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Michael Jackson 'Too Shy' For Madonna

Madonna thought Michael Jackson was "too shy".The 'Revolver' singer spent weeks working with the 'King of Pop' several years ago, but never recorded a duet with him because Michael was scared of Madonna's "provocative" music.The...

Tarantino Wins War, Saves Weinsteins

As Quentin Tarantino sees it, not only did his Inglourious Basterds put an early end to World War II but it rescued the Weinstein brothers in the process. Speaking to a Reuters reporter in Tel...

Perry's Latest Madea Film Tops Box Office

All by itself, Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All by Myself , did well as the box office over the weekend. Nothing else did. Perry's film took in an estimated $24 million. It did...

Basterds Atop Overseas Box Office For Third Week

Overseas, Inglourious Basterds retained the box-office crown for the third straight week, earning $14.3 million in 35 countries, according to studio estimates. Its international total now stands at $83.3 million and, combined with North American...

A Laborious Labor Day For Movies

The summer box office may have roared in like a lion, but it went out whimpering worse than usual. BoxOfficeMojo.com reported that it was the least-attended Labor Day weekend in over a decade. According to...

Moviegoers Likely To Take Holiday From Theaters

As usual the Labor Day holiday, which marks the end of the studios' summer-release schedule, offers little to draw big crowds to the multiplex. The top attraction, Lionsgate's Gamer , a sci-fi thriller, wasn't screened...

Fassbender's Fears Over Inglourious Role

MICHAEL FASSBENDER was convinced he'd wrecked his chance to appear in INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS after clashing with director QUENTIN TARANTINO during his audition.The actor spent hours practising for the role of Colonel Hans Landa in the...

Box Office Sets August Record

Final weekend box-office results came in somewhat below the studios' weekend estimates, with The Final Destination landing in first place with $27.4 million. Halloween 2 , which had been expected to run neck-and-neck with Destination...

Final Destination Trumps Tarantino's Basterds

The fourth FINAL DESTINATION movie has soared to the top of the U.S. box office - knocking QUENTIN TARANTINO's INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS into second place.The 3-D horror film scored an impressive $28.3 million (£17.1 million) in...

The Horror! The Horror!

In an unusual scheduling alignment, two horror movies are hitting the nation's multiplexes at the same time this weekend, and analysts suggested that each could bloody the other, giving Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds a fighting...

Tarantino To Be Honoured With Douglas Excellence Award

QUENTIN TARANTINO is to receive the 2009 Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film at a pre-event for the 2010 Santa Barbara International Film Festival in California.Douglas has agreed to present the honour to the...

Tarantino Finds His Own Bar In Berlin

QUENTIN TARANTINO found a home away from home while shooting new movie INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS in Berlin, Germany - the city has a bar dedicated to the director and his films.The filmmaker decided to visit Tarantinos...

Tarantino Wins The War

Inglourious Basterds blitzed the box office over the weekend, taking in $38.1 million, an exceptional amount for the second half of August, normally regarded as one of the quietest periods of the year. It was...

Glorious Opening For Inglourious Basterds

Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds opened with an estimated $37.6 million over the weekend, well above analysts' forecasts of $25-30 million. It marked the best opening for a Tarantino film ever and gave a much-needed lift...

Diane Kruger Fought For Film Role

Diane Kruger begged Quentin Tarantino to let her appear in his new movie.The German actress was desperate to star in the legendary director's latest offering, 'Inglourious Basterds', but knew she wasn't the first choice so...

Myers' Basterds Role Was A Dream

MIKE MYERS jumped at the chance to play a British General in QUENTIN TARANTINO's new movie INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS, because the cameo fulfilled a childhood dream.The actor's British parents both served in the armed forces and...

Tarantino: 'I Smoked Pot With Pitt'

QUENTIN TARANTINO has poured scorn on BRAD PITT's claim he has given up smoking pot by revealing the pair puffed up a storm last year (08).Pitt has recently claimed he quit marijuana when he became...

Tarantino Lifts Sleep Ban For Parent Pitt

QUENTIN TARANTINO was forced to lift his no-sleeping ban on the set of his latest movie INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS - because father-of-six BRAD PITT needed to catch up on his rest.The filmmaker admits he doesn't usually...

Butt Booter Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt loves "kicking a*s".The 45-year-old actor enjoyed playing a Nazi-hunting American commando in Quentin Tarantino's 'Inglourious Basterds' because he got to shoot so many fight scenes.The star explained: "I just like kicking a*s period....

Weinsteins Under Pressure To Produce Hits

The Weinstein Bros. are under intense pressure from investors to deliver a hit within the next few months, something that Harvey Weinstein has acknowledged in an interview with Sunday's New York Times . Weinstein told...

Tarantino Cast Doubts Over Kruger's German

DIANE KRUGER's convincing American accent nearly cost her a role in QUENTIN TARANTINO's war film INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS - because the director didn't believe the actress was "German enough".Kruger plays German spy Bridget von Hammersmark in...

Quentin Tarantino's Nude Films

Quentin Tarantino's films make him feel "naked".The 'Inglourious Basterds' director gets nervous when people watch his movies because the scripts are always "extremely personal".He said: "If you know me and you read my scripts, I'm...

Laurent Is Happy To Be The 'Face Of Jewish Vengeance'

French actress MELANIE LAURENT was determined to land a role in QUENTIN TARANTINO's new World War II movie INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS because she wanted to avenge the Nazis on behalf of her Jewish family.Laurent portrays the...

Tarantino: 'I'll Never Put A Child Star In My Movies'

Director QUENTIN TARANTINO loves to shock movie goers - but would never hire children to star in his violent films.The quirky filmmaker is behind some of the grisliest cinematic scenes of the last 20 years,...

Tarantino Eyes U.k. Project

Filmmaker QUENTIN TARANTINO is desperate to make a movie in England - so he can hire British talent like SIR MICHAEL CAINE and KATE WINSLET.The Pulp Fiction director admits several of his favourite actors hail...

Tarantino Impressed By Method Actor Pitt

QUENTIN TARANTINO was blown away by BRAD PITT's commitment to his craft after the actor remained in character between takes on the set of INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS.Pitt plays Nazi hunter Aldo Raine in the violent war...

Pitt Gets Animated For Playboy Strip

BRAD PITT's new movie INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS has been turned into a graphic novel for Playboy magazine by filmmaker QUENTIN TARANTINO.The director has adapted a scene from his new war movie into a comic strip for...

Diane Kruger's Torture Treat

Diane Kruger loved being tortured by Brad Pitt.The German actress - who stars alongside the Hollywood hunk in Quentin Tarantino's bloody war film 'Inglourious Basterds' - was frustrated she didn't get an opportunity to get...

Fassbender Directed Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs In Ireland

German-born actor MICHAEL FASSBENDER, one of the stars of QUENTIN TARANTINO's new movie INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS, once staged and starred in a charity theatrical adaptation of the moviemaker's breakthrough film RESERVOIR DOGS.Fassbender, who plays Lt. Archie...

Tarantino Threatens Sleeping Stars With Sex Toy Shame

Cast members caught napping on the set of QUENTIN TARANTINO's new movie INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS were humiliated by a large purple dildo.The moviemaker introduced sex toy 'Big Jerry' on the first day of shooting and then...

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