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March 29, 2014
Most Exotic Marigold 2 takes a lighter, comical view of life in India
The Most Exotic Marigold Hotel 2 unfolds in Udaipur.

March 03, 2014
Box Office boost for Oscar-winning movies?
Arthur J Pais analyses Oscar 2014 big wins and losses.

February 12, 2014
Shirley Temple's 10 Most Memorable Quotes
The most iconic of child stars and America's truest sweetheart, Shirley Temple passed away on February 10. We pay a tribute.

January 27, 2014
Judi Dench: I love being in Rajasthan
"I love being in Rajasthan and am doubly happy that I have been able to come so soon after doing the The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 's first version. I would like to go to Udaipur again and see how the lakes are there now," Judi Dench, who has been shooting in Jaipur for the sequel of her hit film The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, says. P B Chandra reports.

January 23, 2014
Justin Bieber arrested
The canadian singer was charged for DUI and Drag racing

January 13, 2014
<I>American Hustle</I> wins big at Golden Globes, 2014
The 71th Annual Golden Globe awards have been announced. There have been quite a few surprises and some expected nods.

January 08, 2014
Love and Disappointment
Fans of the Before trilogy have grown up with Celine and Jesse... The films, says Aseem Chhabra, are charming, funny, romantic and very talky, but also close to real life.

December 30, 2013
Denzel Washington to play Green Lantern in <I>Man of Steel 2</i>
The actor joins the cast in the Superman sequel, slated for a 2015 release.

December 13, 2013
Mandela film, <I>American Hustle</i> lead Golden Globe 2013 nominations
A look at the hopefuls this year!

December 06, 2013
'There is a lot in common between Gandhi and Mandela'
'Both resisted cruel white rule through non-violence. But Mandela's is a singular story. He never lost faith in his ideals and goal even when he was in prison for many years,' Anant Singh, who produced the Mandela biopic, tells Rediff.com's Arthur J Pais.

September 17, 2013
Terrific films at the Toronto Film Festival
'At a festival that has shown so many brilliant films, I cannot be more thrilled to receive this award,' said Slave's director Steve McQueen.

September 13, 2013
JK Rowling set to make <I>Harry Potter</i> spin-off movies
The film, however, weill neither be a prequel or sequel to the Harry Potter films.

July 16, 2013
Meet the 10-year-old Indian star in Chicago
The brilliant Indian boy star of the musical The Jungle Book, currently playing in Chicago, is being applauded for his rare talent.

March 13, 2013
Lady Gaga gets 24-Karat gold wheelchair
Gaga has commissioned Ken Borochov of the luxury brand Mordekai to create the one-of-a-kind wheelchair, the New York Post reported.

February 11, 2013
Melissa McCarthy's found new hit in Identity Thief?
Actress Melissa McCarthy, who created waves with her exceptionally funny portrayal in Kristen wiig's award-winning comedy Bridesmaids last year, stars in yet another potential money-spinner Identity Thief along side actor-producer Jason Bateman.

Grammys 2013: Winners at a Glance
Here's looking at the winners of the 55th annual Grammy Awards.

January 10, 2013
Life Of Pi, Django Unchained bag Oscar nominations
Here's a quick glance at the nominees.

January 09, 2013
Lincoln leads BAFTA 2013 nominees
Life Of Pi's Suraj Sharma lands a nomination as well.

December 31, 2012
Hollywood ends the year on a box office high
Hollywood films like Skyfall and Life Of Pi have done some unprecedented business at the box office.

December 12, 2012
Ready for the Hobbit this week?
There are many wow moments in The Hobbit.

December 06, 2012
Grammy 2012: Kanye West, Jay Z among top nominees
Here's a peak at the big contenders this year!

November 26, 2012
Life Of Pi poised to join 2013 Oscar race
With a promising opening at the box office, the film looks poised to embark on its Oscar journey.

November 24, 2012
Rihanna: The 4th most successful chart-topping artist EVER
Rihanna has got her 12th number one single with the release of Diamonds.

