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The Academy Opens Its Arms Once More: 271 Stars Invited, Inc. Nyongo'o, Pharrell, Fassbender

by Jack de Aguilar | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 27th June 2014

Like a basking shark, hoovering up the most talented plankton the world of cinema has to offer, The Academy has extended a warm invitation to a slew of new potential members.Lupita Nyong'o with her Oscars...

Tags: Lupita Nyong'o - Pharrell Williams - Barkhad Abdi

Best Shirtless Performance? Who Should Win The Less Serious MTV Movie Awards?

by Sophie Miskiw | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 7th March 2014

The MTV Movie Award nominations have been announced and you know what? It’s so refreshing to see some different movies thrown into the mix! The MTV Movie Awards don’t take themselves quite as seriously as...

Tags: Chris Hemsworth - James Franco - Jennifer Aniston - Jennifer Lawrence - Barkhad Abdi - Donald Sutherland

The Financial Troubles of Barkhad Abdi, And What's Next

by Stephanie Chase | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 6th March 2014

Barkhad Abdi might have taken home a BAFTA for his role in ‘Captain Phillips’ and earned an Oscar nomination, but it seems the actor has found himself in dire financial straights since his big movie...

Tags: Barkhad Abdi - Tom Hanks

The Financial Woes of Barkhad Abdi Proves An Oscar Nomination Doesn't Mean Riches

by Jack de Aguilar | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 5th March 2014

The lifestyles of the rich and famous were on display for all to see on Sunday night; golden statuettes were handed out, thousand-dollar tuxes were worn and after parties were attended. Barkhad Abdi, a relative...

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A Week In Movies: Oscars Too Close To Call, Lupita Rules The Red Carpet, Godzilla Crushes San Francisco, And Veronica Mars Is Back

by Rich Cline | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 28th February 2014

All eyes are on Hollywood this weekend as the Academy Awards take place this Sunday night. The least predictable Oscars in years, there are multiple possible winners in most of the major categories, as Gravity,...

Tags: Alfonso Cuaron - Steve McQueen - Matthew Mcconaughey - Chiwetel Ejiofor - Jared Leto - Barkhad Abdi

A Week In News: Miley, Jimmy Fallon and British Brilliance at the BRITS

by Lauren James | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 24th February 2014

Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour Controversy: Miley Cyrus has predictably upped the ante on her controversial media storm by making sure all eyes are on her during her currently touring Bangerz show. The concerts have been...

Tags: David Bowie - Kate Moss - Miley Cyrus - Jimmy Fallon - Arctic Monkeys - Steve McQueen

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

by Jack de Aguilar | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 17th February 2014

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...

Tags: Bradley Cooper - Barkhad Abdi - BAFTA

The 2014 BAFTAs Run Like The Oscars' Older, Funnier Sister

by Victoria Pavlova | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 17th February 2014

As the British equivalent to the Oscars, last night’s BAFTAs were obviously a glamorous affair. In between bouts of Stephen Fry’s self deprecating humor (“[Oprah’s] performance in The Butler was so moving, I almost gave...

Tags: Stephen Fry - Emma Thompson - Chiwetel Ejiofor - Steve McQueen - Alfonso Cuaron - Lupita Nyong'o

Captain Phillips

by Rich Cline | Movie Review | 10th October 2013

With an attention to documentary detail that makes everything viscerally realistic, this film grabs hold and never lets go, cranking the suspense to nearly unbearable levels and then tightening its grip even further. Like director...

Tags: Tom Hanks - Barkhad Abdi - Michael Chernus - Chris Mulkey - Catherine Keener - Michael De Luca

Tom Hanks Admits 'Captain Phillips' Was 'Stressful' In Red Carpet Premiere Interview

Footage | 3rd October 2013

The cast and crew of biopic thriller 'Captain Phillips' discuss the realistic nature of the heart-stopping flick on the red carpet at the US premiere. Among them were stars Tom Hanks, Faysal Ahmed and Barkhad...

Tags: Tom Hanks - Paul Greengrass - Michael De Luca - Billy Ray - Barkhad Abdi

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