News That Matters

Tag: Awards

Oscars 2020: 12 things to watch out for at Sunday’s Academy Awards

Oscars 2020: 12 things to watch out for at Sunday’s Academy Awards

Entertainment
Media playback is unsupported on your device Some of the movie world's biggest stars will be walking the red carpet at this year's Oscars in Los Angeles later.Joker leads the pack with 11 nominations, followed by The Irishman, 1917 and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood with 10 each.Brad Pitt, Renee Zellweger, Joaquin Phoenix and Laura Dern are among those tipped to win acting awards.Sir Sam Mendes' World War One epic 1917 and South Korea's Parasite are the frontrunners to be named best picture.Here are 12 things to look out for at Sunday's ceremony. 1. Brad Pitt winning his first acting Oscar (and making a funny speech) If you believe the experts, Pitt is...
National Television Awards 2020: Red carpet in pictures

National Television Awards 2020: Red carpet in pictures

Entertainment
The 25th National Television Awards brought the biggest names in British telly together on Tuesday evening.Here's what some of the stars looked like as they arrived at the O2 Arena in London, to mark the achievements of the small screen over the past 12 months. Ant and Dec have won awards 18 years in a row but new host David Walliams was quick to ensure they remained grounded.He joked the pair were sitting on the front row, "not because they're important. Because they've forgotten their booster seats". Holly Willoughby is up against her This Morning colleague Philip Schofield for best TV presenter. We hope that's not why this picture was taken on her own...
Brad and Jen reunite at Screen Actors Guild Awards

Brad and Jen reunite at Screen Actors Guild Awards

Entertainment
Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston have been reunited at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, where they both won prizes.The former husband and wife warmly embraced as they met backstage, after Pitt picked up outstanding supporting actor for his portrayal of an ageing stuntman in Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood. They were photographed exchanging words, with Pitt holding on to Aniston's wrist as she attempted to head back into the celebrity-filled crowd. Image: Jen heads off into the crowd, as Brad does his best to stall her Image: Both were full of smiles, and winners on the night Both were full of smiles, with Pitt clutching his newly collected trophy.Pitt was married to Aniston from ...
‘No way! What an honour!’ – Stars react as Brit Awards nominations are revealed

‘No way! What an honour!’ – Stars react as Brit Awards nominations are revealed

Entertainment
Lewis Capaldi and Dave lead the Brit Awards shortlists for 2020, with four nominations each.Stormzy, Mabel, Michael Kiwanuka, Charli XCX, Harry Styles and Coldplay are also among the acts to receive a nod for this year's awards, which will be the 40th major Brits show. Both Scottish singer-songwriter Capaldi and London rapper Dave are up for new artist of the year, and despite their relative infancy in the industry are also up for the big awards of best male solo artist, best album and song of the year, thanks to chart-topping debuts in the past 12 months. Image: Stormzy and Harry Styles (below) are also up for several awards The past 12 months have been hugely successful for both artists, with Dave's album...
Golden Globe Awards: Michelle Williams praised for women’s rights speech

Golden Globe Awards: Michelle Williams praised for women’s rights speech

Entertainment
Michelle Williams has been praised by fellow actors after giving an impassioned speech about women's rights at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards.The 39-year-old made the comments, which alluded to abortion, after picking up one of the acting awards."I wouldn't have been able to do this without employing a woman's right to choose," she said. "To choose when to have my children, and with whom."But she came in for criticism from anti-abortion commentators in the US.The four-time Oscar nominee won the Golden Globe for best actress in a limited series or TV movie for her role in drama series Fosse/Verdon."I am grateful to live in a moment in our society where choice exists, because as girls and women, things can happen to our bodies that are not our choice," she to...