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Loach Stirs Up Controversy At Another Festival

Director Ken Loach has pulled Looking for Eric , his well-received entry at the Cannes Film Festival, out of the Melbourne Film Festival, complaining that he cannot contribute to any event that accepts funding from...

Controversial Darwin Biopic To Open Toronto Festival

Creation , a film virtually certain to provoke massive controversy when it is released, has been selected to open the Toronto Film Festival on Sept. 10. The Jon Amiel film about the life of Charles...

Robin Wright Penn's Modelling Scars

Robin Wright Penn thinks modelling "f**ked" her up.The 43-year-old 'Private Lives of Pippa Lee' star hated her experiences of attending casting calls in her late teens and early 20s, and says getting her first acting...

Expensive Date Orlando Bloom

Orlando Bloom has sold a date with himself for £9,000.The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' star - who is rumoured to be engaged to Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr - auctioned off a dinner date at a...

Orlando Bloom Moving In With Model

Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr are moving in together.The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor and his model girlfriend were seen looking at a $13 million Malibu mansion last weekend.A source told X17 Online: "The couple...

Hayden Panettiere Sorry About Cellulite

Hayden Panettiere has apologised for having cellulite.The slender 19-year-old actress has launched a furious attack on those who constantly scrutinise her appearance and criticise her for having flabby thighs.She said: "I live in criticism every...

Kylie Minogue Sings For Africa

Kylie Minogue wowed the crowd with a stunning performance at a charity concert at the Cannes Film Festival.The singer, who turns 41 tomorrow (28.05.09), sang a medley of hits at the Miracle Africa International Fundraiser,...

Stevie G: I Want To Be Bond

Liverpool and England footballer Steven Gerrard has hinted at a future acting career after he retires from the game, including a wish to play James Bond on the big screen.The midfielder told journalists at the...

By on 26 May 2009

Cannes Movies The Color Of The Carpet

Two films that were mostly savaged by critics at the Cannes Film Festival nevertheless earned their stars awards for their performances. Austrian actor Christoph Waltz won the prize for best actor for his role as...

Cannes Winners Announced

Austrian Director Michael Haneke, who is not unfamiliar with film-festival acclaim, has earned the top Palme d'Or prize at the 62nd annual Cannes Film Festival. His entry, The White Ribbon, had received qualified raves from...

Palme D'or Could Bring Haneke Into Spotlight, Says Expert

Michael Haneke's Palme d'Or win could see a new audience exposed to the Austrian director's style, says the UK's pre-eminent expert on the filmmaker.Haneke won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday...

By on 25 May 2009

Michael Haneke Wins Palme D'or At Cannes 2009

Austrian director Michael Haneke's drama The White Ribbon has won the coveted Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.More follows24/05/2009 19:35:55

By on 24 May 2009

Steve Jones' Jackman Sex Proposal

Steve Jones wants Hugh Jackman to lick his genitals.The 32-year-old British TV presenter - who has been romantically linked to a string of famous beauties, including Halle Berry, Pamela Anderson and Girls Aloud singer Sarah...

Gilliam Dedicates Imaginarium To Ledger's Energy

Terry Gilliam says the death of Heath Ledger sealed the fate of his new film The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus.Speaking as the fantasy film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, the director explained he felt...

By on 23 May 2009

How To Make A Movie When A Star Dies In Mid-production

At a news conference at the Cannes Film Festival following today's (Friday) screening of The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus , director Terry Gilliam and cast members were repeatedly questioned about how the death of co-star...

Movie Reviews The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus

Terry Gilliam has come a long way since the late '60s, when he admittedly became one of the original copyright infringers by cutting out photos and pictures from magazines and newspapers and using them inventively...

Cantona To Show His Moves In New Film

Footballer-turned-actor ERIC CANTONA has been signed up to star in French film MOVES.Directed by HERVE P GUSTAVE also known as HPG, the film sees the former Manchester United starring as a martial arts student who...

By on 22 May 2009

Man-eater Myleene Klass

Myleene Klass is set to play a cannibal in a new movie.The British TV presenter - who recently signed a £100,000 deal to host the US version of 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of...

