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Life On Mars Sent Into Orbit

4th March 2009

HARVEY KEITEL, JASON O'MARA and MICHAEL IMPERIOLI's U.S. sci-fi TV series LIFE ON MARS has been cancelled - just five months after the show first aired. The American programme, adapted from a popular British series of...

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Winslet's Rep Dismisses Weinstein Oscar Speech Criticism As 'Oversight'

27th February 2009

Oscar winner KATE WINSLET has brushed off criticism of her recent Academy Award acceptance speech after failing to pay tribute to movie producer HARVEY WEINSTEIN. The British beauty, who was previously nominated five times, finally won...

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Winslet Revisits Her Younger Self In Old Diaries

25th February 2009

Oscar winner KATE WINSLET took a trip down memory lane the morning after she won a Best Actress prize at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTAs) Awards - by pouring over old...

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Rourke Pays Back Therapist

23rd February 2009

A second shot at fame means actor MICKEY ROURKE can finally pay back the therapist who treated him for free for more than a decade. The star credits the un-named psychiatrist, and his collection of loyal...

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The Things They Say 11364

23rd February 2009

"I've got three BAFTAs, three Golden Globes, two Oscars. It's so crowded I worry the shelf will fall over and hit me on the head." SIR MICHAEL CAINE needs a bigger case for all his...

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Slumdog Millionaire Strikes Lucky At Academy Awards

23rd February 2009

Slumdog Millionaire has dominated the 81st annual Oscars, with eight awards including best picture.Danny Boyle's Mumbai-set drama, which tells of a boy from the slums appearing on the Indian version of Who Wants to Be...

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Oscar Glory For Best Actress Kate Winslet

23rd February 2009

British star Kate Winslet has won the best actress Oscar for Holocaust drama The Reader.Nominated for an Academy award for the sixth time, the 33-year-old finally claimed a statuette at the Kodak Theatre in Los...

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Slumdog's Danny Boyle Wins Best Director Oscar

23rd February 2009

Danny Boyle has won the best director Oscar for Slumdog Millionaire at the 81st Academy awards.The Trainspotting helmer followed his Bafta and Golden Globe awards with his first Oscar at the Kodak Theatre in Los...

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Rourke Struggling To Escape Conflict

20th February 2009

MICKEY ROURKE is determined to shed his hardman reputation - but confesses he still struggles to walk away from a fight. The actor has had well documented run-ins with police, and spent years in the Hollywood...

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Watts: 'Give Ledger The Oscar'

20th February 2009

HEATH LEDGER's ex-girlfriend NAOMI WATTS is urging Academy Awards bosses to recognise the late actor's talents by honouring him with a posthumous Oscar on Sunday (22Feb09) night. The King Kong star, who is now dating actor...

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Rourke Fears Missing Out On Oscar

20th February 2009

MICKEY ROURKE fears he will miss out on the Best Actor prize at the upcoming Academy Awards (22Feb09) - as payback for his troubled past relationships with Hollywood movie executives. The actor has made a triumphant...

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Ledger's Dad: 'Oscar Win Will Be Bittersweet'

20th February 2009

HEATH LEDGER's father KIM has hinted he will accept the late star's Best Supporting Actor Oscar if he wins at the event on Sunday (22Feb08) - but admits collecting the honour will be "bittersweet". Ledger was...

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Ledger's Daughter To Be Awarded Oscar Statuette

18th February 2009

Late actor HEATH LEDGER's three-year-old daughter MATILDA will become the proud owner of her dad's Oscar statuette on Sunday (22Feb09), if he wins a posthumous award. Ledger is nominated for his supporting role as the Joker...

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The Things They Say 11293

18th February 2009

"I met MICKEY ROURKE in the toilet at the BAFTAs. It was Mickey having a wee. I shook his hand." SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE star DEV PATEL on meeting the Oscar-nominee in London....

