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Estelle And Annie Lennox Turn To Online Fans To Raise AIDS Awareness

December 1st, 2011 12:40pm EST
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Annie Lennox, actor Jamie Bell and singer Estelle have called on their online fans to help raise awareness of HIV and AIDS.

American Boy hit-maker Estelle is a longtime supporter of the Virgin Unite initiative, which aims to help young people stop the spread of the diseases. To mark World AIDS Day on Thursday, she's penned a special message on her website calling for her followers to highlight the issue.

She writes, "My darlings... Join me, and millions of RED and ONE supporters, to fight for an AIDS Free Generation by 2015. Add your voice. Make a pledge. Get a song from The Killers for...
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Celebrities And Record Label Bosses Pay Tribute To Amy Winehouse

July 23rd, 2011 3:42pm EDT
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Stars including Demi Moore, Rihanna, and Juliette Lewis have paid tribute to tragic singer Amy Winehouse following her death.

The Back to Black hitmaker, 27, was found at her home in north London on Saturday afternoon after a phone call to emergency services.

Paramedics discovered the singer unconscious and "beyond help", according to reports, and a source tells Sky News Winehouse had suffered a suspected drug overdose.

Officials are treating the death as "unexplained", and as an investigation into the tragedy continues, famous faces from both sides of the Atlantic flooded Twitter.com wi...
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U.K. Actor Stephen Fry Used Cocaine For 15 Years

June 4th, 2011 8:08am EDT
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British actor Stephen Fry has opened up about his cocaine use, insisting he used the drug to calm him down when he was feeling "hyper."

The TV star, who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, took the drug for 15 years to help control his mood swings and reveals that he used to spend hours solving crosswords when he was high.

He tells Sky Arts program "In Confidence," "There were 15 years of pretty chronic cocaine taking. In my most hyper frames of mind, I found it was a wonderful drug to take to calm me down. Most people took it as a stimulant!

"I tended towards the end to take it al...
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Lady Gaga Changes 'Born This Way' Lyrics For Kate Moss

May 15th, 2011 10:01pm EDT
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Lady Gaga thrilled the fashionable crowd at her secret concert in London on Thursday night by incorporating Kate Moss' name into the lyrics of her hit single "Born This Way."

The superstar showed up at posh private members club Annabel's in London's Mayfair to play a surprise set of tracks from her new album, just hours after delighting fans with a performance at the Cannes Film Festival in France that day.

She played to 200 guests, including former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell and comedian Stephen Fry, but Gaga only had eyes for supermodel Moss, who was dancing in front of the stage.

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The Stars Pay Tribute To Elizabeth Taylor

March 23rd, 2011 1:08pm EDT
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Tributes are pouring in for Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor following her death on Wednesday. The movie icon passed away in Los Angeles after a long battle with congestive heart failure, and within minutes of the announcement, dozens of celebrities were paying their respects to the star.

Elton John said, "We have just lost a Hollywood giant; more importantly, we have lost an incredible human being", while other stars flooded microblogging website Twitter.com to pay tribute.

George Michael wrote, "Such a sad day, Elizabeth Taylor was the last of the Hollywood greats, and a fantasticall...
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Jared Harris To Play 'Holmes' Nemesis

September 29th, 2010 10:30am EDT
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Mad Men star Jared Harris has landed the coveted role of villainous Professor Moriarty in the Sherlock Holmes sequel.

The British actor will play Holmes' nemesis in the Guy Ritchie film, which will star Robert Downey, Jr., Jude Law, Stephen Fry and Noomi Rapace, according to LatinoReview.com.

Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle's Moriarty is considered by many the most treacherous of literary bad guys.

The character was most recently played onscreen by Moulin Rouge! star Richard Roxburgh in A League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.

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Best Space Movies

June 12th, 2009 9:53am EDT
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The subject of space is a difficult one in terms of selecting films. Qualifying elements are somewhat subjective. Does the film have to take place in space? Must it include aliens? Does a mere reference to space, or different planets, make it a "space" film? In short, is it merely a subgenre of science fiction? Space and science fiction, while not mutually exclusive, can occur without the other.

In celebration of the release of one of the newest and most promising space films, Moon, check out a brief list of our favorite space films. What you will find below is a mix of films t...
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Top 10 Celebrity Twitterers You Should Check Out

May 22nd, 2009 9:56am EDT
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What is Twitter and why does everyone seem to talk about it these days? Well Twitter is a social networking device where you register an account and update in 140 words or less what's on your mind. This can be commentary on life, media, politics, movies, food, or responding to people who start to 'follow' you. This website has become a national hit, leading its name to be plastered everywhere and people constantly using their phone to send 'tweets.' A lot of the credit (or blame) can be placed on the shoulder of the various celebrities who embraced Twitter and love to give their fans insigh...
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Nintendo DS Equals Spy Gadget In 'Stormbreaker'

June 27th, 2006 1:45pm EDT
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The hot-selling Nintendo DS will make its motion picture debut in the upcoming teen spy thriller Stormbreaker. Nintendo has signed an agreement with the film's producers that will turn the Nintendo DS into the ultimate spy gadget. Stormbreaker is based on the first in the popular Alex Rider series of books by Anthony Horowitz, which have sold more than 10 million copies worldwide.

After the murder of his uncle and guardian, the MI6 British spy agency recruits the reluctant 14-year-old Alex Rider to take over his uncle's mission. Like any good spy, during training he receives his key p...
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