February 19, 2009
Georgia Groome - Fresh Talent on RT
She was 13 when she made her big screen debut in Paul Andrew Williams' affecting drama London to Brighton, and drew stellar notices from critics as a young victim of child prostitution. A few years later, and with a string of roles under her belt, Georgia Groome, who celebrated her 17th birthday last week, is preparing to take to the London stage and return to the medium that launched her career. "I started out in theatre and there's no better feeling than the adrenaline of being on stage," she enthuses to RT, "I start rehearsals in the next 2 weeks." RT continues our Fresh Talent series by exploring her ever-evolving career.
February 3, 2009
RT Interview: Golden Globe Winner Sally Hawkins
After winning Best Actress at the Berlin Film Festival, the Golden Globes, and a score of critics' circles for her ebullient performance in Mike Leigh's Happy-Go-Lucky, actress Sally Hawkins seemed a lock for an Oscar nomination -- or in the least, a BAFTA nod. Instead, in this awards season's most shocking oversight, the crowd-pleasing comedy only won Leigh an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay. Somebody call the Oscar police: Sally Hawkins has been robbed.
February 3, 2006
Potter Part 5 Gets Production Underway
Principal photography will commence February 6 at England?s Leavesden Studios on "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," the fifth film adaptation of J.K. Rowling?s beloved Harry Potter novel series.
February 14, 2005
"The Aviator" Flies High at BAFTA Awards
"The Aviator" took home the best picture trophy at the 2005 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards this past Saturday. The film beat out "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," "Finding Neverland," "The Motorcycle Diaries," and "Vera Drake" for the honor.
December 14, 2004
RT's 2004 Awards Watch
It's awards season time, and RT has a one-stop guide to the most honored films of the year. Alexander Payne's "Sideways" has practically swept away the pre-Oscar competition: it was named the top film by critics in Boston, New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, and was nominated for the American Film Institute and Golden Globe Awards as well.