Archive for the ‘Movies’ Category

Cheetah, chimp star of 1930’s Tarzan movies dies at age of 80

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

Αυτή η μαϊμού θα μας θάψει όλους!Cheetah, the chimpanzee that purportedly appeared in Tarzan movies in the early 1930s, has died of kidney failure at the age of 80, WTSP TV reports.

The Suncoast Primate Sanctuary in Palm Harbor, Fla., says the community “has lost a dear friend and family member” with the death of Cheetah on Dec. 24.

Sanctuary outreach director Debbie Cobb tells The Tampa Tribune that the chimp was outgoing, loved finger-painting and liked to see people laugh.

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Twilight hysteria forbidden: Summit entertainment shuts down Saga fansite

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Not everything promoting the saga is Twilight-approved. E! News confirms that Summit Entertainment has filed a lawsuit against Twilight.com‘s head honcho, Tom Markson, for illegally using the movie’s trademark to lure visitors into believing it is an official site and making profit.

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How much dancing did Natalie Portman do in Black Swan?

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Is Natalie Portman ballet’s Milli Vanilli? The ballerina who danced as her double in Black Swan told Entertainment Weekly last week that producers had told her to keep quiet about how much dancing she had done in the film.

Of the full body shots, I would say 5 percent are Natalie,” says Sarah Lane, 27, an American Ballet Theatre soloist who says she was the subject of a “cover-up”. Lane’s comments came in response to a March 23 L.A. Times article in which choreographer Benjamin Millepied (also Portman’s fiance) downplayed the significance of Lane’s contribution. Lane was not listed as a dance double in the film’s credits, but merely as an extra.

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‘I couldn’t keep up with him’, says porn star after ’36-hour cocaine bender’ with Charlie Sheen

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

Charlie Sheen is now out of hospital and plans to return to work on Tuesday

A porn star who partied with Charlie Sheen just hours before he was hospitalized yesterday says he was ‘wasted out of his mind‘.

Kacey Jordan, 22, told TMZ she ‘couldn’t keep up’ with the Two and a Half Men star, who was rushed to the emergency room in the early hours suffering ‘severe abdominal pains.’

Sheen is now back at home and ‘feeling great’, according to the sitcom’s producer Mark Burg, who adds the actor is expected to return to work on the show on Tuesday.

Adult film star Jordan, who claims she was at the actor’s Beverly Hills home, says their 36-hour bender involved ‘$20,000 worth of drugs‘.

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Al Pacino as never seen before

Saturday, January 22nd, 2011

Al Pacino as never seen beforeWith a Catweazle-style beard and wispy moustache, Hollywood veteran Al Pacino is transformed for his latest movie, Jack and Jill.

The Godfather star, 70, ditches his usual clean-cut look in the comedy, due out later this year. And it’s an offer you can’t re-fuzz.

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