Monthly Archives: February 2009

Skins’ Nicholas Hoult: “I’m Not Jealous of Dev Patel’s Slumdog Success”

I’m sure most people would have guessed Nicholas Hoult would become the most successful Skins alum. He already had a huge film role as a child opposite Hugh Grant in About a Boy, and he had grown into quite the dishy, …

Where Are They Now?: Hex Stars Land Big Roles

Hex, the supernatural drama which once aired on BBC AMERICA, may have only lasted two seasons, but its stars are making a big impact in Hollywood. Today comes news that Christina Cole, who played Cassie, has snagged the lead role on a …

Law & Order UK Does Away with the Classic Theme

I’m not sure how I feel about the new theme, which premiered last night in the UK. Way too adrenaline-laced and bombastic – heavy on the brass and light on the woodwinds.

From Skins to Slums: Dev Patel Rules the Oscars. Plus: Winslet Slams Britain

A year ago, he was known to a small group of fans as horny Muslim teenager Anwar on Skins. Fast-forward to 2009, and Dev Patel is the face of the biggest film on the planet.

Kate Winslet Could Become Oscar’s Biggest Losing Actress. Plus: Kate’s Sisters

If Kate Winslet loses on Sunday, she’ll be tied with legendary character actress Thelma Ritter and fellow Brit Deborah Kerr for Oscar’s biggest losing actress. She’s been nominated six times – four times as Best …

Coldplay Goose-Eggs at the BRITS

Damn this crappy economy. I so wanted to travel to the UK to cover this year’s BRIT Awards – and hopefully, recover some of my lost dignity from last year – but budgets are tight, man!

The Bi City Roller: Teen Idol Admits Same-Sex Affairs

Les McKeown, the very-married frontman of the Bay City Rollers and Egotrip, says he’s had same-sex affairs. And, according to the 53-year-old singer, it all started with a “date rape” at age 19: “It happened in …

Photos: Doctor Who’s David Tennant and Michelle Ryan Steam Up Dubai

Dubai has been in the news a lot lately, mostly because of its crappy economy. (Join the club.

Morrissey’s Years of Refusal “A Disappointment”

He may look wonderfully buff on the album cover, but The Guardian‘s Alexis Petridis says Morrissey‘s new release, Years of Refusal, is “a disappointment.” Not only are the lyrics “horribly sour” and …

New York Comic-Con: Anglophenia Meets Torchwood’s Eve Myles and Euros Lyn

Anglophenia was at New York Comic-Con this past Saturday, taking in all of the sights, sounds, costumes, and assorted weirdness.