Articles Tagged 'Sean Bean'


Bernard Cornwell’s ‘Sharpe’ Series: A Binge-Watching Guide

You may have heard, because we just mentioned it the other day, The Last Kingdom is heading to BBC AMERICA on October 10. The series is based on Bernard Cornwell‘s historical novels The Saxon Stories. But what about Cornwell’s earlier Sharpe series? We still have some time to binge on the action-packed TV adaptation of […]


WATCH: First Trailer for Ridley Scott’s ‘The Martian’

Despite the somewhat mixed reaction that 2012’s Prometheus received, there’s still a pretty high level of excitement whenever Sir Ridley Scott turns his hand to science fiction. So the sense of buzz around his upcoming film The Martian is palpable and has been heightened only further by the release of the very first trailer today: Based on the […]

NY: International Emmy Awards – Press Room

WATCH: Sean Bean Triumphs at the International Emmys

It was a night of triumph for Britain’s Sean Bean at the International Emmys in New York where he took home the trophy for best actor for his performance in the BBC TV series Accused. For an actor who has a tough-guy image Accused marked new terrain because he portrayed a cross-dressing character; and that […]


Sweet! Take a Peep at ‘Downton Abbey’ Reimagined By Fans

Sorry to say, but there are at least nine more months until Season 3 of Downton Abbey starts on PBS. (Own Season 2 on DVD.) On the theory that, for fans, even tiny morsels of news about their favorite show help to ease the wait, we offer up the following tidbits: • If you thought all […]

Watch: It’s a ‘Snow White’ Trailer-Off!

Personally, I blame Harry Potter. Once it became apparent that there’s a huge appetite for fables about enchanted happenings at the movie theaters, AND that simply throwing together some lame xerox of JK Rowling’s finest (only) creation wasn’t going to do the trick, enterprising film-makers immediately started digging through old copies of Grimm’s Fairy Tales […]

Vote in the Anglo Fan Favorites Tournament: The Men of 2011

VOTING IN ROUND 1 IS CLOSED… CONGRATS TO THE CHAMPION, ALAN RICKMAN Which guy is the ultimate Anglophile fan favorite of 2011? Colin Firth or Sean Bean? David Tennant or Damian Lewis? Ricky Gervais or Simon Pegg? The choice is yours: we’re pitting 32 of Britain’s (and a couple of Ireland’s) most popular male TV […]

Coming to DVD: ‘Angel,’ ‘Cemetery Junction,’ ‘Red Riding’

It’s about time. That’s the appropriate reaction to the fact that Angel, a lush, often amusing drama set in Edwardian England and starring Atonement’s Romola Garai, finally arrives on these shores in DVD form on Tuesday, Dec. 21. Like too many small but often worthy British films, it opened in the UK (in 2008) but […]

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