Billy Ray is an American director and a screenwriter. He started writing for movies and television in 1994 with Color of Night. He has written for Hart’s War and Volcano. He was one of the writers and creators of the fictional show Earth 2. Later on the 10th of August, 2015, he announced that he will be writing screenplay for Martin Scorses’s The Devil in the White City. The film will star Leonardo DiCaprio He’s one of the most searched icons in the web for >> Read More... Leonardo DiCaprio . It was in 2003 that he began writing and directing. He did his directorial debut with Shattered Glass, which was based on the real story of Stephen Glass, who had a strange habit of fabricating many stories. Billy Ray directed and co-wrote Breach, and it tells the story of an FBI Agent, Robert Hanssen, who was convicted of spying for Russia. The story later ends with the testimony of an assistant, Eric O’Neill. He has also written the screenplay for The Hunger Games, 2012 Blockbuster, which got nominated for the Academy Awards. Secret in their Eyes was a 2015 thriller film directed and written by Billy. It was based on a novel titled originally El Secreto De Sus Ojos by author, Juan Jose. The film stars eminent actors like Nicole Kidman Pronounced as one of the sexiest women alive and a >> Read More... Nicole Kidman , Dean Norris Famous for portraying the role of DEA agent Hank S >> Read More... Dean Norris , Julia Roberts She’s one of the Hollywood’s heavyweight actresses >> Read More... Julia Roberts , Michael Kelly Best known for his role as Doug Stamper in the Tel >> Read More... Michael Kelly and Chiwetel Ejiofor Chiwetel Umeadi Ejiofor was born on 10 July 1977 i >> Read More... Chiwetel Ejiofor . Secret in their Eyes got good reviews from the critics. Another credible movie of Billy Ray is 2012 science fiction The Hunger Games.

It is based on the novel by Suzanne Collins. The film stars Josh Hutcherson The notorious actor of the Hollywood industry, Jos >> Read More... Josh Hutcherson , Jennifer Lawrence She’s an Academy Award winning actress at her youn >> Read More... Jennifer Lawrence , Woody Harrelson Woody Harrelson is an American activist and a popu >> Read More... Woody Harrelson , Lenny Kravitz, Donald Sutherland Donald McNichol Sutherland is a Hollywood actor wh >> Read More... Donald Sutherland and Elizabeth Banks Elizabeth Banks is an actress from Hollywood, and >> Read More... Elizabeth Banks . The movie’s plot revolves around the situation in a nation called Panem, which arises after the apocalypse. Girls and boys, aged between 12 and 18 take part in a television event ‘Hunger Games’. It got awesome reviews from all critics and was considered more sophisticated than Harry Potter and Twilight. Billy Ray had also written screen play for State of Play (2009), an American British French Political thriller, which was an adaptation of a British TV Series aired on BBC in the year 2003. The film revolves around the story of a journalist and his probe into the sudden death of a woman. It is inspired by the relationship between the press and politicians. Hart’s War is another film of Billy Ray. It is a 2002 thriller movie based on the second world war. Unfortunately, it didn’t work that well at the box office and was rated average by the critics.

Quentin Tarantino English Actor

Quentin Tarantino

There are people who follow the created path and go on to become great, then there are people who create their own path and go on to become great, and that is very true of Quentin Tarantino. A filmmaker, an academy award recipient for screen-writing, an actor, a director and a producer. The one responsible for delivering to the world some of the most regaling stories namely "True Romance", "Natural Born Killers", "Reservoir Dogs" (1992), "Pulp Fiction" (1994), "Jackie Brown" (1997), "Kill Bill: Volume 1" (2003), "Kill Bill: Volume 2" (2004), "Grindhouse" (2007), "Inglourious Basterds" (2009) and "Django Unchained" (2012). Born on March 27th, 1963 in Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S. to Connie McHugh and Tony Tarantino, Quentin moved to California when he was 4 years old, Tony Tarantino left the family before Quentin’s birth. Movies were a fascination to him since childhood, which led him to prioritize films over school and studying. He eventually dropped the school and worked as an usher at an adult movie theatre, soon he started working on a video archive in Manhattan beach. Till this time, he had made friends with Robert Avary, who was another movie-lover. They even wrote a script together. While working at Video Archives, he also simultaneously wrote screenplays and played a role in "The Golden Girl". His first step towards his dreams was when he left Video Archives for pursuing a career in movies. He worked for a production company named Cinetel and later went on to sell the script of "True Romance" to director Tony Scott. He then made his directorial debut with "Reservoir Dogs" written by him. There’s one film that establishes a person in the industry and for Tarantino it was his first. Then came the film that not only went on to become one of the most successful films, but also made the genre of violent thrillers synonymous with the Director and that definitely is an achievement. “Pulp Fiction”- it was a huge success both commercially and critically. It paved the way for the movies in the same genre for Tarantino. "Pulp Fiction" consisted of various stories in a link with each other connected by an enthralling plot. It did well in many festivals and also earned him seven Academy award nominations and won the Best Screenplay. He worked on several films like "Jackie Brown" and "Four Rooms", after which he took a break from film-making, and diverted his energies to acting, which didn’t turn out well for him as he garnered many negative reviews for his performance. While he kept his chin up, he says it hurt. He came back to business with "Kill Bill" which was released in two volumes and was a successful comeback. "Kill Bill" was an idea born when he was working with Uma Thurman and left then, which later was brought back into motion with some encouragement from Uma. He dabbled in television after that and directed an episode of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" which earned him an Emmy award nomination. During his break, he had worked on a "world war-2" drama to which he couldn’t find an ending , it was now that he got back to it and "Inglourious Basterds" happened which fared with mixed reviews, while getting it 8 Academy awards nominations. In 2012, he came out with "Django Unchained" which was again a successful venture and in 2015, "The Hateful Eight" came out with which he visited the western theme. Tarantino as a person is the one with temper, which quite reflect onscreen. With the movies he makes, there is an expression of himself. He has chosen movies over everything, over school, over his personal life. In fact, he couldn’t balance a relationship because he feels movies are an all time devotion. His taste in movies very much reflects the person he is, he loved History in school, because he was enticed to stories. His mother once said that he used to write letters about the stories in which how he would kill her and feel bad about it. He has also unfazed by the critics as he feels that he writes better than them and the world has been audience to his pen. Every part of his persona can be linked to his work and the movies he makes. Each one of the humans has a distinct personality, but a very few manage to express themselves and make a livelihood out of it. Among those very few is Quentin Tarantino.

