Monthly Archives: November 2011

Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg Are Going British

Two of America’s greatest living film directors are going British this holiday season. Both Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg have shot their new movies in England.

Pippa Middleton Is Britain’s Fantasy Snow White

Polls are strange things: you ask a bunch of people the same question, and gather together the most common answers. Does that mean you can extrapolate outwards to make a sweeping generalisation like in the headline above this very blog …

A Companion To The Doctor’s Companions: Sarah Jane Smith

The role of the Doctor’s companion has always been a tough balancing act. For the producers of the show, they need a human who can be confused by the alien concepts, so that the Doctor can explain what’s going on.

14-Year Old Brit Asa Butterfield Carries Scorsese’s ‘Hugo’

Martin Scorsese’s new film Hugo relies heavily on the talents of 14-year-old British actor Asa Butterfield who, as the title character, appears in virtually every scene.

Elbow To Record (Another) Olympian Anthem

Elbow should be a band who are well used to creating a sense of drama, which is probably why they have been chosen to provide a new song for the BBC coverage of the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Five Great British Things We’re All Thankful For

As today is a special day (and I’m all alone in the office), it seems a good time to have a think about the things which Britain has given to America, the things for which America should be thankful.

Fraser’s Phrases: Class War (Part 1)

We live in troubled times. The international finance crisis has created increasing tensions between those who have a lot, and wish to keep as much of it as possible, and those who have very little and would appreciate some help.

WATCH: ‘Doctor Who’ Fans Worldwide ‘Walk 500 Miles’

Previously, we shared David Tennant‘s joyous Doctor Who farewell video, featuring Tennant and Who cast and crew dancing along to The Proclaimers‘s “(I’m Gonna Be) 500 Miles.” The clip went viral about a …

Royal Roundup: More Kate Middleton Pregnancy Rumors

We’ve been skeptical before about Kate Middleton pregnancy rumors reported by tabloids.

‘Doctor Who’ Xmas Special Photos and Synopsis Revealed!

News is trickling out about the eagerly awaited Doctor Who Christmas special, The Doctor, The Widow and The Wardrobe. We’ve seen the trailer, and we know Claire Skinner, Bill Bailey, Arabella Weir, and Alexander Armstrong are in …