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John C. Reilly Doesn't Expect Awards For Comedies

John C. Reilly thinks comedy films are not "respectable" enough to win awards.The 'Step Brothers' actor thinks funny films should be recognised for their popularity, but is not surprised that they rarely get nominated.He explained:...

Franco Unconcerned About Possibly Bombing At Oscars

James Franco insists he's not putting his career on the line by co-hosting the Academy Awards show with Anne Hathaway this month. In an interview with Vanity Fair magazine, Franco said, "Look, they know we're...

Whoopi Goldberg Made Mistake Say New York Times

WHOOPI GOLDBERG branded a recent piece in the New York Times "sloppy" after it failed to name her in a list of previous black OSCAR winners, however, the newspaper has responded by saying the actress...

Jesse Eisenberg Knew Social Network Would Be 'Special'

Jesse Eisenberg always had faith 'The Social Network' would be "special".The 27-year-old actor - who plays Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in the movie based on the social networking website - admitted the film's subject matter...

Elizabeth Taylor To Remain In Hospital After Heart Failure

ELIZABETH TAYLOR is expected to remain in hospital for several more days after undergoing treatment for congestive heart failure.ELIZABETH TAYLOR, the 78-year-old British-American actress who was admitted to hospital late last week, will remain at...

Jesse Eisenberg Knew Social Network Would Be 'Special'.

Jesse Eisenberg always had faith 'The Social Network' would be "special".The 27-year-old actor - who plays Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in the movie based on the social networking website - admitted the film's subject matter...

The King's Speech Big Winner At U.k.'S Bafta Awards

The King's Speech dominated Sunday night's BAFTA awards, Britain's equivalent of the Oscars. The film, which also is touted as a probable big winner at the Oscars in two weeks, received seven awards, including best...

Christina Hendricks Models For Vivienne Westwood

Christina Hendricks will model for her "favourite designer" Dame Vivienne Westwood. The 'Mad Men' actress - famed for her curvy figure - has become the face of the influential British designer's latest jewellery collection and...

The King's Speech Dominates Bafta Awards

'The King's Speech' has swept the board at this year's Orange BAFTA Awards, winning seven prizes. Colin Firth was named Best Actor for his portrayal of stuttering British King George VI, while the Tom Hooper-directed...

Jeff Bridges Ready For Oscar Glory

Jeff Bridges won't feel guilty if he beats Colin Firth to the Best Actor prize at this year's Oscars.The 61-year-old star triumphed over Colin - who was nominated for his performance in 'A Single Man'...

Catherine Zeta-jones Says Michael Is Her Main Man

Michael Douglas is the most important person in Catherine Zeta-Jones' life. Although the Hollywood couple have two children - Dylan, 10, and seven-year-old Carys - the actress prioritises her relationship with Michael above anything else,...

Helena Bonham Carter Predicts Fashion 'Catastrophe'

Helena Bonham Carter expects she will be a "catastrophe" on the red carpet at this year's Oscars. The British actress is nominated for the Best Supporting Actress award for her role in 'The King's Speech'...

Colin Firth Has Delayed Reaction To Oscar Nomination

Colin Firth revealed his Best Actor nomination has not yet sunk in at the annual Oscar luncheon in Beverly Hills yesterday (08.02.11). The 'King's Speech' star joined a host of fellow nominees including Javier Bardem,...

Dana Carvey Brings Back Wayne's World On Saturday Night Live

DANA CARVEY performed a 'Wayne's World' sketch during his hosting of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE at the weekend (5th February 2011).DANA CARVEY, the American actor and comedian, reprised his role 'Garth' from the hit movie 'Wayne's...

James Franco In Talks For Oz: Great And Powerful?

James Franco is in talks for 'Oz: Great and Powerful'. The '127 Hours' star is reportedly wanted by film bosses to take on the lead role in the 'Wizard of Oz' prequel to be directed...

Tamara Mellon's Thrill At Red Carpet Choos

Tamara Mellon still gets excited when she sees celebrities wear her shoes.The Jimmy Choo president admits it's a thrill when stars don her company's designs on the red carpet as it proves that she's good...

Jesse Eisenberg Forced To Watch Films By Therapist

Jesse Eisenberg has been told to watch his own films by a therapist.The 'Social Network' actor says he hates watching himself on screen and he is so critical about his talent he has to have...

Nicole Kidman Wants To Add To Family

Nicole Kidman wants more children.The 43-year-old actress - who announced the birth of her and husband Keith Urban's second daughter Faith Margaret, who was born via gestational carrier in December - says being a mother...

Best Song Snub Kills Planned Gag At Oscars

Producers of the Oscars show apparently felt so certain that Diane Warren's Burlesque song "You Haven't Seen the Last of Me" would be nominated (it was the winner of the Golden Globe Award for best...

Diane Kruger Likes To Dress Herself

Diane Kruger only uses a stylist for big events.The stunning actress insists she normally doesn't get any help when it comes to her clothes but does work with someone during the awards season and when...

James Bond Composer John Barry Dead At 77

British composer-conductor John Barry, best known for creating the theme and soundtracks for the early James Bond movies, has died in London at age 77. The BBC said that Barry had been stricken by a...

Bond Composer John Barry Dies

John Barry has died of a heart attack.The iconic British composer, best known for scoring 11 films in the 'James Bond' movie series - including 'From Russia With Love', 'Goldfinger' and 'You Only Live Twice'...

John Barry Dies

John Barry has died of a heart attack.The iconic British composer, best known for scoring 11 films in the 'James Bond' movie series - including 'From Russia With Love', 'Goldfinger' and 'You Only Live Twice'...

The Coen Brothers' Alice Inspiration For True Grit

The Coen Brothers were inspired by 'Alice In Wonderland' when making 'True Grit'.The filmmakers insist their new movie - which stars Matt Damon, Jeff Bridges and 14-year-iold Mattie Ross -is not a remake of the...

Clint Eastwood's Unease At Being Older Father

Clint Eastwood feels "ridiculous" when he goes to watch his teenage daughter play sports.The 80-year-old actor-turned-director - who has seven children with five women, including 14-year-old Morgan with current wife Dina Ruiz - thinks he...

What Happened To Diversity At Oscars?

Despite the fact that last year's Oscars presentations featured several non-white and female nominees, this year's list of top nominees conspicuously excludes them. While last year's winner for best film went to The Hurt Locker,...

James Franco To Direct As I Lay Dying

James Franco is to direct 'As I Lay Dying'.The actor - who is to host next month's Oscars, where he has been nominated for Best Actor for his role in '127 Hours' - will helm...

Jennifer Lawrence Reacts To Surprise Oscar Nomination

Jennifer Lawrence, the 20-year-old American actress and star of the new movie 'Winter's Bone', says she can't begin to describe how she feels after being nominated for 'Best Actress' at the Oscars. Lawrence and her...

John Hawkes Is The Surprise Oscar Nominee For 2011

John Hawkes, the 51-year-old American actor whose previous roles have included appearances on 'Psych', 'Monk' and 'Without a Trace', has been nominated for the 'Best Supporting Actor' award at this year's Academy Awards. Hawkes' was...

Mark Ruffalo Pleasantly Surprised By Oscar Nomination

Mark Ruffalo, the 43-year-old American actor, says he was "pleasantly surprised" to hear his name amongst the list of nominees for 'Best Supporting Actor' at next month's Academy Awards. Ruffalo received the nod for his...

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