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Nicholson Dons Dildo For Sex Cinema Scene

19th September 2006

Quirky movie great JACK NICHOLSON is set to shock fans in his new thriller THE DEPARTED by wearing a sex toy in a sleazy scene. The CHINATOWN star, who threatened to set fire to co-star...

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Nicholson Refuses To Wear Red Sox Cap

14th September 2006

Lifelong New York Yankees fan JACK NICHOLSON refused to wear a baseball cap sporting the badge of his team's rivals for his role as a Boston, Massachusetts, gangster in new movie THE DEPARTED. Director MARTIN...

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Dicaprio And Nicholson Bolt From Bobcat

30th August 2006

Hollywood superstars LEONARDO DiCAPRIO and JACK NICHOLSON had a nasty shock during a recent round of golf - when a wild bobcat appeared from out of nowhere. The actors, soon to be seen together in...

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Scorsese Set To Become Film Critic

29th August 2006

Famed director MARTIN SCORSESE has been hired as a film critic for an American satellite TV service after complaining about their movie review system. THE AVIATOR director will pen a monthly column for On DirecTV,...

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Stones To Rock Clinton Birthday Bash

9th August 2006

Veteran rockers THE ROLLING STONES will perform a private concert for BILL CLINTON to mark the former US President's 60th birthday. Clinton turns 60 on 19 August (06) but has months of birthday celebrations lined...

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Judge Rules Against Sanitised Movies

12th July 2006

A US federal judge ended a six-year trial on Monday (11JUL06) by ruling it is illegal for distribution companies to release sanitised versions of movies, because it infringes the rights of film-makers. Directors including STEVEN...

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Schrader: 'I Lied To Fbi About Hinckley'

6th July 2006

Hollywood film-maker PAUL SCHRADER has admitted lying to the FBI about whether JOHN HINCKLEY JR had contacted him before his assassination attempt on US President RONALD REAGAN in 1981. Hinckley shot and seriously wounded Reagan...

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Rosselini: 'I Flopped Because Of Famous Family'

5th July 2006

Actress ISABELLA ROSSELINI insists having famous relatives can be disastrous, because directors have often been too intimidated to cast her. The BLUE VELVET actress, the daughter of director ROBERTO ROSSELINI and actress INGRID BERGMAN, believes...

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Scorsese And Extras Triumph At Banff Festival

13th June 2006

MARTIN SCORSESE's 2005 documentary NO DIRECTION HOME: BOB DYLAN triumphed at the 27th Banff Rockie Awards in Alberta, Canada, last night (12JUN06). The Dylan chronicle, which has been aired on the BBC and on...

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Scorsese On The Move

12th June 2006

GOODFELLAS movie-maker MARTIN SCORSESE is selling his New York home after 20 years in the residence. The maverick director is expecting $6.7 million (GBP3.72 million) for the four-storey house in Manhattan, where he lives with...

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South Park Creators Collect Peabody Award

6th June 2006

Controversial animated TV show SOUTH PARK was honoured with a prestigious Peabody Award yesterday (05JUN06) in recognition of its work promoting tolerance in the US. The Comedy Central programme, created by MATT STONE and TREY...

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Scorsese Hailed For Documentary Work

19th May 2006

GOODFELLAS movie-maker MARTIN SCORSESE is to be honoured for his work in non-fiction with a top award at the Silverdocs documentary film festival next month (JUN06). The maverick director, whose documentary work includes the recent...

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Da Vinci Code To Be Banned In The Philippines?

10th May 2006

A senior official in The Philippines is calling for a complete ban on 'blasphemous' film THE DA VINCI CODE before it opens in the capital Manila next week (19MAY06). The upcoming thriller, based on the...

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Scorsese Upset With Fcc Criticism

8th May 2006

Movie mogul MARTIN SCORSESE has fired back at America's strict Federal Communication Commission officials after his acclaimed blues music documentary became the target of an obscenities attack. FCC bosses have criticised TV mini-series THE BLUES...

