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Vertigo Topples Citizen Kane As Best Film

2nd August 2012

Alfred Hitchcock's classic 1958 thriller Vertigo has ended Citizen Kane's choke hold on top of the British Film Institute's best film list.Bfi bosses poll experts once a decade and their latest survey has thrown up...

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The Artist Director Responds To Novak's Attack Over Vertigo Music

10th January 2012

The Artist director Michel Hazanavicius has spoken out to defend his use of Bernard Herrman's classic Vertigo score in the Oscar-favourite film after Hollywood veteran Kim Novak accused the Frenchman of "raping" her "body of...

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Lee, Sambora Divorces Don't Deter Locklear

12th January 2007

HEATHER LOCKLEAR is refusing to change her taste in men, despite having two failed relationships with musicians. The MELROSE PLACE actress, who was married to SUPERNOVA drummer TOMMY LEE and BON JOVI guitarist RICHIE SAMBORA,...

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Rolling Stones Tour Highest Ever Earner

25th November 2006

THE ROLLING STONES have overtaken Irish rockers U2 for the record of biggest grossing tour in history. The MICK JAGGER fronted group's A BIGGER BAND tour have made $437 million (GBP226 million) from 110 concerts...

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Minogue Pulls Out Of U2 Concert

14th November 2006

Pop princess KYLIE MINOGUE pulled out of a gig in Australia with Irish superstars U2 yesterday (13NOV06) citing exhaustion. The diminutive singer, who has recently won her battle with breast cancer, was joined on...

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U2 Arrive In Australia To Resume Tour

1st November 2006

Irish supergroup U2 arrived in Australia yesterday (31OCT06) to complete the postponed leg of their VERTIGO tour. BONO, THE EDGE, ADAM CLAYTON and LARRY MULLEN JR flew into Sydney from their Dublin base before...

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Bono Terrified Of High Notes

13th September 2006

U2 frontman BONO has sleepless nights before concerts because he gets terrified he will let fans down by failing to hit his high notes. The VERTIGO hitmaker is highly critical of his own performances and...

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Chili Pepper Blasts 'Sell-outs' U2 And Black Eyed Peas

7th July 2006

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS drummer CHAD SMITH has slammed U2 and THE BLACK EYED PEAS for allowing their music to be used on television advertisements. The DANI CALIFORNIA star finds it difficult to understand how...

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Set Designer Bumstead Dies

29th May 2006

Oscar-winning set designer HENRY BUMSTEAD, who collaborated with CLINT EASTWOOD on 13 movies, has died at the age of 91. Hollywood veteran Bumstead, who worked on over 100 films, won Academy Awards for production design...

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West Sprains Ankle In Australia

28th March 2006

Rapper KANYE WEST was forced to halt a concert in Australia on Sunday night (26MAR06) after he twisted his ankle. The GOLD DIGGER hitmaker hurt his ankle early in his first set and was forced...

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Mcgregor To Star In New Hitchcock Film

31st January 2006

Scots heart-throb EWAN McGREGOR has signed up to appear in a new film based on the life of ALFRED HITCHCOCK. The film will focus on the director's early years growing up in London, and...

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U2 To Quit Touring?

14th January 2006

Irish rock sensation U2 are reportedly planning to quit touring for good. The CITY OF BLINDING LIGHTS megastars are nearing the end of their gruelling global VERTIGO tour, and they are convinced they have...

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U2 Pay Tribute To John Lennon

9th December 2005

Irish band U2 performed a cover of THE BEATLES classic NORWEIGAN WOOD yesterday (08DEC05) to commemorate the 25th anniversary of JOHN LENNON's murder. The ELEVATION hitmakers, currently on the US leg of their VERTIGO...

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Live 8 No Fun For Snow Patrol

6th December 2005

Northern Irish rockers SNOW PATROL were so terrified about performing at poverty awareness bash Live 8 - they didn't enjoy the experience at all. The SPITTING GAMES hitmakers, one of few bands to sing...

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Vertigo Takes U2 To New Heights At Roadwork Awards

27th October 2005

U2 were the expected victors at last night's (26OCT05) Billboard Roadwork '05 Touring Awards after the band claimed a clutch of prizes for its VERTIGO trek. The Irish supergroup claimed the Top Tour and...

