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Eastwood To Lee: Shut Your Face

Spike Lee has responded to Clint Eastwood's criticism of his two films about the World War II battle of Iwo Jima, Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima. At the Cannes Film Festival...

Clint Eastwood Says Spike Lee Should 'Shut His Face'

Clint Eastwood has reacted angrily to Spike Lee's claim that there were too few black actors in Eastwood's films.Lee had criticised Eastwood's second world war movies Flags of Our Fathers and Letters From Iwo Jima...

By on 06 June 2008

Angelina Jolie Birth Rumours Dismissed

A representative for Angelina Jolie has dismissed rumours sweeping the internet that she has given birth to twins.Reports emerged today that the Hollywood actress gave birth to two baby girls while staying in the French...

By on 30 May 2008

Sharon Stone Apologises For Earthquake 'Karma' Remarks

Sharon Stone has issued an apology after being criticised for suggesting that the recent earthquake in China may have been caused by bad "karma".The Basic Instinct actress told reporters at the Cannes film festival that...

By on 29 May 2008

Sharon Stone Attacked For Karma Comments

Sharon Stone has been criticised in China after she suggested that the recent earthquake may have been caused by bad "karma".The Basic Instinct actress had told reporters at the Cannes film festival that the disaster,...

By on 28 May 2008

Indiana Jones And The Chart-topping Debut Weekend

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull has topped the US box office chart after taking a massive $126 million (63.7 million) in its first four days on release.The fourth film in the...

By on 27 May 2008

Surprise Winner At Cannes Film Festival

Director Laurence Cantet's Entre les Murs (The Class), a film about a year in the life of suburban Parisian students, was the surprise winner of the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival Sunday. It...

The Class Wins Palme D'or At Cannes

French film The Class, about life in a Paris school, has won the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival.Using real students and teachers the film follows the lives of the school's inhabitants for...

By on 26 May 2008

Lily Allen Responds To Cannes Reports On Blog

Lily Allen has responded angrily to tabloid rumours that she had indulged in over-the-top partying while at the Cannes film festival.The Smile star had been photographed swimming topless and some commentators had claimed she had...

By on 24 May 2008

Tarantino's Advice: Don't Go To Film School

Director Quentin Tarantino had this advice for aspiring filmmakers: take the money they have saved to go to film school and use it to make their own movie instead. "Trying to make a feature film...

Cannes Winner Likely A Dark Film

The Cannes Film Festival jury will have a roster of mostly mercilessly gloomy films from which to select this year's Palme d'Or winner this weekend. Film buyers looked at them at screenings during the past...

Highlander Remake On The Way

The seemingly endless list of films to receive a remake is set to get another addition, as it has emerged that cult fantasy flick HIGHLANDER is to get a makeover.The 1986 film is to be...

By on 23 May 2008

Lara Croft Beats Indiana Jones In Motorbike Poll

A chase scene from Tomb Raider has been named the favourite movie moment for motorcycling fans, with Indiana Jones failing to even make the top five. Despite the fourth film in the franchise - Indiana...

By on 23 May 2008

Will Soderbergh's Che Be Released?

Steven Soderbergh's four-and-a-half-hour film Che had its debut at the Cannes Film Festival Wednesday night. The film, which stars Benicio del Toro in the title role of Argentine-born Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara, received mixed reviews,...

Movie Reviews: Indiana Jones And The ... Crystal Skull

Film critics who held off their reviews of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull when it premiered at the Cannes Film Festival last weekend are having a go at it today (Thursday),...

Movie Reviews: Changeling

Clint Eastwood's Changeling has drawn some of the strongest early reviews yet at the Cannes Film Festival. (Critics were unsure what the actual title was. The festival said on Tuesday that it had received a written...

Christian Bale 'To Film Three Terminator Movies'

Christian Bale will work on three Terminator sequels, according to the franchise's production company.The Dark Knight star is attached to play John Connor in Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins and is likely to star in...

By on 21 May 2008

Eastwood Shoots Down Dirty Harry Rumors

Clint Eastwood fired his .44 Magnum point blank at rumors that he is planning to star in a sixth and final Dirty Harry movie. Appearing today (Tuesday) at a news conference at the Cannes Film...

More Indy Movies Ahead?

If Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull turns out to be the kind of hit many industry observers expect, it's likely that a fifth Indy film will follow, the filmmakers told...

Movie Reviews: Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull

Harrison Ford told a news conference at the Cannes Film Festival that he expected critics to turn Indiana Jones's whip on him following this week's release of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal...

Lily Allen Close To Finishing Second Album

LILY ALLEN is reportedly close to completing her long-awaited second album.The songstress, who also presents her own chat show for BBC3, LILY ALLEN AND FRIENDS and is rumoured to be working on a sketch show...

By on 19 May 2008

Indiana Jones' Age In New Film Is 'Huge Opportunity'

The 19-year gap between the third and fourth Indiana Jones films should be no cause for concern according to Empire journalist Ian Nathan.Harrison Ford has not played the adventurous archaeologist since 1989's Indiana Jones and...

By on 19 May 2008

St Trinian's Set For Second Cinema Field Trip

The girls of St Trinian's will return to the screen in 2009, Ealing Studios has confirmed.Unveiling its international roster at the Cannes film festival, the legendary British production house confirmed a follow-up to the 2007...

By on 19 May 2008

Critics View Blindness With Jaundiced Eye

Several trade reporters attending the Cannes Film Festival observed that Blindness, the, er, dark film that opened the festival Wednesday night, will need to garner some favorable reviews if it is to become successful at...

Joaquin Phoenix Collaborates With Charlatan's Frontman

The CHARLATANS frontman TIM BURGESS has been collaborating with actor JOAQUIN PHOENIX on a new project.Along with ANTHONY LANGDON of SPACEHOG, the two have been working on some tracks in the studio, with the help...

By on 15 May 2008

Angelina Jolie Confirms She Has Twins On The Way

Angelina Jolie has revealed in a television interview that she and husband Brad Pitt are expecting twins.The Tomb Raider actress was being interviewed at the Cannes film festival to promote new animated movie Kung Fu...

By on 15 May 2008

All Eyes On Blindness At Cannes

The 62nd annual Cannes Film Festival gets under way tonight (Wednesday) with a screening of Brazilian director Fernando Meirelles apocalyptic thriller Blindness, about a plague of blindness that sweeps the world. The opening-night film is...

Michael Moore Making Fahrenheit 9/11 Sequel

Michael Moore is taking on the Bush administration again with a sequel to Fahrenheit 9/11, producers said at the Cannes Film Festival.Overture Films and Paramount Vantage are financing and producing the film, and are at...

By on 14 May 2008

Movie World Relocates As Cannes Begins

The great and the good of the film industry are congregating on the French Riviera ahead of today's opening of the 61st Cannes film festival.Fifty-seven full-length features will be shown over the next 12 days...

By on 14 May 2008

'Can Film Festival' Launches Free 11th Hour Screenings

A new film festival is offering free screenings of Leonardo DiCaprio's ecological documentary The 11th Hour to encourage UK cinemagoers to recycle.While top names in Hollywood will soon be assembling on the Cote d'Azur for...

By on 06 May 2008

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