27 Fabulous Celebrities With Truly Terrible Childhood Photographs15 Things We Learned From Chatting To The Guardians of the Galaxy CastThe Most Beautiful Coming Out EVER: See Stunning Photos of Trans ModelWe Thought These Were Just Pretty Paintings... Then They Blew Our MindWhy Guardians Of The Galaxy Is The Best Marvel Film So Far

The King's Speech dominates BAFTA Awards

The King's Speech dominates BAFTA Awards
Colin Firth has been named Best Actor at this year's Orange BAFTA Awards for his role in 'The King's Speech', with the movie winning seven prizes in total.
'The King Speech' has swept the board at this year's Orange BAFTA Awards, winning seven prizes.
Colin Firth was named Best Actor for his portrayal of stuttering British King George VI, while the Tom Hooper-directed drama also picked up Best Picture, Outstanding British Film, Best Supporting Actress for Helena Bonham Carter and Best Supporting Actor for Geoffrey Rush.
Accepting his award, Colin, who is highly tipped for success at the Oscars later this month for the role, praised the director, giving him his "eternal gratitude".
He said: "Thank you. Thank you. I like coming here. Thank you BAFTA. Consistent with the fact that almost every important turning point in my life has hinged on the banal and the arbitrary; such things as broken kitchen appliances and unsent emails, the day in which I had to have my first meeting with Tom Hooper, I had to postpone a routine but possibly somewhat uncomfortable medical examination.
"I'm pleased to report Tom is a lot more edifying than the encounter I had been anticipating, but as the work went on it became apparent that Tom's working methods were every bit as thorough, as surprising and as effective as those of my doctor. So perhaps one never really escapes one's fate. He has my eternal gratitude."
Helena, who won the prize for her portrayal of the Queen Mother, paid tribute to the British royal family in her acceptance speech.
She said: "I should thank the royal family because they've done wonders for my career. I've had fun and I love it. I'm incredibly lucky to get this, and to get parts and dress up and then get paid loads of money for it."
Facebook movie 'The Social Network' picked up awards in the Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay, while Natalie Portman won the Best Actress BAFTA for her performance in Darren Aronofsky's dark ballet movie 'Black Swan'.
However, the event at London's Royal Opera House was not without problems; Jessica Alba dropped her papers after presenting an award, while 'Made in Dagenham' star Rosamund Pike tried to announce the winner of an award before announcing the nominees.
Full list of winner's at the 2011 Orange BAFTA Awards:
Best Film: 'The King's Speech'
Outstanding British Film: 'The King's Speech'
Best Leading Actor: Colin Firth 'The King's Speech'
Best Leading Actress: Natalie Portman 'Black Swan'
Best Supporting Actor: Geoffrey Rush 'The King's Speech'
Best Supporting Actress: Helena Bonham Carter 'The King's Speech'
Best Director: David Fincher 'The Social Network'
Best Cinematography: 'True Grit'
Best Editing: 'The Social Network'
Best Production Design: 'Inception'
Best Costume Design: 'Alice in Wonderland'
Best Sound: 'Inception'
Best Visual Effects: 'Inception'
Best Make-up and Hair: 'Alice in Wonderland'

Published by editorial staff Entertainment
13 Feb 2011
Special offers...
Our partners
Advertising


Don't miss...
Gorgeous Chic Hairstyles For Older WomenTricks and tips for an active new year
50 Moving On Quotes To Forget About HimFamous Cancerians: Celebrities with Cancer star sign
Most Popular
24h
1 Week
1 Month
27 Fabulous Celebrities With Truly Terrible Childhood Photographs
31/07/2014
Dog Faints With Happiness When Reunited With His Owner, And It’s Simply Adorable
28/07/2014
Justin Bieber behind Miranda Kerr and Orlando Bloom divorce?
28/10/2013
21 Things That Went Down At EVERY Primary School
22/07/2014
WATCH: The preview for Katy Perry's dramatic song Unconditionally
15/11/2013
Where Are These Child Actors Now? What Happened To The Children!!!
24/04/2014
The Most Beautiful Coming Out EVER: See Stunning Photos of Trans Model, Andreja Pejic
30/07/2014
Watch These People Dancing Naked In Public. It's Oddly Hypnotising
16/07/2014
Benedict Cumberbatch talks marriage and his perfect woman
30/07/2013
Angelina Jolie “stunned” after Maddox asks about Jennifer Aniston
04/10/2013
 

Don't miss out!

...Join our newsletter
Get the sofeminine latest straight to your inbox
  OK
Find us on...
         

Copyright © 1999-2014 soFeminine.co.uk
This week: Food & Drink Special : recipes from A to Z, by country, by duration, by type - Surnames - E-cards
Axel Springer Group: Idealo.co.uk