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Ralph Fiennes Backs UNICEF's West Africa Aid Campaign

April 12th, 2012 11:35am EDT
Ralph Fiennes
Actor Ralph Fiennes has urged fans to donate to UNICEF's latest appeal for youngsters starving in West Africa, declaring: "Do whatever it takes to save children's lives now."

The English Patient star serves as an ambassador for the humanitarian organization, and he is appalled by recent statistics which suggest a million African children could die by the summer because of a lack of food and medical care.

He is backing UNICEF's new aid campaign, and he is calling on fans to raise cash and awareness of the crisis.

Fiennes says, "I am alarmed to hear from UNICEF that in the next few month...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Best Picture - Five Film Collection'

February 1st, 2012 2:45pm EST
Shakespeare in Love photo
What’s more passionate then owning an Academy Award winning flick on Blu-ray? How about five! That’s the premise of the new Lionsgate/Miramax collaboration Blu-ray out Jan 31 containing five best picture flicks including "No Country for Old Men," "Shakespeare in Love," "Crash," "The English Patient" and "Chicago." Check out the review of the 'Best Picture Academy Award Winners – Five Star Collection' below!

Title: 'Best Picture Academy Award Winners – Five Film Collection'

Grade: 3

Cast: Various

Director: Various

Rating: R

Runtime: 634 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate/Mir...
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Watch Classic Scenes & See the Full List of Every Best Picture Oscar Winner Ever

February 27th, 2011 8:50pm EST
The Artist
2011 (84th) The Artist (Watch scenes)
2010 (83rd) The King's Speech (Watch scenes from this film!)
2009 (82nd) The Hurt Locker (Watch scenes from The Hurt Locker)
2008 (81st) Slumdog Millionaire
2007 (80th) No Country for Old Men (Watch classic scenes from No Country for Old Men)
2006 (79th) The Departed (Watch classic scenes from The Departed)
2005 (78th) Crash

2004 (77th) Million Dollar Baby (Watch classic scenes from this film!)

2003 (76th) The Lord of The Rings: The Return of The King (Watch more scenes from it!)

2002 (75th) Chicago
2001 (74th) A Beau...
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Surprise Oscar Wins: Is There A Pattern?

February 18th, 2011 5:23pm EST
Juliette Binoche
Some years, certain nominees seem to be locks to win Oscars. Yet almost every year, there is some sort of major upset at the Academy Awards. Some years there are none, but other years there are multiple. What will this year have in store? At this point, it's anybody's guess.

Looking back at the 10 most surprising wins of the last 15 years, can we notice any patterns? Here they are, in chronological order.

1. Juliette Binoche (The English Patient) beats Lauren Bacall (The Mirror Has Two Faces) for Supporting Actress (1996)

Binoche looked like someone whacked her on the side of the h...
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Kristin Scott Thomas Likes Filiming In France, Says UK Is Ageist

May 30th, 2010 9:00am EDT
Thomas,_Kristin_Scott
Kristin Scott Thomas prefers making films in France because she's convinced movie bosses in her native Britain are too "terrified" to cast older women in leading roles.

The English Patient star was born in Cornwall, England but has gained French nationality since moving to the country when she was a teenager.

And the 50 year old admits she has become disillusioned with the British film industry, where mature actresses are snubbed in favor of younger stars.

Scott Thomas tells Easy Living magazine, "I think it's because England tends to follow America so strongly or they're making fi...
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Sam Worthington's Tanning Tragedy For 'Titans'

April 1st, 2010 8:26am EDT
Sam Worthington
Sam Worthington suffered an embarrassing style disaster on the set of the new Clash Of The Titans film - fake tan products turned him green.

The Avatar actor plays hero Perseus in the big budget remake of the cult 1981 film, which is based on Greek mythology.

Producers wanted the pale-skinned star to appear darker and lathered him in fake tan for the duration of filming - but the end result left Worthington cringing.

He tells Britain's Live From Studio Five, "That was horrible (fake tanning). That was the hardest part of it. I'm a pale Australian, which is an oxymoron in itself. I did...
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2009 Early Oscar Nomination Predictions

December 23rd, 2008 12:10pm EST
The Dark Knight
The first major precursor award nominations were handed out this morning as the Screen Actors Guild revealed their 15th set of nominations.

This marks the end point of the first phase of the Oscar race as many of the critics awards have been handed out and the more reliable industry awards are starting to trickle in.

This is a perfect time to take a look at the locks, likely nominees, longshots and losers of the Oscar season thus far.

Best Picture

The Locks:

Slumdog Millionaire is the most certain nominee in this category after sweeping through the critics awards, p...
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Our Favorite TV Ensembles

June 12th, 2008 9:00am EDT
Lost
An ensemble cast is a group of actors in which each character/actor is assigned an equal level of importance to the story. Sometimes even if there is an established "main character," a show can be considered an ensemble because individuals are treated with the same care and development as everyone else on the show.

