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BAFTA Gives Almost Everything to The Artist

Orange British Academy gave out their BAFTA Film Awards this evening and Michel Hazanavicius’ The Artist swept in many of the categories in which it was nominated, winning seven awards including the top prize of Best Film, director, original screenplay and Jean DuJardin took the prize for Leading Actor. Meryl Streep won the Leading Actress award for her performance as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in The Iron… Continue reading BAFTA Gives Almost Everything to The Artist

LONDON — Winners of the 2012 British Academy Film Awards, presented Sunday:

Film – “The Artist”

British Film – “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”

Director – Michel Hazanavicius, “The Artist”

Actor – Jean Dujardin, “The Artist”

Actress – Meryl Streep, “The Iron Lady”

Supporting Actor – Christopher Plummer, “Beginners”

Supporting Actress – Octavia Spencer, “The Help”

Rising Star – Adam Deacon

British Debut – Paddy Considine and Diarmid Scrimshaw, “Tyrannosaur”

Original Screenplay – Michel Hazanavicius, “The Artist”

Adapted Screenplay – Bridget O’Connor… Continue reading BAFTA Winners 2012: 'The Artist,' Meryl Streep, Octavia Spencer, Christopher Plummer Take Awards

PHOTO: Is This Kate’s BAFTA Dress?

It may not be as buzzed-about as her wedding gown, but after a week of fabulous fashion during her tour of Canada, the Duchess of Cambridge’s dress for her only black-tie event, a BAFTA dinner in Los Angeles, does have fans on the edge of their seats.

But did Canadian soldiers spoil the surprise?

While loading luggage onto the Royal plane in Yellowknife, Canada on Wednesday, one soldier lifted a garment bag… Continue reading PHOTO: Is This Kate's BAFTA Dress?

nigel lythgoe 320 Nigel Lythgoe Preps for Royal Visit BAFTA Event

Nigel Lythgoe (left) and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Michael Williams/FOX; Eddie Mulholland/REX USA

Nigel Lythgoe can now add the title “royal party planner” to his overwhelming resume.

The reality star producer and judge is helping coordinate the British Academy of Film and Television Arts “Brits… Continue reading Nigel Lythgoe Preps for Royal Visit BAFTA Event

The original Danish television version of The Killing edged out three American dramas — Mad Men, Glee, and Boardwalk Empire — to win the BAFTA award for Best International series. In some of the other major categories honored yesterday, Sherlock was named the Best Drama Series, Steve Coogan (The Trip) won Best Male Performance in  Danish version of ‘The Killing’ wins BAFTA award