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Chariots Of Fire To Close Early

A West End stage adaptation of Chariots Of Fire is to close early.The production, based on the 1981 sporting drama movie, opened in London in June (12) to coincide with the 2012 Olympic Games in...

Chariots Of Fire Stars Reunite In London 31 Years On

The stars of multi-Oscar winning movie Chariots Of Fire reunited in London on Tuesday (10Jul12) at the unveiling of a remastered version of the classic film.British actors Nigel Havers and Ben Cross, who played two...

Chariots Of Fire Is Top Olympics Movie

CHARIOTS OF FIRE has topped an apt new list of Olympics-related films. The celebrated 1981 Hugh Hudson movie, starring Nigel Havers and Ben Cross, beat ice hockey sports film Miracle and Cool Runnings to top...

Chariots Of Fire To Ride Again

A British screenwriter is creating a long-awaited sequel to 1981 classic movie CHARIOTS OF FIRE. Writer Rich Swingle is penning a script about the life of religious Scots runner Eric Liddell, who refused to practice...

Rocky Ii Scene Is Best Film Sporting Moment Of All Time

A scene from the 1979 hit ROCKY II where SYLVESTER STALLONE's character knocks out APOLLO CREED has been voted the best film sporting moment of all time. Second place in the poll by movie advertising...

Lord Puttnam Pulls Out Of Bbc Chairman Race

FIlm-maker DAVID PUTTNAM has pulled out of the race to become the BBC's next chairman, after making the "most difficult decision" he has ever faced. Lord Puttnam had been "agonising" over the decision ever since...

Puttnam Blasts 'Barmy' Kingsley

Film producer and politician LORD PUTTNAM insists SIR BEN KINGSLEY is "barmy" for making people call him by his full title on every occasion. The CHARIOTS OF FIRE movie-maker fears Kingsley will breed dislike...

Shawshank Redemption 'Most Inspirational Movie'

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...

Davies And Puttnam Go Back To College

THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES and legendary film producer LORD DAVID PUTTNAM are set to collect honorary degrees from a top London university. The YOU REALLY GOT ME hitmaker, 60, and CHARIOTS OF FIRE...

Hackman Film Tops Sports Poll

GENE HACKMAN's 1986 basketball epic HOOSIERS has topped a new poll of sports movies in America. The film, about a down-and-out coach who leads his college team to victory, beat boxing classic RAGING BULL...

British Star Havers' Wife Dies From Cancer

CHARIOTS OF FIRE actor NIGEL HAVERS is grieving over the death of his wife POLLY, after the former model lost her battle with cancer. The British actor, 54, is devastated at the death of...

British Mps Vote For Dr Zhivago

Classic sixties movie DR ZHIVAGO has been voted the best British film of all time - by the country's politicians. The SIR DAVID LEAN movie, which stars OMAR SHARIF and JULIE CHRISTIE, beat off...

Raging Bull Top Sporting Film

ROBERT De NIRO's 1980 film RAGING BULL has been crowned the best sporting movie ever in a new poll. De Niro, 60, won a Best Actor OSCAR for his portrayal of boxer JAKE LA...

Hollywood Goes To Liverpool

Hollywood producer PHILIP MARTINEZ has signed to make six movies in Liverpool, turning the city into England's answer to Tinseltown. British financiers STEPHEN MARSDEN of TOWER FILMS and ROBERT SIDAWAY of UK FILM SERVICES...

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Katy Perry Performs 'Rise' And 'Roar' In Support Of Hillary Clinton At DNC

Katy Perry Performs 'Rise' And 'Roar' In Support Of Hillary Clinton At DNC

Perry performed 'Rise' and 'Roar' before Clinton accepted the nomination to be the Democrats' presidential candidate.

Bruce Springsteen will release music from 1966 in new album

Bruce Springsteen will release music from 1966 in new album

Bruce Springsteen will release rare tracks from 1966 in new album 'Chapter and Verse', which will accompany his autobiography 'Born To Run'.

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4K Restoration Of The Beatles' Shea Stadium Gig To Be Released In Cinemas

4K Restoration Of The Beatles' Shea Stadium Gig To Be Released In Cinemas

Not broadcast in its entirety since 1967, a full restoration will be played in select cinemas to support Ron Howard's 'Eight Days a Week' touring...

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