THE WEEK THAT WAS: ENTERTAINMENT AND TV (11/01/19)
11th January 2019
BAFTA NOMINATIONS 2019
The Favourite continues its journey in the awards season sun, leading the BAFTA’s with 12 nominations including Best Film, Best Actress (Olivia Coleman), Best Supporting Actress (Both Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz) and Best British Film amongst many others. Following from the 76th Golden Globe Awards, other films nominated for this year’s BAFTA Awards include: Bohemian Rhapsody, A Star Is Born, Green Book, Stan & Ollie and BlacKkKlansman.
THE SOPRANOS CELEBRATES IT’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY SINCE THE FIRST EPISODE AIRED AND THE CAST RE-UNITES
Extensively described as one of the greatest TV shows of all time, The Sopranos is credited with paving the way for how modern television is made. To celebrate this milestone and to remember the show’s star, James Gandolfini, who died in 2013, aged 51, the cast of the critically acclaimed series reunited in New York on the special anniversary. The reunion included Edie Falco, Jamie-Lynn Sigler and Robert Iler, along with Gandolfini’s son, Michael.
THE 91ST ACADEMY AWARDS ARE CURRENTLY SET TO AIR WITHOUT A HOST
After the controversy surrounding the removal of Kevin Hart as this year’s Oscars host, it’s looking increasingly like the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has decided to take a new route and have various people handle different parts of the ceremony. Whilst nothing is confirmed yet, there have been talks of having celebrities starring in skits around the running time, with a focus on the music in the movies. We’re excited to see how this plays out!
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