25th February 2008

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Skies Clear For Oscars

The Oscars turned a rain-soaked Hollywood into a sunny celebration as stars gathered for the 80th Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre. The event...

25th February 2008 1:00



Klum Designs Oscars Bra

HEIDI KLUM married her role as a Victoria's Secret spokesmodel and her jewellery line to create a one-of-a-kind Oscars bra for the Oscars. The...

25th February 2008 1:37



Linney Still Stunned By Oscar Dazzle

LAURA LINNEY still can't get used to her nights out at the Oscars, despite attending the big event three times in the last decade. The actress was...

25th February 2008 1:37



Roberts Named Oscars' Most Stylish

JULIA ROBERTS has been named the Best-Dressed Oscar winner in a new online poll. The actress' look at the 2000 Academy Awards, where she was named...

25th February 2008 1:37



Garner Stunned By Busey On The Red Carpet

JENNIFER GARNER was left nervous and lost for words after GARY BUSEY confronted her on the red carpet at the Oscars - and kissed her. The actress...

25th February 2008 1:37



Christie Calls For Prison Camp Closure At The Oscars

Oscar nominee JULIE CHRISTIE was in the mood for making a point at the Academy Awards on Sunday (24Feb08), calling for the closure of military...

25th February 2008 1:37



Fascinating Oscars Fact:

Oscar nominee RUBY DEE is writing a musical.

25th February 2008 1:37



Fascinating Oscars Fact:

Los Angeles radio personality JASON BENTLEY will be the first DJ to perform at the post-Academy Awards Governor's Ball. He'll play famous film...

25th February 2008 1:37



Fascinating Oscars Fact:

The Ebony Pre-Oscars Celebration party in Hollywood on Thursday (21Feb08) was extra special for actress HOLLY ROBINSON PEETE - it marked the first...

25th February 2008 1:37



The Things They Say 7339

"I've a little shot... I'm up against four people that have quite long roles, some of them almost like a leading role. It makes it hard to think of...

25th February 2008 1:37



Skies Clear For Oscars

The Oscars turned a rain-soaked Hollywood into a sunny celebration as stars gathered for the 80th Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre on Sunday...

25th February 2008 2:01



Fascinating Fact 4894

MADONNA has reteamed with STEVEN MEISEL, the photographer behind her controversial SEX book, for an upcoming Vanity Fair magazine spread.

25th February 2008 2:01



The Things They Say 7340

"I have some waterfront property - right in front of the Mann's Chinese Theatre... They're putting me right there with all the big dogs." SEAN COMBS...

25th February 2008 2:01



Illness Forces Krauss To Cancel Mcferrin Show

Bluegrass star ALISON KRAUSS is recovering from an undisclosed illness which prompted her to cancel a prestigious date at New York's Carnegie Hall...

25th February 2008 2:01



Scott Remembered With Statue Honour

Tragic AC DC rocker BON SCOTT has been honoured in his native Perth, Australia with a life-size bronze statue. The memorial was unveiled as part of...

25th February 2008 2:01



Drummer's Car Up For Auction

A car that once belonged to DEF LEPPARD star RICK ALLEN is up for sale on auction website eBay.com. According to a posting on the band's fansite,...

25th February 2008 2:01



Diddy Gets In Shape For Action Role

Hip-hop mogul SEAN COMBS is in training for an action movie role he has yet to be offered. The driven star admits he has started feeling a little...

25th February 2008 2:01



Registry Suggests Lopez's Babies Were A Week Late

JENNIFER LOPEZ had hoped to give birth to her twins on St. Valentine's Day (14Feb08), according to her gift registry details. The singer/actress...

25th February 2008 2:01



Farrell Sickened By Swan's Foot 'Treat'

COLIN FARRELL is still haunted by the memory of eating a swan's foot in Tibet. The Irishman was with friends on vacation in the Buddhist mecca when...

25th February 2008 2:01



The Things They Say 7341

"I just turn up to see the stars. I've been here about 20 times... What can I say? I'm an Oscar man." JACK NICHOLSON, who has become a fixture at the...

25th February 2008 2:01



Roberts Named Oscars' Most Stylish

JULIA ROBERTS has been named the Best-Dressed Oscar winner in a new online poll. The actress' look at the 2000 Academy Awards, where she was named...

25th February 2008 2:01



Garner Stunned By Busey On The Red Carpet

JENNIFER GARNER was left nervous and lost for words after GARY BUSEY confronted her on the red carpet at the Oscars - and kissed her. The actress...

