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|Film critic Gene Shalit has apologized to GLAAD for using "incendiary" language in his Jan. 5 review of Brokeback Mountain, in which he referred to Jake Gyllenhaal's character as a "sexual predator."
The American Cinema Editors has selected Ron Howard as the recipient of its ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award.
|Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are expecting a baby together, People magazine reports. The child will be the first biological offspring for Jolie, who previously adopted Maddox, 4, and Zahara, 1, and for Pitt, who has been taking steps to legally adopt the Jolie children and change their names to Jolie-Pitt.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is vowing to update his driver's license with the proper endorsements after police determined he was driving his motorcycle illegally when he got into a minor accident over the weekend.
Johnny Depp scored Favorite Male Movie Star and Sandra Bullock took home Favorite Female Movie Star at the 32nd annual People's Choice Awards Tuesday night. Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith won Favorite Movie and Favorite Movie Drama.
Batman Begins, Good Night, and Good Luck, Brokeback Mountain, King Kong, and Memoirs of a Geisha were nominated in the feature film category of the 20th Annual American Society of Cinematographers Outstanding Achievements Awards, which will be awarded Feb. 26.
Penélope Cruz was proclaimed a knight in Order of Arts and Letters on Wednesday by France's culture minister. She was praised as a "great European actress" for taking on roles in French, English, Italian, and her native Spanish.
Robert Altman, one of five directors who hold the record for most Academy Award nominations without winning, was selected to receive an honorary Oscar at the 78th Academy Awards on Mar. 5.
The tricked-out Aston Martin spy car from the James Bond movies Goldfinger and Thunderball will go up for auction on Jan. 20 and is expected to fetch in the neighborhood of $2.5 million.
The Website dirtycolin.com, which claimed to be selling Colin Farrell's sex tape with former girlfriend Nicole Narain for $14.95, was shut down by the actor's lawyers Tuesday after about two and a half hours of operation.
|Lindsay Lohan told Teen People she's "appalled" by recent Vanity Fair article in which she confessed to dabbling in drugs and battling bulimia. Lohan says she never had bulimia. Vanity Fair sticks by the story.
Actress Rachel Weisz, who scored a Golden Globe nomination for her performance in The Constant Gardener, revealed on "The Tonight Show" that she and fiancée, director Darren Aronofsky are expecting their first child this spring.
Lucyna Turyk-Wawrynowicz, a maid accused of stealing from Robert De Niro and Candice Bergen was reportedly offered a plea deal by prosecutors that could reduce her sentence to one to three years in jail. The next hearing is set for Jan. 31.
Sam Raimi has signed on to direct The Wee Free Men, a children's fantasy flick about a nine-year-old girl who enters a parallel world to save her brother from a nasty fairy queen, according to Variety. He'll be making the movie once he's done with Spider-Man 3.
The Chicago Film Critics Association has named Crash its Best Film for 2005 while singling out Philip Seymour Hoffman and Joan Allen for their performances in Capote and The Upside of Anger respectively.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, King Kong, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, and Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith have been nominated for Outstanding Visual Effects for the fourth annual VES Awards. The honors will be handed out Feb. 15 at the Hollywood Palladium.
Simon Grobeck, a German cannibal who inspired the flick Butterfly: A Grimm Love Story, starring Keri Russell, after he was sent to prison for eight years for eating a man he met over the Internet, is suing producers to stop its release, claiming he never granted his permission to re-enact the true story.
Michelle Williams, Rachel McAdams, Gael García Bernal, James McAvoy, and Chiwetel Ejiofor, will compete for the inaugural Rising Star award at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) next month.
Low-budget horror film Hostel topped the weekend box office, grossing an estimated $20.1. Its arrival in theaters ended the reign of big-budget giants King Kong and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Grandma's Boy came in thirteenth place with an estimated $2.8 million, and BloodRayne came
in nineteenth place with an estimated $1.2 million.
The Broadcast Film Critics Association named Brokeback Mountain Best Picture at the 11th Annual Critics' Choice Awards Monday. Philip Seymour Hoffman won Best Actor for Capote; Reese Witherspoon took home Best Actress for Walk the Line.
Hilary Swank and Chad Lowe have announced through Swank's rep that they are separating, but remain hopeful that they can work things out.
A megaplex in the Salt Lake City suburbs canceled the scheduled screening of Brokeback Mountain at the last minute. Gayle Ruzicka, president of the conservative Utah Eagle Forum, said not showing the film set an example for Utah.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and his 12-year-old son received treatment for minor injuries after being involved in a motorcycle accident close to their Brentwood home on Sunday. Schwarzenegger reportedly requiring 15 stitches to close a gash in his lip.
Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane each received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Monday.
The National Society of Film Critics named Capote the Best Picture of 2005 in a vote on Saturday.
Mountaineer Heinrich Harrer, whose life was portrayed in the film Seven Years in Tibet, died on Saturday; he was 93.
All news gathered from E! Online and other sources