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Penn Pokes Fun At Clint With Janet Gag

SEAN PENN brought a smile to pal CLINT EASTWOOD's face at the DIRECTORS GUILD OF AMERICA AWARDS on Saturday (07FEB04) by joking about JANET JACKSON's breast-popping SUPER BOWL shocker. Referring to the controversial flash,...

Seabiscuit Trumps Rings At Cinematography Awards

American epic SEABISCUIT has surprisingly beaten OSCAR favourite THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING to claim the top prize at this year's (04) AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CINEMATOGRAPHERS awards. The TOBEY...

Oscar Chiefs Expel 'Pirate' Caridi

Actor CARMINE CARIDI has become the first person in the history of the ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURES, ARTS AND SCIENCES to be expelled - over claims he pirated screener copies of OSCAR contenders. The...

Stereophonics Star Passes Penn A Script

STEREOPHONICS rocker KELLY JONES took full advantage of a chance meeting with actor and director SEAN PENN - he handed him a movie script he'd written. The Welsh singer was stunned when Penn and...

Actor Sued Over Oscar Screeners Leak

Veteran actor CARMINE CARIDI is being sued by film giants COLUMBIA and WARNER BROS. after admitting to lending his screener copies of this year's OSCAR contenders to a friend who put them online. The...

Marcia's Oscars Tribute To Dead Niece

MARCIA GAY HARDEN will pay a very special tribute to her dead niece AUDREY if she picks up a second OSCAR next month (FEB04). The star has been nominated in the Best Supporting Actress...

Murray And Keaton Voted Best For Over-fifties

Hollywood stars BILL MURRAY and DIANE KEATON have been crowned the Best Actor and Best Actress over the age of 50. AARP THE MAGAZINE has honoured Murray, 53, for his performance in LOST IN...

Penn To Attend First Oscars

Actor SEAN PENN will attend the ACADEMY AWARDS for the first time ever this year (04) - to support his film MYSTIC RIVER. Penn, who shunned Sunday's (25JAN04) GOLDEN GLOBE awards in favour of...

Judges Can't Decide Scripter Award

LATEST: MYSTIC RIVER and SEABISCUIT have been declared equal winners at the SCRIPTER AWARDS after a rematch. The two films tied for the Best Movie Adaptation of a book honour earlier this month (JAN04)...

Cold Mountain And Rings Head To Head At Baftas

Civil war romance COLD MOUNTAIN and THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING have topped the nominations at this year's (04) BAFTA awards. ANTHONY MINGHELLA epic film and PETER JACKSON's last...

Films Tie For Scripter Award

MYSTIC RIVER and SEABISCUIT are joint favourites to scoop next month's Best Adapted Screenplay OSCAR, after tying for the 2004 SCRIPTER AWARD. For the first time in the Scripter's 16-year-history, two films could not...

Return Of The King Is The Critics Choice

Epic LORD OF THE RINGS finale THE RETURN OF THE KING has been named the Best Film at this year's (04) CRITICS CHOICE AWARDS. The PETER JACKSON-directed blockbuster claimed four gongs at the prestigious...

Lost In Translation Is A Dga Favourite

BILL MURRAY's quirky comedy LOST IN TRANSLATION has been given a huge OSCARS boost - it's the favourite to win a DIRECTORS GUILD AWARD next month (FEB04). Director SOFIA COPPOLA will challenge GARY ROSS...

American Splendor Is Top For Critics

Independent movie AMERICAN SPLENDOR has been named the year's Best Picture by America's influential NATIONAL SOCIETY OF FILM CRITICS. The film, an innovative biopic of file clerk-turned-comic book creator HARVEY PEKAR which won top...

Clint Inspires Bacon To Direct

CLINT EASTWOOD has inspired KEVIN BACON to step back behind the camera and direct. The FOOTLOOSE star hasn't directed a film since LOSING CHASE in 1996, but he admits working with Eastwood on the...

Lost In Translation Triumphs At Critics Awards

The OSCAR buzz surrounding romantic drama LOST IN TRANSLATION is heating up - after the SOFIA COPPOLA film snagged the top gongs at two prestigious award ceremonies. The Tokyo-set movie, starring BILL MURRAY and...

Lord Of The Rings A Clear Oscar Favourite

LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING is the odds-on favourite to win a Best Picture OSCAR next year (04), according to top Las Vegas, Nevada, bookmakers. Although betting on the awards...

Jay-z + Beyonce Top Best Song List

JAY-Z and BEYONCE have another reason to celebrate this morning (05DEC03) following their trawl of GRAMMY nominations - their hit collaboration CRAZY IN LOVE has been named ROLLING STONE's Song of The Year. The...

Clint's Mystic River Leads The Oscar Race

CLINT EASTWOOD's powerful drama MYSTIC RIVER is leading the race for the Best Film OSCAR nominations after being named the Movie of The Year by the NATIONAL BOARD OF REVIEW yesterday (03DEC03). The cast...

Penn Ignored Mystic River Script

Hollywood hardman SEAN PENN "blanked out" a quarter of the script for new movie MYSTIC RIVER, because its theme of child murder was too close for comfort. In 1996, the CARLITO'S WAY star, his...

Degeneres Saves Danson's Wedding Anniversary

Former CHEERS star TED DANSON had his wedding anniversary saved by comedienne ELLEN DeGENERES, after he ran out of ideas on how to celebrate it. The actor and his wife MARY STEENBURGEN celebrated their...

Mcgregor Leads The Way At Film Festival

EWAN McGREGOR's upcoming film YOUNG ADAM has been picked to launch a major movie event in his native Scotland next month (AUG03). The steamy movie - about a young man working on a barge,...

Eastwood's Flick To Open New York Film Festival

Actor CLINT EASTWOOD's new flick MYSTIC RIVER has been selected to open this year's (03) NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL. The screen legend's latest directorial effort, which had its world premiere at France's CANNES FILM...

Eastwood Finds It Hard To Quit

Septuagenarian Hollywood legend CLINT EASTWOOD is hoping to postpone his retirement as long as possible - but admits he does think about ending his career. The DIRTY HARRY icon turns 73 next month (JUNE03)...

Peers To Honour Director Eastwood

Legendary director and actor CLINT EASTWOOD is to be honoured by his peers at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL. The SOCIETY OF FRENCH FILM DIRECTORS will award the star with the CARROSSE D'OR - or...

Cannes Heavyweights Vie For Top Gong

Three top directors are amongst those competing for the top prize at this year's (03) CANNES FILM FESTIVAL - PETER GREENAWAY, CLINT EASTWOOD AND GUS VAN SANT. Three-time nominee Eastwood's movie MYSTIC RIVER, which...

Eastwood Supports Sarandon And Robbins

Hollywood legend CLINT EASTWOOD has slammed SUSAN SARANDON and TIM ROBBINS' snub from baseball's HALL OF FAME. The acting pair were set to attend a 15th anniversary party of their movie BULL DURHAM -...

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