Music, Movie and Entertainment News 28th February 2006

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Mcconaughey Found Parker 'Peculiar'

28th February 2006 2:36

MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY and SARAH JESSICA PARKER star as onscreen sweethearts in FAILURE TO LAUNCH, but the actor reportedly couldn't stand Parker...

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Hoffman Feared Failure During Capote

28th February 2006 2:36

Actor PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN thought he was giving an awful performance while filming CAPOTE and feared that the movie was going to be a disaster. ...

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Freeman: 'I Didn't Deserve My Oscar'

28th February 2006 2:36

Veteran actor MORGAN FREEMAN insists he didn't deserve a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role in MILLION DOLLAR BABY last year (05), but was...

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Fascinating Fact 1091

28th February 2006 2:36

Breast cancer survivor MELISSA ETHERIDGE will replace rocker SHERYL CROW at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo in Texas next month March (06). Crow...

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Ashcroft Given Another Boost By Coldplay

28th February 2006 2:36

Former THE VERVE frontman RICHARD ASHCROFT is being given a boost as he attempts to break America again - COLDPLAY have asked him to tour with...

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Fascinating Fact 1090

28th February 2006 2:36

SIR ELTON JOHN has lined up JOHN LEGEND to play to a galaxy of celebrity guests at his annual Oscars after-show party at the Pacific Design Center in...

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Kaiser Chiefs: 'We Forgive Oasis Jibe'

28th February 2006 2:36

British rockers KAISER CHIEFS have forgiven OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER for branding them "a bad BLUR". The band brushed off the criticism from the...

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Miserable Morrissey Is No Fan Of Therapy

28th February 2006 2:36

Former THE SMITHS frontman MORRISSEY once tried therapy in an effort to beat his depression - but decided he was better off being miserable. The...

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Williams Invests In Hometown Soccer Club

28th February 2006 2:36

Pop superstar ROBBIE WILLIAMS has invested up to $450,000 (GBP260,000) in a cash-strapped English soccer club he has supported his whole life. The...

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Nolan Sister Has Breast Cancer Surgery

28th February 2006 2:36

LINDA NOLAN, a member of Irish singing quintet THE NOLANS, is recovering following surgery to combat breast cancer. The 47-year-old, who was told...

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Johansson: 'Bono Is Everlasting Coolness'

28th February 2006 2:36

Hollywood star SCARLETT JOHANSSON has hailed U2 rocker BONO as a genius for coming up with the idea for the new Red campaign, which will raise money...

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Is Whitney Pregnant?

28th February 2006 2:36

R+B bad boy BOBBY BROWN has hinted his wife WHITNEY HOUSTON is pregnant with their second child in a new interview. Speaking candidly to urban...

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The Things They Say 1446

28th February 2006 2:36

"We had guys running around with wrenches and sockets stripping down street signs at the last second (before rolling the cameras). I'm sure the...

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Sesame Street Goes To India

28th February 2006 2:36

A local version of SESAME STREET will debut in India on top kid's channels Cartoon Network and Pogo this year (06). GALLI GALLI SIM SIM began...

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Fascinating Fact 1092

28th February 2006 2:36

The first MTV Asia Movie Awards will be held in Singapore. The date for the event is yet to be announced.

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Hoaxer Names The Date For Pitt And Jolie

28th February 2006 2:36

Hollywood gossips have been caught up in a wedding registry prank after a clever hoaxer had them convinced ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT had signed...

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The Things They Say 1445

28th February 2006 2:36

"It's so easy to dismiss a person as being crazy. But he is a serious brother. I have mad love and respect for SEAN PENN." Film-maker SPIKE LEE...

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No Launch For Star Trek 11

28th February 2006 2:36

Plans for an 11th STAR TREK film have fallen flat with creators of the sci-fi series and films keen to take a long break from the project. Despite...

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The Things They Say 1444

28th February 2006 2:36

"My kids have a vague understanding of what I do. It's pretend. We play these games where we fake-cry and see who's the best fake-crier." FAR FROM...

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Sheen: 'Beckinsale Was My Soul Mate'

28th February 2006 2:36

Welsh actor MICHAEL SHEEN has spoken out about his break-up with ex-girlfriend KATE BECKINSALE, claiming the actress was his "soul mate". ...

