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How Viola Davis Blew Us All Away With Emmys Speech

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

Viola Davis didn't just win an Emmy Award last night in Los Angeles, she also easily stole the gong for most emotional, impressive speech of the night...

Who's Who In The 'Suicide Squad' Cast?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘Suicide Squad’ may not be hitting cinemas until August 2016, but the release of a super-creepy new video means it’s officially time to get exci...

Caroline Frost

'She's A Big Fat Lie... She Has To Take Her Wig Off' | Caroline Frost | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

'Annalise Keating is all over the place," says the woman behind her on screen, Oscar nominee Viola Davis, "I'm concerned with my health. She just want...

WATCH: Octavia Spencer Finds Real Help

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 12.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

The Help was the surprise home-grown hit of this year's Awards season, garnering Octavia Spencer an Oscar and BAFTA for her role as southern maid Minn...

Did a Black Director Just Win an Oscar and No-One Else Noticed?

Adam Benzine | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Entertainment
Adam Benzine

Issues of race dominated the Oscars this year, with talk rife over Billy Crystal's controversial black-face sketch, Octavia Spencer's emotion acceptance speech, and Viola Davis' unexpected defeat at the hands of Meryl Streep.

Viola Davis, YOU are a Winner

Victoria Uwonkunda | Posted 28.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Uwonkunda

At last night's Academy award ceremony, Hollywood's big night, actress Viola Davis, lost to heavyweight thespian Meryl Streep in the 'Best Actress' category, but to so many of us, she was the queen of the night.

Oscars 2012: Viola Davis Leads The Natural Hair Trend

MyDaily | Posted 27.04.2012 | UK Style

The biggest beauty trend at the Oscars last night? Keep it natural and let the dress do the talking....

Why Winner Meryl Wants Oscar Rules Changed

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 27.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Meryl Streep has called for the rules of the Oscars to be changed, despite winning her third statuette as Best Female Actress in a Leading Role, for h...

Caroline Frost

Michelle Is Indie Darling | Caroline Frost | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Michelle Williams may have an unwinnable battle on her hands to garner any Oscar glory on Sunday evening, against the big guns of Meryl Streep and Vio...

Emma Stone, Viola Davis And Octavia Spencer Look LOVELY At Essence Party

MyDaily | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK Style

The ladies of The Help stepped out in their finest black-and-whites to attend the 5th Annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon at the Beverly ...

Could There Be An Oscars Upset?

WENN | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Meryl Streep's grip on the Best Actress Oscar at this year's Academy Awards is slipping - The Help star Viola Davis has been installed as last-minute ...

Caroline Frost

Streep Upset Despite A Very 'Mr Darcy' Rescue | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Nobody can make an entrance like Meryl Streep. Unfortunately, this one didn't turn out quite as she intended at last night's BAFTAs when the A-list ac...

Caroline Frost

BAFTA: The Help Stars Honour Lost Whitney | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

The Help stars Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis both paid tribute to Whitney Houston as they attended the BAFTAs in London, where they were both nomina...

Clooney, Streep, Williams, Pitt Et Al Attend The 2012 Oscars Luncheon

MyDaily | Posted 07.04.2012 | UK Style

Yesterday (6 Feb) saw the Oscar nominees class of 2012 descending on the Beverly Hilton Hotel in California for the 84th Academy Awards Nominations Lu...

SAG Awards Winners: 'The Help' Triumphs

WENN | Posted 30.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

The Help was the toast of Hollywood on Sunday night after landing the two top actress honours and the cast prize at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. ...

Critics' Choice Awards 2012: All The Winners

MyDaily | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK Style

While we're well aware that checking out the red carpet dresses is the best bit of any Hollywood event, the Critics' Choice Awards is the first major ...

The Help (2011) Review by That Film Guy

Thomas Patrick | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Patrick

The 1960s was a time of upheaval and change in USA. The equal rights movement was picking up steam and African-American people all across the country were making a stand for equality and equal voting rights. It is in this politically-charged and volatile situation that The Help, a film based on the bestseller by Kathryn Stockett, is set. Boasting a cast of impressive female actresses, it received very good returns at the US Box Office.