HELEN MIRREN

  • I was rather insulted my phone wasn't hacked: Helen Mirren September 7, 2014

    London: Actress Helen Mirren says she felt offended that hackers, who stole and published nude photos of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton, didn't target her iCloud account. In an interview with The Sun, the actress quipped about the recent incident in which private iCloud accounts of 101 celebrities were...
  • 'The HundredFoot Journey' review: This is comfort food for those who like their movies all warm and fuzzy August 8, 2014

    Cast: Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal, Charlotte Le Bon, Juhi Chawla Director: Lasse Hallstrm The first five minutes or so of 'The HundredFoot Journey' are so clunky you'd be forgiven for slumping in your seat despondently, writing off the film as another one of those clueless Hollywood productions determined to...
  • Helen Mirren found Facebook 'intrusive', 'scary'; deleted her profile after a day of signing up July 27, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Helen Mirren has branded all social media "distasteful" and says she deleted her Facebook profile after just a day of signing up. The "HundredFoot Journey" actress, who is married to director Taylor Hackford, believes websites like Twitter can be useful for marketing and as a political "tool", but...
  • 'The HundredFoot Journey' trailer: It is Om Puri vs Helen Mirren in a battle of cuisines July 10, 2014

    What happens when a happygolucky Indian family crosses path with one of France's most celebrated chefs? The latest Lasse Hallstrom film 'The HundredFoot Journey' features Manish Dayal, Om Puri, Juhi Chawla and Helen Mirren in this warm tale of crosscultural cuisines. The film is based on a novel by the...
  • Success comes with struggle, says Helen Mirren February 15, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Dame Helen Mirren, who witnessed both highs and lows in her career, says she got success after a lot of struggle. The 68yearold says self criticism has inspired her to keep trying, reports contactmusic.com. "You never know why the trajectory of your life has led you to any particular...
  • Helen Mirren twerks after winning Woman of the Year title at Hasty Pudding Award January 31, 2014

    Los Angeles: Hollywood veteran Helen Mirren showed off some of her twerking moves in front of the crowd as she attended Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals Woman of the Year celebration. The 68yearold Oscarwinning actress, who was in high spirit after receiving this year's woman of the year title, said she...
  • Helen Mirren wins best actress at London theatre awards November 18, 2013

    London: Oscarwinning actress Helen Mirren received the best actress award at the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards for playing Queen Elizabeth II in the play 'The Audience'. Mirren was honoured Nov 17 at the event, reports aceshowbiz.com. Earlier, Mirren won best actress Oscar and BAFTA for her playing Queen Elizabeth II in...
  • 'RED 2' review: Predictable story makes it a big letdown July 20, 2013

    Cast: Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, MaryLouise Parker, Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Catherine ZetaJones Director: Dean Parisot Rating: 2 out of 5 'RED 2' is an actioncomedy based on the DC Comics graphic mini series created by Warren Ellis and Cully Hamner. It is about retired agents deemed 'RED' or 'Retired Extremely Dangerous', by...
  • Red 2: Hollywood actor Bruce Willis returns as Frank Moses June 26, 2013

    'Red 2' is an upcoming actioncomedy film. It is the sequel to the 2010 film 'Red'. The film stars Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, MaryLouise Parker, Catherine ZetaJones, Anthony Hopkins and Dame Helen Mirren. ...
  • Is Helen Mirren the new face of Marks and Spencer? June 19, 2013

    London: Awardwinning actress Dame Helen Mirren is said to be the new face of lifestyle and fashion brand, Marks & Spencer. The 67yearold was spotted shooting for brand's new ad campaign at London's St Katharine's Docks, here on Sunday, alongside TV personality Katie Piper, who is also believed to be starring...
  • Helen Mirren reigns at London's Olivier awards April 29, 2013

    London: Helen Mirren was crowned queen of the London stage at the Olivier Awards Sunday, while compelling, caninetitled teen drama 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the NightTime' emerged as best in show with seven trophies. Mirren, 67, was a popular and expected best actress choice for her regal yet...
  • Michelle Obama named the most stylish woman in the world March 11, 2013

    Los Angeles: US First Lady Michelle Obama has been named the most stylish woman in the world beating Queen Elizabeth and Victoria Beckham. The 49-year-old was commended for using fashion as a "force for good" by Sunday Times Style magazine, reports contactmusic.com. She was described as "understanding that, as her primary...
  • I was a fat and spotty girl: Helen Mirren February 6, 2013

    Los Angeles: Veteran actress Helen Mirren remembers her younger self as a "fat, spotty girl" with dreams of making it big in Hollywood as a star. The 67yearold actress has had an extraordinary career since then. She has bagged an Oscar, four Baftas, three Golden Globes, four Emmys and two Cannes...
  • Helen Mirren: Having a child wasn't my destiny February 5, 2013

    London: Veteran actress Helen Mirren has said she "kept waiting" to have children but motherhood was not in her destiny. In the past the Oscarwinning actress has insisted that motherhood holds no interest for her and said she has "no maternal instinct". But in a recent interview the 67yearold admitted that...
  • Helen Mirren gets Hollywood Walk of Fame honour December 19, 2012