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Glover Hits Out At Death Penalty

28th February 2006 2:36

Hollywood actor DANNY GLOVER has slammed the death penalty as an imperfect form of justice that has sent many wrongly-convicted, innocent people to...

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Howard Exhausted By Oscar Excitement

28th February 2006 2:36

Oscar nominee TERRENCE HOWARD is feeling the effects of relentless appearances and interviews and is suffering from exhaustion. The star is...

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Hilton Challenges Theron For Movie Parts

28th February 2006 2:36

Hotel heiress PARIS HILTON has warned actress CHARLIZE THERON to watch out - because the pair could soon be battling for the same movie roles. The...

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Sambora To Replace Divorce Judge

28th February 2006 9:31

Rocker RICHIE SAMBORA has moved to replace the judge presiding over his divorce case, because he feels he's prejudiced against him. The BON JOVI...

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Keys Warns Fans About Film Role

28th February 2006 9:31

Singer ALICIA KEYS is warning filmgoers that her brutal role as an assassin in feature film SMOKIN' ACES may not be appropriate for her younger...

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Stones To Play First China Gig?

28th February 2006 9:31

Rock legends THE ROLLING STONES could be playing their first ever concert in China - to make up for cancelling their Asian shows three years ago...

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Master P In Court For Weapons Possession

28th February 2006 9:31

Hip-hop mogul MASTER P appeared in court yesterday (27FEB06) to face charges of carrying unregistered guns - just hours after appearing in the final...

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Doherty Arrested For 'Stealing Car'

28th February 2006 9:31

Troubled British rocker PETE DOHERTY has been arrested again - on suspicion of stealing a car and possessing class A drugs. The BABYSHAMBLES...

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Klum Addicted To Big Macs

28th February 2006 9:31

Supermodel HEIDI KLUM has been addicted to McDonalds Big Macs since childhood, when her family was forced to drive for hours to the nearest...

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The Things They Say 1449

28th February 2006 9:31

"Too many people would get hurt because I'd have to tell the truth. But it'd be a great book, let me tell you." DIE HARD star BRUCE WILLIS when...

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Desperate Denton Ate Rattlesnake

28th February 2006 9:31

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star JAMES DENTON had an unconventional way of dealing with an unwanted rattlesnake that tortured his dog - he ate it. The...

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The Things They Say 1448

28th February 2006 9:31

"I'm a cutetarian. I eat meat, but not from animals that are really cute, like a cat or a duck." AMERICAN PIE actress ALYSON HANNIGAN jokes about her...

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Shaggy Allen Draws Crowe Comparisons

28th February 2006 9:31

HOME IMPROVEMENT star TIM ALLEN looked to Oscar-winning actor RUSSELL CROWE to provide inspiration while filming THE SHAGGY DOG. In the remake of...

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Fox Loves Playing Flabby Character

28th February 2006 9:31

Actor MATTHEW FOX didn't have to get in top form to play DR JACK SHEPHARD in the hit TV drama LOST, because he thought his character should be out of...

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Kristin Shocked By Anti-charlotte Offers

28th February 2006 9:31

Actress KRISTIN DAVIS has been inundated with raunchy roles since SEX AND THE CITY wrapped last year (05) but insists she's still too attached to her...

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Fonda Defends Monster-in-law

28th February 2006 9:31

Movie veteran JANE FONDA has hit back at criticism for starring in lightweight romantic comedy MONSTER-IN-LAW, insisting she just wanted to have...

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The Things They Say 1447

28th February 2006 9:31

"So many people preach that they love fashion, but really, it's what I live for!" LINDSAY LOHAN on her obsession with clothes.

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No More Santa For Tim Allen

28th February 2006 9:31

Funnyman TIM ALLEN is hanging up his Santa suit after three THE SANTA CLAUSE movies because he's sick of all the hours he has to spend in make-up...

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Newton: 'Films Are Disposable'

28th February 2006 9:31

Zambian-born star THANDIE NEWTON insists raising a family is more important than her glittering career - even if it means turning down multi-million...

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Leary Slams Bush Administration

28th February 2006 9:31

Outspoken actor and comedian DENIS LEARY has hit out at US President GEORGE W BUSH and his allies, insisting he condemns every policy he has made in...

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Fascinating Fact 1094

28th February 2006 9:31

Singer HILARY DUFF's camp counsellor when she was younger was US President GEORGE W BUSH's daughter JENNA BUSH.

