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Venice film fest: Hoffman, Yaron win best actor, actress


September 9th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Venice, Sep 9 (IANS) Philip Seymour Hoffman won the Coppa Volpi award for best actor for his role in the film "The Master" while Israeli actress Hadas Yaron won the ... Read more...

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‘Moneyball’-stunning, perennially topical (IANS Movie Review)


February 25th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Moneyball"; Cast: Brad Pitt, Johan Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman; Director: Bennett Miller, Rating: ****1/2The irony of most team sports is that individual star players become bigger than both the ... Read more...

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Theron to be honoured at Palm Springs film fest


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 23 (IANS) Actress Charlize Theron will be conferred with a special award for her independent movie work at the upcoming Palm Springs Film Festival in California.The Oscar-winning ... Read more...

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‘The Ides Of March’ - a convincing tale of lost innocence (IANS Movie Review)


November 19th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Ides Of March"; Cast: Ryan Gosling, Paul Giamatti, George Clooney, Philip Seymour Hoffman; Director: George Clooney; Rating: ****Political expediency and intrigue make for fascinating cinema. Fans of this type ... Read more...

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Watson wants to play Juliet!


September 24th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson says she want to work in a classic Shakespeare adaptation and would love to play Juliet, one of the title characters in ... Read more...

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Clooney’s film to open Venice film fest


July 29th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Actor George Clooney's political thriller "The Ides of March" will open the Venice International Film Festival, which starts Aug 31.The line-up of the 68th edition of ... Read more...

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The Big Lebowski house up for grabs


July 27th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Venice, Calif., July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The house which was owned by The Dude in the hit comedy The Big Lebowski. The owners have listed the property for $2.295 million thanks to ... Read more...

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Clooney film to open Venice festival


June 23rd, 2011 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) Actor George Clooney's "The Ides of March" will open the Venice Film Festival in Italy in August.The film is based on the Beau Willimon play "Faragut ... Read more...

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Madisen Beaty in Paul Thomas Anderson’s next


June 7th, 2011 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 7 (IANS) Madisen Beaty, who was seen as young Daisy in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button", will play one of the female leads in Paul ... Read more...

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Clooney hires nephew for new film


February 13th, 2011 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Hollywood actor George Clooney is making sure his family keeps connected to its show business roots as he has given his teenage nephew a cameo in his new ... Read more...

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Courtney Love Bids $ 17,000 To Go On A Date With Adrien Brody


November 11th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Rockstar Courtney Love was seemingly having some cozy moments with her off-on beau Andre Balazs these days. But a latest report suggests that she is not ... Read more...

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Emma Stone To Play Mary Jane In “Spider-Man” Reboot?


October 4th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that the much coveted role of Mary Jane in the "Spider-Man" reboot which has always been played by Kirsten Dunst will no longer be ... Read more...

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Philip Seymour Hoffman doesn’t want to direct himself again


September 27th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 27 (ANI): Philip Seymour Hoffman has confessed that he wouldn't want to direct himself again because its very difficult.The 43-year-old actor who has just made his directorial debut in 'Jack ... Read more...

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Press killed ‘Sex and the City’ franchise: Chris Noth


September 25th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 25 (ANI): 'Sex and the City' star Chris Noth has claimed that the successful franchise of the movie is dead as result of criticism.As per New York magazine, the actor, ... Read more...

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Eastwood, Springsteen to star at Toronto fest


August 24th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 24 (IANS) Clint Eastwood, Bruce Springsteen, Natalie Portman and Catherine Deneuve are among the 500 actors, directors and celebrities to attend the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) ... Read more...

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Brad Pitt Back To His Suave Look, Gets Rid Of Beard


July 17th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood heartthrob Brad Pitt has finally shaved and got rid of his beard. The Golden Globe award winner looked suave in his completely clean shaved appearance. ... Read more...

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Charlie Kaufman to polish Kung Fu Panda


May 15th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Charlie Kaufman has been roped in by DreamWorks to polish the script of Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom of Doom. It's not the first time that a ... Read more...

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Cate Blanchett, hubby credited with transforming Sydney Theatre Company


January 4th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Aussie actress Cate Blanchett and her writer husband Andrew Upton have been credited with transforming the Sydney Theatre Company.Blanchett, 40, and Upton, 43, had started at the ... Read more...

