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The Secret Garden Party Celebrates 10th Birthday And Announces Initial Line Up


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Secret Garden Party is celebrating its tenth birthday and has announced the initial line up for 2012. The theme for this year's Secret Garden Party is called 'Standing On Ceremony'. Headlining will be EDWARD SHARPE & THE MAGNETIC ZEROS and Orbital -who are also set to play Bestival.

Also making a return to the festival is KT Tunstall, who was last seen at the Secret Garden Party in 2004. She will be performing on one of the festival's fourteen stages, as will Soko; Beth Jeans Houghton and Hyde and Beast. In addition to the music stages, there will also be a large number of workshops; action camps; debates and artwork.

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Cronenberg: 'Catholic Patrick Mcgoohan Was Difficult'


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Movie and TV icon Patrick McGoohan had his Scanners co-star Jennifer O'Neill in tears on the set of the cult 1981 film by ripping into her for marrying three times.

A fervent Catholic, The Prisoner star took exception to O'Neill's personal life and didn't hold back in letting her know.

Director David Cronenberg recalls, "He had extreme Catholic views about sexuality, which came onto the set.

"My leading lady... came to me incredibly distraught and said, 'Patrick said, 'Are you a whore? Are you a slut?' And he started to lay into her because she'd had, like, five husbands.

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Cronenberg Recalls Scanners Car Crash Tragedy


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Movie maverick David Cronenberg has opened up about the car crash tragedy that wrecked the beginning of his Scanners shoot in 1980, insisting the double fatality would have ended most young filmmakers' careers.

Two motorists collided when one slowed down to watch highway filming of the thriller, and cast and crew had to drop everything in a desperate attempt to save lives.

He tells The Hollywood Reporter, "They slowed down, and the guy behind them didn't. My grip jumped over the fence and pulled the woman out of the car, but they were dead, and that was our first day of shooting.

"I thought if I could survive that, I could survive anything."

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Scanners Tops Film Murder Poll


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A scene from legendary sci-fi shocker Scanners has topped a poll listing the best screen murders in history.

The horrific moment - when a man's head explodes in graphic detail - was voted for by readers of MOVIE magazine.

In the 1981 flick, directed by horror maestro David Cronenberg, Scanners are people who can kill just by thinking about it, and in the favourite scene a businessman is brutally murdered when his head blows up.

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