Tag - Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren Master Class

Things: I Bet Helen Mirren is Secretly a...

OBSESSION UPDATE: My attempt at plowing through MasterClass continues apace. As stated last time, I have taken the Helen Mirren and Steve Martin classes. The Helen Mirren class is excellent and she is an absolute hoot. Her approach to...

Legend of the Guardians: Metalbeak!!

Wayhomer Review #38: Legend of the...

The much delayed Episode #38 for Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole, in which our protagonist seems to run out of synonyms for “gorgeous,” contrasts (briefly) owls vs. bunnies and cannot take a Sith Owl seriously...

Win Helen Mirren at the BBC on DVD!

Like Helen Mirren? Who doesn’t? You’re in luck: Warner Brothers and BBC Home Video have hooked us up with three copies of this, the Helen Mirren at the BBC boxed set. Nine films across five discs. Not too shabby. Want to win a...

Headsup: Of Comedy, Bees, Conspiracy and Oil

An ongoing attempt to make sense of the onslaught of new swag that people want you to buy. Should you? I’ll try and help. I first began to have hope for Bee Movie after seeing the series of live action commercials/trailers in which the...

National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)...

Written by: Cormac Wibberly & Marianne WibberlyDirected by: Jon TurteltaubStarring: Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris, Jon Voight, Helen Mirren, Diane Kruger, Justin Bartha, Harvey Keitel Review: Cool action, Great cast. I’m one of those...

No Such Thing DVD

No Such Thing (2002) – DVD Review

ScottC says, "It's a real shame when you have an interesting concept and completely fail to express it. The idea of an actual monster unable to affect a society that has been forced fed disaster, death, and dirty dealings has definite...

Calendar Girls (2003) – DVD Review

Film: DVD: Written by: Tim Firth and Juliette TowhidiDirected by: Nigel ColeStarring: Helen Mirren, Julie Walters, Linda Bassett, Ciarán Hinds, Annette Crosbie Features: Featurettes: “The Naked Truth,” “Creating the...

Gosford Park (2001) – DVD Review

Film: DVD: Written by: Julian Fellowes, based on an idea by Robert Altman and Bob BalabanDirected by: Robert AltmanStarring: Maggie Smith, Kelly MacDonald, Kristen Scott Thomas, Alan Bates, Helen Mirren, Emily Watson Features: Feature...