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Mehta Defends Film Role

17th April 2007

Canadian filmmaker DEEPA MEHTA has denied he stole the credit for Oscar-nominated film WATER from his "dear friend" ANURAG KASHYAP. Kashyap believes he was not given enough praise for translating the Hindi dialogue and insists...

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Spanish Is The Language Of The Oscars

17th January 2007

Spanish-language movie hits PAN'S LABYRINTH and VOLVER will compete for Oscar gold at the Academy Awards next month (FEB07), but CLINT EASTWOOD's Golden Globe winner LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA will miss out. Nine films from...

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Eastwood's Flags Of Our Fathers Leads Satellite Awards Nominations

1st December 2006

CLINT EASTWOOD's war epic FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS, musical DREAMGIRLS and BABEL have emerged as early Oscars favourites after picking up 26 US Satellite Awards nominations between them. The stunning Iwo Jima battle sequences in...

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Mehta To Make Film On Korean Princess

23rd August 2006

WATER director DEEPA MEHTA is set to make THE JULIA PROJECT, a biopic about an American interior designer who married the last crown prince of Korea. The film will focus on JULIA MULLOCK, who met...

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Mehta: 'Was It Worth It?'

19th May 2006

Indian director DEEPA MEHTA experienced so many problems making her award-winning movie WATER, she wonders whether it was worth the trouble. Mehta's hard-hitting drama focuses on 300 Indians who were refused entry into Canada nearly...

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Genie Awards Go Crazy

14th March 2006

French-Canadian gay drama C.R.A.Z.Y. was the big winner at the 26th Annual Genie Awards in Toronto, Canada, last night (13MAR06), picking up an impressive ten trophies. JEAN-MARC VALLEE's movie follows in the footsteps of fellow...

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Huffman And Lady Vengeance Triumph At Bangkok Festival

3rd March 2006

FELICITY HUFFMAN, CHAN-WOON PARK and DAVID LaCHAPELLE were among the winners at the Bangkok International Film Festival in the Thai capital over the weekend (25-25FEB06). The winners were announced in a star-studded ceremony at the...

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Water To Open Canadian Film Festival

29th June 2005

DEEPA MEHTA's controversial Indian movie WATER will open the Toronto International Film Festival on 8 September (05) - five years after violent protests forced Mehta to cease shooting the project in India. In 2000,...

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Stripping Stars Honoured At Anatomy Awards

23rd February 2005

BO DEREK, PARIS HILTON, NEVE CAMPBELL and OSCAR nominee NATALIE PORTMAN are among the beauties being honoured for showing off their flesh in steamy movie scenes as the MRSKIN.COM website announces its sixth annual ANATOMY...

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Lord Of The Rings Producer Goes To Bollywood

24th May 2004

THE LORD OF THE RINGS and THE MATRIX producer BARRIE OSBORNE and ELIZABETH director SHEKHAR KAPUR have joined forces to make two Bollywood epics. The movie moguls will start on the first of their...

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American Idol Star Struggling To Cope

14th September 2003

AMERICAN IDOL runner-up CLAY AIKEN is struggling to cope with his new-found fame - he spends many nights crying in hotel rooms. The singer - whose version of SIMON + GARFUNKEL's BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED...

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