Author Archives: Paul Hechinger

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10 British Things About Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln and the British? Surely these folks at Anglophenia must be joking, you must be thinking to yourself.

Top Gear Thursday: Fast, Furious and British – Great London Car Chases

We don’t usually associate the city of London with car chases, but that may change with the release of Fast & Furious 6 this week.

Top Gear Thursday: (Vin) Diesel-Powered Cast of ‘Fast & Furious 6’ Talks Cars

“Choosing the car you drive is like choosing your wardrobe, maybe even more important,” Vin Diesel told TopGear.com about Fast & Furious 6.

James Bond Roundup: ‘Skyfall’ Shown to House of Lords, Producers Hope for Mendes Return

We can see the advance publicity for the next James Bond movie now: “Coming soon to a Parliament near you.”

Early Hitchcock Films to Tour the U.S.

Alfred Hitchcock fans here in the U.S.

Oxford College is All Shook Up Over Harlem Shake

The craze over the Harlem Shake hit Oxford University, as it has just about everywhere else, but one rendition has caused a controversy that this week went all the way to Britain’s House of Commons.

Danny Boyle: Brits ‘Brilliant With Music’ But ‘Rubbish at Film’

Film director Danny Boyle has some definite ideas about where Britain stands in the modern cultural universe.

What’s It All About, Sir Michael? The Wit and Wisdom of Michael Caine

Michael Caine, who celebrates his 80th birthday today, has been telling us great stories through his screen performances for more than half a century. But, as anyone who’s ever seen him on a talk show knows, the London-born actor ...

WATCH: Dame Judi is Most Definitely ‘Dench’

It’s not enough that Judi Dench is one of Britain’s leading actresses, or that she’s won gazillions of screen and stage awards, or that she’s been knighted. Her brilliance is now being etched into the English language ...

WATCH: Mila Kunis + Geeky British Radio Comedian = Perfection

Press junkets, in which celebrities sit for serial interviews to promote their latest movies, are generally not conducive to unique, surprising or unusual answers.