November 16, 2012
Twilight 4 all set to beat James Bond's Skyfall
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn 2 is expected to draw millions of teenagers when it releases in the US on November 16.

November 15, 2012
Channing Tatum is the sexiest man alive
Channing Tatum is taking home this year's coveted title of People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive.

November 02, 2012
Hollywood A-listers fled homes after Hurricane Sandy hit NYC
Here's where they checked in.

October 29, 2012
Skyfall : The finest Bond film ever?
It won't be surprising if director Sam Mendes, whose career has spanned nearly three decades, helms another James Bond adventure.

October 25, 2012
What made Ted such a BIG hit!
One of the many reasons Ted is hugely popular is that it is a comedy with a heart.

October 20, 2012
Britney Spears splurges $ 8.5 million on new home
The songstress has decided to adopt a calm lifestyle for the sake of her sons.

October 01, 2012
Hotel Transylvania does well at box office
Box office report of Adam Sandler's Hotel Transylvania.

September 17, 2012
Anupam Kher's Silver Linings Playbook sets off Oscar buzz
The film won rave reviews at the Toronto International Film Festival.

September 13, 2012
' Reluctant Fundamentalist was not directly inspired by 9/11'
Mira Nair promotes her new film at the Toronto International Film Festival.

August 31, 2012
Mira Nair's challenge in Toronto
The fate of The Reluctant Fundamentalist at the Toronto International Film Festival will determine its future.

August 27, 2012
Mumbai-raised director's Obama's America enters US Top 10
The anti-Obama docudrama opened in the US three weeks ago.

August 21, 2012
DVD review: Hunger Games has fabulous bonuses
The Hunger Games DVD is out, and it looks good, writes Arthur J Pais.

August 14, 2012
Jeremy Renner: A star is 'bourne' ?
With the solid opening of The Bourne Legacy, well known actor and two-time Oscar nominee Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker and The Town) has suddenly become a star.

August 10, 2012
DVD review: The Lorax pack has some beautiful elements
The home entertainment packet has been well received by the critics.

August 02, 2012
DVD review: Friends With Kids is a must watch
Friends with Kids is one of the best films to hit the home market in recent weeks, writes Arthur J Pais.

August 01, 2012
Ishaqzaade, Wasseypur, Shanghai at the Toronto film fest
Here's a look at the Bollywood representation at this year's TIFF.

Will the third Wimpy Kid pack a punch as well?
Diary of Wimpy Kid: Dog Days releases in the US on August 3.

July 26, 2012
Coming up, Indian films at the Toronto Film Festival
Three Indian films -- Midnight's Children, The Reluctant Fundamentalist and English Vinglish -- will be showcased at the festival.

July 20, 2012
Will Dark Knight Rises beat Avengers at the box office?
Avengers is expected to end its run at $1.5 billion but Dark Knight Rises may not be too far behind.

May 30, 2012
Secret World of Arrietty : Terrific for family audiences
The latest hit from Japan's Studio Ghibli is a fabulous film, dubbed in English.

May 15, 2012
Best Exotic Marigold Hotel already a hit?
The British film is doing decent business for an independent film, but Tim Burton's Dark Shadows hasn't been as lucky.

May 11, 2012
Johnny Depp's Dark Shadows has HIT written all over it
Johnny Depp and Tim Burton come together again after Alice In Wonderland.

April 27, 2012
Five-Year Engagement fights for space alongside Avengers
The film will open on April 27 across North America.

April 24, 2012
What makes Avengers worth the wait
The film is power-packed with action and smart performances.

April 16, 2012
Titanic becomes the number one film in the world box office
The 14-year-old film is steadily doing fantastic business.

The Muppets is a delightful experience
Don't think of renting out this film; buy the value pack.

April 05, 2012
Whitney Houston's final autopsy report released
The official cause of death was accidental drowning "due to effects" of heart disease and cocaine use,the report said.

March 30, 2012
'Who can resist Julia Roberts?'
Director Tarsem Singh tells us why he chose the actress in his new film, Mirror, Mirror.

