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Brits Don’t Have This Year’s Oscar Nominations Wrapped Up

For the past few years, British stars and films were hot and heavy contenders for Oscars. This year, not so much.

Will Brits Walk Away With Oscars Again This Year?

Just lie back and think of England. That’s one way to get through this endless movie awards season while focusing on whether various British actors and films will nab Oscar gold.

Olivia Colman: Dark Horse Oscar Contender

Actress Olivia Colman is emerging as a possible dark horse Oscar contender for her striking portrayal of a woman horrifically abused by her husband in the British drama Tyrannosaur out now.

Early Dish on UK Oscar Contenders: What’s the Next ‘King’s Speech’?

The Oscars are still months away – February 26, 2012 is awards night – and nominations don’t even come out until January 24, but the race for golden guys has already begun.

WATCH: Colin Firth, Other British Oscar Hopefuls Have Their Say

Colin Firth in ‘The King’s Speech’ The British presence at this year’s Academy Awards is formidable. According to the UK Film Council, British talent has secured 33 nominations — and Britain is ...

Oscar Predictions: Can ‘King’s Speech’ Prevail Over ‘Social Network’?

Will The King’s Speech manage to win a kingly sized portion of the awards up for grabs this Sunday (February 27) at the Oscars? The British historical drama has been nominated for 12 gold statues, including Best Picture.

Watch Colin Firth in ‘The King’s Speech’ Trailer

Check it out: the trailer for The King’s Speech has been released today. The film, which won big at the Toronto Film Festival, is already seen as the frontrunner for next year’s Best Picture Oscar, and Colin Firth is viewed ...

After Slumdog Year, Britain Largely Snubbed at Oscars

At the 2009 Oscars, the UK was flying high, with homegrown epic Slumdog Millionaire sweeping the top categories, winning Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay.

From Skins to Slums: Dev Patel Rules the Oscars. Plus: Winslet Slams Britain

A year ago, he was known to a small group of fans as horny Muslim teenager Anwar on Skins. Fast-forward to 2009, and Dev Patel is the face of the biggest film on the planet.

Kate Winslet Could Become Oscar’s Biggest Losing Actress. Plus: Kate’s Sisters

If Kate Winslet loses on Sunday, she’ll be tied with legendary character actress Thelma Ritter and fellow Brit Deborah Kerr for Oscar’s biggest losing actress. She’s been nominated six times – four times as Best ...