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Lost In Translation Wins Writers Award

25th February 2004

LOST IN TRANSLATION and AMERICAN SPLENDOR have won the top screenwriting honours at the 56th annual WRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA AWARDS. Writer and director SOPHIA COPPOLA's Lost In Translation - which stars BILL MURRAY...

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Woods Plays Murray In Tv Ad

25th February 2004

Golf superstar TIGER WOODS is to pay pal BILL MURRAY a funny tribute on OSCAR night - he'll recreate the actor's famous CADDYSHACK character. Woods will appear in a new AMERICAN EXPRESS TV commercial...

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Johansson Slams Oscars

20th February 2004

Teen star SCARLETT JOHANSSON has slammed the ACADEMY AWARDS for being "frivolous." The LOST IN TRANSLATION actress, 19, won a Best Actress BAFTA on Sunday (15FEB04) for her performance in the SOFIA COPPOLA comedy,...

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Zellweger Does A 'Halle' At Baftas

19th February 2004

American actress RENEE ZELLWEGER broke down in tears of joy when awarded the BAFTA for Best Actress In A Supporting Role for her performance as RUBY in COLD MOUNTAIN. At last night's (15FEB04) ceremony...

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Murray's Tattoo Valentine's For Letterman

19th February 2004

LOST IN TRANSLATION star BILL MURRAY made an unusual gesture to mark Valentine's Day - he tattooed talk show host DAVID LETTERMAN's name onto his arm. The BAFTA-winning actor was a guest on Letterman's...

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Lord Of The Baftas

19th February 2004

THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING and LOST IN TRANSLATION were the big winners at Sunday's (15FEB04) ORANGE BRITISH ACADEMY FILM AWARDS. The final installment of the JRR TOLKIEN adaptations...

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Naomi + Charlize A Dead Heat In Betting Circles

8th February 2004

NAOMI WATTS and CHARLIZE THERON are odds-on favourites to pick up a Best Actress OSCAR at the end of the month (29FEB04), according to Las Vegas bookmakers. BILL MURRAY has edged ahead of SEAN...

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Murray Wants Free Whisky After Oscar Nod

6th February 2004

Hollywood actor BILL MURRAY has found one aspect of his OSCAR nomination disappointing - he's yet to receive any free whisky. Murray plays an actor doing liquor commercials in Japan in the acclaimed LOST...

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Murray's Diva Ambitions

5th February 2004

Actor BILL MURRAY is so thrilled with his OSCAR nomination, he's now decided to become a diva on movie sets. Murray, who received a nod in the Best Actor category for his efforts in...

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Murray's Globe Speech Jokes 'Are True'

5th February 2004

Hollywood actor BILL MURRAY's apparent jokes about firing his agent and his personal trainer committing suicide at the GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS have turned out to be true. The screen star accepted a Best Actor...

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Coppola: Lost In Translation Was Headed For Disaster

2nd February 2004

OSCAR-nominee SOFIA COPPOLA nearly ruined her career as a filmmaker when filming on LOST IN TRANSLATION started - because she had failed to sign up lead BILL MURRAY. The VIRGIN SUICIDES director, 32, left...

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Murray And Keaton Voted Best For Over-fifties

29th January 2004

Hollywood stars BILL MURRAY and DIANE KEATON have been crowned the Best Actor and Best Actress over the age of 50. AARP THE MAGAZINE has honoured Murray, 53, for his performance in LOST IN...

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Coppola's Oscars Celebration Awakes Hotel Guests

29th January 2004

Film-maker SOFIA COPPOLA immediately apologised after learning of her OSCAR nominations for LOST IN TRANSLATION - because her early-morning celebrating woke up fellow hotel guests. Coppola was at a Los Angeles hotel yesterday morning...

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Murray Flies Into Globes, And Back Again

28th January 2004

Hollywood funnyman BILL MURRAY flew halfway around the world to collect his Best Actor award at Sunday's (25JAN04) GOLDEN GLOBES ceremony in Hollywood - at a cost of $180,000 (GBP105,000). The 53-year-old actor boarded...

