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    BAFTA Awards in London: 'Argo' Wins Director & Picture, Riva Actress, Day-Lewis Actor, Russell Adapted Screenplay, Tarantino Original

    The cold and wet BAFTA awards got under way Sunday night in London. The big question for Oscar-watchers was whether "Argo" would keep its awards juggernaut rolling, even though "Lincoln," like the Oscars, has the most nominations, ten, including best film and best actor for Daniel Day-Lewis. Ben Aff...

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    2013 BAFTA Nominees Include Kathryn Bigelow, Judi Dench, Lynne Ramsay

    On the heels of learning that 4 out of the 5 nominated for BAFTA’s Rising Star Award are women, comes the full list of the 2013 BAFTA awards nominees. Kathryn Bigelow, Mark Boal and Zero Dark Thirty are there for Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Picture, as is Jessica Chastain for Best...

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    Oscar Watch: Parsing the BAFTA Nominations and Spielberg/Hooper Snub; Could 'Skyfall' Land a Best Picture Slot?

    The BAFTAs are yet another awards group, about the same size as the Academy, that represents a portion of about 300 voting Brits who can have an impact on the Oscar race. The Brits explain why a film like "Atonement," for example, could do better than expected. Thus BAFTA giving American productions...

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    'Lincoln' Leads 2013 BAFTA Nominations (But No Nod For Spielberg)

    The 2013 British Academy Film Award nominations have been announced, with Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" leading the pack with 10 (though Spielberg himself was not nominated for best director).

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    4 Women out of 5 Nominated for BAFTA Rising Star Award

    Last year’s British Academy of Film and Television Rising Star award nominees were dominated by only actors. This year, actresses are taking the upper hand, with 4 out of the 5 nominations going to women.

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    Britannias 2012: Oscar Pushes for 'Skyfall,' 'Lincoln' & 'Django Unchained'; Day-Lewis Accepts Award Next to Empty Chair

    BAFTA-LA Britannia Awards celebrated its 20th anniversary at the Beverly Hilton Wednesday evening, where pre-selected achievement awards were handed out to Daniel Craig, Quentin Tarrantino, Daniel Day-Lewis, Matt Stone and Trey Parker, and Will Wright. The Britannias serve as a good platform for BAF...

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    Alan Cumming Returns to Host BAFTA's 2012 Britannia Awards

    BAFTA Los Angeles announces Alan Cumming will return for the fourth time to host the 2012 Britannia Awards on November 7 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Among the gala event's presenters are Steven Spielberg, Harrison Ford and Josh Gad...

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    Britannia Awards Welcome Back Host Alan Cumming for a Fourth Time

    Alan Cumming is set to return as host for the annual Britannia Awards, this year celebrating its 25th anniversary. This marks the actor's fourth time hosting the gig. "I'm so happy to be back hosting my 4th Britannia Awards,” said Alan Cumming in a statement released by BAFTA...

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    BAFTA LA Britannias to Honor Day-Lewis with Stanley Kubrick Award

    The BAFTA LA 2012 Britannia Awards (November 11) will honor "Lincoln" star Daniel Day-Lewis with the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for excellence in film. The pre-selected awards, which this year also honor Daniel Craig, Quentin Tarantino, Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Will Wright, provide a BAFTA O...

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    BAFTA LA Honors Tarantino, Craig, Parker and Stone

    One vital component of the award season is the British contingent, repped in large part by the BAFTA Awards. And BAFTA LA also mounts an annual award ceremony. This November 7 BAFTA LA returns to the Beverly Hilton to present awards to the current James Bond, Brit Daniel Craig, American auteur Quent...

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