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The Artist Sweeps the Bafta Awards

Silent film grabs 7 Brit honors, Meryl Street wins Best Actress

(Newser) - In what could be a preview of the Oscars, The Artist swept the top honors at the Bafta movie awards in London yesterday. The quirky black-and-white film raked in seven British movie honors, including those for Best Picture, Best Screenplay, Best Director, and Best Actor for French star Jean Dujardin.... More »

Artist Star Uggie Has Mystery Syndrome

Little dog with the shakes retiring next month

(Newser) - Uggie's time in the spotlight could just about be over: The heart-stealing Jack Russell terrier who stars in the hit movie The Artist is suffering from a puzzling debilitating condition, and will retire next month, says his devoted trainer. "It's very sad, but he is suffering from... More »

Does This Dog Deserve an Oscar?

Uggie won't roll over and play dead in this fight

(Newser) - Can dogs act? And if so, should they be considered for an Oscar? Those are the kinds of questions moviegoers are wondering, many for the first time, after seeing Uggie the Jack Russell terrier ham it up in the much acclaimed film The Artist. Uggie fans have launched an Oscar... More »

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