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Bafta Bosses Explain Bob Hoskins Snub

Organisers of the Bafta Awards have explained their decision to leave beloved British actor Bob Hoskins out of the event's In Memoriam segment following a slew of complaints about the snub.The Who Framed Roger Rabbit...

Hayley Atwell Suffers Wardrobe Disaster At Baftas

Hayley Atwell suffered a major wardrobe disaster at the Bafta Awards in London on Sunday night (08Feb15) when her designer gown split on the red carpet.The Captain America star turned out in a stylish navy...

Eddie Redmayne Beats Cumberbatch And Fiennes To Best Actor Prize At 2015 Baftas

Not that we couldn't have guessed it, but 'The Theory Of Everything' star Eddie Redmayne has landed the accolade for Best Actor at the 2015 BAFTA Awards, beating the likes of fellow Brits Benedict Cumberbatch...

Boyhood, The Theory Of Everything And The Grand Budapest Hotel Win Big At Baftas

Boyhood, The Theory Of Everything and The Grand Budapest Hotel were among the big winners at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards on Sunday (08Feb15).Boyhood scored the coveted Best Film prize,...

The Theory Of Everything Is An Early Winner At The Baftas

The Theory Of Everything has become an early winner at the 2015 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards by scooping the Outstanding British Film prize.The biopic of physicist Stephen Hawking, portrayed by...

Bafta Is Perhaps The Best Predictor Of Oscar Night

For the last six years, a shift in the voting patterns at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts has offered a striking prediction of what will happen on Oscar night.The 2015 BAFTA's will...

Stephen Fry To Present Prince William With Pardon Petition At Baftas - Report

Actor/funnyman Stephen Fry is to present British royal Prince William with a high-profile pardon petition during the Bafta Awards in London on Sunday (08Feb15), according to a report.Fry is set to host the British Academy...

Bafta Nominees Land Luxury Trip To Bali

Stars including Eddie Redmayne and Benedict Cumberbatch will be treated to a luxury vacation in Asia as part of exclusive gift bags set to be handed out at the Bafta Awards on Sunday (08Jan15).Celebrities attending...

Mike Leigh To Receive Bafta Fellowship

Moviemaker Mike Leigh is to be feted with a special honour by officials at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta).The director will be presented with a Bafta Fellowship award, which recognises excellence...

Top British Producer Johnny Goodman Dies

British Tv and movie mogul Johnny Goodman has died, aged 87.The producer and former Bafta chairman passed away on Friday (30Jan15). Roger Moore, who became a good friend after working with Goodman on the...

Actress Geraldine Mcewan Dead At 82

Beloved British stage and screen actress Geraldine Mcewan has died, aged 82.MCEwan, who is best known for her portrayal of Agatha Christie's Miss Marple on Tv, passed away "peacefully" on Friday (30Jan15), according to a...

Kasabian Vow To Create Chaos At The Baftas

British rockers Kasabian are planning to shock the movie star audience at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards next month (Feb15) by playing "twice as loud" and creating chaos during their...

Benedict Cumberbatch Vs. Eddie Redmayne: The Battle Of The Baftas

Benedict Cumberbatch and Eddie Redmayne go head to head at this years BAFTAs with 'The Imitation Game' and 'The Theory Of Everything' leading nominations with thirteen categories between their respective flicks.[L-R] Eddie Redmayne, Benedict Cumberbatch...

Bafta 2015 Nominations Reveal Secrets Of Awards Season

Friday morning's British Academy Film Awards nominations show the predicted Bafta love for home-grown movies like 'The Imitation Game' and 'The Theory of Everything', but were even more notable for who was missing from the...

The Grand Budapest Hotel Leads Bafta Nominations

The Grand Budapest Hotel emerged as the top contender for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Film Awards on Friday (09Jan15).The oddball comedy, starring Ralph Fiennes, lead the charge with 11 nominations...

The Theory Of Everything And Birdman Lead Bafta Nominations

The Theory Of Everything and Birdman have emerged as early contenders at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Film Awards after nominations were announced on Friday morning (09Jan15).The critically-acclaimed films were given...

Shailene Woodley To Compete For Bafta Rising Star Award

Shailene Woodley and Margot Robbie are among the actors vying for the Rising Star prize at the British Academy Of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards in February (15).The Fault in Our Stars actress, who...

Eddie Redmayne Haunted By Baftas Vomit Incident

Eddie Redmayne is still haunted by his experience of vomiting backstage at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) awards.The Les Miserables star was struck down with food poisoning at the movie awards...

Actor Adam Deacon Facing Harassment Charge

British actor Adam Deacon has been charged with one count of harassment.The Kidulthood star, who hails from east London, was released on bail from a police station in the British capital on Saturday (20Dec14). The...

Rza To Give Keynote Speech At South By Southwest

Rapper/actor Rza has been chosen to give one of the keynote speeches at the 2015 South By Southwest Film Conference.The Wu-Tang Clan star has also made a name for himself in the film world and...

James Mcavoy Wins Top Honour At Bafta Scotland Awards

Actor James Mcavoy was given a warm hometown honour as he won the top acting prize at the 2014 Bafta Scotland awards on Sunday (16Nov14).The Glasgow native picked up the Best Film Actor trophy for...

Puppeteer Peter Firmin Lands Bafta Honour

A puppeteer behind beloved British children's shows the Clangers and Bagpuss is to receive a special honour from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta).Peter Firmin, the co-creator of the U.K. Tv favourites,...

Judi Dench Picks Up Honour At Britannia Awards

British actress Dame Judi Dench was "overwhelmed" as she was honoured for her career at the Britannia Awards in Los Angeles on Thursday (30Oct14).The veteran star was presented with the Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award...

Sherlock Dominates Welsh Baftas

Hit detective drama Sherlock was crowned king of Welsh Tv on Sunday night (26Oct514) when it scooped three top honours at the country's version of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards.The...

Kevin Macdonald's Hong Kong Masterclass Cancelled

British Academy of Film and Television Arts Bafta bosses have postponed director Kevin Macdonald's university masterclass in Hong Kong due to the region's ongoing political unrest.The Last King of Scotland filmmaker was due to give...

David Attenborough Wants To Discover The Yeti

Veteran nature Tv broadcaster Sir David Attenborough hopes to fulfil a lifelong ambition by tracking down the Yeti.The 88-year-old Brit has been making wildlife shows for the Bbc since the 1950s and his groundbreaking work...

Richard Attenborough Dies

British movie legend Lord Richard Attenborough has died, aged 90.The actor/director/producer passed away on Sunday (24Aug14). While his exact cause of death has yet to be revealed, Attenborough had been living in a nursing...

Rolf Harris Launches Appeal Bid

Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has applied for permission to appeal against his conviction for sex attacks on four young girls.Harris was found guilty in June (14) of molesting four females aged between seven and 19...

British Prosecutors Will Not Appeal Rolf Harris' Sentence

The U.K. Attorney General has declined to appeal disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris' five-year sentence for child sex offences after receiving a slew of complaints suggesting the punishment is not enough.The Australian singer/artist, 84, was ordered...

Tom Rolf Dead At 82

Oscar-winning film editor Tom Rolf has died at the age of 82.Rolf, whose movie credits include Taxi Driver, The Horse Whisperer, Stakeout, and Jacob's Ladder, reportedly passed away last month (Jun14) but no further details...

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