March 21, 2012
The Hunger Games poised to surpass Twilight series?
The Hunger Games is creating al the right buzz ahead of its US release.

March 12, 2012
John Carter : First flop of 2012?
One of the reasons the film did not generate hyper interest was that it came a couple of decades after hugely successful films of the same type.

March 05, 2012
Lorax, Project X score big in the US
Here's a look at the US box office.

February 28, 2012
'Not everyone in Iran likes my films'
A Separation is the first Iranian film to win an Oscar in the Foreign Language Film category.

How a sports documentary scored an Oscar win
Undefeated, directed by Daniel Lindsay and T J Martin, was on a handful of screens in the USA before it won the Oscar and can be expected to be shown in about 100 theatres across the country.

Will The Artist, Hugo benefit from Oscar win?
While The Artist has worked remarkably so far, Hugo is poised to just about break even with the win.

'In Pakistan, a woman's face is her greatest asset'
The first ever film from Pakistan to win an Oscar, Saving Face tells the story of a crime that still goes mostly unreported.

February 03, 2012
Daniel Radcliff provides great mystery in Woman in Black
With The Woman In Black, Daniel Radcliffe proves he is more than just Harry Potter.

February 02, 2012
Hitchcock's brilliance shines all over again!
A handful of his superb movies like Rebecca, Spellbound and Notorious are available on Blu-ray.

January 27, 2012
Extremely Loud is stirring but quite illogical
The film does not deserve an Oscar nomination for Best Picture.

January 23, 2012
Will War Horse and Descendants be nominated for the Oscars?
Arthur J Pais predicts the Oscar nominations.

January 20, 2012
Star Wars maker returns with war film, Red Tails
The film has an all-black cast.

January 16, 2012
Globe-winning films will now score at box office
The Iron Lady has already grossed $5 million!

January 13, 2012
What Mark Wahlberg's Contraband is all about
The film releases in the US today.

January 11, 2012
Looking at Gary Oldman's brillaint but lesser-known film
Before Gary Oldman excelled in the well-reviewed film Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, he was part of a brilliant film called Sid & Nancy.

December 27, 2011
Is this why Girl With The Dragon Tattoo isn't working?
The film's ending is different from the way the popular book ended.

December 13, 2011
Is this George Clooney's best film?
The Descendants may just get some big Oscar nominations, and maybe even wins.

November 28, 2011
Martin Scorsese's Hugo is a hot contender for Globes, Oscars
Hugo is not only a story about the wonderments of childhood, but is also a tribute to old world cinema.

November 18, 2011
Breaking Dawn breaks box office records in US but leaves reviewers cold
The film will release in India next week.

November 14, 2011
Freida Pinto's Immortals dethrones Spielberg's Tintin
This is director Tarsem's first big hit.

November 10, 2011
'Nothing that I gave Michael should have ended his life'
Dr Conard Murray found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the King Of Pop's death case in 2009.

October 31, 2011
Spielberg dominates world movie scene with Tintin, Puss in Boots
Both films have occupied the top spot in the world and US box office respectively.

October 28, 2011
Will Puss in Boots be as popular as Shrek?
We take a look.

What makes Pirates of the Caribbean 4 DVD brilliant
There is entertainment of high value in here.

October 03, 2011
The Lion King blu-ray hits stores worldwide tomorrow
The high definition Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D editions of the classic film about friendship and family ties, is expected to be a chart topper not only this week but for several weeks ahead.

September 19, 2011
Spoofs, kid movies rule world box office
The re-release of The Lion King is doing very well at the box office.

September 16, 2011
Where are the big Indian stars, ask Toronto's cabbies
Toronto's cabbies give the thumbs down to the festival; no big ticket Indian stars, they say

September 13, 2011
How Midnight's Children became a movie
Author Salman Rushdie and director Deepa Mehta discuss the film at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Frontal nudity, uncensored, at Toronto film festival
Shame is one of the most discussed movies in Toronto.

