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Parties: Want to see my Bafta?

It's the Grey Goose Bafta after-party at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London, and the youth brigade have taken over. Brangelina and weeper Winslet are nowhere to be seen within the labyrinth of 15 rooms set aside for the bash – perhaps they're at one of impresario Harvey Weinstein's two parties across town.

Fresh top award for Slumdog Millionaire

The cast of Slumdog Millionaire added yet another piece of silverware to the film's bulging trophy cabinet last night, when they rounded off a hat-trick of British wins at the Screen Actors Guild awards in Los Angeles.

The Word On... Slumdog Millionaire

"It should be a huge hit; a romantic adventure set in India, made by English film-makers, featuring characters speaking Hindi, with a climax hinging on a question about a French novel. It's a blast." - Bob Mondello, www.npr.org

Film industry stunned by Bafta snub for Leigh

Acclaimed in America, but British awards ignore director and star of 'Happy Go Lucky'

Slumdog takes on Button for top Bafta honours

Slumdog Millionaire and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button each received 11 nominations for the Orange British Academy Film Awards today.

Slumdog Millionaire, Danny Boyle, 120 mins, 15

This 'rags to rajah' story is pacily told, but the poverty and violence sit uneasily with splashy entertainment

And the winner to be announced tomorrow is ...

Hollywood's awards season kicked off with an epic clanger as the Golden Globe website revealed a winner – 72 hours before the event. Guy Adams reports

Slumdog Millionaire wins big at Critics Choice Awards

"Slumdog Millionaire" was the final answer at the Critics Choice Awards last night, as the sweeping drama about an improbable winner of India's version of "Who Wants To Be a Millionaire" took the top prizes at the closely watched Oscar barometer.

Lives in gritty times provide apt theme for independent British film awards

The grim saga of the IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands and a feel-good rags to riches tale about a fictitious Indian slum kid swept the British Independent Film Awards last night.

First Night: Slumdog Millionaire, London Film Festival

Oliver Twisted as Boyle goes 'Trainspotting' in modern Mumbai express

Sands film in line for seven awards

Hunger, the debut film by artist Steve McQueen about IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands, has been nominated for seven British Independent Film Awards.

Bond ambition: Gemma Arteron swaps Thomas Hardy for Ian Fleming

Gemma Arterton graduated from St Trinian's to star as Tess of the d’Urbervilles. Now she's playing opposite Daniel Craig in the new Bond film. Is this the start of global domination for the girl from Gravesend?
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