british film

Wright to direct first theatre project


September 5th, 2012 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Filmmaker Joe Wright is preparing for his directorial debut in theatre after signing Arthur Wing Pinero's "Trelawny of the Wells".The show is set to debut at ... Read more...

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Our society has double standards: Tannishtha


August 8th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Actress Tannishtha Chatterjee, who has worked in both Indian and international cinema, feels people have double standards when it comes to women."Our society and the ... Read more...

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Bollywood embracing trash of the west: Tannishtha Chatterjee


June 5th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) Actress Tannishtha Chatterjee, who has kept her distance from typical Bollywood potboilers, skin show and the glamourous look, feels the Hindi film industry is not ... Read more...

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Banned British film to be released after 23 years


April 1st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) A film banned in Britain for being blasphemous will be released in its original, uncut form after 23 years.The 1989 movie "Visions of Ecstasy" was considered ... Read more...

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Cyndi Lauper set for theatre debut with ‘Kinky Boots’ musical


February 24th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (IANS) Veteran singer Cyndi Lauper forays into theatre with the Broadway musical of the 2005 movie "Kinky Boots" which is scheduled to be staged in October ... Read more...

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‘Bridget Jones’s Diary’ making a comeback


August 15th, 2011 - 6:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Ten years after the first film was released, the third installment of "Bridget Jones's Diary" is making a comeback.Working Title Films, the British film production company ... Read more...

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Nana scripts love story, set to direct after 20 years


May 9th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Actor Nana Patekar will wield the megaphone once again in his second directorial venture to tell the story of a 24-year-old girl who falls in love ... Read more...

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Hollywood honours British film director Michael Winner


March 14th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 14 (ANI): British film director Michael Winner has received a tribute from the US film industry.American Cinematique, which has previously lauded filmmakers including Steven Spielberg and Billy Wilder, kick started ... Read more...

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Abhi-Ash to attend Oscars?


February 25th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Bollywood's star couple Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai, who are currently in Los Angeles for a holiday, will be attending the 83rd Annual Academy Awards Sunday, ... Read more...

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India-born film editor Tariq Anwar in Oscar race


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) India-born British film editor Tariq Anwar is in the Oscar race with a nomination for his work in the hugely popular historical drama "The King's ... Read more...

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‘The King’s Speech’ wins seven awards at 2011 Baftas


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): British historical drama 'The King's Speech' won seven awards at the 2011 Baftas.It was named as the Best Film, and Colin Firth won the award for Best Actor, ... 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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‘The King’s speech’ wins Best Film at Producers Guild of America Awards


January 24th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): 'The King's Speech' won the Producers Guild of America award for Best Film on Saturday.The British film about King George VI bagged the prize, beating off competition from ... Read more...

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‘The King’s Speech’ leads Baftas nominations


January 19th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): British historical drama 'The King's Speech' is leading the nominations for this year's Baftas with 14 nods.Tom Hooper's film about King George VI is up for best ... Read more...

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‘The Italian Job’ voted best British film of all time


January 10th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): The 1969 classic 'The Italian Job' has been voted as the best British film of all time.In a survey conducted by Sky Movies HD, the original version of ... Read more...

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UK film critic brands Tom Cruise a spoiled brat, Ben Affleck boring


January 1st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 1 (ANI): Noted British film critic David Thomson has described some very popular Hollywood stars in a rather different but interesting way in his just released The New Biographical ... Read more...

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David Beckham Unites North Korea And England!


December 31st, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, a film made on a teenage girl’s idol David Beckham, has become an instrumental part of television and diplomatic histories. The movie was broadcast on North Korean television screens four ... Read more...

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I’m trying to mount an international film: Gul Panag


November 24th, 2010 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Former beauty queen-turned-actress Gul Panag is planning to mount an international film with Britain-based Italian origin director Ovidio Salazar in which she will also be acting."I ... Read more...

