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Imelda Avoids Designer Dresses

British actress IMELDA STAUNTON is determined to avoid the pre-OSCARS madness when it comes to dresses and gems by calling on a costume designer pal to help her out. The VERA DRAKE star, who...

Staunton Refuses To Hire Entourage

British actress IMELDA STAUNTON refuses to let her ACADEMY AWARD nomination alter her modest lifestyle - she still does all her own household chores. The grounded VERA DRAKE star hails the longevity of her...

Staunton Expects Oscar Glory

Movie star IMELDA STAUNTON is expecting to beat KATE WINSLET, HILARY SWANK, ANNETTE BENING and CATALINA SANDINO MORENO to be named Best Actress at this month's (27FEB05) OSCAR Awards. The 49-year-old actress says she...

Staunton's Impromptu Vera Drake Songs

OSCAR-nominated actress IMELDA STAUNTON was forced to unleash a hidden talent while shooting VERA DRAKE - songwriting. In the critically acclaimed film, the veteran screen star plays a middle-aged woman who performs illegal abortions...

Anti-abortion Protests Slam Oscar Hopeful

MIKE LEIGH's award-winning drama VERA DRAKE has been hit by protests from anti-abortion groups. The independent film, about backstreet abortion in 1950s London, has been nominated for three OSCARS at next month's (FEB05) ACADEMY...

Oscar Actress Nominees Land $15,000 Gift Bag

Best Actress OSCAR nominees KATE WINSLET, HILARY SWANK, IMELDA STAUNTON, ANNETTE BENING and CATALINA SANDINO MORENO are already winners - they've received $15,000 (GBP7,890) gift bags from Victoria's Secret. The gift packages include Oscars...

Staunton 'Tipsy' For Vera Drake Finale

VERA DRAKE star IMELDA STAUNTON was drunk when cameras started to roll on the movie's improvised finale - because unconventional director MIKE LEIGH plied her with brandy in the build-up to the harrowing scene....

Johansson Hopes She Loses Golden Globe

Screen siren SCARLETT JOHANSSON is backing IMELDA STAUNTON to win the Best Actress GOLDEN GLOBE even though she is nominated in the same category. Johansson, who is nominated for her role in A LOVE...

Million Dollar Baby Triumphs With Critics

CLINT EASTWOOD is celebrating after his film MILLION DOLLAR BABY and star HILARY SWANK picked up two accolades at the NATIONAL SOCIETY OF FILM CRITICS AWARDS on Saturday (08JAN05). The veteran film-maker and actor's...

Staunton Blown Away By Her Vera Drake Success

British actress IMELDA STAUNTON is amazed at how successful her role in VERA DRAKE has proved to be with US critics - because it's about a frumpy middle-aged woman who performs illegal abortions. Staunton...

Staunton Boosted By Mirren's Tears

Actress IMELDA STAUNTON feared her film VERA DRAKE wouldn't be a success - until she saw DAME HELEN MIRREN crying at a screening of the abortion drama. The English actress, 48, has won six...

Foxx + Staunton Are Clear Oscar Favourites After Seattle Wins

JAMIE FOXX and IMELDA STAUNTON lead the way as clear OSCAR favourites for the top acting prizes after picking up another set of awards in Seattle, Washington. Foxx was named Best Actor by the...

Loach Honoured By London Critics

British film-maker KEN LOACH will be honoured for his outstanding contribution to cinema by the London Critics Circle. The director will receive a special award for a 40-year career, marked by movies including KES,...

Before Sunset Gets An Oscars Boost

Hit sleeper movie BEFORE SUNSET has been given an OSCARS boost after being named the Film of The Year by VILLAGE VOICE critics in New York. The BEFORE SUNRISE sequel's director RICHARD LINKLATER also claimed...

Britain To Rival America At Oscars

The UK's hopes for next year's (FEB05) OSCARS have been given a boost, after eight British actors picked GOLDEN GLOBE nominations yesterday (13DEC04). English stars IMELDA STAUNTON, JOELY RICHARDSON, KATE WINSLET, CLIVE OWEN, IAN...

Big Weekend For Sideways

LATEST: Wine-drinking comedy SIDEWAYS has come from nowhere to become a leading OSCARS contender after picking up a string of film awards at the weekend. As well as winning the LOS ANGELES FILM CRITICS...

Sideways Triumphs At Los Angeles Ceremony

Road trip comedy SIDEWAYS triumphed on both of America's coastlines on Saturday (11DEC04), when it was named Best Film by the LOS ANGELES FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION and the NEW YORK FILM CRITICS ONLINE. The...

Almodovar + Amenabar Lead European Film Awards Nominations

PEDRO ALMODOVAR's BAD EDUCATION, ALEJANDRO AMENABAR's THE SEA INSIDE and FAITH AKIN's HEAD ON are the films leading the way for the upcoming EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS with five nominations apiece. The trio are up...

Italian Media Anger Over Venice

The Italian media has blasted the VENICE FILM FESTIVAL for failing to present top awards to one of its country's movies, and choosing to acknowledge a British picture instead. UK director MIKE LEIGH's critically...

Vera Drake Takes Two Awards In Venice

Controversial MIKE LEIGH movie VERA DRAKE has won the Golden Lion prize for Best Film at the VENICE FILM FESTIVAL in Italy. Vera Drake, which focuses on a fictional back street abortionist in 1950s...

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