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Brad Pitt, William Hague and Angelina Jolie - End Sexual Violence In Conflict Global Summit held at ExCeL London - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 12th June 2014

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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt - World Premiere of Disney's 'Maleficent' held at the El Capitan Theatre - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 28th May 2014

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John Voight and Brad Pitt - Mario Lopez showed up for the premiere and had a run in with ex wife Ali Landry and was seen checking her out during the red carpet. - Hollywood, California, United States - Wednesday 28th May 2014

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Brad Pitt - Brad Pitt and partner Angelina Jolie arriving for the world premiere of "Maleficent" on Hollywood Blvd and signed autographs for awaiting fans. While Angelina did interviews Brad cotinued to sign autographs until he was attacked by a crazed fan who jumped over the barriers but soon was taking to custody by police. - Hollywood, California, United States - Thursday 29th May 2014

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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie - NEW YORK, NY - MAY 12: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are spotted exiting the back door of the Ziegfeld Theatre on May 12, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jeffery Duran) - New York, New York, United States - Monday 12th May 2014

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Jason Priestley Name Checks Tori Spelling, Shannen Doherty, Brad Pitt In Upcoming Memoir


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Tori Spelling’s headlong dive into unlimited publicity with her lifetime series True Tori has attracted tons of controversy in recent weeks. Now Tori and her husband Dean McDermott are facing even more heat, after Spelling’s former 90210 co-star Jason Priestly is spilling the beans on the actress.

Priestly is soon to release his memoir, which reportedly slams Spelling, McDermott and infamous bad girl Shannen Doherty.

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Jason Priestley is releasing the ultimate tell-all book in two days.

Continue reading: Jason Priestley Name Checks Tori Spelling, Shannen Doherty, Brad Pitt In Upcoming Memoir

Jason Priestley Dishes Dirt On Divas And Former Roomie Brad Pitt In Tell-All Memoir


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Jason Priestley has released a tell-all memoir, Jason Priestley: A Memoir, which among detailing the 90210 actor's thoughts on fame and family, dishes the dirt on celebrities that he's encountered during his long career in the spotlight. He criticises the shockingly bratty behaviour of fellow stars Shannen Doherty, Mischa Barton and Dean McDermott and reveals the rather gross competitions he and former roomie Brad Pitt used to make up for fun.

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Jason Priestley Has Spilled The Secrets Of The Stars In His New Memoir.

On his former 90210 co-star Doherty he recalls taking a private flight with her from L.A. to New York to meet with advertisers and remembers how the actress' diva-esque antics didn't leave the best impression.

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Brad Pitt And Director David Michod Adapting Stanley McChrystal's Story Into "The Operators" Film


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Brad Pitt is keeping on with the theme of military films and, with the help of Animal Kingdom helmer David Michod, is tackling a fresh subject – the controversial Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the former commanding general of international and U.S. forces in Afghanistan. McChrystal first became a household name in the US, when he was profiled for Rolling Stone back in 2010.

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Pitt will produce via his Plan B label.

Michael Hastings’ profile easily sparked controversy, exposing the general and his staff's disdain for their superiors, including National Security Advisor James L. Jones, Vice President Biden and President Obama, and ultimately prompting McChrystal to resign.

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Brad Pitt Lands Role Of General Stanley McChrystal In Afghanistan War Movie 'The Operators'


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Brad Pitt will star and produce in yet another war film.

The 50 year-old is scheduled to play Gen. Stanley McChrystal, who is a former commanding general of international and U.S. forces in Afghanistan.

The upcoming film is called 'The Operators,' and Australian filmmaker David Michod will write and direct it, The Los Angeles Times reports.

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Celebrity Engagements That Didn't Last


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The most shocking break up news of the week goes to Glee star Naya Rivera and now ex-fiancee Big Sean. The pair have called it quits amid rumours of infidelity and Rolex theft. Naya tweeted “@bigsean stealing rolexes from a lady’s house now. Maybe cuz I’m on Glee and making more money or something. #triflin.” Although the tweet was quickly removed, the plot is definitely thickening.

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These others celebs also decided to end their very high profile engagements, although none of them accused each other of stealing expensive watches. Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck AKA Bennifer were a bit of an odd couple to even begin with. In 2003 the couple were involved in an extremely high profile relationship, going so far as to co-star in a couple of god awful movies. The engagement was broken off in 2004, allegedly because Ben wasn’t ready to give up single life. Which makes sense because a year later he married Jennifer Garner. Burnnnnn.

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'Draft Day' Reviews: 'Moneyball' Is Still The Underdog Sports Film To Watch


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The people behind ‘Draft Day’ are probably getting a little bit tired of comparisons to 'Moneyball', the Brad Pitt-starring 2011 hit, but given that the reviews have just been filed, and it seems to be lacking where 'Moneyball' prospered – so to speak – now is the perfect time for comparisons. And it doesn’t look rosy for director Ivan Reitman.

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The premise is simple: under the intense scrutiny of both a demanding owner and fickle fans, Sonny Weaver (Kevin Costner) must make draft day decisions that will both shape his career and the future of The Cleveland Browns. All the while, hundreds of young men’s sports careers hang in the balance. 

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Scarlett Johansson Finds Nickname 'Insulting', These Other Celebs Don't Seem To Mind


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These days it seems as though fame is cemented when the world refers to you by your very own portmanteau. Over the past few years it’s become a way of referring to our favourite celebs, because in the texting generation don’t nobody gots time to say their full names. Think J-Lo, K-Stew, J-Law, ScarJo, the list goes on. Except ScarJo wants her name taken off the list, because, well, she’s apparently above all that. Apparently starring in a Marvel movie franchise qualifies you as a serious actress, Meryl Streep style. Or MezStree as we like to call her. And she freaking loves it.

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Scarlett Johansson, or ScarJo as we like to call her (and which is how she shall forever forth be referred) explained to Glamour magazine, “I associate that name with, like, pop stars. It sounds tacky. It’s lazy and flippant…There’s something insulting about it.”  Well, that's certainly very diplomatic and won't potentially insult anybody.  Nice work, ScarJo!  ScarJo ScarJo ScarJo.

