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Kat is a freelance writer for Anglophenia.

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Mark Ronson and Amy Winehouse perform on stage at the BRIT Awards 2008 at Earls Court 1 on February 20, 2008 in London, England.

10 Best Ever Moments from the BRIT Awards

The 2017 BRIT Awards air tonight on BBC America, with performances from the likes of Ed Sheeran, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, The 1975, Emeli Sandé, and Robbie Williams. It’s shaping up to be a BIG night in the global pop culture calendar, with grime star Skepta, girl band Little Mix and Coldplay leading the nominations. Artists as diverse as […]

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First Look: The Han Solo Movie Cast Pose in the Millennium Falcon

This week must be Sci-fi Movie Cast Photo Week. Already we’ve had the actors of Alien: Covenant cheesing for the camera, and now here’s a shot of the cast and directors of the upcoming standalone Han Solo movie. Filming started at Pinewood Studios in London on Monday (February 20), with the official Star Wars Twitter account releasing a photo from […]

British actress Jenna Coleman poses on the red carpet upon arrival to attend the British Fashion Awards 2016 in London on December 5, 2016.

First Look: Jenna Coleman Starts Filming ‘Victoria’ Season Two

Doctor Who alum Jenna Coleman has posted a photo of her reunion with one of her Victoria co-stars — and we’re not talking about Tom Hughes or Rufus Sewell. No, the actor Jenna was overjoyed at seeing again was Almonzo, the white horse she was often seen riding in the first season of the royal drama. Posting on […]

Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss during Q&A for episode three preview screening of “Sherlock” at BFI Southbank on January 12, 2017 in London, England.

Mark Gatiss Added to Kit Harington Historical Drama ‘Gunpowder’

We told you about Gunpowder way back in October, but now we have the lowdown on what promises to be a historical thriller every bit as exciting and gritty as Taboo. It’ll tell the story about the infamous Gunpowder Plot, a failed conspiracy to assassinate King James I by a group of English Catholic radicals in 1605. And like […]

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10 Ultimate Feel-Good Movies Guaranteed to Lift Your Spirits

We know: It’s the dead of winter, and every day seems more miserable than the last — but we got you. We’ve found 10 movies guaranteed to put a spring in your step and lift the most miserable of moods. We’ve even included where and how you can watch each of them too. Whether you like joyful musicals, 80s […]

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First Look: Cast Reunite for ‘Love Actually’ Charity Sequel

How about this for some post-Valentine’s Day romance? Love Actually scribe Richard Curtis has penned a sequel to his 2003 hit film, and it started filming yesterday (February 16) in London. Okay, so we don’t want to get your hopes up. It won’t actually be a full feature-length film (actually). It’ll only be ten minutes […]

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Hayley Atwell and Matthew Macfadyen to Star in New ‘Howards End’ Adaptation

A new adaptation of Howards End is in the works, with Agent Carter star Hayley Atwell taking the lead role that won Emma Thompson her first Oscar in 1993. Deadline reports she’ll play Margaret Schlegel, an idealistic young woman who, with her sister Helen, has strong views on social inequality, despite eventually marrying into the wealthy Wilcox […]

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Sherlock Named the World’s Most Popular BBC Character

Uh-oh. Do we feel a fan battle coming on? Viewers from around the world have been asked which BBC character they love the most, and each of the top three is one of our favorites. Top of the poll is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle‘s famous sleuth, as portrayed by Benedict Cumberbatch in Sherlock, which of course had […]

German composer Hans Zimmer poses for a photograph after arriving to attend the European Premiere of the film “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”, in central London on March 22, 2016.

WATCH: Hans Zimmer Performs ‘Planet Earth II’ Theme on The Late Show

The visuals of Planet Earth II are so breathtaking, you’d be forgiven for missing another awe-inspiring element of the show, and that’s it’s dramatic soundtrack. It’s taken ten years to make the follow-up series to 2006’s Planet Earth, a landmark show, and in that time the producers have worked with only the very best. And when it […]

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WATCH: James Corden Goes Toe-to-Toe with Ice Cube

James Corden has unveiled yet more hither-to-unknown skills, less than a day since opening the Grammys with an epic performance that combined rap with some good old-fashioned slapstick. And yes, it’s not often the words “rap” and “slapstick” get used in the same sentence, but we now have James to thank for a whole new genre (“rapstick”?). The […]

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