Emily Mortimer
British actress
Emily Mortimer
Emily Kathleen A. Mortimer is an English actress. She began performing on stage, and has since appeared in several film and television roles, including 30 Rock, Scream 3, Match Point, Lars and the Real Girl, Hugo, Cars 2, Shutter Island, Harry Brown and The Newsroom.
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Alec Baldwin Races Back to the Hamptons International Film Festival After his SNL Stint as Trump
Huffington Post - 5 months
Alec Baldwin does a spot on, hilarious Donald Trump, grimacing his way through his current vulgarity against women. That's why SNL called him back to Manhattan this weekend even while he was hosting his baby, the Hamptons International Film Festival. By Sunday he was back east, at the annual chairman's reception, addressing the crowd including Alex Gibney, Mariska Hargitay, Bob Balaban and many others. This is, after all, his first year as co-chairman. And now he's announced that he wants to make a documentary about Peggy Siegal! In its 24th year, the festival thrives. On the second full day of screenings, panels, and other gatherings, the crowd was ebullient. Baldwin especially noted the 10th anniversary of David Nugent at the festival. The programmer has had a special knack for bringing top films to the festival; many have gone on to Oscars and other big awards. Some of the highlights of this year's festival are Manchester by the Sea, Lion, La La Land, Moonlight, 20th Century Wome ...
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Time to kill? Here are 130 riveting movies you can watch on Netflix right now
Yahoo News - about 1 year
This list is updated monthly to reflect recent availability and to showcase films currently streaming on Netflix, whether talking classics or modern gems. Netflix offers roughly a gazillion different movies available through its streaming platform — well, approximately a gazillion. However, while the landmark service might become surprisingly accurate with its suggestions once you’ve been using it for a while, it’s still often tough to find something worth watching amid the trove of terrible choices.That being the case, we’ve taken the time to wade through the ridiculous amount of content in order to bring you a list of some of the best films currently available on Netflix Instant. Planning your weekend has never been easier. Related: Here’s what’s new on Netflix in December, and what’s going away Choose a genre: Recent Additions Documentaries Comedies Dramas Thrillers & Action Adventure Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy Kids Horror Romance New for December 2015 A League of Their Own Pl ...
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Stolen Moment of the Week: Lesley Gore at The Bowery Electric For 'Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can Choose'
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Who: Lesley Gore Where: 327 Bowery, New York, NY When: November 18, 2013 What: I *may* have been crying when I took this photo but so was everyone else in the room. Lesley Gore closed out the star studded benefit, "Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can Choose" with her song, "You Don't Own Me". The whole thing ended in cheers and tears and a standing ovation. (Side note: that's Natasha Lyonne and Yael Stone watching on the right.) Hosted by Sarah Silverman and LIzz Winstead, with music by Dave Hill, stand up by Dean Obeidallah, Amy Schumer, John Fugelsang, Phoebe Robinson and more, and cameos by Emily Mortimer, Jemima Kirke, Katherine Moennig, and an entire cell block from Orange is the New Black, the online telethon raised $50,000 for Texas women. Full set of photos is here.
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"Enough Said" Finds Depth Despite Stereotypes
Artinfo - over 3 years
"Enough Said" Finds Depth Despite Stereotypes Two small screen titans, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and the late James Gandolfini, team for a rueful — at times acerbic — comedy of mature love and love in “Enough Said,” writer-director Nicole Holofcener’s strongest movie since “Lovely & Amazing.” Back in Los Angeles after the Manhattan shenanigans of her 2010 “Please Give,” Holofcener posits Nina (Lous-Dreyfus) as a masseuse who makes house calls and Albert (Gandolfini) as a TV archivist in something like the Museum of Broadcasting. Both are divorced, both have college-age daughters poised to leave the nest for schools in New Yawk, and both (naturally, given their professions) are possessed with the gift of sitcom banter. Physically, Nina and Albert make an interesting pair. She’s a sad little figure, schlepping her massage table from one client to the next, as he peers out warily from behind his bulk. She’s hyper expressive. He’s twinkly and deadpan. She’s too nosy, he’s a bit of a ...
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Emily Mortimer & Ray Winstone series head to Sky Vision
Broadcast - over 3 years
Sky Vision has acquired the international rights to Emily Mortimer’s new comedy series Doll & Em and Ray Winstone-fronted drama Moonfleet.
