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Law Pays Tribute To Minghella

Actor JUDE LAW has paid tribute to Oscar-winning film director ANTHONY MINGHELLA who died on Tuesday (18Mar08). The filmmaker - who won a Best Director Academy Award for 1996 film The English Patient - died...

Oscar Winner Minghella Dead At 54

Oscar-winning director Anthony Minghella, a towering figure in contemporary British cinema, has died at the age of 54, the BBC reported today, citing his publicist, Judy Daish. The cause of death was not immediately disclosed....

Director Minghella Dies

Oscar winning film director ANTHONY MINGHELLA has died. He was 54. A spokesman for the filmmaker confirmed his death on Tuesday (18Mar08). According to Variety, Minghella suffered a brain haemorrhage at Charing Cross Hospital in...

Oscar-winning Director Anthony Minghella Dies At 54

Anthony Minghella, the Oscar-winning director of The English Patient, has died aged 54, his agent has said.Minghella's movie directing career commenced with the 1990 romance Truly, Madly, Deeply, starring Julia Stevenson and Alan Rickman, and...

By on 18 March 2008

Director Minghella Dies

Oscar winning film director ANTHONY MINGHELLA has died. He was 54. A spokesman for the filmmaker confirmed his death on Tuesday (18Mar08). Minghella began his career writing scripts for British television programmes before his play...

Minghella And Curtis Adapt No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

Award-winning director Anthony Minghella is working with Richard Curtis on an adaptation of the bestselling novel The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency.Set to screen on BBC1 in March, the TV movie was shot by Cold...

By on 21 February 2008

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

Minghella To Direct New Opera With Golijov

ANTHONY MINGHELLA has joined forces with composer OSVALDO GOLIJOV to direct a new work commissioned by New York's Metropolitan Opera. The filmmaker made his debut with the Metropolitan last year (06) directing a critically-acclaimed performance...

Dreamgirls Star Turns Detective For Minghella Film

DREAMGIRLS star ANIKA NONI ROSE will join R+B star JILL SCOTT in moviemaker ANTHONY MINGHELLA's new TV film THE NO.1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGENCY. If the movie is well received, The English Patient director and writing...

Latifah Competes With Health Minister

QUEEN LATIFAH is facing tough competition for the role of Botswanan detective PRECIOUS RAMOTSWE in director ANTHONY MINGHELLA's new film - from the country's health minister, Professor SHEILA TLOU. The rapper-turned-actress - real name DANA...

German Oscar Winner Set For Hollywood Remake

The Oscar-winning Best Foreign Film is to be remade as a Hollywood movie. German espionage drama THE LIVES OF OTHERS will be revamped as an English-language film with moviemakers SYDNEY POLLACK and ANTHONY MINGHELLA coming...

Minghella Cuts Flower Tributes To Bomb Victims From His Film

THE ENGLISH PATIENT director ANTHONY MINGHELLA was forced to cut footage of the 7/7 London bombings out of his new movie because it looked as if he was using the tragedy in the film. One...

Binoche + Minghella Hope Movie Helps Brits Understand Immigrants

French actress JULIETTE BINOCHE and British director ANTHONY MINGHELLA hope their movie BREAKING + ENTERING helps Brits come to terms with Eastern European immigrants, because it portrays them as struggling survivors. CHOCOLAT star Binoche, whose...

Minghella Gets Nervous About Stunt Scenes After Handyman's Fall

Movie-maker ANTHONY MINGHELLA felt nervous while filming rooftop-jumping scenes in BREAKING AND ENTERING, because he was sure news of an accident to his window cleaner was a bad omen. The paranoid COLD MOUNTAIN director asked...

Wright Penn Missed Out On The English Patient

Actress ROBIN WRIGHT PENN had to turn down the chance to work with British writer/director ANTHONY MINGHELLA on THE ENGLISH PATIENT because she was a new mum. The American movie star was Minghella's first choice...

