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Mirren, Mirren On The Wall

August 5th, 2014 2:27pm EDT
Jimmy Fallon and Helen Mirren
Can you believe it's been 100 episodes already for Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show? To Celebrate, Jimmy had beloved actress Helen Mirren on the show and acted opposite her in a sketch titled "Mirren, Mirren."

In the sketch, Jimmy is an inquisitive fellow (Helen later calls him an "Australian pantomime dame") who asks the magical Helen Mirren Mirror questions like "What do you think of Fifty Shades of Grey?" You know, hard-hitting stuff.

Mirren, who only replied in rhyme, said "The whips and chains are not my style, but who doesn’t love a jolly good spanking once in a while?" The theme ...
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10 Sexy Actresses Over Age 60 - Have They Had Plastic Surgery?

May 5th, 2014 3:20am EDT
10 Sexy Actresses Over Age 60 -  Have They Had Plastic Surgery?
Gap-toothed model/actress Lauren Hutton (born Nov. 17, 1943) has appeared on the cover of Vogue magazine 25 times and is a former Playboy bunny. She's starred in films such as "American Gigolo" and "Once Bitten" as well as the 80's primetime soap "Falcon Crest."

She once told a reporter why she wouldn't get plastic surgery: "Our wrinkles are our medals of the passage of life. They are what we have been through and who we want to be. I don't think I will ever cut my face, because once I cut it, I'll never know where I've been."

Way to go, Lauren!

Check out more sexy sexagenarians and fin...
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Watch Helen Mirren, 68, Twerk At Harvard's Hasty Pudding Celebration

January 31st, 2014 8:54am EST
Watch Helen Mirren, 68, Twerk At Harvard's Hasty Pudding Celebra
Helen Mirren celebrated her 2014 Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year honor at Havard University on Thursday by "twerking" for the crowd.

The British actress, 68, drove around the Cambridge, Mass., campus with a car full of Hasty Pudding Theatricals members dressed in drag. When she got on stage she was asked if she could twerk like Miley Cyrus, to which she thrilled students by shaking her bum for the crowd.

Mirren confessed she practiced the dance in her bedroom, saying: "It was absolutely humiliating."

One student asked her who would win if she got into a fight with Meryl Streep. Mirren re...
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The Best And Worst Red Carpet Fashion At The 2014 SAG Awards

January 19th, 2014 12:03pm EST
Amy Adams
Can you feel it? The Oscars are right around the corner, and these leading ladies were warming up the red carpet last night at the SAG Awards in preparation for Hollywood’s biggest night in fashion. However, not everyone was a winner. We'll start with Amy Adams, who wowed in this blue dress with modern cuts.

Worst: Meryl Streep

Best: Jennifer Lawrence

Worst: Juliette Lewis

Best: Julie Bowen

Worst: Julia Roberts

Best: Helen Mirren

Worst: Amanda Peet

Best: Elisabeth Moss

Worst: Sofia Vergara

Best: Lupita Nyong'o

Worst: Lena Headey

Best...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Red 2'

December 5th, 2013 11:00am EST
Red 2
Ready for a second session of mayhem and gunplay?  Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray sequel "Red 2" out now from Lionsgate / Summit Home Entertainment.  We keep bullet score and review accordingly below!

 

   

   Title: "Red 2"

   Grade: 3 1/2

   Cast: Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Mary Louise-Parker

   Director: Dean Parisot

   Rating: PG-13

   Runtime: 116 minutes

   Release Company: Lionsgate / Summit Home Entertainment

   Website: www.lionsgatebluray.com

 

The Flick: I was fully expecting to hate "Red 2," but a strange thing happened...I dug it.  Not ...
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Helen Mirren's Portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II Lands Her Another Big Award

November 17th, 2013 8:57pm EST
Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren has landed yet another award for playing the Queen of England.

The actress, who won the Best Actress Oscar for her role in The Queen in 2007, has now been named Best Actress at the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards on Sunday for her role as the queen in the West End production of "The Audience."

Mirren told Reuters that she feels that the award should actually be shared with Queen Elizabeth II.

