Tag Archives: Maggie Smith

The Brit List: 10 British Actors and Actresses Who Could Get Oscar Nominations

Every year right about this time, handicapping for the Oscars begins. Who will be nominated for an Academy Award? Who will win?

Martin Freeman Feels Left Out

Martin Freeman is quite popular these days starring opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in the critically acclaimed Sherlock; and, of course, he is Bilbo Baggins in the forthcoming The Hobbit. Yet, he’s whinging about not making the cut ...

If Dame Maggie Smith Were a Sandwich, What Kind Would She Be?

Here at Anglophenia, we are always trying to come up with new lists. Maybe next we should offer “100 Reasons To Love Dame Maggie Smith.”

Damian Lewis, Maggie Smith Score Biggest British Emmy Wins

The biggest British wins at last night’s Emmys were the acting awards given to Maggie Smith for Downton Abbey and to Damian Lewis for Homeland, but American series snatched other major awards away from strong British contenders.

WATCH: Maggie Smith in Trailer for Dustin Hoffman-Directed ‘Quartet’

There have always been rumors that Dame Maggie Smith can be a diva, but now she’s going to play one in a new movie.

‘Downton’ Roundup: Watch First Clip of Shirley MacLaine at the ‘Abbey’

Hold tight, Downton Abbey fans. There’s just another six months to go until Season 3 begins airing on PBS in early 2013. (Or one could travel to England, where Season 3 starts showing on ITV this fall.)

The Brit List: Five Great British TV Matriarchs

Full disclosure: the original title for this was “Five Great British TV Mothers,” which is perhaps more factually accurate, but could be misleading if you came of age in the ’60s, or listen to a lot of hip hop, so ...

A Who’s Who Guide to ‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’

How many recognizable British stars, senior division, can you cram into one movie? The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel manages to feature more than a half dozen, and since most of these stars are getting on in years, better to praise them ...

‘Downton Abbey’ Roundup: Wedding Bells for Another Crawley Sister?

After all the excitement last month with its will-she-or-won’t-she brouhaha about whether Maggie Smith wanted off of Downton Abbey (apparently, she didn’t), news about the hit British TV series was scarcer in recent days.

‘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.