You can’t win: Ex-top astronaut apologizes to Twitter for citing Churchill, sparks more fuss

Quoting Winston Churchill seems harmless enough, but a former NASA astronaut found out the hard way that it’s impossible to please everyone on Twitter, after apologizing for citing the revered British leader. Scott Kelly, who has made multiple trips into space, issued an apology on Sunday after being hounded by furious netizens about a tweet […]

Piers Morgan passionately DEFENDS 'heroic' Winston Churchill in fiery TV CLASH

Piers Morgan and Afua Hirsch got into a heated debate over Winston Churchill’s status as a British historical hero. The Good Morning Britain host slammed Ms Hirsch’s attempts to “besmirch” Churchill with claims suggesting the former PM was racist. Mr Morgan said: “The problem is that you take national heroes who have done extraordinary things […]

Gary Oldman on Churchill Darkest Hour SEQUEL with STALIN and Roosevelt

Rather than the Darkest Hour, the new movie is already looking like it will be the British star’s own finest hour. After years of awards snubs and disappointments, it looks almost certain that the Academy will follow the BAFTAs and give Oldman his first Best Actor Oscar this Sunday. Unsurprisingly, the actor himself may not […]

Darkest Hour 2: Gary Oldman considering Winston Churchill RETURN for sequel and stage play

The 59-year-old actor looks almost certain to win the Best Actor Oscar at the 90th Academy Awards on Sunday evening. Oldman portrayed Sir Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour, garnering large critical acclaim for his performance. Covering just a few weeks in 1940, there is still much of the World War II primer minister’s life that […]

Remembering the Bethnal Green tube disaster: The war-time tragedy Churchill hushed up

TONY SAPIANO / ALAMY STOCK The Bethnal Green tube disaster was originally hushed up By “it” she means the worst civilian disaster of the Second World War, albeit one that was all but absent from the history books for many years. On a rainy evening of March 3, 1943, 173 people were killed in a […]

Churchill pro-Brexit? His grandson reveals what WW2 PM would have thought (EXCLUSIVE)

Since the release of Darkest Hour, movie fans and history buffs have been wondering what Churchill would have made of Brexit. Gary Oldman, who plays the World War II prime minister in the new movie, reckons he wanted a United States of Europe and would have blocked Brexit. Meanwhile Brian Cox, who starred in last […]

Darkest Hour: Gary Oldman’s Churchill speech receives STANDING OVATIONS from audiences

The World War II drama is one of this year’s hottest Oscars contenders and audiences have been showing their appreciation around the world. During the final scene of Darkest Hour, Oldman’s Churchill addresses the House of Commons with the famous “We shall fight on the beaches” speech, in June 1940. According to the Telegraph, the […]

In a career filled with bad guy roles, Ben Mendelsohn is very thankful to show a different side in Churchill drama ‘Darkest Hour’

Focus Features Ben Mendelsohn plays King George VI in “Darkest Hour,” one of the rare times he hasn’t played a bad guy in a movie. Don’t worry though, he’s got some major bad guy roles coming, like Sheriff of Nottingham in “Robin Hood” and the villain in “Ready Player One.” But he’s quiet about a possible […]

In a career filled with bad guy roles, Ben Mendelsohn is very thankful to show a different side in Churchill drama ‘Darkest Hour’

Focus Features Ben Mendelsohn plays King Henry VI in “Darkest Hour,” one of the rare times he hasn’t played a bad guy in a movie. Don’t worry though, he’s got some major bad guy roles coming, like Sheriff of Nottingham in “Robin Hood” and the villain in “Ready Player One.” But he’s quiet about a possible […]

'I love breaking new ground' Miranda Richardson opens up about new Churchill film

FILM MAGIC Miranda Richardson plays the wife of Winston Churchill in a new film But as the years have gone by she has discovered the harshness of ageing. “I have had the experience of starting to feel invisible as an actor,” she says.  “I think it’s common for middle-aged women to feel that.” Richardson, 59 […]