Monthly Archives: February 2010

Transatlantic Catfight: Courtney Love and Lily Allen

The Shockwaves NME Awards lived up to their name Wednesday night when former rock homegirls Lily Allen and Courtney Love mixed it up backstage. The cordial, mutual celebrity kissy pooh-poohs apparently took an ugly turn, with both …

The New Doctor Who Arrives on BBC AMERICA in April

Mark your calendars, people! The new season of Doctor Who premieres Saturday, April 17th, which is soon after the UK premiere. Here’s the press release:

Ewan McGregor Owns George Stephanopoulos on GMA

On yesterday’s Good Morning America, Ewan McGregor put the kibosh on George Stephanopoulos‘ frat-boy reaction to a photo of him kissing Jim Carrey. Towleroad has the video.

David Tennant Nabs Best Actor Nod; Pre-Order Hamlet on DVD

The Broadcasting Press Guild released their annual nominations for excellence in British television yesterday. Happily, our man David Tennant has been awarded a much-deserved Best Actor nomination.

A Look Back at Alexander McQueen’s Work

Truly sad news out of the UK today: Alexander McQueen, the famous British fashion designer, was found dead at his home at the age of 40 today. The Daily Mail, which broke the story, reports, “The [fashion] industry was left …

James May Laughs at Toyota Recall, Defends Top Gear’s Stunts

At a Top Gear roadshow in Sydney, Australia, co-host James May made a joke about the global recall of Toyota Prius hybrid cars due to braking problems. The Daily Mail quotes him: “You have to laugh a bit don’t you?

Leona Lewis Admits Fear After Book Signing Attack

In The Daily Mail, Leona Lewis opens up about being attacked by a deranged fan at a London book signing last fall: “I feel completely devastated by this attack. Now I am very frightened about going out in public and I …

Must We Concede That Keira Knightley Has Talent Now?

Film stars Jude Law, James McAvoy, Rachel Weisz, and Keira Knightley are all nominees this year for the Oliviers, London theater’s answer to the Tonys. Law competes in the Lead Actor category for his performance in Hamlet.

Emma Watson Makes More Bank Than Angelina, Julia, or Sandra

Emma Watson was the highest-earning female actress in Hollywood last year, earning an estimated $30 million.

Talking Movies: Interview with Tilda Swinton

BBC Talking Movies host and Anglophenia contributor Tom Brook has just returned from the Sundance Film Festival, where he sat down with Oscar-winning actress Tilda Swinton.