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Departed Takes Top Honours From Southeastern Critics

THE DEPARTED has landed three honours from the Southeastern Film Critics Association, including Best Picture and Best Director for MARTIN SCORSESE. The star-studded movie also picked up Best Adapted Screenplay for WILLIAM MONAHAN in the...

The Departed Tops Las Vegas Film Society Awards

MARTIN SCORSESE's star-studded gangster movie THE DEPARTED has landed three honours from the Las Vegas Film Society, including Best Picture. The Departed also picked up a Best Director accolade for Scorsese and a Best Film...

The Queen Dominates Toronto Film Critics Awards

British movie THE QUEEN continues to build up Oscar momentum after being named the winner of five awards by the Toronto Film Critics Association yesterday (19DEC06). DAME HELEN MIRREN won Best Female Performance for her...

The Queen Approves The Queen

Queen Elizabeth has seen reportedly seen The Queen and has given it her tacit approval. Or so it would appear, following reports appearing in the British press that actress Helen Mirren, who stars as the...

Queen Invites Cast To Castle

The cast of the critically acclaimed movie THE QUEEN has been given the royal seal of approval from QUEEN ELIZABETH II and have been invited to lunch at Buckingham Palace. Director STEPHEN FREARS, writer PETER...

Bookmakers Give The Departed + Dreamgirls The Golden Globe Edge

THE DEPARTED is all set to claim gold at the Golden Globe Awards next year (07) after being declared a 4-5 odds favourite by the internet's top bookmakers. Sportsbook.com, the world's largest online sportsbook and...

Mirren And Dench Nominated By London Critics

Fresh from their Golden Globe nominations yesterday (14DEC06), British actresses DAME HELEN MIRREN and DAME JUDI DENCH has received nods in their hometown of London. The London Film Critics Circle have nominated Mirren and Dench...

Babel Leads Way At Golden Globes

Babel, The Departed and The Queen look set to be the big winners at this year's Golden Globe awards.Helen Mirren has been nominated for three awards; one for her role as Britain's monarch in The...

By on 14 December 2006

Little Noticed Little Children A Winner With S.f. Critics

Todd Field's Little Children, which has had limited distribution in the U.S., dominated the awards presented by the San Francisco Film Critics circle on Tuesday. The movie won for best film, best adapted screenplay, and...

Brits Ace San Francisco Movie Awards

British stars DAME HELEN MIRREN and SACHA BARON COHEN picked up the top prizes at this year's (06) San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards yesterday (12DEC06). Mirren won the Best Actress gong for her portrayal...

United 93 Claims Second Best Film Prize In A Day

9/11 drama UNITED 93 has hurtled into the Oscars race after picking up two Best Film prizes in a day. Hours after claiming the top honour from the Washington, DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA),...

Eastwood Film Wins Top Award From L.a. Film Critics

Clint Eastwood's Letters From Iwo Jima, which presents the bloody World War II battle from a Japanese viewpoint (and is the companion film to his Flags of Our Fathers), has been named best picture of...

The King + The Queen Reign At Washington Awards

FOREST WHITAKER's portrayal of dictator IDI AMIN in THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND and DAME HELEN MIRREN's turn as THE QUEEN have earned the two stars top honours from the fifth annual Washington, DC Area...

The Queen Tops New York Critics Awards

THE QUEEN is the big winner at this year's (06) New York Film Critics Online Awards, taking home five honours for the DAME HELEN MIRREN-starring drama. Mirren plays British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II during the...

Letters From Iwo Jima Tops Nbr List As Oscars Race Heats Up

CLINT EASTWOOD's FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS companion piece is a big winner months before its release - the war film, LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA, has claimed the National Board of Review's (NBR) Best Film of...

Frears: 'Stag Scene Is Packed With Deep Meaning'

Filmmaker STEPHEN FREARS included a touching stag scene in new movie THE QUEEN because the beast should have been "put down" - just like the English monarch. In the director's latest film, HELEN MIRREN portrays...

Frears Considered Nighy As Prince Philip

Director STEPHEN FREARS considered casting LOVE ACTUALLY funnyman BILL NIGHY as British royal PRINCE PHILIP in new movie THE QUEEN, but feared the film would become too much of a comedy if he did. Speaking...

Mirren To Publish Photobiography

British actress DAME HELEN MIRREN is telling her life story through photographs in a book to be published next year (07). THE QUEEN star has been rejecting book deals for her autobiography for years, insisting...

Mirren: 'Poisoning Won't Stop Me Visiting Russia'

British actress DAME HELEN MIRREN refuses to let the recent furore surrounding the poisoning of a former Soviet spy interfere with her plans to travel to Russia next year (07). British police are investigating the...

Mirren Honoured With Achievement Award

Helen Mirren has been honoured with an acting achievement award by the British Independent Film Awards (Bifas).The 61-year-old British actress, who most recently won acclaim for her role in The Queen, was handed the Variety...

By on 30 November 2006

Mirren Honoured At British Independent Film Awards

DAME HELEN MIRREN was honoured for her achievements at the British Independent Film Awards last night (29NOV06) - despite her film THE QUEEN failing to grab the main awards. The monarchy movie, directed by STEPHEN...

Mirren Wins Variety Club Award

British actress DAME HELEN MIRREN garnered yet more acclaim for her portrayal of British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II when she was awarded the Outstanding Film Performance Of The Year Award by Britain's Variety Club. The...

Mirren's Royal Look Is A Hot Item In New York

DAME HELEN MIRREN's royal portrayal of THE QUEEN has sparked a new fashion craze in New York. The LONG GOOD FRIDAY actress has stunned royal fans with her portrayal of the British monarch - thanks...

This Is England Heads Nominations At Bifas

Director SHANE MEADOWS' THIS IS ENGLAND is leading the pack at the ninth annual British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs) next month (NOV06), with seven nominations This Is England has received nominations including Best Film,...

Mirren + Serkis Join Fantasy Cast

LORD OF THE RINGS actor ANDY SERKIS and HELEN MIRREN have been added to the star-studded adaptation of CORNELIA FUNKE's (corr) children's fantasy tale INKHEART Mirren will play a book collector, while Serkis will...

Mirren's Secret Weapon

DAME HELEN MIRREN admits she is insecure when facing other celebrities and uses 'stripper shoes' to ensure she is not overshadowed when she attends premieres The actress, 61, who is tipped to win her...

No Grudge Match

Executives at Sony who are assigned to estimate the weekend box-office gross of the company's releases significantly overestimated earnings for The Grudge 2, which was the top earner with $20.83 million. On Sunday they estimated...

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