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Former Beatles Paul And Ringo To Reunite At Charity Show

Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are to set to perform together at a New York charity concert next month.The only two surviving members of the Beatles are both on the bill for a show...

By on 05 March 2009

Mccartney & Vedder To Raise Meditation Money

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and EDDIE VEDDER are to share the stage at an upcoming New York concert to benefit moviemaker DAVID LYNCH's meditation charity. The rockers will join Sheryl Crow, Donovan and Moby at the David...

Lynch Makes Harring A Goodwill Ambassador

Director DAVID LYNCH has named his MULHOLLAND DRIVE star LAURA HARRING a Goodwill Ambassador for his charitable foundation. The David Lynch Foundation provides funds for transcendental meditation in schools around the world, and for research...

Lynch Launches Meditation Campaign

MULHOLLAND DRIVE director DAVID LYNCH has joined forces with Sixties popstar DONOVAN to launch a campaign to teach London children to meditate in classrooms. The 61-year-old has donated millions to the David Lynch Foundation for...

Lynch Meets With Israeli President

Cult filmmaker DAVID LYNCH met Israeli President SHIMON PERES on Monday (15Oct07) as part of a five-day visit to the Middle East, where the BLUE VELVET director is promoting transcendental meditation. Lynch, who has been...

Us Director Lynch Given Top French Honour

US film-maker David Lynch has been awarded the Legion d'Honneur, the highest civilian honour in France.David Martinon, spokesman for the French presidential palace, confirmed the award for the director of cinematic classics such as The...

By on 01 October 2007

Lynch To Direct Gucci Ad

MULHOLLAND DR. director DAVID LYNCH is set to direct the latest fragrance advertisement for Italian fashion house Gucci. Lynch is following in the footsteps of Baz Luhrmann, who directed an epic ad for Chanel No....

Lynch Calls For Schools To Adopt Meditation

Director DAVID LYNCH has urged American schools to adopt meditation techniques to avoid a repeat of last month's (Apr07) American university shooting. Thirty-three people died in the Virginia Tech University massacre when Seung-Hui Cho went...

Dern Defends Director/mentor Lynch

Actress LAURA DERN has defended DAVID LYNCH against accusations the director makes his surreal movies deliberately difficult to understand - and then refuses to explain them. Dern, who has starred in four Lynch movies including...

Lynch Holds Ghoulish Exhibition

Acclaimed film maker DAVID LYNCH will this weekend (3MAR07) open a macabre new art exhibition in Paris, France, which features erotic photographs and paintings of decomposing bodies. Called Air Is On Fire, the display, featuring...

Lynch Hates Cooking

US film maker DAVID LYNCH has banned cooking in his house - as he can't bear the greasy vapours caused by culinary capers. The BLUE VELVET star insists kitchens are an unnecessary requirement in the...

Sunshine Beams On Spirit Awards

LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE got a pre-Oscars boost yesterday (24FEB07) after claiming four honours at the Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California, including the ceremony's Best Film prize. The movie, which is up for a...

Prolific Polish Actor Niemczyk Dies

Polish actor LEON NIEMCZYK, who starred in director ROMAN POLANSKI's KNIFE IN THE WATER and hundreds of other films, has died. He was 82. Niemczyk died on 29 November (06) of lung cancer at his...

Lynch Sells Coffee To Fund Odd Promotional Campaign

Cult filmmaker DAVID LYNCH is selling coffee to fund the promotional campaign for his new movie INLAND EMPIRE. The TWIN PEAKS director has developed the David Lynch Signature Cup and is selling tubes of espresso,...

Lynch Defends New Movie

TWIN PEAKS director DAVID LYNCH has defended his new movie's three hour running time, insisting, "This is the length that feels correct." INLAND EMPIRE has been blasted by film critics since its world premiere at...

Lynch Honoured With Lifetime Achievement Award

Cult director DAVID LYNCH was honoured with the prestigious lifetime achievement award at the Venice Film Festival yesterday (06SEP06), and he used the opportunity to reassure the press about his quirky new movie INLAND EMPIRE....

Lynch Receives Golden Lion

American director DAVID LYNCH is to receive the prestigious Golden Lion award for lifetime achievement at the Venice film festival. Lynch, who is behind hit movies ERASERHEAD, THE ELEPHANT MAN and BLUE VELVET, will collect...

Lynch Files For Divorce

Movie-maker DAVID LYNCH has filed for divorce from his wife of a month. The TWIN PEAKS visionary and MARY SWEENEY wed in May (06) after years spent working together on movies like BLUE VELVET, MULHOLLAND...

Twin Peaks Set For A Return

Cult movie and TV series TWIN PEAKS is set for a triumphant return with KYLE MacLACHLAN planning a comeback as AGENT DALE COOPER. Twin Peaks co-creator MARK FROST reveals he has been in talks...

Kilmer's Regret Over Early Decisions

Hollywood hunk VAL KILMER refused to star in a string of successful films in the 1980s, because he was "naive" and "shy". After hitting the big time in 1986 movie TOP GUN, Kilmer became...

Actor James Booth Dies

Veteran British actor JAMES BOOTH died of natural causes last week (11AUG05). He was 77. Booth grabbed international acclaim with his scene-stealing portrayal of rogue soldier Private HENRY HOOK in 1964 historical epic ZULU...

Lynch Launches Foundation For World Peace

Director DAVID LYNCH is launching the David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education and World Peace tomorrow (21JUL05) which will fund transcendal meditation classes and research into the effects of yoga on body and mind....

Watts: 'Actors Should Make It Alone'

Australian actress NAOMI WATTS always refused to rely on her famous friends to give her a step-up in Hollywood - as she insists actors should make it on their own. The 36-year-old blonde, who...

Cronenberg's Swedish Accolade

Cult director DAVID CRONENBERG will be awarded a lifetime achievement award at the 2005 STOCKHOLM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL in November (05). Organisers announced this week (16MAY05) the Canadian will be presented with the Bronze...

Lynch Film A Cannes Mystery

Eccentric movie-maker DAVID LYNCH is so keen to keep the details of his new movie under wraps at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL, he has insisted that all posters remain covered until the film airs....

Watts: 'Mulholland Dr Saved Me From Suicide'

Hollywood beauty NAOMI WATTS credits movie MULHOLLAND DR with saving her life - because she regularly contemplated suicide until she got her big break in the film. The 36-year-old beauty considered ending her own...

Watts Eternally Grateful To Lynch

Hollywood beauty NAOMI WATTS will always be grateful to maverick film-maker DAVID LYNCH for recognising her talent and casting her in critically acclaimed movie MULHOLLAND DRIVE. The Australian actress, who has since garnered rave...

Fans Fight To Save Straight Story Home

Fans of DAVID LYNCH movie THE STRAIGHT STORY are campaigning to save the home once owned by the eccentric subject of the film. The small Iowa house owned by ALVIN STRAIGHT has fallen into...

Dancer Ann Miller Dies

Movie legend ANN MILLER has lost her battle with lung cancer at the age of 81. The actress and dancer died at CEDARS-SINAI MEDICAL CENTER in Los Angeles on Thursday (22JAN04). Miller will...

Lynch Receives Lifetime Honour

Offbeat director DAVID LYNCH has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the STOCKHOLM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL. The MULHOLLAND DR. film-maker told the festival's audience on Friday (21NOV03) his movies are often derived...

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