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Firth Nearly Missed Out On Single Man Role

COLIN FIRTH nearly missed out on his critically-acclaimed role in new movie A SINGLE MAN, because he initially turned the job down due to scheduling conflicts.The British actor was Tom Ford's first choice to play...

Firth Accepted By Wife's Family After Venice Film Prize

COLIN FIRTH had an extra reason to celebrate after landing a prestigious prize at Italy's Venice Film Festival last year (09) - the award finally endeared him to his wife's Italian family.The Brit landed the...

Ford Stuns Firth With Golden Globes Cufflinks Gift

COLIN FIRTH was a big winner before he arrived at the Golden Globe Awards in Hollywood on Sunday night (17Jan10) - designer/director TOM FORD gifted him a pair of vintage cufflinks and matching suit studs.Ford...

Firth: 'I Hate The Christmas Holidays'

COLIN FIRTH despises the festive season so much he can't listen to the radio in December - because Christmas music makes him furious.The actor plays Ebenezer Scrooge's cheerful nephew Fred in Disney's 3D movie A...

Sag Honors Its Own

What several critics regarded as movies with the showiest performances received the most nominations for Screen Actors Guild awards today (Thursday). Inglourious Basterds, Precious, An Education, The Hurt Locker and Nine were nominated for outstanding...

George Clooney Up For Sag

'Up in the Air', 'Precious...' and 'Inglourious Basterds' have all received three nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAGs).'Up in the Air' star George Clooney is up for the Outstanding Performance by a Male...

Frog Jumps Down

Significantly fewer people went to see Disney's The Princess and the Frog on Sunday than the studio had estimated. Official figures put the weekend total at $24,21 million, down from the studio's estimate of $25...

Golden Globes Nods Rev Up Up In The Air

Up in the Air , already the recipient of several awards from critics groups, received six Golden Globe nominations today (Tuesday), the most for any film. The George Clooney starrer was joined in the best...

Golden Globes Up In The Air

'Up in the Air' starring George Clooney has received the most nominations at next year's Golden Globes.The comedy drama - in which Clooney stars as Ryan Bingham, a corporate downsizer who travels the country delivering...

Movie Reviews A Single Man

Critics have turned the directorial debut of fashion designer Tom Ford with A Single Man into a celebration. Claudia Puig in USA Today calls it "an aesthetic wonder." Elizabeth Weitzman in the New York Daily...

Firth Still 'Haunted' By A Single Man Role

COLIN FIRTH was so deeply invested in the tragic character he played in A SINGLE MAN he is still struggling to "shake off" deep feelings of sadness.The British actor plays a gay college professor who...

Ford Apologises To Firth For 'Fat' Comments

Fashion designer-turned-director TOM FORD felt obliged to send an apology to COLIN FIRTH after suggesting the British actor needed to slim down before stripping off for their new movie A SINGLE MAN.Firth portrays a gay...

Firth: 'Hollywood Is Full Of Secretly Gay Actors'

COLIN FIRTH is convinced Hollywood is full of secretly gay actors - because the movie industry forces stars to keep their true sexuality "hidden."Firth plays a homosexual college professor in his new movie, A Single...

Colin Firth Says Gay Actors Are Restrained

Colin Firth thinks there are a lot of secretly gay actors in Hollywood.The British star - who recently portrayed homosexual college professor George Falconer in 60s-set film 'A Single Man' - believes the movie industry...

Firth: 'I'm Too Old To Be A Sex Symbol'

British heart-throb COLIN FIRTH is convinced he'd never get any female attention if he wasn't an actor - and insists he's too old to keep carrying his sex symbol mantle.The Love Actually star shot to...

Colin Firth No Sex Symbol

Colin Firth thinks he is too old to be a sex symbol.The 49-year-old British actor - who gained his heartthrob status with performances in 'Bridget Jones' Diary' and 'Mamma Mia!' - is flattered women find...

Movie Reviews Disney's A Christmas Carol

There's little harmony among critics assessing the latest cinematic version of Dickens' A Christmas Carol . (Actually, this one is called Disney's A Christmas Carol .) Roger Ebert in the Chicago Sun-Times , somewhat surprisingly,...

Firth, Blunt & De Niro Honoured At Britannia Awards In Los Angeles

COLIN FIRTH, EMILY BLUNT, KIRK DOUGLAS and ROBERT DE NIRO were among the honourees at the 2009 BAFTA/LA Britannia Awards in Los Angeles on Thursday night (05Nov09).Firth claimed the night's Humanitarian Award, Blunt was named...

Carrey Brings Christmas Chaos To London

JIM CARREY, COLIN FIRTH and BOB HOSKINS switched on London's Christmas lights as thousands of people attempted to break the record to hold the world's biggest carol sing-a-long.The Hollywood trio - who star in a...

Israeli Film Wins Top Prize At Venice

Israeli director Samuel Maoz's autobiographical war film Lebanon won the top Golden Lion Award at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday. The film, shot entirely from inside an Israeli tank and set during the war...

Firth Triumphs At Venice Film Festival

COLIN FIRTH has been named Best Actor at this year's (09) Venice Film Festival.The Brit star was honoured on Saturday (12Sep09) for his portrayal of a mourning professor in A Single Man. Firth gave his...

Firth's Plans For Bridget Jones Movie

BRIDGET JONES'S DIARY star COLIN FIRTH wants the third installment in the movie series to be set in the future - to show the characters in old age.Firth starred in the first two films alongside...

Firth Blasts 'Catastrophic' Surgery For Actors

COLIN FIRTH has lashed out at actors who go under the knife to remain youthful - insisting it is "catastrophic" for big screen stars to undergo cosmetic procedures.The 48 year old - who turns 49...

Firth To Play The Queen's Father

Actor COLIN FIRTH is set for the royal treatment after signing up to play KING GEORGE VI in a new movie.The Mamma Mia star will play Queen Elizabeth II's father in The King's Speech. The...

Italian Drama Opens Venice Film Festival

The Venice Film Festival -- "il nonno" of all film festivals -- opens late today (Wednesday) with the screening of Giuseppe Tornatore's Baaria , the first Italian film to open the festival in 20 years....

U.s. Films To Take Prominent Position At Venice

U.S.-produced films, which got short shrift from the Berlin Film Festival in February Cannes Film Festival in May, have been given a prominent place at the Venice Film Festival, which is scheduled for Sept. 2-12....

Renee Zellweger Back To Bridget

Renee Zellweger is set to pile on the pounds to play Bridget Jones again.The American actress is poised to reprise her role as the hapless serial dieter for the third time.It is believed the latest...

Bocelli & Crowe Added To Walk Of Fame's Class Of 2010

ANDREA BOCELLI and actors RUSSELL CROWE, COLIN FIRTH and JOHN CUSACK have been added to the list of celebrities set for stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2010 - the 50th year of...

Jim Carrey's Christmas Carol Poster Revealed

It might not be even be high summer yet, but movie fans could be forgiven for feeling something of a festive tinge to things with the launch a poster for JIM CARREY's new project.The star...

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Big Freeze For Miserable Easy Virtue Stars

COLIN FIRTH and KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS froze on the set of period comedy EASY VIRTUE - because the wintery conditions in rural England left them cold for days on end. Director Stephan Elliott had to shoot...

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