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The 2014 BAFTA Award Nominations

The 2014 BAFTA Award Nominations
The full list of this year’s BAFTA nominations has now been revealed, with Gravity, 12 Years A Slave and American Hustle dominating: Gravity claims 11 nominations while 12 Years A Slave and American Hustle have 10 each. It’s a list that perhaps doesn’t feature too many surprises, but nevertheless one that acknowledges a lot of very deserving films. Interestingly, Iron Man 3, Star Trek: Into Darkness and Pacific Rim are all up for... 

The Artist – The Film that got Everyone Talking

The Artist – The Film that got Everyone Talking
It came as quite a surprise when The Artist scooped the majority of awards at the BAFTAs overtaking high budget blockbusters such as Hugo, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and British film Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. Last night its winning streak continued at the Oscars when it earned three of the top five awards for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor. The Artist is the first silent film to win an Oscar since 1929, however silent film production... 

Martin Scorsese to be honored with a BAFTA award this February

Martin Scorsese to be honored with a BAFTA award this February
It has been announced Director Martin Scorsese will be honored with the prestigious British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Academy Fellowship next month. Scorsese, known for such greats as Taxi Driver, Raging Bull and most recently for his first ever venture into 3D, Hugo, is to be presented with the Academy’s highest accolade recognising his contribution to the film industry. He says, “It is a great honor to be recognized by the... 

Hugo release date announced

Hugo release date announced
  The arrival of autumn has not only brought about colder weather but also a sudden surge of release dates for numerous winter warmers and autumn audience pleasers set to entertain us during the approach to Christmas. One of which is Martin Scorsese’s latest film and first 3D venture, Hugo. Adapted from the novel ‘The Invention of Hugo Cabret’, the film follows an orphaned teenage boy who lives in the Paris’ Gare Du Nord station in the 1930’s.... 

Alfred Hitchcock’s early works set for musical makeover

Alfred Hitchcock’s early works set for musical makeover
This week comes the news that nine early silent films from legendary director Alfred Hitchcock are to be revived as part of the London 2012 Festival. The restoration of the rare early works is to be completed by experts at the British Film Institute, and a number of British composers have been commissioned to write a new score. The films were produced during the beginning of Hitchcock‘s long and outstanding career during which his distinctive... 

Have you had enough of 3D?

Have you had enough of 3D?
US movie ticket site Fandango began selling tickets for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 from June 10th, and it’s been reported that ticket sales for the 2D screenings are outselling the 3D version. That’s not all. Even the recently released Green Lantern, which opened with $53.1 million at the US box office, had more than 50% of its ticket sales come from 2D screenings. Could it be that the novelty for 3D has worn off? James Cameron’s... 

Game Of Thrones Airs in UK To Massive Ratings!

Game Of Thrones Airs in UK To Massive Ratings!
Based on the series of Novels ‘A Song of Ice and Fire‘ by Author George RR Martin, Game of Thrones premiered on UK Screens last night and early indications from Sky Atlantic show that it has been a massive hit for the channel.  The show which premièred on the channel at 9pm, averaged over 743,000 viewers between 9pm and 10:10pm, with a peak of 823,000.  These numbers mean that the show is the channels highest debut to date (The previous... 
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