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Alexandre Desplat Defends Guillermo Del Toro's Plagiarism Accusations

Alexandre Desplat thinks it ''makes no sense'' that Guillermo del Toro has been accused of plagiarism.The critically-acclaimed director is currently under fire from 'Amelie' filmmaker Jean-Pierre Jeunet after he claimed del Toro copied a scene...

Doug Jones Defends Guillermo Del Toro Following Plagiarism Allegations

Doug Jones has defended Guillermo del Toro following accusations he plagiarised another filmmaker.The critically-acclaimed director is currently under fire from 'Amelie' filmmaker Jean-Pierre Jeunet after he claimed del Toro copied a scene from one his...

Sir Ridley Scott To Make Ai Led Alien Movie

Sir Ridley Scott wants to do more 'Alien' movies but with more focus on artificial intelligence.The 80-year-old filmmaker cemented his status as a sci-fi legend with his breakthrough 1979 movie and also went on to...

Sigourney Weaver Wants To Reprise Alien Role

Sigourney Weaver wants to reprise her role in 'Alien'.The actress last played warrant officer Ellen Ripley in 1997's 'Alien Resurrection' before the iconic science fiction franchise was laid to rest, followed by the crossover 'Alien...

Natalie Portman To Bring Edge To Snow White

Natalie Portman is reportedly being lined up for an "adult" version of 'Snow White'.The 'Closer' actress is said to be keen to take the titular role in the upcoming film 'Brothers Grimm: Snow White', which...

Natalie Portman Set For Edgy Snow White?

Natalie Portman is "interested" in playing an edgy Snow White.The 'Black Swan' actress is reportedly eyeing up the lead role in 'Brothers Grimm: Snow White', producer Brett Ratner's reimagining of the classic fairytale, Pajiba reports....

London Film Festival To Hand Out First Best Film Award

For the first time the London Film Festival plans to award a trophy to the festival's best film and has selected nine titles to compete for the honor, including Wes Anderson's Fantastic Mr Fox, Jane...

Voting Opens For People's Choice

VOLVER, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE and OLIVER TWIST have all been nominated for the European Film Academy's People's Choice Award. The prestigious award allows film fans across Europe to select their favourite film by registering their...

Filmmaker Jeunet Honoured In France

French movie maker JEAN-PIERRE JEUNET kicked off 2006 in style by receiving France's top honour. The AMELIE director was made a member of the Legion d'Honneur as part of French President JACQUES CHIRAC's New...

French Movies Lead European Film Awards Nominations

Acclaimed French film CACHE (HIDDEN) is favourite to be the big winner at next month's (DEC05) European Film Awards after scooping seven nominations. Oscar-winning beauty JULIETTE BINOCHE is up for the Best Actress gong...

Emily Watson Turned Down Amelie

Hit French movie AMELIE was originally written for British actress EMILY WATSON - but she couldn't speak the language. Movie maker JEAN-PIERRE JEUNET felt sure Watson could master the language when he created his...

French Film Subsidy Row

A row has broken out within the French film industry, after the government ruled movies made with American money can still be classified "French". Culture minister RENAUD DONNEDIEU DE VABRES says films funded by...

Jeunet: 'Tautou Redefined Sadness'

French director JEAN-PIERRE JEUNET was so moved by AUDREY TAUTOU's portrayal of a grief-stricken woman in his latest movie, he wept hysterically throughout her scenes. The AMELIE star plays MATHILDE, who refuses to believe...

Jeunet Blasts Court For Ruling His Film Isn't French Enough

LATEST: Director JEAN-PIERRE JEUNET has reacted in fury to a Paris court's ruling his new film UN LONG DIMANCHE DE FIANCAILLES (A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT) does not qualify for French funding. The AMELIE movie-maker's...

Court Rules Jeunet's Film 'Not French Enough'

LATEST: A Paris court has ruled JEAN-PIERRE JEUNET's new film UN LONG DIMANCHE DE FIANCAILLES (A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT) is not French enough to qualify for funding from the country's film agency. The AMELIE...

Director Defends Tautou Film

LATEST: Director JEAN-PIERRE JEUNET has leapt to the defence of his AUDREY TAUTOU-starring movie, slamming the French Government for threatening to withdraw funding because it hasn't been deemed 'French enough'. Film makers of UN...

Weaver Wants To Kill Off Ripley

SIGOURNEY WEAVER is trying to convince movie maker RIDLEY SCOTT to make a fifth ALIEN film - so she can kill off her character ELLEN RIPLEY. The British director made ALIEN with Weaver in...

Foster In Talks With Jeunet

Hollywood superstar JODIE FOSTER is in talks to star in an upcoming project by AMELIE director JEAN-PIERRE JEUNET. If the deal goes ahead, Foster will have an uncredited part in UN LONG DIMANCHE DE...

Amelie Team Reunite

AMELIE duo AUDREY TATOU and JEAN-PIERRE JEUNET are to team up again for the adaptation of bestselling novel A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT. Jeunet thrilled film fans in 2001 when he directed then newcomer Tatou...

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Dolly Parton Picks Up TWO Guinness World Records

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The two awards have made for a great 72nd birthday present for the country music icon.

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