Entries by Caroline Frost from 02/2013

Russell Brand, Jonathan Ross Reveal How Sorry They Are About 'Sachsgate' Scandal, Regret Hurting People...

Posted 02.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross have told of their regret and embarrassment about sparking the 'Sachsgate' scandal which engulfed the BBC, as they dis...

'The Good Life' Star Richard Briers Reveals He Is Battling Emphysema After '500,000 Cigarettes'

Posted 02.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Richard Briers has revealed he is battling emphysema. 'The Good Life' star, 79, was diagnosed with the chronic lung condition five years ago, and h...

'EastEnders' Former Star Dean Gaffney Undergoes Emergency Surgery Following Car Crash In Derby

Posted 02.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Dean Gaffney reportedly underwent emergency surgery on Thursday after he was injured in a horrific car crash. The actor, best known for his role on...

REVIEW: The Big Reunion - Tears, Tantrums And Egos For Liberty X, 5ive, Bew*tched, Honeyz And Atomic Kitten

Posted 02.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Anybody 'needing' a potted history of all that was good and bad about industrially-constructed pop over the last decade or so need look no further tha...

TV REVIEW: Borgen - Episodes 9 And 10: Political And Personal Mean A Critical Decision For Birgitte

Posted 02.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

The finale of this second series of ‘Borgen’ interwove the personal and the political to extremely satisfying effect, as Birgitte, Kasper and Katr...

Girls Series 1 Exclusive Clip - Plus, The Mistakes Girls Make And Rosamund Irwin On Today's Female Role Models...

Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Girls' has taken the entertainment world by storm, with its creator Lena Dunham scooping up a catalogue of awards after just one season. As the first...

EXCLUSIVE FEATURE: 'I Give It A Year' Starring Rafe Spall, Rose Byrne, Stephen Merchant, Minnie Driver... The Subversion Of Rom-Com?

Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

'I Give It A Year' is the new comedy from Working Title Films and the writer of 'Borat', serving itself up as the antidote to rom-coms we've come to k...

'Hyde Park On Hudson' Director Admits 'King's Speech' Sucess Came As 'A Shock And A Blow'

Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

The director of 'Hyde Park on Hudson' has admitted that the success of 'The King's Speech' came as "a shock and a blow", because the character King G...

TV REVIEW: Girls Season 2 Episode 4 'It's A Shame About Ray' Makes For TWO Disastrous Dinners

Posted 02.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

The success of this week's 'Girls' hinged on two dinner parties and two revealing exchanges, amounting to the most perfectly balanced episode of the s...

Does 'Call The Midwife' Fail The Sexism Test... For Men?

| Posted 02.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Call the Midwife's dewey tableau has been pilloried this season around for giving men a hard time... when they're not serially bashing their wives, they're neglecting them in fire hazards of homes, marrying two sisters at a time (that was all a bit weird) or queueing up on the ship to take their turn with the captain's daughter. So does this hit show fail the sexism test?

Gael Garcia Bernal Reveals Why He Says 'No' To 'Flashback Hollywood Films', Preferring The Subtleties Of 'No'

Posted 02.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Mexican film star Gael Garcia Bernal would be willing to throw his formidable talent, not to mention his piercing gaze, into the Hollywood blockbuster...

Rafe Spall On How Becoming A Leading Man In 'I Give It A Year' Meant Full Frontal Nudity, And A Haircut

Posted 02.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Rafe Spall admits his first outing as a film leading man was not entirely smooth sailing – it involved his wife, mother and mother-in-law all watchi...

PICTURES: Idris Elba Stars In Guillermo Del Toro's 'Pacific Rim'

Posted 02.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

The good news... Idris Elba is back on the big screen in an epic that looks like it could wipe out memories of his last blockbuster 'Prometheus'. ...

Iraq 10 Years On: 22 Films To Come Out Of The Iraq War, From 'The Hurt Locker' To 'Jarhead'

Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

It's now a decade since what the US called 'Operation Iraqi Freedom' began in the Middle East. It wasn't the first war in Iraq, but it was the fir...

TV REVIEW: 'Derek' - Karl Pilkington The Saving Grace With His Stoicism Over Ricky Gervais's Tireless Goodliness

Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Derek's second episode found a young lady sent to carry out her community service, and the residents joining together to celebrate Derek's 50th birth...

Helen Mirren Tells HuffPost UK: 'Alfred Hitchcock Didn't Want Anything To Do With Me'

Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Dame Helen Mirren may be at the top of every director’s wish list these days, but she reveals that a certain Mr Hitchcock had no time for her at all...

EXCLUSIVE CLIP: Vanessa Redgrave Sings 'True Colours' For 'Song For Marion' (VIDEO)

Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Song for Marion' is shortly to make it to our screens. Hot on the heels of 'Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' and 'Quartet', it looks set to be the lat...

EXCLUSIVE CLIP: Vanessa Redgrave Sings 'True Colours' For 'Song For Marion' (VIDEO)

Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Song for Marion' is shortly to make it to our screens. Hot on the heels of 'Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' and 'Quartet', it looks set to be the lat...

TV REVIEW: The Big Reunion - Turns Out Kerry Wasn't Even The One Most Out Of Control

Posted 02.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

This week's 'The Big Reunion', bringing back together six girl-and boy bands for a one-off concert, concentrated on 911 and Atomic Kitten, which meant...

EXCLUSIVE: Whitney Houston's Last Director Speaks Of Her Final Days At Work On 'Sparkle (VIDEO)

Posted 02.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Whitney Houston died a year ago, on the eve of the Grammy Awards where she had so often stolen the show. But her fans have one last chance to savo...

BAFTA Awards 2013: Daniel Day-Lewis Tipped To Win For 'Lincoln', 'Skyfall' In Running For Best British Film

Posted 02.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

Daniel Day-Lewis's domination of the awards season is expected to continue at the Baftas, where he is hot favourite to win the Best Actor award. Th...

BAFTAs 2013: Complete List Of Winners From This Year's BAFTA Awards

Posted 02.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Skyfall' has taken the first Award of the evening at the 2013 BAFTAS, currently taking place at London's Royal Opera House. This caps a thrilling...

BAFTAS 2013: Ben Affleck's 'Argo' Wins Main Awards, Hotly-Tipped 'Lincoln' Only Gets One For Daniel Day-Lewis

Posted 02.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

Ben Affleck's glorious Awards Season continues, with his film 'Argo' picking up BAFTA's biggest prizes - Best Film, and Best Director. Accepting h...

BAFTAS 2013: WHAT Happened To Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln'? Daniel Day-Lewis Only Winner From 10 Nominations

Posted 02.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

Steven Spielberg must be wondering what he's done to the BAFTA committee, after barely making a ripple on their voting cards for his epic 'Lincoln'. ...

BAFTAs 2013: Eddie Redmayne's Nightmare Night, Food Poisoning Means 'Les Miserables' Star Misses Presenting Award

Posted 02.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

The BAFTA Awards 2013 is probably an evening Eddie Redmayne would rather forget. The popular young star of 'Les Miserables' had cut a dash on the ...