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Gary Barlow Performed At Pre-oscar Party

3rd March 2014

Gary Barlow performed at a pre-Oscar party on Saturday night (01.03.14). The Take That star sang a selection of songs from the musical 'Finding Neverland', which he co-wrote the lyrics for - at Harvey Weinstein's...

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Lupita Nyong'o Wins Best Supporting Actress Oscar

3rd March 2014

Lupita Nyong'o has been named Best Supporting Actress at the Oscars. The Kenyan star took home the award for her first major film role, as cotton field worker Patsey in '12 Years a Slave'.Accepting her...

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'12 Years A Slave' Wins Oscar For Best Picture

By Michael West | 3rd March 2014

Steve McQueen's epic slavery drama '12 Years a Slave' has won the Oscar for Best Picture at the 86th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The movie, which was co-produced by Brad Pitt, beat off competition...

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Lupita Nyong'o Spends Birthday With Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt

2nd March 2014

Lupita Nyong'o spent her birthday with Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt yesterday (01.03.14). The '12 Years A Slave' star celebrated turning 31 by gorging on a glamorous dinner, hosted by Grey Goose, at the Sunset...

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Brits In America: UK Oscars Contingent In Patriotic Celebrations Before Tomorrow's Big Night

By Jack de Aguilar | 1st March 2014

Captain Phillips, Gravity, Iron Man 3, Karama Has No Walls, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Philomena, Prisoners, Room on the Broom, The Act of Killing; The Invisible Woman, The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved...

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'12 Years A Slave' Added To School Curriculum

By Jack de Aguilar | 28th February 2014

The gravity and sincerity expressed in Steve McQueen’s '12 Years a Slave' will help to educate children in America as the National School Boards Association has made it mandatory that U.S. public high schools add...

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Solomon Northup's Descendants Thank 12 Years A Slave Director

28th February 2014

Descendants of the man whose story inspired 12 Years A Slave have thanked British director Steve Mcqueen for bringing his tragic tale to the big screen.The Oscar-nominated film stars Chiwetel Ejiofor as Solomon Northup, a...

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A Week In Movies: Oscars Too Close To Call, Lupita Rules The Red Carpet, Godzilla Crushes San Francisco, And Veronica Mars Is Back

By Rich Cline | 28th February 2014

All eyes are on Hollywood this weekend as the Academy Awards take place this Sunday night. The least predictable Oscars in years, there are multiple possible winners in most of the major categories, as Gravity,...

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12 Years A Slave To Be Taught In Schools In Us

28th February 2014

'12 Years a Slave' has been added to the school curriculum in the United States.The National School Boards Association (NSBA) have joined forces with talk show host Montel Williams to make it mandatory for public...

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Lupita Nyong'o Is Obsessed With Manicures

26th February 2014

Lupita Nyong'o is obsessed with manicures.The '12 Years A Slave' beauty regularly shows off her nail art on Instagram and admits her passion for fingertip bling comes from her mother banning her from using nail...

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A Week In News: Miley, Jimmy Fallon And British Brilliance At The Brits

By Lauren James | 24th February 2014

Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour Controversy: Miley Cyrus has predictably upped the ante on her controversial media storm by making sure all eyes are on her during her currently touring Bangerz show. The concerts have been...

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Academy President Cheryl Boone On Diversity In Cinema: It's About Telling Different Stories

By Victoria Pavlova | 21st February 2014

Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the current President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the first POC and the third woman ever to hold the office, knows from experience how hard it is to...

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Helen Mirren Guides Procession Of Stars To The Queen At Royal Arts Reception

By Lauren James | 18th February 2014

Last night, Buckingham Palace hosted a star-studded reception for some of the world's most talented stars of stage and screen. The Royal Reception for Dramatic Arts celebrated the Queen's 60 years as patron of the...

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Fascinating Fact: 4073893

18th February 2014

Steve Mcqueen continued his winning streak as his harrowing slavery drama 12 Years A Slave made history at the 14th Annual Black Reel Awards on 13 February (14). The film nabbed eight prizes, including Outstanding...

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Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Go Matchy-matchy And Reveal Hidden Tinie Tempah Love At Baftas

By Lauren James | 17th February 2014

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt may have gone home without any individual BAFTAs at last night's British Academy Film Awards but the Hollywood power couple have been two of the most talked-about attendees since the...

