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Shia LaBeouf - Troubled actor Shia LaBeouf after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct at a New York court hearing on Wednesday (10Sept14). - Manhattan, New York, United States - Wednesday 10th September 2014
Shia LaBeouf - 2015 Tribeca Film Festival - 'Love True' screening at SVA Theater in New York City - Arrivals at Tribeca Film Festival - New York City, New York, United States - Thursday 16th April 2015
Shia LaBeouf - Shia LaBeouf, sporting a long ponytail and a silver love heart ear stud tucks into a salad at Hugo's Restaurant in West Hollywood accompanied by a redhead female companion - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 13th April 2015
Photo's fromt he cast of 'Fury' as they attended a photocall at the British Film Institute's London Film Festival
Shia LaBeouf and Mia Goth - Shia LeBeouf (sporting a light green vest and work-out gear) and his girlfriend, Mia Goth, were seen on their way to lunch in Los Angeles, California. - Saturday 6th September 2014
Shia LaBeouf and Mia Goth - American actor known for his roles in Transformers and Even Stevens Shia LaBeouf photographed with his girlfriend Mia Goth in Beverly Hills - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 30th August 2014
Shia LaBeouf - A bearded Shia LaBeouf wearing his favourite old red 'Mighty Alpha Superstars 1981-1982' t-shirt jumps down from the back of a pickup truck carrying a Nike holdall and old sneakers - Los Angeles, United States - Tuesday 19th August 2014
The 28 year-old actor was charged with two counts of disorderly conduct, one count of criminal trespassing and one count of harassment after disrupting the play.
Shia LaBeouf's bizarre behaviour continues.
The 28 year-old actor was taken into custody by the NYPD on Thursday night (June 26th) after interrupting a performance of Broadway's 'Cabarat.'
After the Police were called to Studio 54 to escort LaBeouf out of the play, they took him into custody at the Midtown North station where he stayed the night until being arraigned Friday morning at 10 a.m. at Midtown Community Court.
The actor had to be muzzled by police to stop him spitting.
A dishevelled Shia LaBeouf was seen leaving a Midtown NYC court on Friday morning (27th June) after having been arrested for his persistently disruptive behaviour during a theatre performance the night before. The 28 year-old actor was charged with criminal trespass, harassment and disorderly conduct and taken into custody after causing a disturbance during the Studio 54 Cabaret performance.
The actor was spotted carrying out a string of inconsiderate actions, such as smoking in the theatre, refusing to stop, and swearing loudly. LaBeouf was escorted out of the premises by police after refusing to leave when asked to do so by security guards, confirmed NYPD spokesman George Tsourovakas
"He was being rather difficult and combative, verbally...to the point where security guards asked him to please leave the premises and he refused," Tsourovakas said, via CBS. "Police were called and he was detained and arrested."
Continue reading: Shia LaBeouf Arrest: Disgraced Actor Leaves Court After Theatre Meltdown
We thought he’d been a bit too quiet recently
Troubled actor Shia LaBeouf has found himself back in the headlines, after being arrested and charged after an incident which took place during a New York theatre production of Cabaret. The actor was reportedly in tears as he was led away by police after a bizarre outburst which saw him stumbling into the production and “harassing” theatre-goers. The 28 year old has since been charged with criminal trespassing and two counts of disorderly conduct. For Shia this latest incident is just another in his already lengthily list of public troubles. From bar fights, to plagiarism claims, arrests and even wearing a paper bag on his, Shia LaBeouf certainly has a colourful history of trouble.
Shia was arrested during a performance of Cabaret
The actor was escorted from the theatre after causing a disturbance.
Shia LaBeouf has been arrested and charged after an incident that took place during a New York theatre production of Cabaret. The 28 year-old actor has been charged with criminal conduct and disorderly conduct and taken into custody after causing a disturbance during the Studio 54 show.
Specific details regarding LaBeouf's behaviour have been disclosed, such as smoking in the theatre, refusing to stop, and swearing loudly. LaBeouf was escorted out of the premises by police after refusing to leave when asked to do so by security guards, confirmed NYPD spokesman George Tsourovakas.
"He was being rather difficult and combative, verbally...to the point where security guards asked him to please leave the premises and he refused," Tsourovakas said. "Police were called and he was detained and arrested."
