“Lights, Camera, Sacking!”: Top 5 Most Famous British Castles as Filming Locations


Since the inception of the filming industry in Britain and the United States, a great number of castles in the United Kingdom have provided the backdrop to historical pieces, period dramas, raucous comedies, and fantasy epics.  Whether you want to … [Read more...]

Brit Movie Review: “Brave” – Pixar’s latest animation features Scottish princess “Merida”


BRAVE Director: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, Steve Purcell Duration: 100 mins With the voices of: Kelly MacDonald, Emma Thompson, Billy Connolly Score: 3 out of 5 Review by JAMES BARTLETT Firstly, BE WARNED – there’s a big spoiler … [Read more...]

Harry Potter: World of Harry Potter Opens Today and We’ve Got an Exclusive First Look Review – Harry Potter Studio Tour Review


Anglotopia London correspondent Laura Porter from the About London blog was kind enough to write up a detailed review of the new Harry Potter Studio Tour Experience. What Is It? This is the actual film studio where the Harry Potter films were made … [Read more...]

Brit Movie Reviews: The Woman in Black Review – Daniel Radcliffe post-Harry Potter


Like it or not the Harry Potter movies are over, and actor Daniel Radcliffe – despite having  enough in the bank to walk away forever – is trying to move onto the next stage of his career. He’s already performed on stage to some acclaim, but his next … [Read more...]

Brit Movies Reviews – Coriolanus – Ralph Fiennes stars and directs Shakespeare’s tragedy


Fiennes – most recently seen on screen as Lord Voldemeort in the tumultuous final two movies of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – goes all Shakespearean for his directorial debut, taking on one of the bard’s lesser-performed … [Read more...]

Harry Potter: The Hogwart’s Express Goes to National Railway Museum in 2012


Harry Potter’s Hogwarts Express and the world-famous Flying Scotsman are to be star exhibits at the National Railway Museum in York in 2012. Olton Hall, the steam locomotive that features in the Harry Potter movies, will feature in the Museum’s … [Read more...]