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Newton: 'Films Are Disposable'

Zambian-born star THANDIE NEWTON insists raising a family is more important than her glittering career - even if it means turning down multi-million dollar projects. The actress, who won a BAFTA for her supporting...

Nighy Fears Award Shows

British actor BILL NIGHY fears award ceremonies, because he was a hopeless underachiever at school. The SHAUN OF THE DEAD star, who is the proud owner of two BAFTA awards, is keen to dispel...

Hilton Hits Back At Barton

LATEST: PARIS HILTON has hit back at MISCHA BARTON, after the actress blasted the hotel heiress for "hating everyone around her age who is more successful". THE OC star, 20, reportedly fell out with...

Ledger Asks Gyllenhaal To Be Godfather

HEATH LEDGER is so close to his BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN co-star JAKE GYLLENHAAL, he has asked him to be Godfather to his four-month-old daughter MATILDA. Gyllenhaal, whose turn in the movie earned him a Best...

Weisz Cheered By Style Award

Pregnant starlet RACHEL WEISZ has something to smile about after her BAFTA defeat - she was crowned Most Stylish Actress at the Elle Style Awards in London last night (20FEB06). AEON FLUX star CHARLIZE...

Brokeback Shines At Baftas

Brokeback Mountain's momentum as Oscar ceremonies near showed no letup as the movie dominated Britain's BAFTA awards Sunday. The film was voted the best film of 2005, and it also picked up awards in three...

Zellweger's Dress Ruined

Hollywood beauty RENEE ZELLWEGER "completely ruined" her Carolina Herrera dress at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) last night (19FEB06). The blonde actress donned a strappy, black gown for the soggy London ceremony, where...

Hoffman's Capote Battle

PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN has branded his screen alter ego TRUMAN CAPOTE an enigma, despite winning a Best Actor BAFTA last night (19FEB06) for his portrayal of the author. CAPOTE is tipped for five Oscar...

Macy Turns To Whisky In Bafta Boredom

BAFTA presenter WILLIAM H MACY sneaked a bottle of whisky into the BAFTAs last night (19FEB06), to stave off the boredom of the ceremony. Despite handing the Best Supporting Actress award to THANDIE NEWTON,...

Ledger Takes A Break To Be 'Mr Mum'

HEATH LEDGER will abandon acting after the Academy Awards next month (MAR06), so he can spend time with baby daughter MATILDA. The Australian actor wants to let his partner MICHELLE WILLIAMS pursue her acting...

Clooney's Bafta Snoozefest

GEORGE CLOONEY struggled to stay awake throughout the BAFTAs last night (19FEB06), after going without sleep to make the event. The actor/director jetted in from New York City to make the London bash, where...

Clooney Teases Press About Pitt And Jolie Wedding Rumours

GEORGE CLOONEY has taunted journalists in Britain by hinting ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT may be marrying at his Italian home. Recent reports claim the superstar couple are planning to tie the knot near...

Bafta Stars Brave British Weather

Hollywood glamour had to contend with traditional British rainy weather at the BAFTAs as attending stars dodged puddles outside London's Odeon Leicester Square cinema. Many stars made last minute fashion changes and turned to...

Wright Surprised By Knightley Snub

PRIDE + PREJUDICE director JOE WRIGHT expressed his surprise at KEIRA KNIGHTLEY's snub at the BAFTAs tonight (19FEB06). Wright, who won the The Carl Foreman Award For Special Achievement, was adamant the 20-year-old should...

Lee Praises British Support

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN director ANG LEE paid tribute to British judges after the movie picked up four awards at the BAFTAs. The controversial movie is hotly tipped to win big at next month's Academy Awards,...

Puttnam: 'Clooney Should Have Been Best Director'

LORD PUTTNAM insisted GEORGE CLOONEY should have been named Best Director when he picked up his Academy Fellowship Award at this evening's BAFTAs. THE KILLING FIELDS producer, who was honoured with a standing ovation...

Lee Praises British Support

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN director ANG LEE paid tribute to British judges after the movie picked up four awards at the BAFTAs. The controversial movie is hotly tipped to win big at next month's Academy Awards,...

Bafta Stars Brave British Weather

Hollywood glamour had to contend with traditional British rainy weather at the BAFTAs as attending stars dodged puddles outside London's Odeon Leicester Square cinema. Many stars made last minute fashion changes and turned to...

Wright Surprised By Knightley Snub

PRIDE + PREJUDICE director JOE WRIGHT expressed his surprise at KEIRA KNIGHTLEY's snub at the BAFTAs tonight (19FEB06). Wright, who won the The Carl Foreman Award For Special Achievement, was adamant the 20-year-old should...

Puttnam: 'Clooney Should Have Been Best Director'

LORD PUTTNAM insisted GEORGE CLOONEY should have been named Best Director when he picked up his Academy Fellowship Award at this evening's BAFTAs. THE KILLING FIELDS producer, who was honoured with a standing ovation...

Bevan Proud For Knightly After Bafta Snub

PRIDE + PREJUDICE producer TIM BEVAN feels vindicated by star KEIRA KNIGHTLEY's Academy Award nomination, after being enraged by the British Academy Film Awards failure to acknowledge the actress last month (JAN06). The Working...

Spielberg Movie In Bafta Mishap

STEVEN SPIELBERG fears his new movie MUNICH will fail to win a single gong at the British Academy Film And Television Awards (BAFTAs) later this year (FEB06), after a string of disasters delayed DVDs intended...

Mcadams, Williams And Bernal Nominated For Baftas Rising Stars

Budding acting talent including former DAWSON'S CREEK actress MICHELLE WILLIAMS and Mexican hunk GAEL GARCIA BERNAL have been tipped for the new Orange Rising Star award at this year's (06) BAFTAs. They are joined...

Bell Slams Gay Rumours

BILLY ELLIOTT star JAMIE BELL has slammed "absurd" reports he is homosexual. Bell's sexuality was called into question when he moved into Billy Elliott director STEPHEN DALDRY's home as a teenager and kissed the...

Charlie And Incredibles Win Children's Baftas

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and THE INCREDIBLES were among the winners at the British Academy Children's Film And Television Awards (Children's BAFTAs) in London last night (27NOV05). TIM BURTON's adaptation of ROALD DAHL's...

Taylor Plans Burton Oscar Tribute

ELIZABETH TAYLOR is launching a new campaign to honour her late husband RICHARD BURTON with an Oscar. The actress told press at last week's (10NOV05) BAFTA/LA Britannia Awards Gala in Beverly Hills that she...

Ronnie Barker Dies

Legendary British comedian RONNIE BARKER has died at the age of 76. Barker, best known for the BBC TV show PORRIDGE and his partnership with longtime funnyman collaborator RONNIE CORBETT, passed away peacefully at...

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