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Tarantino Nearer To Bond?

Maverick director QUENTIN TARANTINO is a step closer to achieving his dream of making a JAMES BOND film - after studio bosses enthusiastically embraced the idea. The KILL BILL auteur is at the CANNES...

Swinton Responds To Tarantino's Brit Film Comments

British actress TILDA SWINTON hit back at QUENTIN TARANTINO's comments about the UK film industry at the opening of the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL yesterday (12MAY04). The KILL BILL director upset many Brits when he...

Moore Blasts Eisner's 'Pr Stunt' Comments

MICHAEL MOORE has angrily responded to DISNEY CEO MICHAEL EISNER's accusations the director is using the film company's refusal to release his new film as a "PR stunt". The STUPID WHITE MEN author announced...

Aguilera And Keys Do Battle In Cannes

R+B beauty ALICIA KEYS will host a $18 million (GBP10 million) party for Hollywood chiefs at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL in a bid to steal a major movie role from pop rival CHRISTINA AGUILERA....

Williams Job Hunting In Cannes

Singer ROBBIE WILLIAMS is flying out to the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL in a desperate bid to land a major movie role - because he's become disillusioned with the music industry after failing to crack America....

Moore Eyes New Us Distributor

Controversial director MICHAEL MOORE may have found a distributor for his new documentary FAHRENHEIT 9/11 despite DISNEY banning MIRAMAX from releasing it - the WEINSTEIN brothers themselves. According to American newspaper NEW YORK DAILY...

Aniston And Pitt Hit With Split Speculation

BRAD PITT and JENNIFER ANISTON were expected to announce the end of their four-year marriage on Monday (03MAY04) - but an announcement failed to materialise because it wasn't true. News of a separation was...

Disney Accuse Moore Of Pr Stunt

Movie giants DISNEY have accused controversial director MICHAEL MOORE of using the firm's ban on his controversial film FAHRENHEIT 9/11 to stir up publicity. The STUPID WHITE MEN author announced yesterday (05MAY04) on his...

Disney Bans Moore's Anti-bush Film

Film studio DISNEY are refusing to release MICHAEL MOORE's latest documentary FAHRENHEIT 9/11 - according to the controversial director himself. The DUDE, WHERE'S MY COUNTRY author, who won an OSCAR for his 2002 picture...

Cannes Embraces Comedy This Year

The CANNES FILM FESTIVAL is embracing comedy films this year (04), by featuring SHREK 2, THE LADYKILLERS and THE LIFE AND DEATH OF PETER SELLERS. Festival organiser THIERRY FREMAUX is keen to emphasise the...

Mandela Invited To Cannes

The organisers of this year's (04) CANNES FILM FESTIVAL have invited human rights activist NELSON MANDELA to the annual French event. Bosses are hoping Mandela will attend the proposed special South African film event...

Coens Preview Ladykillers At Cannes

The COEN BROTHERS new remake of 1950s movie classic THE LADYKILLERS will have its European premiere at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL in May (04). The movie - a modern version of ALEXANDER MACKENDRICK's 1955...

Latest Almodovar Film To Kick Off Cannes

Spanish director PEDRO ALMODOVAR's love film BAD EDUCATION has been selected to open France's CANNES FILM FESTIVAL in May (04). The movie tells the story of two boys and a priest in a Roman...

Tarantino To Head Cannes Film Festival Jury

KILL BILL director QUENTIN TARANTINO has been chosen to head the jury of this year's (04) CANNES FILM FESTIVAL. Tarantino won the coveted PALME D'OR award for Best Film at Cannes with his 1994...

Elton John: Billy Elliot Just Like My Life

Legendary rocker SIR ELTON JOHN burst into tears the first time he saw smash British movie BILLY ELLIOT, because it was so similar to his own life. The movie follows the title character, played...

Chloe Sevigny Dropped By William Morris

Movie actress CHLOE SEVIGNY has been dumped by the WILLIAM MORRIS AGENCY, because of her unsimulated oral sex scene in controversial movie BROWN BUNNY. The 29-year-old star shocked audiences earlier this year (03) when...

Gallo's Brown Bunny In Shock Award Win

Maverick director VINCENT GALLO's critically mauled movie BROWN BUNNY has scooped the VIENNA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL's top award. Eccentric Gallo - who is seen having oral sex performed on him by co-star CHLOE SEVIGNY...

Chloe Sevigny Defends 'The Brown Bunny' Oral Sex Scene

Chloe Sevigny has received strong backlash towards her recent film 'The Brown Bunny', after critics attacked her over an oral sex scene. The actress is upset by the critical response to the scene between her...

Nicole Kidman Pulls Out Of Von Trier's Manderlay

OSCAR-winning superstar NICOLE KIDMAN has been forced to pull out of filming for the sequel to LARS VON TRIER's DOGVILLE due to "scheduling problems". The announcement comes just a day after reports suggested that...

Mcgregor Leads The Way At Film Festival

EWAN McGREGOR's upcoming film YOUNG ADAM has been picked to launch a major movie event in his native Scotland next month (AUG03). The steamy movie - about a young man working on a barge,...

Eastwood's Flick To Open New York Film Festival

Actor CLINT EASTWOOD's new flick MYSTIC RIVER has been selected to open this year's (03) NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL. The screen legend's latest directorial effort, which had its world premiere at France's CANNES FILM...

Celebrity Exes Get Together

The ex-loves of tennis ace BORIS BECKER and pop superstar ANASTACIA have fallen in love. Stunning American model PATRICE FARAMEH is currently romancing German sports reporter NORBERT DOBELEIT after bumping into him in a...

Dunaway Goes To Ireland

Hollywood legend FAYE DUNAWAY has taken a role in a low-budget movie - to be shot in Northern Ireland capital Belfast next year (04). Local independent film company SEVENTY PERCENT FILMS are celebrating...

Low-price Vacation For Nicole

NICOLE KIDMAN likes a bargain like the rest of us - especially when it comes to booking a family getaway. The actress treated her parents JANELLE and ANTONY to a cutprice break after promoting...

Tough Times For Cruise And Cruz?

Hollywood couple TOM CRUISE and PENELOPE CRUZ are facing tough times in their relationship, pals say. The gorgeous pair, who first met on set of 2001's VANILLA SKY, have not spent much time together...

Angry Gallo Attacks Critic

Sharp-tongued VINCENT GALLO has launched a scathing attack on "fat pig" movie critic ROGER EBERT - after the reviewer claimed the indie filmmaker apologised for making his widely slated flick BROWN BUNNY. The movie...

Naomi Selling Her Boat

Supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL is trying to sell her LADY IN BLUE yacht, where she held her recent post-CANNES FILM FESTIVAL birthday party. The British stunner claims she doesn't use the boat enough and would...

Bellucci's Cleopatra Gown Stolen

The sexy dress MONICA BELLUCCI donned for her portrayal of CLEOPATRA has been stolen from a French hotel - by a waiter who wanted to impress girls. The exquisite outfit the MATRIX RELOADED beauty...

Brody Overwhelmed By Media Spotlight

American actor ADRIEN BRODY is overwhelmed with the endless attention he's now paid since winning an OSCAR. The New York native surprised spectators when he scooped the coveted Best Actor ACADEMY AWARD for his...

Croze "Flabbergasted" By Cannes Win

MARIE-JOSEE CROZE was "flabbergasted" to learn she had won the Best Actress award at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL on Sunday (25MAY03) - because she was up against such strong opposition. The Canadian actress...

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