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Brad Pitt's Hacker Movie 'Anonymous' Could Be Special, Very Special


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Brad Pitt's production company Plan B Entertainment has secured the rights to Anonymous vs Steubenville  - a Rolling Stone article by David Kushner about the online vigilante Deric Lostutter's role in a landmark rape case. Pitt and the team behind 12 Years A Slave have been planning this movie for a while, though things are now official.

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Hactivist Lostutter helped expose a town-wide cover-up of a teenage girl's rape by two high school football player, bringing charges to the rapists and helping get the high school superintendent, the principal and two high school coaches indicted for concealing the truth - all this while himself risking a 20-year sentence. 

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Brad Pitt's Plan B Acquires Rights To Rape Hacker Case 'Anonymous Vs. Steubenville'


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Brad Pitt's production company has bought the rights to a movie which is based on a true story, much like their previous critically acclaimed film '12 Years A Slave'.

After their successful win for the historical drama at this year's Academy-Awards, Pitt and his partners, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner, will produce the new project.

It is about a hacker who exposed two rapists, but was then jailed for the ways in which he caught the assailants.

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Lorde, Brad Pitt And Other Celebrities Who Say No To Photoshop


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One of the reasons that we love Lorde so much is that she defies the usual standards of celebrity. The 17 year old has previously posted photos of herself on her Instagram account with a caption explaining she is wearing acne cream in the pic.

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Recently the ‘Royals’ singer shared two photographs of herself from Lollapalooza music festival in Santiago, Chile. One photograph of her had been photoshopped to smooth over her skin, while the other was natural. Lorde commented on the photos, ‘i find this curious - two photos from today, one edited so my skin is perfect and one real. remember flaws are ok :-)’.

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Lorde Calls Out Airbrushing On Her Own Photo: "Remember Flaws Are Ok"


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Today, Lorde has tried to prove to her fans that Photoshop perfection is not something to aspire to and that "flaws are ok" in selfies and photos. To illustrate her point, the singer posted two photos of herself performing at one concert on Twitter, one of which had been edited to perfection and the other showed off the young pop star's natural look.

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Lorde Has Publically Spoken Out Against Her Photos Being Digitally Retouched.

"i find this curious - two photos from today, one edited so my skin is perfect and one real. remember flaws are ok :-)" the 17 year-old singer captioned the shot. She received an outpouring of support and gratitude from her fans, many of which are also teenagers themselves, who praised her for her realistic attitude towards her own image.

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Brad Pitt, Ben Affleck: Gwyneth Paltrow's Relationships Before Chris Martin


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We were all surprised when Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin announced their separation by way of a post on Paltrow’s Goop website on Tuesday evening. The couple, who have been married for 10 years and had two children together announced they were ‘consciously uncoupling’, and thus the showbiz world began mourning another high profile couple. But for Gwyneth a high profile split is nothing new, actually she’s had her fair share of famous romances.

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Before there was Chris and before there was Angelina, Hollywood’s hottest couple was Brad Pitt and Gwyneth Paltrow. Although now the two might seem like an unlikely pairing, back in the mid nighties they were the hot couple of the moment. These two set out to define the era for star couples, sporting matching cropped blonde hair and sometimes even matching outfits, (too far). They even got engaged! Although they might have seem like a young Hollywood dream come true, sadly it wasn't to be and they split in 1997 after three years of dating. Gwyneth would later take responsibility for the break up, telling Diana Sawyer ‘My kind of internal stuff really tripped up that whole relationship and I felt really responsible, and also like I was the architect of my own misery … I just made a big mess out of it.’.

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After '12 Years A Slave' Oscar Win, What Are Brad Pitt's Chances At A Best Actor Award?


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Brad Pitt never expected to win an Oscar. He said as much during Sunday night’s Governor’s Ball. Speaking to E! News, Pitt said: “"I don't know where I'm going to put it. I never thought I'd take one home, so I haven't thought that far in advance.”

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McQueen [l] and Pitt [r] shared the glory at Sunday night's ceremony.

The cast of 12 Years say the film couldn’t have been made as it is without Pitt’s reach and influence in the film industry. For his part, however, the producer is most grateful for McQueen’s director, as he said in his acceptance speech. "Thank you all," Pitt said in his acceptance speech.

Continue reading: After '12 Years A Slave' Oscar Win, What Are Brad Pitt's Chances At A Best Actor Award?

Ellen DeGeneres Oscars Selfie Destroys Twitter: But Which Celeb Had The Best Bomb?


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Pretty much everyone has seen the Ellen Degeneres Oscars selfie by now; the celeb-packed pic that sent the Twittersphere into melt-down and quickly became the most retweeted image of all time. The Oscars host somehow gathered the cream of the awards' red carpet for last night's impromptu snap, which has become the evening's most shared and talked about image.

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Ellen DeGeneres Oscar Selfie Has Become The Most-Shared Image On Twitter.

The glory of the Oscars selfie lies in the pure and unabashed joy seen on every one of its twelve featured Hollywood stars' faces. Gone are the pouts, poses and glowers of the red carpet pap-snap and instead we have a bunch of gorgeous and joyous actors ready to party at the year's biggest movie awards.

Continue reading: Ellen DeGeneres Oscars Selfie Destroys Twitter: But Which Celeb Had The Best Bomb?

Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Lead Hollywood Power Couples With Loved Up Oscars Display


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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie once again made sure all eyes were on them at last night's Academy Awards as they led the Hollywood royalty down the red carpet whilst looking very much the loved-up pair. The acting duo were virtually inseparable when posing for photos on the red carpet, making sure they were always touching and flashing dazzling smiles.

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Brad Pitt & Angelina Echoed The BAFTAs In Their Oscars Union.

