Monthly Archives: January 2009

Alan Cumming Wants To View President Obama’s Big…Stimulus Package

Scottish X-Men star Alan Cumming told New York Magazine what he thinks about the Obama presidency. And, surprisingly, it has nothing to do with the President’s competence.

The Real Losers of Prince Harry’s Breakup

Prince Harry impersonators have been the unexpected beneficiaries of the young royal’s recent breakup. One lookalike, 21-year-old Elliott Gibson, told reporters: “I was in London on the underground on Sunday and there was a …

Think Our Economy’s Bad? Look Across the Pond…

The UK will suffer more from the current financial crisis than any developed nation. “British gross domestic product will contract 2.

Kate Winslet’s Oscar Season Survival Strategy

Kate Winslet hopes to be fat in time for Oscar – perhaps so that people will actually take pity on her next time she convulses on stage.

Torchwood: Children of Earth Coming To New York ComicCon

Fab news for Torchwood fans – get your keisters to NYC for next Saturday. Here’s the official press release:

Duffy and Coldplay, a.k.a. ‘Eh’ and ‘Bleh’, Lead BRIT Nominations

I’ve been away at the Future of TV Conference this week, so I missed posting the BRIT nominations on Tuesday. I guess I didn’t miss much.

London Travel Tips From the Director of Last Chance Harvey

This is Part 2 of our interview with Joel Hopkins, director of Last Chance Harvey, which is in theaters now.

Last Chance Harvey Director Joel Hopkins Speaks With Anglophenia, Pt. 1

Last Chance Harvey, which is in theaters now, tells the story of a down-and-out, unemployed American father (Dustin Hoffman) who finds late-in-life romance with an overworked British government worker (Emma Thompson). Filmed on …

The BAFTAs Actually Put Actors in Their Proper Categories!

The BAFTA Film Award nominations were announced today, and for the most part, the nominees were predictable. Slumdog Millionaire and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button both received a field-leading 11 nominations, and lo and behold, …

Sharon Osbourne: Rock of Love “Cow” Deserved Her Beating

Sharon Osbourne says that Rock of Love girl had it comin': “It shows you how dumb she is. Anyone who knows anything about me knows not to say anything about my family, or you’re going to get it.