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Historic Movie Studio Saved From Wrecking Ball

18th July 2012

Britain's famed Twickenham Studios has been saved. Twickenham -- where such films as the Beatles' Help and A Hard Day's Night were filmed (as well as such classics as The Private Life of Henry VIII,...

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Legendary Twickenham Studios To Shut Down

21st February 2012

Britain's 100-year-old Twickenham Studios, the home of such classics as the Beatles' Help and A Hard Day's Night, the Michael Caine movies Alfie and The Italian Job , John Landis's An American Werewolf in London...

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Jason Isaacs Would Have Done Anything To Star In Cars 2

18th July 2011

Jason Isaacs would have "sharpened pencils" to be in 'Cars 2'.The actor was "thrilled" to be asked to voice the characters Siddeley and Leland Turbo in the Disney Pixar movie and admits he accepted the...

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Michael Caine Got Drunk On Alfie

1st July 2011

Sir Michael Caine was drunk while filming his first scene with Shelley Winters in 'Alfie'.The 78-year-old icon appeared as the lead character in 1966 hit '- remade in 2004 starring Jude Law- and he has...

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Fast And Furious Series To Relaunch As Action Franchise

26th April 2011

The 'Fast and Furious' franchise is set to be rebooted as an action series. Although the latest film 'Fast Five' starring Vin Diesel and Paul Walker will only be released in the UK this week,...

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The Things They Say 20331

14th February 2011

"I got these grandchildren and all the movies I make, they'll never see me in a movie until they're 18 or 12, so I've done Gnomeo & Juliet and Cars 2." THE ITALIAN JOB star...

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The Italian Job Is Britain's Best Film

10th January 2011

SIR MICHAEL CAINE's movie THE ITALIAN JOB has been voted the greatest British film ever made.The 1969 heist classic, about a group of criminals who attempt to steal a van full of gold, notched up...

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Icon Don Black

2nd September 2010

Songwriter Don Black is to be honoured as a Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) Icon.The lyricist - best known for writing songs for the James Bond film franchise, including 'Thunderball', 'Diamonds Are Forever' and 'The Man...

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Caine Solves Mystery Of Italian Job Ending

28th November 2008

SIR MICHAEL CAINE has revealed all about the ending of his cult film THE ITALIAN JOB - solving a 40-year-old mystery that has baffled fans for decades. Millions of film fans have forever pondered the...

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Italian Job Tops Car Chase Poll

21st July 2008

THE ITALIAN JOB has beaten THE BLUES BROTHERS and THE BOURNE IDENTITY to land the title of favourite movie car chase. The 1969 film, which features three Mini Coopers racing around the streets of Italy,...

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Mini Chase From The Italian Job Voted Best Ever

21st July 2008

A car chase from 1960s classic The Italian Job has been named the best of all time in a new poll.A breakneck races through the Italian city of Turin using the iconic Mini Cooper as...

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Bale Pays Tribute To Ledger At Dark Knight Premiere

15th July 2008

Christian Bale has labelled Heath Ledger's work as The Joker in The Dark Knight as an "iconic" performance.The Batman sequel had its world premiere in New York City on Monday night, with Ledger's co-stars Bale...

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Wahlberg And Sutherland's Fart-off

12th June 2008

Film legend DONALD SUTHERLAND engaged in a farting contest with THE ITALIAN JOB co-star MARK WAHLBERG on the set of the 2003 film, after passing wind in front of the star's girlfriend. After Sutherland grossed...

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Gray Vs Gandolfini Over Gaye Biopics

7th June 2008

THE ITALIAN JOB director is taking on TONY SOPRANO in a battle to portray tragic soul man MARVIN GAYE on the big screen. F. Gary Gray has just signed on to direct the biopic Marvin,...

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Britain's Sky Television Restoring Movies In Hd

3rd March 2008

News Corp-controlled Sky television is accelerating the process of remastering classic British films in the Blu-ray high-definition system, not only to make them available to consumers on disk but also to make them more suitable...

