Posts Tagged ‘Meryl Streep’

Irish Eye on Hollywood:
A Year in the Life of Brosnan

It looks like we’ll see Pierce Brosnan singing and dancing before we see him trying to prevent the escape of three dozen Irish Republican Army soldiers from a Northern Irish prison. This summer, look for Brosnan, as well as Christine Baranski, Meryl Streep, and Cher, in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. It’s been ten yearsRead more..

Kevin’s Seagull

New Yorkers are in for a treat this summer with the Public Theatre’s production of Anton Chekov’s classic, The Seagull in New York’s Central Park. The Russian play about artistic frustration is being directed by Mike Nichols and will star such big names as Meryl Streep, Christopher Walken, and IA’s own cover boy, Kevin Kline.Read more..

Reclining With Kevin

Kevin Kline is seriously funny. Blame it on his Irish side. ℘℘℘ Settling back into a plush maroon velvet banquette in the restaurant of the Mark Hotel on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, Kline sips his cappuccino, then leans forward in a conspiratorial fashion and smiles. “She was definitely in charge.” Agnes Kline, his mother, wasRead more..

Film Forum:
No Non-Irish Need Apply?

Ethnic casting issues in movies. ℘℘℘ Our moviegoing experience would be much diminished if we had never had the chance to see Liam Neeson as Oskar Schindler, Peter O’Toole as Lawrence of Arabia, Greer Garson as Mrs. Miniver, Pierce Brosnan as James Bond, or Kenneth Branagh as Henry V. We would have been equally impoverishedRead more..