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Olympics: Queen ‘Bonds’ with Craig at opening ceremony


July 28th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) It was a rare occasion when Queen Elizabeth II played a cameo with James Bond actor Daniel Craig in a surreal film that awed spectators ... Read more...

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London Games opening ceremony sold out


July 27th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) London 2012 organisers say Friday's opening ceremony is a 60,000-strong sell-out.British director Danny Boyle's four-hour extravaganza had only 50 tickets remaining, a matter of hours ... Read more...

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Sanders apologises to family for Stewart fling


July 27th, 2012 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 27 (IANS) British director Rupert Sanders has apologised to his wife and children for cheating on them with actress Kristen Stewart while shooting for "Snow White and ... Read more...

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London Games opening ceremony kicks-off at 9 p.m.


July 26th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) The much-awaited opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics will start from 9 p.m. London time and will run for no more than three hours.British ... Read more...

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I hate riding horses: Stewart


May 27th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 27 (IANS) Actor Kristen Stewart says she hated doing the horse riding scenes in her latest movie "Snow White and the Huntsman" in which she plays the ... Read more...

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Cruz to reunite with husband for thriller


April 22nd, 2012 - 4:42 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Actress Penelope Cruz is reportedly set to star with her husband Javier Bardem once again in British director Ridley Scott's drug thriller "The Counselor".The ... Read more...

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Theron forced to work on weekends


April 21st, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 21 (IANS) Oscar winner Charlize Theron says she was made to work on weekends for her upcoming alien movie "Prometheus".The actress, who was born in South Africa, ... Read more...

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Fairytale ride continues for ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ children


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) From slums to flats, from "Slumdog Millionaire" to another international movie with Anthony Hopkins. The dream ride continues for Rubina Rafiq Qureshi and Azharuddin ... Read more...

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Experience love through EU movie fest


March 15th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The focus is on love at the 17th edition of the European Union film festival that has kick-started here. A bouquet of 25 films, including ... Read more...

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Ecuadorian film wins two prizes


March 11th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), March 11 (IANS/EFE) The Ecuadorian film "Pescador" (Fisherman) was awarded Saturday two silver Mayahuel Prizes for Best Actor and Best Director at the 27th Guadalajara International Film Festival.Festival ... Read more...

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I still see myself as Indie filmmaker: Ritchie


December 18th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) British director Guy Ritchie may have helmed the latest Sherlock Holmes movie -- "A Game of Shadows" -- but says he still has Indie sensibilities."Filmmaking has ... Read more...

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From slums to queen of suburbs, Rubina Ali goes places (With Image)


October 16th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Star-studded Mumbai suburb Bandra will soon have a new celebrity resident, Rubina Ali, one of the popular child actors in the multi-Oscar winner "Slumdog Millionaire", ... Read more...

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Simon West finalised to direct ‘The Expendables 2′


June 16th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 16 (IANS) British director Simon West has been roped in to direct "The Expendables 2", a sequel to the Sylvester Stallone-starrer hit action movie of 2010.Stallone ... Read more...

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Winehouse making wedding plans?


April 5th, 2011 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Singer Amy Winehouse is reportedly preparing to marry for the second time.Winehouse, 27, has been dating British director Reg Traviss since her divorce from her ... Read more...

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Colin Firth bags ‘Actor Of The Year’ gong at London Critics’ Circle Film Awards


February 11th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Colin Firth has been honoured with 'Actor Of The Year' gong for 'The King's Speech' at the London Critics' Circle Film Awards.The period drama picked up three ... Read more...

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Winehouse reunites with former lover Traviss?


January 8th, 2011 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 8 (IANS) Singer Amy Winehouse is reportedly rekindling her romance with ex-boyfriend Reg Traviss.The "Back To Black" hitmaker moved on from her failed marriage to Blake Fielder-Civil by dating ... Read more...

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Gareth Edwards to direct ‘Godzilla’ remake


January 5th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) British director Gareth Edwards has been roped in to direct the new "Godzilla" movie."Godzilla" would be Edwards' second film - he wrote and directed low-budget sci-fi "Monsters," for ... Read more...

