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Albert Nobbs

You'll Never Guess This Madonna-Loving Screen Legend

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 03.19.2013 | Style

Glenn Close is a talent to be reckoned with. Over the course of her career, Close has garnered six Oscar nominations, three Emmys, three Tony Awards a...

The Secret to Aging Well -- Not Keeping It a Secret!

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 05.28.2012 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

One thing that continues to surprise me is how some people seem shocked when I admit my age.

Real Thoughts on Fake Lives

Charlotte Laws | Posted 05.13.2012 | Los Angeles
Charlotte Laws

I wanted to know how "Sean Connery" and "Johnny Cash" felt about being Sean Connery and Johnny Cash. Could they retain a sense of self? I headed to the 2012 Celebrity Impersonator Convention and Awards in Las Vegas.

This Year's Oscar Movies Inspire Travels

Doris Gallan | Posted 04.28.2012 | Fifty
Doris Gallan

In years when we can't afford to travel, we can still journey for a couple of hours for the price of a movie ticket. We can go to Paris, England, New York, Los Angeles, Sweden -- anywhere we please and enjoy a story, the scenery, and the music. All this without the cost, hassle and jet lag of a trip.

Mallika Rao

The Dark Horse | Mallika Rao | Posted 04.09.2012 | Home

Matthew W. Mungle sounds like he could be Harry Potter’s clumsy maternal uncle -- a Muggle who’s prone to bungling things. But Mungle is actual...

Amy Lee

Oscars 2012: Best Actress Category Recognizes Physically Transformative Roles | Amy Lee | Posted 02.24.2012 | Home

Five women in five very different roles make up the Best Actress category at the Oscars this year. But four of them share one thing: Each had to trans...

Glenn Close's 'Albert Nobbs' Brings Transgender Identity To The Red Carpet

Kiri Westby | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kiri Westby

In honor of Ms. Close's determination and courage to bring us Albert, this month's Faces of Change blog features a transgender rights organization in Turkey called Pink Life.

Oscar Memories: What Will You be Thinking When You Watch the Academy Awards?

Nancy Wurtzel | Posted 04.24.2012 | Home
Nancy Wurtzel

When I was a kid growing up in Central Minnesota, I was totally obsessed with the Oscars. I loved the statues, the dresses, the drama -- even the long acceptance speeches. It was a spectacle that took me out of my rural, small-town life, and I relished every single minute.

OFF-HOLLYWOOD: The Five Best Indie Movies To See This Month

Leonard Maltin | Posted 04.03.2012 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

By Leonard Maltin After the mad rush of December releases, the early months of the new year are usually fallow--except for films that opened briefly ...

What Distracted Glenn Close From Her Oscar Nod?

Posted 01.31.2012 | Fifty

Glenn Close visited "The Late Show With Jimmy Fallon" last night to talk about her latest film "Albert Nobbs." Close talked about her transformation i...

Nicki Gostin

'Albert Nobbs' Actress Janet McTeer Talks Oscar Nod | Nicki Gostin | Posted 01.27.2012 | Entertainment

It's safe to say that Janet McTeer is having a pretty stellar week. Her new film, "Albert Nobbs," hits theaters Jan. 27, and she and co-star Glenn Clo...

Gender-bending Roles

Posted 03.27.2012 | Celebrity

To tackle the title role of 2011's "Albert Nobbs," Glenn Close exchanged her usual gender-appropriate attire for a bowler hat and tie, playing a 19th-...

Glenn Close On 'Albert Nobbs' And Her Man Makeover

Posted 01.24.2012 | Fifty

Glenn Close, 64, is well known for her portrayal of iconic female characters in film and her strong female role on TV's "Damages." Recently, she snagg...

Movie review: Albert Nobbs

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.19.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The best movies find ways to be something larger than the one-line description that winds up in TV Guide or other brevity-obsessed outlets. And so it...

Leonard Maltin's Top Five Indie Film Recommendations

Leonard Maltin | Posted 01.31.2012 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

It takes the better part of a year to survive the continuous stream of mediocre movies (and worse) so we can finally get to "the good stuff." Now that we have a bounty of first-rate movies to choose from, we have to insulate ourselves from the awards-season hype that touts good films as great and fine performances as brilliant. Seasoned moviegoers—and critics—have their work cut out for them.

Glenn Close's Amazing Transformation Into A Man

Posted 12.13.2011 | Entertainment

A role Glenn Close first took on in 1982, Albert Nobbs, a 19th century Irish waiter is finally making his (or her!) way to the big screen. A passio...