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Cannes Film Festival Names Competing Films

Quentin Tarantino will have the distinction of being the only American-born filmmaker to be competing in the 62nd annual Cannes Film Festival this year. Tarantino, who won the festival's prestigious Palme d'Or in 1994, will...

Ang Lee To Head Venice Jury

Ang Lee, a two-time winner of the Venice Film Festival's top Golden Lion award, will himself head up the jury that will decide this year's winner, the festival announced today (Friday). The Taiwanese-born director won...

Carrey And Gyllenhaal To Remake Damn Yankees

A remake of a classic musical will be fronted by JIM CARREY and JAKE GYLLENHAAL.New Line has signed up the stars for a modern version of musical DAMN YANKEES, which was originally staged in the...

By on 27 February 2009

Heath Ledger Honoured With Posthumous Oscar

The late Heath Ledger has been awarded a posthumous Oscar for his work in The Dark Knight.The Australian actor, a best actor Oscar nominee before his tragic death in January 2008, was named best supporting...

By on 23 February 2009

Ang Lee In Line For Life Of Pi Adaptation

Oscar-winning director Ang Lee is in discussions to direct an adaptation of Yann Martel's acclaimed novel Life of Pi.The Booker-winning tome tells of an Indian boy who spends 227 days on a lifeboat in the...

By on 18 February 2009

Ledger Was Miserable On Brokeback Mountain Set

HEATH LEDGER had a miserable time on the BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN set - because director ANG LEE treated the late star like an "alienated prop", according to the film's producer JAMES SCHAMUS. In an Entertainment Weekly...

Ledger's Mother Says Golden Globe Will Go To Daughter

The posthumous Golden Globe won by Heath Ledger will be given to his daughter Matilda, the late actor's mother has said.Ledger won the best supporting actor award for his performance in The Dark Knight at...

By on 13 January 2009

Theaters Refuse To Show Zack And Miri

Megaplex Theatres, which operates theaters in Salt Lake City and Ogden, Utahsay that it has refused to book The Weinstein Company's R-rated Zack andMiri Make a Porno . The theaters are owned by Larry Miller,...

Anne Hathaway Signs Up To Visit Wonderland

Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter are to take a trip to a magical world in Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, it has been confirmed.Princess Diaries star Hathaway is likely to play the White Queen...

By on 07 October 2008

Movie Reviews Appaloosa

Appaloosa , which is directed, co-written by and co-stars Ed Harris, returns the Western to the screen after a considerable absence. Most critics praise the performances of Harris and co-star Viggo Mortenson. "The movie's undeniable...

Brokeback Mountain Author Says Fans Pester Her

The writer of Brokeback Mountain, about the precarious love affair between two gay cowboys, says that since the movie was released in 2005 she has constantly been pestered by fans who have sent her "pornish"...

Brokeback Mountain Author Slams Movie's Fans

The author who inspired Oscar-winning movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN has come under scrutiny from film fans. Annie Proulx claims she has been pestered by fans following the release of the 2005 movie - starring late actor...

Mountain Tops Another Gay Movie Poll

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN has topped a second gay movies poll in as many days. The hit 2005 film beat Beautiful Thing to the top of an online poll compiled by on Monday (08Sep08) and now...

Brokeback Mountain Tops Gay Movie Poll

Heath Ledger's beloved BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN movie has topped a new list of the best gay films. The 2005 movie beat Beautiful Thing and Shelter to the top of a new online poll compiled by website...

Ledgers Profess Pride In Heath After Dark Knight Premiere

The family of the late Heath Ledger have expressed their pride in the actor's performance in The Dark Knight.The Australian starred as The Joker in the Batman sequel and has been widely tipped to receive...

By on 16 July 2008

Gylenhaal Siblings To Honour Ledger At Batman Premiere

Actor JAKE GYLLENHAAL will join his sister MAGGIE at one of THE DARK KNIGHT premieres in a bid to pay tribute to his BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN co-star and friend HEATH LEDGER. Jake Gyllenhaal, the godfather of...

