Articles Tagged 'Oscars'

Leonardo DiCaprio attends the Oscars held at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California.

10 Times Leonardo DiCaprio Didn’t Win An Oscar

Leonardo DiCaprio is heavily tipped to win the Oscar for Best Actor at Sunday’s Academy Awards, partly due to his role as legendary frontiersman Hugh Glass in The Revenant, but also partly because the six-time Oscar nominee (five for acting) has never actually won, and many feel his time has come. But what about all those near misses? […]

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WATCH: Daniel Radcliffe Weighs in on ‘White’ Oscars

Among the stars commenting on the “whiteness” of this year’s Oscars race is Daniel Radcliffe, who was a big attraction on Friday afternoon (January 22) at the Sundance Film Festival. Radcliffe believes it’s the film industry that’s to blame for the under-representation of African Americans as opposed to the Academy. He says: “The problem isn’t […]

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2016 Academy Award Nominations In Full

Awards season is finally hitting its stride: Today (January 14), the Motion Picture Academy announced its annual nominations for Hollywood’s most coveted trophy. It looks to be a big Oscar year for The Revenant, which leads with 12 nominations, including one for star Leonardo DiCaprio and a somewhat surprise nod for Tom Hardy. Hardy’s Mad […]

Eddie Redmayne: SO cool. (Pic: Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Eddie Redmayne: “This… this Oscar… WOW!”

It’s clearly hard to be cool when you’ve just won an Oscar. And it’s kind of snooty to even try. But even so, Eddie Redmayne’s geeky and ebullient acceptance speech—after winning the best actor trophy at last night’s Academy Awards—set new standards for giddiness. Look at him, standing on one leg and squealing just like […]

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Join Anglophenia For Oscars Coverage

On Sunday (February 22), little gold men will be handed out, heartfelt speeches will be made, and names will be mangled by John Travolta. There will be Benedict Cumberbatch on the red carpet, possibly photobombing; there will be Keira Knightley with her baby bump; and there will be abundant boyishness from Eddie Redmayne. And Anglophenia […]

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WATCH: The British Invasion of the Oscars

Anglophenia’s Tom Brook headed to Hollywood ahead of the Oscars to chat with some of this year’s British nominees, including Benedict Cumberbatch, Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, and Keira Knightley. This should be the player used to embed videos. Also, watch his interview with Rosamund Pike, British Best Actress nominee for Gone Girl: This should be […]

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WATCH: Oscar-Nominated British Actors Discuss Their Films

You may hear these names read when the Academy Awards are handed out on February 22. (They’re all also nominated for the EE British Academy Film Awards, which air Sunday, February 8 at 8/7c on BBC AMERICA.) We spoke to all five of these fine British actors about their nominated roles in acclaimed films, and […]

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‘Selma’: A Very American Story Told Through British Actors

Martin Luther King Jr.’s non-violent struggle to secure voting rights is a defining moment in American history, yet in the new film Selma it is told through a cast where the key roles are all played by British actors. King is being portrayed to great acclaim by David Oyelowo, who was raised in the U.K. […]

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WATCH: Timothy Spall on Learning to Paint for Prize-Winning Role

Timothy Spall was in New York doing promotional interviews for his celebrated portrayal of the British landscape painter J.M.W Turner in the film Mr. Turner when he found himself somewhat unexpectedly the recipient of the prestigious New York Film Critics Circle Best Actor prize. The award makes him a more viable candidate in the forthcoming […]

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