Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Maggie Smith

  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Casting Watch: Maggie Smith and Kevin Kline Head to Paris for 'My Old Lady'

    Protagonist Pictures announced today that Kevin Kline and Maggie Smith will star in the Paris-set dramedy "My Old Lady," the feature directorial debut of Israel Horovitz, who adapted the film from his play. Protagonist will take the film to international buyers at Cannes next week.

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Dame Maggie Smith Honored with Portrait at National Portrait Gallery

    Last week, Dame Maggie Smith was honored with a new painting of her which will hang at the National Portrait Gallery.

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    12

    Maggie Smith on 60 Minutes

    If you are like me you are devastated that the third season of Downton Abbey is over. I don't know how I will wait at least a year until the fourth season, which they are filming now, and will air in the UK first.

    Read More »
  • Caryn James
    4 comments
    tweet
    6

    'Downton Abbey' Ends Season 3: What Will We Do Without You-Know-Who?

    Oh dear, just when things were looking better. . . . If you haven’t watched the game-changing final episode of Downton Abbey, Season 3, you might want to turn back now, because all will be revealed.

    Read More »
  • Caryn James
    2 comments
    tweet
    5

    'Downton Abbey' Preview: This Week's Jaw-Dropping Episode

    If there is one episode of 'Downton Abbey' you won’t want to miss, it’s this week’s. I won’t give anything away, except to say that the video preview here doesn’t begin to prepare you for the high drama of the most tension-filled episode so far -- in fact, un...

    Read More »
  • Leonard Maltin
    1 comment
    tweet
    2

    QUARTET

    With a sterling cast led by Maggie Smith and a script by playwright and screenwriter Ronald Harwood, whose credits include "The Dresser," "The Pianist," and "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly," this film comes with impeccable credentials for mature moviegoers.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    'Downton Abbey' Season Three Premiere Scores 7.9 Million Viewers

    Even with the ending of the entire "Dowton Abbey" third season spoiled by many who read news accounts of one key cast member's departure from the series, which has already concluded in the UK, the PBS "Masterpiece Classic" debut on Sunday drew a preliminary Nielsen average of 7.9 million viewers. Th...

    Read More »
  • Caryn James
    1 comment
    tweet
    4

    'Downton Abbey,' The Middle Class and Money ('Ya Gotta Spend It on Somethin' ')

    Season 3 of Downton Abbey – as soapy, dramatic and witheringly funny as ever, and at times shatteringly sad – begins in the spring of 1920, and everything now has a whiff of the modern. Daisy the kitchen maid rides a bike through the village, Mary and Matthew are planning their wedd...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    2

    Review: Dustin Hoffman's 'Quartet' Is An Amiable, Harmless Showcase For Brit Acting Talent

    Dustin Hoffman has taken 45 years as both one of our most acclaimed actors, and as a major box office draw, to step behind the camera. In fact, that's not strictly true; Hoffman was the original director of his terminally underrated 1978 crime picture "Straight Time," but struck by indecisiveness ea...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    2

    Review Roundup: Dustin Hoffman's 'Quartet' is Genial Escapist Fun

    Dustin Hoffman's genteel directorial debut "Quartet," starring Maggie Smith and a legion of other notable Brit actors as members of a musicans' retirement community, will play best for music-loving Anglophiles who enjoy the company of wily and entertaining British seniors. Yet again, Dame Smith stea...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • A Look at YouTube: The Scripted Viral ...Press Play
  • The Major and the Minor-485Throwback Thursday: Ginger Rogers, Billy ...Leonard Maltin
  • Venezuelan Drama 'Bad Hair' (Boy Obsessed ...Shadow and Act