Tag Archives: Madonna

Benedict Cumberbatch: “Everyone Wants Complicated Antiheroes”

It must be interesting being Benedict Cumberbatch right now. Acclaimed worldwide for his performances as both the rude and chippy Sherlock Holmes and the unpleasant and evil John Harrison in Star Trek Into Darkness, he’s fast ...

Six American Songs Re-imagined By British Artists (And ‘Call Me Maybe’ as a Ballad)

Last week Interscope Records released a sampler of the Great Gatsby soundtrack. With songs by Florence + the Machine and Lana Del Rey, it is just as promising as the film.

Sir Elton John And Madonna: This Time It’s Personal

Being a parent is hard work. There’s no way to prepare for the crushing weight of responsibility that suddenly descends, a feeling that the magnetic poles of your life have suddenly shifted, so that you’re no longer the most ...

The Brit List: Five Great Americans Who Fled To Britain

Note: ‘fled’ is a strong word. Maybe it would be fairer to say that these are five Great Americans (capitalisation intended to show respect and deep gratitude) who have not exactly been quick to flee back to the States, ...

The Great British Songbook #9: ‘Teardrop’

It starts with a simple thought of arresting clarity, especially coming from a singer whose recorded career had largely been spent singing in a made-up language. Elizabeth Fraser, of the Cocteau Twins, coos a delicate “love, love ...

Americans Pretending To Be British Part 2: Madonna

It’s easy to see what American celebrities love most about the British Isles, besides our enviable landscapes and delightful way with clotted cream and a scone. England is seen as a haven for etiquette, deference and historical ...

The Brit List: Interview with Andrea Riseborough from ‘W.E.’

Buzzed-about British actress Andrea Riseborough talks to The Brit List’s Asha Leo about her role as Wallis Simpson in W.E. and working with the film’s director Madonna.

‘Graham Norton’ Books Dream Guest: Madonna

Graham Norton has set the bar high for himself in 2012, with pop star-turned-filmmaker Madonna set to appear on BBC America’s The Graham Norton Show for the first time ever on Saturday, January 14 at 10/9c, the network has ...

Royal Roundup: Tindall Had Wild ‘Boozy Night Out,’ Claims Tabloid

It’s a little difficult to sort out what really went on when Mike Tindall and some of his teammates went to a nightclub on Sunday in Queenstown, New Zealand, where they are competing for the Rugby World Cup.

News Roundup: Colin Firth’s Kids Take His Oscar To School

Can I begin with a question? If you had won an Academy Award for being the best actor in the world, where would you keep the trophy? On the mantelpiece? On the hood of your car? On a chain around your neck at all times?