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WATCH: Will U.S. Audiences Embrace ‘Alan Partridge’? Steve Coogan Weighs In

Today (April 4) a great British fictional comedy legend will try to crack the American movie market when Alan Partridge opens in cinemas in New York and Los Angeles. A big question mark hangs over the film’s fate in the U.S.

WATCH: Felicity Jones Keeps Mum When It Comes to ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′

British actress Felicity Jones has a role in the forthcoming Spider-Man movie but she won’t really talk about it. It’s her first big Hollywood film and it’s been widely reported that she plays a villain.

WATCH: Charlotte Gainsbourg: ‘Private Parts in “Nymphomaniac” Aren’t Mine’

Nymphomaniac, the latest opus from Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier, is packed with brazen displays of sex but the genitalia on display belong to porn stars.

WATCH: Ralph Fiennes Shows Off Comedic Skills in ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’

For an actor best known for dramatic roles, Ralph Fiennes has been winning praise for his comic turn portraying a flamboyant concierge in director Wes Anderson’s new period film The Grand Budapest Hotel, which opens on Friday (March ...

WATCH: Colin Farrell on ‘Winter’s Tale’: ‘It Might Be Too Sweet For Some’

Colin Farrell has well over thirty film credits to his name – and among them you would think there would be a couple where he stars in a substantial romantic role. But according to him you’d be wrong because he’s making ...

WATCH: Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon on ‘Trip to Italy,’ Celebrity Reactions to Their Impersonations

These are good times for Steve Coogan. The film Philomena, which he co-produced, co-wrote and stars in opposite Dame Judi Dench, recently picked up four Oscar nominations, including one for his screenplay.

WATCH: Nicholas Hoult Talks ‘Young Ones’ at Sundance, Says He’s Open to ‘Warm Bodies’ Sequel

British actor and former Skins star Nicholas Hoult made the rounds at Sundance to promote Young Ones, in which he co-stars opposite Elle Fanning, Michael Shannon and Kodi Smit Mc-Phee. It’s a western directed by Jake Paltrow set in a ...

WATCH: Michael Fassbender Spends Entire Movie Inside a Big Fake Head

A Sundance talking point this year was Michael Fassbender starring in a film in which audiences never get to see his face. The picture is a surreal comedy called Frank, the story of a musician who joins a band that’s spearheaded ...

WATCH: Alfred Molina, John Lithgow Star as Middle-Aged Couple in ‘Love Is Strange’

British actor Alfred Molina has been telling journalists at the Sundance Film Festival how he hopes the gay-themed drama Love Is Strange, in which he stars opposite John Lithgow, will have a broad resonance. While it is the story of a ...

Belle & Sebastian Frontman Makes Sundance Debut with ‘God Help the Girl’

Belle & Sebastian frontman Stuart Murdoch‘s directorial debut, God Help the Girl, has been unveiled at the Sundance Film Festival. It’s based on the band’s 2009 album of the same name.