Beyond the Limit (The Honorary Consul)

Retitled from The Honorary Consul and sold in America with one of Paramount’s sleaziest ad campaigns, John MacKenzie and Christopher Hampton’s adaptation of a Graham Greene novel features a fine ...

Judi Dench Shines In First Trailer And Poster For Victoria & Abdul

Up until a few years ago, Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Empress of India, was the longest reigning monarch. That is until Queen Elizabeth II, her ...

Review: "The Outsider" (1979) Starring Craig Wasson; Blu-ray Release From Olive Films

By Lee Pfeiffer Olive Films has released a Blu-ray edition of the little-remembered and rarely seen 1979 film "The Outsider", a powerful drama directed by Tony Luraschi , who seemingly had a bright ...

Out of the Unknown review: 1960s BBC sci-fi from a Who’s Who of literary talent

Futurism by Forster, colonising space with Ballard and gleaming white hospitals designed by Ridley Scott – thank goodness it wasn’t all wiped The list of writers on the BBC sci-fi series Out of the ...

Doomwatch: revisiting a UK 'sci-fact' classic

facebook twitter google+ Ground-breaking, intelligent, prescient 1970s drama Doomwatch, now out on DVD, is a British television classic... Playing on the public's fear that 'this could actually ...

6 Things New To Netflix This Christmas

Paramount Pictures In order to have a successful Christmas you need to make the right choices. The presents should be personal and heart-felt, the food should be fresh and well-cooked, and who you ...

'Paddington 2' Brings Back Director Paul King

'Paddington 2' Brings Back Director Paul King StudioCanal has brought back original Paddington director Paul King to take the helm on the upcoming sequel, Paddington 2. Deadline reports that the studio and producer David Heyman had been courting ...

Claire Skinner: ‘50 does not look like a woman in a cardigan’

The Outnumbered star on roles for women, tackling Alzheimer’s in The Father – and playing someone with no chldren Born in Hemel Hempstead in 1965, the daughter of a shopkeeper and a secretary, Claire ...

The Last Sparks of Sundown review – can't quite catch fire

Some goofy banter and catchy folk ditties are the best thing about this hammy, predictable British comedy This only fitfully amusing but affable British comedy features Mark Chavez and Shenoah Allen ...

Time Machine: Bachchan and Rai - Bollywood King and Queen on Hollywood Red Carpet

Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai at the Oscars Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai on the Academy Awards' Red Carpet Pictured above are Bollywood stars Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan arriving ...

'Paddington 2' Talks Are Happening

'Paddington 2' Talks Are Happening Although it has only earned a modest $57 million in its first three weeks in domestic theaters, Paddington has taken in over $208 million worldwide, making it the highest-grossing family movie to ever ...

'Paddington' Interview with Director Paul King | Exclusive

'Paddington' Interview with Director Paul King | Exclusive Paddington is an instant family classic, and will likely defy the expectations of those expecting another live-action CGI hybrid such as Scooby Doo, The Smurfs or Yogi Bear. Director Paul King is able ...

Doctor Who: 50 great scary moments

Feature Andrew Blair 22 Nov 2013 - 06:43 Andrew counts down Doctor Who's 50 scariest moments, feat. Daleks, Cybermen, and Nicholas Parsons... Doctor Who exists to scare children. It introduces them ...

Kelly Brook: single-handed saviour of British film-making?

With all the paparazzi pictures that have appeared of her new film, Taking Stock, you may feel you have already seen it. Still, if it's going to save the industry … Once again, Lost in Showbiz ...

12 British sitcom stars and their surprise movie appearances

Feature Simon Brew 28 Jun 2013 - 07:11 Ever watched a big movie, and stopped with a jolt when a star of a British sitcom pops up? Us too... This feature is all the fault of the late Richard Marner. ...

May DVD Releases: Judi Dench and Doc Martin

Doc Martin season 5 Kieran Kinsella British TV’s best loved non-Gallifreyan doctor is back in a bumper sized boxset from Acorn Media. Doc Martin: Special Collection – Series 1 – 5 + The Movies ...

Are there no depths to which Danny Dyer won't plummet?

Run for Your Wife is already a contender for worst Britfilm ever made, but could that have been the cunning plan all along? After the fashion of any self-respecting prime minister, I have not ...

Call The Midwife Christmas special: a refreshingly sincere treat

Proof there's more heartwarming fare available this Christmas than talent shows, EastEnders and Die Hard "My first Christmas in Poplar was unlike any other I had known," chirrups Jenny (Jessica ...

John Moffatt obituary

Classical actor who graced the stage with decorum and stillness Although perhaps best known as Hercule Poirot, Agatha Christie's moustache-twirling detective, on BBC radio, John Moffatt, who has died ...

Rev to return to BBC – but not till 2014

Fans' prayers answered but co-creator James Wood admits cast 'too bloody successful' to get together until autumn 2013 The BBC has commissioned a third series of Rev, the hit comedy about a London ...

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