Bill Nighy

Education, Education, Education and War: Kaiser Chiefs New Album First Listen

Josephine | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Josephine

Last night I decided to listen to Education, Education, Education & War, the new album by Kaiser Chiefs... I haven't done that in ages, just listened to an album all the way through, without doing anything else at the same time. No texting, no cooking, no reading, just listening.

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: 'Salting The Battlefield' - Johnny Worricker Comes Home For Battle

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

'Salting the Battlefield' was the last in David Hare's Worricker Trilogy, bringing Bill Nighy's dapper MI5 agent back home for the final showdown with...

Selfie Awareness

Nimrod Kamer | Posted 01.11.2013 | UK Tech
Nimrod Kamer

Selfies are a pre-twerk-meme developed last year, it is a voyeuristic way of exposing one's self in different twists and crotches. It isn't a game as there are austere rules and regulations for doing one (a selfie).

EXCLUSIVE: 'This Film Contains The Music That Means The Most To Me'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Music and a Richard Curtis rom-com go together like... a horse and carriage. Think Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant hanging out in 'Notting Hill' and ...

Caroline Frost

Bill Nighy Reveals His 'Wake-Up Call'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 27.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

Bill Nighy has revealed that starring in Richard Curtis's forthcoming rom-com 'About Time' has served as a wake-up call to him - to stop and savour. ...

About Time, at Somerset House

Janet Awe | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Janet Awe

Somerset House's (SH) Film 4 season got off to a flying start last night (Thursday, 8 August). Over the years, they've always managed to snag at least...

Caroline Frost

Peter Capaldi As Doctor Who Makes Perfect Sense, Explains Bill Nighy

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

Peter Capaldi playing Doctor Who "makes perfect sense", according to actor Bill Nighy. The popular actor, who previously appeared in an episode of...

'We Got Lucky, They Didn't' - Is It Really as Simple as Comic Relief Would Have Us Believe?

Richard Moran | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Richard Moran

At the end of the film Nighy tries to explain the situation by stating "we got lucky, they didn't, it's kind of that simple". It isn't that simple though, and explanations such a this force people to rely on a logic of bad fortune to explain why people are forced to live in these conditions.

Cameron Relief... Please!

Neil Scott | Posted 16.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Neil Scott

Does Comic Relief and other celeb driven telethons "upstream?" Do they find the source of the flood and turn off the tap or are they ego driven mop up jobs?

People Power Gets the G8 to Address the Land Rush Scandal

Ben Phillips | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Politics
Ben Phillips

Every six days land the size of London is bought and sold - often by people who have never even visited it, sometimes in an online click-and-buy. Some of those who take over the land will grow crops - often for biofuels rather than for food and, when for food, often for export rather than for locals.

Megan Piper: A Rising Star in London's Art World

Jason Holmes | Posted 11.02.2013 | Home
Jason Holmes

Megan Piper, 28, is an Islington girl, born and bred, and has been a gallerist since June 2012. 'I had a pop-up exhibition in May of last year which was the first exhibition I put on,' she tells me.

Has 'I Want to F**k You' Replaced, 'I Love You?'

Laxmi Hariharan | Posted 07.09.2012 | UK Entertainment
Laxmi Hariharan

"I am haunted by the genitalia I saw on screen," my young teenage friend was referring to the full on fellatio scene in Gandu a Bengali indie film dir...

Caroline Frost

CELIA IMRIE: 'This Film Would Never Have Been Made In America'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

"This film would never have been made in America, because we’ve all got wrinkles." Celia Imrie is laughing, in semi-horror, about the reaction sh...

EXCLUSIVE FEATURE: Who's Feeling Exotic?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel went down wonderfully with audiences in cinemas earlier this year, drawn to the gentle adventures of people mistakenly ...

Who Did Bill Nighy Turn Down?

WENN | Posted 04.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

Bill Nighy has risked the wrath of Doctor Who bosses after revealing he was once offered to play the title role, despite strict protocols in place ord...

FIRST LOOK: Another Dark Night For Aaron Eckhart

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Aaron Eckhart's grisly transformation as Harvey Dent in The Dark Knight will have been good preparation for this. The big screen adaptation of the...

EXCLUSIVE: Exotic Stars On Indian Charm

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 22.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

These days, cinema is all too open to accusations that it only targets the teenage audiences, with season upon season of blockbusters and sequels fill...

'We Shove People In A Room'

PA | Posted 15.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Dame Judi Dench has hit out at the treatment of older people in Britain. The actress, 77, told the Radio Times that she had no plans to retire, as ...

Happy Christmas, Arthur

WENN | Posted 29.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

The festive season isn't over for Arthur Christmas - the animated movie has jumped back to the top of the UK box office chart. The seasonal comedy,...

Sarah Dean

Bill Nighy: 'I Like The Obsessive Nature Of Acting'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 11.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

"I like Zooey Deschanel very, very, much. If she's in something I'm always quite keen to watch.' Gentlemanly British actor Bill Nighy is talking about...

Caroline Frost

James McAvoy: 'You're Not Allowed To Fail'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

"I wanted Arthur to be really appealing without being cute, with soft hair that would make you want to pat him," is how the Arthur Christmas director ...

Robin Hood Tax Can Still be Agreed at the G20

Bill Nighy | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK
Bill Nighy

Packing my bags to depart the G20 in Cannes, I leave with a sense both of what might have been but also inspiring memories and a real hope that the battle for a 'Robin Hood tax' on financial transactions might still be won.

World Leaders Need to Agree to the Robin Hood Tax at G20

Bill Nighy | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK Politics
Bill Nighy

Today, Bill Gates will present a report commissioned by President Sarkozy that will recommend G20 leaders adopt Robin Hood taxes as a way of fighting poverty and climate change. It is a real opportunity and one the G20 needs to grasp.My hope is that a group of willing leaders will use Cannes as an opportunity to press ahead with Robin Hood taxes to fight poverty in their own countries and overseas. It would be great if David Cameron joined them. For one thing it would make me and possibly the St Paul's protesters a little less angry.

Start-up Memoires: Capturing Genius & Lesson from Mr Jobs

Louisa Leontiades | Posted 31.10.2011 | UK
Louisa Leontiades

I started a business. It made me want to drink copious quantities, smoke myself into oblivion and hit my head against a brick wall. Instead I wrote a ...

Caroline Frost

Bill Nighy On Sex Symbol Status: 'Just Never Wear Brown Shoes'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Bill Nighy stars tonight, Thursday 27 March, in 'Salting The Battlefield', the concluding part of 'The Worricker Trilogy', penned and directed by his ...