Movie stars rarely open up about their sex lives to the media, so when one does, it really is a jaw-dropping moment. And if any actor was going to make the sensational claim that oral sex gave them cancer, it would have to be Michael Douglas, a star whose name was a byword for dangerous movie sex throughout the Eighties and Nineties
A tour of the set at Sydney’s Fox Studios during production showed Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby will be nothing if not stylish, with a lavishly detailed mansion and the famous pier in the vast sound stages, colourful period cars and beautifully crafted costumes for the cast and hundreds of extras. All suggested the re-creation of 1920s New York will be as impressive as the version of historic Paris in Moulin Rouge, which Luhrmann and his creative partner and wife, designer Catherine Martin, also shot in Sydney
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THE CROODS (G)(98 min) THREE AND A HALF STARS Directed by Kirk DiMicco, Chris Sanders. Starring (voices) Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Catherine Keener.
Israeli-American film-maker Yaron Zilberman there were plenty of moments in the creation of Performance that were markedly different from his only previous feature, a documentary called Watermarks.
William and Catherine are “hugely saddened” by the invasion of privacy,a palace representative says. Lawyers for the royal couple say Closer magazine may face heavy sanctions over the photographs. The topless photographs are grainy and appear to have been taken with a long lens through a window while the couple was on vacation in France. Timing of […]
Since Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge married to Prince William she has become a fashion icon. Even tough she is a big supporter of British high street and she is not afraid of wearing the same outfit twice unlike other celebrities . Still it is assumed that she has spent more than $54,000 on clothes so […]
“The first thing I noticed was that she was ripped up like a pig in the market,” her entrails “flung in a heap about her neck.” Thus the account in London’s Star newspaper of the policeman who found the body of Catherine Eddowes, a prostitute murdered in the autumn of 1888 by the serial killer the media dubbed “Jack the Ripper.” But if the Ripper’s notoriety was fueled by a fiercely competitive media market with newspapers trying to outdo one another in relaying gory details of the crimes, unearthing clues, floating theories and taunting the police, his killing spree remains an object of fascination more than a century later not least because it was the exploits of “The Ripper” that first acquainted comfortable middle-class London with life on the city’s dark underside.
When news of James “Whitey” Bulger’s arrest on Wednesday evening first hit, his choice of Santa Monica, California as a hideout came as almost as big a surprise as the end to his 16 years as a fugitive. Bulger, a former crime boss who fled Boston in 1995 as he was about to be arrested for murder, extortion and drug dealing, had spent years on the FBI’s most wanted list
Should we condemn students to mediocrity just to avoid the risk that they will fail a tougher challenge? That’s what American public schools tend to do, argues Mary Catherine Swanson