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Former Aussie ‘Pop Star’ About to Bare All in Intense Horror Flick

Former Aussie ‘Pop Star’ About to Bare All in Intense Horror Flick

| August 14, 2008

Beautiful, blonde Australian actress Sophie Monk seemed just a tad overwhelmed facing the press during San Diego’s Comic Con where she was busy promoting her starring role in the intense new horror flick, The Hills Run Red, that heads straight to unrated DVD early next year. The Gold Coast-born and -raised Monk found fame in […]

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Javier Bardem Philosophical on Post-Oscar Euphoria

Javier Bardem Philosophical on Post-Oscar Euphoria

| August 14, 2008

Javier Bardem may not exactly enjoy doing press, but there was no evidence of any such disdain as the gregarious and cheerful Spanish Oscar winner chatted about his starring role in the latest woody Allen, Barcelona-shot romantic comedy/drama, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, the actor’s first major film since his Oscar-winning turn in No Country for Old […]

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Mr. Downey’s Thunderous Career

Mr. Downey’s Thunderous Career

| August 14, 2008

Robert Downey, Jr., must have expected a degree of controversy surrounding his latest role, playing an Australian actor who literally turns African-American for a role in a Vietnam War movie in the Ben Stiller-directed comedy Tropic Thunder. Wait a minute; did I mention he plays an Australian? “Here’s the thing: the original script had him […]

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Ms. Bello Lives Out Her On-Screen Fantasies

Ms. Bello Lives Out Her On-Screen Fantasies

| July 27, 2008

Not looking anywhere near her 41 years would suggest, the always luminous Maria Bello says she had no hesitation in doing a big-budget Hollywood movie that is poles away from her more character-based Indie work. “You know we’ve spoken in the past about this that I’ve always dreamed of doing this”, Bello explained recently during […]

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Alan Rickman Relishes New View of British Snobbery

Alan Rickman Relishes New View of British Snobbery

| July 27, 2008

Alan Rickman may best known as Severus Snape in the Harry Potter franchise, but try asking him about Potter and you get a polite “no comment” from the British actor. “I don’t talk about Harry Potter,” Rickman says, unapologetically. “I try to protect little children’s innocence about being able to hang on to their Harry […]

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Mr. Wahlberg Takes on Tough-Guy Video Game Movie

Mr. Wahlberg Takes on Tough-Guy Video Game Movie

| July 27, 2008

There’s always a genuine sense of boyish enthusiasm when one meets Mark Wahlberg, so it seems that Comic Con is the perfect environment in which to find him. Now starring in the film adaptation of the video game Max Payne, Wahlberg says that the one thing he will never do is play that or any […]

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Kiefer Excited to Be Back in ’24′

Kiefer Excited to Be Back in ’24′

| July 27, 2008

Speaking at Comic Con, where he was busy promoting the horror film Mirrors, Emmy Award winner Kiefer Sutherland says he’s eager to be back at work on season seven of his hit series, 24, which will be preceded by a two-hour telemovie. ” There is a two-hour movie that we just finished shooting about–almost two […]

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Toronto Festival Adds Some Big Titles to Line-Up

Toronto Festival Adds Some Big Titles to Line-Up

| July 13, 2008

Just when you thought the Toronto Film Festival couldn’t get any bigger, if the latest additions are any indication, this year’s TIFF will be bigger than ever. The Festival today announced its latest additions under Gala Presentations, Special Presentations, Masters and World Cinema. If you’re thinking of attending, the following films may well entice you. […]

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Selma Blair Goes from a ‘Hellboy’ to ‘Kath and Kim’

Selma Blair Goes from a ‘Hellboy’ to ‘Kath and Kim’

| July 1, 2008

Selma Blair walks in to our interview with a half smile, short-cropped Audrey Hepburn-style hairdo, as she busily promotes the comic-book sequel Hellboy II, in which she reprises her fiery role Liz Sherman. For Selma, it was important to develop her relationship with the red heroic Hellboy in part two of director Guillermo del Toro’s […]

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Bale Returns as Morally Ambiguous Batman

Bale Returns as Morally Ambiguous Batman

| July 1, 2008

Christian Bale walks in to our interview sporting a short-cropped haircut and trimmed beard, part of his look on the new Terminator film. Always serious and contemplative, it is clear that the British actor is impassioned about his latest incarnation as Gotham City’s Batman, in Chris Nolan’s The Dark Knight. This time, the film explores […]

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