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'The Avengers' To Bring Curtain Down On Tribeca Film Festival

28th March 2012

Superhero film 'The Avengers' has been chosen to close the Tribeca Film Festival according to Reuters. The film is based on the Marvel Comics, the first of which were published in 1963 and focused on...

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Avengers Assemble: What Did We Learn From The New Trailer?

1st March 2012

"War has started," we hear Samuel L Jackson (aka Nick Fury) say. "And we are hopelessly outgunned." It's a dramatic start to the new Avengers trailer, which is packed with action shots, CGI trickery and,...

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Tom Hiddleston Nearly Cried For War Horse Role

9th January 2012

Tom Hiddleston "nearly wept, laughed and cried," when offered the starring role in 'War Horse'.The 31-year-old actor was shocked when director Steven Spielberg called asking to meet him about his World War I epic, and...

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Grand Theft Auto 5 Fails To Land Ray Liotta

3rd November 2011

It's disappointment for Grand Theft Auto 5 fans as it's been revealed Hollywood star Ray Liotta will not voicing the latest game. The trailer appeared on the internet yesterday (November 2nd 2011) with the game's...

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The Avengers Movie Trailer Sees Johansson Get Down To Business

11th October 2011

"The Avengers" movie trailer hit the web on Tuesday morning (11th October 2011), giving a two-minute sneak peek into the hugely anticipated Marvel Studios project by 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' director Joss Whedon.As expected, the...

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Maggie Gyllenhaal Delivers Sex Education Lesson

22nd August 2011

Maggie Gyllenhaal, the American actress and star of 'Donnie Darko' and 'The Dark Knight', appeared on the Discovery channel's 'Curiosity' series on Sunday (21st August 2011) to speak to school viewers on the science behind...

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The Avengers Leaked Trailer Leaves Fans Bemused

18th July 2011

A leaked trailer for forthcoming comic-book flick 'The Avengers' appeared to hit the web on Sunday (17th July 2011), leaving fans speculating about his legitimacy. It was assumed the teaser clip would make its debut...

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Samuel L Jackson Reads 'Go The F*ck To Sleep'

15th June 2011

Samuel L Jackson has lent his voice to an expletive ridden children's book titled 'Go The F*** To Sleep'. The parody kid's story by Adam Mansbach sold more than 100,000 copies in pre-orders after bootleg...

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Movie Reviews African Cats

22nd April 2011

Disney nature films have had a spotted history. The brainchild of the late Roy E. Disney, the studio's True-Life Adventures series brought 16 cleverly edited -- and sometimes contrived -- documentaries about animals and birds...

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Tommy Lee Jones Celebrates 64th Birthday

15th September 2010

TOMMY LEE JONES, the acclaimed Oscar winning American actor and director, celebrates his 64th birthday today (15th September 2010). Jones has had a long and distinguished career in film, with roles in 'The Fugitive', 'No...

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Jackson To Play King On Broadway?

28th May 2010

SAMUEL L. JACKSON is in talks to hit Broadway as assassinated civil rights icon MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.The Pulp Fiction star is reportedly in New York reading for the play The Mountaintop, which chronicles the...

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Leona Lewis' Simon Fear

26th February 2010

Leona Lewis is scared of Simon Cowell.The 'Bleeding Love' singer - who shot to fame after winning the music mogul's UK TV talent show 'The X Factor' in 2006 - admitted she has remained close...

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Astro-boy Studio Shutting Down

9th February 2010

Hong Kong-based Imagi International needs Astro Boy to rescue it. Problem is, it has just shut down the animation unit which created him. According to an Associated Press report, Imagi was forced to shutter the...

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The Things They Say 12531

8th June 2009

"I have a clause in my contract that I can keep the clothes I fancy". SAMUEL L JACKSON likes to extend his wardrobe after each movie.

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Samuel L Jackson Set For Life On The High Seas

8th May 2009

SAMUEL L JACKSON has signed up to star in a new movie about pirates, it has been revealed. However, rather than gallivanting around the Caribbean with JOHNNY DEPP and co, the star is set to...

