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Cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond Dies

Zsigmond, who passed away on Friday (01Jan16), aged 85, began his career in his native Hungary and escaped the country when Russia invaded in 1956. He eventually settled in the U.S., where he...

Visual Effects Mastermind To Be Honoured With Technical Oscar

Douglas Trumbull, the visual effects pioneer who helped give 2001: A Space Odyssey, Close Encounters Of The Third Kind, Blade Runner, and Tree Of Life their other-worldly looks is to be honoured with the Gordon...

Hollywood Sound Legend Warner Dies

Legendary sound designer Frank Edward Warner, who won an Oscar for Close Encounters Of The Third Kind, has died.He was 85 when he passed away of natural causes in Sedona, Arizona on 31 August (11)....

Hoffman: 'I Turned Down Close Encounters'

DUSTIN HOFFMAN rejected a leading role in STEVEN SPIELBERG's CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND in the mid-1970s because he was uncomfortable with being a Hollywood superstar. The veteran actor star regularly turned down the...

Steven Spielberg Surprised By Drop In Ufo Sightings

Steven Spielberg, the acclaimed multiple Academy Award-winning Hollywood director, has expressed a sincere confusion about how the number of UFO sightings has dropped significantly over the last 20 years. Especially considering how the technology to...

Spielberg Voted Best Director

Legendary film-maker STEVEN SPIELBERG has been voted the greatest director of all time. Spielberg - the talent behind huge blockbuster hits including SCHINDLER'S LIST, E.T., CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND and SAVING PRIVATE...

Hoffman Repeatedly Rejected Movies With Spielberg

Veteran actor DUSTIN HOFFMAN repeatedly rejected the chance to work with STEVEN SPIELBERG - preferring to create a number of reasons to snub such coveted roles. The 67-year-old OSCAR-winning actor declined the offer to...

Blade Runner Voted Top Sci-fi Film

HARRISON FORD's 1982 film BLADE RUNNER has been crowned the best science fiction film ever - by top scientists. The RIDLEY SCOTT-directed classic has topped the poll of the world's leading scientists, including...

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