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America’s British population has taken to the web to voice its displeasure at news that U.S. candy giant Hershey has successfully blocked our much loved U.K.-produced chocolate from being exported to the land of the free.Read Now
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The King’s Speech
The King’s Speech, the period drama about King George VI’s struggle to overcome a stutter, won seven BAFTAs at yesterday’s ceremony (February 13). Its haul included awards for Best Actor (Colin Firth), Best Supporting …
As the seemingly endless, Louboutin-shod march to the Academy Awards on February 27 continues, all eyes will focus on London this Sunday (February 13) evening when the British Academy of Film and Television Arts hands out its coveted …
The Oscar-nominated director of The King’s Speech, Tom Hooper, says he will collaborate with Colin Firth on a future project.
It always comes as a surprise to see Helena Bonham Carter dressed in the latest couture concoction while walking the red carpet for an awards show or movie premiere. Where’s the corset?
According to Deadline, Queen Elizabeth recently took in a “private viewing” of The King’s Speech, the historical drama showcasing her late father, King George VI, and his struggles with a speech impediment. She …
Is this all some sort of post-colonial payback? Has a gang of rogue Brits suddenly descended upon Hollywood and replaced our American-born gods with UK ones?
For years, Colin Firth was the reading woman’s sex symbol. When a TV mini-series was made of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice in 1995, and when a movie version was made of Bridget Jones’s Diary, Helen Fielding’s chick lit …
The King’s Speech leads this year’s Oscar nominations with 12 mentions, which is reportedly sparking the British period film’s surge at the box office. But the bosses at the film’s studio, the Weinstein Company, …
The King's Speech dominated this morning's (January 25) Oscar nominations, with 12 total nominations, including ones for Colin Firth (watch our interview), Helena Bonham Carter, Geoffrey Rush, and director Tom Hooper. Christian Bale received recognition for The Fighter, but there are some notable British snubs this year.