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Angels + Hobbits Reign At The Golden Globes

26th January 2004

Harrowing TV movie ANGELS IN AMERICA swept the board at last night's (25JAN04) GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS in Hollywood with a clutch of five honours. The AIDS drama claimed all the TV Movie awards at...

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Coppola's Wine Tribute To Director Daughter

18th January 2004

Movie guru-turned-wine maker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA is toasting his daughter's LOST IN TRANSLATION successes with a new drink named after her. SOFIA COPPOLA has already picked up a slew of awards for her directorial...

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Indie Films And Hbo Dominate Sag Awards

16th January 2004

Indie movie sensations THE STATION AGENT and 21 GRAMS are leading the race for this year's SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS after picking up top nominations - but former couple TOM CRUISE and NICOLE KIDMAN have...

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Crew Ad-lib On Translation Set

13th January 2004

BILL MURRAY paid crew members to compose lines for his character BOB HARRIS, while filming LOST IN TRANSLATION. The actor had problems with some sequences in SOFIA COPPOLA's script, so he turned to technicians...

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Murray's Drunk Nights In Japan

13th January 2004

Actor BILL MURRAY loved filming LOST IN TRANSLATION in Japan - because it gave him opportunity to get drunk on good sake. The GROUNDHOG DAY star spent 27 days in Tokyo filming the SOFIA...

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Hurt Blasts Translation Oscar Buzz

13th January 2004

British actor JOHN HURT is so disgusted about the OSCAR buzz surrounding LOST IN TRANSLATION, he has promised to resign from the ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURES, ARTS + SCIENCES if the film wins any accolades....

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American Splendor Gets Top Honour From La Critics

11th January 2004

Independent movie AMERICAN SPLENDOR has been named Best Picture Of The Year by the LOS ANGELES FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION. The film, an innovative biopic of file clerk-turned-comic book creator HARVEY PEKAR, already won...

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Lost In Translation Is A Dga Favourite

7th January 2004

BILL MURRAY's quirky comedy LOST IN TRANSLATION has been given a huge OSCARS boost - it's the favourite to win a DIRECTORS GUILD AWARD next month (FEB04). Director SOFIA COPPOLA will challenge GARY ROSS...

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Calming Coppola

7th January 2004

Rising star ANNA FARIS credits LOST IN TRANSLATION director SOFIA COPPOLA as the reason her performance in the quirky comedy is so calm and confident. The 27-year-old actress admits she was struck down by...

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American Splendor Is Top For Critics

5th January 2004

Independent movie AMERICAN SPLENDOR has been named the year's Best Picture by America's influential NATIONAL SOCIETY OF FILM CRITICS. The film, an innovative biopic of file clerk-turned-comic book creator HARVEY PEKAR which won top...

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Chase Unimpressed By Murray's Acting

24th December 2003

Veteran comedian CHEVY CHASE enjoyed new movie LOST IN TRANSLATION, although he wasn't so impressed with his old friend BILL MURRAY's performance. The FLETCH actor - who used to regularly appear on TV show...

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Lost In Translation Honoured In Toronto

22nd December 2003

Canada's TORONTO FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION has named LOST IN TRANSLATION as the best film of 2003. The group also named the movie's star BILL MURRAY best actor, and the film's writer and director SOFIA...

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Murray, Johannson + Lost In Translation Big For Oscars

19th December 2003

BILL MURRAY and SCARLETT JOHANSSON won't forget this week in a hurry - their movie LOST IN TRANSLATION has overtaken THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING as the OSCAR favourite....

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Rings Cast Top Entertainers List

19th December 2003

The cast of LORD OF THE RINGS have topped ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY magazine's revered Entertainers of The Year list after starting the year (03) as the number one movie in America. The trilogy's stars beat...

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