The Steve McQueen film made £2.5m in its opening weekend
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Tuesday 31 January 2012
The success of The King's Speech and The Inbetweeners has helped independent British films to a greater share of box office receipts than ever before.
Friday 27 January 2012
Tomas Alfredson's perfectly cast adaptation of John le Carré's thorny tale of double-crossing spies doesn't quite equal the peerless BBC series from the Seventies, but it's still a sensationally nimble achievement.
Thursday 26 January 2012
Hollywood royalty Colin Firth was today awarded a CBE by the Prince of Wales - whose grandfather the actor brought to life on the screen.
Wednesday 25 January 2012
I've always viewed the Oscars roughly the way I view Formula One: I'm quite interested in knowing the results, but the process by which they're produced is basically unwatchable. Over here, where things are still amateur enough that something is liable to go wrong – see Freddie Starr's recent inscrutable performance at the Comedy Awards – they're still reasonably entertaining.
Wednesday 11 January 2012
David Cameron urged the British film industry to concentrate on making more mainstream movies today.
Saturday 31 December 2011
New Year Honours: Entertainment
Friday 30 December 2011
The action film Fast Five, the fifth in the Fast and the Furious franchise, has been illegally downloaded more than any other film this year.
Friday 09 December 2011
Starring: Robert De Niro, Ashton Kutcher, Sarah Jessica Parker
Sunday 08 May 2011
A reassuring tale of friendship and determination overcoming every obstacle, The King's Speech was the safe, conventional choice for Oscar voters.
Sunday 06 March 2011
Friday 04 March 2011
Colin Firth is set to be knighted after winning an Oscar for 'The King's Speech'.
Tuesday 01 March 2011
Did I mention I was once on polite nodding terms with Colin Firth at the school gates? Or that I almost had a blind date with Helena Bonham Carter?
Tuesday 01 March 2011
Colin Firth has revealed he opposes plans to release an edited version of The King's Speech, which won four Oscars at the Academy Awards on Sunday night.
Friday 18 February 2011
The theatre agent who discovered the script for The King's Speech and was instrumental in casting one of its lead actors will not attend this month's Academy Awards, where the film is expected to sweep the board.
Thursday 17 February 2011
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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