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7 Roles Featuring Damian Lewis’ Real Accent

There are some Homeland viewers who didn’t even know Damian Lewis was, in fact, British. But then they heard his acceptance speeches from the Emmys and Golden Globes, and all of a sudden fans were asking themselves, “What! Who? He is…?” It takes a moment to sink in. Now that you’ve gotten a good feel […]

2015 Toronto International Film Festival – “The Dressmaker” Premiere – Arrivals

Brit Binge Watching: Five Kate Winslet Films You Can View Online

Kate Winslet, who turns 40 today (October 5), began her career at an early age. She studied drama as a child, making her introduction into TV in the 1991 series Shrinks and her film debut in 1994’s Heavenly Creatures. Since then she’s starred in internationally acclaimed films like 1995’s Sense and Sensibility and 1997’s Titanic. She received Academy Award nominations for […]

Pink Floyd in 1967 (Photo: Keystone Features/Getty Images)

Five Underrated Pink Floyd Songs to Play Loud

It’s a busy time for Pink Floyd fans right now. David Gilmour has a new album Rattle That Lock out on September 18, Roger Waters is simulcasting his film Roger Waters The Wall* at selected U.K. cinemas on September 29, with an added simulcast joint interview with himself and Nick Mason, and he’s promising a […]

Andrew Lincoln in ‘The Walking Dead’ (Pic: Gene Page/AMC)

10 Great British Actors Who’ve Nailed An American Accent

Sure, we’ve seen Americans play British, and some have done it very well, thank you. But what of the British actors who had to abandon their natural clipped and precise verbiage (or nasal and muffled, depending on where they’re from) in order to carve a new career for themselves in the U.S. of A? Many […]

David Tennant

Happy Birthday, David Tennant! 10 Great Tenth Doctor Moments

It’s his birthday (April 18). What further excuse do we need for a wallow in some of David Tennant‘s greatest hits? “No second chances” (“The Christmas Invasion”) Still very much deciding what kind of Doctor he would be, this is the point at which he takes charge. It’s his equivalent of Matt Smith’s speech at […]

EE British Academy Film Awards 2014 – Red Carpet Arrivals

10 Reasons We Love Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson, whose 56th birthday is today (April 15), is one of those actresses who makes you think, “I bet she’d make a great friend. I’d really like to hang out with her.” But, why do we think that? Yes, her roles are amazing—like her Academy Award-winning performance in Howard’s End; or the eccentric, witchy teacher such as […]


Steven Moffat Confirms ‘Sherlock’ Special is ‘Victorian’

Doctor Who isn’t the only Steven Moffat series that can turn back the clock. Apparently, Sherlock is getting in on the time-shifting action. The Emmy-winning co-creator confirms to Entertainment Weekly that the upcoming special, which had been filming in recent weeks, will be set in Victorian London and be a true one-off, not part of […]

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