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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...

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,...

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...

Moore + Kutcher 'Freeload' At Sundance

Hollywood supercouple DEMI MOORE and ASHTON KUTCHER have stunned organisers of the SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL with their extravagant list of "requests". The pair - who dressed for the premiere of Kutcher's THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT...

Hilton Performs For Salomon

Hotel heiress PARIS HILTON's raunchy karaoke performance in front of her sex tape co-star RICK SALOMON had a dramatic affect on his mood - he couldn't stop laughing. The 22-year-old - who is currently...

Cox's Pregnant Memory

FRIENDS beauty COURTENEY COX has fallen victim to a common pregnancy trait - having a bad memory. The brunette actress flew to Park City, Utah to promote her independent film NOVEMBER at the SUNDANCE...

Carter And Hilton In Fierce Public Argument

Pop hunk NICK CARTER and hotel heiress PARIS HILTON shed their image as contented lovers on Sunday (18JAN04) when a minor squabble turned into a viscous row. The sexy couple - who have been...

Hilton And Carter's Public Love

Celebrity couple PARIS HILTON and NICK CARTER surprised onlookers at the SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL, because they couldn't keep their hands off each other. The hotel heiress and her BACKSTREET BOY lover have been inseparable...

Metallica Unleash A Monster At Sundance

METALLICA are planning to rock next year's (04) SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL with a new fly-on-the-wall documentary - which they promise is one of the most revealing ever. The film METALLICA: SOME KIND OF MONSTER,...

Redford Airs New Movie At Sundance For The First Time

ROBERT REDFORD has submitted his own movie to his SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL for the opening film. The movie mogul, who set up the independent movie festival in Utah in 1985 and oversees it annually,...

San Sebastian Winner An Unpopular Choice

Georgian movie maker DITO TSINTSADZE's (corr) new movie GUN SHY was an unpopular winner at the 51st SAN SEBASTIAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL in Spain on Saturday night (27SEP03). The film was the shock winner...

Gershon Gets Help For Album Dream

Actress GINA GERSHON made such an impression when she first performed with her heavy rock band, she's had a host of celebrity offers to help her make it as a singer. The BOUND star...

Panned Damon Movie To Grace UK Cinemas

Actor MATT DAMON's critically-panned movie GERRY is to be held up to the scrutiny of the British cinema-going audience - after bombing in America. Damon teams up with CASEY AFFLECK, younger brother of...

Buffalo Soldiers Movie Maker Hits Out At Critics

Aussie movie maker GREGOR JORDAN has fuelled the controversy surrounding his new war satire BUFFALO SOLDIERS by insisting American right wingers take patriotism too far. An American journalist hurled a bottle of water at...

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