Articles Tagged 'Snapshot'

Snapshot: 1890s London vs. Today

BBC AMERICA’s Ripper Street kicks off tonight (April 29), and we can’t wait to take a step back into Victorian London with Matthew Macfadyen, Adam Rothenberg, and Jerome Flynn. Watching the stories unfold in 1890s London makes us wonder: What spots are still around, and what’s changed? The Hulton Archive Collection allows us a glimpse at actual […]


Snapshot: The Evolution of Keira Knightley, From Crop Tops to Oscar Nods

Actress Keira Knightley turns 30 today (March 26). Happy, happy! Turning the big 3-o means you wake up as a full-fledged adult, right? While that may not be exactly how it works, Knightley is definitely entering a new phase in life being happily married to musician James Righton, an expectant mum, and an accomplished actress tackling heavyweight roles in biopics like […]


Snapshot: Food and Drink We Love from Australia

Australia has well-earned bragging rights having produced brilliant actors like Cate Blanchett and Geoffrey Rush, and uniquely funky TV shows like Kath and Kim, but these 10 tasty treats are the real showstoppers. Today (January 26) marks Australia Day, the anniversary of the British arrival to Port Jackson, New South Wales, in 1788. Let’s celebrate Australia one bite […]


Snapshot: Great Britain Welcomes New Year with Frigid Swim

Some people might spend the first day of 2015 in bed, recovering from the night before, but these daring revelers put on their fancy dress and hit the water: Do you have a New Year’s Day tradition? See More: 15 TV Shows We’re Looking Forward to in 2015 15 Brit-Centric Movies We’re Looking Forward to in […]

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10 Hybrid Images of Festive London

Merry Christmas from everyone at Anglophenia! Here, to set your festive morning off with a blast from the past, are 10 images created by the photographer Peter Macdiarmid, after scouring London for the locations of various Christmassy photographs taken in the U.K. capital at various points over the last 100 years. The method is fairly […]

Britain Preserving The Web

Snapshot: Anglophenia 2014 in Photos

It was quite a snaptastic year in Anglophenia-land, British celebs mastered the selfie, the Royals had some fun with photobombing, and we did some armchair traveling, exploring parts of the U.K. through photos. Here’s a snapshot of some great moments, with accompanying stories, from the past 12 months: January: Sirs Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen kicked off the year […]

71st Annual Golden Globe Awards – FOX After Party

Snapshot: The Year 2014 in Cumberbatch

That’s correct, we are dedicating an entire Snapshot to Mr. Benedict Cumberbatch, Anglo’s Golden Boy. We’ve gone through each month, pulling out a post highlighting the man of the year, with him being a regular topic of conversation on the blog. Bet you’re wishing there were more than 12 months right about now? January: Benedict Cumberbatch […]

International Artists Take Over The Canal Wall’s Near The Olympic Park

Snapshot: 13 Pieces of Street Art Brightening Up London

We’re all pretty familiar with the street artist Banksy, whether it’s from the film Exit Through the Gift Shop, word of mouth, reading about him online, or stumbling upon his pieces in person. We’re about to get to know him a little bit better with HBO’s user-generated film Banksy Does New York. We love us some […]


Snapshot: 19 Timeless Photos of Jane Seymour

Veteran actress Jane Seymour was spotted at the BAFTA LA Awards that just passed, and BBCA attendees reported back that the British actress is timeless. Is it possible Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman is actually a Time Lord? We jest, but to be safe and nix that theory, let’s take a leap back in time with this […]

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