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Von Trapp family descendants to perform in China


July 14th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 14 (IANS) Descendants of the Von Trapp family, which inspired the 1965 classic movie "The Sound of Music", starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, will soon tour China ... Read more...

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Mumbai hosts third queer film fest


May 24th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) With no major homophobia expressed by the police or state secretariat officials and no tantrums from ultra-right wing gay-bashing groups on the horizon, India's only queer ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’, ‘Hugo’ in tie with five Oscars each (Roundup)


February 27th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) French silent film "The Artist" and period film "Hugo" became the big winners at the star-studded 84th Academy Awards ceremony here as they walked ... Read more...

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Christopher Plummer wins best supporting actor


February 27th, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) At 82, Christopher Plummer is said to be the oldest person to have won an Oscar as he took home the golden statuette for his ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’ wins top honours at BAFTA (Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 6:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) The black-and-white silent movie "The Artist" swept away top honours at the Orange British Academy Film Awards - it was named the best film, while Michel ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep wins best actress trophy at BAFTA


February 13th, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Actress Meryl Streep won the best actress trophy for playing former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady" at the the Orange British Academy ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’ bags maximum Golden Globe gongs (Roundup)


January 16th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) After leading the nomination pack for the 69th Golden Globe awards, "The Artist" emerged as the big winner at the extravaganza by winning three ... Read more...

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“The Sound Of Music” Cast Reunites For The First Time Since Its Premier


October 29th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "The Oprah Winfrey Show" definitely became few of many viewers' favorite things, when the whole cast of the classic "Sound Of Music" reunited in her show ... Read more...

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‘The Sound Of Music’ cast reunite after 45 years on Oprah Winfrey Show


October 29th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): The entire cast of 1965 movie 'The Sound Of Music', reunited for the first time to mark the 45th anniversary of the classic film musical.Dame Julie Andrews, ... Read more...

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Daniel Craig Begins Shooting For ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’


October 9th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 9, 2010  (Sampurn Wire): The filming for “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” has begun and Daniel Craig, playing one of the leads, is busy shooting for the very popular ... Read more...

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Craig shoots for ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’


October 8th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 8 (IANS) Daniel Craig has begun filming the Hollywood version of "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo".Director David Fincher is shooting the film which will see Craig as ... Read more...

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Crazy fan rush for ‘Sound of Music’ 45-year reunion on Oprah


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 2 (ANI): Fans are in a mad rush to get tickets for the 'The Sound of Music' reunion, which will see the entire cast of the film reunited for ... Read more...

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The ‘Sounds of Music’ Cast Reunite on Oprah


September 28th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Forty five years after the hills came to life on the big screen in ‘The Sounds of Music’, the cast of the movie classic will be ... Read more...

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‘Sound of Music’ cast to reunite on Oprah’s show


September 28th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ‘Sound of Music’ cast is all set to reunite on the Oprah Winfrey show. So fans of the iconic movie are all agog to see ... Read more...

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Cast of ‘The Sound of Music’ ‘to reunite for 1st time in 45yrs’


September 28th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 28 (ANI): Fans will get to witness the re-union of the cast of Oscar-winning movie 'The Sound Of Music' in the late October 29th episode of 'The Oprah ... Read more...

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Kiran Rao’s ‘Dhobi Ghat’ to be premiered at Toronto fest


July 27th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 27 (IANS) 'Dhobi Ghat', directed and produced by Aamir Khan's wife Kiran Rao, will have its world premiere at this year's Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), organizers announced here ... Read more...

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Colin Farell signed for ‘Fright Night’


May 11th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Irish actor, Colin Farrell has been signed to play the role of charming scheming bloodsucker vampire Jerry in a modern day remake of the 1985 cult ... Read more...

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Christoph Waltz Takes Home Oscar As Best Supporting Actor


March 8th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Mar 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Austrian actor Christoph Waltz won the award in the Best Supporting Actor category for his amazing portrayal of a Nazi officer Hans Landa in ... Read more...

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Oscar 2010: The 82nd Annual Academy Award Winners


March 8th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Los Angeles, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After a funny, but slightly corny song from Neil Patrick Harris, the 82nd Annual Academy Awards was underway. Alec Baldwin alongside Steve Martin were ... Read more...

