Category Archives: Featured

How Many Names do Brits Have for Woodlice?

There’s not a lot to do in the British countryside, especially if you’re whiling the decades away waiting for someone to invent the internet. So you can’t blame the residents of a tiny island nation for choosing to pass the time ...

Tom Hiddleston Takes a Trip to ‘Skull Island’

Would it be too cheeky to assume that the producers of the new King Kong prequel didn’t spend very long casting their new leading man? I mean, it seems temptingly plausible that they’ll have looked at the script, read the ...

25 Scottish Sayings That Will Get You Through Life

No matter what happens in the referendum over Scottish independence this week, the wit, expressive depth and wisdom of the Scottish people is something to be cherished. They know a thing or two about stoicism in the face of poor ...

WATCH: James McAvoy Frustrated By Scottish Referendum Debate

“The political debate is annoying to me,” says Scottish actor James McAvoy commenting on the September 18 referendum in Scotland when voters will be asked whether they want their country to become independent. “I feel like ...

Prince Harry Turns 30: A Year-By-Year Gallery

Today (September 15) marks Prince Harry‘s 30th birthday, making us think, “What would Harry do?” Possibly a friendly soccer match to kick off the festivities?

‘The Imitation Game’ Wins People’s Choice Award at TIFF

You have to hand it to Benedict Cumberbatch; he certainly knows how to promote a movie. And after a week in which his best interview quotes and daft moments were scattered across the internet like popcorn on a cinema floor, it’s ...

‘Wire’ Alums Idris Elba and Dominic May Be Reuniting

It might be a bit of gossip, but word on the street (isn’t that something they’d say in The Wire) is that Wire alums Idris Elba and Dominic West may be reuniting in the Finding Nemo sequel, Finding Dory, reports Entertainment ...

James McAvoy Talks About Love and Upsets

In The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, a new New York-set drama out today (September 12), James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain play a married couple, Conor and Eleanor, undeniably drawn to one another but unable to go the distance. “Love ...

Brit Binge on Roald Dahl's Films Online

The anniversary of British author Roald Dahl‘s birthday is on Saturday, September 13, which also marks Roald Dahl Day. The entire month of September is filled with celebrations like Oompa Loompa Skydiving Day, which you can read ...

10 British Things About Hudson County, NJ

We already took a spin around Bergen County, New Jersey, exploring British organizations and events. And, why stop there? Hudson County, named after English explorer Henry Hudson, is all sorts of Britished-up.