Monthly Archives: September 2011

WATCH: ‘Resistance’ – Michael Sheen In German-Occupied Britain

Here’s a fairly self-explanitory trailer for the new movie Resistance, directed by Amit Gupta, which stars Michael Sheen as a freedom fighter in an alternative reality where the D-Day landings failed and the Germans invaded ...

Fraser’s Phrases: ‘Spend A Penny’

The history of slang is intimately related to the history of taboos, for fairly obvious reasons. If you can’t call a thing it’s proper name for fear of offending delicate sensibilities, and the swear word people most ...

News Roundup: David Beckham Loves His Little Girl

There’s something unique about being the father to a new daughter, as David Beckham has recently discovered. You’re not dealing with a miniaturised version of yourself, and no matter how your raise her, her experience of the ...

Five Great British Scolds

A scold is someone who enjoys pointing out other people’s failings, and normally those are the kind of people you’d want to keep at arm’s length. But in the crazy upside-left world of television, the scold has ...

Royal Roundup: Australia Trip to Put the ‘Queen Back in Queensland’

When the Queen travels to Australia next month on an official ten-day state visit, she will officially open the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Perth.

‘Luther’ Star Idris Elba to Appear on G4′s ‘Attack of the Show’

Game on, Luther fans: series star Idris Elba will be a guest on G4′s Attack of the Show live tonight at 7 pm ET. This comes one night before the premiere of the latest Luther miniseries, airing Wednesday (September 28) at ...

Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Matt Smith Goes Back To School

A group of young students from Oakley Junior School in Hampshire, England were left gobsmacked when Matt Smith made a surprise appearance at their school.

WATCH: What Julian Cope Did Next…

Fans of early ’80s post punk will know who Julian Cope is. He’s the guy who used to front the Teardrop Explodes, got a little lost in acid whimsy, but found himself in the study of neolithic stone circles and the righteous ...

News Roundup: The Tale Of Rihanna And The Farmer From Bangor

Once upon a time there was a pop star called Rihanna, and she wanted to make a video for a song. She looked all over for the perfect place to film it, and decided that a field of corn in Bangor, Northern Ireland, was the perfect ...

Royal Roundup: The Queen is ‘Incredible,’ Says William in New Book

“She’s my grandmother to me first, and then she’s the Queen,” says Prince William in the new book Our Queen. “Words that come from her, I take very personally and I really appreciate.”