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Attenborough Out Of Hospital

Veteran actor LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH is recovering at home after spending over a month in hospital.The 85-year-old Oscar winner fell and suffered a knock to the head on 18 December (08). He slipped into...

Connelly Grateful For Son's Influence

JENNIFER CONNELLY credits her 11-year-old son with allowing her to pursue quality acting roles - because he changed her outlook on life. The star was already a well-established name in Hollywood when she gave birth to...

Boyle's Early Priesthood Ambitions

SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE director DANNY BOYLE worships the pastor who talked him out of joining the priesthood as a boy - because he loves his movie career. The 52-year-old was eager to please his mum by dedicating...

Patel's Mother Encouraged His Nude Scenes

SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE star DEV PATEL credits his mother for landing him his first TV role - because she encouraged him to strip off for the show. The 18-year-old gained his first taste of fame with a...

Gilliam Lands Bafta Fellowship Award

Former MONTY PYTHON star TERRY GILLIAM is to be honoured with a British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards (BAFTAs) fellowship at the upcoming ceremony on Sunday (08Feb09). The comic-turned-director, whose films include 12 Monkeys...

Terry Gilliam To Be Awarded Bafta Fellowship

Director Terry Gilliam is to be made a fellow of the British Academy of Film and Television during the Baftas on Sunday.The former Monty Python star will be given the Fellowship for his contribution to...

By on 03 February 2009

Acclaimed Writer Sardana Dies

Emmy Award winning TV writer SHARAT SARDANA has died at the age of 40. British-born Sardana collapsed at his fathers home on Friday (23Jan09) after suffering from a streptococcal virus. He passed away on Tuesday (27Jan09)...

Winslet Praises The Reader Makers

Actress KATE WINSLET is delighted with her nod for Best Actress at next month's (Feb09) Academy Awards and has praised THE READER's production team for finally making Oscar glory a possibility for her. The British...

Benjamin Button Leads Oscar Field With 13 Nominations

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is the frontrunner for the 2009 Oscars, having been nominated 13 times.David Fincher's adaptation of the F Scott Fitzgerald short story about a man born with the body of...

By on 22 January 2009

Winslet Prepares A Bafta Speech

Actress KATE WINSLET is preparing an acceptance speech for next month's (Feb09) British Academy awards (BAFTAs) - after she was caught off guard by her double win at the Golden Globes. The British star was...

Bachchan Denies Criticism Of Slumdog

Indian screen idol AMITABH BACHCHAN has denied criticising the makers of Golden Globe winning film SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE. The Bollywood icon was quoted as writing on his official internet blog that the movie, a rags-to-riches tale...

Winslet Gets Double Bafta Nod

Two-time Golden Globe winner KATE WINSLET is set for more glory - she is nominated twice in the best actress category at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards (BAFTAs). The Titanic star...

Emily Blunt In Frame To Play Iron Man 2 Temptress

British actress Emily Blunt is reportedly in discussions to play a femme fatale in the forthcoming sequel to Iron Man.The Devil Wears Prada star is in talks to play Black Widow, a character of both...

By on 15 January 2009

Jonathan Ross Blogs About 'Hosting Baftas'

Controversial television presenter Jonathan Ross is likely to present the Bafta film awards next month, it has emerged.The chatshow host and disc jockey wrote on his online Twitter blog that he will host the prestigious...

By on 14 January 2009

Cera + Fassbender Make Bafta's Rising Star Shortlist

JUNO star MICHAEL CERA, 300's MICHAEL FASSBENDER and CONTROL's TOBY KEBBELL have made the shortlist for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts' (BAFTA) Rising Star Award. The trio will compete against fellow up-and-coming...

British Awards Ceremony Saved

A British film and TV awards ceremony has been rescued just a month after a major financial crisis forced organisers to scrap the show. The Screen Nation Film and Television Awards, which honours black talent,...

Fascinating Fact 6603

Animated Israeli movie WALTZ WITH BASHIR will go up against Germany's THE BAADER MEINHOF COMPLEX, France's I'VE LOVED YOU SO LONG and animation PERSEPOLIS, and Italy's mafia drama GOMORRAH for the Foreign Film prize at...

Lord Attenborough Stable After Domestic Accident

Lord Attenborough is in a stable condition in hospital after an accident at home.85-year-old Richard Attenborough was scheduled to unveil a plaque in honour of Brief Encounter actress Celia Johnson in Richmond-upon-Thames on Thursday but...

