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Movie Reviews: Blue Jasmine

26th July 2013

Opening in just 6 theaters, Woody Allen's latest film, Blue Jasmine, is receiving some of his best reviews ever, thanks mostly to the performance of Cate Blanchett. Her character, Jasmine French, writes Manohla Dargis in...

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Jonathan Rhys Meyers To Play Dracula

26th July 2012

Jonathan Rhys Meyers is to play Count Dracula in a new US TV series.The British actor - who is best known for roles in 'The Tudors', TV film 'Elvis' and Woody Allen movie 'Match Point'...

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Scarlett Johansson Receives Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

3rd May 2012

Scarlett Johansson has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.'The Avengers' star was joined by her co-star in the Marvel's movie, Jeremy Renner, when she acknowledged the prestigious accolade yesterday (02.05.12).Jeremy - who...

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Scarlett Johansson: I'm Not A Sex Symbol

29th March 2012

Scarlett Johansson doesn't think of herself as a sex symbol.The 27-year-old actress is lusted after by men all over the world but she doesn't think of herself as a very attractive woman.When quizzed on how...

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Emily Mortimer: 'Cars 2 Is Like Working With Woody Allen'

18th July 2011

Emily Mortimer says working on 'Cars 2' was similar to working with Woody Allen.The actress - who voices sexy sports car Holley Shiftwell in the forthcoming animated sequel - says the lack of preparation and...

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Emily Mortimer Loves Cars Toy

16th July 2011

Emily Mortimer says having a toy of her 'Cars 2' character is the highlight of her career.The 39-year-old British actress - who has two children, Sam, seven, and 18-month-old May, with husband Alessandro Nivola -...

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Midnight In Paris Could Eclipse Woody Allen's Previous Films

23rd June 2011

Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris is on track this week to surpass his two biggest domestic moneymakers, Match Point and Vicky Cristina Barcelona and appears likely to become his greatest success ever if it surpasses...

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Jonathan Rhys Meyers Sued By Airline Worker

17th March 2011

Jonathan Rhys Meyers is being sued by an airline worker who claims he drunkenly assaulted her.The Irish actor - who has gone to rehab on three occasions to receive treatment for alcohol abuse - is...

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Woody Allen Doesn't Learn Anything From Movies

26th November 2010

Woody Allen "never" learns anything from his movies. The legendary director and writer - famous for his involvement in films including 'Vicky Cristina Barcelona' and 'Manhattan' - does not believing filmmaking is a "science" and...

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Matthew Goode Moved By Firth

15th February 2010

Matthew Goode finds Colin Firth "incredibly moving" in 'A Single Man'. The 32-year-old actor, who plays the role of Colin's character's deceased boyfriend in the Tom Ford-directed movie, admits he was impressed by the 'Mamma...

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Jonathan Rhys Meyers Hates Sex Scenes

5th December 2009

Jonathan Rhys Meyers hates shooting sex scenes because make-up gets applied to your butt.The Irish hunk thinks the least enjoyable thing about being an actor is having to get steamy with your co-stars in front...

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Woody Allen: New York Is Expensive For Filmmaking

24th April 2009

Acclaimed director WOODY ALLEN has stated that he cannot usually afford to make films in his beloved New York, which was the location for some of his most famous releases.His comments came as he premiered...

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The Things They Say 9915

17th October 2008

"I am incapable of lying in; it's a real problem. My husband often says he can hear my eyes opening at about 6.30 in the morning and I'm instantly wide awake." MATCH POINT actress EMILY...

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Johansson: 'Hairy Myers Halted Filming'

21st August 2008

JONATHAN RHYS MEYERS was forced to halt filming on MATCH POINT while kissing co-star SCARLETT JOHANSSON - so that he could have a shave. Actor Meyers, who played Johansson's lover in the 2005 Woody Allen-directed...

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How Loud The Thunder?

15th August 2008

Until Thursday, the collective wisdom of box-office prognosticators was that DreamWorks/Paramount's Tropic Thunder would finally unseat The Dark Knight at the top of the box office. Now, they're hedging their bets. Tropic Thunder , it...

