Monthly Archives: June 2011

Royal Roundup: William and Kate’s Royal Tour of Canada Begins

After several weeks of meticulous planning and discussion, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge finally landed on Canadian soil Thursday afternoon (June 30), officially kicking off their first royal tour as a married couple.

If ‘Cars 2′ is Revving Up Your Kid’s Interest in London…

Millions of American kids are getting their first introduction to London these days via Cars 2, the popular, current Pixar-Disney animated film. In the movie, a major car race is held in England’s capital city, and various landmarks …

BBC America Announces Comic-Con Schedule: Matt Smith, Karen Gillan Set to Appear

The Doctor and Amy Pond are heading back West, this time for San Diego Comic-Con. Doctor Who stars Matt Smith and Karen Gillan will make their first-ever appearance at the mega-popular annual event, BBC America has revealed today.

A Covers Tribute: The Smiths’ ‘Queen Is Dead’ Turns 25

Twenty-five years ago this month, Morrissey, Johnny Marr, Andy Rourke and Mike Joyce issued The Smiths‘ landmark LP, The Queen Is Dead. And to many faithful fans, the 10-song collection is the band’s finest hour; a sonically …

Lost In Translation: Five British Things Americans Are Missing Out On

We all knew this was coming, didn’t we?

Yesterday we ran our feature on the Five American Things The British Would’ve Spoiled, had they won the Revolutionary War. Which means we now need to put the opposite argument across.

‘Being Human’ Star Russell Tovey Set for ‘Sherlock’ Guest Spot

When it comes to cameo TV spots, Russell Tovey sure gets around. We’ve seen him on Doctor Who twice, Ashes to Ashes, as well as Gavin & Stacey a handful of times.

Warning: John Barrowman Is… Secretly British

John Barrowman It is just TYPICAL of John Barrowman that he would turn out be an American in a hit British TV show, who was actually British all along. As befits the rapacious needs of his Doctor Who character Captain Jack Harkness, …

WATCH: Brit-Drenched Trailer For ‘Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy’

Hoo boy! This is like a convention of the cream of British male acting talent, and someone’s calling the register.

Muse’s Chris Wolstenholme: ‘I Was A Secret Alcoholic’

Chris Wolstenholme, the bass player with British preposte-rockers Muse, has been speaking at length about his battles with alcohol addiction. He says his drinking reached the level that he was having to drink in order to get up in the …

Alan Rickman is Going Back to Broadway

With part two of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows set for its final curtain call next month, Alan Rickman, a.k.a. the evil Severus Snape, is heading back to the New York City stage.