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Tippi Hedren alleges that Alfred Hitchcock ruined her career


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Veteran actress Tippi Hedren has alleged that the legendary director Alfred Hitchcock ruined her career but not her life. The actress who is 82 years of ... Read more...

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Penelope is at ease with hypocondriac Woody around


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Actress Penelope Cruz says "hypochondriac" Woody Allen has a calming effect on her.The 38-year-old has been reunited with the legendary director for his next film - ... Read more...

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Satyajit Ray was a ruthless director, says son Sandip (Interview)


April 1st, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) Two decades after the legendary Satyajit Ray's death, his son says the skill of being a "ruthless director" that he has inherited from his father is ... Read more...

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Anthony Hopkins to play Hitchcock


December 8th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Veteran actor Anthony Hopkins has been roped in to play legendary director Alfred Hitchcock in a new biopic.The film "Alfred Hitchcock & the Making of Psycho" ... Read more...

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Winslet excited to work with Polanski


September 3rd, 2011 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Actress Kate Winslet says she is excited to be working with Roman Polanski in his new film "Carnage" because she is a big fan of the ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh, Katrina come together for Yashraj


June 27th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) It'll be for the first time that Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will romance Katrina Kaif on the big screen. And the credit for ... Read more...

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Satyajit Ray retrospective in Dhaka


May 13th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 13 (IANS) A four-day retrospective of films by legendary director Satyajit Ray begins Friday to commemorate his 90th birth anniversary.The opening day films will be "Ghare Baire" and ... Read more...

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“The Empire Strikes Back” Director Irvin Kershner Passes Away At 87


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:55 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Legendary director and Hollywood icon Irvin Kershner breathed his last at his home last Saturday. The filmmaker was suffering from lung cancer from three and half ... Read more...

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Hilary Swank in awe of Clint Eastwood


November 1st, 2010 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Actress Hilary Swank has revealed that she fell off her chair in shock when she was offered a role in Clint Eastwood's film "Million Dollar Baby".The ... Read more...

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Future film projects would be small-budget, says Francis Ford Coppola


October 12th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 12 (ANI): Francis Ford Coppola has made his intentions clear about his future films.The legendary director and winemaker have revealed that he is focussing on small budget flicks ... Read more...

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‘Bonnie and Clyde’ director Arthur Penn dies at 88


September 30th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30 (ANI): Director Arthur Penn has died, a day after his 88th birthday.The legendary director's daughter Mollu Penn confirmed that the legendary director, who was best known for making 'Bonnie ... Read more...

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Freida Pinto on starring in Woody Allen’s new movie


September 20th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 20 (ANI): Indian actress Freida Pinto, who is starring in new Woody Allen directed movie "You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger", has revealed her on set experience.Pinto, 25, ... Read more...

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Rituporno Ghosh does not like displaying his awards


September 18th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Rituporno Ghosh the celebrated Bengali director has won truckloads of awards for his genre-redefining films. Strangely enough, you will not find a single award displayed in his ... Read more...

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George Lucas Puts Star Wars TV Series On Hold


August 8th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Disappointing news for all the fans of Star Wars as George Lucas informed his fans that he is putting the Live Action Star Wars TV series ... Read more...

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Steven Spielberg blasts movies packed with special effects


July 17th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): Legendary director Steven Spielberg has blasted new movies filled with computer-generated imagery (CGI), insisting effects are necessary but avoid overusing the technology.The filmmaker helmed 1993's 'Jurassic Park,' the ... Read more...

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Stars Come Together To Honour Mike Nichols


June 12th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Stars gathered at the Sony Pictures Studios to honour director Mike Nichols. The legendary director, who is one of the few people, to win all ... Read more...

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Allen has doubts over Carla Bruni’s role in film


March 20th, 2010 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 20 (IANS) French First Lady Carla Bruni's starring role in a Woody Allen movie is under threat, as the legendary director is having second thoughts about casting her. Former model ... Read more...

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Woody Allen might drop ‘risky’ Carla Bruni from his film


March 19th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): After finally getting Carla Bruni's nod to act in his film, Woody Allen is now considering leaving the French First Lady for his next flick.The legendary director, ... Read more...

