2005 May
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Match Point at Cannes

Jonathan attended this year’s Cannes Film Festival to promote Woody Allen’s new film, “Match Point”. It premiered on May 12 to glowing reviews. Jonathan received the Chopard Trophy for his work in the film as outstanding newcomer. He also attended the premiere of the final Star Wars film at Cannes with girlfriend Reena Hammer. The CBS 4 hour miniseries “Elvis” debuted to excellent ratings and reviews poured in praising Jonathan’s portrayal of Elvis Presley. There is much Emmy buzz now! Jonathan’s next film project, “Mission Impossible III” is set...

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Match Point

Match Point By Todd McCarthy Variety, May 12, 2005 A change of scenery does Woody Allen a world of good in “Match Point.” Making his first film in the U.K. with a story originally conceived for New York, Allen once again takes up issues of morality and guilt in what amounts to “An English Tragedy,” as in Theodore Dreiser. Well-observed and superbly cast picture is the filmmaker’s best in quite a long time and as such reps an attractive potential acquisition for a U.S. distrib keen to break Allen’s...

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Parade

In Step with….Jonathan Rhys Meyers By James Brady Parade, May 1, 2005 Elvis Presley died 27 years ago. But next Sunday, CBS will begin airing a two-night, four-hour miniseries called Elvis, which has the blessing of the Presley estate and the use of its master recordings. It stars a talented young Irish actor, Jonathan Rhys Meyers. If you don’t recognize his name, you soon may. Rhys Meyers played the soccer coach in that wonderful little movie Bend It Like Beckham and last year was in Oliver Stone’s Alexander. He’s...