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Director Garry Marshall Speaks Out About Pretty Woman Musical

Cue the Roy Orbison theme song – <i>Pretty Woman</i> is making its way to Broadway.<p>Director Garry Marshall has spoken out about his plans to turn the classic …

Love Stories

Michelle Keegan's ‘Ordinary Lies' Performance Gets The Thumbs Up From Viewers, Critics And Fiancé Mark Wright (Obviously)

Michelle Keegan’s first acting gig since leaving ‘Coronation Street’ in new BBC drama ‘Ordinary Lies’ has proved a huge hit with viewers, who have …

Where have all the lesbians gone in TV and film?

We’ve all done it. You’re watching a movie and you let out a yelp in fright; or guffaw at a comedic moment line; or simply cheer. And then you realise: it’s in the middle of the night on a long haul flight and you’ve woken up half the cabin. My most recent on-board cheer was a small but significant …

LGBTQI

Julie Andrews to release new memoir about the next phase of her life

Dame Julie Andrews is releasing more untold stories about her life.<p>The legendary musical icon announced on Monday that there will be a second volume to her 2008 book, "Home."<p>In the new book, Andrews, 79, will share stories of what happened behind the scenes of her biggest films, including "Mary …

Mary Poppins

Is ‘Talking British’ That Hard to Understand?

Brit James Corden takes over the Late, Late Show on Monday night, with early, negative rumblings about his accent. Sorry, America: We don’t all speak …

Julie Andrews: Losing My Voice Was 'Devastating'

<i>The hills are alive! As</i> The Sound of Music <i>turns 50, Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer share their memories of making the classic movie. Subscribe</i> …

Mary Poppins

Julie Andrews on The Sound of Music: “It Made Me More Friends Than You Can Possibly Imagine”

In honor of the 50th anniversary of <i>The Sound of Music</i>, I got the chance to sit down with Julie Andrews, who starred as Maria von Trapp in the iconic …

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel makes it three in a row at the top of the UK box office

UK box office top ten and analysis for the weekend of Friday 13th March to Sunday 15th March 2015…<p><b>The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel</b> has made it …

A Royal Night Out: first poster released

A new film sees the future Queen Elizabeth and her sister Princess Margaret anonymously join the public celebrations on V-E day<p>A new film from Becoming Jane director Julian Jarrold sees Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret leave Buckingham Palace and join the crowds celebrating on the Mall for an …

The Wit And Wisdom Of Downton Abbey's Dowager Countess

To paraphrase another great wit: rumours of her leaving appear to have been greatly exaggerated.<p>Which is a relief. Because 'Downton Abbey' without …

Frozen 2 release date announced: the plot, the songs – plus everything else you need to know about the sequel

For those who can not wait for the release the Frozen sequel, Disney is released a short film to tide you over until them.<p>Olaf's Frozen Adventure will be shown on Christmas Day on Sky Cinema.<p>What a time to be alive! Well, unless you are the hapless parent of one of the millions of children still …

Clearing the air: Disney to ban smoking in all future movies

Disney has banned smoking in all of its forthcoming movies, unless characters being depicted were historically known for lighting up.<p>The news broke at Disney’s annual shareholder meeting in San Francisco on Thursday, during which the studio also confirmed plans for Frozen 2 and revealed the title …

Animation

Cinderella Is Traditional and Straightforward, but Plenty Charming

Kenneth Branagh’s new fairy tale film doesn’t reinvent any carriage wheels, but it tells its story with elegant and admirable efficiency.<p>Now that Anna and Elsa, the <i>Frozen</i> sisters, have come along and taken over the world, interest in all things royal and Disneyfied is at a renewed peak. So the …

Alice In Wonderland

Why I won't be letting my daughter see Disney's Cinderella

Lily James, the insanely thin star of the 'Cinderella' remake, has a figure verging on the absurd - and, says Victoria Lambert, it's not suitable for children<p>She can certainly go to the ball, when the time comes, but my 10-year-old daughter will not be going to <b>Kenneth Branagh’s Cinderella, which</b> …

