Latest British films Stories

2008-10-05 15:00:15

By Michael Janusonis For Dominic Cooper, the up-and-coming British actor who plays the third part of a romantic triangle that threatened to upset 18th- century London society in The Duchess, the movie, which opens Friday, was an awakening to his country's past.

2008-10-02 15:00:37

British actor Jude Law has signed on to play Dr. John Watson in the upcoming movie "Sherlock Holmes," director Guy Ritchie said at a London news conference. Robert Downey Jr.

2008-09-26 21:00:21

By Ann Murphy There was no sweet sorrow in parting Thursday night as the curtain came down on Mark Morris' "Romeo and Juliet." Clocking in at nearly three hours, this was the iconic Shakespeare tragedy of young love, and it was set, as usual, amid Verona's warring clans.

2008-09-22 00:00:21

By Ian Burrell INTERVIEW ALAN YENTOB Alan Yentob, the creative director of the BBC, sips champagne with superstars like Jay-Z and hangs out with rock heroes like The Edge - but he is a serious documentary maker and knows the BBC must take risks to prosper.

2008-09-16 09:00:33

A FILM which features a sadistic game of hide and seek played through the course of a night in Edinburgh will be premiered at The Times BFI London Film Festival.

2008-09-16 06:00:19

By Donna Freydkin TORONTO -- For someone constantly scrutinized for her slender frame, Keira Knightley knows how to stuff her face. "I have food! That's so good!" crows Knightley, surveying the spread before her.

2008-09-12 18:00:21

One of the stars of popularTV show Goodness Gracious Me and the hit film Bend it Like Beckham is to com pere this year's Institute of Asian Businesses'21st anniversary dinner. Comedian Kulvinder Ghir will host the event at the ICC in Birmingham on November 15 .

2008-09-11 18:00:22

ACTOR and comedian Kulvinder Ghir, star of popular TV show Goodness Gracious Me and the hit film Bend it Like Beckham, is to compere the Institute of Asian Businesses' 21st anniversary dinner in Birmingham.

2008-09-07 18:00:14

By ZOE DOMINIC Cooper looked almost as skinny as his co-star Keira Knightley when the pair walked down the red carpet for the premiere of their new movie The Duchess on Wednesday night.

2008-09-06 00:00:18

By Esther Walker The Profile Keira Knightley The star of 'The Duchess' has reached the point in her short, head-turning career when she risks becoming more famous for being famous than for her work.

Word of the Day
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