Tony Scott

  • Director Tony Scott cremated; scholarship created August 28, 2012

    Los Angeles: Tony Scott has been cremated, and his widow will keep his remains at their Los Angeles-area home. The information is included on Scott's death certificate. The document doesn't include a formal determination of Scott's cause of death. Coroner's officials expect it will take several weeks to finalize their...
  • Witnesses want to sell Tony Scott's suicide video August 23, 2012

    New Delhi: 68-year-old Tony Scott, who directed more than 15 films like ‘Top Gun’ and ‘Unstoppable’, jumped from a bridge in Los Angeles on Sunday. Many people witnessed Tony Scott climbing the eight foot fence and jumping from the bridge. As the bridge is a popular shooting location among action...
  • A tribute to Hollywood director Tony Scott August 22, 2012

    Tony Scott shot to fame in the 1980s with a string of action films. His blockbuster hits included 'Crimson Tide', 'Days of Thunder' and 'Beverly Hills Cop II' besides 'Top Gun'. Scott's brother is the famous Hollywood director Ridley Scott. At the time of his death, he was rumoured to...
  • Tony Scott's family rule out cancer in suicide August 22, 2012

    The family of 'Top Gun' director Tony Scott told medical examiners the British-born filmmaker did not have brain cancer or any serious illness when he jumped to his death from a suspension bridge, a Los Angeles County Coroner Department official said on Tuesday. Craig Harvey, operations chief for the coroner, also...
  • Tony was my dear friend: Tom Cruise August 21, 2012

    Los Angeles: Tom Cruise, who shot to Hollywood superstardom with Tony Scott's 'Top Gun', has paid tribute to the tragic director. Scott, 68, jumped to his death from the Vincent Thomas Bridge. "Tony was my dear friend and I will really miss him. My deepest sorrow and thoughts are with his...
  • Holywood director Tony Scott dies after jumping off bridge August 21, 2012

    Tony Scott, director of such Hollywood blockbusters as 'Top Gun', 'Days of Thunder' and 'Beverly Hills Cop II', has died after jumping from a Los Angeles County Bridge. ...
  • Hunt for answers in 'Top Gun' director's death August 21, 2012

    Director Tony Scott loved fast cars, riding fast motorcycles and creating some of the most memorable action sequences of the past quarter century. He was even planning a sequel to his hit 'Top Gun.' Yet on Sunday, police removed the director's body from Los Angeles Harbor hours after they say he...
  • Tony Scott: Man of action films, pure and simple August 20, 2012

    Los Angeles: No one ever mistook Tony Scott for a great dramatist. He was a director critics loved to hate for his slick barrage of images at the expense of story. The filmmaker did not dazzle the imagination with visions of lost or alien worlds, like brother Ridley Scott. Tony Scott...
  • Director Tony Scott's notable films August 20, 2012

    The notable films of director Tony Scott, who died on Sunday in an apparent suicide at age 68: — 'The Hunger,' 1983. — 'Top Gun,' 1986. — 'Beverly Hills Cop II,' 1987. — 'Days of Thunder,' 1990. — 'Revenge,' 1990. — 'The Last Boy Scout,' 1991. — 'True Romance,' 1993. — 'Crimson Tide,' 1995. — 'The Fan,' 1996. — 'Enemy...
  • Goodbye, Tony Scott: 10 awesome 'Top Gun' facts August 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Hollywood filmmaker Tony Scott, director of such big-screen action hits as 'Top Gun' and 'Crimson Tide,' jumped to his death on Sunday from a bridge over Los Angeles Harbor, the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office said. For actor Tom Cruise, 'Top Gun' was a turning point in his career...
  • 'Top Gun' director jumps to death from bridge August 20, 2012

    Los Angeles: Tony Scott, director of such Hollywood blockbusters as 'Top Gun,' 'Days of Thunder' and 'Beverly Hills Cop II,' died Sunday after jumping from a Los Angeles County Bridge, authorities said. The 68-year-old Scott's death was being investigated as a suicide, Los Angeles County Coroner's Lt. Joe Bale said. Several people...
  • Google releases 'Life in a Day' movie on YouTube November 1, 2011

    New Delhi: One of the most unusual movies of recent times is now available on a computer screen near you. Google has announced that Life in a Day is now available on YouTube. "On July 24, 2010, thousands of people around the world recorded videos of their lives to take part...
  • Masand: 'Unstoppable' delivers what it promises December 3, 2010

    Cast: Denzel Washington, Chris Pine Director: Tony Scott True to its name, director Tony Scott's 'Unstoppable' is a fast-paced action thriller that takes a little while to pick up speed, but once moving, rolls along furiously barely allowing you to catch your breath or ponder the silliness of the situation. The film...