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Accolades for Philomena

London Film Critics – Best British Actress

A Week Before Ballots are Sent Out, are the Lead Acting Frontrunners Locked?

I posted about this a few days back but it’s worth diving into again since the debates have begun to bubble up on social media.  Can any of the four acting slots be upset? And if so, which? My first thought is no.  They are locked down as any have been in recent years....
Posted On 10 Feb 2014

For Women in Hollywood, Desperate Times call for Desperate Measures

All I know is that first you’ve got to get mad. You’ve got to say, ‘I’m a human being, God damn it! My life has value!’ So I want you to get up now. I want all of you to get up out of your chairs. I want you to get up right now and go to the window....
Posted On 03 Feb 2014

London Film Critics Awards

(thanks to Paddy at ScreenOnScreen) Film of the Year 12 Years a Slave Director of the Year Alfonso Cuaron (Gravity) Actor of the Year Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) Actress of the Year Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine) Supporting Actor of the Year Barkhad Abdi (Captain Phillips)...
Posted On 02 Feb 2014

BAFTA Nominations! Gravity, 12 Years a Slave, American Hustle lead tally totals

2013 NOMINATIONS (presented in 2014) BEST FILM 12 YEARS A SLAVE Anthony Katagas, Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Steve McQueen AMERICAN HUSTLE Charles Roven, Richard Suckle, Megan Ellison, Jonathan Gordon CAPTAIN PHILLIPS Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca...
Posted On 07 Jan 2014

Steve Coogan and Philomena

Steve Coogan is a comedic megastar in the U.K., best known for his signature character Alan Partridge. The character has appeared in numerous television shows over the past twenty years, including “Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge” and “Mid Morning Matters with Alan...

Alexandre Desplat and Philomena

Since beginning his career in France in 1985, Alexandre Desplat has scored 150 films including two Best Picture winners. His first Golden Globe nomination came in 2004 for Girl with a Pearl Earring, and he won that same accolade in 2007 for The Painted Veil. That same year,...

Best Actress Watch: Judi Dench in Philomena

Best Actress race is very heated this year, needless to say.
Posted On 07 Oct 2013

London Film Festival announces UK premiere of Stephen Frears’ Philomena

(Press Release) London, 30th August, 2013: – The 57th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express is delighted to announce that the Festival’s American Express Gala will take place on Wednesday 16 October at the Odeon Leicester Square with the UK Premiere of...
Posted On 30 Aug 2013

Luminous Judi Dench in Stephen Frears’ Philomena

(thanks again to Paddy at ScreenOnScreen)
Posted On 10 Aug 2013