Posted by Jules on December 30th, 2016


When I met Carrie Fisher at last May’s Cannes Film Festival to moderate a panel with her, her beloved French bulldog Gary, and director Fisher Stevens celebrating the World Premiere of their new documentary Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, I had no clue of course that just seven months later both of the title stars of this remarkable film would be gone well before its scheduled debut on HBO in the spring of 2017. Watching it then in stops and starts on my laptop (with the horrible wifi in my hotel room) in order to prep for the panel, I couldn’t turn away from it and was struck by how brutally honest both Carrie and Debbie were in presenting themselves to the world in this way, warts and all. Read More: // here



Posted by Jules on December 30th, 2016


The deaths of Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher over the past 48 hours have left the team behind the upcoming HBO documentary on the mother and daughter reeling from shock. “Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds” is a chronicle of the extraordinary bond that mother and daughter forged over six decades in the unrelenting glare of showbiz’s spotlight. Documentary vets Fisher Stevens and Alexis Bloom directed the film, which screened in October at the New York Film Festival and before that in May at Cannes. Read More: // here



Posted by Jules on December 30th, 2016


Actress and writer Carrie Fisher, who rose to prominence for portraying Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” franchise, died Dec. 27 at age 60 . “Star Wars” costar Harrison Ford responded to the news with the following: Read More: // here



Posted by Jules on December 30th, 2016


If you were a kid in the late seventies, there’s a good chance that you played with an action figure of Carrie Fisher. “Star Wars” was a revelation when it came out, in 1977—it redefined our pop-cultural world, thrillingly, making us feel the way the swashbuckling John Williams title theme sounded. Girls of my generation, and the ones that followed, admired Princess Leia, and identified with her—not just because we loved her but because, like Wonder Woman among the Superfriends, she was the only girl in the gang. (Playing with the action figures, my best friend, a boy, was some combination of Luke, Han Solo, Darth, Chewy, R2-D2, and the Stormtroopers; I was Princess Leia.) Onscreen, Princess Leia was wonderful—a smart, spiky, funny heroine, vulnerable and tough at once, unfazed by her absurd braid buns, not putting up with any mishegas from Luke Skywalker or Han Solo. (“Aren’t you a little short for a Stormtrooper?” she asks Luke, when he comes to rescue her.) As a mythical space heroine, Carrie Fisher read as a real person. As a kid enchanted by all of it, you, even a non-sci-fi-loving girl, could connect to this fanciful outer-space world. Read More: // here



Posted by Jules on December 30th, 2016


Jamie Lee Curtis is convinced Carrie Fisher’s “spirit and talent” will live on in her actress daughter Billie Lourd. Read More: // here



Posted by Jules on December 30th, 2016


It’s hard to talk about Carrie Fisher without first remembering her most iconic role: Star Wars’s Princess Leia. But the actress, who passed away today in California, was more than any one part. An enduring presence in Hollywood since childhood as the offspring of Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, Fisher stuck with the glitz and the glamour, surviving scandals, career setbacks, and addictions, eventually emerging as a performer who was both utterly unafraid of the opinions of others and seemingly immune to the film industry’s phoniness. Read More: // here



Posted by Jules on December 30th, 2016


In the latest in our 10-part series, we run through the films we are most looking forward to next year (in alphabetical order). Today: science fiction
Star Wars: Episode VIII
With Rogue One winning the Christmas race even more comprehensively than predicted, signs are strong Rian Johnson’s latest instalment in the central Skywalker saga will wipe every other movie off the box office next year. Mark Hamill is said to have a slightly larger part this time round (not hard, we know), while Harrison Ford (sorry, spoiler … ) a slightly smaller one. Read More: // here



Posted by Jules on December 29th, 2016


Debbie Reynolds, who starred opposite Gene Kelly in the 1952 musical Singin’ in the Rain, has died a day after the death of her daughter, Carrie Fisher.

The US actress, 84, had been rushed to hospital with a suspected stroke.

For the full article click HERE



Posted by Jules on December 27th, 2016


The iconic actress, 60, died Dec. 27 after suffering a heart attack while onboard a flight from London to Los Angeles on Dec. 23. Here, THR looks back at her performances on both the big and little screen. Read More: // here



Posted by Jules on December 27th, 2016


From “When Harry Met Sally” to “Scream 3,” the Princess Leia actress transcended all genres. Read More: // here


screenings – USA

May 10 @ 13:20 – Postcards from the Edge (The Carolina Theatre of Durham, 309 West Morgan St, Durham NC) / x
May 11 @ 23:59 – The ‘Burbs (Coolidge Corner Theatre 290 Harvard Street, Brookline MA 02446) / X
May 11 @ 15:00 – Postcards from the Edge (The Carolina Theatre of Durham, 309 West Morgan St, Durham NC) / x
May 11 @ 23:59 – The ‘Burbs (Coolidge Corner Theatre 290 Harvard Street, Brookline MA 02446) / x
Jun 21 @ 23:59 – Shampoo (The Vista Theatre 4473 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA CA 90027) / x
Jul 20 @ 20:30 (Doors 17:30) – Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Eagle Rock Rec Park – 1100 Eagle Vista Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90041) / x

screenings – uk

Aug 11 @ 11:30 – Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (Brighton Beach, Brighton) / X
Aug 11 @ 15:30 – Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (Brighton Beach, Brighton) / X
Aug 11 @ 20:00 – Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (Brighton Beach, Brighton) / X

Singin’ in the Rain / USA

May 09 @ 18:45 – Singin’ in the Rain (NitehawkCinema 188 Prospect Park West Brooklyn) // X
May 09 @ 18:45 – Singin’ in the Rain (NitehawkCinema 188 Prospect Park West Brooklyn) // X

UK: The Empire Strikes Back with Full Orchestra

Royal Albert Hall, London
Sep 21 @ 13:30 / 14:30 / 18:30 / 19:30 / X
Sep 22 @ 13:30 / 14:30 / 18:30 / 19:30 / X
Sep 23 @ 13:30 / 14:30 / 18:30 / 19:30 / X

Sep 27 @ 19:30 – Manchester Arena / X
Sep 28 @ 19:30 – First Direct Arena, Leeds / X
Sep 29 @ 18:30 – SEC Armadillo – Glasgow / X
Oct 01 @ 18:30 – Arena Birmingham – Birmingham / X
Oct 02 @ 18:30 – M & S Bank Arena Liverpool / X

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