Articles Tagged 'Mark Strong'

Jameson Empire Awards 2015 – Alternative View

Mark Strong Believes Daniel Craig is Done with James Bond

Does Mark Strong know something we don’t know? Strong took a moment to check in with ShortList at the premiere for his new film The Brother Grimsby. The film stars Strong as a James Bond type agent, with Sacha Baron Cohen portraying his football hooligan brother. The conversation with ShortList turned to the actual James […]

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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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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 […]

Amanda Abbington, Angela Lansbury and Mark Gatiss (Pic: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

LOOK: It’s ‘Murder, She Wrote’ Meets ‘Sherlock’ He Writes

This is a fantastic picture, is it not? Amanda Abbington and Mark Gatiss flanking the great Angela Lansbury at last night’s (April 11) Olivier Awards. Angela was there to accept the award for best actress in a supporting role, given for her portrayal of the medium Madame Arcati in the Gielgud Theatre’s production of Blithe […]

Variety Studio Presented By Moroccanoil At Holt Renfrew – Day 4 – 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

Eddie Redmayne Tops GQ Magazine’s Best-Dressed List

The Theory of Everything’s Eddie Redmayne has topped GQ’s best-dressed list of 2015. And, we’re only a week into the year. Redmayne is followed by Benedict Cumberbatch, with Jamie Dornan rounding out the third spot … woah, woah, this list is seriously Britished-up. Okay, we need to “stop the presses,” or “slow the roll,” whichever […]


15 Brit-Centric Movies We’re Looking Forward to in 2015

2014 was a pretty good year for British stars at the box office, from James McAvoy and Patrick Stewart in X-Men, to Rosamund Pike in Gone Girl, to Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley in The Imitation Game. But that’s all nothing compared to 2015, with the coming year seeing a veritable explosion of Brit talent in some of the biggest […]

Colin Firth in Kingsman: The Secret Service

WATCH: Colin Firth Kicks Refined Ass in ‘Kingsman’ Trailer

Back in May, the first trailer was released for Colin Firth and Michael Caine’s new action-comedy Kingsman: The Secret Service, which is a kind of James Bond-meets-Men In Black sort of a thing, adapted from a comic book by Mark Millar (Kick-Ass) and directed by Matthew Vaughn (X Men: First Class). And it looked like […]

The Imitation Game, Benedict Cumberbatch

WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley and Matthew Goode Star in ‘The Imitation Game’ Trailer

Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) takes on the tragic, yet inspiring role of British mathematician Alan Turing in the biopic film The Imitation Game, and Weinstein Company has provided a first look with a trailer. Turing and his team are credited with breaking a supposedly unbreakable Nazi code, helping bring an early end to World War […]

Kingsman, The Secret Service

WATCH: Colin Firth, Mark Strong and Michael Caine Star in ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ Trailer

We all agree that secret agents are sexy, right? There’s something particularly appealing going on with the British spies in the film adaptation of comic creator Mark Millar’s comedic espionage movie Kingsman: The Secret Service, as seen in the recently released trailer. Millar, who wrote the Wanted and Kick-Ass comic books, has a reputation for giving his […]

Dad’s Army

10 TV Shows That Explain British Culture

British life – from the bassinet to the crematorium –  has been dissected, examined and reflected back through the prism of the TV since the earliest, pre-war transmissions from Alexandra Palace in London. And for a small island, there’s a surprising amount of stuff to get through, not least because some of the nation exists on […]

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