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Social Network Wins Top Golden Globe Film Award

The Social Network won the Golden Globe for best dramatic film Sunday night, while The Kids Are All Right won for best comedy or musical. Social Network 's David Fincher also collected the Golden Globe...

Sarah Palin Reality Show Axed After One Season?

SARAH PALIN, the 46-year-old Republican politician and former Governor of Alaska, will not be making a second season of her reality show 'Sarah Palin's Alaska', reports the UK's Daily Mail. The series producer MARK BURNETT...

The Social Network Dominates National Society Of Film Critics Prizes

Facebook movie 'The Social Network' has scooped four prizes from the National Society of Film Critics. Jesse Eisenberg - who plays Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in the film - beat off stiff competition from both...

Sarah Palin Takes Aim At Michelle Obama On Reality Show

SARAH PALIN, the Republican politician who may go head-to-head with BARACK OBAMA at the next presidential election, has taken aim at the current First Lady MICHELLE OBAMA during an episode of her reality show 'Sarah...

Sarah Palin Hits Back At Aaron Sorkin

SARAH PALIN, the former Governor of Alaska and star of the reality show 'Sarah Palin's Alaska', has hit back at criticism from screenwriter AARON SORKIN over clips of her hunting and killing a caribou. Sorkin,...

Sarah Palin Hunting Footage Is A Snuff Film Says Sorkin

SARAH PALIN, the former Governor of Alaska and possible Republican presidential candidate, has been heavily criticised by the 'West Wing' creator AARON SORKIN for killing a caribou on a recent episode of her reality show...

Sarah Palin Hunting Clip Condemed By West Wing Creator Sorkin

A recent episode of SARAH PALIN's reality show 'Sarah Palin's Alaska' has been condemned by AARON SORKIN for being "a snuff film" after the potential presidential candidate was filmed shooting a caribou, reports The Huffington...

The Social Network Named Best Film By Nat'l Board Of Review

The Social Network, regarded as a strong contender in the Oscar race, received a suitable lift-off Thursday when it was voted best picture of the year by the National Board of Review, the group that...

Sorkin Signs On To Pen Jackman's Houdini Musical

Top screenwriter AARON SORKIN has teamed up with HUGH JACKMAN and composer DANNY ELFMAN to bring master illusionist and escape artist HARRY HOUDINI back to life in a thrilling new Broadway musical.Elfman tells EW.com he...

Portman Helped Sorkin Depict Life At Harvard

THE SOCIAL NETWORK screenwriter AARON SORKIN had insider access to everything that goes on behind closed doors at Harvard University thanks to school graduate NATALIE PORTMAN.The Star Wars beauty studied psychology at the prestigious institution...

Movie Reviews The Social Network

Reviews don't come much friendlier than those for David Fincher's The Social Network , written by The West Wing 's Aaron Sorkin and starring Jesse Eisenberg has Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. Roger Ebert in the...

Natalie Portman Advises Screenwriter

Natalie Portman advised 'The Social Network' screenwriter on university life. The 'Black Swan' actress - who studied at Harvard from 1999 to 2003 and dated a member of the exclusive members club Porcellian - provided...

Sorkin Showers Off Writer's Block

THE WEST WING creator AARON SORKIN has a bizarre method to writing his Emmy-winning scripts - he showers up to eight times a day to keep himself "energised" in between drafts.The screenwriter, producer and playwright...

Sorkin's Sobriety Is A Daily Battle

Hollywood screenwriter AARON SORKIN faces a daily struggle to stay sober, nine years after kicking his cocaine addiction.Sorkin, who turned Tom Cruise's A Few Good Men from a stage play to a movie classic, first...

Sorkin To Turn Aide's Mistress Tale Into Edwards Film

WEST WING creator AARON SORKIN is set to tackle the underbelly of politics again after signing on to turn ANDREW YOUNG's bestseller THE POLITICIAN - about the downfall of cheating former presidential candidate JOHN EDWARDS...

Pitt's Moneyball On Again

BRAD PITT's baseball movie MONEYBALL is rolling again, with WEST WING creator AARON SORKIN rewriting the screenplay.The Billy Beane biopic was scheduled to go before cameras at the end of last month (Jun09) but filming...

West Wing Creator To Pen Clooney Court Drama

Aaron Sorkin, the creator of The West Wing, is to collaborate with George Clooney on upcoming courtroom drama The Challenge.Variety reports Clooney's production company Smoke House is to develop the film, based on the trial...

By on 03 February 2009

West Wing Writer Aaron Sorkin To Pen Facebook Film

Aaron Sorkin, creator of The West Wing, is to write a movie based on the rise of Facebook, he has confirmed.The screenwriter is in negotiations to create an as-yet-untitled film about the social networking site,...

By on 28 August 2008

Sorkin Says Writer-producers Forced End Of Writers' Strike

TV writer-producer Aaron Sorkin ( The West Wing, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip ) has disclosed that as the writers' strike dragged on into January, he and "seven or eight" other top screenwriters were...

Legend Still Rules The Roost

Action film I Am Legend has held on to the top spot at the UK box office for a third consecutive week, new figures show.The movie, an adaptation of Richard Matheson's 1954 novel of the...

By on 16 January 2008

National Treasure Still Shining

National Treasure: Book of Secrets has seen off strong competition to hold the number one spot at the American box office for a second week.The Nicolas Cage-starring movie took $35.6 million (17.8 million) from 3,832...

By on 31 December 2007

Wilson On Wilson

Former Democratic Congressman Charlie Wilson of Texas has given a thumbs-up to Charlie Wilson's War, the film about his secret efforts to funnel U.S. funds to the Afghan mujahedeen in their fight against the Soviets...

Late Shows, Who Needs Them? Not New Movies

As it turns out, the movie studios haven't needed those late-night talk shows to promote their newest releases, after all. For the second weekend in a row, the box office produced solid results, soaring 36...

Sopranos Hope For Emmy Farewell

Hit US TV drama The Sopranos is favourite to scoop up the Emmys for its last ever season at this year's awards.The mob drama wrapped up the final episode of its eight-year history earlier this...

By on 16 September 2007

Sorkin Says Studio 60 Was Not About Him

Aaron Sorkin has acknowledged that his personal foibles may have been at least partly to blame for the failure of Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. The show featured a character who, like Sorkin, had...

Peacock Plunges

Only a day after NBC fired Kevin Reilly, its entertainment president and chief programmer, the network got word that its ratings for the previous week had sunk to embarrassing levels -- the worst ever during...

Strip Stripped From Nbc's Schedule

Marking the end of one of the greatest debacles in its history, NBC is expected to disclose during its upfront season presentation on Monday that it has canceled Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, the...

Sorkin To Battle The Pink Robots With Flaming Lips

THE WEST WING creator AARON SORKIN will collaborate with the FLAMING LIPS on the group's stage musical, inspired by their hit 2002 album YOSHIMI BATTLES THE PINK ROBOTS. Tony Award-winning director DES MCANUFF will stage...

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