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Oscars Predictions For 86th Academy Awards: “12 Years A Slave” To Win

It’s Oscars Predictions for 86th Academy Awards time! This blogger’s oscars predictions strategy has been to avoid what should win (which is a matter of opinion, anyway), and look at which movie is most likely to win. Focusing on oscars awards precursors has been a habit, but the last year has thrown a wrench into […]

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12 Years a Slave bolstered as favourite for Oscar success after big BAFTA win – Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukWe’re deep into award season now, and it’s almost time to finalise your picks for this year’s Academy Awards. With the BAFTAs a not-so-distant memory, it’s worth noting that many of the winners from the event are now in a strong position to bring some …Baftas 2014: Certainties, surprises and Oscar predictionsBBC NewsMade In Britain? […]

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Made In Britain? Alfonso Cuarón Defends Gravity’s British Awards – Entertainmentwise

EntertainmentwiseGravity stars an American actress, Sandra Bullock, and actor, George Clooney, who are directed by Mexican auteur, Alfonso Cuarón. So why does Alfonso believe his film deserves the British Academy of Film And Television’s “Made in Britain” awards?The 67th BAFTA AwardsJagran JoshGravity director defends BAFTA winTVNZSlavery epic 12 Years a Slave wins best film at […]

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Made In Britain? Alfonso Cuarón Defends Gravity’s British Accolades – Entertainmentwise

EntertainmentwiseGravity stars an American actress, Sandra Bullock, and actor, George Clooney, who are directed by Mexican auteur, Alfonso Cuarón. So why does Alfonso believe his film deserves the British Academy of Film And Television’s “Made in Britain” awards?Lupita Nyong’o Feels ’12 Years A Slave’ Co-Star Chiwetel Ejiofor’s BAFTA Best …Contactmusic.com‘Gravity’: What makes the BAFTA winner […]

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‘Gravity’: What makes the BAFTA winner a British film? – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesHow could a movie with a Mexican director, two American stars and the backing of a major U.S. studio be named outstanding British film at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards? That’s the question on many awards observers’ minds after …‘Gravity,’ ’12 Years a Slave’ win big at BAFTA awardsCNNBAFTA […]

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Will BAFTA winners predict the Oscars? – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionBEVERLY HILLS, CA – JANUARY 11: (L-R) BAFTA board member Sandro Monetti, actor Barkhad Abdi, and BAFTA board member Kara “KJ” Miller attend the BAFTA LA 2014 Awards Season Tea Party at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills …’12 Years a Slave’ named best picture at British Academy Film Awards; […]

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BAFTA Awards: Which Winners Will Repeat at the Oscars – and Which Ones … – Hollywood Reporter

BAFTA Awards: Which Winners Will Repeat at the Oscars – and Which Ones …Hollywood ReporterThe 67th BAFTA Awards, one of the last major awards ceremonies before the Academy Awards, took place Sunday night in London — and the results were all over the place. Among other things: 12 Years a Slave’s lead actor Chiwetel Ejiofor […]

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Helen Mirren on Meeting Prince William: He’s Nothing Like a Prince – People Magazine

People MagazinePrince William was a perfect presenter at Sunday night’s star-studded BAFTAs in London – and just as funny and charming backstage, according to one of the night’s top honorees. Dame Helen Mirren, who received a BAFTA Fellowship from the Duke of …Baftas 2014: Prince William presents ‘granny’ Helen Mirren with Bafta FellowshipThe Independent all […]

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Barkhad Abdi Wins British Academy Award – CBS Local

CBS LocalMINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Barkhad Abdi, the Somali immigrant who was a Twin Cities limo driver before playing a pirate in “Captain Phillips,” won an award at the British Academy Awards over the weekend. Abdi was named best supporting actor, edging …Minneapolis actor Abdi wins British Academy Award for ‘Captain Phillips’Rick Kupchella’s BringMeTheNewsBarkhad Abdi wins […]

