British Film

Danny Boyle: Brits ‘Brilliant With Music’ But ‘Rubbish at Film’

Film director Danny Boyle has some definite ideas about where Britain stands in the modern cultural universe.

British TV Cop Show Reboot ‘The Sweeney’ to Open March 1

The poster for the new movie reboot of one of the most popular of British TV shows of the 1970s has just been released in the U.S.

The Brit List: The Best and Worst of 2012′s British Movies

It’s awards season in Hollywood and we here at Anglophenia are doing our bit. We are handing out awards of our own – let’s call them the Anglies – to recognize both the high and low points for British movies in 2012.

The Brit List: Titanic Disaster Still Captivates Audiences 100 Years Later

Plenty of ships have gone down but few continue to fascinate like the Titanic, which sank into the Atlantic a hundred years ago.

A Tale of Two Terences Behind ‘The Deep Blue Sea’

Filmmaker Terence Davies doesn’t work often but when he does it’s always worth paying attention. The British director’s latest film, The Deep Blue Sea, a passionate romantic drama starring Rachel Weisz, Tom Hiddleston and Simon ...

Brits Don’t Have This Year’s Oscar Nominations Wrapped Up

For the past few years, British stars and films were hot and heavy contenders for Oscars. This year, not so much.

The Incredible Shrinking Jude Law

Remember when Jude Law was hot? And not just hunky looking but rather hot as in his status as a leading man was soaring. Seems like a long time ago, doesn’t it?

Will Brits Walk Away With Oscars Again This Year?

Just lie back and think of England. That’s one way to get through this endless movie awards season while focusing on whether various British actors and films will nab Oscar gold.

Ralph Fiennes Follows Tradition of Updating Shakespeare in ‘Coriolanus’

To update or not to update, that is the question when attempting to modernize Shakespeare. Whether ‘tis nobler merely to put characters into modern dress, thereby making them feel contemporary, or actually to have them spouting the ...

Michael Fassbender’s Highly Productive 2011: A Look Back

Thanksgiving may have come and gone, but here’s to being thankful this year for Michael Fassbender.