Judi Dench

Gold medal Oscar actresses

Oscar Olympics 2014 (Women’s Gold Medal Final)

WARNING: Viewing any of the below “Best Actress in a Leading Role” performances may cause sweaty palms; rapid heart-rate; tissue-dabbing-related eyestrain; bloating due to excess popcorn consumption; laughter-induced bladder leakage; a chronic fear of space travel … and hyper-inspiration. And […]

Judi Dench

Judi Dench

“The more I do, the more frightened I get. But that is essential. Otherwise why would I go on doing it?”
– Judi Dench

Philomena

‘Philomena’: The little picture that could?

While much of the Oscar race has centered around 12 Years a Slave, Gravity, and American Hustle, a much quieter (and more profound) picture slipped into theaters. Philomena is a modest, true-life story about a woman in search of her […]

Judi Dench

Judi Dench

“I think you should take your job seriously, but not yourself – that is the best combination.”
– Judi Dench