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Actor Brian Delate Recalls Post-traumatic Stress Struggle

9th November 2012

The Shawshank Redemption star Brian Delate sought treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (Ptsd) after 9/11 because the horrific terrorist attack on America brought back awful memories of his time fighting in Vietnam.The actor was drafted...

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Shawshank Redemption Fans Want Morgan Freeman For Anniversary Event

8th June 2012

Fans of The Shawshank Redemption are hoping to lure the movie's stars Morgan Freeman and Bob Gunton to a special 20th anniversary event in the city where the classic film was shot.The multi-Oscar nominated prison...

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Slash Lands Clancy Brown, Heche & Tupper For Movie Debut

7th February 2012

The Shawshank Redemption star Clancy Brown and movie couple James Tupper and Anne Heche are to star in rocker Slash's movie debut.The guitar great has begun casting Nothing to Fear, his first film as a...

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Shawshank Inspires Real-life Prisoners

23rd September 2010

TIM ROBBINS is given a hero's welcome when he meets criminals in jail - because his uplifting prison drama THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION has gained him a mass following among inmates behind bars.The Hollywood star is...

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The Things They Say 13517

18th September 2009

"I took my hair off because when I got the part I didn't want to look like MORGAN FREEMAN." REG E. CATHEY shaved his head when he landed a lead role in the London stage...

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Fascinating Fact 6482

3rd December 2008

TIM ROBBINS' legendary prison movie THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION has sold more than five million copies in the U.K., according to Official Charts Company data and the British Video Association - meaning one in five British...

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The Shawshank Redemption Voted 'Most Inspirational' Movie

14th September 2007

Prison thriller THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION is the most inspirational movie ever made, according to British film fans. The 1994 movie - starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman - beat classics Schindler's List and Forrest Gump...

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Darabont Dismisses 'Degrading' Horror

20th April 2007

Director FRANK DARABONT has dismissed horror movies such as HOSTEL and SAW as "degrading". Darabont has based three of his films, THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION, THE GREEN MILE and the upcoming THE MIST, on STEPHEN KING...

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Darabont To Film Another Stephen King Novel

20th October 2006

Director FRANK DARABONT is bringing another STEPHEN KING novella to the big screen after finding success with the author's stories THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION (94) and THE GREEN MILE (98). THE MIST tells the story of...

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Freeman And Nicholson Team Up For Film

8th September 2006

JACK NICHOLSON and MORGAN FREEMAN are teaming up for road trip film THE BUCKET LIST. The Oscar winners will play two men who break out of a ward for terminal cancer patients and embark on...

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Animal House Is Beeriest Movie Ever

3rd March 2006

Classic 1978 comedy ANIMAL HOUSE has been voted the best beer-drinking movie of all time, in a poll by American brewery Heartland. Fans of the fraternity flick will be raising their glasses after learning the...

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Romero Takes On Stephen King Horror

11th November 2005

Horror king GEORGE ROMERO will direct the movie version of STEPHEN KING's novel FROM A BUICK 8. The celebrated film-maker will tell the story of a boy who discovers a dark secret about his...

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Freeman Did Batman For The Money

1st June 2005

OSCAR winner MORGAN FREEMAN overcame his dislike of commercial movies and agreed to star in BATMAN BEGINS, because blockbuster movies pay more money. The veteran actor is proud of his roles in critically acclaimed...

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Stephen King Urges Graduates To Stay In Maine

9th May 2005

Best-selling author STEPHEN KING has urged students graduating from America's University of Maine to donate a tenth of their earnings to worthy causes - and stay in the New England state. Delivering the commencement...

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Et The Saddest Scene

14th February 2005

The moment in ET when the extra terrestrial leaves ELLIOTT to return to his spaceship has been voted the most emotional scene in movie history. A poll of 70,000 voters for British TV network...

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Zeta-jones And Robbins Honoured By Harvard Students

3rd February 2005

CATHERINE ZETA-JONES and TIM ROBBINS will be honoured by America's Harvard University students for their lasting and impressive contribution to the world of entertainment. The OSCAR-winners have both been confirmed at the recipients of...

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Shawshank One Of Cruise's Favourites

26th September 2004

TOM CRUISE attended a 10-year reunion screening of THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION on Thursday night (23SEP04) - because he counts it among his all-time favourite movies. The MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE star excitedly arrived at the Los...

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Cowell's Lady Eyed By Freeman

26th September 2004

SIMON COWELL's TV presenter girlfriend TERRI SEYMOUR has captured the eye of another celebrity - actor MORGAN FREEMAN. British beauty Seymour was interviewing Freeman for American TV show EXTRA! at a 10-year reunion party...

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The Shawshank Redemption Tops Movie Poll

23rd September 2004

THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION has been voted the best movie never to win the Best Picture ACADEMY AWARD. In a survey of 6,000 film experts conducted by British film guide the RADIO TIMES GUIDE TO...

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Lucas Keeps Indiana Jones Fans Waiting

21st September 2004

Hollywood director GEORGE LUCAS is refusing to rush pre-production work on the fourth installment of his INDIANA JONES franchise - because he'll only set cameras rolling when the script is "really good". The eagerly...

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Shawshank Redemption 'Most Inspirational Movie'

15th July 2004

Prison drama THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION has been voted the most inspirational movie in cinematic history. More than 4,000 cinema-goers voted for their most inspiring film on British supermarket website TESCO.COM and thousands nominated the...

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Spinal Tap Tops Cult Movie List

19th May 2003

Seminal rock'n'roll documentary spoof THIS IS SPINAL TAP has topped a new poll of cult movie hits. The 1984 ROB REINER movie about an ill-fated rock group, starring CHRISTOPHER GUEST, HARRY SHEARER and MICHAEL...

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Arnie Crowned King Of The Catchphrases

21st April 2003

The immortal TERMINATOR line "I'll be back" has been named the best parting shot in movie history by film fans. ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER'S quote tops a list compiled by ODEON CINEMAS in the UK, and...

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