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Friday, August 19, 2022

Gary Oldman


Slow Horses review: Gruff Gary Oldman stars in Apple spy series that peaks in its first episode

April 01, 2022 8:18 am

Slow Horses review: Starring Gary Oldman in the role of a cantankerous old spy, the new Apple TV+ espionage drama blows its cover very early on.

Alan Rickman was losing interest in Harry Potter, but JK Rowling lured him back by revealing Snape's secret

January 03, 2022 8:43 am

During the Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return To Hogwarts reunion, Daniel Radcliffe and Gary Oldman discussed how Alan Rickman had the 'inside line'.

Gary Oldman on finding the frequency of Mank

December 08, 2020 11:28 am

In crafting the portrait of Herman J Mankiewicz in Mank, David Fincher wanted Gary Oldman as himself. No wigs, no special costume.

Mank early reactions: Fincher makes a 'phenomenal' comeback

October 30, 2020 7:05 pm

The first social media reactions to David Fincher's Mank are here.

Mank trailer: A richly-shot, well-acted film is in the offing

October 22, 2020 9:06 am

Mank stars Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried, Lily Collins, Arliss Howard, Tom Pelphrey, Sam Troughton, Ferdinand Kingsley, Tuppence Middleton, Tom Burke and Charles Dance.

Mank teaser: David Fincher unveils first look of his moody film

October 08, 2020 10:24 pm

David Fincher's Mank is about Gary Oldman's character Herman J Mankiewicz, who wrote the first draft of what became the iconic 1941 movie Citizen Kane. Mankiewicz clashed with the film's producer and director Orson Welles, and there has been much debate as to who was right.

David Fincher, Gary Oldman to work on Citizen Kane screenwriter biopic for Netflix

July 11, 2019 2:22 pm

Gary Oldman will play Herman Mankiewicz in the Netflix biographical drama titled Mank, revolving around Citizen Kane screenwriter. Production on the biopic, to be shot in black-and-white, is expected to begin in November.

Oscar special: Before Darkest Hour, five historical dramas you should watch

March 04, 2018 6:20 pm

Oscar-nominated Darkest Hour is not the best historical film out there, in case you were wondering. There's a lot more, and a lot better than where that came from.

Oscars 2018: Does Darkest Hour accurately portray Winston Churchill?

March 04, 2018 10:01 am

Churchill is widely posited as the champion of democracy - the man who stopped the advance of Hitler and the Nazis. Some, however, call him the man directly responsible for the Bengal Famine that took the lives of 3 to 4 million people.

Watch how Gary Oldman was transformed into Winston Churchill for Darkest Hour

February 25, 2018 4:39 pm

The transformation of Gary Oldman into Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour was almost magical, and the magician responsible is Kazuhiro Tsuji, a Japanese special effects make-up artist.


First images from David Fincher's Mank show off filmmaker's star-studded Netflix movie

September 06, 2020 3:01 pm

David Fincher's Mank, based on the screenplay penned by David's father, Jack Fincher, before his death in 2003, is about Gary Oldman's character Herman J Mankiewicz. Mankiewicz was the writer of 1941 movie Citizen Kane who clashed with the film's producer and director Orson Welles and there has been much debate as to who was right.

The Hitman's Bodyguard: Six things you did not know about Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L Jackson starrer

August 16, 2017 9:23 am

Directed by Patrick Hughes, the much-awaited action comedy The Hitman's Bodyguard stars Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L Jackson, Gary Oldman and Salma Hayek. With its stellar cast and interesting premise, the film promises to be an exuberant affair. Ryan Reynolds will be seen as protection agent who is tasked with protecting the life of a notorious hitman (Samuel L Jackson), and safely escort him to International Court of Justice in The Hague in Netherlands.