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Benedict Cumberbatch at Comic-Con

No, that wasn’t a tremor you felt yesterday (July 24), Southern California, although its impact seemed like a seismic event. Despite his sizable fanbase amongst attendees, Benedict Cumberbatch had never himself graced San Diego ...

10 British Things About Boulder, CO

While there’s plenty to do, indoor and outdoor, in Boulder, CO, local Whovians made their own fun taking over this road sign. For the more buttoned-up Anglophile, the University of Colorado, Boulder, has a British Studies Center, ...

Colin Firth Works with Woody Allen, Relives ‘Bridget Jones’

Playing tongue-tied for the camera was no sweat for The King’s Speech star Colin Firth, but it turns out the self-described shy actor finds himself at a loss in real life too sometimes, as he did on the set of Woody Allen‘s new ...

Helen Mirren on Her “Secret” Royal Military Workout

Helen Mirren, 68, has got it, and she’s sharing her secret on how she stays in shape, reports Yahoo! Celebrity.

WATCH: ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Gets a Sexy Trailer

Let’s be honest, anything less than a sexy trailer would’ve entirely missed the point. Still, this is the (green-band) clip that NBC’s The Today Show found to be a little ripe for early morning broadcast, because it ...

Anglophenia at San Diego Comic-Con: Updates on Twitter

It’s that time of year again: time to brave the California sun in our best cosplay and head to San Diego Comic-Con. And there’s enough going on at the 2014 convention to fill a TARDIS and a dozen Millennium Falcons.

10 Britpop-Era Bands Still Around in 2014

Earlier this year the British music press was full of features about the 20th anniversary of Britpop—the British musical renaissance kicked off by Suede, given shape by Blur and then puffed up beyond all recognition by Oasis. But one ...

Snapshot: 13 Photos of English Bulldogs

Hot diggity, today is National Hot Dog Day. It’s not a bad reason to head out to your nearest vendor and grab a dog, or celebrate the delicious treat by indulging at home.

Conan O’Brien Pays Tribute to Gary Oldman

Gary Oldman (The Dark Knight Rises, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) swung by Conan O’Brien’s late-night show Conan, and how was he welcomed: with a montage of some of his best on-screen death scenes.

Will Peter Jackson Direct 'Doctor Who'?

So hands up everyone who thought the often-repeated story about Peter Jackson directing an episode of Doctor Who was just too good to be true?