The dearth of Oscar nominations for British stars sucked the glamour out of the Great British Film reception in Los Angeles last night. Hosted by British Consul-General Dame Barbara Hay, the event, which launched in 2012, is held on the Friday before the Academy Awards Ceremony to celebrate the success of the UK’s creative achievement. … Continue reading Talent without glamour at the GREAT British pre Oscars reception
Two-time Globes-winning comedy actress, Tina Fey, and a Globes nominee, Amy Poehler, will host the 70th annual Golden Globes, airing live on NBC Jan 13th from Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The announcement was made by Globes organizers: the Hollywood Foreign Press, NBC and Dick Clark’s productions, who were thrilled to have the two … Continue reading Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to host the Golden Globes
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has unveiled a shortlist of 8 finalists for Oscar nomination in the short documentary category.The contenders, which were chosen from this year’s 31 eligible entries by volunteers academy voters, are: "The Education of Mohammad Hussein," Loki Films "Inocente," Shine Global, Inc. "Kings Point," Kings Point Documentary, Inc. … Continue reading Oscar Finalists for Doc shorts announced
Martin Scorsese's love letter to film, Hugo, led Tuesday's Oscar nominations with 11, including Best Picture, Best Director, BestCinematography and Best Score, followed by another tribute to filmmaking, the black-and-white silent The Artist, which received
Meeting Eddie Murphy, the host of the upcoming 84th Academy Awards show, at Universal Studios this morning, he told me that Ricky Gervais was saying wild stuff at last years Golden Globes ceremony. I
BAFTA's film committee has chosen Welsh director Marc Evans's Patagonia to represent the UK at the next-year's Oscars in the foreign-language category.
Patagonia tells two stories in Parallel: one of a Welsh couple who travels to Argentina in order to reinvigrate their relationship and another of a Patagonian woman, who comes
In his first interview since he co hosted the Oscars show in January, James Franco told me that singling him out as the cause of a bad show is short-sighted."Critics accused him of being sloppy and unprepared. Some even suggested he was under the influence of drugs.“I did try