Madonna Has Three Men She'd Like To Spend Time With - Rapper Drake, U.s. President Barack Obama And French Movie Veteran Alain Delon.
The pop superstar reveals she has a lifelong crush on Delon and shook like a leaf when he phoned her one night in Denmark on her last tour, and Drake is the latest man to catch her eye.
She tells Us Weekly magazine, "The lifelong ambition I still want to fulfil is to go on a dream date with Drake - and only kiss him."
Or she'd like to finally meet Delon, adding, "The last time I was starstruck was when Alain Delon called me while I was in Copenhagen during my last tour. I was trying to get him to do an onstage cameo during a small show in Paris. I was shaking because I love him so much!
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Veteran French star Alain Delon is recovering after undergoing surgery on Wednesday (04Apr12).
The 76-year-old actor has assured fans he is in good health following a minor operation to treat an irregular heartbeat in a Paris hospital.
He tells Le Parisien, "I was operated on two hours ago. It was planned. Two weeks ago I had dizzy spells and nausea. They tried to get my heart back in place.
"I had a scan. I was given the all clear on the neurological level, but they found an irregular heartbeat."
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The gist this time involves Georges Campo (Delon) wrecking his sports car, then coming to in a hospital with no idea who he is. When his supposed wife Christiane (continental hottie Senta Berger) takes him to his supposed mansion for his recovery, Georges suddenly loses his motivation of self-discovery, happy instead to convalesce in luxury.
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George Clooney, Alain Delon and Bryan Ferry's ex-wives are set to give divorce advice on new Dutch and French TV shows.
Netherlands broadcasters RTL are producing EX-WIVES CLUBS, which will see French actor Delon's former spouse ROSALIE VAN BREEMEN and two other divorces give married women tips on recovering from a break-up.
The idea is also being considered by French channel TF1, who are considering asking Clooney's ex-wife Talia Balsam and Ferry's former spouse MARGARET MARY 'LUCY' HELMORE, to give their advice.
Van Breemen says, "A pilot show has been taped and TF1 will probably make a series," adding the French show would be more restrained that the Dutch version.
The RTL programme shows ex-model Van Breemen helped wronged women to move on by burning their wedding dresses.
Antonioni's films rarely vary from a tight thematic script that ranges from melancholy to loneliness to despair. In L'Eclisse, he focuses that beam on Monica Vitti, an almost stereotypically detached Italian woman whose engagement falls apart in the opening scenes of the film -- though it's virtually without dialogue for 15 minutes. Eventually Vitti's Vittoria hooks up with Piero (Alain Delon), and the remainder of the film concerns their relationship -- as it were, anyway.
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Jeff (Alain Delon) is the main character in Jean-Pierre Melville's Le Samouraï, a nuanced, surprising crime film from the days of the French New Wave. The film takes a minimalist look at a hitman's doomed existence, following Jeff through a hit and the unexpected outcomes of that action. He is picked up and questioned by an uncompromising police inspector (Francois Périer) and is let go after exasperating tests and questioning. The only witness to his crime is the piano player, Valerie (Caty Rosier), who denies seeing him at the club at all. Jeff doesn't squeal, but his employer sets a price on his head which is almost carried out, but not to full expectations. He offers Jeff another hit worth $2 million. Carrying out this hit ignites a strange but enthralling chase scene and ultimately leads him to his doom.
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My hope is that Criterion's marvelous new three-DVD edition will change that. Unlike many special editions, there's no superfluous material here: The set includes the original, 187-minute Italian version of The Leopard, the U.S. theatrical release (because Burt Lancaster starred, 20th Century Fox had American rights to the film; not knowing what to do with it, they trimmed 16 minutes, dubbed it into English, and distorted - in the interests of "accessibility" - Giuseppe Rotunno's gorgeous widescreen cinematography), enlightening commentary by film historian Peter Cowie, and video essays that provide important historical context for the action alongside new interviews with surviving cast and crew members.
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So, fair warning: Jean-Pierre Melville's 1970 Le Cercle Rouge (in re-release by Rialto Pictures with a blessing by John Woo) is just a heist film. It has all the familiar elements detailed above. Why, then, is it a masterpiece?
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Roger Vadim takes his Barbarella star Jane Fonda through a very loose interpretation of "Metzengerstein," with Fonda as an aristocrat bored of the constant orgies and swift executions of her enemies. She ends up falling for her cousin, but when he rejects her, she burns down his stable, taking him along with it. Strangely, the cousin ends up possessing the spirit of a horse, which the countess ends up fascinated with anew. It's the weakest of the three shorts, but it's worth seeing if for no other reason than to see Barbarella trot out her French. (To be honest, that might be the only reason -- the story just doesn't make much of an impact.)
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