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Articles Tagged 'Kevin Bacon'

Benedict Cumberbatch in ‘Black Mass’ (Pic: Warner Bros)

WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch in ‘Black Mass’ Trailer

As reported back in May, Benedict Cumberbatch is one of the star names in Black Mass, a tale of organised crime, corruption and violence starring Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton and Kevin Bacon. The movie describes the criminal exploits of Whitey Bulger, Boston gangster and avoider of justice, and points the finger at various authority figures […]

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Alan Rickman is the ‘British Kevin Bacon,’ Fans Say

In the parlor game “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon,” you must tie the prolific star to any other film actor in six steps or fewer. Last month, we asked BBC AMERICA viewers to weigh in on the British actor who most fulfills the role of Mr. Bacon in the world of U.K. entertainment. We took […]

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9 American Stars in British TV Commercials

There are two reasons why Hollywood stars go over to the U.K. and take part in self-depreciating TV commercials. One is that their rarity value ensures greater impact for the commercials themselves, chiefly because Brits are always terribly impressed by famous people from Hollywood who come over to the U.K., as we’ll see from some […]

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Who is the British Kevin Bacon?

Anglophenians, we need you to help us solve a puzzle. We’re all fairly familiar with the way Kevin Bacon‘s name has become a ubiquitous term to describe, well, ubiquity. It started as a punning title for a game—Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon—in which you try and work out a journey of work associations, jumping across […]