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Amazon Prime To Stream Hundreds Of Mgm Movies

There's some roar left in the old lion yet. MGM has completed a licensing deal with Amazon to provide hundreds of movies and TV shows for streaming on its Amazon Prime service. The films include...

Eminem's Toilet Tracks

Eminem still writes songs on the toilet. The 'Not Afraid' rapper overcame addiction to painkillers to produce two hugely successful albums, 'Relapse' and 'Recovery' - the latter the best selling record of 2010 in the...

Gotti Film Bosses Confirm Barry Levinson Reports

The producers of the much-publicised Gotti family biopic have confirmed reports suggesting Rain Man director Barry Levinson has signed on to helm their star-studded film.Fiore Films boss Marc Fiore reveals Levinson will replace Nick Cassavetes,...

Levinson In Talks To Direct Gotti Biopic - Report

Rain Man and The Natural moviemaker Barry Levinson is in talks to replace Nick Cassavetes as the director of John Travolta's Gotti family biopic.Cassavetes quit Gotti: Three Generations, due to a scheduling conflict, just a...

Real Rain Man Dies

The man who inspired 1988 movie RAIN MAN has died, aged 58.Kim Peek, who was born with mental handicaps, passed away in Utah on Saturday (19Dec09) after suffering a heart attack. Peek inspired the character...

Hartnett Wins Best Newcomer For West End Debut

JOSH HARTNETT's West End debut has garnered him the respect of Britain's theatre fans - he picked up the award for best newcomer for his role in RAIN MAN at the Theatregoers' Choice Awards on...

Food Poisoning Halts Hartnett's West End Run

Actor JOSH HARTNETT has been suffering from a bout of food poisoning, forcing him to miss a handful of shows in the West End production of RAIN MAN. The Pearl Harbor star began his stage...

Judge Judy Delighted With Show Plug

U.S TV judge JUDITH SHEINDLIN was pleasantly surprised during a performance of JOSH HARTNETT's stage production RAIN MAN - because the play gives her a mention. The star - better known as Judge Judy -...

Hartnett Makes West End Debut

JOSH HARTNETT's West End debut in the stage adaptation of RAIN MAN has been met with mixed reviews. The Hollywood actor began his stint at the Apollo Theatre in London on Friday (19Sep08), starring in...

Hartnett's Rain Man Is Delayed

JOSH HARTNETT's West End debut in the stage adaptation of RAIN MAN has been delayed. The Hollywood actor was due to begin his stint at the Apollo Theatre in London on Tuesday (02Sep08), starring in...

Hartnett To Tackle Rain Man In London

Hollywood actor JOSH HARTNETT is to star in the new London stage adaptation of RAIN MAN - playing the role made famous by TOM CRUISE. The Pearl Harbor star will debut in the production in...

Hoffman Still Chuckles About Rain Man Fart Scene

DUSTIN HOFFMAN's improvised fart in a telephone booth in RAIN MAN remains the actor's favourite scene. The movie great really did pass gas in front of co-star Tom Cruise in the famous scene, prompting the...

Hoffman: 'Bush Manipulates 9/11'

Acclaimed screen star DUSTIN HOFFMAN has slammed US President GEORGE W BUSH for manipulating the 9/11 terrorist attacks to facilitate the invasion and occupation of Iraq. The RAIN MAN actor now feels "self-conscious" about being...

Hoffman Was Panicked By Lifetime Achievement Award

Veteran actor DUSTIN HOFFMAN put his acting career on hold for three years, because he suffered a panic attack after being given a lifetime achievement award. The RAIN MAN star was honoured by the...

Thompson Begged Hoffman To Wear A Disguise

EMMA THOMPSON grew so tired of hitting the streets of Chicago, Illinois, with her STRANGER THAN FICTION co-star DUSTIN HOFFMAN, she insisted he wear a disguise. The RAIN MAN star refused to don a hat,...

Weaver's Rain Woman

Actress SIGOURNEY WEAVER will play an autistic woman in a new movie she hopes will raise awareness of the condition. Eighteen years after RAIN MAN put the issue of autism on the big screen, the...

Rourke: 'I've Been In Therapy For Nine Years'

Hollywood star MICKEY ROURKE has been in therapy for nine years to help him cope with losing his career, his second wife CARRE OTIS, and his home. The 49-year-old suffered a career slump in the...

Duvall Impressed With Playboy Hoffman

DUSTIN HOFFMAN used to impress New York flatmate ROBERT DUVALL with his sexual conquests, once even bedding the daughter of a top politician and robbing her of her virginity. Actor Duvall admits he still marvels...

Hoffman: I Am Not Moving To London

DUSTIN HOFFMAN has rubbished a British newspaper's claim he plans to move to London full-time to escape US President GEORGE W BUSH's second administration. The SUNDAY TIMES published a story claiming the RAIN MAN...

Hoffman: 'We're All Autistic'

Hollywood legend DUSTIN HOFFMAN became convinced every human being shows signs of autism after researching the psychiatric disorder for hit 1988 movie RAIN MAN. The screen star - whose performance as autistic RAYMOND BABBITTT...

Cruise Turned Down Top Gun Franchise

TOM CRUISE turned down the chance to star in a succession of sequels to his breakthrough film TOP GUN, because he wanted to play a wide range of characters. Cruise, who starred as ace...

Carlson's Flying Fears

NIP/TUCK beauty KELLY CARLSON is so afraid of flying, she has to take Valium before she can board a plane. The sexy actress admits that taking to the skies has never been an appealing...

Cruise Revels In Anti-social Role

TOM CRUISE considers the "anti-social personality" he plays in COLLATERAL as a "force of nature" different to any other character he has played. The Hollywood star, 42, who plays a menacingly adept hitman VINCENT...

Grateful Cruise Wants To Act Forever

Movie superstar TOM CRUISE is determined to continue acting for the rest of his life, because it's what he "loves" doing. THE LAST SAMURAI star, 41, knows he's been lucky to be granted so...

Hoffman Dismisses 'Difficult' Tag

Hollywood legend DUSTIN HOFFMAN has shrugged off suggestions he is a 'difficult' actor to work with. THE GRADUATE star was lambasted by TOOTSIE director SYDNEY POLLACK, who famously offered to return the OSCAR he...

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