Monthly Archives: January 2013

British Influences We Could Do Without

Right, so last week we highlighted British “imports” that we could use some more of. And, keeping in mind the saying, “Don’t bite the hand that feeds you,” or, a little cruder, “Don’t sh*t where you eat,” there are some …

First Snap of Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston in Jim Jarmusch’s Vampire Movie

Talk about fabulous casting: Tilda Swinton and reigning Anglo Fan Favorites champ Tom Hiddleston have teamed up to play vampire lovers in maverick indie filmmaker Jim Jarmusch‘s latest flick, Only Lovers Left Alive. The folks over …

Mick Jagger Rolling to Glastonbury?

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger is hinting that he and the rest of the band may be making an appearance at the famed Glastonbury music festival, reports NME.

Daniel Craig Could Be Axed from ‘Dragon Tattoo’ Sequel

Daniel Craig and his eye color-coordinated sweaters (as seen above) could be written out of The Girl Who Played with Fire, the long-delayed sequel to The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, says The Hollywood Reporter. It appears that the …

Top Gear Thursday: Watch Season 19 Videos and Super Bowl Car Ads

The following was not lost on us: the triumphant return of the Super Bowl of TV car shows takes place just one day after the Super Bowl itself. As far as we’re concerned, Sunday’s Super Bowl XLVII is definitely an appropriate …

WATCH: David O. Russell Offers Details on Next Christian Bale Collaboration

According to director David O. Russell, actor Christian Bale will be portraying a Jewish New Yorker in his forthcoming 1970s set film.

How Did Anyone Understand Shakespeare At The Time?

William Shakespeare, it is often said, invented a lot of what we currently call the English language. Not just phrases: you’d expect such a ubiquitous and popular writer to have had more than a passing influence over the sayings …

Duncan Jones Signs Up To Direct ‘World Of Warcraft: The Movie’

It looks like David Bowie isn’t the only member of the Jones family to make a comeback this year. His son Duncan, director of Source Code and the beautiful Moon, has taken on the Herculean task of directing a movie version of the …

Ricky Gervais Starring Opposite Kermit the Frog

Ricky Gervais (The Office) has been palling around with Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy in London this past month having landed the lead role in the latest Muppet film, The Muppets … Again!, reports BBC News.

‘Pride and Prejudice’ at 200: Perfect Time to Ogle Colin Firth in a Wet Shirt

Before the month is over, we’d be remiss if we failed to note that January marks the 200th anniversary – we’re talking bicentennial – of the publication of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.