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  • Ryan Reynolds goes for the gold as an unlikely heroic attorney

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    March 25, 2015 | 3:22 pm

    During a break from shooting his upcoming X-Men spinoff, “Deadpool,” Ryan Reynolds — once dubbed People magazine’s “sexiest man alive” and called “ridiculously handsome” by The Hollywood Reporter — recalled how he came to star in Simon Curtis’ Holocaust-themed film, “Woman in...

  • Helen Mirren plays out a story of restitution and intrigue

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    March 25, 2015 | 1:44 pm

    Dame Helen Mirren may be best known for her portrayal of Elizabeth II in Stephen Frears’ 2006 film, “The Queen,” for which she received an Academy Award, and her public persona, as well, appears always to exude a measure of both elegance and hauteur — so much so that Frears...

  • Mirren stars in ‘Woman in Gold’ spotlighting Nazi-looted art

    February 9, 2015 | 12:30 pm

    Actress Helen Mirren said on Monday her portrayal of a Jewish woman's struggle to get back paintings confiscated when her ancestors fled Austria to escape Nazi rule throws a spotlight on the slow pace of restitution of looted Jewish property.

    In "Woman in Gold", being shown at...

  • Paris attacks loom over Golden Globes ceremony

    January 12, 2015 | 9:12 am

    Actors including George Clooney, Kathy Bates and Helen Mirren wore “Je Suis Charlie” buttons at the Golden Globes Awards ceremony in memory of the 12 people killed in the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris.

    The terrorist killings in the French capital in the preceding days, which also...

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  • The real Jeffrey Tambor

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    March 28, 2013 | 5:17 am

    It was the first day of spring, and Jeffrey Tambor was sitting in his car in the snow near his New York home, conducting an interview while his 6-year-old daughter — one of his four children, ages 3 to 8, including twin toddlers — was taking her piano lesson. “Daddy is tired,...

  • Highs and Lows at the Golden Globes

    By Misha Henckel

    January 16, 2012 | 1:02 pm

    The HIGHS

    Ricky Gervais, a bit tamer but delivering as expected, with a drink in one hand and expletives on his lips. He does his job, though, making sure nobody takes themselves too seriously.

    Morgan Freemen is presented the Cecil B. DeMille Award, by Sidney Poitier and Helen...

  • Jessica Chastain and John Madden on “The Debt”

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    August 23, 2011 | 6:33 pm

    As Jessica Chastain was preparing for her role in the Mossad thriller “The Debt,” her voluminous research led her to the story of a survivor who witnessed the destruction of her entire family in the Holocaust. “It was a woman’s memory of something she had seen as a young...

  • Finally, When Harry Met Sally 2 - Billy Crystal & Helen Mirren

    By Misha Henckel

    April 6, 2011 | 11:47 am

    It’s the sequel we’ve all been waiting for. And it does not disappoint. When Harry Met Sally 2 matches the spirit and feeling of the original blockbuster hit, and then takes it to the next level. It’s a must see movie, with Billy Crystal, Helen Mirren, Rob Reiner, Maya Rudolph among...

  • Helen Mirren to Play Mossad Spy

    By Tom Tugend

    March 2, 2009 | 12:54 pm

    British star Helen Mirren, regal (and an Oscar winner) in “The Queen,” is now in Israel for her next role, portraying a Mossad spy
    hunting a Nazi war criminal. Always one to immerse herself in her characters, Mirren is intensely studying Hebrew and Jewish history,  reports the London Daily Express.

    She is also hitting the books on the life and times of Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal and “totally immersed in the way of life over there,” reports the paper.

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