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Pocahontas Arrested

June 2nd, 2010 7:09pm EDT
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The actress who portrayed Native American legend Pocahontas in Colin Farrell's 2005 film "The New World" has been arrested in Washington, D.C. for staging a protest outside the White House.

Q'orianka Kilcher, 20, chained herself to the White House perimeter fence on Tuesday to protest a state visit by Peru's President Alan Garcia, who has announced plans to sell large areas of indigenous land to oil companies and other foreign investors.

Kilcher's father is a Peruvian Indian.

Reports suggest the actress' mother was also involved in the protest; she covered her daughter in black paint.

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Who The Heck Is... Eddie Marsan?

July 2nd, 2009 11:00am EDT
Eddie Marsan
They don't get top billing. You know the face but can't quite place the name. Though they toil in the shadows of more famous leads, to imply that character actors merely 'support' is to vastly underrate the contributions of many remarkable entertainers: Often, it is the performance of lesser-knowns that leaps from screens large and small into the hearts of an audience, leaving them with both a lasting impression and a question that begs to be answered: 'Who the heck is that?'

As a misunderstood 19th-century rent-collector called Pancks, British actor Eddie Marsan sputters and guffaws his...
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Check Out 'The New World: Extended Cut' Now On DVD

October 15th, 2008 7:34am EDT
The New World
In "The New World" Powhatan tribal people stare in wonder as three ships approach shore. It's a story every schoolchild knows; the story of Capt. John Smith (Colin Farrell) and Pocahontas (Q'orianka Kilcher).

Now, as told by filmmaker Terrence Malick in this Extended Version with more than 30 minutes of footage unseen in theaters -- it's a story you never imagined. Working in part from first-hand histories and adding his extraordinary sense of image and human drama, Malick crafts a visceral, spellbinding tale of the Jamestown settlement, of cultures connecting and of deadly consequenc...
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 11

February 11th, 2007 3:00am EST
Jennifer Aniston
Happy Birthday to "The New World" actress Q'orianka Kilcher (1990), Destiny's Child singer Kelly Rowland (1981), R&B singer Brandy (1979), Linkin Park singer Mike Shinoda (1977), soul singer/pianist D'Angelo (1974), America's sweetheart Jennifer Aniston (1969), wrestler/fighter Ken Shamrock (1964), singer/songwriter Sheryl Crow (1962), actress Carey Lowell (1961), Brazilian songwriter Sergio Mendes (1941), American actor Burt Reynolds (1936), "Gilligan's Island" movie star Tina Louise (1934), funnyman Leslie Nielsen (1926), Hungarian-born actress Eva Gabor (1919; d. 1995), boxing champ Max ...
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New Movies on DVD, May 9

May 9th, 2006 8:00am EDT
The New World
This week's exciting new DVD releases include the John Smith and Pocahontas love story in The New World. Set against a historically accurate Virginia backdrop, the film shows how an ambitious soldier of fortune and a passionate Native American are torn between their civil duties and the demands of the human heart. Or for more serious fare, try Steven Spielberg's critically acclaimed terrorist film Munich. There's also the Jennifer Aniston film Rumor Has It or British children's flick Nanny McPhee.
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And The Oscar Goes To ...

March 6th, 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:

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Philip Seymour Hoffman - Capote

Terrence Howard - Hustle & Flow

Heath Ledger - Brokeback Mountain

Joaquin Phoenix - Walk the Line

David S...
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Complete List of 2006 Oscar Nominations

January 31st, 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:

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

Philip Seymour Hof...
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Ebert & Roeper To Present Their Top 10 Film Picks of 2005

December 27th, 2005 9:35am EST
The New World
Film critics Roger Ebert and Richard Roeper, hosts of television's most popular and respected movie review program, will announce their individual top 10 lists of 2005's best films this weekend on "Ebert & Roeper: The Best of 2005." Their selections will be revealed and discussed on the annual special, which will air this weekend (Dec 31, Jan 1) in national syndication.

The critics' individual top 10 lists share five films in common, yet the critics had no agreement when ranking their selections. In no particular order, some of Roger Ebert's favorites include Junebug, King Kong a...
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New in Theaters Today, Dec. 25

December 25th, 2005 7:00am EST
In Rumor Has It, Jennifer Aniston plays Sarah Huttinger, a woman who learns her family was the inspiration for the book and the film The Graduate. She also realizes she may be the offspring of the well-documented event. Kevin Costner, Shirley MacLaine, Mark Ruffalo, and Mena Suvari also star.

Also in theaters today:

In the musical comedy The Producers, Max (Nathan Lane) and Leo (Matthew Broderick) have a plan: raise far more money than you need to produce a surefire Broadway flop and pocket the difference. They produce the musical "Springtime for Hitler," but the duo's plans chan...
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Teen People Names 'Artists of the Year' and 'What's Next'

November 2nd, 2005 9:51am EST
Gwen Stefani
Teen People magazine has selected seven artists of the year for 2005: Gwen Stefani, The Killers, Green Day, Shakira, Mariah Carey, 50 Cent and Kelly Clarkson. Artists are named to teen people's list not only for their album and concert ticket sales; this list looks at the musicians who made the biggest cultural impact on Teen People's audience this year.

To honor these seven hot acts, Teen People turned to their biggest celebrity fans -- from Elton John, to Pharrell, to Matthew Fox of Lost, to reflect on their impact. "A lot of artists come and go very quickly. The Killers just aren't...
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