British thesps Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen and David Thewlis have come on board as patrons of the British Independent Film Awards, which take place Dec. 6.
Danny Boyle's Mumbai-set thriller "Slumdog Millionaire" and "Hunger," Steve McQueen's account of a jailed Irish Republican Army member's hunger strike in the 1970s, each won three honors at the…
At first glance, it's hard to see what "Somers Town" and "The Dark Knight" have in common.
With "The Dark Knight," "Mamma Mia!" and "Quantum of Solace," 2008 has been another blockbuster year for British cinema. But strip out the studio movies, and that boast starts to look rather…
Whether it's Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro, John Ford and John Wayne or Spike Lee and Denzel Washington, creative partnerships between directors and their fave thesps are a time-honored…
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The full list of nominations.
Helmer Anton Corbijn's "Control," about doomed Joy Division singer Ian Curtis, won five laurels at the 10th British Independent Film Awards at London's Roundhouse on Wednesday.
This year's nominations for the British Independent Film Awards are dominated, paradoxically, by the American majors.
"Not to act is to act." That line from the 1984 picture "Cal" is actually about the way that standing silently is actually a political position, but it could also be a summary of the remarkable…
At her first costume fitting, before she stepped in front of the camera to begin filming "The Queen," Helen Mirren gazed at the tweed skirt, the thick sweaters, the clunky, sensible shoes, and the…