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WATCH: James McAvoy Stars in ‘The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby’ Trailer

Speaking of kissing, there is a whole lot of snogging going on in the trailer for Ned Benson’s film The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, starring James McAvoy (X-Men: Days of Future Past) and Jesssica Chastain (The Help).

First Look: Michael Fassbender Stars in American Frontier Film ‘Slow West’

Michael Fassbender (12 Years a Slave, X-Men) reunites with BAFTA-winningh director John MacLean, who directed Fassbender in the short film Pitch Black Heist, teaming up for the American frontier film entitled Slow West, reports Indie ...

Brit Binge Watching: Five Post-Apocalyptic Worlds Available to View Online

Doctor Who‘s Christopher Eccleston stars in HBO’s new show The Leftovers, premiering on Sunday, June 29 at 10pm Eastern. In the show’s trailer people are disappearing inexplicably.

WATCH: England Supporter Trains His Parrot to Sing Famous Football Anthem

England fan Fran Sheridan, 42, from Worcester, England, has trained his pet parrot Slipmatt to whistle the tune to “The Great Escape” and chant, “England,” and “Come on Rooney,” at the end, reports the U.K. Express.

Snapshot: 15 British Celebs in Sunglasses

Vanessa Brown, senior lecturer of art and design at Nottingham Trent University in the U.K., asks the age-old question, “Why do people look so much cooler in sunglasses?

The Queen to Appear on ‘Antiques Roadshow’

Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, are doing the rounds in Northern Ireland having just made a visit to the Game of Thrones set in Belfast. This time, the couple will actually appear on the long-running ...

10 British Things About Manchester, New Hampshire

Manchester, New Hampshire was named and modeled after the city of Manchester in England. Samuel Blodget, who named the city, was so impressed by Manchester, England, the first industrialized city; he imagined a similar city center in ...

Miranda Hart is Winning Over Hollywood One Actress at a Time

American actress Allison Janney (The West Wing) has caught on to what we’ve all known for a while, everybody loves Miranda Hart.

WATCH: ‘Game of Thrones’ Gets a Pug Makeover

Blinkbox, a U.K.-based video-on-demand service, has introduced the canine world to Game of Thrones in their recently released video entitled The Pugs of Westeros.

WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch Narrates Cristiano Ronaldo Documentary

The World Cup is underway and there’s a lot of chatter about Portugal soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo. And it’s not always positive with a recent Daily Beast article going up over the weekend entitled “Why It’s So Easy to Hate ...