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Al Sharpton Leads Protest Against Django Unchained Slavery Figurines

Joining the ever-growing list of people with strong opinions about a film they have never watched is the Reverend KW Tulloss, the President of the National Action Network (the network with whom Reverend Al Sharpton...

Samuel L. Jackson Wanted To Play Django

Samuel L. Jackson was upset he was too old for the lead role in 'Django Unchained'.The 64-year-old actor was thrilled to be asked to star in director Quentin Tarantino's new film as slave Stephen but...

Lincoln Set To Light Up Baftas, But Why Was Spielberg Left Out?

Ever since the coming together of Daniel Day Lewis' acting talents, Steven Spielberg's directing prowess and the emotive story of Lincoln's tenure was announced in the form of Lincoln, everybody knew they'd be reading about...

British Awards Season Begins With The Unsurprising Nominations At The Baftas

As awards season kicks off, today with the BAFTA nominations and tomorrow with the Golden Globe award ceremony, actors, actresses, directors and producers everywhere will be biting their nails and praying for a win from...

A Week In News: Styles Splits, George Puts A Ring On It And Kim And Kanye Buy Big

Wrong Direction: It's been a rough week for Harry Styles and Taylor Swift, the pair going their separate ways after a brief relationship. Of course, it's great news for ambitious fans of both stars who...

Slavery Controversy Continues For Django Unchained As Figurines Criticized

Quentin Tarantino can’t seem to fend off the controversy being aimed at him and his new film Django Unchained. The warped western, which deal with issues of racism and slavery, has come under fire from...

Civil Rights Activists Furious Over Django Unchained Action Figures

Activists at Reverend Al Sharpton's American civil rights group have called for a national boycott of "highly offensive" action figures based on Quentin Tarantino's new movie Django Unchained.The Western, which stars Jamie Foxx and Leonardo...

Django Unchained Faces Further Contention Regarding Figurines - But, Why?

Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained has faced controversy upon controversy since its release. Spike Lee said he wont watch it, and one of its stars, Samuel L. Jackson tried to get a reporter to say the...

Oscar Screeners Proliferate On Bittorrent

Despite the best efforts of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to prevent for your consideration screeners sent to members in advance of Oscar voting, many have already been leaked on BitTorrent websites,...

Texas Chainsaw 3d Knocks Django Off The Box Office Top Spot (Roundup)

Despite pretty awful reviews, Texas Chainsaw 3D - an unwarranted, unnecessary remake by all accounts - has dominated this week's box office chart, pushing Quentin Tarantino's contentious yet popular Django Unchained off the top spot....

Leatherface Cuts Hobbit Down To Size

Despite all the recent hand-wringing over violence in films, the R-rated horror film Texas Chainsaw 3D slashed its way to the top of the box office over the weekend -- the first of 2013 --...

Box Office Roundup: Texas Chainsaw 3d Slashes The Competition

The weekend's box office threw up somewhat of a surprise this week, with the Texas Chainsaw franchise showing no signs of abating - its latest incarnation, 3D - did the best business, taking $23,000,000. It...

L.a. Reid: 'Quentin Tarantino Should Be More Sensitive To American History'

Music mogul Antonio 'l.A.' Reid has waded into the controversy surrounding Quentin Tarantino's latest movie Django Unchained, insisting the director should have been more "sensitive" in his use of racially-charged language.The Western, which stars Jamie...

Quentin Tarantino Defends Django Unchained Against Criticisms Of The Film Being Too Violent

Quentin Tarantino’s latest flick, Django Unchained has been making headlines ever since it came out in December – while some have been praising Tarantino’s signature style, there has been more than one criticism towards the...

Quentin Tarantino's Two Types Of Violence In Django Unchained

For a while, it seems, Quentin Tarantino was scared of his own movie, or at least, that's what Sidney Poitier told him. While out to dinner with Poitier, Tarantino explains: "[I] was telling him about...

Tarantino Rejects Claims Violent Movies Inspire Violent Crimes

Director Quentin Tarantino has denied that violent films like his current Django Unchained contribute to real-life violence. Interviewed on Terry Gross's NPR program Fresh Air, Tarantino maintained that complaints that violent behavior in the U.S....

