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December 10, 2007

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Winners Announced for the 2007 BFSC Awards

December 10, 2007 10:11:35 GMT


Joining other film critics organization in revealing the best works in film industry, the Boston Society of Film Critics has picked up acclaimed big screen titles and names to be the honorees of its BSFC Awards this year.

For the Best Picture, the group turned out to have the same taste as National Board of Review and Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association did, giving the title to Coen Brothers-directed "No Country for Old Men." Furthermore, it also deemed star Javier Bardem the Best Supporting Actor for his role as Anton Chigurh.
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First Inkheart Trailer Gracing the Net

December 10, 2007 09:33:43 GMT


Just released "The Golden Compass" last Friday, December 7, 2007, New Line Cinema has come up with the first trailer for another fantasy adventure produced under its banner, none other than "Inkheart", based on the first book of "Inkworld" trilogy by Cornelia Funke.

Take a peek on the piece through Inkheart Trailer section at AceShowbiz, or simply watch it down below.
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The Golden Compass Scores Gold at Domestic Box Office

December 10, 2007 08:57:43 GMT


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Boasting starry cast, impressive special effects, and adventurous story, New Line Cinema's "The Golden Compass" found its way to go straight to the top place of weekend U.S. Box office after opening at $25.8 million on Friday, December 7, 2007.

The number the fantasy flick raked in, however, was way below expectation as the studio had hoped the movie to collect between $30 million and $40 million during its first three days. Pic, on the other hand, hit big in international market, doubling its U.S. takings by drawing in $51 million from 25 overseas territories.
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2007 WAFCA Awards Recipients Unveiled

December 10, 2007 08:16:28 GMT


Announcing the result of votes for the best achievements in film-making held among its members, the Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association listed up winners for this year's WAFCA Awards on Sunday, December 9, 2007.

Most honors went to the acclaimed "No Country for Old Men" as the crime drama thriller scooped up four kudos in total, particularly top prize Best Film of 2007. Three others were those of Best Director for brothers Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, Best Ensemble, and Best Supporting Actor for Javier Bardem.
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Initial Full-Length Jumper Trailer Pops Online

December 10, 2007 07:03:23 GMT


More shots on the upcoming "Jumper" are now available for fans to look at as 20th Century Fox has finally launched online the first trailer for the sci-fi adventure in its follow-up to the release of the teaser trailer back in October.

The piece originally was premiered by the studio on Friday, December 7, 2007 at Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas with principal cast members Hayden Christensen, Rachel Bilson, and Samuel L. Jackson all present. Christensen plays David Rice, a young man able to "Jump" or teleport while Bilson and Jackson portrays his childhood friend and leader of an organization determining to kill Jumpers deemed too powerful to exist, respectively.
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Video Premiere: The DEY's 'Give You the World'


December 10, 2007 06:59:43 GMT


Epic Records artist The DEY have premiered a video for their first single lifted from EP 'The DEY Has Come'. The clip is for track 'Give You the World' that has been released on iTunes.

The DEY is a Latino Hip-Hop group comprised of Divine, Elan, and Yeyo that record their songs bilingually. They have garnered a headlining act in McDonald's tour alongside Ne-Yo and Kat DeLuna and nabbed Timbaland in their early single 'Get the Feeling'.
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Mommy Sent Amy Winehouse a Letter of Love

December 10, 2007 06:36:02 GMT


Unlike the news media and other people that tend to mock her troubled life, Amy Winehouse's mother, Janis Winehouse, is trying to reach her daughter through an open letter in London's News of the World, begging her to come home for help.

The letter comes hot on the heels of her being photographed wandering the streets of London at dawn in only a bra and jeans.
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Green Day Released Secret Project: Foxboro Hot Tubs

December 10, 2007 06:22:40 GMT


Words are circulating that Green Day are experimenting with new sound and releasing a secret project under a different moniker. While this wouldn't be the first time for the band to release new materials under different alias, it is said that the rockers are the people behind Foxboro Hot Tubs.

Three songs titled 'Mother Mary', 'Ruby Room' and 'Stop, Drop and Roll' are posted in the unknown band's MySpace page and are comprised in a six-track EP which can be downloaded there. Should this be true, then Green Day is exploring music from the '60s era.
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Sex and the City's Producers Plan on Sequel Already?

December 10, 2007 05:10:17 GMT


Though the filming of the much awaited "Sex and the City" movie had just wrapped a while ago, the rumor of its sequel already surfaced in the media. According to reports, the producers of the hit HBO television series' adaptation movie have already started on planning for a sequel since they are convinced that their movie will be a hit.

The Mail on Sunday reported that their on-set source said, "The producers are already working on a script for a second movie, they are so convinced the first will be a hit. They are exercising the sequel option in all of the stars' contracts. They want it to be a franchise and think they can stretch it over at least three movies."
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African Artists Cover U2 Songs in Tribute to Bono

December 10, 2007 04:55:35 GMT


In honor of Bono's charity work in Africa, a number of musicians from the country decided to record an album containing covers of U2 hits.

Among the singers that join forces for 'In the Name of Love: Africa Celebrates U2' are Beninese singer, Angelique Kidjo, Grammy-winning ensemble Soweto Gospel Choir, Hip-Hop group African Underground All-Stars and band Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars who is assisted by Aerosmith's Joe Perry on the song 'Seconds'.
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Brittany Snow Has Split Up with Longterm Boyfriend

December 10, 2007 04:38:48 GMT


In another report of celebrities' break up, Brittany Snow is said to have split from her longtime boyfriend, drummer Michael Johnson.

