HeyUGuys are currently sat in the press room of the Jameson Empire Awards, editing our video from the red carpet (which you’ll be seeing shortly) and live-blogging the Awards.

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19:50 – Looks like that’s the end people. The press room is beginning to empty, and everyone is winding down. This is a good thing, as my laptop battery is dying. Hope you’ve enjoyed our live blog, and stay tuned for our video from the red carpet, and our short, post-award interviews with the winners/presenters.

19:45 – The ceremony’s just about done inside. IN the press room we’re waiting for the last few interviews.

19:41 – Best actor winner Colin Firth has just presented the Empire Icon award to Gary Oldman.

19:39 – Mark Strong just told Kelly we can expect some more pics of him in character from Green Lantern in June.

19:35 – Kiera Knightly picks up the Empire Hero award.

19:34 – Kelly is talking to HeyUGuys fan Jane Goldman. Meanwhile the paps have now noticed Edgar Wright. They seem rather excited.

19:31 – It would appear that Colin Firth managed to sneak past everyone on the red carpet, as he turns up to collect his award.

19:28 – Best Actor award time. Nominees are:

  • Leonardo DiCaprio
  • James Franco
  • Colin Firth
  • Jesse Eisenberg
  • Aaron Johnson

Winner: Colin Firth

19:26 – As Edgar Wright picks up the award for Best Director, the paps in the press room have noticed Talulah Riley and gone mental.

19:21 – Best director time. Nominees:

  • David Fincher
  • Christopher Nolan
  • Edgar Wright
  • Tom Hooper
  • Matthew Vaughn

– Winner: Edgar Wright

19:20 – The world is spared from Kelly’s rage, as Inception takes the award.

19:17 – Kelly might get very upset if Inception doesn’t win.

19:17 – Best Film time. Nominees are:

  • Inception
  • Kick-Ass
  • The Social Network
  • Scott Pilgrim Vs The World
  • The King’s Speech

– Winner : Inception

19:14 – Kelly just interviewed Tom Hiddleston. Unfortunately she can’t tell me what he said, because she was distracted by his good looks.

19:11 – Best British FilmĀ  time. Nominees

  • 127 Hours
  • The King’s Speech
  • Kick-Ass
  • Four Lions
  • Monsters

– Winner: Kick Ass

19:07 – The Inspiration Award has just been presented to Edgar Wright. He seems happy about this.

19:04 – Eli Roth just told Kelly that he loves doing dialogue-based films. Again, full transcript to follow as soon as we get a spare moment.

19:01 – After a quick hijack by Charlie, we’re back.

19:01 – Hello, this is Charlie from Ultra Culture. I’ve said some slightly mean things about HeyUGuys in the past but I’m actually quite a fan. I am at the Empire Awards and I’ve put too much Jameson in my Diet Coke. Will be on the floor soon. Bye pals!

18:59 – Kelly is now talking to Tom Felton. Waiting to find out waht they’re talking about.

18:55 – Best thriller time. Nominees are:

  • The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
  • Shutter Island
  • The Town
  • Black Swan
  • 127 Hours

– Winner: Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

18:51 – Done In 60 Seconds Winner was Maeve Stram for 127 Hours.

18:51 – Noel Clarke’s just told Kelly that he’s working on two films, both British. A horror and a rom-com. Full quote to follow.

18:48 – It’s time for Done in 60 Seconds. Check out the nominees on Empire’s Website

18:45 – The show on stage is going hell for leather, with a swift move to Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Kelly is waiting to talk to the guys from Four Lions about their win.

Best Sci-Fi/Fantsy Nominees:

  • Inception
  • Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World
  • Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows
  • Kick-Ass
  • Alice In Wonderland

– Winner – Alice In Wonderland


18:40 – Moving on now to the Best Horror Nominees:

  • Let Me In
  • A Nightmare On Elm Street
  • The Last Exorcism
  • Paranormal Activity 2
  • The Crazies

– Winner: The Last Exorcism


18:35 – Flying through, on stage we have the award for best actress (nominees below), meanwhile in the press room Dexter Flethcer is posing with the cast of The Inbetweeners.

Best actress nominees:

  • Natalie Portman
  • Noomi Rapace
  • Emma Watson
  • Olivia Williams
  • Helena Bonham Carter

The Winner – Noomi Rapace

18:30 – Dermot O’Leary is on stage to present the award for Best Comedy. Nominees are:

  • Four Lions
  • Get Him To The Greek
  • The Other Guys
  • Easy A
  • Toy Story 3

– The Winner – Four Lions


18:25 – The cast of The Inbetweeners are on stage to present the Best Newcomer Award.


  • Gareth Edwards
  • Chloe Moretz
  • Jaden Smith
  • Jennifer Lawrence
  • Mia Wasikowska

– The winner – Chloe Moretz.