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Looming large but off-screen is Winston Churchill, whose soaring "We shall fight on the beaches" speech isn't heard in the prime minister's voice, but read aloud by a war-weary evacuee. In "Darkest Hour," debuting locally on Friday, Churchill (an excellent Gary Oldman) delivers that speech in a dramatic ...
On Dec. 10, when Gary Oldman accepts the Variety prize at the British Independent Film Awards for focusing the international spotlight on the U.K., his three-decade career will be bookended by two British icons: Sid Vicious and Winston Churchill. Now that's range -- though to Oldman, the punk figurehead ...

"We wouldn't be sitting here in a theater watching movies we want to watch" had Churchill, flaws and all, not been standing in the gap, noted Bill Fisher of the Winston Churchill Society of Georgia, whose members hosted an advance screening last week. The movie, in area theaters Friday, is directed by Joe ...
It was 1909 and Winston Churchill, a British member of parliament, had just arrived in Bristol with his new wife, Clementine. Their task was to greet local party members during a routine political stop. But suddenly, the low-key event turned deadly. A militant suffragist came out of nowhere and began to attack ...
If you go see Darkest Hour, the new Winston Churchill biopic starring Gary Oldman as the British Prime Minister, you'll see Churchill at the height of his powers and popularity. But that picture may well obscure the person he once was: a love-starved child whose lonely childhood set the stage for his almost ...
... the refuelling, were considered prime suspects but nobody admitted taking the bananas. Afterwards Mr Churchill boarded the plane saying something to the effect that he thought he had landed on friendly territory but instead had found himself in a den of thieves. Winston Churchill first visited Cornwall in ...

"Winston Churchill won the Second World War with a terrible problem with depression. [It] doesn't mean you sit at home crying all day in a ...
Then, on 30 November, it was Winston Churchill's 69th birthday and he was to host a dinner. This was the last throw of the dice. Could he pull ...
That's one of the key messages of "Darkest Hour," in which Gary Oldman embodies, fiercely and memorably, the legendary Winston Churchill, ...
The new exhibit "A Man for All Seasons: The Art of Winston Churchill" features 28 of the wartime leader's watercolors. (Society of the Four arts ...
Six Minutes in May brings the story of Winston Churchill to life. Nicholas Shakespeare manages to evoke tension in an old tale by ...
For decades it was Winston Churchill's favourite Champagne (his first order was in 1908), but the personal connection can be traced back to ...
Winston Churchill arrived on the big screen on Wednesday in a new film, Darkest Hour, which is already generating Oscar buzz for its lead ...
British Prime Minister Winston Churchill delivering his first radio broadcast as Prime Minister on May 13, 1940.
When Gary Oldman first saw himself in full Winston Churchill drag--fat suit, prosthetics, and all--even the veteran actor gasped in shock.
He was one of Britain's greatest prime ministers, but Sir Winston Churchill wasn't all about work - he also had an extremely happy home life.
Sir Nicholas, whose grandfather was British hero Winston Churchill, continued: "If it is not a coup then it is certainly its first cousin. I think it's a ...

Sid Vicious. Beethoven. Sirius Black. Dracula. These incredible performances by Gary Oldman over the years still hasn't prepared you for his ...
Since the 2016 election, legendary WWII British Prime Minister Winston Churchill has been a brash, bold presence in pop culture, striding ...
Earlier this month at the 21st Hollywood Film Awards, Gold Derby chatted with career achievement honoree Gary Oldman about his new film ...
With what is turning out to be a role that would give an Oscar nod to Gary Oldman, it took over a year to get him to commit to the part, according ...
It Took Gary Oldman Over a Year to Commit to Playing Winston Churchill ... a film that centers around Winston Churchill as he becomes Prime ...
This man, of course, was Winston Churchill, prime minister of the United Kingdom during World War II. The film Darkest Hour, out in theaters ...
Winston Churchill's post- World War Two government was "riddled" with Soviet Spies, rendering him powerless to protect Britain from a ...
In 1936, a not yet Sir Winston Churchill found himself at a dismal point in his political career. Having publicly taken the side of King Edward VIII ...
Over fifty years ago, Winston Churchill came up with a definition of success that integrates both sides of the coin. It remains one of the most ...
While serving as an influential statesman and writing Nobel prize-winning histories, Winston Churchill also found time to paint. Now, The ...
"Darkest Hour" is getting some key endorsements as it revs up its awards season campaign. The historical drama about Winston Churchill's ...
In his biography of Winston Churchill, "The Last Lion," William Manchester describes Churchill as "the largest human being of our time.
But a little-known painting, due to go on sale this week, sheds light on the quieter side of Sir Winston Churchill. A keen artist, Sir Winston ...
Winston Churchill's grandson called President Trump a "daft twerp" on twitter, criticizing the president for his comments connecting the U.K.'s ...
The cigar was kept by British airman, Corporal William Alan Turner, after finding it at Le Bourget Airport. winston.jpg. Sir Winston Churchill was ...
(Boston) -- A cigar half-smoked by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill during a 1947 trip to Paris has sold for just over $12,000 during ...
But it did make me think of a story about Winston Churchill's valet. One morning he woke late, to discover that he did not have time to press the ...
One of the forgotten facts about Winston Churchill is how much he was involved with riding and horses. They helped to shape his life, they ...
Starring an unrecognizable Oldman as British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, the film details the first difficult months of the statesman's ...
His newest book compares and contrasts Winston Churchill and george orwell, tracing how both came to recognize and resist abuses of ...
'The resistance he put up against bigotry and hate is vital' … Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour. Photograph: Jack ...
As I have mentioned before, we can claim John Lithgow, the terrific actor who's been in Rochester shooting scenes for a film, as one of our own, ...
John Lithgow thanked Sir Winston Churchill, whom he portrayed in The Crown, during his acceptance for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a ...
'It's interesting for a film to remind us that appeasement as an issue did not vanish the moment that Winston Churchill took over as Prime ...
During his nation's "darkest hours" in World War II, Prime Minister Winston Churchill, inspired the United Kingdom - and much of the rest of the ...
... political drama's screening Thursday in Washington, during which participants enthused about Britain's Prime Minister Winston Churchill and ...
Gary Oldman, known for his versatile acting style, wasn't keen on taking on the role of Prime Minister Winston Churchill for Darkest Hour.
Winston Churchill back in office - archive, 1951 ... Winston Churchill, accompanied by his wife, Lady Clementine Churchill, 26 October 1951.
But the wartime leader's grandson, Nicholas Soames, certainly doesn't feel the same way about the U.S. commander in chief -- who he's called ...
Cross-dressing in the Met. Policemen don women's clothes to catch the Whitechapel murderer. Charles West (far right) leads the search in Jack ...
A RARE archive collected by Winston Churchill's personal bodyguard has been unearthed to give a wonderful insight into how the wartime ...
police forensic officers work in Parliament Square overseen by the statue of Winston Churchill outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Thursday March 23, 2017.
Winston Churchill, an icon of British endurance for his leadership during the Blitz, deserves to go down in history alongside the 20th century's deadliest dictators, an Indian lawmaker and former United Nations Under-Secretary General has said.


 

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