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Watch: British Celebs Offer “A Little Help” to Friends with Dementia in New Ad Campaign

Famous British names such as Chris Martin, Lily Allen, Simon Pegg, Ray Winstone, Jim Sturgess and Britain’s Got Talent judge Amanda Holden warble their way through the Beatles’ “I Get By With a Little Help From My ...

Brit Binge Watching: Mike Leigh and Terence Davies Films You Can View Online

Both critically acclaimed, British filmmakers Mike Leigh and Terence Davies, illustrate the human spirit in their narrative films, taking different cinematic approaches.

WATCH: First Look at BBC AMERICA’s ‘Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond’

A very brief first official teaser has been released for Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond, a co-production between Sky Atlantic and BBC AMERICA set for a 2014 premiere. Dominic Cooper stars as Ian Fleming in the four-part drama that ...

Mike Leigh: “‘Another Year’ Should Have Won A Bafta”

The director Mike Leigh has been discussing the motivation for working the way he does, making films about predominantly working-class characters with dark emotional secrets in their lives, and has come to the conclusion that it’s ...

Ready, Set, Go for the BAFTAs: A Preview

As the seemingly endless, Louboutin-shod march to the Academy Awards on February 27 continues, all eyes will focus on London this Sunday (February 13) evening when the British Academy of Film and Television Arts hands out its coveted ...

Lesley Manville’s Predicted Oscar Nod: What Happened?

She’d won the National Board of Review award for Best Actress and raves galore from critics. So when the Oscar nominations were announced yesterday (January 25), why did Lesley Manville come up empty for her raw, riveting, ...

Oscar Nominations: ‘The King’s Speech’ Leads with 12

The King's Speech dominated this morning's (January 25) Oscar nominations, with 12 total nominations, including ones for Colin Firth (watch our interview), Helena Bonham Carter, Geoffrey Rush, and director Tom Hooper. Christian Bale received recognition for The Fighter, but there are some notable British snubs this year.

British Hopefuls For This Year’s Oscar Nominations

Movie fans will want to wake up early tomorrow. At 8:30 a.m.

WATCH: Actress Lesley Manville Talks Possible U.S. Career

Britain’s Lesley Manville will be in New York tonight (January 11) to pick up a prestigious Best Actress award from the National Board of Review for her role in Mike Leigh’s latest picture Another Year. There is also talk she may ...

‘Another Year’ Star Lesley Manville Doesn’t Know Who Michael Bay Is

Lesley Manville‘s performance as self-pitying drunkard Mary in Mike Leigh‘s Another Year has won her many plaudits stateside, including the National Board of Review’s Best Actress prize. (Read Leah Rozen‘s ...