Massive Spielberg movie festival coming in March

2014-02-04 18:00

A massive Steven Spielberg movie festival which includes more than 50 movies as well as miniseries will be shown in March on M-Net Movies Showcase (108).

Animal group blasts 'misleading' Hollywood abuse report

2013-11-27 11:45

A group tasked with protecting the welfare of animals in the film industry blasted as "misleading" a report suggesting it turns a blind eye to abuse because it is too cozy with Hollywood.

Spielberg honours Clooney for humanitarian work

2013-10-04 18:00

Steven Spielberg and his foundation honoured George Clooney for his global humanitarian work.

Transformers 4 title revealed

2013-09-04 12:46

Paramount Pictures have disclosed the official title - and a teaser poster - for the fourth Transformers movie which sees Mark Wahlberg take over the lead reins from Shia LaBeouf.

And the most powerful celeb is...

2013-06-26 15:19

Oprah Winfrey has reclaimed the number one spot on Forbes magazine's annual most powerful celebrities list ahead of Lady Gaga, Steven Spielberg and Madonna.

Leonardo DiCaprio to play Rasputin

2013-06-10 14:23

Great Gatsby star Leonardo DiCaprio is reportedly in talks to play the role of legendary Russian mystic Grigori Rasputin in a new biopic.

Spielberg defends graphic lesbian sex

2013-05-27 08:45

Cannes jury president Steven Spielberg has defended the graphic sex scenes in Blue is the Warmest Colour, a French story of lesbian love which won the Palme d'Or.

Cannes 2013 opens with stormy night

2013-05-16 09:03

A stormy French Riviera was the setting for Hollywood celebrities Leonardo DiCaprio and Steven Spielberg who opened the prestigious Cannes festival.

Cannes prepares for Great Gatsby excess

2013-05-15 20:01

The 66th annual Cannes Film Festival will kicks off with Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby, and promises a night of glamour and decadence.

Jurassic Park 4 release delayed

2013-05-09 16:26

The anticipated June 2014 release of the fourth instalment of Jurassic Park, one of the highest-grossing film franchises, has been put on hold, Universal Pictures has said.

Nicole Kidman, Ang Lee join Cannes jury

2013-04-24 12:49

Nicole Kidman, Ang Lee and Christoph Waltz will join the Cannes Film Festival jury with head judge Steven Spielberg next month.

Steven Spielberg meets Bollywood stars

2013-03-11 16:10

Steven Spielberg is in India's entertainment capital Mumbai to meet Bollywood filmmakers and stars of the country's film industry.

Spielberg leaves Oscars empty-handed, again

2013-02-25 12:47

Hollywood veteran Steven Spielberg has left the Oscars empty-handed for the second year running, despite his film having the most nominations for Tinseltown's top awards show.

Steven Spielberg: Filmmaker of the Year

2013-01-31 18:44

Steven Spielberg is set to receive the American Cinema Editors (ACE) Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award, for his latest "masterpiece" epic film Lincoln.

Celebs react to Oscar news

2013-01-11 11:40

Here are reactions from some of the key Oscar nominees including Steven Spielberg, Bradley Cooper and Hugh Jackman following the announcement of nominations for the 85th Academy Awards.


2013-01-09 17:41

As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield and as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.

Lincoln scores record Critics Choice noms

2012-12-12 08:40

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln has landed a record-breaking 13 nominations for the Critics Choice Movie Awards, beating Black Swan's previous record of 12.

E.T. immortalised in wax

2012-10-23 11:37

Madame Tussauds has unveiled wax likenesses of otherworldly star E.T. from Steven Spielberg's 1982 film at six of its international locations.

Spielberg's Lincoln trailer lands

2012-09-14 14:52

Steven Spielberg has debuted the new trailer for his much-anticipated historical drama Lincoln, which charts US president Abraham Lincoln's efforts to abolish slavery.

Jurassic Park 4 appoints scriptwriters

2012-06-22 14:47

Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver have been hired by Universal to write the script for Jurassic Park 4.

Hollywood gears up for Oscars

2012-02-20 14:11

Hollywood Boulevard is still open to traffic, but not for long: sometime this week, the Oscars mega-circus will start to pitch its tent, for the climax of Tinseltown's annual awards season.

War Horse

2012-01-26 13:43

The story of a remarkable horse named Joey and his unbreakable bond with the boy who trained him - until the First Word War forced them apart.

Mark Wahlberg turned Spielberg down

2012-01-20 15:42

Mark Wahlberg has left Steven Spielberg unimpressed because he has repeatedly turned him down when he has offered him roles.

Steven Spielberg wants Jurassic Park 3D

2011-12-15 16:01

Steven Spielberg says he is keen to convert his classic dinosaur movie Jurassic Park into a 3D, based on the success of Avatar.

Steven Spielberg censored in Lebanon

2011-11-10 20:34

An overzealous employee at a movie theatre in Lebanon has been blamed for blacking out the name of Hollywood producer Steven Spielberg from posters featuring his new movie Tintin.


