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Hollywood Tributes Pour In For Brando

Major Hollywood stars have been paying tribute to Hollywood legend MARLON BRANDO, who has died at the age of 80. Director FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA is "sad" of the death of the star of two...

Swayze's No Fan Of Cool Dillon

MATT DILLON failed to impress his co-star PATRICK SWAYZE on the set of THE OUTSIDERS - because he was "too cool". Swayze lived with Dillon and co-stars TOM CRUISE, ROB LOWE and EMILIO ESTEVEZ...

Coppola Sells Old Family Home

OSCAR-winning director FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA has sold the longtime California home of his mother ITALIA PENNINO COPPOLA, who died in January (04) at the age of 91. The four bedroom Woodlands Hills house sold...

Brando's Corleone Voted Best Movie Character

MARLON BRANDO's portrayal of mob boss VITO CORLEONE in celluloid classic THE GODFATHER has been voted the most memorable movie character in history. The mafia don from FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA's OSCAR-winning 1972 film...

Drunk Murray Rates Kathleen Turner's Bedroom Performance

An inebriated BILL MURRAY gave KATHLEEN TURNER's bedroom skills a high rating this week (ends2APR04) - in front of an all star audience. Funnyman Murray was hosting a benefit at New York's MUSEUM OF...

Robert Duvall Sick Of Famous Line

Veteran actor ROBERT DUVALL is tired of fans quoting his most famous movie line at him. The line, "I love the smell of napalm in the morning," was immortalised by Duvall when he played...

Ford Coppola Praises Gibson's Passion

Legendary movie-maker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA has praised MEL GIBSON's controversial new movie THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST, and told the star to ignore his critics. The film, which chronicles the final 12 hours in...

Coppola's Wine Tribute To Director Daughter

Movie guru-turned-wine maker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA is toasting his daughter's LOST IN TRANSLATION successes with a new drink named after her. SOFIA COPPOLA has already picked up a slew of awards for her directorial...

Money Concerns Kept Duvall Out Of Godfather Iii

Movie legend ROBERT DUVALL pulled out of the third THE GODFATHER movie after learning AL PACINO was being paid almost four times as much as he was. Pacino has been vocal about how dreadful...

Moby Films Quirky Documentary Footage For New Dvd

MOBY's new DVD release features hours of footage the quirky dance star shot in hotel rooms on tour. Inspired by epic movie APOCALYPSE NOW - and in particular MARTIN SHEEN's breakdown scene in the...

Hollywood Moguls Join Fight Against Screeners

ROBERT REDFORD, MARTIN SCORSESE and FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA are among the Hollywood heavyweights who have added their signatures to an open letter which urges OSCARS bosses to reconsider their new screener video ban. MOTION...

Directors Join Forces To Protest Screening Restrictions

Directors FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA and ROBERT ALTMAN have joined forces with other Hollywood big-shots to protest a move to stop distributing copies of movies for awards consideration. The MOTION PICTURE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (MPAA)...

Sofia Coppola Goes Her Own Way

SOFIA COPPOLA refuses to follow her legendary father's film directing methods - because being quiet and polite works just as well for her. The daughter of celebrated film-maker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA made waves with...

Coppola Seeks Inspiration In Brazil

Veteran director FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA is seeking inspiration for the location of his new movie MEGALOPOLIS in Brazil. The GODFATHER mastermind spent a week in Curitiba, a city in Southern Brazil, which provided him...

Cage's Favourite Wine

Hollywood star NICOLAS CAGE's favourite wine is named after his cousin ROMAN COPPOLA. The actor loves his uncle FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA's wines, which is useful because he always gets a case at Christmas....

Thai Royals Tell Epic Tale On The Big Screen

Thailand's royal family have entered the movie business with an epic film about the country's war-torn past. The Asian country's QUEEN SIRIKIT (corr) gave her personal blessing to the movie, THE LEGEND OF SURIYOTHAI,...

Duvall Bags Best Cameo Award

Veteran actor ROBERT DUVALL's appearance in seminal movie APOCALYPSE NOW has been voted the best cameo of all time. The 72-year-old star won an OSCAR for his turn as LT COL BILL KILGORE in...

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