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The Queen Dominates Toronto Film Critics Awards

British movie THE QUEEN continues to build up Oscar momentum after being named the winner of five awards by the Toronto Film Critics Association yesterday (19DEC06). DAME HELEN MIRREN won Best Female Performance for her...

Gervais: Borat Is Funnier Than Me

Despite winning numerous awards and scientists proclaiming that he has the ultimate comedy face, Ricky Gervais believes his talents are far outshone by Borat.Sacha Baron Cohen's faux Kazakh reporter is currently both shocking and entertaining...

By on 19 December 2006

Gervais Tips Borat For Golden Globe

RICKY GERVAIS is tipping fellow British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN to follow in his footsteps by triumphing at next year's (07) Golden Globe Awards. Gervais Best won a Best Actor For A Television Series Golden...

Burton Defends Cohen's Singing Ability

LATEST: TIM BURTON has hailed SACHA BARON COHEN's singing ability in the face of media reports suggesting his songs have been cut from the forthcoming SWEENEY TODD movie. The BORAT and ALI G creator plays...

Anderson: 'Kid Rock Was Unhappy About Borat'

PAMELA ANDERSON has confirmed press reports her estranged husband KID ROCK was unhappy about her appearance in BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN. The New York Post reported last...

'Borat' Barat Teased By Bandmates

DIRTY PRETTY THINGS frontman CARL BARAT has become the subject of relentless teasing by his bandmates, because his surname sounds similar to SACHA BARON COHEN's creation BORAT. The former LIBERTINE, 28, is not amused by...

Babel Receives Seven Golden Globe Nods

Among numerous surprises, Babel, the drama by director Alejandro Gonzalez Iarritu about the worldwide reverberations to families following a shooting in North Africa, dominated the Golden Globes nominations announced today. The film received seven nominations...

Merchant Trumps Gervais At Comedy Awards

Stephen Merchant beat his comic partner Ricky Gervais to be named as the best TV comedy actor for his performance in Extras.Merchant appears as incompetent acting agent Darren Lamb in the BBC2 show.Gervais was nominated...

By on 14 December 2006

Cohen, Merchant And Church Win Comedy Awards

Former soprano CHARLOTTE CHURCH and funnymen SACHA BARON COHEN and STEPHEN MERCHANT were among the winners at the British Comedy Awards in London last night (13DEC06). Cohen and his BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR...

Cohen's Singing Dumped From Sweeney Todd

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN's singing has reportedly been cut from TIM BURTON's forthcoming SWEENEY TODD movie, because it's so bad. The BORAT and ALI G creator plays SIGNOR ADOLFO PIRELLI - the arch-rival of...

Stone Stuns Comedy Audience With Serial Killer Joke

Hollywood director OLIVER STONE shocked the audience at last night's (13DEC06) British Comedy Awards in London by joking about the recent murders of five prostitutes. The Suffolk killings, thought to be the work of a...

Little Noticed Little Children A Winner With S.f. Critics

Todd Field's Little Children, which has had limited distribution in the U.S., dominated the awards presented by the San Francisco Film Critics circle on Tuesday. The movie won for best film, best adapted screenplay, and...

Borat Hit With Another Lawsuit

An outtake from Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan involving an encounter between a man and Borat in a South Carolina restaurant restroom has triggered the latest lawsuit involving...

Brits Ace San Francisco Movie Awards

British stars DAME HELEN MIRREN and SACHA BARON COHEN picked up the top prizes at this year's (06) San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards yesterday (12DEC06). Mirren won the Best Actress gong for her portrayal...

Sacha Baron Cohen Hit By New Lawsuit

SACHA BARON COHEN has been hit by a new lawsuit from a man who claims he was "accosted" by the British funnyman in character as BORAT in a South Carolina restaurant last year (05). Footage...

Eastwood Film Wins Top Award From L.a. Film Critics

Clint Eastwood's Letters From Iwo Jima, which presents the bloody World War II battle from a Japanese viewpoint (and is the companion film to his Flags of Our Fathers), has been named best picture of...

Rickman Joins Sweeney Todd Cast

Beloved British 'bad guy' ALAN RICKMAN is set to play the villain again after signing up for a role in TIM BURTON's movie adaptation of SWEENEY TODD. The thespian will play JUDGE TURPIN in the...

Borat Trial Adjourned

The lawsuit brought by two US students who say they were tricked into making sexist and racist remarks in comedy film Borat has been adjourned until February 27th.Representatives of 20th Century Fox, the producers of...

By on 08 December 2006

Veiled Muslim Gives C4 Christmas Speech

Channel 4's alternative Christmas speech will this year be given by a Muslim woman wearing a full veil.Khadija, a teacher and lecturer in Islamic studies and the Koran, will wear a niqab for the ten-minute...

By on 05 December 2006

Excised Borat Scene Appears On Youtube

A scene shot for Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan was removed after a sheriff's deputy working at the Imperial County, California jail figured that he and his colleagues...

Black Desperate To See Borat

Funnyman JACK BLACK fears he'll have to wait until pal SACHA BARON COHEN's hit film BORAT comes out on DVD because the British star won't send him a screener copy. Black has been desperate to...

Eastwood's Flags Of Our Fathers Leads Satellite Awards Nominations

CLINT EASTWOOD's war epic FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS, musical DREAMGIRLS and BABEL have emerged as early Oscars favourites after picking up 26 US Satellite Awards nominations between them. The stunning Iwo Jima battle sequences in...

Cohen's Sweeney Todd Role Not Confirmed

Director TIM BURTON has slammed reports SACHA BARON COHEN has signed up to star in upcoming film SWEENEY TODD, insisting talks with the BORAT funnyman are far from concluded. Earlier this month (NOV06), media outlets...

Borat Breaks Anderson's Marriage?

PAMELA ANDERSON's involvement in the BORAT movie not only resulted in a foul mouthed spat with rap/rocker KID ROCK, but it may have also ended their short lived marriage. The couple reportedly entered into a...

Borat: A One-time Wonder?

Although Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan passed the $100-million mark at the box office over the weekend, Universal Pictures may already be "feeling buyer's remorse" over its agreement...

Borat To Release Christmas Single

Fictional TV reporter BORAT SAGDIYEV is set to release a Christmas single. The Kazakhstani journalist, created by British comic SACHA BARON COHEN, is aiming for the top spot in the UK festive chart next month...

Borat Star Cohen Saddened By Film Backlash

BORAT star SACHA BARON COHEN is deeply upset about the backlash he has received about the hit comedy - because it's clear many people simply didn't get the joke. The British comedian portrays a fictitious...

Cohen Nominated For Kazakh Award

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN has been nominated for a national award in Kazakhstan, despite lampooning the country in his latest movie. BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN was...

Baron Cohen Eyed Breakdance Career

British comedian SACHA BARON COHEN aspired to become a professional breakdancer before hitting the big time as a TV funnyman. The ALI G star was a die hard hip-hop fan as a youngster, and even...

Cohen Dodged Arrest After Furniture-stealing Stunt

BORAT star SACHA BARON COHEN had to be jetted out of New York during filming on the comedy to avoid arrest and deportation when a stunt went awry. The British funnyman appeared to be stealing...

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