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Odds On Meryl Streep Winning Best Actress At The Oscars Fall Dramatically

22nd February 2012

As the Academy Of Motion Pictures And Sciences approach, there may be more surprising winners than first thought. Silent movie The Artist looks set to sweep the board once again, with nominations in the Best...

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Michael Douglas To Present At The Oscars

21st February 2012

Michael Douglas will be a presenter at the Oscars on Sunday (26.02.12). The veteran actor - recovering from throat cancer - is tipped to announce the Best Picture award, although organisers will not confirm this...

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Steve Mcqueen: Americans Are Scared Of Sex

20th February 2012

Steve McQueen claims Michael Fassbender missed out on an Oscar nomination because Americans are too scared of sex.McQueen directed the Irish actor in 'Shame' - in which he played a sex addict - and while...

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Tom Ford Doesn't Expect To Be Oscars Outfit Choice

20th February 2012

Tom Ford thinks his dresses are too daring to be worn at the Oscars.The fashion designer says Tilda Swinton is the only actress willing to take a risk at major events because other screen beauties...

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Charles Worthington Wants To Work With Gaga

20th February 2012

Charles Worthington would love to style Lady Gaga's hair.The iconic hairdresser believes the eccentric singer would be the ideal person to work with as she would want something ''completely outrageous''.When asked who he would like...

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Oscar Advertisers Spending More On Ads Than Nominees Did

15th February 2012

The two top advertisers on this year's Oscars telecast, Hyundai and JC Penney, will each spend about $10.9 million on ads during the telecast -- an amount that exceeds the entire ad spending for all...

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George Clooney Wants To Team Up With Kate Winslet

13th February 2012

George Clooney would "love" to work with Kate Winslet. The 'Descendants' star - who is dating former wrestler Stacy Keibler - is a big fan of the 'Mildred Pierce' actress and she is top of...

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Chris O'dowd Not Expecting Bridesmaids Return

13th February 2012

Chris O'Dowd doesn't feel like he would "miss out" if a 'Bridesmaids' sequel didn't get made.The Irish actor plays the role of police officer Rhodes in the 2011 comedy movie starring Kristin Wiig and Maya...

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Denzel Washington Rarely Likes Scripts

13th February 2012

Denzel Washington never likes scripts he is sent.The 'Safe House' actor - who also directs and produces films, and has script approval - admits he is a "logic monster" and has to run through his...

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The Artist A Big Winner At Britain's Baftas

12th February 2012

In what is widely expected to be a preview of the Oscars, The Artist claimed seven awards at Britain's BAFTA awards Sunday, including best film, best director and original screenplay (Michel Hazanavicius), and best actor...

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George Clooney To Babysit Pitt's Six Kids

12th February 2012

George Clooney has offered to babysit for Brad Pitt's six children if his friend wins the Best Actor accolade at this month's Academy Awards.The 'Descendants' star - who has famously said he doesn't want kids...

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Amy Adams Joins Object Of Beauty

8th February 2012

Amy Adams will star in and produce 'Object of Beauty'. The 'Fighter' actress will take the leading role in the adaptation of Steve Martin's novel, which she will produce alongside Trudie Styler and Celine Rattray....

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Brad Pitt Not Expecting Same Success Again

5th February 2012

Brad Pitt doesn't think he'll have as successful a year as the last 12 months have been for some time.The 48-year-old actor has seen his two latest movies, 'Moneyball' and 'The Tree of Life', nominated...

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The Help Nabs Three Trophies At Sag Awards

30th January 2012

Cast members of The Help helped themselves to three top SAG Awards on Sunday, including best cast, the equivalent to best film in other awards competitions. Viola Davis won the best actress award, while Octavia...

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Abc Offers Free App For Watching Oscars

25th January 2012

Working with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, ABC has updated the free iPhone/iPad/iPodTouch "Oscars" app it introduced last year that will allow viewers to access any of six cameras set up at...

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Demian Bichir An Outside Bet For Best Actor Oscar

25th January 2012

Demian Bichir is just the latest in a long line of Oscar nominees who've bucked the trend, the traditional prestige movie awards often going against the grain of awards season and finding outside candidates to...

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Meryl Streep 'Honoured' At Oscar Nomination

25th January 2012

Meryl Streep is "honoured" to be up for Best Actress at this year's Academy Awards. The two-time Oscar-winning actress - who has now been nominated for 17 Academy Awards - is "touched deeply" after being...

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Leonardo Dicaprio And Ryan Gosling Snubbed In Oscar Nominations

24th January 2012

Leonardo DiCaprio and Ryan Gosling have missed out on an Oscar nomination. The Hollywood actors were not among those given a nod for a prestigious prize at this year's ceremony, while 'Shame' star Michael Fassbender...

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Meryl Streep Vs Michelle Williams For Best Actress Oscar

24th January 2012

Meryl Streep has, as expected, found herself among the nominations for the Best Actress Award at the biggest ceremony of them all, the 84th Academy Awards, as the nominations were announced today. Streep played the...

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Madonna Has 'Fingers Crossed' For Oscar Nomination

24th January 2012

Madonna has her "fingers crossed" for an Oscar nomination for her directorial debut 'W.E.'. The 53-year-old singer - who won a Golden Globe for Best Song for the track 'Masterpiece' from the film - would...

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Jim Carrey Turns 50: A Look Back At His Funniest Roles

19th January 2012

It's hard to believe that Jim Carrey, often regarded as a face-pulling funny man of an actor, perhaps somewhat harshly, has turned 50 this week. The star of films like 'Liar Liar,' 'Ace Ventura' and...

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Michael Fassbender To Take Mother On Oscar Date

19th January 2012

Michael Fassbender wants to take his mother on a date to the Oscars.The 'Shame' actor - who is widely tipped to be nominated for an Academy Award following a blockbuster year of movies including 'A...

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Leonardo Dicaprio Not Motivated By Awards

18th January 2012

Leonardo DiCaprio is not motivated by winning awards.The 'J. Edgar' star - who has been nominated for three Oscars in his career -prefers to think about the people he will work with instead of the...

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Kim Kardashian Found Ricky Gervais' Jibes 'Hilarious'

17th January 2012

Kim Kardashian found Ricky Gervais' jokes about her at the Golden Globes "hilarious". The ceremony's host joked he had "sat through longer James Cameron speeches" than her 72-day marriage to Kris Humphries and called her...

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The Artist Wins Big At Golden Globes

16th January 2012

The Artist took home three accolades at last night's (15.01.12) 69th annual Golden Globe Awards.The silent black-and-white movie scooped Best Motion Picture in the Comedy or Musical category, while Best Score went to composer Ludovic...

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Gervais Pokes Fun At Bieber In Predictable Golden Globes

16th January 2012

After last year's controversial performance, many were keen to see how Ricky Gervais would approach this year's Golden Globes. And of course, who he would choose to poke fun at. In his opening monologue, he...

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Oscar May Leave Hollywood

12th January 2012

Hollywood's biggest annual event may be leaving Hollywood. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is considering moving the annual Oscars ceremony from the Kodak Theatre to the Nokia...

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