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Banderas lends voice to 3D animated film


April 6th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Granada (Spain), April 6 (IANS/EFE) Spanish actor Antonio Banderas has lent his voice to one of the main characters in "Justin and the Knights of Valour", a feature-length 3D animated ... Read more...

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Ashvin Kumar’s ‘The Forest’ to release April 13


March 13th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Known for making issue-based documentaries, Ashvin Kumar's is all set to release his first movie "The Forest", which will hit screens across the country April ... Read more...

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Will Ferrell feels he deserves Oscar


March 11th, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 11 (IANS) Comedian Will Ferrell says he deserves an Oscar nomination for his new Spanish-language movie "Casa De Mi Padre" as he had to improvise in a ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey to make big screen comeback?


February 17th, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 17 (IANS) Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey might make her big screen comeback soon -- 14 years after she was last seen in a movie.Winfrey, who ... Read more...

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Guillermo to direct remake of `Beauty and the Beast’


February 15th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 15 (IANS/EFE) Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro will direct and produce a new version of "Beauty and the Beast" for Warner Bros. Studios, the online edition of ... Read more...

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Amitabh to shoot for makeup man’s film (Movie Snippets)


February 8th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, along with wife Jaya, will work in his make-up man Deepak Sawant's Bhojpuri film "Gangadevi"."Tomorrow I shoot for my make-up man's production ... Read more...

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Reliance DreamWorks films get 11 Oscar nominations


January 25th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 25 (IANS) Three films produced by Reliance DreamWorks, a venture between industrialist Anil Ambani and Hollywood producer-director Steven Spielberg, have bagged as many as 11 Oscar ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani’s Reliance DreamWorks bags 11 Oscar nominations


January 25th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 24 (IANS) Anil Ambani-owned Reliance DreamWorks' projects "War Horse", "The Help" and "Real Steel" Tuesday bagged 11 nominations for the 84th Academy Awards.The prestigious best film ... Read more...

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‘DAM 999′ director unfazed about missing Oscar nomination


January 24th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 24 (IANS) Marine engineer turned film director Sohan Roy, whose "DAM 999" failed to secure a nomination for the 84th Academy Awards, is unfazed about missing out and ... Read more...

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‘DAM 999′ out, ‘Hugo’ leads Oscar nomination pack (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 24 (IANS) Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" leads this year's Oscar nomination pack with 11 nods and "The Artist" is close behind with 10 nominations, while India's only ... Read more...

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‘Hugo’ leads Oscar nominations, ‘The Artist’ 2nd


January 24th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 24 (IANS) Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" leads this year's Oscar nomination pack with 11 nods, with "The Artist" following close behind with 10 nominations, while India's only hope ... Read more...

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‘DAM 999′ maker awaits Oscar nomination with bated breath


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 23 (IANS) With the final Oscar nominations just a day away from being announced in Los Angeles, marine engineer-turned-filmmaker Sohan Roy, whose project "DAM 999" stands a ... Read more...

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Woman jailed for burning fiance` to death


January 4th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) A woman in Britain has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for killing her fiance by locking him up inside the couple's workshop and ... Read more...

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Now ‘DAM 999′ in Original Score Oscar race


December 24th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 24 (IANS) Indian film "DAM 999" seems to be on a roll. After the film and three of its songs were shortlisted for a possible nomination ... Read more...

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Eddie Murphy to host 84th Oscar ceremony


September 7th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 7 (IANS) Actor Eddie Murphy, popular for films like "Beverly Hills Cop" and the "The Nutty Professor", will host the 84th Academy Awards ceremony at the ... Read more...

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Shekhar Kapur’s ‘Paani’ to focus on water wars


July 10th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur will begin shooting his new mega production "Paani" (Water) in November."I will begin shooting in November. The movie is about water wars ... Read more...

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Michael Shannon cast as ‘Superman’ villain Gen Zod


April 11th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 11 (ANI): American actor Michael Shannon has been cast as the villain in the upcoming 'Superman' film.Shannon, who received an Oscar nomination for his supporting role in 'Revolutionary Road' two ... Read more...

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‘The Last Airbender’ dominates 2011 Razzie Awards


February 28th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): M Night Shyamalan's 'The Last Airbender' took top dishonours at the Razzies, taking away five Golden Raspberry Awards.The Razzies are famous for Hollywood's Oscar spoof mocking the year's ... Read more...