25th February 2008 2:01



Christie Calls For Prison Camp Closure At The Oscars

Oscar nominee JULIE CHRISTIE was in the mood for making a point at the Academy Awards on Sunday (24Feb08), calling for the closure of military...

25th February 2008 2:01



Klum Designs Oscars Bra

HEIDI KLUM married her role as a Victoria's Secret spokesmodel and her jewellery line to create a one-of-a-kind bra for the Oscars. The German...

25th February 2008 2:01



Fascinating Fact 4896

JOHNNY DEPP was originally cast to play real-life stroke victim JEAN-DOMINIQUE BAUBY in Oscar-nominated JULIAN SCHNABEL's acclaimed new film THE...

25th February 2008 2:01



Fascinating Fact 4895

JUMPER star RACHEL BILSON's grandfather, BRUCE BILSON, directed episodes of TV hits DALLAS, GET SMART, THE COLBYS and DYNASTY.

25th February 2008 2:01



Vantage Point Claims Oscar Weekend Number One

Assassination thriller VANTAGE POINT is this year's (08) Oscar weekend top film at the U.S. box office after making $24 million (GBP12 million) in...

25th February 2008 2:01



The Things They Say 7342

"I'm in complete denial about being a celebrity. I spend 80 per cent of my time in my kitchen, and occasionally I'm wheeled out to pretend to be KATE...

25th February 2008 2:01



Weaver To Take Over New York Theatre

SIGOURNEY WEAVER is set to become a New York theatre owner after agreeing a deal with city and state officials to create a three stage drama space...

25th February 2008 2:01



Elizabeth + Ratatouille Win First Oscars

ELIZABETH: THE GOLDEN AGE was the first winner at the Oscars, as ALEXANDRA BYRNE picked up the night's Best Costume Design award. The British...

25th February 2008 2:07



Hot Favourite Bardem Wins His First Oscar

JAVIER BARDEM's menacing portrayal of psychotic killer ANTON CHIGURH in NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN earned the actor his first Oscar on Sunday night...

25th February 2008 2:37



Europe Claims Early Wins At The Oscars

Europe was the early winner at the Oscars on Sunday (24Feb07) with Brit TILDA SWINTON and Spaniard JAVIER BARDEM claiming the night's first acting...

25th February 2008 3:02



No Country Scores An Early Oscars Double

NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN became the first double winner at the 2008 Academy Awards after claiming two of the first 10 prizes. Spanish actor Javier...

25th February 2008 3:32



Cotillard Claims Another Gold For Europe

French actress MARION COTILLARD has continued Europe's success at the 2008 Oscars by claiming the event's Best Actress prize for her stunning...

25th February 2008 3:38



Once Tune Serves Up Big Oscar Surprise

Irish singer/songwriter GLEN HANSARD and his ONCE co-star MARKETA IRGLOVA served up the first big surprise at the 2008 Oscars by beating ALAN...

25th February 2008 4:09



Europe Claims All The Acting Prizes At The Oscars

DANIEL DAY-LEWIS made it a clean sweep for Europe at the Oscars on Sunday (24Feb08), claiming the fourth of the night's acting awards. The Irishman...

25th February 2008 5:03



No Country For Old Men Triumphs At The Oscars

Dark thriller NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN was the big winner at the 80th Academy Awards in Hollywood on Sunday (24Feb08), after claiming four of the eight...

25th February 2008 5:33



The Things They Say 7345

"Thank you to the COENS for being crazy enough to think that I could do that and put one of the most horrible haircuts in history over my head."...

25th February 2008 5:33



The Things They Say 7344

"GEORGE CLOONEY... the seriousness and dedication to your art, seeing you climb into that rubber batsuit, from BATMAN + ROBIN the one with the...

25th February 2008 5:33



The Things They Say 7343

"The town was torn apart by a bitter writers strike but I'm happy to say the fight is over, so tonight, welcome to the make-up sex." Oscars host JON...

25th February 2008 5:33



Wilson Returns To Public Life

OWEN WILSON made a triumphant return to Hollywood life as a presenter at the Oscars on Sunday night (24Feb08). The actor, who has shunned public...

25th February 2008 5:33



Fascinating Oscars Fact:

ONCE star MARKETA IRGLOVA got lucky at the Oscars on Sunday night (24Feb08) when she was allowed to return to the stage to give her acceptance speech...

