Oscar statuettes sold for $3 mn in auction

February 29th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 29 (IANS) A collection of 15 Oscar statuettes which were handed out to recipients, including the writer for "Citizen Kane", fetched more than $3 million at ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Taylor’s trailer to be auctioned

November 18th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 18 (IANS) A trailer used by late actress Elizabeth Taylor on the sets of 1963 movie "Cleopatra", is set to go under the hammer.The heavily-customised Aljo ... Read more...

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Osama filmmakers say it’s a `nonpartisan’ story

August 12th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) In the midst of a row over alleged "top-level access" given to them by the Obama administration, the makers of a film about the hunt for ... Read more...

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In technology, we can’t compete with foreign filmmakers: SRK

June 2nd, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 2 (IANS) Mega-budget superhero movie "RA.One" is Shah Rukh Khan's most ambitious project and he is trying to make it a world-class film, but at the same ... Read more...

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British filmmakers dumbing down for US market: McCavoy

May 27th, 2011 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Actor James McCavoy feels that British moviemakers are "dumbing down" to satisfy the US market.The 32-year-old Scottish actor believes British directors are making too many compromises ... Read more...

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Sony to co-finance, distribute ‘James Bond’

April 14th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Sony Pictures Entertainment has partnered with MGM to co-finance and distribute the 23rd "James Bond" movie, which will release Nov 9, 2012.Sony will release the ... Read more...

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‘Berlin Film Festival’ To Release A Tribute To Jafar Panahi, The Imprisoned Iranian Film …

January 19th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The arrangers of Germany's Berlin Film Festival (BFF) will propel the limelight on the ‘injustice’ being experienced by the imprisoned Iranian film director, Jafar Panahi, by paying a tribute to ... Read more...

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Competent British Actress, Helen Mirren, Dubs Hollywood As Guilty Of Practicing Sexism

December 9th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The competent British actress, Helen Mirren, labeled as sexy by her admirers, has alleged that Hollywood is guilty of adherence to sexism and ageism ... Read more...

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Now, get yourself your dream body, but only in your movie

October 8th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): Don't like the way you look on video? Well, you can now manipulate the images to look better-thanks to a new kind of software.Developed by Christian Theobalt of ... Read more...

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Malayalam Movie Nirakazhcha To Get Dubbed In Italian

September 11th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Malayalam movie Nirakazhcha, written and directed by debutant Aneesh J. Karanad is going to be dubbed in Italian language and 600 theaters all over Italy ... Read more...

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‘Don Seenu’ Grosses Rs 85 Lakhs On Opening Day

August 11th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Ravi Teja and Sriya Saran starrer Telugu movie Don Seenu, which was released last week, has bagged an impressive box office return that amounts to ... Read more...

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Ex-model’s $10m ‘Couples Retreat’ lawsuit gets tossed

July 11th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 11 (ANI): A woman had filed a 10-million-dollar lawsuit after her photograph was used as a 'masturbatory prop' in a hit Vince Vaughn movie. But the judge has now ... Read more...

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Scarlet Johansson interested in playing Courtney Love on-screen

May 3rd, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 03 (ANI): Actress Scarlet Johansson has confirmed her interest in playing Courtney Love in biopic of the rocker's late husband Kurt Cobain.Moviemakers are currently thinking of an idea to bring ... Read more...

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Ameer and Bala plan for quickies

February 3rd, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Ameer and Bala the maverick filmmakers of Tamil film industry are well-known for completing their projects in not less than 2 years. Apparently, the producers ... Read more...

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Is Pakistan film industry on the verge of collapse?

November 9th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 9 (ANI): Lollywood, Lahore-based Pakistan film industry, which at one point of time had a distinct identity of its own, is now facing a dearth of producers and directors who ... Read more...

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Ron Howard to receive top filmmaking honour

July 15th, 2009 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Veteran director Ron Howard will be honoured for his long-running filmmaking career at this year's Austin Film Festival. Howard will receive the Extraordinary Contribution to Filmmaking Award at the ... Read more...

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Porn industry hit by HIV outbreak

June 13th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 13 (ANI): The multi-billion dollar adult film industry in the US has been left facing a storm after 22 porn actors were reported to have contracted HIV.State health officials in ... Read more...

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Megan Fox slams Hollywood’s casting couch culture

June 6th, 2009 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Megan Fox has slammed Hollywood's casting couch culture, alleging that several leading film directors have tried to bed her since she found fame. The "Transformers" beauty has attended ... Read more...

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Harrison Ford tosses Indiana Jones hat to Shia LaBeouf

May 16th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): American actor Harrison Ford has handed his sweaty hat from 'Indiana Jones and The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull' to actor Shia LaBeouf, fuelling rumours that the latter ... Read more...

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