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Review: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

Thomas Patrick | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Patrick

The characters, as always, are a well-realised and charismatic bunch, although the dwarves outside of Thorin, once again suffer due to the sheer number of them running about.

Caroline Frost

REVIEW: The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug | Caroline Frost | Posted 12.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug The middle part of Peter Jackson’s 'The Hobbit' trilogy returns us to the Middle Earth that Tolkien created,...

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Review

Tom Linay | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Tom Linay

The pacing of the film is a big improvement and the narrative wastes no time in getting into gear. The opening scene set in a dank, fetid drinking hole, shows Gandalf convincing Thorin to take a Hobbit with him on his quest to reclaim his homeland from Smaug.

'Sherlock' Star Praises US Counterpart

Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch has praised his US counterpart Jonny Lee Miller. Benedict - who plays the super sleuth in the BBC version of t...

WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch Reveals How He Became A Dragon

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch has revealed how he got into character to play a dragon in 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'. Talking about taking on the ...

WATCH: Stars On The Red Carpet For 'The Hobbit' Premiere

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

The glittering cast of 'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug' are gathering on the red carpet this evening for the UK premiere of the second part of Pe...

WATCH: Sherlock Lives In Series Three Trailer

Posted 09.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

The full trailer for the upcoming third series of 'Sherlock' has been unveiled. It picks up the action two years on from the events of the series t...

WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch Reads Out R.Kelly Lyrics

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.12.2013 | UK Comedy

The only thing better than the beautiful, sensuous lyrics of a song from R.Kelly's new album 'Black Panties'? The beautiful, sensuous lyrics of a song...

Sherlock's Return Date Revealed!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Sherlock' will return to BBC One on New Year's Day with series three opener 'The Empty Hearse', the BBC have revealed. Show bosses have been teas...

Benedict Cumberbatch's Film Is THE Biggest Flop

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch may be one of Britain's most sought after actors right now, but it seems not everything he touches turns to gold... 'The Fift...

FIRST LOOK: 'It's Been A Long Time Since Sherlock Jumped Off That Roof'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

"It's been a long time since Sherlock Holmes jumped off that roof," says 'Sherlock' writer Steven Moffat. Too long, if you ask us. So it's with gre...

Theatre Review: Frankenstein, NT Live, National Theatre

Victoria Sadler | Posted 28.12.2013 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

Frankenstein, the jewel in the crown of the National Theatre's NT Live initiative, is returning to UK cinemas just in time for Halloween. So if you haven't yet seen Danny Boyle's extraordinary interpretation of Mary Shelley's gothic tale of creation and destruction then grab your opportunity.

'12 Years a Slave' and 'The Spectacular Now' - Two of the Best Films at This Year's LFF

Tom Linay | Posted 24.12.2013 | UK Entertainment
Tom Linay

Where to begin with a film like 12 Years A Slave? My limited range of expression feels unable to do its impact justice but I have an obligation to this blog, so I'll give it a shot. Steve McQueen's film is an unforgettable experience and one I don't think I will likely repeat again.

Film Review: The Fifth Estate

Victoria Sadler | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

The Fifth Estate should have been an exciting, dynamic dramatization of one of the most extraordinary series of events of our time. Instead it is a rather disappointing, at times boring, film which just makes you sad for what could have been.

'The Gay Man Who Saved The World': Bletchley Park Codebreaker Alan Turing To Receive Posthumous Award

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Gay codebreaker Alan Turing will be honoured with a posthumous award for his achievements at a ceremony hosted by Attitude magazine on Tuesday night. ...

Benedict Cumberbatch And Jimmy Fallon Swap Alan Rickman Impressions

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

If you thought Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch had become 'big' in Britain, his turn as Khan in the recent Star Trek sequel, as well as his current...

Smaug Writes an Open Letter to Benedict Cumberbatch

Jack Pelling | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Jack Pelling

An open letter was posted online today from controversial embezzling dragon, Smaug, to acclaimed actor, Benedict Cumberbatch, who is set to portray th...

Julian Assange's Stark Warning To Benedict Cumberbatch

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange refused to meet actor Benedict Cumberbatch who plays him in a new film because he believed it would only help destroy...

WATCH: The New TV Channel Devoted Entirely To Benedict Cumberbatch

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Comedy

As Benedict Cumberbatch is named the world's sexiest actor, check out the trailer for the new TV channel devoted entirely to the 'Sherlock' star - mad...

EMMY AWARDS 2013: And The Only British Winner Is...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

With 'Breaking Bad', 'Homeland' and 'Modern Family' sharing the glory at this year's Emmy Awards, many British nominees in the top categories were for...

Caroline Frost

'I Wanted To Show Less Myth, More Mischief' | Caroline Frost | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

The director of the new film documenting Stephen Hawking's extraordinary life admits that the most embarrassing moment came when he had to tell the wo...

Benedict Cumberbatch The Toast Of Toronto In Assange Role

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch is the talk of Toronto International Film Festival, after debuting his role of Julian Assange in 'The Fifth Estate'. This lat...

FIRST LOOK: Back On The Set Of 'Sherlock'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Sherlock's return to the BBC can't come soon enough, so we're pleased to see Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman hard at work on the set of the de...

Top 50 Celebrity Lookalikes (PICS)

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

There are certain celebs out there in showbiz land that should feel secure in the fact that if their careers ever take a nosedive then they will alway...

WATCH: Sherlock's Return Revealed In Teaser Trailer - What Does It Tell Us?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Sherlock' fans got a tiny taster last night of what's to come in Season 3, but what are we to make of it all? The BBC ran a 30-second teaser trail...