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Hudson took lip injection for ‘Dreamgirls’ role


September 9th, 2012 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Singer-actress Jennifer Hudson had to take lip injections to alter her lips while working in "Dreamgirls" because her full pout caused issues for the film's ... Read more...

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Omarosa Manigault speaks about Michael Clarke Duncan


September 4th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Celebrity Apprentice contestant and fiancee of late Green Mile star Michael Clarke Duncan, Omarosa Manigault has spoken about the love she and Michael shared in ... Read more...

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Happy birthday Halle Berry


August 14th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Halle Berry, a star actress and also a former fashion model turned 46 years old today. Aside from Halle being a former fashion model and also ... Read more...

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‘Finding Nemo’ 3D in India before US (With Images)


August 1st, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Academy award-winning animated feature film "Finding Nemo" is returning to the big screen in a thrilling 3D avatar, set to release in India Aug 24, ... Read more...

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‘The Pianist’ changed Brody


July 9th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Actor Adrien Brody says he felt he was a changed man after working in Oscar-winning movie "The Pianist".In the film, which released in 2002, the 39-year-old ... Read more...

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Oscar-Winning actor Ernest Borgnine dies at 95


July 9th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 9 (IANS) Actor Ernest Borgnine, best known for his role in the 1955 film "Marty" for which he won an Academy Award, has passed away due to ... Read more...

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Madhuri wants Gene Kelly’s tap dancing shoes (Movie Snippets)


June 25th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) If there's one thing Madhuri Dixit wants as a reward for her dance talent, it is late Hollywood actor-dancer Gene Kelly's tap dancing shoes."I want ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren terrified about royal role


June 10th, 2012 - 5:22 am ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Dame Helen Mirren has revealed she was "very nervous" about taking on the iconic role of Queen Elizabeth II in "The Queen".The 66-year-old was the recipient ... Read more...

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When Joker made Batman cry


June 6th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Actor Christian Bale couldn't hold back his tears when he saw late actor Heath Ledger on screen while introducing the trailer of his new movie ... Read more...

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‘The Muppets’ sequel in process?


March 5th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angles, March 5 (IANS) Disney movie executives might bring "The Muppets" back for a sequel after scoring a gold at the Oscars.The family movie, starring Jason Segel and Amy ... Read more...

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Tale of bravery impresses in period drama ‘Aravaan’ (Tamil Movie Review)


March 4th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Aravaan": Cast: Aathi, Pasupathi, Dhanshika; Director: Vasanthabalan; Producer; T. Siva; Storwriter: Su. Venkatesan and Vasanthabalan; Composer: Karthik; Cinematographer: Siddharth; Rating: ***Vasantabalan, who made a name for himself by sensitively handling ... Read more...

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Jennifer Lopez suffers wardrobe malfunction at Oscars 2012


February 27th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) During the Oscars, Jennifer Lopez had a wardrobe malfunction which resulted in her nipple showing. The 42-year-old singer was presenting the Academy Award for Best Costume ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’ wins best costume design, ‘The Iron Lady’ makeup


February 27th, 2012 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Silent black and white film "The Artist" won an Academy Award in the best costume design category, while Meryl Streep-starrer "The Iron Lady" took home ... Read more...

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Banderas to play Picasso in ‘33 Dias’


February 20th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 20 (IANS) Spanish actor Antonio Banderas will play Pablo Picasso in Carlos Saura's upcoming "33 Dias" (33 Days).The $7.9 million film will focus on the painter's emotional turmoil ... Read more...

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Minnie Driver wants an Oscar


February 13th, 2012 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Actress Minnie Driver says she is "determined" to win an Oscar.Femalefirst.co.uk reports the 42-year-old actress is keen to be recognised for her acting efforts and ... Read more...

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Jolie grateful to humanitarian deeds


February 11th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie says she would have led a "very shallow, horrible life" if she hadn't thrown herself into humanitarian work to keep her grounded ... Read more...

