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Sir Christopher Lee Releases Another Heavy Metal Christmas Single

By Ed Biggs | 11th December 2014

If you’re sick of hearing Slade and Band Aid for the ninety-fifth time when you’re sitting down to Christmas lunch this year, a potential solution may have presented itself. Screen legend Sir Christopher Lee has...

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Why Daniel Day-lewis Deserves His Knighthood

By George Percival | 23rd June 2014

Few actors impart an intensity and dedication to the process of characterization as relentlessly as Daniel Day-Lewis. The 57 year-old occupies a position in the acting world that accumulates esteem akin to the likes of...

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Everything You Need To Know About Christopher Lee's Metal Covers Album

By George Percival | 2nd June 2014

He’s been the evil wizard Saruman in one of the biggest grossing blockbuster franchises of all time. He’s played Dracula on almost a dozen occasions, a bond villain and a Sith Lord and he has...

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Christopher Lee Celebrates 92nd Birthday By Releasing Heavy Metal Album Of Covers

By Nick Hill | 28th May 2014

Famed actor Christopher Lee celebrated his 92nd birthday on Tuesday (May 27th).But the British star chose to mark the occasion in a very different way than most people his age.Lee released a heavy metal album,...

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Christopher Lee Releases Metal Album To Celebrate 92nd Birthday

27th May 2014

Sir Christopher Lee has released a heavy metal album to celebrate his 92nd birthday.The legendary actor reached the enviable age today (27.05.14) and to mark the special occasion has brought out 'Metal Knight', a seven...

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Christopher Lee Marks Birthday With Heavy Metal Release

27th May 2014

Veteran British actor Sir Christopher Lee celebrated his 92nd birthday by releasing a new collection of heavy metal music.The Lord of the Rings star reached the milestone on Tuesday (27May14) and marked the occasion by...

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18th December 2013

Actor Sir Christopher Lee has released a heavy metal cover of Jingle Bells as a Christmas single. Lee's version of the festive classic, titled Jingle Hell, will be included on his latest Christmas album.

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Christopher Lee Gets The Love From A Blonde-haired Johnny Depp

By Jack de Aguilar | 22nd October 2013

Johnny Depp decided it was time for a change, and to be fair, when you’ve gone through the biggest dry spell in your career, cost Disney a lorry full of money and hinted that retiring...

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Johnny Depp Brings Christopher Lee To Tears At London Film Festival

21st October 2013

Johnny Depp made a surprise appearance at the London Film Festival on Saturday (19Oct13) to honour his pal Sir Christopher Lee with a prestigious British Film Institute (Bfi) Fellowship.The Lord of the Rings villain, also...

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Johnny Depp Presents Christopher Lee With Bfi Fellowship

21st October 2013

Johnny Depp presented Sir Christopher Lee with a BFI Fellowship.The legendary actor was honoured at the 57th London Film Festival Awards on Saturday night (19.10.13) when he was given the organisation's highest prize.The 'Pirates of...

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Sir Christopher Lee Receives British Film Institute Fellowship Presented By Surprise Guest Johnny Depp

By Nick Hill | 21st October 2013

Sir Christopher Lee received the highest honour awarded by the British Film Institution on Saturday night (Oct 19th) at the 57th BFI London Film Festival.The 91 year-old was the recipient of the British Film Institute...

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Johnny Depp Surprises His Friend Christopher Lee At London Film Festival With Bfi Lifetime Achievement Award

By Joe Wilde | 20th October 2013

Sir Christopher Lee was deservedly bestowed with the British Institute Fellowship - the highest honour awarded by the British Film Institute - at the London Film Festival on Saturday night (19 October) for his long...

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Sir Christopher Lee To Be Honoured With Top Bfi Accolade

By Joe Wilde | 8th October 2013

Sir Christopher Lee will see his life-long achievements in film honoured with a special award presented to him at the this year's 57th annual London Film Festival. The star of a number of Hammer Horror...

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Sir Christopher Lee To Receive Bfi Fellowship Award

7th October 2013

English acting icon Sir Christopher Lee is set to be honoured with a prestigious British Film Institute (Bfi) Fellowship at the 2013 London Film Festival.The Lord of the Rings villain, also known for his role...

