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Naomi Campbell's Japan Fashion Show

Naomi Campbell is to show her support for Japan's earthquake victims by hosting a Fashion for Relief event.The supermodel - who has raised $7 million for charitable causes with similar events to date - will...

Woody Allen Movie To Star Eisenberg And Page

Jesse Eisenberg and Ellen Page will star in Woody Allen's next movie.The veteran director has also lined up Alec Baldwin and Penelope Cruz for his next project which doesn't yet have a title. All that...

Pinup Stars To Go On Display At Cannes

Some of Hollywood's most famous pinup stars will be pinned up, so to speak, on the walls of the main theater at the Cannes Film Festival this year, the festival said today (Thursday). The display...

Controversies Already Simmering At Cannes

The menu of films at the Cannes Film Festival is never complete without the added spice of controversy -- and this year's lineup is no exception. There is Scotish director Lynn Ramsay's We Need to...

Malick's Tree Of Life To Be Planted At Cannes

Terrence Malick's much awaited The Tree of Life , starring Brad Pitt and Sean Penn, is among the films selected to compete for the Palme d'Or, the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival, which...

Ellen Page Joins Woody Allen's Rome Movie

Ellen Page has joined Woody Allen's next directorial project set in Rome.The 'Inception' actress joins Alec Baldwin, Jesse Eisenberg and Penelope Cruz in the as-yet-untitled project, which will be shot in the Italian capital. The...

Caribbean Coming To The Mediterranean

It's certainly not the kind of film that turns up in the competition at the Cannes Film Festival each year, but Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean On Stranger Tides will be screened at this year's...

Cannes Film Festival To Pay Tribute To Bertolucci

The Cannes Film Festival said today (Monday) that legendary director Bernardo Bertolucci will receive an honorary Palme d'Or during its opening ceremony on May 11. Only twice before has such a tribute been paid to...

Meg Ryan To Make Directorial Debut

Meg Ryan will make her directorial debut with 'Into The Beautiful'. The 'When Harry Met Sally' actress will helm the film - which focuses on a reunion between old friends - from a script written...

Steven Soderbergh Announces Retirement

Steven Soderbergh has announced his retirement. The Oscar winning director has said his next two projects, 'Liberace' and 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' will be his last.He told website studio360.org: "I just need to step out....

Terrence Howard's Wife Files For Divorce.

Terrence Howard's wife has reportedly filed for divorce after only one year of marriage.Production worker Michelle Ghent, 33, cited "irreconcilable difference" as the reason for leaving the 'Iron Man' actor according to gossip website TMZ.The...

Woody Allen Film To Open Cannes Film Festival

Calling it "a wonderful love letter to Paris," Cannes Film Festival Director Thierry Fremaux announced today (Wednesday that Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris will open the 64th edition of the festival on May 11. The...

Woody Allen's Midnight In Paris To Open Cannes Film Festival

Woody Allen's 'Midnight in Paris' is opening this year's Cannes Film Festival.The romantic comedy - which stars Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard and a cameo from France's first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy - will be...

Movie Reviews Biutiful

Alejandro Gonzlez Irritu, the celebrated Mexican director and co-writer of such films as Babel, 21 Grams, and Amores Perros, may be the creative force behind the Spanish-language Biutiful , which is being rolled out in...

Admissions Down In U.s., Up Almost Everywhere Else

While the number of movie tickets sold domestically tumbled 7 percent in 2010, they smashed records in other countries, published reports indicated on Wednesday. In France admissions totaled 206.5 million, the highest since 1967. Total...

De Niro To Preside At Cannes Film Festival

Robert De Niro has been named to serve as president of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in May. De Niro, who founded his own film festival in New York -- the Tribeca Film...

Robert De Niro Named Cannes Film Festival Jury President

Robert De Niro will preside over the jury at the 64th Cannes Film Festival.The 'Taxi Driver' actor - who has attended the festival a total of eight times and presided over the jury twice -...

Petitions Protest Sentence Meted Out To Iranian Filmmaker

Filmmakers in Europe have voiced their support of award-winning Iranian director Jafar Panahi after he was sentenced to six years in prison and barred from making films for 20 years after his conviction of making...

Iran Sentences Top Filmmaker To Prison

In a surprisingly iron-fisted action, Iran has sentenced one of its most honored filmmakers to six years in prison and banned him from making films for the next 20 years. Jafar Panahi was convicted of...

Movie Reviews Fair Game

Thus far virtually every film that has had the Iraq war as its backdrop has struggled at the box office -- and that includes the one that won the Academy Award as last year's best...

Fair Game, 127 Hours Open Strong

Opening in limited release, Doug Liman's Fair Game , starring Sean Penn and Naomi Watts, performed reasonably well, averaging about $15,200 in each of the 46 theaters where it was screened. The political drama, which...

Michael Douglas To Enjoy Wedding Anniversary

MICHAEL DOUGLAS says he is looking forward to his 10th wedding anniversary with wife CATHERINE ZETA-JONES, despite his battle with cancer. The Oscar winning actor says that if his struggle with the disease has taught...

Director Waiting For Lindsay Lohan Court Hearing

The director of LINDSAY LOHAN's next film says he is unsure whether or not the actress' latest legal troubles will affect the project. MATTHEW WILDER, who is directing 'Inferno', told the Los Angeles Times that...

Legendary French Director Chabrol Dead At 80

Claude Chabrol, a founder of France's New Wave cinema in the '50s and '60s, died Sunday in Paris at the age of 80. The cause of death was not disclosed. For more than 60 years,...

Hollywood To Be Well Represented At London Film Fest

Although Hollywood films have been given short shrift at several leading overseas film festivals in recent years, they dominate the lineup announced today (Wednesday) for this year's London Film Festival. Of 197 feature films being...

Iranian Filmmaker Barred From Leaving Country

Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi, who was jailed for "anti-regime" activities prior to this year's Cannes Film Festival, where he was to have served as one of the jurors, has been forbidden to leave Iran to...

Lindsay Lohan Wanted To Be Like Britney

LINDSAY LOHAN has given a post-prison interview to US magazine Vanity Fair, in which she admits that on arriving in Los Angeles she wanted to be like BRITNEY SPEARS. Both USA Today and the New...

Woody It's Cheaper To Film Overseas

Woody Allen made the case for "run away production" at a news conference in Madrid Tuesday. He told reporters that he has made nearly all of his movies abroad in recent years because he could...

Lindsay Lohan To Make $1m For Exclusive Interview

LINDSAY LOHAN is set to make one-million dollars after agreeing to give OK! Magazine her first post-prison interview. Lohan spent only 13 days of her 90 day sentence in jail for violating the terms of...

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