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Forget The Snubs, Here Are The Unexpected But Deserving Nominees For The Oscars

Headlines haven't been able to keep away from the massive injustices of the snubbing of both Kathryn Bigelow and Ben Affleck, but to be fair to them both, they have an Oscar each (or more)...

Why Does Adele Feel Like Meryl Streep Today, Exactly?

Adele’s going to be getting a few sly looks from Daniel Craig and Sam Mendes next time they’re in the same room together, we reckon. Skyfall hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons today,...

Oscars Voting Deadline Extended After Glitches In New Online Ballot System

The new online voting system for the Oscars has been hampered by reports of difficulties in accessing the online balloting program and fears that the system may have been hacked.Concerns that the turn-out for this...

Anna Karenina Likely To Be Left Out At The Oscars?

We're still in 2012, but already talk of who will win what at next years Oscar ceremony is widespread across the web. One picture that isn't feeling the love so much is period picture Anna...

‘Hitchcock’ To Contend For This Year’S Oscars?

Alfred Hitchcock biopic ‘Hitchcock’ is set to be in line for an Oscar this year as Fox Searchlight reveals the 2012 release date.Fox Searchlight Pictures are known for producing and distributing independent, mainly British films...

Gwyneth Paltrow Stores Clothes For Daughter

Gwyneth Paltrow puts her clothes in storage for her daughter.The 'Country Strong' actress - who has children Apple, eight and six-year-old Moses with husband Chris Martin - does not like to hang on to old...

Oscars Have New Producers

Following rumors appearing on numerous blogs, newspaper columns, and tabloid TV shows that Lorne Michaels had a lock on the producer's gig at next year's Oscar ceremony, it was announced Thursday that Craig Zadan and...

Jimmy Kimmel Is Engaged

Jimmy Kimmel is engaged.The 44-year-old talk show host proposed to his long-term girlfriend Molly McNearney while holidaying in South Africa's Kruger National Forest, his representative has confirmed.Jimmy and 34-year-old Molly - who is a co-head...

Rambaldi, Creator Of Alien And Et Creatures, Dies

Special-effects wizard Carlo Rambaldi, who created the creatures for Ridley Scott's 1979 horror flick Alien and Steven Spielberg's 1982 family film ET The Extra-Terrestrial , has died at age 86. His work on those films...

Jeremy Renner Says Kardashians Have 'Zero Talent'

Jeremy Renner has slammed the Kardashians for having ''zero talent''.The 'Bourne Legacy' actor hit out at the family - who have their own reality TV show, 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' - for being in...

Dido Working On New Album

Dido is working on a new album.The 40-year-old singer - whose album 'No Angel' sold 21 million copies worldwide - is back in the studio laying down tracks for her fourth record and set to...

Composer Marvin Hamlisch Dies At 68

Composer Marvin Hamlisch, who had a hand -- a deft one -- in every form of show business and won top awards in all of them, has died in Los Angeles at age 68. A...

Natalie Portman Marries Benjamin Millepied

Natalie Portman has married Benjamin Millepied.The 'Black Swan' actress and her French-born choreographer fiance tied the knot in a Jewish ceremony at a private home near Big Sur in California at 8pm last night (04.08.12),...

Lewis Hamilton: Nicole Scherzinger Trusts Me

Lewis Hamilton thinks that girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger completely trusts him.The Formula 1 racing driver insists the couple are ''back on'' after 'The X Factor' UK judge was angry when he spent a night partying with...

Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Knew They'd Marry

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt knew they'd be together forever.The couple - who met on the 2004 set of 'Mr. & Mrs. Smith' - had plans to get married from the start of their relationship,...

What Will The Sag Awards Be Called Now?

The merger of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists in to a single union called SAG-AFTRA left one major question unresolved What will the SAG Awards show now...

Lopez Quits American Idol, Too

Jennifer Lopez made it official today -- one day after Steven Tyler announced that he had decided to leave American Idol and rejoin Aerosmith She, too will be leaving, she told Ryan Seacrest on his...

Peter O'toole Retires From Acting

Peter O'Toole has retired from acting. The 79-year-old star - who played the titular character in 1962 movie 'Lawrence of Arabia' - has bid a ''dry-eyed'' farewell to the profession and praised all the ''fine...

Peter O'toole Retires From Acting

Peter O'Toole has retired from acting. The 79-year-old star - who played the titular character in 1962 movie 'Lawrence of Arabia' - has bid a ''dry-eyed'' farewell to the profession and praised all the ''fine...

Nora Ephron Remembered In New York

Meg Ryan led a star-studded ensemble as they gathered to honor late filmmaker Nora Ephron today (09.07.12). The 50-year-old actress - who worked alongside the director and legendary screenwriter in 'When Harry Met Sally', 'Sleepless...

Nora Ephron Remembered In New York

Meg Ryan led a star-studded ensemble as they gathered to honour late filmmaker Nora Ephron today (09.07.12). The 50-year-old actress - who worked alongside the director and legendary screenwriter in 'When Harry Met Sally', 'Sleepless...

Natalie Portman To Marry Next Month?

Natalie Portman will reportedly marry fiance Benjamin Millepied next month.Despite reports claiming the couple - who have a 12-month-old son, Aleph, together - had already tied the knot earlier this year, friends say the nuptials...

Sharon Stone's Style Reinvention

Sharon Stone likes to ''reinvent'' old trends. The 'Catwoman' actress - who once wore a Gap turtleneck to the Oscars - does not believe she has had a direct effect on how women view fashion...

Shy Actress Rachel Weisz

Rachel Weisz has always been shy about acting. The British star - who is married to Daniel Craig - has enjoyed an impressive career, starring in Hollywood films such as 'The Mummy', 'The Lovely Bones'...

Ricky Gervais Wouldn't Host Oscars

Ricky Gervais wouldn't present the Oscars.The British comic has hosted the Golden Globe Awards for the last three years - grabbing many headlines with his outrageous jokes and jibes at the celebrity audience - and...

Jeremy Renner: The Bourne Legacy Was A 'Huge Responsibility'

Jeremy Renner found 'The Bourne Legacy' to be a ''huge responsibility''.The 'Avengers Assemble' actor - who plays Aaron Cross in Tony Gilroy's upcoming film which parallels the plot of 'The Bourne Ultimatum' - was nervous...

Michael Kors' Confident Clothes

Michael Kors believes women feel confident while wearing his designs.The designer's creations are huge hit with females all over the world and Michael thinks it's because his clothes make people feel good about themselves.He said:...

Kristen Wiig's Surreal Oscar Experience

Kristen Wiig found being nominated for an Oscar ''surreal''.The 38-year-old actress and her writing partner Annie Mumolo were in contention for the Best Original Screenplay prize for 'Bridesmaids' at this year's Academy Awards and though...

Cabaret Star Will Young

Will Young is set to star in a new theatre version of 'Cabaret'. The 'Jealousy' singer - who has acted in TV shows and film 'Mrs. Henderson Presents' - will play the master of ceremonies,...

Movie Reviews The Dictator

Sacha Baron Cohen's The Dictator is arriving today (Wednesday), in an apparent effort to avoid the fate of several fellow dictators of late. The relatively low-budget comedy is arriving at a time when the box...

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