Continue reading: Shia LaBeouf Spirals: Arrested After New York Theatre Incident
Chris Pine isn't the only celebrity with a DUI, these other stars have also been arrested for driving under the influence.
Star Trek star Chris Pine is the latest celebrity to join the long list of famous folk who have been arrested on charges of DUI. Pine, who is best known for playing James T. Kirk in 2009’s Star Trek and 2012’s Star Trek Into Darkness, pleaded guilty to charges of driving under the influence and has been smacked with a six month driving ban and fine.
Chris Pine is the most recent celebrity to be arrested for drink driving
It seems like having a DUI is sort of a celebrity rite of passage, all of them seem to have one! King of all DUI arrests, Mel Gibson, was arrested in 2006 for driving nearly twice the speed limit after a night of hard partying. In case he wasn’t in enough trouble, Mel then allegedly began to shout anti-semitic remarks. Most celebrities manage to bounce back quickly after their DUIs, but Mel’s reputation has never recovered.
Continue reading: Chris Pine Isn't Alone! Other Celebrities Arrested For DUI
Lars von Trier's new film has been a rumour-fest since it first began production, we take a look at the mythological development of the controversial 'Nymphomaniac'.
Lars Von Trier’s latest film Nymphomaniac has been getting everyone hot under the collar since before any actual filming even began. Written and directed by the controversial von Trier, who is renowned for his avant-garde approach to filmmaking, the film stars Stellan Skarsgard, Stacy Martin, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Shia LeBeouf, Christian Slater, Jamie Bell, Uma Thurman and Willem Dafoe...how’s that for a star-studded cast?
Shia LaBeouf plays one of Joe's lovers in Nymphomaniac
There may be loads of mainstream actors on board, but the concept behind Nymphomaniac is anything but commercial. Charting the sexual history of Joe, a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac, the plot sees her recount her erotic experiences to Seligman, a bachelor who took her in after finding her having been beaten up in an alley. Divided into two separate films, or “volumes”, and eight chapters, the first volume of Nymphomaniac tells the story of Joe when she was young (played by Stacy Martin) while volume two is concerned with the older Joe.
Continue reading: The Mythological Production Of Lars Von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac'
Who's off to the cinema to catch this one tonight?
Lar Von Trier’s controversial film (that’s almost become a mandatory sentence hasn’t it?) ‘Nymphomaniac Vol 1’ hits America tonight (March 21) on a limited basis. But considering the movie has been available on-demand since March 7 in the U.S. through distributor Magnolia Pictures, will anyone go and see it at the cinema?
Lars Von Trier could have done with this kind of thing at Cannes
We’re talking about those moments you watch a sex scene with your parents. It’s awkward enough at home let alone in the cinema, and while – of course – no kids will be attending the multiplex to check out the steamy number, watching explicit sex scenes in public isn’t the most comfortable way to spend a Friday evening. Especially when the option to watch it at home is very much available.
Joe is a fiercely determined 50-year-old woman whose sexual drive has taken over her entire life. Her story of how she ended up injured in an alleyway and subsequently being nursed back to health by the curious Seligman deepens and darkens in this half of the story, as she relays tales of how her sexuality has caused so much damage. In a bid to somehow recover from her nymphomania, she attends a therapy group, but she also can't resist meeting a therapist of a different kind as she finds new and more dangerous ways to challenge herself and her sexuality. Her pleasure through pain has led her to a potential job with a group of criminals who are looking for somebody to inflict pain on their victims. But with such instable people around her, just how close is she to landing in some serious trouble?
Continue: Nymphomaniac: Volume II Trailer
Joe has always known she's been completely obsessed with sex ever since she was a young girl. Her excessive desires would see her meet man after man after man, eventually with little ability to remember who was who. Her fantasies were extreme; she wanted to rebel against the idea of love by allowing herself to be used by men as if she were an object. When she finds herself lying in an alleyway in her fifties having been badly beaten by an as yet unknown perpetrator, she is rescued by a charming older man named Seligman who takes her to his home and offers her a pick-me-up and a bed for the night. It's there she uncovers her entire sexual history, though with none of the joy it brought her as a young woman. Instead, she is despondent and filled with a heart-breaking self-hatred as Seligman tries to offer some wise words of comfort.