After last month's BAFTAs in London where the couple appeared in a matching tuxedo ensemble, Angelina decided to opt for a more feminine look at the Oscars and picked out a sparkling metallic and sheer gown by Elie Saab Haute Couture with diamond earrings and smoky eyes. Brad, as usual, played it safe with another classic and well-cut tuxedo and bowtie.

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Brad Pitt And Fellow Producers Made '12 Years A Slave' Their "Mandate"


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'12 Years A Slave' is the favorite to win Best Picture at tonight's 86th Academy-Awards, and its raw depiction of an African American's journey from being a freeman who was kidnapped and forced into slavery, has a lasting effect on the audience.

Due to the fact that it is based on a true story, the memoirs of Solomon Northup, is a harrowing reminder of America's dark history, but this also made the filmmakers feel a strong sense of responsibility to create the best film they could.

Watch a clip of the '12 Years A Slave' cast discussing the film here

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Matthew McConaughey Was Far From First Choice In 'Dallas Buyers Club' Casting [Trailer]


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Matthew Mcconaughey may have pulled off the performance of his career in Dallas Buyers Club but the actor apparently had to convince the movie's directors that he was the right guy to take on the role of entrepreneurial AIDS victim Ron Woodroof.

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Matthew McConaughey Was Far From First Choice To Play Ron Woodroof.

Looking at the series of cheesy rom-coms that McConaughey has padded out his career with, it's fairly easy to see why director Jean-Marc Vallee was at first sceptical about casting the classically handsome, all-American beefcake actor. "I wasn't sure about Matthew at first," said Vallee to THR. "Mr. The Most Handsome Man With Muscles? Then I met him and found a man who really wanted to change perceptions and have new challenges in his career."

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Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Go Matchy-Matchy And Reveal Hidden Tinie Tempah Love At BAFTAs


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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt may have gone home without any individual BAFTAs at last night's British Academy Film Awards but the Hollywood power couple have been two of the most talked-about attendees since the glittering ceremony. The actors turned up at the event in the matching attire of tuxedos and black ties and Angelina served as her fiance's touch-up stylist, tweaking his bowtie on the red carpet.

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Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie Rocked Up In Matching Suits At The BAFTAs.

Whilst Brad kept his look polished and smart, Angelina opted to dress her look down with an open-necked shirt, loose silk tie and tousled hair. The Tomb Raider actress' choice to ditch a party frock in favour of a Saint Laurent blazer turned heads at the awards and made her the ceremony's style icon.

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George Clooney Reveals His Long-Running Prank Of Imitating Brad Pitt


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George Clooney has revealed his obsession for sending cards and letters supposedly from his celebrity pals, all began in 2010 at John Krasinski's wedding. The reveal came in light of Matt Damon's discovery that the 'Ocean's Eleven' actor had been posting stationary with his name on to various people in and around Hollywood, yet apparently, Brad Pitt was the first person to fall victim to the practical joke.

Related: George Clooney's 'Downton Abbey' Appearance Teased In New Clip

While on Jimmy Kimmel's television show on Thursday, 6th February, the prankster - Clooney - revealed that Kimmel had been part of his first prank when they met at a mutual friend's wedding in Clooney's Italy villa. "You sent me a thank you gift card" said Clooney, "it actually said Brad Pitt on it, which set the wheels in motion... I've been sending letters to people as Brad Pitt for four years. Don Cheadle was trying to do the Miles Davis story and I sent him a letter from Brad, because Brad produces films, and I said, 'You know, I'm producing this Miles Davis/Charlie Parker thing and Jamie Foxx is gonna play Miles Davis, but you'd be great as Charlie Parker?'"

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PGA Awards 2014: Leonardo DiCaprio Basks In Lupita Nyong'o's '12 Years A Slave' Stardom


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As far as careers in acting go, Lupita Nyong'o has had one of the most impressive yet equally short stints in the spotlight. Barely out of her twenties, the actress has excelled in her first movie role in Steve McQueen's 12 Years A Slave. Nyong'o is picking up awards and new nominations for her supporting role alongside Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender at an alarming rate with the golden prize - an Oscar - comfortably within her reach.

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Lupita Nyong'o Explodes Into Hollywood With Critically Acclaimed Performance.

The weekend's Producers Guild Awards was forced to announce a tie between 12 Years and another of 2013's biggest movies, Gravity, which meant that the films had to share Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures. Whilst the award propels the best film Oscar closer into Gravity's grasp, it also signals a seemingly unbreakable chain of wins for the slavery drama.

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A Tie? '12 Years A Slave' And 'Gravity' Share Prize At PGA Awards 2014


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The PGA Awards 2014 welcomed an array of producers and actors to the red-carpet last night (19th January 2014). According to BBC News, the guild saw a first in both 12 Years A Slave and Gravity being awarded the Daryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures, forcing a never before seen tie at the awards ceremony.

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The 6,000 member guild attended the 25th Annual ceremony aware that there was razor-thin competition for some truly exceptional films of 2013/2014. Steve McQueen and Brad Pitt's 12 Years A Slave as well as David Heyman and Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity were acclaimed in a field of highly recognised motion pictures such as David O. Russell's American Hustle, Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine and Martin Scorsese's The Wolf Of Wall Street. 

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Some Genius Edited Out Tyler Durden From 'Fight Club' [Video]


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If you know Fight Club, and you really should, then you’ll know that Tyler Durden is just a figure of Edward Norton’s imagination, created to escape the mundane domesticity of his life, even though his life takes place in a cyber-punk* dystopian city.

Fight Club minus Tyler Durden from Richard Trammell on Vimeo.

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12 Years A Slave Review


Extraordinary

Much more than a film about 19th century slavery in America, this sharply well-told true story has a lot to say about the world we live in today. And as he did in Hunger and Shame, filmmaker Steve McQueen puts us right into the middle of the story so we live it ourselves. Watching this film is a riveting, unnerving and ultimately moving experience.

