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Review: 'Apple Tree Yard' box set out February 20

London - The acclaimed four-part miniseries starring Emily Watson and Ben Chaplin - and based on the best-selling novel by Louise Doughty - can be yours to own on DVD or Blue-Ray later this month.

Kate Winslet wins BAFTA award for 'Best Supporting Actress'

British actress Kate Winslet took home the 2016 BAFTA award for "Best Supporting Actress" for her acting work in "Steve Jobs."

Leonardo DiCaprio wins big at BAFTA awards, named 'Best Actor'

The winning streak for actor Leonardo DiCaprio continues. He took home the 2016 BAFTA award for "Best Actor" for "The Revenant."

Brie Larson named 'Best Actress' at 2016 BAFTA awards

Actress Brie Larson was named "Best Actress" at this year' BAFTA awards for her performance in "Room." The award was presented by Sacha Baron Cohen ("Borat").

'Boyhood' wins BAFTA

The British Academy Film Awards hand "Boyhood" a big win as it further sets up a race between it and "Birdman." After last night's Directors Guild of America awards, some may have settled on "Birdman" for Oscar gold.

BAFTA loves 'Budapest'; all 24 Oscar categories go live

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) announced their movie nominations, just as The Golden Globe Awards take over Hollywood.

Slave epic big Bafta winner as Hollywood descends on London

London - "12 Years a Slave", the distressing tale of a man sold into slavery, was the big winner at the Baftas, giving the Steve McQueen directed picture a huge pre-Oscars boost.The film, adapted from Solomon Northup's 1853 memoir, took the coveted best film pr...

'12 Years a Slave' wins top BAFTA; 'Gravity' wins British film

The top award at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) went to "12 Years a Slave" while top British film went to "Gravity."

'12 Years a Slave' wins Bafta for best film

London - Harrowing historical epic "12 Years a Slave" won the best film award on Sunday at the Baftas, seen as an indicator for the upcoming Oscars.The film, adapted from Solomon Northup's 1853 memoir, took the most prestigious prize at a star-studded ceremony ...

Hollywood descends on London for Baftas

London - Hollywood stars including Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt rubbed shoulders with British royalty on Sunday at the Bafta awards, the highlight of the British film calendar and a key indicator for the upcoming Oscars.The superstar couple made an unexpected a...

'Gravity' leads BAFTAs with 11 nominations

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) handed "Gravity" 11 nominations while "12 Years a Slave" and "American Hustle" grabbed 10 each.

BAFTA honours Doctor Who’s 50 years of achievement

Doctor Who is to be celebrated at tonight’s BAFTA awards ceremony in London, marking the half-century of the BBC’s iconic science-fiction drama series.

BAFTAs: 'Argo' wins another one

London - "Argo" has won another prize as The British Academy Film Awards have just finished being awarded in London today (Feb. 10).

BAFTAs love 'Lincoln' but leave out Spielberg

London - They are often called the British Academy Awards. They are the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards - or BAFTA. They have entered the discussion as they offer up their best today (Jan. 9).

Adam Deacon asks whether the police can be trusted

Adam Deacon, the north-London actor known for a host of gritty urban-set films, asks whether we can trust the police in a one-off documentary to be aired on BBC television this evening.

'The Artist' wins again; this time with BAFTA

London - In case one is wondering if a BAFTA win means momentum come Oscar time, the answer is yes - - and no. OK, let's explain that a bit more.

'The Artist' leads BAFTA nominees

While we were sleeping, those across the pond were greeted to nominees for the Orange British Academy Films Awards. They, too, have both film and television categories.

Moffat says Yates not working on Doctor Who movie

Steven Moffat, the head writer and executive producer of Doctor Who, has insisted that any cinema-released movie based on the TV series will not be a reboot.

David Yates talks about working on Doctor Who movie

Following his BAFTA Britannia success, Harry Potter director David Yates has been talking about his future plans for a film version of Doctor Who.

Doctor Who and Sherlock Holmes in BAFTA head-to-head

Matt Smith and Benedict Cumberbatch have both been nominated for "Best Actor" at tonight’s British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards ceremony.

BAFTA nods for Dr Who's Matt Smith and Misfits' Robert Sheehan

BBC Doctor Who star Matt Smith and Robert Sheehan of E4's Misfits have both been nominated for BAFTA awards, it has been announced today.

The King's Speech takes the honours at the BAFTA awards

Covent Garden - The stars were out in force at last night's 64th British Academy Film Awards held in central London's Covent Garden. The King's Speech took the award ceremony by storm picking up seven awards.

Misfits: season 3 confirmed, spin-off also possible

Howard Overman has confirmed that there will be a third season of E4's surprise hit, Misfits, a British TV show which follows the exploits of a group of teenagers who acquire superhero powers while on community service.

Misfits: series three and US remake likely, but no movie

Signs are emerging that the BAFTA-award winning and surprise hit of last year, Misfits, has already been commissioned for a third series as well as being remade for US television. But its creator doesn’t want a film version.

Misfits: ‘Age of characters doesn’t affect age of viewers’

The creator of Misfits, Channel 4’s BAFTA-winning drama, says it’s a myth that the age of fictional characters affects the age of a programme’s audience.

Angels weep as Doctor Who continues on three continents tonight

Science-fiction fans’ expectations are high this weekend ahead of the UK premiere of The Weeping Angels, as the fifth series of Doctor Who continues on three continents.

Best Music to Rahman as Slumdog wins 7 at BAFTA

AR Rahman gets Best Music award as Slumdog Millionaire continues its dream run while winning no less than 7 awards at the BAFTA. Other awards included Best Editing, Best Cinematography and Best Screenplay.

Pan's Labyrinth Wins Three BAFTAs

Pan's Labyrinth took home three prizes at the Orange British Academy Film Awards in London on Feb. 11, Variety reported. Children of Men got two prizes at the BAFTA ceremony, held for the first time at London's Royal Opera House.

Oscar runners to miss BAFTA race

Several Oscar candidates will be excluded from this year's BAFTA awards in London, England. At least nine potential Oscar candidates had misses their new deadline for qualification.
 

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