Woo! Congrats, Cate Blanchett! The Blue Jasmine star won the 2014 Oscar for Best Actress! She beat Meryl! She also beat Amy Adams for American Hustle, Sandra Bullock for Gravity, and Dame Judi Dench for Philomena! Wow! What a strong year for women on film! Way to go, Cate! Ch-ch-check out the video (above) to see her adorable acceptance speech!
Judi Dench is endearing as Philomena Lee, the title character from the Oscar-nominated film. A role that also earned her
This Sunday, Amy Adams, Cate Blanchett, Sandra Bullock, Judi Dench or Meryl Streep will take home the Academy Award for Best Actress, and the dress she wore for the occasion will go down in fashion history. Perhaps it will even be added to this cool illustration of all the dresses worn by Best Actress winners since [...]
This year's crop of Oscar nominees is a solid mix of Academy stalwarts like Judi Dench and Meryl Streep along with exciting newcomers making their screen debuts like Lupita Nyong'o and Barkhad Abdi. But for those who have spent at least...Show More Summary
When you’ve got your Meryl Streeps, your Judi Denches, your Leonardo DiCaprios, and even your Jennifer Lawrences, it’s hard to remember a time when a handful of A-list actors didn’t dominate the Oscar nomination pools every year. And...Show More Summary
A quick look at this year’s Academy Award nominees for Best Picture… Synopsis: A cynical journalist (Steve Coogan) helps an Irish woman (Judi Dench) search for the son she was forced to give up as an unwed teenager in this fact based drama. Total nominations: 4 (Picture, Actress, Original Screenplay, Adapted Score) Directed by: Stephen Frears […]
If you’ve seen the Best Picture-nominated film Philomena, it will come as no surprise that the real woman who inspired the story is — in a word — determined. In the film, Judi Dench plays Philomena Lee, who was sent to an Abbey home for unwed mothers in 1950s Ireland. Show More Summary
NOMINEES Amy Adams, American Hustle Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine Sandra Bullock, Gravity Judi Dench, Philomena Meryl Streep, August: Osage County Whoever takes Best Actor will be receiving his first Academy Award — but in this year’s Best Actress selection, the finalists are accustomed to aisle seats on Oscar night. Show More Summary
You wouldn’t know it from her performances, but, at 79, Judi Dench’s eyesight is failing. The actress—nominated for seven Oscars throughout her career, including for her most recent film, Philomena—announced in 2012 that she suffers from age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Show More Summary
Alexandre Desplat says he was concerned about not overpowering Judi Dench's performance in the title role.
Judi Dench looks mighty fine at the 2014 British Academy Film Awards held at The Royal Opera House on Sunday (February 16) in London, England. The 79-year-old actor was nominated for Leading Actress for her work in Philomena. She lost out to Blue Jasmine‘s Cate Blanchett. American Hustle‘s Amy Adams, Saving Mr. Banks‘ Emma Thompson [...]
The Nominees Amy Adams, American Hustle Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine Sandra Bullock, Gravity Judi Dench, Philomena Meryl Streep, August: Osage County The women who've been nominated for Best Actress aren't playing around this year. Usually, you can count on this category to feature at least one out-of-nowhere newcomer (like Quvenzhané... More »
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Philomena Lee wistfully described losing her son to adoption and her search for him 50 years later, a quest depicted in the Oscar-nominated film starring award-winning actress Judi Dench. Her experience is a powerful argument for Ireland to open the adoption records for thousands more mothers whose children ended up in U.S. Show More Summary
These days, we think of Judy Dench as the Dame — a regal thespian who has commanded the stage, television, and cinema, winning seven Oscar nominations in 16 short years. In a movie culture obsessed with youth, she's a Hollywood anomaly: A woman who found lasting cinematic fame only after she turned 60. Show More Summary
In one of Judi Dench’s first appearances as M in the James Bond film Goldeneye, she memorably dubs the spy (then played by Pierce Brosnan) “a sexist, misogynist dinosaur.” Those who tuned into the BBC America miniseries Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond on Jan. Show More Summary
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In 2012, Dame Judi Dench revealed that she was beginning to lose her sight due to a condition called macular degeneration. Apparently her eyesight is doing so poorly that she officially can't read scripts anymore, which hasn't stopped her from taking roles she could win an Oscar for. Judi! Read more...
Bad title. Instead, Philomena, played by Dame Judi Dench, should have been titled something like, "They're Taking Anthony". This movie is: a mystery and an attempt to solve a heinous crime; a story about unconditional love between mother...Show More Summary
You probably already worship Dame Judi Dench for her many amazing performances in everything from James Bond movies to British comedies like As Time Goes By. But have you seen her wild performance in the trippy 1968 Midsummer Night's Dream? Warning: Possibly NSFW. Read more...