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Green Pokes Fun At Hilton + Lohan's Parents

12th June 2007

THE ITALIAN JOB star SETH GREEN has poked fun at PARIS HILTON and LINDSAY LOHAN's parents, blaming them for the Hollywood party girls' recent troubles. As Hilton spends time in jail for violating her probation...

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Wahlberg Guns Down Intern On Tv Show

24th March 2007

MARK WAHLBERG brought the pain when he agreed to show off his shooting skills on a Canadian TV show - and left an intern in agony. THE ITALIAN JOB star was promoting new movie SHOOTER,...

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Caine Embraces Old Age With Selective Roles

7th November 2006

Screen legend SIR MICHAEL CAINE has hinted his finest roles are yet to come, because only now can he afford to be picky about movie projects. The veteran actor appeared in his first film 50...

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Caine: 'Beckham Too Young For Knighthood'

6th November 2006

Screen legend SIR MICHAEL CAINE has poured scorn on speculation England soccer ace DAVID BECKHAM is set to be honoured with a knighthood, insisting he's too young for the prestigious title. THE ITALIAN JOB star...

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Quincy/caine: 'We're Twins'

14th July 2006

Actor SIR MICHAEL CAINE has hailed music mogul QUINCY JONES his "celestial twin" because they were born within minutes of each other. The pair became good pals when Caine approached the THRILLER producer to arrange...

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Fascinating Fact 1485

8th May 2006

The sequel to hit action remake THE ITALIAN JOB has been tentatively titled THE BRAZILIAN JOB.

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24 Producers Deny Norton Rumours

15th March 2006

Producers of hit TV show 24 are fiercely denying rumours they're set to replace the show's star KIEFER SUTHERLAND with THE ITALIAN JOB villain ED NORTON. Norton is reportedly in negotiations to replace Sutherland's JACK...

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British Actor Mcgee Dies

1st February 2006

British actor HENRY McGEE has died after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was 77. The star was most famed his 20-year stint as comedian BENNY HILL's TV stooge, but also had roles...

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Italian Job Memorabilia To Be Auctioned

23rd January 2006

The Mini Cooper number plates from 1969 movie THE ITALIAN JOB will be auctioned in the UK later this week (begs23JAN06). The three plates, which worked within the plot to signify SIR MICHAEL CAINE's...

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Brook Dressed Up By Cavalli

19th December 2005

Celebrity couple BILLY ZANE and KELLY BROOK are to marry in ROBERTO CAVALLI next year (06), as a returned favour from Egyptian millionaire MOHAMED AL FAYED. The TITANIC actor, 39, and THE ITALIAN JOB...

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Be Cool Director Defends Derogatory Terms

17th February 2005

Movie maker F GARY GRAY has defended his use of derogatory name-calling in GET SHORTY sequel BE COOL - by stating every ethnic group and minority comes under fire in the comedy. THE ITALIAN...

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Seth Green: Tabloids Ignore Me

2nd August 2004

Actor SETH GREEN is urging his fellow celebrities to hang out with him if they want to escape scandalous headlines - because the tabloids always ignore him. The 30-year-old, who has appeared in hits...

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Wahlberg To Share Home With Mother

19th July 2004

THE ITALIAN JOB hunk MARK WAHLBERG will finally share his Los Angeles home with his mother - after building her a personalised guest house. The muscle-bound actor, younger brother of former NEW KIDS ON...

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Wahlberg Backs New Comedy Series

15th April 2004

THE ITALIAN JOB hunk MARK WAHLBERG is backing a new TV comedy about a rising young movie star who travels from New York to Hollywood with his brother and friends. Wahlberg will serve as...

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Ronin Speeds Off With Best Car Chase Scene

11th March 2004

The hair-raising car chase in RONIN has topped a poll of the best movie pursuit sequences of all time. The 1998 film - directed by JOHN FRANKENHEIMER and starring ROBERT DE NIRO - contains...

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