Guy Ritchie is a renowned English director who is well-known for his crime movies. Sherlock Holmes (2009) and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) two of his most successful films till date which starred Robert Downey Jr One of the Hollywood’s elite and utmost paid actor >> Read More... . and Jude Law Besides bagging nominations for two Screen Actors >> Read More... . He was born in a small town Hatfield, Hertfordshire. He was the second child of Amber Ritchie and Captain John Vivian Ritchie, former Seaforth Highlanders and Advertising Executive. Ritchie was expelled from Stanbridge Earls School at the age of 15. It was stated that drug abuse was the reason because of which he was expelled from the school. But his father mentioned that he was found cutting class and ‘entertaining a girl’ in his room. Ritchie is also a patient suffering from dyslexia.

In 1995, Ritchie made his first 20 min short film, ‘The Hard Case’, which was critically acclaimed by a lot of people. Later in 1998, with help from some of his friends and their connections, Ritchie decided to make a feature film.Trudie Styler, a mutual acquaintance, decided to invest in his film as he had seen The Hard Case and thought it was worth a shot. In the span of eight months, the production of the film ‘Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels’ was finished. It was released in the same year, and it received a lot of critical acclaims.

In 2000, Ritchie was given the Edgar Award by the Mystery Writers of America for this film. His next film came out in 2000 which was Snatch, and it was associated with big names such as Brad Pitt He’s one of the most accomplished actors of our ti >> Read More... and Dennis Farina Dennis Farina was professionally an actor into Ita >> Read More... . His other movies such as Swept Away (2002), Revolver (2005) and RocknRolla (2008) were not able to sweep away the audience and neither did they receive any critical acclaim. But with Sherlock Holmes (2009), Ritchie finally hit his mark.

The film was a critical success and grossed over $520 million worldwide. He was married to Madonna in the year 2000 and the marriage lasted for only eight years as in 2008 they both filed for a divorce. Guy Ritchie has a son with Madonna, Rocco John Ritchie and later they had adopted a Malawian baby boy David. On 30 July 2015, Richie married model Jacqui Ainsley, and the couple has three children together.

 

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Guy Ritchie is a prominent English filmmaker.

He was born in Hertfordshire on 10 September 1968 to John and Amber Ritchie. He dropped out of school at the age of 15 in the year 1995. He never joined any film school because he felt that their work was boring.

He started his career by directing music promos. He used the profits to make a twenty-minute short film The Hard Case (1995). This film convinced his investors to pool in money for Ritchie’s directorial venture Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998). The film generated positive reviews and is now considered by many as a classic cult film in the crime comedy genre. The movie starred actors like Jason Statham “Dominick Toretto, you don’t know me…you’re about >> Read More... , Jason Flemyng Jason Flemyng, born on 25th September 1966, is the >> Read More... , Nick Moran, Dexter Fletcher Dexter Fletcher was born on 31st January 1966 in L >> Read More... and Vinnie Jones.

He followed this with Snatch (2000). This movie was made on a bigger budget and also starred actors like Brad Pitt, Benicio Del Toro Benicio Monserrateis Rafael del Toro Sanchez a 50 >> Read More... and Dennis Farina. Regarding the story and genre, this movie was along the same lines as the previous one.

Ritchie married pop star Madonna and worked with her in the short film Star (2001), a music video ‘What It Feels Like For A Girl’ and the movie Swept Away (2002).

Ritchie directed Revolver in 2005. He followed it with RocknRolla in 2008. It had actors like Gerard Butler “Spartan’s! Tonight we die in hell!” and “This is >> Read More... , Tom Hardy Starring in everything from Peaky Blinders to The >> Read More... , Tom Wilkinson Tom Wilkinson, son of farmer Thomas Wilkinson and >> Read More... , Mark Strong Mark Strong is a well-known television and film ac >> Read More... , Idris Elba Idrissa Akuna Elba, most widely known as Idris Elb >> Read More... , Thandie Newton and Toby Kebbell "Toby" Kebbell is an English performing artist. Ke >> Read More... and was well received.

Ritchie directed Sherlock Holmes (2009) starring Robert Downey Jr. in the titular role and Jude Law as Dr. Watson. The film garnered good reviews and went on to become a commercial success. Its sequel Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows was released in 2011.

His next project was The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015) which starred actors like Henry Cavill Henry Cavill, a Britisher, was born in Jersey on 5 >> Read More... and Armie Hammer Born with the name Armand Douglas Hammer, Armand i >> Read More... . His upcoming film is Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur Click to look into! >> Read More... .

