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Blanchett: 'I Want To Play Hepburn Again'

CATE BLANCHETT is so obsessed with KATHERINE HEPBURN after playing her in THE AVIATOR - she wants to star in a remake of one of the late screen siren's most famous movies. The...

Blanchett: 'I Want To Play Hepburn Again'

CATE BLANCHETT is so obsessed with KATHERINE HEPBURN after playing her in THE AVIATOR - she wants to star in a remake of one of the late screen siren's most famous movies. The...

Weitzman Withdraws Million Dollar Oscars Shoes

Designer STUART WEITZMAN has withdrawn his annual million dollar OSCARS shoes because he feels it would be inappropriate for such an elaborate show of extravagance to hit the red carpet while so many people are...

Beyonce, A Triple Threat At The Oscars

LATEST: BEYONCE KNOWLES will have her work cut out at the 77th ACADEMY AWARDS on 27 February (05) - she's singing three of the five nominated songs. The DESTINY'S CHILD star had already signed...

Ray's Dvd Release Surpasses Box-office Takings

JAMIE FOXX's OSCAR-nominated biopic RAY has surpassed its American box office by taking $80 million (GBP43 million) in DVD and video sales and rentals. The story of blues singer RAY CHARLES, which grossed...

Vera Drake Sweeps London Critics' Circle Film Awards

Controversial movie VERA DRAKE swept the boards at last night's (09FEB05) LONDON CRITICS' CIRCLE FILM AWARDS - with honours bestowed upon actress IMELDA STAUNTON and director MIKE LEIGH. The drama, about an illegal abortionist...

You Better Believe It: Groban And Beyonce Are An Oscars Couple

JOSH GROBAN and BEYONCE KNOWLES will be the odd couple at the OSCARS this year (27FEB05) after agreeing to perform nominated song BELIEVE together at the glitzy awards show. According to BILLBOARD.COM, the pair...

Winslet Fulfilled Childhood Oscar Dream

A young KATE WINSLET credits an inspirational OSCAR speech by WHOOPI GOLDBERG with helping her become a cinema star. Goldberg presented the ACADEMY AWARDS in 1994 - when Winslet was merely a teenager dreaming...

Imelda Avoids Designer Dresses

British actress IMELDA STAUNTON is determined to avoid the pre-OSCARS madness when it comes to dresses and gems by calling on a costume designer pal to help her out. The VERA DRAKE star, who...

Oscar Organisers Shake-up Procedures

The OSCARS are undergoing a major overhaul this year (27FEB05) to ensure more nominees are "seen on television". The traditional prize-giving ceremony - which requires the winners to leave their seats to collect...

Hewitt To Host Aids Benefit On Oscar Night

Actress JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT is to host a fundraiser for AIDS Project Los Angeles at West Hollywood gay haunt The Abbey on OSCARS night. The GARFIELD star will join forces with ESQUIRE men's magazine...

Eastwood In Good Shape

Movie veteran CLINT EASTWOOD may be approaching his 75th birthday this year (31MAY05), but he still works out at the gym on a regular basis. The UNFORGIVEN star, who is up for Best Actor...

The Aviator Producer's Oscar Snub

A producer of THE AVIATOR credited with persuading LEONARDO DiCAPRIO to play HOWARD HUGHES has been ditched from the OSCAR nominations because of over-crowding. CHARLES EVANS JR, who claims the biopic of the eccentric...

Berry To Dazzle With $1 Million Shoes At Oscars

HALLE BERRY will dazzle onlookers at this year's ACADEMY AWARDS by wearing diamond-encrusted shoes worth $1 million (GBP525,000). The Hollywood beauty, 38, will model the expensive, jewellery-laden footwear loaned to her by Los...

Eastwood's Retirement Destroyed

CLINT EASTWOOD's proposed retirement from acting was thwarted by the MILLION DOLLAR BABY script - because he couldn't resist playing FRANKIE DUNN. The 74-year-old star did not expect to be back in front of...

