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7th March 2014

Sir Ben Kingsley was presented with a United Leadership Award at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's What You Do Matters dinner in Los Angeles on Thursday night (06Mar14). He was given the gong to...

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Steven Spielberg Marking Schindler's List 20th Anniversary With Charity Screenings

31st July 2013

Steven Spielberg is preparing to mark the 20th anniversary of his harrowing World War Ii epic Schindler's List with a series of special charity screenings.Spielberg has personally supervised the meticulous restoration of the Holocaust movie,...

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Schindler's List Actress Broke Promise To Steven Spielberg

4th March 2013

Steven Spielberg ordered the iconic child star of Schindler's List not to watch the Oscar-winning movie until she reached the age of 18, and she was left traumatised after breaking her promise to the director.Polish...

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Steven Spielberg Launches Contest To Mark 20 Years Since Schindler's List

28th February 2013

Steven Spielberg is marking the 20th anniversary of his Oscar-winning movie Schindler's List by launching a competition for high school students.The legendary director has helped put together the IWitness Video Challenge to encourage youngsters to...

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Naked Hug Helped Liam Neeson Land Schindler's List Role

4th October 2012

A backstage hug Liam Neeson gave Steven Spielberg's mother-in-law helped land the Irishman the leading role in Schindler's List.The actor had auditioned for the role of war hero Oscar Schindler in the film, but he...

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Steven Spielberg Struggled With Hectic Schindler Schedule

28th November 2011

Director Steven Spielberg struggled to balance his work and home lives while filming his Oscar-winning Holocaust movie Schindler's List, because he had to work on Jurassic Park at the same time.The filmmaker, who is of...

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It's A Wonderful Life Tops Inspirational List

15th June 2006

JAMES STEWART's Christmas classic IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE has topped a new TV poll of inspiring US movies. The FRANK CAPRA movie, in which Stewart's despondent character, GEORGE BAILEY, discovers what his hometown would be...

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Love Shared Last Romantic Night With Cobain

30th May 2006

COURTNEY LOVE was stunned when her husband KURT COBAIN committed suicide, because she was convinced they enjoyed a happy family life. She even reveals in a new memoir how they enjoyed a final romantic night...

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English Patient And Clockwork Orange Among Top Adaptations

19th April 2006

Desert romance THE ENGLISH PATIENT, A CLOCKWORK ORANGE and gay cowboy epic BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN have been included in a shortlist of the best 50 books to make it to the big screen. The list, compiled...

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The Things They Say 1530

6th March 2006

"SCHINDLER'S LIST and MUNICH... I think I speak for all Jews when I say I can't wait to see what happened to us next." Oscars host JON STEWART pays an odd tribute to STEVEN SPIELBERG's...

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Film Bosses Pressure Malaysia To Release Munich

13th January 2006

Film executives at United Independent Pictures are seeking special permission to release STEVEN SPIELBERG's new movie MUNICH in Malaysia. The country's Muslim censors have a long history of banning controversial films from cinemas -...

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Spielberg: 'I Thought Schindler's List Would Be A Flop'

7th December 2005

Movie mogul STEVEN SPIELBERG feared his acclaimed Holocaust movie SCHINDLER'S LIST would "shame" the memories of the victims. The director insists he had no idea his film about German businessman OSCAR SCHINDLER, who saved...

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Spielberg Plans Peace Project

5th December 2005

Director STEVEN SPIELBERG is planning a new film project to unite children in the middle east. The SCHINDLER'S LIST film-maker wants to give video cameras to Palestinian and Israeli children for them to film...

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Spielberg Asks Clinton For Help With Munich

27th November 2005

Hollywood director STEVEN SPIELBERG is so worried about the reception his new based-on-fact terrorist drama will receive, he has enlisted the assistance of former US President BILL CLINTON. MUNICH, about the hunting down of...

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Schindler's List Producer's Conviction Upheld

21st October 2005

Polish movie mogul LEW RYWIN, who co-produced SCHINDLER'S LIST and THE PIANIST, has had his conviction on bribery charges upheld by Poland's supreme court, ending a gruelling three-year case which toppled the country's former Prime...

