Articles Tagged 'Terence Stamp'

Mick Jagger

Brits with Birthdays: Mick Jagger Gathers No Moss at 70

If there’s a run on birthday candles in the U.K. this week, there’s an easy explanation.  Way too many famous Brits are celebrating birthdays. Tops on the list is Mick Jagger, the living legend of rock ‘n’ roll, who turns 70 on July 26. When still a much younger man, he once said, “I’d rather be […]

Unfinished Song

WATCH: Terence Stamp vs Gemma Arterton in ‘Unfinished Song’ Trailer

Who knew there could be such a demand for films about cranky old English gippers taking up singing late in life, that two could be released within months of one another? We already know about Quartet, Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut, starring Dame Maggie Smith, Billy Connolly, Tom Courtenay and Pauline Collins as four bickering opera […]

British: The Accent of Evil

Ever wonder why ancient Romans in movies always have Oxbridge accents? Today, Slate.com has done a video slideshow on how Hollywood movies deal with the tricky situation of foreign speech: to subtitle or not to subtitle. As Slate notes, a British accent can often stand in for different foreign languages: “One of the more convenient, […]