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Howard Preparing For Friendly Battle

Oscar-nominee TERRENCE HOWARD is apprehensive about his chances of winning an Academy Award next month (MAR06), because his "friends" JOAQUIN PHOENIX and PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN are also nominated for Best Actor. The CRASH star...

Douglas Feels Sorry For Hoffman And Witherspoon

Oscar-winning actor MICHAEL DOUGLAS feels sorry for Academy Award nominees REESE WITHERSPOON and PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN because they are the front-runners to pick up this year's (06) top acting gongs. The veteran star, who...

Biopics Lead The Way At Sags

Biopics including WALK THE LINE, CAPOTE and CINDERELLA MAN led the way at the Screen Actor's Guild (SAG) Awards last night (29JAN06), with stars REESE WITHERSPOON, PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN and PAUL GIAMATTI picking up acting...

Pitt And Jolie Top Skin Shame List

BRAD PITT and ANGELINA JOLIE might be the world's most gorgeous couple, but their looks have earned them the dishonour of landing at the top of a new list of bad-skinned celebrities. The MR...

Capote Voted Top Movie Of 2005

TRUMAN CAPOTE biopic CAPOTE has been voted the Best Film of 2005 by America's National Society Of Film Critics. Actor PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN, who plays the legendary writer, was also named Best Actor by...

Hoffman Lost 40 Pounds To Play Capote

Actor PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN is embarrassed about one part of his acclaimed role as revered writer TRUMAN CAPOTE - he had to lose "a lot of weight" to play him. Hoffman was surprised when...

Hoffman's Dream Meeting With Miles Davis

Movie star PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN was once starstruck when he found jazz legend MILES DAVIS swimming in the pool where he was a lifeguard. The COLD MOUNTAIN star played it cool and pretended he...

Brokeback Mountain Tops Florida Critics Poll

Acclaimed western BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN has topped Florida's annual movie critics poll, after walking away with four awards including Best Film. The controversial movie also won Best Director (ANG LEE), Best Screenplay (LARRY McMURTRY and...

Hoffman + Rockwell Join Batman Baddies List

Actors PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN and SAM ROCKWELL have added their names to the growing list of BATMAN baddie wannabes after reportedly expressing interest in playing THE PENGUIN and THE JOKER respectively. CAPOTE star Hoffman...

Clooney's Acclaimed Movie Wins Top Prize

GEORGE CLOONEY's black and white thriller GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK has joined controversial western BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN as the Academy Awards Best Film frontrunners after landing the National Board of Review's top prize. PHILIP...

La Critics Hail Gay Romance

ANG LEE's gay romance BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN was hailed as the finest movie of 2005 by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association yesterday (10DEC05). Lee was honoured as Best Director for the JAKE GYLLENHAAL...

Capote Claims First Big Film Prize

PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN's portrayal of writer TRUMAN CAPOTE in biopic CAPOTE has earned the film the first of the movie award season's big prizes. The film was named the Best Feature at the Independent...

The Squid And The Whale Claims Six Indie Spirit Nominations

Actress LAURA LINNEY was in for a big shock when she read out the 2006 Independent Spirit Awards nominations yesterday (29NOV05) - her hit new movie THE SQUID AMD THE WHALE picked up six nods....

Jennifer Connelly To Play Lady Macbeth?

A BEAUTIFUL MIND star JENNIFER CONNELLY has signed up to star in a new adaptation of WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE's classic tragedy MACBETH. The OSCAR-winning actress will team up with PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN for the screen...

Swank And Lowe Sign Up For Celebrity Charades

OSCAR winner HILARY SWANK and her husband CHAD LOWE are set to turn their favourite parlour game into a new TV series after selling their idea for a celebrity charades show to US cable network...

Harden And Goodman Join Special Reading

MARCIA GAY HARDEN and JOHN GOODMAN have joined the star-studded cast of a special reading of two plays. THEATER OF THE NEW EAR will feature performances - which will be taped for later broadcast...

Streep Takes To London Stage

Screen legend MERYL STREEP is the latest American actor set to dazzle theatre audiences in London this year (05). The elegant actress will work with legendary BEING JOHN MALKOVICH director CHARLIE KAUFMAN on the...

Reilly: 'Fame Could Ruin My Career'

CHICAGO star JOHN C REILLY is terrified of becoming too famous - because he fears he'll lose the ability to surprise his audience. The actor worked on 35 films before he accepted his first...

Rival Capote Films Do Battle

PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN and British actor TOBY JONES are set to do battle on the big screen as gay writer TRUMAN CAPOTE in rival projects. Both films, in development at UNITED ARTISTS and WARNER...

Hoffman: No Bias In New Political Film

Movie actor PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN has hit out at claims his new movie is anti-GEORGE W BUSH. The BOOGIE NIGHTS star admits to having "left-leaning" political views, but claims documentary LAST PARTY 2000 -...

Kidman Set For More Award Wins

NICOLE KIDMAN'S award-winning streak is set to continue this year (04) with her latest film COLD MOUNTAIN expected to garner 18 BAFTA nominations. The Australian actress, 36, is hot favourite for Best Actress...

Bafta Faces Voting Humiliation

Organisers of next year's (04) BRITISH ACADEMY OF FILM AND TELEVISION AWARDS (BAFTA) have been left red-faced - after a series of blunders in the voting process were exposed. The event - which is...

Loretta Lynn And James Brown Honoured

Legendary musicians JAMES BROWN and LORETTA LYNN have been awarded with KENNEDY CENTER HONORS lifetime achievement awards in Nashville, America. Stars lined up to pay tribute to the recipients - who also included comedian...

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