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Michael Douglas To Get Treatment For Cancerous Tumour

MICHAEL DOUGLAS will undergo treatment after doctors discovered a cancerous tumour in his throat. Eight weeks of radiation and chemotherapy treatment will now begin, with the actor - best known for his portrayal of Gordon...

Tim Burton To Head Cannes Jury

Director Tim Burton has been named to head the jury at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival in May, festival officials announced today (Tuesday). In a statement, Burton said that he had a long history of...

Tara Reid Set To Wed

Tara Reid is getting married.The 'American Pie' actress is said to be delighted after her boyfriend, German millionaire Michael Axtmann, flew into Los Angeles to propose to her on Monday (18.01.10).The businessman reportedly texted friends...

Movie Reviews White Ribbon

It has been seven months since Michael Haneke's White Ribbon won the Palme d'Or, the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival. It went on to receive a slew of other awards and nominations. But...

A Prophet Wins London Film Festival

The French prison drama A Prophet , a hit at the Cannes Film Festival last May, where it received the second-place Grand Prize, moved into the winner's circle on Wednesday as it received the London...

Imaginarium Kicks Off With U.s. Trailer, London Premiere

Sony won't be releasing the movie until Christmas day, but the U.S. trailer for Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus , which includes Heath Ledger in his final role, hit the Internet on Wednesday....

Movie Reviews Taking Woodstock

The 40th anniversary of Woodstock, which took place from August 15 to August 18, 1969 is being marked forty years and eight days later by the release of Ang Lee's Taking Woodstock . Reviews are...

Hayden Panettiere Dates Lindsay's Ex

Hayden Panettiere is dating Lindsay Lohan's ex-boyfriend.The 'Heroes' actress - who celebrated her 20th birthday yesterday (21.08.09) - has been seen walking hand-in-hand with 28-year-old millionaire Harry Morton on a Miami beach, sparking rumours they...

U.s. Films To Take Prominent Position At Venice

U.S.-produced films, which got short shrift from the Berlin Film Festival in February Cannes Film Festival in May, have been given a prominent place at the Venice Film Festival, which is scheduled for Sept. 2-12....

Animated Movie To Open London Film Festival

Underscoring the new-found respect cineastes have bestowed on animated features, the London Film Festival announced today (Monday) that it will open on October 14 with Wes Anderson's Fantastic Mr. Fox , which features the voices...

Loach Stirs Up Controversy At Another Festival

Director Ken Loach has pulled Looking for Eric , his well-received entry at the Cannes Film Festival, out of the Melbourne Film Festival, complaining that he cannot contribute to any event that accepts funding from...

Controversial Darwin Biopic To Open Toronto Festival

Creation , a film virtually certain to provoke massive controversy when it is released, has been selected to open the Toronto Film Festival on Sept. 10. The Jon Amiel film about the life of Charles...

Robin Wright Penn's Modelling Scars

Robin Wright Penn thinks modelling "f**ked" her up.The 43-year-old 'Private Lives of Pippa Lee' star hated her experiences of attending casting calls in her late teens and early 20s, and says getting her first acting...

Expensive Date Orlando Bloom

Orlando Bloom has sold a date with himself for £9,000.The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' star - who is rumoured to be engaged to Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr - auctioned off a dinner date at a...

Orlando Bloom Moving In With Model

Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr are moving in together.The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor and his model girlfriend were seen looking at a $13 million Malibu mansion last weekend.A source told X17 Online: "The couple...

Hayden Panettiere Sorry About Cellulite

Hayden Panettiere has apologised for having cellulite.The slender 19-year-old actress has launched a furious attack on those who constantly scrutinise her appearance and criticise her for having flabby thighs.She said: "I live in criticism every...

Kylie Minogue Sings For Africa

Kylie Minogue wowed the crowd with a stunning performance at a charity concert at the Cannes Film Festival.The singer, who turns 41 tomorrow (28.05.09), sang a medley of hits at the Miracle Africa International Fundraiser,...

Stevie G: I Want To Be Bond

Liverpool and England footballer Steven Gerrard has hinted at a future acting career after he retires from the game, including a wish to play James Bond on the big screen.The midfielder told journalists at the...

By on 26 May 2009

Cannes Movies The Color Of The Carpet

Two films that were mostly savaged by critics at the Cannes Film Festival nevertheless earned their stars awards for their performances. Austrian actor Christoph Waltz won the prize for best actor for his role as...

Cannes Winners Announced

Austrian Director Michael Haneke, who is not unfamiliar with film-festival acclaim, has earned the top Palme d'Or prize at the 62nd annual Cannes Film Festival. His entry, The White Ribbon, had received qualified raves from...

Palme D'or Could Bring Haneke Into Spotlight, Says Expert

Michael Haneke's Palme d'Or win could see a new audience exposed to the Austrian director's style, says the UK's pre-eminent expert on the filmmaker.Haneke won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday...

By on 25 May 2009

Michael Haneke Wins Palme D'or At Cannes 2009

Austrian director Michael Haneke's drama The White Ribbon has won the coveted Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.More follows24/05/2009 19:35:55

By on 24 May 2009

Steve Jones' Jackman Sex Proposal

Steve Jones wants Hugh Jackman to lick his genitals.The 32-year-old British TV presenter - who has been romantically linked to a string of famous beauties, including Halle Berry, Pamela Anderson and Girls Aloud singer Sarah...

Gilliam Dedicates Imaginarium To Ledger's Energy

Terry Gilliam says the death of Heath Ledger sealed the fate of his new film The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus.Speaking as the fantasy film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, the director explained he felt...

By on 23 May 2009

How To Make A Movie When A Star Dies In Mid-production

At a news conference at the Cannes Film Festival following today's (Friday) screening of The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus , director Terry Gilliam and cast members were repeatedly questioned about how the death of co-star...

Movie Reviews The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus

Terry Gilliam has come a long way since the late '60s, when he admittedly became one of the original copyright infringers by cutting out photos and pictures from magazines and newspapers and using them inventively...

Cantona To Show His Moves In New Film

Footballer-turned-actor ERIC CANTONA has been signed up to star in French film MOVES.Directed by HERVE P GUSTAVE also known as HPG, the film sees the former Manchester United starring as a martial arts student who...

By on 22 May 2009

Man-eater Myleene Klass

Myleene Klass is set to play a cannibal in a new movie.The British TV presenter - who recently signed a £100,000 deal to host the US version of 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of...

Orlando Bloom Engaged To Model?

Orlando Bloom is engaged.The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor sparked rumours he has asked his long-term girlfriend Miranda Kerr to marry him after the Australian supermodel was spotted wearing a gold diamond band on her...

Brad Pitt's Loaded Role

Brad Pitt was drunk when he agreed to star in his new movie.The star, whose movie 'Inglourious Basterds' debuted at the Cannes Film Festival last night (20.05.09), accepted the part after a raucous night out...

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