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2004;THE ONES TO WATCH

Scotland's future depends on one thing: its people. As we enter 2004, we profile the personalities who will be making headlines this year - and during the years to come - in the cultural and political life of the nation. Here, in words and pictures, are some of those...

Tribeca festgoers cross the party line

NEW YORK --- Tribeca bashes finished off with full downtown flair this past weekend, with slick back-to-back soirees at some of the neighborhood's grooviest destinations. Friday night featured a 20th anni bash for U.K.-based indie Working Title ("has it really been 20...

SCOTS’ CANNES-DO ATTITUDE

ALTHOUGH it is not necessarily a strong year for British film at Cannes, there will be a Scottish presence in the south of France this week, determinedly keeping the country's film industry foremost in the minds of distributors and directors. One Scottish filmmaker...

US studio snaps up British tearjerker

A GENTLE low-budget British film could be one of the surprise hits of the year after being seized by Miramax, the American movie giant, for initial screening in the United States rather than Britain. It is extremely rare for a British film to be shown in America...

Dear Frankie Review – Rolling Stone

Emily Mortimer, Gerard Butler, Sharon Small, Jack McElhone, Mary Riggans Directed by Shona Auerbach 2005 Drama Rated PG-13 - for language Gerard Butler hid his looks behind a mask and disfiguring makeup in The Phantom of the Opera. But onscreen in Dear Frankie, Butler...

Heartfelt and moving

THE PRESENCE OF Gerry Butler has presumably inspired Miramax to postpone the public release of Dear Frankie until 2005, when his rising star is expected to be further illuminated by his title role in Joel Schumacher's film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom...

Gerry Butler on the Cover of Health Magazine (Blog)

Gerry Butler is currently on the cover of this month's issue of Men's Health. Video of the cover shoot That anchor lady in the video is a moron. He's neither English or Irish, he's SCOTTISH. For all the fangirls, the issue comes out Feb. 14 I believe. He's looking...

Gerry Butler on the Cover of Health Magazine (Blog)

Gerry Butler is currently on the cover of this month's issue of Men's Health. Video of the cover shoot That anchor lady in the video is a moron. He's neither English or Irish, he's SCOTTISH. For all the fangirls, the issue comes out Feb. 14 I believe. He's looking...

JEWEL OF THE SAHARA

“Jewel of the Sahara” is a droll short film based on an ancient dirty joke. Set in a French Foreign Legion Camp circa 1954, it follows the (mostly) mental adventures of a British Captain, desperately missing his home and wife. With opium stoking the fires of desire...

JEWEL OF THE SAHARA

“Jewel of the Sahara” is a droll short film based on an ancient dirty joke. Set in a French Foreign Legion Camp circa 1954, it follows the (mostly) mental adventures of a British Captain, desperately missing his home and wife. With opium stoking the fires of desire...

Cameo — Gerard Butler

There was a time when Gerard Butler, eager to get a foothold as an actor, had a guaranteed conversation starter to use when introduced to someone “It used to be, ‘Hey, how you doing? I’m an actor. I used to be a lawyer,’ ” he says. “Now I don’t really talk about it.”...

Miscellaneous Reviews

From the Attila Press Kit: (Thanks to Diane for the contribution!) From Tim Curry: "It's a pretty dynamic cast - and I think Gerry Butler is an extremely charismatic and enormously energetic and riveting actor. I think this will make him a star." From writer Robert...

Was Atilla a hunk or an early Hitler?

Oh, that Attila the Hun. Was he a fifth-century Hitler or a hunk on a horse with a heart as big as Asia Minor? It's a movie on USA. You do the math. The two-part "Attila" (9 p.m., USA) concludes just like it started. With much hacking, throat-slitting and pillaging....

HONEY SIDE OF ATTILA IS AN EPIC HUN-DINGER

ATTILA THE HUN - one of history's major heavies or merely misunderstood? You guessed it. Seems he had the fifth-century equivalent of a dysfunctional childhood, watching his beloved father slaughtered in front of his eyes, among other things. His role model was a...

Attila

Filmed on location in Lithuania by Alphaville Prods. in association with Attila Prods. and USA Cable Entertainment. Executive producers, Sean Daniel, James Jacks, Caldecot Chubb; co-executive producer, Michael Joyce; director, Dick Lowry; writer, Robert Cochran;...

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