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Rory Peck Award for moving story about impoverished kids in Mumbai


November 26th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): British director and cameramen Nick Read has won a special award for a moving story about the lives of impoverished children in the Indian city of Mumbai.The ... Read more...

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European cinema in focus at Dubai festival


November 16th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 16 (IANS) Films from Europe will be in focus at the 'Cinema of the World' segment of the forthcoming Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) to be held Dec 12-19.Various biopics, ... Read more...

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Actor mistaken for gunman, shot dead


November 2nd, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) An actor starring in a British movie was shot dead while filming in the Philippines after being mistaken for a gunman by a watchman, it was reported here.Kirk ... Read more...

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India-based documentary ‘Pink Saris’ wins at Abu Dhabi Film Fest


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 23 (IANS) British director Kim Longinotto's "Pink Saris" bagged the best documentary Friday at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival and the director says she will use the prize money ... Read more...

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Rahman is ‘musically just extraordinary’, says Danny Boyle (With Image)


September 15th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Sep 15 (IANS) A.R. Rahman is just incomparable as a music composer, says "Slumdog Millionaire" director Danny Boyle, adding that the Indian music maestro has created "deliberatively manipulated ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog’ director has a ‘couple of ideas about India’


September 12th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Sep 12 (IANS) Danny Boyle, director of Oscar-winning 'The Slumdog Millionaire,' is still not finished on India.The director, who is at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) ... Read more...

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Biopic on reggae legend Bob Marley


August 21st, 2010 - 2:30 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) British director Jenny Ash has announced making a biopic about reggae music legend Bob Marley. Ash is developing a project about the reggae artist, focusing on the time ... Read more...

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No reconciliation with Winslet, says Mendes


July 14th, 2010 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Sam Mendes' representative has dismissed reports the British director is preparing to reconcile with estranged wife Kate Winslet, insisting there is "no truth" to the speculation. The stars announced ... Read more...

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DiCaprio finds dark films exciting


July 11th, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) Leonardo DiCaprio finds psychologically dark films "exciting" because he gets bored playing straightforward characters. "I find these types of films that are psychologically sort of dark at times extremely ... Read more...

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Daniel Craig May Star In The Movie Remake Of The Sweeney


July 6th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hollywood star Daniel Craig is one of the top names under consideration to play the role of Jack Regan in the movie remake of 1970s television ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep ‘to play Baroness Thatcher in biopic’


July 2nd, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): Actress Meryl Streep is in talks to play Baroness Thatcher in a movie based on the former British prime minister's life.According to the Hollywood Reporter, the biopic ... Read more...

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Ritchie to make next ‘Sherlock Holmes’ in 3-D


June 29th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) British director Guy Ritchie will make the next "Sherlock Holmes" movie in 3-D. He has already started working on the script and may hire some of the crew who ... Read more...

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British Director, John Harris, Wants To Work With Saif


June 29th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan's charm has fascinated the British actor John Harris, who earlier edited the actor's Hindi movie Being Cyrus, which was directed ... Read more...

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British director wants to make film with Saif


June 28th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) British director Jon Harris, who had edited critically acclaimed Hindi film "Being Cyrus", is keen to make a movie with Bollywood star Saif Ali Khan. His "The Decent 2" ... Read more...

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Chris Rock wants to star in Guy Ritchie movie


May 31st, 2010 - 2:29 am ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Hollywood funnyman Chris Rock has revealed he wants to star in one of British director Guy Ritchie's movies after missing out on a role in "Revolver". The US comedian ... Read more...

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James McAvoy to play Professor X in latest X-Men movie


May 29th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 29 (ANI): Last King of Scotland star James McAvoy will play the younger version of X-Men's Professor X in the forthcoming 'X-Men: First Class'.The movie will trace the early ... Read more...

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Thai film wins Palme d’Or at Cannes


May 24th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): Thai film 'Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives' has won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. The success of the film surprised many who had ... Read more...

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‘Antaheen’ only Indian entry at Shanghai film fest


May 18th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) National Award winning Bengali film "Antaheen", about love and loneliness, has been selected in competition for the upcoming 13th Shanghai International Film Festival, starting June 12. "'Antaheen' has ... Read more...

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