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Knightley Shocked Mcavoy With Obscenities

British actress KEIRA KNIGHTLEY has been shocking her ATONEMENT co-star JAMES MCAVOY by sending him obscene text messages. The star was so overwhelmed to learn of the movie's BAFTA nominations - 14 in total -...

Atonement Wins At Baftas

Snubbed in the voting for Oscar nominations, the British film Atonement won the top award at the U.K.'s BAFTA awards Sunday -- Britain's equivalent of the Oscars. Daniel Day-Lewis was the winner of the best...

Knightley Unsurprised By Bafta Snub

ATONEMENT star KEIRA KNIGHTLEY was not surprised she lost out on the coveted Best Actress prize at the BAFTA awards - as MARION COTILLARD deserved to win. The 22-year-old had been tipped to land the...

Atonement Wins Big At Baftas

British film Atonement took the best film prize at the Bafta awards ceremony on Sunday.Joe Wright's adaptation of the Ian McEwan bestseller defeated tough competition from the likes of No Country For Old Men and...

By on 11 February 2008

Atonement Triumphs At Baftas

ATONEMENT has won the top prize at the British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTAs) on Sunday (10Feb08), landing the gong for Best Film at the London ceremony. The romantic epic, starring James MCAvoy...

Atonement Triumphs At Baftas

ATONEMENT has won the top prize at the British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTAs) on Sunday (10Feb08), landing the gong for Best Film at the London ceremony. The romantic epic, starring James MCAvoy...

Bardem Wins Gold At Baftas

Spanish actor JAVIER BARDEM has added another prize to his collection after winning the Best Supporting Actor gong at the British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTAs). The star's critically-acclaimed role in the Coen...

Excitement Grows Before Baftas

Celebrities are expected to turn out in droves to enjoy this year's Baftas.The British Academy Film and Theatre Awards ceremony is taking place in London's Royal Opera House in Covent Garden this evening.Although optimism is...

By on 10 February 2008

Hollywood Stars Snub Baftas

A host of stars have vowed to snub the forthcoming BAFTA awards in London - despite hopes the event would flourish due to the ongoing Hollywood writers' strike. It was hoped next weekend's event would...

Arctic Monkeys Win At South Bank Show Awards

The ARCTIC MONKEYS have been honoured with the Best Pop prize at the British South Bank Show Awards in London. The U.K. rockers won the top music prize for their latest album Favourite Worst Nightmare...

Radiohead Guitarist Receives Bafta Nod

RADIOHEAD rocker JONNY GREENWOOD has landed a nomination for an award at this year's (08) British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTAs). The guitarist has been shortlisted in the music category for the instrumental...

Juno's Page To Star For Drew

Golden Globe nominee Ellen Page is to follow her acclaimed turn in Juno by appearing in Drew Barrymore's directorial debut.Whip It! tells the story of Texan teenage outcast Bliss who emerges from a hell of...

By on 16 January 2008

Atonement Leads Bafta Noms

Period drama Atonement is the clear favourite to sweep this year's Orange Bafta film awards with 14 nominations.The adaptation of Ian McEwan's bestselling novel is named in the best film category while director Joe Wright...

By on 16 January 2008

Strike Sends Stars Flocking To Bafta Awards

A host of A-list stars are vying for places at the forthcoming BAFTA awards in London - as the ceremony will be unaffected by the ongoing Hollywood writers strike. Several major awards ceremonies in the...

Bafta Rising Star Nominees Announced

SHIA LaBEOUF, SIENNA MILLER and ELLEN PAGE have all been nominated for the Orange Rising Star award at the British Academy Film And Television Awards (BAFTAs) this year (08). The actors will compete against Sam...

Atonement Set To Reign At Baftas?

Epic World War Two drama ATONEMENT has landed 17 nominations at the British Academy Film And Television Awards (BAFTAs). The James MCAvoy-starring movie garnered the most nods in the awards' long lists, which are cut...

Lust, Caution Leads Bafta Nods For Foreign Film

Director ANG LEE's controversial LUST, CAUTION is in the running for the foreign film prize at the 2008 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards. The adult drama was named on Friday (04Jan08)...

Affleck In On State Of Play

Ben Affleck is believed to be the latest addition to the cast of political drama State of Play.Brad Pitt has already left the project - an adaptation of Paul Abbott's BBC drama - and due...

By on 19 December 2007

Crowe Replaces Pitt

Russell Crowe has stepped in to replace Brad Pitt in political thriller State of Play, after the Fight Club star withdrew from the project.The part was originated by British actor John Simm in the acclaimed...

By on 04 December 2007

Penguins Happy At Kids' Baftas

Animated movie Happy Feet has been named best feature film at the Children's Bafta awards ahead of the latest Harry Potter film.The eco-friendly musical shunned competition from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,...

By on 26 November 2007

Musical Plans For Franz Ferdinand

Rockers FRANZ FERDINAND could follow in the footsteps of SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER and write their own stage musical. The Glaswegian band, who were critically acclaimed for their soundtrack in BAFTA winning film Hallam Foe,...

Langham: I Considered Suicide

Actor Chris Langham has said he considered killing himself in the wake of being convicted on child pornography charges.The disgraced Bafta winner was released from Elmley prison in Kent last week after his ten month...

By on 20 November 2007

Mcavoy Quits Acting To Be House-husband

Scottish actor JAMES MCAVOY is considering quitting acting to become a full-time house-husband. The 28-year-old will take a break from making films to spend more time with wife and co-star from hit British TV series...

Arquette 'Too Old' For Desperately Seeking Susan

Actress ROSANNA ARQUETTE was desperate to land a part in the musical adaptation of DESPERATELY SEEKING SUSAN - but believes she's too old to revisit the movie. The star, who won a best supporting actress...

Last King Tops Scottish Baftas

Kevin McDonald's The Last King of Scotland has dominated this year's Scottish Baftas, taking three awards.The drama - an adaptation of Giles Foden's award-winning novel about Ugandan dictator Idi Amin - was named best film...

By on 19 November 2007

Langham Freed From Jail

Actor Chris Langham is to be freed from jail after the Court of Appeal reduced his ten-month sentence for downloading child pornography, according to reports.Langham, 58, was first arrested in November 2005 after child pornography...

By on 14 November 2007

Langham 'Freed From Jail'

Actor Chris Langham is to be freed from jail after the Court of Appeal reduced his ten-month sentence for downloading child pornography, according to reports.Langham, 58, was first arrested in November 2005 after child pornography...

By on 14 November 2007

Jensen Blasts 'Irresponsible' Skinny Stars

UGLY BETTY actress ASHLEY JENSEN has blasted skinny Hollywood stars for their constant dieting - because their "irresponsible" behaviour sets a bad example to young fans. The BAFTA award-winner - who plays wardrobe assistant Christina...

Jenson: 'I Should Have Asked Posh For Spice Tickets'

Scottish actress ASHLEY JENSEN regrets not asking VICTORIA BECKHAM for SPICE GIRLS tickets when they met on the set of UGLY BETTY. The BAFTA award-winner - who plays wardrobe assistant Christina in the hit U.S....

Jensen Pledges Allegiance To Striking Screenwriters

UGLY BETTY star ASHLEY JENSEN is backing the Hollywood writers' strikes by vowing to join the picket lines as soon as she returns to Los Angeles. The BAFTA award-winner - who plays wardrobe assistant Christina...

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