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Argento: 'I Don't Play Love'

ASIA ARGENTO has blasted reports she portrays rock widow COURTNEY LOVE in LAST DAYS - a screen tribute to late grunge icon KURT COBAIN. The Latina beauty insists her character is very different from...

Cobain's Death Influences New Van Sant Film

Late icon KURT COBAIN's final hours before his suicide are the inspiration behind a new movie from GUS VAN SANT. For his latest picture LAST DAYS, the maverick film-maker is attempting to imagine how...

Pitt 'Upset' Over Argento Split

Hollywood hunk MICHAEL PITT is reportedly devastated after being dumped by lover ASIA ARGENTO. According to insiders, THE DREAMERS actor enjoyed a steamy fling on the set of upcoming movie THE HEART IS DECEITFUL...

Van Sant Finishes Cobain's Final Days

GUS VAN SANT has finished filming his new movie about the death of NIRVANA rocker KURT COBAIN. FINAL DAYS - which will be released next year (05) - explores the build up to Cobain's...

Van Sant To Take On Grunge

Acclaimed director GUS VAN SANT is to chart the rise and fall of grunge music in his next project LAST DAYS. The MY OWN PRIVATE IDAHO filmmaker is close to inking a deal with...

Elephant Star 'Talked His Way Into The Role'

Acting newcomer JOHN ROBINSON cites his conversational skills as the reason he won the lead role in GUS VAN SANT's controversial new movie ELEPHANT. The 18-year-old high school student auditioned alongside thousands of other...

Stars Come Together To Attack Bush

Stars including MICHAEL STIPE, MICHAEL MOORE, MOBY and JACK BLACK are teaming up to launch a competition attacking American President GEORGE W BUSH. Dance star Moby and JONATHAN SOROS - son of billionaire financier...

Ang Lee To Make Gay Western

THE HULK director ANG LEE's has picked a surprising follow-up to the comic superhero blockbuster - he's shooting a gay western. BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN tells the story of a rodeo cowboy and a ranch hand...

Van Sant Looks To Shakespeare For Columbine Inspiration

American movie director GUS VAN SANT cites WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE as a major influence on his film about the Columbine High School massacre, ELEPHANT. The filmmaker - famed for making DRUGSTORE COWBOY and GOOD...

Van Sant Defends Good Will Hunting Choice

Pioneering director GUS VAN SANT has hit back at those who criticised him for making the 'mainstream' film GOOD WILL HUNTING. The maverick maestro was better known for helming indie movies like DRUGSTORE COWBOY...

Von Trier: Dogville Too 'Provocative' For Cannes Win

Danish DOGVILLE director LARS VON TRIER is convinced his CANNES FILM FESTIVAL loss is down to his movie being too "provocative" for the jury. Dogville, starring Hollywood heavyweight NICOLE KIDMAN, was a hot favourite...

Gus Van Sant Wins Palme D'or

American filmmaker GUS VAN SANT's film ELEPHANT has scooped the top prize at this year's CANNES FILM FESTIVAL. The GOOD WILL HUNTING director will take home the coverted Palme d'Or and was voted the...

Van Sant's School Shootings Film Hits Cannes

Director GUS VAN SANT's latest movie ELEPHANT was based on the COLUMBINE HIGH SCHOOL shootings in America - to "capture the atmosphere" of the infamous event. The movie - which is nominated for...

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