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Vogue: Dress the Part: HBO's The Newsroom
Huffington Post - over 3 years
by Mark Guiducci, Vogue In one episode of The Newroom's first season, Maggie and Jim make a field trip to Flounce, a would-be Manhattan boutique where shopgirl Lisa, their roommate and love, respectively, is helping a customer find a dress for the Tony Awards. The News Night duo's utter indifference toward their friend's profession and pending commission on the sale -- save for Jim's incredulity at hearing one Alexander McQueen dress's five-figure price tag ("That's three times what I paid for my car!" he balks )-- underscores the characters' larger presumption that fashion is pretty much a nonissue for serious journalists like themselves. See more: 2013 Fashion Trends: Denim Guide And yet, while the women of The Newsroom are exchanging barbs at full-tilt Sorkinian speed, they find style choices to be nonetheless unavoidable (and often useful), as the offices of Atlantis Cable News simultaneously function as journalistic ground zero, corporate jungle gym, and an all- ...
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It's Time To Catch Up On 'The Newsroom'
Huffington Post - over 3 years
It's been almost a year since we left Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) in the controversial newsroom where he lost his temper, bashed America and argued tirelessly with Mackenzie McHale (Emily Mortimer) ... all while fighting his romantic feelings for her. If you haven't had time to rewatch Season 1 of "The Newsroom" before Sunday night's Season 2 premiere -- what ended up happening with Maggie (Allison Pill) and Jim (John Gallagher Jr.) again? -- click through the slideshow to refresh your memory on the events and love triangles of Season 1. Season 2 of "The Newsroom" premieres on Sun., July 13 at 10 p.m. ET on HBO.
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Leigh Weingus: Hopes For 'The Newsroom' Season 2
Huffington Post - over 3 years
"The Newsroom" caught a lot of flack during its first season. Critics called it sexist, unrealistic and found fault in every corner of Aaron Sorkin's fantasy of behind-the-scenes life at a TV cable news channel. But the lights will be back on at Newsnight this Sunday, and before audiences or critics open fire on Sorkin's latest work, I'd like to take the time to point out what was actually great about Season 1. It's funny. In the pilot episode of "The Newsroom," Will McCavoy (Jeff Daniels) unleashed an insane tirade on an unassuming 20-year-old college student about America's faults, and it was great. And how about that time he ate a couple pot cookies on what turned out to be the day the U.S. Navy SEALs killed Bin Laden? Every time Sloan Sabbith (Olivia Munn) and MacKenzie McHale (Emily Mortimer) interact, it's delightful, and Jim (John Gallagher Jr.) and Maggie (Allison Pill) have a bunch of awkward conversations full of physical comedy, like when Maggie almost ga ...
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JGL, Lucy Liu Invited To Join the Academy (Wait, They Weren't Already Members?)
MTV News - over 3 years
Today the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 276 people from in front of and behind the camera to join the organization and, more importantly, vote annually for the Oscars. The list contains names of several great filmmakers and actors who broke through in the recent years, like "Looper" director Rian Johnson, Lena Dunham, and Jack Huston from "Boardwalk Empire," but several of the invitees are pretty surprising, not in that they were invited, but that it took so long. These are the actors we were surprised aren't already in the Academy — and how we imagine they reacted when they got the news. Chris Tucker Paula Patton Charles Grodin Emily Mortimer Lance Henriksen Jennifer Lopez Jason Schwartzman Rosario Dawson Jason Bateman Lucy Liu Joseph Gordon-Levitt Emmanuella Riva
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Olivia Munn from 'The Newsroom' answers your questions
LATimes - over 3 years
Join "The Newsroom" star Olivia Munn and Times staff writer Patrick Kevin Day today at noon PDT for a discussion of the HBO series, which returns for its second season July 14. The Aaron Sorkin-created series is unique in that it tackles real-life news stories, albeit a few months after they actually happened. As the second season opens, the "News Night" team is ramping up its coverage of the 2012 elections. VIDEO: Jeff Daniels, Jenna Fischer and more talk Emmys 2013 Munn plays financial analyst Sloan Sabbith, who somehow manages to dispense relationship advice, as well as sound economic advice, to her co-workers, played by Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer , John Gallagher Jr. , Alison Pill, Thomas Sadoski, Dev Patel and Sam Waterston. We'll talk with Munn about her role on the show, taking on actual current events and delivering that distinctive Aaron Sorkin -penned dialogue. To join, just click on the RSVP tab above and bring your questions. ALSO: Tatiana Maslan ...
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HBO's 'The Newsroom' now available on Blu-ray, DVD
Cleveland.com - over 3 years
Now on DVD and Blu-ray is the critically-acclaimed first season of HBO's Golden Globe-nominated drama 'The Newsroom' created by Academy Award and Emmy winner Aaron Sorkin and starring Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, Jane Fonda, Sam Waterston and Dev Patel.
