BAFTA

2015 BAFTA Broadcast

If you are interested in watching the 2015 BAFTA awards and you’re living in North America, you might be able to watch them…just not live and not if you live in Canada. Here are the broadcast times:

USA: The show is being broadcast on tape-delay on BBC America at 8PM eastern. It is then being replayed at 11PM

Canada: Apparently, Bell has the rights to broadcast the BAFTAs but none of their kazillion channels (according to the listings that I’ve gone through) are showing it. In the past, Canadian license-holders have shown the awards event days after the event so it might be made available at a later date. BBC World News has the red carpet nonsense at 12:15 eastern.

If anyone knows of when the show is being broadcast in Canada, please leave a comment or e-mail me so I can update this post.

Either way, I have plans on watching it as I still can’t watch television for a long period of time. Hopefully that will change soon and I can start posting regularly on the site again. The constant headaches are gone but if I watch television or work on the computer for longer than half-an hour, I get really tired. Still, I’m doing way better then I was last week where I was sleeping most of the day.

2010 BAFTA Award Winners and Commentary

In one of the major shows before this year’s Oscars, one of the major battles between the two biggest films of the year ended up being a blowout. Not only did Katheryn Bigelow’s The Hurt Locker take the Best Film category from James Cameron’s Avatar at tonight’s BAFTA ceremonies but dominated the show with six wins. Avatar had to settle for only two wins. Bigelow also defeated Cameron for the Best Director award as well.

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2010 BAFTAs and the Canadian Awards Show Nobody Cares About

It’s no secret that the Canadian film industry is in bad shape. Ask your average Canadian what they think of Canadian film and chances are they’ll vomit a little bit in their mouth. Canada has had this problem for years despite the fact that the National Film Board is one of the most respected institutions in the world and Hollywood is full of actors, directors, and writers that were born and raised north of the 49th parallel. It’s not that all Canadian film is bad (although a decent portion of it is) but it isn’t marketed properly. There’s a bunch of things the Canadian film industry should do to fix their problems. One place they should look is across the Atlantic to Britain and see how they’ve handled celebrating their film industry.

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Weekly Movie Post – Feb. 6, 2010

Weekly Movie Podcast – Feb. 6, 2010 <14 mins (6.3 MB) >
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  • Just me flying solo today
  • Still having audio issues so I apologize in advance for the popping sounds and the humming sound. I’m working on getting new equipment since I’ve narrowed down the problem to that.
  • Can anything stop Avatar?
  • There are way too many reasons why Canadians don’t care about the Genies and why a few Americans actually pay attention to the BAFTA awards. Maybe the Canadian film industry should take notes.
  • All box office info come from http://www.the-numbers.com
  • Click more to see the top 5 movies from this past weekend as well as a listing of the movies coming out this week both in theatres and on DVD

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