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'The King's Speech' Gets Massive 14 Nominations For BAFTA Awards

January 18th, 2011 9:51am EST
The Kings Speech
Critically-acclaimed "The King's Speech" is set to dominate the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards next month, after scoring a massive 14 nominations.

The Tom Hooper movie, about stammering British monarch King George VI, has picked up nods in the Best Film and Best Director categories, while Colin Firth is tipped for Best Actor and his co-star Helena Bonham Carter will compete for the Best Supporting Actress prize.

The picture is facing a challenge from Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan, which has picked up 12 nominations, including nods for its star Natalie Portman, ...
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First Look: Rooney Mara As Lisbeth Salander In 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo'

January 13th, 2011 7:59pm EST
Rooney Mara as Lisbeth Salander
In W Magazine's inaugural February "Movie Issue", Editor at Large Lynn Hirschberg goes on set in Stockholm with Rooney Mara and David Fincher, star and director of this year's highly anticipated The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.

The actress plays Lisbeth Salander, the title character in late author Stieg Larsson's book of the same name, the first of three in his Millennium Trilogy. The novels have sold more than 50 million copies worldwide.

Salander is described in the book as an androgynous computer hacker with a large dragon tattoo and multiple piercings. In fact, it's been reported that...
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Julia Roberts Will Be Outraged If Javier Bardem Doesn't Get Oscar Nod

January 5th, 2011 8:15pm EST
Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts has joined calls for Javier Bardem to be awarded an Oscar for his emotional performance in new movie "Biutiful."

The Spanish actor has received rave reviews for his portrayal of a dying cancer patient, and the film's director, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu previously declared Bardem's performance worthy of an Academy Award.

Roberts has now thrown her weight behind her "Eat Pray Love" co-star, hosting a special screening of the film for her industry pals in Los Angeles on Tuesday night.

And the Pretty Woman actress is adamant Bardem deserves recognition for his efforts, tellin...
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Who Is Hollywood's Best Dressed Man?

January 5th, 2011 6:00pm EST
Hollywood's Best Dressed
Spanish actor Javier Bardem is ringing in 2011 with a stylish new honor - he's beaten Hollywood hunks George Clooney and Zac Efron to be hailed as the best dressed international star by top men's fashion magazine GQ.

Penelope Cruz's husband was feted by editors of the British version of the publication in its 2011 poll, with Indian-born jewelry designer and actor Waris Ahluwalia and Swedish "True Blood" hunk Alexander Skarsgard placing second and third, respectively.

Praising the Oscar winner's fashion sense, GQ editors write, "The Spanish actor is the epitome of underplayed style - no wo...
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2010 Year In Entertainment Review: September

January 2nd, 2011 1:00pm EST
Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga was the big winner and talking point at the MTV Video Music Awards this month - she picked up eight accolades and stunned everyone by taking to the stage in a meat dress. Meanwhile, Penelope Cruz confirmed the news she was pregnant with Javier Bardem's baby, and Angelina Jolie - who visited flood-ravaged Pakistan - was named Best Celebrity Role Model in an online poll.

George Michael began his eight-week prison sentence in London after being found guilty of cannabis possession and driving under the influence of drugs, and Guns N' Roses were booed and bottled offstage in Ireland a...
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2010 Year In Entertainment Review: July

January 2nd, 2011 9:00am EST
Mel Gibson
Love was in the air in July as a host of celebrities walked down the aisle - Spanish stars Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem tied the knot in the Bahamas, while Emily Blunt became Mrs. John Krasinski after marrying The Office star in romantic Como, Italy.

A pregnant Alicia Keys said 'I do' to Swizz Beatz, while Orlando Bloom and Australian model Miranda Kerr became husband and wife in a secret ceremony. Wedding bells also rang in Georgia as country sweetheart Carrie Underwood married her hockey hunk, Mike Fisher.

But there was also plenty of heartache in Hollywood - Kelly Osbourne called of...
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Sean Penn Left Speechless By 'Biutiful'

January 1st, 2011 2:38pm EST
Sean Penn
Sean Penn was so moved by Javier Bardem's portrayal of a cancer patient in Biutiful, he sat in stunned silence for 15 minutes after the screening finished, according to the film's director.

The outspoken Milk actor was at a loss for words after watching the Spanish-language film, which stars Bardem as a dying man trying to put his affairs in order for his two sons.

Filmmaker Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu tells Eonline.com, "I showed it to him one year ago and he couldn't walk, couldn't talk for like 15 minutes because he was just sitting there. He couldn't really put himself, his thoughts a...
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Javier Bardem Talks Life And Love In His New Movie 'Biutiful'

December 29th, 2010 2:07pm EST
Javier Bardem
Javier Bardem has a lot of good things in his life to think about. He’s married to Penelope Cruz with a baby on the way. He’s an Oscar winner with more blockbusters and art films on the way. He’s even in talks for a guest spot on Glee. Bardem’s latest film got him thinking about all the profound themes of life and love.

Biutiful is not a happy film. It stars Bardem as Uxbal, a man dying of cancer with a psychic connection to the afterlife. In his final months, his sweatshop business runs into trouble and his bipolar ex-wife returns to complicate things with his kids. The point of the film ...
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Review: 'Biutiful' 'Two Jews On Film' Prove In This Case...Beauty Is In The Eye Of The Beholder (Video)

December 24th, 2010 1:42pm EST
Biutiful
'Biutiful' written and directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (Babel) stars the wonderful Javier Bardem, as Uxbal a man living on the edge of society in modern Barcelona. Uxbal is struggling to reconcile fatherhood, love, spirituality, crime, guilt and his own mortality. He is a criminal....a criminal with a conscious...Uxbal is tormented by what he is doing...pimping out migrant workers to whoever will employ them. It's getting harder and harder for him to look the other way. When Uxbal finds out he is dying, he must reevaluate everything he has ever done in his life and more importantl...
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Javier Bardem Still Waiting For His 'Glee' Role

December 10th, 2010 9:45am EST
Javier Bardem
Oscar winner Javier Bardem is still waiting to add a little Glee to his life - but fears his awful singing voice has put producers off.

The Spanish actor was slated to play a rock star on the hit TV show, but he reveals he has yet to film his guest spot.

Bardem tells Eonline.com, "I want to do it. I told (creator) Ryan Murphy several times I want to play this heavy metal rock 'n' roll star, but I don't think he has the guts to do it... because I sing really bad. I think that's the whole point."

"We had a blast figuring out what I could be... but I haven't received any script. So when ...
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Susan Boyle Lands 'Glee' Cameo?

October 29th, 2010 6:17pm EDT
Susan Boyle
Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle is the latest star to get the Glee treatment after landing a role in a special holiday episode of the hit TV musical, according to reports.

Boyle, who shot to fame on Simon Cowell's U.K. TV show Britain's Got Talent, will have a part in a special festive episode of the series, about a high school glee club - reports ShowbizSpy.com.

Several holiday tunes from the episode are expected to be released for download ahead of Boyle's debut later this year.

The singer follows in the footsteps of fellow Glee celebrity guests Britney Spears, Javier Bardem ...
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Hot Legs: Julia Roberts Promotes 'Eat Pray Love' In San Sebastian, Spain

September 21st, 2010 12:39pm EDT
Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts showed off her lean legs while promoting "Eat Pray Love" at the San Sebastian International Film Festival on Monday.

Julia was honored with a Lifetime Achievement award at the film festival in Spain. Her "Eat Pray Love" co-star Javier Bardem presented her with the Donostia Award last night.

The 42-year-old Oscar winner told the audience she was overwhelmed to receive the prize. She said, "What a fortunate woman I've been in my life for a variety of reasons. If we were having dinner, I'd tell you all of them. But now, I'll just say thank you from the bottom of my heart. And ...
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Julia Roberts' Black Lace Dress - Hot Or Not?

September 19th, 2010 10:31pm EDT
Julia Roberts
We think Julia Roberts looked a bit matronly at the "Eat Pray Love" Rome premiere on Thursday. The long black lace dress really didn't do much for her figure. What do you think?

Catholic Church leaders gave Julia's new movie the thumbs down for ignoring the faith. Catholic News Service officials in Washington, D.C. suggested faithful film fans should give the adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert's bestselling travel memoir a miss because Roberts, as Gilbert, fails to seek spiritual guidance in Rome, Italy, during the 'Eat' section of the movie.

Meanwhile, a leading Hindu scholar offered to sch...
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Penelope Cruz Is Over 4 Months Pregnant

September 14th, 2010 8:35am EDT
Penelope Cruz
A representative for Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem has confirmed longstanding rumors the actress is pregnant with her first child.

Speculation that the star was expecting began in July after it was revealed she wed her partner of three years in a secret ceremony in the Bahamas.

The rumors were denied but Cruz further fuelled the speculation when she was spotted with a growing belly on the set of "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" earlier this month.

Now the 36-year-old's spokesperson has confirmed the happy news, revealing that the beauty is due to give birth early next year...
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Will There Be Any Surprise Movie Gems in August?

August 10th, 2010 11:14am EDT
eat pray love
This past weekend, “The Other Guys,” starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, unseated “Inception” for the top spot at the box office. Notorious for mediocre movies, August is typically the worst month of the year for any moviegoer who craves an inspired experience at the theater.

This August, however, may be different as “The Other Guys” has already gotten solid reviews from critics and a $35 million opening weekend. The re-teaming of Ferrell and writer/director Adam McKay has already spiced up the box office for the early part of August and several other titles makes one wonder if the re...
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Lady Gaga Named One Of The Best Dressed Celebs In The World

August 4th, 2010 8:30am EDT
Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga's outlandish outfits have landed her on a list of the world's most stylish stars - she's been named as one of Vanity Fair magazine's best dressed celebrities.

Gaga has become known for her outrageous clothes since she shot to fame, appearing in public wearing some bizarre fashion choices including a fake lobster strapped to her head, a dress made from Muppets, and Diet Coke cans wrapped into her hair.

The singer's strange choices have now been validated with a place on Vanity Fair's Best Dressed list alongside Carey Mulligan, Javier Bardem, Diane Kruger and France's First Lady...
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'Glee' Creator Ryan Murphy Q&A: All The Spoilers & Scoops You Want (Part 1)

August 3rd, 2010 8:58am EDT
Ryan Murphy
At the Television Critics Association fall press tour, Fox presented a panel with the producers of Glee. Series creator Ryan Murphy revealed a lot about the upcoming season. A Britney Spears episode. A post-SuperBowl tribute to a yet to be named artist. Susan Boyle guest starring. Getting a mix tape from Paul McCartney.

After the panel, Murphy stayed to chat with the press giving a full rundown on what’s coming up for the hit musical show. He elaborated on the above and dropped some new hints about all the characters and actors on the show. Here’s your fix for Glee news before the show ret...
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Javier Bardem Fantasizes About Brad Pitt's Body

July 22nd, 2010 8:48am EDT
Javier Bardem
Penelope Cruz's new husband Javier Bardem has a man crush on fellow Hollywood star Brad Pitt.

He explained, "I had the great opportunity to meet Brad a couple of times...what a beauty. And that body is like - wow. He really made me feel... like I could fall in love with him! Like a teenage girl getting crazy."

Javier and Penelope wed in an intimate ceremony at a friend's house in the Bahamas earlier this month. The couple has been dating since 2007.

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Rep: Penelope Cruz Isn't Pregnant

July 15th, 2010 8:27am EDT
Penelope Cruz
A representative for Penelope Cruz has dismissed reports the actress is expecting her first child with new husband Javier Bardem.

Rumors of a baby began swirling after it was announced on Tuesday that the "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" co-stars had married in a small secret ceremony earlier this month after three years of dating.

Reports claimed the Spanish beauty would give birth to the couple's first child early next year.

But a spokesperson for Cruz tells EOnline.com the star is not pregnant.

She is currently shooting the upcoming action blockbuster "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger...
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Penelope Cruz Has A Bun In The Oven?

July 14th, 2010 3:00pm EDT
Penelope Cruz
Newlyweds Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem have another reason to celebrate - the Spanish stars are expecting their first baby together next year, according to a tabloid report.

On Tuesday, a representative for the Vicky Cristina Barcelona beauty confirmed the couple was now man and wife after marrying in a small secret ceremony at a friend's house in the Bahamas earlier this month.

Now, Life & Style magazine claims Cruz and Bardem are preparing to start a family - and the actress is allegedly expecting the new addition in the New Year.

Reps for the couple, which has been dating since ...
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Penelope Cruz & Javier Bardem Got Married In The Bahamas

July 13th, 2010 11:57pm EDT
Penelope-Cruz-Javier-Bardem
Spanish stars Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz are husband and wife after exchanging vows in secret.

The pair wed in an intimate ceremony at a friend's house in the Bahamas earlier this month, a representative for the actress confirms to the Associated Press.

The "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" beauty walked down the aisle in a gown created by her fashion designer pal John Galliano. Only family members were invited to the nuptials.

Cruz has been dating Bardem since 2007.

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Javier Bardem Confirms 'Glee' Cameo

July 6th, 2010 7:36am EDT
Javier Bardem
Oscar-winning Spanish actor Javier Bardem has signed up for a cameo role in hit TV show Glee.

The No Country for Old Men star, who is dating Penelope Cruz, has confirmed he will play a rocker who befriends Kevin McHale's character Artie Abrams in an upcoming episode of the program. Bardem tells Entertainment Weekly, "We're going to rock the house! We're going to do some heavy metal - Spanish heavy metal, which is the worst."

The news comes as Katie Holmes' representative dismissed reports the actress is set to join the cast, branding the rumors "not true".

Other celebrities who have a...
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Is Motherhood In Penelope Cruz's Immediate Future?

June 15th, 2010 10:01pm EDT
Penelope Cruz
Penelope Cruz will be a mum within a year, according to Hollywood's most famous psychic.

Kenny Kingston, who was spiritual adviser to Marilyn Monroe and now has a hotline to Tinseltown's most famous dead stars, held a seance on Monday night and was told by his spirit guide that Cruz and boyfriend Javier Bardem are about to become parents.

