Good triumphed over evil in George Lucas’ Star Wars series, but the battle wasn’t yet won in the director’s 1966 student film, Freiheit (German for “freedom”). Lucas shows us a young man (Randal Kleiser, who would go on to direct Grease) running from unknown assailants and quickly being shot to death. Different voiceovers discussing freedom take us to the brief credits. All accounts tell us that… Continue reading Before 'Star Wars,' George Lucas Made This Poignant Student Film About Freedom
A new behind-the-scenes featurette on “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” offers audiences a closer glimpse at the making of the biopic of South African leader and activist Nelson Mandela, who died yesterday at age 95.
The clip, premiering today exclusively on Moviefone, begins with director Justin Chadwick discussing his creative process, and his desire to “drop the camera into these worlds”… Continue reading 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom': Inside the Making of the Nelson Mandela Biopic (EXCLUSIVE)
US President Barack Obama has announced that he would award the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country’s highest civilian honour, to George W Bush next year. According to the New York Daily News, the decision has come a day after Bush gave a respectful nod to Obama at the groundbreaking of his library in Dallas. [...] Continue reading Obama to award Bush ‘Presidential Medal of Freedom’
Incarcerated George Michael has claimed that his eight-week sentence is “excessive” and is set to launch a legal bid for freedom today. The former Wham! Star’s barrister Mukul Chawla is expected to appeal at Blackfriars Crown Court for the singer”s release today. He will claim that his eight-week sentence for crashing his 80,000-pound Range Rover [...] Continue reading Incarcerated George Michael ‘to launch legal bid for freedom’