Music, Movie and Entertainment News 28th January 2004

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Jack Black's Fear Of Linklater

28th January 2004 15:43

JACK BLACK was afraid to commit to new comedy SCHOOL OF ROCK - because he thought cult director RICHARD LINKLATER would cramp his style. The...

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Bale's Method Acting Leaves Him Exhausted

28th January 2004 15:43

British hunk CHRISTIAN BALE lost so much weight for his role as emancipated insomniac TREVOR REZNIK in thriller THE MACHINIST he barely had the...

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Clint 'Goofs Off' With Movie Music

28th January 2004 15:43

CLINT EASTWOOD's journalist wife DINA RUIZ is secretly responsible for selecting the music her husband uses in his movies - because she tells him...

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Von Trier: I Make Films For Me

28th January 2004 15:43

DOGVILLE director LARS VON TRIER refuses to respond to audience reactions to his off-beat movies - because he makes films that he wants to see. ...

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Williamson Enchanted By 'New Muse' Sienna

28th January 2004 15:43

Fashion designer MATTHEW WILLIAMSON has reportedly asked JUDE LAW's new love SIENNA MILLER to be the unofficial face of his new collection,...

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Evans Pays Tribute To Pal Newton

28th January 2004 15:43

Movie producer ROBERT EVANS is reeling after the death of close pal HELMUT NEWTON - but he's glad the photographer's legacy lives on. Legendary...

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Nemo Hits $500 Million Mark

28th January 2004 15:43

DISNEY comedy FINDING NEMO has taken $500 million (GBP276 million) in ticket sales - becoming only the tenth film ever to surpass the huge sales...

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Sadie Frost Defended By Mother

28th January 2004 15:43

SADIE FROST' mum has defended the actress after humiliating pictures of her drunk at pal KATE MOSS's 30th birthday party (17JAN04) were published...

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Madsen: Give Me Chance To Play Johnny Cash

28th January 2004 15:43

Hollywood tough guy MICHAEL MADSEN is desperate to play late country legend JOHNNY CASH, especially if it forces him to learn the guitar. The...

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Streisand 'Is Reading Fockers Script'

28th January 2004 15:43

LATEST: BEN STILLER's plan to recruit singing diva BARBRA STREISAND to play his mother in upcoming sequel MEET THE FOCKERS looks to be working -...

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Penn Gets Oscar Nomination Despite Globe Furore

28th January 2004 15:43

MYSTIC RIVER star SEAN PENN has been nominated for the Best Actor Award at this year's OSCARS - despite snubbing the GOLDEN GLOBES in favour of a...

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Christina Milian's Movie Break

28th January 2004 15:43

R+B singer CHRISTINA MILIAN is planning a move away from music - she has been cast alongside JOHN TRAVOLTA in movie sequel BE COOL. The AM TO PM...

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Norah Owes Her Success To 9/11 Tragedy

28th January 2004 15:43

NORAH JONES and JOSH GROBAN owe their success to the world's need to return to a golden era after 9/11, according to legendary producer ARIF...

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American Idol 3 Hopefuls Depress Cowell

28th January 2004 15:43

AMERICAN IDOL 3 judge SIMON COWELL is massively unimpressed with the recent batch of pop star wannabes - because they can't sing and refuse to take...

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Lennox: I Don't Know If I Can Make The Oscars

28th January 2004 15:43

Former EURYTHMICS star ANNIE LENNOX will only perform her OSCAR-nominated song at this year's ceremony (04) - if her family don't need her at...

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Ozzy Fakes Amnesia

28th January 2004 15:43

Rocker OZZY OSBOURNE is using his recent quad bike accident to his advantage - by pretending he has amnesia when he doesn't want to talk to...

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Kylie Plans A Gay Comeback

28th January 2004 15:43

Pop beauty KYLIE MINOGUE is set to end her self-imposed showbiz exile with a triumphant comeback gig at London gay nightspot G.A.Y. The CAN'T...

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Pink, Britney And Beyonce Anger May

28th January 2004 15:43

LATEST: Pop babes BRITNEY SPEAR, BEYONCE KNOWLES and PINK infuriated QUEEN star BRIAN MAY when they left a performance of his London musical WE...

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Curtis's Four Weddings Fright

28th January 2004 17:23

FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL writer RICHARD CURTIS was shocked when he viewed the romantic comedy for the first time since its 1994 release - thanks...

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Nighy: I Can't Believe I'm A Sex Symbol

28th January 2004 17:23

LOVE ACTUALLY star BILL NIGHY is delighted fans of the romantic comedy consider him a sex symbol - although he worries they may be insane. The...

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Kirk Douglas: I Feel Old

28th January 2004 17:23

Veteran actor KIRK DOUGLAS is beginning to feel positively ancient - now son MICHAEL is being handed lifetime achievement accolades. The...

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Gambon's Potter Practice

28th January 2004 17:23

HARRY POTTER newcomer SIR MICHAEL GAMBON has a novel way of learning his part as wizardly headmaster DUMBLEDORE - listening to audio tapes of the...

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Keaton's Nude Clause

28th January 2004 17:23

DIANE KEATON has promised to bare more flesh in her future - because she's convinced her recent nude performance won her the GOLDEN GLOBE Best...

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Jerry Lewis Leaves Hospital

28th January 2004 17:23

Legendary comedian JERRY LEWIS has successfully kicked his addiction from steroids following a three-month stay in hospital. The 77-year-old A...

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Mcgregor To Do Laser Battle For Charity

28th January 2004 17:23

Hollywood actor EWAN McGREGOR is reprising his STAR WARS role as OBI WAN KENOBI in real life - he's taking on a businessman in a charity laser...