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Kingsley's Fagin Inspired By Old Photos

26th September 2005

SIR BEN KINGSLEY used a stash of photographs he picked up on the set of SCHINDLER'S LIST in Krakow, Poland, to inspire his makeover as Dickensian Jew FAGIN in ROMAN POLANSKI's OLIVER TWIST. The...

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Movie Stars Shocked By African Poverty

29th July 2005

Screen stars RALPH FIENNES and RACHEL WEISZ were so shocked by the poverty prevalent in rural Kenya while filming upcoming movie THE CONSTANT GARDENER, they set up a trust find to provide aid in the...

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Spielberg Receives Patron Of Culture Award

7th July 2005

Director STEVEN SPIELBERG has been awarded the illustrious Patron of Culture for 2004 honour by the city of Krakow, Poland - for saving the livelihood of a celebrated pharmacy owner who risked his life to...

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Spielberg Leads Oscar Race With Movie He Started Shooting This Week

2nd July 2005

An untitled STEVEN SPIELBERG movie about the 1972 Munich, Germany Olympics has emerged as the mid-year frontrunner to land a Best Picture Oscar in 2006, according to America's top critics. The experts who write...

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Schindler Factory To Become Art Museum

30th June 2005

The factory which inspired the STEVEN SPIELBERG movie SCHINDLER'S LIST is to become a museum housing works of art and a permanent exhibition dedicated to OSKAR SCHINDLER - the saviour of hundreds of Jews during...

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Spielberg Proud To Be Jewish

12th June 2005

Legendary filmmaker STEVEN SPIELBERG has embraced his Jewish roots, despite being traumatised by anti-Semitic attacks while growing up. The SCHINDLER'S LIST director attempted to conceal his ethnicity as a child, as he suffered the...

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Spielberg Slams Hollywood For Failing Kerry

9th June 2005

Legendary movie maker STEVEN SPIELBERG has hit out at Hollywood for not rallying round for Democrat JOHN KERRY's election campaign last year (NOV04). The SCHINDLER'S LIST director supported Kerry in his unsuccessful battle for...

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UK Historian: Spielberg 'Glorifies' Nazi Regime

19th May 2005

Director STEVEN SPIELBERG has been accused of glamourising the Nazi regime in his movies, by a prominent British historian. ANTONY BEEVOR describes Spielberg's SCHINDLER'S LIST and other films tackling Hitler's regime as "cinematic pornography"...

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Saving Private Ryan Tops War Movie Poll

15th May 2005

STEVEN SPIELBERG's epic movie SAVING PRIVATE RYAN has been named Britain's favourite war film. The gruesome 1999 drama, which tells the story of the search for PRIVATE RYAN during World War II, topped the...

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Godard Slams Spielberg

4th May 2005

French director JEAN-LUC GODARD has hit out at Hollywood contemporary STEVEN SPIELBERG, accusing him of ignorant and lazy film-making. The A BOUT DE SOUFFLE movie-maker took particular offence to Spielberg's Holocaust epic SCHINDLER'S LIST....

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Martin Wakes Spielberg For Radio Competition

4th May 2005

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN dragged director STEVEN SPIELBERG out of bed yesterday (03MAY05) and begged him to phone a London radio station to win $29,0000 (GBP15,000) in a competition. The YELLOW singer was on...

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Neeson In Talks To Play Abraham Lincoln

12th January 2005

Northern Ireland native LIAM NEESON is set to take star in another biopic - as celebrated American President ABRAHAM LINCOLN. The actor is currently in talks with director STEVEN SPIELBERG to take on the...

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Hoffman Repeatedly Rejected Movies With Spielberg

9th January 2005

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...

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Ben Hur + Jailhouse Rock Added To American Library

29th December 2004

BEN HUR, ELVIS PRESLEY's JAILHOUSE ROCK, the original NUTTY PROFESSOR and films teaching children to "duck and cover" during the Cold War between Russia and America are being added to America's NATIONAL FILM REGISTRY....

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Spielberg Honoured By France

6th September 2004

French president JACQUES CHIRAC has awarded legendary director STEVEN SPIELBERG with France's highest honour, for his work fighting hatred and intolerance Spielberg was made a knight of the FRENCH LEGION OF HONOUR on Sunday...

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