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Reader’s Choice: Top 10 John Lennon Songs of All-Time

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This article was originally posted on October 9, 2010 to mark what would have been Lennon’s 70th birthday. We’re re-posting on October 9, 2015 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Lennon’s birth. The songs in the piece were selected by Anglophenia reader votes. Top 10s like this are always a tough read. Even if you […]

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TWJ On Getting Down and Dirty

Press-Copper-Roundup

Time for your weekly Copper press roundup! Tom Weston-Jones sat down with Metro to chat about his dirtiest job yet – playing a Detective on the mean, unclean streets of New York City: “I had that dirt [from the set] under my nails for ages after we finished,” he told Metro. “I loved doing the […]

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Nerd Out to ‘Doctor Who’ Tunes: A Trock Rock Top 5

We’ve had a lot of nerdy things going on here at Anglophenia lately. Well, that’s because Chris Hardwick‘s The Nerdist special is coming to BBC America on Saturday, September 24th at 10/9c. Doctor Who star Matt Smith is a guest. And in celebration of that and all things Who-related, we thought we’d go by the […]

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‘Doing a Romantic Comedy Would be a Disaster,’ Says Daniel Craig

Anglophenia film critic Leah Rozen got it right… our gaze remains totally fixed on Daniel Craig. We absolutely love him as James Bond. He’s also dazzled us in Munich, Defiance, and in this summer’s Cowboys & Aliens. And judging by the edgy trailer for The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, opening this Christmas, he’ll wow […]

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‘The King’s Speech’ Broadway Bound in Fall 2012

Ok, our day is officially made! Showbiz 411 reveals that David Seidler‘s award-winning script for The King’s Speech is being prepped for the New York City stage. Apparently, auditions are already underway with casting director Gabrielle Dawes, whose West End credits include Macbeth, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Three Days of Rain and Treasure […]

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Royal Roundup: Prince William’s Centrepoint Charity to Go on Strike?

A charity that was dear to Princess Diana‘s heart, and is now one of Prince William‘s top efforts, is going through some tough times. London’s Evening Standard reports that Centrepoint staff members may soon hit the picket line over a “27 percent cut in government funding to local councils, which contract Centrepoint to run hostels […]

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‘Family Guy’ Welcomes Ricky Gervais… As a Dolphin

Um, we think it’s pretty crazy that Ricky Gervais hasn’t appeared on Family Guy yet. They’re the perfect match, right? Each are controversial, clever, snarky, and gut-bustin’ hilarious! Well, the time has come my friends. The 50-year-old British comic will be spending time in Quahog, Rhode Island for one full season. But he won’t be […]

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Royal Roundup: Mark Ballas Looks to Boogie with Pippa on ‘Dancing With the Stars’

On ABC’s massively popular Dancing With the Stars, we’ve watched Mark Ballas strut his stuff with the likes of Kim Kardashian, Bristol Palin, Shannen Doherty, and 2008 Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson. But if the 25-year-old one-time Londoner had his pick of partners for the upcoming season, he’d much prefer to tango with Pippa Middleton. “My […]

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Royal Roundup: Vanity Fair Crowns Kate ‘Best Dressed’ Once Again

When it comes to fashion, The Duchess of Cambridge can seemingly do no wrong. The royal fashionista has wowed us in Issa, Reiss and Jenny Packham on several occasions, as well as Catherine Walker, Erdem and Alice Temperley. Her breathtaking Sarah Burton-designed wedding gown for Alexander McQueen still has us in awe. So is it […]

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Twitter User Threatens ‘Dragons’ Den’ Star Duncan Bannatyne’s Daughter

The Daily Telegraph reports that Scottish millionaire entrepreneur Duncan Bannatyne, as seen on the British TV series Dragons’ Den, has hit out against a Twitter user after receiving threats against his daughter, Hollie. Beginning on Sunday (July 31), a user by the name of Yuri Vasilyev started tweeting Bannatyne, asking for an estimated $57,000 (£35,000), […]

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