LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Reigning champ Alice in Wonderland is sure to score an easy victory at the weekend box office in North America despite four wide releases which hit theatres yesterday. 0
(EUR) – Umm. No. — at least according to a poll by celebrity market researcher E-Poll.
Lohan — former Disney child star, turned member of the Mean Girls, then media sensation, before plunging into alcohol and drug abuse and going to rehab, from which she emerged to a troubled acting career and then flopped in the world of fashion, all before she turns 24 years old this year — has sued E*Trade Financial Corp, seeking $100 million for an advertisement that Lohan claims wrongly uses her “likeness, name, characterization, and personality” without permission, violating her right of privacy. 1
NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) – Like other Hollywood actors, Matt Damon has not shied away from revealing his political views.
He caused a stir in the lead up to the last US Presidential election when in a television interview he described Republican Sarah Palin’s political rise as akin to “a really bad Disney movie.”
Damon’s latest film, Green Zone, is an action conspiracy thriller set in Iraq by Briton Paul Greengrass, who also directed the popular Bourne spy movies. 0
Next Tuesday, Sidewalk Café screens Love in the time of Cholera.
Based on the novel of the same name by Gabriel García Márquez, Cholera tells the story of a love triangle between Fermina Daza (played by Giovanna Mezzogiorno) and her two suitors, Florentino Ariza (Javier Bardem) and Doctor Juvenal Urbino (Benjamin Bratt) which spans 50 years, from 1880 to 1930. 0
Recently returned from South Africa, where she represented Guyana on the world stage, the reigning Miss Guyana World Imarah Radix is continuing her charity work and hopes to make an impact in the lives of disadvantaged children in Tiger Bay and Buxton. 2
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) So much is made of the Oscars being the world’s top film honours and because of that, Hollywood watchers traditionally view the best film Academy Award winner as the year’s best film. 1
(EUR) Uh oh. Do we have another Tiger Woods type scandal in the making? Hopefully not for Wyclef Jean’s sake.
It seems the Haitian born musician’s wife reportedly found a nude photo of his former manager on his cell phone. 1
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Hollywood is not exactly known for its grip on reality, but the experts have given an “A” for authenticity to the 10 contenders for the best picture Oscar tomorrow. 0
Excitement then shock is what ‘Sugar Cake Girl’ Fiona felt last Friday night when she won the Mash Chutney Competition.
“It was stiff competition out there,” Fiona said, “and I’ve always wanted the title. 3