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James Cameron Appeals To Congress For Help For Cinemas

James Cameron has appealed to the US Congress to help aid movie theatres affected by the coronavirus. The 66-year-old filmmaker - whose filmography includes box office hits such as 'Aliens', 'Titanic' and 'Avatar' - has...

Ang Lee Takes A Bold Risk With Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

For his latest film, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, Ang Lee has deployed an all-new technology that he calls "The Whole Shebang" for its ability to fully immerse the audience in the story. "Whole Shebang...

Ang Lee Rejected Disney's 'Mulan' Remake For Boxing Movie

The live action remake of 'Mulan' could have been directed by Ang Lee! That would've been one hell of a movie but, alas, he passed on the opportunity because he is wanting to work on...

Academy Apologises For "Tone-deaf" Asian Jokes During Telecast

The organisers of the Oscars have apologised for the “tone-deaf” portrayal of Asians in various jokes at this year’s ceremony, after a group of actors and filmmakers of Asian descent complained of being offended.The Academy...

Jake Gyllenhaal Reveals His Acting Regrets

Jake Gyllenhaal regrets thinking of acting as ''just a job''.The 34-year-old star, who appears alongside the likes of Josh Brolin and Keira Knightley in 'Everest', has revealed he went through a stage in his career...

Steve Martin To Join Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

Steve Martin is to join the cast of 'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk'.The 'Cheaper By The Dozen' star is set to take a role in the adaptation of the novel of the same time.Deadline reports...

Netflix Announces First Original Movie With ‘Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon’ Sequel

Netflix are teaming up with the Weinstein Company to produce the sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon titled, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II: The Green Destiny. For the first time ever, the movie will be...

Angelina Jolie Upsets Chinese Fans With Ang Lee Comments

Angelina Jolie has become a target for Chinese film fans after questioning director Ang Lee's links to their nation in a media interview.The actress was promoting her new movie Maleficent, which is set to open...

Angelina Jolie: Cleopatra Might Be Last Film Role

Angelina Jolie is set to play Cleopatra on the big screen.The 'Maleficent' actress has revealed she's in line to take on the part of the iconic Egyptian queen in an Eric Roth-scripted movie.She confessed during...

Ang Lee Opens Up About Tiger Drama On Life Of Pi Set

Moviemaker Ang Lee has addressed reports suggesting a tiger almost drowned on the set of Life Of Pi, revealing it was "an accident".The director agreed to speak with reporters in the Philippines in the wake...

No Animals Were Harmed? Ugh, Tiger Was Nearly Killed On 'Life Of Pi'

The Life of Pi on-set monitor who emailed a colleague to say that King - the Bengal tiger used on the movie - "damn near drowned" during shooting has left the American Human Association.Ang Lee...

American Humane Association Bosses Sever Ties To Life Of Pi Worker

American Humane Association officials have severed ties with an employee who confessed to "playing down" the near death of a tiger on the set of Ang Lee's acclaimed Life Of Pi.Gina Johnson's email to a...

Life Of Pi Wins Another Bafta

Ang Lee's acclaimed drama Life Of Pi has added to its British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Film Awards haul by claiming the top prize at the organisation's Children's Awards.The film scooped a...

China Finally Pays Hollywood Studios For 'Life Of Pi' And Others

The Chinese government has paid six major Hollywood studios in full, following a lengthy dispute over box-office payments, the Motion Picture Association of America announced on Tuesday, reports the Wall Street Journal."We are pleased to...

Lesbian Love Story Wins Top Palme D'or Prize At Cannes

Lesbian romance 'Blue Is The Warmest Colour' has scooped the coveted Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival.The French film, 'La Vie d'Adele - Chapitre 1 & 2 (Blue Is The Warmest Colour)', was...

'Blue Is The Warmest Colour' Wins Palme D'or

'Blue is the Warmest Colour' has won the prestigious Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.The lesbian coming of age movie, directed by Tunisian-born Abdellatif Kechiche and featuring rising French star Lea Seydoux - took...

Nicole Kidman Stuns In Anne Hathaway's Original Oscars Dress

Nicole Kidman wore Anne Hathaway's original Oscars gown to the Cannes Film Festival.The Australian actress was the picture of elegance at the 'Nebraska' premiere on Thursday (23.05.13) in a stunning ivory lace Valentino Haute Couture...

Eva Longoria's Wardrobe Malfunction Draws Laughs At Cannes Film Festival

Eva Longoria suffered a wardrobe malfunction at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday (May 18, 2013) though managed to have a pretty good laugh about the whole thing. The former Desperate Housewives actress stepped onto...

The Great Gatsby Kicks Off Cannes Film Festival

'The Great Gatsby' opened the Cannes Film Festival last night (15.05.13). Several stars from the film including Leonardo DiCaprio - who plays main character Jay Gatsby - Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan and Amitabh Bachchan took...

Dark Rooms, Bans And Bolshy Women: How The Cannes Jury Choose The Palme D'or Winner

What it's like to sit on the jury at the Cannes Film Festival and have the power to present the director of the very best movie with the prestigious Palme d'Or? This year, Steven Spielberg,...

The Iconic Mingle With The Indie On This Year's Cannes Jury

The jury, which will seal the fate of all Cannes entrants has been decided. The power now lies with a mix of directors and actors, which includes Ang Lee (Best Director Oscar this year); former...

Star-studded Cannes Jury Announced

The Cannes Film Festival unveiled an impressive array of jurors who will decide who will be the winner of this year's Palme d'Or, the festival's top award. Headed by Steven Spielberg, the Cannes jury will...

Cannes Jury Boasts Stellar Line-up Featuring Nicole Kidman And Ang Lee

This year’s Cannes jury boasts some high profile talent, spanning eight different nationalities. The Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman is perhaps the best known of the line-up and she will be joined by the Austrian actor...

Cannes Jury Confirmed – Hollywood Directors And International Stars In Fine Balance

The presiding jury for the 2013 Cannes Film Festival have been finalized, and it would be fair to say the list is dominated by film directors. But that’s not to say those in front of...

Ang Lee To Make Tv Directorial Debut With Tyrant

Oscar-winning director Ang Lee has signed up for his first TV directorial job after it was announced that he will direct the pilot episode of new series, Tyrant.Ang Lee to make TV debutAccording to the...

Ang Lee Tv Series Is On, David Fury Blurts News On Twitter

In his constant quest for originality, Oscar winning director Ang Lee finds him self on the small screen for his next project. He's directing the pilot for Tyrant - a project from the minds of...

Madonna Criticised Over Oscars Party Antics

Madonna has been accused of acting like a ''bitch'' at an exclusive pre-Oscars party.The 'Hung Up' hitmaker reportedly stunned guests at the Creative Artists Agency (CAA) pre-Oscar reception at the Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills...

Ang Lee's In-n-out Oscars: Best Director Celebrates With Burger And Soda!

Ang Lee's In-N-Out visit capped an altogether fantastic night for the filmmaker, whose movie Life of Pi scooped four awards in total, including Best Director. A delighted looking Ang was snapped by TMZ.com chowing down...

Jaws Cut-off Music Angers 'Life Of Pi' Oscar Winners And Visual Effects Protestors

The Oscar-winning visual effects team behind Life of Pi had their awards acceptance speech cut short on Sunday night (February 24, 2013), it sparked further outrage amongst beleaguered visual effects workers in the film industry....

Zero Dark Thirty Wins Only One Oscar Through Rare Tied Award

If there’s anything worse that winning just one Oscar after your film was nominated for five, it's winning Best Sound Editing, and if there’s anything more embarrassing that that, it’s winning Best Sound Editing in...

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