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America’s British population has taken to the web to voice its displeasure at news that U.S. candy giant Hershey has successfully blocked our much loved U.K.-produced chocolate from being exported to the land of the free.Read Now
In the middle of his road trip across America, British filmmaker James Coulson decided he’d seen enough—and applied for U.S. …Read Now
Well, it’s that time of year again when post-Christmas wallets are weighed up and paperwork is gathered for the filing …Read Now
Monthly Archives: November 2008
Riz Ahmed, star of BBC AMERICA’s two-part miniseries, Britz, is not just a tremendously gifted actor; he’s also a mad-talented hip-hop artist producing music under the moniker, Riz MC. Equally influenced by KRS-One and …
Actor (and possible Doctor Who prospect) Robert Carlyle decries the state of the Scottish “film industry”: “We don’t have a film industry here. I would argue that vehemently.
Could Skins fans see resident horndog Anwar Kharral walk up to the podium when the Academy Awards air next February? It could happen, folks: Danny Boyle‘s Mumbai-set saga Slumdog Millionaire has become the year’s breakout …
Victoria Beckham isn’t just hanging by a thread, she is the thread; is it due to hubby David Beckham being shipped off to Italy? I say she should go with him: she could use the carbs.
John Simm says being in nearly every scene of Life On Mars was grueling: “I thought I was going to have a breakdown at one point….Christ, I can’t stand actors who complain about their jobs.
The suddenly ubiquitous Robert Pattinson (see here, here, here – oh, and here), British star of the upcoming Twilight, says he’d be open to playing Doctor Who. Asked if he would be up for it, he told Chicago Tribune: …
More Doctor Who speculation…The Stage‘s Mark Wright puts forward the oft-mentioned Chiwetel Ejiofor. Here’s a clip of Ejiofor from the Joss Whedon film, Serenity: he has gravitas, that guy.
One week ago, the U.S. reached a milestone of electing a black president; could Britain match this achievement and elect a black Prime Minister?
Actress Jessica Biel and the animated corpse formerly known as Mickey Rourke recently appeared on The Graham Norton Show. That episode, which has aired in the UK, has been pushed back to January here in the States to follow the American …
Stand-up comedian Danny Bhoy criticizes English audiences for their humorlessness: “In England they’ve got no time for comedy,” he said. “They don’t laugh at all. They have no muscles in their faces.