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Saturday 23 August 2014

Tarantino honoured by film excellence award

Quentin Tarantino will be honoured at the London Film Critics' Circle Awards

Hollywood director Quentin Tarantino will receive an “excellence” gong at the London Film Critics' Circle Awards next year, while British film An Education leads the nominations with seven nods.

An Education actress and Golden Globe nominee Carey Mulligan stars in the coming-of-age story based on the memoirs of journalist Lynn Barber.

The 24-year-old star, who is being hotly tipped for major future success, can add to her plaudits with nominations for actress of the year and British actress of the year in the Critics’ Circle Awards.

Dame Helen Mirren, who was also leading the British charge at the Golden Globe nominations last week, is also in the best British actress category for her portrayal of Leo Tolstoy's wife in The Last Station. Meanwhile, James Cameron's digital epic Avatar and The Hurt Locker, the acclaimed tale of an elite bomb squad in Iraq, both feature in the film of the year category.

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