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Nicki Richesin: Interview with Emily Mortimer
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
Emily Mortimer is a terrific English actress who has shown her incredible emotional vulnerability in such films as Hugo, Lovely and Amazing, Shutter Island, and Lars and the Real Girl. Last year, she reinvented herself as gutsy executive producer MacKenzie McHale in Aaron Sorkin's The Newsroom on HBO. In perhaps her most stunning performance yet, Mortimer portrays Leonie Gilmour, the editor and mother of Isamu Noguchi, who travels the world in search of art and freedom. In the gorgeous new film Leonie, she bravely tells the story of this remarkable woman who nurtured her son's talent, as well as her own. Leonie opens in New York on March 22 at Clearview 1st and 62nd Cinemas. Nicki Richesin: I greatly enjoyed your brilliant portrayal of Leonie Gilmour in Leonie. In a sort of pivotal moment in the film you tell your son, "Your art will be your weapon. Your art will be your voice. There are no boundaries for an artist. No borders. Through art you can speak all languages an ...
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Oscars Gift Bags: What Swag Celebs Are Getting This Awards Season
US Magazine - almost 4 years
It's an honor to be . . . invited to a gift lounge! As the 2013 awards season ends with a very big, glam bang at Sunday night's Academy Awards, stars taking part in the many celebrations have been scooping up primo (free!) items at sponsored gift lounges set up in Hollywood over the past two months. Here, Us Weekly rounds up just a few of the suites (and treats) that A-listers have been visiting during Oscar week. PHOTOS: Stars' evolving Oscar looks over the years At Kari Feinstein's Oscars Style lounge, stars like Jessica Chastain, Ed Westwick, Paula Abdul, Amy Smart and Rumer Willis picked up gift bags with the following goodies: Gold and quartz necklaces from the Nalukai collection, retailing at $2,800; Neelia Fine Jewelry from Paris, with average gifted pieces ranging from $4,000 to $6,000; a Polaris bike, $3,000; Tassimo coffee machine, $170; Surfset Fitness surfboard, $450; Caribbean Life magazine gifted celebs with a five-day stay at the Hard Rock Hotel and Resort in Punta ...
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Tom Hooper: 'At 12, I swore I'd have my own film in the cinema'
Guardian (UK) - about 4 years
In 2011 that film was Oscar winner The King's Speech. Now he is Oscar-tipped again for Les Misérables. Here the 'tough guy' director, who made his first film while still at school, talks about the epic he sees as a timeless 'anthem for the dispossessed' It was almost two years ago that I first met Tom Hooper. He was with Colin Firth, and their film, The King's Speech – which Hooper directed and in which Firth starred – was weeks away from winning its Oscars. It was a heady occasion. An excitable Hooper did most of the talking (Firth detests interviews) and the film – about the struggle George VI had with his speech impediment when he came to the throne in 1936 – became the unlikely winner that delighted everyone who saw it: an impossible act to follow. And yet, today, Hooper is attempting to trump it on an epic scale. He has taken on Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil's colossus of a musical, Les Misérables, which has been seen by 60 million people worldwide. And he has the b ...
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Tolkien Estate Suing Warner Bros. For $80M Over Online Slot Machines—Here's Today's Buzz
Business Insider - over 4 years
Warner Bros. is being sued by the estate of "Lord of The Rings" author J.R.R. Tolkien in an $80 million lawsuit over online slot machines and other digital merchandise. It’s not the hugely successful movies they’re fighting over, it's merchandising that the Estate says was never anticipated as part of its original deal back in 1969. “Not only are gambling services outside the rights granted, but this exploitation of Tolkien’s well-loved work has offended and distressed Tolkien’s devoted fans, harming Tolkien’s legacy and reputation,” The Tolkien Estate said in a separate statement to Deadline. Japanese anime film "Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo," the third release from a popular franchise, pulled in $13.9 million over the weekend—making it Japan's biggest box office opening of the year. Director Martin Scorsese celebrated his 70th birthday Saturday night at The Spotted Pig in the West Village. Guests at the four-course dinner included Jonah Hill, Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel ...
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Watch: Emily Mortimer Learns From The Best
ABC News - over 4 years
Newsroom creator Aaron Sorkin "gets the best out of people"
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Jessica Alba: 'The Newsroom' Rules!
