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Guys And Dolls Press Night At Savoy Theatre

Michael Grade - Celebrities attend Guys and Dolls press night at Savoy Theatre - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 6th January 2016


Richard Attenborough Memorial

Michael Grade and Guest - Richard Attenborough memorial service held at Westminster Abbey - Arrivals. - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 17th March 2015

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'Great Britain' Press Night

Lord Michael Grade - 'Great Britain' press night at Theatre Royal Haymarket - London, United Kingdom - Saturday 27th September 2014


Mariah Carey To Create Nail Polish Collection

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Mariah Carey is to launch her own range of nail varnishes.

The singer has signed a deal with OPI Products Inc. to create two nail polish collections and she says she can't wait to get to work as she's always loved doing manicures.

She said: ''I actually went to beauty school in 11th Grade so I could have something to fall back on, so believe me, I've done my share of manicures as well as getting them. OPI knows that the polish you use makes a big difference not only in the look, but in the care of your nails and that's why I believe in the brand.''

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Justin Bieber Only Looks Up To Jackson

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Michael Jackson is the only star Justin Bieber looks to for career guidance.

Both singers became international sensations when they were very young, and unlike many child stars, Michael went on to have a long career.

Although his later life was sometimes controversial and ended after he was administered a fatal overdose of hospital Grade painkiller Propofol in 2009, Justin still sees him as his best role model.

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Katy Perry Suspended From School

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Katy Perry was suspended from school for ''humping a tree''.

The 'Part of Me' singer - who was raised by strict Christian parents and went to a religious school - admits she was disciplined by her teachers after acting out a love scene with a tree.

She said: ''When I was in sixth Grade I was suspended from school for humping a tree! We were doing a play on Greek mythology and I was Aphrodite My love interest was absent and so I used the tree as my partner.''

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Kristen Stewart Picked On For Being A Tomboy

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Kristen Stewart was picked on as a teenager for not dressing like her peers.

The 'Snow White and the Huntsman' actress opened up about how she was bullied because she was a tomboy.

She told Vanity Fair: ''Look at a picture of me before I was 15. I am a boy. I wore my brother's clothes, dude! Not like I cared that much, but I remember being made fun of because I wasn't wearing Juicy jeans. I didn't even think about it.

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The Avengers Likely To Sink Battleship

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Universal's sci-fi/action film Battleship will face the titanic might of The Avengers this weekend and will likely wind up scuppered, according to most analysts' forecasts. In its third weekend, the superhero epic is expected to earn around $50-55 million, about half what it did a week ago. But, according to tracking reports, Battleship , which cost nearly as much to produce -- around $225 million -- may only earn around $30-35 million. The film was released overseas a month ago, ostensibly to avoid having to compete against the Olympics and the European soccer championships. But with little competition, the movie raked in more than $220 million, enough to assure that it will at least break even. In any case, it's almost certain to beat two other newcomers at the domestic box office, the Sacha Baron Cohen comedy The Dictator and the romcom What to Expect When Your Expecting. The Dictator opened on Wednesday with a so-so $4.2 million and may likely rake in an additional $15 million by the end of the weekend. Perhaps tellingly, it received just a C Grade from moviegoers polled by researchers CinemaScore; critics gave it a mixed reception. On the other hand, reviews have been overwhelmingly negative for Lionsgate's Expecting, which is expecting around $15-20 million in ticket sales.

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Chris Klein 'Grateful' For American Reunion Role

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Chris Klein is ''grateful'' he got asked to star in 'American Reunion' after missing out on the third film in the franchise.

The 33-year-old actor is reprising his role of Chris Ostreicher in the fourth instalment of the movie series and he is looking forward to his character being involved again after starring in 'American Pie' and 'American Pie 2' in 1999 and 2001 respectively.

He said: ''Those kinds of decisions come way above my pay Grade. They decided to make 'American Wedding' a different way, and Oz and Heather's storyline was kind of played out. It is what it is, I'm just grateful to be invited to this one.''

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Chris Evans Likes Girls With A 'Good Ass'

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Chris Evans likes girls who are ''self-deprecating'' and have a ''good ass.''

The 'Captain America: The First Avenger' actor doesn't look for too many particular qualities in a woman, but says they must be able to laugh at themselves.

He told Playboy magazine: ''I like girls who are self-deprecating. I like girls who make fun of themselves. If you can't poke fun at yourself, what are you? I just want someone with a good soul. That's about it. The rest I'm really flexible on. I like a good ass, though. I will say that.''

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Tina Fey's Make-up Rules For Daughters

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Tina Fey won't let her daughters wear make-up until they're 14.

The '30 Rock' star has two girls - Alice, six, and seven-month-old Penelope - with husband Jeffrey Richmond and while her eldest is already into fashion, Tina doesn't want them to look older than they are.

Speaking about Alice, Tina told People magazine: ''She's not into princesses anymore. One day she said, 'Mom, I'm not into that. I'm into fashion.'

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Movie Reviews Red Tails

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If, as George Lucas has announced, Red Tails , his take on the all-black Tuskegee Airmen of World War II, turns out to be his last Hollywood movie, he's going out in a blaze of critical indifference. Wesley Morris, one of the few black film critics for a major publication, concludes his review by remarking that although Red Tails "has its moments," it is "so desperate to be palatable, to appeal to everybody, that it doesn't taste like anything." James Adams in the Toronto Globe and Mail says that if he were grading the movie on virtue alone, he would give it four stars. "Virtue aside, however, Red Tails is a lousy film. Not wincingly bad, mind you, just mediocre." Joe Morgenstern in the Wall Street Journal , is not reluctant to call it just plain bad. "It's antiquated kitsch reprocessed by the producer's nostalgia for the [war] movies of his boyhood," he writes. Steven Rea in the Philadelphia Inquirer notes that Lucas chose to create "fictional composites" of the real Tuskegee airmen. "There isn't a real, flesh-and-blood figure in the bunch. Everything about Red Tails - the breaking down of racial barriers, the military achievements, the courage and sacrifice - is diminished in the process," he observes. But A.O. Scott in The New York Times notes that Lucas himself has said that he set out to make a film that would be, in his words, "inspirational for teenage boys." And, says Scott, he has succeeded in doing so. "The mostly happy ending is as satisfying as a snack of milk and cookies after a ninth Grade softball game." And Lou Lumenick in the New York Post suggests that the negative reviews for the movie are the result of their dissatisfaction with the Star Wars prequels. "Listen to the naysayers and you'll be missing one of the best January-releases of the past 30 years," he writes, "a well-acted, well-directed ... popcorn movie with great aerial Battles and solid dramatic scenes that hold your attention for two good hours."


Dakota Fanning Forgets She's 17

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Dakota Fanning forgets she is "only 17".

The teenage actress - who began her career when she was just six years old - has already experienced so much in her life, she is sometimes shocked when she remembers how young she still is.

She said: "I feel like I've lived a long time, but then I realise, 'Oh, I'm actually only 17."

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Five-year-old Deborah Thorpe From Barking And Dagenham, Who Became The Youngest Person To Pass A Maths GCSE Today, Gained An E Grade After Studying At The Wilson Foundation 'Excellence In Education' Program

Grade Thursday 25th August 2011 Five-year-old Deborah Thorpe from Barking and Dagenham, who became the youngest person to pass a maths GCSE today, gained an E grade after studying at the Wilson Foundation 'Excellence in Education' program London, England


The Wizard Of Oz' Press Night Held At The Palladium Theatre - Departures

Grade, Palladium and Wizard Of Oz - Michael Grade London, England - The Wizard of Oz' press night held at the Palladium Theatre - Departures Tuesday 1st March 2011


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