Tag Archives: Television in the United Kingdom

Oscars: Why ‘American Hustle’ went home empty handed

One of the more interesting and unlikely developments from this past weekend’s Academy Awards telecast was David O. Russell’s film American Hustle managing to lose in each of the ten categories it was nominated in. Historically, 0-fors almost never happen. Recent examples include Gangs of New York and True Grit,[...]

Oscars: “The Artist” appears dominant after multiple BAFTA wins – ANALYSIS

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: “Ain’t no stopping us now!” That’s likely what “The Artist” producers (and awards backer) are singing behind the scenes as they wait for the Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 26. Michel Hazanavicius’ black-and-white ode to the silent film era has picked up virtually every major award leading[...]

Ben Stiller to be honored with BAFTA Britannia Award

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles announced that it will honor Ben Stiller with the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy at the 2011 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards on Wednesday, Nov. 30 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The Britannia Awards are[...]

Rachel Bilson’s interview for new television series “Hart of Dixie”

HollywoodNews.com: The CW will premiere their new television show, “Hart of Dixie,” on Monday, September 26, 2011. The show stars Rachel Bilson. Below is an interview with Bilson herself, where she discusses her role on this new television series. Photo by PRPhotos To see celebrity photo galleries click here Follow Hollywood News[...]

British Royals Hollywood Party

HollywoodNews.com: There’s a long list of Hollywood players involved in the royal weekend starting tonight. Mostly, it’s all about BAFTA/LA’s Brits to Watch, who will all be introduced to Prince William and Kate Middleton. This is a real score for BAFTA/LA. But the list is largely of fine actors etc[...]

Prince William and Kate’s BAFTA event sold out

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Prince William and his beautiful bride, Kate Middleton, are attending the BAFTA’s “Brits to Watch” dinner in Los Angeles on July 9, and several major studios are paying big money to watch what happens. Warner Bros., Disney, Fox and Universal already bought tables for the black-tie event, spending[...]

Prince William, Kate Middleton attending L.A. BAFTA event

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The British Academy of Film & Television Arts’ planned “Brits to Watch” event just added two extremely watchable Brits to its RSVP list. Prince William and Kate Middleton will attend the inaugural event, scheduled for July 9 at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles, THR reports. Prince[...]

‘The King’s Speech’ reigns at the BAFTA Awards

HollywoodNews.com: Today’s BAFTA Awards were a homegrown affair, with the British Academy handing out its highest honors to “The King’s Speech” cast and crew. The historical period drama about King George VI practically swept the ceremony, winning seven categories, including best film, outstanding British film, best original screenplay for scribe David[...]

London Film Critics name ‘Social Network’ film of the year

HollywoodNews.com: “The Social Network” dominated the London Film Critics Circle Awards tonight, taking home the top prizes of Film and Director of the Year. The so-called “Facebook movie” was also honored with Screenwriter of the Year for scribe Aaron Sorkin and British Actor in a Supporting Role for Andrew Garfield,[...]

Popular UK character “Catweazle” coming to the big screen

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Can “Catweazle” find an audience in the States? We’re going to find out soon enough, as a planned adaptation of the popular book and television series, which earned huge U.K. audiences and spread its influence over more than 50 countries, is moving forward, according to THR. The series,[...]
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