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Oscar Nominations 2012: Will There Be A Shock On Sunday?

The 84th Annual Academy Awards comes live from Los Angeles on Sunday (February 26, 2012), with several categories wonderfully poised and others looking like foregone conclusions. As has been well-documented, the silent French flick The...

Meryl Streep Shines On Baftas Red Carpet

Black was a popular choice at last night's BAFTAs (12.02.12) with Meryl Streep and Christina Hendricks among the stars who opted for the dark shade.Meryl - who took home the Best Actress award for her...

Firth Outfits Bafta Stars In Eco-friendly Outfits

Viola Davis and Michael Fassbender showed off their green credentials by wearing recycled clothes to the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards on Sunday (12Feb12).Colin Firth's eco-warrior wife Livia convinced Fassbender to...

Viola Davis: Oscar Favorite Reveals Edgy New Look

Viola Davis recently revealed a contemporary new look on the cover of LA Times Magazine and the star of The Help may well be headed for good fortune at this year's Academy Awards, with the...

Meryl Streep Losing Grip On 'Best Actress' Oscar

Just a couple of months back, Meryl Streep appeared to have one-hand on the Oscar for Best Actress. Her performance as former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher wowed the critics, despite the actual film getting...

Fascinating Fact 12786

Oscar nominee Viola Davis has posed without her trademark wig for a stunning new Los Angeles Times Magazine photoshoot.

Viola Davis Lands Two New Leading Roles

Viola Davis has landed two new leading roles. The Oscar-nominated 'The Help' actress will star in 'Creatures' based on the book by Margaret Stohl and Kami Garcia and will take one of the main parts,...

Viola Davis: 'I Was Spat On And Beaten For Being Black'

Oscar-nominee Viola Davis has opened up about her tormented childhood, revealing she was beaten and spat on just for being black.In a candid TV interview with Vogue Contributing Editor Andre Leon Talley, which will air...

The Help Nabs Three Trophies At Sag Awards

Cast members of The Help helped themselves to three top SAG Awards on Sunday, including best cast, the equivalent to best film in other awards competitions. Viola Davis won the best actress award, while Octavia...

Tilda Swinton's Friends Choose Her Red Carpet Dresses

Tilda Swinton has revealed that she takes a fuss-free approach to dressing for red carpet awards shows and that unlike many other Hollywood actresses, she does not enlist the help of a personal dresser when...

Sag Awards Winners: Mary Tyler Moore Accepts Lifetime Achievement Honour

At last night's Screen Actors' Guild Awards, Mary Tyler Moore was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award. The actress received a standing ovation, as the award was presented to her by her former co-star Dick...

The Help Dominated Sag Awards

'The Help' won three prizes at the Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG) last night (29.01.12). The drama - about the lives of housekeepers in the 1960s deep south - won Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress...

The Help Dominates Sag Awards

'The Help' won three prizes at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards last night (29.01.12). The stars of the drama - about the lives of housekeepers in the 1960s deep south - won Best Actress,...

Michelle Williams On Oscar Nomination, "It Slipped My Mind"

The Michelle Williams of old might've been pensively flicking through the TV channels, going over websites and waiting for the phone to ring to find out if she was among the nominees for the Academy...

Spike Lee Cohort Slams White-dominated Studios

Days after Spike Lee's obscenity-laced tirade against Hollywood studio executives at the Sundance Film Festival ("They know nothing about black people. Nothing!"), his co-producer and co-writer of Red Hook Summer has accused those same executives...

Glenn Close On Her Oscar Chances For 'Albert Nobbs'

Actress Glenn Close has spoken of being nominated for Best Actress at this year's Academy Awards, but wouldn't be drawn into speculating whether her turn in Albert Nobbs could rival Meryl Streep's 'Margaret Thatcher'.Close -...

Viola Davis Ready To Whoop Meryl Steep At Oscars?

Viola Davis appears to be in a fighting mood ahead of her upcoming battle with Meryl Streep at the Oscars in February 2012. Streep is tipped to take home the prize for Best Actress for...

Meryl Streep 'Honoured' At Oscar Nomination

Meryl Streep is "honoured" to be up for Best Actress at this year's Academy Awards. The two-time Oscar-winning actress - who has now been nominated for 17 Academy Awards - is "touched deeply" after being...

And The Nominees Are ...

Several critics described Martin Scorsese's Hugo as his valentine to the movie business. This morning the movie business sent Scorsese one in return in the form of 11 Oscar nominations, the most for any film...

Meryl Streep Vs Michelle Williams For Best Actress Oscar

Meryl Streep has, as expected, found herself among the nominations for the Best Actress Award at the biggest ceremony of them all, the 84th Academy Awards, as the nominations were announced today. Streep played the...

Tilda Swinton Could Scoop First Leading Actress Award

Tilda Swinton could be set for glory at the forthcoming Bafta Awards after she was nominated for her role in the film 'We Need To Talk About Kevin'. In dual success for the film, its...

Meryl Streep 'Thrilled' At Bafta Nomination

Meryl Streep is "thrilled" to have been nominated for a BAFTA. The Hollywood actress has been given a nod for the Leading Actress award for her performance as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in...

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