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Michael Douglas To Front Cancer Awareness Crusade

May 16th, 2012 12:45pm EDT
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas has teamed up with the Oral Cancer Foundation to raise awareness of the deadly disease.

The Basic Instinct star spent six months fighting throat cancer in 2010, undergoing chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment.

He was given the all-clear last year and has now signed up to appear in a public service announcement (PSA) for the Oral Cancer Foundation, a non-profit organization set up to help those struck down with the disease.

In the PSA, which will debut in June, Douglas urges his fellow Americans to undergo annual screenings for oral cancer.

The charity's founder, B...
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Charlie Sheen Surprises His Attorney At Bar Association Event

April 19th, 2012 10:30am EDT
Charlie Sheen
Charlie Sheen surprised his high-powered Hollywood lawyer Marty Singer by giving a foul-mouthed speech in his honor at a prestigious bar association event this week.

Legal powerhouse Singer represented the actor in his multi-million dollar court battle with Warner Bros. bosses over his firing from hit sitcom Two and a Half Men last year, and Sheen returned the favor by appearing at the Beverly Hills Bar Association bash in California on Wednesday.

Sheen was a surprise speaker at the event, which crowned Singer entertainment lawyer of the year, and he roasted his pal with a series of exp...
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Joe Eszterhas Takes Mel Gibson Feud To The 'Today' Show

April 13th, 2012 2:27pm EDT
Joe Eszterhas
Screenwriter Joe Eszterhas cut all personal ties with "violent" actor Mel Gibson after his fearful son began sleeping with a knife under his pillow during a joint family trip.

Eszterhas sparked a war of words with the actor/director earlier this week over claims Gibson made a series of anti-Semitic and unsavory remarks during a vacation in Costa Rica - allegations the movie star was quick to deny - and, on Friday, the Flashdance and Basic Instinct screenwriter broke his silence with an appearance on breakfast show Today - and confessed his bitter fight with the Braveheart star began after...
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Mel Gibson Responds To Joe Eszterhas' Anti-Semitic Accusations

April 12th, 2012 8:22am EDT
Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson has written an open letter to screenwriter Joe Eszterhas to insist the only reason he scrapped their movie collaboration was because the script wasn't up to standard.

The Braveheart legend teamed up with the Basic Instinct writer to work on an epic drama about Judah Maccabee, a Jew who led a revolt against the Seleucid Empire.

Their working relationship turned nasty in February after Eszterhas sent in the first draft of his script to Gibson, and was later told by Warner Bros. bosses that they would not be going ahead with the project - prompting him to lash out at the star in ...
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Sharon Stone To Seduce Tom Felton In 'Attachment'

March 15th, 2012 8:06am EDT
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone is set to seduce Harry Potter star Tom Felton in upcoming sexual thriller Attachment.

The Basic Instinct actress will play a married teacher who has a passionate one-night stand with one of her students, who then begins to stalk her.

Felton, best known as the villainous Draco Malfoy in the boy wizard movies, will play the teenage antagonist, according to ComingSoon.net.

Production is scheduled to begin in the coming months.
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Sharon Stone To Play Cheating Wife In 'Attachment'

February 3rd, 2012 8:11am EST
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone is returning to familiar film territory as a married woman who seduces a student in controversial director Tony Kaye's new movie.

The actress, who vamped it up on screen as Catherine Tramell in both Basic Instinct movies, will lead the cast of Attachment.

In the film, a one-night stand comes back to haunt her when the object of her affections becomes her daughter's boyfriend.

The film will start shooting in April, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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Sharon Stone Launches Facebook Support Campaign For Returning Troops

November 16th, 2011 12:21pm EST
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone has launched an online campaign urging her fellow Americans to welcome home military personnel when they return from war zones.

The Basic Instinct star created the Welcome Home Our Troops page on Facebook.com to serve as a community bulletin board for users to thank troops for their hard work.

Employers can even use the site to offer jobs to the thousands of veterans arriving back in the U.S. after completing their duties.

Stone is also calling on the country's biggest retailers to provide discounts for brave soldiers.

She says, "It's very important that people know tha...
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Sharon Stone Selling Her Beverly Hills Home After Intruder Confrontations

September 29th, 2011 8:48am EDT
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone has put her Los Angeles home on the market following several brushes with intruders this year.

The Hollywood actress won a restraining order against Phillip Barnes this week after he was arrested outside her house last month. He allegedly launched into a bizarre rant claiming he fathered one of her adopted sons and has now been ordered to stay away from the star.

