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Whoopi Goldberg Defends Polanski

Whoopi Goldberg has defended Roman Polanski, saying he did not commit "rape-rape".The 'Rosemary's Baby' filmmaker was arrested in Zurich, Switzerland, on Saturday (26.09.09) and faces being extradited to the US after he fled the country...

Swinton's Royal Roots

Oscar-winning actress TILDA SWINTON has learned she's a direct descendant of 14th century Scottish king ROBERT THE BRUCE.Genealogists in Edinburgh have discovered the Burn After Reading star is 19 generations removed from the monarch, aka...

Swinton's Husband Denies Living Arrangements

TILDA SWINTON's estranged husband has denied rumours he shares a home with the actress and her toyboy lover.The Oscar winner has 11-year-old twins with playwright John Byrne, 68, but has been enjoying a romance with...

Tilda Swinton Ready For Glass House

Tilda Swinton wants to live in a glass box for a week.The Oscar-winning actress slept in the clear container for eight hours a day, seven days a week as an exhibition piece at the Serpentine...

Swinton Dreams Of Becoming A Sleeping Art Exhibit Again

Oscar winner TILDA SWINTON is keen to get back in the box as an exhibit - even though her 1995 stint as a living art piece left her with shingles.The actress famously spent eight hours...

Tilda Swinton Says We Need To Talk About Kevin

Oscar winner Tilda Swinton is to star in the film adaptation of bestselling book We Need To Talk About Kevin, it has been announced.The Michael Clayton star will take the lead role as the mother...

By on 18 May 2009

Swinton's Drunk Role Based On Pals

TILDA SWINTON tested her acting skills to the limit playing a hard-partying alcoholic in new movie JULIA - because she usually falls asleep after a couple of drinks. Swinton plays an out-of-control drunk in the film,...

Swinton Rules Out Theatre Return

TILDA SWINTON has ruled out swapping movies for the live stage, branding the idea of joining a theatre production "really boring". The actress first tried her hand at theatre while studying at the U.K.'s Cambridge University,...

Peruvian Film Wins Golden Bear In Berlin

The dark, socially relevant Peruvian movie The Milk of Sorrow was awarded the Berlin Film Festival's top award, the Golden Bear, Sunday. The story is based on the belief that sorrow can infect mother's milk...

Hunger Success As Slumdog Loses At Evening Standard Awards

Steve McQueen's acclaimed debut feature Hunger has been named best film at the Evening Standard Film awards.The harrowing drama, an account of IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands' final days, took the prestigious prize on a...

By on 02 February 2009

Wolf Collaborates With Swinton On New Lp

British singer PATRICK WOLF has landed Oscar-winning actress TILDA SWINTON as a guest on his forthcoming album BATTLE. Wolf first met the Michael Clayton star at the premiere for her 2008 film Julia - and...

Swinton's Party Knockback Led To Julia Role

TILDA SWINTON has fond memories of her first meeting with JULIA director ERICK ZONCA - after they both tried unsuccessfully to gatecrash a glitzy showbiz party. The British actress stars as a desperate alcoholic who...

Swinton's 'Foursome' Is 'Very Dull'

Actress TILDA SWINTON has opened up about her unusual living arrangements with her longterm partner and her toyboy lover, insisting their relationships are "really very dull". The Oscar winner has 11-year-old twins with playwright John...

Swinton To Head Berlin Festival Jury

Tilda Swinton has been selected to head the jury at next year's Berlin FilmFestival -- the Berlinale. The British actress won this year's bestsupporting actress Oscar for Michael Clayton and costarred in theCoen brothers' Burn...

Swinton Heads Berlin 2009 Jury

British actress TILDA SWINTON will take charge of affairs at next year's (Feb09) Berlin Film Festival, heading up a jury of movie industry experts. The Michael Clayton Oscar winner was chosen because "her commanding screen...

Cheadle, Swinton And Frears To Be Honoured By Bafta/la

DON CHEADLE, TILDA SWINTON and film-maker STEPHEN FREARS will be honoured by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts/Los Angeles (BAFTA) at a ceremony in Hollywood in November (08). Cheadle will receive the BAFTA/LA...

Swinton Gives Away 'Meaningless' Oscar

British actress TILDA SWINTON has given away the Oscar she won at this year's (08) ceremony - insisting the trophy "doesn't mean that much". The 47-year-old star landed the Best Supporting Actress gong for her...

Burn Hot At Venice

The Coen Brothers' Burn After Reading . starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, John Malkovich, Frances McDormand and Tilda Swinton, received a generally warm reception from critics as it opened the Venice Film Festival Wednesday night....

New U.s. Comedies Swell Toronto Lineup

An impressive lineup of new movies has been added to the list of films slated to make their North American debuts at the Toronto Film Festival on Sept. 4. They include the Coen Brothers' Burn...

Brian Cox Criticises Film Industry For Not Pushing Indy Films

Emmy-winning actor Brian Cox, criticised the film industry yesterday for failing to push independent movies, and spoke of his fear that his "best work" may go unrecognised.Cox is promoting his latest film at Tilda Swinton's...

By on 17 August 2008

Swinton's Rain Dance Prayer

Actress TILDA SWINTON performed a little dance ritual before the start of her glamour-free film festival in Scotland this weekend - to pray for rain. The Oscar winner has become so disillusioned with celebrity-packed film...

Swinton Sets Up Glamour-free Film Festival

Oscar winner TILDA SWINTON has become so disillusioned with celebrity-packed film festivals, she has set up her own which promises to be glamour-free. The Michael Clayton actress recently spoke of her shock at the amount...

Swinton + Byrne's Family Affair

Actress TILDA SWINTON and her longtime partner JOHN BYRNE have found new lovers - but vow to stay together. Swinton, 47, has been dating 29-year-old Sandro Kopp, while continuing her live-in relationship with Byrne. And...

Italy Is Country For Coen Bros.

The Coen brothers' Burn After Reading has been selected to open this year's Venice Film Festival, festival organizers announced today (Monday). The selection would seem to assure the festival of some glittering stars walking its...

Swinton Wants To Be Left To The Birds

Oscar winner TILDA SWINTON wants to be left for the birds when she dies - stretched out on a remote Scottish beach. The Michael Clayton star doesn't want a traditional funeral or cremation - she'd...

Swinton Shocked By Sundance 'Swag'

Oscar winner TILDA SWINTON was staggered by the amount of free stuff on offer at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah in January (08), claiming the event has become like "a polluted lagoon". The actress...

Clooney Plans Revenge On Swinton

GEORGE CLOONEY has vowed to have his revenge on TILDA SWINTON after she made fun of him in her Oscar acceptance speech. The British star won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her performance in...

Swinton Hates Hogwarts

British actress TILDA SWINTON has slammed the HARRY POTTER franchise - for promoting English boarding schools. The Oscar-winning actress has slammed creator J.K. Rowling's use of a boarding school in her fantasy tales, claiming the...

Swinton Called Home To Tell Partner Of Oscar Win

TILDA SWINTON was forced to phone home to tell her partner she had won an Oscar - because her family home isn't furnished with a television. The 47-year-old Brit called painter/writer John Byrne at their...

Oscar Winners: The Rundown

Joel and Ethan Coen's No Country for Old Men made a stronger-than-expected showing at Sunday night's Academy Awards presentation. Although it was favored to win the best picture Oscar, it was not expected to take...

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