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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

octavia spencer 300x400 ‘The Help’ Star Octavia Spencer Still Searching for a Globes GownSteve Granitz/WireImage

Her Golden Globe nomination is in the bag, but Octavia Spencer is still searching for the perfect gown to wear to Sunday’s big awards ceremony.

According to the Hollywood Reporter‘s style blog, Fash Track, designers aren’t clamoring to dress the star, whose standout performance in The Help earned her a best supporting actress nod.

“I’m just a short, chubby girl,” she… Continue reading ‘The Help’ Star Octavia Spencer Still Searching for a Globes Gown