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Geoffrey Rush named Australian of the Year


January 26th, 2012 - 2:26 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Actor Geoffrey Rush has received the coveted Australian of the Year trophy from the country's prime minister.The "King's Speech" actor, who was the first Australian-born actor ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie to be part of Almodovar’s film


January 16th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS/EFE) Actress Angelina Jolie managed to get a promise from Spanish director Pedro Almodovar during an event in Los Angeles for directors competing for the ... Read more...

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Castro’s daughter wants Banderas to play her dad in film


January 15th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 15 (IANS/EFE) The estranged daughter of Cuban leader Fidel Castro wants Hollywood actor Antonio Banderas to play her father in the upcoming biopic "Castro's Daughter".Alina Fernandez suggested ... Read more...

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Newman to compose for new James Bond movie


January 11th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Multiple Oscar nominee Thomas Newman has signed on to compose the music for the upcoming James Bond movie "Skyfall".This will be Newman's first association with a ... Read more...

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Jennifer Lawrence to announce Oscar nominations


January 11th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) American actress Jennifer Lawrence will announce the nominations for 84th Academy Awards later this month.The 21-year-old, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep to be honored with a Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival


January 2nd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Jan 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Versatile actress Meryl Streep is all set to be honored at the Berlin Film Festival with an honorary Golden Bear. The organizers of the film festival want ... Read more...

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Mohanlal and Azhikode patch up


December 11th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur, Dec 11 (IANS) The curtain has come down on the tiff between veteran Malayalam writer and orator Sukumar Azhikode and Malayalam superstar Mohanlal, with both of them speaking over ... Read more...

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Kerala director to spend IFFI prize money on Oscar promotion


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 3 (IANS) Salim Ahmed, director of Malayalam film "Adaminte Makan Abu" which won the Silver Peacock prize at the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), will spend ... Read more...

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‘Hollywood can’t afford animation films for kids only’


November 28th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 28 (IANS) Hollywood, despite its burgeoning budgets, can no longer afford to make animation films exclusively for children, says Academy Award winning producer Hugh Welchman.Speaking to reporters in ... Read more...

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Billy Crystal replaces Eddie Murphy as Oscar host


November 11th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 11 (IANS) Actor-director Billy Crystal is replacing Eddie Murphy as the new Oscar host. This will be the ninth time that Crystal will host the award ... Read more...

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Oscar producer Gilbert Cates dies at 77


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) Gilbert Cates, the US film and stage director who produced a record 14 Academy Award shows, has died at the age of 77.The famous producer was ... Read more...

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Damon wanted Affeck’s ‘Argo’ role


October 16th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 16 (IANS) Actor Matt Damon admits he wanted to play the lead role in new film "Argo" but his friend Ben Affleck, who is also directing it, cast ... Read more...

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Malayalam writer extends olive branch to Mohanlal


October 7th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), Oct 7 (IANS) Veteran Malayalam writer and orator Sukumar Azhikode has expressed his willingness to bury the hatchet with Mohanlal, saying the superstar need not apologise to him ... Read more...

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Diane Keaton launches home decor range


September 2nd, 2011 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Academy award-winning veteran actress Diane Keaton has joined hands with a US retail store for a line of interior design and home decoration products.The 65-year-old "Annie ... Read more...

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Portman gives birth to baby boy


June 15th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) Oscar winner Natalie Portman and her fiance Benjamin Millepied have become the proud parents of a son.People.com reports that Natalie gave birth to a baby boy ... Read more...

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No action against Ismail Darbar: Oscar panel


June 10th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has denied any action against Indian music composer Ismail Darbar for alleging that A.R. Rahman "bought" ... Read more...

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Shanghai film fest to showcase 200 movies


May 26th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 26 (IANS) Over 200 acclaimed movies, including Danny Boyle's "127 Hours" and Coen Brothers's "True Grit", would be shown next month at the 14th Shanghai International Film Festival, ... Read more...

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Bob Dylan turns 70 Tuesday


May 24th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Music legend Bob Dylan, who in the last 50 years has been seen in a variety of avatars as singer, songwriter, poet and painter and ... Read more...

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‘Milk’ voted best gay movie of the decade


May 17th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Hollywood veteran Sean Penn's Oscar winning movie "Milk" has been voted the best gay film of the decade in a poll conducted by charity Stonewall.Emile ... Read more...

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