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Critics Bestow Little Praise On Emmys Telecast

23rd September 2013

The Emmys is an awards show that critics love to scorn, and this year was no exception. Although some had hoped that the presence of Neil Patrick Harris, who enlivened this year's Tony Awards, would...

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Soderbergh Retiring? Maybe Not

13th February 2013

Steven Soderbergh's Side Effects was greeted with cheers when it was screened Tuesday at the Berlin Film Festival, where it is entered in this year's competition for the festival's prestigious Golden Bear. Soderbergh, whose films...

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Ken Burns Film Stuns Cannes Film Festival

25th May 2012

Arguably the most powerful film presented at this year's Cannes Film Festival was screened with virtually no promotion and out of competition Thursday night. The film, The Central Park Five, by Ken Burns, America's leading...

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Lawless Mixes Blood And Brotherly Love

21st May 2012

The most pertinent footage in director John Hillcoat's Lawless , which screened in competition at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturdy, may have ended up on the proverbial cutting-room floor. The film, starring Shia LaBeouf,...

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Mixed Reception For Ghost On Broadway

24th April 2012

Another Hollywood movie has been recreated on Broadway as a musical, producing widely disparate reviews from critics. Charles Isherwood of the New York Times calls the music that was added to the movie's plot "rudimentary"...

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Rooney Mara Tested By Dragon Tattoo

16th December 2011

was "pushed" to the limit filming 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo'.The 26-year-old actress - who portrays main character Lisbeth Salander in the English language adaptation of the Swedish film series - was "shocked"...

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H&m Create Dragon Tattoo Collection

26th October 2011

H&M have collaborated with the costume designer from 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' to create a capsule collection inspired by protagonist Lisbeth Salander.Trish Summerville has created all the outfits for Lisbeth (played by Rooney...

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Bart And Kobe Have Something In Common

5th October 2011

The actors who provide the voices of The Simpsons and the athletes who compete in the NBA are clashing with the powers who write their paychecks -- and it now appears that they're losing and...

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Andy Rooney Bows Out

3rd October 2011

Andy Rooney delivered his 1,097th essay on CBS's 60 Minutes Sunday night, remarking "This is a moment I have dreaded. I wish I could do this forever. But I can't." He did not specify the...

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Andy Rooney And Nfl Vie For Ratings

3rd October 2011

Andy Rooney's farewell appearance on 60 Minutes Sunday night was delayed 23 minutes in the Eastern and Central time zones by an overrun of NFL football. Nielsen estimated that 17.43 million viewers tuned in to...

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Another Disney Movie Gets New Life Onstage

29th September 2011

Transposing a failed movie musical to the stage may seem like a fool's errand, but Disney's theatrical unit may have pulled it off in the case of Newsies , the company's 1992 effort to revive...

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Amazon Enters Ring Against Apple

28th September 2011

Amazon today (Wednesday) unveiled its new electronic tablet, the Kindle Fire, which analysts said may give Apple's iPad its biggest challenge to date. The device, which can stream thousands of movies and TV shows from...

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Rooney Leaving 60 Minutes

28th September 2011

Andy Rooney, who had insisted only a few months ago that he would never retire, is leaving 60 Minutes , the network said on Monday. He will deliver his final essay, his 1,097th, on Sunday's...

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Rascal Flatts Records Duet With Justin Bieber

23rd February 2011

Justin Bieber is collaborating with Rascal Flatts.The 16-year-old hitmaker approached the country group - comprised of Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus and Joe Don Rooney - to record a duet for his upcoming album.Frontman Gary told...

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Daniel Craig Set For Tattoo

27th July 2010

Daniel Craig has signed up for 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo'. The British actor - who is best known for the role of James Bond in 'Casino Royale' and 'Quantum of Solace' - will...

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Barton Bails On Boyfriend?

9th September 2008

MISCHA BARTON's bad luck with rock star boyfriends has continued - she has reportedly split from ROONEY frontman TAYLOR LOCKE. The actress, who previously dated Cisco Adler, ended her six-month romance with Locke on 5...

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Barton Shows Off Her New Man

25th April 2008

Former THE O.C. star MISCHA BARTON has fuelled rumours she is dating ROONEY rocker TAYLOR LOCKE, after the pair was photographed holding hands in Dublin, Ireland. The actress met up with the guitarist on the...

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Rocky Star Makes Rooney Cameo

23rd August 2007

ROCKY star TALIA SHIRE had a good reason for appearing in rock group ROONEY's new video WHEN DID YOUR HEART GO MISSING - she's singer ROBERT SCHWARTZMAN's mother. The actress, who played SYLVESTER STALLONE's homely...

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Rooney Singer Used To Coppola Assumptions

19th July 2007

ROONEY rocker ROBERT SCHWARTZMAN remains unfazed when people assume the band has only got as far as it has because of his family connections. Schwartzman's mother is actress Talia Shire; his brother is actor Jason...

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Thornton Refuses To Marry Again

1st August 2005

Five-times divorced BILLY BOB THORNTON has confessed he's unlikely to get married again, because he's afraid of being wed more times than MICKEY ROONEY. The MONSTER'S BALL star, who has a baby daughter with...

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Rockers Design New Shirts

26th January 2005

BEN LEE and members of rock group ROONEY are designing a new T-shirt range for charity. The rockers have contributed artwork to the new Army With Harmony T-shirt line from the OPTION-G company....

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Phantom Planet Star Beats Justin On New Hunks List

20th November 2003

PHANTOM PLANET frontman ALEX GREENWALD has beaten JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE to the top of a new teen poll to find the hottest guy in rock. Timberlake came in at number two in the eclectic ELLE...

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