It's based on a firsthand account by Solomon Northrup (Ejiofor), a musician who is living with his family in 1841 Saratoga, New York, when two friendly men offer him a great gig. But they drug him and sell him to slave traders, who send him to New Orleans and strip him of his identity. He spends the next 12 years working for two masters. Ford (Cumberbatch) is a fair man who puts him under the watchful eye of the cruel Tibeats (Dano). Then he is sold to Epps (Fassbender), a harsh boss who sends him into cotton fields and angrily suspects that Solomon is more educated than he admits.

Made with an earthy, realistic style, there's a clear sense that McQueen and screenwriter Ridley stuck closely to the details of Northrup's memoir, which was published shortly after his release and became a bestseller at the time. By never indulging in Hollywood-style exaggeration, the events remain grounded in the characters, drawing on the spiky interaction between them. At the centre, Ejiofor is utterly magnetic, delivering a transparent performance that takes our breath away. In his terrified eyes, we experience this horror ourselves.

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12 Years A Slave - Featurettes


Director Steve McQueen joins the stars of '12 Years A Slave' to praise the immense level of acting skill that went into creating the movie. Among those actors were main star Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alfre Woodard, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Michael Fassbender and Lupita Nyong'o.

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Steve McQueen Harassed By Rude Critic At New York Film Critics Circle Awards [Trailer]


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Steve McQueen was the subject of some pretty ugly heckling at last night; New York Film Critics Circle Awards where a critic shouted insults at the director. As a critic, whether you like someone's work or not should be confined to your review but one man decided to step out of line and make things personal.

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Steve McQueen Was The Victim Of Some Petty Heckling At An Awards Show Last Night.

However, Armond White, a New York critic, hated McQueen's latest movie, 12 Years A Slave, so much that he couldn't resist spewing a little hatred as the director took to the stage to collect his 'Best Director' award. "You're an embarrassing doorman and garbage man. F*** you. Kiss my ass," yelled White, according to Variety.

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Brad Pitt Celebrating A No-Fuss 50th Birthday On Set


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Brad Pitt, who turned 50 on Wednesday, doesn’t want to make a big fuss out of his birthday. It’s too bad, since that’s what pretty much every tabloid wants to do. But instead of going on an opulent private island getaway or partying it up at an exclusive club in Vegas (clearly, this writer has no idea what the trendy thing to do is these days), the World War Z star has spent his big day… working. Odd concept, we know.

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Apparently Brad isn't that keen on celebrating this year. Or at least on talking about it.

 

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Jennifer Aniston Celebrates "Wonderful" Life & Throws Star-Studded Xmas Bash


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Jennifer Aniston has celebrated the festive season by throwing another major Hollywood Christmas party, cramming her estate to the rafters with A-list stars and friends old and new. Co-hosting with her fiancé Justin Theroux, Jennifer made sure as many big Hollywood names as possible were in attendance, drawing an enviable roster of guests that included Robert Downey Jr., Chelsea Handler, Courtney Cox, Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin, Tobey Maguire, Jason Bateman and Will Arnett.

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Jennifer Aniston Sure Knows How To Rock A Party.

A seasoned party-thrower and goer, Jennifer told Parade magazine her tried and tested hosting tips to make any festive bash a success. "There's usually three different kinds of chili at the tree-trimming party. There's a vegetarian chili, a turkey chili and a good ol' beef chili," the actress said. "I can't honestly say I make that, but I do make some Rice Krispies treats and hot chocolate. My best hostess tip is to have good food and really good music! We usually put on the Charlie Brown Christmas album. That's my favorite. And then we'll go to Bing Crosby and stuff like that."

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Angelina Jolie Forks Out A Reported $20 Million For Brad Pitt's Own Private Island


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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are often cited as one of Hollywood's golden couples, but when they're buying each other gifts like this, who can really be surprised. According to reports, initially reported by The Mirror, Angelina shelled out a tidy sum on her man, spending more than $20 million on his own private island off the coast of New York City.

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For Christmas, Brad will either get a dinosaur or a unicorn

The private escape, known as Petra and found 50-miles from the Big Apple, was apparently bought by Ange for Brad's 50th birthday for a reported $24 million. The island features two properties on it, both designed by renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright, who Brad is said to be a massive fan of. Upon discovering that a heart-shaped island was for sale, one that featured buildings designed by Wright, Angelina had to put in an offer, one that has since been accepted.

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Angelina Jolie Did Not Buy A Heart-Shaped Island For Brad Pitt's 50th!


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Brad Pitt is just a matter of weeks away from turning 50 years-old.

His other-half, Angelina Jolie, allegedly bought her beau a heart shaped island, called Petra, for $20 million to celebrate the milestone.

But it has been confirmed that the reports are absolutely false!

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Adam Levine Salutes 'People Magazine' For Making "A Great Choice" In Their 'Sexiest Man Alive' Poll


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Adam Levine was crowned the 'Sexiest Man Alive' by People Magazine this week, an honour that Levine himself thinks was duly deserved. Ok, he's probably not that big headed, but when he appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Wednesday (20 Nov.) night, he was more than happy to play along with the joke and big himself up, and his sexiness.

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He's sexy and he knows it

"A lot of people trivialize this sort of thing. They say it's shallow and think it's just a media stunt used to sell magazines and perpetuate the image of Hollywood being based on looks. And that's totally true," the Maroon 5 frontman joked to his host. He continued, "But I'm completely cool with that."

Continue reading: Adam Levine Salutes 'People Magazine' For Making "A Great Choice" In Their 'Sexiest Man Alive' Poll

The Counselor Review


OK

This film proves that all the right ingredients don't necessarily make a movie work. Even with top-drawer filmmakers and actors, this dramatic thriller simply never grabs our interest. It looks great, and everyone is giving it their all, but the story and characters remain so badly undefined that we can't identify with either.

The story's set on the US-Mexico border, where a slick lawyer (Fassbender) known as "the Counsellor" has slightly too much going on in his life. He has just proposed to his dream woman Laura (Cruz), while he's planning to open a nightclub with Reiner (Bardem). For extra cash, he's organising a massive cocaine shipment with Westray (Pitt). And it's this drug deal that goes wrong, creating a mess that engulfs Reiner and Laura, as well as Reiner's shrewd girlfriend Malkina (Diaz). As his life collapses around him, the Counsellor scrambles to salvage what he can, even as he realises that it'll be a miracle if anyone survives.

