Monthly Archives: November 2012

Happy 25th Birthday, Karen Gillan!

Ambition is a funny thing, especially when squared up to reality. If you were to be shown Karen Gillan’s bucket list from 10 years ago, assuming such a thing existed, you can bet her ambitions would not have included Meeting A ...

WATCH: British Rock Icon Attacks U.S. Filmmaker

The captivating new music documentary Beware of Mr Baker — profiling British drummer Ginger Baker who rose to fame in the 1960s — begins with dramatic images of the film’s director, Jay Bulger, being attacked by the ...

Daniel Craig Showers Adele With Baby Gifts For Singing ‘Skyfall’

There’s something of the untamed savage in a gentleman’s skin about Daniel Craig. It’s part of the reason that his tenure as James Bond has been such a success (if we ignore Quantum of Solace for a moment), in that he ...

Stella McCartney Wins Designer of the Year Award

Anglophenia listed Stella McCartney in our Brit List: Summer of London – Fashion Forward post as one of the UK’s must-watch fashion designers. We weren’t wrong.

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Happy 49th Birthday, Mr. Time Lord

Last Friday (November 23) marked the 49th anniversary of the very first transmission of Doctor Who, way back in 1963. This has caused the web to stage a kind of avalanche of appraisal, with sites lining up to pay tribute to the Doctor ...

‘Sherlock’ Latest: Yes, Shooting Is Delayed. No, It Won’t Affect Transmission

Y’know we’ve been having a lot of fun with Benedict Cumberbatch’s increasingly hectic work schedule, and giggling about whether it’ll cause delays on the shooting of the third season of Sherlock? Well suddenly ...

First Plot Details Emerge For ‘Star Trek: Into Darkness’

Technically this isn’t a British movie, but given that the new Star Trek film stars official Anglophenia Hall of Famers* Simon Pegg, Busy Benedict Cumberbatch AND Noel Clarke, we’re claiming it as one of ours for the ...

Cadbury Invents Unmeltable Chocolate

Well now, here’s a thing I bet no one ever thought they needed. A bar of chocolate that, no matter how hot they may be, will not melt in your hands.

Poster Unveiled for ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Special, ‘The Snowmen’

Doctor Who has already made statues and scarecrows genuinely terrifying, and clearly we’ll never look at little button-nosed Frosty the same way again after the upcoming Christmas special, The Snowmen, set to premiere on BBC ...

‘Hobbit’ Director Peter Jackson Praises Martin Freeman

The Hobbit director Peter Jackson has gone out of his way to praise Martin Freeman for his lead role as Bilbo Baggins in the forthcoming film (December 14), reports Total Film.