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Brian Helgeland

Born on January 17, 1961, Brian Helgeland is one of the only scriptwriter awarded for both an Academy Award (for L.A. Confidential) and a Razzie Award (for The Postman) the same year, a feat rarely achieved. He was born in Providence, Rhode Island to parents of Norwegian descent and raised in New Bedford, Massachusetts. He majored in English at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and eventually graduated from the film school at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, after learning about them and eventually decided to make it as a job after he had initially worked as a fisherman. After working as a duo scriptwriter on small budget horror movies like ‘976-EVIL’ which was a horror comedy and ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master’, both releasing the same year (1988), Brian went on to both write and produce the movie ‘Highway to Hell’ in 1992. His first association with a big budget movie can be traced back to the 1995 action movie ‘Assassins’ with filmmaker Richard Donner, with whom he would have his second collaboration in ‘Conspiracy Theory’ in 1997 that starred Mel Gibson and Julia Roberts. Disappointingly, both movies couldn’t perform well at the box office leaving Brian with a broken morale. But as there is a silver lining, the same year would prove monumental for Brian as he was hired to write for the thriller ‘L.A. Confidential’ which won him his first Oscar Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. The movie also earned him nominations both at the Golden Globes Awards and BAFTA Awards and several other awards and nominations from festivals and film societies all across the world. However, the same year, he won the embarrassing Razzie Award for ‘The Postman’, only to become the 2nd person to achieve the dubious feat. And became only the 4th person to receive the award in person. At the Academy Awards, he was asked about accomplishing this feat to which he replied as that he'd like to display them both side-by-side on his mantle to remind him of the “Quixotic nature of Hollywood” presenting the artists with unrealistic expectations. His first movie as a director was the 1999 crime thriller ‘Payback’ reuniting with Mel Gibson after ‘Lethal Weapon: 4.’ and the movie was a box office success. He then went on to both write, direct and produce the Action/Adventure ‘A Knight’s Tale’ (2001) starring and the thriller ‘The Order’ (2003) both starring Heath Ledger. He has also worked with the renowned filmmaker Clint Eastwood on two projects named ‘Blood Work’ (2002) and ‘Mystic River’ (2003) for which he got nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay both at Oscars and Golden Globe Awards with great reviews and critics calling it one of the best movies of the year. He wasn’t given credit for co-writing the screenplay of the motion picture ‘The Bourne Supremacy’ directed by Paul Greengrass. He would reunite with him later when he wrote the script for the 2008 thriller ‘Green Zone.’ His other collaboration with major directors includes Tony Scott in the remake of ‘The Taking of Pelham 123’ (2009) starring Denzel Washington and John Travolta and Ridley Scott in ‘Robin Hood’ (2010). His other works include Man on Fire (2004), Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (2009). He directed the 2013 biopic ‘42’ and wrote the screenplay for the 2015 crime/drama ‘Legend,’ loosely based on ‘The Kray Twins’ starring Tom Hardy. In 1990, Brian co-wrote a script with the name ‘The Ticking Man’ with Manny Coto, which they sold for 1.2 million dollars. However, the film was never produced He has also been named as ‘Sexiest Director Alive’ by Glamour’s magazine in its April 2016 issue. He has also been added in the string of fake celebrity death reports after the fake news of his death went viral on social media and the internet on April 07, 2016. .  

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Brian Helgeland English Actor