There are problems at every level of this production. McCarthy's first original script is simply too literary, putting verbose dialog into the actors mouths that never sounds like people talking to each other. Fassbender and Bardem are good enough to get away with this, but Pitt and Diaz struggle. Both Fassbender and Cruz bring out some wrenching emotions in their scenes, but their characters are never much more than cardboard cutouts. In fact, no one in this story feels like a fully fleshed-out person. And the little we know about each character makes most of them fairly unlikeable.

Continue reading: The Counselor Review

Outrage Sparked Over 'Fury,' As Brad Pitt WW2 Film Refuses To Shut Down Filming On Remembrance Sunday


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The upcoming, Brad Pitt-starring World War II picture Fury has been filming in the quaint surroundings of the British countryside for a number of weeks already, running into difficulties of varying degrees at different periods throughout filming. Last month, they had to issue a warning to residents of a nearby village of Shirburn, after the local police received calls from concerned citizens upon hearing guns shots and pyrotechnical blasts. Weeks later, a stuntman was injured on set after being stabbed by a bayonet, however the latest hiccup might be the most damaging for the film yet.

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Brad Pitt stars in Fury

On Remembrance Sunday (10 Nov.), Britain holds a moment of silence and a day of respect for the fallen soldiers who gave their lives for their country in warfare. It is a sensitive and respected tradition in Britain and one that holds a deep significance in British culture. Sadly, this means nothing to the director of Fury, who, despite knowing full well the importance of the date, decided to shoot war scenes and scenes including Nazi soldiers anyway.

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George Clooney Reveals Feud With Russell Crowe & Bad Mouths Leonardo DiCaprio In Latest Interview


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George Clooney has moulded an image of himself as the nice guy around Hollywood, regularly pitching in on humanitarian projects around the world and hosting and attending fundraisers and the likes for example, but it turns out that Mr Nice has a few bad bones in his body too. In a no-holds-barred interview with Esquire for their December issue, the actor took some unexpected verbal shots at Russell Crowe and Leonardo Dicaprio.

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No more Mr. Nice guy

Crowe and Clooney apparently have a long-standing feud, one that Crowe attempted to bring to an end, only for Clooney to laugh off his attempts at reconciliation. Their beef began when Crowe called the 52-year-old Clooney a "sellout" some years ago, with Clooney saying that he has shot down every attempt to win his favour since then.

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Brad Pitt's 'Fury' Faux Pas: Filming Nazi Scenes On Remembrance Sunday


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Remembrance Sunday is primarily a day to mourn, commemorate and celebrate the efforts of solders in World War I, but that doesn’t totally excuse Brad Pitt and his WWII film Fury for filming Nazi scenes on November 11th.

Brad Pitt and Shia LaBeoufBrad Pitt and Shia LaBeouf film scenes for 'Fury.'

David Ayer is probably facing the biggest backlash; filming for his WWII tank epic kicked off at 4am this morning, with gunshots, explosions and a hundred extras dressed as both allied and Nazi forces rampaged through fields. And it’s not as though he wasn’t warned: emotional pleas to delay the filming during remembrance Sunday fell of deaf ears as Ayer pushed on with his schedule.

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Lady Gaga To Perform In Space As Part Of 2015 Festival


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Pop star Lady GaGa will play on board one of Virgin Galactic's space shuttles as part of a Zero G Colony music festival in New Mexico, reports US Weekly. The eccentric 27 year-old star will head to suborbital space with her entourage in tow to perform just one song during the 2015 festival.

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Lady Gaga To Take Her Show Into Space.

Gaga's performance is planned for the dawn of the third day of the three day festival, which will be held at New Mexico's Spaceport America and is promised to be "like nothing the world has seen before."

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'Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa' Finally Topples 'Gravity' From The Top Of The US Box Office


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Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa is this weeks number one movie at the box office, ousting the mega-successful Gravity from the top spot after a three week stay. The Johnny Knoxville-starring prank fest more than doubled its estimated cost of $15 million in the first weekend alone, amassing an impressive estimate of $32 million since it was released last week.

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Bad Grandpa has topped the US box office at the first attempt

Exceeding expectations by scoring more than $30 mil. at the box office, Bad Grandpa comfortably came in first place, averaging just short of $10,000 at each cinema it opened at across America. The fourth feature length outing from the Jackass team is now the second most successful of the bunch, just about tying with the first movie and coming some way off the estimated $50 mil. made by Jackass 3-D. Box office estimates indicate that the film should end its domestic run with about $75 million.

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'Jackass Present: Bad Grandpa' Looks Like The Early Favourite To Top Weekend Box Office


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Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa is predicted to earn close to $30 million at the box office in it's opening weekend, according to Deadline, making it the most likely candidate to finish at the top of the box office come the end of the week. This means that after three weeks of dominating the US box office, Gravity may finally be replaced as America's favourite movie at cinemas.

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Bad Grandpa should be an easy weekend winner

Depending on what side of the $30 mil. mark it lands on, the film can become either the third or fourth most successful R-rated film of the year in terms of opening box office revenue. Should the film exceed expectations even further, it could potentially place even higher. The film already made an estimated $11 - 12 mil. on the opening day of the weekend - Friday, 25 October - and could be well on its way to exceeding the $30 mil. mark should the numbers continue to add up. Not bad for a film that only cost $15 million to make.

Continue reading: 'Jackass Present: Bad Grandpa' Looks Like The Early Favourite To Top Weekend Box Office

Halloween Weekend TV Stalked By Zombies: What Are You Gonna Watch?


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This year's Halloween weekend's television is the stuff of a horror fan's dreams as scores of zombies prepare to invade our sets from ABC to NBC. Breaking Bad might have given us the year's most popular party outfits but the weekend's TV listings are peppered with the ever-popular presence of the shuffling undead.

