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An Education, Avatar And The Hurt Locker Lead Bafta Nominations

British film AN EDUCATION, sci-fi blockbuster AVATAR and war thriller THE HURT LOCKER are set to go head-to-head at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards next month (Feb10) - after scoring...

An Education, Avatar And The Hurt Locker Lead Bafta Nominations

British film AN EDUCATION, sci-fi blockbuster AVATAR and war thriller THE HURT LOCKER are set to go head-to-head at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards next month (Feb10) - the films...

Lennon Biopic -- A Crowd Of People Turn Away

British director Sam Taylor-Wood's Nowhere Boy , about the early life of John Lennon (The Beatles are not mentioned in the movie but Lennon's music is featured) is apparently going nowhere at the U.K. box...

Stewart And Mulligan Up For Bafta Rising Star Award

TWILIGHT star KRISTEN STEWART will go up against British actress CAREY MULLIGAN as they fight it out for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Rising Star Award.The actresses have made the shortlist...

An Education Leads Initial Bafta Voting

AN EDUCATION is the toast of London after landing 17 2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards nominations.Lone Scherfig's film, starring Oscar hopeful Carey Mulligan and Peter Sarsgaard, edged out Inglourious Basterds,...

Douglas 'Touched' By Film Honour From Schwarzenegger

KIRK DOUGLAS was stunned to be presented with a top movie award by California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER on Thursday night (05Nov09) - because he coached the muscleman on his first ever film.The veteran actor was...

Bankable Actress Naomi Watts

Naomi Watts is the world's most profitable actress.The 'International' star has topped Forbes.com's latest Best Actresses for the Buck list after proving movie bosses can make the most money from her.The 41-year-old beauty - who...

Great Brit Waterhouse Dead At 80

Celebrated author and playwright KEITH WATERHOUSE has died at his home in London.The Billy Liar and Jeffrey Bernard Is Unwell writer passed away in his sleep on Friday morning (04Sep09). He was 80. His death...

Swinton's Husband Denies Living Arrangements

TILDA SWINTON's estranged husband has denied rumours he shares a home with the actress and her toyboy lover.The Oscar winner has 11-year-old twins with playwright John Byrne, 68, but has been enjoying a romance with...

British Producer Parsons Dies

Award-winning movie producer CLIVE PARSONS has lost his battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 66.Parsons, who produced and developed 20 feature films with partner Davina Belling, passed away on 12 August (09) in his native...

Python Stars To Reunite For New York Tribute Party

The surviving members of comedy troupe MONTY PYTHON'S FLYING CIRCUS are set for a series of reunions to mark their 40th anniversary in October (09).John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin...

Radcliffe's Delight Over Dahl Kiss

HARRY POTTER star DANIEL RADCLIFFE has fulfilled his schoolboy dreams - with a kiss from former model SOPHIE DAHL.The actor admits the British beauty was his favourite pin-up during his adolescent years, and even joked...

Competition Seeks Next Generation Of Film Critics

A nationwide search for the UK's biggest teen film fan has been launched ahead of the second annual Virgin Media Shorts competition.Virgin Media are seeking film obsessives who know their favourite movies word-for-word and are...

By on 22 May 2009

Tilda Swinton Says We Need To Talk About Kevin

Oscar winner Tilda Swinton is to star in the film adaptation of bestselling book We Need To Talk About Kevin, it has been announced.The Michael Clayton star will take the lead role as the mother...

By on 18 May 2009

State Of Play Thrills UK Cinemagoers To Top Charts

Political drama State of Play has topped the UK box office charts after its first weekend on release.The Kevin MacDonald thriller, based on the acclaimed BBC drama series, took 1.5 million to knock last week's...

By on 28 April 2009

Mirren Shuns Party Food For Supermarket Snack

DAME HELEN MIRREN stunned shoppers in a London supermarket after popping in to buy a snack on her way home from a glamorous awards bash. The Queen star attended the British Academy of Film and Television...

Harry Hill Hat-trick At Bafta Tv Awards

Harry Hill's TV Burp saw the big-collared comedian claim his third prize at the Bafta Television awards on Sunday.The 44-year-old won best entertainment programme - beating Jonathan Ross, Ant and Dec and Stephen Fry to...

By on 27 April 2009

Crowe's Talent Praised At State Of Play UK Premiere

State of Play director Kevin Macdonald paid tribute to Russell Crowe's acting talents at the film's UK premiere in London's West End on Tuesday night.The Bafta-winning director joined leading man Crowe and co-star Dame Helen...

By on 22 April 2009

Monsters Vs Aliens Roars Back To UK Number One Spot

Dreamworks animation Monsters vs Aliens has bounced back to the top of the UK and Ireland box office charts, after a week at number two.The action-comedy, which is available in 3D, took 128,000 more than...

By on 21 April 2009

Bill Nighy: Listening To Pirate Radio Made You An Outlaw

The Boat That Rocked star Bill Nighy has said the Richard Curtis comedy captures the illicit thrill of listening to pirate radio in the 1960s.Nighy plays Quentin, the boss of offshore station Radio Rock in...

By on 31 March 2009

The Dark Knight Dominates At Empire Awards

Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight was the big winner at the 2009 Empire awards, with three prizes including best film.The Batman Begins sequel, one of the most successful films of all time and an Oscar...

By on 30 March 2009

Branagh Leads British Academy Tv Awards

KENNETH BRANAGH is hoping for victory at this year's (09) British Academy Television Awards after receiving his first nomination as a producer for his series WALLANDER. Branagh, who also stars as the eponymous police inspector in...

Ross Bounces Back From Controversy With Bafta Mod

Television presenter Jonathan Ross has been nominated for a Bafta for his chatshow, less than six months after receiving a three-month suspension.Friday Night with Jonathan Ross is up against Harry Hill's TV Burp, Stephen Fry...

By on 24 March 2009

Actress Blair Dies

Award-winning actress BETSY BLAIR has died at the age of 85. Blair died on Friday (13Mar09) in London after suffering from a long illness, according to her daughter Kerry Kelly Novick. The redheaded actress climbed to...

James Corden 'Chuffed' At Gavin And Stacey Us Reception

Gavin and Stacey actor James Corden has admitted his delight at US television critics praising the BBC sitcom.Speaking at the press conference for his new comedy/horror film Lesbian Vampire Killers, the 30-year-old said he was...

By on 19 March 2009

Call Of Duty Claims Hat-trick At Videogame Baftas

Military game Call of Duty 4 took three prizes at the 2009 British Academy of Film and Television Arts video game ceremony on Tuesday night.Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, which plunges its players into...

By on 11 March 2009

Life On Mars Sent Into Orbit

HARVEY KEITEL, JASON O'MARA and MICHAEL IMPERIOLI's U.S. sci-fi TV series LIFE ON MARS has been cancelled - just five months after the show first aired. The American programme, adapted from a popular British series of...

Winslet's Rep Dismisses Weinstein Oscar Speech Criticism As 'Oversight'

Oscar winner KATE WINSLET has brushed off criticism of her recent Academy Award acceptance speech after failing to pay tribute to movie producer HARVEY WEINSTEIN. The British beauty, who was previously nominated five times, finally won...

Winslet Revisits Her Younger Self In Old Diaries

Oscar winner KATE WINSLET took a trip down memory lane the morning after she won a Best Actress prize at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTAs) Awards - by pouring over old...

Rourke Pays Back Therapist

A second shot at fame means actor MICKEY ROURKE can finally pay back the therapist who treated him for free for more than a decade. The star credits the un-named psychiatrist, and his collection of loyal...

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