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Geoffrey Rush named Australian of the Year


January 26th, 2012 - 2:26 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Actor Geoffrey Rush has received the coveted Australian of the Year trophy from the country's prime minister.The "King's Speech" actor, who was the first Australian-born actor ... Read more...

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Hugh Jackman to star in ‘Les Miserables’?


June 16th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 16 (IANS) Actor Hugh Jackman is in talks to play the lead in a remake of "Les Miserables" to be directed by Tom Hooper.Jackman is likely to ... Read more...

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‘Pirates of the Caribbean…’ provides rollicking fun (IANS Movie Review)


May 20th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides"; Director: Rob Marshall; Cast: Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Geoffrey Rush, Ian McShane and Kevin McNally; Rating: *** 1/2The secret of a franchise, ... Read more...

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Rush praises Depp for taking rehearsal to his club


May 16th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) "Pirates of the Caribbean" actor Geoffrey Rush reveals his co-star Johnny Depp was so determined to make the cast and the crew comfortable that he ... Read more...

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Restraint makes ‘The King’s Speech’ a cinematic jewel (IANS Movie Review)


March 5th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The King's Speech"; Director: Tom Hooper; Cast: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter; Rating: ****A king is expected to be regal, to be able to move his subjects with ... Read more...

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Mike Tyson coaches George Bush in spoof of ‘The King’s Speech’


March 1st, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): Former boxing champ Mike Tyson was seen playing the role of a vocal coach to a look-alike of former US President George Bush in a spoof version of ... Read more...

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Colin ‘the king’s’ speech at Oscars


February 28th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) After winning his first Oscar for playing a strutting monarch in "The King's Speech", Colin Firth said the award is "quite formidable" and possibly "the greatest honour" ... Read more...

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Christian Bale wins fight for best supporting actor Oscar


February 28th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): British actor Christian Bale has won the best supporting actor Academy Award for portrayal of problematic boxing brother in 'The Fighter.'Bale followed up his success at the ... Read more...

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I had no books on stammering to help with role: Colin Firth (Interview)


February 20th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Arpana New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) If he were playing a cabbie, he would probably hang around with one. But British actor Colin Firth says since one can't quite hang around with ... Read more...

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List of top Bafta awards for 2011


February 14th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): A list of some of the winners of the 2011 Baftas awards has been revealed, and it includes British historical drama 'The King's Speech'.According to the official website ... Read more...

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List of some of BAFTA winners for 2011 revealed


February 14th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): A list of some of the winners of the 2011 Baftas awards has been revealed, and it includes British historical drama 'The King's Speech'.According to the official website ... 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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‘The King’s Speech’ sweeps BAFTA, Rahman loses (Lead)


February 14th, 2011 - 6:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) "The King's Speech" swept away the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards as the movie received seven trophies across various categories, including the original ... Read more...

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“Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” Gets Unleashed During Super Bowl


February 7th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Super Bowl is one of the most expensive sports event in America. Getting an advertisement slot in between this event, definitely translates to a huge ... Read more...

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‘The King’s Speech’ dominates Oscar nominations


January 26th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 26 (ANI): The acclaimed British drama 'The King's Speech' has been named the Oscar frontrunner with 12 nominations.The nominations for the 83rd annual Academy Awards were announced on ... Read more...

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“The King’s Speech” Reigns At The Producers Guild Of America Awards


January 24th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The King still continues to rule. Yes with the recent bagging of the award for the best film at the 22nd annual Producers Guild of America ... Read more...

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‘The King’s Speech’ stutter was agonising for Colin Firth


January 23rd, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): Colin Firth has revealed that his stutter for the role in 'The King's Speech' was agony.The 50 year old, who plays the stuttering King George VI, said the ... Read more...

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Rosario Dawson and Angie Harmon announced the 2011 SAG nominations


December 17th, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rosario Dawson and Angie Harmon announced the Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for the year 2011. This event was held at the Pacific Design Center Silver ... Read more...

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The King’s Speech: King George VI Retains The Dominance At The Golden Globe Nomination


December 16th, 2010 - 1:03 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
The director of the film Tom Hooper too t will be fighting it out with the other directors whose films are competing in the ‘Best Motion Picture – Drama’, the ... Read more...

