January 13th, 2014       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

Helen Mirren has attended the 71th Annual Golden Globe Awards yesterday as a nominee for “Phil Spector”, alongside Jessica Lange, Rebecca Ferguson and Helena Bonham Carter. The Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie was awarded to Elisabeth Moss (very deserving for an outstanding miniseries). As clips of Helen’s earlier Golden Globe appearances have been posted in the last update, this most recent one shall not be missed in the archives. To view the segment, click the image on the left.

  January 11th, 2014       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

The 71th Annual Golden Globe Awards take place tomorrow and Helen is nominated – once again – for her performance in “Phil Spector”. This is her 12th nomination, which is a crowning achievement, especially considering that the Hollywood Foreign Press has somehow forgotten to nominate her for any of the “Prime Suspect” episodes, except for the finale in 2007. Her first nomination and win came in 1997 for “Losing Chase”, followed by nods for “The Passion of Ayn Rand”, “Gosford Park”, “Door to Door”, “The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone”, “Calendar Girls”, “Prime Suspect 7”, “The Last Station” and “Hitchcock”, as well as two more wins (both in 2007) for “Elizabeth I.” and “The Queen”. To celebrate tomorrow’s Golden Globes, clips of all of Helen’s appearances through the years have been added to the video archive. And fingers crossed that an additional clip from 2014 will follow on Monday.

  January 10th, 2014       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

Covering Helen’s third and final collaboration with the BBC Shakespeare Company, today we spotlight “Cymbeline” (1982), in which Helen played Imogene. To learn more about the project, have a look at the career page. Stills, a promotional poster and screencaptures have been added to the gallery, and three clips have been added to the video archive.

  January 3rd, 2014       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

We continue with the BBC Shakespeare Collection and Helen’s second appearance in the series – as Titania in 1981’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. To learn more about the project, have a look at the career page. Stills, promos and screencaptures have been added to the gallery, and three clips have been added to the video archive. Her third – and final – collaboration with the BBC Shakespeare series will be covered next.

  December 21st, 2013       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

This week we spotlight the 1978 television adaptation of “As You Like It”, one of three Shakespeare adaptations that Helen did for the BBC. To learn more about the project (and the difficulties of mounting the BBC Shakespeare series), have a look at the career page. Stills, promos and screencaptures have been added to the gallery, and three clips have been added to the video archive.

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