Stone previously obtained a restraining order against Bradly Gooden in March after he was found trespassing at her property, and earlier this month, she was spooked by a loud noise at the house and dialed 911 only ...
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Sharon Stone Ordered To Pay $232,000 To Injured Worker

July 14th, 2011 8:06am EDT
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone has been ordered to pay $232,000 to a man who was injured on her property in 2006.

Peter Krause sued the Basic Instinct star in 2008, two years after he sustained a knee injury by falling through latticework and into a neighbor's yard while working on her house. Stone took to the stand this week to testify there was a fence in the spot where the plaintiff alleged the accident happened.

However, a jury ruled the Hollywood beauty was negligent for failing to have a fence sturdy enough to prevent Krause's fall.

Stone's lawyer told reporters outside court, "We're disappointed...
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Sharon Stone's Flashing & Jennifer Lopez's Bum Top List Of Most Paused Film Scenes

February 24th, 2011 4:00pm EST
Jennifer Lopez
Sharon Stone's provocative leg-crossing scene in "Basic Instinct" has topped a new poll to find the most paused movie moments.

The actress reveals she isn't wearing any underwear beneath her short skirt as she uncrosses her legs while being interrogated by cops in the 1992 thriller - a scene which was frozen by more than a third of fans in a poll by Lovefilm.com.

The X-rated moment put Stone ahead of runner-up Jennifer Lopez, who bared her butt in 2010 comedy "The Back-Up Plan," while third place went to a blooper in 1977 hit "Star Wars," when a Stormtrooper hits his head on a ceiling.

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Lindsay Lohan Dressed to Kill for Court Hearing; Pleads Not Guilty to Felony Charge

February 9th, 2011 11:42pm EST
Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan dressed to kill for her court appearance on Wednesday afternoon.

The Mean Girls star showed up to the Airport Courthouse in Los Angeles in black sunglasses & black high heels and rocking a figure hugging white dress that reminds us of a particular Sharon Stone scene in Basic Instinct. You know the one we mean.

Lindsay was formally charged with felony grand theft after being acused of stealing a $2500 necklace from a Venice, Calif. jewelry store.

Just hours later Lindsay entered a plea of not guilty to Superior Court Judge Keith L. Schwartz, who handed Lindsay a stern warnin...
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Sharon Stone Takes It Off At Hair Salon

February 1st, 2011 12:15pm EST
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone has shown she still has a saucy side by stripping to her bra during a trip to a hair salon.

The actress, who famously peeled off for scenes in "Basic Instinct" and "Sliver," proved she is still not shy about her body by removing her jumper at the salon in Beverly Hills, California, on Monday.

Stone visited Point de Vue to have her locks trimmed, but was photographed in just a bra top and trousers before putting on a blue robe for her restyle.
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Sharon Stone Is Looking Good At 52 In A Slinky, Shimmering Dress

August 29th, 2010 9:10am EDT
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone was all smiles after leaving a Los Angeles salon with new hair extensions on Tuesday. The actress wore a shimmery blue-gray dress and leather sandals and carried a large red handbag.

Movie executives are reportedly making plans for a new "Police Academy" film and have asked Stone, Kim Cattrall and Steve Guttenberg to reprise their roles. However, Bobcat Goldthwait, who shot to fame playing zany Zed in the comedy, wants to see fresh actors suiting up to enroll in the film.

Another popular Sharon Stone film is also being remade: "Total Recall." Columbia Pictures secured the r...
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2010 Summer Movies Are Bad, But Past Years Have Been Worse (Video)

July 28th, 2010 11:15am EDT
Inception
As usual, the lineup for summer movies this year was star-studded and full of sequels. However, most of them have been critically panned and - even worse - they are not racking up ticket sales. Still, there have been far worse summer selections.

In an interesting pattern, it seems every 9 years there is a "stinker" summer movie slate. In 2001, our summer selections looked like this: A Knight's Tale, Pearl Harbor, Scary Movie 2, Planet of the Apes, The Mummy Returns, Swordfish, Dr. Dolittle 2, Rush Hour 2, Tomb Raider, Jurassic Park III, and Captain Corelli's Mandolin. Yikes!

Go 9 years pr...
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Sharon Stone's 'Trout Pout'

May 18th, 2010 8:49pm EDT
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone regrets going under the knife for a lip plump during a moment of weakness, insisting plastic surgery isn't for her.

The "Basic Instinct" star admits she felt so low and lonely after her 2004 divorce from publisher Phil Bronstein, she turned to cosmetic help in a bid to feel better about herself.

But the results were disastrous.

She tells More magazine, "(I thought) nobody loved me - 'I'm 103. My life would be better if I had better lips."

