January Jones

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Good Kill

6 Apr 20153 stars

Ethan Hawke excels in Andrew Niccol's revealing, ultimately compromised film

With its hot topic and scorching cast, Good Kill should be better than it is. The writer-director is the thoughtful Andrew Niccol, the screenwriter of The Truman Show who previously penned and directed Gattaca and Lord of War, both featuring Ethan…

January Jones cast in The Shuddering

12 Feb 2014

Film gossip

January Jones has been cast in horror flick 'The Shuddering'. The 'Mad Men' actress will play the lead in George Ratliff's supernatural thriller, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The script was penned by 'The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts…

X-Men: First Class

30 Jun 20114 stars

Latest in franchise makes clever use of Cold War-era setting

(12A) 132min The novelty of the Hollywood franchise reboot has worn thin, but this re-launch of the initially excellent adaptations of the Marvel comic book benefits from a canny central concept that takes the mutant superhero team back to their…

Unknown

2 Mar 20113 stars

Mistaken identity thriller starring Liam Neeson, January Jones and Diane Kruger

(12A) 113min Liam Neeson has had a career revival as the star of mid-budget action thrillers in which he growls his way through various preposterous situations, while remaining muscularly watchable. Though comparable to his reactionary turn in…

January Jones laments lack of gentlemen

8 Aug 2010

Celebrity Gossip

January Jones doesn't think there are many gentlemen left. The actress - who plays troubled sixties suburban housewife Betty Draper in US TV show 'Mad Men' - doesn't find the old-fashioned attitudes depicted in the show very shocking because she…

January Jones 'drained' by Mad Men

5 Aug 2010

TV Gossip

January Jones admits 'Mad Men' can be "very draining". The actress - who portrays Betty Draper in the US drama series - had a tough time filming the third series of the show, because of her dramatic storylines and personal problems, but believes…