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Christopher Lee To Receive Bfi Fellowship

7th October 2013

Sir Christopher Lee will receive the BFI Fellowship at the 57th annual BFI London Film Festival.The 'Lord of the Rings' actor will be honoured by the British Film Institute for his services to cinema over...

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Britt Ekland Brands Wicker Man Co-stars Boring

24th September 2013

Actress Britt Ekland hated shooting cult horror movie The Wicker Man and has branded her co-stars Edward Woodward and Sir Christopher Lee "dour".The Swedish star played a sexy temptress in the creepy 1973 movie, which...

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25th June 2013

Judas Priest's new guitarist Richie Faulkner arranged the music for movie star Christopher Lee's new heavy metal album Charlemagne: The Omens of Death.

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23rd May 2013

Lord Of The Rings villain Christopher Lee is to release his second heavy metal album, Charlemagne: The Omens of Death, on his 91st birthday (27May13).

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Christopher Lee Releasing Heavy Metal Christmas Songs

20th December 2012

Horror movie legend Sir Christopher Lee is giving fans a festive treat by releasing a collection of Christmas songs with a heavy metal twist.The 90-year-old actor has dabbled in heavy metal over the last few...

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Fancy Owning James Bond's Aston Martin? Your's For £150,000!

By Hayley Avron | 28th September 2012

Christie’s auction house in London is selling 50 special items of James Bond memorabilia. The historical sale will take place next Friday (October 5, 2012), to mark the 50th anniversary of the release of Dr....

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Frankenweenie To Open Bfi London Film Festival

23rd August 2012

Tim Burton's 'Frankenweenie' is to open this year's BFI London Film Festival. The European premiere of the Disney comedy animation film - which features the voices of Christopher Lee, Winona Ryder and Martin Landau -...

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Jackson Receives Public Criticism Over The Hobbit Trilogy

31st July 2012

The Hobbit is set to be stretched out from two to three films, due to be released over the next 3 years, Peter Jackson announced over his Facebook page and not everybody is happy about...

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Christopher Lee Celebrates 90th Birthday With Second Metal Album

10th June 2012

Horror movie legend and Lord Of The Rings star Christopher Lee is celebrating his 90th birthday by releasing a second heavy metal album.Charlemagne: The Omens of Death will be the actor's follow-up to the critically-acclaimed...

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Johnny Depp Slams Modern Movie Vampires

16th March 2012

Johnny Depp is not impressed with modern movie vampires. The 'Edward Scissorhands' actor believes the portrayal of vampires on screen in recent years, in films such as 'Blade' and 'The Twilight Saga' has changed dramatically...

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Christopher Lee Only Wants Small Parts

30th December 2011

Christopher Lee is only interested in playing smaller film roles that "mean something".The 89-year-old star is set to reprise his role of Saruman in 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' and 'The Hobbit: There And Back...

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Future Of 3d Belongs To Martin Scorsese With Hugo

24th November 2011

Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese makes his first foray in 3D cinema with 'Hugo' - a children's tale starring Sir Ben Kingsley that is being universally praised by critics. The movie follows 14-year-old Hugo, an orphan...

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Sacha Baron Cohen For Django Unchained?

14th November 2011

Sacha Baron Cohen is in final talks to star in Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained'.The comedian is in line to play a gambler called Scotty in the motion picture, which tells the story of a titular...

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Alice Cooper: 'I Was Destined To Work With Ke$ha'

16th October 2011

Alice Cooper originally wanted to team up with horror film icon Christopher Lee for his track What Baby Wants but had to settle for KE$HA when he discovered the actor was busy recording his own...

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17th April 2011

Horror movie icon Christopher Lee has signed on to narrate a new independent science-fiction film, titled Alien Armageddon. The Neil Johnson movie will feature Back to the Future star Claudia Wells and Farscape's Virginia Hey,...

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Sir Christopher Lee Lends Voice To Animated Tim Burton Tribute

17th March 2011

Horror legend Sir Christopher Lee has narrated a special animated film tribute to his moviemaker pal Tim Burton.The Lord of the Rings star is the star of writer/filmmaker Brian Joseph Ochab's stop-motion picture Tim, which...

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