Afterwards, she had a "what the hell?" moment when she stared at her plumped-up lips in the mirror - and was left horrified when lip glos...
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Sharon Stone: 'My Love Life Is Like The Mojave Desert'

May 18th, 2010 11:37am EDT
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone has likened her love life to California's barren Mojave desert - despite having a string of toy-boys begging her for dates.

The Basic Instinct beauty has been mainly single in recent years, following the end of her third marriage to Phil Bronstein in 2004. And the 52 year old jokes that her romantic life is like a desert landscape - dried up.

She tells More magazine, "Life and love is like the ocean. Sometimes the tide is in and sometimes the tide is out, and sometimes it's like the frigging Mojave. Where's the tide now? For me? Mojave! Fortunately, I like the desert. I'm a...
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Movie Remakes & Recastings We Hope To Never See

June 8th, 2009 9:40am EDT
Mary Poppins
In the wake of the current brain-draining drive to remake just about everything Hollywood has ever had to offer, there are some films that are so sacred they should never be touched. This is a blatant retort to the deluge of watered down franchises, remakes, medium changes, etc. It ranges in levels of snark from low to apocalyptic strength.

My frustration with this extremely long trend came to a fever pitch after watching the Obsessed trailer. Anyone even peripherally familiar with Fatal Attraction could easily catch the obvious, racially spurred recasting of a classic film.

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Top 10 Date Movies That Aren't Romantic Comedies

February 10th, 2009 10:19am EST
Mr. and Mrs. Smith
Every Valentine's Day the same question is heard all over the country: "What am I going to do for my sweetie?" Too often guys are stuck watching the typical romantic comedy and subjected to the four-hour wait at the over-priced restaurant. In this new economy people are looking for alternatives to the typical Valentine's celebration. This year tell that special someone you care by making dinner at home and renting one of these great date movies, that aren't romantic comedies. They will satisfy both of you and get you in the mood for dessert, each other, served with whipped cream on top.

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Fifteen Flicks to Avoid on Family Movie Night

May 21st, 2008 3:01pm EDT
Fifteen Flicks to Avoid on Family Movie Night
Picture this: There's nothing on network so Mom or Pop finds a movie on a premium channel or slides in a DVD from the local video store. Everything's fine until two actors start a simulated bump-n-grind in 53 unavoidable inches of high def skin on parade.

The room gets quiet. Your face gets hot. You do your best not to look at anyone else while your insides curdle and you long to be anywhere but in that room. Sound familiar? Whether your 15 or 50, watching certain subject matter with your elders can equal sheer mortification; with that in mind, we've compiled a list of twenty films too a...
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Lionsgate Movies Now Available on iTunes

February 12th, 2007 11:41am EST
Dirty Dancing
Movies from Lionsgate will be available for purchase and download on the iTunes Store starting today. iTunes customers will be able to purchase blockbuster Lionsgate films like Terminator 2, LA Story, Basic Instinct, The Blair Witch Project and Dirty Dancing and more than 150 titles coming to iTunes this month.

"We're delighted to offer these incredibly popular Lionsgate films oniTunes, and look forward to adding even more films in the future," said Steve Beeks, president of Lionsgate. "iTunes lets users download these wonderful films to watch on their computer, TV or iPod, so movie f...
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'Weeds,' 'Dirty Dancing,' 'Basic Instinct' & More Get High-Def Treatment

January 8th, 2007 2:48pm EST
Weeds
Lionsgate announced today the studio's upcoming slate of titles on the next-generation high-definition Blu-ray Disc (BD). Headlining the announcement is one of the format's first-ever TV DVD releases as the Golden Globe-winning and Emmy Award nominated series Weeds will be offered in high definition.

In addition, Lionsgate will deliver (BD) versions of the top-selling Marvel Animated Series titles Ultimate Avengers and Ultimate Avengers 2. The studio will also unveil high-definition versions of some of its most popular catalog titles, including Dirty Dancing and Basic Instinct.

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Sharon Stone Dumps Children's AIDS Benefit Because Doll Doesn't Look Like Her

November 2nd, 2006 9:35am EST
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone left a children's Foundation. At the event Stone had initially agreed for a number of Barbie dolls made in her image to be auctioned off.

According to the New York Post newspaper, the 48-year-old blond actress "flipped out" when she saw the Barbie toy manufacturers Mattel had made, raging that it looked nothing like her. Stone refused to attend the benefit, and instead went to the star-studded Carousel of Hope ball.

Stone's representative, Cindi Berger, said, "That is absolutely correct. The doll didn't look anything like her. She was never committed to going."
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Catherine Zeta-Jones Dropped By T-Mobile

September 27th, 2006 9:16am EDT
Catherine Zeta-Jones
Catherine Zeta-Jones has been dropped as the face of T Mobile in the US. The Chicago star has been appearing in TV and print adverts for the mobile phone company in America since 2003, and has earned millions from the deal.