Continue: Nymphomaniac: Volume 1 Trailer
No details about how he plans to achieve it.
Alec Baldwin seems to have ended his love affair with New York City. Or would that be MSNBC? Or public life in general? Regardless, Baldwin seems to be fed up with all of it, if his candid essay, published on Vulture, is anything to go by. In the essay, Baldwin recounts all the ways in which 2013 was “pretty awful”, starting with the accusations of homophobia that came his way early in the year.
Baldwin seemed to be on a collision course for most of 2013.
Baldwin has a bit of ire reserved for almost everyone – MSNBC, Rachel Maddow, Shia LaBeouf – no one is safe from his wrath. He goes on to explain how his clashing with LaBeouf sabotaged his return to theater and how later in the year, his talk show was relegated to MSNBC, even though Baldwin wanted to do in on NBC instead. It’s a long read. Even despite the inevitable inaccuracies, it’s still interesting to read Baldwin’s point of view on the whole debacle – and he certainly isn’t shy about sharing it.
Continue reading: 100% Done - Alec Baldwin Is Retiring From Public Life. For Good.
The Billy Elliot actor has regaled us with some key moments from the set of Nymphomaniac - out this weekend on a strictly limited basis in the U.K
If Jamie Bell’s account is anything to go by, working with Lars Von Trier is a truly unforgettable experience. The young British actor has recounted the Danish director’s strange directing techniques with The Guardian in an interview, and they involve meeting him, totally naked (Von Trier, not Bell) and smacking Charlotte Gainsbourg with pleasantries skipped.
Jamie Bell, pictured far right, plays 'K' in Nymphomaniac.
"I'd just got to Copenhagen to begin shooting. Thomas was showing me around: 'We built this set here, this is where the production design room is.' Then we had to walk past this outdoor pool and there was Lars with a towel in his hand,” explained bell. “He dropped the towel, he shook my hand – he was stark bollock-naked – and he said, 'Do you want to come for a swim?' And I said, 'I'm all right man, I just got here, I've still got my suitcase, so I'll wait.'"
The reviews suggest Von Trier has nailed it with Nympho
This weekend sees the limited release of Lars Von Trier’s latest mindbender: Nymphomaniac. Fans of the enigmatic Danish director will relish the chance to see both volumes back to back with this one-day (Saturday Feb 22) release, but if you need convincing to see 4.5 hours of Lars then read on.
Gainsbourg gets up to some raunchy stuff in Nymphomaniac
The film, like many of Von Trier’s, sees Charlotte Gainsbourg take the lead role. She’s a troubled nymphomaniac who provides the film’s plot by recounting her life after Seligman (Stellan Skarsgård) finds her beaten in an alley.
It’s split in to two parts – Volume I and II – and both parts are playing tomorrow in London as a double feature. The reviews, however, seem to focus on individual volumes, with the first achieving 93% on Rotten Tomatoes, and the second, 83%.
“A provocative, engrossing, often hilarious, frequently tough picture. Not for all sensibilities but it's among von Trier's more playful, purely entertaining films, with insight and humour in even the horrors,” wrote Empire’s Kim Newman in his review.
“By the end of four hours the concept "picaresque" has been serially used and abused, much like the film's heroine. There's a vision here, even so, that shapes the film's prolix, promiscuous ends,” said Nigel Andrews in The Financial Times.
“For the most part Nymphomaniac is compelling and achieves exactly what von Trier set out to do: a multi-faceted exploration of sexuality, in all its bizarre, twisted glory,” writes James Mottram for The List.
And here, at Contact Music, Rich Cline awarded Nymphomaniac (both volumes as one film) 4/5, writing: “For the most part Nymphomaniac is compelling and achieves exactly what von Trier set out to do: a multi-faceted exploration of sexuality, in all its bizarre, twisted glory.”
If one thing’s for sure, it’s that Lars Von Trier will take you out of your comfort zone with Nymphomaniac, and it’s something you should experience in its enterity. So what are you waiting for, pick up the phone and start dialing! Oh wait, that’s a different film.
At four hours long, this drama is as confrontational as anything we've seen by Lars von Trier (Melancholia), but it's also perhaps his most humane and hopeful film yet. This is a challenging, complex exploration of human sexuality, but it's told with a surprisingly light touch, allowing humour and warmth to seep in around the edges. So even if it's darkly haunting and occasionally shocking, violent or sexually explicit, it's so recognisably honest that we can't help but be moved.
