Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney was showered by a crowd of Hollywood stars when he received the 2006 American Cinematheque Award in Beverly Hills on Friday. The pleasant charity event, held for the filmmaking charity, American Cinematique, was attended by many popular personalities like director Oliver Stone and stars Geoffrey Rush, Salma Hayek, Lindsay Lohan, Christian Slater and Julia Roberts. They gave fulcome compliments to the 45-year-old star, whose films include Good Luck, Good Night, Ocean's Eleven and Syriana. Slater expressed an opinion that Clooney is worthy of getting more awards. He is not only a great actor but also great director, great artist and incomparable man of humour. Clooney said friends are the ones who will get you out from hell. But doing noble acts like raising money to help American Cinematheque should really be appreciated.