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February 25, 2008

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Video Premiere: Mary J. Blige's 'Come to Me (Peace)'

February 25, 2008 09:01:13 GMT


Mary J. Blige has premiered the music video of "Come to Me (Peace)", a track from her latest release, "Growing Pains" on Yahoo! Music. Since the song is used as soundtrack to "Meet the Browns", the video is inserted with some scenes from the Tyler Perry-directed movie.

Meanwhile, it was reported that Blige is shooting for the actual third single from "Growing Pains". The track chosen as the follow up to "Just Fine" and "Work That" is the Dre & Vidal-produced "Hurt Again".
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The Teaser Trailer of 'The X Files 2' Leaked

February 25, 2008 08:27:54 GMT


Scheduled to be released on Monday, February 25, the teaser trailer of "The X Files" sequel, "The X-Files: I Want to Believe" was reportedly leaked in the web. According to reports, following the teaser's premiere screening at Wondercon in San Francisco over the weekend, the bootleg video footage was posted on YouTube.

Though started to be shot far away from the screen, the teaser trailer was eventually zoomed in. It can be seen that most of the scenes showed in the trailer were taken on a snowy field of ice. The video that ran less than a minute gives out glimpses when a group of people were walking pushing through the snow to find somebody. The clips let out the first look to Billy Connolly and Gillian Anderson's characters.
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Bridge to Terabithia's Stars Led 2008 Young Artist Awards' Noms


February 25, 2008 07:48:04 GMT


The drama fantasy "Bridge to Terabithia" has become the leading film on the 29th Young Artist Awards' nominations as the Young Artist Foundation unveiled the list of young theps up for the special awards for the young performers. The Walt Disney Pictures' movie has gathered four counts, including the Young Ensemble Cast nod.

Beside the ensemble count, the film's two leading performers, Josh Hutcherson and AnnaSophia Robb, were also nominated for leading young actor and actress categories respectively. In the male category, Hutcherson has to face 9 other young actors, such as Alex Etel of "The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep", Freddie Highmore of "August Rush", Logan Lerman of "3:10 To Yuma" and Chris O'Neil of "The Last Mimzy". Meanwhile, for the female gong, Robb was set to be up against strong contenders, naming some are Abigail Breslin and Saoirse Ronan.
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Katie Price Coming Out with Her Own Line of Sex Toys and Condoms

February 25, 2008 07:08:00 GMT


Has already put her name to a lingerie range and a line of jewelery and has written a series of books, including her latest autobiography "Pushed To The Limit," Katie Price is starting a sex business. The glamor model is coming out with her own line of sex toys and condoms.

In an attempt to bring the products into life, the mother of three reportedly has applied to the U.K. Intellectual Property Office to have the symbol registered. She will be given a decision on her new logo by the U.K. IPO in three months.
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Assassination Thriller 'Vantage Point' Took Box Office Lead

February 25, 2008 06:58:45 GMT


The political thriller "Vantage Point" became the number one film at the North America Box Office over the three-days weekend ended on Sunday, February 24. The Dennis Quaid-starrer film about the assassination of a U.S. president through the eyes of eight witnesses pieced together $22.9 million on its weekend debut.

Opened on approximately 3,800 screens at 3,149 theaters, the film attracted many male as well as young audience. According to Sony's exit polling, 52% of the audience was male and 51% was under the age of 30 years old. With the earning that almost doubling the grossing of last week's champion "Jumper", the heavily promoted film starring also Matthew Fox and Forest Whitaker knocked the Hayden Christensen-starrer film from the top box office position.
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Britney Spears' New Video Sneak Peek on TRL Plus Family Duet

February 25, 2008 06:25:44 GMT


A release schedule for Britney Spears' new music video promotion has been set to be on MTV's TRL. A sneak peek of "Break The Ice" the video is slated to be played on the channel today, February 25. The single is the third from her recent release, "Blackout".

Britney has reportedly been training at Los Angeles' Millennium Dance Complex in preparation of the video. The TV guide listing for "TRL" announced "We're going to snitch a look at 'Break the Ice', the next music video from a way-under-the-radar performer by the name of Britney Spears."
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Britney Spears Visited Sons for Three Hours on Saturday, February 23

February 25, 2008 06:23:47 GMT


The visitation agreement has been reached and so Britney Spears has the green light to pay his young sons a visit. The troubled pop singer visited sons, Sean Preston and Jayden James, on Saturday, February 23 for the first time since the January 3 "family custody dispute", the night she was hospitalized after refusing to turn the boys over to ex-husband Kevin Federline.

