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Leonardo Dicaprio And Ricky Gervais Honoured For Animal Welfare Work

The stars have been named among the recipients of the 2015 Genesis Award, a prize which is handed out annually to celebrities who raise awareness of animal welfare issues, along with director Kathryn...

Jane Fonda Accuses Hollywood Of A Gender Bias

Jane Fonda thinks Hollywood studios have gender-biased policies.The Oscar-winning actress believes there is an inequality within the movie industry that is unlikely to be addressed by the men who currently run it.The 77-year-old star said:...

Kathryn Bigelow Tackles Ivory Poachers' Links To Terrorism In New Film

Oscar-winning filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow is urging jewellery lovers to stop buying ivory because the money they hand over for "trinkets" like pendants and bracelets is funding terrorism.The Hurt Locker director's new animated film, Last Days,...

Sony Co-chairman Amy Pascal Slams Hollywood Sexism

Sony co-chairman Amy Pascal thinks sexism is ''a systemic problem in Hollywood''.The business executive has held the role for more than a decade and believes while it is a sexist industry, Sony has been great...

The Most Successful Women In The Film Industry

Despite an unfortunate continuation of women in subordinate roles, female actresses in Hollywood are very much in the ascendance, refusing to play second fiddle to the traditional male hierarchy. However, it is behind the camera...

Kathryn Bigelow Developing Film About U.s. Prisoner Of War

Filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow is reportedly developing a film about U.S. prisoner of war Bowe Bergdahl.The Army soldier hit headlines in May (14) when he was released from Taliban captivity after five years in exchange for...

Tom Hardy Cast In Kathryn Bigelow's True American

Tom Hardy has been cast in 'True American'.The actor will star in the crime drama directed by 'The Hurt Locker' Oscar-winner Kathryn Bigelow, The Wrap reports.The rights to the film were acquired by Megan Ellison's...

Gerard Butler To Star In Point Break Remake

Gerard Butler is in talks to star in a 'Point Break' remake.The 'Olympus Has Fallen' actor has entered final negotiations for the lead role in Ericson Core's new take on the classic '90s surf film,...

Sir Ben Kingsley & Kathryn Bigelow To Receive Bafta/la Honours

Oscar winners Sir Ben Kingsley and Kathryn Bigelow are to be honoured at Bafta's annual Britannia Awards in Los Angeles in November (13).The Zero Dark Thirty director and Gandhi star will be the guests of...

Kathryn Bigelow Receives Honorary Degree

Zero Dark Thirty director Kathryn Bigelow was celebrated in Los Angeles on Wednesday (12Jun13) as she received an honorary degree from the American Film Institute (Afi).The Oscar winner was recognised during the Afi Conservatory Commencement...

'Point Break' Remake Seats Ericson Core In Director's Chair

The remake of Kathryn Bigelow’s classic movie Point Break has now got a director on board. According to Empire Online, Alcon Entertainment, who have been developing this one for some years now, have announced that...

Tiny Fey Caught Off Guard By Taylor Swift

Tina Fey is surprised Taylor Swift can't take a ''lighthearted joke''.The 42-year-old comedian - who upset the country singer, renowned for dating a string of Hollywood stars, by warning her to ''stay away from Michael...

Zero Dark Thirty Wins Only One Oscar Through Rare Tied Award

If there’s anything worse that winning just one Oscar after your film was nominated for five, it's winning Best Sound Editing, and if there’s anything more embarrassing that that, it’s winning Best Sound Editing in...

About-turn: Where Did It All Go Wrong For Zero Dark Thirty At The Oscars?

The negative press surrounding Zero Dark Thirty, has slowly dragged the movie from being an Oscars favourite, to one of the evening’s biggest disappointments. Kathryn Bigelow’s political drama was nominated in the all-important Best Picture...

Oscars 2013: Skyfall And Zero Dark Thirty Is First Tied Vote Since 1968

Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty and Sam Mendes's Skyfall tied the Oscar for Sound Editing on Sunday evening (February 24, 2013) - the first dead heat at the famous awards show since 1968, when Katherine...

Unofficial Zero Dark Thirty Ban Rumored In Pakistan

Amidst a backlash, there are rumors that Zero Dark Thirty has been banned in Pakistan unofficially.The film deals with the real life story of the USA attempting to track down Al Queda leader Osama Bin...

Jason Clarke Joins Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

Jason Clarke has been cast in 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'.The 'Zero Dark Thirty' actor is on board to star in Matt Reeves' new chapter of 20th Century Fox's fantasy franchise, set 15...

Jessica Chastain: Oscar Nod Is 'Bittersweet'

Jessica Chastain's Oscar nomination was ''bittersweet''.The 31-year-old actress claims it's ''crazy'' her 'Zero Dark Thirty' director Kathryn Bigelow failed to receive a nomination for the 2013 Academy Awards' prestigious Best Director category, and although she...

Writers Guild Win Adds To Zero Dark Thirty Momentum... But Is It In Time For The Oscars?

In the Oscars build-up the bulk of the attention has been on Ben Affleck and Argo, with the director and actor confounding the Academy’s decision to omit him from the best director shortlist by cleaning...

Zero Dark Thirty And Argo Triumph In Writers Guild Awards

Zero Dark Thirty and Argo were handed the top two film awards at the Writers Guild Awards last night – the last awards before this Sunday’s Oscar Ceremony.Kathryn Bigelow’s taut thriller, which centers of the...

Argo And Zero Dark Thirty Win Big At Writers Guild Awards

'Argo' and 'Zero Dark Thirty' were the big winners at the Writers Guild of America Awards.The Ben Affleck-directed CIA drama - which recently scooped top prizes at the Golden Globes and BAFTA Awards - continued...

Jennifer Lawrence To Win Best Actress Oscar? Poll Voters Seem To Think So...

A poll conducted by voters reveals that the American public have got Jennifer Lawrence pegged as the winner of the Best Actress Oscar, for her performance in Silver Linings Playbook. Lawrence has already bagged a...

Affleck, Argo, Win Britain's Oscars

In yet a further embarrassment to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which had failed to nominate him in the Best Director category, Ben Affleck received the director's top prize at Sunday night's...

Are The 2013 Baftas Unpredictable? Strong Contenders Make It Tough To Judge

Film awards outcomes are difficult to predict. Year on year the judging panel changes and the tastes of both the public and the film critique elite evolve. Sometimes winners will be a curve ball, and...

9/11 Victims Group Blast Critics Of Zero Dark Thirty, Praise Filmmakers

Filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow has been given a huge boost as the debate about the torture techniques featured in Zero Dark Thirty rages on - the relatives of those who perished in the 9/11 terror attacks...

Martin Sheen Backtracks Over Zero Dark Thirty Petition Criticism

Martin Sheen gave his backing to a petition calling on Oscar voters to boycott Zero Dark Thirty over the film's torture scenes by "mistake", insisting he has nothing against the gritty thriller or its director...

Jessica Chastain To Play Miss Julie

Jessica Chastain will star in 'Miss Julie'.The 31-year-old actress has landed the lead opposite Colin Farrell in Liv Ullmann's big screen version of August Strindberg's play about an upper class woman who falls for her...

Thinking Of Seeing 'Zero Dark Thirty', With Friends? A Controversy Cheat-sheet!

Hey, UK readers, planning on seeing Zero Dark Thirty with a couple of friends this weekend? Of course, you'll be aware it's an Oscar frontrunner. Of course, you'll be aware it's from the director of...

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