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Alan Rickman Shares 'Harry Potter' And 'Die Hard' Secrets At Bafta's Life In Pictures Career Celebration

The career of Alan Rickman was celebrated on Wednesday evening, as the 69 year old was the subject of latest in BAFTA’s Life in Pictures series. Charming the audience with tales from his storied career,...

Bafta Tv Nominations Announced! The Missing Gets The Most Nods For 2015

The BAFTA Television Award nominations for 2015 have finally been announced, including the usual entertainment favourites, some easily predictable names and a few surprises along the way that represent the very best of British television.James...

Rolf Harris Stripped Of Royal Honour After Sex Attack Conviction

Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii has stripped Rolf Harris of his Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Cbe) title following his sex crime conviction.The disgraced entertainer was sentenced to nearly six years...

Rolf Harris To Be Stripped Of His Commander Of The Most Excellent Order Of The British Empire Title

Disgraced Australian entertainer Rolf Harris will be stripped of his Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Cbe) title following his sex crime conviction.The 84-year-old musician/Tv star was sentenced to almost six...

Rolf Harris Stripped Of Australian Awards

Shamed Australian entertainer Rolf Harris has been stripped of his official honours in his home country following his sex crime conviction.The veteran musician/Tv star is currently behind bars in the U.K. after he was handed...

J.k. Simmons Wins First Oscar For Best Supporting Actor

Whiplash star J.K. Simmons has kicked off the celebrations at the 87th Oscars by walking away with the first prize of the night for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role.The 60-year-old first-time...

Serge Pizzorno Launching Fashion Line

Kasabian rocker Serge Pizzorno is planning to launch a fashion line next year (16).The British guitarist has been working on designs for a year and hopes to follow in the footsteps of rockers-turned-fashionistas such as...

Bafta Advances Awards Season Into The Final Stretch

Last Sunday's British Academy Film Awards, better known as the Baftas, were a key point in this year's Oscar calendar, shifting everything into high gear for the final stretch until the Academy Awards are handed...

Rosamund Pike Was Pumping Breast Milk Just Before The Baftas

Gone Girl star Rosamund Pike likes to get to awards shows early so she can pump breast milk before the ceremony starts.The organised new mum comes prepared when she hits the red carpet, so she...

Bafta Bosses Apologise For Donald Sinden Snub

Bosses at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) have apologised to the family of late actor Sir Donald Sinden after missing him out of the In Memoriam segment at the awards ceremony...

Bbc Receives Complaints Over Stephen Fry's Bafta Hosting

Bbc bosses have received around 300 complaints from Tv viewers over quips made by Stephen Fry while hosting the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards on Sunday (08Feb15).Several outraged viewers filed responses...

Julianne Moore To Land Soccer Season Ticket If She Wins An Oscar

Julianne Moore has been invited to a soccer game in her mother's hometown and bosses of the local club hope to offer her a season ticket if she wins big at this year's (15) Academy...

Donald Sinden's Son Outraged By Bafta Snub

Sir Donald Sinden's son has written an angry email to the head of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) to express his "hurt" after his father was excluded from the award ceremony's...

Patricia Arquette Slams Film Industry Over Age-gap Romances

Actress Patricia Arquette has criticised movie bosses for frequently casting younger actresses in roles involving love affairs with older men.Arquette won the best supporting actress honour for her role in Boyhood at the British Academy...

Eddie Redmayne Planning Second Honeymoon

British actor Eddie Redmayne is planning to treat his wife to a second honeymoon after the Hollywood awards season comes to an end.The Theory of Everything star wed Hannah Bagshawe on 15 December (14) and...

Grammys Boss Defends Joan Rivers Omission From In Memoriam Segment

Grammy Awards producer Ken Ehrlich has defended his decision to omit Joan Rivers from the prizegiving's In Memoriam segment on Sunday night (08Feb15), insisting he meant "no disrespect".The legendary comedienne, who was posthumously honoured with...

Bafta Boss Blames Studio For Selma's Awards Slump

Civil rights drama Selma failed to land a single nomination at this year's (15) Bafta Awards because movie bosses did not organise enough voter screenings, according to the organisation's chief executive.The movie was left out...

Bafta Bosses Explain Bob Hoskins Snub

Organisers of the Bafta Awards have explained their decision to leave beloved British actor Bob Hoskins out of the event's In Memoriam segment following a slew of complaints about the snub.The Who Framed Roger Rabbit...

Hayley Atwell Suffers Wardrobe Disaster At Baftas

Hayley Atwell suffered a major wardrobe disaster at the Bafta Awards in London on Sunday night (08Feb15) when her designer gown split on the red carpet.The Captain America star turned out in a stylish navy...

Eddie Redmayne Beats Cumberbatch And Fiennes To Best Actor Prize At 2015 Baftas

Not that we couldn't have guessed it, but 'The Theory Of Everything' star Eddie Redmayne has landed the accolade for Best Actor at the 2015 BAFTA Awards, beating the likes of fellow Brits Benedict Cumberbatch...

Boyhood, The Theory Of Everything And The Grand Budapest Hotel Win Big At Baftas

Boyhood, The Theory Of Everything and The Grand Budapest Hotel were among the big winners at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards on Sunday (08Feb15).Boyhood scored the coveted Best Film prize,...

The Theory Of Everything Is An Early Winner At The Baftas

The Theory Of Everything has become an early winner at the 2015 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards by scooping the Outstanding British Film prize.The biopic of physicist Stephen Hawking, portrayed by...

Bafta Is Perhaps The Best Predictor Of Oscar Night

For the last six years, a shift in the voting patterns at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts has offered a striking prediction of what will happen on Oscar night.The 2015 BAFTA's will...

Stephen Fry To Present Prince William With Pardon Petition At Baftas - Report

Actor/funnyman Stephen Fry is to present British royal Prince William with a high-profile pardon petition during the Bafta Awards in London on Sunday (08Feb15), according to a report.Fry is set to host the British Academy...

Bafta Nominees Land Luxury Trip To Bali

Stars including Eddie Redmayne and Benedict Cumberbatch will be treated to a luxury vacation in Asia as part of exclusive gift bags set to be handed out at the Bafta Awards on Sunday (08Jan15).Celebrities attending...

Mike Leigh To Receive Bafta Fellowship

Moviemaker Mike Leigh is to be feted with a special honour by officials at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta).The director will be presented with a Bafta Fellowship award, which recognises excellence...

Top British Producer Johnny Goodman Dies

British Tv and movie mogul Johnny Goodman has died, aged 87.The producer and former Bafta chairman passed away on Friday (30Jan15). Roger Moore, who became a good friend after working with Goodman on the...

Actress Geraldine Mcewan Dead At 82

Beloved British stage and screen actress Geraldine Mcewan has died, aged 82.MCEwan, who is best known for her portrayal of Agatha Christie's Miss Marple on Tv, passed away "peacefully" on Friday (30Jan15), according to a...

Kasabian Vow To Create Chaos At The Baftas

British rockers Kasabian are planning to shock the movie star audience at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards next month (Feb15) by playing "twice as loud" and creating chaos during their...

Benedict Cumberbatch Vs. Eddie Redmayne: The Battle Of The Baftas

Benedict Cumberbatch and Eddie Redmayne go head to head at this years BAFTAs with 'The Imitation Game' and 'The Theory Of Everything' leading nominations with thirteen categories between their respective flicks.[L-R] Eddie Redmayne, Benedict Cumberbatch...

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