"I've always felt playing her majesty that it's actually her majesty who's winning the award and not me," she tells Reuters.

"I did feel very much doing a play that the response...
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Emmy Nominations: 'American Horror Story' Gets 17 Noms, Netflix's 'House Of Cards' Also Dominates

July 18th, 2013 10:01am EDT
House of Cards
After picking up nine nominations, Kevin Spacey's Netflix series "House Of Cards" will be a big contender at the 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards. The political thriller was recognized in the Outstanding Drama Series category and picked up dramatic acting nominations for its leads, Spacey and Robin Wright. It received a total of nine nominations.

The Netflix series will be facing stiff competition from last year's big winners "Homeland" and "Breaking Bad" as well as "Mad Men", "Game of Thrones" and "Downton Abbey."

In the lead actor category, Spacey will face off against "Homeland's" Damian Lew...
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Helen Mirren Wears Lucite Stripper Heels To 'Red 2' Premiere

July 12th, 2013 5:00pm EDT
Helen Mirrren
Helen Mirren is pushing 70 and pushing buttons. The actress showed up to the "Red 2" premiere in Los Angeles on Thursday wearing a rather conservative green dress with one jaw-dropping accessory - stripper heels!

The 67-year-old gleefully showed off her lucite footwear, which is more suited for the strip club than the red carpet. But she managed to work it!

The actress loves to push fashion boundaries. In February she showed up to the British Academy Film Awards with pink hair.

Her new film, "Red 2," centers on retired CIA agent Frank Moses (Bruce Willis), who reunites his motley team of...
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Helen Mirren Supports Drum Group After Telling Them To 'Shut The F--- Up'

May 6th, 2013 6:33pm EDT
Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren may not have been a fan of the noise a gay rights group was making outside the theater she was performing in, but she supports their message.

On Saturday, Mirren screamed at a group of drummers promoting the As One In The Park gay rights festival for making a ruckus outside the theater she was performing "The Audience" in. This morning, Mirren stepped out of her home wearing a custom t-shirt emblazoned with the event's name, venue and date in large black letters. 

She also poked fun at her actions by drawing a picture of a drum on the back of the top alongside the words, "Yes...
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Helen Mirren Leaves Stage To Shout At Loud Street Drummers

May 6th, 2013 1:07pm EDT
Helen Mirren
Drummers promoting a gay musical festival were left stunned when Helen Mirren cussed them out - in a Queen Elizabeth II costume.

Mirren was performing in the play "The Audience" at the Gielgud Theatre when she was interrupted by the sound of 25 drummers outside. The actress stormed out the doors and confronted the loud band's leader, cussing and asking them to "shut the f--- up."

Mirren told the Daily Telegraph, "I'm afraid there were a few 'thespian' words used. They got a very stern royal ticking off but I have to say they were very sweet and they stopped immediately. 

"I would love to...
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Helen Mirren Bashes Sam Mendes Over Male-Only Influences

March 25th, 2013 2:07pm EDT
Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren has taken director Sam Mendes to task for failing to mention any female influences during an acceptance speech for the Empire Inspiration Award.

"I don't want to unduly pick on Sam Mendes, but when he spoke about his inspirations earlier this evening, I'm afraid not a single one of the people he mentioned was a woman," Mirren said after picking up the Empire Legend award.

She continued, "Hopefully in five or 10 years, when Sam's successor is collecting their Inspiration award, the list will be slightly more balanced in terms of its sexual make-up. In the meantime, this one is...
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HBO's 'Phil Spector,' Starring Al Pacino & Helen Mirren, To Air March 24

March 12th, 2013 1:37pm EDT
Phil Spector HBO film
HBO's "Phil Spector" debutes Sunday, March 24, on HBO. Written and directed by Pulitzer Prize-winning and Oscar-nominated playwright David Mamet, the film centers on the relationship between legendary music producer Phil Spector (Al Pacino) and defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden (Helen Mirren), who represented Spector during his first trial for murder.

