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Chiwetel Ejiofor Trumps Leonardo Dicaprio For Bafta, Dicaprio Applauds

Chiwetel Ejiofor triumphed at Sunday night’s BAFTA honours ceremony, beatings his fellow nominees for the best actor award (obviously, that’s how award shows work). The 12 Years a Slave actor beat out The Wolf of...

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...

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...

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...

Tom Hiddleston Backs Chiwetel Ejiofor

Tom Hiddleston is backing Chiwetel Ejiofor to triumph at the BAFTA Awards.The 33-year-old actor starred alongside the '12 Years A Slave' star in a production of William Shakespeare's 'Othello' and thinks he will win Best...

Jared Leto Flirts With Lupita Nyong'o

Jared Leto and Lupita Nyong'o have sparked rumours they are dating after being spotted flirting with one another. The Hollywood stars - who have been nominated for the Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress...

Oscar 'Losers' Win Gift $50,000 Goodie Bag

Oscar nominees who don't win the coveted prize will be given gift bags worth more than $55,000.Hollywood stars will be attending the Academy Awards on March 2 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles and...

A Week In Movies: 12 Years Rules London, Stars Mourn Hoffman, New Films From Russia, Macfarlane And Gyllenhaal

Awards season finally hit London on Sunday night as Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave collected three top awards at the London Critics' Circle Film Awards: Film of the Year, best actor Chiwetel Ejiofor and...

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...

Chiwetel Ejiofor Learned Violin

Chiwetel Ejiofor learned the violin for his role in '12 Years A Slave'.The 36-year-old actor - who portrays Solomon Northup, a free man and avid violinist, who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in 1841...

Oscars 2014: Which Film Holds The Award For Most Mistakes?

The Oscars nominations 2014 list comprises a ridiculously strong set of films, actors and directors. It’s been a great year, with 12 Years a Slave, American Hustle, Dallas Buyers Club and Gravity dominating Academy voters’...

Salt 2 Script Completed

The script for 'Salt 2' has been completed.Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura has confirmed he has read the screenplay for the proposed follow-up to 2010's smash hit action thriller 'Salt' starring Angelina Jolie, and he believes...

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...

Margot Robbie In Final Talks To Star In 'Tarzan'

Margot Robbie's stock continues to rise higher and higher and as she looks set to become the latest in-demand Hollywood leading lady, her next big role has all but been confirmed. According to The Warp,...

Matthew Mcconaughy's Journey From Topless Rom-commer To Oscar Contender

Matthew McConaughy is on a real hot streak right now, proving that reputations can be shaken almost as quickly as they’re gained in the fickle entity that is Hollywood. Following up his moving performance as...

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...

Santa Monica Tastes Hollywood Glamour As Stars Come Out For Critics Choice Awards [Photos]

The Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, California, set the stage for the latest instalment of the awards season program, playing host to some of the biggest names in showbiz and paying tribute to some of...

'Gravity,' 'American Hustle' And '12 Years A Slave' Scoop Major Wins At Critic's Choice Awards: Full Nominees & Winners

On the same day as the nominations for this year's Academy Awards ceremony were revealed, the latest instalment of the ongoing awards season went by at the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, California, where 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...

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...

Idris Loses Golden Globe Hopes For 'Mandela' And 'Luther'

Idris Elba loses out on a Golden Globe gong for Best Actor in 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' as Matthew McConaughey takes home the award.No Globe for Idris this year'The Wire' star impressed critics with...

It's Golden Globes Night - Top 5 Predictions For The "Biggest Party In Hollywood"

Who’s excited for the Golden Globes? Given that the award show will be hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler again this year, the obvious answer should be “everyone”. With just hours to go until...

A Week In Movies: 12 Years A Slave Leads The Pack, Depp Is On Set In L.a., Plus Peeks At Godzilla, Romances, Comedies And Lemurs

The big news this week is the further escalation of awards-season fever. Steve McQueen's drama 12 Years a Slave continues to lead the field as the British Academy Film Awards announced its Bafta nominations this...

'12 Years A Slave': Chiwetel Ejiofor Becomes A Global Star

After dominating the critics awards and top 10 listings at the end of the year, 12 Years a Slave is the film to beat. And things got much more serious with this week's Bafta nominations,...

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