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The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.04.2014 | Entertainment

Ben Whishaw was one of the many names announced with the cast of "Spectre," marking the second time he'll play Q in a James Bond movie. But let's reph...

Chiwetel Ejiofor May Play The Villain In Next James Bond Movie

Posted 04.07.2014 | Entertainment

It looks like it may be Daniel Craig vs. Chiwetel Ejiofor in the 24th James Bond film. The Oscar-nominated "12 Years a Slave" actor is being eyed t...

The Generation, Pre-Pepsi: Review of Teenage

Dan Persons | Posted 05.14.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

If Wolf isn't thinking of Ken-Burnsing this into a full-fledged TV series, someone should. For now, though, Teenage restores the voices of the generations that helped shape our own, and serves as a moving reminder that the joys and anguishes experienced by teens now were shared by those who helped map out this vital phase of life.

First Nighter: London's 'Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense,' 'Mojo,' 'From Here to Eternity'

David Finkle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

As popular as P. G. Wodehouse and his creations, suave manservant Jeeves and first-prize twit Bertie Wooster, have been for almost 100 years, they've apparently never toddled onto a West End stage until -- wait for it! -- now.

ALICE - The Legacy

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.09.2013 | Books
C. M. Rubin

Alice Liddell Hargreaves died on November 16, 1934, but her legacy -- and its inextricable link to Lewis Carroll's classic Alice in Wonderland tales -- refuses to die.

Review: Cloud Atlas Says Little But Does So Beautifully

Scott Mendelson | Posted 12.25.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

It is a visually glorious and occasionally powerful achievement that, if possible, should be seen in its IMAX format. To use a cliche suited to the film, Cloud Atlas reaches for the moon yet ends up in the stars. But what beautiful stars they are.

Christopher Rosen

Does Ben Whishaw Understand 'Cloud Atlas'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.27.2012 | Entertainment

Ben Whishaw is about to get really busy. The 32-year-old British actor plays not one, but five roles in "Cloud Atlas," inhabiting everyone from a cabi...

Movie Review: Cloud Atlas

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.22.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

What is Cloud Atlas about? In various ways, it examines the nature of tyranny and the human instinct toward freedom. It is about the search for truth and the many obstacles that stand in the way of that search.

James Bond Gets Surprising, Heartthrob British Star

Posted 01.25.2012 | Entertainment

Sam Mendes is wasting no time in shaking up the "James Bond" franchise. According to BBC, the agent for British actor Ben Whishaw has confirmed tha...

BBC's The Hour: Stylish and Smart

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.28.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

From the cool blue checkerboard opening credit design and jazzy theme right on through to the final moments of last week's finale, this thriller became more and more addictive as the weeks went on.

Could This Change Hugh Grant's Career?

AP | Posted 11.13.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — Hugh Grant has joined the screen adaptation of centuries-spanning novel "Cloud Atlas," which starts filming this week. Producers Grant...

HuffPost Review: The Tempest

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Julie Taymor is a visual artist who uses film and theater as her medium. But no matter how you parse his work, William Shakespeare is about the words....

New York Film Festival and Hamptons International Film Festival: Autumn in NY

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The great pleasures of the fall film season, the venerable NYFF in its 48th year and HIFF, 18 and growing, leave me reeling (no pun), reflecting upon ...

Julie Taymor's Gender-Wise Tempest

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The centerpiece of the New York Film Festival, "The Tempest," is state of the art Julie Taymor, that is, a study in the spectacular. The ashen spirit ...

The Pride Starring Hugh Dancy And Ben Whishaw

Priyanka Boghani | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Priyanka Boghani

The Pride, penned by Alexi Kaye Campbell, quietly premiered on February 16 at the Lucille Lortel Theater starring British actors Hugh Dancy and Ben Whishaw.

Barbara Walters: My Night of Regret With Ricky Martin!

Greg Evans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Greg Evans

Nearly 30 years of Oscar-night grillings and guess which question Barbara Walters most regrets? And, no, it's got nothing to do with trees. Walters f...

Sexual Identity Writ Large in The Pride

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

In The Pride, Ben Whishaw gets a fresh fifties' haircut, a handsome change from his longer coif as John Keats in Bright Star. With agility and grace he plays Oliver, a writer.

Who Should Play Prince Harry In The Movie?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

If indeed there is a movie to be made about Prince Harry, rumored to be called "The Spare," (as in the heir and the spare). The movie would follow Har...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Ben Whishaw and Paul Schneider on Jane Campion's Bright Star

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The film, in short, is sweet, sad, and moving but with Campion's astringent edge keeping the proceedings from lapsing into sentimentality. And that makes all the difference.

Bright Star Shines Brightly

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Given the emotion of the love story, Keats with his Fanny Brawne, the movie is chaste, with a PG rating; no bodies writhing suggestively, and yet the screen quivers with repressed longing.

"Bright Star" Premiere: Jane Campion, Sofia Coppola, Abbie Cornish & A Wardrobe Malfuntion (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The highly-anticipated John Keats bio-pic "Bright Star" had its US premiere in New York Monday night. Joining director Jane Campion were the film'...

"Brideshead Revisited" Revisited In New Film

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

THE images from the 11-episode mini-series are still vivid, 27 years later. Louche young Oxford students in crisp linen suits (and one teddy bear) dri...