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Zombies! 'The Walking Dead' Has Helped Cement The Popularity Of Our Favourite Brain-Eaters.

From a zombie-themed wedding on SyFy's Naked Vegas (Oct. 29, 10 pm) to the haunting presence of the French dead on The Returned (Oct. 31, 9 pm), the resurrected corpses are out in full force this year. Syfy's scary movie will be Zombie Night, aired on Saturday at 9pm whilst The Walking Dead will continue on Sunday at 9pm on AMC.

Continue reading: Halloween Weekend TV Stalked By Zombies: What Are You Gonna Watch?

'12 Years A Slave' Is A Harrowing Trip Back To A Darker Period In History: Review Round-Up


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12 Years A Slave is the film version of Solomon Northup's account of his kidnap and subsequent sale into slavery until his rescue twelve years later. The real-life account of the tragic fate of Northup and the appalling conditions he and millions of other slaves were forced to endure has been turned into a feature-length epic by British director Steve McQueen, who leads a largely British cast in the film that is being heralded by critics as a must-see film.

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Chiwetel Ejiofor is spellbounding in 12 Years A Slave

Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor as Solomon, McQueen adapted the memoirs of the main character along with John Ridley to chronicle Solomon's harrowing twelve years, where he went from being a freeman living in New York, to a plantation slave in New Orleans between 1841 and 1853. Ejiofor has been roundly praised for his exceptonal acting talents, as have the rest of the cast, who include Brad Pitt, Paul Giamatti, Paul Dano, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alfre Woodard and Michael Fassbender, whose role as the heartless slave trader Edwin Epps has also been widely applauded for his unflinching brutality and realism.

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'12 Years A Slave' Receives Rave Reviews Ahead Of US Release


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12 Years a Slave tells of Solomon Northup, a black man living free from the shackles of slavery in upstate New York, until he is abducted and sold into slavery. Northup, played by Chiwetel Ejiofor (Children of Men), is taken to New Orleans where he is forced to work on a plantation. The film, based on the memoirs of Northup, has been praised for its brutal and unflinching portrayal of the horrors inflicted to slaves during the 1800s in the USA.

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 Chiwetel Ejiofor stars in 12 Years a Slave as Solomon Northup.

The film is due to be released in the US today (Friday 18th October) and early reviews suggest this may be one of the best - and most important- films of the year. The critics love 12 Years a Slave; and with a stellar cast and crew in addition to a moving, brutal and accurate portrayal of slavery, it's likely to be an Oscar contender. 

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Brad Pitt's World War II Movie 'Fury': Everything You Need To Know


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A stuntman on Brad Pitt's World War II movie Fury was stabbed in the shoulder with a bayonet and air lifted to hospital in Oxford this week. The 35-year-old was accidentally injured during a rehearsal at the movie's set in Pyrton, Oxfordshire. Not familiar with this movie? Read our 'Everything you need to know about Fury'

Earlier this month, a letter was sent to residents in the community on behalf of Pinewood Studios, warning them to expect "intermittent controlled gunfire and explosives" during the shoot for the movie.

A spokesman for the movie confirmed the stabbing happened as two stuntmen were filming at a converted farm.

Continue reading: Brad Pitt's World War II Movie 'Fury': Everything You Need To Know

Cold Feet? Dakota Johnson CouldFollow Charlie Hunnam In 'Fifty Shades' Exit


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It was going rather well for the Fifty Shades of Grey director Sam Taylor-Johnson and her team: after what seemed like ages they'd managed to pull off a great casting decision, choosing two actors on the cusp of big-time fame. However, they were not only hit by a 90k strong petition telling them their choice was wrong; they had to say goodbye to Charlie Hunnam, AKA Christian Grey, and learn their Anastasia Steele, Dakota Johnson, had a touch of the heebie jeebies too.

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Dakota Johnson Could Be Thinking Of Leaving '50 Shades.'

Sons of Anarchy star Hunnam's exit was confirmed earlier this week due to an "immersive TV schedule" that would prevent the actor from being able to fully prepare for the role of Christian Grey. The film took a hit, author EL James sent her best, and fans began to wonder whether Hunnam had secretly been influenced by the petition launched to replace him and Johnson with Matt Bomer and Alexis Bledel.

Continue reading: Cold Feet? Dakota Johnson CouldFollow Charlie Hunnam In 'Fifty Shades' Exit

Stuntman Stabbed On Set Of Brad Pitt's New World War II Drama 'Fury'


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Brad Pitt is starring in new World War II drama 'Fury' which is been filmed on a set in Pyrton, Oxfordshire. A 35 year-old Briton was in the midst of filming a battle scene when he was inured accidentally with a bayonet on Tuesday morning (Oct 15th).

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The set of 'Fury'

The nine-inch blade pierced his shoulder and he was taken to Oxford's John Radcliffe hospital by air ambulance.

Continue reading: Stuntman Stabbed On Set Of Brad Pitt's New World War II Drama 'Fury'

Brad Pitt Talks Dealing With Turning 50 And New Film '12 Years A Slave'


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Brad Pitt turns 50 years old in December (18th) but the Hollywood actor embraces reaching the half century mark.

In an upcoming interview with NBC's Ann Curry on the 'Today' show Pitt explains his view on aging.

"I haven't minded a bit," he tells Curry, "I have no complaints, I- I don't know. We'll see when I get a little clo- I'm busy right now so I haven't thought about it."

Continue reading: Brad Pitt Talks Dealing With Turning 50 And New Film '12 Years A Slave'

Stuntman Bayonetted On Brad Pitt's 'Fury' Film Set In Oxfordshire


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Fury director David Ayer is looking to make his new movie as realistic as possible, sending his cast to the woods to get them into the mindsets of a WWII troop of soldiers, helping them bond as a unit left to fend for themselves. Then there was the Pinewood Studios notice sent to residents of Shirburn, Pyrton and Watlington in Oxfordshire that they should expect to hear "intermittent controlled gunfire and explosives" during the making of the wartime film.