This is the story of Joe (played as a teen by Martin and as an adult by Gainsbourg), who is found near death in an alleyway and nursed back to health by the kindly Seligman (Skarsgard). While she recovers from her injuries, she tells him about her life, which has been defined by sex since she was 2 years old. She loses her virginity as a teen to the greasy biker Jerome (LaBeouf), who will re-enter her life two more times over the following decades. Through the years she struggles to understand love, which she sees as lust plus jealousy. Then when she suspects that love might be the secret ingredient for good sex, her subsequent experiences take her down an unexpected road.
Flashbacks to Joe's life are sequential, so as she narrates her story we experience it along with her. This includes her riotous teen years preying on men as a game, protesting with her friends against a love-fixated society. Getting sex is easy, but making sense of it is something else. She tries being randomly cruel to men, and having a master (Bell) physically abuse her. She experiences love and motherhood, and eventually finds a career as an enforcer for a loan shark (Dafoe). Along the way, Martin and Gainsbourg deliver unflinching performances that let us see Joe's soul. And Skarsgard takes our breath away in an unusually introspective, wrenching role.
Continue reading: Nymphomaniac Review
Is there ever a dull week in showbiz? Billy Ray Cyrus slaughters his own song and, FYI, Shia LaBeouf isn't "not famous" yet.
RIP Shirley Temple: For younger generations, the death of Shirley Temple may not be as heart-rending as for those who grew up with the adorable, depression-era actress and watched her help pull America out of its slump. Temple died peacefully at home aged 85 on the 10th February after a life of reinventing herself and bringing joy to others through her many talents. You may or may not know that Temple was huge in China, but why? Find out here. Shirley Temple: 1928-2014.
Samuel L Jackson Makes Himself Clear: Samuel L Jackson has been involved in what was arguably the biggest foot-in-mouth moment of the year so far. In an interview with KTLA's so-called "entertainment reporter," Sam Rubin, Jackson was asked about his recent Super Bowl commercial...only, the Robocop actor didn't have a Super Bowl commercial, leading to quizzical stares and the immortal quote "what Super Bowl commercial?" as it dawned on the star that Rubin had him confused with fellow black actor, Laurence Fishburne. Read about the fall-out and watch the toe-curling video here.
Amanda Bynes is hopefully on the road to recovery, but what causes child stars to become so troubled as adults?
The Amanda Bynes saga was funny at first. When she started dressing like Nicki Minaj, pierced her cheeks and began tweeting strange messages to rapper, Drake, it all just seemed like harmless Miley Cyrus attention seeking. But then things took a turn for the worst when Amanda’s behaviour became increasingly erratic, culminating in her attempting to start up a fire in a neighbour’s driveway before accidentally covering her puppy in gasoline.
Amanda began behaving strangely, emerging from court wearing a knotted blonde wig
The actress’ problems didn’t seem to really start until 2012 when she received a DUI and later that year she was charged for two more alleged hit and run incidents. By 2013 she had been arrested for possession of drugs and her hard partying seemed to be a symptom of something a little more sinister. When things finally came to a head with the fire incident, it was clear that Amanda wasn’t high on drugs or ‘acting out’, this was somebody with mental health issues.
Continue reading: Amanda Bynes And The Curse Of The Child Star
The 'Transformers' actor is "not famous anymore" which has just brought him a whole lot more attention.
So Shia LaBeouf isn't famous anymore? Why then, if the 27 year-old Nymphomaniac actor is so averse to a bit of spotlight, has Shia embarked on a trail of most bizarre incidents, starting will his plagiarism of a graphic artist's work, followed by over-apologising, declaring his retirement, walking out of a Nymphomaniac press conference, wearing a paper bag with "I Am Not Famous Anymore" and leading up to his LA art exhibition.
Shia's "I Am Not Famous Anymore" Stunt Brought Him More Fame, Ironically.
The list of weirdness was long enough without the art exhibition, entitled "#IAMSORRY." Visitors are reported to have been scanned by a security guard before they were allowed in one at a time to "see" Shia. They were expected to pick an implement from a table, which apparently included a Daniel Clowes graphic novel, a wrench, and some Hershey Kisses, before going into a room where Shia sat silently with a bag over his head.
