You may or may not have noticed, but there’s an invasion afoot in Hollywood, and many of this past year’s most talked-about stars during awards season have been—gasp!—British. To celebrate the amazing performances delivered by these fine actors, Vanity Fair has delivered a three-part vintage-style short film, in which Keira Knightley, Tom Hiddleston, Benedict Cumberbatch and basically every other beloved Brit actor invade Hollywood to recreate some of our most classic moments in film.
Look, if anyone can get away with having a wacky tattoo on their rear end, it’s Dame Judi Dench, although she’s probably the last person you’d expect to have a tattoo of anything anywhere—which is what makes this interesting anecdote from Hollywood heavy-hitter Harvey Weinstein even more amazing.
'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' was the surprise box office hit of 2011, bringing older audiences out in droves and playing far longer than most major Hollywood releases. Naturally, a sequel was immediately put into production, and today brings the 'Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' trailer with everything that fans of the first film want. There's older British people being witty, older British people getting it on, and older British people rediscovering life and love and happiness in India. Oh, and then there's Richard Gere as the new token American.