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Shakur Was Abraham Lincoln's Top General

28th February 2006 9:31

Late rapper TUPAC SHAKUR used to be the right-hand man of assassinated US president ABRAHAM LINCOLN, a famous medium claims. World-renowned...

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Fascinating Fact 1093

28th February 2006 9:31

BOBBY BROWN and WHITNEY HOUSTON's daughter BOBBI KRISTINA has formed an all-girl group called SISTARS.

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Keys Forced To Hide Sexy Side

28th February 2006 9:31

R+B singer ALICIA KEYS was forced to hide any signs of femininity growing up in her gang-infested neighbourhood, just to avoid being attacked. The...

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Hendrix Track Contains 'Most Misheard' Lyric

28th February 2006 9:31

Late rocker JIMI HENDRIX's classic 1967 track PURPLE HAZE has topped a new poll naming the most misheard lyric in pop music history. The song's...

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Kaiser Chief Wilson Thrills With Unhygienic Ritual

28th February 2006 9:31

KAISER CHIEFS frontman RICKY WILSON performs a bizarre ritual each night before taking the stage - he urinates without washing his hands...

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Fox Shaved Head To Look Harder

28th February 2006 9:31

LOST star MATTHEW FOX dramatically shaved all of this hair off the minute his TV series PARTY OF FIVE ended, because he desperately wanted to leave...

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Kaiser Chiefs Not 'Neo-nazis'

28th February 2006 13:51

Rockers KAISER CHIEFS fear their German-sounding moniker can confuse fans, and admit they were once mistaken for "neo-Nazis". Fontman RICKY WILSON...

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Jack Osbourne Shocks Sharon With Death-defying Stunts

28th February 2006 13:51

JACK OSBOURNE is going against fraught mother SHARON's advice and obtaining a sky-diving license for his new show JACK OSBOURNE: ADRENALINE JUNKIE. ...

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Fascinating Fact 1095

28th February 2006 13:51

ASHANTI's manager mother TINA DOUGLAS has taken charge of LUTHER VANDROSS' protege RON ANTHONY's career.

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Monkeys Flee To Europe

28th February 2006 13:51

British rock sensations ARCTIC MONKEYS are fleeing England this summer (06), to escape the media frenzy surrounding them. The band have risen from...

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Abbey Road Coldplay Concert Broke Law

28th February 2006 13:51

COLDPLAY broke licensing laws when they performed a gig for BBC radio at London's iconic Abbey Road Studios earlier this month (FEB06). The...

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Michael Found Slumped In Car Months Ago

28th February 2006 13:51

A GEORGE MICHAEL fan discovered the singer slumped against the steering wheel of his car five months ago (OCT05) - in an almost identical state to...

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Coldplay Reassure Fans With New Album

28th February 2006 13:51

COLDPLAY have quashed speculation they are on the brink of splitting by revealing details of a new "edgier" album. The band - who warned at the...

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Usher Denies Photographer Abuse

28th February 2006 13:51

R+B star USHER has denied a photographer's claims he abused her with foul language and rude gestures, after becoming upset by her photographs of him...

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Slater Hides His Hideous Hair

28th February 2006 13:51

Hollywood star CHRISTIAN SLATER is refusing to go out in public without a hat to hide his embarrassing haircut. He even attended the Olivier...

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The Things They Say 1450

28th February 2006 13:51

"I was in a play at the National Theatre in 1969 and my parents were in my dressing room. LAURENCE OLIVIER came in and I introduced them. My father...

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Aniston Underwent Nose Job?

28th February 2006 13:51

A former flatmate of FRIENDS actress JENNIFER ANISTON has written a novel loosely based on the star, claiming she had a nose job because she hated...

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Bollywood Stars In Poaching Case

28th February 2006 13:51

Bollywood actor SALMAN KHAN has been charged with killing a protected antelope species during an illegal hunting trip in Rajasthan, India. Fellow...

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Dornan Blames Fame For Split With Knightley

28th February 2006 13:51

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY's ex-boyfriend JAMIE DORNAN blames her rise to stardom for their break-up. The Irish singer, who split with the PRIDE + PREJUDICE...

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Electra's Indecent Proposal

28th February 2006 13:51

CARMEN ELECTRA is embroiled in a bitter dispute with an Austrian businessman who invited her to this year's (06) Vienna Opera Ball, because she...