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2010 Oscar Predictions


February 25th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by admin
By Greg Jorgensen Bangkok, Feb 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Well, it’s that time of year again when we try and predict what a bunch of white bread accountants are going to decide while ... Read more...

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2010 Oscar Predictions: Best Supporting Actor


February 25th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by admin
By Greg Jorgensen Bangkok, Feb 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nominees: Matt Damon, Invictus; Woody Harrelson, The Messenger; Christopher Plummer, The Last Station; Stanley Tucci, The Lovely Bones; Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds. Every year there ... Read more...

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Avatar & The Hurt Locker both have 9 Oscar nominations


February 3rd, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 82nd Academy Awards nominations were released on Tuesday morning, and Avatar and The Hurt Locker both have nine nominations each. Avatar and The Hurt ... Read more...

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The Story Of Von Trapp Family


December 28th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri, Dec.28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The story of the Von Trapp family was beautifully captured in a musical movie "The Sound of Music" decades ago (in 1965), and featured as a holiday ... Read more...

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Christopher Plummer’s Caesar Act Shown On CTV


December 28th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The theater lovers have a penchant for watching the acting skills and histrionics of veteran actor Christopher Plummer. He wowed the viewers with his awe inspiring performance ... Read more...

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‘Up’ an animation with lots of action and emotion (IANS Film Review - Rating: ****)


September 20th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Film: "Up"; Voices: Edward Asner, Christopher Plummer, Jordan Nagai, Bob Peterson; Director: Pete Docter; Rating: ****Now this is turning out to be too bad to be true. Just like "District ... Read more...

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Christopher Plummer’s “The Tempest” Appearance: Stratford Presentation Scrapped


September 6th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar The Stratford Shakespeare Festival has reportedly scrapped the scheduled production of "The Tempest" at the Luminato festival for June 2010. Canadian actor Christopher Plummer after having enacted the roles of ... Read more...

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Lily Cole owes acting career to late Heath Ledger


September 2nd, 2009 - 10:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): English actress Lily Cole insists that she owes her acting career to late actor Heath Ledger.Cole said he taught her the tricks of the trade while they ... Read more...

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“Up”, movie redefines American beauty


May 30th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
Friday saw the release of "Up", A movie by Pixar. The movie has been reviewed by many as being one of the best 2009 releases till date. "Up" revives memories of such ... Read more...

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Heath Ledger’s last flick to premier at Cannes


April 30th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): Heath Ledger's last film is set to premier at the forthcoming Cannes film festival in France.The flick titled 'Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus' directed by Terry Gilliam will ... Read more...

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Charmian Carr is Sound of Music Actress


April 13th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by GD
The Sound of Music immortalized the von Trapp family and their young governess Maria and with them Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, and Heather Menzies became household names. Another person who ... Read more...

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US TV cuts Ian McKellen’s nude scene in ‘King Lear’


March 27th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): Ian McKellen's nude scene from US television broadcast of his 'King Lear' has been chopped off, leaving the actor full of frustration.The legendary actor played the Shakespeare character ... Read more...

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Christopher Plummer regrets getting rough with Michelle Pfeiffer


November 8th, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 8 (ANI): Canadian actor Christopher Plummer recalled doing a scene with American actress Michelle Pfeiffer in which he really got rough with her.Plummer, who is a reformed boozer, ... Read more...

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When Christopher Plummers sex romp made William Shatner a star!


August 26th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York, August 26 (ANI): Veteran actor Christopher Plummer has reveals in his upcoming autobiography In Spite of Myself how he was once replaced by William Shatner to perform Henry V ... Read more...

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Plans to turn The Sound of Music home into hotel raises a stink


May 20th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by admin
London, May 20 (ANI): Plans to make a hotel out of a former home of the von Trapp family immortalized in the 1960s film The Sound of Music have fuelled fierce ... Read more...

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A corner of Germany looks Russian for film on Tolstoy


May 19th, 2008 - 9:26 am ICT by admin
By Sophia-Caroline Kosel Wittenberg (Germany), May 19 (DPA) The Elbe Valley of Germany is a long, long way from Russia, but with a few deft changes, it feels uncannily like the real thing ... Read more...

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