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Up A High Flyer Overseas

12th October 2009

Overseas, Disney/Pixar's Up remained high on the agendas of most moviegoers as it brought in an additional $21 million from 25 countries to bring its overseas total to $257.1 million. After falling to Quentin Tarantino's...

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Tarantino Prepares To Kill Bill Again

4th October 2009

QUENTIN TARANTINO has thrilled fans by announcing a third instalment of his KILL BILL series is due in 2014.The filmmaker's hit movies Kill Bill: Vol. 1 and Kill Bill: Vol. 2, starring Uma Thurman, were...

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Cloudy Has A Silver Lining

22nd September 2009

During a time of year when the box office itself is ordinarily dreary, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs brought a ray of sunshine to theater owners as it collected $30.3 million and gave the...

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Basterds Is Tarantino's Biggest Box Office Hit

21st September 2009

INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS has become QUENTIN TARANTINO's highest grossing film ever.The war movie, starring Brad Pitt, has surpassed Pulp Fiction at the box office, grossing over $108 million (GBP72 million) in North America alone since its...

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Michael Jackson 'Too Shy' For Madonna

21st September 2009

Madonna thought Michael Jackson was "too shy".The 'Revolver' singer spent weeks working with the 'King of Pop' several years ago, but never recorded a duet with him because Michael was scared of Madonna's "provocative" music.The...

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Tarantino Wins War, Saves Weinsteins

16th September 2009

As Quentin Tarantino sees it, not only did his Inglourious Basterds put an early end to World War II but it rescued the Weinstein brothers in the process. Speaking to a Reuters reporter in Tel...

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Perry's Latest Madea Film Tops Box Office

14th September 2009

All by itself, Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All by Myself , did well as the box office over the weekend. Nothing else did. Perry's film took in an estimated $24 million. It did...

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Basterds Atop Overseas Box Office For Third Week

7th September 2009

Overseas, Inglourious Basterds retained the box-office crown for the third straight week, earning $14.3 million in 35 countries, according to studio estimates. Its international total now stands at $83.3 million and, combined with North American...

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A Laborious Labor Day For Movies

7th September 2009

The summer box office may have roared in like a lion, but it went out whimpering worse than usual. BoxOfficeMojo.com reported that it was the least-attended Labor Day weekend in over a decade. According to...

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Moviegoers Likely To Take Holiday From Theaters

4th September 2009

As usual the Labor Day holiday, which marks the end of the studios' summer-release schedule, offers little to draw big crowds to the multiplex. The top attraction, Lionsgate's Gamer , a sci-fi thriller, wasn't screened...

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Fassbender's Fears Over Inglourious Role

1st September 2009

MICHAEL FASSBENDER was convinced he'd wrecked his chance to appear in INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS after clashing with director QUENTIN TARANTINO during his audition.The actor spent hours practising for the role of Colonel Hans Landa in the...

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Box Office Sets August Record

1st September 2009

Final weekend box-office results came in somewhat below the studios' weekend estimates, with The Final Destination landing in first place with $27.4 million. Halloween 2 , which had been expected to run neck-and-neck with Destination...

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Final Destination Trumps Tarantino's Basterds

30th August 2009

The fourth FINAL DESTINATION movie has soared to the top of the U.S. box office - knocking QUENTIN TARANTINO's INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS into second place.The 3-D horror film scored an impressive $28.3 million (£17.1 million) in...

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The Horror! The Horror!

28th August 2009

In an unusual scheduling alignment, two horror movies are hitting the nation's multiplexes at the same time this weekend, and analysts suggested that each could bloody the other, giving Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds a fighting...

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Tarantino To Be Honoured With Douglas Excellence Award

27th August 2009

QUENTIN TARANTINO is to receive the 2009 Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film at a pre-event for the 2010 Santa Barbara International Film Festival in California.Douglas has agreed to present the honour to the...

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Tarantino Finds His Own Bar In Berlin

26th August 2009

QUENTIN TARANTINO found a home away from home while shooting new movie INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS in Berlin, Germany - the city has a bar dedicated to the director and his films.The filmmaker decided to visit Tarantinos...

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Tarantino Wins The War

25th August 2009

Inglourious Basterds blitzed the box office over the weekend, taking in $38.1 million, an exceptional amount for the second half of August, normally regarded as one of the quietest periods of the year. It was...

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Glorious Opening For Inglourious Basterds

25th August 2009

Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds opened with an estimated $37.6 million over the weekend, well above analysts' forecasts of $25-30 million. It marked the best opening for a Tarantino film ever and gave a much-needed lift...

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Diane Kruger Fought For Film Role

23rd August 2009

Diane Kruger begged Quentin Tarantino to let her appear in his new movie.The German actress was desperate to star in the legendary director's latest offering, 'Inglourious Basterds', but knew she wasn't the first choice so...

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Myers' Basterds Role Was A Dream

20th August 2009

MIKE MYERS jumped at the chance to play a British General in QUENTIN TARANTINO's new movie INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS, because the cameo fulfilled a childhood dream.The actor's British parents both served in the armed forces and...

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Tarantino: 'I Smoked Pot With Pitt'

18th August 2009

QUENTIN TARANTINO has poured scorn on BRAD PITT's claim he has given up smoking pot by revealing the pair puffed up a storm last year (08).Pitt has recently claimed he quit marijuana when he became...

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Tarantino Lifts Sleep Ban For Parent Pitt

18th August 2009

QUENTIN TARANTINO was forced to lift his no-sleeping ban on the set of his latest movie INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS - because father-of-six BRAD PITT needed to catch up on his rest.The filmmaker admits he doesn't usually...

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Butt Booter Brad Pitt

18th August 2009

Brad Pitt loves "kicking a*s".The 45-year-old actor enjoyed playing a Nazi-hunting American commando in Quentin Tarantino's 'Inglourious Basterds' because he got to shoot so many fight scenes.The star explained: "I just like kicking a*s period....

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Weinsteins Under Pressure To Produce Hits

17th August 2009

The Weinstein Bros. are under intense pressure from investors to deliver a hit within the next few months, something that Harvey Weinstein has acknowledged in an interview with Sunday's New York Times . Weinstein told...

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Tarantino Cast Doubts Over Kruger's German

17th August 2009

DIANE KRUGER's convincing American accent nearly cost her a role in QUENTIN TARANTINO's war film INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS - because the director didn't believe the actress was "German enough".Kruger plays German spy Bridget von Hammersmark in...

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Quentin Tarantino's Nude Films

17th August 2009

Quentin Tarantino's films make him feel "naked".The 'Inglourious Basterds' director gets nervous when people watch his movies because the scripts are always "extremely personal".He said: "If you know me and you read my scripts, I'm...

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The Things They Say 13194

17th August 2009

"I didn't know any French/German actors because I wrote this without any idea of who would play them... I relied on the German/French casting directors. I didn't know who CHRISTOPH WALTZ was until he walked...

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The Things They Say 13185

14th August 2009

"I set up scenes, I jerk you off to have a climax. Only in this movie, I set you up, I jerked you off, and f**ked up the climax!" Director QUENTIN TARANTINO crudely compares his...

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Laurent Is Happy To Be The 'Face Of Jewish Vengeance'

14th August 2009

French actress MELANIE LAURENT was determined to land a role in QUENTIN TARANTINO's new World War II movie INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS because she wanted to avenge the Nazis on behalf of her Jewish family.Laurent portrays the...

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The Things They Say 13184

14th August 2009

"Brad is a World War II aficionado so he had questions when history goes this way and we go that way." Director QUENTIN TARANTINO admits BRAD PITT had his concerns about war comedy INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS.

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