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Kal Penn makes a four letter call: “Vote”


September 5th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Indian American actor Kal Penn, best known for his "Harold and Kumar" movies, brought the house down at the Democratic National Convention as he ended ... Read more...

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McCartney to get top French honour


September 4th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Singer Paul McCartney is to be honoured with the France's top cultural honour.The singer will be conferred the Legion of Honour medal by French President ... Read more...

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Democrats petition Betty White to speak at the Democratic National Convention


September 4th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Democrats are petitioning for Betty White, the last surviving ‘Golden Girl’ to attend the democratic national convention. Betty who endorsed President Obama, turned 90 years old ... Read more...

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Cooper not doing ‘A Star is Born’ remake


August 26th, 2012 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 26 (IANS) Actor Bradley Cooper has rubbished reports that he will romance singer-actress Beyonce Knowles in the remake of "A Star Is Born".Clint Eastwood will direct ... Read more...

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Eastwood persuaded Sheen for rehab


July 8th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
London July 8 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen revealed that filmmaker Clint Eastwood had convinced him to seek professional help to cope with his drug problems.Sheen has struggled with addiction throughout ... Read more...

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Donald Sutherland honored in France


June 11th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, June 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thanks to the achievements of his acting career, the legendary Canadian Actor Donald Sutherland has been awarded the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Commander of the ... Read more...

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50-year hunt continue for Alcatraz inmates


June 10th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
San Fransisco, June 10 (IANS) It's been 50 years since they escaped from US' most foreboding prison, Alcatraz. But a US marshal is still looking for the three bank robbers.On ... Read more...

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Eastwood’s family to get their own reality show


March 16th, 2012 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) Actor-director Clint Eastwood's family are getting their own reality show on entertainment channel E!The show will be called "Mrs Eastwood and Company" and will feature Eastwood's ... 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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Eastwood donates fee to charity


February 8th, 2012 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Actor-director Clint Eastwood has donated the fee he received for his controversial Super Bowl commercial to charity.According to contactmusic.com, the 81-year-old was accused of endorsing ... Read more...

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Clint Eastwood sizzles in SuperBowl’s Chrysler ad


February 7th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some analysts believe the 2-minute Chrysler ad during the Super Bowl last Sunday was a reelection campaign for President Barack Obama. The ad which featured actor ... Read more...

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Doritos ad is a hit during Super Bowl Commercial 2012


February 7th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doritos claimed the Brand Bowl 2012 honor with its dog bribing ad. The add proved popular on the social media after it was aired during the ... Read more...

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Shakira receives French honour, first for a Colombian


January 29th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 29 (IANS) Singer Shakira has become the first Colombian to be honoured with France's Chevalier De L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres medal.The 34-year-old received the ... Read more...

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‘J. Edgar’ - a sympathetic, non-judgmental portrait (IANS Movie Review)


January 20th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "J.Edgar"; Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts; Director: Clint Eastwood; Rating: ****Controversy surrounds public servants. Especially those who create, deal and manipulate the secrets of those in power. J ... Read more...

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Success isn’t everything: Naomi Watts


January 20th, 2012 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) Actress Naomi Watts does not believe that success is "everything" and finds life in Hollywood "uncertain"."Acting is such an uncertain kind of life. You struggle so ... Read more...

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Jackson’s glove, shoe to be cemented at Grauman Theater


January 7th, 2012 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) Late pop legend Michael Jackson will be honoured with an imprint of his shoes and famous sequinned glove outside Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood.The King ... Read more...

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Hayek to receive French honour


January 3rd, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 3 (IANS) Mexican actress Salma Hayek is set to be honoured with French honour Legion d'Honneur.According to the French President Nicholas Sarkozy's official New Year's list, ... Read more...

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Eastwood’s new obsession is Lola!


January 3rd, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Director Clint Eastwood has become obsessed with a squirrel called Lola and leaves his office door open so that she can come in when he is ... Read more...

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Amy Adams to play Eastwood’s daughter?


