Kenneth Branagh Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Kenneth Branagh's Cinderella is an unexpected lesson in economic historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Chicago Reader

    ... spectacles-at times the movie feels like a guided tour of a museum. This is unmistakably the work of Kenneth Branagh, who built his reputation as a film director on the high-toned Shakespeare adaptations Henry V (1989), Much Ado About Nothing ...

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  2. Disney's new Cinderella: Squeaky clean and kinda blandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    ... all heard it a million, trillion, gazillion times. And there's the rub, hoping against hope, that director Kenneth Branagh (in quite a departure from his star-making breakout feature Henry V ) would bring something, anything, new to the ...

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  3. 'Cinderella' is modernly magicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Times Herald-Record

    And, as luck would have it, Disney brings the two camps together by pairing its new live-action “Cinderella” with the terrific animated short, “Frozen Fever.” But the latter is just frosty frosting on the main event, which luckily isn't your mother's “Cinderella.” Director Kenneth Branagh and writer Chris ... (more)

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  4. Kenneth Branagh hasn't developed a TV show yet, but not for lack of tryingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Zap2it.com

    As more and more esteemed directors turn from the big screen to developing television projects, it's a bit surprising that theater and film auteur Kenneth Branagh hasn't produced his own TV show yet. The "Cinderella" director and "Wallander" star continues to helm big blockbuster properties -- like the recent "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" and "Thor" -- but hasn't yet delved into the world of television.

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  5. Kenneth Branagh on Updating Disney's 'Cinderella'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Five-time Oscar nominee Kenneth Branagh , known for Shakespearean movies such as "Henry V" and directing "Thor," is trying his hand at a fairy tale with Disney's live-action update of " Cinderella ." The coming movie, directed by Branagh and co-starring Lily James and Cate Blanchett , opens March 13. Branagh stopped by the WSJ CafA to talk to "Lunch Break" host Tanya Rivero and WSJ senior editor Christopher John Farley about directing "Cinderella," Cinderella's connections to Shakespeare and Gandhi , and the controversy over her purportedly tiny waist.

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  6. Kenneth Branagh on Updating Disney's - Cinderella'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Five-time Oscar nominee Kenneth Branagh , known for Shakespearean movies such as "Henry V" and directing "Thor," is trying his hand at a fairy tale with Disney's live-action update of " Cinderella ." The coming movie, directed by Branagh and co-starring Lily James and Cate Blanchett , opens March 13. Branagh stopped by the WSJ CafA to talk to "Lunch Break" host Tanya Rivero and WSJ senior editor Christopher John Farley about directing "Cinderella," Cinderella's connections to Shakespeare and Gandhi , and the controversy over her purportedly tiny waist.

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  7. Miller: Singing those cold-weather bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Cape Cod Times

    ... cool and brave, or Timothy Hutton choosing life over suicide in “Ordinary People,” or Kenneth Branagh rising to the challenge of being King Henry V. If you haven't seen “The Ring” and plan to, you might want to skip the ...

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  8. Kenneth Branagh's 'Cinderella' Is Not About 'A Passive Victim Waiting For A Guy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Switched

    "Isn't he a knight or something?" a woman asked backstage while Sir Kenneth Branagh was being touched up for his recent appearance on HuffPost Live. "He's a sir," a friend corrected her.

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  9. Kenneth Branagh On Why Hamlet is the Most "Mysterious" of Shakespeare's PlaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Playbill

    Academy Award nominee Kenneth Branagh , who has starred or directed in several film and stage versions of Shakespeare plays, told the Huffington Post that Hamlet was the most "mysterious" of all of the Bard's plays.

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  10. Young LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | New Yorker

    ... and it fits. What are we to make of this? It is a Disney production, written by Chris Weitz and directed by Kenneth Branagh, and it's all in live action, brocaded with special effects, and deeply in debt to the animated version of 1950. Indeed, ...

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  11. Gift Horse trots in Trafalgar SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | BBC News

    ... Festival, an increasingly noteworthy event in the British cultural calendar that famously saw Sir Kenneth Branagh play Macbeth two years ago. The Skriker sees Peake - currently on stage in London in How to Hold Your Breath - reunite with director ...

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  12. Comedy books win Blue Peter awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Newsday

    ... Festival, an increasingly noteworthy event in the British cultural calendar that famously saw Sir Kenneth Branagh play Macbeth two years ago. The Skriker sees Peake - currently on stage in London in How to Hold Your Breath - reunite with director ...

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  13. Branagh's CINDERELLA is his best since HAMLET for me, magical & precious! Let it take youRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Ain't It Cool News

    Once upon a time, CINDERELLA was going to be directed by Mark Romanek, much like THE WOLFMAN things happened which required Mark to leave. I have only heard rumors but whereas THE WOLFMAN never completely recovered from Mark's exit and some of the abuse that production was subjected to, CINDERELLA has flourished under the exquisite direction of Kenneth Branagh.

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  14. People's edition of Hamlet makes literature understandable to the massesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... times on stages across the world, adapted for film and television (with stars as diverse as Mel Gibson and Kenneth Branagh taking the title role), and inspired numerous other projects, including the Disney smash-hit, The Lion King . However, as ...

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  15. Noma Dumezweni, John Light & More to Star in Carmen Disruption at the Almeida TheatreRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... West , who recently performed opposite Maxine Peake in Hamlet at the Royal Exchange and will soon appear in Kenneth Branagh 's film remake of Cinderella, Jamie Cameron who is currently starring in Once the Musical in the West End, and Harry Napier ...

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  16. Wicked fun for Cate Blanchett in "Cinderella"Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Reuters

    Cate Blanchett explains how she enjoys playing the villain at the premiere of ''Cinderella'' in Los Angeles. Francis Maguire reports.

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  17. Photo Flash: Cate Blanchet & More Attend World Premiere of Disney's CINDERELLARead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The stars of Disney's CINDERELLA stopped traffic at the World Premiere of Kenneth Branagh's breathtaking live-action feature at the legendary El Capitan Theatre on Hollywood Blvd, dazzling theater-goers and fans alike as they continued their tour around the world. CINDERELLA opens in theaters March 13, 2015.

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  18. 'Cinderella' Director Kenneth Branagh on Casting His...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    When Kenneth Branagh agreed to direct Disney's Cinderella , he knew everything rested on the casting, and said he put his eventual choice, Lily James, through as many as nine different auditions. "You don't know that you're going to make the movie until you make that piece of casting," he said Feb. 25, speaking to students at the Loyola Marymount University School of Film & Television.

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  19. Kenneth Branagh said it was always exciting to show his films in BelfastRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | Fermanagh Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Kenneth Branagh will bring his movie adaptation of Disney's Cinderella to Belfast for a charity premiere next month, it has been revealed.

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  20. Change your clothes, change your fate: After the Ball's Cinderella takeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    Disney's upcoming live-action Cinderella, directed by Kenneth Branagh, has a co-promotion with J.C. Penney, who borrows the fairy tale lingo for its commercials. Disney's upcoming live-action Cinderella, directed by Kenneth Branagh, has a co-promotion with J.C. Penney, who borrows the fairy tale lingo for its commercials.

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