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Sci-fi Thriller Jumper Leaps To Top Of Us Box Office Chart

18th February 2008

Teleportation thriller Jumper has soared to the top of the US box office after its first three days on release.The Hayden Christensen actioner took $27.2 million (£13.9 million) in its opening weekend, with US cinemagoers...

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Movie Reviews: Jumper

14th February 2008

Hayden Christensen might legitimately conclude that all the major critics have suddenly morphed into his most famous character when he reads their reviews of his latest movie, Jumper. Listen for the heavy breathing as you...

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Movies Released Early For Double Holiday

14th February 2008

Hollywood has decided to combine Valentine's Day with Presidents Day this year by releasing four new movies today (Thursday) in hopes of winding up with a rewarding 5-day weekend. Topping the list is 20th Century...

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Pegg Runs To Top Of Charts

12th September 2007

Simon Pegg's Run, Fat Boy, Run has stormed to the top of the UK box office charts, beating Keira Knightley's Atonement in the process.The fast-paced rom-com gained £2 million in its first weekend of showing,...

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Movie Reviews: Resurrecting The Champ

24th August 2007

Resurrecting the Champ, starring Samuel L. Jackson and Josh Hartnett is receiving some knock-out reviews. Roger Ebert's in the Chicago Sun-Times is as intriguing as he finds the movie. "There are developments in this movie...

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Superbad, The Superhero?

24th August 2007

Five films are opening wide this weekend but none is expected to unseat Superbad from the top of the box office. The Judd Apatow comedy is expected to gross about $18-22 million, according to analyst,...

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Ricci's Unlikely Pal

21st March 2007

Hollywood actress CHRISTINA RICCI found an unlikely shoulder to cry on while working on BLACK SNAKE MOAN - her co-star SAMUEL L JACKSON. The 27-year-old star concedes Jackson was the perfect on-set pal, and would...

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Disney Lives High Off The Hog

5th March 2007

Disney's Wild Hogs brought home the bacon at the box office over the weekend as the film defied negative critical reviews and analysts' predictions to earn an estimated $38 million. It was the most ever...

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Movie Reviews: Black Snake Moan

2nd March 2007

"Outrageous" is the description that pops up in several reviews of Black Snake Moan, starring Samuel L. Jackson, Justin Timberlake, and Christina Ricci. It's a term that has both negative and positive connotations. "The movie...

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Jackson To Release Limited Edition Blues Single

14th February 2007

PULP FICTION star SAMUEL L JACKSON is set to show off his blues skills on a limited edition single, released to coincide with his new movie BLACK SNAKE MOAN. The movie star took a crash...

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De Niro Yet To Watch His Extras Cameo

1st February 2007

ROBERT DE NIRO's cameo on British TV show EXTRAS may have wowed the critics - but the Oscar-winning actor admits he's yet to watch his appearance. The TAXI DRIVER star filmed the self-referential scene after...

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Jumper Stagehand Killed

27th January 2007

A stagehand on the Toronto, Canada set of SAMUEL L JACKSON's new thriller JUMPER was killed on Thursday (25JAN07) when frozen sand, earth and ice fell on him and other workers. Set dresser DAVID RITCHIE,...

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Fascinating Fact 2749

22nd January 2007

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is set for an odd collaboration onstage at the BLACK SNAKE MOAN premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on Wednesday (24JAN07) - his co-star SAMUEL L JACKSON, is rumoured to be performing with...

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Blanchett Honoured For Lifetime Achievement

8th January 2007

Cate Blanchett has been honoured with a career achievement award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF).The 37-year-old actress has had a prolific career during which she has won both an Oscar and a...

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Fascinating Fact 2639

4th January 2007

Actor SAMUEL L JACKSON played trumpet in his high school marching band....

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Jackson Skirts Medical Scare

19th December 2006

PULP FICTION star SAMUEL L JACKSON was terrified after he underwent a full-body scan and doctors discovered he had a blocked artery. The star's wife insisted the 57-year-old get a physical and he went to...

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50 Cent Uses Real Name For New Movie

14th December 2006

Rapper 50 CENT has ditched his recording name for new movie HOME OF THE BRAVE, because he fears his music fans will be disappointed with the character he plays. The IN DA CLUB star combines...

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Arnie For Extras?

12th December 2006

Arnold Schwarzenegger could one day appear on the hit television series Extras, well, that's if creator Ricky Gervais has his way.The Terminator actor and now governor of California is just one of a number of...

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50 Cent Settles Feud With Jackson

11th December 2006

Rapper 50 CENT and PULP FICTION star SAMUEL L JACKSON have settled their feud after getting to know each other on the set of their new movie. The IN DA CLUB rapper, real name CURTIS...

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Fascinating Fact 2577

10th December 2006

Hollywood star SAMUEL L JACKSON is splashing out $587,000 (GBP300,000) on a flashy new Maybach 57 S car, which is 19 feet (5.8 metres) long and has its own cocktail bar....

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Fascinating Fact 2517

28th November 2006

TYRA BANKS, SAMUEL L JACKSON, TENACIOUS D and US TV stars PATRICK DEMPSEY and MATTHEW FOX appeared in a new ad for sports channel ESPN's MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL last night (27NOV06).

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50 Cent Challenges Jackson On Rappers In Movies Stance

27th November 2006

50 CENT urged HOME OF THE BRAVE co-star SAMUEL L JACKSON to reconsider his stance on working with untrained rappers after pointing out Oscar winner JAMIE FOXX has built a music career on the back...

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Funnyman Studies Kennedy Assassination In New Movie

22nd November 2006

Comedy screenwriter JIM PIDDOCK is revisiting President JOHN F KENNEDY's assassination in a serious new movie that focuses on the only man who was ever charged with the murder. The writer, who also appeared alongside...

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Eminem Revives Film Career

10th November 2006

Rapper EMINEM is set to return to the big screen after signing a movie deal with Hollywood talent agency International Creative Management. The 8 MILE star recently turned down an offer of $8 million (GBP4...

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Fascinating Fact 2384

6th November 2006

SAMUEL L JACKSON once played comedian BILL COSBY's stand-in on THE COSBY SHOW.

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Jackson: 'I'm Done With Drugs'

4th November 2006

PULP FICTION star SAMUEL L JACKSON finds it easy to stay away from his past drug demons - because he's convinced himself that drug abuse equals extreme poverty. The movie star admits he had nothing...

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Jackson Confesses Bellucci Crush

2nd November 2006

Italian actress MONICA BELLUCCI is the one actress who gets SAMUEL L JACKSON's pulse racing, because the cool PULP FICTION star thinks she's "drop-dead gorgeous". Jackson has been a fan of the sultry European star...

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The Things They Say 3250

2nd November 2006

"I read HOTEL RWANDA and couldn't figure it out... I didn't know if people wanted to come to the movies and see it. DON CHEADLE did a great job." SAMUEL L JACKSON on turning down...

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Jackson Wants To Swap Bodies With Woods

30th October 2006

Actor SAMUEL L JACKSON is desperate to trade places with TIGER WOODS - because he'd rather win a Professional Golf Association (PGA) Tour event than an Oscar. Golfing ace Woods is the person PULP FICTION...

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