The lawyers representing Britney and K-Fed reached an agreement on visitation rights Friday, February 22, allowing the star to see her kids soon. No more details of the agreement being made public though.
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'Juno' Won Big at 2008 Spirit Awards

February 25, 2008 06:02:53 GMT


The successful comedy about a pregnant teenager "Juno" dominates the 23rd Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, February 23 in Santa Monica, California as the low-budgeted film took the awards' three top honors. At the event, the Fox Searchlight Pictures' film has nailed the coveted Best Feature as well as Best First Screenplay for scribbler Diablo Cody.

The film's young star Ellen Page brought the third award for the Jason Reitman-directed film as she won Best Female Lead. In accepting the award, Page said, "This is so, so special." She then joked, "This is pretty much Diablo Cody's fault" Later, the 21-year-old actress talked about her success with the Oscar's Best Film-nominated movie to People. She said, "I'm just trying to go along with it, staying with a friend, having fun. Just trying to remove myself in a way, and remember it's about film ... These nominations are a huge honor. It's exciting."
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'No Country' Hailed Best Film of the Year at 80th Academy Awards

February 25, 2008 05:15:00 GMT


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The acclaimed crime drama "No Country for Old Men" has swept away the 80th Annual Academy Awards as the Coen brothers-directed film brought home four top prizes at the special awards event held at the Kodak Theater on Sunday, February 24. Being the dominating film of the night, the adaptation drama nabbed the coveted Best Film prize stepping aside "Michael Clayton" and "There Will Be Blood".

Accepting the award alongside his brother Ethan, Joel Coen remarked the brothers' early days on film-making. He humbly said, "What we do now doesn't feel that much different from what we were doing then. We're very thankful to all of you out there for continuing to let us play in our corner of the sandbox."
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Prince Undergoing Secret Hip Replacement Surgery?!

February 25, 2008 05:05:21 GMT


Has been exposing himself to sexy dancing for years, Prince has been forced to undergo hip replacement surgery after being crippled due to his dancing routine. The Academy Award and Grammy Award-winning pop musician reportedly is booking himself into a private hospital and would soon be undergoing a secret hip replacement surgery.

Neither Prince nor his people spill the bean on that encounter. A source in fact has revealed "For months Prince has complained of pain every time he moves. He is totally crushed as he knows he will never be the same again."
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'Little Miss Obsessive', Ashlee Simpson's Official New Single

February 25, 2008 05:01:04 GMT


Ashlee Simpson has unveiled a new single from her upcoming album, "Bittersweet World" which is due April 15. The single is called "Little Miss Obsessive" and has been taking impact on radio outlets since last week.

Not yet confirmed to be the second single from the album, "Little Miss Obsessive" is featuring Tom Higgenson of Plain White T's. In the song that opens with a mid-tempo piano line, Simpson sings "Little miss obsessive, can't get over it."
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'Juno' Honored Original Screenplay at 2008 Oscar

February 25, 2008 04:47:59 GMT


Having been hailed as the best film at the 23rd Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, February 23, the teen-pregnancy drama comedy "Juno" continued its winning streak by nailing the Best Original Screenplay at the 80th Annual Academy Awards. At the special event for the film industry, the film's scribbler Diablo Cody received the golden man statue for her original work.

On getting the award, Cody said that she dedicates the award to the other nominees. She also thanked the film's production team, star Ellen Page, director Jason Reitman, and her family. Additionally, the Jason Reitman-directed film nabbed the original prize beating out strong contenders, "Lars and the Real Girl", "Michael Clayton", "Ratatouille" and "The Savages".
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Natalie Imbruglia Romancing Bad Boy Rocker Johnny Borrell?!

February 25, 2008 04:38:25 GMT


Natalie Imbruglia and Johnny Borrell are reported to be dating. The twosome have fueled dating rumors following their first meeting at a party in Russia early this month.

