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February 6, 2013 |
David Beckham is losing more than his bathrobe in Guy Ritchie's film promoting Beckham's bodywear line for H&M. "David is the perfect leading man," Ritchie said. "For me, this felt like more than a campaign - it was like directing a short film. " "I loved doing it and people will get to see me play a role I've never done before!" the soccer star told the New York Daily News . "it was great to work with Guy, who is an amazing director. " Beckham, 37, who will be leaving Los Angeles to play for the Paris-St.
October 9, 2012 |
Guy Ritchie's relationship status wouldn't take Sherlock Holmes to uncover - the filmmaker's girlfriend is rocking an engagement ring. Ritchie, director of Robert Downey Jr.'s popular "Sherlock Holmes" franchise among other hits, has proposed to model and his baby mama Jacqui Ainsley. She accepted, E! News confirmed. Ainsley and Ritchie, who met in April 2010, share 1-year-old son Rafael with another little bundle on the way. PHOTOS: Hollywood baby boom While Ritchie gained traction for reviving British cinema with films like "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels," he achieved household-name status thanks to a previous marriage to Madonna. Ritchie is dad to her sons Rocco and David Banda. Though Guy and Madge split in 2008, he's certainly not opposed to marriage as an institution. "It's definitely not something I regret.
December 16, 2011 |
Is "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows" the ultimate disguise? Have they simply reimagined the legendary sleuth as a sort of grand mash-up of Eddie Izzard and the Terminator, which not only endows him with substantial brain and brawn but some very interesting wardrobe choices? After the box-office success of 2009's "Sherlock Holmes," you knew the filmmakers would be pressed to find a way to up the ante. Nonstop action, a possible world war and cross-dressing are indeed the answer.
December 8, 2011 |
The signature action scene in the soon-to-be-released "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows," unfolds in a fusillade in a forest, as high-speed cameras zooming at 70 mph capture ammunition ripping through trees and flesh in real time. It's the type of mayhem, initially so intense that the film faced an R rating, that you would find only in a movie directed by Guy Ritchie. Until two years ago, Ritchie was known only to a select cinema buff crowd for his stylish, low-budget British gangster movies -- "Snatch," "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels," "Revolver" and "RockNRolla.
November 6, 2011 |
This much is clear: It's 1891, a year after their first adventure, and the great English detective and Dr. Watson are facing off with Professor Moriarty, a mysterious, peripheral character from their initial blockbuster. Ask the creative forces behind "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows" for more details on the new Robert Downey Jr. movie, due in theaters Dec. 16, and you'll find tight lips. But the set here, a 40-minute train trip west from London, was rife with clues last winter.
September 5, 2010
TV THIS WEEK SUNDAY With the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks coming at the end of this week, several cable channels have new specials lined up to revisit that dark day, starting with a look at the efforts of first-responders in "9/11: After the Towers Fell. " (Discovery, 9 p.m.) If they come, they will build it. Twenty contestants vie for the title of "All American Handyman" — or handywoman — in this new reality competition. Sweetening the pot: A prize package worth 10 grand and a shot at his or her own show.