And there's an eerie twist to the news.

He tells WENN, "It will be a child Penelope was a mother to in a previous life.

"Spirit told me it will be to her advantage to adopt but if she wants to have a physical pregnancy, she must go by water to conceive...
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Javier Bardem Dedicated Cannes Award To Penelope Cruz

May 25th, 2010 9:02am EDT
Javier Bardem
Javier Bardem brought his lover Penelope Cruz to tears during his acceptance speech at Cannes Film Festival in France on Sunday - when he made his first public acknowledgement of their relationship.

Bardem shared the Best Actor prize with Elio Germano at the prestigious European competition for his role as a terminally-ill criminal in Biutiful. And the Oscar-winner finally showed his affection for Cruz while collecting the award - telling the audience of his love for the Spanish beauty.

He told the crowd, "I share this joy with my friend, my companion, my love: Penelope: I owe you a lot...
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Stars Shop With 40 Cents For New HIV Campaign Ad

May 8th, 2010 4:14pm EDT
Bono
Bono, Benicio Del Toro and Spanish movie couple Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem have teamed up for a star-studded new Lazarus Effect Campaign ad to raise awareness for medication in Africa.

The stars all show off silly items that can be bought for 40 cents - the daily price of pills that can help HIV sufferers stay alive.

In the campaign ad, Bono shows off a novelty hat, Cruz some bubble gum, Bardem lipstick and Del Toro a stamp.

"Glee" star Jane Lynch offers "helium" from a balloon, Julia Louis-Dreyfus a fake moustache, Orlando Bloom a balloon dog and rapper Ludacris a sheet of fabric s...
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4/20 Is Also Celebrity Doppelgangers Day

April 20th, 2010 10:42am EDT
Celebrity Doppelgangers Day
April 20th is more than just 420. It also happens to be celebrity doppelganger day! So while our nations’ stoners toke themselves into a raging hunger, here’s a list of celebs that look so similar it might just trip them out.

Sandra Bullock and Michael Jackson

This is not to say Sandra Bullock is not a beautiful woman, but with her tiny, upturned nose and high cheekbones it is difficult not to see the facial similarities between her and Michael Jackson. The resemblance is even more striking when you turn up the white contrast on your television. Creepy. Of course, because Ms. Bullock’s fa...
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Check Out Julia Roberts In The 'Eat, Pray, Love' Trailer

March 18th, 2010 2:25pm EDT
Eat Pray Love
A woman who once made it her goal in life to marry and rear a family finds her priorities suddenly shifting in director Ryan Murphy's adaptation of author Elizabeth Gilbert's best-selling memoir, "Eat, Pray, Love."

In the eyes of many, Gilbert (Julia Roberts) was a woman who had it all - a loving husband, a great apartment, and a weekend home - but sometimes one realizes too little too late that they haven't gotten what they truly wanted from life.

On the heels of a painful divorce, the woman who had previously looked forward to a contented life of domesticated bliss sets out to explore t...
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Master P Building A School In Haiti

February 9th, 2010 8:00pm EST
Master P Building A School In Haiti
Rap mogul Master P is following in the charitable footsteps of Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Shakira by helping to build a school in earthquake-ravaged Haiti.

The hip-hop star, real name Percy Miller, has ploughed funds into plans to construct a new school in the Caribbean country, where building work is already underway. And the Louisiana native has vowed not to celebrate his football team the New Orleans Saints' win at the Super Bowl on Sunday until his school is ready to open to the public.

He tells AllHipHop.com, "My Super Bowl victory party won't begin until the building of ...
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Penelope Cruz: 'I Don't Know If I Believe In Marriage'

July 8th, 2009 8:36am EDT
Penelope Cruz
Penelope Cruz will never marry boyfriend Javier Bardem because she doesn't believe in the concept.

The Oscar winner does plan to start a family one day, but hints it could be at the expense of her acting career because she wants to be the best mom in the world.

Cruz reveals, "I want to have babies one day but not right now. When I do it I want to do it really well. I want it to be my best project in life. I don't know if I believe in marriage. I believe in family, love and children."

See more photos of Penelope Cruz here!

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Play Starpulse's 'Celebrity Madness 2009 - The Men' (Round 1, Group 4)

March 19th, 2009 4:20pm EDT
Leonardo DiCaprio
Cast your votes for your favorite male & female celebrities in Starpulse.com's First Annual "Celebrity March Madness" showdown! In the spirit of the NCAA Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments, we bring you two celebrity tournaments throughout the month of March that will determine the number one male and female celebrity - chosen by YOU!

All you have to do is cast your vote in the poll under the picture for one of the two celebs in each matchup! At the end of the round, we'll tally the votes and get the next round underway. There's even a bracket (updated after each round) with all ...
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