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2009-01-02 08:19:38

A U.S. collector who owns Adolf Hitler's globe says the makers of the World War II film Valkyrie used the copyrighted model's likeness without permission. San Francisco advertising executive Robert Pritikin owns a $40 million art collection and several Hitler artifacts, including the globe, a replica of which is prominently featured in Tom Cruise's latest movie. The film was made by Cruise's studio United Artists. The New York Post said Pritikin paid $100,000 for the real globe and had its...

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2008-12-26 18:55:00

U.S. director Bryan Singer says he decided not to have the international cast of Valkyrie speak with German accents because it would be distracting. The World War II-set movie about a plot to kill Adolf Hitler stars Hollywood actor Tom Cruise, Northern Irish star Kenneth Branagh and British thespians Eddie Izzard, Bill Nighy, Terence Stamp and Tom Wilkinson. We didn't want that to be what the movie was about, Singer told reporters in New York recently when asked why the German characters in...

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2008-12-23 19:13:29

Hollywood actor Tom Cruise admits the eye patch he wore in his new movie Valkyrie caused him some unexpected balance problems on the film set. In the movie, Cruise plays a German military officer who takes part in an unsuccessful plot to kill dictator Adolf Hitler. Cruise's character loses his eye in World War II and wears an eye patch for much of the film. I was surprised, for a few hours and a few days, when we started working on it, yeah, it did (cause me some balance problems)....

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2008-12-22 12:15:00

Tom Cruise says his latest movie Valkyrie is a World War II thriller about an attempt to kill Adolf Hitler, not a Holocaust drama as some may think. The picture follows the real-life German military officers who tried to assassinate the Fuhrer and reorganize the government in 1943 and 1944. Asked recently if he thinks Valkyrie is an important movie because it tells a true story of German heroism many people outside of Germany don't know, Cruise told reporters in New York: It's an important...

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2008-12-19 13:38:55

Katie Holmes got a birthday surprise when a five-tiered cake was wheeled on stage after her performance in the Broadway play All My Sons. Holmes turned 30 Thursday and to mark the occasion her husband, Tom Cruise, enlisted the cast and crew of the show to present her with the cake while he was in Los Angeles promoting his new film Valkyrie, People magazine said. Tom Cruise, our good friend, devoted fan to the show, doting husband of Katie, could not be here tonight. He's heartsick that he...

2008-12-18 08:20:20

Tom Cruise showed he can take a joke by reading a list of the Craziest Things People Say on the Internet about him on The Late Show with David Letterman. The Hollywood actor appeared on the late-night chat show Tuesday to promote his new World War II suspense drama Valkyrie. On the show, he gamely read the night's Top Ten, a list that included alleged rumors like: 10. I sleep upside-down, suspended in a special bat-like harness. 9. During the filming of Days of Thunder, on a dare, I ate a...

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2008-12-15 14:36:07

Hollywood film star Tom Cruise admitted on NBC's Today that he came across as arrogant during his last interview with the morning program three years ago. Cruise and interviewer Matt Lauer made headlines when they verbally sparred about the merits of psychiatry on the air; however, both have maintained there were no hard feelings after the confrontation. The actor returned to the show Monday to promote his new World War II movie Valkyrie and told Lauer about their last on-air meeting: After...

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2008-12-10 15:12:47

Tom Cruise has agreed to be interviewed by Matt Lauer on the Today show three years after the two had an on-air row about psychiatry, NBC said Wednesday. The network said the interview with the Hollywood actor is slated to air Monday. More than three years after Tom Cruise's unforgettable interview with Matt Lauer, the three-time Oscar-nominated actor returns to 'Today,' show representatives said in a release. Cruise will talk to Lauer about his latest historical thriller, 'Valkyrie,' and his...

2008-11-29 12:33:14

The families of Hollywood actor Tom Cruise and soccer star David Beckham spent Thanksgiving together in New York, witnesses say. People magazine said Friday that Cruise and his wife actress Katie Holmes were seen with their three children spending time with the Los Angeles Galaxy star and his family in New York. Among the Cruise family members in attendance was Cruise and Holmes' 2-year-old daughter, Suri, and her siblings, 13-year-old Connor and 15-year-old Isabella. Beckham was flanked by...

2008-10-07 06:00:31

By Andrew Eaton ANYONE for Ghostbusters 3? Bill Murray is up for it, according to reports over the weekend. So is Columbia Pictures, which has hired Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky, writers on the US version of The Office, to come up with a script. "It could be a fresh look at it," said Murray, while on the promotional trail for his latest movie, City of Ember. "It could be funny." But, I hear you cry, it's nearly 25 years since the original film! The cast are practically pensioners!...


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