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

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...

Steve Mcqueen Told He'd Be A Plumber

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...

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

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...

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

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...

Gravity Scoops Six Baftas

'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...

Dylan Penn Splits With Boyfriend

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

Steve Mcqueen Becomes Ambassador For Anti-slavery International

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...

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

'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...

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

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...

Steve Mcqueen: Kanye West Is A 'Lovely Man'

Kanye West and Steve McQueen are developing a close friendship.The '12 Years a Slave' director bonded with the 'New Slaves' rapper when he recently interviewed him for the January issue of Interview magazine and Steve...

Kanye West Unsure About Fatherhood Feelings

Kanye West doesn't know how he feels about being a father.The 'Bound 2' hitmaker is ''happy'' to be a parent to seven-month-old North - his daughter with fiancée Kim Kardashian - but thinks he needs...

Pga Awards 2014: Leonardo Dicaprio Basks In Lupita Nyong'o's '12 Years A Slave' Stardom

As far as careers in acting go, Lupita Nyong'o has had one of the most impressive yet equally short stints in the spotlight. Barely out of her twenties, the actress has excelled in her first...

A Tie? '12 Years A Slave' And 'Gravity' Share Prize At Pga Awards 2014

The PGA Awards 2014 welcomed an array of producers and actors to the red-carpet last night (19th January 2014). According to BBC News, the guild saw a first in both 12 Years A Slave and...

Oscar Favourite '12 Years A Slave' Takes British Box-office By Storm

Audiences are clearly in the mood for more serious movies at the moment. After lighter releases in December (from Frozen to The Hobbit), the box office shifted strongly to much more challenging fare this week...

Oscars Hits And Snubs: 'Gravity' And '12 Years A Slave' Lead The Charge

When Academy Awards nominations came out on Wednesday morning, most pundits noticed immediately that they were lacking the usual left-field touch. Last year saw French drama Amour pick up a best picture Oscar nod, along...

Steve Mcqueen Ecstatic About Oscar Nominations, Credits Cast For '12 Years' Success

With nine nominations, 12 Years A Slave is the obvious favorite at the Oscars this year. Among those nine nods are the big ones – Best Director and Best Picture. This could make McQueen the...

Jared Leto Celebrating Oscar Nod With Pancakes

Jared Leto is celebrating his Oscar nomination with vegan pancakes.The 42-year-old star is over the moon at receiving a Best Supporting Actor nod for his portrayal of HIV positive transsexual Rayon in 'Dallas Buyers Club',...

Which Film Will Win The Oscar For Best Picture? Vote Now!

Both keen film aficionados and casual purveyors of cinema won’t have missed the Oscar nominations being released today. The usual suspects are in line, and there were some pretty high profile snubs, too. But at...

Jonah Hill In Shock Over Oscar Nod

Jonah Hill is in ''complete and total shock'' over his Academy Awards nomination.'The Wolf of Wall Street' star has earned a Best Supporting Actor nod for his portrayal of Donnie Azoff in Martin Scorsese's dark...

American Hustle And Gravity Top Oscar Nominations

'American Hustle' and 'Gravity' lead this year's Academy Award nominations.David O. Russell's crime caper starring Christian Bale and Jennifer Lawrence and Alfonso Cuaron's breathtaking space thriller both have 10 nominations at the 86th annual film...

American Hustle And Gravity Top Oscar Nominations

'American Hustle' and 'Gravity' lead this year's Academy Award nominations.David O. Russell's crime caper starring Christian Bale and Jennifer Lawrence and Alfonso Cuaron's breathtaking space thriller both have 10 nominations at the 86th annual film...

Have The Oscars Ever Been More Predictable? '12 Years A Slave' Leads The Pack

A late surge in betting on American Hustle has rocked 12 Years a Slave’s dominance atop the odds charts, but as we approach the announcement of this year’s Oscar nominations - Chris Hemsworth and Cheryl...

Lupita Nyong'o Inspired By Michael Jackson For 12 Years A Slave Role

Actress Lupita Nyong'o drew inspiration from Michael Jackson's shy nature for her role in Steve Mcqueen's critically-acclaimed drama 12 Years A Slave.The Hollywood newcomer plays the drama's slave girl Patsey, who is viciously beaten and...

Steve Mcqueen Reveals How He Got His Movie Star Name

British director Steve Mcqueen was named after the famous Hollywood actor when nurses convinced his mother it was a fitting moniker.The 12 Years A Slave moviemaker shares his name with the legendary Bullitt star, and...

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