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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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …