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June 05, 2015
Channing Tatum, Sarah Jessica Parker: Actors who have trashed the movies they were in

Channing Tatum, Sarah Jessica Parker: Actors who have trashed the movies they were in

Every year, Hollywood blesses us with plenty of God awful movies.But, despite everyone knowing the movies are terrible, the actors are required to put on a brave face on their promo tours, touting how great the movies are and why...

'Red Nose Day Actually' proves that sequels can get it right sometimes

'Red Nose Day Actually' proves that sequels can get it right sometimes

Considering everything that has happened this week, sometimes the world needs a timely reminder that "good is actually going to win". Red Nose Day Actually dropped exclusively in the UK back in March but has been unavailable to...

The 'untold' story of Kiwi motorsport ace Bruce McLaren

The 'untold' story of Kiwi motorsport ace Bruce McLaren

Amanda McLaren has opened up on the legacy of her beloved dad, Bruce McLaren, revealing her fondest childhood memories in the new movie honouring the life of the Kiwi motorsport icon.The only child of the New Zealand racing legend,...

Mariah Carey slammed for 'bananas' behaviour on set of The House

Mariah Carey slammed for 'bananas' behaviour on set of The House

Mariah Carey has been slammed for her "bananas" behaviour when shooting a cameo in The House .The Hero hitmaker makes a brief appearing in the upcoming comedy, and actor Rob Huebel claims she turned up to the set "four hours...

The Stormtrooper who banged his head in Star Wars explains what happened

The Stormtrooper who banged his head in Star Wars explains what happened

The man responsible for the most famous blooper in Star Wars history has broken his silence.The scene in question is from the original 1977 movie when a group of Stormtroopers rush through a doorway on the Death Star and one of...

Blake Lively to front film from Big Little Lies author

Blake Lively to front film from Big Little Lies author

Blake Lively is set to star in an adaptation of the best-seller The Husband's Secret , from Big Little Lies author Liane Moriarty. CBS Films said Thursday that Lively will play Cecilia Fitzpatrick in the film and also executive...

May the 40th be with you: 40 little-known facts about Star Wars

May the 40th be with you: 40 little-known facts about Star Wars

1. No one expected much from Star Wars before it was released. George Lucas's well regarded director friends such as Francis Ford Coppola and Brian De Palma thought it would be disaster. So did Lucas - to the point that he took a...

Twitter is hilariously mocking the new Dirty Dancing remake

Twitter is hilariously mocking the new Dirty Dancing remake

ABC's Dirty Dancing remake has hit screens and viewers are taking to Twitter in droves to share their hilariously savage opinions of the film. The 3-hour TV special comes 30 years after the original film was released, and stars...

London premiere of Wonder Woman cancelled following Manchester attack

London premiere of Wonder Woman cancelled following Manchester attack

The glitzy, star-filled London premiere of Wonder Woman has been scrapped following the terror attack in Manchester.Stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine and Robin Wright had been scheduled to walk a red carpet on May 31 to help welcome...

Movie studio boss didn't want Kevin Bacon in Footloose

Movie studio boss didn't want Kevin Bacon in Footloose

It's the film for which he's most famous, but Kevin Bacon has revealed that he was initially deemed not sexy enough to star in Footloose.Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, the now-58-year-old was asked if he's ever experienced...

Russell Crowe reveals his most dangerous stunt

Russell Crowe reveals his most dangerous stunt

Russell Crowe has revealed the most dangerous stunt he's ever done saying it was "probably one of the stupidest things I ever did". Speaking to Aussie radio hosts Chrissie, Sam and Browny from Nova, the Kiwi actor revealed his role...

Director Roger Donaldson on the legacy of Bruce McLaren

Director Roger Donaldson on the legacy of Bruce McLaren

For director Roger Donaldson the Bruce McLaren story has a personal significance."As a young teenager I saw Bruce driving twice," he says down the line from Los Angeles. "First in Australia and then in New Zealand. Back in the 60s...

Why Richard Gere doesn't need any more money

Why Richard Gere doesn't need any more money

It's being hailed as a career comeback - the performance of a lifetime. But Richard Gere was reluctant at first to take on the role of Norman - a Jewish fixer in New York, who wheels and deals by introducing powerful people to make...

NZ International Film Festival's new venue, five new films

NZ International Film Festival's new venue, five new films

As the cool weather sets in, we're preparing for some of winter's greater pleasures, like cosying up with a good film. The NZ International Film Festival is expanding so more film buffs can enjoy a big night in this winter, and...

The playful and fun Roger Moore was the most British of James Bonds - but not one of the best

The playful and fun Roger Moore was the most British of James Bonds - but not one of the best

For many movie fans, the best James Bond is the one they grew up with. For me, that was Roger Moore and it was true - for a while at least.I was only two years old when Moore took up the mantle of super spy 007 in his 1973 debut...

Tom Cruise reveals Top Gun 2 to start filming soon

Tom Cruise reveals Top Gun 2 to start filming soon

The Danger Zone may have gotten old and dusty, but Tom Cruise says he's about to fly back in.The 54-year-old actor says the long-discussed sequel to Top Gun is a sure thing and should start shooting soon.Cruise made the announcement...

Baywatch reboot slammed by critics

Baywatch reboot slammed by critics

It's got some of the world's most bankable stars, including Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and Zac 'Those Abs' Efron. And it's based on one of the world's most popular television series of all time. But Baywatch, the big budget reboot...

Critics say Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales should be 'lost at sea'

Critics say Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales should be 'lost at sea'

May came in like a lion for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 , but the month has made box-office mutton of some big-budget action-adventure films.Can the latest Pirates of the Caribbean instalment break that curse? Critics say...

Zack Snyder exits Justice League after daughter's death

Zack Snyder exits Justice League after daughter's death

The recent death of director Zack Snyder's daughter has driven the prominent filmmaker to step away from finishing the ensemble superhero movie Justice League. A source close to production who was not authorized to speak publicly...

Rebel Wilson vows to tell all during defamation court case

Rebel Wilson vows to tell all during defamation court case

Hollywood movie star Rebel Wilson has rapped a hallucinated Oscar acceptance speech in court.In the most showbiz of trials to come before Australia's Victorian Supreme Court in years, Wilson took the stand as the first witness in...

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