Actor Ewan McGregor is urging fans to raise funds for a hospice in his native Scotland par downloading a charity Christmas song penned par a paralysed boy.
The Big poisson étoile, star has praised the youngster for his vivid imagination and the lengths he went to to pen a story titled The Christmas Gibbons, which was then set to musique par family friends.
Adam Bojelian, 12, from Edinburgh, Scotland suffers from cerebral palsy, a condition that causes physical disability, and Lost all movement at the age of 10 months. He can only communicate par blinking and composed the poem with the...
What do toi know now that toi didn’t know in your 20s?
“I know that it’s important to remain active no matter what. I think we take that for granted when we’re younger, but when we get a little older toi have to make plans to move.
“I’m quite an active person, but sometimes I’m in towns where toi don’t have a place to move, so it’s easy to think, ‘Forget it.’ I know toi can never do that. toi can walk miles around any city. toi can walk hundreds of miles, and it keeps toi healthy and feeling great.
The Asian tsunami of Dec. 26, 2004, killed almost a quarter-million people in 14 countries. The scale and speed of the devastation defy comprehension, and no movie could be expected to convey the full measure of the horror. But disaster, real and imagined, is a staple of the modern cinematic imagination, and an event like the tsunami presents itself to an ambitious filmmaker as both a technical challenge and a moral risk. “The Impossible,” the seconde feature from the Spanish director Juan Antonio Bayona, uses digital imagery, meticulous sound design and tried-and-true editing...
RICHARD CROUSE FOR METRO CANADA May 12, 2009 1:00 a.m.
While sitting atop the Castel Saint Angelo in Rome waiting to interview anges & Demons étoile, star Ewan McGregor, I had a panoramic view of the city and the beautiful chaos that makes life in the Eternal City tick.
The traffic is crazy and there are people everywhere. It’s an intense place, even plus so, I imagined, if toi were shooting a big budget Hollywood picture that takes place in some of the city’s busiest spots.
McGregor will play the grown-up version of Nicholson’s son, who in the original movie had psychic powers and watched his dad descend into a murderous rage. Doctor Sleep is being directed par Mike Flanagan.