Interview: Director Simon Curtis talks My Week with Marilyn

Interview: Director Simon Curtis talks My Week with Marilyn

My Week with Marilyn is certainly a incredible story with a star-studded cast, so it's little wonder that the film is already being heavily tipped for Oscar nominations. We interviewed My Week with Marilyn's director, Simon Curtis, to find out about the making of the film. After pursuing the rights to Colin Clark's two books (The...

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My Week with Marilyn – Review

My Week with Marilyn – Review

As kiss and tells go, Colin Clark's story of the week he spent with Marilyn Monroe is a fairly spectacular tale, and one which is superbly pieced together within the Simon Curtis film, My Week with Marilyn. The film follows the story of 23-year-old Clark, played by Eddie Redmayne, who is clearly thrilled at managing to blag himself a...

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Emma Watson wows at My Week With Marilyn London Premiere

Emma Watson wows at My Week With Marilyn London Premiere

Michelle Williams was absent from the London premiere of My Week With Marilyn, in which she takes the title role of Marilyn Monroe. Luckily for her, Emma Watson was more than happy to take centre stage. My Week With Marilyn had its London premiere on Sunday to the delight of fans that lined the red carpet. And with the star of the film,...

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My Week With Marilyn trailer arrives

My Week With Marilyn trailer arrives

The trailer for the highly anticipated film, My Week With Marilyn, has finally arrived... My Week With Marilyn is directed by Simon Curtis and stars Michelle Williams as the iconic singer and actress, Marilyn Monroe. The film is based on two books by filmmaker Colin Clark, who assisted Laurence Olivier during the making of The Prince and...

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Marilyn Monroe to grace the posters of Cannes 2012

Marilyn Monroe to grace the posters of Cannes 2012

Believe it or not, it has been 50 years since the gorgeously talented and sexy Marilyn Monroe passed away. To commemorate her life, and recognise the 50th anniversary of her death, the 2012 Cannes film festival has decided to choose her as the icon for this year's event. Most people will know that Marilyn Monroe is without a...

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Skyfall set for an IMAX release

Skyfall set for an IMAX release

James Bond fans might find themselves holding on to their seats, and feeling both shaken and stirred, because Skyfall is set to be made in stunning IMAX quality before being released in cinemas across the world. Sam Mendes' Skyfall will be the first James Bond film to be made in IMAX format, allowing the audience to really feel like...

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Twickenham film studios set to close

Twickenham film studios set to close

Twickenham Studios have contributed greatly to the British film industry, playing host to classics of the silent era as well as the latest blockbuster releases. It has been at the heart of the UK film industry for generations, but now, the historic studios are set to close.   Twickenham Studios have sadly gone into...

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Martin Scorsese and British Cinema – The Lowdown

Martin Scorsese and British Cinema – The Lowdown

Last Sunday Martin Scorsese was awarded the BAFTA fellowship. He opened his acceptance speech by saying that "British cinema is something that was formative for me". It was films from the UK, alongside American and Italian movies, that moved and influenced the great director when he was growing up. But how could the director of Taxi Driver, Raging...

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Who is the fairest fairy tale heroine of them all? Saoirse Ronan and Emma Watson

Who is the fairest fairy tale heroine of them all? Saoirse Ronan and Emma Watson

The production line of fairytale adaptations gets longer. Emma Watson is in final negotiations to be the beautiful protagonist in Guillermo del Toro's Beauty and the Beast. Meanwhile Saoirse Ronan is set to star in another Snow White. The fairytale adaptation seems to be the sure-thing in Hollywood right now. Snow White has no less than three...

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Potter director & Emma Watson collaboration?

Potter director & Emma Watson collaboration?

Harry Potter director David Yates is set to take on an adaptation of Emma Forrest's book Your Voice in My Head, and if rumours are true he wants to hire Emma Watson to star in it. David Yates has been busy for the past few years, making the last four Harry Potter movies a roaring success, but it would seem he is still attached to the stars...

