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3 hrs ago | International Business Times

Angelina Jolie's Infamous Red Carpet Kiss With Brother James Haven Explained by Former Caregiver

Her former caregiver has now revealed the real story behind the siblings' infamous red carpet kiss at the Academy Awards in 2001. Cis Rundle, the best friend of Angelina's mother Marcheline Bertrand, claimed she started caring for Angie when she was just 3 years old.

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Related Topix: Maleficent, Celebrities, Angelina Jolie

8 hrs ago | Deadline

Toronto: 'The Imitation Game' Named Festival's...

The Toronto International Film Festival came to a close on Sunday with announcement of the Grolsch People's Choice Winner aka the audience award for favorite film shown over the 10 day fest. The Weinstein Company's big awards player, The Imitation Game took the top prize.

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Related Topix: Where Do We Go Now?

12 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

Richard Linklater's Actress Daughter Wanted To Die In Dad's Film

Moviemaker Richard Linklater 's daughter had an odd request on the set of his passion project Boyhood - she wanted dad to kill off her character. The director spent 12 years documenting the fictional growing pains of his child star Ellar Coltrane, and his own daughter, Lorelei, portrayed the lead character's awkward older sister.

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19 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Toronto Film Fest is full of small gems, big surprises

Be on the lookout for Eddie Redmayne in 'The Theory of Everything,' Al Pacino in 'Manglehorn,' Gael Garcia Bernal in Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater,' Chris Rock in 'Top Five,' Kristen Wiig in 'Welcome to Me,' and others When funny folks get serious, people notice. That was the biggest takeaway from the 39th Toronto Film Festival, ending Sunday.

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Related Topix: Comedy, The Daily Show, Entertainment, Television, Gael Garcia Bernal, Movies

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Examiner.com

Anne Rice is having a great year

Then, about a month ago, Anne Rice fans the world over were thrilled by the news that Universal Studios has purchased the rights to the " Vampire Chronicles " and to her son, Christopher Rice's , screenplay for " Tale of the Body Thief" . And, if that wasn't enough to send her followers through the roof, comes more news from the iconic author earlier this week: "Once again, sharing with enthusiasm: my erotic Sleeping Beauty goes to television in the new golden era of shows like The Borgias, Game of Thrones, and Spartacus.

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Related Topix: Anne Rice, Vocal

The China Post

Film festivals fire off starting gun in race for Academy Awards

Hollywood's annual awards season may be months away yet, but for many the race for Oscars gold has already started, with strong contenders emerging from key film festivals this month. While it is too early to talk of frontrunners - unlike last year when "12 Years a Slave" established itself early in awards season - several movies and actors are already generating buzz in Tinseltown.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Chicago Sun-Times

TIFF 2014 Interview: The Legendary Liv Ullman

This movie asks a lot of Wiig and Hader. It asks them to navigate territory that's both funny and dramatic, light and raw, goofy and Tsai Ming-Liang's first feature in five years is a mysterious and alienating series of tableaus about the fragility of flesh and the smallness of humanity.

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Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Theater

Indian Television

Julia Roberts joins 'The Secret in Their Eyes' remake

MUMBAI: Actress Julia Roberts is in talks to come on board for the English-language remake of Oscar-winning Argentine thriller Secret in Their Eyes . To be directed by Billy Ray; Chiwetel Ejiofor and Gwyneth Paltrow have also been cast in the remake.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Family, Hook, Adventure, The Secret in Their Eyes, Celebrities, Julia Roberts, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

ContactMusic.com

pride reviews

After taking Cannes by storm and picking up a few awards in the process, the true comedy-drama Pride has already joined the ranks of beloved British crowd-pleasers, even though it's only opening in UK cinemas this weekend. In addition to the accolades it has already won, the film has a rare 100 percent positive rating from Rotten Tomatoes critics.

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Related Topix: Michael Palin, Bruno, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Sacha Baron Cohen

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Daily Mail

'The last and the greatest of a generation that sounded every...

'The last and the greatest of a generation that sounded every consonant': Fruity-voiced Donald Sinden, who's died at 90, was a deliciously over-the-top star, says CHRISTOPHER STEVENS Nobody spoke English like Sir Donald Sinden. The actor, who has died aged 90, was the last and greatest of a generation that sounded every consonant of every word.

