Monthly Archives: January 2011

Keira Knightley Gets Personal with The Guardian

From time to time, Keira Knightley reminds us that she’s indeed a human being with her own set of insecurities. In a recent Q&A with The Guardian, she playfully hinted at some while showcasing her usual loveliness.

The Tellyvangelist: Jan. 31 – Feb. 6

In this week’s Tellyvangelist — your weekly guide to all that’s British on U.S.

UK Chart Report: Chase & Status Rave It Up at No. 5

It’s a fairly well established fact that controversy sells records: partly because there’s something thrilling and illicit about hearing or seeing naughty stuff which the TV or radio won’t let you hear or see, and …

David Beckham to be James Corden’s Best Man?

While he and his missus Victoria Beckham hold out for an invitation to Prince William and Kate Middleton‘s big day, David Beckham will likely be attending another big British wedding ceremony. And calling upon a tailor might be in …

The Royal Wedding: Who Pays the Bill?

Who foots the bill for The Wedding of the Century? Peter Hunt, BBC's royal correspondent, looks at who will pay for Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal nuptials.

Royal Roundup: Chelsy Davy to be Prince Harry’s Royal Wedding Date

The Daily Express reports that Prince William and Kate Middleton‘s wedding could rekindle romance for another royal couple. The paper reports that Prince Harry, William’s younger brother, has asked for a wedding invitation …

Ricky Gervais to Reprise Hosting Duties on ‘The Simpsons’?

Ricky Gervais may have ruffled Hollywood’s feathers (and then some) during his recent Golden Globes hosting gig, but his MC days aren’t over.

John Barry, Oscar-Winning Bond Composer, Has Died

British composer John Barry, best-known for his iconic, jazzy James Bond soundtracks, has died in New York at age 77, BBC News reports. The cause of death was a heart attack.

‘Tudors’ Star Henry Cavill Becomes Latest Brit To Land Superhero Part

British actors are putting a stranglehold on Hollywood’s superhero roles. There’s Christian Bale as Batman, and more recently, The Social Network star Andrew Garfield has taken over for Tobey Maguire in the Spider-Man …

British Actress Felicity Jones Is This Year’s Carey Mulligan

The Sundance Film Festival is the place where Next Big Things are born, and over the past week, we’ve seen a whole litter of much-hyped, up-and-coming talents. One is American actress Elizabeth Olsen, younger sister of Mary Kate …