Remember that kung-fu kick? Well this isn't nearly as exciting.
While Eric Cantona is no stranger to being banned, his latest is not really his fault. The advert in which he stars – one for Kronenbourg 1664 – has been pulled for misleading customers.
Eric Cantona's parody ad is not cool
The misleading part comes from the assertion within the advert that the beer is brewed in a particular French town, Alsace. But it’s not: it’s brewed in the rainy British city of Manchester. Which isn’t quite as glamorous. The ad sees Cantona parody the treatment footballers get, from fan adulation to superstar treatment in various establishments.
Continue reading: That Eric Cantona Kronenbourg Advert? Yeah, It's Been Banned
It turns out that LaBeouf's questionable behavior of late has all (or mostly) been leading up to this.
Is Shia LaBeouf a misunderstood genius of our time? The actor went from cryptic tweets to deliberate plagiarism, to storming out of a press conference and wearing a paper bag on his head and finally, to a performance art piece. LaBeouf brought out the “I Am Not Famous Anymore” paper bag for a performance art piece, which will run Tuesday through Sunday at the Cohen gallery in Los Angeles. The piece is called “#IAMSORRY” and it was announced via press release from the gallery.
“Shia LaBeouf is sorry. Sincerely sorry. He will be in situ at 7354 Beverly Boulevard for the duration. Implements will be provided. Free admission,” the announcement said.
It was all part of a bigger picture.
Continue reading: Tearful Shia LaBeouf Brings Out The Paper Bag For Performance Art Piece
The movie's 100% Rotten Tomatoes score overshadows the actor's scene-making behaviour.
Lars Von Trier's controversial new movie Nymphomaniac has gone down a storm with critics after having premiered at the Berlin Film Festival. However, cast member Shia LaBeouf, who has been doing a lot of bizarre things recently in the name of performance art, drew unnecessary attention to himself by walking out of the press conference and appearing with a paper bag on his head on the red carpet.
That There, That's Shia LaBeouf...Promise!
After being asked about the movie's explicit sex scenes, of which apparently there are many, Shia quoted footballer Eric Cantona's famous 1995 line: "When the seagulls follow the trawler, it is because they think sardines will be thrown into the sea" before making his exit, according to BBC News. He later appeared on the red carpet for the premiere screening wearing a brown paper bag with the words "I am not famous anymore" written on it with two eye holes.
Shia's paper bag might not be his weirdest moment ever.
Shia LaBeouf managed to out do even himself in the bizarre stakes yesterday, by storming out of the press conference for Nymphomaniac after quoting Eric Cantona and then appearing at the premiere with a paper bag over his head with I AM NOT FAMOUS ANYMORE" written across it. Crazy stuff but this is all what we've come to expect from Shia who’s created his own Beouf-ometer of weirdness in recent years with these 5 moments alone:
Shia LaBeouf - with a bag on his head.
1. Dropping acid for a role.
For his role in Charlie Countryman, Shia dropped acid in front of several cast and crew members including Ron Weasley, I mean Rupert Grint. Grint later described how LaBeouf “smashed the place up, got naked and kept seeing this owl,” wow, however if the owl was Pigwidgeon it’s understandable.
2. The Sigur Rós video
Shia starred in the video for Icelandic band Sigur Rós’ single 'Fjögur Píanó', where his performance inclduing doing some weird interpretive dancing and then stripping off, unsurprisingly the video became a viral hit. Warning NSFW:
Continue reading: Shia LaBeouf: His Five Weirdest Moments
Shia LaBeouf made sure he earned his latest film Nymphomaniac plenty of publicity, though it may not even need it.
Shia LaBeouf walked out of a press conference at the Berlin Film Festival after quoting Eric Cantona's famous line, "When the seagulls follow the trawler, it is because they think sardines will be thrown into the sea."
LaBeouf - in Berlin to promote Lars Von Trier's new movie Nymphomaniac, of which he is the star- later appeared on the red carpet wearing a paper bag on his head. Written on it was the words, "I am not famous any more," according to BBC News.
Continue reading: At Berlin Press Conference, Shia LaBeouf Quotes Cantona, Gets Up, Leaves
The actor's latest appearance was just a little bit more bizarre than usual.
