Richard Curtis

Love Actually stars reunite to surprise director Richard Curtis at Montclair Film Festival

Love Actually is all around us — even in New Jersey.

The 2003 romantic comedy’s Laura Linney and Chiwetel Ejiofor surprised Love Actually director Richard Curtis over the weekend at the New Jersey-based Montclair Film Festival, where they presented him with the festival’s inaugural Filmmaker Tribute

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Stephen Colbert and Richard Curtis to celebrate and 'undermine' Love Actually

The Montclair Film Festival’s first-ever filmmaker tribute will honor the man behind Love Actually, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill, Bridget Jones’ Diary, and Mr. Bean.

The New Jersey festival announced a daylong celebration of Richard Curtis on April 30 that will include a screening of Love Actually, with live behind-the-scenes commentary from Curtis himself, and a wide-ranging conversation between the filmmaker and Stephen Colbert.

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'About Time's' Domhnall Gleeson: 'It would have been easier for Richard Curtis to cast someone famous'

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Have you seen About Time yet? If you haven’t, maybe you should—if not for the heartwarming, comedic goodness that is a Richard Curtis movie (the mind behind Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill and Love, Actually) than to see up-and-comer Domhnall Gleeson in his first feature lead role.

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Richard Curtis on 'About Time' being his last film: 'I decided I should take my own advice'

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Richard Curtis’ new film About Time – out Nov. 8 – stars Domhnall Gleeson as a young Englishman who discovers that he can travel through time, just like his dad (Bill Nighy). But the director, who has written such rom-com classics as Four Weddings and a Funeral and Notting Hill, as well as directing Love Actually (the cinematic equivalent to a supergroup), insists that he hasn’t switched genres completely.

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