Articles Tagged 'Angelina Jolie'

Dolly Parton at Glastobury 2014 (Pic: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

WATCH: Dolly Parton Says “Ay Up, Me Duck”

It’s always a glorious moment when arcane and super-local British slang rolls out of the immaculate lips of American stars. Especially when those lips are also contorted into trying to do the accent and it swiftly becomes any accent, from cockney to yokel and ranging across Wales and Carlisle. So, when Dolly Parton launched the […]

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WATCH: ‘Unbroken’ Star Jack O’Connell on Working with Angelina Jolie

Jack O’Connell, who’s been getting strong reviews as American prisoner of war and athlete Louis Zamperini in the Angelina Jolie-directed epic Unbroken, isn’t in the Oscars race, but many think he should be given the strength of his performance. Some top U.S. film critics have been quite impressed—among them Kenneth Turan at the Los Angeles […]

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Daniel Day-Lewis, Maggie Smith and John Barrowman Honored by the Queen

The Queen’s Birthday Honours List was announced yesterday, and it seems we have a new theatrical sir to add to an already enormously impressive list. Daniel Day-Lewis is to receive a knighthood, putting the three-time Oscar winner on a par with Sirs Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen and Kenneth Branagh. He is one of 1,149 people […]

News Roundup: Simon Cowell Wants To Be Immortal

• Anglophenians, you’ve been with us for the planning and endless speculation, so for the sake of closure at least, you’ll be pleased to know that the X Factor started on Saturday night and it wasn’t a terrible flop without Simon Cowell or Cheryl Cole on the panel. And you know who says so? Simon […]