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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

(4) 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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'Shetland' Episode 5 'Blue Lightning' Review: Perez Forced To Find A Murderer On His Own Fair Isle

(3) Comments | Posted April 8, 2014 | 5:06 PM

This latest 'Shetland' tale based on the novels of Ann Cleeves took an emotional DI Perez back to his own Fair Isle - not because his daughter was there on holiday with his folks - but because one of the island's most high-profile researchers had been finished off in her...

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ABBA's Friend Ingmarie Halling Remembers The Madness Of Of ABBA-Mania (UNSEEN PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted April 8, 2014 | 3:48 PM

ABBA fans around the world have this week been looking back on four decades in the company of some of the world’s most masterful, deceptively simple pop songs, as they chalk up the 40th anniversary of the day they won the music war in Brighton with

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Elaine Stritch 'Shoot Me' Memoir Documentary One Of Highlights Of Birds Eye Film Festival

(0) Comments | Posted April 8, 2014 | 3:03 PM

"If we'd met when we'd both been 35, we'd have had a torrid love affair," says the late James Gandolfini in this intimate portrait of a true Broadway legend.

'Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me' follows the indomitable Broadway baby both on screen and off, as she...

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'Rev' Series 3 Episode 3 Review - Tom Smallbone Finds Temptation In The Vestry

(2) Comments | Posted April 8, 2014 | 7:10 AM

The third episode of 'Rev' found Adam Smallbone engaging in a spot of networking at Alex's office do, and bizarrely recruiting Dexter Fletcher, in the guise of a Turner Prize-winning artist, to do a piece for St Saviours.

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Rev is an unlikely muse for...

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'Undeniable' Review: Part 1 Of ITV Thriller Starring Claire Goose And Peter Firth

(2) Comments | Posted April 8, 2014 | 6:36 AM

In this first part of 'Undeniable', Jane (Claire Goose) had been a traumatised, seven-year-old sole witness to her mother's murder. Cut to 23 years later, and here she was, a mother-to-be making her happy way to hospital for her first appointment.

And there she stopped in her tracks, sure...

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«Game of Thrones», saison 4, épisode 1, le résumé (ATTENTION SPOILER)

(0) Comments | Posted April 7, 2014 | 12:34 PM

La série Game of Thrones est de retour pour une quatrième saison. Avec moult fracas, éclats, dragons, démons, épées et prostituées. Sans oublier Tyrion Lannister qui a TOUJOURS les meilleures répliques de la série.

Ce matin on aura reconnu à leurs yeux rougis les plus gros fans européens...

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'Game Of Thrones': 'Two Swords' Review Of Season 4 Episode 1 - 11 Best Things (SPOILER!)

(2) Comments | Posted April 7, 2014 | 4:03 AM

'Game of Thrones' has returned, crashing and banging into its fourth season with its usual cacophony of dragons, demons, swords and whores. And Tyrion Lannister STILL has all the best lines.

Keen fans, of which there are many, will be rubbing their eyes this morning...

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Sandi Toksvig Reveals Her Warm, Breaking Heart For Contestants On 'Fifteen To One'

(4) Comments | Posted April 4, 2014 | 12:00 PM

Sandi Toksvig is determined that her new post as question-mistress of the revamped ‘Fifteen to One’ will be full of warmth and laughter.

“I’m going to be Mrs Cheery,” says the presenter, who has just renewed her vows to her partner,...

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Alan Partridge Film Sequel Confirmed, Plus Steve Coogan To Make 'Coast'-Style Spoof For Sky TV

(1) Comments | Posted April 4, 2014 | 5:53 AM

Alan Partridge is to get another big screen outing following the success of his 'Alpha Papa' film last summer.

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Alan Partridge, hero of the hour in 'Alpha Papa', is coming back for more

Chortle reports that Steve...

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Monty Python Confirm: No Tour, Final O2 London Gig Will Be Their Last Ever Live Performance Together

(2) Comments | Posted April 3, 2014 | 12:16 PM

Monty Python, the world's busiest comedians, have reluctantly decided that 20 July 2014 at The 02 London will (probably) be their last live performance together.

The tickets for this show have been held back pending this decision and will now go on sale at 12 noon tomorrow, Friday...

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'The Double' Director Richard Ayoade: 'You're Never Going To Feel Sorry For Brad Pitt'

(1) Comments | Posted April 3, 2014 | 11:02 AM

Richard Ayoade’s name may be creeping up the pecking order of desired actors, funnymen and, now, directors ('Submarine'), but it seems the ‘The IT Crowd’ star has yet to make his way fully up a red carpet.

When I ask him if he’s enjoying cutting...

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