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7 Clips We Want to See in Ron Howard’s Beatles Documentary

Yesterday (July 16) it was announced that Ron Howard will direct and produce a new Beatles documentary, with the full authority of the band themselves. It’s devoted to the years in which they were a functioning, gigging ...

WATCH: Keira Knightley and Sam Rockwell in ‘Laggies’ Trailer

Did you hear the one about the Sam Rockwell movie in which HE plays the sensible one? I know, right? And, like, who are they gonna cast as the adult-child screwball whose only friend and mentor is a teenager?

13 Definitive Portrayals of British Monarchs in Film and TV

Life is never boring if you’re the head of a country. There are international treaties to oversee, bitter arguments to overcome, threats from rivals and countries to conquer, and sometimes your personal life can’t help but ...

WATCH: ‘Doctor Who’ Gets a Lego ‘The Day of the Doctor’ Remake

Making Lego recreations out of iconic TV and movie moments is unlikely to get old any time soon, and when the results are as diverting as this five-minute romp through Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary special “The Day of the ...

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Dress Up with the Doctor

The past week in Doctor Who fandom can be divided into two sections: BT (before trailer) and AT (after trailer).

WATCH: Dame Maggie Smith Bickering with Kevin Kline in ‘My Old Lady’

Take a look at this trailer here. It’s for a BBC Films production called My Old Lady and it stars Dame Maggie Smith, Kevin Kline and Kristin Scott Thomas.

WATCH: Daniel Radcliffe Looking Devilish in ‘Horns’ Trailer

You can go ahead and make your own ‘horny’ jokes, if you like.

So, this is the teaser for Daniel Radcliffe’s latest, which has been doing the rounds of international film festivals for a while. Horns is the story of Ig Perrish, a young man who wakes up after a drunken night out to discover ...

Bastille Day: 5 French Things British People Love

The relationship between England and France hasn’t always been cordial. In fact, on the list of nations with which England can be said to have “a bit of previous,” France is above Germany, Spain and Russia, and ...

WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch and Friends Offer Acting Advice

Ever wondered what it is that draws certain actors to certain roles? Now’s your chance to find out.

5 British Literary Characters That Made a Comeback

Some literary creations are so potent they cannot be contained by one book, one series, or one author alone. They may make the move from the page to the stage, from the stage to the radio, from the radio to the television, and from the ...