Music, Movie and Entertainment News 30th March 2005

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Brain Tumour Kills Johnnie Cochran

30th March 2005 2:30

Top celebrity defence attorney JOHNNIE COCHRAN has died at his home in Los Angeles. He was 67. In a statement, a spokesman for Cochran's family...

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Vergara Mocks Media Over Cruise Romance

30th March 2005 2:30

Columbian actress SOFIA VERGARA has laughed off reports her relationship with TOM CRUISE has already turned serious. The SOUL PLANE beauty has...

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Kings Of Leon Ditch Southern Rock Image

30th March 2005 2:30

American band KINGS OF LEON have urged critics to ignore their Tennessee roots, insisting they've created a sound far detached from "southern...

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Montgomery Has Nerve Disorder

30th March 2005 2:30

Country star JOHN MICHAEL MONTGOMERY is undergoing treatment for a nerve disorder. The singer has revealed to fans on his website that he has a...

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Geldof To Publish Book On Travel Around Africa

30th March 2005 2:30

SIR BOB GELDOF is set to publish a book on his travels in Africa. The Irish rocker-turned-activist, who has spent decades campaigning on behalf...

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Carey Declares Glitter Some Of Her Best Work

30th March 2005 2:30

MARIAH CAREY has declared the soundtrack to her flop movie GLITTER the best work she's ever done - despite its critical mauling. Posters for her...

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The Killers Attack The Bravery In New Rock War

30th March 2005 2:30

Rockers THE KILLERS have launched a furious war of words with THE BRAVERY after accusing them of stealing their look, style and sound. The...

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Jonathan King Told To 'Shut Up'

30th March 2005 2:30

LATEST: Paedophile JONATHAN KING has been ordered to stop protesting his innocence for the sake of his victims, following his release from jail...

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George Is Jealous Of Madonna

30th March 2005 2:30

Pop stalwart BOY GEORGE has tempered his bitter feud with MADONNA by confessing he's jealous of the MATERIAL GIRL's standing as the number one gay...

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Nelly To Resume Tour On Sunday

30th March 2005 2:30

LATEST: Hip-hop star NELLY plans to resume his SWEAT SUIT TOUR on Sunday (03APR05), after taking time out to mourn the death of his sister...

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The Killers Face Legal Showdown With Former Drummer

30th March 2005 2:30

THE KILLERS are being sued by their former drummer, who claims he wrote the band's hit tune MR BRIGHTSIDE. Frontman BRANDON FLOWERS received...

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Presley Faces Tough Questions About Jackson On Oprah

30th March 2005 2:30

OPRAH WINFREY had rocker LISA MARIE PRESLEY recoiling in shock on her daytime talk show yesterday (29MAR05) when she asked if she'd ever had sex...

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Dawson Changes Diet For Boyfriend's Dogs

30th March 2005 2:30

Actress ROSARIO DAWSON is so committed to her boyfriend JASON LEWIS' dogs, she's altered her diet so they can live with her. The 25TH HOUR star...

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New Director Inspired By His Teen Vengeance

30th March 2005 2:30

Hollywood newcomer JACOB ARON ESTES utilised his own personal experience with adolescent revenge to write and direct his first film MEAN CREEK. ...

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Jada Pens Book To Inspire Young Girls

30th March 2005 2:30

Actress JADA PINKETT SMITH has written a new book to help build young girls' self esteem. The COLLATERAL star, wife of WILL SMITH, has just...

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Thurman: 'I've Made Bad Films'

30th March 2005 2:30

UMA THURMAN credits the flop movies she's starred in with enabling her to enjoy a stable career at the top of the Hollywood A-list. The sexy...

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O'toole Walked Out Of Boring Troy

30th March 2005 2:30

TROY actor PETER O'TOOLE walked out of the critically-slammed movie after 50 minutes, because it reminded him of a bread advert. The veteran...

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Reese And Ryan Fight Split Reports

30th March 2005 2:30

REESE WITHERSPOON and RYAN PHILLIPPE are fighting Hollywood rumours that they're splitting up. Just weeks after US tabloids claimed the VANITY...

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Sweet Charity Back On Track

30th March 2005 2:30

LATEST: CHRISTINA APPLEGATE has successfully begged theatre bosses to put the problem-plagued revival of SWEET CHARITY on again - just days after...

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Harden And Goodman Join Special Reading

30th March 2005 9:05

MARCIA GAY HARDEN and JOHN GOODMAN have joined the star-studded cast of a special reading of two plays. THEATER OF THE NEW EAR will feature...

