Monthly Archives: May 2011

Helena Bonham Carter Relishes ‘Playing Weird Women’

There is no one quite like Helena Bonham Carter, is there? The BAFTA-winning actress marches to the beat of her own drum when it comes to fashion, and she most certainly does the same (and superbly so) when it comes to film.

Royal Roundup: Vanity Fair to Feature William and Kate

Royal wedding enthusiasts looking to scoop up their next treasured bit of memorabilia will certainly want to grab the July 2011 issue of Vanity Fair.

News From Middle Earth: ‘Hobbit’ Film Titles, Dates Revealed

When it comes to The Hobbit, we can barely contain our excitement. How about you? Martin Freeman‘s recent mention that Benedict Cumberbatch will be a part of the star-studded cast still has us doing the happy dance.

Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Daleks Will Take a ‘Rest,’ Says Steven Moffat

Does it still count as a plot spoiler if you tell someone what ISN’T going to happen in a drama? I surely hope not because, well, we’ve got some news.

The True Story Of Stephen Fry’s Talking Bench

Suppose you were on a holiday in the British countryside, having a wander through some scenic park or the grounds of a stately home. Tired, you alight upon an ornately carved bench which, in some undefinable way, to be a bit Stephen ...

Five Great British Things The Americans Ruined

So far in this series, we have examined 10 great American institutions, and the effect a British influence has had over each one, for better or worse.

WATCH: Alex Kingston Discusses Kissing The Doctor

‘Sherlock’ Wins One Fifth Of All The Welsh BAFTAs

Last night, the Millennium Centre in Cardiff played host to the 20th annual British Academy Cymru Awards (the Welsh BAFTAs, effectively), and it doesn’t take a supernaturally gifted detective to figure out who the main winner was.

Cheryl Cole’s X Factor Fallout Reaches Lily Allen

So, Cheryl Cole is still out of the US X Factor, this much we know. And after Simon Cowell’s catty comments over the weekend — “She doesn’t travel well.

Adele Is No Longer The UK’s Number One

Lady Gaga has finally ended Adele’s sixteen week run at the top of the albums chart. Her latest confection “Born This Way” biffed Adele’s “21″ to one side with the highest first week sales of any ...