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Sean Penn Has 'No Apologies' For Green Card Joke

Sean Penn has urged critics of his controversial "green card" joke at the Oscars to lighten up after insisting he has "absolutely no apologies" for poking fun at his director pal Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu.The actor...

8th March 2015

Oscars Could Revert To 5 Movies In 'Best Picture' Category

The Academy Awards are considering a major change that would see the category of Best Picture cut from ten nominees to just five. The Oscars expanded its category to ten in 2009 (and then anywhere...

By Michael West | 4th March 2015

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Laughs Off Sean Penn's Oscars Joke

Birdman director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu has laughed off the "green card" joke made at his expense by Sean Penn at the Academy Awards on Sunday night (22Feb15), insisting he "didn't find it offensive".Before Penn announced...

23rd February 2015

Alejandro GonzáLez IñáRritu Found Green Card Joke 'Hilarious'

Alejandro González Iñárritu found Sean Penn's ''green card'' joke at last night's (22.02.15) Academy Awards to be ''hilarious''.Penn presented the 'Birdman' director with the prize for Best Picture at the star-studded event in Los Angeles,...

23rd February 2015

Elton John's Oscars Party Saw As Many Stars As The Academy Awards Itself [Photos]

Since 1992, EJAF (Elton John AIDS Foundation) has raised over 321 million USD to help combat AIDS/HIV. One of the biggest events on EJAF's calendar is that of the Academy Awards Ceremony - for the...

By Stephen Caswell | 23rd February 2015

Sean Penn's 'Green Card' Joke Causes Controversy At Oscars 2015

Sean Penn's green card joke was one of the more controversial jokes at the Oscars 2015 though it could be argued it kicked some life into a ceremony that was otherwise something of a snoozefest...

By Michael West | 23rd February 2015

Birdman And The Grand Budapest Hotel Big Winners At 2015 Oscars

'Birdman' and 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' were the big winners at the 87th Annual Academy Awards last night (22.02.15).Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu's comedy drama about an ageing film star trying to reinvent himself as a Broadway...

23rd February 2015

Birdman And The Grand Budapest Hotel Big Winners At 2015 Oscars

'Birdman' and 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' were the big winners at the 87th Annual Academy Awards last night (22.02.15).Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu's comedy drama about an ageing film star trying to reinvent himself as a Broadway...

23rd February 2015

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Wins Best Director At 2015 Oscars

The 2015 Oscar for Best Director has been won by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu for his work on Birdman (Or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance). Inarritu beat Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel, which led the...

By Ed Biggs | 23rd February 2015

Birdman Wins Best Feature At The Independent Spirit Awards 2015

'Birdman' won Best Feature at the Independent Spirit Awards 2015.The Michael Keaton-fronted drama beat off competition from Richard Linklater's acclaimed 'Boyhood' to win the top prize at the ceremony which was held in Santa Monica,...

22nd February 2015

'Birdman': Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Beats Richard Linklater To Major Prize

Birdman director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu beat his Oscars rival Richard Linklater to the major prize at the Directors Guild awards at the weekend. Both filmmakers opted to remain in the U.S instead of travelling to...

By Michael West | 9th February 2015

Birdman Director Wins Dga

Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu was ''openly humbled'' to win the Feature Film prize at the Directors Guild awards.The filmmaker beat off competition from the likes of Richard Linklater, Clint Eastwood, Morten Tyldum and Wes Anderson to...

9th February 2015

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Takes Top Prize At Directors Guild Awards

Birdman filmmaker Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu is one step closer to Oscars victory after landing the top honour at the Directors Guild Awards (Dga) on Saturday night (07Feb15).The Mexican director beat fellow awards season favourites, including...

8th February 2015

Michael Keaton: Birdman Was 'Risky'

Michael Keaton thinks 'Birdman' was ''risky''.The 63-year-old actor - who won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his portrayal of Riggan in the critically acclaimed film...

4th February 2015

Leonardo Dicaprio Stars In Alejandro GonzáLez Inarritu's Follow Up To 'Birdman' [Photos]

'Birdman' still has yet to open in some countries and already has multiple Academy Award nominations. One of these nomination is a 'Best Director' nod for Alejandro González Iñárritu, which will certainly help with his...

By Stephen Caswell | 27th January 2015

Birdman Director Lands Sundance Honour

Birdman director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu is to receive a special award from the body behind Robert Redford's Sundance Film Festival.The moviemaker, who is in the running for Best Director at this year's (15) Academy Awards,...

20th January 2015

Birdman Continues Winning Streak At Critics Choice Movie Awards

Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's Birdman flew off with another seven top honours at the Broadcast Film Critics Association's 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards in Hollywood on Thursday (15Jan15).The movie picked up the event's first...

16th January 2015

Birdman And Boyhood Filmmakers Up For Top Prize At Directors Guild Of America Awards

Birdman filmmaker Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu will battle it out with Richard Linklater, Wes Anderson, Morten Tyldum and Clint Eastwood for the top prize at the 2015 Directors Guild of America (Dga) Awards.Officials at the Dga...