Just Jared - over 4 years
Jessica Alba gets some shopping done at the Jenni Kayne store on Monday (August 27) in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 31-year-old actress was spotted leaving the boutique carrying a small rectangular box! PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jessica Alba “Emily Mortimer rules in The Newsroom! Thank heaven for Jeff Daniels & Sam Waterston
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SUPERCUT: TV's Most Inappropriate Offices
Huffington Post - over 4 years
In honor of the upcoming final season of "The Office," Flavorwire put together a supercut of the most inappropriate offices on TV. There are a surprising amount of unruly employees dominating the small screen. From Will (Jeff Daniels) screaming at Mackenzie (Emily Mortimer) on "The Newsroom" for sending a revealing email to the entire company to Liz Lemon bringing her new cat Emily Dickinson to work on "30 Rock," check out TV's most inappropriate workplace moments above. And in the name of uncomfortable moments, make sure to check out our supercut of the most awkward sex scenes of the 2011-2012 season below.
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Inside The Weird World Of Fake 'Newsroom' Twitters
Huffington Post - over 4 years
The night that HBO's drama "The Newsroom" premiered, comedian Patton Oswalt Tweeted a call to arms for would-be satirists to take aim at one of the show's particurly kooky characters: Within days, multiple accounts had been created for just about every character, from Waterston's Charlie Skinner to Jeff Daniels' Will McAvoy. The various characters constantly talk to each other and to fans -- creating a thriving ecosystem of political and social critique that's even more lively than the one on "The Newsroom." Of course, these aren't the first fictional Twitter accounts: The genre is venerable enough warrant its own category at the Shorty Awards, and Twitter has a page stating its policy on parody accounts. These also aren't the first fake Twitter accounts based on characters created by Aaron Sorkin -- the characters from "Studio 60 on The Sunset Strip," notably, made their way on to the site thanks to dedicated fans. Long Island University professor Thomas Fahy, ...
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Emily Mortimer
  • 2013
    Age 41
    In January 2013 it was announced that Mortimer would be co-creating and starring in the comedy series Doll & Em for Sky Living, along with her longtime friend, actress and comedian Dolly Wells. In 2000, Mortimer met American actor Alessandro Nivola, while both were starring in Love's Labour's Lost. The couple married in the Chilterns, Buckinghamshire, on 3 January 2003.
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  • 2011
    Age 39
    In 2011, she also started work with the acclaimed screenwriter and producer Aaron Sorkin as Mackenzie McHale in HBO's The Newsroom.
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    In 2011, she had a role in Our Idiot Brother as Liz, the sister of Paul Rudd's character.
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  • 2010
    Age 38
    She played Leonie Gilmour in Leonie, released in the autumn of 2010.
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    Mortimer played an aspiring actress opposite Andy García in City Island (2009) and as Rachel Solando in Martin Scorsese's 2010 film Shutter Island.
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  • 2006
    Age 34
    She appeared in The Pink Panther in 2006 and in its 2009 sequel.
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  • 2005
    Age 33
    In 2005, she played a major role as the oblivious spouse of Jonathan Rhys Meyers's adulterer in Woody Allen's Match Point, as well as voiced young Sophie in the English-dubbed version of Howl's Moving Castle.
    More Details Hide Details In 2007 she played a supporting role in Lars and the Real Girl as the supportive sister-in-law of Ryan Gosling's title character.
  • 2004
    Age 32
    In 2004, Mortimer played the female lead in the film Dear Frankie.
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  • 2003
    Age 31
    In 2003, Mortimer appeared in Stephen Fry's film Bright Young Things.
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  • 2002
    Age 30
    In 2002, she had a major role in The 51st State (also known as Formula 51), starring opposite Samuel L. Jackson and Robert Carlyle.
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  • 2000
    Age 28
    In 2000, Mortimer was cast as Katherine in Kenneth Branagh's musical adaptation of Love's Labour's Lost, where she met actor and future husband Alessandro Nivola.
    More Details Hide Details She took on her biggest role in an American film to date, playing opposite Bruce Willis in Disney's The Kid.
  • 1999
    Age 27
    In 1999, she played three roles that raised her profile outside the UK: She was the "Perfect Girl" dropped by Hugh Grant in Notting Hill; Esther in the US TV mini-series Noah's Ark; and Angelina, the star of the film-within-a-film in Scream 3.
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  • 1998
    Age 26
    In 1998 she appeared as Kat Ashley in Elizabeth, and played Miss Flynn in the TV mini-series Cider with Rosie, which was adapted for television by her father.
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  • 1996
    Age 24
    She appeared in the Irish coming-of-age story The Last of the High Kings, also released in 1996.
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    Her first feature film role was opposite Val Kilmer in The Ghost and the Darkness, also in 1996.
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    She followed this with the 1996 television film, Lord of Misrule, directed by Guy Jenkin and filmed in Fowey, Cornwall.
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  • 1971
    Born on December 1, 1971.
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