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138 posts about Film on this blog

  1. Peter Greenaway interview on BBC Radio 3

    Wednesday 17 March 2010, 10:23

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    Film director Peter Greenaway featured in an interview on BBC Radio 3's Night Waves programme last night, in which he spoke about his film Nightwatching and how cinema is dead.

    Photograph of Peter Greenaway by www.notv.com

    Photograph of Peter Greenaway by www.notv.com

    Greenaway's Nightwatching (2007) is a film about Dutch artist Rembrandt van Rijn...

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  2. Welsh actor Andy Whitfield diagnosed with cancer

    Monday 15 March 2010, 10:12

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    Amlwch-born actor Andy Whitfield, currently starring in controverial American television series Spartacus: Blood and Sand, has put his acting career on hold while he receives treatment for cancer - as reported by the Daily Post today.

    Whitfield moved to Australia in 1999. He stars in the controversial...

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  3. Sheen pulls (White) Rabbit out of hat for new film role

    Thursday 4 March 2010, 18:11

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    Michael Sheen is well known for his portrayals of prominent figures such as Tony Blair, Sir David Frost and most recently Brian Clough in The Damned United, but his latest acting role couldn't be more different.

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    (Film still of the White Rabbit in Alice in Wonderland © Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights...

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  4. Michael Sheen attends Alice in Wonderland royal premiere

    Friday 26 February 2010, 10:18

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    Welsh actor Michael Sheen joined the likes of Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter and Anne Hathaway at last night's royal premiere of Alice in Wonderland in Leicester Square.

    Alice in Wonderland stars Michael Sheen (the voice of the White Rabbit) and Matt Lucas (Tweedledum and Tweedledee) at the royal world premiere © Claire R Greenway/Getty Images for Disney

    Alice in Wonderland stars Michael Sheen (the voice of the White Rabbit) and Matt Lucas (Tweedledum and Tweedledee) at the royal...

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  5. Accolade for Welsh photographer Terry Morris

    Thursday 25 February 2010, 11:31

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    Welsh photographer Terry Morris is to have his emotive portrait of a Welsh miner, entitled End of Shift, featured in a Best of Worldwide Photographic Artists volume by American publishers Kennedy.

    Known for his portraiture work, Morris has snapped some of the most famous Welsh celebs for his collection...

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  6. William Haggar's fleapit cinema

    Wednesday 24 February 2010, 14:31

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    Time was every community in Wales had its own "fleapit" cinema, showing two features a week - and a special show on Sundays. They were the social centres of the town, people dressing in their best clothes and queuing round the block to get a seat.

    Cinemas had their origins in the travelling picture shows...

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  7. Sleep Furiously wins Guardian film accolade

    Tuesday 16 February 2010, 10:21

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    A documentary focusing on the landscape and community of mid Wales village Trefeurig has beaten the likes of District 9, Katalin Varga and Synecdoche, New York to win the Guardian First Film award.

    Sleep Furiously, directed by Gideon Koppel, was funded by the UK Film Council and the Film Agency for...

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  8. Welsh director to shadow Kenneth Branagh on set of Thor

    Monday 15 February 2010, 16:16

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    Welsh writer and director Keri Collins has been handed the opportunity of a lifetime: to shadow Kenneth Branagh on the set of his new Hollywood blockbuster film Thor.

    Filming began last month on Branagh's latest project, based on the Marvel comic book, and features stars such as Anthony Hopkins and...

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  9. Richard Burton's bath time photograph on show

    Tuesday 9 February 2010, 10:58

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    One of Britain's most famous photographers is exhibiting some of his celebrity pictures, including one of Richard Burton in the bath that was taken on the set of film Staircase.

    Terry O'Neill is displaying a collection of his work in London later this month, including the picture of Burton that was taken...

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  10. Hopkins reflects on chasing Richard Burton's autograph

    Monday 8 February 2010, 12:24

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    Ahead of the long-awaited release of his new film The Wolfman, Anthony Hopkins has spoken about how he once asked for Richard Burton's autograph as a 17-year-old - and how the Hollywood star teased his knowledge of rugby.

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  11. Julian Lewis Jones stars in Clint Eastwood's Invictus

    Friday 5 February 2010, 09:58

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    Anglesey-born actor Julian Lewis Jones stars in new Hollywood blockbuster Invictus - directed by Clint Eastwood - which is released in UK cinemas today. (Photograph: Craig Sugden)

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  12. And the nominees are...

    Tuesday 2 February 2010, 15:40

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    The nominees for the 2010 Academy Awards have been unveiled this afternoon, ahead of the glittering red carpeted, prize-giving night in March.

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  13. Anthony Hopkins' art to go on show

    Monday 25 January 2010, 12:31

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    Oscar-winning actor Sir Anthony Hopkins is set to reveal another side of his creativity as an exhibition featuring a collection of his recently completed artwork opens next month.

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    (Image © Sir Anthony Hopkins)

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  14. Film writer Dave Berry dies

    Monday 25 January 2010, 09:42

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    Tributes have been paid to journalist, film writer and archivist Dave Berry, who has died in hospital in Cardiff.

    Mr Berry, 66, wrote Wales And Cinema: The First Hundred Years and helped rediscover rare Welsh film, including a life story of David Lloyd George.

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  15. Reasons To Be Cheerful for Wesley Nelson

    Wednesday 13 January 2010, 12:59

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    Promising young Welsh actor Wesley Nelson has two Reasons To Be Cheerful, as he graces the London stage and stars in the newly released Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll, a film on the life of musician Ian Dury.

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  16. Inside Wales' first IMAX cinema

    Wednesday 16 December 2009, 14:51

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    Yesterday we were invited to a preview of the new IMAX cinema - Wales' first - which opens tomorrow at the Odeon, Cardiff Bay.

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  17. Dahl on the big screen

    Wednesday 14 October 2009, 18:18

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    Wes Anderson's film of Fantastic Mr Fox, based on Roald Dahl's children's tale, is opening the London Film Festival tonight.

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  18. Iris film festival

    Monday 12 October 2009, 16:28

    Nicola Heywood Thomas Nicola Heywood Thomas

    "You don't have to be a friend of Dorothy to be a friend of Iris." That's what it says in the programme brochure for the third Iris film festival, held in two Cardiff cinemas between 7 and 10 October.

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