Natalie, who has just split from her husband Daniel Johns, and Borrell met at a Valentine's ball in Russia hosted by supermodel Natalia Vodianova and have been in touch ever since. "Johnny only had eyes for Natalie," a source told the Daily Mail. "He went up to her, gushed about being a huge fan and suggested they meet to discuss a collaboration. He jotted his phone number down and slipped it in Natalie's hand, whispering in her ear, 'Call me. I'd love to see you again.'"
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Paul McCartney Woking on New Album With Youth


February 25, 2008 04:28:40 GMT


Despite his turbulent personal life following his difficult divorce from model Heather Mills, Paul McCartney is still milking his creative juice by writing his next album. The Beatle is working on the follow up to 2007 "Memory Almost Full" with producer Youth.

He is working on the set in his Icklesham, East Sussex studio. A spokesperson for the artist explained, "Paul started recording last week, but he has been writing for a while. It should be ready by the summer."
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James Blunt Rekindled His Romance with Camilla Bowler?!

February 25, 2008 03:54:25 GMT


Word on the block is that James Blunt has rekindled his romance with ex-girlfriend Camilla Bowler who was the inspiration for Blunt to write his massive hit "You're Beautiful." Rumors on that matter are in all probabilities inspired by the fact that the ex-lovers were seen getting close together at the Brit Awards on Wednesday night, February 20.

Blunt and Camilla were "glued to each other at the Brit Awards", the Sunday Mirror wrote. The former couple even were said to share a car home after the post show-party thrown by Blunt's record label at the Hempel Hotel.
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'La Vie en Rose' Star Crowned Best Actress at 2008 Oscar

February 25, 2008 03:42:40 GMT


Following the announcement of the Best Sound Editing which went to the action film "The Bourne Ultimatum", it was announced that the star of the French biopic "La Vie en Rose" Marion Cotillard has been honored with her first Academy Award. At the 80th Annual Academy Awards' ceremony at the Kodak Theater on Sunday, February 24, the 32-year-old actress received the prestigious Best Actress prize.

The actress who earlier was named Cesar's Best Actress got the kudo for her brilliant portrayal of the French songstress Edith Piaf in "Rose". Cotillard was presented with her prize by last year's Best Actor winner Forest Whitaker. Besting over Cate Blanchett, Julie Christie, Laura Linney and Ellen Page, the thrilled actress praised "Rose" helmer Olivier Dahan for "rocking" her life, saying, "Maestro Olivier, you rocked my life. You have truly rocked my life.".
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Rihanna Helps a Leukemia Patient Finding a Suitable Bone Marrow Donor

February 25, 2008 03:28:09 GMT


Rihanna was taking time in between her hectic schedules performing at the Grammys and the Brit Awards to help a leukemia patient to find a suitable bone marrow donor. The R&B singer is trying to raise publicity to find a suitable donor for Lisa Gershowitz Flynn, who is suffering from an aggressive form of cancer called Acute Myelogenous Leukemia and may have just a month to live.

Lisa is a 41-year-old mother of two young children. She was diagnosed back in November with Acute Myelogenous Leukemia, a fast-growing cancer of the blood and bone marrow. Doctors have told her she has four to six weeks to find a suitable donor, People has reported.
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'No Country' Received Second Oscar, Tilda Swinton Named Supporting Actress

February 25, 2008 03:14:22 GMT


After being reported earlier that "No Country for Old Men" got its first golden man statue from its acclaimed actor Javier Bardem, the crime drama film for Miramax Films earned another Oscar prize as the Coen brothers were presented with Best Adapted Screenplay. The director duo were given the award by Josh Brolin and James McAvoy at the 80th Annual Academy Awards' ceremony.

At the event held on Sunday, February 24 at the Kodak Theater, Joel and Ethan Coen were given the award for their adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel. By receiving the Best Adapted Screenplay honor, the brothers have garnered their second Oscar prize, the first was for Best Original Screenplay with "Fargo".
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Avril Lavigne Tapping Jonas Brothers as Tour Support?


February 25, 2008 03:13:01 GMT


Gossip site PerezHilton reported that Avril Lavigne is in desperate attempt to sell her concert tickets for her upcoming outing, The Best Damn Tour. The singer reportedly has added Jonas Brothers as her supporting act to boost the ticket sales.

