Judi Dench

  • I cannot read anymore: Judi Dench on fading vision February 23, 2014

    London: Oscar-winning actress Judi Dench says her fading vision has affected her ability to read and paint. The 79-year-old 'James Bond' actress suffers from muscular degeneration which is causing severe problems in her vision, reported Daily Mirror. "I never want to make much of it (her eyesight problems), but it is difficult,...
  • The Best Of Exotic Marigold Hotel 2: Will the sequel be better than the original? February 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian make-up company FAT MU's team has joined the make-up design entourage of Hollywood film 'The Best Of Exotic Marigold Hotel 2', currently being shot in Rajasthan with Judi Dench and Richard Gere. A team of the company, started by make-up artists Natasha Nischol and Virginia Holmes, is working...
  • Snapshot: The incredible Judi Dench shoots in Jaipur February 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Noted Hollywood actress Judi Dench is in Jaipur these days to shoot the sequel of 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'. Dench is nominated in the Best Actress category at Oscars this year for her performance in 'Philomena'. ...
  • Oscars 2014: Nominations in the lead actor, actress category January 16, 2014

    Beverly Hills: The 86th annual Academy Award nominations for lead actress and actors in a motion picture were announced in Beverly Hills, California, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. While Amy Adams was nominated for her role in 'American Hustle', Cate Blanchett has for 'Blue Jasmine', Sandra Bullock...
  • 'Gravity' leads BAFTA nominations with 11 nods January 8, 2014

    London: Space thriller 'Gravity' and unflinching slavery saga '12 Years a Slave' are among leading contenders for the Academy Film Awards, Britain's equivalent of the Oscars. 'Gravity' has nominations in 11 categories, including best picture and lead actress, for Sandra Bullock. '12 Years' star Chiwetel Ejiofor and director Steve McQueen had 10...
  • Judi Dench suffered from phobia of cinema as a teen January 5, 2014

    Los Angeles: Hollywood star Dame Judi Dench missed out on a string of cinematic treats in her youth as she had a phobia of dark theatres. The 79-year-old Oscar-winner reveals she went through a kind of claustrophobic phase in her early teens, said the The Hollywood Reporter. "(It was) a ghastly thing......
  • Philomena: Judi Dench all fine for movie premiere October 27, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress Dame Judi Dench, who recently had a knee replacement operation, forced herself to recover from it soon so that she could attend the premiere of her new movie 'Philomena'. The 78-year-old had undergone surgery Sep 13 after suffering from chronic pain for several years. She walked the red...
  • Skyfall's Oscar snub is a great pity: Judi Dench January 11, 2013

    London: Veteran actress Judi Dench is saddened that the new James Bond blockbuster 'Skyfall' missed out on major nominations for the 2013 Academy Awards. The 78-year-old British actress, who plays spy chief M in the film, was surprised to learn that Sam Mendes was not recognised in the Best Director...
  • Daniel Craig's 'Skyfall' joins the USD 1 billion club December 31, 2012

    Los Angeles: Daniel Craig starrer 'Skyfall' has become the most successful James Bond film in the 007 spy series by crossing the USD 1 billion mark worldwide. Directed by Sam Mendes and marking Craig's third turn as the iconic spy, the movie reached the milestone yesterday when its worldwide tally...
  • Skyfall: Judi Dench's final Bond film November 10, 2012

    New York: Nothing is so much of a boys' club as a James Bond movie. That is, except when Judi Dench is on screen. As MI6 head M, Dench has been the Bond matriarch: the strong-willed, no-nonsense mainstay of feminine authority in a movie franchise that has, more often than not,...
  • 'Skyfall' earns Rs 27.5 cr in weekend Box Office November 8, 2012

    Mumbai: The hugely anticipated 23rd Bond film 'Skyfall', starring Daniel Craig and Oscar-winner Javier Bardem, has posted a gross of Rs 27.5 crore approximately in its four-day opening weekend in India. This makes it the second biggest opening weekend ever for a Hollywood film in India and the highest for a...
  • With 'Skyfall,' Craig puts his stamp on Bond November 8, 2012

    If you just looked at the cast and crew of 'Skyfall,' you could easily confuse the assembled talent for a prestige costume drama. Director Sam Mendes, actors Judi Dench, Javier Bardem and Ralph Fiennes, and cinematographer Roger Deakins might just as easily be mounting a Shakespeare adaptation. But 'Skyfall' is, of...
  • James Bond is better than ever in 'Skyfall' November 6, 2012

    To borrow a line from Depeche Mode, death is everywhere in 'Skyfall.' James Bond's mortality has never been in such prominent focus, but the demise of the entire British spy game as we know it seems imminent, as well. Still, this 23rd entry in the enduring James Bond franchise is no...
  • 'Skyfall' Review: It gets so much right November 3, 2012