Oscar No Guarantee For Brody

American actor ADRIEN BRODY still has to compete with lesser-known actors for film roles, despite winning an OSCAR for his performance in THE PIANIST. The Hollywood star admits his honour at 2002's ACADEMY AWARDS...

Cheadle Shock At Real-life Extras

HOTEL RWANDA star DON CHEADLE was shocked to find survivors of the original 1994 Rwandan exodus employed as extras for the movie adaptation. The 40-year-old stars as a Rwandan hotelier PAUL RUSESABAGINA in the...

Giamatti Plans Dream Project

Hollywood actor PAUL GIAMATTI's ultimate life ambition is to appear in a "crime caper" with actors ROBERT DUVALL and JOHN HURT. The 37-year-old star has vowed to contact the actors with his dream project...

Cheadle Looking Forward To Oscars Attention

Actor DON CHEADLE is looking forward to attending this month's (FEB05) ACADEMY AWARDS as a nominee - because he was completely ignored when he last went to the star-studded ceremony. Last month (JAN05), Cheadle...

Oscar Protest To Hail Bush-baiting Stars

Anti-GEORGE W BUSH celebrities will be targeted on OSCARS night (27FEB05) by right wing campaigners who want to "thank" them for publicly blasting the US President - because it helped him gain a second term...

Blanchett's Oscars Dress Fears

Aussie actress CATE BLANCHETT is terrified of trying on any of the designer gowns she's been offered for the OSCARS because she fears her baby ROMAN will ruin it. THE AVIATOR star has been...

The Sea Inside Sweeps Spanish Film Awards

Euthanasia drama THE SEA INSIDE (MAR ADENTRO) won a staggering 14 trophies at Spain's annual GOYA AWARDS last night (30JAN05). ALEJANDRO AMENABAR's true story of a man wanting to end his life with dignity...

Anti-abortion Protests Slam Oscar Hopeful

MIKE LEIGH's award-winning drama VERA DRAKE has been hit by protests from anti-abortion groups. The independent film, about backstreet abortion in 1950s London, has been nominated for three OSCARS at next month's (FEB05) ACADEMY...

Eastwood Becomes Oscars Favourite After Dga Win

CLINT EASTWOOD has become the odds-on favourite to claim the Best Director OSCAR next month (FEB05) after beating rival MARTIN SCORSESE again at the DIRECTORS GUILD AWARDS (DGA) on Saturday (29JAN05). Eastwood claimed the...

Owen's Estranged Father Backs His Oscar Chances

CLOSER star CLIVE OWEN's estranged father is demanding the ACADEMY AWARDS honour his son with the Best Supporting Actor prize this year (05) - because he "deserves" it. JESS OWEN - who walked out...

Rock: 'I'm Too Old For Mtv Awards'

Funnyman CHRIS ROCK signed up to host the OSCARS after he realised he was too old for all the MTV award shows he used to host. The comic, dubbed the funniest man in America...

Oscars Host Rock: `The Academy Has Overlooked The Best Films'

Outspoken OSCARS host CHRIS ROCK fears Hollywood has overlooked the best films of 2004 - SPIDER-MAN 2 and THE BOURNE SUPREMACY. The funnyman has been checking out all the nominated movies for the upcoming...

Bacon Hurt By Oscar Snub

KEVIN BACON feels his career has failed to gain the kind of "recognition" he deserves - especially when it comes to the ACADEMY AWARDS. The 46-year-old actor felt disheartened when his performance in 1996's...

Moreno To Take Whole Family To Oscars?

Colombian actress CATALINA SANDINO MORENO is so thrilled to be nominated for a Best Actress OSCAR, she wants to bring her whole family to this year's (27FEB05) ACADEMY AWARDS ceremony. The 23-year-old beauty is...

Supersize Me Made Spurlock Solvent

MORGAN SPURLOCK was on the brink of bankruptcy when the success of SUPER SIZE ME allowed him to pay off his creditors and treat his friends and family to breakfast to celebrate his OSCAR nomination....

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