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20th February 2014

British actress Emma Thompson made a surprise appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday (19Feb14) to partake in a game of charades with actor Bradley Cooper and country singer Tim Mcgraw.

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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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Jennifer Lawrence Joins Sag Presenters

16th January 2014

Jennifer Lawrence and Julia Roberts have been added to the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) award presenters.Organisers of the annual ceremony - which takes place on Saturday (18.01.14) at Los Angeles' Shrine Exposition Center - have...

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Cate Blanchett Has Jitters Before Golden Globes

12th January 2014

Cate Blanchett struggles to keep her nerves under control at award shows.The 'Blue Jasmine' star, who is nominated for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama, at the Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles tonight...

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Charlize Theron And Sean Penn Kiss At Gala

12th January 2014

Charlize Theron and Sean Penn were all over each other at his star-studded Help Haiti Home Gala on Saturday night (11.01.14).The 53-year-old actor and the 38-year-old South African actress, who recently sparked romance rumours after...

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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 Walt Disney As 'Gender Bigot'

10th January 2014

Meryl Streep has blasted Walt Disney for being a ''gender bigot''. The 'August: Osage County' star hit out at the business magnate while speaking at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association gaga in New York City...

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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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Emma Thompson Relieved For Menopause

8th January 2014

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...

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Meryl Streep Slams Walt Disney In Emma Thompson Tribute

8th January 2014

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...

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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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Emma Thompson Wants To Play Sherlock Holmes

7th January 2014

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...

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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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Emma Thompson Had No Sex For Six Months

14th December 2013

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...

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The Things They Say: 3996472

13th December 2013

"Yes, it was very painful, but it was also something that happens between people a lot. Sometimes things go wrong and it doesn't last, and that seems to me perfectly reasonable." Actress Emma Thompson on...

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The Things They Say: 3996474

13th December 2013

"It was a nightmare! People would bleat in the streets as I went by. I didn't have sex for six months!" Emma Thompson hated her permed look as Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers in new...

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The Things They Say: 3995962

12th December 2013

"I had great fun doing Sybil. The genius of that costume - the wig and the glasses - I mean, Barack Obama could have played her. I did a silly voice, but really it was...

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American Hustle And 12 Years A Slave Lead Golden Globe Nominations

12th December 2013

'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...

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American Hustle And 12 Years A Slave Lead Golden Globe Nominations

12th December 2013

'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...

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Meryl Streep And Sandra Bullock Nominated For Sag Award

11th December 2013

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...

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The Things They Say: 3993276

11th December 2013

"I found little Mickey Mouse stickers, so I stuck them onto my boobs and I flashed everyone." Emma Thompson on how she relaxed on set while playing uptight Mary Poppins creator P.L. Travers in Saving...

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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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