By on 21 December 2008

Minogue Denies Love Split

Pop star DANNII MINOGUE and her rugby player boyfriend KRIS SMITH have dismissed rumours of a split - insisting their relationship is "going well." The couple's romance came under the spotlight after Australian media reported...

Hannah Montana + Wall-e Triumph At Children's Baftas

MILEY CYRUS' hit show HANNAH MONTANA and animated movie WALL-E were the big winners at the British Academy Children's Awards in London. The Children's BAFTAs ceremony, which took place on Sunday (30Nov08) night, saw the...

Swinton's 'Foursome' Is 'Very Dull'

Actress TILDA SWINTON has opened up about her unusual living arrangements with her longterm partner and her toyboy lover, insisting their relationships are "really very dull". The Oscar winner has 11-year-old twins with playwright John...

Penn Weighs In On Madonna/ritchie Divorce At Award Ceremony

SEAN PENN snubbed his ex-wife MADONNA and pledged his support for her estranged husband GUY RITCHIE, as he accepted BAFTA/LA's Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film at a Hollywood ceremony on Thursday (07Nov08)....

Thandie Newton: W Is My Vote In The Us Elections

Thandie Newton has described her portrayal of Condoleezza Rice in Oliver Stone's George Bush biopic W as her 'vote' in the presidential elections.The Bafta-winning British actress, obviously barred from participating in the US elections, told...

By on 24 October 2008

Fused Wins 48 Hour Film Project Competition

A six-minute short film entitled Fused has won the best film prize in the 48 Hour Film Project competition.Fused, starring Iddo Goldberg, Ed Weeks, Greg Finnegan, Tom Turner and Marny Godden, tells of the unexpected...

By on 24 October 2008

Cheadle, Swinton And Frears To Be Honoured By Bafta/la

DON CHEADLE, TILDA SWINTON and film-maker STEPHEN FREARS will be honoured by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts/Los Angeles (BAFTA) at a ceremony in Hollywood in November (08). Cheadle will receive the BAFTA/LA...

Peep Show Heading Across Atlantic

David Mitchell and Robert Webb's sitcom Peep Show has attracted the attention of the US, with a trade report claiming a pilot is to be made by Spike TV.The Hollywood Reporter said a pilot had...

By on 30 September 2008

Fascinating Fact 6036

Hollywood star SEAN PENN is to be honoured by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)/Los Angeles in November (08). The actor will be presented with the Stanley Kubrick Britannia award for excellence...

Ray Winstone To Replace De Niro In Edge Of Darkness Remake

Ray Winstone has been drafted in to replace Robert De Niro in the upcoming film adaptation of Edge of Darkness.The Goodfellas star left the project, a cinematic version of the 80s BBC drama, after just...

By on 12 September 2008

Gavin And Stacey Third Series 'Depends On Scripts'

Gavin and Stacey will only return for a third series if the scripts are of a high standard, according to Ruth Jones.The Bafta winner, who plays Nessa in the much-loved sitcom she wrote with co-star...

By on 02 September 2008

Taylor-wood To Direct Lennon Biopic

Sam Taylor-Wood is to direct a film about John Lennon's teenage years, reports claim.The artist will be joined by Control writer Matt Greenhalgh in making Nowhere Boy, a look at the former Beatle's first brushes...

By on 29 August 2008

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Jamie Foxx Offers An Explanation For His Mayweather/Pacquiao National Anthem Performance

Jamie Foxx has tried to defend his rendition of the National Anthem before...

Miley Cyrus & Joan Jett - Different Video

Miley Cyrus teams up with rock legend Joan Jett for a performance of Jett's song 'Different'...

The Who Confirmed as Sunday Headliner at Glastonbury 2015

The Who has been confirmed as the Sunday night headliner for Glastonbury 2015 - the second...

Lucasfilm Confirms 'Indiana Jones 5', But What About Harrison Ford?

Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy has confirmed that Indiana Jones...

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Scientific Study Concludes Hip Hop Was More Impactful Than The Beatles

A study by the University of London and Imperial College has concluded that...

Battery Charges Against Chris Brown In Las Vegas Case Dropped

Criminal charges against singer Chris Brown have been dropped, after...

Tim Burton Rushed to Hospital after Accident on Blackpool Film Set

Director Tim Burton has been rushed to A&E after an accident on the set...

Modestep - Machines Video

Modestep have released the official music video for their 23rd February 2015 single, 'Machines'. The song is set to serve as...

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