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By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on September 23rd, 2014
Back in May, the first trailer was released for Colin Firth and Michael Caine’s new action-comedy Kingsman: The Secret Service, which is a kind of James Bond-meets-Men In Black sort of a thing, adapted from a comic book by Mark ...
Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) takes on the tragic, yet inspiring role of British mathematician Alan Turing in the biopic film The Imitation Game, and Weinstein Company has provided a first look with a ...
By Brigid Brown | Posted on May 21st, 2014
We all agree that secret agents are sexy, right? There’s something particularly appealing going on with the British spies in the film adaptation of comic creator Mark Millar’s comedic espionage movie Kingsman: The Secret ...
British life – from the bassinet to the crematorium – has been dissected, examined and reflected back through the prism of the TV since the earliest, pre-war transmissions from Alexandra Palace in London. And for a small island, ...
There’s an intriguing rumor doing the rounds at the moment concerning Mark Strong – the British actor with the face of a hawk and the hairline of an egg – and the next Superman movie.
By Leah Rozen | Posted on December 18th, 2012
So nice, he’s playing it twice. Fast-rising British actor Mark Strong is having a second go at a role he already made his own back in 2006.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on August 7th, 2012
Katherine Bigelow, the director who gave us such cinematic delights as The Hurt Locker and Point Break, is releasing Zero Dark Thirty, a movie about the hunt for Osama Bin Laden, in December. And what’s curious about this is that, ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on August 5th, 2011
Let’s play a game: while you’re watching this gripping trailer, for the new adaptation of John Le Carre’s international espionage thriller Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, try running through the Harry Potter franchise in ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on June 30th, 2011
Hoo boy! This is like a convention of the cream of British male acting talent, and someone’s calling the register.
Playing the hero may get you the girl, but playing the bad guy can be a whole lot more fun for an actor. Arguably, no one plays baddies in Hollywood blockbusters better than Brits.