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Small Nation, Big Reach: The U.K. Exerts Outsize Influence in the World of Entertainment

The sun never sets on the British entertainment empire.Whether it’s the BBC’s “Blue Planet II” wowing TV viewers in Beijing or Paddington Bear’s new movie making kids squeal in Bulgaria or the latest West End hit thrilling theater buffs on Broadway, Britain’s cultural offerings have conquered consumers the world over. Like the U.K.’s diplomatic prowess […]

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‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’, ‘Fleabag’, and More Win at 2020 Critics’ Choice Awards

The Critics’ Choice Awards were handed out last night in a televised broadcast on The CW, where Phoebe Waller-Bridge‘s Fleabag continued its award season domination and Quentin Tarantino‘s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood took home the night’s biggest movie prize. But there was one particularly baffling winner and a few notable ties, as well. […]

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‘Fleabag’ and ‘Killing Eve’ Director to Helm ‘Seance on a Wet Afternoon’

Harry Bradbeer, the Emmy-winning director of Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Fleabag, has lined up his next film project. He’s reuniting with Legendary and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child writer Jack Thorne for Seance on a Wet Afternoon, a movie adaptation of author Mark McShane’s 1961 suspense novel. The Hollywood Reporter initially broke the news, revealing that […]

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‘Parasite’, ‘Fleabag’ & More Win Big in Rotten Tomatoes’ Golden Tomato Awards

The 21st Golden Tomato Awards winners have been announced, and the people behind 2019 standouts like Parasite, Avengers: Endgame, Fleabag, Watchmen, and more can add one more trophy to their mantles. Read on for a full list of Rotten Tomatoes’ best-reviewed movies and TV shows of 2019, with prizes handed out to Chernobyl, Toy Story […]

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Olivia Colman, Sam Mendes lead Brit charge at Golden Globes

Taron Egerton, Brian Cox, Missing Link director Chris Butler also honoured.Sam Mendes, first-time Golden Globe winner Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Olivia Colman led the charge for British talent at the 77th Golden Globes on Sunday.Mendes was named best director for his First World War film 1917 and did his Oscar prospects no harm in the process.Waller-Bridge […]

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Golden Globes 2020: Full Winners List (Updating Live)

Awards season hit its early stride with tonight’s 77th annual Golden Globe Awards, which will kick off this evening on the annual awards show’s earliest date ever (read: you are not just imagining how truncated this year’s awards schedule really is). This year’s ceremony is hosted by returning host Ricky Gervais, who promised yet another […]

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Golden Globes: The Complete Winners List (Updating Live)

The Golden Globes, Hollywood’s unofficial start to awards season, will kick off Sunday, Jan. 5. Ricky Gervais is returning to host the annual ceremony that celebrates the best in movies and television.Netflix is expected to rule at the 77th show after the streaming service reigned supreme in terms of nominations, leading on the film side […]

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Kristin Scott Thomas to Receive Richard Harris Award at BIFAs

Kristin Scott Thomas will be honored at this year’s British Independent Film Awards with the Richard Harris Award for her contribution to British film. Thomas will join a celebrated list of former honorees including Judi Dench in 2018, and Daniel Day-Lewis, Emma Thompson and Chiwetel Ejiiofor in years past.Thomas’ film work includes “Four Weddings and […]

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‘Succession’: For the Love of ‘L to the O-g,’ Stop Pretending the HBO Series Isn’t a Comedy – Opinion

Maybe it’s because of its Emmy categorization in drama, but recently, there’s been a lot of discussion about “Succession” as though it’s not intentionally funny; as though the idea that it could be looked at as a comedy — albeit, a dementedly dark comedy — is preposterous. It tends to end up being compared to […]

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