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George Clooney hopes panned ‘Monuments Men’ movie will do better in Europe

Hollywood star George Clooney said Saturday that he is hopeful European audiences will respond to his light-touch wartime drama "The Monuments Men" after it got a mauling from US critics. Clooney presented the picture at the 64th Berlin film festival……

‘Gravity’ goes galactic with special effects

There has rarely been a more entrancingly eerie opening scene than the one that graces “Gravity,” the new space epic starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock as NASA astronauts who suddenly find themselves unmoored 370 miles above Earth.;  …

Sandra Bullock called International Space Station to prep for new movie ‘Gravity’

US actress Sandra Bullock said on Wednesday she spoke to astronauts to prepare for the harrowing space drama “Gravity”, while co-star George Clooney quipped he just used yoga and booze. “I called and left a message and they called me back” from the International Space Station, a toned Bullock said…

Clooney slams hedge funders: ‘They get bailed out’ but ‘nobody gets fired’

In an interview published Friday with Mike Fleming Jr. of Yahoo! Movies, actor George Clooney took a swipe at hedge funds, saying that the multi-billion dollar investment groups often ruin businesses with their obsession with the bottom line. Then they get bailed out by the government and are never held…

Zimmerman defender rants about ‘young black males’

In an interview on Tuesday, one of George Zimmerman’s neighbors referred to “young black males” eight times, but insisted that there was no racial profiling by his neighborhood watch. Speaking to CNN’s Soledad O’Brien, Frank Taaffe defended Zimmerman’s February slaying of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed African-American teen. “Neighbor-hood, that’s a…

Clooney: Obama’s chances are good, but don’t get cocky

Actor George Clooney on Sunday said that President Barack Obama was likely to be re-elected, but cautioned liberals not to get cocky “because you will always lose.” In an interview with NBC’s David Gregory, Clooney explained that the president has “always looked good to be re-elected.” “I happen to believe…

George Clooney jokes around after release from jail

Actor George Clooney was in a jovial mood when he was released from jail on Friday, poking fun at himself and those who were arrested with him for protesting outside the Sudanese embassy in Washington, DC. “It was really rough, you can imagine,” Cloony told reporters. “Have you ever been…

George Clooney arrested outside Sudan embassy in D.C.

Update: According to a tweet from the EnoughProject, Clooney has since been released Actor George Clooney was arrested on Friday outside the Sudanese embassy in Washington, D.C. Clooney, a longtime human rights activist, was handcuffed and taken to jail after he refused a police order vacate the private property. According…

George Clooney says Sudan commits ‘war crimes’

NEW YORK — Hollywood heart throb and activist George Clooney on Tuesday said Sudanese government forces are committing war crimes with attacks on civilians — including a rocket strike that he narrowly escaped. “There’s a difference between two armies fighting and what the Geneva Convention calls war crimes,” Clooney told…

Miss Piggy to present BAFTA awards

The organisers of the BAFTA film awards have unveiled Miss Piggy as one of the show’s hosts, promising spiky questions for Hollywood luminaries George Clooney and Brad Pitt. The glamorous pink star of “The Muppets” will be the red carpet host of the British Academy Film Awards 2012 on Sunday,…

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