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Sundance Filmmakers To Get Help From Institute

Hoping to provide a wider release for the films that are screened at the Sundance Film Festival, the Sundance Institute on Wednesday unveiled a new program that will help filmmakers sell and/or rent their movies...

Sundance Film Festival Heading To London In 2012

Robert Redford is taking the Sundance Film Festival to London.The 74-year-old actor - who set up the Sundance Institute for aspiring filmmakers in 1980 - has announced a four-day festival including screenings, music performances and...

Sag Crowns The King's Speech

The King's Speech increased its lengthy lead in the Oscar race Sunday night as the Screen Actors Guild awarded the movie trophies for best ensemble acting (equivalent to Oscar's best picture award) and bestowed its...

Chelsea Handler Dating Millionaire Hotelier?

Chelsea Handler has been seen getting "touchy-feely" with hotelier Andre Balazs.The 35-year-old TV host was spotted getting "cosy" with the millionaire businessman at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah this weekend.The pair were spotted kissing...

Kevin Smith Blasts Bruce Willis

Kevin Smith has slammed Bruce Willis for being "soul crushing" to work with. The Hollywood director - who worked with Bruce on 'Cop Out' revealed he hated working with the 55-year-old action star and claimed...

Channing Tatum's Intense Role In The Son Of No One

Channing Tatum's new movie 'The Son of No One' is "intense". The 'Dilemma' actor stars in the film - directed by his three time collaborator Dito Montiel - which will close this week's Sundance Film...

Petitions Protest Sentence Meted Out To Iranian Filmmaker

Filmmakers in Europe have voiced their support of award-winning Iranian director Jafar Panahi after he was sentenced to six years in prison and barred from making films for 20 years after his conviction of making...

Gay Romcom Finally Gets A Firm Release Date

After its domestic release was postponed four separate times over the past year -- with some observers predicting it would never see the light of day in America -- I Love You Phillip Morris now...

Cumming Will Miss Movie Premiere To Watch Obama Sworn In

Gay actor ALAN CUMMING will miss the chance to unveil his latest movie at January's SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL, so he can attend 'gay-friendly' BARACK OBAMA's inauguration as U.S. President. The week-long Utah movie bash next...

Film Stars And Fans Urged To Boycott Sundance Over Proposition 8 Connection

Gay rights campaigners are asking Hollywood stars and film fans to boycott next year's SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL in Utah, accusing one of the event's backers of supporting California's gay marriage ban. According to political activist...

The Science Of Sleep Scooped Up At Sundance

Actor GAEL GARCIA BERNAL's new movie THE SCIENCE OF SLEEP was snapped up at the SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL on Monday (23JAN06), making it the second major film to be purchased by a film studio at...

Kevin Smith: 'School's Out'

Self-taught American movie-maker KEVIN SMITH has encouraged would-be directors to skip going to film school, insisting it is a waste of time and money. The DOGMA director, who only went to film school for...

Duffs Get A Skin Boost From New Water Product

Pop siblings HILARY and HAYLIE DUFF have signed up as unofficial spokesmodels for a new water product after discovering it's great for their skin. SCOTT VINCENT BORBA launched his Borba Water at the SUNDANCE...

Forty Shades Of Blue Wins Big Prize At Sundance

RIP TORN movie FORTY SHADES OF BLUE was the big winner at this year's (05) SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL as the annual independent exhibition wrapped up on Saturday night (29JAN05). The family drama, directed by...

Astin To Be A Dad Again?

LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN ASTIN is set to become a dad for a third time, after announcing to pals his wife CHRISTINE is pregnant. According to America's STAR magazine, 31-year-old Astin made...

Leguizamo Injured In Car Smash

Actor JOHN LEGUIZAMO sustained severe head injuries while filming in Ecuador when the local head of police smashed into the vehicle he was travelling in. The MOULIN ROUGE! star was working on CRONICAS when...

Top 25 Sundance Films Named

FOUR WEDDINGS + A FUNERAL, CLERKS, SHINE, EL MARIACHI, IN THE BEDROOM, HOOP DREAMS and NAPOLEON DYNAMITE have been named among the most important 25 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL films as the annual event gets underway...

Stars Dancing In The Streets After Sundance Fire Alert

Stars including PARIS HILTON, JARED LETO and LORD OF THE RINGS pals BILLY BOYD and ELIJAH WOOD were forced to party in the streets of Deer Valley, Utah, on Sunday morning (23JAN05) after a SUNDANCE...

Lachapelle Arrested At Sundance

Celebrity photographer-turned-director DAVID LaCHAPELLE was arrested as he left a SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL party in a Park City, Utah, nightclub on Saturday (22JAN05). The film-maker, 36, has photographed a range of A-list stars including...

Grazer Learned About Deep Throat Through Grandmother

OSCAR-winning producer BRIAN GRAZER was introduced to the graphic porn film DEEP THROAT by an unexpected figure in his life - his grandmother. Grazer, who runs IMAGINE ENTERTAINMENT with RON HOWARD, learned all...

Mccarthy Adds Screenwriter To Her Resume

Model-turned-actress JENNY McCARTHY has written a new movie which she'll premiere at the upcoming SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL in Utah. The PLAYBOY pin-up penned her own script because she was unimpressed by the comedy films she was...

Dern Has Second Child

Actress LAURA DERN has given birth to her second child, a baby daughter, with musician partner BEN HARPER. The girl, whose name is being kept secret, was born on Sunday (28NOV04), reports PAGESIX.COM....

Sundance Goes To War

Next year's (JAN05) SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL will inaugurate two new international cinema competitions - with entries for the documentary honour heavily influenced by war. The independent film extravaganza will give debuts to 42 new...

Marcos Backs Down Over Documentary

LATEST: Former Philippine first lady IMELDA MARCOS is prepared to drop her injunction banning the screening of film IMELDA - on condition the word "documentary" is not used in the title. Film-maker RAMONA DIAZ's...

Redford Hits Out At Sundance's Commercial Tag

Veteran actor ROBERT REDFORD has blamed the arrival of BRITNEY SPEARS at his SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL for attracting an unwanted "commercial" tag for the annual event. The annual festival will celebrate 25 years of...

Redford Turns To Indie Movies To Keep Afloat

Screen legend ROBERT REDFORD has turned his back on Hollywood to embrace the independent movie scene - because he's now too old to have an impact in mainstream cinema. The BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE...

Marcos Fights Unflattering Film

Former Filipino First Lady IMELDA MARCOS is fighting a movie company in a bid to keep an unflattering documentary about her from the public in her homeland. The socialite, who has become famous for...

Stone's Castro Documentary Finds A Home

Canadian television network CBS are to screen director OLIVER STONE's controversial FIDEL CASTRO documentary after American cable network HBO dumped the programme. HOME BOX OFFICE, which makes gritty and controversial programmes like SEX AND...

Beckinsale In Hospital Dash

British actress KATE BECKINSALE was rushed to hospital last night (22JAN04) after falling ill on route to the SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL in Utah. The SERENDIPITY beauty received treatment at Los Angeles hospital CEDARS-SINAI MEDICAL...

Ben And Jen Call It Quits

Hollywood's hottest couple JENNIFER LOPEZ and BEN AFFLECK have ended their high-profile romance, after months of speculation. The stars split on Tuesday (20JAN04), amid persistent rumours that they - who were apart while Affleck,...

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