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Sam Mendes on the making of his one-shot masterpiece 1917

Sam Mendes on the making of his one-shot masterpiece 1917

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It has picked up two of the biggest awards at the Golden Globes, is nominated for nine BAFTAs and looks set for Oscar success too.But 1917 director Sir Sam Mendes has told Sky News that he questioned himself at times while making the critically acclaimed war epic. The reason? The film is shot as if in one long take, using clever camera work and editing to create a sense of continuous motion - an incredible and difficult technical feat masterminded by Mendes and the legendary cinematographer Roger Deakins. Image: Mendes is best known for Spectre and Skyfall, and also won an Oscar for American Beauty in 2000 1917 tells the story of two young soldiers who have been given an almost impossible mission to save their comrades during the Firs...
Famous birthdays for March 5: Penn Jillette, Eva Mendes

Famous birthdays for March 5: Penn Jillette, Eva Mendes

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March 5 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Pisces. They include: -- Flemish mapmaker Gerardus Mercator in 1512 -- Antoine Cadillac, founder of Detroit, in 1658 -- Poet Lucy Larcom in 1824 -- Author Frank Norris in 1870 -- Actor Rex Harrison in 1908 File Photo by Larry Rubenstein/UPI -- Actor Jack Cassidy in 1927 -- Actor Paul Sand in 1932 (age 87) -- Actor Dean Stockwell in 1936 (age 83) -- Actor Samantha Eggar in 1939 (age 80) -- Actor Michael Warren in 1946 (age 73) -- Actor Marsha Warfield in 1954 (age 65) -- Magician Penn Jillette of Penn and Teller in 1955 (age 64) -- Journalist Ray Suarez in 1957 (age 62) -- Singer Andy Gibb in 1958 -- Televangelist Joel O...
Shawn Mendes wins big at MTV EMA awards

Shawn Mendes wins big at MTV EMA awards

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Canadian singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes was the big winner at the MTV Europe Music Awards, picking up three awards including the best artist prize.The 19-year-old, who launched his career by posting song covers to the internet before getting signed to a record label, also scooped the best song and biggest fans awards.He performed the track that won him best song - There's Nothing Holding Me Back - at the star-studded ceremony at Wembley Arena in London.Eminem, who opened the show by unveiling his new single Walk On Water - ahead of the release on Friday of his latest album Revival - won the best hip hop artist gong.Cuban-American singer Camila Cabello was honoured with the best pop prize, French DJ David Guetta won for best electronic act, while US rapper Kendrick Lamar claimed best video....