Articles Tagged 'Dame Maggie Smith'

Maggie Smith attends the EE British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Opera House on February 14, 2016 in London, England.

Dame Maggie Smith Has the Perfect Response to Jimmy Kimmel Jibes

Yesterday (September 19) we told you how host Jimmy Kimmel took affront at Dame Maggie Smith‘s no-show at the Emmy Awards on Sunday night. Pointing out that Maggie’s been nominated a whopping nine times, and even won the award three of those times, the late-night talkshow host joked: “How many times do you think she’s shown up […]

Actress Tatiana Maslany accepts Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for ‘Orphan Black’ onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

‘Orphan Black’ and ‘The Night Manager’ Among Winners at Last Night’s Emmys

We knew she was outstanding, you knew she was outstanding, and finally the Emmys have agreed: BBC America’s own Tatiana Maslany was named Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series last night (September 18) at the Emmy Awards 2016. “Meltdown” doesn’t quite cover what followed next on social media, as Clone Club went into overdrive and everyone, from Tatiana’s […]

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BAFTAs ‘Kiss Cam’

As you probably know by now, Stephen Fry hosted the 2016 BAFTAs. At one point, he gave a shout out to the U.S. thanking the nation for giving the world things such as the giant foam finger, leaf blowers, syrup … on bacon, and, the “Kiss Cam.” The BAFTAs provided an example of how the Kiss […]

Madonna at the Brit Awards 2015 (Photo: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

10 Greatest Live TV Moments of 2015

Now that all TV ends up getting archived on the internet somewhere, the gulf between that which is broadcast live, that which is broadcast as if live, and that which is edited for future enjoyment is getting smaller all the time. So, in gathering up the best of the year’s gaffes, spoofs, interviews and how-do-you-dos, […]

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WATCH: Sir Ian McKellen Impersonates Dame Maggie Smith

Sir Ian McKellen stopped by L.A.’s Fine Arts Theatre to chat about the opposite sex, specifically, “Women I’ve Filmed With,” reports Out Magazine. McKellen sat on stage, sharing intimate stories with the audience like they were all at a dinner party. One woman he’s worked with and was keen to talk about is Dame Maggie […]

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WATCH: Trailer for the Final Season of ‘Downton Abbey’

While appreciating that this won’t be happening in America for quite a while, the trailer for the final series of Downton Abbey has arrived and as you might expect, it’s got ‘end of an era’ written through it like the letters in seaside rock. Quite apart from Carson’s name tag being removed from his office […]

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WATCH: 10 British Actors Who Can (and Will) Dance

The British celebrities we tend to keep an eye on may carry themselves as if they’re sensitive artistes, for whom dignity is on equal footing with oxygen as a necessity for life itself, but rest assured, they’re all, without exception, incredible show-offs. And as sure as day follows yesterday, with incredible off-showing comes incredible dancing. […]

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‘The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ Cast: What’s Next?

While the Britcentric cast of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel movies may play pensioners, there’s no sign of these vivacious actors retiring any time soon. The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel hit theaters on Friday (March 6), and it already has us wondering what the seasoned actors are up to next: 1. Dev Patel (Sonny Kapoor) Sonny has his hands […]

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WATCH: Maggie Smith Roughing It in ‘The Lady in the Van’

Prone to hyperbole we may be, but this trailer is entirely delightful and should definitely be experienced at your earliest convenience. The Lady in the Van is the movie adaptation of Alan Bennett’s (The Madness of King George, The History Boys) play about a certain Miss Shepherd, a woman who genuinely did come and live […]

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