According to the Wall Street Journal, T Mobile has now decided to drop Ms Zeta-Jones from its advertising in favor of a more "man-on-the-street publicity campaign."

Catherine, 37, may still appear in some ads until next year when her contract expires, but she will eventually be phased out. The mother of two, the wife of Basic Instinct star Michael Douglas, 62, ...
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New Movies on DVD, July 11

July 11th, 2006 8:00am EDT
Out on DVD this week: Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction. In this sequel to the highly successful Basic Instinct, novelist Catherine Tramell (Sharon Stone) is once again in trouble with the law. Scotland Yard appoints a psychiatrist (David Morrissey) to evaluate her, and just like Detective Nick Curran before him, he is entranced by Tramell and is lured into a seductive game.
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Michael Douglas Pretends To Be Someone Else To Arouse Wife

April 13th, 2006 10:36am EDT
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas impersonates legendary actor Richard Burton to spice up his love life. The 61-year-old actor claims he adopts Burton's Welsh accent to get his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones, who was born in Wales, in the mood for love. He told talk show host Jay Leno: "You close your eyes once in a while, put on a Richard Burton accent maybe - something from the home country - it gives a little variety, the spice of life."

In return, Douglas said he would like his wife to dress up in a nurse's outfit in the future. This revelation comes 14 years after the Basic Instinct star was treated for...
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Sharon Stone Flies First Class, 9-month-old Son Flies Economy

April 5th, 2006 9:31am EDT
Sharon Stone
Basic Instinct 2 star Sharon Stone put her 9-month-old son in economy while she flew first class. The sexy star put her adopted offspring in club with his nanny while she flew from New York to Los Angeles in luxury last Friday.

A spokeswoman for the star told New York Post newspaper: "She tried to get them seats in first class but couldn't, and she didn't want them on a separate plane."

Stone - who is promoting box office bomb Basic Instinct 2 - did visit the youngster to tell the nanny to keep him in his seat, for safety's sake, even if he started crying.

Meanwhile, the erot...
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Sharon Stone Hates Cleavage

February 10th, 2006 10:23am EST
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone is shocked by cleavage. The sexy actress - who bares all in the new 'Basic Instinct' sequel - says she can't believe how much of their breasts young women are prepared to show off when they go out. Stone, 47, insists she would much rather walk around nude then squeeze her ample breasts into a push-up bra which distort her boobs.

She fumed to Esquire magazine: "You look around at women's dresses that are so low cut, you can see acres of boobies. Frankly, I find the acres of shoved-up boobies so much more horrifying than walking across the room nude. One is much more honest ...
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No Body Double for Sharon Stone in 'Basic Instinct 2'

February 2nd, 2006 9:18am EST
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone reportedly refused to use a body double for steamy sex scenes in Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction. The 47-year-old - who famously bared all in the raunchy interrogation scene in Basic Instinct 13 years ago - was said to be determined to shoot the sexy encounters herself. An insider told New York Daily News: "Believe me, she's still hot."

The blonde star was recently voted the sexiest over-40 woman in the world. The sexy actress topped the poll conducted by top US magazine Sly, beating a whole host of older beauties to the accolade. The magazine, which is owned by Hollywood...
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'Basic Instinct' Lesbianism Still Upsets People, Says Sharon Stone

January 20th, 2006 9:29am EST
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone is shocked her lesbian antics in Basic Instinct still spark such outrage. The sexy actress, who reprises her role as psychotic seductress Catherine Tramell in new movie Basic Instinct: Risk Addiction, admits she is stunned people are shocked by her character's homosexual tendencies but don't care she is a killer.

She said: "It's strange. It's like it's OK she's a psychopath but the fact she might be homosexual is like a big deal. It's not so bad now as it was back then but it's still an issue for some people."

Earlier this week, Stone was voted the sexiest "older woma...
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Sharon Stone To Sex it Up in Basic Instinct 2

October 20th, 2005 9:45am EDT
Sharone Stone
Sharon Stone is reportedly set to recreate her infamous leg-crossing scene in the sequel to Basic Instinct. The blonde star sent pulses racing when she uncrossed her legs and bared all during the steamy police interrogation scene in the 1992 movie.

According to reports, Stone - who allegedly didn't wear underwear for the racy scene - has filmed a similar episode in the follow up, Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction. A photo from the film printed in Britain's Daily Express newspaper shows the actress sat in a similar position to the pose she struck before the notorious scene - further fue...
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