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Leigh Broke Secrecy Rules For Vera Drake

4th April 2008

Director MIKE LEIGH was forced to relax his rules of total secrecy on all his films when he made abortion...

Staunton Shocked To Be Offered Ugly Potter Role

9th April 2007

Actress IMELDA STAUNTON was stunned to be offered the role as DOLORES UMBRIDGE in the latest HARRY POTTER film, because...

Coltrane And Staunton Honoured By Queen

2nd March 2006

HARRY POTTER giant ROBBIE COLTRANE and VERA DRAKE star IMELDA STAUNTON will both receive honours from British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH...

Jones Knighted In New Year Honours List

2nd January 2006

Welsh singer TOM JONES has been awarded a knighthood for services to music in British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II's annual...

Swank To Star Alongside Oscar Rival Staunton

16th November 2005

HILARY SWANK is set to star alongside her Oscar rival IMELDA STAUNTON in high school drama FREEDOM WRITERS. The...

Staunton To Play Evil Professor

30th September 2005

British actress IMELDA STAUNTON will play the part of PROFESSOR DOLORES UMBRIDGE in HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE...

Stars Offer Budget Acting Class

29th September 2005

EWAN McGREGOR, PATRICK STEWART and IMELDA STAUNTON are offering drama classes to aspiring actors for the bargain price of $68...

Winslet To Take 'Lucky Charms' To Oscars

25th February 2005

KATE WINSLET believes her parents' presence at Sunday's (27FEB05) OSCAR ceremony (05) will ensure she takes home the Best Actress...

Staunton Anxious Over Oscar Expectations

23rd February 2005

IMELDA STAUNTON is unsure about the expected etiquette at this year's (27FEB05) ACADEMY AWARDS ceremony after organisers changed the show's...

Best Actress Nominee Wants More Recognition

22nd February 2005

Veteran actress IMELDA STAUNTON hopes her Best Actress OSCAR nomination will increase her public appeal because she is rarely recognised...

The Aviator Wins Big At Baftas

13th February 2005

MARTIN SCORSESE's blockbuster movie THE AVIATOR triumphed at last night's (12FEB05) BAFTA awards in London, winning four accolades including Best...

Imelda Avoids Designer Dresses

9th February 2005

British actress IMELDA STAUNTON is determined to avoid the pre-OSCARS madness when it comes to dresses and gems by calling...

Staunton Refuses To Hire Entourage

8th February 2005

British actress IMELDA STAUNTON refuses to let her ACADEMY AWARD nomination alter her modest lifestyle - she still does all...

Vera Drake Steals British Film Award Ceremony

7th February 2005

VERA DRAKE director MIKE LEIGH and actress IMELDA STAUNTON were the big winners at last night's (06FEB05) 2004 EVENING STANDARD...

Staunton Expects Oscar Glory

7th February 2005

Movie star IMELDA STAUNTON is expecting to beat KATE WINSLET, HILARY SWANK, ANNETTE BENING and CATALINA SANDINO MORENO to be...

Staunton's Impromptu Vera Drake Songs

1st February 2005

OSCAR-nominated actress IMELDA STAUNTON was forced to unleash a hidden talent while shooting VERA DRAKE - songwriting. In the...

Anti-abortion Protests Slam Oscar Hopeful

31st January 2005

MIKE LEIGH's award-winning drama VERA DRAKE has been hit by protests from anti-abortion groups. The independent film, about backstreet...

Oscar Actress Nominees Land $15,000 Gift Bag

29th January 2005

Best Actress OSCAR nominees KATE WINSLET, HILARY SWANK, IMELDA STAUNTON, ANNETTE BENING and CATALINA SANDINO MORENO are already winners -...

Aviator Soars Away With 11 Oscar Nominations

25th January 2005

THE AVIATOR will lead the way at THE 77TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS with 11 nominations including Best Picture, Best Director...

Staunton 'Tipsy' For Vera Drake Finale

20th January 2005

VERA DRAKE star IMELDA STAUNTON was drunk when cameras started to roll on the movie's improvised finale - because unconventional...

Johansson Hopes She Loses Golden Globe

14th January 2005

Screen siren SCARLETT JOHANSSON is backing IMELDA STAUNTON to win the Best Actress GOLDEN GLOBE even though she is nominated...

Million Dollar Baby Triumphs With Critics

9th January 2005

CLINT EASTWOOD is celebrating after his film MILLION DOLLAR BABY and star HILARY SWANK picked up two accolades at the...

Staunton Blown Away By Her Vera Drake Success

7th January 2005

British actress IMELDA STAUNTON is amazed at how successful her role in VERA DRAKE has proved to be with US...

Staunton Boosted By Mirren's Tears

6th January 2005

Actress IMELDA STAUNTON feared her film VERA DRAKE wouldn't be a success - until she saw DAME HELEN MIRREN crying...

Foxx + Staunton Are Clear Oscar Favourites After Seattle Wins

31st December 2004

JAMIE FOXX and IMELDA STAUNTON lead the way as clear OSCAR favourites for the top acting prizes after picking up...

Loach Honoured By London Critics

30th December 2004

British film-maker KEN LOACH will be honoured for his outstanding contribution to cinema by the London Critics Circle. The...

Before Sunset Gets An Oscars Boost

28th December 2004

Hit sleeper movie BEFORE SUNSET has been given an OSCARS boost after being named the Film of The Year by VILLAGE...

Britain To Rival America At Oscars

14th December 2004

The UK's hopes for next year's (FEB05) OSCARS have been given a boost, after eight British actors picked GOLDEN GLOBE...

Big Weekend For Sideways

13th December 2004

LATEST: Wine-drinking comedy SIDEWAYS has come from nowhere to become a leading OSCARS contender after picking up a string of...

Sideways Triumphs At Los Angeles Ceremony

13th December 2004

Road trip comedy SIDEWAYS triumphed on both of America's coastlines on Saturday (11DEC04), when it was named Best Film by...

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