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The Things They Say 11282

17th February 2009

"I had no chance. It was ridiculous. But just to share the same space as these people - I mean, wow!" SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE star DEV PATEL on losing out on a BAFTA award to MICKEY...

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Bolt Is Top Dog At U.k. Box Office

17th February 2009

Animated Disney film BOLT has raced to the top of the U.K. box office chart, ousting THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON from the number one slot. The movie, featuring the voices of John Travolta and...

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Fascinating Fact 6859

17th February 2009

Golden Globe and BAFTA recipient KATE WINSLET is not the only winner in her family - her mum SALLY has been voted the Queen of the Shallots by an English pub, thanks to her perfect...

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Kapoor: 'Slumdog Success Is Down To The Recession'

17th February 2009

SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE star ANIL KAPOOR believes the hit movie's incredible success is down to the global economic crisis. The Bollywood superstar, who plays game show host Prem Kumar in Danny Boyle's movie, believes the film offers...

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Jackman Tips Ledger For Oscar Success

16th February 2009

Oscars host HUGH JACKMAN is praying late actor HEATH LEDGER walks away with a posthumous Academy Award - because the honour would be "fitting" to the star's memory. Ledger, who died from an accidental drug overdose...

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Kapoor: Slumdog Millionaire Is What The World Needs

16th February 2009

Anil Kapoor has put the success of Slumdog Millionaire down to a public desire for a break from depressing news stories.As well as earning multiple Golden Globes and Baftas, Danny Boyle's film has enjoyed a...

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Anil Kapoor: We Are Humbled By Slumdog Success

15th February 2009

Slumdog Millionaire star Anil Kapoor says the cast and crew of the Oscar favourite are stunned by the success of the film.The Mumbai-set drama won seven awards at last weekend's Bafta ceremony as well as...

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Wallace And Gromit Creator's Award Accident

12th February 2009

The creator of BAFTA-award winning animation WALLACE AND GROMIT is having to send his trophy away to be repaired - he broke the gong as soon as he was presented with it on Sunday (08Feb09)...

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Winslet Feared The Reader Role Was Beyond Her

12th February 2009

KATE WINSLET feared she lacked the acting "chops" to pull off her Oscar-nominated roll in THE READER. The British actress has won critical acclaim for her portrayal of a Nazi concentration camp guard who has an...

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Winslet's Dressing Up Thrill

11th February 2009

KATE WINSLET loves dressing up for awards shows, because she was so chubby as a child she had to wear altered hand-me-downs. The actress is this year's Hollywood golden girl; she has already picked up Golden...

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Stone Sets Sights On Slumdog Star Patel

10th February 2009

SHARON STONE is on the lookout for a new toyboy - the Hollywood actress made a play for SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE star DEV PATEL at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards on...

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Jolie-pitt Children Disturb Hotel Guests

10th February 2009

BRAD PITT and ANGELINA JOLIE's children wreaked havoc at a top London hotel as their Hollywood parents enjoyed a glitzy night out at Sunday (08Feb09) night's British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards.The...

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Pinto And Rourke Land Elle Style Award Honours

10th February 2009

SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE star FREIDA PINTO has continued the hit movie's winning streak, winning a Best Actress prize at the Elle Style Awards.The drama scooped seven British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards on...

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Kate Winslet Beats Self To Claim Best Actress

9th February 2009

British actress Kate Winslet was named best actress at the Bafta film awards on Sunday, having been nominated twice for the prize.The 33-year-old Golden Globe winner took the accolade for her turn in The Reader,...

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The Things They Say 11142

9th February 2009

"It's weird because people just shout at you. I could stay at home for that!" Actor MICHAEL SHEEN on walking the red carpet at the BAFTAs.

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Gilliam: 'Ledger Deserved More Awards'

9th February 2009

Director TERRY GILLIAM has paid tribute to late actor HEATH LEDGER, insisting the star deserved more industry recognition when he was alive.Ledger was part way through shooting a role in Gilliam's latest project, The Imaginarium...

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