This sort of cast style gives the audience a chance to connect with several different characters rather than just one; if a viewer does not like one of the characters or cannot relate to them, there will be several more to choose from. It creates very broad storylines and v...
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'The Golden Compass' Arrives In A Two-Disc DVD Edition April 29

April 27th, 2008 9:00am EDT
The Golden Compass
Embark on a heroic journey to save humanity as The Golden Compass arrives on DVD from New Line Home Entertainment on April 29, 2008. The sweeping family fantasy follows a curious young heroine, Lyra Belacqua, and her quest to protect the coveted Golden Compass – the last of a mystical, powerful device that can unveil the truth, reveal what others wish to hide and even see the future. Lyra's courageous nature and determination to protect the device – and rescue her best friend – open the door to an adventure that will take her over sky and ocean to the wilds of the icy north, where she will ...
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Season 3 Of The Fan Favorite Sci-Fi Series 'Stargate: Atlantis' Surfaces On DVD Sept. 18

August 29th, 2007 8:15pm EDT
Stargate: Atlantis
Los Angeles, CA - From the longest consecutively running sci-fi series ever, Stargate SG-1, comes its thrilling spin-off, Stargate: Atlantis Season 3, splashing onto DVD on September 18 from MGM Home Entertainment. For the first time MGM is releasing the complete previous season of "Stargate: Atlantis" on DVD before the premiere of the next season allowing fans to catch up on their favorite episodes. Set in the lost city of Atlantis in the Pegasus Galaxy built millions of years ago by the most advanced race in the Stargate Universe, an adventurous expedition ensues, overflowing...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 24

May 24th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Bob Dylan
Happy Birthday to country singer Billy Gilman (1988), basketball star Tracy "T-Mac" McGrady (1979), rapper Heavy D (1967), "Boogie Nights" star John C. Reilly (1965), "The English Patient" actress Kristin Scott Thomas (1960), country singer Rosanne Cash (1955), "The Da Vinci Code" actor Alfred Molina (1953), "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe" actor Jim Broadbent (1949), actress Priscilla Presley (1945), Lady Marmalade singer Patti LaBelle (1944), "M*A*S*H" actor Gary Burghoff (1943), legendary singer/songwriter Bob Dylan (1941), and Canadian actor/comedian Tomm...
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'Breaking And Entering' Stars Jude Law And Juliette Binoche; On DVD May 8

May 2nd, 2007 7:30pm EDT
Breaking And Entering
A sexy and steamy story about a disparate group of Londoners connected by a string of burglaries and a passionate affair, Breaking And Entering makes its DVD debut on May 8 from Genius Products LLC. and The Weinstein Company.

A rash of burglaries weaves a tangled web that ensnares a group of unlikely bed-fellows, unlocking secret passions that threaten to unravel the lives of everyone involved. "A beautiful piece of work… Thumbs up," (Richard Roeper, "Ebert & Roeper"), Breaking And Entering is the first original screenplay from Oscar®-winner Anthony Minghella (Best Director, The Englis...
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Ralph Fiennes Caught In Second Sex Scandal

March 6th, 2007 9:43am EST
Ralph Fiennes
English actor Ralph Fiennes incurred the wrath of a Belgium hotel boss after he reportedly frolicked naked in a swimming pool with four women. British newspaper The Sun reports The English Patient star, 44, and his female companions disturbed guests at the Hotel Tuilerieen in Bruges.

Hotel manageress Patricia Homble says, "I wasn't happy about it."

Fiennes is currently in the stunning Belgium city filming comedy In Bruges, which also stars Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson.

Last month, Qantas flight attendant Lisa Robertson was fired from the airline after she admitted she h...
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Valentine's Day Romantic Movie Guide

February 1st, 2007 8:00am EST
The Notebook
Valentine’s Day is just a heartbeat away, so take your sweetie by the hand, grab some chewy chocolate treats, put extra butter on your popcorn, and check out some of Starpulse’s top romantic movies of all time.

Starpulse Top Romantic Movie List:

Casablanca

Breakfast at Tiffany's

Summertime

African Queen

Sabrina

Doctor Zhivago

Love Story

The Graduate

Hannah & Her Sisters

Gone with the Wind

Moonstruck

An Officer and a Gentleman

The Bridges of Madison County

Titanic

Ghost

When Harry Met Sally...

Sleepless in Seattle

The Princess Bride

My Best Fri...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 24

May 24th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Bob Dylan
Happy Birthday to country singer Billy Gilman (1988), basketball star Tracy "T-Mac" McGrady (1979), rapper Heavy D (1967), "Boogie Nights" star John C. Reilly (1965), "The English Patient" actress Kristin Scott Thomas (1960), country singer Rosanne Cash (1955), "The Da Vinci Code" actor Alfred Molina (1953), "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe" actor Jim Broadbent (1949), actress Priscilla Presley (1945), Lady Marmalade singer Patti LaBelle (1944), "M*A*S*H" actor Gary Burghoff (1943), legendary singer/songwriter Bob Dylan (1941), and Canadian actor/comedian Tomm...
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