Articles Tagged 'The Oscars'

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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WATCH: Is Felicity Jones a Lock for the Best Actress Oscar Race?

Felicity Jones once again shows she can really act in The Theory of Everything, in which stars as the wife of the British physicist Stephen Hawking opposite Eddie Redmayne. The film, which is out now, has become a possible Oscar contender, especially because of its performances, and it’s also won praise for Benoit Delhomme‘s cinematography. […]

Adele receives her Academy Award

OK, So You Got The Statue, Now Finish The Song Properly…

Look, by any standard of celebrity measurement Adele’s doing perfectly fine, isn’t she? A Golden Globe, an Oscar, an entire dinner service made of Grammys with Brits for salt & pepper grinders. It won’t hurt her career, which is, to put it mildly, going from strength to strength, to maybe suggest that her mighty works aren’t […]

Tinker Tailor’s Gary Oldman on Making a Smiley Face – with Glasses

Even if Gary Oldman takes home one of those little gold statuettes at the Oscars for his performance in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, he’s already given away another object of no little importance connected to the movie. The glasses that Oldman wore, playing melancholic spy George Smiley, are being auctioned off for charity. Few readers […]

A Last-Minute Guide to the Oscars: Does Gary Oldman Have a Shot?

Britannia isn’t going to rule this Oscar Sunday. Unlike last year’s Academy Awards, when The King’s Speech and star Colin Firth owned the night, most major Oscar categories are sadly Brit-lite this time around. (The award show airs live on ABC, with the actual ceremony – that thing that happens after the red carpet – […]

The Brit List: Interview with Bérénice Bejo, Oscar Nominee for ‘The Artist’

The Artist star Bérénice Bejo was among the actors who heard their names called this morning (January 24) when the Oscar nominations were announced. The Brit List‘s Asha Leo caught up with the impossibly beautiful French-based actress at last week’s BAFTA tea, where she opened up about working with her husband, Artist director Michel Hazanavicius, […]

Nominations: Could This Be Gary Oldman’s Year At The Oscars?

The nominations for the 84th Academy Awards have just been announced, and while it is true that the strict anglophiles among us will struggle to claim another British takeover of Hollywood this year, there is one man who should be feeling pretty pleased with himself right now. Gary Oldman has been nominated in the Lead […]

Should the Oscar-Winning ‘King’s Speech’ Receive a PG-13 Edit?

The King’s Speech, which has made over $100 million at the domestic box office, is ready to bring in the big dough. Not only did the British period drama scoop up four Oscars last night (February 27), including the coveted Best Picture trophy, but the R-rated film won a PG-13 edit that will broaden its […]

Oscars 2011 Recap: ‘The King’s Speech’ Prevails with Four Awards

After Ricky Gervais took it in the chin for his “mean-spirited” hosting job at January’s Golden Globes, the 83rd annual Academy Awards tried to make sure Sunday evening’s (February 27) show from Hollywood’s Kodak Theater was, er, ultra friendly. To make a long story short, hosts James Franco and Anne Hathaway, or should we say […]

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 represented in 18 of the 24 Oscar categories. Leading the British charge is Colin Firth for his portrayal of George VI in The […]

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