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No Country On Oscar March

No Country For Old Men has become the clear frontrunner for this year's Oscars after success at the 2008 Producers' Guild awards.The Coen brothers' crime epic - an adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel of the...

By on 03 February 2008

Oscar Nominations Announced

The nominations for the 80th Academy awards have been announced at a ceremony in Los Angeles.Two films lead the field with eight nominations each – No Country for Old Men and There Will be Blood.Daniel...

By on 22 January 2008

Penn Rules At Gotham Awards

SEAN PENN and MICHAEL MOORE picked up the big prizes at Tuesday's (27Nov07) 17th annual Gotham Awards in New York. Penn's Into The Wild won best feature and Moore's Sicko - an expose of U.S....

Sicko Leads Oscars Documentary Shortlist

MICHAEL MOORE's U.S. healthcare film SICKO has been named among the 15 documentaries shortlisted for a 2008 Oscar. Officials at the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences originally considered 70 movies, but they've narrowed...

Ratatouille Still Delicious

Disney/Pixar animated comedy Ratatouille has held on to top spot in the UK box office charts for the third week running.The movie saw off the challenge of new horror movie Saw IV - which had...

By on 30 October 2007

London Film Festival Lineup Confirmed

The Odeon West End played host to a veritable media scrum this morning, as the full lineup of the Times 51st BFI London Film Festival was confirmed.Long-awaited Closing Night Gala Screening of Wes Anderson's The...

By on 13 September 2007

Moore: 'Canada Is Funnier Than America'

Acclaimed documentary-maker MICHAEL MOORE is more successful in Canada than the U.S. - because Americans don't get his humour. Moore praised Canada's collective sense of humour during an appearance at the Toronto International Film Festival,...

Moore Defends Sicko's Worldwide Appeal

Filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE has dismissed criticism his healthcare documentary SICKO is irrelevant to audiences outside the U.S., arguing the movie acts as a warning to other countries. The film chronicles the struggles of everyday Americans...

Moore Subpoenaed By U.s. Government Over Cuba Trip

Filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE has been served with a subpoena by the U.S. government over his controversial trip to Cuba for his latest documentary Sicko. Moore brought men and women who had assisted in the clean-up...

Moore's Laundry Offer

Controversial filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE has offered to do the dirty laundry of a Republican voter if they watch his new movie SICKO. Sicko has infuriated some Republicans because it criticises the government over the U.S....

Moore Settles Cnn Feud

LATEST: Filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE has ended his feud with CNN after the U.S. news network admitted making mistakes in their coverage of his latest movie Sicko. Moore launched into an 11-minute rant on CNN show...

Young Moviegoers Give Harry A Magical Week

The box office remained under the spell of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix over the weekend as the Warner Bros. film added an estimated $77.4 million to its gross, bringing its total...

Michael Moore Spars With Sanjay Gupta On Cnn

Michael Moore, whose documentary Sicko, attacks the U.S. health care and health insurance systems, defended the film against a recent attack by CNN medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta on CNN's Larry King Live Tuesday night. Moore...

Moore Blasts U.s. Tv Host + Network Live On Air

Filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE launched into an 11-minute rant on American TV on Monday (09Jul07), during which he blasted the media for misrepresenting his new healthcare documentary Sicko. The controversial director was appearing on CNN show...

Transformers Breaks More Us Box-office Records

Transformers is shaping up to be this year's definitive summer blockbuster after achieving the highest seven-day showing for a non-sequel in US box office history.The Michael Mann movie took $67.6 million (33.7 million) in its...

By on 09 July 2007

Holiday Box-office Battle To Continue

The same films that have been battling it out at the box office since the holiday week began on Monday will be doing so through the weekend, with DreamWorks/Paramount's Transformers expected to climb well beyond...

Moore Defends Sicko Disinterest

Controversial filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE has defended his new documentary SICKO from claims foreign distributors aren't interested. The movie, which takes aim at America's healthcare system, has so far failed to attract bids in the U.K....

Moore Hopes Sicko Will Be Influential

Controversial filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE hopes his new documentary SICKO will have a greater impact on society than his previous projects. Moore claims the films he made about school shootings and the aftermath of September 11th...

Google Exec Courts Health Insurers To Counter Sicko

With Sicko drawing overwhelmingly favorable reviews, most of which can be accessed by using Google, an executive of the Silicon Valley wonder has approached the health-care industry, urging it to buy ads that would appear...

Live Free And Die Hard Scores With Filmgoers

If Ratatouille's box-office receipts were somewhat lower than expected, Live Free and Die Hard's were just the opposite. The fourth Die Hard movie took in $33.2 million to raise its gross (from Wednesday) to $48.2...

Moore Defends Sicko Location

Director MICHAEL MOORE has defended his decision to take sick 9/11 rescue workers to Cuba because he wanted to prove Al Qaeda detainees were receiving better healthcare. In his new documentary Sicko, Moore chronicles the...

John Mcclane Beaten By Rat

Hard man John McClane did not fare as well at the box office as expected after being beaten by a rodent culinary genius.Die Hard 4.0, starring Bruce Willis as the New York McClane, was pipped...

By on 02 July 2007

Moore Confused By 'Controversial' Label

Filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE is confused by critics who label him "controversial", because he doesn't see why people are upset with his documentary making. Moore has made a name for himself with hard-hitting documentaries like 2002's...

Moore: 'Deaths Made Sicko Hardest Film To Make'

Director MICHAEL MOORE found making his new documentary SICKO one of the hardest movies to make - because some of the castmembers died before filming on the project wrapped. Sicko chronicles the struggles of everyday...

Moore Pleased Teenagers Like His Rebel Status

MICHAEL MOORE believes his movies appeal to teenagers because of his anti-establishment credentials. Moore, whose 2004 documentary Fahrenheit 9/11 slammed U.S. President George W. Bush's response to the 11th September terrorist attacks, is proud his...

Michaels Blasts King For 'Bumping' Moore For Hilton

Actress TAMMY LYNN MICHAELS has blasted CNN newsman LARRY KING for 'bumping' documentary maker MICHAEL MOORE in favour of a chat with PARIS HILTON. The respected talk show titan admits he took seconds to agree...

Moore's Health Plea To Arnie

Michael Moore is trying to recruit the Terminator in his campaign to achieve better health care in the US.At a rally ahead of the release of his new health care documentary the controversial filmmaker urged...

By on 27 June 2007

Moore Blasted For Eating Meat

Documentary filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE has been branded a "sicko" by an animal-rights group for eating meat. The controversial director is accused of being a "hypocrite" by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)...

Moore Takes Steps To Protect Film

LATEST: Documentary filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE has locked the negative of his new film SICKO away to make sure government officials can't confiscate the project ahead of its 29 June (07) release. The controversial director faces...

Moore Not Worried About Sicko Leak

LATEST: Filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE insists he doesn't care his new documentary SICKO has been leaked online - he's just glad people get to watch his movie. Video-sharing website YouTube.com was forced to pull links to...

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