Orlando Bloom Engaged To Model?

Orlando Bloom is engaged.The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor sparked rumours he has asked his long-term girlfriend Miranda Kerr to marry him after the Australian supermodel was spotted wearing a gold diamond band on her...

Brad Pitt's Loaded Role

Brad Pitt was drunk when he agreed to star in his new movie.The star, whose movie 'Inglourious Basterds' debuted at the Cannes Film Festival last night (20.05.09), accepted the part after a raucous night out...

Movie Reviews Inglourious Basterds

Critics attending the Cannes Film Festival are mostly expressing disappointment over Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds. An unsigned review on the Hollywood Reporter website says, "The film is by no means terrible -- its running time...

Tarantino At Cannes How I Won The War

At a time when the whole world is engaged in debate over the use of torture in wartime, Quentin Tarantino has brought his latest film, Inglourious Basterds to the Cannes Film Festival showing scenes in...

Twilight Star Robert Pattinson Signed Up For Breaking Dawn

Robert Pattinson has confirmed there will be a fourth instalment in the Twilight film franchise, with Breaking Dawn to follow New Moon and Eclipse.The 23-year-old actor was appearing at the Cannes Film Festival during a...

By on 20 May 2009

Pr Stunts Clog Cannes Roads

Hollywood may not be well represented among the films showing in competition at the Cannes Film Festival this year, but its PR efforts are on almost daily display, with some stunts drawing crowds so large...

£45 Film Makes An Impact At Cannes

A film made for just 45 could be the surprise star of this year's Cannes Film Festival.Directed by Welshman Marc Price, zombie flick COLIN takes a new slant on a classic genre by telling the...

By on 19 May 2009

£45 Film Makes An Impact At Cannes

A film made for just 45 could be the surprise star of this year's Cannes Film Festival.Directed by Welshman Marc Price, zombie flick COLIN takes a new slant on a classic genre by telling the...

Hot Box Office, Cool Sales

The box office may be performing far better than the Dow, but you'd never know it from accounts about business at the Cannes Film Market, which is staged concurrently with the Cannes Film Festival. According...

Critics Not Taken With Taking Woodstock

Ang Lee's Taking Woodstock , which debuted at the Cannes Film Festival over the weekend, failed to touch off anything approaching the admiration among critics that his recent Brokeback Mountain and Lust, Caution did. A...

Cantona: Ken Loach Reminded Me Of Sir Alex

Eric Cantona has claimed Ken Loach's style of directing was reminiscent of Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson's approach to management.The former footballer, who has since forged a successful acting career, plays himself in Loach's...

By on 18 May 2009

Found In La Mancha?

Producer Jeremy Thomas has confirmed widespread rumors that he and Terry Gilliam are at work reviving Gilliam's disaster-plagued 2000 production of Don Quixote . The story of the ill-starred movie -- plagued by weather disasters,...

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Chris Pratt Frets Over Scary 'Jurassic World' Motorcycle Stunt

The actor vows never to own a bike of his own.

David Lynch to Direct All 18 Episodes of 'Twin Peaks' Reboot

Great news everyone: David Lynch is back at the helm of Showtime's Twin Peaks...

Coen Brothers and Co Choose 'Dheepan' as Palme d'Or Winner

The Cannes Film Festival jury headed by the Coen brothers and including Jake Gyllenhaal...

Tony Hawk And Dolph Lundgren Among Stars At This Year's Gumball 3000 [Photos]

This weekend saw the legendary motor rally begin in Sweden.

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Sam Rockwell - Poltergeist Interview

Sam Rockwell talks about his role in the new Poltergeist movie.

Jonathan Rhys Meyers Apologies To Fans After Being Pictured During "Minor Relapse"

Jonathan Rhys Meyers has broken his silence over the shocking pictures which...

Walking On Cars - Interview

Sorcha, Walking On Car's pianist, took some time to talk to us about song writing, reworking songs and organising five different musical styles into...

Slam Dunk - 2015 Live Review

It was all smiles at this year's Slam Dunk festival and, despite the rain, the Desperados and beer was flowing and the crowds were bouncing non-stop...

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