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Winslet's 'Friendly' Reunion With Sewell

24th November 2006

KATE WINSLET was reunited with ex-boyfriend RUFUS SEWELL on the set of new movie THE HOLIDAY, but insists the experience was "friendly". The TITANIC beauty enjoyed a three-month fling with British actor Sewell in the...

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Winslet Keen For More Kids

14th November 2006

KATE WINSLET is enjoying motherhood so much she plans to double her brood. The TITANIC actress already has two children - MIA, six, with ex-husband JIM THREAPLETON, and JOE, three, with her current spouse SAM...

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Shrek Set For Broadway

16th October 2006

Colourful movie ogre SHREK is set to hit the Broadway stage as the star of his own musical. SHREK: THE MUSICAL is DreamWorks Animation's first venture in legitimate theatre and follows an ambitious project helmed...

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Winslet 'Happy To Kill' Paedophiles

30th September 2006

British actress KATE WINSLET would kill any child molester who threatened her children MIA and JOE. The TITANIC actress, who is married to director SAM MENDES, reveals her extreme stance on paedophiles as she promotes...

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Winslet's Baby Urges

23rd September 2006

Hollywood star KATE WINSLET is desperate to have more children with husband SAM MENDES - even if it means putting her career on hold. The TITANIC star already has daughter MIA with first husband JIM...

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Wainwright Recreates Garland At Carnegie Hall

15th June 2006

Singer RUFUS WAINWRIGHT restaged JUDY GARLAND's legendary 1961 concert at Carnegie Hall at the iconic New York venue last night (14JUN06). Lead by a 40-piece orchestra, the gay singer recreated the entire set list from...

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Winslet: 'My Husband Isn't A Professor'

24th March 2006

British actress KATE WINSLET is amazed by the common misconception that her brainy husband SAM MENDES is an academic bore. The TITANIC star insists the AMERICAN BEAUTY film-maker - who attended prestigious English university, Cambridge...

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Turturro Celebrates Winslet's Curves

24th March 2006

Actor-turned-director JOHN TURTURRO begged KATE WINSLET not to slim for her role in ROMANCE AND CIGARETTES because her post-pregnancy curves were perfect for the part. Turturro was initially concerned Winslet was too lean to play...

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Mendes To Return To Broadway

23rd March 2006

Oscar-winning director SAM MENDES is returning to Broadway to helm a new production of the DAVID HARE play THE VERTICAL HOUR, starring JULIANNE MOORE. It will be the AMERICAN BEAUTY film-maker's first theatre work since...

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Winslet And Mendes To Work Together

24th February 2006

British film couple KATE WINSLET and SAM MENDES have finally decided on a movie project, years after declaring they would love to work together. The TITANIC beauty, 30, and her director husband, 40, married...

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Mendes Slams Gung-ho America

16th January 2006

Oscar-winning director SAM MENDES insists American audiences have struggled to understand his new movie JARHEAD, because they believe their armed forces are "invincible". The AMERICAN BEAUTY film-maker is disappointed Americans have failed to see...

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Fascinating Fact 843

15th January 2006

SAM MENDES movie JARHEAD contains the word "f**k" and its variants 278 times....

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Miller Lapped Up Celebrity Sympathy

10th January 2006

British actress SIENNA MILLER has thanked fellow celebrities including KATE WINSLET and writer JILLY COOPER for supporting her through JUDE LAW's infidelity with nanny DAISY WRIGHT last year (05). Miller, who was later labelled...

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Depp To Play Demon Barber?

10th January 2006

Hollywood heart-throb JOHNNY DEPP has been tipped to star in the film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical SWEENEY TODD. The FINDING NEVERLAND star has been linked to the role of THE DEMON BARBER...

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Mendes May Quit To Raise Kids

9th January 2006

British director SAM MENDES has hinted he may quit Hollywood to look after his two kids with KATE WINSLET when they start school. The AMERICAN BEAUTY movie-maker loves spending time with his children -...

