It’s Oscar season and people are arguing over which movie should win Best Picture.Outside the awards race, however, there’s a cozy consensus over the unofficial holder of that title.
In a rousing sequel, the children’s-book bear is falsely accused of stealing a priceless treasure.ET ‘Paddington 2” is “The Godfather Part II” of Peruvian bear movies, a sequel that surpasses the superb original.
First ‘Paddington,’ in 2015, was a hit for the studio, now rocked by the scandal around its former co-chairman Harvey Weinstein Updated Nov.ET Weinstein Co.
Loads of consideration, she tells me, was given to Jackie's appearance in Paddington Green.Then I watched last night's edition of Paddington Green and had another conversation with Bridget.
A Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond (Collins, £4.99) One forgets, with the near-total ubiquity of Paddington pencil-cases, bean-bags, lampshades and, naturally, stuffed toys, that Paddington actually started life as a book.
Deepest, darkest Peru's most famous marmalade eating emigré is heading for the big screen, Warner Bros announced yesterday.It is understood the story will be based on an original screenplay inspired by the various characters and episodes in Paddington's life as told through Bond's books.
Michael Bond, the 81-year-old writer who created Britain's favourite asylum seeker back in 1958, returns with his first novel-length collection of Paddington stories for 30 years, and the bear in the duffel coat is confronted with what his creator calls a "very different world".The opening story of Paddington Here and Now, to be published next June to mark his 50th anniversary, begins when Paddington finds that the shopping trolley he's left outside the supermarket has vanished and he goes to the police to report it missing.
What are the words on the front of Paddington's medal?uk with 'Paddington 2012' in the subject line.
I like the Paddington Bear books by Michael Bond because Paddington is always getting mixed up!The books are about a family called the Brown family that finds a bear on Paddington station - that's how the bear got its name.
Deepest, darkest Peru's most famous accident-prone, marmalade eating emigré is heading for the big screen, after the long-gestating Paddington Bear movie finally received the green light.Harry Potter producer David Heyman first announced plans for a film based on Michael Bond's much-loved character more than four years ago.
The sleeper service that runs between London and Penzance is, in its current form, 30 years old this month.Getting on a train in London, waking up and lifting the blind to peer blearily at the greenery around Lostwithiel (6.
Colin Firth is to voice Paddington Bear in a film about the polite Peruvian discovered by the Brown family at the west London railway station.Paddington's big-screen debut will see him battle a taxidermist, voiced by Firth's Railway Man love interest, Nicole Kidman.
There's very little in the world that can't be solved by reading a chapter of Paddington.In between all the brilliant hard-hitting, emotional and controversial novels, a little patch of blissful normalcy and sweet nothing is exactly what most people need, and Paddington provides it in abundance.
A series of letters penned by Paddington Bear to his Aunt Lucy - safely ensconced in her "home for retired bears" in Lima - will be published this autumn.Author Michael Bond, whose marmalade sandwich-loving Peruvian bear first sauntered onto the page in 1958's A Bear Called Paddington, said this morning that "it isn't generally known, but bears are very good at writing letters".
There are loads of places in London; I like the London Eye, the Queen's palace and Fortnum and Masons ice cream shop.I think you should read this book because it is very cute.
I was interested in reading this set of three Paddington stories because he is one of the most enjoyed children's book characters ever, but I had never read any Paddington books before.Michael Bond has been writing these books since the late 1950s, and you can tell.
Colin Firth has pulled out of the forthcoming film Paddington, where he was to voice the beloved marmalade-scoffing bear of the title.Despite the film being almost complete and set for release later in the year, Firth has said that "after a period of denial we've chosen 'conscious uncoupling,'" borrowing the much-lampooned phrase used by Gwyneth Paltrow to describe her split from Chris Martin.
Ben Whishaw has replaced Colin Firth as the voice of the character in an upcoming film, after Firth 'consciously uncoupled' from the role.No clip so far has included Paddington speaking, but presumably the grunts, groans and moans on the trailer - in which Paddington destroys his hosts' bathroom - are Firth's own.
I didn’t know bears like marmalade.I didn’t know Paddington’s age, so I asked him.