Bafta – Remembered Gold

Lord of the Rings is ready to cast its spell on the Oscars after bewitching the Baftas with five awards, including best film and best director, for Peter Jackson: “I wanted to make films ever since I was 10 years old and I used to watch the Baftas on TV, but I never thought I’d get one”. Guardian’s Peter Bradshaw on LotR: “Peter Jackson’s dashing and supremely competent orchestration of the humid fantasy extravaganza was clearly deserving of acclaim.” Meanwhile Crowe wins Bafta Best Actor: “I love my job and I don’t think I do it that well – but keep on disagreeing with me”.


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Nadia Reid Would Like to Go to Canada With You

Nadia Reid Would Like to Go to Canada With You

Nadia Reid’s “Oh Canada” isn’t a cover of the country’s national anthem, but that doesn’t stop the Dunedin-born musician from honouring some of her favourite Canadian singer-songwriters on her new song,…