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Winston Churchill's tailors told us he owed them so much money they sent a bill to Downing Street on his first day as Prime Minister — and it didn’t go down well

Savile Rowe tailors Henry Poole & Co were tasked with dressing Gary Oldman for his role as Winston Churchill in Oscar-nominated film "Darkest Hour." The tailors dressed the real Churchill throughout his life. They describe him as a "character,"...Show More Summary

Andrew Roberts for the Win

(Steven Hayward) I am pleased to see that on the question of how to think about the Churchill biopic Darkest Hour, the great Andrew Roberts comes down pretty close to where I do–and also where to rank the other major Churchill biopics. Show More Summary

Gary Oldman On Not Letting Go Of Churchill, Why He Turns Down Roles, And How Sid Vicious Put Him In The Hospital – The Actor’s Side

With Golden Globe, Critics Choice and SAG nominations already for his towering portrayal of Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour, Gary Oldman has been an odds -on favorite to land his first Oscar (and only second nomination)  this year....Show More Summary

‘Darkest Hour’s Gary Oldman Joins Director Joe Wright And Tells Why He Almost Turned Down The Role Of Churchill – The Contenders Video

Gary Oldman received a Golden Globe nomination today, his first ever, for his critically acclaimed performance as Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour. During last month’s 7th Annual Deadline’s The Contenders awards season event at theShow More Summary

The 4 Things That Helped Gary Oldman Disappear Into Winston Churchill

When Gary Oldman was first offered the part of Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour, he thought about turning it down. “You’re asked to play who many would consider the greatest Brit who ever lived, an iconic British figure with all the ghosts of the other people who have played him,” ... More »

Darkest two hours

(Scott Johnson) We went to see Darkest Hour last night. The film portrays Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman) in May 1940. When Neville Chamberlain stepped down, Churchill became Prime Minister on May 10 and became Great Britain’s war leader. Show More Summary

What's it like to be a man in Hollywood these days?

Jake Gyllenhaal loves “The Disaster Artist.” Gary Oldman initially didn’t want to play Winston Churchill in “Darkest Hour.” But then, he also at first turned down the role of Sid Vicious in “Sid and Nancy.” “That’d be a travesty,” Jeremy Renner told Oldman. And who wouldn’t agree with that? Welcome...

Winston Churchill’s Secret Productivity Weapon

How a Midday Nap Can Boost Your Performance all Day Long. One of the more unlikely museums in London is located in the basement of the Treasury, between 10 Downing Street and the Palace of Westminster: the Churchill War Rooms, the underground complex from which Prime Minister Winston Churchill and his ministers and generals fought World War II. Show More Summary

Telluride and Toronto begin the quest for Oscar gold

The Toronto International Film Festival is in full swing, while Telluride is over and Venice is wrapping. Who’s up? Who’s down? And who’s playing Winston Churchill again? Welcome to the Gold Standard, the newsletter from the Los Angeles Times that helps guide you through the ins and outs of the...

North Korea stakes include massive loss of civilian life: Nicholas Burns

7 months agoNews : USAToday: News

The president has a long to-do list, starting with slowing down and changing his tone. He should emulate Churchill and Reagan, not Kim Jung Un.        

No time for Trump to hurtle toward war with North Korea: Nicholas Burns

7 months agoNews : USAToday: News

The president has a long to-do list, starting with slowing down and changing his tone. He should emulate Churchill and Reagan, not Kim Jung Un.        

This memo from Winston Churchill on 'Brevity' is all you need to improve your writing

President Trump has been criticised for not wanting to read long, detailed policy papers. He likes his briefings to be whittled down to the headlines. "I like bullets or I like as little as possible. I don't need, you know, 200-pageShow More Summary

Why men should keep a journal | Ollie Aplin

Writing down how you are feeling has immense mental and physical health benefits – and men need it most, says Ollie Aplin History is littered with men who kept journals, from Ernest Hemingway and Bruce Lee to Winston Churchill and Thomas Jefferson. Show More Summary

Cloud Computing uses late charge to overtake Classic Empire, win Preakness

BALTIMORE — Sometimes it pays to have a fresh horse. Cloud Computing skipped the Kentucky Derby, while eventual winner Always Dreaming and Classic Empire mixed it up in the mud at Churchill Downs. Two weeks later, Cloud Computing pounced on those two horses in the Preakness, pulling off an upset victory at 13-1 odds Saturday. […]

20 photos of people having the time of their lives at the Kentucky Derby

If you missed this year's Kentucky Derby, now's your chance to live vicariously through the photos. The race, which took place on Saturday, May 6 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, has been dubbed "t he most exciting two minutes...Show More Summary

Trump Makes 2017 Kentucky Derby Stormier: Immigrants At Churchill Downs Fear ICE [Opinion]

Is it possible that Trump had an influence on the outcome of the 2017 Kentucky Derby because of his anti-immigrant attitude? Trump did not show up during the rainy weather at the 2017 Kentucky Derby, but his stormy anti-immigrant presence...Show More Summary

Always Dreaming Wins the Kentucky Derby

10 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Always Dreaming, ridden by John Velazquez, captured the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby on a soggy Saturday at Churchill Downs.

360° View From the Kentucky Derby

10 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Step inside Churchill Downs in 360° video and watch scenes from the 143rd Kentucky Derby, a race where thoroughbred horses gallop a mile and a quarter for a $2 million prize.

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