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'The King's Speech' Gets Massive 14 Nominations For BAFTA Awards

January 18th, 2011 9:51am EST
The Kings Speech
Critically-acclaimed "The King's Speech" is set to dominate the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards next month, after scoring a massive 14 nominations.

The Tom Hooper movie, about stammering British monarch King George VI, has picked up nods in the Best Film and Best Director categories, while Colin Firth is tipped for Best Actor and his co-star Helena Bonham Carter will compete for the Best Supporting Actress prize.

The picture is facing a challenge from Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan, which has picked up 12 nominations, including nods for its star Natalie Portman, ...
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'127 Hours,' 'The Social Network' & 'The King's Speech' Are Early Oscar Contenders

November 6th, 2010 4:30pm EDT
The Social Network
The King's Speech and The Social Network have emerged as clear Oscars favorites for movie of the year in the first serious odds chart of the upcoming awards season.

Experts at top awards show website GoldDerby.com have ranked their top picks and have suggested "The Social Network" and "The King's Speech" will fight it out for the Best Picture honor in February.

The GoldDerby editors have Colin Firth's "The King's Speech" as the film of the year, just ahead of "The Social Network" and James Franco's gripping new survival movie "127 Hours."

They have Firth as the favorite to win Oscar gold...
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Miranda Richardson: 'Acting Is Just A Job'

September 28th, 2010 3:00pm EDT
Miranda Richardson
Oscar-nominee Miranda Richardson can't understand the snobbery surrounding the acting profession, and was left astounded at the lengths stars go to for an Academy Award.

The Brit is a stalwart of the U.K. Theater, TV and film scene, and has twice been nominated for Oscars, won two Golden Globes and picked up a revered BAFTA trophy. However, despite her acclaim and the prestige placed on the prizes she has taken home, the Harry Potter star remains baffled by how seriously actors take their career.

She tells Britain's The Times, "Acting is just a job. The seriousness with which my profess...
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A Young Woman Comes Of Age In 'The Young Victoria'

December 18th, 2009 8:07am EST
The Young Victoria
The Young Victoria, which makes its debut in America today, is a romantic period film that depicts a realistic historical view of 19th century United Kingdom, and more specifically the post-Victorian era and early reign of England's Queen Victoria.

Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée, and starring Emily Blunt, the motion picture supports more than one parallel storylines to bring about a cohesive picture of Vallée's main purpose.

The film follows Blunt, cast as a very young strong willed Princess Victoria during her pre-eminent rise and monarchical ascendancy, her struggles prior to her...
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Best Casting Decisions For The 'Harry Potter' Franchise

July 14th, 2009 9:30am EDT
Harry Potter
Get out your wands and your magical cloaks everyone, because Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is on the horizon and it promises to be the best HP film yet! The epic series is almost coming to a close, with only one more adapted book left, and this one is full of major betrayals, coming of age disasters, and the characters we love and hate developing further. One of the hardest parts about putting a book to life on the screen is finding the right actor to portray a beloved character. Fans are some of the harshest critics in the world. Here's a look at some of the most inspired casting ...
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Check Out 'Fred Claus' On DVD Nov. 25

November 22nd, 2008 6:58am EST
Fred Clause
This is a story you've never heard before, a hilarious and heartwarming comedy about Fred Claus, Santa's brother and complete opposite.

After growing up in saintly Nick's shadow, Fred becomes a grouch who's lost his belief in Christmas. Then, one magical December, Fred flies north (first class via reindeer) to find brother Nick is in trouble: a scheming efficiency expert is out to shut down Christmas forever! Expect fun by the sleighful as Fred helps save Christmas and rediscovers the gift of family.

Join Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti, Miranda Richardson, Rachel Weisz, Kathy Bates,...
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See The City Of Light Through A Series Of Vignettes In 'Paris Je T'Aime,' Featuring Natalie Portman

May 2nd, 2007 2:30pm EDT
Natalie Portman
In Paris, Je T'aime, celebrated directors from around the world, including the Coen Brothers, Gus Van Sant, Gurinder Chadha, Wes Craven, Walter Salles, Alexander Payne and Olivier Assayas, have come together to portray Paris in a way never before imagined.

Made by a team of contributors as cosmopolitan as the city itself, this portrait of the city is as diverse as its creators' backgrounds and nationalities. With each director telling the story of an unusual encounter in one of the city's neighborhoods, the vignettes go beyond the 'postcard' view of Paris to portray aspects of the ci...
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Celebrity Birthdays, March 3

March 3rd, 2007 3:00am EST
Jessica Biel
Happy Birthday to singer Stacie Orrico (1986), "Stealth" actress Jessica Biel (1982), rapper Lil' Flip (1981), Irish singer Ronan Keating (1977), "Married...With Children" actor David Faustino (1974), "Happy Gilmore" actress Julie Bowen (1970), hip-hop artist Tone-Loc (1966), Olympic runner Jackie Joyner-Kersee (1962), English actress Miranda Richardson (1958), singer/songwriter Robyn Hitchcock (1953), SNL alum Tim Kazurinsky (1950), singer Jennifer Warnes (1947), fashion designer Perry Ellis (1940; d. 1986), actor Bobby Driscoll (1937; d. 1968), musician Doc Watson (1923), "Seinfeld" actor...
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Celebrity Birthdays, March 3

March 3rd, 2006 3:00am EST
Jessica Biel
Happy Birthday to singer Stacie Orrico (1986), "Stealth" actress Jessica Biel (1982), rapper Lil' Flip (1981), Irish singer Ronan Keating (1977), "Married...With Children" actor David Faustino (1974), "Happy Gilmore" actress Julie Bowen (1970), hip-hop artist Tone-Loc (1966), Olympic runner Jackie Joyner-Kersee (1962), English actress Miranda Richardson (1958), singer/songwriter Robyn Hitchcock (1953), SNL alum Tim Kazurinsky (1950), singer Jennifer Warnes (1947), fashion designer Perry Ellis (1940; d. 1986), actor Bobby Driscoll (1937; d. 1968), musician Doc Watson (1923), "Seinfeld" actor...
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