As for the Oscars: "Sony has now quite categorically put me in the Best Actress category. That might be an error — I don't know — but it's their call."
"People say, 'Oh, well, it’s just talking heads.' Well on that basis, paintings by Vermeer are just standing women. It’s ridiculous."
Jim Broadbent on Another Year’s Unusual Rehearsals and His Upcoming Margaret Thatcher Film With Meryl Streep
"You might try to sort of guess as a party game, 'I wonder who I'll be married to?'"
The 'Happy-Go-Lucky' director's latest film follows an elderly couple for a year.
The film, about a happy married couple visited by miserable friends, is the odds-on favorite for this year's Palme d'Or.
More photos from the red carpet and party scene at Cannes.
We rank his body of work, from "Downright chipper!" to "Just kill us now."
Billy Crudup Thinks Watchmen’s Costumed Characters Are Way Freakier Than That Naked Blue Guy He Plays
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Plus: Tom Jones fails to see what's so funny about underpants.
Leigh spoke with Vulture about growing up in Manchester and the glory of Sally Hawkins.
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Germany Rejects Valkyrie, Cruise: The German government announces that United Artists' Valkyrie, starring Tom Cruise and directed by Bryan Singer, is not welcome to shoot at German military sites, citing Cruise's Scientology beliefs. UA reps say shooting will go ahead with German locations to be determined. Film, true-story retelling of plot to kill Hitler, is a cornerstone of United Artists' plans, and is first example of studio player Cruise's Scientology interfering with business as usual. [Variety]