Articles Tagged 'Imelda Staunton'

Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Hails the Unsung Heroes of British Film

Last night (December 7) Benedict Cumberbatch was honored with the Variety Award at the 2014 British Independent Film Awards. The commendation was given because his skyrocketing success has helped to “focus the international spotlight on the U.K.” (although if that’s the only criterion, surely certain Anglophile blogs should have been up there with him?) and […]

Dan Stevens

‘Downton Abbey’ News Roundup: Dan Stevens Loses ‘Two Chins’

New episodes of Downton Abbey won’t air until September in the U.K. and, program your DVR now, January in the U.S. but the show and its cast members are still making news. Few actual plot developments for Season Four of the popular period drama are being leaked, but Downton’s stars, both past and present, have been out and […]

Dame Helen Mirren

Dame Helen Mirren Is The Queen Of Awards!

Last night, Dame Helen Mirren was officially named the best actress of the year, at the 2013 Laurence Olivier awards. The Oliviers are, depending on your point of view, the UK equivalent of the Tony awards, or the theatre equivalent of the BAFTAs. They may even be the theatrical equivalent of the Grammys, but no […]

WATCH: New Aardman Trailer – ‘The Pirates: Band Of Misfits’

By now, you’ll no doubt be getting used to the froth-on we Anglophenians like to display whenever there’s a new film trailer doing the rounds. And if you’re feeling at all sceptical about this, you’ve every right. Clearly the level of hysteria we tend to adopt is not sustainable unless you want to seriously endanger […]

‘Arthur Christmas’ to Feature Star-Studded UK Cast

(L-R) Jim Broadbent, Bill Nighy Some of Britain's finest actors are set to spread some holiday cheer in the forthcoming Aardman Animation 3-D film, Arthur Christmas. According to The Wrap Up, Jim Broadbent and Bill Nighy will star opposite James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie and Imelda Staunton in the Sony Pictures family comedy set for next […]