Tag Archive: Ralph Fiennes

Win a double pass to Wes Anderson’s THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

It’s early days yet for film-of-the-year talk, but 2014 already has a significant frontrunner in Wes Anderson’s absolutely wonderful The Grand Budapest Hotel, which is heading to NZ cinemas this week. Following 2012’s festival favourite Moonrise Kingdom, Anderson once again tries his hand at a period piece, reimagining 1930s Europe through the zany adventures of Gustave H (Ralph Fiennes), a …

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[REVIEW] SKYFALL: Bond’s best outing yet?

The Bond franchise returns stronger than ever this month with Skyfall, the third outing for Daniel Craig since taking over the role in 2006’s dramatic reinvention, Casino Royale. It’s been a long four years since the disappointing Quantum of Solace — during which MGM went bankrupt and pre-production stalled — and many understandably questioned the future of the series, …

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[WATCH] New SKYFALL trailer showcasing Adele’s Bond theme song

In celebration of Bond Day — aka the 50th anniversary of the release of Dr. No — fans have been treated to the full version of Adele’s much anticipated theme song for Skyfall, plus a brand new trailer which is soundtracked by said song. The ‘Someone Like You’ singer’s style and huge voice — backed by a …

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[WATCH] New international trailer for SKYFALL: “How much do you know about fear?”

Hot on the heels of a new trailer for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey comes an admittedly much more exciting international trailer for another of 2012’s biggest late-year film events: Sam Mendes’ Skyfall. We’ve already seen some excellent teaser and theatrical trailers for the 23rd James Bond film, and this brisk new trailer arrives with a stern …

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[WATCH] Exciting new full trailers for Sam Mendes’ Bond film SKYFALL

The first full trailer has just been released for Sam Mendes’ upcoming James Bond film Skyfall, following an excellent teaser trailer and a flurry of Bond activity over the weekend – notably Daniel Craig’s appearance in character with the Queen at the 2012 London Olympics opening ceremony and a new TV spot which aired during the …

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[WATCH] Trailer #1 for Sam Mendes’ 007 film SKYFALL

Bond is back and (hopefully) better than ever this year with Skyfall, the follow-up to 2006’s excellent Daniel Craig-starring James Bond reboot Casino Royale, and its rushed, poorly conceived sequel Quantum of Solace. After being stalled by MGM’s bankruptcy, Skyfall is finally on its way and promises to be one of the most exciting film events of …

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WCS 2012 Reviews: CORIOLANUS, ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA & HARA-KIRI: DEATH OF A SAMURAI 3D

After getting off to a strong start last week, the World Cinema Showcase kicked it up a notch in Auckland over the past weekend with a terrific selection of foreign films. I caught Ralph Fiennes’ modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s Coriolanus on Saturday, followed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s Turkish drama Once Upon a Time in Anatolia and Takashi Miike’s Harakiri remake Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai 3D on Sunday, …

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[Watch] Ralph Fiennes talks CORIOLANUS on THE DAILY SHOW

Legendary British actor Ralph Fiennes visited The Daily Show tonight to promote his new film and directorial debut, Coriolanus. Fiennes discussed his obsession with the lesser-known work and the magic of William Shakespeare’s language, while Jon Stewart tried to understand why British actors are so much better than Americans when it comes to Shakespeare. The clip …

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[Watch] Trailer for Ralph Fiennes directorial debut CORIOLANUS

Academy Award-nominated actor Ralph Fiennes has directed his first feature film, Coriolanus, in which he also stars. He has gathered an impressive supporting cast, including Gerard Butler, Brian Cox, Vanessa Redgrave, Jessica Chastain, James Nesbitt and Ashraf Barhom. The film is a modern adaptation of the Shakespeare tragedy, written by John Logan (Gladiator, Sweeney Todd), in which …

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