classic film

Ryan Reynolds in ‘Highlander’ remake


June 29th, 2012 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Actor Ryan Reynolds has been roped in to star in the remake of 1986 movie "Highlander".The Canadian star will play protagonist Scotsman Connor MacLeod in a ... Read more...

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Rome’s Trevi Fountain is ‘crumbling’


June 11th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rome, June 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Baroque monument Trevi Fountain, has being inspected for damage last Monday after stone fragments broke off and fell to the ground. The Rococo masterpiece has apparently ... Read more...

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First South Asian film fest concludes in Washington (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) The first edition of annual DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF) came to an end with the screening of Dev Anand's "Hum Dono", fully restored in ... Read more...

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Washington hosts first South Asian film festival


June 4th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) The curtain came down on the first annual DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF) with the screening of Dev Anand's "Hum Dono", fully restored in colour.Attended ... Read more...

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Cameron tapped for China’s 3D film


April 22nd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) James Cameron' 3D team, behind the worldwide success of 2009 sci-fi blockbuster "Avatar", is being tapped to assist in shooting "The Art of War", a ... Read more...

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Cruise in ‘A Star Is Born’?


March 13th, 2012 - 3:51 am ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise is having talks to star alongside Beyonce Knowles in the new version of the classic film, "A Star Is Born", which is ... Read more...

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Movie buffs eagerly await ‘Rathinirvedam’ remake


June 5th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 5 (IANS) Movie buffs across Kerala are eagerly awaiting the release of the remake of yesteryears Malayalam classic "Rathinirvedam" with an all-new star cast but with the very ... Read more...

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Cuckoo’s Nest Hospital Lets The Patients’ Remains Reunite With Their Family


February 2nd, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Oregon State Mental Hospital has a long history. It was built in 128 years back, and has been the back drop of the classic film ... Read more...

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Beyonce, Clint Eastwood to remake ‘A Star is Born’


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Clint Eastwood and Beyonce Knowles are in talks to team-up for a third remake of 'A Star Is Born.'Beyonce is expected to play the lead character of ... Read more...

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Julianne Moore’s ‘Far From Heaven’ To Be Revamped Into A Stage Musical!


January 10th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
which was released in 2002 will be represented in a new avatar again. The movie is being turned into a musical and will be presented on stage soon. The exact ... Read more...

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Is Keen To Work With Rituporno Ghosh Again!


November 17th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
There were several questions on the forth coming movie which Ash answered with great patience. Then there was a question put to her about her chance of working with the Bengali ... Read more...

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“Strangers On A Train” Inspires A New Version


October 10th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Alfred Hitchcock's classic film, "Strangers On A Train", has now inspired BBC Films and Slingshot Productions to create a new film "Teens On A Train". The classic movie was ... Read more...

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Car buff converts old Land Rover into Chitty Bang Bang replica


September 20th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 20 (ANI): A car buff has converted an old, dilapidated 1976 Land Rover into a gleaming replica of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.Stuart Wallis transformed the 34-year old wreck to his ... Read more...

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John Travolta to treat fans


July 6th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Hollywood actor John Travolta has promised to treat his fans in his adopted hometown of Ocala, Florida, with snacks after they campaigned to have his classic film "Grease" ... Read more...

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Married Megan Fox Desires To Be A Component Of A Remake Of ‘The Lost Boys’


June 30th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 30, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Megan Fox is a prominent actress of Hollywood, who has been labeled as a ‘sex symbol’. She has also been the recipient of a colossal ... Read more...

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Astoria Celebrates The Goonies’ 25th Anniversary


May 16th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Goonies fans will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the cult film in Astoria, Oregon from 4th to 7th June. The four day celebrations will include ... Read more...

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Hugh Grant tipped to play Henry Higgins in ‘My Fair Lady’


March 3rd, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 3 (ANI): British actor Hugh Grant is said to have been tipped to play Henry Higgins in Sir Cameron Mackintosh's remake of the classic film 'My Fair Lady'.A source ... Read more...

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Tamsin Egerton wants to star in ‘The Wizard of Oz’ remake


December 11th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 11 (ANI): St Trinian's star Tamsin Egerton wants to play Dorothy in the remake of The Wizard of Oz.The actress feels she is competitive enough to fill in the shoes ... Read more...