The film also stars Jeffrey Tambor as Bruce Cutler, the original lead defense attorney on the Spector team, and Chiwetel Ejiofor as a mock prosecutor.

In 2007, Spector went on trial for the 2003 death of actress Lana Clarkson. The music pr...
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A Sexy Jennifer Lawrence, Pink Haired Helen Mirren & More Red Carpet Pics From The BAFTAs

February 11th, 2013 1:42pm EST
Jennifer Lawrence
The British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) took place on Saturday night, and plenty of American celebrities tiptoed through the snowflakes to attend the prestigious event at the Royal Opera House in London.

Jennifer Lawrence ("Silver Linings Playbook") slicked her hair back and wore a strapless Dior Haute Couture gown with a black jacket to keep warm.

Anne Hathaway made headlines for her speech more than her black and silver studded gown. She accepted the award for Best Supporting Actress and was mocked on social media for thanking "Les Miserables" author Victor Hugo and for going on too lo...
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Helen Hunt & Helen Mirren Dazzle At Palm Springs Film Festival

January 7th, 2013 1:00pm EST
Helen Hunt & Helen Mirren
Two famous Helens joined forces at the 24th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala in California over the weekend.

Helen Hunt, 49, and Helen Mirren, 67, looked fab and age defying as they posed together on the red carpet wearing blue and red gowns.

Mirren recently celebrated the installation of her Hollywood Walk of Fame star. Her star sits on Hollywood Boulevard alongside fellow British actor Colin Firth.

Mirren starred in 2012's "Hitchcock" opposite Anthony Hopkins. She is currently filming spy flick "Red 2" with Hopkins, Bruce Willis, Catherin Zeta-Jones and Mary-...
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Helen Mirren Receives Walk Of Fame Star, Is 'Proud' It Will Be Walked & Peed Upon

January 4th, 2013 9:12am EST
Helen Mirren
On Thursday, Helen Mirren unveiled her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and was thrilled when she realized it was located next to fellow British actor Colin Firth's star.

She joked, "I couldn't be prouder and more happy that I'm actually going to finally lie next to Colin Firth, something I've been wanting to do for a very long time. I think it's very good for the British monarchy that here on Hollywood Boulevard, the King and the Queen are going to actually sleep together, for the rest of history."

Mirren starred as Queen Elizabeth in "The Queen" while Firth played King George VI in "T...
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Helen Mirren: 'Alfred Hitchcock Hated Me'

November 27th, 2012 5:15pm EST
Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren has revealed she and Alfred Hitchcock had a mutual dislike for one another after they met in the 1970s.

The veteran actress wasn't a fan of the horror filmmaker when she was considered for a role in his 1972 thriller Frenzy, and he thought she was too high-maintenance to join the cast.

She tells the Huffington Post, "When I was a very young actress, just starting out, I was sent for an audition - or a meeting with him. I don't think he would have auditioned me; I think he either thought you looked right or you didn't. I was arrogant and ignorant and, at that time, he was ju...
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Silver Foxes: Sexy Grey & White Haired Celebrities

October 2nd, 2012 1:00pm EDT
Helen Mirren
Most people in Hollywood don't like to reveal their true age, but there are exceptions. Helen Mirren, who fluxuates between white and white/blonde hair, proudly wears her true color on screen and off.

Last year the actress, 67, was named the best body in show business by members of British gym chain LA Fitness. Apparently, age (and hair color) doesn't matter.

Some younger stars are also embracing the white/grey trend. Singers P!nk, Adam Lambert and Ellie Goulding have all experimented with the pigment-free shade.

George Clooney is often spotted with whisps of grey unless a film role call...
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Helen Mirren Confirms Second Reign As 'The Queen'

September 21st, 2012 10:08pm EDT
The Queen
Helen Mirren has re-teamed with the screenwriter of The Queen to reprise her role as Britain's monarch onstage.

The actress, who won acclaim and an Oscar for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan and Stephen Frears' 2006 film The Queen, will don the royal attire and tiara again for a new West End play, called The Audience, next year.

