Tag Archives: James McAvoy

Vote in the Anglo Fan Favorites: Men of 2012, Hiddleston vs. Cumberbatch

It was a sweet inevitability, the race this entire tournament was gearing up for. Yes, there were obstacles and potential spoilers in the way — Alan Rickman loomed as a possible repeat victor, David Tennant nearly knocked out ...

News Roundup: James McAvoy To Play Elton John?

Film biopics of musicians often follow a very similar pattern. There’s the childhood trauma, the discovery of talent, the struggling to get noticed, the fame, the drugs, the trouble that comes with success/fame/drugs, and the ...

Vote in the Anglo Fan Favorites Quarterfinals, Men of 2011

As we get closer to determining the Anglo Fan Favorite of 2011, the races are getting tougher. Colin Firth or James McAvoy? Richard Armitage or Alan Rickman? Vote!

Vote in the Anglo Fan Favorites Tournament, Round 2: Men of 2011

Vote in the Anglo Fan Favorites Tournament: The Men of 2011

McAvoy and Fassbender’s Acting Superpowers Elevate ‘X-Men’ Prequel

Professor X is an Oxford man. That’s just one of the many nifty nuggets one learns watching X-Men: First Class, the wham-bam movie reboot of the Marvel comic book series about mutant superheroes.

It’s Raining Brits in Friday’s New Releases: ‘X-Men,’ ‘Submarine,’ ‘Mr. Nice,’ ‘Beginners’

When it rains, it pours.

A veritable torrent of movies either hailing from England or starring British actors in prominent roles will open on Friday (June 3).

James McAvoy’s Blunt Message to Fans Stuck on Old ‘X-Men’ Cast

X-Men: First Class is the fourth film in the superhero franchise, but it’s a prequel, a back-to-origins story. All the key roles have been recast.

James McAvoy: A Conspiracy of Talent and Sex Appeal

I keep waiting for James McAvoy to become a gargantuan star. After Atonement, I fully expected the Scottish-born actor to turn up on the cover of People magazine’s annual Sexiest Man Alive issue.

The Tellyvangelist: Feb. 21-27

In this week’s Tellyvangelist — your weekly guide to all that’s British on U.S.