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Amrit Sagar captures big fat Indian wedding in new film


July 9th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A seven-day marriage celebration with lots of twists and turns is the premise of director Amrit Sagar's next film "Rabba Main Kya Karoon".After entertaining audiences ... Read more...

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Gulzar mentors producer of an anti-war movie


May 10th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Veteran lyricist Gulzar is mentoring "Bhindi Baazaar" producer Karan Arora for his new film "Kya Dilli Kya Lahore", which talks about a unique bond between ... Read more...

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More painful times ahead for Farhan!


April 13th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Essaying the role of an athlete is not easy. After undertaking a rigorous regime to get into the character of Milkha Singh, Farhan Akhtar will ... Read more...

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Iraqi, Indian films win awards at film fest


March 15th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Iraqi movie "The Qandil Mountains" and "Handover" (India) won the first and second prizes respectively at the UFO 0110 International Digital Film Festival that ended ... Read more...

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Serbians find Jolie’s war film ‘racist’


December 14th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie's new movie "In The Country Of Blood And Honey" has been branded as being racist.Serbians from Bosnia-Herzogovina are furious that the film ... Read more...

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Osama’s death inspires new Hollywood movies


May 15th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) The killing of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden by US special forces in a top secret mission in Pakistan has inspired a range of action ... Read more...

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I’ll say yes if I love an Indian film: Freida Pinto (Interview)


October 23rd, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Arpana Abu Dhabi, Oct 23 (IANS) Freida Pinto is out to prove she's no one-film wonder with her performance in "Miral", based on Palestinian journalist Rula Jebreal's semi-autobiographical novel. The actress ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie’s Bosnian war film gets a go-ahead


October 18th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 18 (ANI): Angelina Jolie's directorial debut 'Romeo and Juliette' that seemed to be in political trouble earlier, is now expected to get a new permit to film in Bosnia. ... Read more...

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‘Incendies’ a war film all will connect to: Canadian director (Interview)


October 17th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Arpana Abu Dhabi, Oct 17 (IANS) His French war drama "Incendies" is set in a fictional land but Canadian filmmaker Denis Villeneuve says that with a universal concept and a star cast ... Read more...

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Actress Angelina Jolie to write and direct Bosnian War film


August 26th, 2010 - 1:04 am ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- Actress Angelina Jolie is set to expand her roles in the movie-making business as she will be writing, producing, and directing her first movie, GK ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie to make directorial debut with Bosnian war film


August 25th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 25 (ANI): Angelina Jolie is all set to debut as a director - and a screenwriter - for an upcoming feature film.The film will feature a romance set against ... Read more...

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Osama, Hitler themes - taking the road less travelled in Bollywood


June 22nd, 2010 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Kaul New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) A spin-off on Osama Bin Laden, an interesting tale on Hitler --- with such offbeat themes debutant directors Rakesh Ranjan Kumar and Abhishek Sharma ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise to reprise Les Grossman role


June 10th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 10 (ANI): Tom Cruise is set to reprise his role as foul-mouthed Hollywood producer Les Grossman in a spin-off comedy movie.According to US Weekly, the 47-year-old actor played the ... Read more...

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‘The Hurt Locker’ - overhyped and dangerous (Movie Review - Rating: ***)


April 8th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "The Hurt Locker"; Cast: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty; Director: Kathryn Bigelow; Rating: ***Let's begin with the obvious. "The Hurt Locker" (THL) is a decent, racy thriller ... Read more...

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‘The Hurt Locker’ wins the award for the Best Picture at the 82nd Academy Awards


March 8th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beverly Hills, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘The Hurt Locker’ has bagged the Best Picture Award at the 82nd Academy Awards. With this win, the war film has managed to scoop up ... Read more...

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Oscars 2010: ‘The Hurt Locker’ wins the Best Original Screenplay Award at the 82nd Academy Awards


March 8th, 2010 - 9:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beverly Hills, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mark Boal of the ‘The Hurt Locker’ won the award for the Best Original Screenplay. He dedicated the awards to the troops in Afghanistan. He ... Read more...

