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My advice to you

Nick Hornby May 11, 2010 at 1:09 pm Films , ,

My advice to you: if you get nominated for an Oscar, don’t play it cool. Not the first time it happens, anyway. In the event of multiple nominations over several years, you’re allowed to skip a couple of parties; if you’re a novice, however, you should really make the effort. I did, and I don’t […]

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‘An Education’ . . .

Nick Hornby January 2, 2010 at 1:20 pm Films , ,

‘An Education’ has been nominated for eight BAFTA awards – it received more nominations than any other film, apart from ‘Avatar’ (which I haven’t seen) and the brilliant ‘The Hurt Locker’ (which everyone should see.) And though that’s amazing and fantastic and wonderful and so on, I can’t help feeling a little disappointed that Rosamund […]

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Pyrex

Nick Hornby November 6, 2009 at 1:22 pm Films

Now that ‘An Education’ is out on general release, we have a never-ending queue of people happy to tell us where we have made mistakes with early-60s period detail. My mother-in-law is very anxious about a Pyrex dish in an early scene. (The word ‘Pyrex’ was invented by the glassware company in 1915.) Somebody else […]

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Named and shamed

Nick Hornby October 30, 2009 at 1:26 pm Films

It has been a busy couple of months, what with one thing and another, hence the lack of blogging. ‘An Education’ opens in UK cinemas today, which means that my promotional work is finally done. Thanks to our security-conscious government, I am able to trace readers of this blog who haven’t paid to see the […]

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