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'Midnight In Paris' Win Throws Spanner In The Works For Oscars

Woody Allen has won a Writers' Guild Award for his film Midnight in Paris. The legendary film-maker has won high praise for the romantic-comedy, and his efforts were rewarded at last night's awards ceremony at...

Woody Allen Scoops Writers Guild Prize

Woody Allen's 'Midnight in Paris' picked up Best Original Screenplay at the Writers Guild of America awards yesterday (19.02.12). The romance film - starring Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams and French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy -...

'Midnight In Paris' Scoops Writers Guild Gong To Boost Oscar Chances

In the final Hollywood awards show before next week's Oscars, it was veteran filmmaker Woody Allen who took home one of the evening's biggest prizes. Allen's love-letter to the French capital 'Midnight in Paris' scooped...

Woody Allen Scoops Writers Guild Prize

Woody Allen's 'Midnight in Paris' picked up Best Original Screenplay at the Writers Guild of America awards yesterday (19.02.12). The romance film - starring Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams and French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy -...

The Descendants Lands Coveted Scripter Award

Director Alexander Payne is celebrating after his hit George Clooney film The Descendants was honoured with the coveted Scripter Award on Saturday (18Feb12).Each year the accolade is handed out to the author and screenwriter of...

Silence Is Golden: The Artist Sweeps The Baftas In Style

The silent French movie The Artist swept aside the competition at the BaftaS in London's Covent Garden on Sunday evening (February 12, 2012), essentially putting to bed any doubts it would face stiff competition for...

Alexander Payne To Receive Golden Eddie Award

The Descendants director Alexander Payne is set to be feted with a top honour at the 2012 American Cinema Editors' Eddie Awards.The Oscar nominee will be presented with the Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year...

And The Nominees Are ...

Several critics described Martin Scorsese's Hugo as his valentine to the movie business. This morning the movie business sent Scorsese one in return in the form of 11 Oscar nominations, the most for any film...

Oscar Nominations 2012: Hugo Leads The Way With 11 Nods

Silent French film The Artist scored nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actress and Best Actor when the Oscar nominations were announced by Jennifer Lawrence in Los Angeles on Tuesday (24 January 2012)....

George Clooney Favorite To Win Big At Golden Globes

George Clooney is being strongly tipped to be celebrating come the Golden Globe Awards as his latest film 'The Descendents' picks up plaudit after plaudit from critics and fans alike. There's few betting against the...

Martin Scorsese, Woody Allen Nominated For Prestigious Dga Award

Martin Scorsese and Woody Allen are among the names who've been nominated for the prestigious Directors Guild of America Awards as the anticipation builds in the US ahead of the business end of the awards...

Martin Scorsese Joins Oscars Race After 'Hugo' Win

Martin Scorsese 's magical 3D movie 'Hugo' has been named Film of the Year by the National Board of Review. The Manhattan-based collective of film academics and professionals also named the veteran filmmaker Director of...

Brad Pitt Joins Oscars Race After New York Critics Win

Brad Pitt has well and truly joined the race for the Best Actor gong at the 2012 Oscars, after picking up the same prize at the Film Critics Circle Awards in New York on Tuesday...

Silent Flick 'The Artist' Leads Spirit Award Nominations

The 2012 Sprit Award nominations have been announced, with apocalyptic drama 'Take Shelter' and black-and-white silent film 'The Artist' leading the way - the pair are up for five gongs each. The Independent film awards...

Ewan Mcgregor's Beginners Scores Upset At Gotham Awards

The Ewan Mcgregor movie Beginners and Terrence Malick's Palme d'Or winning 'The Tree of Life' shared the top prize for Best Feature Film at Monday evening's Gotham Awards in New York City (November 28, 2011)...

The Artist, Silent Movie, Favorite For Best Picture Oscar

Silent French romance 'The Artist' has sensationally become the frontrunner to win Best Picture at the 2012 Oscars. The movie, directed by Michel Hazanavicius and starring Jean Dujardin takes place in Hollywood between 1927 and...

Taylor Lautner And Twilight Stars Celebrate $139 Million Opening

Taylor Lautner and his Twilight co-stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart will be celebrating today following news that Breaking Dawn Part 1, the penultimate movie in the vampire franchise, took a huge $139 million at...

George Clooney's 'The Descendants' A Modern Classic?

George Clooney is winning all the plaudits in Hollywood for his turn as a wealthy land baron attempting to reconnect with his daughters following the death of his wife. The 50-year-old is the bookmakers favorite...

George Clooney Ready To 'Kick The Hell Out Of Rob Pattinson'

George Clooney is ready for a fight. The Hollywood star thinks his new movie 'The Descendants' has what it takes to topple Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 1 at this weekend's box office, despite talk that...

Early Movie Reviews The Descendants

Hoping to excite strong word-of-mouth, is opening The Descendants , starring George Clooney, in New York and Los Angeles tonight (Wednesday) in advance of a wide roll-out on Friday (against Breaking Dawn ). Early reviews...

George Clooney Upstaged At 'Descendants Premiere' By Girlfriend

George Clooney was out on the tiles for the premiere of his forthcoming film 'The Descendants', but - in something that'll surprise no one whose been paying attention to the red carpets at film festivals...

Leonardo Dicaprio To Finally Land Oscar For J. Edgar?

It is assumed Leonardo Dicaprio 's turn as Fbi director J. Edgar Hoover could be his best chance yet of scooping the illustrious Oscar for Best Actor, but the Hollywood star won't be without competition...

Oprah Winfrey Teary Eyed After Winning 'Oscar'

Oprah Winfrey broke down in tears after accepting an honorary Oscar at the Governors Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday (12th November 2011). The 57-year-old, who was nominated for an acting Oscar in 1986, received...

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