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Cate Blanchett and Andrew Upton extend stay at Sydney Theatre Company


January 1st, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 1 (ANI): Cate Blanchett and her playwright husband Andrew Upton will continue as the artistic directors of Sydney Theatre Company (STC) until the end of 2013.The acclaimed actress and ... Read more...

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Gary Busey voted Hollywood’s Unsexiest star


December 1st, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Veteran actor Gary Busey has been voted as the 'unsexiest' man in Hollywood in a new poll.Conducted by Moviefone.com, the second position went to American actor Kevin Spacey ... Read more...

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List of Oscar nominees


February 21st, 2009 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (DPA) The Oscars will be announced here Sunday night (Monday morning in India). The following is a complete list of Oscar nominees: Best Picture: "The Curious Case of Benjamin ... Read more...

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Bookies certain Heath Ledger will win an Oscar


February 19th, 2009 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) Late Australian actor Heath Ledger is sure to win a posthumous Academy Award for his role in "The Dark Knight", predict bookies. According to bookmakers William Hill, the actor ... Read more...

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Ledger had most fun playing Joker, says family


January 24th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): Playing Joker in The Dark Knight was the most fun Heath Ledger ever had working on a film, says his family.Although the The Patriot actor died before ... Read more...

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Heath Ledger gets Oscar nod


January 23rd, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): Exactly a year after his tragic death, late actor Heath Ledger has been nominated for an Academy Award for his role in The Dark Knight.The Brokeback Mountain ... Read more...

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81st Annual Academy Awards nominations


January 22nd, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) The complete nomination list for the 81st Annual Academy Awards for Motion Pictures. The winners will be announced in a gala ceremony at the Kodak Theatre Feb ... Read more...

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Philip Seymour Hoffman dons directors hat


January 17th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): After carving a niche for himself as an actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman is set to make his directorial debut with a romantic comedy Jack Goes Boating.The ... Read more...

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Fox News” list of ”Oscar nominations”


December 28th, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 28 (ANI): Fox News has come up with its own list of Oscar nominations subjected to change. Its choices for the various categories that may bag an Oscar for 2008 ... Read more...

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Slumdog Millionaire’’s Dev Patel tipped for Best Supporting Actor at SAG awards


December 19th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19 (ANI): Actor Dev Patel, who made his debut with the highly acclaimed film ''Slumdog Millionaire'', has been nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the 2009 Screen Actors Guild ... Read more...

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Heath Ledger nominated posthumously for Golden Globe


December 12th, 2008 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 11 (IANS) Late Australian actor Heath Ledger has earned a posthumous nomination for his role as iconic villain The Joker in Batman movie "The Dark Knight" at the 2009 Golden ... Read more...

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Jacko partly inspired Doubt


December 10th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): The Doubt director John Patrick Shanley has said that the movie has been partly inspired by Michael Jackson.The film, which Shanley directed from his 2004 Broadway ... Read more...

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Depp, Jolie top fans choice for Batman villains


December 8th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie have emerged as the top picks of the fans to play Batman villains in the follow-up to "The Dark Knight".Contactmusic.com reports, fans want ... Read more...

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Fans want Depp, Jolie as villains in next Batman flick


December 8th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Movie fans have picked Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie as their favourite actors to play Batman villains in the follow-up to The Dark Knight.According to the new ... Read more...

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Penelope Cruz bags Gotham Award for Woody Allen movie


December 4th, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Penelope Cruz bagged Best Ensemble Performance prize at Gotham Independent Film Awards for her role in Woody Allen movie Vicky Cristina Barcelona.Vicky Cristina Barcelona, which starred Cruz, ... Read more...

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Is movie Doubt a rewrite of Jackos child molestation trial?


November 13th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 13 (ANI): Doubt, which is a film adaptation of John Patrick Shanleys Pulitzer Prize winning play, is reportedly based on Michael Jacksons child molestation trial.The movie possibly reflects the ... Read more...

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Michelle Williams goes public with her new love


October 18th, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
New York, October 18 (ANI): Actress Michelle Williams has walked back into the limelight with her new movie Synecdoche, New York and a new man.The 28-year-old had withdrawn from the spotlight ... Read more...

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