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Rossellini: 'Scorsese Married Me And My Father'

3rd May 2006

ISABELLA ROSSELLINI is convinced her first husband MARTIN SCORSESE married her because he also admired her director father ROBERTO ROSSELLINI. The Italian-Swedish model-turned-actress, who was married to film-maker Scorsese between 1979 and 1983, insists he...

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Bon Jovi To Be Honoured For Charity Work

11th April 2006

Rocker JON BON JOVI will be honoured, along with film-maker MARTIN SCORSESE, at HELP USA's annual Tribute Awards Dinner. The award ceremony recognises efforts that offer assistance, mentorship and support. The dinner will be held...

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Arcade Fire And Dylan Named, Doherty Shamed In Poll

20th February 2006

ARCADE FIRE, PETE DOHERTY and BOB DYLAN shared the spoils in the Mojo magazine 2005 Readers Poll, picking up two awards apiece. Acclaimed Canadians Arcade Fire beat THE MAGIC NUMBERS and ARCTIC MONKEYS to...

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Dicaprio To Play President?

14th February 2006

Legendary director MARTIN SCORSESE loved working with THE AVIATOR star LEONARDO DiCAPRIO so much, he wants to cast him in his next film - as former US President THEODORE ROOSEVELT. DiCaprio was already on...

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Cruz Honoured In France

12th January 2006

Spanish actress PENELOPE CRUZ was made a Knight in the Order of Arts and Letters (Chevalier Dans L'Ordre Des Arts Et Des Lettres) in a ceremony in Paris, France yesterday (11JAN06). The sultry BLOW...

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Durst: 'Limp Bizkit Halted My Directing Career'

3rd January 2006

US rocker FRED DURST insists he would be an acclaimed film director if his band LIMP BIZKIT hadn't enjoyed so much success. The ROLLIN' hitmaker is set to direct two upcoming feature-length movies -...

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Cruz To Receive Top French Honour

16th December 2005

Spanish actress PENELOPE CRUZ is set to be made a Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters by French President JACQUES CHIRAC. The VANILLA SKY beauty will be honoured in the New Year...

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Scorsese To Quit Hollywood

15th November 2005

Director MARTIN SCORSESE has quit making Hollywood blockbusters so he can concentrate on documentaries and short films. After big budget hits GANGS OF NEW YORK and THE AVIATOR, the 63-year-old wants to slow down...

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Stefani Planning Movie

10th November 2005

GWEN STEFANI relished her cameo in THE AVIATOR so much she is secretly developing her own movie - and she plans to take the starring role. The COOL singer, who also designs her own...

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Diaz Hopes New Movie Will Get Her Taken Seriously

7th November 2005

CAMERON DIAZ hopes new movie IN HER SHOES will finally silence critics who believe she only wins roles because of her physical beauty. The former model, 33, is weary of being pilloried for her...

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Goodfellas Named Greatest Movie Of All Time

24th October 2005

Director MARTIN SCORSESE's classic mafia drama GOODFELLAS has been voted the greatest movie of all time in a poll of experts by British magazine Total Film. The 1990 movie, which stars ROBERT DE NIRO,...

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Foster Worries Her Children Will Follow Her Into Acting

14th October 2005

Former child star JODIE FOSTER has warned her kids CHARLES and KIT they will have to work hard if they want to follow her lead and launch an acting career. The Oscar-winning actress, who...

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Foster: 'Scorsese Inspired My Career'

12th October 2005

JODIE FOSTER credits film-maker MARTIN SCORSESE with firing her passion for acting, because she didn't rate the profession before she starred in his hit movie TAXI DRIVER. Foster, who found fame as a child...

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Dylan, Hendrix And Mccartney Memorabilia Auctioned

11th October 2005

BOB DYLAN's student poetry and a medallion worn by legendary singer/guitarist JIMI HENDRIX are to be auctioned in New York this November (05). A drum used by former BEATLE SIR PAUL McCARTNEY will also...

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