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Mount Tongariro volcano erupts in New Zealand

A New Zealand volcano used as a backdrop to "The Lord of the Rings" films erupted on Wednesday, sending a column of ash two kilometres (1.2 miles) above the North Island.

Mount Tongariro volcano erupts in New Zealand
Snapshot of the movie Letters to an Angel
Kazakhstan movies festival to be held in Boston and Washington

Steppe Flowers: Panorama of Kazakhstan Cinema festival will be held in the U.S.

Kazakhstan movies festival to be held in Boston and Washington
Self-Googler Daniel Craig says wanted out of 007
Self-Googler Daniel Craig says wanted out of 007

Daniel Craig wanted to get out of the role of James Bond from his first appearance as the famed British spy, he said in an interview published as the latest 007 movie was released in the US Friday.

Self-Googler Daniel Craig says wanted out of 007
Robert Zemeckis. ©REUTERS
Denzel Washington pilots 'Flight' through storm

After a detour into animation, "Forrest Gump" director Robert Zemeckis returns to live-action film with "Flight," which starts with a plane crash but centers more on personal rather than airborne crises.

Denzel Washington pilots 'Flight' through storm
First bin Laden film premieres just in time for US vote
First bin Laden film premieres just in time for US vote

Timing is everything in show business, but the director of the first movie about the commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden doubts its television premiere Sunday will swing the US election.

First bin Laden film premieres just in time for US vote
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Movie supporting Astana Expo-2017 won award in Cannes

The movie called Astana Expo 2017 – The Great Expectation of Kazakhstan received the second place, Silver Dolphin Award, in Cannes.

Movie supporting Astana Expo-2017 won award in Cannes
Ang Lee breaks every rule in new 'Life of Pi' film
Ang Lee breaks every rule in new 'Life of Pi' film

Director Ang Lee brought the best-selling novel into stunning 3D life with a production featuring an unknown Indian actor, four tigers and the world's biggest wave machine.

Ang Lee breaks every rule in new 'Life of Pi' film
"Kieli Meken" documentary film frame.
Kazakhstan's Kieli Meken movie awarded in Cannes

Kazakhstan-made Kieli Meken movie is a documentary filmed prior to the 20th anniversary of independence of Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan's Kieli Meken movie awarded in Cannes
Assanali Ashimov with his family. ©Yaroslav Radlovskiy
PHOTO: Eurasia Film Festival opened in Almaty

Famous Kazakhstan, Russian and American actors were among the guests of the opening ceremony of Eurasia Film Festival in Almaty.

PHOTO: Eurasia Film Festival opened in Almaty
"Book of Legends" film frame.
It took Kazakhstan 3D-animators 3 months to make 1-minute scene in Book of Legends movie

Yernar Kurmashev, a Computer Graphics Studio producer, told about the challenges they experienced when animating the movie and their future plans.

It took Kazakhstan 3D-animators 3 months to make 1-minute scene in Book of Legends movie
French, Korean, US films tipped to win Venice festival
French, Korean, US films tipped to win Venice festival

Movies from France, South Korea and the United States are tipped by critics as the favourites to win this year's Golden Lion award at the Venice film festival due to be announced on Saturday.

French, Korean, US films tipped to win Venice festival
"Realtor" movie's production team. ©Vladimir Dmitriyev
Kazakhstan's Realtor movie awarded in South Korea

Kazakhstan's Realtor movie directed by Adilkhan Yerzhanov was awarded at the 6th Cinema Digital Seoul Film Festival in South Korea.

Kazakhstan's Realtor movie awarded in South Korea
The shooting team of the Gentlemen of Fortune. Igor Tsay personal archive photo
Kazakhstan stunt actors risk more than Western colleagues

Head of Kun-Do stunt fighting school Igor Tsay shared his opinion on the popularity of Kazakhstan stunt actors abroad.

Kazakhstan stunt actors risk more than Western colleagues
Love and revolution in French director's 1970s tribute
Love and revolution in French director's 1970s tribute

French director Olivier Assayas says he wanted to to pay tribute to the freedom of the politically engaged 1970s of his youth in his new film "Apres mai," in competition at the Venice film festival.

Love and revolution in French director's 1970s tribute
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'The Possession' tops N. America box office

Horror flick "The Possession" exorcised A-list action romp "The Expendables 2" from the top slot at the North American box office at the weekend.

'The Possession' tops N. America box office
Celebrity culture gone mad in 'Superstar' at Venice fest
Celebrity culture gone mad in 'Superstar' at Venice fest

French film "Superstar" shone a harsh spotlight on celebrity culture at the Venice festival this week.

Celebrity culture gone mad in 'Superstar' at Venice fest
Family members of victims of the Century 16 movie theater shootings. ©REUTERS/Rick Wilking
Angry families demand funds over US shooting

Families of victims of the Colorado movie theater shooting voiced anger Tuesday over the distribution of funds intended for them, saying they had so far received only a tiny slice.

Angry families demand funds over US shooting
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Syphilis scare prompts call to halt US porn shoots

Reports of several cases of syphilis among porn actors in California has prompted a trade group to call for a temporary halt to shooting in the lucrative US adult film industry.

Syphilis scare prompts call to halt US porn shoots
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Movies selected for 8th Eurasia Film Festival in Almaty

The Selection Board of the 8th Eurasia Film Festival has announced the movies selected for the festival.

Movies selected for 8th Eurasia Film Festival in Almaty
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'Expendables 2' guns to top of N. America box office

All-star action romp "The Expendables 2" opened on top at the North American box office this week, pushing another sequel, "The Bourne Legacy," off the summit.

'Expendables 2' guns to top of N. America box office