Sweet: Taking to Instagram earlier in the year, they shared a fun picture of a message board decorated with a floral wreath which said 'Koppang O'Leary productions' would be welcoming a 'new arrival coming soon' … [Read more...] about ‘It’s a lovely foggy period of sleepless love’: Dermot O’Leary speaks about parenthood for the FIRST TIME… and admits he’s ‘having a great time’ with Dee Koppang and son Kasper
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Bennett worked on Billy Liar and Far from the Madding Crowd with John Schlesinger, on several films with Joseph Losey, and was recommended by Stephen Sondheim to Sidney Lumet, for whom he scored Murder on the Orient Express and Equus. In 1994 he enjoyed one of his highest-profile successes with his work on Four Weddings and a Funeral. He also worked in television, on programmes including the mini-series Gormenghast, Tender is the Night and The Charmer, and the TV movies The Tale of Sweeney Todd and Sherlock Holmes in New York. … [Read more...] about Sir Richard Rodney Bennett obituary
What we’re seeing in the training camps right now isn’t baseball, but an ongoing circus, designed to please, and there are worried faces behind the clown masks. People wondering why the hell they’re putting their families and loved ones through so much stress. Trying to grasp the notion of gathering in large numbers every day when such acts are so vigorously discouraged in real life. Realizing that elsewhere in the entertainment business, out there where the rest of us live, the curtains have closed. … [Read more...] about As Buster Posey’s decision ripples across baseball, will more stars opt out?
He sent a copy of The Peregrine to the film director Werner Herzog; Herzog read it and was astonished. He has since spoken often of the book, and it is now one of only three required texts for his Rogue Film School – along with Virgil’s Georgics and Hemingway’s story “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber”. Herzog describes The Peregrine as inducing “ecstasy” in the radical sense of the word: not just entranced or frenzied, but literally beside oneself. There are moments, he notes, “where you can tell that [Baker] has completely entered into the existence of a falcon. And this is what I do when I make a film: I step outside of myself into an ekstasis; in Greek, to step outside of your own body.” … [Read more...] about Violent spring: The nature book that predicted the future
'At the same time, it wasn’t the only reason for our divorce to go through. It’s not ideal, but we’re very amicable, we’re getting through it, we’re not the first people in the world to get divorced. We’ve got two little kids we adore.' … [Read more...] about ‘Someone’s a little embarrassed’: Ben Foden reveals his SHOCKING sunburn as his wife Jackie Belanoff Smith laughs in Instagram video