Given Shia LaBeouf’s recent antics, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the man is a bit... err… eccentric. He’s also very self aware though, just take a look at his outfit for the “Nymphomaniac Volume I” premiere at the 64th Berlinale International Film Festival.
Even if he isn't famous, LaBeouf can always rely on his fashion choices to make a stir.
LaBeouf’s look included a sharp black tux, white shirt and a brown paper bag. Say what you will about LaBeouf, but he obviously knows how to make a statement. In this case, he made it in black marker on the paper bag on his head. The message read: “I am not famous anymore.” – a statement he has been tweeting repeatedly since January 13, as USA Today notes.
Continue reading: Seagulls, Sardines And Paper Bags - Is Shia LaBeouf Pulling A Lady Gaga?
Seems like the actor's retirement threat was an empty one
Shia LaBeouf’s antics over the past year have been attributed to a wider ideal: a performance art piece produced with the help of several other artists. Whether that’s true or not, the mercurial actor claimed he was retiring ‘from public life’ – a claim that has just been confirmed as boohocky with the announcement of his role in Rock The Kasbah. (Casbah? Some say K, some say C)
Shia LaBeouf doing some sort of work - proper work
LaBeouf – who made his name as a child-star in Even Stevens, and enjoyed a successful turn in Holes - will star alongside Bill Murray in Barry Levinson's Rock the Kasbah. Bruce Willis, Kate Hudson, Danny McBride and Zooey Deschanel also share the screen. Brian Grazer and Tom Freston are stepping in to exec produce Kasbah, while QED International will be looking for buyers at Berlin's upcoming European Film Market.
The actor's bizarre actions recently were all stunts as part of a project, apparently.
Shia LaBeouf has pulled what is known nowadays in showbusiness as a "Joaquin Phoenix," whereby one goes undercover, creating a series of provocative stunts to make the media believe that one's marbles have truly been lost then claiming it was all for art. The actor confused fans recently with a string of bizarre and out-of-the-blue incidents which included ripping off artist Daniel Clowes' work, apologising via a sky-writer, and a string of weird tweets over-apologising for his actions.
Shia LaBeouf Has Lifted The Lid On His Bizarre Actions Of Late.
Many probably assumed that LaBeouf, the former child star of Even Stevens, had simply gone off the rails a bit, as the Macaulay Culkins of the world have done before him. The media scratched its collective head and decided to laugh about the Transformer star's weird happenings. The chain of incidents seemingly ended a few weeks back with LaBeouf announcing that he was "retiring from all public life" after all the negative attention he was receiving.
Shia LeBeouf apologises again on twitter, but claims his recent strange behaviour was all part of a project: "My Twitter @thecampaignbook is meta-modernist performance art."
But the 27 year-old has really out done himself with his latest bizarre tweets.
LaBeouf was surrounded by controversy back in December (2013) after he was accused of plagiarising the work of graphic novelist Daniel Clowes in his short film 'Howard Cantour.com'.
Continue reading: Shia LaBeouf Claims Bizarre Twitter Behaviour Is "Performance Art"
Shia gets up to some stupid stuff
For a man who’s recently decided to retire from public life, Shia LaBeouf is sure lingering in the public eye. He’s walking around London headbutting people willy-nilly, and let’s not forget; he’s starring in two pretty high profile movies this year.
Shia LaBeouf picking up some stuff from the hardware store, something he's deeply sorry for
He’s not quite reached Justin Bieber’s inordinate displays of stupidity, but his recent behavior has gained him more enemies that friends. Here’s a little rundown of Shia’s most idiotic moments, and yes, his recent headbutt makes the cut.
Shia LaBeouf is not starting out 2014 in the right way. First he was accused of plagiarism, and now he is being accused of assaulting a man. Is Shia headed downhill?
Uh oh, it appears that Shia LaBeouf may be going a little Lindsay Lohan on us. The actor seems to be on a downward spiral after being accused of plagiarizing his newest film. And when he apologized for that plagiarizing, he was accused of plagiarizing that apology.
Shia LaBeouf appears at the Cannes Film Festival
Since then, he has acted out, in public and on Twitter, and now he was reportedly in a pub fight in London.
Continue reading: Shia LaBeouf Allegedly Assaults A Man In A London Pub
The actor takes a step back after a string of bizarre incidents. What on Earth is going on?