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Denton And Wife Celebrate Easy Labour

30th March 2005 9:05

JAMES DENTON's wife ERIN O'BRIEN had such an easy time delivering her daughter MALIN last week (ends25MAR05), she's given her husband full...

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Presley Hid Gifts Elvis Gave Lisa Marie

30th March 2005 9:05

PRISCILLA PRESLEY used to hide expensive and inappropriate treats her estranged husband gave her daughter LISA MARIE, so that people wouldn't poke...

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Outcry Over Kutcher's Kabbalah Bracelet

30th March 2005 9:05

Hollywood actor ASHTON KUTCHER's wrist was reportedly edited for his latest film GUESS WHO? because he sported a Kabbalah bracelet throughout...

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Kidman: 'Police Suggested Court Action Against Snappers'

30th March 2005 9:05

NICOLE KIDMAN has downplayed the embarrassment of her ill-fated court battle with two photographers by claiming she only took legal action on the...

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The Killers Pitch Dark Love Story Video To Spader

30th March 2005 9:05

Las Vegas, Nevada, rockers THE KILLERS are trying to persuade movie star JAMES SPADER to star in their arty new long-form video. The MR...

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Lisa Marie Pays Tribute To Her Parents On New Cd

30th March 2005 9:05

LISA MARIE PRESLEY's new album NOW WHAT is full of tributes to her parents, ELVIS and PRISCILLA including one song, RAVEN, which always makes her...

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Jagger's French Ghost

30th March 2005 9:05

MICK JAGGER's French home is haunted by the ghost of a beheaded noblewoman. The ROLLING STONES rocker's children have all seen the spooky sight,...

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Interactive Usher Unveiled

30th March 2005 9:05

Fans of R+B hunk USHER will now have the chance to interact with the star - at New York's Madame Tussaud's. Following in the footsteps of...

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Carey Shuts Down Times Square

30th March 2005 9:05

MARIAH CAREY is to take over New York's Times Square to promote her new album THE EMANCIPATION OF MIMI. The pop superstar hopes to stage the...

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Priscilla Gives Lisa Marie's Romance Her Ok

30th March 2005 9:05

PRISCILLA PRESLEY has given her blessing to her daughter LISA MARIE's lovematch after years of worrying she'd end up with the wrong man. The...

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Bolton Backs Domestic Violence Tv Movie

30th March 2005 9:05

Crooner MICHAEL BOLTON has produced a new TV movie highlighting the horrors of domestic abuse. The 51-year-old singer recently joined forces...

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Bono Happy To Put Political Life On Hold

30th March 2005 9:05

The opening night of U2's world tour proved to be particularly special for frontman BONO - because it allowed him to step away from his gruelling...

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Denton's Easy Time On Desperate Housewives

30th March 2005 9:05

Actor JAMES DENTON claims working on hit TV show DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES is one of his easier jobs - because he's hardly ever on the set. The show,...

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Mcconaughey Still Hitting The Bongos

30th March 2005 9:05

MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY is continuing to practice his bongo playing skills - even though he was infamously caught tapping his drums in the nude when he...

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O'toole Slams Contemporary British Theatre

30th March 2005 13:49

Veteran actor PETER O'TOOLE blames the declining state of British theatre for the sudden surge of promising UK actors seeking out movie work. ...

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Burrows And Schwimmer Co-star In West End

30th March 2005 13:49

Actress SAFFRON BURROWS is thrilled she'll be joining her pal DAVID SCHWIMMER on the London stage this May (05) - because it's his West End debut...

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Spacey's Theatre Under Fire From Unions

30th March 2005 13:49

KEVIN SPACEY's Old Vic theatre is being picketed by the TRANSPORT AND GENERAL WORKERS' UNION (T+G) this Thursday (31MAR05) because they're furious...

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Herzigova In No Rush To Marry Lover

30th March 2005 13:49

Supermodel EVA HERZIGOVA is in no hurry to wed her Italian boyfriend - after being left wary of marriage following her failed union with BON JOVI...

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Sheen Offered University Place In Ireland

30th March 2005 13:49

LATEST: THE WEST WING STAR MARTIN SHEEN has been guaranteed a place at an Irish university after he expressed his wish to study there. Despite...

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Charles And Camilla Wedding Questioned Again

30th March 2005 13:49

The legality of PRINCE CHARLES' wedding to CAMILLA PARKER BOWLES is being questioned again - after 50-year-old documents released yesterday...

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George Untroubled By His Career Choices

30th March 2005 13:49

BOY GEORGE refuses to let the fear of failure prevent him from pursuing his varied ventures in the entertainment industry. The former CULTURE...

