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134. Helen Mirren & Michael Sheen in Stephen Frears & Peter Morgan's 'The Queen' (2006)

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Current events lead me to revisit 'The Queen' (2006), which, in addition to being an actor's movie of the highest caliber, offers a more nuanced appraisal of its subjects than I think it gets credit for.  In the popular imagination, this film is probably considered a film that is sympathetic to the Queen and to the Royals, but a rewatch reveals a film that contains as many caustic anti-Monarchy sentiments as it does understanding and human moments.  A clear-eyed portrait of the Royals and of Tony Blair, the film holds up today as the best-filmed entertainment about the Royal Family, and yes, that includes Peter Morgan's essential but more luridly soapy 'The Crown'. Centered around the events surrounding Princess Diana's death in a Paris tunnel and the aftermath, 'The Queen' is one of my favorite types of films; a tick-tock amalgam of real-life footage and events blended with fictionalized "what must they have been thinking" moments and plenty of moments where the two different approaches meet, such as the two famous public speech moments: one: Tony Blair's 'People's Princess' statement outside the Church in his constituency, and two: the Queen's statement in tribute to Diana, delivered a week after her death and the capping moment of an extraordinary week of push-pull public sentiment and private grief and backstage wrangling. Background materials discussed in the episode:   99 Glimpses of Princess Margaret 'The Queen' on Apple, including special feature commentary by Stephen Frears and Peter Morgan. Clips referenced in the episode: Tony Blair's actual "People's Princess" speech Michael Sheen as Tony Blair delivering the speech Helen Mirren's Queen's Tribute speech. The Queen's actual Tribute to Diana

1hr 22mins

20 Sep 2022

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Ep. 70 - Michael Sheen

Munsons at the Movies

Welcome to the Munsons at the Movies podcast. Each episode we delve into the filmography and impact of a randomly selected actor. In this episode, we explore the career of Michael Sheen. Best known for his roles as Dr. Masters in Masters of Sex (2013-16), David Frost in Frost/Nixon (2008), and Tony Blair in The Queen (2006), Sheen doesn't get nearly enough love from American audiences as he deserves. We discuss his prolific stage work, how he's transformed himself into a not-for-profit actor, his surprising dating history, his ability to play historical characters, and disagree vehemently on the merits of time travel films. How does Sheen rank on the Munson Meter? Listen to find out.

1hr 36mins

8 Sep 2022

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The Twilight Effect

On this episode of the Twilight Effect, Ashley and Mel and thrilled to welcome the Aro himself, the legendary, Michael Sheen. Michael shares some great stories from his experience shooting the films - from discussing Aro with his daughter prior to accepting the role, how he brought the villain's insanity to life, and where his wild laugh came from. He also recounts some behind-the-scenes memories like playing paddy cake with Ashley during the fight scene, as well as his surprising answer to who he would like to play if he could be recast. And finally, he and Ashley go head to head with another super fan in Twi-Hard Trivia.  Don’t forget to screenshot your review and tag @kastmedia and @ashleygreene to possibly participate in future episodes!  This is not an official Twilight rewatch podcast. Follow: @ashleygreene @ohmissmelanie @micahelsheenSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 22mins

10 May 2022

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Bonus episode: Michael Sheen on class, culture and Britishness

The New Statesman Podcast

Ahead of his guest-edited issue of the New Statesman, the actor and campaigner Michael Sheen speaks to Anoosh Chakelian for a special episode of the New Statesman podcast. Titled "A Dream of Britain", the magazine explores what British identity means in 2022. They discuss why he wanted to tackle the idea of our national story, how widening inequality and the British obsession with class limits diversity in the arts, why he thinks Tony Blair and Jeremy Corbyn have more in common than either might like, and what it means to be a "not-for-profit" actor. The special edition of the New Statesman will be on newsstands on Thursday 24 March and podcast listeners can subscribe now for just £12 for 12 weeks at newstatesman.com/podcastoffer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


23 Mar 2022

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Episode 28 - Good Guy Michael Sheen, Fuck Americas Guns and Reddit 101