25th February 2008 5:33



Travolta Dances At The Oscars, Leaves His Landing Lights On

JOHN TRAVOLTA lived up to his waltzing promise at the Academy Awards on Sunday (24Feb08) when he briefly danced to the Kodak Theatre podium to...

25th February 2008 5:33



The Things They Say 7347

"I have an America agent who is the spitting image of this. Really, truly the same shaped head and, it has to be said, the buttocks and I'm giving...

25th February 2008 5:33



Fascinating Oscars Fact:

NICOLE KIDMAN was the last celebrity to arrive at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood for the Oscars.

25th February 2008 5:33



The Things They Say 7346

"DIABLO CODY used to be an exotic dancer and now she's an Oscarnominated screenwriter. I hope you're enjoying the paycut." Oscars host JON STEWART...

25th February 2008 5:33



Fascinating Oscars Fact:

Honorary Oscar recipient ROBERT BOYLE made Academy Awards history on Sunday night (24Feb08) by becoming the oldest living winner at 98. The revered...

25th February 2008 5:33



The Things They Say 7348

"Does this town need a hug...? NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN, SWEENEY TODD, THERE WILL BE BLOOD. All I can say is, `Thank God for teen pregnancy.'" Oscars...

25th February 2008 5:33



Fascinating Oscars Fact:

U.S. troops stationed in Baghdad, Iraq presented the Oscar for Best Documentary Short via satellite during Sunday's (24Feb08) Academy Awards ceremony.

25th February 2008 5:33



Soul Star Duffy Number One For Second Week With Mercy

Welsh singer Duffy has topped the UK singles chart for a second week with soul hit Mercy.Dance track What's It Gonna Be by H Two O featuring Platnum...

25th February 2008 6:00



Jonas Brothers Are Secret Spies

U.S. pop sensations THE JONAS BROTHERS are to turn their family name into a new espionage organisation for a MONKEES-style TV series. The sibling...

25th February 2008 7:35



Cowell: 'The Oscars Reek Of Snobbery'

Acid-tongued music mogul SIMON COWELL has slammed Sunday (24Feb08) night's Academy Awards - because the Oscars "reek of snobbery". The American Idol...

25th February 2008 7:35



The Black Crowes Furious With 'Fabricated' Maxim Review

U.S. rockers THE BLACK CROWES have been left fuming after a music critic allegedly "made up" a bad review of their first album in seven years. The...

25th February 2008 7:35



Wilson Returns To Public Life

OWEN WILSON made a triumphant return to Hollywood life as a presenter at the Oscars on Sunday night (24Feb08). The actor, who has shunned public...

25th February 2008 7:35



No Country For Old Men Triumphs At The Oscars

Dark thriller NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN was the big winner at the 80th Academy Awards in Hollywood on Sunday (24Feb08), after claiming four of the eight...

25th February 2008 7:35



Duffy Shows No Mercy Atop U.k. Singles Chart

Soul newcomer DUFFY has held on to the number one spot in the U.K. singles chart with MERCY for the second week running. The Welsh singer fought off...

25th February 2008 7:35



Rihanna: 'I'm Addicted To Art'

UMBRELLA star RIHANNA has a secret addiction to art collecting - which began after buying a painting by ROLLING STONES legend RONNIE WOOD. The R+B...

25th February 2008 7:35



Jazz Legend Macero Dies

Legendary jazz producer TEO MACERO has died. He was 82. The star, who worked extensively with Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and Miles Davis, died...

25th February 2008 7:35



Farrell Happy With $11,000 Motor Bargain

Thrifty COLIN FARRELL bought a Ford Bronco for $11,000 (GBP5,500) off the Internet and then drove it from New York to Los Angeles. The Irish actor...

25th February 2008 7:35



Grant Lends Support To British Cancer Charity

Big-hearted actor HUGH GRANT is lending his support to British charity Marie Curie Cancer Care as a thank you for its work with his late mother. The...

25th February 2008 7:35



Winfrey Signs Up Chef Oliver For New Show

Talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY has enlisted the culinary skills of British chef JAMIE OLIVER to help out on her new reality show. The star will take...

25th February 2008 7:35



Knightley: 'Photographs Take Away The Soul'

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY hates having her photograph taken - because she insists each snap takes away a piece of her soul. The Atonement star tries to avoid...

25th February 2008 7:35



Connery Confident Of Scottish Independence

Actor SIR SEAN CONNERY is confident his native Scotland will soon have independence from the British Isles. The star, who is a vocal supporter of...

25th February 2008 7:35



The Things They Say 7349

"I just passed the time by actually writing movie scripts and TV pilots and then I would sell them to the studios... I just found it easier to sell...