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Latvian Man shot for eating popcorn noisily during ‘Black Swan’


February 22nd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Latvian man actually shot another man because he complained about how he was eating his popcorn at the cinema.During the screening of the 2010 hit ... Read more...

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‘Rabbit Hole’ - Brilliant, restrained take on coping with loss (IANS Film Review)


February 19th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Rabbit Hole"; Director: John Cameron Mitchell; Cast: Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart, Dianne Wiest, Miles Teller, Tammy Blanchard; Rating: ****One of the most difficult things in life ... Read more...

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‘The King’s Speech’ star Colin Firth in line for Bafta ‘double’


February 13th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Colin Firth, who won the best actor Bafta for his role in 'A Single Man' last year, is in the running again for playing George VI in 'The ... Read more...

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Kidman cried after Oscar nomination


February 8th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 8 (IANS) Actress Nicole Kidman cried after learning that she has got an Oscar nomination for her role in "Rabbit Hole". The actress says her two-and-a-half-year-old daughter Sunday ... Read more...

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Javier Bardem to act in 23rd James Bond film


January 31st, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 31 (IANS) Actor Javier Bardem has reportedly been approached to be a part of the 23rd James Bond film.However, the details of his character are kept under wraps ... Read more...

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Oscar-nominated ‘Inside Job’ to hit Indian screens Feb 4


January 28th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Critically acclaimed documentary the "Inside Job", which wowed audiences abroad and got an Oscar nomination, will be released here Feb 4.Directed by Charles Ferguson and narrated by ... Read more...

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Mark Wahlberg not bitter about missing out on best actor Oscar nod


January 27th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg has said that he doesn't feel bitter about missing out on a best actor Oscar nomination for his role in 'The Fighter'.Wahlberg stars ... Read more...

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Portman ‘honoured’ by Oscar nomination


January 27th, 2011 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Hollywood actress Natalie Portman is "honoured" for being nominated in the best actress category for "Black Swan" at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards and thanks director Darren ... Read more...

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James Franco: Innovative Way Of Handling Three’s Company – Sundance Film Festival


January 24th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
James Franco is innovative, unique and seems to be a multi-taker and ambitious 32year old. Apart from juggling some interesting film roles, and the process of bagging an Oscar nomination ... Read more...

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Robert Pattinson Obsessed To Play Folk Legend Jeff Buckley


January 24th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
hunk Robert Pattinson is now willing to leave behind his vampire image behind him and wants to take forward his music career ahead through his next dream project. However, the actor ... Read more...

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British actress Susannah York dies aged 72


January 16th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 16 (ANI): British actress Susannah York, best known for her roles in the film 'They Shoot Horses, Don't They?' and as the mother of Superman, has passed away. She was ... Read more...

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Check Out Names Of Five Directors Nominated For DGA Awards 2011


January 11th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Directors Guild of America (DGA) Awards, has announced the names of the nominations of five best directors of this year. The lucky five directors are Darren Aronofsky, Christopher Nolan, Tom ... Read more...

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Moore’s hit ‘Far From Heaven’ now a musical


January 10th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) Hollywood actress Julianne Moore's hit 2002 movie "Far From Heaven" has been turned into a musical and will hit the stage later this year.Tony Award winner and two-time ... Read more...

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Firth to be honoured with Hollywood Walk of Fame star


January 6th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Actor Colin Firth has been honoured with a star at Hollywood Walk of Fame.The actor will be saluted outside Hollywood Boulevard's British pub The Pig & Whistle as ... Read more...

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English actor Pete Postlethwaite dies


January 3rd, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) English actor Pete Postlethwaite, who worked in Steven Spielberg's movies "The Lost World: Jurrassic Park" and "Amistad", died peacefully in hospital at the age of 64 after a ... Read more...

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Oscar nomination ballots sent to nearly 6,000 voters


December 28th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by BNO News
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Nearly 6,000 voting members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Monday received their nomination ballots for the 83rd Academy Awards.The ballots were ... Read more...

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Scenic locales, gas tragedy pull Bollywood to Bhopal


December 17th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Shahnawaz Akhtar Bhopal, Dec 17 (IANS) Bollywood is rediscovering this city of royals, lakes and monuments that offers a scenic and culturally rich backdrop for shooting and exudes hospitality and warmth ... Read more...

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