Posts tagged with "BAFTA"

ITV commissions supernatural ‘domestic horror’ drama HIM

ITV commissions supernatural ‘domestic horror’ drama HIM
ITV has announced three new drama commissions, including confirmation that the Bafta Award-winning Cold Feet is to return and a medical drama set in Goa called The Good Karma Hospital. However, it’s ‘domestic horror’ drama HIM, written by multi award-winning screenwriter writer Paula Milne, which caught our eye. The story focuses on a 17-year-old boy, (known only in the drama as HIM) who is caught in the limbo between childhood and adulthood.... 

Amy Winehouse: new clip from AMY highlights her songwriting

Amy Winehouse: new clip from AMY highlights her songwriting
There’s a distinctly musical flavour to the next issue of MyM magazine (sign up here) and while we’re in the middle of such an audio assault we thought it only fair to share this new clip from upcoming doc AMY on our sister site MCM Buzz.   Read More →

Sherlock Series 4 and 5 – Steven Moffat & Sue Vertue Confirm Plans

Sherlock Series 4 and 5 – Steven Moffat & Sue Vertue Confirm Plans
For all those Sherlock fans already lamenting the fact that Series 3 is almost over, this bit of good news should help cheer you up: the show’s writer and producer couple, Steven Moffat and Sue Vertue, have now officially confirmed that plans for two more series are underway. Back in March, Benedict Cumberbatch revealed that he had already been contracted for a fourth series, but until now, nothing beyond that had been promised. However, at... 

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... 

Tony Gilroy’s Top Tips For Screenplay Success

Tony Gilroy’s Top Tips For Screenplay Success
To date, it’s still relatively unusual for scriptwriters to become household names, especially in movies, where if you want to be famous, you had better be an actor or director. Whether or not you’re familiar with the individual, however, you’ll certainly recognise some of Tony Gilroy‘s work. Amongst the most respected and sought-after screenwriters in Hollywood today, Gilroy’s filmography includes such blockbuster... 

The Best of TV Licensing Excuses Animated by White Robot

The Best of TV Licensing Excuses Animated by White Robot
It can’t be said that the TV Licensing team don’t have a sense of humour. They might have a thankless job but even they can see the funny side when it comes to the ridiculous excuses they have to deal with. Now a team of BAFTA award winning Scottish animators have cherry picked the very best and made hilarious animations out of them. They’ve created three in total. The other two are “Lost Weight” and “Stolen“. Co-writer... 

2013 BAFTA and Oscar Nominations announced

2013 BAFTA and Oscar Nominations announced
Yes readers, it is once again awards season for the world of cinema and the nominations for both the BAFTAs and the Oscars have been revealed! Some particularly spectacular movies have graced cinema screens recently (some of which are still yet to be released in the UK) and it is the time of the year where people analyse, judge and vote on those that they think have been the “best” to be released in the past year. Below you can find the nominations... 

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... 

Win Mrs Brown’s Boys on DVD!! The Exclusive Video Competition!

Win Mrs Brown’s Boys on DVD!! The Exclusive Video Competition!
As we near the festive season we here at The MCM Buzz have teamed up with the good people at Universal Pictures UK to offer three lucky MCM Buzz readers the chance to win the first season of hit BBC1 Sitcom Mrs Brown’s Boys on DVD.  Brilliantly funny comedian Brendan O’Carroll stars as Agnes Brown in the fantastic Mrs Brown’s Boys. Nominated for a 2011 BAFTA TV Award in the Sit-Com category the complete six episodes of Mrs Brown’s Boys... 

Review: The Tree of Life

Review: The Tree of Life
It’s hard to miss the controversy surrounding this film, with topical debates about what the film is actually about (see our previous article here).  A short synopsis to start this review is quite strenuous to come up with. From the onset, it is a film about a young boy growing up in the 1950’s with two younger siblings and a very conflicted father played by Brad Pitt. Jump to the present day of a shining Chicago, and Sean Penn is this young... 
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