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    Nominees Announced for the 2013 EE British Academy Awards

    Across the pond, in the land of the Queen, high tea, James Bond, and the 2012 Olympics, some of the world’s premier and distinguished entertainers come together to celebrate the contributions the Brits have made to the world of film and television with their own awards ceremony. Not limited strictly to British thespians and filmmakers the counterpart to our own Academy Awards, The BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts), is one of many awards shows this time of year that honorsand lauds the best and brightest. The BAFTAs are quite a prestigious affair and they’ve just released their full list of nominees. Have a look below and start placing your bets now. The BAFTAs…

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    The 84th Annual Academy Award Winners (Plus Tribute To The Snubbed Films of 2011)

    The 84th Annual Academy Awards came to a close at the Kodak Theater (we’ll move past the fact they’re filing for Chapter 11) with some big wins from some expected but very deserving films and film makers. Hugo and The Artist went toe to toe and both walked away with 5 golden statues. The supporting/leading actor categories were really a tough call as the fields were all populated with masterful performances and talented individuals. But in the end Christopher Plummer, Octavia Spencer, Jean Dujardin and Meryl Streep took the wins for their fine, crowd pleasing and powerful roles. With such a wide range of some really quality films this year it really was…

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    2012 Orange British Academy Film Awards Winners Announced

    On Saturday night the entire film world turned its eyes towards the Orange BAFTAs (the British Academy Film Awards) to see how this year’s most buzzed about films would fare across the pond. Riding their wave of success from the Golden Globes were films like The Help and The Iron Lady as well as this year’s powerhouse The Artist which was named Best Film as well as six other awards: Director, Original Screenplay, Original Music, Cinematography, Costume Design as well as a performance award for Jean Dujardin who won the Leading Actor BAFTA. It was a star-studded night with more deserved wins from some expected and unexpected nominees. So how did the rest of the night and all the other great films and film…

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    Full List of Nominations for The 65th Annual BAFTA Awards

    The Golden Globes are behind us, the Academy Awards just a few weeks a head of us but the one awards event filling the gap between self-congratulatory (Globes) and career defining (Oscars) are the Orange BAFTAs. The British organization just released their official list of nominations this morning and lots of this year’s great/favorite films are rightfully being recognized. There are always going to be a number of films that lead the pack in every awards ceremony but The Artist is most definitely the one to beat this year as it has 12 nominations. Right on the heel’s of Hazanavicius’ silent crowd pleaser is the slow-burn spy film Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy with 11 nominations…

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    Martin Scorsese To Be Honored with BAFTA Fellowship

    We are very close to award season and this year all the ceremonies will be celebrating the best of what 2011 had to offer. As is always the case, certain award shows will honor something not just from the past year but call attention to a significant body of work. The artist/filmmaker that will be honored at this year’s Orange BAFTA awards is legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese. With this Academy Fellowship honor, he will join the join a select number of outstanding film personalities and can be rightfully recognized as one of the most elite in the business. Nothing less than the best for one of film’s pioneering visionaries right?

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    The 64th Annual BAFTA’s – Winners Announced

    The 64th Annual BAFTA’s were this past Sunday and anyone not living in the UK (or those who don’t have an insane cable with a full BBC lineup) missed out on the action. Well it was no surprise that The King’s Speech was one of the night’s big winners. Hmm, a British film winning a majority of British awards…did not see that coming:P Some of the highlights were as follows: The King’s Speech was named Best Film at tonight’s Orange British Academy Film Awards, held at London’s Royal Opera House. The film also won six other awards:Outstanding British Film, Original Screenplay and Original Music, as well as a trio of performance awards for Geoffrey…

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    The 64th Annual BAFTA's – Official Nominees Announced

    As it happens every year before our own Oscar awards (Feb 27th btw), the UK has the Orange British Academy of Film and Television Awards (read: BAFTAs) which celebrates their 64th year on Sunday February 13th. Please check out the official site for all info and events prior to the BIG NIGHT! Below is a write up on the nominations from the “official press release” we received this morning (trust me we were surprised to this in our email box). For those of you short on time, scroll down to see the nominations in ballot form. For those interested in things of a verbose nature, please read on: 

  • Movies/Entertainment

    The 64th Annual BAFTA’s – Official Nominees Announced

    As it happens every year before our own Oscar awards (Feb 27th btw), the UK has the Orange British Academy of Film and Television Awards (read: BAFTAs) which celebrates their 64th year on Sunday February 13th. Please check out the official site for all info and events prior to the BIG NIGHT! Below is a write up on the nominations from the “official press release” we received this morning (trust me we were surprised to this in our email box). For those of you short on time, scroll down to see the nominations in ballot form. For those interested in things of a verbose nature, please read on: