UK Entertainment

Batman And Superman To Star In New FIlm

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Batman and Superman are to appear in a new film together for the first time. Zack Snyder, director of 'Man of Steel', made the surprise announcemen...

Alas Smith

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Comedian Mel Smith has died of a heart attack aged 60, his agent said on Saturday. The comic, known for Alas Smith and Jones and Not the Nine O'Clock ...

Law Firm's Apology For Unmasking JK Rowling

Posted 17.09.2013 | UK

A legal firm apologised "unreservedly" today after one of its partners was traced as the source for author JK Rowling being unmasked when she publishe...

Majestic & Jungle 70 - 'Creeping In The Dark' (Audio)

Bwoywonder | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Bwoywonder

'Creeping in the Dark', a melting pot of bass and garage with a bouncy bass line that marches and barges its way along like hench bouncers in a packed nightclub, is aided by the recognisable, free flowing delivery of Jungle 70.

Body Of Missing Actor Found Near Cliffs

PA | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

The body of an actor who disappeared from a theatre a week ago has been found, police have confirmed. Paul Bhattacharjee, who starred in James Bond...

Search For Missing James Bond Movie Actor

PA | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK

An actor who appeared in James Bond film Casino Royale has gone missing, Scotland Yard said today. Paul Bhattacharjee was said to be in a good mood...

Five Ways Sam Mendes Can Make Bond 24 Better Than Skyfall

Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Samuel Luckhurst

Sam Mendes' return to the James Bond canon bodes well for a franchise which has struggled for successive successes since the Sean Connery era. Not commercially, of course, but critically... However excellent Skyfall was it had plenty of flaws, so here are five ways for Mendes to make Bond 24 a better Bond outing.

The Heat (Review)

Alice Charles | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Alice Charles

Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy work so well together, you wonder why someone didn't get them to team up before. Here Bullock plays uptight, by-the-book FBI agent Ashburn (a character not a million miles away from the one she played in Miss Congeniality) coerced by her boss to partner with a maverick Boston cop, Mullins (McCarthy) to catch a drug lord.

The Muse Effect: Who Inspired The World's Greatest Films?

Georgia James | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Ever wondered why certain directors have the same actors appearing in their films time and again? It might look suspiciously like nepotism or just pla...

BBC To Launch Five New HD Channels

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Tech

The BBC has announced it will launch five new HD channels by 2014. The new channels will really be upgrades of BBC News, BBC Three, BBC Four, CBeeb...

The BBC 'Don't Understand F******* Bradford Accents'

PA | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK

The BBC broadcast a businessman's four-letter outburst before the watershed by accident because programme makers could not understand his "strong Brad...

Jessica Elgot

The Stars Who Sing For Despots

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK

J-Lo, Beyonce, Nelly Furtado, Mariah Carey. They are some of the world's most iconic divas, with their names recognised all over the world. But it...

Why Women Are Vanishing From Blockbuster Movies

Planet Ivy | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Planet Ivy

Not all heroines are sexualised. Some are just pathetic, and to be honest I can't work out what is more depressing. For example, Lois Lane in Man of Steel is a confident, intelligent journalist. Who falls in love with Superman after approximately two conversations.

New UK Artist David Stewart Says "Pressure Makes Me Work Better"

Bwoywonder | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Bwoywonder

If you were to cross the looks of 80s Johnny Depp with present day Orlando Bloom, add a stage-resonating voice spawned from cruise ship performing parents, finish off with the talents of a drummer, guitarist and pianist, then Voila! you'd have David Stewart.

Blu Ray Is Dead

Pat Higgins | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK Tech
Pat Higgins

Blu Ray, as a medium for distributing feature films, is dead. It was the last mainstream physical format. We will not see its like again, etc. Taken from us too soon, it never properly escaped from the shadow of its older brother DVD, largely because unlike DVD the advantages presented by Blu Ray never particularly outweighed the disadvantages.

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: 15 Jul - 21 Jul 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

The effing gorgeous Ilona is set to take to the stage at the hottest of all the new music hotbeds in all of South London.

Copycats! Iconic Movie Scenes (And The Films That Inspired Them)

Georgia James | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

When it comes to filmmaking, "borrowing" the work of others is not only accepted, it’s positively encouraged. “Plagiarism?” you cry? Well, no, i...

PICTURES: Pegg, Frost And Wright Reunite For 'The World's End' Premiere

PA | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Simon Pegg admitted on Wednesday night that filming The World's End felt like a reunion of old friends. Pegg, co-star Nick Frost and director Edgar Wr...

The Most Imaginative Films Of The World's Top Directors

Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

If you asked a hundred people at random to name a Hitchcock film it is likely 'Psycho' would be the most popular response, ditto for Spielberg and 'ET...

Ten Essential Gig Rules for Festival Season

Olivia Rudgard | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Olivia Rudgard

What with festival season coming up, here are ten essential guidelines for preserving peace and individual sanity at the front of a music festival crowd...

Man Who Plotted Joss Stone Murder Sentenced

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK

A man who joined his flatmate's plot to rob and kill international pop star Joss Stone has been jailed for 18 years, a court said. Junior Bradshaw,...

10 Must-Have Reads To Bring Out Your Creative Genius

Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Thought brilliant ideas were the reserve of "creative types"? According to some of the world's most successful creative minds, creativity is something...

Is Branding Ruining Music Festivals?

Freya Bromley | Posted 07.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Freya Bromley

It's clear that the positive environment of music festivals will continue to lure brands in but what does it say about our generation that we've become accustomed to being bombarded by advertisers trying to sell us payday loans on our weekends off.

The Latest In BYOB?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

With festival season well and truly here, one company has the answer to the question on all festival-goers lips: How can I smuggle alcohol into the ve...

Big Brother - Week 3 Opinion

Matthew Davies | Posted 04.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Matthew Davies

As the weeks go by I feel as though the number of housemates I can safely say "I like" are rapidly decreasing. This week appears to have been a key turning point when it comes to my opinions of a number of them.