Now Playing Synopsis: The title character of Stephen Frears' Philomena is played by Judi Dench. She is an elderly Irish woman who, as a teenager, gave birth while she was working at a convent. The Catholic Church had the child adopted, and now, decades later, Philomena is introduced to Martin Sixsmith (Steve Coogan), onetime government spokesperson who is now working as a freelance journalist. Martin agrees to help Philomena look for her son, and the trail takes them to the United States, and brings them face-to-face with some long-buried secrets. All the while, the type-A Martin and the ceaselessly charming Philomena learn to trust each other. Philomena screened at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Cast: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Anna Maxwell Martin Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
...comedy of manners and fake identities was widely praised. It includes Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon, Judi Dench, Frances O'Connor and Tom Wilkinson. Sunday at noon folks can get a tour of the solar system, starting at the sun...
...plus Stephen Fry as Winnie-the-Pooh on "The Collected Stories of Winnie-the-Pooh" (whose lineup also includes Judi Dench as Kanga), and many more wonderful stories for listening. "Odd and the Frost Giants," written and read by Neil...
Now Playing Synopsis: 007 (Daniel Craig) becomes M's only ally as MI6 comes under attack, and a mysterious new villain emerges with a diabolical plan. James Bond's latest mission has gone horribly awry, resulting in the exposure of several undercover agents, and an all-out attack on M16. Meanwhile, as M (Judi Dench) plans to relocate the agency, emerging Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee Mallory (Ralph Fiennes) raises concerns about her competence while attempting to usurp her position, and Q (Ben Whishaw) becomes a crucial ally. Now the only person who can restore M's reputation is 007. Operating in the dark with only field agent Eve (Naomie Harris) to guide him, the world's top secret agent works to root out an enigmatic criminal mastermind named Silva (Javier Bardem) as a major storm brews on the horizon. Albert Finney also stars in the 23rd installment of the long-running spy series. The film was directed by Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Revolutionary Road) and shot by acclaimed cinematographer Roger Deakins (True Grit, The Reader, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford). ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Opens Wednesday, Nov 9, 2011 Synopsis: Director Clint Eastwood delves into the personal life of J. Edgar Hoover with this biopic starring Leonardo DiCaprio as the controversial FBI director. Naomi Watts and Armie Hammer head up a supporting cast that includes Josh Lucas, Ed Westwick, and Damon Herriman. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts, Armie Hammer, Josh Lucas, Judi Dench Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Opens Friday, Nov 9, 2012 Synopsis: Daniel Craig returns in this 23rd official James Bond outing as the secret agent is torn between his dedication to the agency and his superior, M (Judi Dench). Sam Mendes directs a script from Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, and John Logan. Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, and Albert Finney head up the starring cast. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Judi Dench, Naomie Harris Movie Details Movie Review
Now Playing Synopsis: A small group of British retirees learn that the life they want to live might not be the life they need to live after pooling their resources to spend their twilight years in a unique setting located in India. Upon arriving at the once-opulent Marigold Hotel, however, the eager pensioners come to realize that rumors of the building's restoration have been greatly exaggerated. But just when it starts to seem that the privileged seniors have been swindled out of their life savings, they summon the courage to sever their ties to the past, and embrace their new life with a sense of wonder and adventure. Tom Wilkinson, Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, and Dev Patel star in this uplifting comedy-drama from director John Madden (The Debt, Shakespeare in Love). ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Tom Wilkinson, Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
Now Playing Synopsis: Acclaimed actor Leonardo DiCaprio stars in Academy Award-winning director Clint Eastwood's richly detailed biopic exploring the life and career of controversial FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover. For nearly 50 years, Hoover (DiCaprio) fought crime as one of the most powerful law enforcers in America. During Hoover's extended stint as Director of the FBI, however, his penchant for bending the law in the name of seeking justice and using the secrets of high profile leaders to gain personal leverage won him just as many supporters as detractors. Little did many other than his loyal colleague Clyde Tolson (Armie Hammer) and faithful secretary Helen Gandy (Naomi Watts) know, however, that Hoover himself was a man with many secrets to hide. Josh Lucas, Judi Dench, and Stephen Root co-star in film written by Oscar-winning Milk scribe Dustin Lance Black. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts, Armie Hammer, Josh Lucas, Judi Dench Movie Details Play Trailer Movie Review
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