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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...

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"Barkhad Abdi! Bafta winner! He Is the captain now! Somali champion!!!" Tom Hanks salutes his Captain Phillips co-star after he picked up the Best Supporting Actor award at the Baftas in London on Sunday (16Feb14).

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...

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...

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...

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Stars including Keira Knightley, Uma Thurman, Naomie Harris, Steve Mcqueen and Steve Coogan turned out for movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's special dinner for British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) nominees in London on...

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"...

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Gary Oldman's business partner and publicist Douglas Urbanski has landed another role in one of the actor's films - he plays Mayor Durant in the new Robocop remake. Urbanski's connection to Oldman earned him a...

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...

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...

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...

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British actor Stephen Fry will host the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards for the ninth time in February (14). Fry first hosted the ceremony between 2001 and 2006 and returned to...

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...

George Clooney Saluted At Britannia Awards In Los Angeles

Hollywood star George Clooney was the toast of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts' (Bafta) Britannia Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday (09Nov13) as he picked up one of the evening's top prizes.Julia...

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British actress Gemma Arterton has been asked to help pick nominees for the 2014 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Rising Star award. The Bond girl was nominated for the award herself in...

Director Antonia Bird Dies

British director Antonia Bird has died at the age of 54.She passed away on Thursday (24Oct13). No further details have been released. Announcing her death on Twitter.com, her longtime collaborator and friend Robert Carlyle...

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Hit international dramas including Breaking Bad and House Of Cards, which can only be streamed online in the U.K., will be eligible for the British Academy of Film and Televisions Arts (Bafta) Tv Awards from...

Michael Sheen Wins Welsh Bafta For The Passion

Welsh actor Michael Sheen won a top acting trophy at his home country's version of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards on Sunday (29Sep13).The Frost/Nixon star picked up the best actor...

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Get Your First Look At Jared Leto As The 'Suicide Squad's' Joker

Director David Ayer has shared the first official image of Leto as the DC villain.

Lady Gaga Receive Contemporary Icon Award Songwriters Hall Fame

Lady Gaga will be honoured by the Songwriters Hall of Fame when she receives their Contemporary Icon Award in a ceremony on 19th June.

Earl Sweatshirt - I Don't Like S**t, I Don't Go Outside: An Album by Earl Sweatshirt Album Review

Earl Sweatshirt sounds comfortable and mature on 'I Don't Like S**t, I Don't Go Outside', and his raw style with a high energy sounds at home over...

Johnny Depp Shows Off Acting Talent In Monstrous 'Black Mass' Trailer [Pictures]

For anyone overtaken by Johnny Depp's recent filmography, the trailer for 'Black Mass' can serve as a great reminder that he is a phenomenal actor.

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Bruce Jenner Interview: What We Learned From Former Olympian's Diane Sawyer Special

After months of intrigue and speculation Bruce Jenner’s two hour sit-down with Diane Sawyer aired on ABC Friday night.

Steven Moffat Talks 'Doctor Who' Movie: "There's Money To Be Made But That's Not The Point"

The showrunner has spoken out after leaked Sony emails revealed talk of a ‘Doctor Who’ movie.

Is Tom Cruise Ready To Face The Music In Disney's 'Bob The Musical'?

The ‘Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation’ star is reportedly being eyed for the long in development project.

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