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Cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond Dies

Zsigmond, who passed away on Friday (01Jan16), aged 85, began his career in his native Hungary and escaped the country when Russia invaded in 1956. He eventually settled in the U.S., where he...

Visual Effects Mastermind To Be Honoured With Technical Oscar

Douglas Trumbull, the visual effects pioneer who helped give 2001: A Space Odyssey, Close Encounters Of The Third Kind, Blade Runner, and Tree Of Life their other-worldly looks is to be honoured with the Gordon...

Hollywood Sound Legend Warner Dies

Legendary sound designer Frank Edward Warner, who won an Oscar for Close Encounters Of The Third Kind, has died.He was 85 when he passed away of natural causes in Sedona, Arizona on 31 August (11)....

Hoffman: 'I Turned Down Close Encounters'

DUSTIN HOFFMAN rejected a leading role in STEVEN SPIELBERG's CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND in the mid-1970s because he was uncomfortable with being a Hollywood superstar. The veteran actor star regularly turned down the...

Steven Spielberg Surprised By Drop In Ufo Sightings

Steven Spielberg, the acclaimed multiple Academy Award-winning Hollywood director, has expressed a sincere confusion about how the number of UFO sightings has dropped significantly over the last 20 years. Especially considering how the technology to...

Spielberg Voted Best Director

Legendary film-maker STEVEN SPIELBERG has been voted the greatest director of all time. Spielberg - the talent behind huge blockbuster hits including SCHINDLER'S LIST, E.T., CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND and SAVING PRIVATE...

Hoffman Repeatedly Rejected Movies With Spielberg

Veteran actor DUSTIN HOFFMAN repeatedly rejected the chance to work with STEVEN SPIELBERG - preferring to create a number of reasons to snub such coveted roles. The 67-year-old OSCAR-winning actor declined the offer to...

Blade Runner Voted Top Sci-fi Film

HARRISON FORD's 1982 film BLADE RUNNER has been crowned the best science fiction film ever - by top scientists. The RIDLEY SCOTT-directed classic has topped the poll of the world's leading scientists, including...

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'Lost' BBC Session By Led Zeppelin Recovered And Restored

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The 1969 session, including the only known recording of 'Sunshine Woman' by the band, will be included on a re-issue of 'The Complete BBC Sessions'...

Michael J. Fox Joins Coldplay On Stage To Perform 'Back To The Future' Songs

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The 55 year old actor joined Chris Martin and co. on stage in New Jersey to perform 'Earth Angel' and 'Johnny B. Goode'.

Bjork Announces Virtual Reality Exhibition In London, Plus Single Live Show

Bjork Announces Virtual Reality Exhibition In London, Plus Single Live Show

Bjork Digital comes to London's Somerset House in September, along with a single live show at the Royal Albert Hall.

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Has Kanye West Broken The Law Over Taylor Swift Phone Call?

Has Kanye West Broken The Law Over Taylor Swift Phone Call?

Kim Kardashian released an audio excerpt from a phone call between Kanye and Taylor Swift over the lyrics of 'Famous' - but if it was recorded...

DJ Shadow - The Mountain Will Fall Album Review

DJ Shadow - The Mountain Will Fall Album Review

There's very much a strength of conviction in remaining what you were, but arguably more so in becoming what you want to be.

'Poldark' And 'X Factor' Set For TV Clash In September

'Poldark' And 'X Factor' Set For TV Clash In September

The BBC drama starring Aidan Turner returns to BBC One on September 4th.

Guns N' Roses detained for gun possession

Guns N' Roses detained for gun possession

Guns N' Roses were detained at the Canadian border last week for gun possession but they're adamant the weapon didn't belong to them.

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