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The Screen Actors Guilds Awards – winners and pics

The Screen Actors Guilds Awards – winners and pics

The 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were held in Los Angeles on Sunday 29th January, and the event was sparkling with its usual amount of stars and congratulatory words. The awards, honouring outstanding performances over the past year, consisted of five film and eight television categories. What we all wanting to know though, is who...

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2012 Oscar Nominations Released

2012 Oscar Nominations Released

The history of early cinema is the flavour of the year as Hugo and The Artist lead this year's 84th Annual Academy Awards, scooping more than 20 nominations between them. Spielberg's epic war film, War Horse and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo have six nominations each, closely followed by Moneyball and The Descendants which each have...

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Emily Browning joins Dominic Cooper for Summer in February

Emily Browning joins Dominic Cooper for Summer in February

It has been announced that Emily Browning has replaced Ophelia Lovibond in the upcoming period drama film, Summer in February. It seems that Browning is getting rather good at being the replacement actress - just last year she took over from Mia Wasikowska, who had originally been in the lead role of Julia Leigh's Sleeping Beauty before...

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Lindsay Lohan or Megan Fox for Elizabeth Taylor biopic?

Lindsay Lohan or Megan Fox for Elizabeth Taylor biopic?

It has been revealed that Lindsay Lohan and Megan Fox are both contenders for the role of glamorous Golden Age actress, Elizabeth Taylor, in the biopic, Liz and Dick. For some time, Lohan has been considered the frontrunner for the much-coveted role. However, speaking with E!News, it seems that the executive producer of the upcoming...

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Awards Season continues: BAFTA announce nominations

Awards Season continues: BAFTA announce nominations

The awards season is in full swing and with the Golden Globes out of the way, the nominations for the Orange British Academy Film Awards 2012 have been announced. The Artist is in the lead ... of course. Leading the pack is the hot favourite for Best Film: The Artist. The French masterpiece received 12 nominations in total, which include:...

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The Golden Globes 2012: the results

The Golden Globes 2012: the results

The results are in, and it's time to share with you the list of honoured films and individuals who contributed to a year of cinema and television. I'm sure you're here for the results more than the gossip, so I'll make with the awards list: Film: Best Original Score: Ludovic Bource - The Artist Best Original Song: "Masterpiece" -...

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The Perks Of Being A Wallflower images, starring Emma Watson

The Perks Of Being A Wallflower images, starring Emma Watson

The first images have been released from The Perks Of Being A Wallflower, starring Emma Watson. This coming of age film follows the story of high school student, Charlie, who struggles to fit in. He'll be played by Logan Lerman, who you might recognise from his performances in the title role of Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The...

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Golden Globe and SAG nominations announced

Golden Globe and SAG nominations announced

Awards season is here! Along with the promise of Christmas, breakable New Years resolutions and weight gain, we also have the nominations for both the Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG) and the Golden Globes 2012. The winners won't be announced until both ceremonies are held in January, of course, but we finally know which films and...

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Bridesmaids wins big at Critics awards

Bridesmaids wins big at Critics awards

Awards season is fast approaching and ahead of Thursday 15th December's Golden Globe nominations announcement, the critics have chosen their own winners. Female comedy Bridesmaids has won big. Four film groups announced their awards for 2011 on Sunday, sparking discussions from film fanatics over the pending announcements of both the...

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Cancer patients asks Gordon-Levitt out ahead of 50/50 UK release

Cancer patients asks Gordon-Levitt out ahead of 50/50 UK release

The new comedy 50/50 has gotten a boost in the press a week before its UK release, after cancer patient Lindsey Miller took to YouTube to ask the film's star, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, out on a date. She was inspired to take the chance after watching his portrayal of a young cancer patient. 25th November is looking to be a competitive week...

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Nora Ephron – Remembering a screenwriting legend

Nora Ephron – Remembering a screenwriting legend

It's always sad when a public figure within the film industry passes away. When someone iconic who was never seen on screen passes though, it's difficult to present the news without everyone asking: who? In the case of Nora Ephron, all you have to do is mention the names Sleepless in Seattle and When Harry Met Sally, and recognition is...

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