Articles Tagged 'Thandie Newton'

Anne Hathaway

Gallery: The BAFTA Film Awards Red Carpet – Frocks And Fellas

Two important things you need to bear in mind about this year’s BAFTA Film Awards before looking over this sample of celebrity arrivals: 1) it was HOWLING it down with rain in London tonight and 2) Simon Pegg looks like he could do with five more minutes, just to arrive properly. Helen Mirren has no […]

Lost Harold Pinter Sketch Found After 50-Year ‘Pause’

A short sketch by playwright Harold Pinter has been rediscovered in the archives of the British Library after being performed only once in 1960 and then essentially forgotten. The playlet, called “Umbrellas,” is ostensibly about two men discussing that most British of subjects, the weather, and the need to always have an umbrella handy.  The […]


News Roundup: Family and Friends Pay Their Respects to Amy Winehouse

The private funeral for Amy Winehouse was held today (July 26) at the Edgwarebury Cemetery in North London, BBC News reports. Producer Mark Ronson, friend Kelly Osbourne, and boyfriend Reg Traviss were the most famous guests among the estimated 300 to 400 attendees. Osbourne and others wore their hair in Amy’s iconic beehive style in […]

WATCH: ‘Retreat’ Teaser Featuring Cillian Murphy, Thandie Newton

In Retreat, Irish thespian Cillian Murphy and London-born actress Thandie Newton play Martin and Kate, a married couple who seek some personal time on a secluded island. Once settled, they eventually come across an injured soldier named Jack, as played by dapper English actor Jamie Bell, who maintains that a lethal virus is spreading across […]

The Tellyvangelist: Nov. 1-7

In this week’s Tellyvangelist – your weekly guide to all that’s British on U.S. TV – we’ll get a little bit of Hugh Laurie, see Timothy Dalton play yet another British spy, enjoy Daniel Radcliffe taking a bite out of Twilight, and watch Alex Kingston trade Doctors for lawyers. All times are in EST and […]

The Tellyvangelist: Oct. 25-31

In this week’s Tellyvangelist – your weekly guide to all that’s British on U.S. TV – we’ll watch two actors-turned-writers, Michael Caine and Jane Seymour, tell us how it feels to go pro with prose, hear Taio Cruz (right)light some fuses, and if you’re not up for trick-or-treating, stay home on Halloween with the much-anticipated […]

Thandie Newton Talks About Playing Condoleezza Rice

Thandie Newton, who will portray Condoleezza Rice in Oliver Stone‘s biopic of George W. Bush, seems as conflicted about the controversial Secretary of State as the rest of us. It is actually quite humorous to listen to her describe the process of getting under the elusive Condi’s skin. She talks to Laura Barton in The […]