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John Hurt on Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death: ‘It’s Hit Me Very Hard’

With news of Philip Seymour Hoffman‘s untimely death yesterday (February 2) at age 46 still painfully fresh, the tributes are pouring in for the Oscar-winning star, many of them from Britain. Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor star ...

Oscar Nominations: ‘Hustle,’ ‘Gravity’ Edge Out ’12 Years a Slave’

Hollywood emerged from their lingering Golden Globes weekend hangovers this morning to find out who would be invited to the town’s biggest party of the year. That question has been answered: American Hustle and Gravity led ...

PHOTOS: Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Fassbender’s Wild Golden Globe Weekend

By now, we’ve all seen Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Fassbender cutting a rug, shoulder-shimmying, and putting their backs into it at the Golden Globes after-party hosted by Fox. If you have not witnessed this epic moment that ...

’12 Years a Slave,’ ‘American Hustle’ Rule Golden Globes

With the Oscar nominations just days away (January 16), the Hollywood Foreign Press Association provided some extra momentum to 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle, setting the presumptive frontrunners up nicely for the remainder of ...

10 Things to Look Forward to in 2014

2013 was a pretty good year to be interested in British culture, was it not? Doctor Who fans in particular had more than enough to keep them occupied, with some enormously high profile entrances and exits, a 50th anniversary special and ...

In Memoriam: The Brits We Lost in 2013

2013 was a wonderful year of anniversaries and milestones in British pop culture, but we would be remiss if we didn't reflect on the passings of some remarkable Brits over the past 12 months.

‘Doctor Who’: 11 Great ‘Time of the Doctor’ Moments… in GIFs

“The Time of the Doctor,” this year’s Doctor Who Christmas special, put some closure on Matt Smith‘s time in the TARDIS and introduced us to Peter Capaldi‘s Time Lord. For a detailed recap of the episode, ...

WATCH: ‘Sherlock’ Mini-Episode ‘Many Happy Returns’

Steven Moffat has had such a jolly good time with his prequels for Doctor Who that he’s gone and done one for Sherlock. As previously announced, the mini-episode “Many Happy Returns” (co-written by Mark Gatiss) has ...

20 Greatest British Songs of 2013

The best year in ages for British music? It sure seems that way. Adele‘s general absence (outside of her Oscar win) from stages and radio stations may have taken focus off the U.

Joan Fontaine Dead at 96: 12 Roles in Clips and Trailers

Joan Fontaine, British silver screen star and one of Alfred Hitchcock‘s most notable “cool blondes,” has died at age 96 today (December 15), BBC NEWS is reporting. She rose to fame in the ’40s with roles in ...