The Threaders Podcast - What we found on the internet this week

On this episode of The Threaders Podcast.. Good Guy Michael Sheen, Fuck Americas Guns and Reddit 101  Sound good? Lets jump in.  Don't forget! All episodes are broken down on the dedicated r/threaders subreddit with source links to everything discussed, including the threads themselves as well as any other material from fun facts and off topic rants.  ----------------------------------------  Follow us, Watch Us OR Send us a message!  On Twitter - @ TheThreaders Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIRbQ6DBksZ245ozrEgQk_g Reddit - u/Threaders_Grant / u/Threaders_Stephen / u/Threaders_Lewis Website - www.threaderspodcast.com

1hr 4mins

23 Jan 2022

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Husband & Wife Sentenced to Life

Hello again. Lorra didn't want to record today but we persevered an, as a result, have a podcast for you. We talk New Years Day and the rush to cook, the lousy weather, Simon's perfect family day with Beatles Lego & Beatles music, going back to school, podcast plans and more.We recommended (click for trailers):Tick Tick Boom: https://bit.ly/3JxAzAOThe Last Train to Christmas: https://bit.ly/3mW395bThe Electrical Life of Louis Wain: https://bit.ly/3EM03a4See you next time!Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/husband-wife-sentenced-to-life. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


4 Jan 2022

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Retro RHLSTP 15 - Michael Sheen

RHLSTP with Richard Herring

#15 Rich has come back from his holiday for this and why wouldn’t he? But will his guest turn up this time? The bad news, if he doesn’t, is that Nish Kumar is ill... there’s no jeopardy here, obviously he turns up or there’d be no podcast. The guest is the fantastic UFOologist Michael Sheen.The pair discuss why the best bit has been missed out of the new War of the Worlds, how Michael would get inside Richard, finding out you’re not in a film when you get to the premiere, the big questions raised by the film Passengers and whether its worth having a robot with no downstairs, a missed Pointless opportunity and an audacious quiz show plan and what motivated Sheen’s decision to reconnect with his childhood home of Port Talbot. It’s funny, interesting with a strong homoerotic charge. Plus they talk about Tron. What more do you want?SUPPORT THE SHOW!Watch our TWITCH CHANNELBecome a badger and see extra content at our WEBSITESee details of the RHLSTP TOUR DATESBuy DVDs and Books from GO FASTER STRIPE Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/rhlstp. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 23mins

13 Aug 2021

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The importance of local news during the pandemic, with Michael Sheen, Jen Williams and Dion Jones

The North in Numbers

In the final episode of the series, host Annie Gouk takes a look at the importance of local journalism and why local news has been so vital during the pandemic in particular.Annie is joined by actor and activist Michael Sheen, Jen Williams, the Politics and Investigations Editor for the Manchester Evening News and Dion Jones, Brand Editor of the North Wales Daily Post.


29 Jul 2021

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Half an Hour with Michael Sheen

The Andy Jaye Podcast

Actor Michael Sheen is our first of two guests this week on the Andy Jaye Podcast.Micheal joins Andy to talk about a campaign he is fronting called 'A Writing Chance'. He is calling on the media industry to create more opportunities for aspiring writers and journalists from lower-income and underrepresented backgrounds, as he announced a new scheme to support 11 new writers.Andy also reminisces back to a time when he and Michael played a celebrity football match together, albeit with hazy memories of the performance and outcome.Look out for a second podcast this week which will hit your devices from Wednesday with Fern Britton. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


13 Jul 2021

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10 Blatant Paycheck Movie Roles (That Were Awesome) - Al Pacino - Jack & Jill! Michael Sheen - Twilight! Jeremy Irons - Dungeons & Dragons! Alec Guinness - Star Wars?!


They took it for the money, but they still tried. Jules Gill presents 10 Blatant Paycheck Movie Roles (That Were Awesome)...ENJOY!Follow us on Twitter:@Retr0J@WhatCultureFor more awesome content, check out: whatculture.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


14 Apr 2021