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Martin Freeman's Twitter Fears

Martin Freeman has joked if he joined Twitter it could end his career.The 44-year-old actor has taken on roles in several much loved franchises, most notably in TV shows 'The Office' and 'Sherlock' and 'The...

Martin Freeman Reports 'Sherlock' Based Death Threats To The Police

A fanatic Benedict Cumberbatch devotee has been reported to the police by ‘Sherlock’ co-stars Martin Freeman and Amanda Abbington after directing death threats against them online, claiming that they “giving him [Cumberbatch] a bad name”.Abbington...

Martin Freeman Contacts Police Over Death Threats

The Sherlock co-stars, who have been together since 2000, contacted the authorities over a series of nasty posts by an unknown blogger, which included death threats. The posts were screengrabbed by Abbington...

Martin Freeman Isn't A 'Typical' Actor

Martin Freeman's partner says he's not a ''typical'' actor.Amanda Abbington has revealed she admires the 'Sherlock' star's decision to turn down work he doesn't think is right.She said: ''I'm just dead proud of him. He...

Martin Freeman And Amanda Abbington Make Pact To Limit Time Apart

British actor Martin Freeman and his long-time partner Amanda Abbington have made a pact to limit the time they spend apart while working.The Mr Selfridge actress has revealed the couple feels "heartbreak" and fear they...

Martin Freeman Chastised Amanda Abbington Over Money Troubles

The Hobbit star Martin Freeman was furious with his wife Amanda Abbington when he found out she had run up tax debts of $198,400 (£124,000) and was on the verge of bankruptcy.The Mr Selfridge castmember...

Amanda Abbington Pays Off Tax Debts

British actress Amanda Abbington has resolved her money troubles a year after she was declared bankrupt.The Mr Selfridge castmember, who is married to her Sherlock co-star Martin Freeman, was declared bankrupt in March, 2013 after...

Sherlock "Perfect" Series Finale 'His Final Vow' Earns Mass Critical Praise

Sherlock wrapped up in style as the final episode of the BBC detective drama aired last night and sent shockwaves of excitement throughout fans and critics. It's barely believable that after months of excruciating anticipation,...

Sherlock's Amanda Abbington On Being Benedict Cumberbatch And Martin Freeman's Third Wheel

The 1st January draws nearer and so does the prospect of the BBC's mystery series Sherlock returning to the small screens. In the third series we'll finally find out how Sherlock managed to avoid death...

Martin Freeman Defends Lover Against Online Hatred, Compares Sherlock And Hobbit Fans [Trailer]

Martin Freeman may not be your typical Hollywood A-lister but the 42 year-old British actor has worked himself into two franchises that seem to magnetise particularly rabid fans. Freeman reprises his role of Bilbo Baggins...

Serious About 'Sherlock' - New Trailer Hits The Net Ahead Of Season 3 Bow

The BBC’s decision to reboot classic adventure franchises like Dr. Who and Sherlock has been nothing short of a phenomenon. With millions tuning in to see the Doctor’s 50th anniversary, and even more expected for...

Martin Freeman Blasts Internet Trolls For Sending Death Threats To Partner

Actor Martin Freeman has taken aim at Internet trolls who made death threats to his partner Amanda Abbington after she joined the cast of hit British Tv show Sherlock.The actress was slammed by some social...

Amanda Abbington Resolving Tax Problems

Sherlock star Amanda Abbington has opened up about her recent money troubles, revealing she is working to slowly pay off her outstanding debt.The British actress, partner of The Hobbit star Martin Freeman, was declared bankrupt...

Martin Freeman's Hobbit Nerves

Martin Freeman is nervous people will ''hate'' 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'.The 41-year-old actor plays hobbit Bilbo Baggins in the movie adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's successful fantasy novel and although he has landed such a...

Martin Freeman's 'Identical' Hobbit Face

Martin Freeman thinks looking like Ian Holm was a ''good omen''.The 41-year-old actor plays hobbit Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey', taking over the role from Ian's portrayal in the 'Lord...

Martin Freeman Doesn't Want Marriage To Spoil Longterm Love

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey star Martin Freeman has no plans to wed his actress partner Amanda Abbington as the couple fears marriage will "spoil" their relationship.The actor, who plays Bilbo Baggins in the new...

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The Martian - Movie Review

The Martian - Movie Review

Just as people began to write off veteran director Ridley Scott after a series of merely OK movies, the 77-year-old casually releases his most...

Lana Del Rey - Music To Watch Boys To Video

Lana Del Rey - Music To Watch Boys To Video

'Music To Watch Boys To' is the newest single from Lana Del Rey's hugely anticipated fourth album 'Honeymoon'.

Michael Fassbender - Steve Jobs Video Interview

Michael Fassbender - Steve Jobs Video Interview

Fassbender compares the Apple founder to motor pioneer Henry Ford.

Eminem - Phenomenal Video

Eminem - Phenomenal Video

John Malkovich makes an appearance in the epic action music video for Eminem's song 'Phenomenal'.

Macbeth - Movie Review

Macbeth - Movie Review

Shakespeare's Scottish play returns to the big screen with earthy energy, visual style and roaring performances.

The Maccabees - Marks To Prove It [Acoustic] Video

The Maccabees - Marks To Prove It [Acoustic] Video

The Maccabees hit number one in the UK with 'Marks to Prove It' this summer. Here's an acoustic performance of the title track.

A Bigger Splash - Trailer

A Bigger Splash - Trailer

'A Bigger Splash' is a mystery drama directed by Luca Guadagnino and written by David Kajganich.

The Intern - Movie Review

The Intern - Movie Review

This is one of those warm, unchallenging comedies that's entertaining to watch even though something about it feels vaguely inane.


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