137 posts about Film on this blog
Monday 15 March 2010, 10:12
Amlwch-born actor Andy Whitfield, currently starring in controverial American television series Spartacus: Blood and Sand, has put his acting career on hold while he receives treatment for cancer - as reported by the Daily Post today.
Whitfield moved to Australia in 1999. He stars in the controversial...
Thursday 4 March 2010, 18:11
Michael Sheen is well known for his portrayals of prominent figures such as Tony Blair, Sir David Frost and most recently Brian Clough in The Damned United, but his latest acting role couldn't be more different.
(Film still of the White Rabbit in Alice in Wonderland © Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights...
Friday 26 February 2010, 10:18
Alice in Wonderland stars Michael Sheen (the voice of the White Rabbit) and Matt Lucas (Tweedledum and Tweedledee) at the royal...
Thursday 25 February 2010, 11:31
Welsh photographer Terry Morris is to have his emotive portrait of a Welsh miner, entitled End of Shift, featured in a Best of Worldwide Photographic Artists volume by American publishers Kennedy.
Known for his portraiture work, Morris has snapped some of the most famous Welsh celebs for his collection...
Wednesday 24 February 2010, 14:31
Time was every community in Wales had its own "fleapit" cinema, showing two features a week - and a special show on Sundays. They were the social centres of the town, people dressing in their best clothes and queuing round the block to get a seat.
Cinemas had their origins in the travelling picture shows...
Tuesday 16 February 2010, 10:21
A documentary focusing on the landscape and community of mid Wales village Trefeurig has beaten the likes of District 9, Katalin Varga and Synecdoche, New York to win the Guardian First Film award.
Sleep Furiously, directed by Gideon Koppel, was funded by the UK Film Council and the Film Agency for...
Monday 15 February 2010, 16:16
Welsh writer and director Keri Collins has been handed the opportunity of a lifetime: to shadow Kenneth Branagh on the set of his new Hollywood blockbuster film Thor.
Filming began last month on Branagh's latest project, based on the Marvel comic book, and features stars such as Anthony Hopkins and...
Tuesday 9 February 2010, 10:58
One of Britain's most famous photographers is exhibiting some of his celebrity pictures, including one of Richard Burton in the bath that was taken on the set of film Staircase.
Terry O'Neill is displaying a collection of his work in London later this month, including the picture of Burton that was taken...
Monday 8 February 2010, 12:24
Ahead of the long-awaited release of his new film The Wolfman, Anthony Hopkins has spoken about how he once asked for Richard Burton's autograph as a 17-year-old - and how the Hollywood star teased his knowledge of rugby.
Friday 5 February 2010, 09:58
Anglesey-born actor Julian Lewis Jones stars in new Hollywood blockbuster Invictus - directed by Clint Eastwood - which is released in UK cinemas today. (Photograph: Craig Sugden)
Tuesday 2 February 2010, 15:40
The nominees for the 2010 Academy Awards have been unveiled this afternoon, ahead of the glittering red carpeted, prize-giving night in March.
Monday 25 January 2010, 12:31Sir Anthony Hopkins is set to reveal another side of his creativity as an exhibition featuring a collection of his recently completed artwork opens next month.
Monday 25 January 2010, 09:42
Wednesday 13 January 2010, 12:59Wesley Nelson has two Reasons To Be Cheerful, as he graces the London stage and stars in the newly released Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll, a film on the life of musician Ian Dury.
Wednesday 16 December 2009, 14:51
Wednesday 14 October 2009, 18:18Roald Dahl's children's tale, is opening the London Film Festival tonight.
Monday 12 October 2009, 16:28
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