Actors love the opportunity to transform. There’s no better way to become somebody else than by looking nothing like the person you were when you arrived on set. This year might not have been one packed with mega-budget blockbusters and huge releases due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, but the world of movies has stepped up to the plate to provide plenty of excellent stuff for cinephiles to chew on.So, from blockbusters to Oscar-nominated dramas, here are the most dramatic and impressive transformations pulled off by actors in movies released in the UK in 2020.Read more: The most impressive transformations of 2019
Campaigners said the film was another example of films linking disability or physical impairments to evil characters.
The Roald Dahl movie is heading straight to HBO Max in the USA, with its UK fate unknown.
A gold logo, set against a dark blue backdrop, spells out the film’s title – which looks to be Roald Dahl’s The Witches.
The year in film for 2019 is nearly over — pending Star Wars, Cats, and Jumanji of course — with the movie industry delivering dozens of memorable films, whether for good or bad reasons.But now it’s time to put the movies of 2019 to one side and take a look at the year to come. It’s a year without the Star Wars mega-franchise and with the Marvel Cinematic Universe undergoing a period of reinvention as the dust settles in the wake of the biggest movie ever made.There are plenty of blockbusters to look forward to in the coming 12 months, but there’s also an entire Oscar season to work through and a whole host of interesting, smaller movies that will make a big impression when they land in cinemas.Here are just 50 of the best films to keep an eye out for next year.Read more:Look back at the most anticipated films for 2019Most incredible actor transformations of 2019Notable Hollywood deaths in 2019
Police have confirmed the incident, which took place around lunch time yesterday as Anne Hathaway filmed the new remake of The Witches at the facility.
Anne Hathaway has closed a deal to star as the Grand High Witch in Robert Zemeckis and Warner Bros.' "The Witches" adaptation. Variety first reported that Hathaway was holding the offer for both that and "Sesame Street," and at the time, scheduling for both films were holding up dealmaking. With those issues settled, Hathaway is […]
It’s Roald Dahl day – what would have been the 101st birthday of the legendary author behind many of the best-loved children’s books of all time. Dahl’s anarchic and often surprisingly dark sense of humour has been hugely influential on generations of storytellers, a number of whom have tried their hand at bringing his stories to the big screen.So, which is the best-loved big screen Roald Dahl adaptation of them all? We took stock of the audience ratings of the seven theatrically-released feature films based on his books: i.e. not including TV movies ‘Esio Trot,’ ‘Danny the Champion of the World,’ the animated version of ‘The BFG,’ or the recent straight to DVD movie ‘Tom and Jerry: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.’Here’s how the rankings worked out (with a nod to each film’s Rotten Tomatoes scores included).Think this list is scrumdiddlyumptious, or a load of old snozzcumbers? Feel free to let us know how you’d rank the films in the comments section below.Read More:Why Roald Dahl Hated Willy Wonka10 great horror movies with child heroesCorey Feldman snaps Goonies reunion photo
The stateside commercial failure of Steven Spielberg’s ‘The BFG’ has sent shockwaves through film fandom. Generations of British readers have known Dahl as one of the finest writers of children’s books the world has even seen. As we await the UK release of 'The BFG,’ what better time to look back on the existing Dahl movies, and consider how well they captured the spirit of the timeless storyteller?