The original may have sunk in one of the most horrendous nautical tragedies of the 20th century, but that hasn't put off the makers of a new Titanic, who assured potential cruisers that their model Titanic II, which was announced on Tuesday, will be the "most safe cruise ship in the world".
Like the ruined husk of Hadley's Hope however any signs of life are missing.
Pussy Riot’s Moscow church protest, which resulted in a two-year prison sentence for members of the punk group, was motivated by a desire to create controversy to boost their careers, Russia’s leading conductor has suggested.
Tom Cruise brought Trafalgar Square to a standstill yesterday when he dropped in by helicopter to do battle with aliens during the shooting in London of his latest film, All You Need is Kill.
Kate Winslet signed autographs as she walked the red carpet at the re-launch of the film that made her a star.
Titanic director set to become first person in 50 years to reach foot of the Mariana Trench
Expectations are high for ITV's new drama, Titanic. Gerard Gilbert talks to writer Julian Fellowes and the cast
Of the 700 crew who perished on the Titanic, 550 came from Southampton. Their stories have rarely been told – until now.
When one of his Hollywood blockbusters runs over budget or behind schedule, as they almost always do, James Cameron tends to confound the naysayers by eventually producing a hugely lucrative commercial hit. But real life isn't always so forgiving.
Surrey-born Sam Worthington found fame with mega hit Avatar. He tells Kaleem Aftab that he can't wait for the two sequels
The new 3D film to take the silver screen by storm is Sanctum, the cave-diving adventure produced by the man behind 2009’s biggest hit, Avatar. Laura Davis takes a look at what - other than the extra dimension - makes the film stand out.
As big-name film-makers offer more and more Director’s Cuts, Leigh Singer asks if the results justify the obsessive tinkering.
Zoe Saldana played no-nonsense heroines in Star Trek and Avatar, and she's just as tough in her latest film, The Losers. The actress tells Gill Pringle why she wants to 'kick some ass'
Record-breaking blockbuster could prove crucial in format sales battle
The publicists for the DVD release of Avatar were unable to send out review copies of either the standard disc or its big daddy Blu-ray equivalent ("the ultimate high definition experience for home viewing audiences", apparently).
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