Even if you don't know the name Richard Curtis, you certainly know his movies. The man has written such classic rom-coms as 'Notting Hill,' 'Four Weddings and a Funeral,' 'Bridget Jones' Diary' and, most well-known of all, 'Love Actually,' which he also directed. His latest and last directorial effort, 'About Time,' brings together Bill Nighy, Domhnall Gleeson and Rachel McAdams to tell arguably his most personal story yet, and we sat down with the director to talk about the experience.
Bill Nighy and Domhnall Gleeson star in Richard Curtis' ('Love Actually') latest and, unfortunately, last directorial effort, 'About Time.' The two play a father-and-son duo with a unique family trait -- the men can all travel through time. While the film is a unique take on the rom-com genre, focusing primarily on Gleeson's Tim as he uses his gift to land a girlfriend (in Rachel McAdams), this familial relationship offers some of the film's most moving moments.
If the finished film is anything like the trailer, 'About Time' will be one of those movies that your girlfriend/wife drags you to see against your wishes that you end up loving. After all, writer/director Richard Curtis is responsible for 2003's 'Love Actually,' which everyone with a soul cherishes.
There's a couple of Hollywood actors that can easily be called "America's sweetheart," and Rachel McAdams is one of them. Seriously, it's near impossible not to like her in the romantic movies she's been in. So it's good news she's been cast to be in one alongside a director who made some of the most memorable romantic comedies of the last decade.