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Bacharach Fearful Of Upsetting Fans With Politics

BURT BACHARACH is considering ditching controversial political tracks on his new album when he performs in Las Vegas, Nevada, next month (NOV05) - because he doesn't want to suffer the same fate as his pal...

Madonna Amazed By Father's Moore Friendship

Pop superstar MADONNA is amazed her father has struck up a friendship with MICHAEL MOORE, because he is a firm supporter of US President GEORGE W BUSH. Republican TONY CICCONE, who lives near Moore's...

Madonna Thanks Moore For Documentary Help

Pop superstar MADONNA has thanked controversial film-maker MICHAEL MOORE for aiding the creative process of her new tour documentary I'M GOING TO TELL YOU A SECRET. The LIKE A PRAYER singer initially wanted Academy...

Penguins Rock Us Box-office

A documentary about penguins has become the most successful French movie ever at the US box-office, raking in $66.8 million (GBP36.6 million) since it hit screens in June (05). LUC JACQUET's THE MARCH OF...

Moore To Capture Katrina On Film

Controversial film-maker MICHAEL MOORE is planning to make a hard-hitting documentary based on US President GEORGE W BUSH's handling of the Hurricane Katrina rescue operation. Moore grabbed international acclaim with his scathing 2004 film...

Bush Supporter Britney Didn't Vote

Pregnant singer BRITNEY SPEARS is a firm supporter of US President GEORGE W BUSH, but she neglected to cast her vote in last year's (04) presidential election. The MY PREROGATIVE beauty was even featured...

Moore Attacks Bush For Katrina Apathy

Controversial film-maker MICHAEL MOORE has launched a scathing attack on US President GEORGE W BUSH's handling of the relief operation to rescue Hurricane Katrina survivors in America's Deep South. Moore grabbed international acclaim with...

Michael Moore Checks In At Fat Farm

Maverick film-maker MICHAEL MOORE has enrolled on a crash course at a $3,800-a-week (GBP2,100-a-week) celebrity fat farm in a bid to loose weight. The FAHRENHEIT 9/11 director has booked into the Pritikin Longevity...

Moore Rattles Us Health Service

Maverick film-maker MICHAEL MOORE's latest attention-grabbing documentary is in development - and it has already thrown the American health service into disarray. Moore's new project SICKO has reportedly "freaked-out" HMOs (health maintenance organisations) across...

Moore Triumph As Libel Action Rejected

MICHAEL MOORE has succeeded in his fight against a $20 million (GBP11 million) libel lawsuit regarding his 2002 movie BOWLING FOR COLUMBINE. Detroit, Michigan district court judge PAUL BORMAN dismissed the action filed by...

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...

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Coen Brothers and Co Choose 'Dheepan' as Palme d'Or Winner

The Cannes Film Festival jury headed by the Coen brothers and including Jake Gyllenhaal...

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This weekend saw the legendary motor rally begin in Sweden.

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Jonathan Rhys Meyers Apologies To Fans After Being Pictured During "Minor Relapse"

Jonathan Rhys Meyers has broken his silence over the shocking pictures which...

Walking On Cars - Interview

Sorcha, Walking On Car's pianist, took some time to talk to us about song writing, reworking songs and organising five different musical styles into...

Slam Dunk - 2015 Live Review

It was all smiles at this year's Slam Dunk festival and, despite the rain, the Desperados and beer was flowing and the crowds were bouncing non-stop...

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