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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 Mining a rich vein of the quest for personal identity and slowly but surehandedly earning its emotional resonance, “Albert Nobbs” has much more to offer than just Close’s performance. But what a performance it is:...

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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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