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Danny Boyle explains ‘Isles of Wonder’ (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 3:31 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) It is titled "Isles of Wonder" and was four years in the making from the moment director Danny Boyle sat down in a room with ... Read more...

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‘Isles of Wonder’ theme of Olympic’s opening ceremony


January 28th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) London 2012's opening ceremony will feature the "Isles of Wonder", the ceremony's artistic director Danny Boyle revealed six months ahead of the Games.Boyle said it ... Read more...

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McGregor to take part in charity yacht race


August 8th, 2011 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Actor Ewan McGregor is set to take part in a sailing race for charity.The "Trainspotting" star will hop onboard a yacht with sailor Alex Thomson for ... Read more...

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Film director Boyle wants ’sunset’ Olympics opener


April 4th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 4 (ANI): Movie director Danny Boyle has demanded that the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics be delayed until sun set.The Oscar-winning filmmaker, who is masterminding the London ... Read more...

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Bottling up emotions ‘can make people more aggressive’


March 24th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): New research from The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Minnesota has found that bottling up emotions can make people more aggressive.The study could have ... Read more...

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Bottling up emotions can make you more aggressive


March 24th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 24 (IANS) Ever wanted to yell at your difficult boss, but swallowed your anger? Researchers say such acts of supressing your emotions can actually be counterproductive, as it ... Read more...

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‘Trainspotting’ sequel will happen: Danny Boyle


December 7th, 2010 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 7 (IANS) Oscar-winning filmmaker Danny Boyle says there is a possibility of working on a sequel to his 1996 film "Trainspotting".The film was based on a novel by Irvine ... Read more...

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Ewan Mcgregor calls for help to boost aid for flood-ravaged Pakistan


August 28th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 28 (ANI): Scottish actor Ewan Mcgregor is urging his fellow Brits to help boost aid for flood-ravaged Pakistan.The 'Trainspotting' star, a longtime UNICEF U.K. ambassador, has lent his voice to ... Read more...

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McGregor calls for help to flood-ravaged Pakistan


August 28th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Scottish actor Ewan McGregor is appealing his fellow Britons to help boost aid for the flood-ravaged Pakistan. The "Trainspotting" star, who is the Unicef UK ambassador, has lent his ... Read more...

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Danny Boyle’s ‘127 Hours’ to close London Film Festival


August 14th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 14 (IANS) British filmmaker Danny Boyle, known for films like "Trainspotting" and "Slumdog Millionaire", is all set to close October's London Film Festival with the screening of his ... Read more...

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Danny Boyle to be 2012 Olympic opening director


June 17th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (DPA) Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle will be in charge of the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics in London, organisers said Thursday. Boyle got the Oscar as director of ... Read more...

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Danny Boyle May Direct The 2012 London Olympics


June 9th, 2010 - 11:27 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It seems that a filmmaker directing the opening ceremony of the Olympics is the latest addition to the traditions related with the biggest sporting event of ... Read more...

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Ewan McGregor plans to take his pooch on next bike trip!


February 16th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 16 (ANI): Ewan McGregor has revealed that he plans to ditch human company in favour of his pet dog for his next motorbike adventure.The Scottish actor, known for his love ... Read more...

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I love Satyajit Ray films: Brian Cox


February 2nd, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 2 (IANS) Scottish actor-director Brian Cox says he is a great fan of India's legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray and that "Pather Panchali" is his favourite film. "I am an admirer of ... Read more...

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Gandhi, Obama inspired Anil Kapoor for ‘24′ role


January 18th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 18 (ANI): Bollywood film star Anil Kapoor has revealed that he took inspiration from leaders such as Gandhi and Barack Obama for his role in '24'.The 'Slumdog Millionaire' ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog Millionaire’ named UK’s most popular rental choice this year


November 30th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): 'Slumdog Millionaire' has emerged as the most popular rental choice for Brit film fans this year, a survey has revealed.The poll by rental company Lovefilm found that ... Read more...

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Older addicts prone to suicidal thoughts: Scottish study


November 20th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 20 (ANI): Older generation of drug addicts is prone to suicidal thoughts, a new Scottish study suggests.The suicide rate in Scotland among drug addicts above the age of 35 is ... Read more...

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How foreign subtitles improve speech perception


November 11th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Do you speak English as a second language, but feel uncomfortable while understanding films with unfamiliar accents? Well, worry not, for a team of Dutch researchers has come ... Read more...

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Danny Boyle ‘edging closer’ towards making ‘Porno’


September 11th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 11 (ANI): Director Danny Boyle may be 'edging closer' to making 'Porno, a follow-up to his film Trainspotting, according to actor Robert Carlyle, who starred in the 1996 hit."I ... Read more...

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Will Danny Boyle team up with Aamir Khan in his next?


May 31st, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Rumours are rife that Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle has approached Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan for his next venture. Boyle first expressed a desire to work with Aamir during ... Read more...

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Now, film adaptation of Slumdog writer’s second book to make millions


May 24th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): A British film producer is relishing the chance to adapt 'Slumdog Millionare' author Vikas Swarup's second book into a movie.Paul Raphael is said to have joined forces ... Read more...

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Danny Boyle bags James Bond flick offer


March 3rd, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
London, March 3 (ANI): Slumdog Millionaire not only turned out to be an Oscar sensation, but has also earned its director Danny Boyle a chance to direct the next James Bond ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog’ critics need to grow up: Anil Kapoor (Interview)


February 6th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) For the detractors of "Slumdog Millionaire" who suggest that the Mumbai-based film featuring Indian actors would not have received half the acclaim it has had the director been ... Read more...

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Danny Boyle wants to return to Mumbai


January 13th, 2009 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Danny Boyle, the British director of the award-winning film "Slumdog Millionaire", wants to return to Mumbai to make another film."I'd love to do a thriller there next - ... Read more...

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Strictness prevents Ewan McGregors kids from turning into spoiled brats


September 26th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 26 (ANI): Ewan McGregor makes sure that his three children dont turn into spoiled brats by keeping a strict approach to parenting.The 37-year-old Scot, whose films include Star Wars ... Read more...

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McGregor moving from London to Los Angeles


July 19th, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) British actor Ewan McGregor is moving to Los Angeles with his family although he had earlier vowed never to leave his London home, where he has lived for ... Read more...

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Radcliffe compares new Harry Potter flick to Trainspotting


July 2nd, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Brit star Daniel Radcliffe has compared the latest Harry Potter movie to Trainspotting, the cult movie about a group of heroin addicts in late 1980s Edinburgh and ... Read more...

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Radcliffe compares new Potter movie to ‘Trainspotting’


July 2nd, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) "Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe is comparing the upcoming Harry Potter movie to the Scottish film "Trainspotting". Thesun.co.uk reports that Radcliffe feels that "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood ... Read more...

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Ewan McGregor rules out Trainspotting sequel


May 28th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by admin
London, May 28 (ANI): Ewan McGregor has ruled out a sequel to the hit 1996 film Trainspotting based on Irvine Welshs novel of the same name because he doesnt like the ... Read more...

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Anil Kapoor playing game show host in ‘Slumdog Millionaire’


March 31st, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by admin
By Subhash K Jha Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Fresh from the success of Anees Bazmi's "Welcome", Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor has taken a cultural leap into British director Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire". He ... Read more...

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History-hating Kapur struggled with ‘Elizabeth’


November 14th, 2007 - 8:16 am ICT by admin
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