 

 

Francis Ford Coppola English Actor

Francis Ford Coppola

Francis Ford Coppola is a director, screenwriter, and a producer. He hails from America He got enrolled in UCLA Film School for graduation. He directed his first short Film, The two Christophers and then Ayamonn the Terrible. He then directed his first Film Tonight for Sure for which he was a screenwriter and producer. The list of Films for which he was a director and a writer for The Bellboy and the Playgirls which is an edited version of a German movie, Dementia 13 which is a horror thriller and sources said that this was a low budget horror Film back then, then he went on to direct many movies like The Rain People-this movie wasn’t so successful but it is considered to be one of Fore’s personal Films, The Godfather movie was a blockbuster and was considered to be a very influential Film, One from the Heart, Rumble Fish, The Cotton Club, New York Stories and The Rainmaker etc. He directed, developed the screenplay, and produced The Godfather part II, The Godfather part III, The Conversation, Apocalypse now, Youth without Youth, Tetro, Twixt, Distant Vision. He also directed and produced Bram Stoker’s Dracula. This movie received positive reviews from the critics, and it was number 1 film at the box office for quite a while. He is a multiple award holder. His movie Patton won Academy Award for best original screenplay. He was the screenwriter for the movie. The Godfather won many Awards such as Golden Globe Award, Academy Award, Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award, Directors Guild of America award, David di Donatello award. The Godfather part II won Academy Award, Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award, Writers Guild of America Award. He received best director Award for both the Films. Bram Stoker’s Dracula won Saturn Awards for Best Direction and also Best Horror Film. The conversation won Palme d’Or, Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award, National Board of Review Award. He was given #4 ranking in top ten directors of all time in a poll conducted by Sight and Sound publication and #10 in Critics top ten directors. He was given number 17 ranking in Moviemaker magazine’s top 25 directors and #21 in Entertainment weekly’s top 50 directors. He is even a recipient of many honorary Awards like “Golden Lion” and he was even awarded at the Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival in 2007. In 2015, he got The Princess Austria Award for Arts. He is now a producer of the upcoming Film Jeepers Creepers 3 which is to be released in 2016.   Another Version of this story… Francis Ford Coppola is a prominent Hollywood director, screen writer and producer. He became a household name with The Godfather and was widely regarded as one of the greatest filmmakers of all time. He was born in Michigan on 7 April 1939 to Carmine and Italia Coppola. He grew up in New York. He studied at Hofstra College where he developed a keen interest in theatre. He completed his graduation at UCLA Film School. He was an assistant of the filmmaker Roger Corman.  He was the dialogue director, sound man and an associate producer for Tower of London (1962), The Young Racers (1963) and The Terror (1963) respectively. Later, Coppola directed Dementia 13 which went on to become a cult classic film. He co-wrote This Property is Condemned (1966), Is Paris Burning? (1966) and eventually directed You’re a Big Boy Now in 1966, which garnered critical acclaims and got him his Master of Fine Arts degree. During the filming of film Finian’s Rainbow (1968), he met George Lucas, who was his production assistant in The Rain People (1969). He went on to direct The Godfather (1972) which became a milestone film in the history of cinema. It bagged some awards and was considered as one the greatest films ever made. He followed this with The Conversation (1974) which was a success and The Godfather Part II (1974) which was again a huge success and won six Oscars. His next venture Apocalypse Now (1979), which was based on the Vietnam War, received tremendous critical acclaim and was widely regarded as a masterpiece by many. He directed movies like The Outsiders (1983), Rumble Fish (1983), The Cotton Club (1984), Peggy Sue Got Married (1986) and a segment from New York Stories (1989) where he collaborated with Martin Scorsese and Woody Allen. His next movie was The Godfather Part III (1990) which was also a huge success. In 1992, he made Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Gary Oldman was cast in the titular role. The film performed well all over. His later directorial ventures were movies like Jack (1996), The Rainmaker (1997), Youth without Youth (2007), Tetro (2009), Twixt (2011) and Distant Vision (2015).      

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James Wan

The horror films director ‘James Wan’ was born on 27th February 1977 in Kuching, Malaysia. Since 1999, he’s into directing horror movies. It all started with his first movie ‘Stygian’ followed by SAW series which made 100 million dollars in the continental of America. The movie was a franchise in 2000 his first movie won the ‘Best Guerrilla Award’ at MUFF. After that, James is making horror movies. Once asked in an interview about how much he loves creepy things, the reply media got was he’s not only a horror movie fans but ‘a movie fan.’ He likes action and romantic comedy as well he’s waiting for the right material then he would make one. James is popularly known for creating movies like ‘Conjuring,’ ‘Death sentence,’ ‘Death Silence,’ ‘Insidious Chapter 2,’ and ‘Furious 7’. He is currently working on the sequel of Conjuring named as ‘Conjuring 2’. Rumors say the movie will soon get released in 2016. Apart from directing, he has also created a horror and thriller game ‘Dead Space.’ Even though James has conquered the horror world of entertainment with his hit, there are several movies which did not come into existence like he was working on his project ‘Nightfall which was to be released after ‘Death Sentence’ but the directors of ‘IMDB’ did not approved it and listed it in the film line. Except this, there was one more project ‘X-RAY’ which did not get the clearance of developing it further. According to the media reports Wan’s graphics novel ‘Malignant Man’ will be obtained by ‘20th Century Fox’. James has scheduled his upcoming movies as well may be he will release them in 2018. The movie is taken from a comic book name ‘Boom’ and it be a component of ‘DC Extended Universe’, and the first look will be released in 2016 in ‘Batman v/s Superman: Dawn Of Justice’.

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James Wan English Actor