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Britney To Ditch Pop For Acting

28th January 2004 17:23

Pop beauty BRITNEY SPEARS is taking dramatic action over her faltering showbiz career - she's ditching singing in favour of acting. Now her...

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Oscar Nominations Honour Lord Of The Rings And Lost In Translation

28th January 2004 17:23

The 76th ACADEMY AWARDS look set to be dominated by THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING and LOST IN TRANSLATION after the nominations...

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Durst Slams Press For Son Mistake

28th January 2004 17:23

American rocker FRED DURST has blasted "dumb" music writers for erroneously reporting his son's mother is former PLAYBOY centrefold JENNIFER...

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Claustrophobic Christina

28th January 2004 17:23

Pop stunner CHRISTINA AGUILERA is so claustrophobic she demands the doors are removed from her dressing rooms The DIRRTY hitmaker exhibited her...

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Prince Performs Without Words

28th January 2004 17:23

Reclusive pop superstar PRINCE played a surprise gig at a GOLDEN GLOBE aftershow party on Sunday night (25JAN04) - but refused to sing. The...

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Andre: I Went Out With Mel B

28th January 2004 17:23

Former Australian pop star PETER ANDRE has revealed he enjoyed a secret six month affair with ex-SPICE GIRL MEL B live on TV. The 30-year-old...

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Radiohead Lead Nme Nominations

28th January 2004 17:23

RADIOHEAD look set to retain their rock royalty crown at this year's (04) NME AWARDS, after receiving five nominations including BEST SINGLE and...

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Pink, Beyonce + Britney Fail To Rock London

28th January 2004 17:23

Pop babes BEYONCE KNOWLES, BRITNEY SPEARS and PINK infuriated a London theatre audience last night (26JAN04), after keeping them waiting for nearly...

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Britney Laughs At Wedding

28th January 2004 17:23

Pop superstar BRITNEY SPEARS is beginning to see the funny side of her much-criticised marriage to childhood pal JASON ALEXANDER earlier this month...

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Jackson's Children Interviewed By Welfare Officers

28th January 2004 17:23

Troubled pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON's two young children have been interviewed by welfare officers, after their mother DEBBIE ROWE expressed...

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Ferguson Aims For Acting Career

28th January 2004 21:09

British royal THE DUCHESS OF YORK is hoping to kick start a career as an actress in America. SARAH FERGUSON, the former wife of PRINCE ANDREW,...

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Castle-hughes To Drop Movies For Teaching

28th January 2004 21:09

Actress KEISHA CASTLE-HUGHES plans to ditch acting to become a teacher, despite becoming the youngest Best Actress nominee in OSCARS history...

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Stone Dismisses Farrell's Irish Accent

28th January 2004 21:09

ALEXANDER moviemaker OLIVER STONE has hit out at claims COLIN FARRELL's strong Irish accent is causing chaos on the set of the historical epic -...

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Lopez 'Accosted' By Reporter

28th January 2004 21:09

Superstar JENNIFER LOPEZ is furious at American TV show ACCESS HOLLYWOOD after one of their reporters "accosted" her on Sunday (25JAN04). The...

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Naomi Watts Happy For Friends' Nomination

28th January 2004 21:09

Hollywood star NAOMI WATTS is overjoyed after being nominated for a Best Actress OSCAR yesterday (27JAN04), but hopes some of her friends win...

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Weinstein Disappointed By Cold Mountain Oscar Failure

28th January 2004 21:09

MIRAMAX movie mogul HARVEY WEINSTEIN is trying to be philosophical after his pet project COLD MOUNTAIN was largely snubbed by the OSCARS - even...

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Murray Flies Into Globes, And Back Again

28th January 2004 21:09

Hollywood funnyman BILL MURRAY flew halfway around the world to collect his Best Actor award at Sunday's (25JAN04) GOLDEN GLOBES ceremony in...

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Penn To Attend First Oscars

28th January 2004 21:09

Actor SEAN PENN will attend the ACADEMY AWARDS for the first time ever this year (04) - to support his film MYSTIC RIVER. Penn, who shunned...

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Jamelia New Song About Violent Ex-boyfriend

28th January 2004 21:09

British pop babe JAMELIA's new single was inspired by her own experiences of domestic abuse. The 22-year-old R+B singer - who has risen to fame...

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Lydon's Shy Streak

28th January 2004 21:09

Angry SEX PISTOLS frontman JOHN LYDON insists he's perpetually misunderstand - he's really a nice guy. The punk icon - who frequently stirred up...

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Adams Injury More Serious Than First Thought

28th January 2004 21:09

Rocker RYAN ADAMS could never play the guitar again, after falling off stage and breaking his wrist last Thursday night (22JAN04). Doctors have...

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Alice Cooper Refuses Donovan Request

28th January 2004 21:09

Veteran rocker ALICE COOPER has turned down the chance to star in musical CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG on London's West End. According to reports,...

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Darkness Ignore Nme Bash

28th January 2004 21:09

Flamboyant rockers THE DARKNESS are boycotting next month's (04) NME AWARDS, despite being nominated for four gongs. The GROWING ON ME band...

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Kelly Osbourne's Acting Move

28th January 2004 21:09

Pop punk KELLY OSBOURNE has signed to make her acting debut, starring in a new American TV drama. The reality TV star-turned-singer will play...

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Abdul Reportedly 'Out Of It' On Tv Show

28th January 2004 21:09

A spokesperson for an American TV show has refused to comment on reports AMERICAN IDOL judge PAULA ABDUL was "out of it" during a recent...

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Timberlake 'Cheated On Diaz'

28th January 2004 21:09

Pop hunk JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has reportedly cheated on his movie star girlfriend CAMERON DIAZ with a British glamour model. Brunette LUCY CLARKSON...

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