25th February 2008 7:35



Fascinating Fact 4897

HAYDEN CHRISTENSEN collects the shoes his characters wear in all his films.

25th February 2008 7:35



Stars Come Out For Pre-oscars Fundraiser

GEORGE CLOONEY, TOM CRUISE and KATIE HOLMES, CAMERON DIAZ, HARRISON FORD and JENNIFER ANISTON were among the Hollywood superstars who helped turned...

25th February 2008 7:35



Branson's Galactic Venture Gets A Boost

Billionaire businessman RICHARD BRANSON's plans to take people into space onboard his Virgin Galactic rockets are proving so successful, the Brit is...

25th February 2008 7:35



No Country For Old Men And Day-lewis Win At The Oscars

Daniel Day-Lewis has won the Oscar for best actor on an evening when all the major acting prizes went to European actors.Day-Lewis picked up the...

25th February 2008 8:10



Linda Lusardi Is Latest Contestant To Leave Dancing On Ice

Former model Linda Lusardi has become the seventh contestant to be voted off ITV1's Dancing On Ice.The Emmerdale actress and partner Dan found...

25th February 2008 9:32



Day-lewis Thanks Clooney While Marion Cotillard Quivers

Daniel Day-Lewis has explained why he kissed fellow best actor nominee George Clooney after winning the award at Sunday night's Oscars.The There Will...

25th February 2008 9:51



Boy Kill Boy And One Night Only Confirmed For Camden Crawl

The full lineup for this year's Camden Crawl has been confirmed with teenage upstarts One Night Only included.The majority of the bands set to play...

25th February 2008 10:11



Top Gear Host Hammond Admits To 'Depression' Since Crash

Richard Hammond has admitted to suffering from depression since the car crash that nearly killed him in 2006.The Top Gear presenter made a miraculous...

25th February 2008 10:52





Javine Gives Birth To Daughter

JAVINE HYLTON, the partner of SO SOLID CREW MC HARVEY, has given birth to a baby girl.After giving birth at a hospital in Tooting, South London,...

25th February 2008 12:13



Turk Withdraws Guilty Plea

Rapper TURK has withdrawn his guilty plea for an attempted murder charge relating to a police shootout in 2004. The former Hot Boys member, real...

25th February 2008 12:23



J. Holiday Arrested For Drug Possession

R+B singer J. HOLIDAY has been arrested for marijuana possession in Maryland after police pulled him over for speeding. The Bed singer - real name...

25th February 2008 12:23



Smith's I Am Legend Zombie Fighter Honoured

WILL SMITH's performance as a zombie fighter in I AM LEGEND has won the movie star the Cadet Choice Movie Award for 2008. The U.S. Military Academy...

25th February 2008 12:23



Blanchett Reveals Baby Gender

Pregnant actress CATE BLANCHETT let slip the sex of her unborn child while she was at the Oscars on Sunday night (24Feb08). The Lord Of The Rings...

25th February 2008 12:23



Fox Tv Stations Fined For Nude Scenes

U.S. broadcasting regulators have fined 13 Fox TV stations for showing an episode of MARRIED BY AMERICA which was said to contain "graphic bachelor...

25th February 2008 12:23



Fascinating Fact 4898

MILEY CYRUS will film part of her upcoming HANNAH MONTANA movie in Nashville, Tennessee after her country music star father BILLY RAY CYRUS...

25th February 2008 12:23



Affleck's Naughty Song Spoof Response To Damon

BEN AFFLECK has offered a rebuttal to friend MATT DAMON's saucy video skit with comedienne SARAH SILVERMAN - with an outrageous tune called I'M...

25th February 2008 12:23



Te Kanawa Slams Young Classical Stars

Veteran opera star DAME KIRI TE KANAWA has blasted young classical music stars including chart-topping singer HAYLEY WESTENRA, insisting their...

25th February 2008 12:23



Martin + Aventura Wow Latin Music Awards

RICKY MARTIN and Dominican band AVENTURA led the way at the 20th annual Premio Lo Nuestro Awards in Florida on Thursday (21Feb08). Martin picked up...

25th February 2008 12:23



Gill: 'Murphy's Mother Influenced Split'

Singer JOHNNY GILL has spoken out about pal EDDIE MURPHY's split from TRACEY EDMONDS - insisting the star's mother warned him not to rush into the...