Beef Lessons Required – Quentin Tarantino Won’T Waste Time On Spike Lee Spat

Pffft… Django Unchained director Quentin Tarantino clearly needs beef lessons. He has refused to engage in his public spat with Spike Lee any further.Which, you know, shows a great deal of decorum and everything, but...

Quentin Tarantino On Newtown Shooting: "Obviously, The Issue Is Gun Control And Mental Health"

The latest scapegoats for the deaths of innocent people are the filmmakers that dare to portray violence in their films. Quentin Tarantino - famous for the graphic scenes in his films aswell as the films...

Quentin Tarantino Wanted Us Actor For Django Unchained

Quentin Tarantino refused to cast Idris Elba in 'Django Unchained' - because ''he's British''.The 'Wire' actor was in the running to star in the director's new movie about black slavery in America's Deep South but...

Quentin Tarantino Ruled Out Brit Idris Elba For Django Role

British actor Idris Elba missed out on starring in Django Unchained because director Quentin Tarantino felt the lead should be played by an American.The moviemaker met with a string of stars including Tyrese Gibson, Terrence...

Busy Sacha Baron Cohen Was Forced To Pull Out Of Django Unchained

Funnyman Sacha Baron Cohen was forced to drop out of Quentin Tarantino's western Django Unchained because he didn't have time to shoot a scene between editing and releasing The Dictator and filming Les Miserables.The Brit...

Django Unchained: Have The Bookmakers Drastically Underrated Tarantino's Latest?

Django Unchained - Quentin Tarantino's latest movie that briefly held a perfect 100% score on Rotten Tomatoes - is a 66/1 shot to win Best Picture at the Oscars in March. In other words: it...

The Hobbit Rings In The Year At No. 1

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey remained the top film at theaters on New Year's Eve, taking in an additional $7 million, to bring its domestic total to $228.6 million. Somewhat surprisingly, however, Les Misérables moved...

Quentin Tarantino Eyeing Up Johnny Depp Collaboration

Quentin Tarantino wants to work with Johnny Depp.The 'Django Unchained' director thinks it would be ''magical'' to team up with the 49-year-old actor, but the pair will only collaborate once Quentin has written the perfect...

Django Unchained Controversy: Antoine Fuqua Calls Out Spike Lee For Calling Out Quentin Tarantino

The movie director Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) has weighed into the Spike Lee vs Quentin Tarantino Django Unchained debate. Spike Lee called out Tarantino for using the word “n*gger” in the movie. Tarantino’s defence was...

Yes Please! Quentin Tarantino Wants To Work With Johnny Depp

Quentin Tarantino has revealed that Johnny Depp’s on his wish list of actors that he’d love to work with.He’d have to prise him away from Tim Burton’s clutches, of course, but we reckon a Tarantino...

Antoine Fuqua Backs Quentin Tarantino Over Django Unchained Criticism

Director Antoine Fuqua has defended Quentin Tarantino over Spike Lee's allegations his new film Django Unchained is "disrespectful" to African-American history.In a recent interview with editors at Vibe magazine, Lee took aim at Tarantino's new...

The Hobbit Rakes In $600m And Django Unchained To Be Tarantino's Biggest Movie Yet

As the results pour in for the movie takings over the festive period, it looks as though three movies have truly surpassed themselves. The Hobbit took $32m over the weekend, bringing its world wide gross...

Quentin Tarantino Altered Django Unchained Shoot For Jonah Hill

Director Quentin Tarantino rearranged his shooting schedule for Django Unchained just so Jonah Hill could make a cameo in the film.Tarantino has always been a fan of Hill's and in 2010 he labelled the star's...

Tarantino's Django Unchained Set To Be A Big Title In 2013

Quentin Tarantino certainly doesn’t do things halfway. Weeks after its premiere, Tarantino’s Django Unchained is still making headlines.Some praise it for its wit and humour in treating a difficult subject. Others (a lot of others)...

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U2's Long Serving Tour Manager Dennis Sheehan Dies

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Indie pop duo Twenty One Pilots are celebrating their first ever US Number 1 album...

Piers Morgan To Return As Guest Judge On 'America's Got Talent'

Four years after he left the show, Piers Morgan has announced that he’ll be returning...

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