Director Stephen Daldry has now confirmed he'll begin staging the production in February, and admits he was surprised when Mirren agreed to tackle the role for a second time. He tells the London Evening Standard, "It's (a) testament to Peter'...
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Helen Mirren Shows Off Her Curves, Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

July 2nd, 2012 2:00pm EDT
Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren has got it going on. As we've pointed out in the past, she looks fab for 66. She wore a form-fitting purple gown while receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Karlovy Vary International film festival in the Czech Republic over the weekend.

This past spring she encouraged fans to donate lightly used bras to charity to help disadvantaged African women. Brassieres are one of the most desirable items in West Africa because they are so complex to manufacture.

She stars in the upcoming film "Hitchcock" about the making of "Psycho." Mirren plays spouse/collaborator Alma Revi...
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Ralph Macchio Joins 'Hitchcock'

April 18th, 2012 9:39am EDT
Ralph  Macchio
The original Karate Kid, Ralph Macchio, has joined the all-star cast of Sacha Gervasi's "Hitchcock & The Making Of Psycho."

The actor will play revered screenwriter Joe Stefano opposite Anthony Hopkins, who will tackle movie legend Alfred Hitchcock in the film.

Macchio has tweeted his excitement about working with Hopkins, telling fans, "Really looking forward to the privilege of working with one of the greatest actors of our time."

Helen Mirren will portray Hitchcock's wife Alma Reville, while Scarlett Johansson and Jessica Biel have signed on to play "Psycho" stars Janet Leigh and Vera...
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Helen Mirren On The Hunt For Unwanted Brassieres

April 3rd, 2012 1:41pm EDT
Helen Mirren
Kind-hearted Helen Mirren has urged British women to donate bras to charity, insisting the garments will help provide employment for disadvantaged African females.

The Oscar-winning actress has teamed up with Oxfam to launch the Big Bra Hunt, which aims to collect one million brassieres by the end of April.

A survey found the average U.K. woman has several barely-worn items of lingerie in her underwear drawer, and Mirren wants women to gather their unwanted garments to help the charity's work in Senegal.

She says, "Before I heard about this campaign I had never thought to donate my br...
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Jimmy Kimmel Lines Up The Stars For Post-Oscars 'Movie: The Movie' Trailer (Watch!)

February 27th, 2012 4:00pm EST
Movie: The Movie Jimmy Kimmel
A fake movie trailer stole the spotlight from the Academy Awards last night, thanks to Jimmy Kimmel's ability to line up a cavalcade of stars.

In the fake teaser, Edward Norton (playing the world's greatest spy) gets married to the President of the United States (Josh Brolin) in a ceremony ordained by Antonio Banderas.

Colin Farrell is a SWAT officer that has to defuse a bomb with the help of a field goal-kicking canine. Tom Hanks is a robotic lawyer that takes on ornery judge Charlize Theron. Bryan Cranston is a hot dog vendor that seems to always be near an explosion.

Jeff Goldblum i...
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Emma Thompson To Play Queen Elizabeth II

February 25th, 2012 9:30am EST
Emma THompson
Emma Thompson is set to follow in Helen Mirren's royal footsteps after signing up to play the Queen in a new British TV drama.

The Oscar-winning actress will portray Her Royal Highness in the project, "Walking The Dogs," which is centered around intruder Michael Fagan's infamous meeting with The Queen at her London home, Buckingham Palace, in July, 1982.

Unemployed Fagan, then-31, spent 10 minutes chatting with The Queen in her bedroom after illegally gaining entrance to the palace's private chambers.

He was charged with the theft of a bottle of wine and committed for psychiatric evaluat...
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Nine Random Moments To Love At The 69th Annual Golden Globes

January 16th, 2012 3:00pm EST
Nine Random Moments To Love At The 69th Annual Golden Globes
Hollywood's elite found their way back to the red carpet for the highly anticipated 69th Annual Golden Globes. And, like every awards show, it was ripe with all the ingredients of must-watch moments: those fashion hits and misses, awkward moments, tech hiccups, touching speeches and funny faces caught on camera.

