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Dylan Penn Loves Dad Sean's Girlfriend

Model Dylan Penn has given her dad Sean's new girlfriend, Charlize Theron, a big thumbs up, insisting she's the only woman who can shut the Mystic River star up.The 23 year old has nothing but...

The Top 10 Movies Directed By Clint Eastwood

Having first installed himself within American culture with his recurring role as Rowdy Yates in the cowboy seriesRawhide, San Francisco native Clint Eastwood would become renowned across the world for his roles in a succession...

Leonardo Dicaprio To Star In Live By Night

Leonardo DiCaprio is set to star in 'Live By Night'. The 37-year-old actor will produce the movie - based on Dennis Lehane's new novel of the same name which tells the story of gangsters who...

Clint Eastwood To Return To Acting?

Clint Eastwood is considering a return to acting in 'Trouble With The Curve'.The 81-year-old star - who has recently turned his hand to directing 'Million Dollar Baby' and 'Gran Torino' - is reportedly taking a...

Penn: 'Celebrities Should Speak Out'

Oscar winner SEAN PENN refuses to let criticism stop him from being politically active and insists more celebrities should speak out for what they believe in. Penn has regularly criticised the current US administration and...

Penn Slams 'Insensitive' Reporting

Actor SEAN PENN has blasted the US media for "insensitive" reporting, insisting journalists no longer make time to investigate stories thoroughly. The crusading star recently covered the Iranian elections for the San Francisco Chronicle, submitting...

Affleck Brothers Team Up As Director + Star

BEN AFFLECK will make his directorial debut a family affair after casting brother CASEY in the lead. The Afflecks are behind the movie adaptation of MYSTIC RIVER writer DENNIS LEHANE's GONE BABY GONE, which...

Capote And Syriana Tie At Scripter Awards

The writers of CAPOTE and SYRIANA tied at the annual University Of Southern California Scripter Award, which honours the year's best film adaptation of a book, novella or short story. Capote, based on the...

Murray Refused To Applaud Penn

Comic legend BILL MURRAY broke Hollywood convention and refused to applaud SEAN PENN when he beat him to the Best Actor statuette at last year's Oscars (04) - because he hates fake award ceremonies....

Kidman Confides In Penn

Hollywood beauty NICOLE KIDMAN considers SEAN PENN a soul mate, because she can confide in the MYSTIC RIVER actor about her deepest feelings. The MOULIN ROUGE! actress found Penn a pillar of strength during...

White Would Beat Up Stollsteimer Again

THE WHITE STRIPES star JACK WHITE insists he wouldn't hesitate in giving fellow Detroit, Michigan rocker JASON STOLLSTEIMER a beating if he had the chance to relive his most violent moment again. The rocker...

Eastwood Keen To Work With Swank Again

Hollywood legend CLINT EASTWOOD is desperate to appear alongside his MILLION DOLLAR BABY leading lady HILARY SWANK again. The MYSTIC RIVER film-maker was so impressed with double OSCAR-winner Swank's acclaimed performance in the boxing...

Spanish Film Triumphs At Cognac Film Festival

Spanish movie FERPECT CRIME (EL CRIMEN FERPECTO) won the top prize the French COGNAC THRILLER FILM FESTIVAL on Sunday (10APR05), beating British gangster blockbuster LAYER CAKE. GOYA-nominated Spanish actress MONICA CERVERA accepted the...

Penn Defends His Time In Iraq

Screen star SEAN PENN has hit back at those who criticised his trips to war-torn Iraq, labelling them "envious". The MYSTIC RIVER actor was prepared for a cynical backlash before even embarking on the...

Affleck To Make Directorial Debut

Hollywood actor BEN AFFLECK will move behind the camera, after signing up to make his directorial debut. The GIGLI star will helm the adaptation of the novel GONE, BABY, GONE, written by MYSTIC RIVER...

Bacon Hurt By Oscar Snub

KEVIN BACON feels his career has failed to gain the kind of "recognition" he deserves - especially when it comes to the ACADEMY AWARDS. The 46-year-old actor felt disheartened when his performance in 1996's...

Penn's Crush On Gardner

OSCAR winner SEAN PENN has confessed his secret Hollywood crush - late screen siren AVA GARDNER. The MYSTIC RIVER actor admits he's entranced by the actress, who died in 1990 aged 77. He...

Eastwood Regrets Lack Of Father Contact

Legendary movie star CLINT EASTWOOD was riddled with guilt following the death of his father, because he was devastated he didn't spend more time with him. The MYSTIC RIVER film-maker resents the part of...

