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Panetta: No classified info for filmmakers

WASHINGTON, June 14 (UPI) -- U.S. officials gave no classified information to two filmmakers researching a movie about the death of Osama bin Laden, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011.
By United Press International
Hollywood eyes film of bin Laden book

Hollywood eyes film of bin Laden book

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Hollywood studios and producers are being offered film and television rights to an upcoming book said to contain new details of the death of Osama bin Laden.

'Triple Frontier' plans upset 3 nations

RIO DE JANEIRO, May 12 (UPI) -- It isn't yet on a screen near you but Californian director Kathryn Bigelow's plans for a film on the notorious frontier region linking Brazil, Peru and Paraguay have upset governments, culture vultures and, perhaps most dangerously of all, the ruthless gangs that hold sway over the area.
Time: Gaga, O'Brien influential artists

Time: Gaga, O'Brien influential artists

NEW YORK, April 29 (UPI) -- U.S. pop star Lady Gaga, talk-show host Conan O'Brien and filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow have made Time magazine's list of the most influential artists.
Weaver says Cameron should have won Oscar

Weaver says Cameron should have won Oscar

NEW YORK, April 13 (UPI) -- Sigourney Weaver says her "Avatar" director James Cameron lost the best director Oscar to Kathryn Bigelow because Hollywood wanted to give it to a woman.
'Locker,' Bullock, Bigelow win Oscars

'Locker,' Bullock, Bigelow win Oscars

LOS ANGELES, March 8 (UPI) -- "The Hurt Locker" won the Oscar for best picture of 2009 at the Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles Sunday.
'Hurt Locker' wins big at BAFTA Awards

'Hurt Locker' wins big at BAFTA Awards

LONDON, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- "The Hurt Locker" was named best film Sunday and won five other prizes when the British Academy of Film and Television Arts handed out its annual BAFTA Awards.
'Locker's' Bigelow directing HBO pilot

'Locker's' Bigelow directing HBO pilot

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Oscar-nominated film director Kathryn Bigelow has signed on to direct a Broadway-themed pilot called "The Miraculous Year" for HBO, Variety reported.

'Hurt' director Bigelow tops DGA awards

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Judges with the Directors Guild of America said U.S. director Kathryn Bigelow earned best director honors for her film "The Hurt Locker."
Producers name 'Locker' best film of '09

Producers name 'Locker' best film of '09

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- "The Hurt Locker" was named the best film of 2009 by the Producers Guild of America at a ceremony in Los Angeles Sunday night.
'Avatar,' 'Locker' up for best film BAFTA

'Avatar,' 'Locker' up for best film BAFTA

LONDON, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- "Avatar," "An Education," "The Hurt Locker," "Precious" and "Up in the Air" have been nominated for the Orange British Academy Film Award for best picture.
Exes Cameron, Bigelow up for DGA prize

Exes Cameron, Bigelow up for DGA prize

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Formerly married filmmakers James Cameron and Kathryn Bigelow have both been nominated for this year's Directors Guild of America film award.
Film critics name 'Locker' best picture

Film critics name 'Locker' best picture

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The National Society of Film Critics in New York declared "The Hurt Locker" the best picture of 2009.
N.Y. film critics honor 'Hurt Locker'

N.Y. film critics honor 'Hurt Locker'

NEW YORK, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- The New York Film Critics Circle says it has voted "The Hurt Locker" the best film of 2009.
NYFCO honors 'Avatar,' 'Inglourious'

NYFCO honors 'Avatar,' 'Inglourious'

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- New York Film Critics Online declared James Cameron's special effects-laden adventure "Avatar" the best picture of 2009.
'Hurt Locker' wins top Gotham Awards

'Hurt Locker' wins top Gotham Awards

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- "The Hurt Locker" earned the prizes for best feature and best ensemble performance at the 19th annual Gotham Independent Film Awards in New York Monday night.

Drama pilots picked up for the fall

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- An untitled medical mystery project from NBC Studios was among the drama pilot pickups Tuesday.

Fox plans undercover drama

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Fox hopes to take a sizeable audience with it when it goes undercover with a drama series project from Director Kathryn Bigelow.

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People

An outraged Michael Jackson has complained to U.K. television watchdogs over the TV documentary about his life that aired this week.
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

Video of the Week: 'K-19'

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- I hadn't been sure if I wanted to see "K-19: The Widowmaker." While I had certainly enjoyed "K-9," Jim Belushi's 1989 police dog comedy, somehow I'd missed sequ
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

Interview of the week: Harrison Ford

NEW YORK, July 25 (UPI) -- Harrison Ford is used to saving the day. He usually does it by himself. But in his new Russian submarine drama, "K: 19-The Widowmaker," he gets some help from "Phantom Menace" and "Rob Roy" star, Liam Neeson. So, was it difficult sharing the helm of a hug
KAREN BUTLER

Film of the Week: Harrison Ford in 'K-19'

LOS ANGELES, July 18 (UPI) -- I hadn't been sure if I wanted to see "K-19: The Widowmaker."
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent
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