Quicklinks
Top Links
biography by votes awardsNewsDesk
Filmographies
overviewby type by year by ratings by votes awards by genre by keyword
Biographical
biography other works publicity photo galleryNewsDesk
External Links
official sites miscellaneous photographs sound clips video clips

Connect with IMDb



2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2004

3 items from 2011


The tangled tale behind The Devil's Double | Eoin Butler

13 August 2011 3:00 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

This $20m film is based on Latif Yahia's claim to have been a body double for Uday Hussein. But his story doesn't add up

This weekend sees the UK release of The Devil's Double, a $20m action blockbuster set in the "lawless playground of excess and violence known as Baghdad, 1987". The film is purportedly based on the true story of Latif Yahia (Dominic Cooper), an Iraqi army captain forced to work as a body double for the eldest son of Saddam Hussein, Uday.

But in all the hype surrounding its release, one important point is in danger of being lost: the story depicted in this film almost certainly never happened.

On the surface, Latif Yahia's is a compelling tale. While on active service during the Iran-Iraq war, he was summoned to Baghdad to serve as Uday's "fidi" (or body double). When he refused, he was tortured and forced to undergo cosmetic surgery, »

- Eoin Butler

Permalink | Report a problem


The Nightmare Before Christmas Coming To Blu-Ray 3D August 30th

9 June 2011 6:55 AM, PDT | AreYouScreening.com | See recent AreYouScreening news »

We may be getting to the point that I need to look into a 3D TV. One of my favorites is on its way, and this may be the turning of the tide as far as I'm concerned. Check out the details of the release below.

Available For The First Time To Own In Spectacular 3D Presentation, August 30th, 2011

More astonishing and spectacular than ever before, Academy Award® nominated writer/producer Tim Burton’s overwhelmingly favorite The Nightmare Before Christmas becomes available for the first time ever to own on Disney Blu-ray 3D™ and/or 3D Movie Download, on August 30, 2011.

Leaping off the screen and into living rooms this holiday season, the all-new 3D presentation of The Nightmare Before Christmas will be available as a 3-Disc Combo Pack (Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray™, DVD/Digital Copy hybrid) and/or a 3D Movie Download,* providing fans and families alike with several great ways to enjoy the film. »

- Marc Eastman

Permalink | Report a problem


The Nightmare Before Christmas on 3D Blu-ray 8/30

3 June 2011 11:20 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

The Delightfully, Frightful Holiday Classic Makes Its Blu-ray 3D. Debut

Tim Burton.s The Nightmare Before Christmas

Available For The First Time To Own In Spectacular 3D Presentation, August 30th, 2011

This Makes Me So Happy!!!

More astonishing and spectacular than ever before, Academy Award® nominated writer/producer Tim Burton.s overwhelmingly favorite The Nightmare Before Christmas becomes available for the first time ever to own on Disney Blu-ray 3D. and/or 3D Movie Download, on August 30, 2011.  Leaping off the screen and into living rooms this holiday season, the all-new 3D presentation of The Nightmare Before Christmas will be available as a 3-Disc Combo Pack (Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray., DVD/Digital Copy hybrid) and/or a 3D Movie Download,* providing fans and families alike with several great ways to enjoy the film.

The Nightmare Before Christmas is produced by Academy Award® nominated writer and producer Tim Burton (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, »

- Melissa Howland

Permalink | Report a problem


2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2004

3 items from 2011


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners