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‘Doctor Who’: Making Sense of ‘The Night of the Doctor’

Well. When it was announced that the upcoming 50th anniversary Doctor Who special would be preceded by an online “minisode,” few fans could have expected that the prequel would hold quite so much significance to the ...

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Steven Moffat Offers Hints on Twelfth Doctor

Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat has poked his head above the parapet recently to give fans a few hints of what might be to come from Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor. He told Doctor Who Magazine that “I’m pretty ...

10 British Exports That Are More Popular In The U.S.

If a British cultural export manages to succeed in America, it’s a fairly safe bet that it already has some degree of popularity in its home land. Sometimes, however, exports from the U.K.

‘The World’s End’ Impresses With $9 Million Opening Weekend

Fans of Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright turned out in force at theaters this weekend, as the third and final entry in their thematic “Cornetto trilogy” of films gave the writer/director team their strongest opening yet at the ...

Dame Judi Dench and Dustin Hoffman to Star in Roald Dahl’s ‘Esio Trot’ for BBC

The BBC has announced that Dame Judi Dench and Dustin Hoffman are to take the lead roles in an adaptation of Roald Dahl’s 1990 childrens’ novella Esio Trot. The 90-minute film will be co-written by Richard Curtis, and ...

Pegg, Wright and Frost’s Best Movie References, From ‘Spaced’ to ‘Hot Fuzz’

The World’s End, now in U.S.

Ricky Gervais Planning ‘David Brent’ Movie?

Although the U.K. version of The Office ended almost a decade ago, it seems Ricky Gervais just can’t leave the character of David Brent alone.

‘Sherlock’ Filming Mobilizes Fans on the Streets of London

There are certain things that are guaranteed to get a Twitter-inspired gang of fans out on the streets of Britain in their droves, camera phones in hand – and to a list that includes Doctor Who in April and One Direction ...

LOOK: Benedict Cumberbatch and Peter Capaldi in ‘The Fifth Estate’

While all Benedict Cumberbatch-fan eyes are on Cardiff and London as the Sherlock star films the final episode of the show’s upcoming third season, some new photos have just been released from his turn as Wikileaks ...

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Step Inside the TARDIS on Google Maps

Google Maps have celebrated Doctor Who‘s 50th anniversary by adding a 360-degree panoramic view of the interior of the Doctor’s TARDIS to their Street View function.