25th February 2008 12:23



The Things They Say 7353

"I have absolutely no idea what happened after that. You could have told me my dress fell off." TILDA SWINTON was left dazed after hearing her name...

25th February 2008 12:23



The Things They Say 7352

"I wind up in the emergency room often... I think it's because I'm really clumsy. I'd like to think it's because I'm really taking these daring...

25th February 2008 12:23



Mantegna Thrilled To Star In Former Student's Film

Actor JOE MANTEGNA jumped at the chance to star in new comedy WITLESS PROTECTION - because it was written and directed by one of his former drama...

25th February 2008 12:23



The Things They Say 7351

"We'd talk in the driveway like any other neighbours. Though I guess most neighbours don't leave their underpants in your fridge." JACK NICHOLSON on...

25th February 2008 12:23



Fascinating Fact 4900

DIANE KEATON, TILDA SWINTON, DENNIS HOPPER, NICKY HILTON and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS star JOHN FRUSCIANTE were among the celebrity guests at...

25th February 2008 12:23



Fascinating Fact 4899

GEORGE CLOONEY lost a $100 (GBP50) bet with U.S. film critic RICHARD ROEPER after the pair agreed to gamble on the outcome of the Oscars on Sunday...

25th February 2008 12:23



Stone Wore Lucky Rat's Foot

SHARON STONE wore a 'lucky' rat's foot on her blouse as she hosted the auction at the post-Oscars Elton John Aids Foundation party on Sunday night...

25th February 2008 12:23



The Things They Say 7350

"When we were in London, people were like, 'Oh, an actual movie about sweaters, how fascinating.'" Actress RACHEL BILSON on the confusion surrounding...

25th February 2008 12:23



Holbrook Credits Real-life Adventures For Into The Wild Success

Veteran actor HAL HOLBROOK credits his own sailing adventures for his Oscar nomination - because they helped him understand his character in INTO THE...

25th February 2008 12:23



Day-lewis Thrilled With Catchphrase

Oscar winner DANIEL DAY-LEWIS is thrilled his "I drink your milkshake" line from THERE WILL BE BLOOD has become part of popular culture. The...

25th February 2008 12:23



The Things They Say 7355

"I'm a shameless auction pimp." SHARON STONE on her plans to make a fortune at the post-Oscars Elton John Aids Foundation auction.

25th February 2008 12:23



The Things They Say 7354

"There were a few people I thought, when the music came up, I thought, 'Just let them have a little moment. It's such a big moment for them.'" Oscar...

25th February 2008 12:23



Damon And Greengrass To Make Fourth Bourne Movie

Matt Damon is to reunite with director Paul Greengrass for a fourth movie in the Jason Bourne franchise.Oscar-winner Damon has played the amnesiac...

25th February 2008 12:33



Eastenders' Gang Attack Declared Too Violent By Ofcom

An episode of EastEnders involving a gang attack on the Queen Vic pub has been deemed too violent by broadcasting regulator Ofgem.The BBC1 soap was...

25th February 2008 14:55



Aguilera Sacks Manager Over Poor Magazine Sales

CHRISTINA AGUILERA has reportedly sacked her manager after a row over poor sales of a magazine featuring pictures of her and her family. The DIRRTY...

25th February 2008 15:55



Rem Announce Details Of UK Summer Stadium Tour

REM have announced details of their upcoming UK summer tour.The US band will play four major stadiums cross the England and Wales in August this...

25th February 2008 15:55



The Things They Say 7356

"My bedroom door won't stay open for some reason, so I keep it open with my awards." FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL explains how he latest gongs...

25th February 2008 16:25



Fascinating Fact 4901

R+B singer/producer T-PAIN is adding talent scout to his resume - he's signed girl group SOPHIA FRESH to his Nappy Boy label.

25th February 2008 16:25



Adele Rules Out Dating

Soul newcomer ADELE has vowed to remain single for the near future - because she doesn't trust men. The 19-year-old Brit admits she has been in love...

25th February 2008 16:25



Combs Ditched Bling Lifestyle For Film Role

SEAN COMBS swapped his luxurious lifestyle for a more humble existence to prepare for his role in TV movie A RAISIN IN THE SUN. The...

25th February 2008 16:25



Bowie: 'Drugs Ruined My Memory'

Pop legend DAVID BOWIE has warned kids to stay away from drugs, because experimenting with illegal substances in the 1970s has ruined his memory. ...

25th February 2008 16:25



Blur's Rowntree To Stand As Labour Mp

BLUR rocker DAVE ROWNTREE is taking his political ambitions to the next level - he's to stand for the British Labour party in the next general...

