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Foxx Makes Time's Most Influential List

OSCAR-winning actor JAMIE FOXX has arrived on TIME MAGAZINE's list of the world's most influential people, alongside US President GEORGE W BUSH and lifestyle guru MARTHA STEWART. Hailing from 31 different countries, and including...

Luhrmann's Alexander To Be Made After All

BAZ LUHRMANN's scrapped ALEXANDER THE GREAT movie may be made after all - after the disappointing response to OLIVER STONE's take on the life of the Macedonian leader. The two films were due to...

Connery's Happy He Turned Stone Down Over Alexander

SIR SEAN CONNERY is relieved he snubbed OLIVER STONE's critically-mauled ALEXANDER after early reservations about the coherence of the movie persuaded him not to appear in the epic. The 74-year-old Scottish actor rejected the...

Daryl Hannah Has Never Seen Wall Street

Statuesque actress DARYL HANNAH had such a bad experience making her 1987 movie WALL STREET with director OLIVER STONE, she refuses to watch the film. The SPLASH beauty and Stone fought so much on...

Hollywood Directors Written Off As Talentless

The debut movies made by Hollywood directors OLIVER STONE and BRIAN DE PALMA were rejected by unimpressed judges at the EDINBURGH FILM FESTIVAL in 1972 - accordingly to old documents discovered last week (ends28JAN05)....

Farrell To Improve Accent After Alexander Mauling

COLIN FARRELL wants to improve his elocution after the critical mauling he experienced for his thick Irish brogue in ALEXANDER. The Dublin-born actor, 27, is reportedly furious director OLIVER STONE failed to supply voice...

Alexander A Success In Europe

OLIVER STONE's biopic ALEXANDER has opened to strong box office takings in Europe following its disappointing performance in America. The epic movie, which stars COLIN FARRELL as bisexual ALEXANDER THE GREAT, has already more...

Alexander Footage Lost At Airport

A crucial scene from ALEXANDER was destroyed when director OLIVER STONE carried the tape through an x-ray machine at airport customs. Stone was forced to call on star COLIN FARRELL to reshoot the pivotal...

Leto Slams Farrell Kiss Scene Reports

JARED LETO has slammed reports his on-screen kiss with ALEXANDER co-star COLIN FARRELL was edited out of the biopic - insisting the homosexual act was never part of the script. The blockbuster alludes to...

Stone Escapes America For France

Director OLIVER STONE is so distraught over the criticism targeted at his last two big screen projects, he's preparing to flee America for France. The JFK movie-maker sparked controversy by meeting Cuban dictator FIDEL...

Farrell: 'I Wish Alexander Sex Scenes Were More Graphic'

COLIN FARRELL has no regrets about the controversy in America surrounding his portrayal of a bisexual conqueror in ALEXANDER - he wishes the movie had been more explicit. Earlier this week (begs03JAN05), director OLIVER...

Kilmer's Sly Script Problems

Hollywood star VAL KILMER deliberately forgot his lines during love scenes with ANGELINA JOLIE on the set of ALEXANDER - so he could spend more time in bed with the stunning actress. Kilmer, 45,...

Stone Blames Alexander Flop On 'Homophobic' America

Director OLIVER STONE has slammed American audiences as homophobic, and blames this prejudice as the reason why his latest movie ALEXANDER flopped in the US. Stone expects the epic biopic, which stars COLIN FARRELL...

Dawson: 'Alexander Sex Scene Felt Great'

Hollywood beauty ROSARIO DAWSON lost all of her inhibitions during the filming of a graphic sex scene in her most recent movie ALEXANDER - and was delighted with the results. Dawson and co-star COLIN...

Stone Amazed At Neglected Alexander Story

Hollywood director OLIVER STONE was determined to make his recent movie flop ALEXANDER, because the ancient character has never received the attention Stone feels he deserves. The controversial film-maker is amazed nobody has attempted...

Parker Blasts Stone's Turkey Apology

OLIVER STONE has come under fire for travelling to Turkey to apologise for his movie MIDNIGHT EXPRESS - by the film's director SIR ALAN PARKER. Hollywood film-maker Stone - who wrote the screenplay for...

Stone: 'Midnight Express Wasn't Against Turks'

LATEST: Hollywood film-maker OLIVER STONE told the media in Istanbul Tuesday (14DEC04) he never intended to offend Turks in his controversial 1978 film MIDNIGHT EXPRESS. Stone won an OSCAR for his screenplay adapted from...

Stone To Make Amends With Turks

Director and screenwriter OLIVER STONE has arrived in Turkey today (13DEC04) to make amends with the European nation, 26 years after he offended them with his controversial movie MIDNIGHT EXPRESS. Turks were furious when...

Stone Faces Up To Alexander's Reception

Film-maker OLIVER STONE refuses to allow himself to get depressed if his most recent movie ALEXANDER is a critical and commercial failure worldwide - because he gave it his best shot. Stone, best known...

Farrell Gets Close To Alexander

Hellraiser COLIN FARRELL developed such an emotional tie to historical figure ALEXANDER THE GREAT, he spent a day weeping at the grave of the Macedonian warrior's father. Even when Farrell was on a break...

Greek Lawyers Impressed By Preview

LATEST: The group of Greek lawyers angry at the portrayal of Alexander the Great as a bisexual in the movie ALEXANDER were pleasantly surprised when they watched a preview screening. The furious bunch had...

Stone To Recreate Thatcher's Reign

Movie-maker OLIVER STONE is lining up another historical figure for his next biopic - former British Prime Minister MARGARET THATCHER. The director is refusing to let the critical mauling and disastrous box office performance...

Lawyers Shelve Alexander Lawsuit

LATEST: Greek lawyers have shelved their lawsuit against the makers of epic film ALEXANDER, who have claimed warrior ALEXANDER THE GREAT was bisexual. The furious lawyers had insisted the legendary conqueror was heterosexual,...

Court Rules Jeunet's Film 'Not French Enough'

LATEST: A Paris court has ruled JEAN-PIERRE JEUNET's new film UN LONG DIMANCHE DE FIANCAILLES (A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT) is not French enough to qualify for funding from the country's film agency. The AMELIE...

Alexander Bombs At Box Office

Director OLIVER STONE's worst nightmare has been realised - his epic movie ALEXANDER has flopped on its opening weekend (26-28NOV04) on release in America. The film, reported to have cost over $150 million (GBP83...

Storm Marks Fatherhood For Farrell

Irish movie star COLIN FARRELL is convinced the heavens sent him a powerful message when his son was born. The actor was in Morocco preparing for his role in OLIVER STONE's epic ALEXANDER when...

Stone: 'Alexander Will Have Better European Reviews'

Hollywood film-maker OLIVER STONE is certain his new epic ALEXANDER will receive a better reception from European movie critics than it did from their American counterparts. The controversial director made his comments as he...

Farrell Mocks Audience For Fatherhood Applause

COLIN FARRELL mocked the audience of an American TV show this morning (24NOV04) - because they applauded him for having "an orgasm". The PHONE BOOTH star appeared on talk show THE VIEW alongside ANGELINA...

Farrell Challenges Lawyers To Sue Him In Alexander Flap

LATEST: Irish actor COLIN FARRELL is challenging a group of Greek lawyers to sue him for portraying ALEXANDER THE GREAT as bisexual in new movie ALEXANDER. A group of 25 furious Greek lawyers insist...

Farrell Declares His Love For Stone

COLIN FARRELL has declared his love for OLIVER STONE who directed his latest movie ALEXANDER. The Irish actor, 28, was thrilled to spend eight months working with Stone on the epic biopic of...

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