Jude Law

Jude Law

David Jude Heyworth Law (born 29 December 1972), known professionally as Jude Law, is an English actor, film producer and director. He began acting ... More »David Jude Heyworth Law (born 29 December 1972), known professionally as Jude Law, is an English actor, film producer and director. He began acting with the National Youth Music Theatre in 1987, and had his first television role in 1989. After starring in films directed by Andrew Niccol, Clint Eastwood and David Cronenberg, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1999 for his performance in Anthony Minghella's The Talented Mr. Ripley. In 2000 he won a Best Supporting Actor BAFTA Award for his work in the film. In 2003, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in another Minghella film, Cold Mountain. In 2006, he was one of the top ten most bankable movie stars in Hollywood. In 2007, he received an Honorary César and he was named a Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government. In April 2011, it was announced that he would be a member of the main competition jury at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. Law... [ Wikipedia ]

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Sexism row over Zac's rippling torso

Jude Law was conspicuous by his absence from the Olivier Awards — even though he was nominated for Best Actor for his performance in Henry V — opting to stay in Hungary, where he is filming spy movie Susan Cooper. So he missed out on the chance to meet up with his old friend, actress ...

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Dom Hemingway Review Roundup: Find Out What Critics Are Saying About Jude Law's Latest Flick

This is Jude Law like you've never seen him before. The Brit hunk doesn't rely on his good looks to carry the title role in Dom Hemingway. In fact, Law's scruff and beer belly in the Richard Shepard-directed flick will almost make you forget how perfectly handsome he was in The Talented ...

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'Dom Hemingway' review: Safecracker can't play it safe

I never would have thought Jude Law, that wispy-thin pretty boy of "The Talented Mr. Ripley" and the " Sherlock Holmes " movies, could ever resemble Terence Stamp in full-blown General Zod mode, but there he is in " Dom Hemingway ," balding, with a thin patch of hair left on the top of ...

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Jude Law an outsize low-life in "Dom Hemingway"

The title character of "Dom Hemingway" is a Cockney safecracker, played with Rabelaisian gusto by Jude Law. His performance — which starts at 11 and stays there — may well go down in history as one of the most colorful low-lifes ever committed to film. It is doubtful that the movie ...

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Hacking trial: Andy Coulson denies he was played Daniel Craig’s voicemail

At the time of the alleged hack, Ms Miller was married to actor Jude Law. A story of their affair was later run in the now-defunct News International Sunday tabloid. Mr Coulson, 46, who edited the NOTW from 2003 till 2007, dismissed the testimony from Evans and said the incident never ...

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Best Movies About Artificial Intelligence: Transcendence + More AI

... handed it to Spielberg, saying, “This story is closer to your sensibilities than my own.” On David’s travels through not-at-all-Wonderland, stocked with visual references to Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove and A Clockwork Orange, he finds a pal, almost a scoutmaster, in the “love mecha” Joe (Jude Law)...

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Let's everybody calm down about the Leland Yee ruckus

" This English crime comedy staring Jude Law has its moments, but not enough to hold up for two hours. At times it is totally and completely foul, sick, vulgar and offensive. But it does have some great acting - Nathan Stewart-Jarrett as a diminutive black crime boss and Richard Grant...

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The Grand Budapest Hotel becomes Wes Anderson's highest-grossing film

A panoply of Hollywood stars including Jude Law, Tilda Swinton, Harvey Keitel and Bill Murray crop up in cameo roles throughout. Guardian and Observer critics were united in their praise, with Peter Bradshaw calling it "a deeply pleasurable immersion". The success marks a gradual creep ...

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Plenty of premieres, panels, attractions as the Nashville Film Festival heads into its final weekend...

Watch also for additional screenings of Long Way Home (noon), what happens when you put East Nashville heroes Elizabeth Cook and Phil "Road Mangler" Kaufman in a Scandinavian supermarket-sponsored comedy with Jason Alexander; Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory (4 p.m.); Jude Law ...

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Ariel pair selected for coveted festival roles

It has contributed to the development of many well-known actors’ careers, including Jude Law, Sheridan Smith, Eddie Redmayne and Ariel’s patron, Nigel Harman. The Ragged Child, which won the coveted Edinburgh Fringe Festival Award, is a stark and moving account of child deprivation in ...

Richard E. Grant went to Law school for 'Dom Hemingway'

Once he told me that Jude Law was going to play the lead, it was a no-brainer to say yes to being in the film," Grant says. Grant plays Dickie Black, the best friend and criminal partner to notorious safecracker Dom Hemingway (Law). The release of Hemingway from prison after a dozen ...

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