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Divers participating in the Lower Keys Underwater Music Festival pretend to play musical instruments underwater 08 July 2000 off the Florida Keys. The festival attracted 600 divers and snorkelers who listened to music and reef preservation messages via a local radio station’s six-hour broadcast piped beneath the sea at the Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary. From left are Steve Murphy of Bay Point, Fla.;  Nancy Herlehey, of Big Pine Key, Fla.; Bill Becker, the event’s organizer of Sugarloaf Key, Fla.; and Kevin Schick of Syracuse, N.Y.

10 Offbeat Music Festivals to Suit Your Mood

Once upon a time you could hear the words “music festival” and picture a muddy field filled with revelers, placards hailing peace and love, and hippies selling tie-dye shirts out of their VW Micro Bus. Nowadays, however, they’re big business. Festivals such as Coachella, Glastonbury and South by Southwest attract visitors in the hundreds of thousands, and, though they […]

Stefan Ulrich’s Dalek (Photo: YouTube)

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Genesis of the GamerDalek

Welcome to this week’s Doctor Who’s Day roundup, a great big hug around the internet, gathering up as many Whovian bits and bobs as we can and cramming them together for an affectionate squeeze. And this week, we begin with the astonishing creation of German video gamer and part-time Davros Stefan Ulrich. Looking for a […]


The 2017 Academy Award Nominations are In

Hollywood is already gearing up for the 89th Academy Awards, but the Oscars won’t be handed out until February 26 at the district’s Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA. But we do know who’s been nominated, with the announcement happening early this morning (January 24). It’s not a huge surprise to hear La La Land led the pack with 14 […]

Actor Matthew Goode attends the ‘The Imitation Game’ New York Premiere at Ziegfeld Theater, hosted by Weinstein Company on on November 17, 2014 in New York City.

‘Downton Abbey’ Star Matthew Goode Joins ‘The Crown’

If you ask us, then the two awards won by The Crown at this month’s Golden Globes confirmed its position as the new Downton Abbey. But if you still need convincing, then the news that Matthew Goode is joining the cast must surely be the clincher. Since his role as racing driver Henry Talbot in the wildly popular period drama, Matthew has popped up in last year’s Roots […]

Benedict Cumberbatch attends a screening of the Sherlock 2016 Christmas Special at Ham Yard Hotel on December 19, 2016 in London, England.

First Look: Benedict Cumberbatch as Thomas Edison in ‘The Current War’

The invention of an electrical system may not seem at first glance like a story worthy of celluloid treatment, but last year it was the subject of not one but two movies in development. It now looks like one of them has won the race to the silver screen: Entertainment Weekly reports The Current War started filming this month, with […]


WATCH: Billie Piper and Riz Ahmed Get Down and Dirty in New Film ‘City of Tiny Lights’

We’re always pleased to see ex-TARDIS dweller Billie Piper. So nearly a year since Penny Dreadful left our screens, the trailer for new film City of Tiny Lights is just what the doctor ordered (“doctor,” geddit?). It stars Rogue One‘s Riz Ahmed (who recently talked to Anglophenia about #RealHappiness) as jaded private investigator Tommy Akhtar, with Billie playing his […]

Actor Bryan Cranston attends HBO’s Official Golden Globe Awards After Party at Circa 55 Restaurant on January 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.

First Look: Bryan Cranston as Zordon in New ‘Power Rangers’ Movie

We got our first glimpse of Bryan Cranston as the mighty Zordon yesterday (January 19), thanks to the release of the official trailer for the new Power Rangers movie. Ever since his involvement was announced, we’ve been wondering how the Breaking Bad star would handle the role of wise intergalactic disembodied sage. Which, arguably, represents quite a departure from his previous […]

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