September 12, 2011
India-themed films at Toronto look to make an impact
Will Akshay Kumar's Breakaway be the next Bend It Like Beckham?

August 29, 2011
Oscar buzz for Spielberg-Reliance combo The Help
Even if The Help flops abroad, it will surely be a profitable film because of its (comparatively speaking) low cost and a solid run in America and Canada.

August 08, 2011
Freida Pinto scores blockbuster hit with Apes
If Apes spins a sequel, and Freida is roped in, she could become the first India-born actress to take a $1 million paycheck.

August 05, 2011
British actor Rowan Atkinson injured in car crash
Atkinson met with the accident at 7.30 pm Thurday evening.

July 15, 2011
Kal Penn joins the cast of How I Met Your Mother
The actor will reportedly play Robin's love interest Kevin from season 7.

July 01, 2011
Adjustment Bureau needs more than one viewing
Check out these cool new DVDs.

June 29, 2011
The Indian girl who says she made out with Tarantino
The girl Beejoli emailed a full account of her sexual encounter with him to her friends.

June 24, 2011
Cars 2 not topnotch but audiences may go for ride
Cars 2 has more appeal for adults than the first one but in the process, it might lose some very young viewers.

June 16, 2011
Have you watched these great DVDs?
The Blu-ray editions of True Grit, Platoon and Usual Suspects are a must watch.

June 02, 2011
Clockwork Orange 's Blu-ray edition out
Watch Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece, along with the interesting extras.

May 20, 2011
Pirates 4 poised to earn as much as $200 million
The fourth edition in the Pirates of the Caribbean series is all set to make new records at the box office.

How I Won the War gets new life
The 1960's classic which film features former Beatle John Lennon and Roy Kinnear has been launched in a Special Edition DVD

May 09, 2011
Is Prince Harry dating Charlize Theron?
The pair was recently spotted cosying up to each other.

May 02, 2011
Fast Five : Huge hit already!
The Vin Diesal film leads the US box office charts.

April 29, 2011
Fast Five, Thor flag off big summer releases
THe films are all set to be the next big blockbusters.

April 18, 2011
Is this decade's most successful horror film?
Made on a shoe-string budget, the Insidious collections is looking very good.

April 14, 2011
Tangled makes record DVD sales in its opening week
With Tangled and their 1942 classic Bambi doing well in DVD sales, Disney's having a great month.

April 11, 2011
Rio : The first big hit of 2011
Rio rides high on success even before US release.

March 22, 2011
Freida Pinto gets good reviews for Miral
The film is all set to open this Friday in America.

March 01, 2011
The fine movies of Colin Firth, Natalie Portman
The King's Speech and Black Swan aren't the only great work they've done.

Here's how King's Speech will benefit post-Oscars
The film will soon get a new release.

February 28, 2011
Oscars 2011: Winners at a Glance!
Here's looking at the winners of the 83rd Annual Academy Awards

February 10, 2011
American Idol 's Sanjaya to make his stage debut
Sanjaya Malakar has a prominent role in the playm Freckleface Strawberry.

January 31, 2011
Bright prospects for King's Speech at box office
The Colin Firth film is doing well, thanks to its Oscar nominations.

January 24, 2011
Predicting the Oscar nominees of 2011
While we wait for the official list, here's Rediff's Aseem Chhabra's list of nominee predictions.

January 17, 2011
Golden Globe winners to open soon in India
A look at what happend at the Golden Globe Awards this year.

Golden Globe winners, at a glance
The 2011 winning list, right here.

January 10, 2011
True Grit tops US box office
The Westerner may just grab some Oscar nominations.

December 27, 2010
Pamela Anderson owes 120,000 pounds in taxes
The actress made a quick buck by featuring in Bigg Boss but that didn't solve all her financial woes.

December 14, 2010
Zoe Saldana strips down to undies
Zoe Saldana has stripped off for a Calvin Klein photo shoot.

December 13, 2010
Liz Hurley confirms separation from Arun Nayar
British actress Elizabeth Hurley has confirmed that she ended her marriage with Arun Nayar.

