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Wsj Search For New Mpaa Chief "Complicated"

24th February 2011

The search for a new head of the Motion Picture Association of America has been complicated by the fact that the major studios are now controlled by conglomerates whose executives must also approve the selection,...

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Martin Sheen Says Charlie's Addiction Is Like 'Cancer'

23rd February 2011

Martin Sheen says his son Charlie's battle with substance abuse is like having "cancer".The 'West Wing' star admits it has been painful to watch the 45-year-old actor - who is currently receiving home rehab treatment...

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No Doubt's 'Weird Process' For Making Albums

23rd February 2011

No Doubt have a "weird process" to making their albums. The ska-pop band announced in January they have begun recording sessions for their first album since 2001's 'Rock Steady', but singer Gwen Stefani has warned...

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Martin Scorsese To Direct Silence Next

17th February 2011

Martin Scorsese's next project will be 'Silence'.The 'Gangs of New York' filmmaker was recently reattached to work on 'The Wolf of Wall Street' - which follows the rise and fall of stock broker Jordan Belfort...

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Michael Kors' Star-studded Fashion Show

17th February 2011

Michael Kors attracted a star-studded audience during his show at New York Fashion Week yesterday (16.02.11).The designer was showcasing his autumn/winter 2011 collection at the Lincoln Center and a host of A-list names - including...

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Report Couric Likely To Stay As Cbs Anchor

14th February 2011

CBS and Katie Couric are open to a new deal that would keep her as anchor of the CBS Evening News when her current contract expires at the end of May, the Wall Street Journal...

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Irons, Spacey Deplore Hollywood Amorality

11th February 2011

Appearing at a Berlin Film Festival news conference in connection with the screening of Margin Call , a film that depicts the Wall Street bankers responsible for the financial collapse of 2008 as amoral --...

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Michael Douglas Shocked By Wall Street Admiration

9th February 2011

Michael Douglas is surprised people looked up to his 'Wall Street' character Gordon Gekko. The 66-year-old actor - who played the villainous investment banker in the original 1987 movie and its 2010 follow-up 'Wall Street:...

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Super Bowl Ads "Stumble," Analysts Say

7th February 2011

The challenge this year for Super Bowl advertisers, whose commercials generally receive as much attention as the game itself, could be summed up with the presumptuous question, "Can you top this?" The consensus among media...

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Al-jazeera Wins Plaudits For Egypt Coverage

1st February 2011

Al-Jazeera continued non-stop broadcasting out of Egypt on Monday even as Egyptian authorities made what appeared to be clumsy moves to shut it down. The government has blocked entrance to the Arab news network's offices...

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Michael Lohan Hospitalised With Heart Problem

1st February 2011

Michael Lohan was rushed to hospital for emergency surgery on a blocked artery yesterday (31.01.11).The showbiz patriarch - father of troubled actress Lindsay Lohan - was found to have dangerously high blood pressure during a...

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Movie Reviews The Rite

28th January 2011

What we have with The Rite is another horror movie of the exorcist variety -- with a difference. That difference is Anthony Hopkins, who plays the exorcist. "Mr. Hopkins gives the production what he was...

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Netflix Now Second-largest Movie "Channel"

27th January 2011

More people may be watching movies on their TV sets and computers from Netflix's streaming service than are watching movies via pay-TV services Starz and Showtime, the Wall Street Journal observed today (Thursday). The newspaper...

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Michael Douglas Delighted To Attend Golden Globes

17th January 2011

Michael Douglas received a standing ovation at last night's (16.01.11) Golden Globe awards.The 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps' star - who has recently been given the all-clear after treatment for cancer in his throat -...

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The Things They Say 19842

16th January 2011

"It will be nice to get out. I haven't been out for a while. I'm sure I'm still going to have a glass of wine of two. (I'm) very appreciative (of the nomination)." MICHAEL DOUGLAS...

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Movie Reviews The Green Hornet

14th January 2011

Box office forecasters are predicting big things for The Green Hornet this weekend. But critics are swatting it from every direction. "Overblown, interminable and unfunny," is the way Lou Lumenick describes it in the New...

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Michael Douglas Can't Forgive Doctors

12th January 2011

Michael Douglas hasn't forgiven the doctors who failed to spot his throat cancer.Although the 'Wall Street' actor is confident he has beaten the disease after the tumour has been successfully removed following six months of...

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Indie Producers Finding Salvation In Video-on-demand

11th January 2011

With fewer moviegoers buying tickets to see independent films, the producers of those films are turning to video-on-demand in the hope of salvaging their business, the Wall Street Journal reported today (Tuesday). The newspaper noted...

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Catherine Zeta-jones' Tears Over Michael's Cancer Progress

11th January 2011

Catherine Zeta-Jones burst into tears when she heard Michael Douglas' tumour had disappeared. The 'Wall Street' actor endured a gruelling chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment after he was diagnosed with throat cancer six months ago and...

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Catherine Zeta-jones 'Tears Over Michael's Cancer Progress

11th January 2011

Catherine Zeta-Jones burst into tears when she heard Michael Douglas tumour had disappeared. The 'Wall Street' actor endured a gruelling chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment after he was diagnosed with throat cancer six months ago and...

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Michael Douglas Confident He's Beaten Cancer

10th January 2011

Michael Douglas is confident he has beaten his cancer.The 'Wall Street' actor was diagnosed with a tumour in his throat six months ago but after intense chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment, the 66-year-old star is sure...

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Lions Gate Fires New Shots At Carl Icahn

4th January 2011

Lions Gate Entertainment wants the U.S. District Court in Manhattan to require Carl Icahn to disclose information about whether he entered into a secret agreement with MGM creditors to merge the studio on his terms...

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Oprah Nearly Owns Cable In Debut

4th January 2011

It may be premature to make a conclusive judgment, but early indications are that Oprah Winfrey has not lost her Midas touch with her OWN cable network. According to Nielsen, within the cable universe, the...

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Shia Labeouf And Oliver Stone To Film Pinkville?

31st December 2010

Shia LaBeouf is in discussions to star in war drama 'Pinkville'. Director Oliver Stone has confirmed the 24-year-old actor is interested in starring in the Vietnam-based drama because of his father's involvement in the 1955-1975...

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Jazz's Voice, Billy Taylor, Dead At 89

30th December 2010

Pianist Billy Taylor, widely regarded as jazz's most articulate spokesman, has died at age 89. "Before Wynton Marsalis, he was probably the most famous representative the jazz world ever had, a familiar presence on TV...

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Michael Douglas To Receive Icon Award

28th December 2010

Michael Douglas is to receive the Icon Award at The 22nd Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival next month.The 66-year-old actor is planning to take time out from his recovery from throat cancer to collect...

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Selena Gomez Has Shia Crush

28th December 2010

Selena Gomez has a crush on Shia LaBeouf.The singer-and-actress isn't attracted to a specific type of guy but has confessed she finds the 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps' star very sexy.She said: "I don't have...

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Glasses-free Tv Debuts In Japan -- But It's Only 20 Inches

21st December 2010

The world's first commercial glasses-free 3D television sets are due to go on sale in Japan today (Wednesday, Japanese time). Manufacturer Toshiba said it expects to go global with the sets following the annual Consumer...

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Hulu Postpones Ipo

21st December 2010

Still searching for a way to recycle television shows profitably online, video website Hulu.com has reportedly postponed plans to offer an IPO and may pursue other options to raise funds needed to broaden its content....

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Movie Reviews Tron

17th December 2010

Few moviegoers will be heading to the theaters to see Disney's Tron Legacy for the plot. But while the effects may be all that matters to the public, many critics have different standards by which...

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