Watch Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth in ‘Before I Go to Sleep’ For a certain mindset, there’s little fun quite like a British prestige thriller; all the ridiculous twists-and-turns of a genre piece, with the highbrow trappings ofDownton Abbey. A viewer can enjoy the festivities without guilt, even as these films occasionally step the scenery-chewing up to Royal Shakespearean levels.Judging from the trailer above – presented exclusively by Yahoo Movies – the forthcomingBefore I Go to Sleep looks to satisfy both ends of the spectrum. The film stars Nicole Kidman alongside England’s reigning Major Actor, Colin Firth, working from the austere end of her palate.
Colin Firth Layeth the Smackdown in New ‘Kingsmen: The Secret Service’ Trailer Colin Firth has played his share of prim and proper British gentlemen over the years: Mark Darcy, Jack Worthing, King George VI. None of these fellows would exactly put the fear of God into a ne’er-do-well looking to start a scrum. On the surface, Harry Hart, his character in next year’sKingsman: The Secret Service, would make good company for the aforementioned chaps. And then we see him put a bloody arse-whipping on a bunch hooligans in a London pub.
Paddington Exclusive Trailer Colin Firth Hugh Bonneville Reflecting his British origins, Paddington has always been one of the more polite and well-mannered of children’s book characters, but judging by our first peek at his new film, the world is about to see a bawdier, rowdier side of the beloved bear, destroying a suburban bathroom after a misbegotten attempt to excavate his earwax. Yahoo Movies is pleased to present the first full-length trailer for Paddington, the live-action/CGI big screen adaptation based on Michael Bond’s beloved series of books, first published in 1958. The new film is Paddington’s first live action appearance on the screen (there have been three previous animated TV series based on the books) and it comes from the workshop of producer David Heyman, who also produced a little children’s book-to-film franchise called Harry Potter.
Woody Allen is following up last year’s highly acclaimed Blue Jasmine with a new European jaunt, the romantic comedy Magic in the Moonlight, which is due in theaters July 25. In the 1920s-set comedy, Colin Firth plays Stanley, an Englishman posing as an Asian magician who attempts to debunk fake spiritualists. He travels to the south of France to unmask a supposed medium named Sophie (Emma Stone) as a good-looking fake — but ends up falling for her real-world charms instead. Then when it occurred to me it could be set in the south of France in the 1920s, all of a sudden it just felt good.” Meanwhile, it appears that Emma Stone is now firmly in Allen’s creative orbit.
Colin Firth, super spy? The Oscar-winning actor best known for more reserved turn in such films The King’s Speech and Love Actually makes his first foray into action movies in this new trailer for Kingsman: The Secret Service, a cheeky espionage thriller from X-Men: First Class director Matthew Vaughn. Out in theaters this October, Kingsman is based on the comic-book series from Dave Gibbons and Mark Millar, who worked with Vaughn on Kick-Ass.
According to the U.S. Veterans Administration, approximately 550 men and women who were part of the war effort pass away each day in this country. Oscar-winning actor Colin Firth did get such an opportunity to meet and spend time with the WWII veteran he portrays in the upcoming drama “The Railway Man.” The film is an adaptation of Eric Lomax’s memoir of his time as a Japanese prisoner of war forced to work on the “Death Railway” through the Burma jungle, and his life after the war trying to piece himself back together with the help of his wife Patti (played by Nicole Kidman). “It became not just a very interesting story about a character for whom I felt affection on the page,” the actor explained, “it became more personal.” Kidman was also able to spend time with Mr. and Mrs. Lomax, and she noted that Firth “has taken on so many of the traits of Eric that it was, like, eerie.” Eric Lomax was able to visit the set during filming and see moments of his life recreated in front of the camera.