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Jay Maidment

Avengers puts SA in prime locale status

Shoot for Avengers sequel took SA from a low-budget B-grade film destination to potential blockbusters.

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Cannes to put new directors’ names on filmic map

The Cannes Film Festival has unveiled most of its main competition for next month’s star-studded movie showcase.

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An Absolutely Fabulous film, darling!

A £10 000 bet spurred Jennifer Saunders on to finish the script for a film adaptation of her hit TV show.

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Chopra’s movie on backburner
April 20 2015 at 11:25

Priyanka Chopra’s dream project, Madamji, which she was supposed to co-produce with director Madhur Bhandarkar, has been put on hold.

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Back to school for Dhanush
April 20 2015 at 11:23

Dhanush, is shooting for his upcoming film with his Velaiyilla Pattathari (VIP) team and feels nostalgic as the crew is at his childhood school for a shoot.

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Grand entry for Vijay in ‘Puli’
April 20 2015 at 11:21

The latest hit song in Kollywood is the intro song for ILAYATHALAPATHY VIJAY in his upcoming movie Puli which is directed by Chimbu Deven.

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‘Gone with the Wind’ for $137k
April 19 2015 at 09:12

A dress worn by Vivien Leigh in her role as Scarlett O'Hara in “Gone with the Wind” sold for $137 000 at an auction in California.

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Female director to open Cannes for first time
April 17 2015 at 14:58

France’s Emmanuelle Bercot is to become the first female director to open next month’s Cannes Film Festival.

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This movie will make you smarter
April 17 2015 at 14:42

There’s a smile on Roy Andersson’s. His film, A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting On Existence, won the Golden Lion for Best Film at the Venice Film Festival...

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Love, laughter at Afrikaans box office
April 17 2015 at 13:19

Research on what South Africans like about Afrikaans films is demonstrated by rom-com Strikdas’s success.

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Cold reception for Boston Marathon film
April 17 2015 at 12:46

Too soon: that’s the overwhelming reaction to actor Mark Wahlberg’s plans to produce Patriots’ Day.

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Van Gogh’s life, art celebrated in film
April 17 2015 at 10:41

Vincent van Gogh is the subject of a new documentary which screens as part of Art on Screen films at Ster-Kinekor’s Cinema Nouveau next week.

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Second Star Wars trailer released
April 17 2015 at 07:02

Hype surrounding the eagerly anticipated "Star Wars" reboot made the jump to light speed on Thursday. [VIDEO]

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