Jurassic World set 22 years after Jurassic Park

2013-11-29 18:00

Director Colin Trevorrow has revealed Jurassic World will be set 22 years after the events of the original Jurassic Park film in 1993.

Jay Z signs Spielberg's kids to his label

2013-10-08 12:36

Jay Z has signed duo Wardell - comprising Steven Spielberg's children Sasha and Theo - to his Roc Nation group.

Jurassic Park sequel gets title

2013-09-11 12:09

The fourth installment of Jurassic Park has been titled Jurassic World and is set for release in 2015.

Whohoo! More Under the Dome coming soon

2013-07-30 09:56

Under the Dome, the television science-fiction series based on a Stephen King novel, has been renewed for a second season, US broadcast network CBS has said.

Spielberg: Film industry could implode

2013-06-14 11:16

Hollywood legends Steven Spielberg and George Lucas have sparked a debate in Tinseltown after warning that the film industry is set to implode.


The 66th annual Cannes film festival bowed out on Sunday, 26 May with some of Hollywood's most-loved celebrities taking to the red carpet for the closing awards ceremony at the prestigious event. The preceding week was also filled with the cream of Hollywood and European cinema premiering their new films.

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Japanese thriller draws big boos in Cannes

2013-05-21 14:40

A blood-soaked Japanese entry for the Palme d'Or has "gone down like a lead balloon" at the Cannes film festival, opening to poor reviews from critics and boos from the audience.


See the Cannes jury, led by Steven Spielberg and including Nicole Kidman and Christoph Waltz, attend the rain-drenched opening night screening at the 66th annual Cannes Film Festival of Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Tobey Maguire.

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All eyes on Spielberg as Cannes opens

2013-05-15 18:52

With the 66th annual Cannes Film Festival kicking off, speculation is rife as to what will catch the eye of this year's jury president Steven Spielberg.


Watch Steven Spielberg present his new political movie OBAMA, starring Oscar winner and famed method actor Daniel Day-Lewis with an uncanny performance in the role of the current US president. This movie preview was created for the 2013 White House Correspondents Dinner hosted by the Obamas.

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Great Gatsby to open Cannes Film Festival

2013-03-12 20:06

The Cannes Film Festival has an American flavour this year, with Steven Spielberg heading the jury and the 3D film version of F Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby opening the event.

Steven Spielberg to head Cannes jury

2013-02-28 13:41

Steven Spielberg has been named head of the Cannes Film Festival jury, which will take place on the French Rivieria from 15-26 May.

Face lifts in Oscars goodie bags

2013-02-23 19:32

This year's Oscar nominee gift bag includes an array of lavish gifts such as a trip to Australia, as well as a $5 000 face lift... and a six-pack of condoms.

Ben Affleck win shocks at Golden Globes

2013-01-14 06:30

Ben Affleck has won the best director Golden Globe for his Iran hostage crisis thriller Argo, beating out Steven Spielberg and Quentin Tarantino for the prize.

Bond's Oscar mission foiled again

2013-01-10 22:12

The latest James Bond movie Skyfall has received five Oscar nominations, the highest tally for a 007 picture, but the major categories including best picture once again eluded the franchise.

Steven Spielberg earns 11th DGA nod

2013-01-09 13:02

Steven Spielberg has extended his domination at the Directors Guild of America Awards after being nominated for the 11th time for his Civil War epic Lincoln.

How Daniel Day-Lewis found Lincoln's voice

2012-11-14 14:48

Daniel Day-Lewis says he settled on a higher, softer voice to depict the 16th US president Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg's epic film biography Lincoln.

'Forest Whitaker is a good kisser'

2012-09-23 11:45

Oprah Winfrey has praised Forest Whitaker's kissing skills after playing his wife in upcoming movie The Butler.

Nora Ephron remembered in New York

2012-07-10 14:09

Meg Ryan has led a star-studded ensemble as they gathered to honour late filmmaker Nora Ephron at a memorial service in New York.

Terra Nova axed after first season

2012-03-07 08:39

Fox has cancelled the pricey sci-fi drama Terra Nova after a lukewarm reception from viewers in its first season.

Peter Jackson to direct Tintin sequel

2012-02-14 16:53

Steven Spielberg has revealed that Peter Jackson will direct the Tintin sequel after they struck a deal to alternate directing duties before the first movie was shot.

Terra Nova

2012-01-24 10:34

Steven Spielberg's adventure drama.

Watson: Spielberg a 'horse whisperer'

2012-01-12 09:40

Emily Watson was surprised when director Steven Spielberg began speaking to her during takes on the set of 'War Horse', but quickly came to like his unusual style.

The Adventures of Tintin (3D)

2011-12-01 13:44

Rather than being the smash that it should have been, Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson's long-awaited Tintin adaptation fails to live up to its source material.

Tintin goes 3D

2011-10-22 13:10

Belgium is rolls out a royal red carpet for Tintin, its most celebrated son, when Steven Spielberg premières his blockbuster movie in the comic book hero's home capital.

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