Philomena’s Oscar Hopes Dashed

The multi-Oscar nominated Philomena failed to pick up any awards at last night’s Oscars ceremony. The film, starring Steve Coogan and Dame Judi Dench has been winning multiple awards since the Autumn, including Best Screenplay at both the Venice Film Festival and BAFTA. Telling the real [...]

March 4, 2014 // 1 Comment

BAFTA For Coogan

Steve Coogan was one of the winners at this evening’s 2014 EE British Academy Film Awards. Coogan, and his co-writer Jeff Pope, won their BAFTA for Best Adapted Screenplay for Philomena, beating off stiff competition from the likes of Gravity, 12 Years a Slave, Captain Phillips and The Wolf [...]

February 16, 2014 // 2 Comments

Philomena meets Oscar

It’s happened! And TVO couldn’t be happier.  Steve Coogan’s Philomena has been nominated for not one but FOUR Oscars! The film, based on a newspaper article he wondered if he “might be able to turn into a film” is up for the categories of Best Picture, Best Adapted [...]

January 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Coogan Screenplay Wins

New film Philomena, co-written by, and starring Steve Coogan, won the best screenplay award at this year’s Venice Film Festival. Indeed, one critic called it “the best reaction to a film since the first screening of The King’s Speech”. The film, by Stephen Frears, adapts the [...]

September 10, 2013 // 4 Comments