Monthly Archives: June 2010

Martin Scorsese Amasses UK Cast For Next Film

Martin Scorsese is making a 3D children’s film with a British cast. As The Daily Telegraph reports, “Sir Ben Kingsley, Sir Christopher Lee, Jude Law, Ray Winstone, Sacha Baron Cohen, and Richard Griffiths will appear in ...

Bow To Robert Pattinson’s Power. Plus: Harry Potter Trailer

Robert Pattinson is 50th on Forbes’ annual list of the most powerful celebrities. The scruffy-faced Twilight star made $17 million in the past year, more than enough to give himself a personal grooming stipend.

World Cup Week 2 Wrap Up: France’s Shame, America’s Triumph

by Michael Cree

France bowed out in disgrace, but the U.S. pulled off an astonishing victory that sends them to the next round. Guest blogger Michael Cree wraps up the electrifying second week of the World Cup. – KW

An American’s Guide to Glastonbury

by Lindsay Davis

Please welcome Lindsay Davis to the ever-growing roster of Anglophenia contributors. Lindsay will be helping me cover the world of British music, starting this week with a post about the Glastonbury music festival in the UK.

Doctor Who’s Crack in the Universe: It Could Be Real!

The appearance of an ominous fissure in the universe has been an ongoing plot point on Doctor Who this season. (And if you watched the last episode, “Cold Blood,” on Saturday, you saw that the crack obliterated one of the ...

Video: Craig Ferguson and Chris Hardwick Talk Doctor Who

I always love it when Doctor Who gets a shout-out on other U.S.

World Cup Week 1 Wrap Up: Spain Gets Spanked

by Michael Cree

Guest blogger Michael Cree looks back at the first week of the World Cup. For more coverage of the tournament, go to BBC.com/sport. – KW

Helen Mirren Branded a “Disgrace” For BP, World Cup Comments

Oscar-winning actress Dame Helen Mirren has been branded a “disgrace” and a “traitor” for comments she made on Monday night’s Letterman about the England/U.S.

World Cup 2010: From the Ground in South Africa

Sound your vuvuzelas! World Cup fever has hit the Motherland, and Gustavo Schneiderhoff is on the ground in South Africa, documenting the sights of the tournament.

Matt Smith’s Pal, Eddie Redmayne, Won a Tony

Last night, British actor Eddie Redmayne won Best Featured Actor in a Play for his role opposite Alfred Molina in Red. FYI: Redmayne is good buds with Doctor Who star Matt Smith, and Smith went to see Red when he was doing press here ...