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Cruz And Brody Cause Fury With Peta

28th February 2006 13:51

PENELOPE CRUZ and ADRIEN BRODY's new bullfighting film has incurred the wrath of animal rights activists, who are furious after hearing reports about...

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Rickman Outraged At Theatre 'Censorship'

28th February 2006 13:51

Actor ALAN RICKMAN is furious with a New York theatre company for postponing a play because of the current "political climate" - branding it...

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Stern Faces Multi-million Dollar Lawsuit

28th February 2006 13:51

American shock jock HOWARD STERN is facing a possible $500 million (GBP294 million) lawsuit, for allegedly breaching his contract with US...

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Douglas Sues 'Exploitative' Media Firms

28th February 2006 13:51

Hollywood star MICHAEL DOUGLAS is suing two American media companies for allegedly profitting from his name and image. The BASIC INSTINCT actor is...

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Richardson Battled With Kidman's Ego

28th February 2006 17:21

MIRANDA RICHARDSON has hit out at her THE HOURS co-star NICOLE KIDMAN, hinting she struggled with the superstar's ego on the set of the 2003 film. ...

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Brando Bike Rally Scrapped

28th February 2006 17:21

The annual bike race which inspired the 1950 MARLON BRANDO movie THE WILD ONE is being scrapped - because it attracts too many Hell's Angels...

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Clooney's Warning To Lohan

28th February 2006 17:21

GEORGE CLOONEY has warned teen star LINDSAY LOHAN she is heading for a career slump - because nobody can stay successful for ever. Lohan is a huge...

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Ayckbourn Suffers Stroke

28th February 2006 17:21

Veteran playwright SIR ALAN AYCKBOURN has been hospitalised in Scarborough, England, after suffering a stroke. THE NORMAN CONQUEST writer, 66, is...

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Shakira: 'Writing Music Is Like Washing Knickers'

28th February 2006 17:21

Colombian singing sensation SHAKIRA named her first English-language album LAUNDRY SERVICE, because she finds writing lyrics as mundane as washing...

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David Wants Hatcher Mothering

28th February 2006 17:21

British R+B star CRAIG DAVID is in love with DESPERATE HOUSEWIFE TERI HATCHER and wants to be her toy boy. The 24-year-old has been a fan of the...

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Shakira Denies Cheating Fears

28th February 2006 17:21

Colombian singer SHAKIRA has denied reports her new single DON'T BOTHER is about her fears fiance ANTONIO DE LA RUA will cheat on her, insisting she...

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Beenie Man Mugged Outside Shop

28th February 2006 17:21

Jamaican DJ BEENIE MAN has thanked his fans for chasing a mugger and retrieving his $180,000 (GBP105,000) diamond encrusted watch, after he was...

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Walk The Line Boosts Cd Sales

28th February 2006 17:21

JOHNNY CASH biopic WALK THE LINE has boosted the country star's popularity, with CDs sales soaring by more than 700 per cent. The A THING CALLED...

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Geller Slams Jackson's Lies

28th February 2006 17:21

MICHAEL JACKSON's former friend URI GELLER has attacked the pop superstar for lying about undergoing plastic surgery during his infamous TV interview...

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Busta Rhymes Leaves New York To 'Escape Subpoena'

28th February 2006 17:21

LATEST: Rapper BUSTA RHYMES has been slammed by a high-ranking police official as cowardly for fleeing the investigation into the murder of his...

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Clooney Slams Desperate Housewives

28th February 2006 17:21

GEORGE CLOONEY has rubbished rumours he's planning a cameo in DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES - insisting he'd only consider it if his career nosedived. ...

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Firth Lies To Sons About Job

28th February 2006 17:21

British actor COLIN FIRTH tells his two young sons he works with cranes and machinery - because it sounds more manly than acting. The BRIDGET...

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Clooney's Fake Wedding Plan

28th February 2006 17:21

GEORGE CLOONEY tried to stage a fake BRAD PITT and ANGELINA JOLIE wedding at his Italian home, using children posing as the superstar couple. ...

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Analysts Pooh-pooh Talk Of Apple/disney Merger

28th February 2006 20:03

Several analysts on Monday dismissed a weekend report in Barron's magazine that Apple Computer might try to acquired the Walt Disney Co. In an...

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Da Vinci Code Plagiarism Suit Begins In London

28th February 2006 20:03

Opening arguments were heard in London's High Court on Monday in the case of two authors who claim that Dan Brown appropriated "the central...