November 17th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Actress Amy Adams is reportedly in talks to play Clint Eastwood's daughter in baseball drama "Trouble With The Curve".Earlier, actress Sandra Bullock was offered the ... Read more...

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Tarsem Singh’s 3D epic tops box office in North America


November 13th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) Indian director Tarsem Singh's new 3D adventure epic "Immortals", starring Henry Cavill, Freida Pinto and Mickey Rourke, has opened at number one at the North American ... Read more...

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Lindsay gatecrashes DiCaprio’s party?


November 6th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 6 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan, who has been sentenced 30 days in jail, reportedly gatecrashed into the premiere party of Leonardo DiCaprio's new movie "J. Edgar".The ... Read more...

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DiCaprio wanted to gain weight for biopic


November 5th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, who is all set to play J. Edgar Hoover, founder of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), says he wanted to put on ... Read more...

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Clint Eastwood to act again?


October 7th, 2011 - 2:41 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) Director Clint Eastwood is reportedly set to return to acting in a new baseball movie "Trouble with the Curve", despite insisting 2008's "Gran Torino" was his ... Read more...

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Eastwood to be honoured for cinematic contribution


September 13th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 13 (IANS) Director Clint Eastwood will be honoured by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) for his contribution to the film industry.The museum has announced ... Read more...

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I feel proud ‘Bond’ taught me to shoot: Wilde


August 16th, 2011 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Actress Olivia Wilde says she feels proud that Daniel Craig, the "James Bond" himself was her instructor and taught her how to shoot."I was really ... Read more...

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Beyonce to play lead in ‘A Star Is Born’


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Pop star Beyonce has confirmed she will lead the cast in Clint Eastwood's "A Star Is Born" remake.The "Halo" hitmaker, who has previously starred in ... Read more...

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Eastwood wants Dicaprio, Beyonce in ‘A Star Is Born’


June 29th, 2011 - 6:24 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Director Clint Eastwood is trying to persuade actor Leonardo DiCaprio to join singer Beyonce Knowles in the remake of "A Star Is Born".The "Inception" star ... Read more...

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Judi Dench receives top BFI honour


June 24th, 2011 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Veteran actress Dame Judi Dench has received a fellowship award from the British Film Institute (BFI)."For someone who was told in 1959 that they would never ... Read more...

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Kissing DiCaprio wasn’t that weird: Hammer


May 26th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) Actor Armie Hammer says his onscreen kiss with Leonardo DiCaprio in the upcoming movie "J. Edgar" wasn't that weird."It's the same kind of thing as if ... Read more...

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David Fincher named best working director


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:48 am ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) David Fincher of "The Social Network" fame has been named the best working director in a poll.Fincher beat "The Dark Knight" director Christopher Nolan, Steven Spielberg ... Read more...

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‘Rango’: A rare, original animation film (IANS Film Review)


April 16th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Film: 'Rango'; Director: Gore Verbinski; Voiceovers: Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Timothy Olyphant, Ned Beatty; Rating: ****In 1995, William Blake, an Easterner, went looking for a job in the Wild Wild ... Read more...

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Demi Lovato to donate $1 mn to Japan


March 20th, 2011 - 3:31 am ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) Singer-actress Demi Lovato has become the latest celebrity to help victims of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan. She is reportedly offering to donate ... Read more...

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Clint Eastwood’s ‘Hereafter’ pulled from Japanese theatres


March 15th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): A division of Warner Brothers has pulled Clint Eastwood's 'Hereafter' from theatres in Japan following last week's devastating earthquake and resulting tsunami."In deference to the tragic unfolding events ... Read more...

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‘Hereafter’ is good but non-engaging (IANS Movie Review)


March 12th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Hereafter"; Director: Clint Eastwood; Actors: Matt Damon, Frankie McLaren, George McLaren, Cecile De France; Rating: ***Clint Eastwood has made a name for himself with his lilting, little gems. He has ... Read more...

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Leonardo DiCaprio to play FBI founder


February 13th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Clint Eastwood is making a movie about the life of America's legendary crime fighter, J Edgar Hoover.The actor-turned-director is expected to focus on some of the sleazy secrets ... Read more...

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