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Gibson Made 17-Storey Plunge To Win Cast's Respect

MEL GIBSON felt so bad about forcing the star of his APOCALYPTO epic to jump from a 17-storey building for a breathtaking stunt sequence, he did it too. The movie-maker poked fun at RUDY YOUNGBLOOD...

Gibson Facing Paternity Suit?

Movie star MEL GIBSON is allegedly facing a legal battle from a young Australian woman who insists she is his love-child. CARMEL SLOANE, 29, claims her mother MARILYN was picked up by Gibson when she...

Gibson Bored Of Criticism Over Jewish Rant

Hollywood star MEL GIBSON is sick of the fall out after his anti-Semitic rant at a police officer who arrested him for drink driving. The APOCALYPTO director has begged the press to stop dragging up...

Katie Was Tivo's Biggest Hit

Katie Couric's last day on NBC's Today show was the most Tivo'd broadcast of 2006, the digital video recorder company said Thursday. TiVo issued a list of the top-ten moments of the year, which also...

Holiday Crowds Expected At Movie Theaters

The weekend before the Christmas holiday will see crowded marquees as three films make their debut, each of which is likely to overtake last week's winner, Mel Gibson's Apocalypto, according to analysts. However, there is...

Apocalypto Star Braves Multiple Injuries To Complete Epic

Native American movie star RUDY YOUNGBLOOD suffered for his art while making MEL GIBSON's APOCALYPTO - the gruelling shoot left him with a number of injuries. The tough actor, who plays Mayan hero JAGUAR PAW...

Gibson Feels Sorry For Britney

MEL GIBSON has offered his support to BRITNEY SPEARS as she fights media reports about her wild partying and lack of underwear. The movie mogul, who hit the headlines when he was arrested for drink...

Babel Receives Seven Golden Globe Nods

Among numerous surprises, Babel, the drama by director Alejandro Gonzalez Iarritu about the worldwide reverberations to families following a shooting in North Africa, dominated the Golden Globes nominations announced today. The film received seven nominations...

Happiness Is A Warm Directors' Seat

JULIA ROBERTS appears to be following in the steps of several big-name Tinseltown stars, by taking the backseat in her latest project.Although ROBERTS may yet also star in the film version of LOLLY WINSTON's HAPPINESS...

By on 13 December 2006

Website Uploads 911 Call Re Nicole Richie's Wrongway Spin

The always enterprising celebrity gossip site TMZ, which was the first to report on Mel Gibson's arrest and subsequent racial tirade and the first to post video of Michael Richards blowup at a West Hollywood...

Gibson Hits Back With Apocalypto

Despite anti-Semitism hanging over his head at every turn thanks to a recent rant and the resulting furore, MEL GIBSON has leapt back into favour in Tinsel Town by securing a box office hit with...

By on 12 December 2006

Gibson Stung By Plagiarism Claims

A Mexican filmmaker has accused MEL GIBSON of stealing scenes for new drama APOCALYPTO from a little-known 1989 movie. Gibson's epic, which is set in the Mayan civilisation and told in an obscure Mayan language,...

Snl Offers Its Own Take On Gibson, Apocalypto

Mel Gibson's recent travails were merged with the action in the Apocalypto trailer on NBC's Saturday Night Live over the weekend. The resulting spoof was quickly posted online and shows a tribe of Mayans yelling...

Apocalypto Is No Personal Apocalypse For Gibson

Mel Gibson's career avoided the fate of the Mayan civilization over the weekend as his Apocalypto debuted at the top of the box office with an estimated $14.2 million. The film not only overcame the...

Gibson Rules Us Box Office

Mel Gibson's bloody Mayan epic Apocalypto has topped the US box office after its first weekend of opening.The news signals a dramatic turnaround for the actor and producer, who earlier this year sparked fierce criticism...

By on 11 December 2006

Gibson's Apocalypto Tops Us Box Office

Director MEL GIBSON's bloody epic APOCALYPTO debuted at the top spot at the US box office, despite the star's very public arrest for drink driving and subsequent anti-Semitic rant last summer (06). The film, which...

Cruise Is A Turn Off In New Poll

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE star TOM CRUISE is the actor most likely to turn Americans off watching a film, according to a new poll in trade magazine Editor and Publisher. In the survey, one in three people...

Gibson Dismisses Return To Acting

Filmmaker MEL GIBSON has rubbished reports he is planning a return to acting - and claims he's in no hurry to get back in front of the camera. The BRAVEHEART star, who has abandoned acting...

Gibson Blasts European Historians

Actor-turned-director MEL GIBSON has blasted European historians for their "selective" portrait of the past. The star, whose new movie APOCALYPTO charts the fall of the central American Mayan empire in the ninth century, has criticised...

A Bloody Weekend At Box Office

Two violent and intense thrillers, Blood Diamond and Apocalypto, will be contending against the romantic comedy The Holiday and the family film Unaccompanied Minors for box-office supremacy over the weekend, and analysts are predicting a...

Movie Reviews: Apocalypto

Judging from the reviews, some members of the audience for Mel Gibson's Apocalypto, which touches on the downfall of the Maya civilization, may find themselves watching the movie the way they watch a horror flick...

Gibson: 'Civilisation Will End'

Oscar-winning filmmaker MEL GIBSON is warning the world may well soon end - and he fears civilisation as a whole is in decline. Gibson believes the fate of modern-day man could echo that of the...

Gibson Stunned By Level Of Forgiveness

Oscar winner MEL GIBSON is shocked by the level of forgiveness he has been shown in the wake of his arrest and subsequent anti-Semitic tirade this summer (06). The BRAVEHEART star was arrested in California...

Gibson: 'Nobody's Perfect'

Oscar-winning filmmaker MEL GIBSON has justified his drunken anti-Semitic outburst as a "screw-up" - and doesn't think he should have been singled out for so much criticism. The 50-year-old star is blaming the press for...

Gibson: 'Drink-driving Incident Was A Gift'

MEL GIBSON has branded his July (06) drink-driving arrest, in which he made anti-Semitic remarks to a police officer, "A gift." The actor/director believes his controversial outburst against a Los Angeles cop was a blessing...

First, The Jews; Now Gibson Angers The Maya

Some descendants of the Maya tribes depicted in Mel Gibson's Apocalypto have denounced the movie as racist and not representative of their ancient culture. In an interview with Reuters, Ignacio Ochoa, director of the Nahual...

Gibson Criticised For Apocalypto 'Stereotypes'

New MEL GIBSON movie APOCALYPTO has come under fire from indigenous Guatemalans for "stereotyping" the Mayan Empire as "savage" and "brutal". Apocalypto is set in the twilight years of the Mayan civilisation, which peaked in...

The Return Of Mel Gibson

Mel Gibson has apparently been successful in his public efforts to redeem himself among his core fans. According to L.A. Weekly columnist Nikki Finke, his Apocalypto, which opens next weekend, is tracking stronger than the...

Deck The (Movie) Halls With Penguins

It was beginning to look a lot like Penguinmas as Warner Bros.' animated Happy Feet topped the box office for the third week in a row, earning an estimated $17 million to bring its total...

Gibson's Arresting Officer Fights Back At Sheriff's Department

The highway patrolman who arrested MEL GIBSON for drink-driving in July (06) has fired back at his own department for the ordeal he was put through following the controversy. Los Angeles County Deputy JAMES MEE...

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