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The Shawshank Redemption And Ghostbusters Added To National Film Registry

The 1994 prison drama, starring Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins, and the 1984 comedy are among 25 films selected by the U.S. Library of Congress for their cultural, historic or artistic importance....

The Shawshank Redemption Cast Reunite For 20th Anniversary

The cast of prison drama The Shawshank Redemption reunited at a special event this week (beg17Nov14) to mark 20 years since the film's release.Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins joined director Frank Darabont at the Samuel...

Actor Brian Delate Recalls Post-traumatic Stress Struggle

The Shawshank Redemption star Brian Delate sought treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (Ptsd) after 9/11 because the horrific terrorist attack on America brought back awful memories of his time fighting in Vietnam.The actor was drafted...

Shawshank Redemption Fans Want Morgan Freeman For Anniversary Event

Fans of The Shawshank Redemption are hoping to lure the movie's stars Morgan Freeman and Bob Gunton to a special 20th anniversary event in the city where the classic film was shot.The multi-Oscar nominated prison...

Slash Lands Clancy Brown, Heche & Tupper For Movie Debut

The Shawshank Redemption star Clancy Brown and movie couple James Tupper and Anne Heche are to star in rocker Slash's movie debut.The guitar great has begun casting Nothing to Fear, his first film as a...

Shawshank Inspires Real-life Prisoners

TIM ROBBINS is given a hero's welcome when he meets criminals in jail - because his uplifting prison drama THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION has gained him a mass following among inmates behind bars.The Hollywood star is...

The Shawshank Redemption Voted 'Most Inspirational' Movie

Prison thriller THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION is the most inspirational movie ever made, according to British film fans. The 1994 movie - starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman - beat classics Schindler's List and Forrest Gump...

Darabont Dismisses 'Degrading' Horror

Director FRANK DARABONT has dismissed horror movies such as HOSTEL and SAW as "degrading". Darabont has based three of his films, THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION, THE GREEN MILE and the upcoming THE MIST, on STEPHEN KING...

Darabont To Film Another Stephen King Novel

Director FRANK DARABONT is bringing another STEPHEN KING novella to the big screen after finding success with the author's stories THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION (94) and THE GREEN MILE (98). THE MIST tells the story of...

Freeman And Nicholson Team Up For Film

JACK NICHOLSON and MORGAN FREEMAN are teaming up for road trip film THE BUCKET LIST. The Oscar winners will play two men who break out of a ward for terminal cancer patients and embark on...

Animal House Is Beeriest Movie Ever

Classic 1978 comedy ANIMAL HOUSE has been voted the best beer-drinking movie of all time, in a poll by American brewery Heartland. Fans of the fraternity flick will be raising their glasses after learning the...

Romero Takes On Stephen King Horror

Horror king GEORGE ROMERO will direct the movie version of STEPHEN KING's novel FROM A BUICK 8. The celebrated film-maker will tell the story of a boy who discovers a dark secret about his...

Freeman Did Batman For The Money

OSCAR winner MORGAN FREEMAN overcame his dislike of commercial movies and agreed to star in BATMAN BEGINS, because blockbuster movies pay more money. The veteran actor is proud of his roles in critically acclaimed...

Stephen King Urges Graduates To Stay In Maine

Best-selling author STEPHEN KING has urged students graduating from America's University of Maine to donate a tenth of their earnings to worthy causes - and stay in the New England state. Delivering the commencement...

Et The Saddest Scene

The moment in ET when the extra terrestrial leaves ELLIOTT to return to his spaceship has been voted the most emotional scene in movie history. A poll of 70,000 voters for British TV network...

Zeta-jones And Robbins Honoured By Harvard Students

CATHERINE ZETA-JONES and TIM ROBBINS will be honoured by America's Harvard University students for their lasting and impressive contribution to the world of entertainment. The OSCAR-winners have both been confirmed at the recipients of...

Shawshank One Of Cruise's Favourites

TOM CRUISE attended a 10-year reunion screening of THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION on Thursday night (23SEP04) - because he counts it among his all-time favourite movies. The MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE star excitedly arrived at the Los...

Cowell's Lady Eyed By Freeman

SIMON COWELL's TV presenter girlfriend TERRI SEYMOUR has captured the eye of another celebrity - actor MORGAN FREEMAN. British beauty Seymour was interviewing Freeman for American TV show EXTRA! at a 10-year reunion party...

The Shawshank Redemption Tops Movie Poll

THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION has been voted the best movie never to win the Best Picture ACADEMY AWARD. In a survey of 6,000 film experts conducted by British film guide the RADIO TIMES GUIDE TO...

Lucas Keeps Indiana Jones Fans Waiting

Hollywood director GEORGE LUCAS is refusing to rush pre-production work on the fourth installment of his INDIANA JONES franchise - because he'll only set cameras rolling when the script is "really good". The eagerly...

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...

Spinal Tap Tops Cult Movie List

Seminal rock'n'roll documentary spoof THIS IS SPINAL TAP has topped a new poll of cult movie hits. The 1984 ROB REINER movie about an ill-fated rock group, starring CHRISTOPHER GUEST, HARRY SHEARER and MICHAEL...

Arnie Crowned King Of The Catchphrases

The immortal TERMINATOR line "I'll be back" has been named the best parting shot in movie history by film fans. ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER'S quote tops a list compiled by ODEON CINEMAS in the UK, and...

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