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‘Twilight’ director Chris Weitz to quit Hollywood


November 19th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Chris Weitz, director of the movie "The Twilight Saga New Moon", says he will retire from Hollywood after making one more movie. Weitz, who had also directed "About A ... Read more...

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Film stars, Dalai Lama join ’save rainforests’ appeal


May 5th, 2009 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (DPA) Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, the Dalai Lama and football legend Pele are among the prestigious line-up in a YouTube film launched Tuesday to promote a campaign to ... Read more...

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Craig hopes Quantum of Solace will be beat Kidmans Australia at box office


November 18th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 18 (ANI): James Bond star Daniel Craig hopes that Quantum of Solace will be a bigger box office hit than Aussie actress Nicole Kidmans Australia.He appeared quite positive when ... Read more...

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Economic meltdown defers sequels to ‘The Golden Compass’


October 21st, 2008 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) Two planned sequels of the movie “The Golden Compass” have become Hollywood's first major victims of the current economic crisis, with their production being put on hold ... Read more...

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Brosnans Mamma Mia! leads race for National Movie Awards


August 2nd, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 2 (ANI): Musical adaptation, Mamma Mia!, is the frontrunner for the National Movie awards, having earned four nominations.Leading men Pierce Brosnan and Colin Firth are both nominated for best ... Read more...

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Harry Potter helps British movies rake in PS1.65billion worldwide


July 22nd, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): Harry Potter and The Order Of The Phoenix not only broke box office records but also helped other British movies gross a whooping 1.65billion pounds worldwide last ... Read more...

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The Golden Compass sequel canned


July 19th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 19 (ANI): Its confirmed now a sequel to the fantasy film The Golden Compass will not be made, due to constant protests from the Catholic Church, revealed the ... Read more...

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New mum Kidman gets room full of flowers from Cruise


July 10th, 2008 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): Nicole Kidman has received a room full of flowers from ex-hubby Tom Cruise after she became a mum over the weekend.The Golden Compass star, who gave birth ... Read more...

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Will ‘Love Story 2050′ be Bollywood’s special effects coup?


June 29th, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Khanna New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Hindi filmdom's most ambitious futuristic sci-fic - "Love Story 2050" - seems set to up the standards of special effects in the country, with a ... Read more...

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Animation film festival held in Kolkata


May 31st, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) The Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC) organised here a day-long animation film and education festival - Srijon (creation) 2008. "The festival is organised to highlight the creative ... Read more...

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Hollywood now outsources to India for visual effects


April 2nd, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by admin
By Jivraj Burman Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Ever since "The Golden Compass" won an Oscar this year, the Indian animation and visual effects sector is going places. More Hollywood movies are being outsourced ... Read more...

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Golden Compass made Kidmans kids realize shes famous


January 1st, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 1 (ANI): Nicole Kidman has revealed that The Golden Compass brought her immense happiness, because now her adopted kids know she is famous.The 40-year-old star said that she was ... Read more...

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Will Smith starrer I am Legend rules weekend international box office


December 31st, 2007 - 6:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Will Smith starrer I am Legend ruled the international box office during the last weekend of 2007, grossing 46.1 million dollars in 25 markets.The film captured the ... Read more...

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Smiths I Am Legend tops international box office


December 25th, 2007 - 5:37 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 25 (ANI): Will Smith starrer I Am Legend emerged as the top earner at the international box office during the pre-Christmas weekend, raking in an estimated 25.3 million dollars from ... Read more...

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Cage starrer National Treasure: Book of Secrets tops weekend box-office


December 24th, 2007 - 6:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Nicholas Cage starrer National Treasure: Book of Secrets has become the top-grossing weekend film, according to estimates compiled by Exhibitor Relations.The film hauled in 45.5 million dollars to ... Read more...

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Nicole Kidman smitten by 11-year-old co-star


December 23rd, 2007 - 3:49 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Dec 23 (ANI): Aussie beauty Nicole Kidman has established a strong bond with the 11-year-old Brandon Walters, her co-star in Baz Luhrmann's Australia.With the 100 million dollars blockbuster entering in its ... Read more...

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Vatican Daily slams Kidman-Craig starrer The Golden Compass


December 20th, 2007 - 5:07 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 20 (ANI): The official Vatican Daily lOsservatore Romano has slammed the newly released Nicole Kidman-Daniel Craig starrer The Golden Compass and the book series on which the movie was made.The ... Read more...

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Kidman hosts special screening for sick children


December 18th, 2007 - 7:16 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Dec 18(ANI): Hollywood superstar Nicole Kidman recently hosted a special screening of The Golden Compass for children at Sydney Children's Hospital Randwick and their families. Kidman has been an ambassador for the ... Read more...

