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Peyton Place Star Dead At 89

Former PEYTON PLACE star PERCY RODRIGUES died of kidney failure at his home in California on 6 September (07). He was 89. The African-American actor broke through racial barriers when he portrayed a neurosurgeon on...

De Niro Tops 'Shameless' List

ROBERT DE NIRO has been named and shamed in a US magazine after topping a new poll to find the 25 Most Shameless Paycheck Grabbing Roles In History. The revered actor's odd role in critically-panned...

Jaws Fin Fetches $22,400

The original shark fin prop used in the original JAWS movie has fetched $22,400 (GBP11,500) on auction website eBay. The iconic dorsal fin terrified cinemas audiences in 1975 and helped STEVEN SPIELBERG conquer Hollywood. The...

Grammy Awards Goof On Two Nominations

Representatives from the Grammy Awards were left red-faced on Saturday (09DEC06) after realising they had made errors regarding two nominees. Movie composer JOHN WILLIAMS earned four Grammy nominations, not five, as organisers originally announced this...

Sin City Fight Tops Movie 'Ass-kickings' Poll

BRUCE WILLIS' battering of NICK STAHL's evil YELLOW BASTARD character in SIN CITY has topped a new poll of the Best Movie Ass-Kickings of All Time. The gruesome spat beat PAXTON's fight with THE DUTCH...

Jaws Tuba Player Dies

The tuba player famous for creating the JAWS shark theme died in a Los Angeles hospital last week (ends20OCT06). TOMMY JOHNSON was 71 when he passed away at UCLA Medical Center on 16 October (06)....

Woman Uses Spielberg Name For Fashion Show Access

A woman claiming to be STEVEN SPIELBERG's niece has been using the legendary director's name to try and gain access to events at Los Angeles Fashion Week. The lady, calling herself Emily Spielberg, has been...

The Exorcist Tops Scary Film Poll

Horror classic THE EXORCIST has been named the Scariest Movie Ever Made in a new magazine poll. The 1973 film beat ROSEMARY'S BABY and THE SHINING in the Stuff survey, which appears in the American...

Neil Simon Set For Kennedy Center Honour

American playwright/screenwriter NEIL SIMON is to be honoured with the Mark Twain Prize at New York City's Kennedy Center annual award ceremony. THE ODD COUPLE writer will be celebrated at the prestigious ceremony on 15...

Margulies Boycotts Jaws

Actress JULIANNA MARGULIES refuses to watch shark thriller JAWS because it would keep her out of the sea. The former ER star admits she's often left scarred by the films she sees and she enjoys...

Rourke Pays For Pet To Travel

Hollywood star MICKEY ROURKE spent $5,400 (GBP3,000) to transport his favourite dog from New York City to England where he filmed new movie STORMBREAKER. The SIN CITY star missed his precious pet LOKI so much,...

Spielberg's Bond Dreams Dashed By Cubby

Movie mogul STEVEN SPIELBERG created action man INDIANA JONES after twice being snubbed as a JAMES BOND film director by super producer CUBBY BROCCOLI. The JAWS director reveals he had two meetings with Broccoli about...

Jaws Author Dies

JAWS author PETER BENCHLEY died in his Princeton, New Jersey home on Saturday night (11FEB06). He was 65. The writer, whose 1974 best-selling novel was adapted into STEVEN SPIELBERG's movie blockbusters, died from idiopathic...

Jaws Number One Horror Flick

STEVEN SPIELBERG's classic shark horror JAWS has been voted the scariest film ever. The 1975 movie still manages to terrify viewers three decades later. Sequel JAWS 2 came in at number five in...

Goodfellas Named Greatest Movie Of All Time

Director MARTIN SCORSESE's classic mafia drama GOODFELLAS has been voted the greatest movie of all time in a poll of experts by British magazine Total Film. The 1990 movie, which stars ROBERT DE NIRO,...

Star Wars Soundtrack Voted Greatest In History

British composer JOHN WILLIAMS has been honoured for his STAR WARS soundtrack, which has topped a survey of the greatest movie music of all time. The sci-fi saga beat off competition from classic movie...

Gone With The Wind Tops Poll

Movie classic GONE WITH THE WIND has topped a survey of the most successful films at the US box office, according to figures adjusted for inflation. The 1939 American civil war romance, starring CLARK...

Gervais Eyes Up Spielberg And Springsteen As Extras

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS wants Hollywood director STEVEN SPIELBERG and veteran rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN to make cameo appearances in the second series of his new UK TV show EXTRAS. THE OFFICE star Gervais has...

Spielberg Pleased With Jaws Shocker

JAWS movie maker STEVEN SPIELBERG was thrilled the horror movie scared millions of people out of swimming - it was exactly what he hoped to achieve. The 1975 blockbuster shocked audiences and emptied beaches...

Eva's Hudson River Fears

Sexy actress EVA MENDES hated shooting scenes in New York's Hudson River for her new film HITCH because she was sure she would pick up a nasty disease from the murky waters. The 2...

De Niro's Taxi Driver Line Tops Poll

ROBERT DE NIRO's threatening "You talkin' to me?" taunt in TAXI DRIVER has been crowned the most memorable line in movie history. The quote from the gritty 1976 MARTIN SCORSESE film - starring De...

Dreyfuss Admits He 'Can't Sing Or Dance'

Hollywood star RICHARD DREYFUSS confessed he can't sing or dance, just days before quitting the London stage production of THE PRODUCERS. The JAWS actor left the show for supposedly health reasons, after an embarrassing...

Dreyfuss Quits Films

JAWS actor RICHARD DREYFUSS is quitting the film business to focus on his theatre career. The American actor, 56, is currently rehearsing for his role in the London West End production of Broadway hit...

Stars Risked Shark Attacks For Movie

The stars of new movie OPEN WATER were terrified of being eaten alive by sharks during filming. Actors BLANCHARD RYAN and DANIEL TRAVIS play SUSAN and DANIEL - a couple who go scuba diving...

Andress' Beach Scene Tops Poll

Veteran actress URSULA ANDRESS' emergence from the sea in JAMES BOND classic DR NO has been voted the best beach moment in movie history - beating out HALLE BERRY's tribute to the scene....

Dreyfuss Fumes At Censors

Hollywood star RICHARD DREYFUSS has attacked American TV censors for heavily editing his new TV drama COP SHOP. The JAWS actor stars opposite ROSIE PEREZ, RITA MORENO and JAY THOMAS in the upcoming...

Saving Private Ryan Scores Best Opening

The dramatic Normandy invasion scene at the beginning of SAVING PRIVATE RYAN has been crowned the greatest opening movie sequence of all time. The World War II film - directed by STEVEN SPIELBERG and...

Hanks Worries About Brit Reaction To Ladykillers

OSCAR-winning actor TOM HANKS is worried British movie fans will "crucify" him for starring in a remake of beloved Ealing comedy THE LADYKILLERS. Hanks recreated ALEC GUINNESS' professor role from the 1955 film in...

Barrymore Tricks Herself Over Santa

DREW BARRYMORE still leaves milk and cookies out for SANTA CLAUS on Christmas Eve - even though she's convinced he doesn't exist. The free-spirited actress claims logic told her as a child that the...

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