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Woody Allen's Latest Beats Top Films In Italy

24th April 2012

Italians are bestowing much love on Woody Allen's To Rome With Love , which was launched in Italy over the weekend ahead of its North American release on June 22. Daily Variety reported today (Tuesday)...

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The Untouchables Star Gordon Dies

26th January 2011

American actor BRUCE GORDON has passed away just days after the death of his THE UNTOUCHABLES co-star PAUL PICERNI.The 94 year old, who lived in Santa Fe, New Mexico, died last Thursday (20Jan11) after a...

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Untouchables Star Picerni Dead At 88

24th January 2011

THE UNTOUCHABLES star PAUL PICERNI has died, aged 88.The character actor played Robert Stack's FBI agent sidekick, Lee Hobson, on the beloved 1960s TV series. Picerni died on 12 January (11) after suffering a heart...

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Connery Has Worst Movie Accent

31st August 2009

SIR SEAN CONNERY's Irish-American accent in 1987 film THE UNTOUCHABLES has been voted the worst of all time in a new poll.The former James Bond star played a cop in the hit movie and received...

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Butler To Play Young Connery In Untouchables Prequel

25th May 2007

300 star GERARD BUTLER will take on fellow Scot SEAN CONNERY's role in the prequel to THE UNTOUCHABLES, but he won't be starring alongside NICOLAS CAGE. Cage was slated to play gangster Al Capone in...

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Cage Joins Untouchables Prequel

14th May 2007

Actor NICOLAS CAGE has signed up to star as Al Capone in filmmaker BRIAN DE PALMA's prequel to THE UNTOUCHABLES. Cage, reuniting with his Snake Eyes director, will play the real-life crime boss in The...

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Director Rosenberg Dies

19th March 2007

Hollywood director STUART ROSENBERG has died of a heart attack at his home in Beverly Hills, California. He was 79. The filmmaker, best known for COOL HAND LUKE and THE AMITYVILLE HORROR, passed away last...

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Johnson: 'I Made Some Bad Script Choices'

14th March 2007

Actor DON JOHNSON still regrets some of the movie scripts he turned down during his 1980s heyday - including the leading role in THE UNTOUCHABLES which made KEVIN COSTNER a superstar. Johnson has never become...

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Morricone 'Disappointed' By Honorary Oscar

9th February 2007

Hollywood composer ENNIO MORRICONE is disappointed he will receive an honorary Academy Award next month (FEB07), because it was his lifelong ambition to avoid winning an Oscar. Morricone, who has scored music for over 400...

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A Month Of Honours For Morricone

5th February 2007

Celebrated movie composer ENNIO MORRICONE will have no problems remembering February, 2007 for the rest of his life - as well as receiving an Oscar honour, the world's biggest music names are paying tribute to...

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Arthur Hill Dies

27th October 2006

Canadian actor ARTHUR HILL has died. He was 84. Hill passed away at a Pacific Palisades, California, care home on Sunday (22OCT06) after losing his long battle with Alzheimer's. The Tony Award winner enjoyed a...

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Brando's Corleone Tops Screen Gangster Poll

23rd October 2006

MARLON BRANDO's portrayal as DON VITO CORLEONE in screen classic THE GODFATHER has been voted the UK's favourite screen gangster. Brando's performance in the 1972 movie beat out competition from AL PACINO playing TONY MONTANA...

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John Conte Dies

6th September 2006

Hollywood veteran JOHN CONTE has died at the age of 90. Conte passed away on Monday (04SEP06) at the Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, California of natural causes, a hospital spokesperson has confirmed. During...

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Damon To Play Ness?

21st January 2006

MATT DAMON is set to recreate KEVIN COSTNER's THE UNTOUCHABLES character, ELLIOT NESS, in toymaker TODD McFARLANE's new comic book adaptation. McFarlane wants THE BOURNE IDENTITY star to play the man who jailed mob...

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Connery To Be Awarded Top Afi Honour

11th November 2005

Veteran actor SIR SEAN CONNERY is to be awarded the American Film Institute's (AFI) Life Achievement Award to honour his outstanding contribution to film. Scottish Connery is most famous for his role as superspy...

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De Niro To Play Hollywood Producer

27th October 2005

Iconic actor ROBERT DE NIRO has signed up to star as a movie producer in new independent film WHAT JUST HAPPENED. The RAGING BULL Oscar-winner's character struggles to hold onto his morality in unscrupulous...

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De Palma To Retouch The Untouchables

28th June 2005

Movie mogul BRIAN DE PALMA is revisiting his epic gangster film THE UNTOUCHABLES almost 20 years after it became a huge hit. The filmmaker is keen to make prequel THE UNTOUCHABLES: CAPONE RISING in...

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Connery's Oscar Lives With His Son

16th February 2005

SEAN CONNERY has an extra special reason to visit his son in New York - his OSCAR lives there. The former JAMES BOND star won his Best Supporting Actor statuette in 1987 for THE...

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Day-lewis Is The Ultimate Film Man In New Poll

4th February 2005

DANIEL DAY-LEWIS has been honoured as the Best Man in top health magazine MEN'S HEALTH first Movie Awards for portraying manhood at its best in THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS. The GANGS OF NEW...

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Brando Tops Gangster Poll

10th October 2004

Late actor MARLON BRANDO has been voted the best movie gangster of all time, for his role in 1972 classic THE GODFATHER. In a poll for British cinema chain UCI, Brando's portrayal of DON...

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De Niro Gets Untouchable Again

5th July 2004

Movie legend ROBERT DE NIRO is reprising his role as gangster AL CAPONE in a spin-off of 1987 film THE UNTOUCHABLES. De Niro will appear alongside KEVIN COSTNER - reprising his role as policeman...

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Wild Bunch Tops Greatest Shoot-outs Poll

1st July 2004

Classic western THE WILD BUNCH contains the best shoot-out in movie history, according to a British film magazine poll. The ultra-violent finale of legendary director SAM PECKINPAH's 1969 film - which stars WILLIAM HOLDEN,...

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Connery Tops Worst Accent Poll

30th June 2003

Former JAMES BOND legend SIR SEAN CONNERY is responsible for the "worst movie accent of all time" - according to film magazine EMPIRE. The Scottish-born movie veteran's attempt at an Irish lilt in gangster...

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