Kenneth Branagh

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit - The Review

Roger Crow | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

Chris Pine ticks all the boxes as the fourth big screen incarnation of Tom Clancy's CIA analyst. Kevin Costner is excellent as his mentor; Keira Knightley gives a good American accent, and director Kenneth Branagh is solid as the villain.

Caroline Frost

REVIEW: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit *** | Caroline Frost | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

After the success of Bond and Bourne, plus all the superhero reboots, it was only a matter of time before forehead-scratching Hollywood execs look...

Caroline Frost

INTERVIEW: KB On The 'Little Treat' Of Playing KGB... | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Kenneth Branagh reveals that playing the Russian villain in the new ‘Jack Ryan’ film was “a little treat”. Sir Ken directs the big-budget ...

UK EXCLUSIVE: Isn't That... Kevin Costner?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

The 'Jack Ryan' franchise has been given a heavyweight reboot with Chris Pine taking over the lead role of CIA agent from Harrison Ford and Co, Kennet...

These Resolutions Will Change Your Life in 2014

Sophie Alderson | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Comedy
Sophie Alderson

With the excesses of Christmas behind you, it's time to make some changes for the better...

Emma Thompson Breaks Silence On Affair That Ended 'Ken And Em'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Emma Thompson has broken her silence on her ex-husband Kenneth Branagh's affair with Helena Bonham Carter, calling it "blood under the bridge". Th...

David Tennant Brings The Bard To A Screen Near You

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

David Tennant's face will be beamed into schools across the UK later in the year, when the Royal Shakespeare Company streams its production of Richard...

Tom Hiddleston On Thor 3? 'You Never Count Your Chickens'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Tom Hiddleston admits that he had no idea how successful the record-breaking 'Avengers' would be on screen, despite having one of the starring roles a...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: Wallander - How Long Can Kurt's Smile Last? | Caroline Frost | Posted 22.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

The beautifully photographed swans sweeping low over the lake at the beginning of this final episode proved a suitable metaphor for the 90 minutes tha...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: Two Things Unspoken In Wallander... | Caroline Frost | Posted 15.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

If our eyes had started to adjust to the Swedish light, the foreign landscape beginning to look a little less exotic, Wallander’s writers were ready...

Branagh's Wallander: Not a Patch on the Original

Matt Carr | Posted 07.09.2012 | UK Entertainment
Matt Carr

I'm a big fan of Henning Menkel's Wallander novels and the Swedish television series that came out of them, and it's only because I still pine for the latter that I watched Kenneth Branagh's English version last night.

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: Wallander - Kenneth Branagh Gets Back Into Comfy, Swedish Slippers | Caroline Frost | Posted 09.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

Poor Kurt Wallander. Last time we saw him, the lugubrious Swede was desperate for a quiet life, wanting nothing more than to leave his work life in th...

Is The Empire Relevant Any More?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.06.2012 | UK

As the Queen's Birthday Honours List is set to be revealed, it's that time of year to dust down the history books and the well-worn arguments as to wh...

Arise Sir Kenneth!

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

Kenneth Branagh is set to be knighted after being honoured in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. The Belfast-born star, 51, is set to join the ran...

PHOTOS: Street Sweepers To Stars Awarded In Queen's Birthday Honour's List

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.06.2012 | UK

Each year, the Queen honours the best and brightest from all walks of life in her birthday honours list, usually headlined by a mix of celebrities, ph...

Branagh Is Oscar Record-Breaker

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

We knew Kenneth Branagh had a few arrows in his bow, but his Oscar nomination yesterday as Best Supporting Actor means he's earned a place in the reco...

Oldman 'Humbled' By Oscar Nod

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 24.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Gary Oldman and Kenneth Branagh lead the British charge at this year's Oscars. Oldman has been nominated for his role of the poker-faced George Smi...

Caroline Frost

Kenneth Branagh: This Time, It's Personal | Caroline Frost | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

So, let’s cut to the chase, Mr Branagh, which feels better - a nomination for a Golden Globe, or one for a BAFTA? "There's just no denying how pe...

Reuniting For A Potato Film

PA | Posted 13.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Kate Winslet is reuniting with Kenneth Branagh for a new film. The 36-year-old British actress last worked with Branagh when she played Ophelia in ...

Branagh And Olivier's Ghost

WENN | Posted 21.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Kenneth Branagh felt apprehensive about playing Laurence Olivier in My Week With Marilyn as he anticipated "inevitable knockings" tackling the role of...

GOLDEN GLOBES: British Stars In The Running

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 14.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

British representation will be loud and proud at the Golden Globes in January, after a flurry of nominations for our home side. Jeremy Irons and D...

Awards Season Kicks Off With A Surprise Leader

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Hollywood's Awards Season has kicked off with the nominations for the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards and, for the moment at least, it's The Help lea...

Caroline Frost

Eddie Redmayne, Star Of 'My Week With Marilyn' On Sharing A Fantasy With Michelle Williams | Caroline Frost | Posted 24.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

Stolen days of romance with the world's most alluring and desired woman - these may sound like words from a fairytale, but they are the stuff of My We...