Weird web news: Julie Walters has a way with words


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Julie Walters was feeling talkative after picking up the Richard Harris Award for outstanding contribution at the British Independent Film Awards last weekend.

From directors she’d like to work with (Woody Allen, Scorsese) to the possibility of revisiting Educating Rita, the comedy veteran took our man at the scene to one side to espouse on her current pet hate – the word “movie”. “I hate it,” she said defiantly, “and always have done.” Interestingly, Walters next project opens this week. Its name? The Harry Hill Movie.

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