25th February 2008 16:25



Combs Isn't Looking For Love

SEAN COMBS has put his love life on hold while he chases his dream of making it in Hollywood. The singer has abandoned his New York home to set up...

25th February 2008 16:25



As I Lay Dying Star Bottled + Bloodied At Concert

U.S. metal rockers AS I LAY DYING were recently forced to cut short a show in Australia after guitarist NICK HIPA was hit in the head by a bottle...

25th February 2008 16:25



Foxx Takes On Tyson Role

Oscar-winner JAMIE FOXX is to take on the role of legendary boxer MIKE TYSON in a forthcoming film about his life. The retired sportsman is planning...

25th February 2008 16:25



Ferrell Caught By Wife In Sexy Pose With Klum

WILL FERRELL and supermodel HEIDI KLUM were recently left red-faced at a photo shoot - after the comedian's wife caught them in a compromising...

25th February 2008 16:25



Broadway Actor Dies

Veteran Broadway star DENNIS LETTS has died of cancer at the age of 73, just weeks after stepping offstage for the last time. Despite being...

25th February 2008 16:25



Swinton Prepared For Oscar Loss

Actress TILDA SWINTON was so convinced she would not win an Academy Award on Sunday (24Feb08), she didn't hear her name when it was announced. The...

25th February 2008 16:25



Cotillard Fed Up With Talking About Herself

French actress MARION COTILLARD will be relieved when the U.S. awards season is over - because she is sick of answering questions about herself. The...

25th February 2008 16:25



Penn Dating Nemcova?

SEAN PENN is rumoured to have found comfort in the arms of supermodel PETRA NEMCOVA following his split from wife ROBIN WRIGHT PENN. The pair has...

25th February 2008 16:25



Family Group Protests Against Las Vegas Nudity

The Parents Television Council, which has been responsible for generating most of the complaints about alleged indecency on network television, has...

25th February 2008 18:31



Live Again, Saturday Night Live Pulls Big Ratings

Starved of live broadcasts of Saturday Night Live since the writers' strike began in early November, fans of the show returned en masse Saturday...

25th February 2008 18:31



Oscar Ratings Delayed

Ratings for Sunday night's Oscars telecast on ABC were delayed by Nielsen Media Research today (Monday), but preliminary results suggested that the...

25th February 2008 18:31



Oscar Telecast Becomes Stewart's Show

Jon Stewart received generally high marks for his hosting duties at Sunday night's Academy Awards show, certainly far better ones than he received...

25th February 2008 18:31



It's All In The Marketing, Y'know

On Friday, Wall Street Journal critic Joe Morgenstern complained that if Vantage Point became a hit, it wouldn't be on account of its content or...

25th February 2008 18:31



Vantage Point Takes Advantage

Say what you will about Vantage Point -- and critics last week unloaded on it -- the film delivered at the box office, producing an estimated $24...

25th February 2008 18:31



More Awards Winners

In other awards ceremonies over the weekend, Juno topped the Independent Spirit Awards, while Lindsay Lohan's I Know Who Killed Me nearly swept ever...

25th February 2008 18:31



Oscar Winners: The Rundown

Joel and Ethan Coen's No Country for Old Men made a stronger-than-expected showing at Sunday night's Academy Awards presentation. Although it was...

25th February 2008 18:31



Lowe's Yanks Spots From Big Brother

The Lowe's department store chain has pulled its ads out of CBS's Big Brother series following criticism of an episode in which one of the...

25th February 2008 18:31



Hong Kong Director Lau Criticizes Spielberg's Olympics Stance

Hong Kong director Andrew Lau Wai-keung, whose hit film Internal Affairs was recreated as the U.S. blockbuster The Departed by Martin Scorsese, has...

25th February 2008 18:31



Wood Joins Emin In Painting Auction For Royal Academy Of Arts

ROLLING STONES guitarist RONNIE WOOD is to sell one of his paintings to raise funds for London's Royal Academy of Arts. The rocker-turned-artist has...

25th February 2008 19:26



Led Zeppelin Touted For World Peace Gigs

Legendary rockers LED ZEPPELIN have been invited by the World Peace One organisation to reunite once more for a series of charity concerts across the...

25th February 2008 19:26



Bowie Hails Johansson's Waits Covers, Plays Down Own Contributions

Veteran rocker DAVID BOWIE has heaped praise on actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON for her album of TOM WAITS covers, branding her vocal talents "mystical". ...

