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70th Cannes Film Festival rolls out red carpet

Movie stars from around the world are in the French Riviera for the annual Cannes Film Festival, which is now in its 70th year. Some of the biggest names in cinema will be competing for the festival’s top prize: the prestigious Palme d’Or. Al Jazeera’s Charlie Angela reports from Cannes. Viewer’s Comment “Hooray another luvvie fest from the luvvies of …

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Chris Hemsworth to Star in “Black Hat” as the Hacker Who Can Handle a Gun

A digital menace is stalking the globe, as banks begin to malfunction, power stations experience critical failures and it seems every computer directed system is under threat. When the authorities question who can save the world from this omnipotent threat, Nicholas Hathaway steps forward as the convicted hacker, currently in jail, who is the only programmer with the black-hat know-how …

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Stars Behind the Voices of New Angry Birds Film Revealed

Jason Sudeikis will play Red

The famous voices behind the Angry Birds characters in a new feature film based on the game have been revealed. Jason Sudeikis (Horrible Bosses, last year’s comedy hit We’re the Millers) will lead the cast as Red, a bird with a temper problem. Josh Gad, in his first animated role since the global smash hit Frozen, plays speedy Chuck. Danny …

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Fire Department to Benefit at Premier of Disney Firefighting Film: “Planes: Fire and Rescue”

Los Angeles Fire Department will receive a grant of $25,000 as part of the world premiere of a new Disney film about firefighting. The grant will be provided by the Firemen’s Fund, which has provided entertainment insurance to Hollywood movies for over 100 years. The presentation will take place at the world premiere of “Planes: Fire and Rescue” on 15th …

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Elizabeth Olsen Stars in French Classic “In Secret”

Elizabeth Olsen will be gracing screens in the UK from 16th May 2014 in a film adaptation of the Emile Zola classic Thérèse Raquin. Olsen will star as Thérèse Raquin, a young French woman living in 1860’s Paris at the mercy of her aunt Madame Raquin (Jessica Lange). Madame Raquin marries Thérèse off to her sickly son Camill and Thérèse …

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