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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Wicked 'Dom Hemingway' Resurrects Jude Law

Dom Hemingway will remind you of: The Long Good Friday, Love, Honour and Obey, Layer Cake, Sexy Beast, Tyrannosaur Review: You've got to hand it to Jude Law in Dom Hemingway. The actor commits himself entirely to a play a guy who should probably be committed. With reckless bombast and a ...

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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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Review: 'Dom Hemingway' a mesmerizing drama

Jude Law stars as Dom Hemingway and Richard E. Grant stars as Dickie in the film "Dom Hemingway. " ( EW ) -- If ever there were an actor ripe to ''McConaughnesize'' his career, it's Jude Law — and guess what, he has done it, spectacularly, in "Dom Hemingway. " The title rogue is ...

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‘Captain America’ Sets April Record With $96.2M

And Fox Searchlight’s dark-comedy “Dom Hemingway,” starring Jude Law and “Game of Thrones” star Emilia Clarke, had a domestic gross of $32,000 after showing in only four theaters in New York and Los Angeles. Next week the film will expand to nearly 40 locations. Disney’s “Muppets Most ...

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Rated R. Dom Hemingway Lippy safe cracker Dom Hemingway (Jude Law), fresh off a 12-year prison stint, hits the streets to snap up his reward for not squealing on the boss. If only he could be so loyal to his estranged daughter. Rated R. Draft Day The air teems with pressure from the ...

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Check Out Emilia Clarke's Amazing Singing Voice in 'Dom Hemingway'

(Fox Searchlight) Jude Law grabs most of the attention in Dom Hemingway as a recently-paroled British gangster whose intense anger gets in the way of just about everything in his life. That includes his relationship with his estranged daughter, whom he hasn't seen in 12 years. Game of ...

Review: 'Dom Hemingway' Lewd, Yet Heartfelt : NPR

A temperamental, egotistical, British ex-con with a soft side for the daughter he left behind, Jude Law is magnetic as the title character in "Dom Hemingway," an amusing tale of vengeance, debauchery and redemption told stylishly by writer-director Richard Shepard. Dom is introduced ...

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Shepard brings ‘Dom Hemingway’ to Phoenix

“Dom Hemingway” stars Jude Law as a foul-mouthed, binge drinking, chain-smoking ex-con who must seek forgiveness from his daughter after being in prison for more than a decade. “He’s always shooting off his mouth,” Shepard said of the film’s titular character. “No matter what he does, he ...

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The cast is filled out by Laurence Fishburne, Kate Winslet (above) and Jennifer Ehle as employees of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Marion Cotillard as a doctor for the World Health Organization; and Jude Law as a writer looking to turn a profit from the crisis. Manohla ...


Jude Law revels in this, the requirements of the title role in "Dom Hemingway," a violent British comedy about a brutish thief whose 12 years in prison have not mellowed him. It's a "Sexy Beast" turn -- ugly, loud and menacing. And funny. Dom's rage rarely serves him well. He's ...

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