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Whom To Cover -- Isaac Or Mitt?

Television news producers were wrestling with the question of how to apportion coverage of the Republican National Convention on the one hand and Tropical Storm Isaac on the other. Over the weekend, they began sending...

Goldfrapp To Influence Dark Knight Rises Score?

'The Dark Knight Rises' will have a Goldfrapp-inspired scoreHans Zimmer - who is creating the sound for the forthcoming Christopher Nolan-directed Batman movie - confirms he has already begun work on the film and has...

Robbie Williams Pens Funeral Song

Robbie Williams has written a song for his own funeral.The pop star doesn't want his biggest hit 'Angels' played when he is buried and has instead penned a requiem, a classical piece of music known...

Relieved Waters Receives Mixed Reviews For Opera

Former PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS has received mixed reviews for his new opera CA IRA (THERE IS HOPE), which premiered in Rome, Italy, on Thursday (17NOV05). The COMFORTABLY NUMB rocker, who received a...

Opera Star Dimitrova Dies

Bulgarian opera star GHENA DIMITROVA died in Milan, Italy yesterday (11JUN05). She was 64. Dimitrova's body will be returned to her homeland where funeral services to mourn her passing will be held next week...

Moscow Opera Criticised As Pornography

Russian theatre critics are calling for the new opera production ROSENTHAL'S CHILDREN at Moscow's BOLSHOI THEATRE to be axed after claiming some scenes are "pornographic". Lawmakers and political groups have joined reviewers in calling...

Tarantino Wanted To Direct Revenge Opera

Maverick filmmaker QUENTIN TARANTINO is being head-hunted to direct a stage production of VERDI opera RIGOLETTO - because it is full of "bloodshed". The KILL BILL: VOL 2 director has been approached by...

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Lil Wayne Caught On Camera Confronting Referee At Charity Basketball Match

Lil Wayne was reportedly ejected from a charity basketball game in St. Louis on Sunday...

Bradley Cooper Lights Up The Theatrical World In 'The Elephant Man' As Show Hits Britain

He may be one of the most in-demand actors in Hollywood at this moment in time, but Bradley Cooper...

Tracy Morgan In First Emotional Interview Since Horrific Car Crash Last Year

Making his first public appearance since being involved in a devastating car accident...

David Ayer Promises 'Suicide Squad' Fans That Plot "Surprises" Are Intact

There’s been quite a number of photos and teasers over the last month or so from...

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Eddie Murphy Has Put The Comedy Aside In Favour Of A Bit Of Reggae

Flashback to those glamorous 1980's and Eddie Murphy was the King of Comedy Movies...

Blur's Alex James Hopes Oasis Get Back Together: "They Can Support Us"

Few Britpop figures were as memorable as Blur’s Alex James. With his trademark...

Sharon Stone: No one thought I was sexy

Sharon Stone initially struggled to find acting work because ''no one'' thought she was sexy...

Billy Idol recalls his 'realisation moment'

The 59-year-old rocker endured a long-term fight with drugs and has revealed it took...

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