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The Killers Break Away From Synth Tag

30th March 2005 13:49

THE KILLERS want to abolish their reputation as a synthesiser-led band on their second album. The American rockers have gained acclaim and a...

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Wham! Manager Blasts Jonathan King

30th March 2005 13:49

Ex-WHAM! manager SIMON NAPIER-BELL has slammed his disgraced music mogul contemporary JONATHAN KING, who was released from a British prison...

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Halliwell Worries About Her Sex Aid

30th March 2005 13:49

GERI HALLIWELL is dreading the moment her upcoming fly-on-the-wall documentary airs on British television - because it features footage of her...

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Victoria Beckham Happy Without Daughter

30th March 2005 13:49

Ex-SPICE GIRL VICTORIA BECKHAM is happy living in a house filled with men - despite her husband DAVID's longing for a daughter. The golden...

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Man Who Introduced Jackson To Accuser Testifies

30th March 2005 13:49

LATEST: The MICHAEL JACKSON child molestation trial yesterday (29MAR05) heard evidence from the man who introduced the singer to his teenage...

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Brown Challenges Fan To Fight

30th March 2005 13:49

Ex-STONE ROSES rocker IAN BROWN challenged a fan to a fight during his Scottish gig on Monday night (28MAR05) - after the disgruntled audience...

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Church's Shame As Topless Photo Goes Astray

30th March 2005 13:49

Teenage soprano CHARLOTTE CHURCH is reeling after discovering a topless picture she sent to her rugby star boyfriend GAVIN HENSON has been sent to...

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Jonathan King: 'I'm Innocent Like Michael Jackson'

30th March 2005 13:49

LATEST: Paedophile JONATHAN KING launched into an astonishing outburst on live TV yesterday (29MAR05) following his release from prison - by saying...

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New Tapes Show Jackson To Be A 'Virgin' At 32

30th March 2005 13:49

Troubled singer MICHAEL JACKSON secretly hankered after his female fans despite being a virgin at the age of 32, according to tape recordings...

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Maradona Fights The Flab

30th March 2005 13:49

Soccer icon DIEGO MARADONA has dropped a staggering 12 kilograms (two stone) since taking the brutal measure of having his stomach stapled. The...

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Broadbent Mourns Losing Role To Dunst

30th March 2005 13:49

IRIS star JIM BROADBENT is amazed he lost out on the role of tragic French monarch MARIE ANTOINETTE to KIRSTEN DUNST - because he's already played...

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Cruz Wows The Harshest Critics Of All: Her Own Family

30th March 2005 17:47

Latin actress PENELOPE CRUZ amazed her family with her performance in action movie SAHARA, because it was the last thing they expected of her. ...

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Mcmahon Impacted By Super Size Me

30th March 2005 17:47

NIP/TUCK star JULIAN McMAHON has reduced his McDONALD'S food intake since watching the award-winning documentary SUPER SIZE ME. McMahon was...

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Hunter Ignores Age Gaps

30th March 2005 17:47

Supermodel RACHEL HUNTER has laughed off criticisms of the 11 year age gap with 24-year-old boyfriend, SEAN AVERY, insisting personality is the...

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Mcconaughey Plays Dumb With Girlfriend Cruz

30th March 2005 17:47

Actor MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY hid his knowledge of Spanish from girlfriend PENELOPE CRUZ while they filmed their latest movie SAHARA. The...

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Kidman Saddened Over Abandoned Eucalyptus

30th March 2005 17:47

Antipodean beauty NICOLE KIDMAN refuses to blame anyone over ill-fated movie EUCALYPTUS being abandoned, despite her fuming would-be-co-stars...

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Tarantino Snubs Be Cool

30th March 2005 17:47

Maverick movie director QUENTIN TARANTINO refuses to watch his muse UMA THURMAN in her latest film BE COOL. The critically-panned comedy...

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Parewijck Avoids Drug Sentence

30th March 2005 17:47

Drug charges against supermodel INGRID PAREWIJCK will be dropped in six months if the Belgian beauty stays clean, a New York judge ruled Monday...

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Bbc Dismisses Springer Outcry

30th March 2005 17:47

The BBC has rejected over 55,000 complaints from outraged viewers over its broadcast of controversial stage show JERRY SPRINGER - THE OPERA. THE...

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Weinstein Brothers Agree To Leave Miramax

30th March 2005 17:47

Movie mogul brothers HARVEY and BOB WEINSTEIN will cease to be co-chief executives at the DISNEY-owned film production company MIRAMAX in September...

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Weezer Bring In Therapist

30th March 2005 17:47

WEEZER have followed in the footsteps of fellow rockers METALLICA - by hiring a therapist to help them complete the sessions for their next...