    Los Angeles: Veteran actress Helen Mirren is the latest film icon to be honoured with a star at the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame. The 67yearold will unveil her star, the 2,488th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Jan 3, reports femalefirst.co.uk. "What a way to start the New Year on...
  • Golden Globe: Mirren, De Niro lead the nominations December 13, 2012

    Beverly Hills: A familiar lineup of Hollywood awards contenders are expected among Golden Globe nominations, whose prospects include past Oscar winners Daniel DayLewis, Helen Mirren, Robert De Niro and Sally Field. Nominations come out Thursday morning for the 70th Globes ceremony, Hollywood's secondbiggest film honors after the Academy Awards. Among potential...
  • Helen Mirren: Hollywood is sexist and misogynist December 9, 2012

    London: Veteran actress Helen Mirren says the American film industry is sexist and misogynist. Mirren, 67, who got recognition after her 2007 role in 'The Queen', said she has never been interested in starring in major blockbuster movies because of the attitudes of studio bosses, reported Showbizspy. Asked about her...
  • Making of 'Anthony Hopkins starrer Hitchcock' November 28, 2012

    One of Hollywood's greatest directors returns to the big screen in 'Hitchcock' Anthony Hopkins stars as the famed thrillmaker in this story about the making of Hitchcock's most successful film. Helen Mirren stars as Hitchcock's supportive wife Alma and believes audiences will have no trouble buying the 'Hannibal Lecter' actor as...
  • Alfred Hitchcock hated me: Helen Mirren November 28, 2012

    London: Oscarwinning actress Helen Mirren says she and legendary director Alfred Hitchcock had a mutual dislike for one another after they met in the 1970s. The 67yearold actress was not a fan of the horror filmmaker when she was considered for a role in his 1972 thriller 'Frenzy', and he thought...
  • Watch: The latest trailer of 'Hitchcock' October 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Scarlett Johansson and Jessica Biel starrer Hitchcock is expected to hit the screens next month. The movie is directed by Sacha Gervasi. Watch the trailer of Hitchcock here... ...
  • Helen Mirren calls for more female directors July 3, 2012

    London: Veteran actress Helen Mirren, who was honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the annual Karlovy Vary International Film event, said there is need for more female directors in the movie industry. The 66yearold Oscarwinning actress, who is married to moviemaker Taylor Hackford, received the award at a ceremony in...
  • Helen Mirren haunted by bikini picture September 23, 2011

    London: Veteran actress Dame Helen Mirren admits the photograph of her in a red bikini while holidaying in Italy will always haunt her since it is a lie. The 66yearold actress was photographed wearing a red bikini while holidaying in Puglia, Italy, with her husband Taylor Hackford in 2008, reports femalefirst.co.uk. "I...
  • Sneak Peek: What to expect from 'The Debt' August 29, 2011

    Starring Sam Worthington, Helen Mirren and Jessica Chastain, 'The Debt' is a remake of an Israeli film that tells the story of a trio of retired Mossad agents forced back into action to finish a job. And while the film opens in Indian theaters on August 31, here's a quick...
  • Masand: 'Arthur' is a pointless film May 13, 2011

    Cast: Russell Brand, Helen Mirren, Jennifer Garner Director: Jason Winer After delivering an inspired performance as an oversexed British rockstar in 2008's 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall', Russell Brand couldn't muster up the same charm in 'Get Him To The Greek', that wildly uneven comedy about the same debauched musician. His latest film, 'Arthur'...
  • Masand: 'Red' isn't particularly thrilling November 27, 2010

    Cast: Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, MaryLouise Parker, John Malkovich, Karl Urban Director: Robert Schwentke Only a few months since "The Expendables", that film about a bunch of ageing tough guys still kicking ass, here's another action movie that sees retirementhome stars playing with heavy guns. "Red" (short for Retired,...
  • I like my nude photos: Helen Mirren July 1, 2010

    Los Angeles: Oscar winner Dame Helen Mirren has laughed off suggestions that she is too old to pose naked. The 64yearold recently posed naked for a magazine shoot, which was criticised by some who said a woman of a certain age should not bare all, reports digitalspy.com. "I like the photos because...
  • 67th Golden Globe nominations announced December 16, 2009

    New Delhi: George Clooney's film Up in the Air, the story of an executive, a frequentflyer junkie traveling across the country as he fires people from downsizing companies, has bagged six Golden Globe nominations banking on the theme of recession. Apart from the coveted Best Film and Best Actor nod...
  • Helen Mirren's porn film released after 30yr ban August 27, 2008

    New Delhi: A pornographic version of the 1970s Roman epic Caligula that has been banned in Britain for almost 30 years has finally been given the green light by censors. The controversial Roman epic was scripted by the writer and historian Gore Vidal and featured a host of stars including Helen...
  • Truly high and mighty is The Queen July 7, 2007

    Cast: Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen Direction: Stephen Frears Nine months after its US release, and five months after it picked up an Oscar for its leading ladys jawdropping performance, British film The Queen has finally made it to our cinemas this week. Better late than never, Im going to say. I dont know...