Archives for November 23, 2005

William Wilberforce film gets a strong cast

While it remains to be seen whether The Fantastic Four's Ioan Gruffudd will be a compelling leading man in Walden Media's film on the life of William Wilberforce, the supporting cast is shaping up nicely.Albert Finney, last seen in Oceans 12, best seen in many superior films.Romola Garai, who stole every scene she visited in last year's Vanity Fair.Michael Gambon of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and Gosford Park.Rufus Sewell of Dark City.Ciaran Hinds of Persuasion and … [Read more...]

A Christmas Surprise! A new Over the Rhine live album… limited edition!

Wine me, dine me, Over the Rhine me!!I've just ordered my copy of a Limited Edition LIVE CD packed with highlights from this year's upcoming Taft Theater concert here.It's an Overstreet tradition: To officially begin the holiday season, we put on Over the Rhine's The Darkest Night of the Year, and follow that with Bruce Cockburn's Christmas, all of this leading to the annual house-shaking encounter with Handel's Messiah. To have an Over the Rhine Christmas concert on cd... we may just … [Read more...]