Tag Archives: Daniel Day-Lewis

That's SIR Daniel Day Lewis To You!

The Queen’s Birthday Honours List was announced yesterday, and it seems we have a new theatrical sir to add to an already enormously impressive list. Daniel Day-Lewis is to receive a knighthood, putting the three-time Oscar winner ...

Derek Jacobi Was Nearly Hannibal Lecter

There’s a great alternate history of Hollywood to be written, in which the actors that just missed out on getting certain iconic screen roles are shown having got the part.

Three Brits Make Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People List

Time Magazine has announced its annual list of the 100 most influential people which included Kate Middleton, The Duchess of Cambridge; Hilary Mantel, novelist and two time Man Booker Prize winner and Oscar-winning actor Daniel ...

Academy Awards Recap: Daniel Day-Lewis, ‘Skyfall’ Make Oscar History

The biggest British-related award of the evening was the one that, as was widely expected, went to Daniel Day-Lewis as best actor in the title role of Lincoln.

WATCH: The British Take on Accuracy in Oscar-Nominated Films

In the run up to the Oscars, the three best picture nominees with stories based on real people or events — Lincoln, Argo and Zero Dark Thirty — have all had the veracity of their storytelling challenged.

WATCH: A Look at Britain’s Oscar Chances

This year, there’s no big British Oscar winning film in sight like The King’s Speech. But some British victories are being forecast.

James Bond And The Argonauts: The 2013 BAFTAs

I’m pretty sure if a well-known British actor had tried his hand at directing, delivered a well-liked and unthodox thriller, starring himself, then taken it to an awards ceremony in America and walked off with two of the largest ...

Brits Represent at 2013 Golden Globes

The Brits have made an early showing at the 70th Annual Golden Globes with Dame Maggie Smith winning Best Supporting Actress for her performance in BBC’s Downton Abbey. Let’s do some Brit-spotting at the Globes!

Daniel Day-Lewis: ‘Downton Abbey’ is ‘Why I Left England’

Nearly eight million viewers tuned into PBS on Sunday night to see the premiere of Downton Abbey’s third season, but Oscar nominee Daniel Day-Lewis wasn’t one of them.

BAFTAs: Abraham Lincoln Invades Britain And Beats Up James Bond

It’s been a busy week for awards nominations, what with the BAFTA Rising Star nominees, and the National Television Awards –  and it’s only Wednesday! – but today, BAFTA announced the full shortlist for their film ...