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Stars Come Out For Palm Springs Awards

ANNE HATHAWAY, SEAN PENN and LEONARDO DiCAPRIO were among the winners at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala in California on Tuesday (06Jan09) night. A host of Hollywood's big names turned out for...

Alternative Press Critics Pick Wall-e

It hardly seems that it would be a likely choice for the film critics who write for the alternative press, but Disney/Pixar's WALL-E has been named best film of 2008 in the ninth annual Village...

Rourke Denies Attacking Penn

MICKEY ROURKE has denied launching a verbal attack on SEAN PENN - after a website alleged the THE WRESTLER star had called his fellow actor "homophobic". Celebrity site the Daily Beast claims that Rourke sent...

Isabelle Huppert Named President Of Cannes Jury

French actress Isabelle Huppert has been confirmed as the president of the jury for next year's Cannes Film Festival.The 55-year-old, a two-time winner of the best actress prize at the prestigious festival, succeeds Sean Penn...

By on 02 January 2009

Penn Laps Up Honour For Milk Role

SEAN PENN will be honoured at an upcoming California film festival for his portrayal as San Francisco's first openly gay elected official in new film MILK. The actor will receive the Desert Palm Achievement Award...

Ballots Sent Out As Oscar Voting Begins

Voting for the 2009 Oscars has begun after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences posted ballot papers to its members.Some 5,810 votes will be cast by January 12th, with an official announcement of...

By on 24 December 2008

Double Recognition For Winslet From Actors' Union

Kate Winslet has received a further two nominations for her upcoming films Revolutionary Road and The Reader.The British actress was nominated for best actress for the former and best supporting actress for the latter when...

By on 18 December 2008

Penn Defends South American Connections

SEAN PENN has defended his connection to South American leaders Hugo Chávez and Raul Castro - after a journalist accused him of discrediting his good work in the gay community by supporting the controversial politicians....

Milk Laps Up San Francisco Film Critics' Awards

GUS VAN SANT's SEAN PENN-starring movie MILK has swept the board at the San Francisco FIlm Critics Awards - picking up four prizes. The movie, set in the California city, picked up the Best Picture...

Milk Wins Ny Film Critics Circe Award

The New York Film Critics Circle has named Milk best picture of the year and stars Sean Penn and Josh Brolin best actor and supporting actor respectively. Mike Leigh won for best director for his...

Golden Globe Nominees Announced

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button , in which Brad Pitt portrays a man who ages backwards, tied for the most Golden Globe nominations today (Thursday), including best actor in a drama (for Pitt), best...

Frost/nixon And Benjamin Button Up For Five Golden Globes

Frost/Nixon and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button are the frontrunners for the 2009 Golden Globes, with five nominations each.Both films are named in the best drama category while their leading men are up for...

By on 11 December 2008

Lohan And Penn To Make Movie Together?

LINDSAY LOHAN and SEAN PENN are in discussions about filming a movie together, according to U.S. reports. The Mean Girls star has appeared in a number of flops in recent years, including 2007's Georgia Rule,...

Milk Laps Up Critics' Choice Nominations

GUS VAN SANT's SEAN PENN-starring movie MILK and BRAD PITT's new film THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON will lead the way at the 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards - after landing eight nominations each....

Milk Film Honoured By Producers Guild

Actor SEAN PENN's new biopic MILK has been honoured by the Producers Guild of America for its portrayal of the first openly gay man elected to major public office in the U.S. The Gus Van...

Christmases Stays In Season

Forget white Christmases. New Line/Warner Bros.' Four Christmases was green over the weekend, remaining in first place for the second week in a row after dropping only 41 percent from last week. With and estimated...

Nominations For Independent Spirit Awards Announced

Three films each received six nominations for this year's Independent Spirit Awards and all three were nominated for best picture. They include Rachel Getting Married, Frozen River, and Ballast. Other films nominated for best picture...

Twilight 'S Last Gleaming

Twilight' s gleaming didn't last long. The film, which astonishedbox-office analysts by opening with nearly $70 million a week ago, fell tothird place with just $26.4 million over the three-day weekend and $39.5million for the...