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Goode Surprised To Be Hired By Allen

26th July 2008

British actor MATTHEW GOODE was surprised to land a role in MATCH POINT - because he was convinced he had offended the film's director WOODY ALLEN. Goode recalls an awkward audition for the role as...

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Scarlett For Summer Festival Gigs?

20th May 2008

Actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON has hinted that she may play some festival dates this summer, in support of her album of TOM WAITS covers, which was released yesterday (May 19th).The GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING star...

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Rhys Meyers Engaged?

13th November 2007

MATCH POINT star JONATHAN RHYS MEYERS has the gossips in a whirl after he was spotted sporting what looked like an engagement ring during a night out with his girlfriend. The Irish actor turned coy...

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Broke Match Point Star Dreams Of Robbing A Bank

30th March 2007

MATCH POINT star MATTHEW GOODE dreams of robbing a US bank with a banana because he's sick of being flat broke. Despite a string of hit movies and a growing profile as an actor, the...

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Johansson Signs On For Third Allen Film

14th March 2007

LATEST: SCARLETT JOHANSSON has reteamed with director WOODY ALLEN for their third film together following MATCH POINT and SCOOP. The LOST IN TRANSLATION star will appear in Allen's upcoming and as-yet untitled project set to...

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Johansson To Star On Broadway

14th March 2007

Hollywood beauty SCARLETT JOHANSSON is reportedly in talks to star in a New York City production of SOUTH PACIFIC. The MATCH POINT star is one of the actresses being considered for the role of US...

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Johansson Loves London

4th August 2006

Hollywood actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON is so impressed by London life, she is hoping to buy a property in the British capital. The 20-year-old LOST IN TRANSLATION star has spent the past two summers (04-05) working...

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Johansson Is Allen's New Muse

30th July 2006

SCARLETT JOHANSSON has taken over from DIANE KEATON and MIA FARROW as WOODY ALLEN's muse - as the smitten director simply can't stop talking about the buxom blonde. The LOST IN TRANSLATION star and Allen...

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Johansson Gets Wet

29th July 2006

SCARLETT JOHANSSON has threatened to drench director WOODY ALLEN in water, after getting soaked to the skin herself in his last two films. The sexy 20-year-old is puzzled by Allen's fetish - she has been...

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Allen's Scoop Snubbed In UK?

7th July 2006

WOODY ALLEN's British-made movie SCOOP has been snubbed by UK distributors, after his SCARLETT JOHANSSON-starring film MATCH POINT flopped. Movie insiders insist the acclaimed director will have to drop his price if he wants the...

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Allen Overwhelmed By Johansson's Sexuality

27th June 2006

Veteran film-maker WOODY ALLEN is intimidated by SCARLETT JOHANSSON because she is so "sexually overwhelming". The famous funnyman claims he finds it impossible to concentrate when he is around the stunning 21-year-old. He explains, "It's...

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Mi:3 Wins Trailer Award

14th June 2006

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE III has won a prestigious movie award, for the year's best trailer. The film itself disappointed critics, but an illustrious jury including QUENTIN TARANTINO and GUY RITCHIE handed the film the top prize...

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Mcgregor And Farrell Sign On For Allen Film

18th May 2006

COLIN FARRELL and EWAN MCGREGOR are set to star in director WOODY ALLEN's new film set in London. The as-yet-untitled film is the third movie the New Yorker has shot in London, following the critically...

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Woody Cancels Paris Project

18th April 2006

Director WOODY ALLEN has abruptly cancelled plans to shoot his next film in Paris, deciding to return to a previous movie project to be filmed in London. MICHELLE WILLIAMS and DAVID KRUMHOLTZ had already been...

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Mortimer Hails 'Level-headed' Johansson

8th April 2006

British actress EMILY MORTIMER has hailed Hollywood starlet SCARLETT JOHANSSON for her ability to cope with life in the limelight. Despite her years of experience, 34-year-old Mortimer insists dealing with the press still turns her...

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