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Moviephone Fans Vote Potter Top Picture

Fans who voted in the Moviephone Movie Awards have chosen HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE as the top film of the year. Potter bad guy RALPH FIENNES was voted Vilest Villain and...

Freeman Tips Brokeback For Oscar Glory

Hollywood star MORGAN FREEMAN has tipped BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN for victory at Sunday's (05MAR06) Academy Awards - despite admitting the film didn't dazzle him. The MILLION DOLLAR BABY Oscar-winner acknowledges the gay cowboy movie has...

Brosnan Cuts Gay Scenes Despite Brokeback Success

Former JAMES BOND star PIERCE BROSNAN remains convinced the bisexual scenes in his new movie THE MATADOR should stay cut - despite the outstanding success of gay cowboy romance BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN. Brosnan, who almost...

Smith Champions Brokeback

Film-maker KEVIN SMITH has lavished praised on ANG LEE's cowboy romance BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, hailing HEATH LEDGER a "genius". The CLERKS director was moved to tears watching Ledger and JAKE GYLLENHAAL's doomed love affair in...

Gay Activist Bought Brokeback Shirts

LATEST: Longtime gay activist TOM GREGORY was thrilled when he placed the winning bid of $101,100 (GBP59,000) for two cowboy shirts featured in the movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN. The items were listed on auction website...

Chicken Little Tops UK Box Office

Disney film CHICKEN LITTLE remained at the top of the UK box office last weekend (17-19FEB06), fighting off competition from new releases CASANOVA, AEON FLUX and GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK. The animated tale...

Ledger Asks Gyllenhaal To Be Godfather

HEATH LEDGER is so close to his BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN co-star JAKE GYLLENHAAL, he has asked him to be Godfather to his four-month-old daughter MATILDA. Gyllenhaal, whose turn in the movie earned him a Best...

Gyllenhaal's Sweaty Shirt Sells For $101,000

LATEST: The shirt BAFTA-winner JAKE GYLLENHAAL wore portraying gay cowboy JACK TWIST in BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN has sold for $101,100 (GBP56,000) on auction website eBay. The checked shirt went on sale earlier this month (FEB06)...

Ledger And Williams Look For A European Holiday Home

Hollywood couple HEATH LEDGER and MICHELLE WILLIAMS are planning to escape to Greece or Amsterdam, Holland, after they attend the Oscars next month (MAR06). The lovebirds, who met and fell in love on the...

Mcmurtry Baffled By Brokeback Controversy

Oscar-nominated screenwriter LARRY McMURTRY is baffled by the furore surrounding BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, insisting there's nothing controversial about the movie at all. McMurtry, who co-wrote the screenplay with DIANA OSSANA, says the story is simply...

Boy George Praises Brave Brokeback

Eighties pop star BOY GEORGE has praised homosexuality-themed movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, for being brave enough to focus on intimacy between two males. The DO YOU REALLY WANT TO HURT ME? hitmaker is convinced contemporary...

Moss And Theron Play Lesbians In Springfield Bio

Supermodel KATE MOSS is stepping off the catwalk to star as DUSTY SPRINGFIELD's lesbian lover in a new screen biopic. The project, directed by BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN mastermind ANG LEE, will see the 32-year-old play...

Ledger Takes A Break To Be 'Mr Mum'

HEATH LEDGER will abandon acting after the Academy Awards next month (MAR06), so he can spend time with baby daughter MATILDA. The Australian actor wants to let his partner MICHELLE WILLIAMS pursue her acting...

Lee Praises British Support

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN director ANG LEE paid tribute to British judges after the movie picked up four awards at the BAFTAs. The controversial movie is hotly tipped to win big at next month's Academy Awards,...

Lee Praises British Support

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN director ANG LEE paid tribute to British judges after the movie picked up four awards at the BAFTAs. The controversial movie is hotly tipped to win big at next month's Academy Awards,...

Clooney Champions Oscar Rival Brokeback

Actor/director GEORGE CLOONEY has hailed BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN as a "terrific film", even though his movie GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK is competing with the gay cowboy romance at the Oscars. While ANG LEE's harrowing...

Gyllenhaal And Ledger To Appear On Will + Grace?

Producers for WILL + GRACE are desperate to convince BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN actors HEATH LEDGER and JAKE GYLLENHAAL to appear on the hit TV show and re-enact their onscreen kiss. The actors, who played gay...

Nelson Records Gay Cowboy Tune

Country legend WILLIE NELSON was left so inspired by Oscar movie favourite BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, he's recorded a new song about gay cowboys. The grizzled singer contributed a version of BOB DYLAN's HE WAS A...

Lee Boosts Taiwanese Film Industry

The Oscar nominations and the box office success of BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN are fuelling hopes in director ANG LEE's native Taiwan that the country's ailing movie industry can be saved. Last year (05), Taiwanese films...

Ledger Explains Ennis Choice

Actor HEATH LEDGER agreed to play the role of ENNIS DEL MAR in BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN because he was keen to express the cowboy's repressed emotions through body language. Director ANG LEE allowed Ledger to...

Brokeback Mountain Shirts Auctioned On Ebay

Shirts worn by HEATH LEDGER and JAKE GYLLENHAAL in BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN are being auctioned off on website eBay.com for charity. The two men's shirts were originally selected by the film's costume designer MARIT ALLEN...

Mckellen Slams Homophobic Hollywood

SIR IAN McKELLEN has attacked Hollywood's continuing homophobic attitude towards gay stars. The LORD OF THE RINGS legend, who is one of the world's most high-profile openly gay actors, insists the industry's old-fashioned ideologies...

Ledger And Williams Bonded After Accident

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN co-stars HEATH LEDGER and MICHELLE WILLIAMS are grateful for her sledding accident on the set of the movie, because it sparked their romance. The two stars realised they had deep feelings for...

Clooney Doubtful Of Oscar Success

Hollywood actor/director GEORGE CLOONEY doubts he will win any Oscars at next month's (05MAR06) Academy Awards, because his movies can't fight BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN. Clooney is up for Best Supporting Actor for SYRIANA, while his...

Jackson Offers Shamed Tamahori Support

LATEST: SAMUEL L JACKSON has become the latest celebrity to stand up for shamed movie-maker LEE TAMAHORI, who was arrested for posing as a drag prostitute in Los Angeles last month (JAN06). The actor...

London Critics Honour Constant Gardener Stars

RALPH FIENNES's week took a turn for the better yesterday (08FEB06) when the newly-dumped star of THE CONSTANT GARDENER picked up a Best British Actor nod at the London Film Critics' Circle awards - while...

Ledger Explains 'Camp' Awards Behaviour

Oscar-nominee HEATH LEDGER has explained his 'camp' behaviour at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards last month (29JAN06), insisting he was suffering from stage fright. Ledger placed his hand of his hip and giggled...

Stranger Stalks To Top Of Us Box Office

Teen horror movie WHEN A STRANGER CALLS has slashed its way to the top of the US box office, making $22 million (GBP12.22 million) in its opening weekend. The thriller, about a young babysitter...

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