It might have been 40 years since the famous Oscars moment, but "the British" are still coming for the Academy Awards.
There have been some massive movies in 2019, with some of them ripe for controversy and others simply raking in box office dollars to an unprecedented extent. Elsewhere, master filmmakers have taken on bold, distinct properties and we had one of the most divisive and unusual awards seasons in living memory.But which films have really struck a chord with people? We’ve crunched the numbers and created a list of the most searched for movies on Yahoo in 2019.Based on millions of searches, here are the films people were looking for this year.Read more:Biggest box office hits and misses of 2019Most incredible actor transformations of 2019Notable Hollywood deaths of 2019
Physical transformation is a huge part of the actor’s toolkit, whether it’s gaining weight, adopting a new physicality or sitting in the make-up chair for hours on end while talented crew members work their magic.This year has yielded an unusual array of transformative performances, with many of the world’s most famous faces changed beyond all recognition in service of delivering something special on the big screen.From glossy awards season biopics to mega-budget blockbuster spectaculars, the craft of an actor often requires a willingness to take risks in delivering a memorable look.These stars certainly succeeded.Read moreMovie transformations of 2018Charlize Theron criticised for dramatic Monster weight gainOlivia Colman discusses shifting weight between Queen roles
Taron Egerton explains how his acclaimed performance as Elton John got off to a rocky start.
If Taron Egerton is secretly in negotiations to play Wolverine in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, he's doing a good job hiding it.
Rocketman sparkles at Number 1 on the Official Film Chart Fantastical Elton John biopic, Rocketman, zooms up six places to hit the top of the chart this week, following its release on DVD and Blu-ray. Taron Egerton’s portrayal of the legendary singer enjoys its fourth week on the chart, besting its previous peak of Number 3. Last week’s Number 1, the live-action version of Disney’s Aladdin, slips one place to Number 2 and X-Men: Dark Phoenix flies up five places to Number 3 thanks to its first full week of digital sales. Last week’s highest new entry, The Secret Life Of Pets 2, is down to Number 4 and former chart topper John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum falls to Number 5. The record-breaking Avengers: Endgame spends another week in the Top 10 at Number 6, while Pokemon: Detective Pikachu drops two places to 7 and Godzilla: King Of The Monsters is at Number 8. Meanwhile the best-selling title of the year so far, Bohemian Rhapsody, climbs one place to Number 9 and Mary Poppins Returns makes a magical re-appearance, floating twenty-six places back up to 10. On this week’s Official Film Chart online show, check out a hilarious clip from Disney’s Toy Story 4, which is available to Download & Keep from October 14. Tom Hanks once again lends his voice to Sheriff Woody, who leads a gang of both new and familiar faces on an epic road trip.
The Catastrophe star said he dyed his hair black for the part, but his scenes ended up on the cutting room floor.
Rocketman, the Elton John biopic, has reportedly been banned in Samoa because of its depiction of gay sex.
Rocketman director Dexter Fletcher has revealed that he considered a cameo from Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury.
Amanda Holden was in line to play Elton John's mother in 'Rocketman' and sent an audition tape to director Dexter Fletcher.
"Rocketman" debuted to a sold out theater in its first Academy screening, and its star snagged the needed enthusiasm to keep buzz growing.
Matthew Vaughn has opened up about what he would have done with Man Of Steel 2, the blockbuster that he was previously in negotiations to direct, but which he has since moved on from.
David Attenborough is the famous face British people would most like to see treated to a movie biopic, according to a new survey.
Taron Egerton and Elton John celebrated the premiere of Rocketman in the best possible fashion, performing the titular song at the Cannes Gala Party for the biopic.
While Madden's tux game is clearly strong, pictures from the Cannes Film Festival of him in a white jacket and bow tie have got tongues wagging again.