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Hardy Snubbed Baftas For Holiday

TOM HARDY has finally received his British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) trophy, after snubbing the ceremony earlier this month (Feb11) to go on holiday.The Inception actor landed the Rising Star Award ahead...

The King's Speech Big Winner At U.k.'S Bafta Awards

The King's Speech dominated Sunday night's BAFTA awards, Britain's equivalent of the Oscars. The film, which also is touted as a probable big winner at the Oscars in two weeks, received seven awards, including best...

The King's Speech Dominates Bafta Awards

'The King's Speech' has swept the board at this year's Orange BAFTA Awards, winning seven prizes. Colin Firth was named Best Actor for his portrayal of stuttering British King George VI, while the Tom Hooper-directed...

Fascinating Bafta Fact:

Actress ROSAMUND PIKE was left red-faced while presenting the BAFTA for Best Screenplay after the autocue froze - she almost read out the winner before the nominees were listed. Host Jonathon Ross had to rush...

The King's Speech Continues Stellar Success At Bafta Awards

THE KING'S SPEECH continued its reign over the movie industry's awards season by taking home seven trophies at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards (BAFTAs) on Sunday (13Feb11).The critically-acclaimed film won its...

Bonham Carter Takes Early Bafta For The King's Speech

HELENA BONHAM CARTER was one of the early winners at Sunday's (13Feb11) British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards (BAFTAs), walking away with the Best Supporting Actress title for her performance in THE KING'S...

Lee Emotional Over Bafta Honour

SIR CHRISTOPHER LEE will have tissues on hand when he receives a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Academy Fellowship on Sunday (13Feb11), insisting there will be "tears on the night".The Hammer Horror...

Lee To Receive Bafta Fellowship

SIR CHRISTOPHER LEE will be presented with a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Academy Fellowship at the annual prizegiving later this month (Feb11).The Hammer Horror and Lord of the Rings legend will...

Christopher Lee Awarded Bafta Fellowship

Sir Christopher Lee will receive an Academy Fellowship at this year's Orange BAFTA Awards.The 'Dracula' star joins Alfred Hitchcock, Steven Spielberg and Charlie Chaplin on the list of fellows – awarded for recognition of outstanding...

Duncan Jones Inspired By Childhood Labyrinth Experience

Duncan Jones was inspired to become a filmmaker after playing on the set of his dad David Bowie's movie 'Labyrinth'.The 39-year-old director admits he was fascinated by the elaborate staging for the 1986 children's fantasy...

Prize For Potter At 2011 Baftas

The cast and crew behind the HARRY POTTER franchise are to be honoured with a special award at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) prizegiving.Potter author J.K. Rowling and producer David Heyman...

Harry Potter Movies To Receive Bafta

The 'Harry Potter' film franchise will receive the award for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema at this year's BAFTAs.JK Rowling - who wrote the books the movies are based on - and producer David Heyman...

Mulligan Steps Out With Redmayne

CAREY MULLIGAN has found love again after her split from SHIA LABEOUF - she's dating fellow Brit EDDIE REDMAYNE.The An Education star stepped out with the model/actor in New York over the weekend (29-30Jan11) and...

Bond Composer Barry Dies

Oscar-winning composer JOHN BARRY, the man behind many of the iconic JAMES BOND theme tunes, has passed away at the age of 77.The British musician suffered a fatal heart attack on Sunday (30Jan11). His fellow...

Bond Composer John Barry Dies

John Barry has died of a heart attack.The iconic British composer, best known for scoring 11 films in the 'James Bond' movie series - including 'From Russia With Love', 'Goldfinger' and 'You Only Live Twice'...

John Barry Dies

John Barry has died of a heart attack.The iconic British composer, best known for scoring 11 films in the 'James Bond' movie series - including 'From Russia With Love', 'Goldfinger' and 'You Only Live Twice'...

Bond Composer Barry Dies

Oscar-winning composer JOHN BARRY, the man behind many of the iconic JAMES BOND theme tunes, has passed away at the age of 77.The British musician suffered a fatal heart attack on Monday morning (31Jan11), according...

Rahman 'Blessed' By Oscar Nominations

Indian composer A.R. RAHMAN has been left stunned by his double Oscar nomination for his work on DANNY BOYLE's 127 HOURS.The Slumdog Millionaire Oscar winner is in the mix again for his film score and...

Pike Disappointed By Bafta Choices

ROSAMUND PIKE has taken aim at BAFTA bosses for overlooking U.K. films in favour of their American counterparts, insisting it's a "real shame" her MADE IN DAGENHAM co-star SALLY HAWKINS was snubbed in this year's...

The King's Speech Crowned Top Movie In Britain Again

THE KING'S SPEECH refuses to be dethroned in the U.K. - COLIN FIRTH's drama has topped Britain's box office chart for the second week running.The film, about stuttering monarch King George VI, scooped a massive...

Natalie Portman: 'Black Swan Costumes Helped Character Creation'

Natalie Portman needed costumes to get into character on 'Black Swan'. The Hollywood beauty - who was yesterday nominated for a BAFTA for her performance in the film about a psychologically-troubled ballerina - admits the...

The King's Speech Dominates Bafta Nods

Coming as no surprise whatsoever, The King's Speech dominated the list of nominations for Britain's BAFTA awards, the equivalent of America's Oscars. The critically acclaimed film, which is also a frontrunner in the Oscar race,...

Colin Firth Marches On With Bafta Nomination For Kings Speech

COLIN FIRTH, the British actor who took home the prize for 'Best Actor' at Sunday evening's GOLDEN GLOBES, has continued his successful run through this year's award season after he was nominated for a BAFTA...

Dominic Cooper: 'Mamma Mia 2 Is Very Unlikely'

Dominic Cooper is "unlikely" to reunite with ex-girlfriend Amanda Seyfried for a second 'Mamma Mia' movie. The British actor - who portrayed love interest Sky in the 2008 musical comedy - admits he is not...

The King's Speech Leads Bafta Nominations

Critically-acclaimed THE KING'S SPEECH is set to dominate the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards next month (Feb11), after scoring a massive 14 nominations.The Tom Hooper movie, about stammering British monarch King...

The King's Speech Leads Bafta Nominations

Critically-acclaimed THE KING'S SPEECH is set to dominate the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards next month (Feb11), after scoring a massive 14 nominations.The Tom Hooper movie, about stammering British monarch King...

Andrews & Hershey Reunite?

LOST star NAVEEN ANDREWS and BLACK SWAN actress BARBARA HERSHEY have reportedly reunited more than a year after ending their romance.The British actor, 42, met Hershey on the set of independent film Drowning on Dry...

Gemma Arterton Wants Aronofsky Collaboration

Gemma Arterton wants to work with Darren Aronofsky. The 'Tamara Drewe' actress cites the director's ballet thriller 'Black Swan' as her favourite movie of the last 12 months and has issued an open plea for...

Firth's Stutter Returned For A Single Man Speech

COLIN FIRTH was left red-faced after winning an award for his role in A SINGLE MAN because the stutter he perfected for THE KING'S SPEECH returned as he picked up the trophy.The actor won a...

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