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Leslee Udwin plans triquel to ‘East is East’, ‘West is West’


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) Leslee Udwin, British film producer of ‘East is East' and ‘West is West', might just prove poet Rudyard Kipling wrong.Leslee now plans to make ‘East is West', ... Read more...

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5,300 British web users shared porn movies online


September 28th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Over 5,300 people who use the Sky network's internet service in Britain downloaded pornographic films and illegally shared them online. The personal details - names, addresses and the titles ... Read more...

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Period thriller ‘to explore mysterious death of royal spy’


September 19th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 19 (ANI): The mysterious death of Christopher Marlowe is set to become the subject of a new British film.Starring Sam Riley as the legendary 16th century dramatist, the film is ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell to launch film production firm


September 13th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell is reportedly planning to launch a film production company. The "X-Factor" judge is in the early stages of launching the production firm to make music-themed ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie to make directorial debut with Bosnian war film


August 25th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 25 (ANI): Angelina Jolie is all set to debut as a director - and a screenwriter - for an upcoming feature film.The film will feature a romance set against ... Read more...

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‘Bhopal - A Prayer…’ will revive memories of tragedy: Tannishtha Chatterjee (Interview)


August 23rd, 2010 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) "Brick Lane" fame actress Tannishtha Chatterjee, who stars in "Bhopal - A Prayer for Rain", based on the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, says the ... Read more...

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Government ot axe UK Film Council


July 27th, 2010 - 2:08 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 27 (IANS) The UK Film Council (UKFC), which has been nurturing British film culture and talent since 2000, will be closed down, a media report said Monday.The government's treasury department ... Read more...

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Indian Film Festival Of London To Screen Ishqiya


July 12th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The opening edition of the Indian Film Festival of London (IFFL) is going to screen the critically acclaimed Bollywood film Ishqiya. The IFFL will take ... Read more...

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Dev Patel Is Not Engaged To Frieda Pinto


July 2nd, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): British film and television actor Dev Patel, who became popular after playing the role of Jamal Malik in Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire, has cleared the ... Read more...

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Zoe Saldana Engaged To Beau Keith Britton


July 1st, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Avatar actress Zoe Saldana has announced her engagement to actor boyfriend Keith Britton whom she has been seeing for the last 10 ... Read more...

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Cyndi Lauper To Pen Broadway Musical


June 23rd, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey June 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that Cindy Lauper has her hand full of activities. After the launch of her latest blues album titled "Memphis Blues" in the market on ... Read more...

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‘Wind In The Willows’ set for blockbuster treatment


June 20th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): Lord Of The Rings director Peter Jackson's company is set to give classic children's tale 'Wind In The Willows' the blockbuster treatment.Jackson's Weta Workshop special effects company has ... Read more...

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Danny Boyle plans ‘epic and intimate’ 2012 London Olympics opening ceremony


June 19th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19(ANI): Oscar-winning British film director Danny Boyle, who will be overseeing the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics, has set out his vision for an "epic and intimate" launch ... Read more...

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Director Ronald “Ronnie” Neame died aged 99


June 19th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19(ANI): Ronald "Ronnie" Neame, the great 'Poseidon Adventure' director has died at the age of 99 in Los Angeles hospital.A family friend and BBC correspondent Peter Bowes said, the ... Read more...

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StreetDance 3D dethrones Robin Hood to top UK Box Office


May 25th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 25 (ANI): StreetDance 3D, a movie starring winners of Britain's Got Talent, has become the top gainer at the UK box office after flying past Robin Hood.The movie, made ... Read more...

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Claudia Schiffer Has A Baby Girl


May 16th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) German supermodel Claudia Schiffer has given birth to her third child. The announcement came in the form of a statement given out by the spokesperson representing ... Read more...

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It’s a baby girl for Claudia Schiffer, Matthew Vaughn


May 16th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): Claudia Schiffer and her British film director husband Matthew Vaughn have become proud parents of a baby girl.A spokeswoman for the couple said Schiffer gave birth on ... Read more...

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