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Judi Dench Handed Record 24th Bafta Nomination

18th March 2008

The 2008 British Academy television awards nominations include a record 24th Bafta nomination for Dame Judi Dench after her performance in Cranford.The Oscar-winning actress earned her 12th Bafta TV nomination to equal comedienne Victoria Wood's...

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Actor Shia Labeouf Admits His Arrest Was "Utter Insanity"

27th February 2008

Shia LaBeouf has admitted an incident last year that resulted in him being arrested was "utter insanity".The upcoming Hollywood actor, who is due to star in the new Indiana Jones film in May, was arrested...

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No Country For Old Men And Day-lewis Win At The Oscars

25th February 2008

Daniel Day-Lewis has won the Oscar for best actor on an evening when all the major acting prizes went to European actors.Day-Lewis picked up the award for his role in There Will Be Blood, meanwhile...

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Universal Pictures And Hasbro Agree Six-year Partnership

21st February 2008

Universal Studios has confirmed a six-year partnership with toy manufacturer Hasbro to produce at least four films based on their properties.Popular entertainment items such as Monopoly, Clue, Ouija and even Stretch Armstrong could receive big...

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Harry Potter Stars Spotted On Valentine's Day Date

19th February 2008

HARRY POTTER star DANIEL RADCLIFFE was spotted on a secret Valentine's Day date with his co-star EMMA WATSON.The young celebrities were seen paying a visit to the Imperial Arms in Fulham, west London, at...

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Coen Brothers To Adapt Bestselling Novel

14th February 2008

Award-winning filmmakers the COEN brothers are adapting MICHAEL CHABON's bestseller THE YIDDISH POLICEMAN'S UNION for the big screen. Joel and Ethan Coen are set to write and direct the screen version of the Jewish murder...

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Lily Allen Partying Her Way Back To Happiness

13th February 2008

British singer LILY ALLEN is overcoming her "rocky start" to the year (08) by partying and spending big on luxurious items. The Smile star's year began badly after suffering a miscarriage, and she subsequently split...

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Mcavoy Hails His Gran As Style Icon

13th February 2008

Actor JAMES MCAVOY has named his own grandmother as his top fashion icon - after scooping top honours at the Elle Style Awards in London. After failing to pick up any awards at Sunday's (10Feb08)...

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Atonement Stars Lead Elle Style Awards

13th February 2008

The stars of British movie Atonement KEIRA KNIGHTLEY and JAMES MCAVOY made up for disappointment at the BAFTAs by scooping the top honours at the Elle Style Awards. Both Knightley and MCAvoy failed to win...

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U.k. Viewers Tune Out Bafta Awards

12th February 2008

Televised awards ceremonies are doing no better at drawing an audience in Britain than they are in the United States. On the same night that the Grammy awards drew the third-lowest ratings in its history...

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The Things They Say 7145

12th February 2008

"The washing machine is broken and I'll probably spend tomorrow mending it. That's what I'm concentrating on at the moment." Actress TILDA SWINTON explains how she plans to celebrate Sunday's (10Feb08) BAFTA win for Best...

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Attenborough's Identity Issues

12th February 2008

British actor-turned-director LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH basks in the attention he receives at movie awards ceremonies - because he's always mistaken for his brother outside the film industry. The 84-year-old Jurassic Park star is frequently accosted...

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Ridley Scott And Russell Crowe To Shoot Robin Hood Movie

12th February 2008

Ridley Scott and Russell Crowe are to continue their working relationship with a Robin Hood film, the director has confirmed.The pair have collaborated on five occasions, most recently on American Gangster, while Crowe's turn as...

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Sienna's Friend Otis Ferry Cleared Of Criminal Damage

12th February 2008

The son of Roxy Music frontman Bryan Ferry has been cleared of criminal damage after snatching the keys of photographers chasing Sienna Miller.Pro-hunt campaigner Otis Ferry had been leaving London nightclub Boujis with the actress...

