Spielberg puts Moses in the Movies

Steven Spielberg is in talks to bring the life story of biblical figure Moses to the big screen in Gods And Kings. Spielberg’s movie comes 56 years after Charlton Heston played Moses in The Ten Commandments.

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Lego: The Movie builds its way to Hollywood

Warner Bros has given the green light to a CGI/live action film based on the much-loved children’s Lego building blocks, after toying with the project since 2008. Lego has  twice been named Toy of the Century and today, seven sets are sold per second.

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The Great Camera Shootout 2011: Episode 1- The Tipping Point

The Great Camera Shootout 2011 is a documentary about the Single Chip Camera Evaluation (SCCE) which is a large scale technical camera comparison. Obviously technical in nature, the doccie shows side by side comparisons of the newest cameras manufactured by Sony, Canon, Panasonic, Phantom, Weisscam, Nikon, Arri, RED as well as the gold standard of 35mm…

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He’s Really Back! Ricky Gervais Returning as Golden Globes Host

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced on Wednesday that Ricky Gervais will be back to host the Golden Globes for a third year. Gervais’ return has sparked some controversy, after he poked fun at major Hollywood stars in a previous Globes show.

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Call for entries for Durban Film Fest

The 33rd edition of Durban International Film Festival will take place from 19 to 29 July 2012. Supported by the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (principal funder), the National Film and Video Foundation, the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development and Tourism and other valued funders and partners, the festival will present over 200 screenings of…

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Meryl Streep film The Iron Lady wows British critics

The British Press have given Meryl Streep’s new film The Iron Lady overwhelmingly positive reviews, citing her performance as ‘astonishing’ and one of ‘towering proportions that sets a new benchmark for acting.’ Streep plays  Baroness Margaret Thatcher, and follows her early years, on to becoming prime minister, and to her political downfall in 1990.

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