Twilight 'S Last Gleaming

Twilight' s gleaming didn't last long. The film, which astonishedbox-office analysts by opening with nearly $70 million a week ago, fell tothird place with just $26.4 million over the three-day weekend and $39.5million for the...

Franco Surprised By Gay Love Scene

JAMES FRANCO's kiss with SEAN PENN in HARVEY MILK biopic MILK left him feeling uncomfortable - because his co-star wanted to act out a full-on love scene. Franco, who plays San Francisco politician Milk's gay...

Movie Reviews Milk

Some critics have already bestowed an Oscar on Sean Penn for his performance in Milk even before the nominations have been announced. Certainly, with hardly an exception, they have praised his performance in the film...

Box-office Feast Predicted

Most analysts agree that the Thanksgiving weekend could produce one of thebiggest windfalls in history for the studios and theaters. Last weekend'swinner, Twilight , is generally expected to remain at the topwith about $25-35 million...

Brolin Hoping To Bring Great Speeches To The Big Screen

JOSH BROLIN is hoping to bring America's greatest speeches to the big screen with the help of stars like MATT DAMON, SEAN PENN and PINK. The W star admits he has always been fascinated with...

Penn: 'Gays Died Because Milk Was Killed'

Fewer gays would have lost their lives to AIDS if San Francisco city supervisor HARVEY MILK hadn't been assassinated in his prime, according to SEAN PENN. Penn, who plays Milk - America's first elected gay...

Penn Weighs In On Madonna/ritchie Divorce At Award Ceremony

SEAN PENN snubbed his ex-wife MADONNA and pledged his support for her estranged husband GUY RITCHIE, as he accepted BAFTA/LA's Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film at a Hollywood ceremony on Thursday (07Nov08)....

Stars Turn Out For Newman's Fundraiser

A host of stars including TOM HANKS, JACK NICHOLSON, JULIA ROBERTS and SEAN PENN turned out for an annual fundraiser for late actor PAUL NEWMAN's children's charity. Newman died after a battle with cancer on...

Penn Pays Chavez Second Visit

American actor SEAN PENN has rejoined the political dialogue in Venezuela after meeting the country's president for a second time since 2007. Venezuela's state-run news agency reports Penn accompanied Hugo Chavez during the inspection of...

The Things They Say 9788

"He said to me: 'Dude, you look so much better these days because your face is all f**ked up! It's exactly what you need.'" JOSH BROLIN's MILK co-star SEAN PENN thinks the actor suits old-age....

Penn Wowed His Wife With First Date Costume

SEAN PENN wooed his wife ROBIN WRIGHT PENN on their very first date, by making her laugh in a ridiculous outfit. The husband-and-wife of twelve years are back together after a brief split earlier this...

Penn Texts Madonna To Boast About Gay Kiss

SEAN PENN was so excited he had experienced his first same-sex kiss with MILK co-star JAMES FRANCO - he immediately texted gay icon MADONNA to boast. Penn stars alongside Franco in the forthcoming biopic of...

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Man Up - Review

Truly enjoyable British romantic-comedies come along so rarely (Four Weddings and a Funeral was more than 20 years ago) that there's cause to...

Mariachi El Bronx Lead Latest Additions To Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 Line-Up

They'll also be performing on the Lock Up stage as The Bronx.

Bradley Cooper And Emma Stone Take On 'Aloha' Critics

'Aloha', the new film from Cameron Crowe ('Almost Famous', 'Jerry Maguire'), opens this weekend in North America

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis Reveals She Received Death Threats Over Kanye Booking

With a little under a month to go before it kicks off, probably the most talked-about thing....

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Jason Schwartzman's Meanest Role To Date?

Ahead of the upcoming UK release of 'Listen Up Philip', the film's star, Jason Schwartzman...

'Spy' Is Melissa McCarthy's Big Break Out

Melissa McCarthy is now getting a chance to hold a movie up on her name alone.

'Danny Collins' Is a Risk that Paid Off for Al Pacino

Al Pacino shines in 'Danny Collins'

Trevor Noah To Replace Jon Stewart On 'The Daily Show' For The First Time On September 28th

Trevor Noah, the new host of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’ when Jon Stewart departs...

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