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Stuntman Stabbed During Filming Of Brad Pitt's New Movie, 'Fury.'

However things got a little too real today on set when a stuntman was injured by a bayonet, i.e. the pointed blade attached to the end of a gun. BBC News reports that a 35 year-old was injured at around midday in Pyrton and was subsequently airlifted to Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital.

Continue reading: Stuntman Bayonetted On Brad Pitt's 'Fury' Film Set In Oxfordshire

Scarlett Johansson Wins The Internet And Second Esquire "Sexiest Woman Alive" Title


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If you watch any film with Scarlett Johansson, it is abundantly clear that the lady is actually a talented actress, although all that tends to get overshadowed by her constantly topping of any and every “Sexiest Woman Alive” list around. Case in point: this month’s edition of Esquire, which has named ScarJo as its reigning queen of sex appeal for the second year in a row.

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No one can argue that she doesn't deserve the title.

Of course, it’s not like the actress minds the repeat honor. She joins the likes of Johnny Depp, George Clooney and Brad Pitt in the exclusive two-timers club of Esquire. It is so exclusive, in fact, that Johansson is the first woman to be voted “sexiest” twice. Of course, she had to comment somehow – and she received the title with grace, poise and general awesomness, as well as a bit of brutal honesty. "I'm the only woman to win twice right? You know, I gotta hustle," Johansson tells the magazine. "I'm a 28-year-old woman in the movie business, right? Pretty soon the roles you're offered all become mothers. Then they just sort of stop. I have to hedge against that with work-theater, producing; this thing with Esquire."

Continue reading: Scarlett Johansson Wins The Internet And Second Esquire "Sexiest Woman Alive" Title

Oxfordshire Villagers Forewarned Of Gunfire During Brad Pitt's 'Fury' Shoot [Pictures]


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Hollywood film producers have informed the residents of Shirburn in Oxfordshire not to worry about any nearby explosions while they shoot Brad Pitt's latest movie Fury.

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Pinewood studios have taken the World War II historical drama to the tiny village until mid-November to shoot several action scenes for the flick which stars Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf and Logan Lerman.

Continue reading: Oxfordshire Villagers Forewarned Of Gunfire During Brad Pitt's 'Fury' Shoot [Pictures]

Despite World War Z Success, Paramount Pictures Lays Off 110 Workers


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Paramount Pictures is laying off 110 staff at its Los Angeles and international offices, with those in finance, human resources, information technology, international home media distribution and the legal and marketing departments hit hard by the cuts.

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In a memo to employees, Paramount's chief operating officer Frederick Huntsberry said, "Change is always difficult and we never take these steps lightly. We are confident that these changes will allow us to manage our business with greater speed and flexibility and fully capitalize on opportunities in the global entertainment market," according to the Los Angeles Times.

Continue reading: Despite World War Z Success, Paramount Pictures Lays Off 110 Workers

Brad Pitt In Mr. Comfort’s Zone, But Not In His Consciousness


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Why is it so funny when old people don’t know who celebrities are? Jay Z’s subway friend - Ellen Grossman - made the news when she asked the infamous rapper what he did. Now, Mr. Comfort, a consultant for Brad Pitt’s new film, Fury, had no idea who the Hollywood ‘A-Lister’ was.

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He had no idea who this man was: Brad Pitt

"My regiment, the Light Dragoons, got in contact with me about three weeks ago. They'd been approached by an ex-officer who worked for a film company and asked if there were any old boys left,” explained the war veteran. "Then Brad Pitt phoned me and said he wanted to speak about Sherman tanks for a film. He talked me into going and, I have to say, I was extremely well treated.”

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'12 Years A Slave' And Every Inch An Oscar Contender Following Toronto Win


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Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave has secured a place as ‘Oscars favorite’ following its triumph at this year’s Toronto Film Festival. The Steve McQueen-directed epic – based on the memoir of Solomon Northrup – remains the odds on choice for Best Picture at 13/4.

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By winning the BlackBerry People's Choice award, 12 Years a Slave follows in the footsteps of previous Oscar winners, The Kings Speech and Slumdog Millionaire. What was once a the faint hum of Oscars buzz is now a powerful thud as McQueen’s latest effort leaves Mandela and Osage County in its wake.

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Brad Pitt Working On Script For World War Z Sequel: A Good Idea?


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Brad Pitt has confirmed that he and his team are developing a sequel to the surprise zombie hit World War Z, though could put the stoppers on the project if the script isn't good enough. Plagued by production problems, Pitt's movie rallied to score solid reviews and a whopping $553 million at the worldwide box office earlier this year.

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"We're certainly talking about it [a sequel], yes," he told Variety in a new interview. "We have so many ideas on the table from the time we spent developing this thing and figuring out how the zombie worlds work.We gotta get the script right first to determine if we go further."

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Predicting The Oscars 2014: Is George Clooney Guaranteed An Academy Award?


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Six months of anticipation for four hours of award giving: that’s what you signed up for. The Oscars 2014 has its host, and now it has its favorites. Which director will be hurtling through an acceptance speech at breakneck speed, and which actor will be practising their sad-yet-humble loser face?

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It’s Oscars season.

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Is Syfy's Adaptation Of '12 Monkeys' Such A Good Idea?


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Plans are underway to turn movie 12 Monkeys into a television series now Syfy have commission an hour-long pilot episode. The planned drama series of the same name will be based on Terry Gilliam's 1995 movie, which itself was based on 1962 short La Jetée, and will be penned by Nikita writers Terry Matalas & Travis Fickett.

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Bruce Willis Played A Time Travelling Convict On A Quest To Save Humanity.

Production is set to begin in November on the pilot episode and Charles Roven, who produced the feature film, is set to be executive producer on the story's new incarnation. Set in a post-apocalyptic 2035, Bruce Willis plays a convict who seeks to earn his pardon by time-travelling to help collect information on a deadly virus released by the terrorist organisation, the Army of the Twelve Monkeys, that causes the remaining Earth's population to live underground.

Continue reading: Is Syfy's Adaptation Of '12 Monkeys' Such A Good Idea?

