Tom Hooper took home the statue for Best Director at the 83rd Academy Awards, thanks to his work at the helm of The King's Speech.Hooper thanked his cast and crew, taking time to single out his "triangle of man-love," himself, Colin Firth, and Geoffrey Rush.But then Hooper took a moment to thank especially his mother. "My mum in 2007 was invited by some Australian friends to a fringe theater play reading of an unhehaead unprodued play called The King's Speech," said Hooper. "She came home...Read Full Story
When film critic David Thompson wrote his list of worst films of 2012, he added a note which read, "The worst have to come from those that thought they could be the best." Although I don't agree with his list (which includes Looper), I couldn't help but be struck by that idea. It makes so much sense, and seems so obvious, but clearly not as far as the Golden Raspberries are concerned. Looking at the nominees for this year's Worst Director Razzie award, you see five people who made five bad...Read Full Story
The King's Speech has taken home the top honor at the 83rd Academy Awards, with Tom Hooper-helmed picture winning the statue for Best Picture.It capped off an amazing night for the film, which saw star Colin Firth taking home the statue for Best Actor, as well as Tom Hooper winning Best Director. The film won four Oscars in total this evening.The 83rd Annual Academy Awards were held February 27, 2011 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. James Franco and Anne Hathaway hosted the festivities...Read Full Story
When two character posters from the upcoming musical Les Miserables made the rounds yesterday, it only made sense that more would follow shortly. That they have, as Universal Pictures has unveiled two more posters from Tom Hooper's adaptation of the hugely popular stage musical, this time featuring Anne Hathaway and Amanda Seyfried. Or, to put in comic book terms, Catwoman and, uhhh, err, the dumb one in Mean Girls.Hathaway plays Fantine, a French working class beauty whose entire life is...Read Full Story
The U.K. director will decide the winner of this year's Golden Goblet Award at the 16th edition of the festival running June 15-23. read more
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