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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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Dylan In Talks Over Documentary Sequel

29th September 2005

BOB DYLAN is in talks with producers about making a sequel to the acclaimed NO DIRECTION HOME documentary. The two-part film directed by MARTIN SCORSESE has been lauded by critics on both sides of...

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Scorsese And Dicaprio To Team For Fourth Time

12th September 2005

Acclaimed director MARTIN SCORSESE and actor LEONARDO DiCAPRIO will team up for the fourth time to shoot a movie based on former US President THEODORE ROOSEVELT's life. Reports indicate the film will use EDMUND...

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Winstone: 'Scorsese Is Loveable'

27th July 2005

British actor RAY WINSTONE has dispelled the myth that maverick film-maker MARTIN SCORSESE is unapproachable - because he loves nothing more than to give the GOODFELLAS director a hug. Winstone has a reputation as...

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Andrew Lau To Make Hollywood Debut

17th July 2005

Hong Kong movie-maker ANDREW LAU is set to make his Hollywood directorial debut with a RICHARD GERE blockbuster. Lau's hit 2003 thriller INFERNAL AFFAIRS made such an impression on America's movie moguls, they have...

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Dicaprio To Move On From Scorsese

29th June 2005

Hollywood heart-throb LEONARDO DiCAPRIO is set to try out a new director after working with legendary film-maker MARTIN SCORSESE on three successive movies. The TITANIC star has signed up to star in THE BLOOD...

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Stone's Disbelief At Casino Oscar Nod

23rd June 2005

SHARON STONE will never forget the moment she heard she had been nominated for an OSCAR for her performance in 1995 movie CASINO - because all six of her telephones started to ring simultaneously....

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Dicaprio Files Police Report

22nd June 2005

LATEST: LEONARDO DiCAPRIO has filed a police report over an attack at a Hollywood party which left him needing 12 stitches in his neck. The TITANIC hunk reported he was assaulted with a deadly...

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Nicholson Spices Up Scorsese Movie

21st June 2005

JACK NICHOLSON helped re-write the script for his new movie with legendary director MARTIN SCORSESE, because he felt the sex scenes needed spicing up. Nicholson stars alongside MATT DAMON and LEONARDO DiCAPRIO in...

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