Articles Tagged 'The Avengers'

Patrick Macnee (Pic: Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

RIP Patrick Macnee: The Original Avenger

Patrick Macnee, the actor best known to British audience as the debonair British secret agent John Steed in the TV series The Avengers, has died at the age of 93. Ever the gentleman actor, Patrick’s career began early, playing roles in the West End during his teens, including a part in Laurence Olivier’s movie adaptation […]

Idris Elba

Idris Elba: Tom Hiddleston and I Are in the New Avengers Movie

Idris Elba is clearly a man who takes his work seriously, but not so much the production hoo-hah around it. Always rushing from one project to the next—sometimes an actor, sometimes a DJ, sometimes a musician—catch him at the right moment and little secrets sometime tumble from his mouth. Which makes this interview in the […]

Tom Hiddleston

WATCH: Tom Hiddleston Performs Hank Williams Song in Surprise Performance

We all know Tom Hiddleston (Thor, Muppets Most Wanted) isn’t shy to break out in song, but if we weren’t told the singer in the below video was the British actor; we might confuse him for an actual honky-tonk country singer. Funnily enough, the videographer expresses the same sentiment three-fourths of the way through the video […]

Thor: The Dark World

First Look: ‘Thor: The Dark World’ TV Spot

Did you get a peek at the new trailer for Thor: The Dark World when it aired this week during the premiere of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. If not, we have it here courtesy of ComingSoon.net and it’s full of smooching, slapping and sparring … not necessarily in that order. Natalie Portman, who portrays Jane […]

Alan and Tom, Composite

Brit Binge Watching: Rickman and Hiddleston Films You Can View Online

The Anglo Fan Favorites Tournament is nearing the end. Former champions Alan Rickman and Tom Hiddleston knocked out frontrunners like Benedict Cumberbatch, Matt Smith and Sir Ian McKellen. Let’s takes a peek at some of Rickman and Hiddleston’s performances which may have landed them in this year’s tournament finals. Here are three films from each, which you […]

Tom Hiddleston

Keeping It Low-Key: No Tom Hiddleston In ‘Avengers 2’

Well, we may as well pack up and go home. It seems that the sequel to Joss Whedon’s Avengers movie – the one in which Tom Hiddleston’s Loki creates an alien invasion, and forces a ragtag bunch to superheroes to coalesce into a gang – will contain all of the things that made the first […]

Anthony Head

10 British Things About The Whedonverse

Joss Whedon’s take on Shakespeare’s proto-romcom Much Ado About Nothing hits American movie screens today, proof positive of the man’s abiding affection for all things British. In fact, there’s scarcely a Whedon project in existence that doesn’t have at least one favorable British element in it somewhere. Here are nine further examples, starting with the most […]

Emma Watson

Brits Bring It at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards

Emma Watson (The Bling Ring), Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers) and Martin Freeman (The Hobbit) were all awarded golden popcorn at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards. Watson received special recognition for her choice in roles and was awarded the Trailblazer Award based on her body of work. This is only the second year the award has been given out […]

Five British Things from New York Comic Con

Now that it’s all over but the blogging, here’s a quick look at five items with British angles from this weekend’s Comic Con in New York City. Graham Chapman’s The Liar’s Autobiography I decided to resist coming to any judgment about The Liar’s Autobiography based on the weekend panel. The 3D movie is apparently one […]