Articles Tagged 'The BAFTAs'

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Could This Be the Year Benedict Finally Wins a BAFTA?

The nominations for this year’s BAFTA Television Awards have been revealed today (April 8), and as you’d expect, there’s a more-than-decent showing of Anglophenia favorites. Benedict Cumberbatch is up to six BAFTA nominations now. This is the third year he is listed in the leading actor category for his part in Sherlock, no mean feat […]

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BAFTA Roundup: Eddie Redmayne IS the Best Actor

The BAFTA Film Awards have only just finished, the confetti being packed away and the red carpet rolled up for another ceremony on another day. And it’s clear that in the big battle of the boffins between Benedict Cumberbatch and Eddie Redmayne, there has been a clear winner, and it’s not Sherlock. In fact, The […]

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The Sky’s The Limit: ‘Gravity’ Leads 2014 BAFTA Nominations

The list of nominations for this year’s BAFTA film awards were announced this morning, and it seems, as with the Golden Globes, that there’s a huge critical consensus around a handful of astonishing performances. Most notably, there are the 11 nominations for Gravity, including best film and best British film, best director, and best actress […]

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BAFTA Celebrates 50 Years Of ‘Doctor Who’

This weekend it’s the BAFTA Television Awards, hosted by Graham Norton. And, in recognition of 50 years of wonderment, 50 years of hiding behind soft furnishings, and 50 years of providing a LOT of work for British TV actors – whether in alienskin suits or not – there will be a special tribute to Doctor Who […]

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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 awards of the night, we’d be throwing around words like “invasion” and “landslide,” so in the […]

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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 awards ceremony, which will be hosted by Stephen Fry at London’s Royal Opera House on 10 February. And, while many […]

BAFTA Film Awards Longlist Revealed – Snape’s Up For An Award!

The longlist for the British Academy Film Awards is out, in preparation for the ceremony on February 12, and as you’d expect, a lot of Anglophenia-friendly films have been nominated. Harry Potter, Tinker Tailor and The Iron Lady, to name but three. Over in the actor’s corner, the most interesting nomination has to be for […]

BAFTAs Wrap-Up: Will ‘The King’s Speech’ Sweep Continue at the Oscars?

The King’s Speech, the period drama about King George VI’s struggle to overcome a stutter, won seven BAFTAs at yesterday’s ceremony (February 13). Its haul included awards for Best Actor (Colin Firth), Best Supporting Actress (Helena Bonham Carter), Best Supporting Actor (Geoffrey Rush), Best Film, Outstanding British Film, Best Score, and Best Original Screenplay (David […]

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