Peter O’Toole in upcoming film, Katherine of Alexandria

Katherine of Alexandria will be released in early 2014. Here’s a snippet of Peter: and here’s the trailer: and a little extra, a bit of Peter narrating over stills from the film. There are some early notices from the Guardian: Peter O’Toole comes out of retirement for Katherine of Alexandria The actor, who is [...]

Here’s one person’s Top-5 Peter O’Toole Films… What are yours?

This list was submitted by one of our long-time readers. #5 Venus #4 The Lion in Winter #3 The Stunt Man #2 Lawrence of Arabia #1 My Favorite Year What do you think? Send your submissions to me via bigdaddyhame AT gmail DOT com with the subject “My Top 5 Peter O’Toole Films”!  Give a [...]

GQ Icon: Peter O’Toole

“An actor by accident, an Oscar winner by right, last year Peter O’Toole let the curtain fall on a career as a leading man who made headlines for all the right – and wrong – reasons. In his final interview, GQ talks to the movies’ man of mischief about drama school antics, those binges with [...]

Film producer facing jail after roping Peter O’Toole and Daryl Hannah into making a B movie using £1.5million fleeced from taxpayers

A film producer who roped a string of Hollywood stars into making a film using £1.5million fleeced from taxpayers is today facing jail. Richard Driscoll, 54, submitted bogus VAT repayment claims to boost funding for horror-comedy Eldorado, which starred Peter O’Toole, Kill Bill actors Daryl Hannah, Michael Madsen and the late David Carradine. The scam [...]

O’Toole Delivers Lines That Are Plainly Beneath Him


How to Steal a Million (1966): Delightful

I know it’s a cheesy formula film good-girl meets supposedly bad guy film but the brightness of these two stars’ personalities kind of obliterates any dullness from the screen.  Here are two people who I would gladly have read me a bedtime story or even just the weather report, together in a delightful little 1960′s [...]

Zulu Dawn coming to Blu-ray; review of Lawrence Director’s Cut/Limited Edition Box Set

              Zulu Dawn (1979) is finally coming to Blu-ray, due to be released in January 2013. Here’s a nice detailed review of the Lawrence of Arabia 50th Anniversary Director’s Cut Limited Edition Box Set.

Peter O’Toole May Ditch Retirement For “Mary Mother of Christ”

So maybe he’s not *quite* retired from acting yet.

Now this is an entrance…

In honour of the 50th anniversary of Lawrence of Arabia’s premiere…


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