British Film

Sacha Baron Cohen as Freddie: Other Stars Who’ve Played Brit Rockers

Sacha Baron Cohen wants an Oscar, damn it! After years of presenting at various award ceremonies and shocking the audience with gleefully crude antics, the Borat comedian has decided he wants to go for the gold himself.

The Accent of Evil: Your Favorite British Villains

Ahead of BBC AMERICA’s month-long Accent of Evil film series starting September 4th, I asked Anglophenia readers to reveal their favorite British, big-screen baddies. I’m loving some of the old school, B-movie choices that ...

After Slumdog Year, Britain Largely Snubbed at Oscars

At the 2009 Oscars, the UK was flying high, with homegrown epic Slumdog Millionaire sweeping the top categories, winning Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay.

British Movies Suck, Long Live British Movies!

Britain has 23 entries at this year’s Sundance. The Independent heralds this as a “new wave” of British filmmaking.

BBC AMERICA Lands Three Golden Globe Nominations

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has given BBC AMERICA a lot of love over the years – maybe it’s that whole foreign thing – and this year is no different.

The Other Boleyn Girl Trailer Has Been Released: Watch It

The trailer for The Other Boleyn Girl – starring Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, and mmmmm, Eric Bana – is now online. Quite funny that the three main roles are played by two Americans and an Aussie, which I suppose ...

Before the BAFTAs, There’s the BIFAs. Plus: Reese Witherspoon as Heather Mills?

Ian Curtis biopic Control has received 10 nominations from the British Independent Film Awards.

Ecstatic Reviews for Ian Curtis Biopic, Control

Five – count ‘em – five big stars for Control (watch trailer) from The Guardian‘s Peter Bradshaw, who calls it the film of the year and adds, “What a fantastic film this is. [Director Anton] Corbijn ...

Keira Knightley’s Atonement: “Clever, Ambitious, Compassionate…”

The road to Oscar keeps on rolling for Keira Knightley‘s new film, Atonement.

Marc Foster In, Martin Campbell Out as Bond Film Director

Halle Berry now has a better shot of landing a role in the next Bond film: her Monster’s Ball director, Marc Forster, has been confirmed for the follow-up to Casino Royale, reports BBC. I thought Martin Campbell‘s ...