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Norton Hints At Hulk Sequel

Edward Norton has revealed that upcoming movie The Incredible Hulk could be getting a sequel.Norton is to play Bruce Banner, alter-ego of the green comic book hero, and said the movie, set for a UK...

By on 25 January 2008

Ledger Family Grieve

Heath Ledger's family have publicly expressed their grief for the loss of the late actor following his tragic death on Tuesday.The Brokeback Mountain star was found unconscious in his apartment in downtown Manhattan and pronounced...

By on 25 January 2008

Ledger Autopsy Inconclusive

An initial autopsy on the body of actor Heath Ledger has returned a inconclusive verdict.The Brokeback Mountain star, 28, was discovered unconscious at his apartment in SoHo in downtown Manhattan, New York, at around 15:30...

By on 24 January 2008

Heath Ledger Found Dead

Actor Heath Ledger has been found dead at a New York City apartment.The Brokeback Mountain star was discovered unconscious at his apartment in SoHo in downtown Manhattan at around 15:30 local time (20:30 GMT).Though the...

By on 23 January 2008

Bafta Rising Stars Announced

British actors Sienna Miller and Sam Riley have been earmarked as future stars ahead of the British Academy Film and Television awards (Baftas).Stardust actress Miller and Control star Riley have been nominated for the Orange...

By on 09 January 2008

Lust, Caution Leads Bafta Nods For Foreign Film

Director ANG LEE's controversial LUST, CAUTION is in the running for the foreign film prize at the 2008 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards. The adult drama was named on Friday (04Jan08)...

Ang Lee Finds Sex Scenes Tough

Chinese film stars TONY LEUNG and WEI TANG spent two weeks filming sex scenes for LUST, CAUTION - because director ANG LEE found the experience "exhausting." Lee admits he was forced to halt filming several...

China Warns Directors Of Films With Erotic Scenes

China's state-run Administration of Radio, Film and Television has warned Chinese film directors and studios that they will be subject to the "heaviest punishment" if they include erotic scenes in their features. "Violating studios might...

Lee: 'Wei Made Sex Scenes Easy'

ANG LEE slipped into the role of directing erotic scenes for LUST, CAUTION with ease - thanks to the experimental willingness of actress TANG WEI. The Oscar-winning moviemaker had never tested his talents in the...

Lust, Caution Wins Big At Taiwanese Golden Horse Awards

ANG LEE's controversial LUST, CAUTION dominated the Golden Horse Awards in his native Taiwan on Saturday (08Dec07), taking home seven trophies including Best Film and Best Director. The erotic World War II drama also won...

I'm Not There Leads Spirit Noms

Todd Haynes' Bob Dylan biopic I'm Not There has been announced as the 2008 Independent Spirit awards frontrunner, with four major nominations.Six different actors play the revered songwriter in Haynes' film, including Heath Ledger, Christian...

By on 28 November 2007

China Warns Of Viruses Infecting Uncensored Lust, Caution Videos

China is attempting to discourage potential moviegoers from downloading the uncensored version of Ang Lee's Lust, Caution by warning them that the pirated version often contains software viruses. Some seven minutes of explicit sex scenes...

Ang Lee Film Hit By Virus

Chinese film fans are getting more than they bargained for when they download the new Ang Lee movie Lust, Caution.According to reports hundreds of websites offering the movie as a download are holding a virus...

By on 19 November 2007

Chinese Law Student Sues Censor Board

Angry that Chinese censors ordered graphic sex scenes removed from Ang Lee's Lust, Caution, a Chinese student at China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing has filed a lawsuit against the State Administration...

Sexy Lust, Caution A Hit In China

Ang Lee's Lust, Caution, which was released in the U.S. with the highly restrictive NC-17 rating after its producers decided that explicit sex scenes should not be removed, has become a hit in China even...

Lee Movie Leads Chinese Awards

Director ANG LEE's new movie LUST, CAUTION is leading the nominations for the Chinese language Golden Horse Awards with 11 nods. The film has picked up nominations for best film, best actor and actress, best...

Studio Cautious Over Caution

Focus Features has indicated that Ang Lee's award-winning Lust,Caution may never receive a wide release in the U.S. Focus CEO JamesSchamus told the Associated Press in an email that the U.S. movie market is"insanely overcrowded."...

New Delay In China For Ang Lee Film

Despite the fact that director Ang Lee has reportedly trimmed about eight minutes of the most explicit sex scenes from his Chinese-language Lust, Caution, the film has yet to be passed by Chinese censors and...

Ang Lee Movie Banned From Oscars

Director ANG LEE's new movie LUST, CAUTION has been barred from running for an Academy Award in 2008 - after breaking Foreign Language film rules. The Taiwanese filmmaker was the toast of Tinseltown in 2006...

London Film Festival Kicks Off

A two-week celebration of film began in London's Leicester Square last night, as the Times BFI 51st London Film Festival began with the gala premiere of Eastern Promises.Starring Viggo Mortensen and Naomi Watts, the crime...

By on 18 October 2007

Heartbreaks At The Box Office

The box-office turned out to be a heartbreaker on many levels over the weekend. First of all, the DreamWorks/Paramount release The Heartbreak Kid, which analysts had predicted would trounce the competition with ticket sales of...

Lee Is A Shy Guy

Oscar-winning moviemaker ANG LEE loves ordering Hollywood stars around on set - but struggles with social interaction outside of work. The Brokeback Mountain director believes making small talk is far more daunting than dealing with...

Movie Reviews: Lust, Cautioin

Ang Lee's Lust, Caution, which recently won the top prize at the Venice Film Festival despite mixed reviews from critics there, didn't do much better with critics in New York, where it opened this past...

Bourne Knocked From Overseas Perch

The month-long reign of The Bourne Ultimatum at the top of the overseas box office ended this past weekend as the Adam Sandler movie, I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry, took over the lead....

The Kingdom Rocked By The Game Plan

A lot more surprising than the outcome of any wrestling match, The Game Plan earned an estimated $22.7 million at the box office over the weekend, beating the hands-down favorite, The Kingdom, which came in...

Lee's Lust, Caution Breaks Records In Taiwan + Hong Kong

Filmmaker ANG LEE's controversial new thriller LUST, CAUTION has broken box-office records in both his native Taiwan and Hong Kong this week (begs24Sep07). Sex scenes in Lust, Caution are so raunchy that ratings board officials...

Lee's Film Applauded In His Homeland

It may have received mixed reviews from critics at the recent Venice film festival -- where it nevertheless was awarded the top Golden Lion award -- but, according to news reports from Taipei, Ang Lee's...

London Film Festival Lineup Confirmed

The Odeon West End played host to a veritable media scrum this morning, as the full lineup of the Times 51st BFI London Film Festival was confirmed.Long-awaited Closing Night Gala Screening of Wes Anderson's The...

By on 13 September 2007

Lee 'Played' Both Roles In Controversial Sex Scene

Moviemaker ANG LEE was so determined to get sex scenes just right in his controversial new film LUST, CAUTION he personally coached his stars, playing both male and female roles as he prepared them for...

Chinese Censors Insist Lee Cuts Sex Scenes

Moviemaker ANG LEE has been forced to cut 30 minutes from his controversial new film LUST, CAUTION before the movie gets released in China. Censors in China are upset with footage featuring graphic sex scenes...

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