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Disney Bans Moore's Anti-bush Film

5th May 2004

Film studio DISNEY are refusing to release MICHAEL MOORE's latest documentary FAHRENHEIT 9/11 - according to the controversial director himself. The DUDE, WHERE'S MY COUNTRY author, who won an OSCAR for his 2002 picture...

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Cannes Embraces Comedy This Year

21st April 2004

The CANNES FILM FESTIVAL is embracing comedy films this year (04), by featuring SHREK 2, THE LADYKILLERS and THE LIFE AND DEATH OF PETER SELLERS. Festival organiser THIERRY FREMAUX is keen to emphasise the...

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Mandela Invited To Cannes

26th March 2004

The organisers of this year's (04) CANNES FILM FESTIVAL have invited human rights activist NELSON MANDELA to the annual French event. Bosses are hoping Mandela will attend the proposed special South African film event...

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Coens Preview Ladykillers At Cannes

16th March 2004

The COEN BROTHERS new remake of 1950s movie classic THE LADYKILLERS will have its European premiere at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL in May (04). The movie - a modern version of ALEXANDER MACKENDRICK's 1955...

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Latest Almodovar Film To Kick Off Cannes

25th February 2004

Spanish director PEDRO ALMODOVAR's love film BAD EDUCATION has been selected to open France's CANNES FILM FESTIVAL in May (04). The movie tells the story of two boys and a priest in a Roman...

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Tarantino To Head Cannes Film Festival Jury

19th February 2004

KILL BILL director QUENTIN TARANTINO has been chosen to head the jury of this year's (04) CANNES FILM FESTIVAL. Tarantino won the coveted PALME D'OR award for Best Film at Cannes with his 1994...

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Elton John: Billy Elliot Just Like My Life

9th January 2004

Legendary rocker SIR ELTON JOHN burst into tears the first time he saw smash British movie BILLY ELLIOT, because it was so similar to his own life. The movie follows the title character, played...

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Chloe Sevigny Dropped By William Morris

5th January 2004

Movie actress CHLOE SEVIGNY has been dumped by the WILLIAM MORRIS AGENCY, because of her unsimulated oral sex scene in controversial movie BROWN BUNNY. The 29-year-old star shocked audiences earlier this year (03) when...

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Gallo's Brown Bunny In Shock Award Win

30th October 2003

Maverick director VINCENT GALLO's critically mauled movie BROWN BUNNY has scooped the VIENNA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL's top award. Eccentric Gallo - who is seen having oral sex performed on him by co-star CHLOE SEVIGNY...

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Chloe Sevigny Defends Oral Sex Scene

13th October 2003

Movie actress CHLOE SEVIGNY has slammed critics who were offended by a saucy scene in her movie THE BROWN BUNNY, in which she gives oral sex to actor VINCENT GALLO. The BOYS DON'T...

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Nicole Kidman Pulls Out Of Von Trier's Manderlay

23rd July 2003

OSCAR-winning superstar NICOLE KIDMAN has been forced to pull out of filming for the sequel to LARS VON TRIER's DOGVILLE due to "scheduling problems". The announcement comes just a day after reports suggested that...

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Mcgregor Leads The Way At Film Festival

10th July 2003

EWAN McGREGOR's upcoming film YOUNG ADAM has been picked to launch a major movie event in his native Scotland next month (AUG03). The steamy movie - about a young man working on a barge,...

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Eastwood's Flick To Open New York Film Festival

30th June 2003

Actor CLINT EASTWOOD's new flick MYSTIC RIVER has been selected to open this year's (03) NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL. The screen legend's latest directorial effort, which had its world premiere at France's CANNES FILM...

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Celebrity Exes Get Together

26th June 2003

The ex-loves of tennis ace BORIS BECKER and pop superstar ANASTACIA have fallen in love. Stunning American model PATRICE FARAMEH is currently romancing German sports reporter NORBERT DOBELEIT after bumping into him in a...

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Dunaway Goes To Ireland

10th June 2003

Hollywood legend FAYE DUNAWAY has taken a role in a low-budget movie - to be shot in Northern Ireland capital Belfast next year (04). Local independent film company SEVENTY PERCENT FILMS are celebrating...

