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Slumdog success marks new era of UK films

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At the Oscars last week, Slumdog Millionaire took home eight gongs, including Best Film and Best Director, which marked the re-emergence of UK cinema. Below, Eye Box previews some of the most promising British films of the coming months. [Source: Observer] Read the rest of this entry »

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News round-up: Alfie Patten doc, Oscars odds and a makeover for The Simpsons

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It’s been a very busy week for film and television…here’s the round up.

Channel 4 won’t be going ahead with the proposed Alfie Patten documentary, after concerns were raised about payment to his family. Publicist Max Clifford told MediaGuardian.co.uk that the family had been expecting a £25,000 cheque for the programme. Probably best judging by the weird masks he and his dad wore this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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February 21, 2009 at 4:07 pm