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New Movies on DVD, April 18

4/18/2006 8:00am EDT
Mrs. Henderson Presents
Judi Dench recieved an Oscar nomination for her role in this week's DVD spotlight. Mrs. Henderson Presents centers on a recently widowed eccentric with money to burn and no intentions of settling down enlists the aide of a showbiz professional to transform a run-down theater in Soho into London's most innovative entertainment hot spot. Also on DVD this week: the horror flick Hostel.

Judi Dench's Breasts Gave Victoria's Secret Problems

3/9/2006 10:12am EST
Judi Dench
Dame Judi Dench's ample bosom caused big problems at the Oscars. The actress - who was nominated for the Best Actress prize for her performance in 'Mrs Henderson Presents'- went for a bra fitting with underwear giant, Victoria's Secret, before the glitzy ceremony but makers struggled to measure her huge breasts.

An insider said: "All the female nominee's were sent a pink bra with a 5.5 carat diamond brooch pinned to it. It was worth about $15,000.

"There were all given a fitting session, but Judi Dench was little difficult because she was, how can I say this, a larger woman with ...

And The Oscar Goes To ...

3/6/2006 9:45am EST
George Clooney
Although Brokeback Mountain wound up walking away with a few Academy Awards last night, the big winner was Crash, which took home statues for Best Motion Picture of the Year, Best Original Screenplay and Best Achievement in Editing. Thrice-nominated George Clooney won Best Supporting Actor for his role in Syriana. Read more for a complete list of winners ...

78th Annual Academy Awards Winners:


Philip Seymour Hoffman - Capote

Terrence Howard - Hustle & Flow

Heath Ledger - Brokeback Mountain

Joaquin Phoenix - Walk the Line

David S...

Survey Says 'Crash' Should Win Best Picture

3/2/2006 2:24pm EST
According to a new Harris poll, 20 percent of U.S. adults say Crash should win the Best Picture Oscar this year. Only 13 percent believe Brokeback Mountain should win, followed by 10 percent who each say Good Night and Good Luck and Munich should take home the award. The fifth nominee Capote has the support of just 4 percent of adults.

What may be worrisome for the producers of the Academy Awards is that 24 percent of adults say they are not sure who should win, and 18 percent think none of these five should win. Without being invested in a movie, will they tune in to watch the awards?...

Complete List of 2006 Oscar Nominations

1/31/2006 10:58am EST
Best Actor nominee Heath Ledger
As expected, Brokeback Mountain is a favorite among Oscar voters, rounding up eight nominations, including those for best motion picture, director, actor, and supporting actor and actress. Crash and Good Night, And Good Luck follow with six nominations each. Walk the Line was surprisingly shut out of the best motion picture category, but the film earned five nominations, as did Capote, Memoirs of a Geisha, and Munich. Continue reading for a complete list of Oscar nominees...

78th Annual Academy Awards Nominations:


Philip Seymour Hof...

'The Constant Gardener' Gets Most BAFTA Nominations

1/19/2006 9:50am EST
The Constant Gardener
British thriller The Constant Gardener has been nominated for 10 BAFTAs from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. The adaptation of the John Le Carre novel, which stars Ralph Fiennes and Rachel Weisz, is up for Best Film, Best Actor, Best Actress and seven other awards. Ang Lee's gay cowboy film Brokeback Mountain and racial drama Crash both received nine nominations.

The awards ceremony, which will be hosted by Stephen Fry, will take place at the Odeon, in London's Leicester Square, on February 19. The Constant Gardener will face stiff competition in the Best Film category...

Judi Dench Checks Out Bob Hoskins

1/6/2006 9:33am EST
Judi Dench
Dame Judi Dench deliberately peeked at Bob Hoskin's manhood during the filming of new movie 'Mrs Henderson Presents'.

The veteran actress admits she waited around on set before Hoskins had to shoot a full-frontal nude scene for the critically acclaimed film so she could get a good look at his appendage. She told Newsweek magazine: "I had to do it. Do you think I'm going to let Bob Hoskins take all his clothes off and not take a look?"

Meanwhile, Dench has confessed she never reads plays before agreeing to star in them.

The legendary actress admits she doesn't screen her roles...

'Brokeback Mountain' Garners Most SAG Nominations

1/5/2006 11:15am EST
Brokeback Mountain
Nominations for the 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards for outstanding performances in 2005 in five film and eight primetime television categories were just announced. Brokeback Mountain leads the pack in film with four nominations, followed by Capote and Crash (each with three nominations).

The film nominees are:

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

Russell Crowe / CINDERELLA MAN – Jim Braddock

Philip Seymour Hoffman / CAPOTE – Truman Capote

Heath Ledger / BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN – Ennis Del Mar

Joaquin Phoenix / WALK THE LINE – John R. Cash (


'Brokeback Mountain,' Others Get LAFCA Awards

12/12/2005 10:50am EST
Jake Gyllenhaal from Brokeback Mountain
Brokeback Mountain was voted "Best Picture of the Year" by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA). The runner up was A History of Violence. LAFCA's 31st annual achievement awards ceremony will be held Tuesday, Jan. 17, at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Los Angeles.

Other award winners are:

DIRECTOR: Ang Lee, Brokeback Mountain

- Runner-up: David Cronenberg, A History of Violence

ACTRESS: Vera Farmiga, Down to the Bone

- Runner-up: Judi Dench, Mrs. Henderson Presents

ACTOR: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote

- Runner-up: Heath Ledger, Brokeback Mountain