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Stars prepare to shine at Cannes

...begins Wednesday. And with the buzz already hot for John Boorman's "The General" and Todd Haynes' glam-rock saga...actor Brendan Gleeson, it marks a stirring return for John Boorman, whose credits include "Deliverance," and "Hope...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/13/ent_228039.shtml
Things to Do
Tolkien's trilogy slated for the cinema

...precious ring. And no one has come close to getting all those hundreds of pages of epic fantasy on the screen. Oh, John Boorman has thought about it a lot from time to time. Animator Ralph Bakshi even did the dirty on us and stuck half the story...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/19/liv_268204.shtml
Life & style
Tolkien's trilogy slated for the cinema

...precious ring. And no one has come close to getting all those hundreds of pages of epic fantasy on the screen. Oh, John Boorman has thought about it a lot from time to time. Animator Ralph Bakshi even did the dirty on us and stuck half the story...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/19/liv_268152.shtml
Life & style
Living briefs

...augustachronicle.com or call (706) 823-3626. The deadline is Feb. 3. Birthdays TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Movie director John Boorman is 73. Singer-songwriter Bobby Goldsboro is 65. Comedian-singer Brett Hudson of the Hudson Brothers is 53. Actor-director...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/18/liv_46812.shtml
Life & style
Location matters when it comes to making films

...long stretch of wild river in north Georgia became one of the more menacing locales in film history when director John Boorman cast it as the backwoods battlefield that a quartet of suburbanites must navigate in Deliverance . I'm pretty sure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/04/uhl_471874.shtml
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New home-video releases

...49.99. (Sony) --- Other new releases: "In My Country" - Samuel L. Jackson and Juliette Binoche star in John Boorman's drama about South Africa's commission hearings that sought to illuminate and reconcile victims and perpetrators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/06/mov_457945.shtml
Movies
Travolta and Washington headline Venice Film Festival

...focussing on an unusual delivery man. The nine-person jury that gives out the Golden Lions is headed by British director John Boorman and includes Spike Lee, Johansson and actress Helen Mirren, among others. The awards will be handed out Sept. 11...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/03/mov_427437.shtml
Movies
People in the News

...neighborhood. "I was even bragging about this to my relatives back East," she said. VENICE, Italy -- British director John Boorman will head the main jury at this year's Venice Film Festival. The panel also will include Spike Lee and "Lost in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/26/ent_423288.shtml
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Ned Beatty tackles Big Daddy in 'Cat' on Broadway

...working with the Arena Stage Company in Washington, D.C., from 1963 to 1971, Beatty made his film debut in the 1972 John Boorman thriller about four friends whose weekend canoe trip turns violent as they tangle with locals. After his critically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/03/art_387903.shtml
Arts
Film fans can go on quest until 'Rings' lines shorten

...never before or since has it been told with as much style. A veritable who's who of British acting appear in the John Boorman film, including Nigel Terry, Helen Mirren, Gabriel Byrne and Liam Neeson in his film debut. Some other great quest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/14/app_326111.shtml
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