Tag Archives: Dame Maggie Smith

Brits Represent at 2013 Golden Globes

The Brits have made an early showing at the 70th Annual Golden Globes with Dame Maggie Smith winning Best Supporting Actress for her performance in BBC’s Downton Abbey. Let’s do some Brit-spotting at the Globes!

Dame Maggie Smith, Brits Lead Field at the 2012 SAG Awards

The nominations have just be announced for the Screen Actor’s Guild awards, 2012, and it is fair to say that the Brits have done a very nice job. So much so that only two awards are unblessed by British influence, and Dame Maggie ...

Watch: Dame Maggie Smith Leads Brit Cast In Dustin Hoffman’s ‘Quartet’

There seems to be a cinematic trend developing, in which directors get together as many British character actors as they can, and get them to rub their sharp edges awkwardly against each other, filming the sparks until all is smooth.

Lingerie Firm Enjoys ‘The Downton Abbey Effect’

You wouldn’t think product placement would work in a costume drama, given that most of the firms able to advertise their olden-days products must have either gone out of business or moved with the times, but then Downton Abbey has ...

The Brit List: Top Ten British Character Actresses In Movies Today

In some ways, compiling this list has been more of a head-scratcher than its male counterpart, and this is in part because of the way producers and audiences tend to view female actresses as they get older. It seems a handsome male lead ...

‘Merlin’ Star Katie McGrath Named Anglo Fan Favorites, Woman of 2012

UPDATED: Katie has released a statement thanking her fans: “I am thrilled and honored to have been named BBC America’s Anglo Fan Favorites, Woman of 2012. It is humbling to even be considered, thank you so much to everyone ...

‘Downton’ Studio Denies Maggie Smith is Leaving

Maggie may — or may not. The mystery is deepening as to whether Dame Maggie Smith will be departing Downton Abbey after the hit British show’s third season.(Own Season 2 of Downton on DVD.

An Anglophenian View Of The SAG Award Nominations

So, the Screen Actor’s Guild have released the full details of their annual awards, with a whole heap of films and TV shows getting well-deserved slaps on the back for being generally fantastic and stuff.

Magical ‘Deathly Hallows’ Brings ‘Harry Potter’ Saga to Triumphant Finale

The spell remains potent right up to the very end. Harry Potter fans — and who’s not? — will be delighted to discover that the final Harry Potter film delivers pure cinema magic.