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Affleck, Argo, Win Britain's Oscars

In yet a further embarrassment to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which had failed to nominate him in the Best Director category, Ben Affleck received the director's top prize at Sunday night's...

Are The 2013 Baftas Unpredictable? Strong Contenders Make It Tough To Judge

Film awards outcomes are difficult to predict. Year on year the judging panel changes and the tastes of both the public and the film critique elite evolve. Sometimes winners will be a curve ball, and...

Martin Sheen Backtracks Over Zero Dark Thirty Petition Criticism

Martin Sheen gave his backing to a petition calling on Oscar voters to boycott Zero Dark Thirty over the film's torture scenes by "mistake", insisting he has nothing against the gritty thriller or its director...

9/11 Victims Group Blast Critics Of Zero Dark Thirty, Praise Filmmakers

Filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow has been given a huge boost as the debate about the torture techniques featured in Zero Dark Thirty rages on - the relatives of those who perished in the 9/11 terror attacks...

Jessica Chastain To Play Miss Julie

Jessica Chastain will star in 'Miss Julie'.The 31-year-old actress has landed the lead opposite Colin Farrell in Liv Ullmann's big screen version of August Strindberg's play about an upper class woman who falls for her...

Thinking Of Seeing 'Zero Dark Thirty', With Friends? A Controversy Cheat-sheet!

Hey, UK readers, planning on seeing Zero Dark Thirty with a couple of friends this weekend? Of course, you'll be aware it's an Oscar frontrunner. Of course, you'll be aware it's from the director of...

Jessica Chastain: Awards Make Me 'Vulnerable'

Jessica Chastain becomes ''vulnerable'' when nominated for awards.The flame-haired beauty recently took home the Best Actress Golden Globe for her role as CIA agent Maya in Kathryn Bigelow's political thriller 'Zero Dark Thirty' and with...

Jessica Chastain's Intense Movie

Jessica Chastain admits making 'Zero Dark Thirty' was ''intense''.The 31-year-old actress found her Oscar-nominated role as resourceful CIA agent Maya challenging because of the ''guerrilla-style'' filming on set and technical jargon she had to get...

Jessica Chastain Shocked And Hurt By Kathryn Bigelow's Best Director Oscar Snub

Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain felt like she had been shot through the heart after learning director Kathryn Bigelow had missed out on a Best Director Academy Award nomination for their gritty drama Zero Dark Thirty.The...

A Week In Movies: Oscar Predictions For Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lawrence, Denzel Washington, Daniel Day-lewis And Anne Hathaway While Iceman And Mud Trailers Hit The Web

Jessica Chastain and Jennifer Lawrence battle over Best Actress, Denzel Washington and Daniel Day-Lewis meet over Best Actor And Anne Hathaway favorite for Best Supporting Actress. While Iceman (James Franco, Winona Ryder) and Mud (Matthew...

This Is Torture! Just Go See Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty

The torture scandal surrounding Kathryn Bigelow's Oscar nominated movie Zero Dark Thirty has somewhat marred the acclaimed movie's release, though the message from its creators is clear: go and watch film as it is supposed...

Kathryn Bigelow On Zero Dark Thirty Torture Scenes: "It's Part Of The Story"

A lot has been said about Kathryn Bigelow's Oscar nominated Zero Dark Thirty. One camp asks, how dare you suggest America uses torture? While another says, how dare you suggest that torture works?It's not a...

Kathryn Bigelow Writes Open Letter To Defend Zero Dark Thirty

Director Kathryn Bigelow has written an open letter in defence of her acclaimed movie Zero Dark Thirty as controversy over the film's torture scenes threatens to overshadow her awards season run.The gritty drama, about the...

Jessica Chastain Loves Cute Dog Videos

Jessica Chastain likes to watch dog videos to cheer herself up.The 'Zero Dark Thirty' actress admits she and Golden Globe-nominated director Kathryn Bigelow would email each other cute clips of pooches being rescued whenever filming...

Kathryn Bigelow Defends Zero Dark Thirty; 'Illogical To Ignore Torture'

Following the criticism aimed at Zero Dark Thirty over the counter-terrorism film’s handling of torture and interrogation scenes, its director Kathryn Bigelow has taken to the Los Angeles Times to answer back to those who...

Awards Snubs And Surprises Are Great! What Good Does Winning A Golden Globe Or Oscar Deliver?

When neither Ben Affleck nor Kathryn Bigelow had been nominated for the Oscar for Directing there was absolute uproar. While they are both wonderful film makers, what good would it do if they won all...

Zero Dark Thirty Jumps 16 Places To Take The Us Box Office Charts

A quiet week saw the Oscar nominated Zero Dark Thirty jump a staggering 16 places to take the number 1 slot in the U.S Box office charts, while Ganster Squad enjoyed a tame opening.A measly...

Ben Affleck's 'Incredible' Golden Globes Win

Ben Affleck doesn't know how he ''got away'' with winning a Golden Globe Award.The actor's successful transition behind the screen was cemented last night (13.01.13) when he picked up the Best Director award for 'Argo',...

Jessica Chastain Fails To Impress With Golden Globes Dress

Jessica Chastain nearly spilled out of her dress at the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday (13.01.13).The flame-haired actress almost exposed herself in her turquoise low-cut halter neck dress at the prestigious event in Los Angeles,...

Tina Fey And Amy Poehler Praised

Golden Globes hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler were a hit among the star guests at the prestigious awards show.The comediennes presented the annual event - following two years of British Ricky Gervais in the...

Gangster Squad Shoot Blanks As Zero Dark Thirty Tops Us Box Office

Zero Dark Thirty topped the second US Box Office weekend of the year as things started to pick up again with moviegoers.January is traditionally a quiet month, with most people hunkering down until February, having...

Tina Fey And Amy Poehler Praised

Golden Globes hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler were a hit among the star guests at the prestigious awards show.The comediennes presented the annual event - following two years of British Ricky Gervais in the...

The Golden Globes 2013: Who Were The Winners And Losers?

Ben Affleck got his redemption at the Golden Globes last night (January 13)Though the Oscars is undoubtedly the big one, there’s traditionally been a lot of love for the Golden Globes among the Hollywood fraternity,...

Tina Fey And Amy Poehler A Hit At Golden Globes

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler poked fun at Kathryn Bigelow and Anne Hathaway while hosting the Golden Globe Awards. The comediennes proved a huge hit as they joked their way through the award show...

Zero Dark Thirty Makes Surprise Jump To The Top Of Box Office

With awards season fast approaching, every little thing can make or break a film's chances of winning big. Luckily for Zero Dark Thirty, its ascension to the top of the box office may very well...

Odds Are On For No One As Oscars Look To Be Close

With the nominations for 2013's Academy Awards being revealed today, all the fields are open in the four major categories as there seems to be no real, clear cut contenders for the top prizes.Lincoln has...

Oscar Contender Kathryn Bigelow Outside 'Late Show' Studios (Videos)

She's facing huge criticism for her 5-time Oscar nominated film, Zero Dark Thirty, which depicts the American operation to find Osama Bin Laden. But she still found time to smile to the press outside...

Zero Dark Thirty Producer: Kathryn Bigelow Was 'Robbed' By Oscars

'Zero Dark Thirty' producer Megan Ellison thinks Kathryn Bigelow was ''robbed'' by the Oscars.The director failed to receive a nomination for the 2013 Academy Awards' prestigious Achievement in Directing category, despite being predicted to make...

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