Director James Cameron is today unveiling a 15-minute taster of his hotly-anticipated 3D sci-fi blockbuster "Avatar" to sold-out audiences in selected cinemas across the world. Those who snapped up a ticket to the event that has been dubbed “Avatar Day” will be privy to footage of the much-hyped, technically-advanced 3D science fiction epic that some are saying will revolutionize the way we watch movies. The Oscar-winning director is famous for pushing the boundaries of technology in film and has long been an enthusiastic proponent of 3D technology
With Quentin Tarantino’s recent disclosure that Brad Pitt "pulled out a brick of hash" for the pair to smoke during a meeting about Tarantino’s new film "Inglourious Basterds," the two movie icons could today be mistaken for old roomies. However, in an interview with CNN, the charismatic director of “Pulp Fiction” and “Reservoir Dogs” insists that the well-anticipated union was a long time in the making.
Is there a filmmaker in the world with worse luck than Terry Gilliam? He was directing Heath Ledger in "The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus," when the actor died — and it’s not the first time he has lost a leading man. Jean Rochefort didn’t die eight years ago, but Gilliam had to abandon “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” after a few days when 70-year-old star Jean Rochefort became seriously ill and a flash flood washed away the entire set.
Quentin Tarantino didn’t give himself any breaks while making his latest film "Inglourious Basterds," which premiered at Cannes this week. The 46 year-old director transformed the WWII wartime-thriller-cum-spaghetti-western from script to finished product in just eight months, he told CNN’s The Screening Room, so that it would be ready to show at the prestigious film festival
Editor’s note: Watch The Screening Room Cannes special on CNN at the following dates and times: Wednesday 27 May: 0730, 1730, Saturday 30 May: 0730, 1800, Sunday 31 May: 0430, 1730, Monday 31 May: 0300 (All times GMT) Bollywood-produced “Teen Patti” (“Card Game”) also marks Kingsley’s first return to Indian filmmaking since playing the title role in “Gandhi,” the critically-acclaimed biopic of the Indian leader that propelled him to fame in 1982. He is the first Oscar-winning Hollywood actor ever to star in a Bollywood movie, and Kingsley believes that the future of filmmaking could lie in combining the twin talents of the world’s biggest film industries
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Hollywood uber-producer Jerry Bruckheimer is famous for his almost uncanny ability to recognize a potential hit movie. Once described as “the man with the golden gut,” Bruckheimer’s movies have earned more than $15 billion in box office, fueled by a potent mix of fast-moving action, big bangs and even bigger stars