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Daniel Day-lewis Is British Baftas Hope, But It's Ben Affleck's Year

By Michael West | 8th February 2013

Most of the British talent on show at the BAFTAs on Sunday will have to sit firmly in their seats and watch one American in particular pick up a slew of awards in London. Daniel...

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Helen Mirren Eyeing Bafta Success To Promote Hitchcock

5th February 2013

Dame Helen Mirren is hoping for success at this weekend's (09-10Feb13) British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Film Awards to "draw attention" to her "low-budget" new movie Hitchcock.The Queen star is tipped in...

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Ross Kemp Married In Secret

29th January 2013

British actor Ross Kemp married his fiancee in secret and kept the news quiet for more than a year.The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) award-winning star exchanged vows with his lawyer partner...

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Daniel Day-lewis: 'Lincoln Role Should Have Gone To An American'

25th January 2013

British actor Daniel Day-Lewis felt apprehensive about playing a U.S. president in Lincoln because he was convinced the lead role should have been given to an American.The Gangs of New York star was born and...

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Jessica Chastain's Broadway Show To Close Early

25th January 2013

Jessica Chastain's Broadway show will close a day early so the actress can attend the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Film Awards in London.The Oscar-nominated star has been struggling to juggle her...

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Alan Parker To Receive Bafta Fellowship

23rd January 2013

Midnight Express director Sir Alan Parker will be honoured with the prestigious British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Academy Fellowship at the annual prizegiving next month (Feb13).The 68-year-old Brit, who also directed musicals...

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Russell Crowe To Host Australian Academy Awards

23rd January 2013

Russell Crowe is to host two of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts' (Aacta) upcoming trio of awards ceremonies.The Gladiator star will front the Aacta International awards in Los Angeles on Saturday (26Jan13),...

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Helen Mirren Opens Up About Career In Bafta Retrospective

22nd January 2013

Dame Helen Mirren reminisced about her career during a special British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) event honouring her achievements on Monday (21Jan13).The Queen star was the subject of a Life in Pictures...

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The Things They Say: 3453497

15th January 2013

"My parents are English and I have a British passport so I'm a British citizen... I look up to many of those English stars and the English system. I've been there for many years working,...

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Quentin Tarantino Disappointed By Leonardo Dicaprio Oscar Snub

12th January 2013

Director Quentin Tarantino is upset his Django Unchained star LEONARDO DiCaprio missed out on a nomination for the 2013 Academy Awards.The filmmaker's acclaimed Western is up for trophies in five categories, including Best Picture and...

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Dame Judi Dench: 'Skyfall's Oscar Snub Is A Great Pity'

10th January 2013

Veteran actress Dame Judi Dench is saddened the new James Bond blockbuster Skyfall missed out on major nominations for the 2013 Academy Awards, branding the snub "a great pity".The great Brit, who plays spy chief...

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Steven Spielberg Shelves Robopocalypse

10th January 2013

Steven Spielberg has pulled the plug on his planned big screen adaptation of Robopocalypse.Hollywood stars Anne Hathaway and Chris Hemsworth had been cast in the movie version of Daniel H. Wilson's best-selling sci-fi novel, about...

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The Things They Tweet: 3440571

9th January 2013

"Big day for @realhughjackman Number 1 album in the Us and a @Bafta best actor nomination , congrats mate !!" RUsSELL CROWE toasts the success of his Les Miserables co-star Hugh Jackman.

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Tv Crime Drama Love/hate Lands 11 Ifta Nominations

9th January 2013

Popular Tv crime drama Love/Hate will lead the way at the 2013 Irish Film and Television Awards (Iftas) after scoring a record 11 nominations.The series will compete for the title of best Tv drama, while...

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British Awards Season Begins With The Unsurprising Nominations At The Baftas

By Lorna Greville  | 9th January 2013

As awards season kicks off, today with the BAFTA nominations and tomorrow with the Golden Globe award ceremony, actors, actresses, directors and producers everywhere will be biting their nails and praying for a win from...