Shia LaBeouf has announced that he is "retiring from all public life" after a year of crazy incidents has reached breaking point. It has been a rather strange year for the 27 year-old Even Stevens actor who has branched out into directing. Ready to head down the rabbit hole?
Shia LaBeouf Announces He's Retiring From Public Life.
The L.A-born actor was left red-faced after it emerged that he'd persistently plagiarised other peoples' work, most notably that of graphic novelist Daniel Clowes, and then plagiarised his apology for stealing Clowes' work.
Shia Lebeouf reveals that he had to send a photograph of his penis to the production team to land the role of 'Jerome' in Lars Von Trier' controversial film 'Nymphomaniac'.
The 27 year-old must have desired to be in the film as he accepted a very bizarre request from the production team before being cast.
LeBeouf sent director Lars Von Trier a photograph of his penis.
[NSFW] Lars Von Trier is at it again.
The full-length trailer has finally been released for the Lars Von Trier two-part erotic drama, Nymphomaniac. The Danish director has teased for months with promotional posters for the movie showing cast members' faces in the throes of sexual pleasure.
Written and directed by the somewhat infamously controversial Von Trier ('Antichrist,' 'Melancholia'), the film stars Charlotte Gainsbourg as Joe, a woman found beaten in an alley by Stellan Skarsgard's Seligman. Joe attends group therapy sessions after self-diagnosing as a nymphomaniac; a sex addict. Seligman looks after Joe and she tells him her life story, including her sexual experiences.
'Selfie' is the Oxford English Dictionary 'Word of the Year' - and here's why
2013 is the year of the 'selfie,' the Oxford English Dictionary reckons at least, as the word used to describe a self-shot photograph has been named as the word of the year by the established dictionary authority. According to the Oxford English Dictionary web page, the decision to adopt selfie as word of the year was a " unanimous" decision, noting a 17,000 per cent increase in the usage of the word over the past 12 months.
Mariah Carey is one star who has helped boost the 'selfie' craze
The powers at the Oxford English Dictionary have gone on to chart the rise of the word selfie, tracing its origins to a 2002 ABC Online forum posting. The word experts noted the wider use of the word in 2003 and its adoption into common usage by 2012, but it isn't until 2013 that selfie has become worthy of the Word of the Year title. It beat such buzzwords as 'bitcin,' 'showrunning' and the ever popular 'twerk' to emerge victorious, but what is it that has made 2013 the year of the selfie?
Continue reading: 'Selfie' Is The Word Of The Year: Charting Its Rise To The Top
LeBeouf's reputation just took ANOTHER nosedive. It's difficult.
Shia LaBeouf is an egg. That basically means he’s a bit silly, which we’re pretty sure we can say without being sued. But just in case: Shia LaBeouf is NOT silly. He is however, an idiot. He’s in a really bad film called Charlie Countryman, and to prepare for said bad film, he took the wrong drug.
Shia LaBeouf looking sullen in Charlie Countryman - don't read the reviews mate
Charlie Countryman has amassed 30% on Rotten Tomatoes, which is pretty bad. But it’s not the worst film ol’ LaBeouf has ever done. The Holes actor has some pretty shoddy scores on the review aggregator site. Countryman is below his average of 50% (of the 22 films with ratings, that is).
Probably not the best way to market your movie to a U.K audience...
Remembrance Sunday is primarily a day to mourn, commemorate and celebrate the efforts of solders in World War I, but that doesn’t totally excuse Brad Pitt and his WWII film Fury for filming Nazi scenes on November 11th.
Brad Pitt and Shia LaBeouf film scenes for 'Fury.'
David Ayer is probably facing the biggest backlash; filming for his WWII tank epic kicked off at 4am this morning, with gunshots, explosions and a hundred extras dressed as both allied and Nazi forces rampaged through fields. And it’s not as though he wasn’t warned: emotional pleas to delay the filming during remembrance Sunday fell of deaf ears as Ayer pushed on with his schedule.