December 03, 2010
Could 2011 be India's year at the Grammys?
Two Indian Americans have been nominated for awards at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards ceremony.

November 29, 2010
Tangled topples Harry Potter at US box office
Both films aimed at pre-teen and teen audiences, with Tangled having a special appeal to young girls and women.

November 18, 2010
Why you won't see latest Harry Potter in 3-D
But even in its current format, Deathly Hallows is one of the most awaited films of 2010.

October 14, 2010
Get ready for Clint Eastwood's Hereafter
The supernatural saga has won rave reviews.

October 08, 2010
Can we celebrate Lennon's message on his birthday?
Do you think in today's world of strife, Lennon's message of giving peace a chance and imagining a world free of borders is possible?

October 04, 2010
Film on Facebook heats up Oscar race
The Social Network is on its way to become a huge box office hit as well.

September 20, 2010
Oscar buzz for winner at Toronto film fest
Colin Firth-starrer The King's Speech wins top award in Toronto.

July 14, 2010
Penelope Cruz ties the knot!
Spanish actors Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz marry in Bahamas

July 09, 2010
007: Live another day
Daniel Craig feels that James Bond film will be made.

July 08, 2010
The Avatar experience, one more time
Avatar: Special Edition hits digital 3D and 3D IMAX theatres worldwide on August 27.

March 08, 2010
Sandra Bullock wins an Oscar, and a Razzie!
It is the first time any actor has won a Razzie and an Oscar in the same year.

Crazy Heart to pick up after Best Actor win
In anticipation of Jeff Bridges taking the trophy, its box office gross went up by 36 percent over the weekend.

Oscars 2010: Winners at a glance!
Here's looking at the winners of the 82nd Annual Academy Awards.

March 03, 2010
Johnny Depp to dethrone Avatar ?
Tim Burton's Alice In Wonderland could be the number one film not only in North America but also in foreign markets after its March 5 release.

February 08, 2010
Dear John topples Avatar
The new film is the biggest opening for director Lasse Hallstrom (The Cider House Rules, The Hoax) and it could become his biggest hit.

February 03, 2010
Which of these stars will bag an Oscar this year?
Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep may be favourites but we look at all the the actors in the running.

February 02, 2010
Avatar, Hurt Locker lead Oscar nominations
Here's a look at the Oscar nominations, 2010.

February 01, 2010
Will Hurt Locker grab more Oscars than Avatar ?
Despite the jaw-breaking success of Avatar, everything isn't magical on the Oscar front. The Hurt Locker rules there.

January 25, 2010
Sandra Bullock, Jeff Bridges win again
A look at the winners at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles.

January 18, 2010
Denzel Washington gives Avatar some competition
Denzel's film The Book of Eli grossed $11.7 million on its opening day in America and Canada against Avatar's $10.4 million.

December 30, 2009
Have a hangover? Hollywood provides a cure
Here's how celebrities get rid of their hangovers.

December 28, 2009
Avatar eyes $ 1 billion mark
While Sherlock Holmes gives its director Guy Ritchie his first big hit.

December 21, 2009
Just Married actress Brittany Murphy dead
The actress was only 32.

December 16, 2009
Inglorious Basterds' DVD sales give the film a new high
The DVD and Blu-ray versions of the film, featuring an excellent cast led by Brad Pitt, has started climbing to the top of the sales and rental charts.

December 15, 2009
Penelope, Matt Damon bag Golden Globe noms
A quick glance at the nominations for the 67th Annual Golden Globe awards.

James Cameron, ex-wife fight over Oscar noms
The Hurt Locker may cost just a fraction of Avatar but it's getting some great reviews.

December 14, 2009
Eastwood's Invictus is powerful, soars at box office
Clint Eastwood's directorial venture Invictus has a lot of powerful images and may resonate with audiences across the world.

November 20, 2009
New Moon : Bad reviews but great opening
The Twilight Saga: New Moon could easily dislodge the reigning champion 2012 at the box office worldwide and perhaps earn as much as $200 million over the weekend.

