Monthly Archives: May 2013

10 British Things About Seattle

We’re making our way through the map. Check out some fun British things going on in Seattle:

Brit Binge Watching: Five Original Shows (That Have Been Remade in the U.S.) You Can View Online

With BBC’s Mistresses making its way to ABC on Monday, June 3, it made us think people may want to catch up on the original show. As well, take a peek at other British shows — that have been remade in the U.S.

WATCH: Clive Owen Does Battle for ‘Shadow Dancer’

“It’s a battle, it’s David and Goliath,” says actor Clive Owen as he acknowledges just how tough it is for a small film like Shadow Dancer to make headway at the box office in the U.S. in the midst of blockbuster season.

WATCH: Andrea Riseborough: Misses Socially Integrated Britain

Ask U.S.-based Andrea Riseborough, who’s rapidly becoming one of the most accomplished actresses of her generation, what’s better about Britain and she responds that it’s the country’s socially diverse nature.

Hugh Dancy’s ‘Hannibal’ Renewed for Second Season

Are you gagging for more Hannibal? Well, you’re in luck, NBC will be dishing out another season of the cannibalistic crime thriller on Thursday nights at 10/9c, reports Deadline.com.

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Lifestyle Blog ‘Goop’ Gets Britished Up

It’s no secret Gwyneth Paltrow is a fan of all things British. … she did marry English rock star Chris Martin of Coldplay. She’s been a card carrying member of the Anglophile club for a while.

WATCH: American Wins Annual Cooper’s Hill Cheese-Rolling Race

Kenny Rackers, 27, may have shocked friends and family in Colorado Springs, CO when he said he was going to travel 4,000 miles to Gloucester, England to compete in an annual cheese-rolling contest but … he won. We give Rackers credit ...

Tom Hollander Responds to Benedict Cumberbatch on Being a British “Baddie”

There isn’t an exact science in determining what makes a Hollywood villain but both Sherlock’s Benedict Cumberbatch and Pirate of the Caribbean’s Tom Hollander have recently chimed in on the debate over whether or not Brits are ...

Top Gear Thursday: Show Inspires Mobility Scooter Rentals

So, you think that all of Top Gear’s explosions, crazy challenges and automotive mayhem are just for your amusement?

Twitter Poll: Who’s Better Looking … Ricky Gervais vs Johnny Depp

Ricky Gervais (The Office) was “having a laugh” on his Twitter feed and asked fans the dubious question, “Seriously, who’s better looking?”, referring to himself or Johnny Depp. Why Depp?