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    Venice Review: Stephen Frears' 'Philomena' Starring Judi Dench & Steve Coogan

    The term "Oscar bait" is one that, unfortunately, gets bandied about a lot this time of year. At worst, it's used to refer to every faintly serious-minded film released between July and December. At best, it describes a very particular kind of middlebrow drama that seems to have been created from th...

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    Venice Film Festival 2013 Review: 'Philomena' Is A Triumph

    If you were seeking a guaranteed recipe for box-office success, casting Judi Dench as a sweet little old Irish lady trying to track down the son she was forced into giving up for adoption decades earlier sounds like the winning ingredient. Add in Steve Coogan as an acerbic British journalist enliste...

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    First Poster & New Pics For Stephen Frears' Venice & TIFF Entry 'Philomena' Starring Judi Dench & Steve Coogan

    When the awards season rolls around, you can't count out Judi Dench. She's a seven time Oscar nominee (winning in 1999 for "Shakespeare In Love"), a beloved legend and simply a damn good actress. So even though this new poster for her upcoming "Philomena" has caused our blood sugar level to rise, ag...

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    Casting Watch: Dustin Hoffman and Judi Dench to Star in Adaptation of Roald Dahl's 'Esio Trot' for the BBC

    Dustin Hoffman and Judi Dench are set to star in a live-action adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic children's novel, "Esio Trot," for the BBC. Richard Curtis ("About Time," "Love Actually") is penning the adaptation along with Paul Mayhew-Archer.

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    Dustin Hoffman & Judi Dench Team To Star In Adaptation Of Roald Dahl’s ‘Esio Trot’

    The movie world has been in love with Roald Dahl almost as much as readers. The author's whimsical books have charmed many, both young and old, leading to film adaptations such as the classic "Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory," Wes Anderson's "Fantastic Mr. Fox," "James And The Giant Peach" and m...

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    Trailer Watch: Stephen Frears' 'Philomena,' Starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan

    Check out the first trailer for Stephen Frears' "Philomena," starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan. The film, based on a true story, centers on Philomena Lee (Dench) who embarks with a political jouranalist (Coogan) on a journey through America to discover the truth about her son, who was taken away ...

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    Trailer Watch: Philomena - Starring Judi Dench

    Judi Dench's upcoming Philomena focuses on a woman looking for her son.

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    Watch: Trailer For Stephen Frears' Awards Hopeful 'Philomena,' With Judi Dench & Steve Coogan

    He's been behind some greatness over the years ("The Grifters," "High Fidelity"), but since his award-winning success with "The Queen" in 2006, Stephen Frears has had a rotten run—no one's been particularly keen on "Cheri," "Tamara Drewe" or "Lay The Favorite," while HBO movie "Muhammed Ali's Greate...

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    Watch: Judi Dench Looks For Her Son and Another Oscar In International Trailer For 'Philomena'

    An international trailer has given us our first glimpse at Stephen Frears' "Philomena," which is world premiering in Venice in a few weeks. Judi Dench stars in the film as a woman searching for the son she was forced to give up as a teenager. It's clearly the kind of role Oscar nominations are made ...

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    New TIFF Photos: Keanu Reeves' 'Man of Tai Chi,' Stephen Frears' 'Philomena' & 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom'

    It's been over 10 years since Keanu Reeves was kung-fu fighting and fast as lightning in the "The Matrix Revolutions" (makes you wish they woulda quit after the first film), but while Reeves has been taking it kind of easy ever since (probably the two biggest films he's starred in since then have be...

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