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Vintage Photos Of The Best Actor And Actress Nominees

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Without a doubt, the 10 actors and actresses nominated for Academy Awards in 2014 have plenty experience in front of the camera. A few of them (Le...

The Woman Whose Story Inspired 'Philomena' Talks About Her Gay Son

Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

The woman whose story inspired "Philomena," the new film which just landed actress Judi Dench an Oscar nod, is speaking out about the experience. ...

Red Pencilling the Oscar Noms

Jon Eig | Posted 03.18.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

Their picks. (My deletions.) My picks. Not all that different. Except where they are extremely different.

Cate Blanchett Leads The Best Actress Nominees

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Golden Globe winner Cate Blanchett ("Blue Jasmine") is joined by Amy Adams ("American Hustle"), Sandra Bullock ("Gravity"), Judi Dench ("Philomena") a...

She Won!

Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Cate Blanchett took home the award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama for her role in "Blue Jasmine" at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards....

Anticipating the Golden Globes: One High Tea and Two Lunches

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.13.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

When a fan tells him she's tongue tied, Martin Scorsese becomes wildly animated: "Why? You don't need to be. It's just me," and gives her a hug. You c...

Richard Gere Checks Into 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for the Elderly and Beautiful is open for business again, and this time it will feature a few new guests. Richard Gere,...

Catholic Group Supports 'Philomena'

Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

At an awards event hosted by The Peggy Siegal Company on Monday afternoon, "Philomena" co-writer and co-star Steve Coogan told the attendees that he h...

What Philomena Is Really About

Bryan Appleyard | Posted 03.09.2014 | Entertainment
Bryan Appleyard

Don't take any notice of people who tell you that Philomena is a polemic against the Catholic church or an anti-religous diatribe. What it's really about is the remarkable renewal of this extraordinary woman Philomena Lee's faith.

Christopher Rosen

Steve Coogan Thinks The Pope Might Like 'Philomena'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Thanks in part to the New York Post's Kyle Smith, Stephen Frears' fact-based new film, "Philomena," has become the most unlikely controversial movie o...

Champagne, the Golden Globe Awards and Idiot Shenanigans

Tony Potts | Posted 03.05.2014 | Entertainment
Tony Potts

During my 20-plus years on TV, I've witnessed my fair share of industry shenanigans. But the movie ads touting Golden Globe Awards winners, even though the winners have yet to be handed out, fall under the "idiot shenanigan" category.

Finding a Lost Son

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 03.05.2014 | Gay Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

The film takes artistic license, but the key details are true: Philomena, 50 years after her 3-year-old son Anthony was taken from her at the Sean Ross Abbey outside the Tipperary town of Roscrea, breaks down and tells her other children the long-kept secret about the older brother they never knew.

Christopher Rosen

This Man Wrote One Of Your Favorite Film Scores

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Composer Alexandre Desplat may not have the same name recognition to mainstream audiences as Hans Zimmer, but his body of work speaks for itself. The ...

Popcorn Preview: Philomena

Leslie Sisman | Posted 01.31.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Philomena (2013) Cast includes: Judi Dench (Skyfall), Steve Coogan (The Trip), Anna Maxwell Martin (Becoming Jane), Sophie Kennedy Clark (Dark S...

The Fresh Mix Of Older Women On Movie Screens Right Now

Sabine Reichel | Posted 01.26.2014 | Fifty
Sabine Reichel

The great AFI Filmfest in Los Angeles is over and as a perennial movie addict and feminist I can't help looking at the crop of new American and international films also from a woman's angle. An 'older' woman's angle that is. What do we get this and next year?

Dench and Coogan in Philomena: Not Too Sappy, Not Too Harsh

Caryn James | Posted 01.24.2014 | Entertainment
Caryn James

If you're going to tell a heart-warming story about a sweet, wronged little old lady, it helps -- even if she is played by Judi Dench -- to have a hard-nosed, mordantly witty, cynical journalist along to offset the sugar quotient. That is the brilliant strategy behind the warm, lovely Philomena.

Movie Review: Philomena

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Her name is Philomena Lee and, as played by Judi Dench in what should be an Oscar-nominated performance, she's a deceptively ordinary older woman with a mission.

Judi Dench's Bond Character Back From the Dead

AP | Posted 11.08.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — The head of the Secret Intelligence Service, where James Bond works, has returned from the dead. Played by Judi D...

The Extraordinary Story of an Extraordinary Woman

Judi Dench | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Judi Dench

To me it is astounding that Philomena Lee still has her strong religious belief even after everything that was done to her. She questions things and is very open in speaking about her experiences, but her faith is unshakeable -- as strong as it always was.

Judi Dench Writes Heartfelt Letter to Kim Kardashian's Butt

Reductress | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Reductress

After viewing the already-legendary butt selfie posted on Kim's Twitter account, award winning actress Dame Judi Dench penned this genuine fan letter to the media personality's ample derrière

'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' Is Getting A Sequel

The Huffington Post | Kelsey McQuade | Posted 10.29.2013 | Entertainment

You can check out anytime you like, but you can never leave: "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" is getting a sequel. Penelope Wilton, who played Jea...

One Of These 15 Women Will (Almost Definitely) Win Best Actress

Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.25.2013 | Entertainment
Matthew Jacobs

Who's ahead in the Best Actress race? Can anyone top Cate Blanchett? We're handicapping the odds.

Judi Dench Movie Fighting Ratings Controversy

Posted 10.18.2013 | Entertainment

The Weinstein Company is launching another campaign to fight a rating for one of its movies, this time centering on the forthcoming Judi Dench vehicle...

Firefighters In London Sure Love Judi Dench

AP | Posted 10.17.2013 | Entertainment

LONDON -- LONDON (AP) — Judi Dench has been serenaded by firefighters as she arrived for the London premiere of her latest film. Dench walked the r...

The Lost Children of the Toronto Film Festival

Erica Abeel | Posted 11.12.2013 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

At the Toronto Film Festival 2013 it's all about the biggies: studio blockbusters sit lined up like rockets on launching pads, positioned for awards season. Most prominent, perhaps, is Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity.