2011
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Albert Nobbs official website & release dates

The official website for “Albert Nobbs” is finally up! You can view images, the trailer, and learn more information about the film. Two new images from the site have been added to the Gallery. A limited run of the film to qualify for the Academy Awards begins December 21 in New York City and December 23 in Los Angeles. It will open wider on January 27 in the US. It will also openi in Australia this month and across Europe starting in February.

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Paris airport case settled

An unfortunate incident for Jonathan in June 2009 has finally been settled by the courts in Paris today. In an attempt to provide accurate information on the sentence to counter some of the misinformation out there, the following is from the AFP (Agence France-Presse): Actor Rhys Meyers sentenced for drunken French fracas AFP – A French court Wednesday handed Irish film star Jonathan Rhys Meyers a one-month suspended sentence and ordered him to pay a 1,000-euro fine for a drunken altercation with police at a Paris airport. The 34-year-old...

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Sad news on director of Belle du Seigneur

Unfortunate news to report on Glenio Bonder, the director of “Belle du Seigneur”. From Delux Productions: Death of the director Glenio Bonder After a long and painful illness Glenio Bonder died today November 10th 2011, at the age of 55 years. Delux Productions and the entire team who worked with Glenio are appalled by this sad event. Glenio Bonder was a graduate of the National Diplomatic School Itamary (Brazil) and had doctorate from Tokyo University ICU (Japan) and from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro(Brazil). First a diplomat,...

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Velvet Goldmine blu-ray release gets a cover

The Blu-ray release of “Velvet Goldmine” is now available for pre-order on Amazon. And there’s a peek at the new cover art. No word yet on any extra features.

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Belle du Seigneur premiere at AFM

According to the Stealth Media Group, “Belle du Seigneur” will premiere on November 3 at 1pm in Santa Monica for the American Film Market. This is an annual global industry film showcase where producers and distributors license films. The screenings are not open to the public and this is not considered the red carpet premiere of the film. It’s simply the first screening of the film to potential buyers in hopes of finding a distribution deal. Let’s hope that the screening goes well so we can find out when...

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Auction to save Christ Church in Dublin

Jonathan is participating in an upcoming charity auction to benefit Christ Church in Dublin. No details yet on what he’s donated that will be part of this auction. A famous cathedral needs to find €2m for its future upkeep. Christ Church in Dublin, a major tourist attraction, requires an initial cash injection of €1m for essential stonework repairs to its famous bell tower and another €1m for refurbishment of its Chapter House. Yesterday, model Rosanna Davison, dancer Michael Flatley, singer Roger Whittaker, actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers and a host...

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Albert Nobbs trailer now online!

Finally, a trailer for “Albert Nobbs” is out. Knowing that Jonathan’s role is quite small, it was a surprise to catch a glimpse of him in this wonderfully cut trailer. Really looking forward to this one! All of the performances look splendid especially the incomparable Glenn Close. Watch it below: Source: Awards Daily

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Velvet Goldmine Blu-ray release!

Loinsgate has announced that “Velvet Goldmine” will be released on Blu-ray on December 13. There are no details yet on any extras but this is fantastic news. Let’s hope many of the great extras and original cut from the UK DVD release are put on this Blu-ray release. I still hope one day for a Criterion release of this brilliant film. Sources: Blu-ray.com, High-Def Digest

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Albert Nobbs hits Telluride

“Albert Nobbs” premiered at the Telluride Film Festival last Friday, September 7. The reviews were fair to outstanding with glowing praise for the performances of Glenn Close and Janet McTeer. Oscar buzz is very strong for these two actresses. Here are some excerpts from notable reviews including hints about Jonathan’s small role: WARNING: Spoilers

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Redesigned JRMfansite is live!

After months of fiddling, the newly redesigned JRMfansite is now up! Thanks for your patience as I worked on fixing various features and templates throughout. There are still some very minor things left to tweak, but overall the site is ready to go! I’d recommend Chrome to view the site but it should work in most major browsers. One new feature is the availability of a mobile theme. You can turn this on or off at the bottom of the page when using a mobile device to browse the...

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