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‘The Warrior’s Way’ - Misses the latent opportunity (IANS Film Review, Rating: **)


December 11th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Warrior's Way"; Director: Sngmoo Lee; Actors: Dong-gun Jang, Kate Bosworth, Geoffrey Rush, Danny Huston; Rating: **"300" started this craze - of special effects-laden film shot entirely indoors, but with extremely ... Read more...

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Colin Firth ‘King’s Speech’ sweeps the British Independent Film Awards


December 6th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): Colin Firth's latest film 'The King's Speech' swept the British Independent Film Awards by winning five gongs.The film, telling the story of George VI's battle to overcome his ... Read more...

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Pirates Of The Caribbean 4: Footages Released, Fifth And Sixth Installment In The Offering Too?


December 4th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The film won’t have Keira Khightley and Orlando Bloom, however, Penelope Cruz will be seen romancing with Depp. Cruz as Angelica will be crossing Sparrow’s path and confusing him as whether ... Read more...

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Justin Timberlake campaigning hard for Oscar nomination


November 28th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 28 (ANI): Justin Timberlake is working in high gear to get nominated in the Best Supporting Actor category in Oscars for his role in the 'The Social Network'.A ... Read more...

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‘The King’s Speech’: A Royal Family Saga With A Difference


November 26th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 'The King's Speech' is a movie about the royal family with an unconventional storyline. It is not about any major war or clash of the dynasty ... Read more...

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‘The Warrior’s Way’ to hit Indian screens Dec 10


November 24th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Modern martial arts, swordsmanship and gravity-defying stunts will scorch Indian screens when Hollywood fantasy action movie "The Warrior's Way" releases here Dec 10.Releasing in the US Dec ... Read more...

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‘The King’s Speech’ wins top honour at Toronto festival


September 21st, 2010 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Hollywood actor Colin Firth's starrer "The King's Speech" has won top honour at the Toronto Film Festival. The film in which Firth played the role of stammering monarch ... Read more...

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Tom Hooper’s “The King’s Speech” Wins People’s Choice Award At Toronto International Film Festival


September 20th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tom Hooper's "The King's Speech" gained an early momentum on its path towards Oscar on Sunday when it received the top award at the Toronto International ... Read more...

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Shooting starts for ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’


June 23rd, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 23 (IANS) The shooting for the fourth instalment of "Pirates of the Caribbean" series titled "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" has begun. While actor Johnny Depp reprises ... Read more...

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‘Pirates of the Caribbean…’ script found in cafe


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) A copy of the highly confidential script of the fourth instalment of adventure-fantasy movie "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" was found in a cafe here ... Read more...

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Aussie model Gemma Ward in new Pirates of the Carribean movie


June 13th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 13 (ANI): Australian model/actress Gemma Ward has landed a role in the latest Pirates of the Carribean movie.Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides also stars Johnny Depp, Megan ... Read more...

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Penelope Cruz All Set To Join Johnny Depp In “Pirates Of The Caribbean”


March 23rd, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Mar 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Johnny Deep will be romancing the Spanish damsel Penelope Cruz in the fourth iteration of "Pirates of Caribbean". Reportedly, she will be paired opposite ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp to be Hollywood’s highest paid actor


November 17th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp has inked a deal of more than $35 million for the fourth instalment of "Pirates Of The Caribbean" movie. The actor will become Hollywood's ... Read more...

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Colin Firth to play King George VI in new movie


September 4th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): Fans of British actor Colin Firth will soon see him on the royal throne as the star plays King George VI in his upcoming movie.The 48-year-old actor will ... Read more...

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Oz movie stars attract 1 in every $10 at US box office annually


August 17th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 17 (ANI): Australian movie stars, on average, help gross 1 in every 10 dollars at the US box office annually, suggests a study.According to the study commissioned for The ... Read more...

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Brit’s dominate 2009 Tony Awards winners list


June 8th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
The 63rd annual Tony Awards for stage and musical productions were broadcast Sunday night on CBS with more than half of the Tony’s given to plays and productions of British origin.Scooping ... Read more...

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