The site revealed that her tour is "so underselling that she is taking drastic measures to sell tickets", including adding one more supporting act. Should Jonas Brothers really are on board, then they will join the previously confirmed act Boys Like Girls to be Lavigne's openers.
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Just Announced: the 29th Annual Young Artist Awards TV Nominees

February 25, 2008 02:55:22 GMT


The Young Artist Foundation has unveiled the list of award nominees for this year awards show which is the 29th. Among the many award contenders in the TV category is Jamie Lynn Spears, the youngest in the troubled pop star Britney Spears' family. The actress, best known for her starring role as Zoey Brooks in the Nickelodeon television series "Zoey 101", is nominated for the category of Best Performance in a TV Series Leading Young Actress. Additionally, she and the other cast of the Emmy-nominated television show are also nominated for the category of Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series.

Miley Cyrus, who's an actress, singer, and songwriter, is the other award nominee, ups for the categories of Best Performance in a TV Series Leading Young Actress and Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series, thanks to her starring role as Miley Stewart/Hannah Montana on the Disney Channel Original Series, "Hannah Montana."
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Javier Bardem Brought First Oscar for 'No Country'

February 25, 2008 02:48:44 GMT


Critics' favorite Javier Bardem has won the Best Supporting Actor for his performance as a restless killer in "No Country for Old Men" at the 80th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday, February 24. His win gave the acclaimed crime drama film its first Oscar prize at the prestigious feature film event.

The Spanish actor was presented with his kudo by last year's best supporting actress winner Jennifer Hudson. On his acceptance speech, the actor who was romantically linked to Penelope Cruz thanked his mother who is his date for the special night in Spanish after noting the horrible haircut he had and the faith the Coens had in him.
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'Ratatouille' Named 2008 Oscar's Best Animated Pic

February 25, 2008 02:28:02 GMT


The rodent tale "Ratatouille" has received the most coveted prize for the animation picture as the film has been hailed Best Animated Picture at the 80th Annual Academy Award on Sunday, February 24. At the event ceremony that is still in progress, the Disney animated picture nailed the kudo giving its helmer Brad Bird its second Oscar award in the same category for "The Incredible".

On receiving the honor, Bird thanked his junior-high guidance counselor who often criticized him for his dream of being a filmmaker, "It went on like this until we were sick of each other. I only realized just recently that he gave me the perfect training for the movie business." The film that features the voices of Patton Oswalt, Janeane Garofalo, Ian Holm, Peter O'Toole and Lou Romano has earlier dominated the 35th Annual Annie Awards by nailing 10 kudos for the awards event for animation films.
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Angelina Jolie Revealed Baby Bump at the 2008 Film Independent Spirit Awards


February 25, 2008 02:03:38 GMT


After months of chatter and speculation, Angelina Jolie has finally confirmed the long persistent rumors that she's pregnant with partner Brad Pitt's another child after she showed off her baby bump at the 2008 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California on Saturday, February 23. The expectant mother who has had three adopted children and one biological daughter said nothing about her pregnancy and just let her growing belly said it all.

Made no attempt to hide her baby bump, Jolie was spotted sporting a body-hugging black dress along with matching Jimmy Choo heels. She and actor Pitt arrived about 10 minutes or so before the show started. They then made a quick dash down the blue carpet before heading inside to their table.
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Lindsay Lohan's 'I Know' Swept 2007 Razzie Awards

February 25, 2008 02:00:22 GMT


TriStar Pictures' thriller "I Know Who Killed Me" proved its domination at the best of the worst awards event as the film featuring the leading starlet Lindsay Lohan took away 8 out of 11 prizes given at 28th annual Golden Raspberry Awards on Saturday, February 23. Bringing home 8 Razzies in a single awards year, the film broke the previous record held by "Showgirls" and "Battlefield Earth" which each won 7 Razzies before.

Nominated for 9 nods, "I Know" made a clean sweep on the non-performance categories the film was nominated for. The film was hailed to be the Worst Picture of the Year beating out "Norbit", "Daddy Day Camp", "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry" and "Bratz". Further, "I Know" brought Worst Director prize for its helmer Chris Siverston. It also topped the Worst Remake or Rip-Off, Worst Excuse for a Horror Movie and Worst Screenplay.
 
 
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