The BFI Features The Marvellous Maggie Smith
LondonistThe BFI Features The Marvellous Maggie SmithLondonistA season of films dedicated to one woman? Cousin Violet would doubtless find the whole scenario terribly vulgar, but given that Ilford-born Maggie Smith could sleepwalk her way through Downton Abbey and still be the best thing in it, who gives a tinker ...
Posted on 26 November 2014 | 2:08 am
Maggie Smith is a true treasure and shows
Maryville Daily ForumMaggie Smith is a true treasure and shows why in the film 'Quartet'Maryville Daily ForumCedric (Michael Gambon), the director of the gala, is convinced to bring the original quartet of the opera “Rigoletto” together after the missing soprano Jean Horton (Maggie Smith) takes up residence. Unfortunately Ms. Horton doesn't want to do it ...
Posted on 25 November 2014 | 7:15 am
Profile: Maggie Smith - Official London
Official London TheatreProfile: Maggie SmithOfficial London TheatreAs the BFI prepares for its film season this December dedicated to celebrating the colossal talent that is Dame Maggie Smith, we take a look at the Olivier Award winner's career on stage. There are few people who can pull off name dropping Sir Laurence ...
Posted on 25 November 2014 | 4:11 am
'My Old Lady' Appeals To Older Viewers
Contactmusic.com'My Old Lady' Appeals To Older Viewers Through Maggie SmithContactmusic.comIt stars the grand dame of theatre and cinema, Maggie Smith, in a lively role that makes the most of her expertise at delivering a withering look, honed to perfection over five series of 'Downton Abbey'. Maggie Smith is due to star in the 2015 sequel ...Kevin Kline: I like to be challengedTV3.ieall 3 news articles »
Posted on 24 November 2014 | 10:09 am
Dame Maggie Smith continues shooting scenes
Dame Maggie Smith continues shooting scenes in The Lady In The VanDaily MailWhile Downton Abbey enjoys its status as one of TV's biggest hits, fans have become accustomed to seeing Dame Maggie Smith as a part of British aristocracy. But for the past few weeks, she has removed herself from her glamorous role as Dowager ...
Posted on 17 November 2014 | 8:53 am
Kevin Kline finds perspective in ‘My Old
But, when he arrives to stake his claim, he discovers that it is inhabited by the elderly, quick-witted Mathilde Girard, played by Maggie Smith. She sold it to Gold’s father years before under the French viager system, in which the buyer pays a lump sum ...
Posted on 28 November 2014 | 1:07 am
Sunday’s ‘Downton Abbey’ special
Where was the fun? Where was the mischief? Even the Dowager Countess’ (Maggie Smith) zingers had lost their verve. By the end of the season, we weren’t sure if we would return to PBS’ calling card. Perhaps sensing the show’s series of missteps ...
Posted on 27 November 2014 | 5:18 pm
2014 holiday music: 12 new albums to get you
Fortunately, "Christmas at Downton Abbey" isn't what it may at appear to be at first glance. Anyone looking for some kind of kitschy disaster with Maggie Smith croaking her way through "Silent Night" is going to be disappointed. Only seven of the 45 tracks ...
Posted on 26 November 2014 | 9:51 pm
The BFI Features The Marvellous Maggie Smith
A season of films dedicated to one woman? Cousin Violet would doubtless find the whole scenario terribly vulgar, but given that Ilford-born Maggie Smith could sleepwalk her way through Downton Abbey and still be the best thing in it, who gives a tinker’s ...
Posted on 26 November 2014 | 10:35 am
Israel Horovitz's Comedy 'My Old Lady'
The film co-stars Maggie Smith and Kristin Scott Thomas. Pre-order are available here. In an early announcement to retailers, Universal says 'My Old Lady' will be released on Blu-ray on January 27. Mathias (Kevin Kline) is a down-and-out New Yorker who ...
Posted on 25 November 2014 | 3:18 am
Maggie Smith: I haven't seen 'Downton'
Millions of people have watched Maggie Smith on "Downton Abbey." But she's not one of them.
Posted on 14 February 2013 | 9:27 am
Review: 'Quartet' has a winning, classy
Dustin Hoffman's directing bow at 75 finds a perfect match in the well-heeled subject of "Quartet," a charming tale of aging musicians whose passion for life continues undiminished in a stately English manor filled with humor, caring and of co
Posted on 8 January 2013 | 6:36 am
Maggie Smith wins best supporting actress
Maggie Smith of "Downton Abbey" wins the Emmy Award for best supporting actress in a drama series.
Posted on 23 September 2012 | 6:19 pm
Correction: TV-Downton Abbey story
In a story July 21 about the PBS drama "Downton Abbey," The Associated Press erroneously reported that Shirley MacLaine's character is named Laura. The character is named Martha.
Posted on 21 July 2012 | 9:06 pm
'Downton' writer: Smith exit would be 'a
Posted on 12 March 2012 | 7:02 am