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Michael Fassbender Targetted During Paintball

17th February 2014

Michael Fassbender was shot ''point blank'' when the '12 Years a Slave' cast and crew went paintballing.The 36-year-old actor admits his role as abusive slave master Edwin Epps in the movie so him targetted by...

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From 'Gravity' To Barkhad Abdi - Where The Baftas 2014 Got It Wrong

By Jack de Aguilar | 17th February 2014

The Baftas delivered on certain promises, collating some of the world’s biggest stars and funneling them down a red carpet, giving a select few the chance to present an award, and, creating talking points as...

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Steve Mcqueen Told He'd Be A Plumber

17th February 2014

Steve McQueen was told by a school teacher he'd never be anything more than a plumber. The 44-year-old director - who suffers with dyslexia - saw his film '12 Years A Slave' honoured as the...

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The 2014 Baftas Run Like The Oscars' Older, Funnier Sister

By Victoria Pavlova | 17th February 2014

As the British equivalent to the Oscars, last night’s BAFTAs were obviously a glamorous affair. In between bouts of Stephen Fry’s self deprecating humor (“[Oprah’s] performance in The Butler was so moving, I almost gave...

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'12 Years A Slave' And 'Gravity' Take Home Top Prizes At 2014 Bafta Awards

By Nick Hill | 17th February 2014

The movie award season is nearly at its peak and the latest stop was the coveted British Academy Film Awards which took place this Sunday (Feb 16th) in London, England.This year has to be one...

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Gravity Scoops Six Baftas

16th February 2014

'Gravity' won big at the BAFTAs tonight (16.02.14) taking home six awards. The 3-D space drama directed by Alfonso Cuarón and starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock was the biggest winner of the night at...

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Fascinating Fact: 4068793

15th February 2014

Stars including Keira Knightley, Uma Thurman, Naomie Harris, Steve Mcqueen and Steve Coogan turned out for movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's special dinner for British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) nominees in London on...

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Dylan Penn Splits With Boyfriend

14th February 2014

Dylan Penn has split from Steven R. McQueen.The 22-year-old model - who is the daughter of Sean Penn and his ex-wife Robin Wright - has decided to call time on her brief relationship with the...

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Steve Mcqueen: 'Now I Want To Make A Musical'

11th February 2014

Moviemaker Steve Mcqueen is keen to make a musical after tiring of creating dark, complex dramas like Shame and 12 Years A Slave.The director has won acclaim for his emotionally-charged films and his 12 Years...

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Lupita Nyong'o 'In A Bubble' About Being A Star

10th February 2014

Lupita Nyong'o was ''blissfully ignorant'' of what a huge star '12 Years A Slave' would make her.The Kenyan actress has gone from being virtually unknown to an Oscar nominee in the last few months, and...

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Lupita Nyong'o Inspired To Be An Actress By Ralph Fiennes

10th February 2014

Lupita Nyong'o says Ralph Fiennes' advice inspired her to become an actress. The 30-year-old star has been catapulted into the limelight with various awards and nominations for her performance in '12 Years a Slave' but...

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Stringent Nudity Censorship In India Doesn't Apply To '12 Years A Slave'

By Jack de Aguilar | 7th February 2014

Such is the importance of Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave, the usually strict nudity censorships practices in India have lightened somewhat to allow the film to be shown unhindered, according to The Guardian.Benedict Cumberbatch...

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Steve Mcqueen Becomes Ambassador For Anti-slavery International

By Jack de Aguilar | 5th February 2014

Following his modern classic, 12 Years a Slave, which portrays the true story of Soloman Northrup’s (Chiwetel Ejiofor) kidnapping, subsequent slavery and escape, director Steve McQueen has been made a patron of the world's oldest...

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12 Years A Slave Leads Wins At London Critics' Circle Film Awards

3rd February 2014

'12 Years a Slave' won three awards at the London Critics' Circle Film Awards on Sunday night (02.02.14).The historical drama was named film of the year, while Chiwetel Ejiofor won actor of the year for...

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'12 Years A Slave' Dominates British Critics Awards, Lupita Nyong'o In Line For A Famous Mentor?

By Jack de Aguilar | 3rd February 2014

12 Years a Slave enjoyed another fruitful evening at an awards show last night when it picked up three gongs – including that of Best Film - at the British Critics’ Circle Awards.12 Years a...

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