New Phantom Star Tries A Seance

Hollywood newcomer EMMY ROSSUM was so determined to capture the spiritual side of her PHANTOM OF THE OPERA character CHRISTINE, she put herself through a harrowing seance. The New York actress, who stars opposite...

Caridi Fined $300,000 For Oscar Screener Copies

Movie actor CARMINE CARIDI has been fined $300,000 (GBP160,000) for sending screener tapes of OSCAR contenders to a fan, who then made them available on the internet. The GODFATHER: PART II star, 70, has...

Harden Supports Film's Political Message

OSCAR-winning actress MARCIA GAY HARDEN describes her latest film MOOSEPORT as a "silly little movie" with a political message. The MYSTIC RIVER actress, 45, wants the values of honesty espoused in the political...

Robbins' Oscar Hidden

Actor TIM ROBBINS is having problems locating his ACADEMY AWARD - because his teen son JACK hid it four months ago. In February (04), Robbins picked up the Best Supporting Actor OSCAR for his...

Penn And Wife To Split?

Hollywood star SEAN PENN is reportedly on the verge of splitting from his wife of eight years ROBIN WRIGHT PENN. The couple are selling their Los Angeles home and the MYSTIC RIVER actor has...

Gigli Wins Flop Award

Flop film GIGLI has been dishonoured with another award - for being "the worst film ever made". The AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR RETIRED PERSONS (AARP) has given the BEN AFFLECK and JENNIFER LOPEZ movie the...

Robbins Stunned By Oscars Speech Expectations

Actor TIM ROBBINS was stunned to learn people were expecting him to make a political statement at this year's (04) ACADEMY AWARDS - because he's only ever spoken out at the ceremony once. Robbins,...

Murray Upset At Oscar Result

Actor BILL MURRAY shocked guests at Sunday night's (29FEB04) ACADEMY AWARDS - when he refused to clap as rival nominee SEAN PENN was named Best Actor. The LOST IN TRANSLATION star looked annoyed...

Del Toro Loved Putting Cigarette Out On Arm

OSCAR-nominated BENICIO DEL TORO was once so immersed in a role he stubbed out a cigarette on his arm - and enjoyed the pain. The 21 GRAMS actor indulged in the spot of method...

Penn Slams Product Actors

Movie tough guy SEAN PENN has blasted actors who endorse products for not being true to their profession. Penn, who's nominated for a Best Actor OSCAR this Sunday (29FEB04) for his performance in MYSTIC...

Pregnant Harden Insists On Heels For Oscars

POLLOCK star MARCIA GAY HARDEN has insisted on wearing high heels to the upcoming ACADEMY AWARDS - even though she'll be eight months pregnant when the ceremony takes place. The OSCAR-winning screen star, who...

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Trumbo - Review

Trumbo - Review

In 1947, Dalton (Bryan Cranston) is the film industry's top-paid screenwriter, so of course the House Un-American Activities Commission goes after...

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Was A New Kind Of Costume Drama For Lily James

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Was A New Kind Of Costume Drama For Lily James

Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies graphic novel has been made into a film.

Sir Elton John Surprises London Commuters With Early Morning St. Pancras Performance

Sir Elton John Surprises London Commuters With Early Morning St. Pancras Performance

Sir Elton's new album, 'Wonderful Crazy Night', came out the next day.

Coldplay And Beyonce's 'Hymn For The Weekend' Video Accused Of Cultural Insensitivity

Coldplay And Beyonce's 'Hymn For The Weekend' Video Accused Of Cultural Insensitivity

The video for 'Hymn For the Weekend' was filmed in Mumbai, India.

'Orange Is The New Black' Adds Three Years To Its Netflix Sentence

'Orange Is The New Black' Adds Three Years To Its Netflix Sentence

Three more seasons to go for this adored comedy.

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Matt LeBlanc "Couldn't Believe" The Response To His 'Top Gear' Appointment

LeBlanc was announced as one of Chris Evans' co-hosts on the brand new 'Top Gear' on Thursday.

Fun Lovin' Criminals - Come Find Yourself (20th Anniversary Edition) Album Review

Fun Lovin' Criminals - Come Find Yourself (20th Anniversary Edition) Album Review

New York trio Fun Lovin' Criminals first made an impact back in 1996 with the release of their since acclaimed debut LP Come Find Yourself.

Goosebumps - Review

Goosebumps - Review

This lively romp is entertaining enough to amuse the audience even when it veers off the rails.

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