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Academy picks Beowulf and Ratatouille for Visual Effects category


December 17th, 2007 - 4:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Beowulf and Ratatouille have been picked as the eligible contenders for the Academy Awards' Best Visual Effects category.The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released a ... Read more...

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Will Smiths ‘I Am Legend’ tops weekend Box Office


December 17th, 2007 - 12:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Will Smith starrer I Am Legend topped the weekend box office with an earning of 76.5 million dollars.The sci-fi remake has become Smith's biggest-ever opener, and the highest-grossing ... Read more...

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Kidman to give substantial perfume snub damages to charity


December 15th, 2007 - 2:22 pm ICT by admin
London , Dec 15 (ANI): Actress Nicole Kidman, the face of Chanel No.5, will donate the substantial damages she has won over claims of snubbing the perfume by flaunting a bottle of ... Read more...

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59 songs short-listed for Oscars


December 13th, 2007 - 5:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): 59 songs from eligible movies have been short listed for consideration in the original song category for the 80th Annual Academy Awards.The songs range from Do You Feel ... Read more...

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Daniel Craig is desperate to see the real Northern Lights


December 10th, 2007 - 4:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Hollywood star Daniel Craig has said that he is desperate to see the Northern Lights.The 39- year-old actor said that after seeing the Arctic phenomena recreated on the ... Read more...

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Kidman- Craig starrer The Golden Compass tops weekend Box Office


December 10th, 2007 - 11:59 am ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig starrer The Golden Compass has topped the weekend box office with an earning of 26.1 million dollars.The movie is based on the first ... Read more...

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Kidman receives Brit papers apology over entirely untrue fragrance claims


December 8th, 2007 - 8:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Nicole Kidman has received an apology from British paper The Daily Telegraph which ran a story stating she had put her position as the face of Chanel at ... Read more...

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Daniel Craig owes his co-star PS200 for swearing!


December 6th, 2007 - 5:43 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 06 (ANI): James Bond star Daniel Craig owes his young The Golden Compass co-star Dakota Blue Richards 200 pounds, because of his inability to stop swearing on the set of ... Read more...

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The Bond girl problems Eva Green never bargained for!


December 6th, 2007 - 5:11 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 6 (ANI): Bond Girl Eva Green admits that life has been very different ever since she starred opposite Daniel Craig in Casino Royale.Eva admitted that her fame as a Bond ... Read more...

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Madame Tussauds immortalises Nicole Kidman in wax


December 6th, 2007 - 4:01 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Dec 6(ANI): Hollywood actress Nicole Kidman has been immortalised in wax by the UK outpost of Madame Tussauds.Her statue now stands besides those of fellow Hollywood stars Brad Pitt and Angelina ... Read more...

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Nicole Kidman not hot enough to be Bond girl!


December 6th, 2007 - 2:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): Nicole Kidman has ruled out the possibility that she will ever be playing a Bond girl, because she just think shes hot enough for the role.The Oscar winning ... Read more...

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Nicole Kidman sues Brit paper over fragrance claims


December 4th, 2007 - 3:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 04 (ANI): Moulin Rouge! star Nicole Kidman is suing the Daily Telegraph for putting her position as celebrity spokeswoman for a perfumery at risk.The Aussie actress is taking the newspaper ... Read more...

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Kidman wants Becks to become a labourer in ‘Australia’!


December 1st, 2007 - 2:08 pm ICT by admin
Wellington, Dec 1 (ANI): Nicole Kidman wants football star David Beckham to star in her new film 'Australia'.'The Golden Compass' actress saw Beckham play with his soccer team Los Angeles Galaxy in ... Read more...

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Kidman denies new film promotes atheism


November 30th, 2007 - 6:53 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Nov 30 (ANI): Aussie beauty Nicole Kidman has denied that her latest fantasy film The Golden Compass promotes atheism.The film has been attacked by the US-based Catholic League for being anti-Christian ... Read more...

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Luxury cars are the best thing about playing 007: Daniel Craig


November 30th, 2007 - 6:02 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 30 (ANI): For Daniel Craig, the best part of playing James Bond is getting to steer the famous spy's luxury cars.The 39-year-old recently revealed that its not the girls, gadgets ... Read more...

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Daniel Craigs swearing leaves him broke on The Golden Compass set


November 29th, 2007 - 5:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov29 (ANI): Hollywood stars Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig introduced a 'swear box' to avoid corrupting their child co-stars on the sets of The Golden Compass.The adult cast members were forced ... Read more...

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Wedding bells for 007 Daniel Craig soon?


November 29th, 2007 - 4:18 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 29 (ANI): Actor Daniel Craig has fuelled the reports of his engagement to girlfriend/film producer Satsuki Mitchell after she was spotted sporting a ring on her wedding finger.Mitchell was ... Read more...

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