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The Things They Say 11142

9th February 2009

"It's weird because people just shout at you. I could stay at home for that!" Actor MICHAEL SHEEN on walking the red carpet at the BAFTAs.

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Gilliam 'Embarrassed' By Fellowship Honour

9th February 2009

Director TERRY GILLIAM was embarrassed to step on stage to accept his Fellowship award at Sunday (08Feb09) night's British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards - because he fears it signals the end...

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The Things They Say 11132

9th February 2009

"I keep saying to my friends, 'BRAD PITT's going to be there!' There are so many people here who I have always admired." Bond girl GEMMA ARTERTON was starstruck by the BAFTAs guestlist.

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The Things They Say 11130

9th February 2009

"I honestly think it's the best thing he's ever done but it's just the way the cookie crumbles. He's very broad shouldered, so I feel like I'm here on behalf of both of us." KATE...

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Rourke's Racy Acceptance Speech

9th February 2009

MICKEY ROURKE turned the air blue at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards as he credited THE WRESTLER director DARREN ARONOFSKY with rescuing his career.Rourke won the prestigious Leading Actor gong...

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Slumdog Millionaire Sweeps Baftas With Seven Awards

9th February 2009

Slumdog Millionaire has swept the board at the Bafta film awards with seven prizes, including best film.Danny Boyle was named best director for the Mumbai-set film - a Golden Globe winner four times over -...

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Ledger Wins Posthumous Bafta Award

8th February 2009

HEATH LEDGER has been honoured with another major nod following his tragic death last year (08) - a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) gong for his role in BATMAN movie THE DARK...

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Winslet Dedicates Bafta To Late Producers

8th February 2009

Actress KATE WINSLET fought back tears as she accepted her Best Actress gong for THE READER at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTAs) Awards, dedicating the honour to the movie's late producers...

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Slumdog Sweeps The Board At Baftas

8th February 2009

Oscar favourite SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE stole the show at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards - scooping six gongs including Best Film and Best Director for DANNY BOYLE.Brad Pitt's movie The Curious...

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Winslet, Pitt And Jolie Arrive For Bafta Ceremony

8th February 2009

Kate Winslet, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are among the nominees attending this evening's British Academy Film awards.Winslet, 33, is nominated twice in the best actress category, for her performances in Revolutionary Road and The...

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Winslet, Pitt And Jolie Expected At Bafta Ceremony

8th February 2009

Kate Winslet, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are among the nominees expected to attend this evening's British Academy Film awards.Winslet, 33, is nominated twice in the best actress category, for her performances in Revolutionary Road...

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Writers Guild Award Adds To Slumdog Trophy Haul

8th February 2009

Slumdog Millionaire has continued its run of awards season success after claiming the Writers Guild of America's (WGA) best adapted screenplay prize.Danny Boyle's film, nominated for ten Oscars, has now earned major awards from the...

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Attenborough Out Of Hospital

7th February 2009

Veteran actor LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH is recovering at home after spending over a month in hospital.The 85-year-old Oscar winner fell and suffered a knock to the head on 18 December (08). He slipped into...

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Connelly Grateful For Son's Influence

6th February 2009

JENNIFER CONNELLY credits her 11-year-old son with allowing her to pursue quality acting roles - because he changed her outlook on life. The star was already a well-established name in Hollywood when she gave birth to...

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Boyle's Early Priesthood Ambitions

4th February 2009

SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE director DANNY BOYLE worships the pastor who talked him out of joining the priesthood as a boy - because he loves his movie career. The 52-year-old was eager to please his mum by dedicating...

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Patel's Mother Encouraged His Nude Scenes

3rd February 2009

SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE star DEV PATEL credits his mother for landing him his first TV role - because she encouraged him to strip off for the show. The 18-year-old gained his first taste of fame with a...

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Gilliam Lands Bafta Fellowship Award

3rd February 2009

Former MONTY PYTHON star TERRY GILLIAM is to be honoured with a British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards (BAFTAs) fellowship at the upcoming ceremony on Sunday (08Feb09). The comic-turned-director, whose films include 12 Monkeys...

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Terry Gilliam To Be Awarded Bafta Fellowship

3rd February 2009

Director Terry Gilliam is to be made a fellow of the British Academy of Film and Television during the Baftas on Sunday.The former Monty Python star will be given the Fellowship for his contribution to...

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Acclaimed Writer Sardana Dies

30th January 2009

Emmy Award winning TV writer SHARAT SARDANA has died at the age of 40. British-born Sardana collapsed at his fathers home on Friday (23Jan09) after suffering from a streptococcal virus. He passed away on Tuesday (27Jan09)...

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Winslet Praises The Reader Makers

22nd January 2009

Actress KATE WINSLET is delighted with her nod for Best Actress at next month's (Feb09) Academy Awards and has praised THE READER's production team for finally making Oscar glory a possibility for her. The British...

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Benjamin Button Leads Oscar Field With 13 Nominations

22nd January 2009

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is the frontrunner for the 2009 Oscars, having been nominated 13 times.David Fincher's adaptation of the F Scott Fitzgerald short story about a man born with the body of...

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Winslet Prepares A Bafta Speech

20th January 2009

Actress KATE WINSLET is preparing an acceptance speech for next month's (Feb09) British Academy awards (BAFTAs) - after she was caught off guard by her double win at the Golden Globes. The British star was...

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Bachchan Denies Criticism Of Slumdog

16th January 2009

Indian screen idol AMITABH BACHCHAN has denied criticising the makers of Golden Globe winning film SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE. The Bollywood icon was quoted as writing on his official internet blog that the movie, a rags-to-riches tale...

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Winslet Gets Double Bafta Nod

15th January 2009

Two-time Golden Globe winner KATE WINSLET is set for more glory - she is nominated twice in the best actress category at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards (BAFTAs). The Titanic star...

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Emily Blunt In Frame To Play Iron Man 2 Temptress

15th January 2009

British actress Emily Blunt is reportedly in discussions to play a femme fatale in the forthcoming sequel to Iron Man.The Devil Wears Prada star is in talks to play Black Widow, a character of both...

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Jonathan Ross Blogs About 'Hosting Baftas'

14th January 2009

Controversial television presenter Jonathan Ross is likely to present the Bafta film awards next month, it has emerged.The chatshow host and disc jockey wrote on his online Twitter blog that he will host the prestigious...

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Cera + Fassbender Make Bafta's Rising Star Shortlist

8th January 2009

JUNO star MICHAEL CERA, 300's MICHAEL FASSBENDER and CONTROL's TOBY KEBBELL have made the shortlist for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts' (BAFTA) Rising Star Award. The trio will compete against fellow up-and-coming...

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British Awards Ceremony Saved

7th January 2009

A British film and TV awards ceremony has been rescued just a month after a major financial crisis forced organisers to scrap the show. The Screen Nation Film and Television Awards, which honours black talent,...

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Fascinating Fact 6603

7th January 2009

Animated Israeli movie WALTZ WITH BASHIR will go up against Germany's THE BAADER MEINHOF COMPLEX, France's I'VE LOVED YOU SO LONG and animation PERSEPOLIS, and Italy's mafia drama GOMORRAH for the Foreign Film prize at...

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Lord Attenborough Stable After Domestic Accident

21st December 2008

Lord Attenborough is in a stable condition in hospital after an accident at home.85-year-old Richard Attenborough was scheduled to unveil a plaque in honour of Brief Encounter actress Celia Johnson in Richmond-upon-Thames on Thursday but...

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