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Mini re-creates Goodbye Pork Pie chase scene to launch fourth-generation model

June 13, 2014/4.53

When BMW launched its Mini at the turn of the century, it resisted doing the obvious thing in its marketing: reenacting The Italian Job. Over the years, various retro Mini marketing ideas have, nevertheless, surfaced, such as ‘Minis have feelings, too,’ re-created one Christmas, and for the New Zealand market, BMW is digging in to […]

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Will Cheryl Cole will return to US version of The X Factor? UK media speculate

March 11, 2013/8.40

Since Cheryl Cole always gets additional readers for the British tabloids, she’s the subject of further speculation again—that The X Factor supremo Simon Cowell will offer Cole her old judging job back on the American version of the franchise.    Cole was heavily promoted in the British press when she went to the US for […]

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Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Eva Green, Bella Heathcote and Steven Tyler attend Dark Shadows première

May 9, 2012/2.02

Jason Merritt Top Johnny Depp giving his thoughts on playing Barnabas Collins in Dark Shadows.Above Bella Heathcote in a Chanel white chiffon dress from the spring–summer 2012 prêt-à-porter collection. Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Eva Green, Bella Heathcote, Steven Tyler and Alice Cooper all attended the “black carpet” première for the big-screen remake of Dark Shadows, […]

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Trailer for Dark Shadows remake, starring Johnny Depp, released

March 17, 2012/14.37

Leah Gallo/Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Readers of a certain age will remember Dark Shadows, a cult TV soap opera, later followed by a 1970 movie called House of Dark Shadows. A revival was shown in 1991, and an unaired pilot was made in 2004.    Tim Burton, a fan of the series, has remade Dark […]

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Abbas–Mustan’s Players’ first trailer shown

November 3, 2011/23.14

The trailer for Abbas–Mustan’s Players, the remake of the remake of The Italian Job, has been released.    The authorized remake, licensed by Paramount, has been filmed in India, New Zealand and Russia, with the trade-mark Mini chase scene shot in Wellington.    The film stars Abhishek Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor, Bipasha Basu, Neil Nitin Mukesh, […]

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Jessica Lowndes at Arthur UK première; Lindsay Lohan out on bail

April 23, 2011/13.07

ITN has managed to get a few comments from Canadian actress Jessica Lowndes (of 90210 fame) as she went on the red carpet for the UK première of the Arthur remake, starring Russell Brand.    Lowndes says that her present character is ‘very dark’ and would love to look at comedy or a period piece. […]

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