October 30, 2009
This Is It : Most successful film of the year?
The film may become one of the most successful films of the year if it ends up with $300 million worldwide in theatres, followed by a bigger success in DVD stores.

October 23, 2009
Critics ground Mira Nair's Amelia
Mira Nair's film gets bad reviews, squashing its Oscar chances.

October 14, 2009
The Next Big Horror film after Blair Witch ?
Paranormal Activity, which stands at number five on the American and Canadian box office charts, may be arguably the biggest success of the decade.

October 01, 2009
Watch Toy Story series in 3D!
The double package will show the trailer of Toy Story 3 as well, which will also have a 3D version.

September 18, 2009
Julia Roberts to shoot in Delhi ashram
The 41-year-old actress is in India to shoot for Eat, Pray, Love.

August 25, 2009
Inglourious Basterds adds to box office bounty
The Brad Pitt starrer is doing very well overseas.

August 11, 2009
Honorary degree for Meryl Streep
Internationally acclaimed film actor Meryl Streep was among five distinguished Americans who were awarded honorary degrees by Princeton University during recent commencement exercises for their contributions to civic engagement, performing arts, engineering and sustainability.

August 05, 2009
Heath Legder's music video released
A music video conceived and directed by Heath Ledger has debuted 18 months after the Oscar-winning actor's shocking death at the age of 28.

August 04, 2009
Meet Hollywood's Bollywood Hero
Chris Kattan hopes his film will win millions of admirers, who will see a different kind of exaggerated reality than the one in Slumdog Millionaire.

July 23, 2009
Aziz Ansari is Funny in People
Russell Peters and several other Indian Americans have mined quite successfully their ethnic background but 26-year-old Aziz Ansari, who has a small but significant role in the new Judd Apatow (Knocked UP) film Funny People, has taken a different route.

July 20, 2009
Harry Potter heads for $1 billion gross
The commanding worldwide success of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is yet another example of Hollywood summer movies continuing to do smash business worldwide.

July 01, 2009
'Michael was very caring and loving'
Deepak Chopra's daughter Mallika talks about Michael Jackson.

MJ: All I want is to be able to sleep
Suffering from debilitating insomnia in the months leading up to his shocking death last week, pop icon Michael Jackson was 'adamant' about receiving a powerful intravenous sleep aid called Diprivan, also known as Propofol, according to interviews with Jackson's former nurse and nutritionist Cherilyn Lee.

Will Ice Age 3 melt negative criticism?
Following relentless attacks on Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen last week, the critics have turned their guns on another sequel, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs. Now it is to be seen whether the moviegoers, who so often reject the critics and embrace a film, will welcome Ice Age 3.

June 22, 2009
Sandra Bullock's Proposal works
The romantic comedy, which cost about $40 million, could earn over $200 million worldwide.

June 15, 2009
Hangover derails Travolta's Pelham
Looking at the US box office this week.

June 08, 2009
The top films at the US box office
Terminator Salvation is a big winner, after all.

May 25, 2009
Angels & Demons beats Terminator 4
Christian Bale proves with his newest film Terminator: Salvation that he is no Arnold Schwarzenegger.

May 07, 2009
Bob Dylan wants to work with Paul McCartney
The two rock titans may collaborate shortly.

March 19, 2009
Natasha Richardson: Truly a luminious actress
She was never a movie star but in the eyes of the Broadway audiences, who each pay something like $75 to see a hit play, she was a luminous actress.

February 13, 2009
Julia Roberts to shoot film in India?
Based on the international bestseller memoir, Eat, Pray, Love, which has been translated into at least 31 languages and sold over 7.5 million copies, the film will explore a divorced woman's journey in search of restoration of her body and soul --- and her quest for love.

February 12, 2009
Mira Nair, Abraham Verghese in conversation
On Wednesday, Nair and Verghese met at Asia Society in New York in a conversation discussing life and the arts.

January 29, 2009
Cancer-stricken Swayze gives up treatment
The Ghost star has reportedly given up all medical treatment after doctors gave him little hope of recovery.

