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7 hrs ago | ComingSoon.net

The Imitation Game Wins the People's Choice Award at TIFF '14

With the 39th Annual Toronto International Film Festival coming to an end today, winners were announced for the 2014 iteration of the popular Canadian film festival with the Weinstein Company taking their third win in this category over the past five years with The Imitation Game , starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley. Directed by Scandinavian filmmaker Morten Tyldum, whose adaptation of the Jo Nesbo novel Headhunters appeared at TIFF in 2011, the drama tells the story of Alan Turing, a brilliant mathematician who helped crack the Nazis' elusive Enigma code in order to help end World War II, saving the lives of millions.

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12 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Oscar winner Ben Kingsley keeping busy, with 12 upcoming projects

"I've got 12 projects to be released at the moment," the Oscar-winning "Gandhi" star said this week at the Toronto International Film Festival. "I'm producing as well.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Straits Times

Gandhi actor Ben Kingsley shows lighter side in The Boxtrolls

Yet 70-year-old Ben Kingsley - who collected the Best Actor Oscar and Golden Globe for the biopic Gandhi - maintains he is not "a serious actor". "There's no such thing - it's a contradiction in terms,'' says the Briton, who has also won plaudits for his performances in the Holocaust movie Schindler's List and the historical fantasy adventure Hugo , among others.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Carrickfergus Today

Map of cinema and TV includes Sir Ben Kingsley in Carrick

Sir Ben Kingsley CBE acts a scene with a colleague on the shore while fiming in Carrick. INCT 27-406-RM The castle is included for Our Robot Overlords.

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Animated adventure The Boxtrolls

After Coraline and ParaNorman , the still comparatively low-profile US animation house Laika is now aiming for a hat-trick of hits. The film is loosely based on English artist Alan Snow's Here Be Monsters!, a lavishly-illustrated children's book with imagination and invention.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Collider

Sir Ben Kingsley Talks Learning to Drive, Wanting to do More Military ...

One of the many films to premiere at this year's Toronto International Film Festival was director Isabel Coixet's Learning to Drive . The film stars Sir Ben Kingsley as a driving instructor who teaches a successful Manhattan writer while both of their lives are going through dramatic changes.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Rediff.com

Ben Kingsley: My mother refused to acknowledge my knighthood

The 69-year-old actor, who rose to fame in 1982 with late Lord Attenborough's Oscar-winning blockbuster Gandhi , says there is a poignant reason why he treasures the knighthood he won in 2002, reported Daily Mirror . 'My mother refused to acknowledge my knighthood, which I found bitterly hurtful.

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Newkerala.com

Sir Ben Kingsley reveals knighthood made him feel 'accepted'

Ben Kingsley has revealed that treasures the knighthood as it makes him feel accepted in a way his own mother never did. The 70-year-old Oscar winning actor said that the knighthood he won in 2002 made him feel accepted in a way his own mother Anna Goodman, never did, and added that she felt only jealousy rather than pride when the news broke, the Mirror reported.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

The Independent

Grand Hotel Excelsior, Amalfi: Room service

Amol Rajan was appointed editor of The Independent in June 2013. He was previously Editor of Independent Voices, a comment, campaigns and community platform across print and digital.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Fall movie photos: 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,'...

There are 80 movies expected to open in Salt Lake City-area theaters this fall, moving into the holiday season. Here's the list, with photos, of the movies opening in December.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

ComingSoon.net

Behind-the-Scenes Look at Ridley Scott's Exodus: Gods and Kings

Check it out in the player below! The December 12 release tells the story of one man's daring courage to take on the might of an empire.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Examiner.com

The Best of 2013/Honorable Mention: 'Ender's Game'

Based one of the most popular children's books of the turn of the century and one of the most common books forced on kids to read in high school, Ender's Game has finally reached the silver screen in a visually spectacular realization directed by Gavin Hood and featuring a remarkable cast of Harrison Ford, Asa Butterfield, Viola Davis, Hailee ... (more)

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

FishBowl

Ben Kingsley Expands Upon His Mother's Profound Disapproval

In the spring of 2010, UK journalist Cole Moreton shared a rather startling interview with Sir Ben Kingsley.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

IGN

Sir Ben Kingsley Proposes New Mandarin Twist

Sir Ben Kinglsey lends his voice to the villainous Archibald Snatcher in Laika's The Boxtrolls, which is set to be released in September.

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Northwich Guardian

Acclaimed director and actor Lord Attenborough died on Sunday aged 90

Lord Attenborough's family have asked fans who want to pay tribute to the Oscar winner to make a donation to the care home where he spent his final years.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Outlook

Why Do We Need a Fake Gandhi?: Morarji Had Asked Attenborough

"Why do we need a 'nakli' Gandhi to portray the Mahatma?" This question was posed by former Prime Minister Morarji Desai when he raised strong objections to allowing Richard Attenborough to shoot for his iconic film "Gandhi" at the historic Aga Khan Palace here because he had cast a British actor--Ben Kingsley--to play the role of the Mahatma.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Telegraph

'Gardening' director

London, Aug. 25: Richard Attenborough, who died yesterday aged 90, did so much in a long career as an actor and director and was such an all-round good egg that is difficult to know where to begin the story of his life.

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The Georgia Straight

Gandhi before India sheds new light on Mahatma's early years and ...

In Richard Attenborough's 1982 film Gandhi , there's a dramatic scene of actor Ben Kingsley, playing the young Indian lawyer, being tossed out of the first-class section at Pietermaritzburg Railway Station in South Africa.

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Newkerala.com

'Gandhi' director Richard Attenborough is dead

Richard Attenborough, an Oscar-winning British film director known for the monumental film 'Gandhi', died at the age of 90 Sunday, media reported Monday.

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India.com

Richard Attenborough: Oscar-winning director dies at the age of 90

London, Aug 25: Richard Attenborough, an Oscar-winning British film director known for the monumental film 'Gandhi', died at the age of 90 Sunday, media reported Monday.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Brighton Rock, Thriller, Horror Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Jurassic Park, Science Fiction Movies, Richard Attenborough

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