Film and TV awards

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TV preview: This Is England ‘88 | I Had The X Factor ... 25 Years Ago: A Wonderland Special

Set during the early 80s tumult of Thatcher’s Britain, filmmaker Shane Meadows’ autobiographical This Is England was one of the most affecting coming-of-age dramas to emerge from British cinema in years.


Bafta TV nominations: Doctor Who star receives first nod

DOCTOR Who star Matt Smith will go up against Jim Broadbent, Benedict Cumberbatch and Daniel Rigby in next month's Bafta television awards.

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The King's Speech leads the way with 14 Bafta nominations

BRITISH movie The King's Speech is expected to reign at the Baftas after topping the nominations list for the film awards.

Bafta pulls red carpet from under Scottish annual awards

SCOTLAND's film industry has lost the glittering highlight of its calendar following a shock announcement that the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) has cancelled the annual awards ceremony this autumn.

Peter Capaldi among the stars in the running for TV Baftas

SCOTS actor Peter Capaldi has been nominated for a TV Bafta for his portrayal of foul-mouthed spin doctor Malcolm Tucker in political satire The Thick of It.

Political satire The Thick Of It wins trio of television awards

POLITICAL satire The Thick Of It has scooped a hat-trick at the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards.

Kathryn Bigelow's Oscar win has provoked the kind of debate about feminism and film that hasn't been seen since Thelma & Louise

KATHRYN Bigelow's two-fisted victory at the Academy Awards for best director and best film for The Hurt Locker didn't just punch through Hollywood's seemingly shatterproof glass ceiling; it has also helped dismantle stereotypes about what kinds of films women can and should direct.

Ianucci in the thick of the television awards

OSCAR-NOMINATED screenwriter Armando Ianucci was a winner at the Royal Television Society's awards last night.

The Oscars: History in the Film-making

'WELL," said Barbara Streisand, as the audience waited with bated breath. "The time has come." At the 82nd annual Oscars on Sunday night, the identity of the winner for Best Director was known as soon as she opened the envelope and said those five words. After more than eight decades it was not a man collecting the award but at last a woman.

Academy Awards: First-time nominee Sandra Bullock earns Best Actress Oscar

SANDRA Bullock paid tribute to her fellow nominees as she claimed the Best Actress Oscar for her performance in The Blind Side.

Academy Awards: Veteran Jeff Bridges finally claims Best Actor gong

HOLLYWOOD stalwart Jeff Bridges said his Best Actor Oscar was a tribute to his parents.

Academy Awards: Kathryn Bigelow is the toast of Hollywood as The Hurt Locker dominates Oscars

DIRECTOR Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win a best director Oscar as her Iraq war film, The Hurt Locker, swept the board at the Academy Awards in Hollywood this morning.

Victory for Precious at indie film awards gala

THE drama Precious has won five prizes at the Independent Spirit Awards, including best picture and trophies for the stars, Gabourey Sidibe and Mo'Nique, and director Lee Daniels.

Bafta awards: Joy of six as The Hurt Locker beats Avatar

IRAQ war drama The Hurt Locker stole the show at last night's British Film Awards (Baftas) after winning six awards, including the most prestigious title – best film – and triumphing over blockbuster Avatar.

Iannucci warms up for Oscars with screenplay award

SCOTS film maker Armando Iannucci has won a major award for the political comedy In The Loop.

*@$£! Foul-mouthed spin doctor Malcolm Tucker chases an Oscar for Armando Iannucci

SCOTS comedy writer Armando Iannucci found himself in the running for Hollywood gold yesterday, when he received an Oscar nomination for his award-winning movie In the Loop.

Oscar nominations: British trio up for awards

THREE British stars have been nominated in the best actor and actress categories for this year's Academy Awards.

Never mind £200 million Avatar, how will £400 Happy Duckling fare at the Baftas?

A FAIRYTALE ending beckons at Britain's Bafta awards for a nine-minute Scottish animated film, mostly made by a group of Dundee students on a budget of almost nothing.

Avatar, An Education and The Hurt Locker lead the way in Bafta nominations

AVATAR, An Education and The Hurt Locker each received eight nominations today for this year's film Baftas.

Body language says Jennifer Aniston and Gerard Butler are more than friends

SCOTS film star Gerard Butler may have repeatedly denied reports that he and former Friends star Jennifer Aniston are a couple, but that did not stop them from putting on a show of affection for the cameras at the Golden Globes yesterday.

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