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Coldplay End Soggy Glastonbury With A Little Hope After 'Brexit' Vote

As fans awaited the band's headlining set to close what festival boss Michael Eavis has called the muddiest Glastonbury ever, Chaplin's speech from his 1940 satire The Great DICtator was played. The...

Dominican Republic Hopes Geraldine Chaplin Film Is Key To First Oscars Nod

Sand Dollars, which premiered at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, will join a host of other international movies under consideration for the Best Foreign Movie prize. If nominated, it will be...

Meryl Steep For Britannia Award

Meryl Streep, Sam Mendes and James Corden will be honoured at the Britannia Awards.The stars are the first to be named by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles for the ceremony,...

Alexander Mcqueen To Feature On 20 Pound Notes?

Alexander McQueen's face could be set to feature on new 20 pound notes in Britain. The Bank of England is asking the British public to nominate ''people of historic significance'' from the world of visual...

Charlie Chaplin's Divorce Papers Up For Sale

In the legal documents, filed by Grey in 1927, the British actor is accused of marrying her only because he got her pregnant at the age of 15 after they worked together on...

Charlie Chaplin's First Academy Award Stolen

The first of three Academy Awards Charlie Chaplin won has been stolen during a targeted break-in in Paris last month (Jan15).The silent movie star's trophy, valued at over $1 million (£625,000), was taken from the...

Coco Chanel Was 'Unquestionably' Private

Coco Chanel was ''unquestionably'' private.Canadian-born photographer, Douglas Kirkland, was invited to the designer's Parisian home for three weeks in 1962 to take photos for the picture magazine 'Look', and has reminisced about the enigmatic character,...

Robert Redford To Receive Top Film Festival Award

Hollywood veteran Robert Redford is to receive a special award named after Charlie Chaplin from the organisation behind the New York Film Festival.The Film Society of Lincoln Center is to honour the star with the...

Robert Downey, Jr. Regrets Giving Away His Chaplin Wardrobe

Robert Downey, Jr. regrets giving away so many of the costumes he wore as Charlie Chaplin in the late Lord Attenborough's 1992 biopic.The Iron Man star reveals the studio bosses gifted him with his wardrobe...

Charlie Chaplin's Iconic Outfit On Sale

A costume worn by Charlie Chaplin as his iconic Little Tramp character is on sale for $195,000 (£121,875).Chaplin is best remembered for donning the suit and bowler hat combination to portray a bumbling vagrant striving...

Charlie Chaplin's Switzerland Home To Be Made Into Museum

Silent movie icon Charlie Chaplin's home in Switzerland is set to be turned into a museum documenting his amazing life.The British-born star, who died in 1977, spent the last 25 years of his life in...

Mickey Rooney Burial Place Revealed

Mickey Rooney will be laid to rest in the Hollywood Forever Cemetery.The body of the Hollywood legend - who passed away on Sunday (06.04.14) aged 93 from natural causes and complications due to diabetes -...

Former Child Star George Bookasta Dies

Former child star George Bookasta, who was discovered by Charlie Chaplin, has died at the age of 96.The actor died at his home in New York last week (26Mar14) following a bout of pneumonia....

Karl Lagerfeld Praises 'Flawless' Style Icon Queen Elizabeth

Karl Lagerfeld thinks Queen Elizabeth is ''flawless''.The Chanel boss is awestruck by the 87-year-old British monarch's classic dress sense and her ability to rock a power suit for every occasion, and believes fellow royal the...

Prince William To Honour Dame Helen Mirren At Baftas

Prince William will present Dame Helen Mirren with the Fellowship award at the BAFTA Awards 2014.The Duke of Cambridge - who is President of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts - will honour...

Helen Mirren Stunned By Bafta Fellowship

Dame Helen Mirren thought her work was too ''raunchy'' to receive a BAFTA Fellowship.The 68-year-old actress will be presented with the prestigious honour next month and admits she is ''stunned'' to be following in the...

Dame Helen Mirren To Receive Bafta Fellowship

Dame Helen Mirren will be presented with the BAFTA Academy Fellowship 2014.The 'RED 2' star will be awarded the prestigious prize in recognition of her exceptional contribution to film industry at the British Academy of...

Sacha Baron Cohen Leaves Britannia Award Goers Shocked After 'Killing' Veteran Actress Grace Collington

Sacha Baron Cohen shocks once again by apparently killing 87-year-old actress Grace Collington as he rolls her wheelchair off the stage during his acceptance of the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award.The 'Borat' comedian just can't take...

Kiera Chaplin Loses Luggage

Charlie Chaplin's granddaughter Kiera Chaplin flew into a panic on Monday (19Nov12) when she learned her bags had gone missing following a flight to London.The actress jetted into the U.K. from New York, but upon...

Charlie Chaplin's Granddaughter Is Amy Winehouse Charity Ambassador

Charlie Chaplin's granddaughter Kiera Chaplin has been named as the world ambassador of The Amy Winehouse Foundation.The British actress, who starred in 2002 movie The Importance of Being Ernest, will be the guest of honour...

Charlie Chaplin's Hat And Cane Sell For $62,500

Charlie Chaplin's hat and cane have sold for $62,500 (£39,000) at an auction in New York.The silent movie icon's trademarks went under the hammer at a Bonhams sale on Sunday (18Nov12). The lot was...

Charlie Chaplin's Bowler Hat And Cane Set For Auction

One of Charlie Chaplin's trademark bowler hat and cane sets is expected to sell for up to $60,000 (£37,500) at auction this weekend (18Nov12).The silent film icon's accessories will go under the hammer at the...

London Film Museum To Showcase Iconic Movie Images

The London Film Museum has announced that it will open a new exhibition space on April 21st, 2012. It follows on from a major redevelopment of the original Flower Cellars, which is located in the...

Whitney Houston's Bodyguard Earrings To Be Auctioned

A pair of earrings Whitney Houston wore in 'The Bodyguard' are to be sold in an auction of her possessions.The jewellery - which the late star donned opposite Kevin Costner in the hit 1992 film...

Jennifer Aniston's Surreal Experience At Receiving Star On Walk Of Fame

Jennifer Aniston recently unveiled her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Friends actress turned up to the event in a summery blue and white dress and looked very happy as she posed with...

Whitney Auction Includes Velvet Dress, Pearl Earrings

Sandy Cohen, for Associated Press has confirmed that several of Whitney Houston's's film-related memorabilia will go on sale at a 'Hollywood Legends' themed auction. The auction will take place on March 31, 2012 at the...

Charlie Chaplin's Birthplace A Mystery To Mi5

In 1952, the US government ordered an investigation into Charlie Chaplin 's birthplace, in an attempt to prove that he was a communist sympathizer. According to a report from Bbc News, Mi5 failed to find...

Charlie Chaplin Musical Heading To Broadway

A musical about silent film icon Charlie Chaplin is heading to Broadway.Limelight: The Story of Charlie Chaplin originated at California's La Jolla Playhouse in 2010 and now theatre bosses are to revive the show under...

Charlie Chaplin's Iconic Hat Up For Auction

Charlie Chaplin's first bowler hat is expected to fetch $24,000 (£15,000) when it goes under the hammer this week (beg12Nov11).The silent film star wore the iconic black hat from 1909 while developing his famous character,...

Movie Reviews The Artist

The Artist is arguably the most enthusiastically reviewed movie of the years. Other movies may have received a similar amount of praise but not the kind of cheers that this black-and-white, mostly silent movie has...

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