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Related Topix: Europe, United Kingdom, World News, Comedy Movies, The Prince and the Showgirl

Canada NewsWire

Pantelion Films' "Cantinflas" Selected to Represent Mexico in the Academy Awards

Pantelion is a joint venture between next generation global content leader Lionsgate and the world's leading Hispanic media company Televisa. in the Academy Awards.

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Related Topix: Golden Globe Awards, Family

Daily Mail

'He's a great father, I can call him at three in the morning and...

'This is a public lynching of Ray': Multiple sources claim Rice told NFL commissioner Roger Goodell he punched his fiancA©e back in JUNE 'He's a great father, I can call him at three in the morning and he's there for me': The devoted dad, respected psychologist and rock at the centre of Nicole Kidman's family The father of Nicole and Antonia Kidman and grandfather of ten - will now be remembered for how he was always there to support his family with his wisdom, kindness and big smile. The family is currently in deep shock after the clinical psychologist tragically died after a fall in a Singapore hotel room on Friday, where he was staying as he visited daughter Antonia and her family.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Australia, The Hours, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Nicole Kidman, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel

Midsussex Today

Nominations open for West Sussex 'Oscars' for carers

There's still time to nominate a fantastic carer for the West Sussex Care Accolades, the county's 'Oscars' for care workers. The awards recognise the hard work and dedication of people working in a wide variety of jobs in adult social care including dementia care, caring for people in their own homes and caring for people at the end of their life.

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Mirror.co.uk

Angelina Jolie's 'incest' kiss explained:...

Family friend Cis Rundle, who helped Ang's mum look after her as a child, insists there was nothing incestuous in that red carpet kiss Remember when Angelina Jolie kissed her brother on the Oscars red carpet in 2000? Well now the star's former childminder has explained it once and for all. When the pair briefly kissed on the lips at the event, it sparked incest rumours as the world questioned their close relationship.

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ContactMusic.com

Venezuela And Mexico Lead Pack Of New Best Foreign Film Oscar Submissions

Venezuela, Estonia and Croatia are hoping to win first-time Oscar nominations after submitting official films for the Academy's consideration. Film bosses in the countries joined peers in Sweden, Finland, Mexico and Serbia by offering up their best movies for the Best Foreign Film category at the 2015 Oscars this week .

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Croatia,

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Daily Mail

Catherine Martin reveals how she lost a whopping 18 kilos after...

'It just crept up on me': Catherine Martin reveals how she lost a whopping 18 kilos after life-long battle with weight gain She's won more Oscars than any other Australian, picking up four Academy Awards for her costume and set design on The Great Gatsby and Moulin Rouge. The 49-year-old opened up about her recent weight loss speaking to host Lisa Wilkinson on the Today Show on Friday, insisting 'there are no miracles' when it comes to shedding pounds.

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The Las Vegas Sun

New burlesque musical cast is ready for 'Limelight' at Plaza

Charlie Chaplin with his "Little Tramp" persona was one of the most important figures of the film industry's Silent Era. His fame came after a London childhood of poverty hardships, an absent father and a mother who was sent to a mental asylum.

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Related Topix: Charles Chaplin, The Gold Rush, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Las Vegas, NV

Switched

Everything We Know About The Oscar Race Thus Far

This year's Toronto International Film Festival lineup may have been short a "Gravity" or "12 Years A Slave," but potential awards contenders were littered all over the 2014 schedule. Let's take a look at where things pile up following the prestigious fest, the unofficial kick-off of Oscar season.

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Related Topix: Hawking, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Golden Globe Awards, Family, Magic Mike, Black Swan

AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Oscar Verdict - What Does It Mean

Oscar Pistorius is not guilty of murder but can still be found guilty of culpable homicide. But what did the Judge really say.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa,

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Daily Mail

Isla Fisher wears tight leggings and trainers as she carries her...

On the run! Isla Fisher wears tight leggings and trainers as she carries her children's lunch boxes in London As a Hollywood star she slips into glamorous gowns to walk the red carpet at events like the Oscars and the Golden Globes. But actress Isla Fisher disguised her A-list status in everyday gear as she ran errands in London on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: London, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Short, Isla Fisher, Sacha Baron Cohen

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