    Cast: Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Naomie Harris, Berenice Marlohe, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Whishaw, Albert Finney Director: Sam Mendes Given the promise of Casino Royale and the subsequent disappointment of Quantum of Solace, it was clear the James Bond franchise – currently in its 50th year – needed a shot in...
  • 'Skyfall' Tweet Review: First day, first show November 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Daniel Craig returns as the ruthless but charming MI6 agent James Bond in ‘Skyfall’. The 23rd film in the Bond franchise is directed by Sam Mendes and features Javier Bardem, Judi Dench, Ralph Fiennes and Naomie Harris alongside Craig. The film is releasing in India 8 days before its...
  • 'Skyfall' gets blessings from Vatican newspapers October 31, 2012

    Vatican City: If anyone thinks the Vatican newspaper is still a staid broadsheet that publishes only religious news and harsh papal edicts, consider this: On Tuesday it ran not one but five articles about the new James Bond film. 'Skyfall' gets a rave review in l'Osservatore Romano, which calls it...
  • 'Skyfall' breaks James Bond's UK box office records October 30, 2012

    London: 'Skyfall' set the record for the biggest UK weekend box office takings of any James Bond film, its producers said on Monday. The 23rd official cinematic adventure of the suave, but brutal 007, earned 20.1 million pounds after opening last Friday at 587 cinemas across the United Kingdom and...
  • Judi Dench loves bossing James Bond around October 24, 2012

    London: Veteran actress Judi Dench loved playing MI6 chief M in 'Skyfall' because she got to boss James Bond around. The 77-year-old actress relished being able to exert her authority over Bond in Sam Mendes' new chapter of the spy franchise 'Skyfall', reported Showbizspy. "As head of MI6 I have...
  • James Bond car sold for nearly $400,000 October 7, 2012

    London: A 2008 Aston Martin car used by Daniel Craig in the James Bond movie 'Quantum of Solace' has been sold in an auction of Bond movie memorabilia for 241,300 pounds (around $389,000), Christie's auction house said. The cost of the 2008 Aston Martin 6 litre V12 DBS 2 door coupe,...
  • Amitabh Bachchan 'delighted' to meet Hollywood veteran Judi Dench September 7, 2012

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  • Watch: The new trailer of 'Skyfall' May 21, 2012

    New Delhi: A new trailer of 'Skyfall' is out. The new film in the much awaited James Bond series has Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Judi Dench, and Ralph Fiennes in pivotal roles. Directed by Sam Mendes, 'Skyfall' is expected to be released on October 26. ...
  • Masand: 'The Best Exotic...' is worth a watch May 19, 2012

    Cast: Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith Director: John Madden Seven British fogies find love, sex, jobs, and redemption, when they head to India in the predictable yet feel-good comedy 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'. Directed by Shakespeare In Love's John Madden, the film boasts an ensemble of some of the finest...
  • Tweet Review: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel May 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Director John Madden's comedy film 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' is being released on May 18, 2012 in India. The film features many known actors like Dev Patel, Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson, Penelope Wilton and others. The film revolves around seven British retirees who come to...
  • Friday Release: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel May 17, 2012

    New Delhi: 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' not only has a big name, but also has a long list of actors. The film features an ensemble cast that includes Judi Dench, Dev Patel, Celina Imrie, Bill Nighy, Ronald Pickup, Maggie Smith and Penelope Wilton. Directed by John Madden, the film is...
  • New 007 film Skyfall to depict his inner demons April 30, 2012

    Istanbul: The next James Bond movie, 'Skyfall,' promises the usual action, exotic locations, scheming villains and beautiful women. For fans of the original novels by Ian Fleming, there's more: a journey into the troubled psyche of the iconic spy. After all, the director of the 23rd film in the franchise, which...
  • Judi Dench's character 'M' to die in 'Skyfall'? April 9, 2012

    Los Angeles: Actress Judi Dench's character M, the Head of Secret Intelligence Service also known as MI6 in the James Bond film will reportedly meet her demise in 'Skyfall'. A source from the production team revealed that there is going to be "a fairly momentous death" in the forthcoming 007 movie...
  • Daniel Craig wants to play James Bond forever April 5, 2012

    London: Actor Daniel Craig wants to play James Bond for as long as he can and is looking forward to reprising his role as the British spy for the third time in new movie 'Skyfall'. The 44-year-old said he has no intention of quitting until he is told to, reported...
  • Battling to save my eyesight, says Judi Dench February 18, 2012

    London: Veteran actress Dame Judi Dench, who has been diagnosed with macular degeneration which can lead to blindness, says she is battling to save her eyesight. The James Bond star, 77, said her sight is already so bad she cannot see faces in front of her and friends have to...
  • Judi Dench admits her love for India February 9, 2012

    London: Judi Dench says she enjoyed a 'love affair with India' while making her latest film The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel in the country. The 77-year-old actress was in Jaipur last year alongwith other cast members of the film and says she was addicted to India, reported Huffington Post. "I wouldn't...