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Shekhar Kapur to direct Martin Amis’ London Fields

Shekhar Kapur to direct Martin Amis’ London Fields

It has recently announced that director Shekhar Kapur will take on the challenge of bringing Martin Amis' London Fields to the big screen. Despite the fact that both Michael Winterbottom and David Cronenberg have previously been attached to this project, it seems that it will be Kapur who takes on the...

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Radio Times Christmas film poll puts It’s A Wonderful Life at the top

Radio Times Christmas film poll puts It’s A Wonderful Life at the top

We all have our favourite films we love to break out at Christmas-time and now, the Radio Times has announced the results of its Christmas Film poll. The poll collected 2,882 ballots, so this should be a pretty definitive list, let's see. Yep, It's A Wonderful Life is right at the top, with a heart-warming...

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Martin Scorsese will make all movies in 3-D

Martin Scorsese will make all movies in 3-D

Following the release of Martin Scorsese's first 3-D feature, the family-friendly Hugo, the iconic director has expressed his interest in shooting all his future films in 3-D. Many of us thought the 3-D sweep that took over in the wake of Avatar would fade away as quickly as it did back in the...

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It’s take off for Flight of the Conchords movie

It’s take off for Flight of the Conchords movie

Just like their song, it's 'Business Time' for Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement who are rumoured to be hard at work making a film version of their hit comedy show, Flight of the Conchords.   Last year, the comedy duo hinted at the prospect of a film, but they have now officially stated 'We...

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Firth and Weisz to star in war epic, The Railway Man

Firth and Weisz to star in war epic, The Railway Man

Rachel Weisz and Colin Firth are set to star in The Railway Man, a war epic based on the true story of a World War II veteran. It is an adaptation of the autobiography of British soldier, Eric Lomax, who was captured by the Japanese Army in 1942, before being tortured and sent to work on the infamous...

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British director Ken Russell dies aged 84

British director Ken Russell dies aged 84

The British director responsible for some of the most exuberant and eccentric movies of the Sixties, Seventies and Eighties, Ken Russell, has died at the age of 84. Russell was known for being a pioneer of controversial cinema, with several of his films being subject to heavy editing and accusations of...

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Harry Potter wins big at Children’s BAFTAs

Harry Potter wins big at Children’s BAFTAs

The 2011 British Academy Children's Awards took place last night at the London Hilton on Park Lane. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 picked up both the Feature Film Award and the BAFTA Kids' Vote in the 'Film' category to become one of the biggest, if most predictable, successes of the...

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Scarlett Johansson to make directorial debut

Scarlett Johansson to make directorial debut

Scarlett Johansson is all set to make her directorial debut with an adaptation of Truman Capote's novella Summer Crossing. 2012 is going to be a busy year for Lost In Translation's Johansson. She's already starring in three movies: Cameron Crowe’s We Bought A Zoo, Under The Skin and The Avengers, and...

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Ben Whishaw to play Q in new Bondie

Ben Whishaw to play Q in new Bondie

Most of the cast of the next Bond film, Skyfall has been revealed for a while now, but there had been increasing speculation over whether the gadget expert Q would even return. Now, Ben Whishaw's agent has confirmed that he will play Q alongside Daniel Craig. The character, who was last played by John...

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George Clooney rumoured to play Steve Jobs in Sony production

George Clooney rumoured to play Steve Jobs in Sony production

George Clooney is in the running to play the innovative inventor, Steve Jobs, in a film about his life. However, the Hollywood actor - sometimes referred to as the 'silver fox' - might have to part with some of his famous hair in order to pull off Jobs' rather more balding look. The Ocean's Eleven...

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