Monthly Archives: December 2012

In Memoriam: The Best Of British 2012

2012 saw a lot of glorious things happen in Britain, not the least of which was the Olympic Games, and its accompanying opening ceremony. But we also said a final goodbye to some of the country’s finest talents, some globally ...

Watch: Ricky Gervais In The New Series Trailer For ‘Derek’

We first brought you this picture back in March, when it still seemed urgent and important to reveal the very latest puff and scrape from the fountainous comic mind of Ricky Gervais. It’s taken from the pilot show of his new ...

Hail, Hail (Mrs.) Rock ‘n Roll: Kate Winslet Gets Married

Kate Winslet married Richard Branson’s nephew, Ned Rocknroll (yes, that’s his real name, more on that later) in a hush-hush wedding earlier this month.

First Look: Simon Pegg and Nick Frost Reunite in ‘The World’s End’

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost reunite in The World’s End, reports The Daily Blam.

Top Gear Thursday: Top Ten ‘Top Gear’ Moments of 2012

Could we have used the word “top” any more times in that headline? But at least you get the idea: we’re aiming for the top here, and we’ll look at the high points of Top Gear over the past year.

Five Astonishing Gerry Anderson Puppet Realities

Gerry Anderson, who died yesterday at the age of 90, had never intended to work solely with puppets. His ambitions lay firmly in Hollywood, making Bond-style blockbusters with real actors and huge budgets.

New Year’s Resolutions: Some Absolutely Fabulous Quotes to Live By

When choosing a role model to help you navigate the rocky path to enlightenment, make sure you get one that has learned from their mistakes, otherwise every nugget of wisdom offered has to be considered just theory, and untested by the ...

WATCH: Gingerbread ‘Downton Abbey’ – A Delectable Expression of the Show’s Good Taste

Here’s a delicious take on Downton Abbey. Curtis Jensen, a San Francisco-based graphic designer and photographer, built an exact gingerbread house replica of the hit British TV show’s titular manor.

Celebrity Hook/Break-Ups of 2012

Let’s take a peek at who got together this year and others who called it quits.

Harry Styles & Taylor Swift

‘Doctor Who’ Recap: ‘The Snowmen’

Our story begins in 1842, with a very antisocial little boy called Simeon. He’s built himself a little snowman friend with the voice of Gandalf, and that’s all the company he needs for the rest of his life.