Full list: Oscar winners 2011

The winners were crowned last night at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles for the 83rd Academy Awards. The night belonged to The King's Speech as the film took away the awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Original Screenplay. The Fighter was well-represented both Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress... Continue Reading →

King Colin reigns supreme at the BAFTAs

Colin Firth is having a truly fantastic awards season. With seven major best actor wins already under his belt - including at the Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild and London Film Critics - King Colin is on top of the world. The highest accolade which the Academy can bestow, the Fellowship, was presented to Christopher... Continue Reading →

Full list: Oscar nominations 2011

[AWARDS SEASON] 33 days until the Oscars Today the nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards were announced today at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater. The King's Speech leads the way with 12 nominations - including Best Picture, Directing and nominations for its three leading actors - followed by True Grit with 10, Inception with eight and... Continue Reading →

[Review] The King’s Speech

The King's Speech (2010) Dir: Tom Hooper Starring: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter What a triumph. Now then, this is my blog - so my rules - and I am completely, 100% backing The King's Speech. When I went to watch it at the cinema last night I wasn't sure what to expect.... Continue Reading →

Full list: BAFTA nominations 2011

The nominations for the Orange British Academy Film Awards 2011 were announced today by actors Dominic Cooper and Tallulah Riley at the BAFTA head office in Piccadilly, London. The King's Speech leads the pack with 14 nominations. Black Swan has received 12 while Inception has nine. Over 6,300 industry professionals voted online in three rounds... Continue Reading →

Preview: films to look out for in 2011

I readily admit that reviews aren't my strong point so one of my blogging resolutions is to have a go at writing reviews. I worked out that I saw over 20 films last year so I missed a trick review-wise. From the brilliant Toy Story 3 to the not-quite-so brilliant Valentine's Day - I thought... Continue Reading →

Golden Globes nominations 2011

STOP PRESS: Awards season is upon us. The nominations for the Golden Globes were announced by Katie Holmes, Josh Duhamel and Blair Underwood in Beverly Hills this week. The King's Speech (which won the People’s Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival and Best British Independent Film at the British Independent Film Awards) is... Continue Reading →

Toronto International Film Festival 2010

The 35th Toronto International Film Festival took place from the 9th to the 19th of September. The Festival prides itself on being a showcase for new releases and on the homepage the Festival is described as: "One of the most successful cinematic events in the world, universally regarded as an ideal platform to premiere films."... Continue Reading →

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