joel Hopkins?From L-R: Timothy Spall, Celia Imrie, Emma Thompson and Pierce...

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A Week In News: 'Noah' Conjures A Box Office Miracle, Glastonbury Line-up Revealed, And 'How I Met Your Mother' Bids Farewell

By Lauren James | 4th April 2014

Nice Work, 'Noah': Darren Aronofsky's latest epic, Noah, was released last weekend and managed to triumph at its debut box office with $44 million, despite all the negative publicity regarding religious condemnation and middling reviews....

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Empire Film Awards: James Mcavoy, Emma Thompson, 'Gravity,' And 'The Hobbit' Take Home The Silver

By Lauren James | 31st March 2014

Some of the biggest names in film were out last night for the Jameson Empire Film Awards, which saw the year's biggest and best movies awarded for a storming year in filmmaking. Voted for by...

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Arnie Talks Working Out, Desserts And 'Terminator' Ahead Of Lifetime Achievement Award

By Jack de Aguilar | 31st March 2014

Arnold Schwarzenegger talked about his London habits, what it means to be awarded the lifetime achievement award from Empire and the next Terminator when quizzed by The Telegraph last night. The Austrian star said he...

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Emma Thompson, Annie Lennox, Rita Ora Unveiled As M&s "Leading Ladies" In Ad Campaign

By Lauren James | 24th March 2014

Emma Thompson has been unveiled as one of the leading faces in a new campaign by Marks & Spencer. The actress was selected alongside a host of other accomplished women to front new advertisements for...

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What Would 'Harry Potter' Have Been Like With This Alternative Cast?

By Sophie Miskiw | 19th February 2014

There’s a generation out there who have been practically weened on Harry Potter. The books and the films have become a religion for devout fans of the series, but would it have been the same...

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The 2014 Baftas Run Like The Oscars' Older, Funnier Sister

By Victoria Pavlova | 17th February 2014

As the British equivalent to the Oscars, last night’s BAFTAs were obviously a glamorous affair. In between bouts of Stephen Fry’s self deprecating humor (“[Oprah’s] performance in The Butler was so moving, I almost gave...

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Bafta Honors Mid-point Report: Brangelina, Emma Thompson Own The Red Carpet And Our Hearts

By Victoria Pavlova | 16th February 2014

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt haven’t really been a staple at award shows recently, but when they do attend, they make it memorable. After spending Valentine’s apart, Hollywood’s power couple reunited in London on Saturday...

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Bryan Cranston Owns Sag Awards With Singing Acceptance Speech [Video]

By Lauren James | 20th January 2014

If there was ever any doubt over whether Bryan Cranston was rightfully awarded the Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Drama award at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Saturday, those doubts...

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Inside Llewyn Davis, Anybody? The 5 Biggest Oscar Nomination Snubs

By Michael West | 16th January 2014

Ok, so the Oscar nominations pretty much played out as we expected on Thursday morning (January 16, 2013) with a minimal amount of surprise nominations and plenty for the big boys, 12 Years a Slave,...

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Meryl Streep Toasts Emma Thompson And Roasts Walt Disney

By Victoria Pavlova | 10th January 2014

Meryl Streep has been a self-professed feminist throughout her career and she walked the walk on during Tuesday night’s National Board of Review gala in New York. The August: Osage County actress took the stage...

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Meryl Streep Blasts "Racist" And "Anti-semitic" Walt Disney, Recites Emma Thompson Poem In Ny Awards Speech

By Lauren James | 9th January 2014

Meryl Streep has called out the late animator and business magnate Walt Disney for the views he allegedly that that would nowadays be considered highly offensive. The August: Osage County star made the comments at...

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Baftas 2014: 'Gravity' Pulls In The Nominations While Chiwetel Ejiofor Stands A Great Chance

By Jack de Aguilar | 8th January 2014

The Bafta nominations didn’t really throw up any surprises, with many of the year’s top actors, directors and films being recognised. The constant metronome of: ‘Gravity,’ ’12 Years a Slave’ and ‘American Hustle’ still chimes...

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

By Joe Wilde | 22nd December 2013

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...

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

By Jack de Aguilar | 20th December 2013

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...

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Is 'Saving Mr Banks' Too 'Disneyfied'?

By Rich Cline | 17th December 2013

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...

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

By Lauren James | 17th December 2013

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...

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

By Victoria Pavlova | 10th December 2013

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...

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

By Lauren James | 9th December 2013

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...

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

By Rich Cline | 29th November 2013

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...

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

By Jack de Aguilar | 28th November 2013

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...

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

By Joe Wilde | 17th November 2013

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....

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

By Victoria Pavlova | 8th November 2013

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...

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

By Jack de Aguilar | 21st October 2013

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...

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

By Lauren James | 13th August 2013

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...

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

By Jack de Aguilar | 8th August 2013

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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Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious - Tom Hanks In Saving Mr. Banks [Trailer + Pictures]

By Jack de Aguilar | 17th July 2013

The long-awaited Walt Disney film, featuring Tom Hanks as the controversial man himself, is getting closer and closer, and we’ve got some stills of Hanks in action as well as his co-stars, Emma Thompson, B.J...

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