I interviewed Helen Mirren for Venice Magazine in 2005. Like most of the male population, she had given me palpitations of the heart and brain since childhood, my own introduction to her unique brand of elegant, brainy sexiness occurring with John Boorman's Excalibur, in 1981
There are many reasons I like Bob Hoskins, but one reason leaps far out above the rest. And it's a reason thoroughly different from most people, I'm sure.
English actor Bob Hoskins, who is best known for his roles in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit' and "Hook," died following a battle with pneumonia, his rep tells BBC News. He was 71.
"Bob died peacefully at hospital last night surrounded by family, following a bout of pneumonia," his agent said in a statement
It's never too late to unearth a deleted scene from a movie, as evidenced by a clip from 1988's "Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Well, forgetting to put the term "entertaining" into the precis for Snow White and the Huntsman may have been the first problem.
For a movie based on a fairy tale, Snow White and the Huntsman is kind of grim -- or is that Grimm?
Will is a family film with a soccer theme, and you would think that with the soccer excitement throughout the world last week for the women's soccer finals, businessmen would grab such a heartwarming movie with this theme.
The film is not overly complex, but hits the requisite emotional notes. When you find a group of, often cynical, critics applauding at the end of a screening, you know you've stumbled upon a film whose verve and charm are contagious.