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Two Americans Found Dead On Real-life Captain Phillips Ship

The ship which was hijacked by Somali pirates in 2009 and used as inspiration for Tom Hanks' Captain Phillips drama has hit headlines again after two Americans were found dead onboard the vessel in the...

Act Of Killing Director Can Never Return To Indonesia

A co-director of Bafta-winning film The Act Of Killing fears he will never be able to return to Indonesia as the hard-hitting documentary has put his life at risk.The movie shocked audiences with first-hand accounts...

Noel Gallagher In Talks For An Oasis Film

Former Oasis star Noel Gallagher has been approached by a film studio to make a movie about the rock group.The band split in 2009 following a backstage bust-up between Noel and his singer brother Liam...

Dame Helen Mirren Welcomed At Buckingham Palace As 'Granny'

Dame Helen Mirren was finally given the royal thumbs up for her portrayal of The Queen at a Buckingham Palace party in London on Monday night (17Feb14).The actress was awarded a Bafta Fellowship by Prince...

Hey Internet, Of Course Bradley Cooper Knew Who Barkhad Abdi Was

There were some pretty nasty accusations flying round on what was otherwise a cordial affair at the Baftas last night; when Emma Thompson read out Barkhad Abdi’s name for the Best Supporting Actor award, the...

10 Things The Bafta's Told Us About The Oscars

As the last big awards show before the Academy Awards in March the BAFTA’s has always been regarded as a solid barometer for the Oscars. Last night (February 16, 2014) however was full of surprises,...

Bafta's Red Carpet: Best And Worst Dressed On The Night [Pictures]

Awards season is when we get to judge not only the acting performances of our favourite Hollywood stars but also their wardrobe choices. The BAFTA’s is always the best place to make a pre-Oscar’s fashion...

Baftas 2014: Is Jennifer Lawrence Just Going To Win Everything, All The Time?

This is getting a bit ridiculous: Jennifer Lawrence could just about win the Ballon d’Or right now. Best Supporting Actress at the Baftas ahead of Sally Hawking and Lupita Nyong’o? Come on, really? We get...

Judi Dench Flashes Her Butt At The Baftas

Dame Judi Dench left movie mogul Harvey Weinstein cringing at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) film awards when she flashed her butt to Oprah Winfrey in front of him.The veteran British...

From 'Gravity' To Barkhad Abdi - Where The Baftas 2014 Got It Wrong

The Baftas delivered on certain promises, collating some of the world’s biggest stars and funneling them down a red carpet, giving a select few the chance to present an award, and, creating talking points as...

Cate Blanchett Turns Air Blue At Baftas

Cate Blanchett turned the air blue at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) film awards on Sunday night (16Feb14) when she cursed while dedicating her best actress win to Philip Seymour Hoffman.The...

Gravity Wins Big As 12 Years A Slave Stalls At Baftas

Space drama Gravity scooped a handful of top honours at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards on Sunday (16Feb14), including a Best Director prize for Alfonso Cuaron.The sci-fi hit, starring Sandra...

Gravity Already A Big Winner At Baftas As First Awards Are Announced

Gravity has become the early winner at the Bafta Awards in London, picking up a handful of top prizes, including Best Screenplay, Music, Cinematography and Best British Film.The outer space drama, starring Sandra Bullock and...

Helen Mirren Sad Parents Won't Witness Bafta Honour

Veteran actress Dame Helen Mirren has mixed emotions about landing a fellowship from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) as she is sad her parents did not live to witness the proud...

Harvey Weinstein Fears Judi Dench's Illness Could Cost Her Awards

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein fears Dame Judi Dench may miss out on top awards this season because she has not be able to campaign due to ill health.Dench is up for the Best Actress Award...

Helen Mirren Hopes Bafta Honour Is Proof The Royals Like Her

Dame Helen Mirren hopes Prince William's decision to present her with her Bafta fellowship on Sunday (16Feb14) means the royal family approves of her portrayal of The Queen.The Oscar-winning actress has played William's grandmother, Queen...

Peter Greenaway To Receive Bafta Honour

British director Peter Greenaway will be honoured for his contribution to cinema at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards on Sunday (16Feb14).The Draughtsman's Contract moviemaker, who famously declared "cinema is dead"...

Matt Damon Facing Long Haul Commute To See Family

Actor Matt Damon will travel more than 10,000 miles (16,000 kilometres) in the space of just five days as he jets between London and Los Angeles to see his children.Damon has been in London to...

The Baftas 2014: Predicting Best Film, Best Actor, Best Director And Best Supporting Categories

Award season has been grumbling away like Smaug inside Erebor for the last few months; but dragon is slowly awakening. Since the Gotham awards last year, the perennial question of ‘who’ll win what?’ has echoed...

American Hustle Tops U.k. Box Office

Hit crime movie American Hustle has soared to the top of the U.K. box office in its opening weekend (03-05Jan14).The film starring Christian Bale, which earned 10 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta)...

Scottish Actor Ford Kiernan's Son Found Dead

The 12-year-old son of Scottish actor Ford Kiernan has been found dead.Sonny Kiernan's body was discovered at his parents' home in Glasgow, Scotland on Monday night (06Jan14). Police are now investigating the death, which...

Gravity Tipped For Big Night At Baftas With 11 Nominations

Gravity is the movie to beat at this year's (14) British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards after landing 11 nominations.The space thriller is up for top awards including Best Film, Outstanding British...

Hollywood Newcomers To Battle For Bafta Rising Star Award

12 Years A Slave star Lupita Nyong'o, French actress Lea Seydoux, and The Amazing Spider-Man 2's Dane Dehaan are among the young actors nominated for the British Academy Of Film And Television Arts' (Bafta) Rising...

Comedian John Fortune Dead At 74

British comedian and satirist John Fortune has died, aged 74.The Cambridge University-educated funnyman died on Tuesday (31Dec13). Confirming the sad news, his agent Vivienne Clore says, "It is with great sadness that I write...

The Pianist Composer Wojciech Kilar Dies At 81

The Pianist composer Wojciech Kilar has died, aged 81.The classical musician passed away on Sunday (29Dec13) in his hometown of Katowice, Poland following a long illness. Kilar began his career writing symphonies and concertos,...

Peter Capaldi Was Only Actor Who Auditioned For Doctor Who

New Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi was the only actor who auditioned for the latest incarnation of the Time Lord.The Thick of It actor was announced as the replacement for Matt Smith in August (13)...

Keira Knightley Recycles Wedding Dress For Charity Gala

Keira Knightley relived her wedding day on Tuesday night (03Dec13) by taking to the red carpet in the designer gown she wore for her low-key nuptials.The Pirates of the Caribbean beauty married The Klaxons star...

Life Of Pi Wins Another Bafta

Ang Lee's acclaimed drama Life Of Pi has added to its British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Film Awards haul by claiming the top prize at the organisation's Children's Awards.The film scooped a...

Emma Thompson Details Ugly Side Of Hollywood In Bafta Retrospective

British actress Emma Thompson opened up about the dark side of Hollywood during a special British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) event on Sunday (24Nov13).The Oscar-winner was the subject of a Life in...

Prince William Launches Bafta Charity Campaign

Prince William is giving talented youngsters the chance to break into the entertainment industry by spearheading the launch of a new charity drive by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta).The Duke of...

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