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Moore's Festival Faces Right Wing Competition

LATEST: MICHAEL MOORE's Traverse City Film Festival will face political competition after a conservative group set up a rival film festival to clash with the Michigan event. The Traverse Bay Freedom Festival has been...

Moore Fights Libel Suit Filed By Bomber's Brother

MICHAEL MOORE begged a federal judge to dismiss a libel lawsuit against him on Friday (01JUL05) insisting the prosecution's complaints about his 2002 movie BOWLING FOR COLUMBINE "range from the frivolous to the silly"....

Moore Launching Michigan Festival

Controversial US director MICHAEL MOORE is launching a film festival in his home state of Michigan. Moore, who won the Palme D'Or for his anti-GEORGE W BUSH documentary FAHRENHEIT 9/11 at the 2004 CANNES...

Cannes Head Urges Jury To Focus On Film-making

CANNES FILM FESTIVAL head GILLES JACOB has urged this year's (05) jury to focus on film-making, not politics, after anti-GEORGE W BUSH documentary FAHRENHEIT 9/11 claimed the Palme D'Or honour last year (MAY04). As...

Moore Creates Free Speech Scholarship

Controversial film-maker MICHAEL MOORE has created a "freedom of speech" scholarship for students at a university which barred him last year (04). The FAHRENHEIT 9/11 director established the $2,500 (GBP1,300) award for students attending...

Goldberg's Republican Swipe

Funnywoman WHOOPIE GOLDBERG has hit back at Republicans gloating about President GEORGE W BUSH's election victory - by sending them a box of chocolates accompanied by cutting letter. Right-wing group CITIZENS UNITED has been...

Berry And Bush Triumph At Razzies

OSCAR-winner HALLE BERRY's flop CATWOMAN and US President GEORGE W BUSH's government were the big winners at Saturday's (26FEB05) GOLDEN RASPBERRY AWARDS. Berry shocked film fans when she graciously arrived on stage, clutching her...

Moore Digs At Gibson

OSCAR-winner MICHAEL MOORE has taken a veiled swipe at MEL GIBSON's controversial movie THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST - his revenge after Gibson refused to back FAHRENHEIT 9/11. Moore was disappointed when the Australian...

Oscar Protest To Hail Bush-baiting Stars

Anti-GEORGE W BUSH celebrities will be targeted on OSCARS night (27FEB05) by right wing campaigners who want to "thank" them for publicly blasting the US President - because it helped him gain a second term...

Moore's Fahrenheit Fails To Win Wga Nomination

MICHAEL MOORE has been snubbed by the WRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA (WGA) - following his failure to secure an ACADEMY AWARD nomination. The documentary film-maker's controversial FAHRENHEIT 9/11 has failed to gain a nomination...

Bush Receives Worst Actor Nomination

American President GEORGE W BUSH is the surprise recipient of a Worst Actor nomination - for his part in MICHAEL MOORE's controversial film documentary FAHRENHEIT 9/11. The GOLDEN RASPBERRY FOUNDATION, which names and shames...

Moore's Bodyguard Arrested With Gun At Airport

A man who claims to be MICHAEL MOORE's bodyguard has been arrested for carrying an unlicensed handgun at New York's John F Kennedy Airport. Police say the FAHRENHEIT 9/11 film-maker was not with protector...

Ray Scores Seven Naacp Image Nods

Acclaimed movie RAY has scooped seven nominations for this year's (05) NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE (NAACP) IMAGE AWARDS, including a best actor nod for JAMIE FOXX. KERRY WASHINGTON picked up...

Moore Up For Best Documentary Film-maker Award

MICHAEL MOORE's controversial movie FAHRENHEIT 9/11 has been nominated for the DIRECTORS GUILD OF AMERICA's (DGA) documentary film-maker award. Fahrenheit 9/11, which slates US President GEORGE W BUSH's government, is one of five nominees...

Coiffeured Clooney And Roberts Top Hair Poll

Hollywood superstars GEORGE CLOONEY and JULIA ROBERTS have the best celebrity hairstyles, according to a new American poll. The OCEAN'S ELEVEN co-stars topped the 11th annual SALLY BEAUTY CELEBHEAD SURVEY. Clooney was named...

Moore Misses Out On High School Honour

OSCAR-winning movie maker MICHAEL MOORE has been turned down for an honour at his old high school - for the fourth time. The controversial FAHRENHEIT 9/11 documentary maker has been put up for...

Eastwood Threatens Moore With Death

CLINT EASTWOOD has chillingly warned documentary-maker MICHAEL MOORE he'll face certain death if he ever points his camera at him. Picking up a Special Film-making Achievement prize for MILLION DOLLAR BABY at the NATIONAL...

Carrey's Sunshine Scoops Online Awards

JIM CARREY's quirky movie ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND picked up five awards - including best film - from the ONLINE FILM CRITICS SOCIETY this week (ends14JAN05). Film-maker MICHEL GONDRY was named best...

Harper Supports Fahrenheit 9/11 For Oscar Bid

Veteran actress VALERIE HARPER is pitching her support for MICHAEL MOORE's controversial film FAHRENHEIT 9/11 in the hope it will scoop an ACADEMY AWARD next month (FEB05). Moore wants the movie, which takes a...

Moore To Take Care Of His Health In 2005

Controversial film-maker MICHAEL MOORE has made a New Year's resolution to take care of his weight, and worry less about everybody else's problems. Moore, who has exposed his findings on America's gun violence and...

Moore Asks Democrats To Be Like Celebrity-minded Republicans

American director MICHAEL MOORE recently encouraged his fellow Democrats to take a leaf out of the Republicans' book and secure a celebrity as a future presidential candidate. Moore, speaking at a lunch to celebrate...

Penn Applauds Fahrenheit 9/11

SEAN PENN has applauded MICHAEL MOORE movie FAHRENHEIT 9/11 for exposing the truth about US President GEORGE W BUSH. Penn insists Americans should pay particular attention to footage of Bush in the immediate aftermath...

Foxx Beats Depp To Magazine Actor Honour

JAMIE FOXX is well on his way to his first OSCAR after beating out JOHNNY DEPP for Movie Actor of The Year in American magazine ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY's 2004 Reader's Poll. Foxx, who has won many critics'...

Depressed Moore Lived As A Hermit After Election Shock

Movie maker MICHAEL MOORE was so upset by the result of the American presidential election he refused to leave his house for three days. The FAHRENHEIT 9/11 director was a fierce opponent of PRESIDENT GEORGE...

Drug Companies Warn Employees Of Moore

MICHAEL MOORE's latest plan to expose the inner workings of America's health-care system has prompted at least six drug companies to warn their employees to watch out for the director. The firms fear that...

Sideways Triumph At Southeastern Critics Awards

Road trip comedy SIDEWAYS has triumphed yet again with the critics after picking up Best Film and Best Director at this year's (04) SOUTHEASTERN FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION. ALEXANDER PAYNE's film about two friends -...

Rolling Stone Names Its Heavy Hitters Of 2004

PARIS HILTON, MICHAEL MOORE, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, BOB DYLAN, LINDSAY LOHAN, ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER, GWEN STEFANI and JAMIE FOXX join politicians, broadcasters and sports stars on the new People of The Year list in rock bible ROLLING...

Moore's 'Wild Guess' On Weapons On Mass Destruction

Film-maker MICHAEL MOORE had no source of information when he declared there were no weapons of mass destruction in Iraq before the war - it was just a "wild guess". The controversial FAHRENHEIT 9/11...

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