Articles Tagged 'Awards'

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Expect Brits Aplenty on the Red Carpet this Awards Season

What goes with red? That’s the question any number of British stars are asking themselves as they select outfits in which to walk the red carpet during awards season. The awards show marathon began officially a week ago when the Gotham Awards, which recognize work in American independent films, were handed out on Dec. 2 […]

For Your Consideration: ‘The Hour’s Romola Garai, Golden Globe Nominee

In The Hour, Golden Globe nominee Romola Garai’s challenges as an actress seem particularly close to the on-screen job responsibilities of her character, television producer Bel Rowley. She’s got to keep everything going, despite seemingly impossible balancing acts. She’s a pioneer several times over – a woman in the male-dominated world of journalism, creating an […]

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. The Toronto Film Festival, which wraps up this weekend, along with recently completed film festivals in Venice, Italy and Telluride, Colorado, mark the […]

David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Top Gear Win RTS Awards

The stars of That Mitchell and Webb Look, comedians David Mitchell and Robert Webb, have won a shared Royal Television Society award for Best Comedy Performance. The honor was for their edgy work in the series Peep Show. The society presented this statement in the announcement of their award: “The winners have grown into television’s […]

“Longford,” “Life on Mars” Lead BAFTA TV Nominations

The BAFTA TV nominations have been announced. The Channel 4/HBO co-pro Longford, which details the Moors Murder trial, leads with four nominations, including one for Best Single Drama, All of its stars – Jim Broadbent, Andy Serkis, and Samantha Morton – received mentions as well. Another mini-series about the killings, See No Evil: The Moors […]

Congrats to “Gideon’s Daughter” For Its Peabody Win

The Golden Globe-winning drama, Gideon’s Daughter, has added another honor to its growing list: it has been selected as a Peabody Award winner for 2006. Here’s the Peabody committee’s statement: This delicate character drama uses a complex father-daughter relationship to explore grief and the cult of celebrity against the backdrop of a nation mourning Princess […]

Helen Mirren’s Awards Season Continues

She’s seemingly won every award there is – two SAG, two Golden Globes, an Oscar, the Nobel Prize for Physics – and she’s still winning awards: last night, Dame Helen Mirren won the Royal Television Society Best Actress award for her role in the final Prime Suspect. The RTS released a statement, proclaiming that “the […]

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