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'Pride' Wins Best Film at British Independent Film Awards

Pride

Pride, the true story of lesbian and gay activists who supported workers during the 1984 National Union of Minerworkers (NUM) strike, has been named best film at the British Independent Film Awards, BBC reports:

Accepting the top award of the night, Pride director Matthew Warchus said: "We're getting reports from up and down the country of audiences standing up and applauding. That doesn't really happen in British cinemas.

"It's just extraordinary. It's a real tribute to the source material."

Writer Stephen Beresford added that the film had one "simple, compelling message: unite".

"When I was first told the story I was blown away by it - people ask 'is that really true?'

"It took 20 years to convince anyone that a film about vegan lesbian activists was a sure-fire hit."

Pride stars Andrew Scott and Imelda Staunton also took home awards, winning best supporting actor and best supporting actress respectively. 

For more on Pride, check out our interview with director Matthew Warchus and our review of the film


2015 Grammy Nominees Announced: FULL LIST

Grammy

The 57th annual Grammy nominations are in.

See who made the cut, AFTER THE JUMP...

Out British singer Sam Smith managed to tie with Beyonce and Pharrell Williams as the most-nominated aritsts of 2015, with six nods each. Joan Rivers earned a posthumous Grammy nomination for her memoir Diary of a Mad Diva

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Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Are Ready to Inject Some Silliness Into Another Golden Globes: VIDEO

Fey

The comedy duo is reuniting once again to host the 72nd Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, January 11 and "expect to fall" in their designer outfits which will apparently feature cheese, children's ice skates, and stilts by the "Ohio Stilt King."

This will be the third and final time Fey and Poehler host the award show. 

Check out the new promo, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Russell Tovey, Jonathan Groff And Murray Bartlett Watched The Emmys Together, Without Bitterness: PHOTO

Looking

Some of the lads from HBO's Looking got together for a little Emmy viewing party last night (as you do) and were notably upbeat despite the fact that their show did not receive any nods from Emmy voters. Looking's creator Andrew Haigh (who also wrote and directed Weekend) shared the above image on Instagram with the caption: "Watching the Emmys (without bitterness)."

Looking will be back for a second season, though filming has not yet begun.


2014 Emmy Winners [Full List]

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Find out if your favorites went home with statues.

See the complete list of last night's winners, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Uzo Aduba Wins Emmy for Her Role As Crazy Eyes in 'Orange is the New Black'

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Last night, Uzo Aduba earned herself an Emmy for her breakout role as lesbian prisoner Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren in Netflix's Orange is the New Black.

New York's Daily News  reports:

The series received two other awards, for casting and picture editing, at the creative arts Emmy ceremony Saturday honoring technical and other achievements.

In an emotional speech, Aduba thanked her mother, who came from Nigeria "to make a better life for her family."

She also thanked producers and others for a show "that lets everyone be represented in such a beautiful way."

Orange is the New Black season 3 is set to premiere summer 2015. 


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