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New Strummer Footage Shows Establishment Upbringing

New footage of the late THE CLASH frontman JOE STRUMMER's privileged upbringing has been unearthed and featured in a new movie about the rocker's life. Directed by JULIAN TEMPLE, JOE STRUMMER: THE FUTURE IS UNWRITTEN,...

China Shuns Scorsese's Latest Film

Martin Scorsese, who outraged the Chinese government in 1997 with his film Kundun, about the country's oppression of the Tibetan people, has done it again with The Departed. The movie, in which Chinese characters appear...

Dicaprio Demands Oscar For Scorsese

LEONARDO DICAPRIO has claimed it is a "joke" that MARTIN SCORSESE has not yet been given an Oscar for his work.Scorsese, who directed DiCaprio's latest film THE DEPARTED, should be in line for the prestigious...

By on 18 January 2007

Dicaprio Backs Scorsese Oscar Bid

Hollywood star LEONARDO DiCAPRIO is backing director MARTIN SCORSESE to win an Oscar for THE DEPARTED, and finds it ridiculous the film-maker has never won an Academy Award. Despite making acclaimed movies including TAXI DRIVER,...

The Departed Banned In China?

MARTIN SCORSESE's latest movie THE DEPARTED has reportedly been rejected by censors in China because one scene references a Chinese plot to purchase military equipment. Scorsese won the Best Director Golden Globe for the crime...

Globes For Everybody

A wide assortment of movies received recognition in the form of Golden Globes awards Monday, led by the drama Babel and the musical Dreamgirls as best picture in their respective categories. For the best-actor and...

Columbia Wades Into Litvinenko Film Scrap

Despite the recent flurry of reports that JOHNNY DEPP's film company is to make the silver screen version of the late Russian spy ALEXANDER LITVINENKO's life, up steps another contender.Depp's Infinitum Nihil Productions and Warner...

By on 16 January 2007

Top Critics Choice Awards Go To The Departed

In the run-up to the Golden Globe Awards, which air tonight (Monday) from Beverly Hills, the Broadcast Film Critics Association on Friday selected Martin Scorsese's The Departed to receive its best picture Critics Choice award....

The Departed Wins Critics' Nod

Gangster film The Departed won best picture at last night's Critics' Choice Awards in the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in California.Martin Scorsese also took the award for best director for the film, but two other...

By on 13 January 2007

Scorsese Hailed By Us Critics

MARTIN SCORSESE's elusive Oscar dream looks closer to being realised after he was named Best Director by the Broadcast Film Critics Association last night (12JAN07). His gangster movie THE DEPARTED also picked up the Best...

Ohio Names Children Of Men + The Departed Top Films

CLIVE OWEN's new drama CHILDREN OF MEN and THE DEPARTED were the big winners at the fifth annual Central Ohio Film Critics Association awards, announced last night (11JAN07). Children of Men beat The Departed to...

Scorsese Favourite For Top Director Award

Legendary Hollywood director Martin Scorsese is the favourite to win the Directors Guild of America's (DGA) most prestigious award of the year.The 64-year-old is among five nominees in the running for the outstanding directorial achievement...

By on 10 January 2007

Online Critics Honour United 93

United 93, the critically-acclaimed film of the one hijacked flight that failed to hit its target on September 11th, has been named as the best movie of 2006 by the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS).The...

By on 09 January 2007

Directors Shortlisted For Dga Prize

MARTIN SCORSESE and BILL CONDON are among the five moviemakers who will fight for this year's (07) Directors Guild of America top prize. The filmmakers, who shot THE DEPARTED and DREAMGIRLS respectively, join BABEL director...

United 93 Wins Online Film Prize

September 11 film UNITED 93 has been named the Best Movie of 2006 by the Online Film Critics Society. The film, about passengers who rebelled against terrorist hijackers and crashed a jet in rural Pennsylvania,...

Chicago Critics Vote The Departed Best Film Of Year

Martin Scorsese's The Departed has received the best-picture award from the Chicago Film Critics Association. The film also received awards for best director and adapted screenplay (William Monahan). Helen Mirren received the best actress award...

Stone: 'Critics Unfairly Rubbish Me'

Hollywood director OLIVER STONE finds it difficult to deal with the frosty critical reception his films often receive - and insists no matter what movie he directs, it will still be rubbished by the press....

The Departed Tops Another 2006 Critic List

MARTIN SCORSESE's star-studded mob drama THE DEPARTED has been named the best film of 2006 by website Moviehole.net. The Departed topped LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE and CHILDREN OF MEN, which came second and third respectively in...

De Niro Wanted Dicaprio Over Damon

Director ROBERT DE NIRO originally selected LEONARDO DiCAPRIO to star in THE GOOD SHEPHERD, but had to recast after the TITANIC star dropped out because of scheduling conflicts. The TAXI DRIVER star had all the...

Departed Takes Top Honours From Southeastern Critics

THE DEPARTED has landed three honours from the Southeastern Film Critics Association, including Best Picture and Best Director for MARTIN SCORSESE. The star-studded movie also picked up Best Adapted Screenplay for WILLIAM MONAHAN in the...

The Departed Tops Las Vegas Film Society Awards

MARTIN SCORSESE's star-studded gangster movie THE DEPARTED has landed three honours from the Las Vegas Film Society, including Best Picture. The Departed also picked up a Best Director accolade for Scorsese and a Best Film...

Cia Drama Was A Logistical Nightmare For De Niro

Shooting new CIA drama THE GOOD SHEPHERD was a logistical nightmare for ROBERT DE NIRO because he had to persuade director pals to alter their schedules so he could make his movie. De Niro spent...

Damon: 'Scorsese Must Get An Oscar'

MATT DAMON is urging Oscar voters to "get it right" and give director MARTIN SCORSESE his first Academy Award or risk turning the big show into a farce. Damon, who worked with the legendary movie...

Bookmakers Give The Departed + Dreamgirls The Golden Globe Edge

THE DEPARTED is all set to claim gold at the Golden Globe Awards next year (07) after being declared a 4-5 odds favourite by the internet's top bookmakers. Sportsbook.com, the world's largest online sportsbook and...

Big Four Films Land Seven Critics Choice Nods Apiece

DREAMGIRLS, THE DEPARTED, BABEL and LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE have been given a huge Oscars push after landing seven nominations for the Broadcast Film Critics Awards. The Departed landed nods for Best Film, Best Director for...

Eastwood Film Wins Top Award From L.a. Film Critics

Clint Eastwood's Letters From Iwo Jima, which presents the bloody World War II battle from a Japanese viewpoint (and is the companion film to his Flags of Our Fathers), has been named best picture of...

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...

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...

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