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Clooney's Bafta Snoozefest

20th February 2006

GEORGE CLOONEY struggled to stay awake throughout the BAFTAs last night (19FEB06), after going without sleep to make the event. The actor/director jetted in from New York City to make the London bash, where...

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Macy Turns To Whisky In Bafta Boredom

20th February 2006

BAFTA presenter WILLIAM H MACY sneaked a bottle of whisky into the BAFTAs last night (19FEB06), to stave off the boredom of the ceremony. Despite handing the Best Supporting Actress award to THANDIE NEWTON,...

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Ledger Takes A Break To Be 'Mr Mum'

20th February 2006

HEATH LEDGER will abandon acting after the Academy Awards next month (MAR06), so he can spend time with baby daughter MATILDA. The Australian actor wants to let his partner MICHELLE WILLIAMS pursue her acting...

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The Things They Say 1380

20th February 2006

"And I must admit I'm disappointed I didn't get nominated for my choreography from MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA." GEORGE CLOONEY jokes about his four nominations at last night's (19FEB06) BAFTAs. He won nothing....

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The Things They Say 1379

20th February 2006

"This is the highest high ever. I don't expect it to get any higher." CRASH actress THANDIE NEWTON is convinced she reached the pinnacle of her career at tonight's (19FEB06) BAFTAs when she won the...

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Clooney Teases Press About Pitt And Jolie Wedding Rumours

20th February 2006

GEORGE CLOONEY has taunted journalists in Britain by hinting ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT may be marrying at his Italian home. Recent reports claim the superstar couple are planning to tie the knot near...

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Wright Surprised By Knightley Snub

20th February 2006

PRIDE + PREJUDICE director JOE WRIGHT expressed his surprise at KEIRA KNIGHTLEY's snub at the BAFTAs tonight (19FEB06). Wright, who won the The Carl Foreman Award For Special Achievement, was adamant the 20-year-old should...

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Lee Praises British Support

20th February 2006

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN director ANG LEE paid tribute to British judges after the movie picked up four awards at the BAFTAs. The controversial movie is hotly tipped to win big at next month's Academy Awards,...

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Puttnam: 'Clooney Should Have Been Best Director'

20th February 2006

LORD PUTTNAM insisted GEORGE CLOONEY should have been named Best Director when he picked up his Academy Fellowship Award at this evening's BAFTAs. THE KILLING FIELDS producer, who was honoured with a standing ovation...

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The Things They Say 1374

20th February 2006

"My girlfriend MIMI O'DONNELL is here. I want to say I love her and she looks really hot tonight. Catherine Keener's here... and she looks hot." PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN paid tribute to the two women...

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Bafta Stars Brave British Weather

20th February 2006

Hollywood glamour had to contend with traditional British rainy weather at the BAFTAs as attending stars dodged puddles outside London's Odeon Leicester Square cinema. Many stars made last minute fashion changes and turned to...

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The Things They Say 1370

19th February 2006

"This is the highest high ever. I don't expect it to get any higher." CRASH actress THANDIE NEWTON is convinced she reached the pinnacle of her career at tonight's (19FEB06) BAFTAs when she won the...

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Lee Praises British Support

19th February 2006

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN director ANG LEE paid tribute to British judges after the movie picked up four awards at the BAFTAs. The controversial movie is hotly tipped to win big at next month's Academy Awards,...

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The Things They Say 1365

19th February 2006

"My girlfriend MIMI O'DONNELL is here. I want to say I love her and she looks really hot tonight. Catherine Keener's here... and she looks hot." PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN paid tribute to the two women...

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Puttnam: 'Clooney Should Have Been Best Director'

19th February 2006

LORD PUTTNAM insisted GEORGE CLOONEY should have been named Best Director when he picked up his Academy Fellowship Award at this evening's BAFTAs. THE KILLING FIELDS producer, who was honoured with a standing ovation...

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Bafta Stars Brave British Weather

19th February 2006

Hollywood glamour had to contend with traditional British rainy weather at the BAFTAs as attending stars dodged puddles outside London's Odeon Leicester Square cinema. Many stars made last minute fashion changes and turned to...

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Wright Surprised By Knightley Snub

19th February 2006

PRIDE + PREJUDICE director JOE WRIGHT expressed his surprise at KEIRA KNIGHTLEY's snub at the BAFTAs tonight (19FEB06). Wright, who won the The Carl Foreman Award For Special Achievement, was adamant the 20-year-old should...

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Bevan Proud For Knightly After Bafta Snub

1st February 2006

PRIDE + PREJUDICE producer TIM BEVAN feels vindicated by star KEIRA KNIGHTLEY's Academy Award nomination, after being enraged by the British Academy Film Awards failure to acknowledge the actress last month (JAN06). The Working...

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Spielberg Movie In Bafta Mishap

10th January 2006

STEVEN SPIELBERG fears his new movie MUNICH will fail to win a single gong at the British Academy Film And Television Awards (BAFTAs) later this year (FEB06), after a string of disasters delayed DVDs intended...

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Mcadams, Williams And Bernal Nominated For Baftas Rising Stars

10th January 2006

Budding acting talent including former DAWSON'S CREEK actress MICHELLE WILLIAMS and Mexican hunk GAEL GARCIA BERNAL have been tipped for the new Orange Rising Star award at this year's (06) BAFTAs. They are joined...

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Bell Slams Gay Rumours

14th December 2005

BILLY ELLIOTT star JAMIE BELL has slammed "absurd" reports he is homosexual. Bell's sexuality was called into question when he moved into Billy Elliott director STEPHEN DALDRY's home as a teenager and kissed the...

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Charlie And Incredibles Win Children's Baftas

28th November 2005

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and THE INCREDIBLES were among the winners at the British Academy Children's Film And Television Awards (Children's BAFTAs) in London last night (27NOV05). TIM BURTON's adaptation of ROALD DAHL's...

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Taylor Plans Burton Oscar Tribute

17th November 2005

ELIZABETH TAYLOR is launching a new campaign to honour her late husband RICHARD BURTON with an Oscar. The actress told press at last week's (10NOV05) BAFTA/LA Britannia Awards Gala in Beverly Hills that she...

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Ronnie Barker Dies

4th October 2005

Legendary British comedian RONNIE BARKER has died at the age of 76. Barker, best known for the BBC TV show PORRIDGE and his partnership with longtime funnyman collaborator RONNIE CORBETT, passed away peacefully at...

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Hurt Fought To Play Crisp

11th September 2005

JOHN HURT had to fight to play gay artist QUENTIN CRISP in 1975 film THE NAKED CIVIL SERVANT because his agent feared the controversial drama would ruin his career. The veteran actor, who won...

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Johansson Not Proud Of Her Films Or Career

2nd August 2005

Movie beauty SCARLETT JOHANSSON is not proud of any of her movies and fears her acting career is pointless. The GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING star insists her glamorous job is meaningless compared to...

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Taylor To Be Honoured At Baftas

22nd July 2005

Cinema icon DAME ELIZABETH TAYLOR will be honoured at the British Academy Of Film And Television Awards (BAFTAs) in November (05) and receive the prestigious Britannia Award For Artistic Excellence. The 73-year-old actress previously...

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