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The Queen Tops New York Critics Awards

THE QUEEN is the big winner at this year's (06) New York Film Critics Online Awards, taking home five honours for the DAME HELEN MIRREN-starring drama. Mirren plays British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II during the...

The King + The Queen Reign At Washington Awards

FOREST WHITAKER's portrayal of dictator IDI AMIN in THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND and DAME HELEN MIRREN's turn as THE QUEEN have earned the two stars top honours from the fifth annual Washington, DC Area...

Whitaker Regrets Playing Tortured Roles

Actor FOREST WHITAKER regrets playing tortured characters in films, as he finds it hard to shake them off when the cameras stop rolling. The actor, famed for his role as Jazz legend CHARLIE PARKER...

Letters From Iwo Jima Tops Nbr List As Oscars Race Heats Up

CLINT EASTWOOD's FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS companion piece is a big winner months before its release - the war film, LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA, has claimed the National Board of Review's (NBR) Best Film of...

Whitaker Revealed Past With Film Role

FOREST WHITAKER loved filming new movie THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND - because it gave him the chance to connect with his past. The star, who plays Ugandan dictator IDI AMIN in the biopic, spent...

World Trade Center Wins First Film Honour Of The Season

OLIVER STONE's gripping 9/11 drama WORLD TRADE CENTER was named Best Film in the first major awards show of the 2006/2007 season, beating out PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST at the Hollywood Awards...

Mcavoy Signs Up With Red Cross

Actor JAMES MCAVOY is returning to the impoverished African nation which formed the backdrop of his latest movie as an ambassador for the Red Cross. THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND sees MCAvoy play the personal...

Whitaker: 'Amin Wasn't A Cannibal'

FOREST WHITAKER has blasted claims late Ugandan leader IDI AMIN was a cannibal, insisting the accusation was a propaganda tool invented by his enemies. Whitaker play the notorious dictator in new movie THE LAST KING...

Whitaker Stunned Ugandans As Idi Amin

Actor FOREST WHITAKER was so convincing as late Ugandan leader IDI AMIN, locals feared he'd come back from the grave to take charge again. THE CRYING GAME star studied Swahili, lowered his voice and even...

Amin Film Inspires Whitaker To Trace Ancestry

PLATOON star FOREST WHITAKER was inspired to trace his family tree after learning he would be making a movie about IDI AMIN in Africa. The actor plays the brutal Ugandan dictator in the film THE...

Film Crew Terrified By Idi Amin Tales

Director KEVIN MACDONALD hired IDI AMIN's favourite music group for scenes in his new film THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND, only to discover the late tyrant had killed their bassist. MCDonald went to Uganda to...

Narnia Star Passed Out During Torture Scene

Actor JAMES MCAVOY was so convinced a torture scene in new movie THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND would be unbearably painful he passed out on the set. Director KEVIN MCDONALD admits even he was worried...

Controversial Amin Film 'Seduces' Toronto

Hotly anticipated IDI AMIN biopic THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND has premiered at the Toronto Film Festival this week (begs10SEP06) - stunning audiences with its "seductive" portrayal of the murderous Ugandan dictator. The movie tells...

Fascinating Fact 1938

Movie star FOREST WHITAKER is to play tyrannical late Ugandan President IDI AMIN in new movie THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND. The film will open the 50th London Film Festival in October (06).

Hollywood Producers Sued Over Idi Amin's Cannibal Portrayal

Producers of new movie THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND are reportedly being sued by the family of late Ugandan dictator IDI AMIN over the persistent allegations of cannibalism levelled at the leader in the film....

Whitaker's Empathy For Idi Amin

FOREST WHITAKER was amazed when he researched his role as IDI AMIN in upcoming movie THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND, as it opened his eyes to the murderous dictator's good points. The 44-year-old PHONE...

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Johnny Depp Shows Off Acting Talent In Monstrous 'Black Mass' Trailer [Pictures]

For anyone overtaken by Johnny Depp's recent filmography, the trailer for 'Black Mass' can serve as a great reminder that he is a phenomenal actor.

The Chemical Brothers Announce New Album With Lead Track 'Sometimes I Feel So Deserted' [Listen]

The Chemical Brothers are set to return with an all new studio album this Summer, 'Born In The Echoes', featuring eleven tracks of captivating...

Circa Waves Reflect Upon Their Speedy Rise To Mainstream Attention

Circa Waves frontman Kieran Shudall and bassist Sam Rourke open up about their rise to success since they first set out to record together back in...

Pacific Rim 2 Set for August 4, 2017, Guillermo Del Toro Announces

Director Guillermo Del Toro has announced that his action sci-fi sequel Pacific Rim 2 will be moved from April 7, 2017 to August 4, 2017.

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'The Falling' Is A New Step For 'Game Of Thrones' Star Maisie Williams

Now 18, Game Of Thrones star Maisie Williams is making the leap to the big screen in Carol Morley's 'The Falling', the hugely acclaimed, artful drama...

Fifty Shades of Grey Sequels Set for 2017 and 2018

The sequels to Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed, will hit theaters on February 10, 2017 and February 9, 2018,...

Avengers: Age of Ultron - Movie Review

Marvel fans will love the action mayhem in this Avengers sequel, but everyone else will vividly feel the fatigue that...

I'll See You In My Dreams - Trailer

Blythe Danner & Sam Elliot lead the cast in 'I'll See You in My Dreams'. Old age is usually seen as a sad time to reflect on your life's work and...

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