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Low-price Vacation For Nicole

6th June 2003

NICOLE KIDMAN likes a bargain like the rest of us - especially when it comes to booking a family getaway. The actress treated her parents JANELLE and ANTONY to a cutprice break after promoting...

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Tough Times For Cruise And Cruz?

3rd June 2003

Hollywood couple TOM CRUISE and PENELOPE CRUZ are facing tough times in their relationship, pals say. The gorgeous pair, who first met on set of 2001's VANILLA SKY, have not spent much time together...

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Angry Gallo Attacks Critic

3rd June 2003

Sharp-tongued VINCENT GALLO has launched a scathing attack on "fat pig" movie critic ROGER EBERT - after the reviewer claimed the indie filmmaker apologised for making his widely slated flick BROWN BUNNY. The movie...

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Naomi Selling Her Boat

30th May 2003

Supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL is trying to sell her LADY IN BLUE yacht, where she held her recent post-CANNES FILM FESTIVAL birthday party. The British stunner claims she doesn't use the boat enough and would...

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Bellucci's Cleopatra Gown Stolen

28th May 2003

The sexy dress MONICA BELLUCCI donned for her portrayal of CLEOPATRA has been stolen from a French hotel - by a waiter who wanted to impress girls. The exquisite outfit the MATRIX RELOADED beauty...

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Brody Overwhelmed By Media Spotlight

28th May 2003

American actor ADRIEN BRODY is overwhelmed with the endless attention he's now paid since winning an OSCAR. The New York native surprised spectators when he scooped the coveted Best Actor ACADEMY AWARD for his...

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Croze "Flabbergasted" By Cannes Win

27th May 2003

MARIE-JOSEE CROZE was "flabbergasted" to learn she had won the Best Actress award at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL on Sunday (25MAY03) - because she was up against such strong opposition. The Canadian actress...

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Kidman's Downgrade

27th May 2003

OSCAR winner NICOLE KIDMAN has proved herself to be down to earth - by staying in a cheap hotel on a family holiday. COLD MOUNTAIN star Kidman had enjoyed a $450 (GBP300)-a-night suite while...

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Lionel Richie Stuns At Cannes

26th May 2003

Crooner LIONEL RICHIE had fans screaming with a stunning performance at a CANNES FILM FESTIVAL charity dinner. The HELLO singer rubbed shoulders with DONATELLA VERSACE and a bevy of silver screen stunners at the...

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Gus Van Sant Wins Palme D'or

25th May 2003

American filmmaker GUS VAN SANT's film ELEPHANT has scooped the top prize at this year's CANNES FILM FESTIVAL. The GOOD WILL HUNTING director will take home the coverted Palme d'Or and was voted the...

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Actress Conceals Grief At Cannes

25th May 2003

French actress EMMANUELLE BEART was hiding her secret grief at the suicide of her boyfriend just days before as she strolled down the red carpet at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL this week (ends23MAY03). The...

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Eastwood Finds It Hard To Quit

23rd May 2003

Septuagenarian Hollywood legend CLINT EASTWOOD is hoping to postpone his retirement as long as possible - but admits he does think about ending his career. The DIRTY HARRY icon turns 73 next month (JUNE03)...

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Hollywood Pans Cannes

23rd May 2003

This year's (03) CANNES FILM FESTIVAL in France has been a disaster - according to Hollywood insiders. Sources at the French cinema extravaganza claim the quality of films on offer this year (03) is...

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Chaplin's Daughter Loves Living In His Shadow

23rd May 2003

CHARLIE CHAPLIN's actress daughter insists it's an honour to live in the shadow of the late silent movie legend. GERALDINE CHAPLIN has flown to the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL to see MODERN TIMES, a documentary...

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Hollywood Goes To Liverpool

22nd May 2003

Hollywood producer PHILIP MARTINEZ has signed to make six movies in Liverpool, turning the city into England's answer to Tinseltown. British financiers STEPHEN MARSDEN of TOWER FILMS and ROBERT SIDAWAY of UK FILM SERVICES...

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