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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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Bafta Rising Star Nominees Announced

8th January 2008

SHIA LaBEOUF, SIENNA MILLER and ELLEN PAGE have all been nominated for the Orange Rising Star award at the British Academy Film And Television Awards (BAFTAs) this year (08). The actors will compete against Sam...

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Atonement Set To Reign At Baftas?

8th January 2008

Epic World War Two drama ATONEMENT has landed 17 nominations at the British Academy Film And Television Awards (BAFTAs). The James MCAvoy-starring movie garnered the most nods in the awards' long lists, which are cut...

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Lust, Caution Leads Bafta Nods For Foreign Film

4th January 2008

Director ANG LEE's controversial LUST, CAUTION is in the running for the foreign film prize at the 2008 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards. The adult drama was named on Friday (04Jan08)...

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Affleck In On State Of Play

19th December 2007

Ben Affleck is believed to be the latest addition to the cast of political drama State of Play.Brad Pitt has already left the project - an adaptation of Paul Abbott's BBC drama - and due...

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Crowe Replaces Pitt

4th December 2007

Russell Crowe has stepped in to replace Brad Pitt in political thriller State of Play, after the Fight Club star withdrew from the project.The part was originated by British actor John Simm in the acclaimed...

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Penguins Happy At Kids' Baftas

26th November 2007

Animated movie Happy Feet has been named best feature film at the Children's Bafta awards ahead of the latest Harry Potter film.The eco-friendly musical shunned competition from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,...

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Musical Plans For Franz Ferdinand

22nd November 2007

Rockers FRANZ FERDINAND could follow in the footsteps of SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER and write their own stage musical. The Glaswegian band, who were critically acclaimed for their soundtrack in BAFTA winning film Hallam Foe,...

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Langham: I Considered Suicide

20th November 2007

Actor Chris Langham has said he considered killing himself in the wake of being convicted on child pornography charges.The disgraced Bafta winner was released from Elmley prison in Kent last week after his ten month...

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Mcavoy Quits Acting To Be House-husband

19th November 2007

Scottish actor JAMES MCAVOY is considering quitting acting to become a full-time house-husband. The 28-year-old will take a break from making films to spend more time with wife and co-star from hit British TV series...

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Arquette 'Too Old' For Desperately Seeking Susan

19th November 2007

Actress ROSANNA ARQUETTE was desperate to land a part in the musical adaptation of DESPERATELY SEEKING SUSAN - but believes she's too old to revisit the movie. The star, who won a best supporting actress...

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Last King Tops Scottish Baftas

19th November 2007

Kevin McDonald's The Last King of Scotland has dominated this year's Scottish Baftas, taking three awards.The drama - an adaptation of Giles Foden's award-winning novel about Ugandan dictator Idi Amin - was named best film...

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Langham Freed From Jail

14th November 2007

Actor Chris Langham is to be freed from jail after the Court of Appeal reduced his ten-month sentence for downloading child pornography, according to reports.Langham, 58, was first arrested in November 2005 after child pornography...

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Langham 'Freed From Jail'

14th November 2007

Actor Chris Langham is to be freed from jail after the Court of Appeal reduced his ten-month sentence for downloading child pornography, according to reports.Langham, 58, was first arrested in November 2005 after child pornography...

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Jensen Blasts 'Irresponsible' Skinny Stars

8th November 2007

UGLY BETTY actress ASHLEY JENSEN has blasted skinny Hollywood stars for their constant dieting - because their "irresponsible" behaviour sets a bad example to young fans. The BAFTA award-winner - who plays wardrobe assistant Christina...

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Fascinating Fact 4258

8th November 2007

JULIA ROBERTS presented her friend and THE PELICAN BRIEF co-star DENZEL WASHINGTON with an award for Excellence In Film at the BAFTA/LA Cunard Britannia Awards in Los Angeles on 1 November (07).

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Jenson: 'I Should Have Asked Posh For Spice Tickets'

7th November 2007

Scottish actress ASHLEY JENSEN regrets not asking VICTORIA BECKHAM for SPICE GIRLS tickets when they met on the set of UGLY BETTY. The BAFTA award-winner - who plays wardrobe assistant Christina in the hit U.S....

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Jensen Pledges Allegiance To Striking Screenwriters

7th November 2007

UGLY BETTY star ASHLEY JENSEN is backing the Hollywood writers' strikes by vowing to join the picket lines as soon as she returns to Los Angeles. The BAFTA award-winner - who plays wardrobe assistant Christina...

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Spaced Remade For Us

30th October 2007

Cult British comedy series Spaced is to be remade for American viewers, according to industry reports.Variety claims the Channel 4 show is to be retooled for US screens by Fox, with Will & Grace writer...

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Potter Leads Bafta Kids' Nods

22nd October 2007

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix has worked its magic to lead the nominations at this year's children's Baftas.The fifth film in the wizarding series will compete against penguin animation Happy Feet and...

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Resident Evil Star Leads Anne Frank Series

15th October 2007

The Diary of Anne Frank will be back on British TV screens and will see Resident Evil: Extinction star Iain Glen play Anne's father Otto.The BBC has confirmed that a new adaptation of the iconic...

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