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Rock Blames Jackson's Super Bowl Flash For 'Censorship'

30th March 2005 17:47

CHRIS ROCK blames the JANET JACKSON breast-baring controversy at the 2004 SUPER BOWL for the current atmosphere of censorship he feels is sweeping...

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Church Ditches Sleeve Note Dedication To Ex

30th March 2005 17:47

Welsh soprano CHARLOTTE CHURCH has been forced to quickly remove the album dedication to ex-love KYLE JOHNSON after their split last month...

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Reznor Slams Love Song Story

30th March 2005 17:47

NINE INCH NAILS frontman TRENT REZNOR has blasted rumours he's written a song for one-time lover COURTNEY LOVE. The HURT star is outraged some...

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Rock: 'Jackson Will Kill Himself If Found Guilty'

30th March 2005 17:47

OSCARS host CHRIS ROCK believes MICHAEL JACKSON has no chance of being found innocent in his child molestation trial and will commit suicide rather...

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N*e*r*d Laugh Off Split Reports

30th March 2005 17:47

R+B heart-throb PHARRELL WILLIAMS has laughed off reports N*E*R*D are splitting, insisting the rap-rock trio are "very much a band". Williams,...

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Accuser's Mother 'Refused Money Offer'

30th March 2005 17:47

LATEST: The MICHAEL JACKSON trial yesterday (29MAR05) heard testimony that the mother of his teenage accuser refused financial aid, contradicting...

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Tyra Banks Announces Plans To 'Retire' Her Cleavage

30th March 2005 21:19

Sexy supermodel TYRA BANKS has decided it's time to put her cleavage away, as she prepares for life as a talk show host. The catwalk beauty, who...

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O'connell's Bachelor Debut Suffers Low Ratings

30th March 2005 21:19

Actor CHARLIE O'CONNELL's unveiling as the latest star of reality show THE BACHELOR failed to excite US audiences on Monday (28MAR05) - his debut...

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Paris Thrills Birthday Girl

30th March 2005 21:19

Socialite-turned-reality TV show star PARIS HILTON thrilled one teenage fan recently when she accepted an invitation to attend her birthday...

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Lohan's Dad Slapped With Felony Charges

30th March 2005 21:19

LINDSAY LOHAN's troubled father MICHAEL has been slapped with felony charges for allegedly driving drunk into a New York telephone pole last month...

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Swank Fined In New Zealand Over Fruit

30th March 2005 21:19

LATEST: OSCAR-winning actress HILARY SWANK has been ordered to hand over $163 (GBP85) for taking an apple and orange into New Zealand. Losing...

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Mel C 'Scared' Of Pink

30th March 2005 21:19

Former SPICE GIRL MELANIE CHISHOLM would love to work with PINK - even though she's terrified of the American pop punk. The I TURN TO YOU star,...

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Lollapalooza Back On

30th March 2005 21:19

US touring festival LOLLAPALOOZA will make just one stop this year (05), 12 months after poor ticket sales led to the event being scrapped. ...

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50 Throws Open His Doors To Neighbours

30th March 2005 21:19

Hardcore rapper 50 CENT is attempting to befriend his Farmington, Connecticut, neighbours in a bid to prove he isn't a thug who'll create...

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Chuck D Apologises To Fans For Flavor Flav

30th March 2005 21:19

PUBLIC ENEMY frontman CHUCK D has issued an apology to fans for bandmate FLAVOR FLAV's reality shows THE SURREAL LIFE and STRANGE LOVE. The...

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Chandler: 'Jordy Would Have Lied Too'

30th March 2005 21:19

The uncle of MICHAEL JACKSON's first child molestation accuser can understand why teenager GAVIN ARVIZO and his brother STAR lied about their...

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Knight Ordered To Make Big Payout To Former Partner

30th March 2005 21:19

MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT has been ordered to pay $107 million (GBP56.3 million) to a woman who claims she helped the rap mogul start DEATH ROW...

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C-murder's Murder Conviction Appeal Fails

30th March 2005 21:19

Jailed rapper C-MURDER is facing life behind bars after his latest attempt to get his second-degree murder conviction thrown out failed. The...

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Hitch Knocks Robots Off Top Spot

30th March 2005 21:19

WILL SMITH's romantic comedy HITCH has knocked animated tale ROBOTS off the top spot in the UK box office. Hitch initially claimed the number...

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Ray Team Working On Jackie Robinson Biopic

30th March 2005 21:19

The film-makers behind the smash hit RAY CHARLES movie RAY are producing a biopic of baseball pioneer JACKIE ROBINSON's life. ROBERT REDFORD is...

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