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Box Office: All In The Family

28th February 2006 20:03

A film targeting older, church-going black women may hardly seem likely to wind up at the top of the box office, let alone take in more than $30...

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Dennis ("Mis-ter Dillon!") Weaver Dead At 81

28th February 2006 20:03

Dennis Weaver, probably best remembered for his role as Chester on Gunsmoke between 1955 and 1975 and later as the cowboy detective Sam McCloud in...

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Study Claims Gays Are Invisible On Bbc

28th February 2006 20:03

A study by the University of Leeds has concluded that gay people are virtually invisible on the BBC and that whenever they are seen, they are...

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Anna Nicole Attends Supreme Court Hearing

28th February 2006 20:03

Former Playboy model and reality-TV star Anna Nicole Smith was met by dozens of photographers and cameramen as she arrived at the U.S. Supreme...

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Olympics Set Record -- A Record Low

28th February 2006 20:03

The 2006 Winter Olympics from Turin, Italy produced the lowest ratings since they were first recorded for the Games in 1968, Reuters reported...

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Tivo For Free?

28th February 2006 20:03

TiVo, which suffered a devastating blow when DirecTV announced it would halt installing the TiVo digital recorders in subscribers' homes and...

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Cbs On Your Cellphone

28th February 2006 20:03

CBS on Monday said that it would begin offering "CBS News to Go" and "Entertainment Tonight to Go" to cellphone users on a subscription basis. In...

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Unions Battle Producers Over Ipod Residuals

28th February 2006 20:03

It appeared Monday that the Internet was likely to become the new battleground between producers and film and TV unions. Unions representing...

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Deal Pays Off; Trump Slumps

28th February 2006 20:03

Deal or No Deal made a triumphant return to NBC on Monday, averaging an 8.1 rating and a 12 share in the 8:00 hour and beating the usual winners...

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Da Vinci Code Plagiarism Suit Begins In London

28th February 2006 21:05

Opening arguments were heard in London's High Court on Monday in the case of two authors who claim that Dan Brown appropriated "the central...

news article: Da Vinci Code Plagiarism Suit Begins In London

Box Office: All In The Family

28th February 2006 21:05

A film targeting older, church-going black women may hardly seem likely to wind up at the top of the box office, let alone take in more than $30...

news article: Box Office: All In The Family

Dennis ("Mis-ter Dillon!") Weaver Dead At 81

28th February 2006 21:05

Dennis Weaver, probably best remembered for his role as Chester on Gunsmoke between 1955 and 1975 and later as the cowboy detective Sam McCloud in...

news article: Dennis ("Mis-ter Dillon!") Weaver Dead At 81

Study Claims Gays Are Invisible On Bbc

28th February 2006 21:05

A study by the University of Leeds has concluded that gay people are virtually invisible on the BBC and that whenever they are seen, they are...

news article: Study Claims Gays Are Invisible On Bbc

Anna Nicole Attends Supreme Court Hearing

28th February 2006 21:05

Former Playboy model and reality-TV star Anna Nicole Smith was met by dozens of photographers and cameramen as she arrived at the U.S. Supreme...

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Olympics Set Record -- A Record Low

28th February 2006 21:05

The 2006 Winter Olympics from Turin, Italy produced the lowest ratings since they were first recorded for the Games in 1968, Reuters reported...

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Tivo For Free?

28th February 2006 21:05

TiVo, which suffered a devastating blow when DirecTV announced it would halt installing the TiVo digital recorders in subscribers' homes and...

news article: Tivo For Free?

Cbs On Your Cellphone

28th February 2006 21:05

CBS on Monday said that it would begin offering "CBS News to Go" and "Entertainment Tonight to Go" to cellphone users on a subscription basis. In...

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Unions Battle Producers Over Ipod Residuals

28th February 2006 21:05

It appeared Monday that the Internet was likely to become the new battleground between producers and film and TV unions. Unions representing...

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Deal Pays Off; Trump Slumps

28th February 2006 21:05

Deal or No Deal made a triumphant return to NBC on Monday, averaging an 8.1 rating and a 12 share in the 8:00 hour and beating the usual winners...

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Chicago, Oliver! + My Fair Lady Are 'Worst' Oscar Winners

28th February 2006 21:16

Musicals CHICAGO, OLIVER! and MY FAIR LADY feature on a new top 10 Worst Oscar Winners list. Editors of movie magazine Premiere have come up with...