Continue reading: Brad Pitt's 'Fury' Faux Pas: Filming Nazi Scenes On Remembrance Sunday
When Charlie Countryman boarded a plane to Bucharest in Romania after a hallucination of his late mother told him to, it became both the best and worst decision he'd ever make. He becomes embroiled in the life of a middle-aged man who dies beside him on the flight and is forced to meet his daughter; a strikingly beautiful cellist named Gabi; with whom he sets out to uncover the mysteries he left behind. Along the way he meets her party-loving friends who welcome him with open arms and he finds himself falling increasingly in love with her. However, things take a turn for the worst when her crime boss husband Nigel shows up on her doorstep with no intention of letting Charlie take her off his hands. Charlie can do nothing but fiercely protect his lover, but to do that, he is forced to lay down his life.
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The actor shared a screen shot from his upcoming movie to promote the upcoming rom-com-action
Shia LaBeouf isn't scared to show a little (or a lot) of skin, as he has shown with his increasingly sordid roles. After baring all for the Sigur Rós' music video for the song 'Fjögur Píanó,' before stripping off completely and getting steamy for the screen with his Nymphomaniac co-stars, Shia this time took to Twitter to flash his bits.
Charlie Countryman comes out next month
Sharing an image from his upcoming film, the rom-com meets action adventure Charlie Countryman, Shia told his followers to check out the upcoming film and gave them at least one reason to check it out with the racy image. Early on Sunday (hey what else are you going to do on a Sunday morning), 20 October, Shia uploaded the image to his Twitter account, along with the caption; "tune in, turn on, drop out - #CharlieCountryman 11/15."
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Brad Pitt's movie 'Fury' has racked up considerable publicity in recent weeks, but what do we actually know about David Ayer's World War II movie?
A stuntman on Brad Pitt's World War II movie Fury was stabbed in the shoulder with a bayonet and air lifted to hospital in Oxford this week. The 35-year-old was accidentally injured during a rehearsal at the movie's set in Pyrton, Oxfordshire. Not familiar with this movie? Read our 'Everything you need to know about Fury'.
Earlier this month, a letter was sent to residents in the community on behalf of Pinewood Studios, warning them to expect "intermittent controlled gunfire and explosives" during the shoot for the movie.
A spokesman for the movie confirmed the stabbing happened as two stuntmen were filming at a converted farm.
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Charlie Countryman is a regular guy who is prompted to travel to Bucharest in Romania after experiencing a vision of his deceased mother. However, along the way, fate intervenes when a middle-aged man dies in his sleep while seated beside Charlie, and he is suddenly embroiled in the case of his death. He meets his striking musician daughter Gabi who he vows to help find out what happened to her father, while getting involved with her party-hard, drug-taking friends. The pair begin to fall head over heels in love with each other, but when her crime boss husband Nigel appears, things take a turn for the worst for Charlie. Attempting to stand up for himself and protect his new lover, he endures several emotional and physical attacks from the ruthless Nigel before realising the only way he can save Gabi; he must die for her.
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The stabbed man was airlifted to hospital.
Fury director David Ayer is looking to make his new movie as realistic as possible, sending his cast to the woods to get them into the mindsets of a WWII troop of soldiers, helping them bond as a unit left to fend for themselves. Then there was the Pinewood Studios notice sent to residents of Shirburn, Pyrton and Watlington in Oxfordshire that they should expect to hear "intermittent controlled gunfire and explosives" during the making of the wartime film.
Stuntman Stabbed During Filming Of Brad Pitt's New Movie, 'Fury.'
However things got a little too real today on set when a stuntman was injured by a bayonet, i.e. the pointed blade attached to the end of a gun. BBC News reports that a 35 year-old was injured at around midday in Pyrton and was subsequently airlifted to Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital.
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Sex. Sex sex sex. It doesn’t matter how many times we say it, it’s still going to make the headlines. And that’s partly why Nymphomaniac – Lars Von Trier’s upcoming film – has been such hot news: it delves into the risqué subject with alacrity and gusto.
The film has also made the news due to the fact that Von Trier is a bit weird.
Shirburn villagers are warned not to call 999 if they hear gunfire on set of Brad Pitt flick 'Fury'.
Hollywood film producers have informed the residents of Shirburn in Oxfordshire not to worry about any nearby explosions while they shoot Brad Pitt's latest movie Fury.
Shia LaBeouf On The Set of 'Fury
Pinewood studios have taken the World War II historical drama to the tiny village until mid-November to shoot several action scenes for the flick which stars Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf and Logan Lerman.
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