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Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients Announced

Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients Announced

Recipients include Barbara Streisand, Steven Spielberg, Gloria Estefan and James Taylor.     This past week, President Barack Obama named seventeen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the […]

Jurassic Park 4, Renamed “Jurassic World”

Longing for more Dinosaurs chomping on unexpected tourists? Well, today you’re in luck big lizard fans, Universal Pictures announced the next Jurassic Park film is  “Jurassic World”. Did you think this franchise had become extinct?” The studio added the series’ fourth installment is set for a June 12, 2015 release, nearly a year later than […]

Madonna Is This Year’s World’s top-earning celebrity

  The Material Girl is in fact the world’s top-earning celebrity over the past year, The 55-year-Pop Icon made bank to the tune of an  estimated $125m thanks to her MDNA tour, her clothing and fragrance lines. Forbes said it was the most money Madonna had made in a single year since  1999. ET Phone home […]

Is Hollywood’s Film industry Doomed? Spielberg Says “There Is Danger Ahead”

Directors Steven Spielberg and George Lucas are warning that the film industry is in danger of “meltdown”. They say it will become increasingly difficult for them to get smaller films into theatres because Hollywood is relying on big budget releases. Spielberg said Lincoln was nearly made for TV network HBO because of struggles getting it […]

Mel Brooks given AFI lifetime achievement honour

Comic film director Mel Brooks has been honored with a lifetime achievement award from the American Film Institute. Robert DeNiro and David Lynch were among those who attended the Hollywood ceremony to pay tribute to the 86-year-old, whose films include Young Frankenstein and The Producers. Accepting the award from director Martin Scorsese, Brooks said: “Movies […]

Ray Harryhausen, Grand Master Of Stop-Motion Animation, Dies

Visual effects master Ray Harryhausen, whose stop-motion wizardry graced such films as Jason and the Argonauts and Clash of the Titans, has died aged 92. The American master animator made his models by hand and painstakingly shot them frame by frame to create some of the best-known battle sequences in cinema. His death was confirmed […]