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'Derek' Review Series 2 Episode 1 - Ricky Gervais Returns With More Bittersweet Retirement Home Antics

(0) Comments | Posted April 23, 2014 | 7:30 PM

'Derek' was back on our screens last night, with Ricky Gervais' comedy drama set in an old peoples' home providing us with the same gentle laughs and poignant asides as first time around.

The big change was the arrival as a resident of Derek's father Anthony, the...

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Ricky Gervais Tells HuffPostUK's Culture Of Kindness: 'I've Always Attempted To Be A Good Person'

(0) Comments | Posted April 23, 2014 | 10:21 AM

Ricky Gervais’s character Derek has courted more controversy than any other he has brought to screen – no small achievement considering Derek is simple-minded, animal-loving and lives in a down-at-heel retirement home, and you compare him with the awareness-lacking monster David Brent, and the selfconsciously shallow...

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25 Years Ago Today, We Heard Inspirational Words 'Build It And He Will Come' In 'Field Of Dreams' (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted April 23, 2014 | 8:48 AM

25 years ago today... Kevin Costner heard what are surely among some of the most inspirational words heard on the big screen.

In his role as farmer Ray Kinsella in 'Field of Dreams', Kevin hears a voice in his head telling him, "If you build...

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Johnny Depp Film 'Transcendence' Flops In US - Is It All Over For 'Pirates Of The Caribbean' Favourite?

(0) Comments | Posted April 23, 2014 | 7:18 AM

Poor Johnny Depp - seems like the world's once coolest film star can no longer get a break.

His latest film 'Transcendence' - all about a computer genius turned omniscient machine - has bombed in the United States, with the actor's worst ever returns for...

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Michael Fassbender's American Accent As Frank Sidebottom Causes Consternation Among Fans

(10) Comments | Posted April 23, 2014 | 5:17 AM

Michael Fassbender is managing to cause ripples with his latest film - without even taking his clothes off.

Not only is he fully-clothed for his latest film, 'Frank', but he sports throughout a giant papier-mâché mask, in his role of Frank Sidebottom, a real-life modern...

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Ryan Reynolds To Attend Sundance London At International Premiere Of 'The Voices'

(0) Comments | Posted April 22, 2014 | 12:36 PM

Sundance London Film Festival will play host to Ryan Reynolds' latest film, with its international premiere to be graced by the beautiful man himself - that's not just us saying so, by the way. He was decreed 'Most Beautiful Man Alive' by People Magazine in 2010....

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INTERVIEW: Yanni Tells HuffPostUK About Juggling Stars' Schedules For Inspirato - 'The Album Took Four Years'

(0) Comments | Posted April 22, 2014 | 10:02 AM

Yiannis Chryssomallis achieved international recognition by producing concerts at historic monuments and by producing videos that were broadcast on public television in his native Greece.

His breakthrough concert in 1993, 'Yanni Live at the Acropolis', yielded the second best-selling music video of all time.

Two decades later, Yanni...

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Michael Palin Reveals Nerves And 'Great Expectations' Ahead Of 'Monty Python' Final Shows In London

(0) Comments | Posted April 22, 2014 | 7:16 AM

Michael Palin is a pro - from his comedy days in revue at Oxford University, cutting a dash with his fellow Monty Python gang, through to his warm TV travelogues whose humour and comradeship in the furthest flung isles have proven him, officially, to be Britain's...

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'Game Of Thrones: Breaker Of Chains' Review - The 'Most Shocking Sex Scene Ever' Between Jaime And Cersei Lannister - Really???

(0) Comments | Posted April 22, 2014 | 6:31 AM

'Game of Thrones' has managed to ruffle the feathers of fans - even those that were surely beyond ruffling.

Episode Three of Series Four has produced what 'they're' calling "the most disturbing sex scene ever" - namely the rape of Cersei Lannister by her brother Jaime. In front...

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'Tommy Cooper - Not Like That, Like This' Review - David Threlfall Channels Beloved But Complex Comic Star

(5) Comments | Posted April 21, 2014 | 5:01 PM

Much of 'Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This' concentrated on the sweet, romantic attachment between Tommy Cooper and his devoted assistant Mary Kay. Him delighting audiences from Penzance to the Palladium, her laughing at every joke, settling every nerve and tending to every need as they went...

