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Original Straw Dogs Screenwriter Dies

Oscar-winning Straw Dogs screenwriter David Zelag Goodman has died, aged 81.Goodman penned the script for the original 1971 psychological thriller and he went on to win an Academy Award for his work on Lovers and...

Susan George To Play 1066 Queen

STRAW DOGS star SUSAN GEORGE is to play a ruthless medieval matriarch in a new British movie chronicling the Battle of Hastings.The actress has joined Oliver! star Mark Lester in 1066. She'll play Queen Emma...

Tv's Peckinpah Dies

Television and film-maker DAVID E PECKINPAH has died of heart failure in Vancouver, Canada. He was 54. Peckinpah, the nephew of legendary STRAW DOGS director SAM PECKINPAH, passed away on Sunday (23APR06). He was executive...

Warner Snubs Book Offers

Veteran actor DAVID WARNER refuses to write an autobiography of his colourful life, because he hates the thought of meeting fans on the inevitable promotional publicity circus. The 64-year-old is continually hounded to put...

Spinal Tap Tops Cult Movie List

Seminal rock'n'roll documentary spoof THIS IS SPINAL TAP has topped a new poll of cult movie hits. The 1984 ROB REINER movie about an ill-fated rock group, starring CHRISTOPHER GUEST, HARRY SHEARER and MICHAEL...

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