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Sir Ian McKellen
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on September 9th, 2013
It has been something of a busy weekend in the lives of Sirs Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen, thespian knights of the realm. One marrying, the other married, but not to each other.
By Brigid Brown | Posted on August 23rd, 2013
It isn’t a huge surprise to learn ITV’s Vicious has been renewed with its April, 2013 premiere kicking off with 5.7 million viewers. But, it is a nice surprise.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on July 1st, 2013
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 ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on June 12th, 2013
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 ...
Real life friends Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Derek Jacobi play more-than-friends in this new sitcom.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on March 20th, 2013
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.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on December 18th, 2012
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.
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 ...
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 ...
The new trailer for Peter Jackson’s film adaptation of J.R.R.