Director Simon Curtis’ terrific new film, Woman In Gold opens April 1st and I will have a full video review of it on Monday. But the movie actually had its World Premiere February 9th at the Berlin Film Festival and critics came gunning for it. Show More Summary
Armed with picket signs and the support of such recognizable stars as Tim Robbins and Helen Mirren, some 350 people marched Monday afternoon a mile-long route to the North Hollywood office of the Actors’ Equity Association to protest the union’s proposal that would require small theaters to pay actors the minimum wage for performances. Show More Summary
Dame Helen Mirren and Ryan “Don’t Call It A Reynoldssance” Reynolds make an unlikely pair in Woman In Gold, the upcoming film from My Week With Marilyn director Simon Curtis. It’s the kind of Weinstein-backed, based-on-a-true-story film tangentially about World War II that would otherwise be considered Oscar bait if it weren’t coming out in April. Show More Summary
Pray for the puppet. In an up week that saw eight new shows previewing on Broadway, several looked like early contenders for the pre-Tony homestretch, while others already bore signs of a coming struggle to stay in the race. Out front...Show More Summary
"I'm old-fashioned, I love the moonlight, I love the old-fashioned things. The sound of rain upon a windowpane, The starry song that April sings. This year's fancies, are passing fancies But sighing sighs, holding hands, These myShow More Summary
Sometimes I think we Americans worship the Royal Family as much as our British cousins do. Or maybe, as I say in my video review above, we Yanks just love watching the unsurpassable Helen Mirren play a royal. Mirren won an Oscar andShow More Summary
Helen Mirren steps back into the role of Queen Elizabeth II in The Audience, pairing up again with Peter Morgan, with whom she worked on 2006's The Queen, and she hasn't lost anything along the way. The play is provocative by design,...Show More Summary
BY NAVEEN KUMAR There is a two-word catchphrase that, while seated in The Audience, which opened Sunday night at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, you may be tempted to blurt aloud in the darkness more than once. But, of course, you...
The audience at the opening of Helen Mirren's “The Audience” Sunday was almost as impressive as the talent on stage.
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka are dapper as they pose for photographs at the Broadway opening night of The Audience held at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on Sunday (March 8) in New York City. The 41-year-old actor and David, 39, were in good spirits as they watched Helen Mirren reprise her role as Queen [...]
Aside from giving the redoubtable Helen Mirren another chance to essay Queen Elizabeth II — a necessarily reclusive character with whom this actress is now so closely allied that the two verge on a coalition, with Mirren doing all the talking — Peter Morgan's "The Audience" succeeds...
Helen Mirren is once again playing her signature role of Queen Elizabeth II, this time in the Broadway transfer of Peter Morgan's "The Audience," which was first seen in London in 2013. The play, which imagines the British monarch's ritual meetings with prime ministers throughout...
In an episode of Prime Suspect, the gripping 1991 TV crime series, the remarkable Helen Mirren, playing DCI Jane Tennison, snaps at a detective who addresses her with the deference due her rank: "Don't call me Ma'am. I'm not the bloody...Show More Summary
If you have never been to Buckingham Palace, you can now have an intimate view in The Audience, starring Helen Mirren as the Queen, imported across the pond to Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theater. However much conjured in your imagination,...Show More Summary
THE AUDIENCE out of GERALD SCHOENFELD THEATRE Blurb-ready pronouncements are almost impossible to resist when it comes to the thoroughly entertaining new play The Audience: Helen Mirren is theater royalty; she gives a command(ing) performance; Mirren crowns her career with this new triumph. Show More Summary
Seldom do costumes provide the bulk of a play’s drama, but in Peter Morgan’s The Audience, starring Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II, the greatest surprises and transformations are all in the clothes. As the curtain rises we find Mirren styled as Elizabeth circa 1995, in a very red dress... More »
There must have been something in the water this week. Hollywood's most stylish stars stepped out in monochromatic looks that were strikingly similar. Helen Mirren and Susan Sarandon both looked ravishing in long, navy gowns with panel...Show More Summary
Helen Mirren was a vision in navy Monday night for the Roundabout Theatre Company's 2015 Spring Gala at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. The 69-year-old looked gorgeous in a dark blue gown by designer Carmen Marc Valvo, featuring...Show More Summary
When she’s not employing her sublime side-eye or making a ride on the subway look like the most regal activity in New York, Helen Mirren spends the rest of her time looking 100 percent great. Last night, she attended the Roundabout Theatre Company’s spring gala in New York, where she... More »
To Helen Mirren’s many roles, add Broadway fairy godmother, as Cherry Jones discovered when she was starring in in The Heiress, back in 1995. “I was in the shower at the Court Theater, for The Heiress. And I heard this gorgeous English voice come into my dressing room and talk to... More »