Snow, best known for her starring role as Meg Pryor in TV series "American Dreams" (2002-2005), and Michael had been dating for three years. She, however, decided to end their romance with the intention to concentrate more on her career.
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Huey Premiered 'Tell Me This (G5)' Video Plus a Special Trilogy


December 10, 2007 04:27:08 GMT


Rapper Huey has once again released a music video despite not making the track as a single. The latest released clip would be 'Tell Me This (G5)' that is taken from his debut album 'Notebook Paper'.

The song is featuring T-Pain and MempHitz, and the 'Pop, Lock & Drop It' singer dedicated the video clip for fellow rapper and UGK member Pimp C who died on Tuesday, December 4.
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More Awards for 'There Will Be Blood' From 2007 New York Film Critics Online

December 10, 2007 04:23:04 GMT


"There Will Be Blood" reigned at the 2007 Movie Critics Awards. After being announced as the winner of Best Picture Award in 2007 LA Critics Awards along with three other prizes, it brought home five more kudos from New York Critics Online.

Though has to share the Best Picture award with "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly", the drama film nailed prizes for Best Director and Best Actor, the awards which they also got from L.A. Film Critics. It also won the Best Cinematography and the Best Score.
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Australian Singer Anthony Callea and Boyfriend Paul Riggio Have Split


December 10, 2007 03:52:38 GMT


Anthony Callea is single and available. The ARIA Award winning Australian singer has revealed that he is no longer with long-term boyfriend Paul Riggio.

"I am officially single as of a week and a half ago," Anthony said in his Website. "You know ... s--t happens. It's onwards and upwards for me from here. I am content. I have been in a long-term relationship with my partner, Paul, who has been by my side for the past two and a half years. Together we have the love and support of our family, friends and peers. I wouldn't have been able to do this without his support."
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Soulja Boy Sued by Souljah Boy Over Alias


December 10, 2007 03:50:59 GMT


Another similarity in stage name has been a problem for a music icon that has gone more popular over the other. Rapper Soulja Boy is sued by a relatively unknown man who claimed that he had used the name 'Souljah Boy' first.

Soulja Boy whose real name is DeAndre Cortez Way, is facing possible legal matter that was issued by a rapper named Willie Lyons. The legal representative of Lyons issued a letter to gossip blogger Perez Hilton saying that the alias has been used by his client for more than 12 years.
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A Friend Accidentally Outed That Ricky Martin Is Gay


December 10, 2007 03:15:27 GMT


Hollywood's most-kept secret is no longer an unconfirmed speculation as it has been accidentally confirmed that Ricky Martin is gay.

Skin-care guru Ole Henriksen, who's a good friend and facialist for Martin, told Swedish gay magazine Salonk that the Latin Grammy Award-winning pop singer is gay.
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Master P Releases Full Version of His Controversial Video

December 10, 2007 03:13:36 GMT


Master P's controversial music video has hit on-line. The rapper showed the clip for 'Gutta Time' feat. Guttar Boyz aka BBlak, Bengi, Playa, C-Los, and Tank Dog, in full version after releasing its trailer back in 2006.

Since it is credited as controversial, a warning has been stated in the beginning of the five minutes clip saying that racial content is not intended and being artistic is the pure purpose of the video. Children are warned not to view the video that may touch adult subjects.
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'There Will Be Blood' Became Huge Winner in 2007 L.A. Critics Awards

December 10, 2007 02:56:57 GMT


"There Will Be Blood" managed to nail four awards from the 2007 Los Angeles Film Critics Awards on Sunday, December 9. By the President of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, Lael Loewenstein, the Paul Thomas Anderson's drama was announced as the Best Picture of the Year. It also landed prizes for Anderson for Best Director, Daniel Day-Lewis for Best Actor, and Jack Fisk for Best Production Design.

Under the category of Best Picture and Best Director, the Paramount Vantage's movie succeeded to outscore the runner-up, the Miramax Films' "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly " and its director, Julian Schnabel. While for the best actor, Lewis triumphed over Frank Langella in "Starting Out in the Evening"and for the Production Design, Fisk outdid the designer for "Sweeney Todd", Dante Ferretti.
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New Cover Art: Michael Jackson's 25th Anniversary Edition of 'Thriller'

December 10, 2007 02:30:54 GMT


Michael Jackson has, last week, unveiled the official cover art of his 'Thriller' re-release, showing the picture of him back in the original release era surrounded by his famous 'zombies'. The 25th anniversary edition will be dropped by Epic Records on February 12.

Tracks included in the CD have been uncovered in the previous weeks, containing several original scores as well as new remixes by Akon, will.i.am and Kanye West. Later on it was revealed that Stacy Ferguson aka. Fergie will contribute in the remix of the track 'Beat It'.
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Backstreet Boy Howie Dorough Married Longtime Girlfriend


December 10, 2007 02:19:09 GMT


Howie Dorough of the boyband Backstreet Boys married his longtime girlfriend Leigh Boniello Saturday, December 8 in his hometown of Orlando.

The pair got married at St. James Cathedral, it has been reported.
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Nick Lachey Denied Wedding Reports

December 10, 2007 02:02:09 GMT


Going against claims that they are going to walk down the aisle by the weekend, the latest reports tell that Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo are still singles.

Last week Fox News reported that the couple are planning to wed in a secret ceremony in Bahama, quoted a source as saying Minnillo's entourage has arrived at one of the Bahamian Carlyle Hotels, where the supposedly hush hush nuptial is set to be held.
 
 
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