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Mary Murphy: Actress best known for playing opposite Marlon Brando in 'The Wild One'

The high point of actress Mary Murphy's screen career was The Wild One (1953), in which she played a sheriff's daughter who captivates the leader of a motorcycle gang that is terrorising a small town. The leather-clad star was Marlon Brando, and the controversial film was banned in the UK for 14 years for fear that it would incite teenagers to riot, though it is now a cult favourite and considered a forerunner of Rebel Without a Cause.

Transformers: Dark of the Moon grosses 1bn

'Transformers: Dark of the Moon' has made $1 billion worldwide.

The mavericks who won't sell their souls – or films

Clerks director Kevin Smith hired the cinemas himself to show his latest movie. He's not the only rebel, says James Mottram

DVD: Rango, Paramount (For rental & retail)

Rango may be a cartoon about a pet chameleon (voiced by Johnny Depp) who gets lost in the desert and becomes a Wild West sheriff, but adults can expect to enjoy it more than their offspring.

Screen Talk: Talk of the toon

Hollywood is animated as battle lines are being drawn up by two rival studios involved in animation creation.

Film studios fight BT over online piracy

Hollywood's biggest film studios have launched a battle in the High Court in London against online piracy after demanding that BT cut off access to a website that offers illegal versions of The King's Speech.

DVD: True Grit, For retail & rental (Paramount)

Other than being their first Western, this Oscar-nominated retread of a John Wayne classic is a typical Coen brothers' affair.

Letters: The Care System

Parents seen as a problem

Viacom boss is highest paid CEO in US at $84.3m

Philippe Dauman, the boss of the media giant Viacom, was the highest-paid chief executive in the US last year, with a compensation package worth $84.3m (£51m), according to the definitive survey of companies' regulatory filings.

Cinemas at war with studios over plan to screen films in homes

Cinema chains could refuse to show major films in a showdown with two leading studios over home viewing.

Caught in the Net: Old-school beats from Barcelona

Comedian, actress and ideas guru Anna Faris is also a movie producer selling ideas around town. Faris just sold an untitled comedy pitch to Paramount based on a funny incident that happened to her in real life.

DVD: Meet the Parents: Little Fockers, For retail and rental (Paramount)

The third episode in the Meet the Parents franchise is funnier and less outlandish than the previous one (no battle-bus, no truth serum, not much Dustin and Barbra), but it lacks the universal premise that benefited the first two films.

Screen Talk: Studios' stock rises

Entertainment conglomerates gave the creative community in Hollywood a confidence boost by posting strong opening quarters for this year.

DVD: Made in Dagenham, For retail & rental (Paramount)

The trouble with this feelgood Brit-caper from the director of Calendar Girls is that it's based on a true story, but there isn't much in it that rings true.

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