EgyptAir magazine apologises for bizarre Drew Barrymore article

Publisher of Horus magazine says offensiveness was due to translation errors amid suggestions interview was made up The inflight magazine of Egypts national airline has apologised over a bizarre article purportedly based on an interview with actor Drew Barrymore that sparked an online furore. The interview in Horus magazine, which…

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Drew Barrymore ‘did not participate’ in bizarre Egyptair interview, representatives claim

Standoff between actor and interviewer over veracity of quotes after much-ridiculed article published in inflight magazine Representatives of actor-director Drew Barrymore have claimed that she did not participate in a bizarre celebrity profile published in an Egyptair inflight magazine. The interview in Horus magazine, bylined to Aida Tekla, rapidly drew…

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Jesse Eisenberg on Woody Allen, anxiety and fatherhood: Now I get to worry about something visible

A little bit difficult, a little bit intense: the star of The Social Network has often seemed more comfortable with a film script than with messy human emotions including his own. But thats changed Jesse Eisenberg has a reputation for not suffering fools, for witheringly knocking down any stupid questions…

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The Death and Life of John F. Donovan review Xavier Dolan’s wild misfire

The Canadian writer-directors star-packed English language debut, telling the story of a closeted actor and his friendship with a young boy, is a dubious mess Even when skirting near autobiographical territory, theres an important balancing act a writer must pull off between sharing their story with honesty and understanding whats…

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From box office to Oval Office: can a film ever lead to political change?

As America heads toward the midterm elections, Spike Lee, Michael Moore and Dinesh DSouza all hope their films will have a profound effect on voters August is supposed to offer the average moviegoer their last chance to bask in big-budget spectacle and easy escapism, the time when studios unload the…

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Casey Affleck admits ‘unprofessional’ behaviour on set of I’m Still Here

In his first interview since being accused of harassment, star says he contributed to uncomfortable atmosphere The actor and director Casey Affleck has addressed allegations of harassment for the first time, saying he contributed to an unprofessional environment on the film set of Im Still Here. The 42-year-old said he…

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