academy award winning director

Portuguese consul’s sacrifice bigger than Schindler’s: Filmmaker


November 28th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 28 (IANS) Portuguese diplomat Artistides de Sousa Mendes weighs heavier on the scale of compassion and heroism than Oskar Schindler, a German industrialist who saved the lives of ... Read more...

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A R Rahman Waiting For ‘127 Hours’!


January 6th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
too promises to bring home an Oscar for the world famous musician. A. R. Rahman has already secured a place in the nomination list of the best original score in ... Read more...

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Francis Ford Coppola honored with an Oscar Award


November 15th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Second annual Governors Awards came off last Sunday. The event was used to honor Academy Award-winning director, Francis Ford Coppola. The event was used ... Read more...

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Ang Lee Discovers Pi!


November 1st, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire) This is one piece of news that is sure to have everyone thrilled! Academy Award winning director Ang Lee of Brokeback Mountain fameĀ  has finally zeroed in ... Read more...

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Delhi-boy Suraj filled room with emotion: Ang Lee (With Image)


October 28th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee says Delhi boy Suraj Sharma had the innocence and depth of character required to play the lead role in his film "Life Of ... Read more...

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Robert Redford Conferred The Knight Of The Legion Of Honor By French President


October 15th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Robert Redford added another feather on his cap on Thursday at the 74 year old actor received the highest honors of France - the Legion ... Read more...

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“127 Hours is Intense”- James Franco


September 17th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hollywood superstar James Franco is going to appear in his next film 127 Hours as climber Aron Ralston, who was trapped under a rock for 127 ... Read more...

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Danny Boyle’s Thriller 127 Hours To Close The London Film Festival


August 13th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Academy Award winning director Danny Boyle's upcoming thriller movie 127 Hours has been chosen to close the BFI London Film Festival on October 28, ... Read more...

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Oksana Grigorieva’s Chipped Tooth Shown On Website!


July 19th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Braveheart" actor Mel Gibson's ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva has confirmed that a photo of a woman with chipped tooth and swollen lips that has been shown in ... Read more...

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Tannishtha excited about sharing screen with Martin Sheen


July 15th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) Dusky beauty Tannishtha Chatterjee is excited about her forthcoming film "Bhopal - A Prayer for Rain", based on the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, in which she shares ... Read more...

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Oscar-winning director’s film to premiere on Indian TV Saturday


July 15th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Academy award winning director Florian Gallenberger's first feature-length film "Shadows of Time", starring Indian actors, will premiere on Indian channel Sony PIX Saturday. The critically acclaimed Indian-German movie, released ... Read more...

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British Actress Charlotte Lewis Claims She Was Sexually Abused By Director Roman Polanski


May 15th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, May 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Roman Polanski case reached a new threshold on Friday when a British actress alleged that she was sexually abused by the director way ... Read more...

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Roman Polanski speaks on sex scandal


May 4th, 2010 - 11:14 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In a statement distributed in media, Roman Polanski said that he can no longer remain silent over his still pending rape case. He said that his possible ... Read more...

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Steven Soderbergh eying retirement


December 5th, 2009 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 4 (IANS) Academy Award-winning director Steven Soderbergh is planning to "wind down" his movie making, because he needs a "career-change". The "Erin Brockovich" director admits he's become disillusioned with the ... Read more...

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Prize money will attract young talent to Mumbai fest: Shabana


October 26th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) From struggling to get Rs.10 lakh to giving away a cash prize of $150,000, the Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) has come very far in the last 11 ... Read more...

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Steven Soderbergh’s ‘The Informant’ to open Mumbai film fest


October 20th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 20(IANS) Academy Award winning director Steven Soderbergh's "The Informant", a dark political comedy based on true events, will open 11th Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) staring Oct 29, the festival ... Read more...

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Ang Lee’s Taking Woodstock premieres in Goa


October 9th, 2009 - 12:52 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Music lovers and celebrities come together to give a tribute to The Woodstock Festival- one of the largest music revolutions in the world.INOX, Goa's favourite movie destination, hosted an exclusive red ... Read more...

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Space geek Tom Hanks says he can put his hand into moving particle accelerator!


June 21st, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): Tom Hanks has revealed he is such a space geek that he is willing to put his hand into a particle accelerator, also known as atom smasher.The actor ... Read more...

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Kevin Costner roped in for NASCAR deal


December 6th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 6 (ANI): Kevin Costner has inked a deal with NASCAR and is set to make personal appearances for the American racing giant while lending them his tunes.The two-time Oscar-winner ... Read more...

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Kevin Costner says his real personality comes out when he plays music live


November 16th, 2008 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 16 (ANI): Despite having a successful acting career, Kevin Costner has revealed that it is playing music with his band that lets the steam off for him.The Academy award-winning ... Read more...

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Oscar-winning director Sydney Pollack dies at 73


May 27th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by admin
London, May 27 (ANI): Academy Award winning director Sydney Pollack died on May 26 after a battle with cancer.Pollack passed away at his home in Pacific Palisades in Los Angeles, surrounded ... Read more...

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