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Sam Mendes: 'American Beauty Was Overrated'

9th January 2006

Hollywood director SAM MENDES has slammed his debut film AMERICAN BEAUTY as overrated - even though it swept the Oscars in 2000 and won five Academy Awards including best picture and best director. The...

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Mendes Defends Similarities Of Jarhead

6th January 2006

Director SAM MENDES has defended his latest movie JARHEAD against accusations that it copies other war films such as FULL METAL JACKET, insisting the resemblance can't be helped. Mendes, whose new film is based...

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Mendes: 'Americans Don't Get Jarhead'

3rd January 2006

Oscar-winning film director SAM MENDES claims American viewers don't understand his new movie JARHEAD as well as Europeans - because they expect war films to be one-sided. The movie based on the novel JARHEAD:...

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Mendes To Return To UK

30th December 2005

Film-maker SAM MENDES wants to spend more time in his native Britain and is planning to direct a play in London's West End, as well as setting his next movie there. The AMERICAN BEAUTY...

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Mendes Seduced By Gimmick

22nd December 2005

JARHEAD director SAM MENDES confesses he was seduced into making the Gulf War movie, after producers sent him a clever marketing gimmick. The Oscar winner came clean at a recent screening for the film,...

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Winslet Cool With Threapleton

8th December 2005

Actress KATE WINSLET credits parenthood for her "cool" relationship with ex-husband JIM THREAPLETON. The TITANIC star, who had a daughter, MIA, with her assistant director ex in 2000 before divorcing the following year (01),...

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Fascinating Fact 580

26th November 2005

Movie maker SAM MENDES treated his wife to a signed photograph of THE OFFICE funnyman RICKY GERVAIS in character as DAVID BRENT for the couple's wedding anniversary....

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Gyllenhaal Attacked Co-star

3rd November 2005

Actor JAKE GYLLENHAAL attacked a co-star after injuring himself when a stunt when wrong on new Gulf War movie JARHEAD. Gyllenhaal chipped a tooth after whacking himself in the mouth with a rifle during...

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Mendes Dubs Sarsgaard 'Yoda'

28th October 2005

Movie-maker SAM MENDES dubbed PETER SARSGAARD 'YODA' on the set of his new war movie JARHEAD - because the actor was always playing chess on his own. The SHATTERED GLASS star refused to mix...

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Gyllenhaal Excited About Military Video Diary

24th October 2005

Movie star JAKE GYLLENHAAL can't wait for the DVD release of his new war film JARHEAD because it will feature his video diaries. Director SAM MENDES gave Gyllenhaal and his castmates video cameras at...

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Gyllenhaal Mentally Drained By Bootcamp Experience

22nd October 2005

JAKE GYLLENHAAL spent four months getting in shape for gritty new war movie JARHEAD only to find he wasn't mentally fit for the bootcamp training. The actor tackled triathlon training to get fit for...

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Gyllenhaal: 'Lee And Mendes Changed My Life'

10th October 2005

Actor JAKE GYLLENHAAL will regard new movies JARHEAD and BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN as a success regardless of their performance at the box office, because he learned so much from directors SAM MENDES and ANG LEE....

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Winslet To Recreate Ashes Win In Her Garden

29th September 2005

KATE WINSLET is constructing a cricket pitch in the grounds of her new country house in honour of England's victory over Australia this summer (05). The TITANIC beauty and her husband, Academy Award-winning director...

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Winslet And Mendes Move Into Fairytale Mansion

11th September 2005

TITANIC actress KATE WINSLET and her director husband SAM MENDES are finally settling down in the $5.9 (GBP3.3 million) English country mansion they bought three years ago (02). Westcote Manor, hidden in the tiny...

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Rogers Eyes The West End

7th August 2005

American actress MIMI ROGERS is desperate to work with Oscar-winning director SAM MENDES when she makes her London theatre debut next year (06). Although Rogers is yet to sign a contract to appear in...

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