Angelina Jolie's Surgeon Discusses Her Patient's Double Mastectomy And Decision To Go Public


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Angelina Jolie's Surgeon, Dr Kristi Funk has discussed her patient's decision to undergo surgery for a double mastectomy. Funk appeared on September's edition of Los Angeles magazine. 

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Angelina Jolie at the World War Z premiere in London.

Angelina Jolie underwent a preventative double mastectomy, performed by Funk, in February. Jolie has the BRCA1 gene and had an 87% risk of contracting breast cancer. She also has a 50% chance (although medical professionals disagree on the exact figure) of contracting ovarian cancer. It is likely, according to People, that Jolie will have her ovaries removed to prevent this. 

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Kick-Ass 2 Review


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New writer-director Wadlow (Never Back Down) makes one severe misstep with this sequel to Matthew Vaughn's snappy 2010 Kick-Ass: he loses the irony. Now everything is played for goofy laughs and indulgent grisliness. There's no longer any subtext, nothing original in the structure or premise and a clear fear of being politically incorrect. Even so, it's an entertaining romp with a steady stream of funny gags.

After the craziness of the first film, Dave (Taylor-Johnson) has hung up his Kick-Ass costume and is trying to be a regular teen at school, but he's jealous of Mindy (Moretz) secretly carrying on her training as Hit Girl. So he asks her to team up and teach him some new tricks. But when her guardian (Chestnut) finds out, she promises to give up the violence and go back to school. Now Dave has to find a new partner, so he joins a lively team of underground heroes led by the gung-ho Captain Stars and Stripes (Carrey). But Dave's old nemesis Chris (Mintz-Plasse) still wants to avenge his father's death, so he abandons his dodgy heroic alter-ego Red Mist and instead becomes a supervillain called The Mother F**ker, with his own butler-assistant (Leguizamo) and a crew of minions.

Wadlow briskly leaps from one action set-piece to the next, and each scene has a witty sense of humour about it, even if the extreme violence is played for rather glamorised fun rather than the shock-value of the first film. Through everything, the dialog is packed with amusing lines that keep us laughing. And Mindy's parallel plot has its moments as well, throwing her in with the school's mean girls, who clearly don't know who they're messing with. Moretz plays Mindy so well that she makes everyone else feel scruffy and simplistic by comparison. Carrey's muscled meathead is a startlingly against-type role that strangely refuses to go anywhere. But Glen is rivetingly sharp in one key scene.

Continue reading: Kick-Ass 2 Review

Jennifer Aniston Eats Her Words As Flight Is Changed To Avoid Angelina Jolie


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Jennifer Aniston has been revealed to be a hypocrite after claiming that encounters with ex-boyfriends and their new partners didn't fluster her in the slightest in a recent radio interview. Despite claiming not to find crossing paths with an ex or their new squeeze "bothersome," Aniston's representatives changed the time of a flight to London to avoid bumping into Brad Pitt's partner Angelina Jolie in the first class aisle.

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It's Understandable That Jennifer Didn't Want An Awkward Run-In.

During a game of "Would You Rather" with Aussie radio hosts Kyle and Jackie O on their Breakfast With The Stars show, host Kyle asked, "Would you rather run into an ex or run into an ex's new partner?" Aniston, sounding nonchalant said, "Either, that's a tie. I don't care. I don't find that bothersome."

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North West Photographs Still Priceless As Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Turn Down Offers


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North West's photographs are not for sale it appears as her parents, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, can't put a price on pictures of their precious child.

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Kim Kardashian and bump (later North West) shopping in L.A.

North West was born on 15 June, surprising her parents and awaiting fans of the couple by arriving five weeks early. Kardashian may have given birth over two months ago yet no one, beyond Kardashian and West's immediate circle, has seen photographs of the child. 

Continue reading: North West Photographs Still Priceless As Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Turn Down Offers

Jennifer Aniston Discusses Her Thirties, Therapy And Finding Happiness


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Jennifer Aniston discussed her love life and her difficult thirties in an interview with Glamour magazine.

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Jennifer Aniston at SELF Magazine's celebration of Mandy Ingber's Yogalosophy: 28 Days to the Ultimate Mind-Body Makeover.

Appearing in a slinky black dress on the September cover of Glamour magazine, Aniston talked about her life with Justin Theroux, her opinion on therapy and her fashion choices.

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Angelina Rakes It In At The Top Of The Forbes Actress Rich List


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Despite Angelina Jolie's last film, The Tourist, having been released three years ago and underperforming, the actress has still topped Forbes' list of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood between June 2012 and June 2013, with an estimated $33 million (£21.6m) in the past year. Incredibly, her last year's salary is $13 million (£8.5m) more than the previous year and millions ahead of this year's second highest paid actress, Jennifer Lawrence, who starred in the Hunger Games and won an Oscar for Silver Linings Playbook.

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A Multi-Million Dollar Grin: Jolie Is Richest Actress In Tinsel Town.

Twilight actress Kristen Stewart came third in the list of highest paid actresses, having earned $22 million (£14.4m) this year after topping the list last year. The blockbuster actress is looking to scale down her movie roles after the infamous Vampire saga, focussing on smaller roles such as in On the Road.

Continue reading: Angelina Rakes It In At The Top Of The Forbes Actress Rich List

Cannes Jewellery Heist Seems Perfect For Film Adaptation


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$53 million worth of precious gems were stolen on Sunday 28th July from a Cannes Hotel. The incident is one of the biggest heists in recent years and is definitely film fodder. 

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George Clooney, pictured here at the 85th Annual Oscars in Hollywood, starred in heist movie Ocean's Eleven.

The exclusive Carlton Intercontinental Hotel in Cannes was the scene of the crime and it's suspected that the "Pink Panther", a gang renowned for their 'collection' of jewels, are responsible. It definitely has all the potential to rival the plot of Ocean's Eleven or The Italian Job

Continue reading: Cannes Jewellery Heist Seems Perfect For Film Adaptation

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