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Goodfellas Named Greatest Movie Of All Time

24th October 2005

Director MARTIN SCORSESE's classic mafia drama GOODFELLAS has been voted the greatest movie of all time in a poll of experts by British magazine Total Film. The 1990 movie, which stars ROBERT DE NIRO,...

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The Edge Turns Comedian On Late Night Tv

7th October 2005

U2 guitarist THE EDGE showed off his sense of humour when the Irish rockers took over US TV chat show host CONAN O'BRIEN last night - by poking fun at his own group in a...

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Bono Applauds Finance Chiefs For Debt Cancellation

27th September 2005

U2 frontman BONO has applauded a plan by international finance bosses to cancel $40 billion (GBP22.2 billion) worth of debt for developing nations. The VERTIGO hitmaker, 45, spoke yesterday (26SEP05) after the World Bank...

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Oasis Lead Q Awards Race

20th September 2005

British rockers OASIS will lead the race at next month's (OCT05) Q Awards in London after landing five nominations. Following the release of their sixth studio album, DON'T BELIEVE THE TRUTH, earlier this year...

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Fascinating Fact 199

15th September 2005

Actress PORTIA DE ROSSI based her icy ALLY McBEAL character NELL PORTER on KIM NOVAK in VERTIGO....

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Keane Back On The Road With U2

31st August 2005

English rockers KEANE impressed U2 so much when they supported them in Europe, the EVERYTHING CHANGES hitmakers have been invited to join the Irish supergroup on the road in America. The trio will support...

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Barbara Bel Geddes Dies Of Lung Cancer

11th August 2005

Former DALLAS star BARBARA BEL GEDDES has died of lung cancer. She was 82. The veteran actress, who played matriarch MISS ELLIE EWING on the classic soap, passed away at her home in Northeast...

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Stewart 'Was Secret Anti-communist Fbi Agent'

1st August 2005

Screen legend JAMES STEWART worked as a secret agent for notorious FBI leader J EDGAR HOOVER, rooting out suspected communists from Hollywood, according to a damning new biography. Hoover knew the VERTIGO actor was...

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Dietrich 'Started Stewart Abortion Rumour'

31st July 2005

Late screen siren MARLENE DIETRICH started rumours JAMES STEWART forced her to abort his baby when he ended their intense affair, according to a damning new biography. Author MICHAEL MUNN's sensational expose, JIMMY STEWART:...

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U2 Win Memorabilia Court Case

5th July 2005

Irish rockers U2 won their court case against a former stylist over the ownership of several distinctive items of memorabilia today (05JUL05). The VERTIGO hitmakers refuted LOLA CASHMAN's claims she had been given the...

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Eavis Snubs U2

27th June 2005

Irish rockers U2 have been snubbed by Glastonbury Festival organiser MICHAEL EAVIS for a future appearance at the legendary music event, because he would rather champion new acts. Eavis has tried and failed to...

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U2 To Donate Millions To Africa

26th June 2005

Irish rockers U2 will donate $6 million (GBP3.3 million) of their own money towards eliminating poverty in Africa. BONO, ADAM CLAYTON, THE EDGE and LARRY MULLAN, who will be performing at the London leg...

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U2 And The Who Triumph At Charity Awards

19th June 2005

Irish rockers U2 were presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the NORDOFF-ROBBINS SILVER CLEF AWARDS in London on Friday night (17JUN05). The VERTIGO hitmakers - who formed in 1977 - were awarded...

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Bono Shaken By Plight Of African Children

14th June 2005

U2 singer BONO was left devastated during his first visit to Ethiopia in 1985, when poverty-stricken Africans begged him to take their children back to the UK with him. The VERTIGO rocker found rejected...

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Eagles Rock 2005 To Claim Best Touring Band So Far

3rd June 2005

Rockers the EAGLES are back on top of the US tour charts after being named the top-grossing act of 2005 so far. The HOTEL CALIFORNIA stars have pulled in $76.7 million (GBP40.3 million), based...

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