Articles Tagged 'Christopher Lee'

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VOTE: Who is the British Kevin Bacon?

A couple of weeks ago, we posed the question ‘Who is the British Kevin Bacon?’ as a way of celebrating those British character actors who have appeared in such a staggering variety of U.K. films and TV shows that you could use their various projects as stepping stones to access almost every other working actor […]

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Sir Christopher Lee’s Metal Christmas is Upon Us Once More

If you were Sir Christopher Lee, you’d do whatever crazy projects took your fancy too, right? So why not release a festive heavy metal song or two, every year, using the exact same photo to promote it, in an act that is as baffling as it is thrilling? Last year’s “Jingle Hell” charted at #18 […]

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WATCH: First Trailer for ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’

We won’t know until Peter Jackson confirms whether or not he’s going to adapt The Silmarillion if the director’s fourteen-year, six-movie association with the works of J.R.R. Tolkien is finally coming to an end — but as the December release of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies approaches, it’s certainly starting to feel like the end of an era. […]

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‘Fleming': 10 Famous Brits Who Were Heroes In World War II

Next Wednesday (January 29 at 10/9c), BBC AMERICA shows the first episode of Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond, a dramatized account of the wartime exploits of Ian Fleming, creator of the most famous British spy in movie history. It stars Dominic Cooper as the debonair Naval Intelligence officer and ladies’ man, whose daring […]

BAFTAs Wrap-Up: Will ‘The King’s Speech’ Sweep Continue at the Oscars?

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 Actress (Helena Bonham Carter), Best Supporting Actor (Geoffrey Rush), Best Film, Outstanding British Film, Best Score, and Best Original Screenplay (David […]