25th February 2008 19:26



The Things They Say 7358

"I have a U.N. passport. It says 'Messenger of Peace' on it. It's very cool." GEORGE CLOONEY is proud of his new status.

25th February 2008 19:26



The Things They Say 7357

"She really enjoyed her pregnancy. She has been nesting. And she has been resting which is different for her. She has really found a balance - before...

25th February 2008 19:26



Busey Apologises For Oscars Red Carpet Moment

Actor GARY BUSEY called in to Los Angeles DJ RYAN SEACREST's breakfast radio show on Monday (25Feb08) to apologise for startling pals JENNIFER GARNER...

25th February 2008 19:26



Cody Refuses To Wear Weitzman Shoes To The Oscars

LATEST: Oscar winner DIABLO CODY chose to wear her own shoes to the Academy Awards on Sunday night (24Feb08) after turning down the chance to wear...

25th February 2008 19:26



Gibson Buys Aussie Cinema Chain

Hollywood star MEL GIBSON has completed a $19.44 million (GBP9.72 million) deal for his company Icon Film Distribution to takeover a popular cinema...

25th February 2008 19:26



Clooney Tells Cruise: 'Make Fun Of Yourself'

GEORGE CLOONEY has urged Hollywood pal TOM CRUISE "make fun of himself" and broaden his appeal to movie audiences. Cruise's public persona has been...

25th February 2008 19:26



Landers Shaken By Post-oscars Crash

Sound editor KAREN BAKER LANDERS suffered a post-Oscars car crash on Monday (25Feb08) morning, just hours after she claimed gold at the glitzy...

25th February 2008 19:26



Clooney 'Depressed' About Darfur Visit

GEORGE CLOONEY is suffering depression after his last United Nations trip to wartorn Sudan and fears he may be causing more damage than good to the...

25th February 2008 19:26



Renfro Snubbed At Oscars

Tragic actor BRAD RENFRO was snubbed at Sunday's (24Feb08) Academy Awards when organisers left him out of a montage of stars who died in the past...

25th February 2008 19:26



Stone Blasted By Peta Members For Rat's Foot

LATEST: Hollywood star SHARON STONE has been slammed by animal rights campaigners for wearing a broach made from a rat's foot to Sir Elton John's...

25th February 2008 19:26



Jay-z Joins Linkin Park Onstage For Encore

BIG PIMPIN' hitmaker SHAWN 'JAY-Z' CARTER stunned thousands of fans at a LINKIN PARK concert recently when he joined the rockers onstage for a...

25th February 2008 19:26



Badu: 'Rap Can Heal The World'

ERYKAH BADU is convinced hip-hop can unite religious divides and heal the world. Badu preaches the message in new track The Healer, which features...

25th February 2008 19:26



The Things They Say 7359

"Getting a text from BONO is one of the biggest things that can happen to an Irishman. (He's) the chieftain of our country." Best Song Oscar winner...

25th February 2008 22:16



Combs Goes Straight From Dancefloor To Talk Show

Rap superstar SEAN COMBS had to be dragged from the dancefloor at an all night post-Oscars party at PRINCE's Hollywood home to appear on U.S. morning...

25th February 2008 22:16



Sting: `Hyde Park Police Show Will Be The Last In U.k.'

LATEST: STING has urged British fans of THE POLICE to get tickets for the Hard Rock Calling concert in London in June (08) - because the trio will...

25th February 2008 22:16



Etheridge Is Once Star's Good Luck Charm

MELISSA ETHERIDGE turned out to be a lucky charm for ONCE star MARKETA IRGLOVA after a chance meeting in the days before the Oscars. Irglova and...

25th February 2008 22:16



Diddy Offers Lopez Twins A Baby Wardrobe

JENNIFER LOPEZ's former boyfriend SEAN `DIDDY' COMBS is so thrilled his ex has become another parent of twins he's planning to kit the babies out...

25th February 2008 22:16



Numan Convinced He Has Asperger's

Synth-pop icon GARY NUMAN discovered he suffers from mild autism while taking a series of Internet tests. Though he has not officially been...

25th February 2008 22:16



Jury Duty For Madonna?

MADONNA will find out if she has to serve as a jury member later today (25Feb08) after showing up at Beverly Hills Courthouse prepared to do her...

25th February 2008 22:16



Clever Jamie Lynn Passes Ged Exam

Teen star JAMIE LYNN SPEARS has found something to smile about after her pregnancy controversy - she has picked up a General Educational Development...

