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Hurt Slams Oscars

British actor JOHN HURT has attacked the Academy Awards as a meaningless ego-trip for superstars and studios. The 65-year-old was nominated for THE ELEPHANT MAN in 1980, but has since given up on the...

Griffiths Kicks Out Audience Member Over Phone Calls

HARRY POTTER star RICHARD GRIFFITHS was so angered by an audience member whose mobile phone kept ringing while he performed at a London theatre, he had her thrown out. Griffiths is starring in HEROES...

Sex Shock Scene In The Crying Game Tops New Movie Poll

THE CRYING GAME's pivotal penis scene has topped a new movie poll of shocking moments. The scene in question, where STEPHEN REA's character is confronted by the naked truth that the dancer he's in...

Hurt Fought To Play Crisp

JOHN HURT had to fight to play gay artist QUENTIN CRISP in 1975 film THE NAKED CIVIL SERVANT because his agent feared the controversial drama would ruin his career. The veteran actor, who won...

V For Vendetta Delay 'Nothing To Do With Visual Effects'

Movie bosses have denied reports the upcoming NATALIE PORTMAN movie V FOR VENDETTA has been delayed because its visual effects wouldn't be completed on time. The terrorism-themed film, which also stars HUGO WEAVING and...

Hurt Weds For The Fourth Time

ALIEN star JOHN HURT is hoping his lucky number's four after marrying for the fourth time in London earlier this month (FEB05). The 65-year-old British actor wed girlfriend ANWEN REES-MYERS on 11 February (05)....

Giamatti Plans Dream Project

Hollywood actor PAUL GIAMATTI's ultimate life ambition is to appear in a "crime caper" with actors ROBERT DUVALL and JOHN HURT. The 37-year-old star has vowed to contact the actors with his dream project...

Hurt Awarded By The Queen

British actor JOHN HURT was made a Commander Of The British Empire (CBE) by QUEEN ELIZABETH II today (09DEC04). The ALIEN star, 64, was awarded the honour for his services to drama at the...

Romance Sinks Without Trace In Movie Poll

World War II epic SAVING PRIVATE RYAN's horrific opening sequence has been named the best movie moment of all time in a new poll. The Omaha beach landing scene featuring TOM HANKS, came top...

Elephant Man Crowned The Most Extreme Screen Makeover

Hollywood actor JOHN HURT's portrayal of THE ELEPHANT MAN has been voted the most extreme screen makeover of all time. Hurt was nominated for an Oscar in 1980 for his excruciating portrayal of tragically...

De Burgh Buys Alien Chest

Singer CHRIS DE BURGH outbid fans of sci-fi movie ALIEN across the globe to land the creature which burst through JOHN HURT's chest in the 1979 classic. The Irish LADY IN RED veteran paid...

Rowlands Injured On Skeleton Key Set

Actress GENA ROWLANDS has been forced to sit out of filming on her new movie THE SKELETON KEY for five weeks, after slipping and suffering a fractured shoulder on the set. Rowlands suffered the...

Miller Parties With Hurt At Empire Awards

JUDE LAW's girlfriend SIENNA MILLER partied the night away with JOHN HURT after Wednesday's (4FEB04) EMPIRE MOVIE AWARDS - and even told the veteran actor she has "great nipples". The 21-year-old actress, who attended...

Hurt's Drunken Performance At Awards Bash

Actor JOHN HURT has made a drunken spectacle of himself again - this time at London's EMPIRE FILM AWARDS on Wednesday night (04FEB04). The 64-year-old was in the news yesterday (05FEB04) when it was...

Drunken Hurt Ejected From Lapdancing Club

Actor JOHN HURT has been ejected from a London lap-dancing bar for being drunkenly offensive to staff. The thrice-married 64-year-old arrived at SPEARMINT RHINO this week (ends06FEB04) with a friend - but was immediately...

Lord Of The Rings Empire Awards Triumph

LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING's OSCAR momentum has rumbled on after scooping the Best Film gong at Britain's EMPIRE MOVIE AWARDS. The fantasy trilogy has won the Best Film prize...

Hurt Blasts Translation Oscar Buzz

British actor JOHN HURT is so disgusted about the OSCAR buzz surrounding LOST IN TRANSLATION, he has promised to resign from the ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURES, ARTS + SCIENCES if the film wins any accolades....

Hurt Defends Racist Politician

Actor JOHN HURT has created controversy by supporting controversial British politician ENOCH POWELL - who he claims was not racist. Powell was heavily criticised and discredited after making an infamous speech in racially tense...

John Hurt Treats Fact As Fiction On Screen

Veteran actor JOHN HURT refuses to research when playing historical figures - he prefers to rely on his imagination to guide him. The British ALIEN star - who plays late British MP ALAN CLARK...

Mcgregor Heads Cast Of Britain's Biggest Animated Film

Scottish star EWAN McGREGOR has landed the lead role in Britain's biggest ever animated film VALIANT - playing a pigeon. The TRAINSPOTTING actor will voice the title role - a wood pigeon who emerges...

Potter Stars' Props Battles

The older stars of the HARRY POTTER movie series refuse to take the fantasy film series seriously, preferring to battle each other over who gets the best props - according to actor JAMES ISAACS....

Immigrant Films Win Big At British Independent Film Awards

Films with illegal immigration as their themes have swept the board at the BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS (BIFA) ceremony at PO NA NA club, Hammersmith, London. STEPHEN FREARS' critically-acclaimed movie thriller DIRTY PRETTY THINGS...

Nicholson Bags Scariest Moment

JACK NICHOLSON's chilling cry of "Here's JOHNNY" as he axes his way through a door in 1980 film THE SHINING has been crowned the most terrifying moment in movie history. The scary scene in...

Hurt's Suede Concert Hell Shocker

Veteran actor JOHN HURT's efforts to keep a low profile at last week's (ends26SEP03) SUEDE concert were scuppered by over-zealous security guards. The ALIEN star, 63 - who stars as a music-hall singer in...

John Hurt On The Booze At Premiere

Veteran British actor JOHN HURT's well documented penchant for alcohol is showing no signs of abating - he reportedly turned up drunk to the premiere of his new movie. The ALIEN star -...

Suede Put John Hurt Through Bizarre Video Paces

British band SUEDE hired acclaimed actor JOHN HURT to appear in their latest video - and then forced him to dress in a series of bizarre outfits. The ANIMAL NITRATE group insist they felt...

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