Posts by Tom Brook

WATCH: Sir Ian McKellen Shines as the Aging Sherlock Holmes

That British sleuth Sherlock Holmes has been brought to the screen in many different incarnations, but the latest portrayal, in the film Mr. Holmes starring Sir Ian McKellen, is markedly different in that it shows him as a deteriorating …

WATCH: 'Amy' Director Asif Kapadia on Making of Film

British director Asif Kapadia arrives to the premiere of his film Amy in London. (JACK TAYLOR/AFP/Getty Images) As Amy, the British documentary on singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse, who died from accidental alcohol poisoning in 2011, …

WATCH: What Sting Misses Most About Doing Broadway

Singer-songwriter Sting will be among the big British names at the Tony Awards on Sunday night (June 7), but he’s considered a long shot to win. He’s been nominated for Best Original Score for his musical The Last Ship, which is set …

WATCH: Dame Helen Mirren Declares 'I'm a Commoner'

She may be titled Dame Helen Mirren, and she may be portraying the Queen on Broadway in the play The Audience but the British actress insists she’s a quite ordinary person. “I am a commoner anywhere that I am.

WATCH: John Cleese Dismisses Taylor Swift Catfight Rumors

Looking older but as sharp-witted and energetic as ever, the five living members of Britain’s beloved Monty Python were the big attraction at the Tribeca Film Festival on Friday night (April 24) where they attended a special 40th …