That said, in watching through all of that we handpicked a series of those moments that do wonders to sum up the show, whether or not you caught last night's awards action. So keep reading and check out some of the highlights:

1. Julianne Moore & Rob Lowe Script Hiccup: The vet a...
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Fashion Fails Of The Week: The Looks That Ruined Christmas Break

December 27th, 2011 12:00pm EST
Helen Mirren
Bad fashion doesn't take the holidays off. Here's what we were grimacing at while waiting for Santa to deliver our presents.

Helen Mirren has a beautiful body, especially when you consider her age. However, after showing up on our Fashion Fails of 2011 list, she didn't exactly improve on her outfits. This satin dress has way too much material - while it hugs her curvy body, the ripples in front are anything but flattering.

Paula Abdul should have left this cream colored, pinstriped pantsuit in a previous decade. Also, notice the blinged-out Pepsi can she's toting about. Pepsi was keen t...
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Top Celebrity Fashion Fails Of 2011

December 23rd, 2011 8:00am EST
Top Celebrity Fashion Fails Of 2011
Failure is such a harsh word isn't it? To tell someone that something they've created is a "fail" is just wrong… but let's face it, we all love to hate a little bit.

To those opposed to pointing out the bad in life there's a place for you, we ran our fashion hits of 2011 yesterday. To the rest of you H8ers, here's a little pictorial look back at some fashion disasters of 2011. Enjoy!

Keri Hilson at the "Late Show with David Letterman last January

Amanda Michalka at the 2011 People's Choice Awards

Helen Mirren normally dresses a little better than this.

Blake Lively appear...
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Helen Mirren's 'Inner Voice' To Appear On 'Glee'

December 22nd, 2011 8:23am EST
Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren has signed up to lend her voice to an upcoming episode of "Glee," according to a report.

The star is slated to provide the "inner voice" of one of the characters, reports TVLine.com.

A source tells the website, "Helen came in and secretly recorded several long and hilarious monologues two weeks ago. Then she visited the kids on set, and they had no idea she was coming; they were stunned. Helen's a big fan of the show and the message it sends out about arts education."

The episode featuring Mirren is said to air next month.

The New Year will be a star-studded one for "Glee" ...
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Helen Mirren And Kylie Minogue Help Honor British Comic Talent

December 18th, 2011 9:50am EST
Helen Mirren and Kylie Minogue
Helen Mirren and singer Kylie Minogue added a touch of glamour to the British Comedy Awards on Friday by turning out to honour the cream of the crop.

The annual event in London celebrates the UK's biggest comedy talents on stage and TV, and was presented by Jonathan Ross.

Pop superstar Minogue gave the actors of hit show The Inbetweeners the trophy for Outstanding Achievement after the series' big screen adaptation proved to be a major success at the box office earlier this year.

Mirren was also on hand to award the team behind hit current affairs show Have I Got News For You the Lifetim...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover'

December 9th, 2011 12:45pm EST
The Cook photo
With a crop of both holiday fluff (see "The Sitter!") and forgettable art house fare (don't see "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy!") hitting theaters this week we thought we’d add a little five-star avant-garde experience for the couch crowd. Time for...Forgotten Friday Flick! Can there actually be a film that captures colors and visuals that scream beautiful, but is also immersed in some of the most explicit, disgusting, vile and downright jaw-drop shocking moments ever caught on celluloid? If your name is Peter Greenaway, master filmmaking craftsman, it’s not only possible, but can be foun...
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Jane Fonda Urges Hollywood To Hire More Women

December 8th, 2011 12:38pm EST
Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda has called for change in Hollywood to allow more women to land top jobs.

The veteran actress was the toast of the Hollywood Reporter's annual Power 100 Women in Entertainment event in Beverly Hills, California on Wednesday as she received the coveted Sherry Lansing Leadership Award for her film work and philanthropy.

Former Paramount Pictures chief Lansing paid tribute to her "idol" as she presented the prize, and Fonda used her acceptance speech to urge Hollywood bosses to hire more women in behind-the-scenes roles.

She told the audience, "Until more women wield the power ...
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