Monthly Archives: March 2008

Shock: Oscar-winning Director Anthony Minghella Dead

Shocking and devastating news out of London today: Anthony Minghella – the British-born director of Cold Mountain, The Talented Mr. Ripley, and The English Patient, for which he won a Best Director Oscar – has died …

Anglo For Your Ear: Grace’s “Not Over Yet”

I’m a fan of the Klaxons version, which transformed this song into a space-rock thrash. The 1995 original, from the Paul Oakenfold/Steve Osborne band Grace, is sophisticated disco, featuring icy vocals from Patti Low.

Portishead’s Latest Album: Ten Years In the Making

It has taken Portishead ten years to complete their new album, Third, which comes out next month in the UK. “There were times when I thought – this is not going to happen,” guitarist Adrian Utley told BBC NEWS.

Sienna and Rhys To Make Their Home in Wales

If the town of Pittsburgh (or “Sh*ttsburgh, as she called it) wasn’t enough, Sienna Miller has now pissed off all of England. After declaring that she was moving to Wales with her boyfriend Rhys Ifans, Miller said, “I …

Anglo For Your Ear: The Sundays’ “Here’s Where the Story Ends”

The Sundays were a late ’80s-early ’90s band whose members wore their Smiths love on their sleeves. Their second single, 1990’s “Here’s Where the Story Ends,” draws liberally from the Moz/Marr …

Kate Moss: I’m Being Stalked By Two “Obsessed Female Fans”

Kate Moss is “convinced” that two “obsessed female fans” are stalking her. The two unidentified girls have repeatedly parked their blue Renault Clio outside Moss’ house.

Leona Lewis Getting Much “Love” On Billboard Charts

Leona Lewis is one step closer to becoming the first Brit since Amy Winehouse to break the states: her U.S.

Anglo For Your Ear: Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine’s “Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere”

Orchestral, witty, and more than a little camp, Carter USM were one of the early ’90s most trailblazing pop bands. 1990’s “Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere” is like a snide, snotty alt-rock record produced by the Pet …

20 More Years of Doctor Who?

Russell T. Davies thinks Doctor Who could run for 20 years. “It’s no good looking at that American pattern of making seven years if you’re lucky – that’s just not going to work.

Victoria Beckham: Men’s Bulges Repulse Me

Fashion designer Victoria Beckham offers words of wisdom to men who wear jeans: let your nuts hang. The former Posh Spice, who has her own men’s jeans line, told The Daily Record: “I think guys should wear jeans big and …