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Downtown Marion Residents Can Enjoy “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town” At Palace Theater


December 8th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.08 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The residents of Downtown Marion have many reasons to cheer. Saturday is going to be a pretty eventful day for all of them. Apart from the ... Read more...

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Merle Oberon Movies Aired On TCM


August 26th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by GD
The movie buff's did have a splendid time revisiting the classic era of Hollywood, relaxing at their home while munching the bagful of pop corns. Turner Classic Movies featured a day of ... Read more...

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Dirty Dancing remake in the works?


August 20th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20 (ANI): A remake of the 1987 classic film Dirty Dancing may be soon possible, as film bosses want to cash in on the popularity of the movie.According to Production ... Read more...

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Julianne Hough wants to dance with Zac Efron


July 25th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 25 (ANI): Julianne Hough, the two-time winner of reality show "Dancing with the Stars", has revealed she would love to shake a leg with "High School Musical" heartthrob Zac Efron.The ... Read more...

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‘Kabaddi’ - of sportsmanship and love (Kannada Film Review)


July 4th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
By R.G. VijayasarathyFilm: "Kabaddi"; Director: Narendra Babu; Cast: Naveen, Priyanka Naidu, Kishor, Dharma, Avinash and Ramesh; Music: Hamsalekha; Rating: ****Debutant director Narendra Babu's "Kabaddi" is certainly a classic film that is made ... Read more...

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Kerala to set up film institute, cine park and archives centre


July 1st, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 1 (IANS) The Kerala film industry has lots more to cheer about - it is set to get a film institute, a film park and an archives centre, state Culture ... Read more...

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‘The Red Shoes’ restored for new-gen of cinemagoers


June 14th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): Classic film The Red Shoes has been restored using the latest­cinematic technology.The Oscar-winning British movie's original print was badly damaged.However, the Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger-directed film has ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts’ ‘Pretty Woman’ sequence voted best movie scene


June 10th, 2009 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) A scene from Hollywood actress Julia Roberts' classic film "Pretty Woman" has been voted Britain's favourite movie moment of all time. The 1990 picture won Roberts a Golden ... Read more...

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Kevin Bacon gives pointers to Chace Crawford for Footloose role


June 5th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): Footloose actor Kevin Bacon has apparently handed out a few pointers to Chace Crawford, who is looking to recreate the former's dancing magic in a remake of the ... Read more...

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Michael Sheen would never become a star if he entered films today


May 20th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): Michael Sheen has said that he would never make it big in Hollywood if he started his acting career today, as there's a dearth of funding for drama ... Read more...

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Four James Bond classics to be digitally restored


May 7th, 2009 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) Four James Bond classics are to be digitally restored to mark the centenary of producer Albert R. 'Cubby' Broccoli, who financed the movies. Distributed by classic film specialists, Park ... Read more...

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Leonard Nimoy surprises fans with special Star Trek screening


April 9th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9 (ANI): Spock actor Leonard Nimoy gave his fans a pleasant surprise when he screened the new 'Star Trek' film for audiences, who had come to watch 1982's 'Wrath of ... Read more...

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Basanti of `Sholay’ gets a namesake in Nepal


February 16th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 16 (IANS) Decades after she won rave reviews playing Basanti, the chatterbox village belle with unparalleled skill in driving her horse cart, Bollywood icon Hema Malini has received an unexpected ... Read more...

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BBC in talks to remake classic film The French Lieutenant’’s Woman


February 13th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): The BBC is said to be in talks with a major Hollywood studio to remake the classic film The French Lieutenant''s Woman.According to a Hollywood executive, there ... Read more...

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Judi Dench avoids watching films in theatre due to her fear of the dark


February 6th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 6 (ANI): Claustrophobic actress Dame Judi Dench has revealed that her fear of the dark keeps her from watching films in theatres. She has revealed that she can get ... Read more...

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Katrina Kaif plays prank on Sanjay Gupta


April 20th, 2008 - 10:43 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Actress Katrina Kaif, who features in the promotional video of Vijay Mallya's Indian Premier League (IPL) team 'Royal Challengers', surprised everyone when she played a prank while ... Read more...

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Classics cannot be remade: Ravi Chopra


April 13th, 2008 - 10:13 am ICT by admin
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Bollywood producer-director Ravi Chopra feels that remakes of classics are bound to lack the essence of the original and says he will never remake any ... Read more...

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