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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘BAFTA’

Emma Watson Dedicates Award at LA BAFTAs To Her Dead Hamster

Honored with a prestigious award from the British Academy of Film and Theatre Arts, Emma Watson chose to dedicate it to a pet hamster that died during filming of her first film. Watson’s pet hamster Millie died midway during filming for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, and Watson told the story in order to explain how much the British …

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Barkhad Abdi: ‘Captain Phillips’ Star Stopped From Re-Entering US Over Criminal History

Actor Barkhad Abdi is set to meet with the United States customs officials for a hearing after he was detained at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on February 17. The actor had just come back from London where he received a Best Actor in a Supporting Role award from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) for his …

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Jennifer Lawrence Wins BAFTA For Best Supporting Actress

While riding on her superpower as one of the most popular celebrities, Jennifer Lawrence continues to win awards. She previously won the Golden Globe, and may be on track to win another Oscar. Last night, Jennifer Lawrence won the BAFTA for Best Supporting Actress In A Motion Picture. She was given the award for her role in the hit film …

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Alfonso Cuarón Wins Best Director BAFTA Award For Gravity

Alfonso Cuarón, who directed such films as Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, A Little Princess, and Y Tu Mama Tambien, has just won the Best Director award at this year’s BAFTA ceremony for the science-fiction space drama, Gravity. It is the director’s first BAFTA win for the category. Cuarón beat major talents in the directing field including Martin …

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Cate Blanchett Dedicates BAFTA to Philip Seymour Hoffman

Cate Blanchett took home her third British Academy Film Award this Sunday for her leading role in Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine, beating out fellow nominees Judi Dench and Emma Thompson. The actress spent almost all of her speech time honoring the late Philip Seymour Hoffman. In her speech, Cate says that Hoffman’s “monumental talent, generosity and unflinching quest for the …

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Sacha Baron Cohen Pranks At BAFTA Awards [Video]

Sacha Baron Cohen has always been known for his outrageous pranks, and often times, inappropriate brand of comedy and humor. He has proved to be no different in this case, as he went wild when he accepted the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence In Comedy. He was accepting the award from the BAFTA LA Jaguar Britannia Awards, which took …

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Yasiin Bey (Formerly Mos Def) Takes Part In Force-Feeding Demonstration

Yasiin Bey, the rapper formerly known as Mos Def, is known for being one of the more gifted rap lyricists to ever pick up a microphone. Beyond his performing excellence, Bey is also an outspoken Muslim, and has openly disagreed with the United States government’s actions involving the Middle East. Now, the talented artist is using his position to perhaps …

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Portal 2 Takes Home Game Of The Year At BAFTA

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is quite the prestigious organization. A few years ago they realized that they should start giving out awards to video games for those that exemplify the medium and push it forward as an art form. The 2012 BAFTA awards for video games were recently held to honor the games that were released …

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