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"Doctor Who": All-Star Cast Joining "Vincent and the Doctor" Rewatch

US Eastern Time). Curtis, screenwriter of Four Weddings and A Funeral and Love, Actually, wrote the episode, which featured the Doctor and Amy meeting Vincent Van Gogh The episode became a fan favourite for its celebration of Van Gogh’s work and poignant depiction of his depression and mental illness.[caption id="attachment_1186641" align="alignnone" width="1200"] BBC[/caption]Doctor Who Magazine[...]

Chloe Moretz To Play The Little Mermaid

According to Variety, Chloe Grace Moretz will play the title character in Working Title and Universal's production of The Little Mermaid.Plot details are under wraps, and it is unclear how faithfully a new draft, written by Love Actually's Richard Curtis, will follow the fairy tale told by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen about a mermaid[...]

Paddington Is Love Actually Meets Brazil

This is not a London that exists, but an amalgamation of the Londons that have existed, in truth and in imagination, not dissimilar to Richard Curtis' Love Actually and Notting Hill, but richly portrayed in a manner closer to Terry Gilliam Because, while the London it shows is a chocolate box of delights, it is also[...]

Producer Says Blackadder Movie Will Be A Colditz Escape Story

Meanwhile, his colleague, and the show's creator, Richard Curtis has been talking about giving up directing.I'd still be very interested to see what they could come up with, though And now probably is just the right time, as TV-to-cinema translations are going down a storm in Britain Just watch people pile into Alan Partridge:Alpha Papa next[...]

New Trailer For Richard Curtis' About Time

This trailer has a slightly unusual shape but is all the better for it.[youtube][/youtube]"I'll go and stand in the cupboard" is the new "I'll get my coat."Incidentally, a lot of sites - The Radio Times, for example - have pulled some Richard Curtis quotes from the latest issue of Empire in which he says that[...]

Rooney Mara And Martin Sheen Set For Near Future Mystery, Trash

Andy Mulligan's novel Trash is both a mystery and an adventure story set in the near future of an unnamed third world country.The lead characters are three young boys who find some mysterious objects in a landfill site and, suspicious of the police's over-keen interest, keep the clues hidden and attempt to puzzle out the[...]

Video: The Full agit8 Protest Film By Richard Curtis And The Found Collective

Richard Curtis has made a nigh-on 30-minute film about protest, mainly through protest songs He's had a little help from Chiwetel Ejiofor and Colin Firth, and there's not really any knocking the soundtrack.The film was designed to be seen live, and projected onto the side of London's Tate Modern Gallery, but that projection was filmed[...]

This American Trailer For About Time Is Different, More Spoilery – But Why?

This morning, I posted the UK trailer for Richard Curtis' new film, the time travelish life-rewind picture, About Time.Just now, the US trailer has landed and it's different One key way in which it's different is that it spells out one big surprise.Now, I don't know what this tells about the audiences in the two[...]

First Trailer For About Time – The Time Travel Film, Richard Curtis Style

Yes, I'm already a Richard Curtis fan, but I love time travel too, and the idea of them both together makes a lot of sense to me. Bill Nighy's eyebrow acting is just gravy.The structural master behind Blackadder and Four Weddings and a Funeral is playing about with time travel tropes Perhaps better still, he's[...]

About Time – New Image And Nifty, Rather Detailed, Plot Blurb

Here's the second image from Richard Curtis' About Time, his return to time travel stories after Doctor Who's wonderful Vincent and the Doctor.That's Rachel McAdams and Domnhall Gleeson.Here's the new, detailed plot blurb for the film: At the age of 21, Tim Lake (Gleeson) discovers he can travel in time…The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party,[...]

First Image From Time Travel Comedy, About Time

Richard Curtis filmed his latest, About Time, in and around London this Summer I saw them down at Paddington Station where they were using canoes, bunches of helium balloons, a blind man on a little electric car and all sorts of other stuff It looked interesting, largely because I couldn't put the pieces together.In this[...]

Get Six Free Episodes Of Blackadder From iTunes

It's all a big promotion for Johnny English Reborn, and it will likely encourage a lot of new Blackadder fans to purchase the other three series and the superb Blackadder's Christmas Carol special,* but it seems wonderfully generous that between now and October 21st, iTunes users can have the entirety of Blackadder II for free. […]

VIDEO: Richard Curtis' Gory, Funny New Short Film

Made in support of the 10:10 climate change campaign, Dougal Wilson and Richard Curtis' new short film is funny, very gory and, sadly, proving to be controversial The 10:10 charity didn't leave the video on their website and YouTube account for very long before removing it and issuing the following wimp-out statement: Sorry. Today we put up[...]