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American Cinema Editors announce their annual award winners


February 16th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by BNO News
BEVERLY HILLS (BNO NEWS) -- War film "The Hurt Locker," bachelor adventure "The Hangover," and cinematic animation "Up" earned the top honors from the American Cinema Editors, the society announced on Monday.The ... Read more...

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Hugh Grant in row with father over grandpa-inspired war film


December 9th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Hugh Grant is involved in a standoff with his father, Capt James Murray Grant, over using the life story of his grandfather for his directorial debut.The 'Love Actually' ... Read more...

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Indian Navy comes up with a power spectacle on high seas


November 10th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Byomakesh BiswalParadip (Orissa), Nov 10 (IANS) Warships cruising at breakneck speed, guns firing and shells sizzling into the aquamarine water - the scene seemed straight out of a war film as ... Read more...

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Colin Firth named Best Actor at Venice film festival


September 14th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 14 (ANI): Colin Firth has got the award for Best Actor at this year's (09) Venice Film Festival.The Brit star was honoured for his portrayal of a mourning professor in ... Read more...

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‘Saving Private Ryan’ voted best war film


August 20th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Director Steven Spielberg's 1998 Oscar winning film "Saving Private Ryan" was named the best war film of all time in a new poll. Thesun.co.uk reports that the movie starring ... Read more...

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Torture scene with Pitt was a treat for Diane Kruger


August 11th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): It looks like actress Dianne Kruger loved being tortured by Hollywood hunk Brad Pitt in Quentin Tarantino's upcoming bloody war film 'Inglourious Basterds.'The German actress didn't get ... Read more...

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Peter Jackson working on 3D remake of 1954 film ‘The Dam Busters’


July 31st, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): 'The Lord of the Rings' films' director Peter Jackson is considering using high-end technology to remake the classic 1954 film 'The Dam Busters' so that viewers may feel ... Read more...

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Mumbai hosts two-day War Film festival


June 25th, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 25 (ANI): Hordes of movie enthusiasts thronged a film festival of rare and vintage war movies besides many other documentaries related to Indian independence and defence forces here.Organised by the ... Read more...

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German authorities fear Valkyrie could become vehicle for Scientology


January 24th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): Even though Tom Cruises movie Valkyrie has become a hit in Germany, authorities in the country fear that it may become a propaganda vehicle for Scientology.German critics ... Read more...

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Craig’’s movie Defiance in online curriculum to teach about Holocaust


January 13th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 13 (ANI): Daniel Craigs Defiance has drawn attention of New York City schools who have decided to use the 2008 war film to teach students about the Holocaust.Holocaust is ... Read more...

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Daniel Craig is downright goofy, says Liev Schreiber


November 13th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, November 13 (ANI): Daniel Craig, whose ''Defiance: The Bielski Partisans'' is set for a release, has been dubbed downright goofy by his co-star Liev Schreiber.Live, who with Craig and ... Read more...

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America Ferrera set to act in Iraq war film


November 13th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): Television actress America Ferrera is set to act in Iraq war-based flick.Ferrera has joined the cast of the independent flick, which has been titled American Tragic for ... Read more...

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Worlds sexiest man now sports a grey moustache


October 8th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): One of the world''s sexiest men has just gone sexier George Clooney has been spotted sporting a grey moustache.The hunk is currently in Puerto Rico, as ... Read more...

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Man behind The Great Escape ”wasn”t a fan” of the movie


August 7th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 7 (ANI): Legendary war film The Great Escape might have been a huge hit, but the man who was the inspiration behind big screen adaptation was never a fan ... Read more...

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10th Osian’s Asian-Arab cine fest kicks off


July 10th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Amidst frantic last-minute preparations, the 10th edition of Osian's-Cinefan film festival of Asian and Arab cinema kicked off here Thursday but the formal inauguration will take place ... Read more...

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