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Lance Armstrong To Host Espy Awards

28th February 2006 21:16

Tour de France winner LANCE ARMSTRONG will make history when he becomes the first athlete to host the 14th Annual ESPY Awards on 16 July (06). The...

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Weinsteins To Auction Hollywood Memorabilia

28th February 2006 21:16

Hollywood producers BOB and HARVEY WEINSTEIN are auctioning off thousands of props and wardrobe items from their most famous movies to raise money...

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Stewart Urges Oscar Bosses To Hand Out Cinema Discounts

28th February 2006 21:16

Funnyman JON STEWART is convinced more top comics would be willing to host the Oscars if organisers offered them lifetime cinema passes. The...

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Madsen Upset Over Lindsay Questions

28th February 2006 21:16

SIDEWAYS star VIRGINIA MADSEN has come out in defence of teenager LINDSAY LOHAN, insisting she has to answer unsavoury questions the media would...

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Sci-fi Novelist Octavia Butler Dies

28th February 2006 21:16

Science-fiction writer OCTAVIA E BUTLER died on Friday (24FEB06), after a fall outside her Seattle, Washington home. She was 58. Butler was the...

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Willis Mocks Cheney On Letterman

28th February 2006 21:16

Actor BRUCE WILLIS poked fun at DICK CHENEY's recent shooting accident by appearing on THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN made-up like the US vice...

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Ned Beatty Honoured

28th February 2006 21:16

DELIVERANCE star NED BEATTY is to be honoured with the Master Of Cinema Award at the upcoming RiverRun International Film Festival in North...

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Kingsley Blames Childhood Racism For Title Row

28th February 2006 21:16

LATEST: SIR BEN KINGSLEY blames racism he suffered growing up in England for his obsession with using his title. The actor was criticised by other...

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The Things They Say 1451

28th February 2006 21:16

"My mother tells me that I look like TOM CRUISE. But mums lie. No one else sees the resemblance." British singer/songwriter JAMES BLUNT on his...

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David's Flying Farts

28th February 2006 21:16

British R+B star CRAIG DAVID hates flying, because he struggles to control his flatulence during air travel. The BORN TO DO IT hitmaker insists he...

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Fascinating Fact 1096

28th February 2006 21:16

R+B sensation USHER can't stay away from CIRQUE DU SOLEIL's Las Vegas, Nevada, shows - he was spotted at his second production, MYSTERE, in as many...

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Madonna Feared Dancing End

28th February 2006 21:16

Pop queen MADONNA was terrified she would never dance again after she fell off her horse last year (05). The SORRY hitmaker, who suffered a broken...

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Cajun Music Pioneer Edwin Duhon Dies

28th February 2006 21:16

Cajun music pioneer EDWIN DUHON died on Sunday (26FEB06). He was 95. Duhon formed the Louisiana group THE HACKBERRY RAMBLERS with fiddler LUDERIN...

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Van Morrison Slams Internet

28th February 2006 21:16

VAN MORRISON has launched a scathing attack on the internet, insisting it is responsible for the dumbing down of society and modern culture. The...

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Spears Thrills Teenage Katrina Victims

28th February 2006 21:16

BRITNEY SPEARS thrilled four teenage New Orleans, Louisiana school pals yesterday (27FEB06) when she dropped by a council meeting to take them...

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The Things They Say 1452

28th February 2006 21:16

"One question I resent is 'Has your career changed since you had children?' I say, 'No.' I have the same taste, same interests. It's not like the...

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Moviephone Fans Vote Potter Top Picture

28th February 2006 21:16

Fans who voted in the Moviephone Movie Awards have chosen HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE as the top film of the year. Potter bad guy RALPH...

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Fascinating Fact 1098

28th February 2006 21:16

THE SOPRANOS star ROBERT ILER will celebrate his 21st birthday with friends, family and castmates at Las Vegas, Nevada's Tao nightclub this weekend...

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Comedienne Linda Smith Dies

28th February 2006 21:16

British comedienne LINDA SMITH died yesterday (27FEB06) following a brave battle with ovarian cancer. She was 48. Smith was famed for her witty...

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Fascinating Fact 1097

28th February 2006 21:16

THE SIXTH SENSE director M NIGHT SHYAMALAN will star in and direct a two minute advertisement for American Express during the Academy Award's US...

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