Tag Archives: Sir Ian McKellen

Sir Ian McKellen Has Filmed His Last Scene As Gandalf

Hopefully you’ll forgive a shameless raid on a famous person’s Facebook feed, in order to discuss the end of an era. It seems Sir Ian McKellen has finally finished with the fake beard and funny robes required to bring his ...

WATCH: New ‘Hobbit’ Trailer – ‘The Desolation of Smaug’

NOW we’re getting somewhere!

Critics of the last Hobbit movie were quick to point out that the film seemed to take longer to get started than it would take to read the entire novel, backwards, while blindfolded and hung upside-down, using a tissue paper rope, over ...

What Are Brits Watching? ‘Vicious’

Real life friends Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Derek Jacobi play more-than-friends in this new sitcom.

Sir Ian McKellen: “I’m Going To Marry Patrick Stewart”

This is one is too good pass up, even if you’re already reading it from other places.

(You, er, you don’t visit other places, do you? I’d hate to think you were getting your Anglophile jollies somewhere else.

WATCH: Two Featurettes On The Special Effects That Made ‘The Hobbit’

Oh yes, I bet you thought now that The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is in the theaters we’d have run out of things to say on the subject. Well nuh-uh.

‘The Hobbit’ Breaks US Box Office Records

See, didn’t we tell you Martin Freeman was good?

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey finally reached theaters this weekend, and despite some lukewarm reviews and complaints about the running time, Peter Jackson’s latest Middle-earth epic has set a box office record with the ...

Sir Ian McKellen: “I’ve Had Cancer For Six Years”

It’s a curious story to suddenly run, just as The Hobbit is coming out and people are getting to see what he’s been up to down in New Zealand for much of the year, but still today is the day the Sun has chosen to disclose ...

WATCH: The New ‘Hobbit’ Trailer

The new trailer for Peter Jackson’s film adaptation of J.R.R.

The Brit List: 10 Out-and-Proud British Celebrities

Torchwood star John Barrowman came out to his parents in 1992. (Photo via BBC)

News Roundup: Russell Brand – ‘The Paralympics Have Novelty Value’

Russell Brand appears to be the target of another attempted tabloid bashing, after on-stage comments he made about the Olympics were seized upon as proof of some kind of disability prejudice.