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THE ISSUE: Frank Reade and The Ghost of Churchills Mom

THE ISSUE: Frank Reade and The Ghost of Churchill's Mom

Winston Churchill's mother Jennie Jerome is alluded to by name, although the story is more a reference to her father Leonard Jerome In real life, Leonard Jerome -- a wealthy and powerful man whose influence nearly rivaled the Vanderbilts for a time -- was an associate of both Buntline and Buffalo Bill himself.This is a[...]

Battlefield V Got its Name from Winston Churchills V for Victory

Battlefield V Got its Name from Winston Churchill's V for Victory

The symbol was a rallying sign for the beleagured cirizens of Europe, and gave the Allies a sign to rally under that was in direct opposition to the Nazi Swastika.The sign was popularized as a hand gesture (the “peace” sign) by UK Prime Minster, Winston Churchill It also influenced the post-war culture in identifying VE[...]

Watch: Golden Globe Winner Gary Oldman in Darkest Hour Behind the Scenes

Watch: Golden Globe Winner Gary Oldman in 'Darkest Hour' Behind the Scenes

The accolaid-in-statue-form came for his stellar performance in Joe Wright's film, Darkest Hour.https://twitter.com/DarkestHour/status/950218894957993984Following a period of time from the beginning of Winston Churchill's appointment as Prime Minister to the Dunkirk operation Dynamo, Darkest Hour shows a very different Churchill than we've seen previously.  The makeup alone that Oldman emotes through is astounding, the script engaging, and the supporting performances[...]

Jack White Talks To Gary Oldman For Interview Magazines New Issue

Jack White Talks To Gary Oldman For Interview Magazine's New Issue

Most recently, he donned the reporter's cap to speak with Gary Oldman for Interview Magazine about the fabulous film, Darkest Hour.If you're unaware, Gary and Jack aren't unknown to each other, as Gary directed Jack's Amex Live concert film in 2012.  Reading the two of them converse makes you feel like you were present in the room, and[...]

New Darkest Hour Clip Features Gary Oldman And Ben Mendelsohn

New Darkest Hour Clip Features Gary Oldman And Ben Mendelsohn

Awards season nominations are heating up, and Focus Features wants you to remember just how good Gary Oldman is in Darkest Hour. The film, from director Joe Wright (Atonement, Pan), chronicles the election of the infamous Prime Minister and resulting effect he had. Joined in the film by Ben Mendelsohn as King George VI, the pair begins at […]

Darkest Hour Director And Stars Receive SF Honors Award In San Francisco

'Darkest Hour' Director And Stars Receive SF Honors Award In San Francisco

It's been a good year for period historical offerings. Christopher Nolan gave us Dunkirk, Netflix gave us The Crown, and director Joe Wright finishes the trifecta with Darkest Hour.Wright (Atonement, Hanna, Pan) has created a unique view of Winston Churchill, showing the larger-than-life Prime Minister as a man, husband, and one of the driving forces of the British people not[...]

New Poster And Trailer For Winston Churchill Biopic Darkest Hour Starring Gary Oldman

New Poster And Trailer For Winston Churchill Biopic 'Darkest Hour', Starring Gary Oldman

A new trailer and poster has been released for period war drama Darkest Hour, which stars Gary Oldman as British Prime Minister Winston Churchill during the early days of World War II It centers on Churchill's response to the aggression of Adolf Hitler and the German army.In addition to Oldman, the film features Lily James, Ben Mendelsohn, Stephen Dillane, and Kristin Scott Thomas[...]