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Simon Cowell Watches Christmas Movies On Sunshine Breaks

26th December 2013

Music mogul Simon Cowell gets into the holiday spirit during his annual sunshine break by watching Christmas classic It's A Wonderful Life.The X Factor mogul shuns the wintry weather in his native U.K. and spends...

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It's A Wonderful Life Sequel In Jeopardy

21st November 2013

A sequel to It's A Wonderful Life has been thrown into doubt after bosses at the movie studio behind the Christmas classic insisted they are determined to "protect" the rights to the film.Actress Karolyn Grimes,...

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It's A Wonderful Life Sequel In The Works

19th November 2013

It's A Wonderful Life is returning for a sequel 67 years after the beloved holiday movie first hit the big screen.The 1949 classic tells the tale of bank worker George Bailey, played by Jimmy Stewart,...

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Football Crushes Xmas Competition

26th December 2011

NBC's Sunday Night Football coverage of the Chicago Bears/Green Bay Packers game averaged 20.6 million viewers, according to Nielsen overnight ratings. Because of the live nature of the game, that figure is almost certain to...

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Madonna Loves It's A Wonderful Life

26th December 2011

Madonna grew up wishing beloved actor James Stewart was her real father because she adored him in festive film It's A Wonderful Life.The pop superstar admits she always makes time to watch the Christmas-themed classic...

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It's A Wonderful Life Tops Best Christmas Movie Poll

26th December 2011

Classic movie It's A Wonderful Life has topped a poll to find the best Christmas film of all time.The 1946 drama, starring James Stewart and Donna Reed, picked up 18 per cent of the 3,000...

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Sunday Night Football Thrown For A Loss

5th December 2011

NBC's Sunday Night Football still ruled, but its total audience for the contest between the Detroit Lions and the New Orleans Saints drew 13.7 million viewers, a huge number by normal standards, but when judged...

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Wonderful Life Beats Narnia On Tv

13th December 2010

The Chronicles of Narnia not only experienced light interest among U.S. moviegoers over the weekend (see separate item), but the earlier movie episode, The Chronicles of Narnia The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe ,...

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It's A Wonderful Life Tops Inspirational List

15th June 2006

JAMES STEWART's Christmas classic IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE has topped a new TV poll of inspiring US movies. The FRANK CAPRA movie, in which Stewart's despondent character, GEORGE BAILEY, discovers what his hometown would be...

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It's A Wonderful Life For Hyde-pierce

29th November 2005

Former FRASIER star DAVID HYDE-PIERCE is planning to watch IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE for the first time to prepare to play CLARENCE THE ANGEL in a one-off musical performance of the Christmas classic. The...

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1939 Was A Great Year For Inspiring Films

18th November 2005

1939 was the best year for inspiring Hollywood movies, according to a new American Film Institute poll. Twelve of the 100 films making the grade as the AFI's most inspiring were released the same...

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Stewart 'Was Secret Anti-communist Fbi Agent'

1st August 2005

Screen legend JAMES STEWART worked as a secret agent for notorious FBI leader J EDGAR HOOVER, rooting out suspected communists from Hollywood, according to a damning new biography. Hoover knew the VERTIGO actor was...

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Et The Saddest Scene

14th February 2005

The moment in ET when the extra terrestrial leaves ELLIOTT to return to his spaceship has been voted the most emotional scene in movie history. A poll of 70,000 voters for British TV network...

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The Shawshank Redemption Tops Movie Poll

23rd September 2004

THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION has been voted the best movie never to win the Best Picture ACADEMY AWARD. In a survey of 6,000 film experts conducted by British film guide the RADIO TIMES GUIDE TO...

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It's A Wonderful Life Tops Christmas Films

16th December 2003

Celluloid classic IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE has been voted the best Christmas movie of all time by British film-lovers - again. The warm-hearted 1946 film - regularly voted as the best seasonal movie -...

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Et Bike Flight Voted Most Magical Moment

1st December 2003

The bike flight finale to ET: THE EXTRA TERRESTRIAL has topped a poll of magical movie moments. The scene from the STEVEN SPIELBERG-directed blockbuster where ELLIOTT and his alien pal pedal into the night...

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It's A Wonderful Life Tops Christmas Movie Poll

28th November 2003

Celluloid classic IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE has been voted the best Christmas movie of all time by British film-lovers. The warm-hearted 1946 film was directed by FRANK CAPRA and stars JAMES STEWART as a...

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Terms Of Endearment Tops New Weepies List

24th November 2003

Multi-OSCAR-winner TERMS OF ENDEARMENT has been named the Greatest Tearjerker movie of all time in a new list of weepies. The 1983 film, which garnered Oscars for its stars SHIRLEY MACLAINE and JACK NICHOLSON...

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1939 Voted Hollywood's Greatest Year

11th September 2003

Hollywood was better in the good old days - a new survey has found 1939 was the greatest year in the history of Tinseltown. Movie classics GONE WITH THE WIND, GOODBYE MR CHIPS, WUTHERING...

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Lecter And Finch Are Hollywood's Hero And Villain

4th June 2003

ATTICUS FINCH and HANNIBAL LECTER have been named Hollywood's greatest hero and villain. GREGORY PECK's character from 1962 OSCAR-winner TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD and ANTHONY HOPKINS' gruesome SILENCE OF THE LAMBS serial killer topped...

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