Articles Tagged 'Richard Armitage'


Snapshot: 12 British Actors Rocking Cravats in Period Dramas

If you thought our post on British celebs wearing kilts was sexy, then check out these gents decked out in cravats. The cravat, a type of men’s neckwear, became popular in England during the 17th century. The trend didn’t stop there: Sherlock‘s Martin Freeman has been seen out-and-about wearing modern day cravats on the red carpet. It’s not […]

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Photos: Seven New Character Posters for ‘The Hobbit’ and Fan Event

Metro Goldwyn Mayer has released seven new character posters for Peter Jackson‘s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug via Facebook. The Hobbit Facebook page has some three million “Likes” with three hundred thousand people talking about what’s going on at the moment. If you’re in the mood to talk Middle-earth, and you’re not already a fan, […]

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WATCH: New ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ Trailer

Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, the sequel to last year’s An Unexpected Journey, seemed like it was a world away when first talking about it … but, the release date is upon us, and the adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic story will hit theaters on December 13, 2013. Martin Freeman (Sherlock) reprises […]

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Brit Binge Watching: Five British Costume Dramas You Can View Online

With Downton Abbey on hiatus, we expect you may be jonesing for some British costume dramas. Just a friendly reminder, there are plenty of shows streaming online and we’ve picked out a sampling of five to highlight: 1. Upstairs, Downstairs (2010) The series available on Netflix picks up six years after the original 3-part series […]

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WATCH: Warm Up with Heated British Costume Drama Scenes

It’s that heartwarming time of year that only rolls around once. You guessed it, it’s time to get cozy on the couch with that special loved one – yep, your laptop – and check out some heated scenes from British costume dramas. The Young Victoria The new bride (Emily Blunt) doesn’t have time to take a proper honeymoon, […]

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‘The Hobbit’ is Topped Up with BBC America Stars

Did Peter Jackson sit down to a marathon of  BBC America programming and just say, “him, him, him … maybe him … him … mmm … yes, him ….” when deciding his cast for The Hobbit? Probably not, but it’s a novel idea and not too far-fetched based on the definite BBCA presence in the film to hit […]


WATCH: ‘Hobbit’ Cast on the Merits of 48 Frames Per Second

A much talked-of aspect of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, out on Friday (December 14), is that it was shot at 48 frames per second. Most movies are shot at half this speed. What it means, at its simplest, is that it’s giving audiences a clearer picture. Among the cast there’s effusive praise for the […]

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