Egypt’s most expensive film ever, The Yacoubian Building, “unveils corruption in a transparent and honest way” according to screenwriter. The film, which shatters taboos about homosexuality, is being called the Arab world’s Brokeback Mountain.
Matthew McConaughey beached…
REPORT: Madonna ready to snip red string, cut ties with Kabbalah: “Close friends say the singer has talked of loosening her red Kabbalah wristband and is wearying of the mystical Jewish belief system. She has decided to give it up, they say, having tired of the financial burden and the effect her strong beliefs have had on her relationship with husband Guy Ritchie. Madonna is also said to be concerned that following Kabbalah separates her children from more conventional customs such as Christmas, which they do not currently celebrate.”
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Prince William is man of action for charity fundraiser.
“Aspiration without foundation” — Product placement in The Devil Wears Prada: “Prada. Michael Kors. Gwyneth (Paltrow, overweight). Cavalli (Roberto). Lagerfeld (Karl). Gabbana (Stefano). Calvin Klein. Marc (Jacobs). DeMarchelier (Patrick). Hermès. Pastis. Meisel (Steven). Starbucks. Absolute (magazine). Banana Republic. Lacroix. Oscar de la Renta. Yves St. Laurent. “Get me Isaac.” Blahnik. “Get Patricia.” Donatella…”