Minghella Predicts Movie 'Revolution'

British director ANTHONY MINGHELLA has warned Hollywood to prepare itself for a movie "revolution" following the popularity of video-sharing websites like YouTube.com. The COLD MOUNTAIN film-maker is unsure what the future holds for the movie...

Weaver To Grace West End Stage?

SIGOURNEY WEAVER has fuelled speculation she's going to ditch movies for theatre after telling MEG RYAN she'd like to star in London's West End. The actress recently ruled out appearing in any more ALIEN movies...

Minghella Calls In The Stars

British director ANTHONY MINGHELLA's operatic debut at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City is set to be a star-studded affair when MADAME BUTTERFLY opens next month (OCT06). Celebrities including MERYL STREEP, SIR SEAN CONNERY,...

Minghella Loves Law

Acclaimed director ANTHONY MINGHELLA wants British actor JUDE LAW to star in every one of his films, because he treasures the working relationship they share. Law had central roles in Minghella's last three films -...

Minghella Pays Tribute To Immigrants

Oscar-winning director ANTHONY MINGHELLA has paid tribute to the "invisible people" who make up Britain's immigrant population. THE ENGLISH PATIENT film-maker, whose new movie BREAKING AND ENTERING charts a Bosnian refugee's struggles in London, is...

Poitier, Weisz + Minghella To Be Honoured At Britannia Awards

SIDNEY POITIER, RACHEL WEISZ and director ANTHONY MINGHELLA will receive Britannia Awards from the Los Angeles chapter of the British Academy of Film + Television Arts in October (06). Poitier will be only the second...

Minghella's Degree Of Success

Movie-maker ANTHONY MINGHELLA has been honoured for his "exceptional creative endeavour" with an honourary university degree. The COLD MOUNTAIN director received his accolade at England's University of Reading yesterday (08JUL06). The Oscar-winning star was honoured...

Love Signs Up For Amnesty Exhibition

Rocker COURTNEY LOVE has signed up to be part of a new human rights exhibition sponsored by Amnesty International. The exhibition features photos of 100 celebrities posing with placards touting human rights messages. The CELEBRITY...

Law To Honour Beckett

Actor JUDE LAW and director ANTHONY MINGHELLA will honour the 100th anniversary of playwright SAMUEL BECKETT's birth at a charity production in Reading, England. Minghella will direct his COLD MOUNTAIN star alongside a cast including...

Minghella's Butterfly Takes Flight

Oscar-winning film-maker ANTHONY MINGHELLA has turned his hand to opera with a brand new take on PUCCINI's MADAME BUTTERFLY. The lavish production, which opens at London's Coliseum tonight (05NOV05), is a collaboration with his...

Minghella Fed Up At Bfi Hassle

Oscar-winning film-maker ANTHONY MINGHELLA hates being the chairman off the British Film Institute (BFI) because he is constantly bombarded with questions about the financial state of the UK movie industry. The COLD MOUNTAIN director...

Binoche's Dangerous Leap

French screen siren JULIETTE BINOCHE is learning the latest terrifying adventure sport for her new movie - free running. The 41-year-old CHOCOLAT star is being taught the craze, which involves leaping between tall buildings,...

Freeman Teams Up With Law To Shed Funny Image

THE OFFICE star MARTIN FREEMAN has committed to a serious movie role opposite JUDE LAW in a bid to abolish his comedy reputation. The British funnyman won a huge fanbase as prankster TIM in...

Law Stays In London To Stay Close To Belle

British heart-throb JUDE LAW has signed up to star in a new film shot in London - so he can keep an eye on his party-going fiancee SIENNA MILLER. The pair were rumoured to...

Bono Becomes A Radio Editor

Irish rocker BONO will try his hand at radio this Christmas (04), when he takes over a BBC radio news programme. The U2 frontman and fervent charity campaigner is one of five famous figures,...

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