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  • International Star You Should Know: Aiysha Hart

    BREAKOUT ROLE Aiysha Hart's exotic looks (her mother is English, her father Saudi Arabian) is the perfect mix for the BBC's "Atlantis," a fantasy series that plays on the legend of the undersea world. Her role as Ariadne, daughter of King Minos, grows...
  • Film Review: 'Honour'

    Earnest issue drama and pulpy B-thriller mechanics make awkward but not uncompelling bedfellows in "Honour," a debut feature from BAFTA-nominated writer-director Shan Khan that exploits the perceived rise of Islamic "honor killings" in the U.K. to luridly...
  • CBS Films Buys Cannes Labor Union Movie 'Pride'

    CBS Films has acquired U.S. rights to the British dramedy "Pride" two months after its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. It's planning an awards season push with a Sept. 19 launch. Chares Gant called the film an "irresistible crowdpleaser" in his...
  • BBC Films Boards Alan Bennett Memoir 'The Lady in the Van'

    LONDON -- BBC Films has boarded "The Lady in the Van," which reunites the team behind "The History Boys." The pic, which is an adaptation of playwright Alan Bennett's memoir, will be directed by Nicholas Hytner. Producers are Kevin Loader, Damian Jones...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Pride'

    The true tale of how two very different communities came together in London and Wales during the lengthy U.K. miners' strike of 1984-5 makes for an irresistible crowdpleaser in "Pride," the sophomore feature from garlanded British theater director Matthew...
  • Channel 4′s Film/Drama Chief Tessa Ross to Become Chief Exec of U.K.'s National Theater

    LONDON -- Tessa Ross is to become chief executive of the U.K.'s National Theater. She joins from pubcaster Channel 4, where she is controller of film and drama. Ross will join the National in November, working alongside the theater's director Nicholas...
  • Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard Roll on 'Macbeth'

    BERLIN - Starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard (pictured), See-Saw Films' production "Macbeth" commenced principal photography in Scotland, Studiocanal and Film Four announced Thursday. The Weinstein Company distributes in the U.S. Helmed...
  • Jesse Eisenberg's 'The Double' Gets New Trailer

    StudioCanal has released a new trailer for dark comedy "The Double," two months before it opens in the U.K. The film, which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival, is directed by Richard Ayoade and stars Jesse Eisenberg and Mia Wasikowska. Magnolia plans...
  • Review: 'Girl on a Bicycle' runs as flat as Euro-pudding

     Review: 'Girl on a Bicycle' runs as flat as Euro-pudding
    If it had an ounce of buoyancy, "Girl on a Bicycle" might qualify as a diverting piffle. But Jeremy Leven's attempt at old-school romantic comedy, set in a postcard-pretty tourist's vision of Paris, is more of a foolish plod than a weightless rollick....
  • DVD Review: See 'The World's End' before it's too late

    DVD Review: See 'The World's End' before it's too late
    The year is almost over, and my favorite film so far is Edgar Wright's “The World's End,” his third feature collaboration with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. When it came out, I mentioned how much I looked forward to the home video release,...
  • BAFTA Awards: How Award-Winning Films Get the Support They Need

    A lot is said about nurturing up-and-coming talent, but what that means in practice varies a great deal, as can be seen by looking at the backstories of the BAFTA winners of the award for a debut by a British writer, director or producer. Film4, the...
  • 'The World's End' is a reunion, with an open bar ★★★ 1/2

    'The World's End' is a reunion, with an open bar ★★&#9733 1/2
    Zippy, kinetic and brashly funny, "The World's End" comes to the U.S. from its native England hard on the heels of "This Is the End," an American comedy about ordinary mortals (comedians, actually, so maybe not so ordinary) manning up to deal with...