Downton Abbey

Ten most expensive Hollywood memorabilia - Telegraph

Lily James: Talk of my Cinderella waist 'upsetting and boring'

Lily James says criticism of the size of her waist in Cinderella is 'upsetting and boring', as her co-star insists she 'eats like a boy'<p>Lily James, the actress, has defended herself against criticism of her "tiny" waist in the Cinderella film, calling the discussion "upsetting and boring".<p>James, …

10 Body-Sculpting Exercises You Can Do While Watching TV

Carving out time to drive to the gym and sweat for an hour is hard, especially when the choice is between that and your favorite TV show. With this …

If "Friends" Had Been Set In 2015

"The one where Ross gets a flat-pack sofa from Ikea so doesn't need to pivot."<p>1. The one where Joey discovers Tinder.<p>2. The one where Joey finds Phoebe on Tinder and they finally stop dancing around the subject and hook up.<p>3. The one where Central Perk becomes a juice bar.<p>4. The one where everyone …

Google Search

Draco Malfoy's Making A Harry Potter Documentary

<i><br>Harry Potter</i> fans, get ready to freak out. Tom Felton, who played Draco Malfoy in the films, is making a <i>Harry Potter</i> fandom documentary. the …

Disney Denies Digitally Altering Cinderella's Waist to Make It Teeny Tiny

Maybe her fairy godmother is really good at Photoshop?<p>In the new trailer and print ads for Cinderella,some are saying the put-upon princess's waist is impossibly tiny. As in, not large enough to belong to a breathing human with organs. However, a source at Disney told BuzzFeed News: "Lily's waist …

Frozen stage musical looking to debut in 2017

After taking over $1 billion at the worldwide box-office, as well as being one of the biggest selling home entertainment releases of all time, it …

'Fifty Shades,' 'Cinderella' Kick Off Year Of Girl-Powered Blockbusters

The Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film has released its report on 2014, titled “It’s a Man’s (Celluloid) World,” and the findings are every bit as grim as you’d expect. I won’t go over the whole report, because Indiewire’s Casey Capriani did the job of breaking it down yesterday, …

Movies

Frozen Wins 2 Grammy Awards

Grand Budapest Hotel, Despicable Me 2 also win.<p>"Let it Go" has won yet another award. The Grammy Awards were held tonight and, even though it came …

Animation

Chimpanzees change accent to fit in with friends

Two groups of chimps who merged at Edinburgh Zoo started grunting like each other within three years, scientists found.<p>Most people will find that their accents change subtly if they spend enough time in a different area or country.<p>But it seems the same is true of chimpanzees.<p>Scientists have …

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 to get IMAX release, first synopsis arrives online

Lionsgate has today announced that the final chapter in the <b>Hunger Games</b> franchise, <b>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2</b>, is to be digitally …

Lionsgate exploring "prequel and sequel possibilities" for The Hunger Games

Yesterday, Lionsgate announced that <b>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2</b> is set for an IMAX release, describing it in the official press release as …

Is the cinema too expensive?

The cost of a cinema trip 'puts off filmgoers', according to a new study<p>The high cost of a trip to the cinema is the main reason putting people off going to see films, according to a new poll.<p>A YouGov study, which questioned more than 5,000 people, found the average moviegoer spent £7.85 on top of …

Fox host denounces popular movie Frozen for anti-male propaganda

Fox & Friends host Steve Doucy laments the ‘Frozen Effect’, by which Hollywood turns ‘our men into fools and villains’<p>If you believe what you hear on Fox News, Disney’s Frozen is nothing but misandrist propaganda.<p>During Wednesday’s Fox & Friends – the crown jewel program at a network known for its …

Feminism

15 Things You Need To Know About Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird Sequel

Harper Lee has revealed she's releasing a new book, a sequel to To Kill A Mockingbird. This is what you need to know...<p>1. To Kill A Mockingbird was …

Harper Lee book could also mean a 'Mockingbird' movie sequel

NEW YORK (AP) — The movie version of "To Kill a Mockingbird" is the rare adaptation as beloved as its source material.<p>So when Harper Lee and her …

Literature