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It has been a busy Hay literary festival for Benedict Cumberbatch. On Friday (May 30), he appeared onstage with Hugh Bonneville reading the winning entries in a BBC Radio 2 children’s story competition, and over the weekend he ...
By Leah Rozen | Posted on October 14th, 2013
Liz and Dick. That’s what they were known as back in the day, long before conflated monikers, such as Brangelina (Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie) or Julena (Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez), became de rigueur for celebrity ...
By Brigid Brown | Posted on October 9th, 2013
Richard Burton (Dominic West) says to ex-wife Dame Elizabeth Taylor (Helena Bonham Carter) in the film Burton and Taylor, “We’re addicts Elizabeth, you and I.” She coyly responds, “Love is not a drug.
By Brigid Brown | Posted on August 16th, 2013
Do you enjoy Shakespeare but don’t really have the time to sit down and deconstruct one of his plays? Well, you’re in luck, since the beginning of motion pictures, his work has been adapted into film and TV productions like these ...
The Sixties was such a creative time in London with Beatlemania raging, Ian Fleming‘s James Bond making it to the big screen in 1962 and the first episode of Doctor Who airing in 1963. Have you ever wondered what it was like ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on July 8th, 2013
After the less-than-rapturously received Lindsay Lohan version of Elizabeth Taylor in Liz & Dick, here’s something a bit more like it.
By Brigid Brown | Posted on June 27th, 2013
Actress Elizabeth Taylor was a woman who loved love and had multiple marriages, eight to be exact.
By Brigid Brown | Posted on June 3rd, 2013
The July issue of Vogue UK, available on newsstands today (June 3), celebrates women who “transcend age” with their distinctive style with actress Helena Bonham Carter (The Lone Ranger; Les Misérables) blanketing the cover.
By staff | Posted on March 22nd, 2013
Remember the news that Dominic West and Helena Bonham Carter would play Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor in a soon-to-be-filmed drama? The 90-minute film has been announced as a BBC AMERICA co-production and will air in the ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on February 12th, 2013
The last time anyone had the bright idea of recreating some of the more turbulent moments in the relationship between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, the results involved Lindsay Lohan, and were less than ecstatically received. So ...