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‘Hollywood business-oriented, doesn’t care for art’


November 14th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Hollywood doesn't treat low budget movies as works of art because it is more interested in generating business, says Hungarian filmmaker Endre Hules adding that ... Read more...

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Ron Howard to receive top filmmaking honour


July 15th, 2009 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Veteran director Ron Howard will be honoured for his long-running filmmaking career at this year's Austin Film Festival. Howard will receive the Extraordinary Contribution to Filmmaking Award at the ... 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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Gary Sinise funds Arabic version of Seabiscuit for Iraqi kids


March 22nd, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 22 (ANI): Actor Gary Sinise has financed a translated reprint of Seabiscuit: An American Legend, a popular non-fiction book based on horse racing, for kids in Iraq to read.The ... Read more...

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Best director Oscar nominees


February 19th, 2009 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 19 (DPA) The Oscars will be announced here Sunday night (Monday morning in India). The following have been nominated for the best director Oscar: Danny Boyle, "Slumdog Millionaire": An iconic ... Read more...

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George Clooney snubbed over directing Frost/Nixon


December 2nd, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): George Clooney was desperate to wear directors hat for new political movie Frost/Nixon but was turned down.British writer Peter Morgan revealed that Hollywood heartthrob Clooney asked to ... Read more...

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England’’s 1966 World Cup win is ”Brits” Most-Watched TV Event”


October 7th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): England''s epic World Cup victory in 1966 has been named ''The TV Event Watched By Most Brits''. A vast audience of 32.3 million people tuned in for the ... Read more...

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Robert Downey Jr to play Hugh Hefner in biopic?


May 27th, 2008 - 6:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 27 (ANI): Robert Downey Jr has reportedly been roped in to play Playboy boss Hugh Hefner in a big-screen biopic.After impressing the legendary porn mogul with his Iron ... Read more...

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