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'Fargo' Episode 1 Review - Martin Freeman, Billy Bob Thornton Shine In TV Adaptation

(6) Comments | Posted April 21, 2014 | 5:52 AM

Do you remember the days when it was the ultimate compliment to a TV programme that those studio bosses saw fit to turn it into a big screen event?

Well, these days, the quality of (some) television is such that the reverse is now true. Whether any one-off film...

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EXCLUSIVE: Ricky Gervais Reveals Inspiration For Character 'Derek' And Why No Critic Bothers Him

(1) Comments | Posted April 18, 2014 | 6:12 AM

Ricky Gervais has revealed the surprise inspiration behind his character 'Derek', who returns in the second series of Gervais' comedy drama set in a retirement home.

Ricky tells Huffington Post UK:

"I like those programmes that reward the person who’s helping the people, and...

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Tommy Cooper Biopic 'Not Like That, Like This' Explores Troubled Personal Life, Violent Side Of Comic Star

(0) Comments | Posted April 18, 2014 | 5:29 AM

When Tommy Cooper died on stage 30 years ago this week, it was the beloved comic's trademark express - 'Just like that' - his bright red fez, his huge black shoes and general buffoonery, that his many fans queued up to celebrate, and remember still.

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Chris Martin To Front Coldplay In Series Of 'Intimate Gigs' Ahead Of New Album 'Ghost Stories'

(0) Comments | Posted April 18, 2014 | 4:19 AM

Looks like Chris Martin has found the chops to put his marriage troubles behind him, and prepare to come back out to play with the help of his fellow bandmates.

The Coldplay frontman, who recently conspired in putting the words 'conscious uncoupling' forever...

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Introducing... A Culture of Kindness in TV and Film

(0) Comments | Posted April 17, 2014 | 7:00 PM

Does TV and film influence us more than we realise? Probably. Are our brains being shaped by the violence, sex and nastiness we see on a daily basis? Most possibly.

Is there a way we can stand up and shout when we see positive, surprising, heartwarming stuff on the...

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'Mammon' Is Latest Nordic Noir Thriller To Tickle TV Audiences, As Journalist Uncovers State Intrigue

(0) Comments | Posted April 17, 2014 | 10:54 AM

'Mammon' is the latest Nordic Noir offering out of the seemingly bottomless well, and this time, the conspiracy, the murder, the mystery... it's all Norwegian.

Arrow Films, fresh from the success of their Danish hits 'Borgen' and 'The Bridge', are releasing 'Mammon' on DVD and...

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'Jaws', 'The Matrix', 'Star Wars Trilogy' - The Films That SHOULD Have Been Made In 3D, According To Expert Robert Mayson

(2) Comments | Posted April 17, 2014 | 8:34 AM

James Cameron believes that ALL films should, in future, be made in 3D. Film critics like Mark Kermode call it a passing fad, up there with Cinemascope, that adds nothing to the experience of watching a movie.

Meanwhile, the box office takings for

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'Longmire' Author Craig Johnson Reveals Why His Hero Is Less Than Perfect, And Who His Characters Really Are

(0) Comments | Posted April 17, 2014 | 7:59 AM

If 'Longmire' fans can’t get enough of their TV hero, the enduringly solitary Sheriff Walt Longmire of the title, and the untrammelled forests and plains among the Wyoming landscapes that constitute his beat, it seems his creator is equally enamoured by his own ventures far afield, in today’s...

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'Undeniable' Part 2 Review - Undeniably Unsatisfying Resolution To Claire Goose Thriller

(5) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 2:28 PM

So, Andrew Rawlins has had the blood test, and proved he's not the man who killed Anne Philips in front of her little girl Jane 23 years ago, right? Sorted?

You'd think so, except Jane wasn't letting it go just like that. Instead, we saw Claire Goose become more and...

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'Pioneer' Star Aksel Hennie 'Almost Died' Crashing Car During Filming Of Deep Sea Thriller

(1) Comments | Posted April 10, 2014 | 8:49 PM

'Game of Thrones' actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau once said of his very physical 'Headhunters' co-star Aksel Hennie, “Aksel was busy doing all that (stunt work). I'd rather sip a latte.”

That was when Hennie spent two days in a compost toilet for their film together. What would...

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