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Mirren Angers Hometown Residents

DAME HELEN MIRREN has angered locals by criticising her hometown of Leigh-On-Sea in England. The Oscar nominee told a US interviewer last week (begs19FEB07) she hailed "from a little place called Leigh-on-Sea...the armpit of the...

Mirren Grateful For Royal Legacy

DAME HELEN MIRREN is forever grateful her latest acclaimed role as British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II has afforded her a more glittering legacy among the UK public. THE QUEEN star, who is hotly tipped to...

Mirren Brands Ageing Male Actors 'Grumpy Old Men'

DAME HELEN MIRREN has branded ageing Hollywood actors "grumpy old men" - as they can't cope with the lack of female attention as they get older. THE QUEEN actress also hit out at male stars...

Mirren, Frears And Morgan Invited To Lunch With The Queen

Oscar nominee DAME HELEN MIRREN has been invited to meet British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II at Buckingham Palace in London, screenwriter PETER MORGAN has confirmed. Mirren is favourite to win the Best Actress Academy Award...

Mirren An Uncomfortable Role Model

DAME HELEN MIRREN is struggling to cope with her new-found superstardom because she's not ready to be a role model for younger actors. The BAFTA-winning actress is hot favourite to pick up an Academy Award...

Mirren Oscar A Sure Bet

Bookmaker William Hill is paying out bets to punters who have backed Dame Helen Mirren's Oscar win even though the awards ceremony is yet to be held.The bookmaker has closed the book and won't be...

By on 22 February 2007

The Queen Declines Mirren Dvd

British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II declined the offer of an advance of the DAME HELEN MIRREN-starring movie THE QUEEN - because she only owns a VHS player. Earlier this week (14FEB07), the film's producer ANDY...

Mirren Pleads With Government For Theatre Funding

DAME HELEN MIRREN has become the latest British star to issue a plea to the UK government over proposals to cut funding for live theatre. The 61-year-old - who is tipped to win the Best...

Collette Tips Mirren For Double Victory

Australian actress TONI COLLETTE has tipped BAFTA winner DAME HELEN MIRREN for Oscar glory at the 2007 Academy Awards later this month (25FEB07). Mirren is the favourite to win the Best Actress honour for her...

Macy Loves Mirren's Nude Reputation

Actor WILLIAM H. MACY is full of praise for Oscar-nominated actress DAME HELEN MIRREN - because she has a tendency to strip off in each of her movie roles. Mirren, who is the favourite to...

Mirren Daunted By Royal Role

DAME HELEN MIRREN was mistaken for royalty while filming THE QUEEN, but found being treated with the utmost respect at all times extremely daunting. The actors and crew on set had difficulty separating the actress...

The Queen Loves Mirren's Take On Her

British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II has seen DAME HELEN MIRREN's Oscar-nominated movie based on her life, and loved it. THE QUEEN producer ANDY HARRIES claims to have been tipped off by Buckingham Palace sources that...

Mckellen Blasts 'Downmarket' Baftas

English thespian SIR IAN MCKELLEN has branded Sunday (11FEB07) night's British Academy Awards (BAFTAs) "downmarket and low key". THE LORD OF THE RINGS star expressed his disappointment the awards had failed to attract neither LITTLE...

Dench: 'I Won't Win Best Actress Oscar'

DAME JUDI DENCH is so convinced she won't win this year's (07) Best Actress Academy Award she has advised gambling film fans to bet on another candidate. Dench, who has confirmed she will miss the...

Sheen Annoyed At Oscar Snub

Actor MICHAEL SHEEN is upset his performance in the hit film THE QUEEN was snubbed at this month's Oscar ceremony (25FEB07). The movie has become an awards favourite and plaudits have been lavished on star...

Awards, Awards, Awards

In the latest awards ceremonies prior to the Oscars, the Orange British Academy Film Awards (the BAFTAs) crowned The Queen best film of the year and its star, Helen Mirren, best actress. Forest Whitaker won...

Bafta Adds To Mirren's Crown Jewels

Helen Mirren must be struggling to store her awards after picking up a Bafta for best actress last night.Royal epic The Queen was also named best film at the star-studded event at the beautiful royal...

By on 12 February 2007

Brad + Leo Recall First Cinema Trips

BRAD PITT and LEONARDO DiCAPRIO are among the Hollywood stars reminiscing about their first cinema experiences in a series of new film interviews shot by GWYNETH PALTROW's moviemaker brother JAKE. In THE FIRST ONES, sponsored...

Mirren Shocks Bafta Viewers With F Word

DAME HELEN MIRREN shocked viewers watching live TV coverage of stars arriving at the BAFTAs, by swearing on the red carpet. Mirren's foul-mouthed tirade was captured during a broadcast for UK TV station Sky News...

Dench Made Money By Betting On Mirren To Win

DAME JUDI DENCH knew she wouldn't win the Best Actress award at the BAFTAs, and claims she made money by correctly betting on DAME HELEN MIRREN to take home the top prize. Dench - nominated...

Mirren Dedicates Award To Late 'Mentor' Ian Richardson

A tearful DAME HELEN MIRREN dedicated her Best Leading Actress BAFTA to her "mentor" actor IAN RICHARDSON, who died on Friday (09FEB07). The pair starred together in 1968 movie A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM - the...

Mirren's Queen Reigns Over Baftas

THE QUEEN and its star DAME HELEN MIRREN were the big winners at tonight's (11FEB07) Orange British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs), winning the Best Film and Best Actress awards. Elsewhere, FOREST WHITAKER won the Best...

Mirren's Queen Reigns Over Baftas

THE QUEEN and its star DAME HELEN MIRREN were the big winners at tonight's (11FEB07) Orange British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs), winning the Best Film and Best Actress awards. Elsewhere, FOREST WHITAKER won the Best...

The Queen Tipped For Bafta Glory

Anticipation in the film world is growing before tonight's British Academy film awards.The Baftas are always viewed as a fair indicator for the Oscars, which this year take place on February 27th, but all the...

By on 11 February 2007

Mirren Invited To Palace For Tea

Oscar nominee DAME HELEN MIRREN has been invited for tea at Buckingham Palace in London with QUEEN ELIZABETH II. Mirren has garnered several awards for her portrayal of the British monarch in THE QUEEN, and...

Queen Accolades Continue

The awards have continued to roll in for The Queen, with the acclaimed British drama picking up four gongs at last night's London Film Critics' circle awards.Alongside being named best British film, star Dame Helen...

By on 09 February 2007

United 93 Hailed As Film Of The Year By British Critics

PAUL GREENGRASS' harrowing 9/11 drama UNITED 93 was named film of the year by British critics last night (08FEB07). The film picked up the top prize at the annual London Film Critics' Circle Awards, beating...

Hollywood's Finest Hungry For Oscars

Hollywood's finest have gathered at the Beverly Hilton in California to attend the Oscar nominees lunch.The glitterati descended to congratulate each other and enjoy the first stage in the build-up to the Academy Awards set...

By on 06 February 2007

Stars Line Up For Vanity Fair Film Noir Short

ROBERT DE NIRO, PENELOPE CRUZ, JACK NICHOLSON, ROBERT DOWNEY JR and BEN AFFLECK are among the stars teaming up for a new Vanity Fair vintage Hollywood movie-cum-magazine photo spread. Oscar nominee FOREST WHITAKER plays beaten...

United 93 Named Best Film In U.k. Critics Poll

U.K. film critics selected British director Paul Greengrass's United 93 as the best film of 2006 at Sunday's 34th annual Evening Standard British Film Awards. Daniel Craig received the best actor prize for his role...

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