No sex please we"re film stars! Hollywood cuts steamy scenes from blockbusters claiming moviegoers prefer special effects

Hollywood cleans up its act: Film bosses cut steamy scenes from blockbusters claiming moviegoers prefer special effects Raunchy movies like Basic Instinct no longer a turn-on for film fans Family-friendly films with handsome male leads now more lucrativeMore sex on TV and internet one of the factors behind changing cinematic landscape By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 12:00 GMT, 24 March 2013 | UPDATED: 15:25 GMT, 24 March 2013 Sizzling sex scenes are increasingly being replaced by mind-boggling special effects in movie-goers' affections, according to film experts.

Real-life Ocean"s Eleven: Australian casino loses 32m after "high roller" guest colludes with staff to spy on other players

Real-life Ocean's Eleven: Australian casino loses $32m after 'high roller' guest colludes with staff to spy on other players Large-scale sting drawn comparisons to blockbuster Ocean's ElevenDiscovered by horrified bosses at Melbourne casino a few weeks ago Crown Casino in Melbourne says it is in a good position to recover moneyHacked into CCTV in casino and then relayed back information to player By Helen Lawson PUBLISHED: 14:06 GMT, 15 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:31 GMT, 15 March 2013 Con artists managed to pull off a $32 million heist after hacking into a casino's security cameras. The large-scale sting, which has drawn comparisons to Hollywood blockbuster film Ocean's Eleven, was discovered by horrified bosses at Crown Casino in Melbourne a few weeks ago

Youth tube: 24 "miracle" cream made of peppermint and pomegranate sells 10,000 units within 48 hours of going on sale in UK

Youth tube: 24 'miracle' stem cell cream that claims to banish saggy skin and wrinkles 'sells 10,000 units within 48 hours of going on sale in UK' By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 18:07 GMT, 30 January 2013 | UPDATED: 07:35 GMT, 31 January 2013 Cellulite, saggy skin, stretch marks… it’s enough to get any woman thinking about a little nip and tuck – or expensive spa treatments at the very least

Cinema owners in revolt against Hollywood as three-hour movies such as The Hobbit hit profits

Curse of the film bloat: Cinema owners in revolt against Hollywood as three-hour movies such as The Hobbit hit profits Cinemas can experience losses when screening longer film four times a dayThey could otherwise be showing a normal 90-minute film on six occasionsNational Association of Theatre Owners commissions report into problemMeanwhile C4 is blasted for advert over Lord of the Rings ending last night | UPDATED: 16:42 GMT, 30 December 2012 While those watching The Hobbit might have felt they got their money’s worth when it came down to the film’s three-hour length, cinemas showing the blockbuster were left feeling a little hard done by. Now U.S

Miss Pennsylvania ordered to pay $5m to Donald Trump after claiming "trashy" Miss USA pageant was "fixed"

Miss Pennsylvania ordered to pay $5m to Donald Trump after claiming 'trashy' Miss USA pageant was 'fixed' Sheena Monnin claimed Miss Florida had seen a list of the five finalists before the show beganMonnin claimed the pageant was 'fixed' and 'trashy' | UPDATED: 21:25 GMT, 30 December 2012 A beauty queen who resigned after alleging that the Miss USA pageant had been fixed says she is stunned by a ruling that she must pay the pageant organization $5 million for defamation. Former Miss Pennsylvania USA Sheena Monnin said that the 'most logical course' would be to contest the arbitrator's ruling but she is considering her options

Mads Madsen: History comes to life in spectacular black-and-white portraits turned to color by talented artist

History comes to life in vivid black-and-white portraits turned to color by talented 18-year-old artist | UPDATED: 12:30 GMT, 24 December 2012 You've seen Albert Einstein, Charles Darwin and Mark Twain – but never quite like this.

Baroness Thatcher "to spend Christmas in hospital" as she continues to recover from minor operation

Baroness Thatcher 'to spend Christmas in hospital' as she continues to recover from minor operationSources close to the family said the former PM was doing wellShe was moved to a London hospital last week after suffering abdominal pains | UPDATED: 00:33 GMT, 24 December 2012 Margaret Thatcher is expected to spend Christmas in hospital after undergoing a minor operation last Friday. Britain’s first female prime minister was said by friends to be recovering well and has her daughter Carol, 59, at her side.

Jack Straw"s memoirs suggest former Labour leader John Smith had a drink problem

Straw's memoirs suggest former Labour leader John Smith had a drink problem | UPDATED: 09:18 GMT, 13 December 2012 Labour’s former Home Secretary Jack Straw suggests in his memoirs, Last Man Standing, that much-admired ex-leader John Smith, who died in 1994 aged 55, had a drink problem.