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The Things They Say 7140

12th February 2008

"It's not really a proper ceremony unless I bag a couple, is it? I reckon they will probably just bung me one at the end so everybody's not too disappointed." British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS on...

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Knightley Shocked Mcavoy With Obscenities

11th February 2008

British actress KEIRA KNIGHTLEY has been shocking her ATONEMENT co-star JAMES MCAVOY by sending him obscene text messages. The star was so overwhelmed to learn of the movie's BAFTA nominations - 14 in total -...

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Atonement Wins At Baftas

11th February 2008

Snubbed in the voting for Oscar nominations, the British film Atonement won the top award at the U.K.'s BAFTA awards Sunday -- Britain's equivalent of the Oscars. Daniel Day-Lewis was the winner of the best...

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The Things They Say 7116

11th February 2008

"I like attending these things because it gives me the chance to ask people to appear on EXTRAS." British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS only attends star-studded events including Sunday's (10Feb08) BAFTAs in London, to persuade other...

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Knightley Unsurprised By Bafta Snub

11th February 2008

ATONEMENT star KEIRA KNIGHTLEY was not surprised she lost out on the coveted Best Actress prize at the BAFTA awards - as MARION COTILLARD deserved to win. The 22-year-old had been tipped to land the...

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Atonement Wins Big At Baftas

11th February 2008

British film Atonement took the best film prize at the Bafta awards ceremony on Sunday.Joe Wright's adaptation of the Ian McEwan bestseller defeated tough competition from the likes of No Country For Old Men and...

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Atonement Triumphs At Baftas

11th February 2008

ATONEMENT has won the top prize at the British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTAs) on Sunday (10Feb08), landing the gong for Best Film at the London ceremony. The romantic epic, starring James MCAvoy...

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Atonement Triumphs At Baftas

10th February 2008

ATONEMENT has won the top prize at the British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTAs) on Sunday (10Feb08), landing the gong for Best Film at the London ceremony. The romantic epic, starring James MCAvoy...

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Bardem Wins Gold At Baftas

10th February 2008

Spanish actor JAVIER BARDEM has added another prize to his collection after winning the Best Supporting Actor gong at the British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTAs). The star's critically-acclaimed role in the Coen...

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Excitement Grows Before Baftas

10th February 2008

Celebrities are expected to turn out in droves to enjoy this year's Baftas.The British Academy Film and Theatre Awards ceremony is taking place in London's Royal Opera House in Covent Garden this evening.Although optimism is...

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Hollywood Stars Snub Baftas

4th February 2008

A host of stars have vowed to snub the forthcoming BAFTA awards in London - despite hopes the event would flourish due to the ongoing Hollywood writers' strike. It was hoped next weekend's event would...

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Arctic Monkeys Win At South Bank Show Awards

29th January 2008

The ARCTIC MONKEYS have been honoured with the Best Pop prize at the British South Bank Show Awards in London. The U.K. rockers won the top music prize for their latest album Favourite Worst Nightmare...

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Radiohead Guitarist Receives Bafta Nod

16th January 2008

RADIOHEAD rocker JONNY GREENWOOD has landed a nomination for an award at this year's (08) British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTAs). The guitarist has been shortlisted in the music category for the instrumental...

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Juno's Page To Star For Drew

16th January 2008

Golden Globe nominee Ellen Page is to follow her acclaimed turn in Juno by appearing in Drew Barrymore's directorial debut.Whip It! tells the story of Texan teenage outcast Bliss who emerges from a hell of...

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Atonement Leads Bafta Noms

16th January 2008

Period drama Atonement is the clear favourite to sweep this year's Orange Bafta film awards with 14 nominations.The adaptation of Ian McEwan's bestselling novel is named in the best film category while director Joe Wright...

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Strike Sends Stars Flocking To Bafta Awards

15th January 2008

A host of A-list stars are vying for places at the forthcoming BAFTA awards in London - as the ceremony will be unaffected by the ongoing Hollywood writers strike. Several major awards ceremonies in the...

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