Richard E. Grant at the New York Press Day for “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” at the Whitby Hotel on October 13, 2018. Richard E. Grant Forms an Odd Couple with Melissa McCarthy in Can You Ever Forgive Me? by Jay S. Jacobs Richard E. Grant has been quietly putting together one hell of a career for himself in the three decades since he exploded on the scene as the title character in the film Withnail & I. Since then, Grant has disappeared into dozens of roles, in things like the S
Lesley Nicol stars as Mrs. Patmore on “Downton Abbey.” Going Downstairs in Downton Abbey With Lesley Nicol by Jay S. Jacobs When it was created in 2010, no one imagined that Downton Abbey – a period drama about the lives and loves of the rich owners of a British castle and their massive service staff – would become a cultural phenomenon. Not even the cast and crew, according to Lesley Nicol, who has played Mrs. Patmore, the head of the kitchen staff, since the very beginning.
Gosford Park GOSFORD PARK (2001) Starring Maggie Smith, Kristin Scott Thomas, Emily Watson, Alan Bates, Derek Jacobi, Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren, Richard E. Grant, Jeremy Northam, Bob Balaban and Ryan Phillippe. Screenplay by Julian Fellowes. Directed by Robert Altman. Distributed by Universal Pictures. 138 minutes. Rated R. Gosford Park has been promoted as the return of the British parlor mystery, but it is really nothing of the sort. Robert Altman’s latest film is i