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Tom Hiddleston Wins Falstaff Award

Tom Hiddleston, CoriolanusTom Hiddleston won the Falstaff Award, given out by PlayShakespeare, for Best Male Principal Performance for his role as Coriolanus in Coriolanus. The production also received an award for Best Sound Design, which went to sound designer Emma Laxton. The play received additional nominations for Best Play and Best Scenic Design (Lucy Osborne) and Best Fight Direction (Richard Ryan).
“A few performances stood out more than the rest, namely Tom Hiddleston in Coriolanus at the Donmar Theatre,” PlayShakespeare.com said.

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PlayShakespeare.com is made up of international reviewers who come together to honor the best in Shakespeare. The Falstaff Awards recognize extraordinary achievement in the areas of Best Play, Best Director, and Best Performance by a Male or Female Actor, among other performance and technical categories.

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Benedict Cumberbatch on Photobombing U2, Tom Hiddleston & Wet T-Shirts

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U2 were nominated for an Academy Award for best song for “Ordinary Love” at this years ceremony, so the band were in attendance. Perhaps their most notable, and definitely their most widely seen moment, involved actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who jumped behind them, photobombing them.

Cumberbatch recently did an interview with Time Out London, where he discussed the humorous incident.

On photobombing U2: “Yes, I photobombed U2!,” Cumberbatch said. “But that was all Ellen DeGeneres’ fault because she plied everyone with vodka on the red carpet. Her team was handing out these miniatures. A friend really wanted me to get a photo with U2 so I just saw the opportunity and I’ve never felt an impulse like it. I spotted them all standing around and I thought, ‘Perfect!’ It wasn’t preordained or anything. I just did it.”
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Tom Hiddleston Performed at Wheatland ‘Because He’s Awesome’ According to Drummer

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This weekend, Tom Hiddleston made a surprise appearance at the Wheatland Music Festival in Michigan where he sang Hank Williams songs, including “Move It On Over,” presumably in preparation fir his upcoming role as Hank Williams in the musical biopic I Saw the Light, which begins filming in Louisiana next month.

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Only Lovers Left Alive Review

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Only Lovers Left Alive [Blu-ray]

Only Lover Left Alive is a film for people who love film. By that, I mean it has clever writing and dialogue and is shot with a style that reminds the viewer how a film can be art and beautiful and not just big explosions. Written and directed by Jim Jarmusch, it’s filled with symbolism: of light and dark, of good and evil, of using your time wisely, both literally and figuratively. The movie is a drama, but it has some surprisingly funny moments strewn throughout it.

Representing darkness is Adam (Tom Hiddleston), a centuries old vampire with long black hair who spends the majority of the film in black or dark colors. He has been writing and recording music, including famous pieces that have been credited to other musicians – because that’s the way he wanted it. He wants the work out there, but not the attention that goes with it. He feels the pain of living acutely, and feels the waste that many make of their lives in an almost personal way. Continue reading