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Samuel L Jackson Signs Ten-movie Deal

26th February 2009

Fan favourite SAMUEL L JACKSON has been signed up for a ten-movie deal with Marvel.He has been confirmed as the actor who will be playing Nick Fury, as hinted at during the closing credits of...

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Samuel L Jackson To Unleash Fury In Iron Man 2

26th February 2009

Samuel L Jackson has joined the growing cast of superhero sequel Iron Man 2 as spy Nick Fury, it has been confirmed.The Pulp Fiction star made a cameo as former war hero Fury in the...

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British Audiences Still Saying Yes To Jim Carrey Comedy

6th January 2009

Jim Carrey comedy Yes Man has continued to attract UK cinemagoers, holding the top spot at the box office for a second week.The Warner Bros film, based on Danny Wallace's bestseller, sees the Liar, Liar...

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Movie Reviews Bedtime Stories

25th December 2008

Roger Ebert in the Chicago Sun-Times begins his review of Bedtime Stories with a prediction "This is a harmless and pleasant Disney comedy and one of only three family movies playing over the holidays," he...

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Madagascar Sequel Roars Way To UK Box Office Top Spot

9th December 2008

Animated sequel Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa has topped the UK box office charts after its opening weekend on release.The Dreamworks film took an estimated 6.3 million to unseat last week's number one film Four Christmases.Voice...

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Movie Reviews Soul Men

7th November 2008

Soul Men may be the first movie ever released in which two featured players died after filming ended and before the movie hit thescreens. Virtually each review mentions the missing two souls, Bernie Mac,in a...

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It's Holiday Time At The Box Office!

7th November 2008

The holiday season semi-officially arrives at theaters this weekend with theopening of the animated Madagascar Escape 2 Africa from DreamWorksAnimation and Paramount. Box office prognosticators are forecasting a$45-65-million debut for the film. The original Madagascar...

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Jackson Has High Hopes For Samurai Film After Blessing Ceremony

5th October 2008

SAMUEL L JACKSON is confident his plans to turn animated TV hit AFRO SAMURAI into a live action film will bring him another big movie hit because the project has been blessed by real Samurai...

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Righteous Kill Double Act Voted The Greatest In Film

25th September 2008

Robert De Niro and Al Pacino, soon to be seen together in cop drama Righteous Kill, have been voted the ultimate pairing in film.Though the New York actors have only ever shared one scene together,...

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Sam And Dave Man Says Movie Producers Ripped Him Off

24th September 2008

Sam Moore, half the 1960s R&B duo Sam & Dave, says he is considering suing the produers of the upcoming Soul Men , starring Samuel L. Jackson and the late Bernie Mac, which opens on...

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Box-office Blahs

22nd September 2008

Despite four new films opening wide over the weekend, the box office was down more than 10 percent from the same week last year. The top film, Lakeview Terrace, starring Samuel L. Jackson, collected an...

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Samuel L Jackson Thriller Unseats Coens At Us Box Office

22nd September 2008

Samuel L Jackson's new film Lakeview Terrace has knocked the Coen brothers off the top of the US box office charts.Burn After Reading, the Oscar-winning duo's new comedy-drama, had debuted at number one last week...

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Movie Reviews Lakeview Terrace

19th September 2008

Neil LaBute's Lakeview Terrace, in which a black cop played by Samuel L. Jackson, terrorizes an interracial couple (Patrick Wilson and Kerry Washington) who become his neighbors, is already sparking controversy -- among the critics....

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Movie Reviews Lakeview Terrace

19th September 2008

Neil LaBute's Lakeview Terrace, in which a black cop played by Samuel L. Jackson, terrorizes an interracial couple (Patrick Wilson and Kerry Washington) who become his neighbors, is already sparking controversy -- among the critics....

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Movie Reviews Lakeview Terrace

19th September 2008

Neil LaBute's Lakeview Terrace, in which a black cop played by Samuel L. Jackson, terrorizes an interracial couple (Patrick Wilson and Kerry Washington) who become his neighbors, is already sparking controversy -- among the critics....

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