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Whoopi Goldberg Defends Polanski

30th September 2009

Whoopi Goldberg has defended Roman Polanski, saying he did not commit "rape-rape".The 'Rosemary's Baby' filmmaker was arrested in Zurich, Switzerland, on Saturday (26.09.09) and faces being extradited to the US after he fled the country...

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Gilliam Dismisses Drug Rumours

8th September 2009

TERRY GILLIAM is baffled by critics who believe his movies are inspired by drug highs - insisting he doesn't bother with narcotics because he hates the comedown.The former Monty Python star has made a career...

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Gilliam Relieved He Wasn't Part Of Potter 'Factory'

8th September 2009

TERRY GILLIAM is relieved he was snubbed by studio bosses as a director for the first HARRY POTTER movie - because he would hate to work in a film "factory".The former Monty Python legend was...

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Gilliam Influenced By Ledger After Death

2nd September 2009

TERRY GILLIAM considered giving HEATH LEDGER a posthumous directing credit on THE IMAGINARIUM OF DR PARNASSUS - because the late star influenced the movie from beyond the grave.Ledger was shooting scenes for the film before...

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Cruise's Bid To Complete Ledger's Final Film

2nd September 2009

TOM CRUISE offered to help complete HEATH LEDGER's final film role - but was rejected by director TERRY GILLIAM because he did not know the late star.Ledger was filming scenes for The Imaginarium of Dr...

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Fascinating Fact 7734

28th July 2009

HEATH LEDGER's final character in TERRY GILLIAM's oddball THE IMAGINARIUM OF DR. PARNASSUS movie is a showman modelled on former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

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Gilliam: 'Ledger Inspired Me To Finish Fantasy Film'

25th May 2009

TERRY GILLIAM has credited HEATH LEDGER with saving THE IMAGINARIUM OF DOCTOR PARNASSUS, insisting the actor's untimely death pushed him to finish the fantasy film. Ledger died of an accidental prescription drug overdose in January of...

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Gilliam Dedicates Imaginarium To Ledger's Energy

23rd May 2009

Terry Gilliam says the death of Heath Ledger sealed the fate of his new film The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus.Speaking as the fantasy film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, the director explained he felt...

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How To Make A Movie When A Star Dies In Mid-production

22nd May 2009

At a news conference at the Cannes Film Festival following today's (Friday) screening of The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus , director Terry Gilliam and cast members were repeatedly questioned about how the death of co-star...

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Movie Reviews The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus

22nd May 2009

Terry Gilliam has come a long way since the late '60s, when he admittedly became one of the original copyright infringers by cutting out photos and pictures from magazines and newspapers and using them inventively...

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Found In La Mancha?

15th May 2009

Producer Jeremy Thomas has confirmed widespread rumors that he and Terry Gilliam are at work reviving Gilliam's disaster-plagued 2000 production of Don Quixote . The story of the ill-starred movie -- plagued by weather disasters,...

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Terry Gilliam Unable To Resist Don Quixote

15th May 2009

Director Terry Gilliam has confirmed that he is again attempting to bring The Man Who Killed Don Quixote to the silver screen.The former Monty Python member famously sought to tell a tale of the legendary...

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Gilliam Hopes To Revive Quixote Film

14th May 2009

Eccentric moviemaker TERRY GILLIAM is planning to revive his 'disaster' movie about Spanish literary legend DON QUIXOTE. The director's attempts to make the oddball epic, starring Johnny Depp and Jean Rochefort, were chronicled by filmmakers Keith...

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Tarantino And Cantona Up For Palme D'or

23rd April 2009

Quentin Tarantino's new film and a drama featuring former footballer Eric Cantona are among productions vying for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.Cannes chiefs Gilles Jacob and Thierry Fremaux unveiled a list of...

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The Things They Say 11546

7th March 2009

"There are lines you can't believe were written before Heath died. There are going to be a few gasps. I can guarantee gasps." Moviemaker TERRY GILLIAM insists HEATH LEDGER's final film, THE IMAGINARIUM OF DR....

