Posts by Fraser McAlpine

WATCH: New Trailer for Kenneth Branagh’s ‘Cinderella’

The irony-free live-action adaptation of Disney’s Cinderella, as directed by Sir Kenneth Branagh, is coming to U.S.

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: 5 Great Fan-Made LEGO Animations

The theme to this week’s roundup of Whovian things was inspired by the news that there is Doctor Who-themed LEGO on the way, before the end of the year.

Has Andrew Garfield Hung Up His Spider-Man Mask?

For a while there it looked as if British actors would take over all the prominent positions as world-saving super-heroes, especially now that Benedict Cumberbatch has signed up to play Marvel’s Doctor Strange.

Sir Michael Gambon Retires from the Stage

In all the BAFTA hoo-hah over the weekend this rather sad story got a little lost, but it’s worth a moment’s attention.

Sam Smith Thanks His Ex for Grammy Wins

This was not a weekend of surprise awards decisions, but nor was it a weekend of unsatisfactory ones either. So while Eddie Redmayne can take great comfort in the knowledge that he definitely deserves to have won the lead actor trophy …

BAFTA Roundup: Eddie Redmayne IS the Best Actor

The BAFTA Film Awards have only just finished, the confetti being packed away and the red carpet rolled up for another ceremony on another day. And it’s clear that in the big battle of the boffins between Benedict Cumberbatch and …

5 British Stars Overlooked By the 2015 Grammys

Have you seen the full list of nominations for the Grammy awards? Have you? Eighty-three categories!

David Tennant Owns ‘Just a Minute’

This Monday (February 9), David Tennant will make his debut in a radio institution, and if preliminary reports are to be believed, will more than walk away with his head held high.

Who Were the British Versions of Your Favorite Boybands?

There’s no love as profound or as abiding as a first love. This is the secret fuel that keeps the engine of pop music ticking along, and it is not to be derided.

WATCH: Sir Ian McKellen as ‘Mr Holmes’

The first clip has been posted of Sir Ian McKellen playing Sherlock Holmes in the film Mr Holmes, based on Mitch Cullin‘s novel A Slight Trick of the Mind.