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Lincoln Is Odds-on For Baftas Triumph

9th January 2013

Lincoln is set to be a big winner this awards season (13) - the historical biopic is the runaway favourite to scoop the top prize at the upcoming British Academy of Film and Television Arts...

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Anne Hathaway Tears Up Over Hooker Role

9th January 2013

Anne Hathaway choked back tears during an interview on British Tv on Wednesday (09Jan13) as she recalled the trauma of playing a prostitute in the new movie adaptation of Les Miserables.The actress takes the role...

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Lincoln Leads Bafta Film Awards Nominations

9th January 2013

Daniel Day-Lewis' historical drama Lincoln will be the movie to beat at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Film Awards after scoring a massive 10 nominations.The film, which is hotly tipped for...

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Lincoln Leads Bafta Film Awards Nominations

9th January 2013

Daniel Day-Lewis' historical drama Lincoln will be the movie to beat at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Film Awards after scoring a massive 10 nominations.The film, which is hotly tipped for...

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Guillermo Del Toro Left Filmmaking Notes In London Cab

8th January 2013

Guillermo Del Toro was once left panic-stricken after losing a book full of his filmmaking notes in a London taxi.The Mexican director reveals the incident happened while he was trying to decide whether to take...

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Juno Temple To Stay Grounded After Bafta Nomination

By Jack de Aguilar | 8th January 2013

The bright lights of Hollywood and the awards that come with it can warp good people into wild-child tearaways with no grip on reality or morality. Just look at Lindsay Lohan. Just kidding, she's never...

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Elizabeth Olsen And Andrea Riseborough Lead Bafta Rising Star Nominations

7th January 2013

Elizabeth Olsen and Andrea Riseborough are among the young actresses set to compete for the coveted Rising Star prize at the upcoming British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards.Martha Marcy May Marlene star...

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Anthony Hopkins Wants To Avoid Awards Season

20th November 2012

Sir Anthony Hopkins is hoping to take a backseat during Hollywood's upcoming awards season because he can't stand the prospect of pandering to producers in a bid to land a prize.The Welsh star already boasts...

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Brian Cosgrove To Receive Top Honour At Children's Baftas

19th November 2012

British producer Brian Cosgrove is set to be honoured for his contribution to kids' Tv at the upcoming British Academy Children's Awards.Veteran actor David Jason will hand animator Cosgrove the Special Award in recognition of...

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Cornel Lucas Dies Age 92

15th November 2012

Award-winning British photographer Cornel Lucas has died at the age of 92.The famed snapper passed away at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London on Thursday (08Nov12). The exact cause of his death was unknown...

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Composer Richard Robbins Dies At 71

12th November 2012

Celebrated film composer Richard Robbins has lost his battle with Parkinson's disease at the age of 71.The musician died last Wednesday (07Nov12) at his home in Rhinebeck, New York. Robbins spent much of his...

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Daniel Day-lewis Stages His Own Empty Chair Speech

8th November 2012

Daniel Day-Lewis provided a little light entertainment at the 2012 Bafta/LA Britannia Awards by staging his own version of Clint Eastwood's famous empty chair speech as he accepted a top honour on Wednesday night (07Nov12).The...

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Melissa George Opens Up About New Love

8th November 2012

Melissa George has opened up about her relationship with her French businessman boyfriend, insisting the romance "feels so right".The Australian actress began dating entrepreneur Jean-David Blanc earlier this year (12) after meeting him in February...

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Michael Fassbender Leads European Film Awards Nominations

5th November 2012

Michael Fassbender's performance in Shame is still bringing in nominations - the actor is up for a top prize at the annual European Film Awards (Efa) next month (Dec12).Fassbender pulled in a haul of nominations...

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Dustin Hoffman Cries During Career Retrospective

17th October 2012

Dustin Hoffman broke down in tears at a special British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) event honouring his lengthy career on Tuesday (16Oct12).The Rain Man legend was the subject of a Life in...

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