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Colin Firth Named Actor Of Te Year Again

10th February 2011

Colin Firth has been named Actor of the Year for the second time in a row.The 50-year-old star scooped the accolade at the London Film Critics' Circle Awards for his portrayal of stuttering monarch King...

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Sorkin, Nolan Win Wga Movie Awards

7th February 2011

Aaron Sorkin won the best adapted screenplay award for Sony's The Social Network at the WGA Awards ceremony Saturday night. Sorkin's screenplay was based on the book The Accidental Billionaires by Ben Mezrich. Christopher Nolan...

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Nolan & Sorkin Win Top Screenplay Awards

6th February 2011

Moviemaker CHRISTOPHER NOLAN and writer AARON SORKIN were the toast of Hollywood on Saturday (05Feb11) after claiming the top prizes at the annual Writers Guild of America Awards.Nolan's Inception claimed the Original Screenplay honour, while...

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Sorkin Lands Scripter Award

5th February 2011

AARON SORKIN has edged ever closer to landing a Best Screenplay Oscar after winning the 2011 Scripter Award in Los Angeles.The Social Network screenplay won Sorkin the coveted University of Southern California honour on Friday...

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Sorkin Returns To Tv With News Drama

31st January 2011

THE SOCIAL NETWORK screenwriter AARON SORKIN is turning his attention back to TV after successfully pitching a new drama set behind the scenes of a nightly cable news show.Sorkin created The West Wing in 1999...

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The Things They Say 19995

25th January 2011

"It's a great way to start the morning. I love The King's Speech. It was a great year for movies. It was the year for the screenplay too. I'm so happy for everyone involved. My...

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Social Network Wins Top Golden Globe Film Award

17th January 2011

The Social Network won the Golden Globe for best dramatic film Sunday night, while The Kids Are All Right won for best comedy or musical. Social Network 's David Fincher also collected the Golden Globe...

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Sarah Palin Reality Show Axed After One Season?

10th January 2011

SARAH PALIN, the 46-year-old Republican politician and former Governor of Alaska, will not be making a second season of her reality show 'Sarah Palin's Alaska', reports the UK's Daily Mail. The series producer MARK BURNETT...

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The Social Network Dominates National Society Of Film Critics Prizes

10th January 2011

Facebook movie 'The Social Network' has scooped four prizes from the National Society of Film Critics. Jesse Eisenberg - who plays Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in the film - beat off stiff competition from both...

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Sarah Palin Takes Aim At Michelle Obama On Reality Show

21st December 2010

SARAH PALIN, the Republican politician who may go head-to-head with BARACK OBAMA at the next presidential election, has taken aim at the current First Lady MICHELLE OBAMA during an episode of her reality show 'Sarah...

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Sarah Palin Hits Back At Aaron Sorkin

20th December 2010

SARAH PALIN, the former Governor of Alaska and star of the reality show 'Sarah Palin's Alaska', has hit back at criticism from screenwriter AARON SORKIN over clips of her hunting and killing a caribou. Sorkin,...

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The King's Speech Leads Golden Globe Nominations

14th December 2010

'The King's Speech' has received seven Golden Globe award nominations. Starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter, the movie - which tells the tale of a king suffering from a speech impediment -...

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Sarah Palin Hunting Footage Is A Snuff Film Says Sorkin

9th December 2010

SARAH PALIN, the former Governor of Alaska and possible Republican presidential candidate, has been heavily criticised by the 'West Wing' creator AARON SORKIN for killing a caribou on a recent episode of her reality show...

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Sarah Palin Hunting Clip Condemed By West Wing Creator Sorkin

8th December 2010

A recent episode of SARAH PALIN's reality show 'Sarah Palin's Alaska' has been condemned by AARON SORKIN for being "a snuff film" after the potential presidential candidate was filmed shooting a caribou, reports The Huffington...

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The Social Network Named Best Film By Nat'l Board Of Review

3rd December 2010

The Social Network, regarded as a strong contender in the Oscar race, received a suitable lift-off Thursday when it was voted best picture of the year by the National Board of Review, the group that...

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Sorkin Signs On To Pen Jackman's Houdini Musical

2nd November 2010

Top screenwriter AARON SORKIN has teamed up with HUGH JACKMAN and composer DANNY ELFMAN to bring master illusionist and escape artist HARRY HOUDINI back to life in a thrilling new Broadway musical.Elfman tells EW.com he...

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Portman Helped Sorkin Depict Life At Harvard

4th October 2010

THE SOCIAL NETWORK screenwriter AARON SORKIN had insider access to everything that goes on behind closed doors at Harvard University thanks to school graduate NATALIE PORTMAN.The Star Wars beauty studied psychology at the prestigious institution...

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Movie Reviews The Social Network

1st October 2010

Reviews don't come much friendlier than those for David Fincher's The Social Network , written by The West Wing 's Aaron Sorkin and starring Jesse Eisenberg has Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. Roger Ebert in the...

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Natalie Portman Advises Screenwriter

1st October 2010

Natalie Portman advised 'The Social Network' screenwriter on university life. The 'Black Swan' actress - who studied at Harvard from 1999 to 2003 and dated a member of the exclusive members club Porcellian - provided...

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Sorkin Showers Off Writer's Block

30th September 2010

THE WEST WING creator AARON SORKIN has a bizarre method to writing his Emmy-winning scripts - he showers up to eight times a day to keep himself "energised" in between drafts.The screenwriter, producer and playwright...

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Sorkin's Sobriety Is A Daily Battle

22nd September 2010

Hollywood screenwriter AARON SORKIN faces a daily struggle to stay sober, nine years after kicking his cocaine addiction.Sorkin, who turned Tom Cruise's A Few Good Men from a stage play to a movie classic, first...

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Sorkin To Turn Aide's Mistress Tale Into Edwards Film

17th July 2010

WEST WING creator AARON SORKIN is set to tackle the underbelly of politics again after signing on to turn ANDREW YOUNG's bestseller THE POLITICIAN - about the downfall of cheating former presidential candidate JOHN EDWARDS...

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Pitt's Moneyball On Again

10th July 2009

BRAD PITT's baseball movie MONEYBALL is rolling again, with WEST WING creator AARON SORKIN rewriting the screenplay.The Billy Beane biopic was scheduled to go before cameras at the end of last month (Jun09) but filming...

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West Wing Creator To Pen Clooney Court Drama

3rd February 2009

Aaron Sorkin, the creator of The West Wing, is to collaborate with George Clooney on upcoming courtroom drama The Challenge.Variety reports Clooney's production company Smoke House is to develop the film, based on the trial...

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West Wing Writer Aaron Sorkin To Pen Facebook Film

28th August 2008

Aaron Sorkin, creator of The West Wing, is to write a movie based on the rise of Facebook, he has confirmed.The screenwriter is in negotiations to create an as-yet-untitled film about the social networking site,...

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Sorkin Says Writer-producers Forced End Of Writers' Strike

13th August 2008

TV writer-producer Aaron Sorkin ( The West Wing, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip ) has disclosed that as the writers' strike dragged on into January, he and "seven or eight" other top screenwriters were...

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