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Gilliam: 'Ledger Deserved More Awards'

9th February 2009

Director TERRY GILLIAM has paid tribute to late actor HEATH LEDGER, insisting the star deserved more industry recognition when he was alive.Ledger was part way through shooting a role in Gilliam's latest project, The Imaginarium...

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Gilliam 'Embarrassed' By Fellowship Honour

9th February 2009

Director TERRY GILLIAM was embarrassed to step on stage to accept his Fellowship award at Sunday (08Feb09) night's British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards - because he fears it signals the end...

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Slumdog Millionaire Sweeps Baftas With Seven Awards

9th February 2009

Slumdog Millionaire has swept the board at the Bafta film awards with seven prizes, including best film.Danny Boyle was named best director for the Mumbai-set film - a Golden Globe winner four times over -...

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Winslet, Pitt And Jolie Arrive For Bafta Ceremony

8th February 2009

Kate Winslet, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are among the nominees attending this evening's British Academy Film awards.Winslet, 33, is nominated twice in the best actress category, for her performances in Revolutionary Road and The...

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Winslet, Pitt And Jolie Expected At Bafta Ceremony

8th February 2009

Kate Winslet, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are among the nominees expected to attend this evening's British Academy Film awards.Winslet, 33, is nominated twice in the best actress category, for her performances in Revolutionary Road...

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Gilliam Lands Bafta Fellowship Award

3rd February 2009

Former MONTY PYTHON star TERRY GILLIAM is to be honoured with a British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards (BAFTAs) fellowship at the upcoming ceremony on Sunday (08Feb09). The comic-turned-director, whose films include 12 Monkeys...

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Terry Gilliam To Be Awarded Bafta Fellowship

3rd February 2009

Director Terry Gilliam is to be made a fellow of the British Academy of Film and Television during the Baftas on Sunday.The former Monty Python star will be given the Fellowship for his contribution to...

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The Things They Say 10903

26th January 2009

"You actually think at certain times angels come down to earth, and Heath might have been one of them. And then he's gone, and you think: 'This is all wrong. All the other people should...

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Gilliam: 'Ledger Was The Best Actor Of His Generation'

26th January 2009

Director [TERRY GILLIAM] is angry with HEATH LEDGER for dying so young, insisting the Australian was the best actor of his generation. Ledger was half way shooting a role in Gilliam's latest project, The Imaginarium of...

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Gilliam: 'Del Toro Was Frightening And Frustrating'

22nd January 2009

Moviemaker TERRY GILLIAM will think twice before working with BENICIO DEL TORO again - because the intense actor was such a distracting force on the set of FEAR + LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS. The British...

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Gilliam: 'Ledger Was Clean'

20th January 2009

British moviemaker TERRY GILLIAM is still fighting reports his pal HEATH LEDGER was experimenting with drugs at the time he died a year ago (22Jan09) - because the actor was "clean". Ledger died from an...

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Gilliam Struggling With Ledger's Final Scenes

18th January 2009

Editing HEATH LEDGER's final movie has been tough for director TERRY GILLIAM - because he's reminded every day of what a great actor the tragic star was. The Aussie was shooting Gilliam's The Imaginarium of...

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Oliver Stone's W. Opens Dubai Film Festival

12th December 2008

The Dubai International Film Festival opened Thursday with a screening of Oliver Stone's W. , based on the life of George W. Bush. Apparently stung by criticism that the movie presents a tenderhearted portrait of...

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Gilliam To Tilt At Windmills Again

21st November 2008

Director Terry Gilliam disclosed Thursday that he plans to restart production of The Man Who Killed Don Quixote next year after securing rights from the insurance company that paid out $15 million when the movie's...

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The Full Monty (Python) On Youtube

20th November 2008

In the latest example of an "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em" strategy, the members of the '70s satirical group Monty Python have launched their own YouTube site, where they have posted dozens of...

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