Jeremy Irons

Even Jeremy Irons Thinks ‘Batman vs. Superman’ Was ‘Overstuffed’

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by Britt Hayes May 29, 2016 @ 3:25 PM
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Jeremy Irons isn’t one of those actors that’s going to say what you want to hear…unless you didn’t particularly like Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and what you want to hear is that he agrees with you. Zack Snyder’s ambitious superhero project failed to impress critics and inspired a wave of negative reviews — all of which Jeremy Irons believes the film rightfully deserved. And he was in it, so he should know.

‘Justice League’ Recruits Jeremy Irons’ Alfred to Keep Batman in Line

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by Britt Hayes May 1, 2016 @ 12:17 PM
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One of the better — and perhaps somewhat undervalued — parts of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice was Jeremy Irons’ portrayal of Alfred, Bruce Wayne’s longtime advisor / caretaker / BFF. Although it wasn’t directly referenced on screen, the official companion book for Zack Snyder’s film reveals that this iteration of Alfred is much more than a butler — he’s a former special services operative with a wealth of knowledge and combat skills. We may get to see Alfred’s talents on display sooner rather than later, as Irons is officially returning for Justice League.

‘Batman vs. Superman’ TV Spot: Alfred Thinks Bruce Is Getting Too Old for This, You Know

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by Britt Hayes March 6, 2016 @ 1:45 PM
It’s both cool and a little silly to hear the name “Alfred” come out of Ben Affleck’s mouth, but the brief moments we’ve seen between our new Batman and Jeremy Irons’ Alfred have been one of the highlights of the trailers and TV spots for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The latest spot opens with Bruce Wayne and his most trusted friend bantering about the Dark Knight’s age, though that does not stop him from taking on the Man of Steel later on in the new sneak peek.

‘Batman vs. Superman’ Reveals New Character Posters, Confirms Official Runtime

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by Britt Hayes February 22, 2016 @ 6:08 PM
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Just a couple of months ago, a foreign website offering pre-sale tickets for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice appeared to have the official runtime for Zack Snyder’s superhero epic, clocking the film at a lengthy 151 minutes. In addition to confirming that runtime, Warner Bros. has released a few new character posters, giving Alfred, Lex Luthor and Lois Lane their very own one-sheets.

‘Batman v Superman’ Gave Alfred a New Backstory and a Particular Set of Skills

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by Britt Hayes February 18, 2016 @ 7:52 PM
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While much of Bruce Wayne and Clark Kent’s origins remain faithful to well-known iterations of the characters, at least one person’s backstory in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is getting a makeover. Zack Snyder has given Batman / Bruce Wayne’s loyal butler Alfred a bit of a promotion, upgrading him from devoted servant and caretaker to former British Special Air Service officer with expertise in weapons, vehicles and various other useful skills.

Take a Look at the All-New Batcave in ‘Batman v Superman’

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by Charles Bramesco December 29, 2015 @ 9:13 AM
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The Batcave is more than just Bruce Wayne’s headquarters in his unending fight against the crime the clogs the streets of Gotham, it’s his special place. His sanctuary. It’s where he can go to get away from it all, though the sophisticated rig of surveillance equipment also gives him unprecedented, questionably ethical access to it all. In the comics, the Batcave was where Batman kept all of his souvenirs from past battles (shout out to the Giant Penny), and in the Christopher Nolan pictures, it was the Morgan Freeman-played Lucius Fox’s fortress of moral ambiguity. But for the upcoming crossover film ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,’ the newly minted Batfleck will get a cave all his own.

'Batman vs. Superman' Casts Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Jeremy Irons as the New Alfred

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by Nick Romano January 31, 2014 @ 11:57 AM
After a vast amount of rumors circled as to who could be the villain in the highly anticipated 'Batman vs. Superman' movie, Warner Bros. finally made the big reveal today by announcing Jesse Eisenberg of 'The Social Network' fame in the role of iconic Superman nemesis Lex Luthor. But that's not all! Jeremy Irons also joins the cast as the new Alfred, Bruce Wayne's famous butler.

'The Borgias' Season 4 Not Likely, Showtime Plots Movie Wrap-Up?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 8, 2013 @ 6:30 PM
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While Showtime's 'The Borgias' has quietly operated as a staple of the lineup for the past three years, new reports suggest that the papal drama may not make to a fourth season. The series had been envisioned to run for four years, though now creator Neil Jordan has expressed a desire to wrap up the franchise with at two-hour movie, in lieu of a fourth season. Find out the future of 'The Borgias' inside!

'Beautiful Creatures' Review

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by Jordan Hoffman February 13, 2013 @ 11:00 PM
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“Define good.”
It's a challenge young Lena (Alice Englert) asks Ethan (Alden Ehrenreich) when they first meet and when they say their goodbyes. On the surface it's a response to whether or not the book she's reading (a collection by Charles Bukowski) is worthwhile. On a deeper (but not too deep) level it comments on the true nature of a young woman born into a family of “casters cursed to the dark side.” But from my vantage point, that of a critic readying his review, it was a plea.