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BAFTAs 2014: The best and beardiest moments from the British film awards – Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment WeeklyThe British Academy Awards are a lot like the American Academy Awards. Except when people give acceptance speeches, it’s obvious that they have rehearsed the speech at least a couple times. Also, they tend to quote Shakespeare — instead of, like, …Baftas 2014: Certainties, surprises and Oscar predictionsBBC News2014 BAFTAs: Big night for ‘Gravity,’ […]

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BAFTA Awards: ’12 Years’ and ‘Gravity’ Race to the Oscars (Analysis) – Variety

BAFTA Awards: ’12 Years’ and ‘Gravity’ Race to the Oscars (Analysis)VarietyThe game is afoot! Sunday’s BAFTA Awards were filled with plot twists, including “12 Years a Slave” as best film. Are these awards a preview of Oscar? No. These are very different voting groups, and their rate of similarity is pretty mixed. But one … […]

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Poll: Does BAFTA win = Oscar for Jennifer Lawrence? – GoldDerby

GoldDerbyOn the eve of the BAFTA Awards, Jennifer Lawrence (“American Hustle”) seemed doomed at the Oscars. Twenty-five of our 26 pundits pegged Lupita Nyongo (“12 Years a Slave”) to nab the BAFTA crown for Best Supporting Actress, but now – wow …Jennifer Lawrence wins BAFTA Award for ‘American Hustle’Examiner.com all 74 news articles …read more […]

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12 Years a Slave and Gravity Win Big at the 2014 BAFTA Awards: See the Full … – E! Online

E! OnlineThe stage was set, the celebs walked the red carpet and the show began. As the 2014 BAFTA Awards kicked off from London’s swanky Royal Opera House, competition for the gongs was fierce, with American Hustle, Gravity and 12 Years a Slave among the …’12 Years a Slave’ is best picture at BAFTAsUSA TODAYWinners […]

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Alexandre Desplat: Godzilla 2014 Composer Says Music Will Be “Nonstop Fortissimo”

Alexandre Desplat, the composer for the Legendary Pictures Production of Godzilla commonly called “Godzilla 2014,” told The Daily Beast‘s Senior Writer Andrew Romano that the music for the much-anticipated Summer blockbuster will be “nonstop fortissimo.” Now, the definition of “fortissimo” is a musical term indicating that a piece is played very loud. Thus, we have […]

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‘Gravity’, ’12 Years a Slave’ Lead UK Film Awards – ABC News

ABC NewsThe space thriller “Gravity,” the unflinching slavery saga “12 Years a Slave” and the crime caper “American Hustle” gained awards-season momentum Wednesday with stacks of nominations for the British Academy Film Awards, Britain’s equivalent of the …‘Gravity’ leads BAFTA nominationsCNN InternationalSteve McQueen: ‘This film, for me, is about love’Telegraph.co.ukNominees for British Academy Film AwardsWashington […]

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‘Gravity’ leads UK film awards with 11 nods – Fox News

Fox NewsThis publicity photo released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Sandra Bullock, left, as Dr. Ryan Stone and George Clooney as Matt Kowalsky in “Gravity.”AP/Courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures. ADVERTISEMENT. LONDON – Space thriller “Gravity” and …‘Gravity’, ’12 Years a Slave’ lead BAFTA nominationsUSA TODAYBafta nominations 2014: Judi Dench v Emma ThompsonTelegraph.co.uk“Gravity” leads Britain’s BAFTA film […]

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Skyfall Wins Top Honors From Cinematographers

Skyfall’s continuing its run as the most decorated movie in James Bond history today. After winning ‘Best British Film’ at The BAFTA’s in the UK, Skyfall won the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Awards for Outstanding Achievement tonight. This is an important awards, as Skyfall’s also nominated for an Oscar in the same category at […]

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Meryl Streep Upset Oscar Best Actress Win Over Viola Davis Predicted By Zennie62

(Thanks to the Courtyard By Marriott Century City / Beverly Hills) The 2012 Academy Awards featured the only Oscar upset of the Sunday evening – that belonged to the legendary Meryl Streep – and it was predicted by yours truly. It happened on Saturday, and while I was being interviewed by Daniel Sutton, who works […]