13th January 2015

Biopics Win Big At 2015 Palm Springs Film Festival Awards [Photos]

The 2015 Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards saw accolades going to some very well-deserved movies from the last year - with some even more well-deserved individuals picking them up.[L-R] Eddie Redmayne, Benedict Cumberbatch and...

By Holly Williams | 5th January 2015

Michael Keaton: Birdman Is Revolutionary

Michael Keaton thinks 'Birdman' is revolutionary.The 63-year-old actor has praised the comedy - in which he stars as protagonist, Riggan - for being innovative and making filmmakers reconsider how they make movies.He said: '''Birdman' has...

19th December 2014

Michael Keaton, Emma Stone And Edward Norton Discuss The Filming Of 'Birdman' [Exclusive Featurette]

When approaching 'Birdman', director Alejandro González Iñárritu decided that to fully get into the mind-set of his main character, his introspective film would be shot as a continuous piece. Or rather, six continuous pieces that...

By Stephen Caswell | 12th December 2014

Is 'Birdman''S Protagonist Really Based On Michael Keaton?

'Birdman' is currently receiving glowing reviews from critics and general audiences alike. The movie, which follows the story of an old super-hero movie actor trying to make a comeback by directing and starring in his...

By Stephen Caswell | 27th October 2014

Make No Mistake, 'Birdman' Could Blitz The Oscars In 2015

In the next couple of months, you're going to read a lot about Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), Alejandro González Iñárritu's masterpiece starring Michael Keaton as a washed up actor attempting to mount...

By Michael West | 24th October 2014

How A Boozy Night Could Have Led To Michael Keaton's Oscar Winning Role

Cinema buffs love an on-paper weird casting that turns out to be genius. Quentin Tarantino has the knack for it - Travolta was nowhere, literally nowhere, when cast in Pulp Fiction and Kurt Russell was...

By Michael West | 15th October 2014

Inarritu's 'Birdman' Is Serious Contender For Oscar's 'Best Picture'

Alejandro González Iñárritu's Birdman, featuring a career best performance from Michael Keaton, is now considered a serious contender to win Best Picture at the 74th Academy Awards in February 2015. Keaton plays a once-famous actor...

By Michael West | 13th October 2014

Michael Keaton And 'Birdman' Have Oscars In Sight After Telluride Festival

Birdman conquered at in Venice and although the movie didn't go down quite as well at the Telluride Film Festival, it still got a huge nod of approval from the Colorado crowd and was probably...

By Michael West | 2nd September 2014

Will Poulter To Join The Revenant?

Will Poulter could be set to star alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in 'The Revenant'. The 'We're the Millers' star is said to be in negotiations to join 'The Wolf of Wall Street' actor in the upcoming...

26th June 2014

Leonardo Dicaprio's Next Movie Is 'The Revenant', Here's What We Know

We’ve been waiting for a while to hear what Leonardo DiCaprio’s follow up to the Wolf of Wall Street will be (and no that Coachella video doesn't count.), but now it seems the actor has...

By Stephanie Chase | 17th April 2014

Leonardo Dicaprio To Star In The Revenant

Leonardo DiCaprio will star in 'The Revenant'.The 39-year-old actor will take on the role of revenge-seeking frontiersman Hugh Glass, who is mauled by a grizzly bear in the movie adaptation of Michael Punke's book -...

16th April 2014

Andy Serkis Replacing Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu As The Jungle Book Director

Actor Andy Serkis has been tapped to replace Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu as the director of a planned live-action version of The Jungle Book.The Babel filmmaker dropped out of the movie in December (13) due to...

21st March 2014

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Leaked "Batman vs. Superman" Trailer Generates Extra Publicity

As far as publicity goes, the leaked Batman vs. Superman trailer may...

Watch The Old Meet The New As 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Teaser Excites Fans [Trailer & Pictures]

Star Wars fans got what they’d been waiting for on Thursday, as the...

Jennifer Lopez To Pay Tribute To The Late Selena Quintanilla

Almost two decades after portraying Selena Quintanilla on the big screen...

George Clooney Travels Through Time In The Mysterious 'Tomorrowland' [Trailer + Pictures]

It's now time to get excited for what looks to be one of the most visually...

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'Child 44' Is Praised And Banned

As 'Child 44' opens in cinemas this weekend, novelist Tom Rob Smith is praising Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace as the...

'A Little Chaos' Brings British Humour To A French Tale

The new period drama 'A Little Chaos' may be set in France in the 17th century, but its...

'Furious 7' Sparks The Rumour Mill

As the seventh 'Fast & Furious' movie continues to dominate the global box office, rumours are swirling about where...

Live At Leeds 2015: Great For Music, Great For Life In General

So, Live At Leeds is but two weeks away from bringing some of the...

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