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Moore Pledges Cash To Help Aids Fight

Former JAMES BOND star ROGER MOORE has pledged to donate money to the AIDS-devastated Southern African country Swaziland. The British actor will hand the proceeds from an appearance at the Eilat Chamber Music Festival, which kicked...

Movie Reviews Taken

Before Taken faces the Super Bowl, it is facing critics -- for an equally brutal encounter. Produced and co-written by France's Luc Besson and directed by Pierre Morel, the film is being savaged in many...

Movie Reviews Underworld Rise Of The Lycans

It might be argued that Frost/Nixon is something of a horror flick, but in that one Frank Langella's performance as Nixon received most of the applause from critics while they politely clapped for Michael Sheen's...

Movie Reviews The Reader

Stephen Daldry's The Reader was obviously intended as an Important Film, dealing as it does with the Germans' collective guilt over the Holocaust and coming as it does during Oscar-movie season. And virtually every critic...

Moore Was Fleming's First Choice For 007

ROGER MOORE was author IAN FLEMING's first choice to play JAMES BOND - and he almost landed the superspy role ahead of SEAN CONNERY. Moore eventually replaced the Scottish star and portrayed 007 for 12...

Hollywood Bosses Plan Film Of Moore's Life

Movie legend SIR ROGER MOORE's memoirs are set to be turned into a Hollywood biopic - with JOHNNY DEPP slated to play the part of the JAMES BOND actor. Two top U.S. production companies are...

Movie Reviews Bolt

Critics are giving Disney's Bolt no standing ovation, as they are wont to do for most of the Pixar product the studio releases, but they are giving it plenty of polite applause. Consider A.O. Scott's...

Craig Credits Moore With Bond Success

DANIEL CRAIG credits former BOND star SIR ROGER MOORE with his success as 007 - insisting the star inspired his own take on the superspy role. Moore has defended Craig - initially an unpopular choice...

Moore Blasts New Bond Films

Former BOND star ROGER MOORE isn't a huge fan of the latest installments in the superspy franchise - insisting they are "too violent". The recently released Bond movie Quantum of Solace, which stars Daniel Craig...

Moore Boycotts Blogs After He Was Named 'Worst Bond'

Former 007 star ROGER MOORE has boycotted showbiz gossip sites, since discovering he came bottom of a poll to find the most popular JAMES BOND. Moore played the superspy in seven movies from 1973 to...

Moore Boycotts Blogs After He Was Named 'Worst Bond'

Former 007 star ROGER MOORE has boycotted showbiz gossip sites since discovering he came bottom of a poll to find the most popular JAMES BOND. Moore played the superspy in seven movies from 1973 to...

Movie Reviews Role Models

Role Models, several critics suggest, belongs to the Judd Apatowschool of movie comedies, or as Stephen Holden in the New York Times describes them, "arrested-development comedies." That's not necessarilybad, says Roger Ebert in the Chicago...

Moore's Fatherly Feelings For New Bond Craig

Former JAMES BOND star SIR ROGER MOORE feels like a father figure to current 007 DANIEL CRAIG - after nominating the blue-eyed hunk for the spy role when he was an unpopular choice. Moore was...

Movie Reviews Changeling

Clint Eastwood's Changeling received mostly solid reviews for the director and for Angelina Jolie, its star, when it debuted at the Cannes Film Festival last May. They do not fare so well with the U.S....

Moore Honoured In France

SIR ROGER MOORE was awarded one of France's highest honours during a ceremony in Paris on Tuesday (28Oct08). The former James Bond star was presented with the Order of Arts and Letters by French Culture...

Roger Moore: I Couldn't Play Bond Straight

Roger Moore has admitted he found the role of James Bond hard to cope with due to the character's apparent notoriety.Speaking on the eve of the release of the new Bond film, Quantum of Solace,...

By on 29 October 2008

Movie Reviews Saw V

Like the previous Saw movies, Saw V was not screened inadvance for critics. And indeed many critics did not bother to stand in lineat theaters to catch it over the weekend. Several who did obviously...

Critic Ebert Criticized By Critics

After initially defending his decision to write a scathing review of the indie movie Tru Loved after walking out after the first eight minutes, Roger Ebert has had a change of heart. In a message...

Movie Reviews Quarantine

The horror flick Quarantine was not screened for critics, but when they went to the box office, paid to see the movie, and wrote their reviews, they did not seem at all ready to write...

Moore Prefers Bond Villains To 007

SIR ROGER MOORE would have gladly swapped his most famous role as JAMES BOND for an evil villain in the spy franchise - because the bad guys deliver the best lines. The actor played the...

Moore Hints At Drug Past

SIR ROGER MOORE has hinted he smoked marijuana - after befriending famous "non-smoker" TONY CURTIS in the 1970s. The James Bond actor starred alongside Hollywood legend Curtis in iconic British TV series The Persuaders! after...

Moore Glad Fleming Didn't Kill Off Bond

JAMES BOND legend SIR ROGER MOORE is happy author IAN FLEMING abandoned plans to kill off the superspy - because movie fans would never want 007 to die. Fleming was rumoured to have considered writing...

Moore Wrote Life Story At Dawn

JAMES BOND star SIR ROGER MOORE had to pen his life story in the early hours of the morning - because anecdotes he had trouble recalling would come to him in his sleep. The forgetful...

Moore: 'I Was Too Old For Bond'

JAMES BOND legend SIR ROGER MOORE is convinced he looked like a "dirty old man" as the superspy - because he grew too old for the part. The actor played the suave secret agent until...

Moore's Life Story Was Stolen At Airport

JAMES BOND star SIR ROGER MOORE gave up on his first attempt to write his life story - when the manuscript was stolen at an airport. The 007 veteran, who lives in Switzerland, began to...

Movie Reviews Nights In Rodanthe

The teaming of Richard Gere and Diane Lane in Nights in Rodanthe , their third movie together, has not charmed the critics who were previously charmed by The Cotton Club and Unfaithful . They also...

Two Weeks Remain To Vote For 'Film For The Future'

Cinema aficionados have a fortnight in which to vote for which film they would wish to share with future generations.As part of the British Film Institute's (BFI) 75th birthday celebrations, 75 special contributors from the...

By on 18 September 2008

Movie Reviews Burn After Reading

The Coen Brothers' Burn After Reading , which is set to open in many theaters at midnight tonight, is drawing some hot early reviews. "Because it is a comedy, the Coens' new film ... is...

Movie Reviews College

New York Times critic Laura Kern gives College a left-handed recommendation. "Chances are it won't disappoint those looking solely for unadulterated raunch," she writes. Roger Moore of the Orlando Sentinel wishes he could enforce his...

Moore Reveals Secrets Of Bond Boat Stunt

Movie star ROGER MOORE has revealed one of JAMES BOND's most famous stunts left him almost crippled when the steering on a speedboat cut out on him. In his upcoming memoir, My Word Is My...

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