Hollywood spotlight on Golden Globe nominations

2014-12-11 13:57

Hollywood is set to unveil the Golden Globe nominations, after dark comedy Birdman got an early pre-Oscars boost as Tinseltown's annual awards race gets into high gear.

New trailer lands for Meryl Streep's movie shot in SA

2014-06-05 10:00

The new The Giver trailer proves that the movie will stay true to the Lois Lowry sci-fi novel on which it is based.

August: Osage County

2014-03-07 10:14

Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts serve up a dysfunctional feast.

5 funny speeches from the Oscars that will make you smile

2014-02-28 07:00

Oscars fever is in full force and ahead of this year's event and to get us in the mood, we take a look at some of the most epic speeches of previous winners.

Ride Along still cruising at number 1

2014-01-27 18:00

Cop comedy Ride Along remained on top of the North American box office this weekend, estimated figures have showed.

Meryl Streep blasts Walt Disney as 'gender bigot'

2014-01-10 21:00

Meryl Streep has hit out at Walt Disney, branding him a "gender bigot", during her speech at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association gala.

Hollywood stars take over Cape Town

2013-10-28 11:52

The Hollywood cast of The Giver are tweeting, sipping wine and partying to reggae music between film shoots in Cape Town.

You won’t recognise Meryl Streep in her new role

2013-09-27 11:25

Check out the first photo of Meryl Streep as The Witch in the upcoming film version of the Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine musical Into the Woods.

Meryl Streep is coming to SA

2013-08-28 10:13

Meryl Streep will be heading to Cape Town in October to shoot her new sci-fi movie based on the books of Lois Lowry.

Bob Dylan nominated for Legion d'honneur

2013-06-05 18:30

Bob Dylan has been nominated to receive France's top award, the Legion d'honneur to celebrate his artistic achievements.

Meryl Streep praises Margaret Thatcher

2013-04-09 07:43

Meryl Streep, who won an Oscar for portraying former British PM Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady, has hailed the late Baroness Thatcher as a "pioneer" and praised her for inspiring women.

Stars rehearse before Oscars

2013-02-24 18:28

Some dressed down in jeans and hoodies. Others looked camera-ready in suits or chic dresses and spiky stilettos...

Americans pick their Oscar favourites

2013-01-10 08:29

If Americans citizens had their say, Lincoln or Les Miserables would win the best picture at the Oscars next month, according to a poll.

Nora Ephron remembered in New York

2012-07-10 14:09

Meg Ryan has led a star-studded ensemble as they gathered to honour late filmmaker Nora Ephron at a memorial service in New York.

Drive, Harry Potter lead Empire Awards

2012-03-06 14:46

The Ryan Gosling action thriller Drive and the final Harry Potter film have garnered the most nominations at the Jameson Empire Awards, which are voted for by the public.

The Alternative Oscars

2012-02-28 07:11

This year's Academy Awards, Hollywood's holiest night, was not short of a few controversial moments. Channel24 Movies Editor Shaheema Barodien offers her alternative awards...

Most memorable quotes from the 2012 Oscars

2012-02-27 09:37

Clever quips and silly adlibs from the 84th annual Academy Awards, featuring host Billy Crystal and some of the winners and presenters.

Hollywood gears up for Oscars

2012-02-20 14:11

Hollywood Boulevard is still open to traffic, but not for long: sometime this week, the Oscars mega-circus will start to pitch its tent, for the climax of Tinseltown's annual awards season.

Meryl Streep, The Artist rule BAFTAs

2012-02-13 07:25

Silent movie The Artist and continued its march towards Oscar glory after scooping top awards at the BAFTAs, the biggest night of the British film industry.

The Artist rules BAFTA nominations

2012-01-17 13:44

Oscar frontrunner The Artist and British spy film Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy lead the nominations for this year's British Academy Film Awards.


Grace of Monaco to open Cannes film festival

2014-04-18 08:55

Cannes film festival organisers unveil their pick of the A-listers and art house 'auteurs' chosen to take part in this year's movie extravaganza on the French Riviera.

Meryl Streep 'very grateful' for 18th Oscar nomination

2014-02-17 20:00

Meryl Streep, nominated for her 18th Oscar for August: Osage County, said she was "very grateful" to be in the running despite having won three times.

Harvey Weinstein casts Meryl Streep in anti-NRA film

2014-01-18 09:00

Harvey Weinstein has announced that Meryl Streep will star in a a new political drama about the National Rifle Association called The Senator's Wife.

New biography reveals Jack Nicholson had fling with Meryl Streep

2013-10-30 10:01

A new biography claims Jack Nicholson had a fling with Meryl Streep with the pair even having sex in a movie trailer on the set of their film Ironweed.

Taylor Swift heading to SA to film movie

2013-09-27 15:00

Taylor Swift has been cast alongside Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges and Brenton Thwaites in sci-fi thriller The Giver that will be filmed in South Africa.

Meryl’s film set in SA targeted by thieves

2013-08-29 12:25

The Cape Town based film set for Meryl Streep’s latest movie Giver has been the target of thieves.

Can you tell Meryl Streep's daughters apart?

2013-08-15 08:30

If you can't tell Meryl Streep's daughters apart, it's not your fault. You're not alone!

News channels mistake Thatcher for queen

2013-04-09 13:12

Both a Taiwanese and a Thai cable news channels have apologised for an on-air gaffe in which they ran photos of Queen Elizabeth II while reporting on the death of Margaret Thatcher.

Meryl Streep wants Anchorman 2 cameo

2013-03-08 21:03

Meryl Streep has asked Steve Carell if she can have a cameo part in comedy sequel Anchorman: The Legend Continues as she is a big fan of the original film.

Adele: I feel like Meryl Streep

2013-01-11 21:30

Adele is so overwhelmed after being nominated for Best Original Song for her track Skyfall, that she reckons she feels like Meryl Streep.

Hope Springs

2012-11-05 14:01

Sometimes, to keep the magic, you need to learn a few tricks.

Mother of 'dingo baby' speaks out

2012-06-13 10:59

The Australian mother of a baby taken by a dingo 32 years ago has praised the courage of her critics who now admit they were wrong.

Meryl Streep donates $10k to school

2012-02-29 12:03

Meryl Streep has donated $10 000 to Central Falls school on behalf of hometown star Viola Davis.

Meryl, J.Lo's nipslip set web trends

2012-02-27 14:09

The Oscars created a lot of buzz online, as the number of social media comments about the awards more than tripled from last year.

Meryl Streep wins 3rd Oscar

2012-02-27 06:54

Meryl Streep has joined a very exclusive club by winning her third acting Oscar for her role as a strident Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady.

Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts team up

2012-02-17 18:47

Superstar actresses Julia Roberts and Meryl Streep are set to star together for the first time in a mother-daughter role in front of the cameras.

Meryl Streep receives 17th Oscars nod

2012-01-24 22:31

Meryl Streep will go up against Rooney Mara, Glenn Close, Michelle Williams and Viola Davis in the Best Actress category at this year's Academy Awards.

Golden Globes crown Streep, The Artist

2012-01-16 07:04

A black and white silent film, Meryl Streep's portrayal of Margaret Thatcher, housekeeper drama The Help and George Clooney were some of the big winners at this year's Golden Globe awards.

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