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Bruce Willis To Sue Apple?

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Bruce Willis is considering taking legal action against Apple.

The 57-year-old actor wants to leave to his huge digital music collection to his daughters - Rumer, 24, Scout, 20, and 18-year-old Tallulah, who he has with ex-wife Demi Moore - after he dies but iTunes customers are only allowed to ''borrow'' tracks rather than own them outright.

Digital campaigners Open Rights Group are backing Bruce in his challenge.

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Nicki Minaj Comes Under Fire From Club Owner After $30,000 Party Snub

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Nicki Minaj has come under fire from a club owner for allegedly snubbing an $30,000 after party.

The 'Starships' singer was reportedly meant to make a paid appearance at Zouk nightclub after her Verizon Grand Prairie gig in Dallas on Sunday (29.07.12), but the club's proprietor Matt Cislo claims the star took the money and failed to show up.

Nicki shared her side of the story with fans on twitter over the weekend, saying: ''No after party tonight barbz. Shout out to the promoters who sold tickets under false pretences though. (sic)''

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Will Tribune Media Empire Now Be Broken Up?

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The once-mighty Tribune Corporation, which owns a slew of newspapers, radio and TV stations and interests in cable channels is about to exit bankruptcy protection, but with a future no brighter than it was when it entered it three years ago. The company will emerge with new owners -- principally the companies that lent it the most money, including JPMorgan Chase, Oaktree Capital, and Angelo, Gordon. None has indicated whether any of the assets of the company, which include the Chicago Tribune, the Los Angeles Times , WGN-TV (Chicago), WPIX (New York), KTLA (Los Angeles) and the Food Network, will be sold. For the time being, the broadcast assets will remain in limbo until the FCC decides whether to Transfer licenses to the new owners. Articles appearing in the Tribune and the Times today (Thursday) indicated that the bankruptcy judge will take several weeks and that it will likely take several weeks after that for remaining legal hurdles to be scaled. Meanwhile, the New York Post is reporting that former NBC CEO Jeff Zucker is a leading candidate to head the reorganized Tribune Corp. "They're interested in Jeff Zucker," a source close to the Tribune bankruptcy process told the Post . "They want someone who has a lot of experience in television." Another possible candidate is Dick Clark Productions' CEO Mark Shapiro, the newspaper said. A hearing in bankruptcy court on the lenders' reorganization plan is due to be held today (Thursday) and tomorrow in Wilmington, DE.

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Lana Del Rey Wanted For Film Role

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Lana Del Rey is being pursued for a role in a movie.

Mirimax boss Harvey Weinstein - who is responsible for a host of hit films including 'The Iron Lady' and 'The Artist' - thinks the 'Video Games' singer has what it takes to be a screen icon and wants her to accept a part in an as-yet-unknown picture.

A source told The Sun newspaper: ''Harvey thinks there's something about Lana. He knows all about her music but believes she's got what it takes to be a film star.

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Robert Downey Jr Had Parenthood Fears

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Robert Downey Jr. was nervous about becoming a father again.

The 'Marvel Avengers Assemble' actor - who already has son Indio, 18, with ex-wife Deborah Falconer - and wife Susan Levin welcomed son Exton Elias into the world two months ago and though the 47-year-old star was excited about having another child, he admits he had a lot of worries.

He said: ''There was all this trepidation, all this projection, all this anticipation and goodwill and a good vibe about it.

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Bruce Willis To Donate Ski Resort To Charity

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Bruce Willis wants to donate his Idaho ski resort to charity.

The 57-year-old 'Die Hard' star - who became a father for the fourth time when wife Emma Heming gave birth to daughter Mabel on Sunday (01.04.12) - is willing to give the Soldier Mountain ski area in Fairfield to the right nonprofit organisation.

Bruce bought the facility in the 1990s when he moved into the region with ex-wife Demi Moore - but has already put his home in nearby Hailey on the market for £9.5million, along with his local bar and nightclub, The Mint, which is listed at £2.5million.

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Historic Movies -- A Time Bomb?

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Film preservationists in Germany are locked in a volatile debate over whether historic movies shot and distributed on highly flammable nitrate film and stored in a locker outside Berlin, should be transferred to safety film or stored until they can safely be transferred to digital media, the German magazine Der Spiegel reported over the weekend. Nitrate film, Egbert Koppe a film restoration expert at the Federal Archives, told the magazine, can explode spontaneously and jeopardize other films kept in the storage facility. Koppe is urging that the films be transferred to safety film at once and the originals destroyed in order to avoid a potential disaster. (Under German law, the films are considered explosives and must be eradicated. But Martin Koerber, a curator at the German Film Archive, is appalled by the proposal. "In other countries, the preservation of nitrate film is a given, and the earliest extant version is considered the most precious copy of a film." Koerber points out that a significant loss in picture quality occurs every time a film is transferred by conventional means. But, he notes, sometime in the future better ways can be found to Transfer them to digital media. "Then it would really be a pity if the originals had been destroyed."

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David Cronenberg: 'My Movies Are Irrelevant To Me'

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David Cronenberg feels his movies are "totally irrelevant" to him.

The director - who is renowned for making films in the body horror genre, which explores people's fears of transformation - isn't worried if there are no links between any of his films because he sees them as standalone projects.

He said: "The movies I have done are totally irrelevant to me - I don't worry about a connection because I'm making the movie and it will be there."

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Louis Vuitton Merchandise Stolen

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More than $400,000 worth of Louis Vuitton merchandise was stolen from Paris' Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport on Friday (25.11.11).

While the investigation into the heist is ongoing, it is believed a gang of masked thieves held the store's five members of staff hostage while they filled two waiting lorries with luxury goods manufactured by the French fashion house.

No further details are yet known but Parisian police are looking into the theft.

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Transfer, Future Selves Album Review

San Diego rockers Transfer release their debut, full length studio album Future Selves on the 19th September, with some good reviews already behind them. Their style of pop-rock with anthem-based noises sounds like it could be a promising listen, it's a confident looking album with the band's name emblazoned in huge letters across the front of it. Transfer are here, and they obviously mean business.

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