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Prince William unveiled as BAFTA’s new president


February 22nd, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Prince William has been unveiled as BAFTA's new president, 50 years after his grandfather Prince Philip had the same role.William, 27, succeeds legendary director Lord Richard Attenborough, ... Read more...

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Prince Williams to become the BAFTA’s new President


February 22nd, 2010 - 2:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Britain’s Prince Williams is all set to become the 5th President of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, which is better known as BAFTA. ... Read more...

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Scorsese wants ‘Hurt Locker’ director to win Oscar


February 21st, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) Legendary director Martin Scorsese is a fan of director Kathryn Bigelow and hopes that she wins the best director Oscar for her film "The Hurt Locker" this year. ... Read more...

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John Hughes Remembered In Critic’s Choice Awards 2010


January 16th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Hollywood, California, Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Friday, the Critic's Choice Movie Awards was broadcast live on VH1 at 9 p.m. and it celebrated some of the best movies of ... Read more...

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Aamir, Katrina launch coffee table book on Hindi cinema


December 1st, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif have launched "Cine Blitz Gold Love and Longing in the Hindi Cinema", a coffee table book that pays tribute to the Hindi ... Read more...

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Hugh Jackman to fight robots in Spielberg movie


November 25th, 2009 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Hollywood star Hugh Jackman has signed up to fight robots in a new Steven Spielberg movie. The 41-year-old is to star in Spielberg's new sci-fi "Real Steel", ... Read more...

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$800m Ben Hur-based theme park to be built in Italy


November 21st, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): A theme park, costing 800 million dollars, is being built in Rome based on movie classic Ben Hur.Oscar-winning production designer Dante Ferretti is doing the job of creating ... Read more...

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Spielberg ready to recreate invisible rabbit “Harvey” with new funding from India


August 20th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug.20 (ANI): With new funding from India, Oscar winner Steven Spielberg is ready to move ahead with production and we all shall be able to see six-plus foot invisible ... Read more...

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Fifth Indiana Jones movie in the offing


June 18th, 2009 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Movie bosses in Hollywood are planning to bring the archaeologist adventurer series Indian Jones back on the big screen for the fifth time, according to actor Shia LaBeouf. LaBeouf ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton wants to act in Quentin Tarantino’s film


May 25th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 25 (IANS) Socialite heiress Paris Hilton wants to return to the big screen but only if she can work with legendary director Quentin Tarantino. Hilton has done minor ... Read more...

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Martin Scorsese to be honoured with Humanitarian award


April 8th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8 (ANI): Legendary director Martin Scorsese will be honored with the 'Humanitarian' award by the Multicultural Motion Picture Association (MPAA).The Oscar-winner will become the second recipient of the prestigious award, ... Read more...

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Nicole Kidman joins in Woody Allens upcoming film


March 26th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The Austalian actress, Nicole Kidman,41, has joined the all-star cast being put together for an upcoming Woody Allen film, Daily Variety reported on its website on Wednesday.Kidman, the Oscar winner joins ... Read more...

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Tom Hanks social films to be booster for people amid financial crisis


March 16th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 16 (ANI): Hollywood actor Tom Hanks is following in the footsteps of legendary director Frank Capra by producing several social films, which might act as a booster for ... Read more...

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Jim Carrey has no regrets for turning down Meet The Parents role


December 17th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Hollywood actor Jim Carrey insists that he has no regrets after passing over his role in 2000 movie Meet The Parents to Ben Stiller.The Mask star ... Read more...

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Film festival dedicated to legendary filmmaker Guru Dutt in Rajasthan


October 14th, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokendra Singh Jodhpur, Oct.14 (ANI): Rajasthan Music and Theatre Academy in cooperation with the Jodhpur Film Society has organised a film festival dedicated to the legendary actor and filmmaker late Guru ... Read more...

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I’m not bothered about Manoj Kumar: Farah Khan


July 1st, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Director-choreographer Farah Khan has sought to bring the curtain down on a raging controversy over the depiction of Bollywood veteran Manoj Kumar in her film "Om Shanti Om", ... Read more...

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William Wyler’s son wants to remake ‘Ben-Hur’


April 10th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by admin
London, April 10 (IANS) Legendary director William Wyler's son David wants to remake his father's multi Oscar winning movie "Ben-Hur" as a TV mini-series. He made the announcement just days after the ... Read more...

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