Heath Ledger 'Could Win An Oscar'

Heath Ledger could win a posthumous Oscar for his portrayal of The Joker in Batman sequel THE DARK KNIGHT.The Australian actor accidentally overdosed on prescription drugs on January 22nd at just 28 years of age.However,...

By on 27 June 2008

Gay Filmmakers Unable To Land Theatrical Releases

Despite the success of Brokeback Mountain in theaters and Brothers & Sisters on television, gay-themed movies are "doing worse than ever" according to a report by the Reuter News Agency. The drop-off in attendance is...

Christian Bale: Dark Knight Did Not Kill Heath Ledger

Christian Bale has rubbished reports that the demands placed on Heath Ledger for The Dark Knight contributed to the late actor's tragic death.Ledger played The Joker in the upcoming Batman sequel and rumours emerged after...

By on 16 June 2008

Brokeback Mountain The Opera

An opera based on Oscar-winning movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN is heading for the New York City stage. Charles Wuorinen has been given the job of adapting Annie Proulx novel for the stage, in a show slated...

Ewan Mcgregor Says Cancer Scare Was 'No Big Deal'

Ewan McGregor has revealed he had a mole removed after a doctor discovered "a little skin cancer" beneath his right eye.The Star Wars actor has explained that medical experts advised him to have the growths...

By on 22 April 2008

Lawsuit Claims Paparazzi Gave Ledger Drugs For Secret Video

A lawsuit has been launched claiming a Hollywood photo agency supplied the late Heath Ledger with cocaine before secretly filming him taking the drug.Part of the two-year-old footage was shown on US news programmes shortly...

By on 14 April 2008

Michelle Williams' Dad Wants Probe Into Heath Ledger's Will

The father of actress Michelle Williams has called for an investigation into the will of the late actor Heath Ledger, her former partner.Larry Williams, who is estranged from his daughter, has questioned court papers filed...

By on 26 March 2008

Actresses Williams And Watts Pay Tribute To Heath Ledger

Michelle Williams and Naomi Watts have publicly paid tribute to the late Heath Ledger for the first time since the actor's tragic death.The 28-year-old was found dead in his New York apartment on January 22nd...

By on 13 March 2008

Lohan: Ledger Is Example Of Problems In Movie Industry

Lindsay Lohan has said the tragic death of Heath Ledger is an example of the problems in the movie industry.The Mean Girls star - who was once romantically linked to Ledger - is no stranger...

By on 19 February 2008

Depp, Farrell And Law To Replace Ledger In Gilliam Movie

The late Heath Ledger is to be replaced by three actors in Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus, it has been reported.According to Ain't It Cool News, Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell and Jude Law...

By on 18 February 2008

Three Actors To Take On Ledger's Final Role?

Not one but three actors have been signed up to take over the late HEATH LEDGER's role in TERRY GILLIAM's THE IMAGINARIUM OF DR PARNASSUS, according to new reports.Ain' claims that JOHNNY DEPP, COLIN FARRELL...

By on 15 February 2008

Memorial Held For Ledger

Family and friends of Heath Ledger have paid tribute to the actor at a memorial service in his home town of Perth.Tributes to the former Brokeback Mountain star have been coming in from across the...

By on 09 February 2008

Fbi To Investigate Ledger Drugs

US federal authorities are to investigate how Heath Ledger was able to acquire the prescription drugs that led to his death.It was confirmed yesterday that the Brokeback Mountain star was killed by an accidental overdose...

By on 07 February 2008

Ledger Died Of 'Accidental Od'

Actor Heath Ledger was killed by an accidental overdose of prescription drugs, medical examiners have confirmed.A spokeswoman for the New York City medical examiner's office said the drugs included sleeping pills, painkilling medication and anti-anxiety...

By on 06 February 2008

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