Given we are in an age where traditional media, entertainment and communications are all being bulldozed by a digital, non-location specific cloud approach, standing there with arms crossed refusing to let this international celebration of film spread its glory globally, looking much like an incorrigibly stubborn little Oscars statue, is surely quite backwards.
As the Los Angeles Times admitted "the Baftas have mushroomed in significance and star power in recent years as a semi accurate predictor of Oscar success and a red carpet draw for A -list American [and British] talent". With the likes of George Clooney, Ben Affleck (both mega multi talents as well as stars), Daniel Day-Lewis and many others, it was quite an evening.
'Making' it in the film business has always been tough; productions are expensive, jobs are competitive. Add the double-dip
His legacy does not need bolstering by the slick Hollywood conveyor belt, for it resides in the hands and pockets of a generation.
I was in the middle of an early November film shoot when I found out Head Over Heels had made it to the Oscar short list of 10 films. My brother called my mobile phone and asked, "Have you seen the internet?" The Oscars were so far from my mind and he spoke with such a tonne of shock that I thought Mitt Romney must have won Ohio!
Ex-Hollyoaks actress turned surgically enhanced treader of the boards, Gemma Atkinson, has recreated Uma Thurman's iconic
Ray Winstone has attacked the "scumbags" he says are damaging the British film industry. The 55-year-old, who stars in a
A woman seriously injured on the set of Transformers: Dark of the Moonhas settled for $18.5m in damages. Gabriella Cedillo
Amidst the continuing debate on copyright infringement and the whys and wherefores of illegal downloading, The Industry Trust
What follows is a cautionary tale of our experience in the film business. It's not the first, and it most certainly won't be the last.