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A 'Point Break' remake is still happening, possibly with Gerard Butler

A 'Point Break' remake is still happening, possibly with Gerard Butler

Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Gerard Butler is reportedly in talks to play Patrick Swayze's character.
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Keanu Reeves says he isn't involved in 'Point Break' remake

Keanu Reeves says he isn't involved in 'Point Break' remake

LONDON, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves says he will not appear in a planned remake of his 1991 action blockbuster, "Point Break."

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Julia Roberts presents George Clooney with BAFTA Britannia Award

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Julia Roberts presented George Clooney with the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film at the BAFTA Britannia Awards in Los Angeles.

Judge rules against Judicial Watch in Navy Seal FOIA

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow had access to names of officers who helped killed Osama bin Laden but Judicial Watch can't have the same information, a judge said.
BAFTA to recognize Bigelow, Kingsley in Los Angeles

BAFTA to recognize Bigelow, Kingsley in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles said Monday it will honor Kathryn Bigelow and Ben Kingsley at its 2013 Britannia Awards.

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'Bodies' warms up weekend box office ... Idol's Iraq story was 'all lies' ... Directors guild honors Ben Affleck ... Celebrities in New Orleans for Super Bowl ... News from United Press International.

Directors guild honors Ben Affleck

HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Ben Affleck won the best director award for his film "Argo" at the Directors Guild of America Awards ceremony in Hollywood.
Director Kathryn Bigelow defends torture scenes in 'Zero Dark Thirty'

Director Kathryn Bigelow defends torture scenes in 'Zero Dark Thirty'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. director Kathryn Bigelow is defending "Zero Dark Thirty's" depiction of "the role [torture] played" in the hunt for al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden.

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'Les Mis,' 'Argo,' 'Django' win big at Globes ... Roberts hopes to return to 'GMA' in weeks ... Kate and William's baby due in July ... Justin Timberlake releases new single ... News from United Press International.
'Les Mis,' 'Argo,' 'Django' win big at Globes

'Les Mis,' 'Argo,' 'Django' win big at Globes

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- "Les Miserables" was declared Best Comedy or Musical, and "Argo" Best Drama at the Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles Sunday night.

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Williams arrested for missing court date ... Beyonce to perform at inauguration ... 'Les Miserables' tops U.S. album chart ... 'Lincoln' up for 10 BAFTAs ... News from United Press International.
'Lincoln' up for 10 British Academy Film Awards

'Lincoln' up for 10 British Academy Film Awards

LONDON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- "Lincoln," director Steven Spielberg's drama about the last months of the 16th American president's life, was nominated for 10 BAFTA Awards in London Wednesday.
Affleck, Hooper, Spielberg up for Directors Guild award

Affleck, Hooper, Spielberg up for Directors Guild award

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- The Directors Guild of America nominated Ben Affleck, Kathryn Bigelow, Tom Hooper, Ang Lee and Steven Spielberg for its top prize Tuesday.
'Lincoln,' 'Les Miz' among 2012's most memorable movies

'Lincoln,' 'Les Miz' among 2012's most memorable movies

2012 saw its share of finely crafted prestige films sure to join next month's Oscar race, as well as Hollywood blockbusters that made millions at the global box office.
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Kathryn Ann Bigelow (born November 27, 1951) is an American film director. Her best-known films are the cult horror film Near Dark (1987), the surfer/bank robbery action picture Point Break (1991), the science fiction/film noir Strange Days (1995), the historical/mystery film The Weight of Water (2000) and the war drama The Hurt Locker (2008). The Hurt Locker won the 2009 Academy Award for Best Picture, won the BAFTA Award for Best Film, and was nominated for the 2010 Golden Globe Award for Best Drama.

With The Hurt Locker, Bigelow became the first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Director, the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing, the BAFTA Award for Best Direction, and the Critics' Choice Award for Best Director.

In April 2010, Bigelow was named to the Time 100 list of most influential people of the year.

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