25th February 2008 22:16



First Thalberg Oscar To Be Sold Online

The Oscar producer DARRYL F. ZANUCK won in 1938 is to be auctioned off online. The first Irving Thalberg Memorial Award ever presented, Zanuck's...

25th February 2008 22:16



Clooney Pokes Fun At Pitt/jolie Baby Reports

BRAD PITT's pal GEORGE CLOONEY has joined the ranks of those gossiping about ANGELINA JOLIE's 'baby bump', joking her bloated belly might just be a...

25th February 2008 22:16



The Things They Say 7360

"Being sober has been a great challenge to me and it has been the beginning of a very lovely life." SQUEEZE star CHRIS DIFFORD on giving up booze.

25th February 2008 22:16



Fascinating Fact 4903

Fruit-loving rap mogul SEAN `DIDDY' COMBS eats one portion of apple sauce every day and prefers apple pie to cake on his birthday.

25th February 2008 22:16



Fascinating Fact 4902

Former BROS star LUKE GOSS has landed a leading role in the movie adaptation of videogame TEKKEN.

25th February 2008 22:16



Ronson Not A Fan Of Alcohol-free Grammys

Brit Awards winner MARK RONSON has hit out at the organisers of the Grammys for not letting celebrities drink alcohol at the music Oscars. The...

25th February 2008 22:16



Fascinating Fact 4904

AUGUST RUSH star JAMIA NASH, 11, who performed Best Song nominee RAISE IT UP at the Oscars on Sunday (24Feb08) sang at JOHN TRAVOLTA's 50th birthday...

25th February 2008 22:16



Hepburn Dress Tops Classiest Gown Poll

The black Givenchy dress AUDREY HEPBURN wore in BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S has topped a new poll to find the Classiest Cinema Gown. Hepburn's iconic...

25th February 2008 22:16



Jessica Lange Adds Photographer To Her Resume

Actress JESSICA LANGE is filling time between movie roles by publishing a book of her photographs. The 58-year-old past Oscar winner finds the hobby...

25th February 2008 22:16



The Creature Dead At 79

THE CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON has died, aged 79. Tahitian ex-Marine Ben Chapman donned the mask and costume for the cult 1954 3-D movie. ...

25th February 2008 22:16



Clooney Shuns Goody Bags

GEORGE CLOONEY and his girlfriend SARAH LARSON left the Academy Awards on Sunday (24Feb08) empty-handed - because the movie star refuses to accept...

25th February 2008 22:16



Whoopi Upset About Oscars Snub

WHOOPI GOLDBERG held back tears as she spoke of her disappointment at not being part of a past Oscars glory tribute on her daily talk show THE VIEW...

25th February 2008 22:16



Janney Missed Juno Actress Speech

JUNO star ALLISON JANNEY was left red faced at the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday (23Feb08) when she realised her onscreen stepdaughter...

25th February 2008 22:16



The Things They Say 7363

"He's really sick right now and was just giving me a hard time because I wasn't on tour... taking care of him. I'm like, 'I'm your wife, not your...

25th February 2008 22:16



Fascinating Fact 4908

British actor TOM WILKINSON's daughter ALICE wore her prom dress to the Oscars. She was her nominated father's date for the evening.

25th February 2008 22:16



Fascinating Fact 4907

MARTIN SCORSESE is DANIEL DAY-LEWIS' Oscars lucky charm - the moviemaker presented the Irishman with both his Best Actor prizes for MY LEFT FOOT and...

25th February 2008 22:16



The Things They Say 7362

"My mother said, `I'm going to try to take a plane and get there on time, just make sure somebody gets there to help me through immigration.'" Oscar...

25th February 2008 22:16



Fascinating Fact 4906

Movie studio bosses at Dimension Films have signed SAW screenwriters PATRICK MELTON and MARCUS DUNSTAN to script a remake of CLIVE BARKER's 1987...

25th February 2008 22:16



The Things They Say 7361

"She wouldn't drive anywhere... It's cars with blacked-out windows everywhere for her. She thinks she's very recognisable." COLIN FARRELL on his...

25th February 2008 22:16



Brolin Penned No Country Journal As Wrap Gift

JOSH BROLIN handed his NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN co-stars copies of a handmade bound journal he wrote while shooting the movie when the film wrapped. ...

25th February 2008 22:16



Fascinating Fact 4905

Former stripper DIABLO CODY will follow her Best Original Screenplay Oscar win by turning a horror story she has written into a new movie. Shooting...

25th February 2008 22:16


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