January 08, 2009
Warner Bros eyes India, and Rajnikant!
Warner Bros realised years ago that Hollywood cannot sustain itself solely with the English language films. Though Hollywood movies gross a huge $10 billion outside North America, Fox feels that the days of concentrating on films conceived in Los Angeles and made in English language mostly with Hollywood stars and directors are over.

Will Gran Torino get Clint Eastwood an Oscar?
He has never won an Oscar for acting. Gran Torino may at least give him a nomination for his performance.

December 22, 2008
Is Michael Jackson dying?
Pop music icon Michael Jackson is near death, suffering from a potentially fatal genetic disease that has affected his lungs and stripped him of vitality, Jackson-biographer Ian Halperin has claimed in a recent interview.

December 19, 2008
Meryl Streep flies high with Doubt
With a number of top nominations, Doubt, could emerge as yet another triumph for Meryl Streep whose Mamma Mia! is ending its glorious worldwide with over $ 560 million.

October 31, 2008
Desperate over Shriya!
Jesse Metcalfe, whose appearances in the Desperate Housewives television series has made him famous, can spin off a dozen stories of shooting his newest film The Other End of the Line, in Mumbai.

October 29, 2008
New Bond film holds much promise
If the early buzz holds good, the 22nd James Bond film, Quantum Of Solace, could become the biggest money-making Bond film ever when it releases on November 7.

October 27, 2008
Cool DVDs out now in stores!
The last week of October and the next two weeks will see many more movie hits in DVD and, in most cases, Blu-ray versions.

October 03, 2008
Allah Made Me Funny : Next cult hit?
On Friday, along with his friends Bryant 'Preacher' Moss and Mohammed 'Mo' Amer, Usman will be seen in more than a dozen theatres in a new film, Allah Made Me Funny. The film being released by a small distributor could add more cities and theatres if the word of mouth is strong and the first week's collections hold promise.

Rachel Getting Married : Ready for Oscar race
A study of a dysfunctional family, Rachael Getting Married doesn't have the intensity director Jonathan Demmy's Oscar winning films like Philadelphia and The Silence of the Lambs offered. But this modestly budgeted film, which was one of the critics' favourites at the recent Toronto International Film Festival and endeared itself to the audiences too, has enough drama and a handful of excellent performances to be a hit with upscale audiences.

September 29, 2008
Cooking with Paul Newman, Ismail Merchant
We think back to the time when filmmaker Ismail Merchant and superstar Paul Newman worked together, and cooked together!

September 15, 2008
Slumdog Millionaire wins at Toronto film fest
Singh was not really the Kinng when it came to competing with Slumdog Millionaire, the underdog saga shot entirely in Mumbai, which won the People's Choice Award at the end of the 33rd Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) last weekend. Akshay Kumar's film was one of the 250 feature films from more than 60 countries, eligible for the award.

September 11, 2008
Directing Leonardo DiCaprio, Cameron Diaz, Anil Kapoor
Danny Boyle, who has directed some of Hollywood's best known names like Leonardo DiCaprio (The Beach) and Cameron Diaz (A Life Less Ordinary), just directed Dev Patel and Anil Kapoor in Slumdog Millionaire.

September 01, 2008
Sing along with Mamma Mia!
While the hit musical Mamma Mia! released in the US in July, this week onwards, the film will have a sing-along version in the theatres as well. And that means, you may be sitting next to someone, whose singing can drive you nuts, as the subtitles for all the ABBA songs appear in the film.

August 20, 2008
Dave Matthews Band member dead
LeRoi Moore, the renowned saxophonist for Dave Matthews Band, died yesterday of complications from injuries he suffered in an all-terrain vehicle accident. He was 46.

August 05, 2008
Demi Moore turns director
The actress is set to make her directorial debut with one of the short films in Glamour magazine's fourth annual Reel Moments series.

July 25, 2008
The Cheetah Girls in India
For all they know the next Cheetah Girls movie could be shot in the Antarctica but right now the platinum selling recording artists and actors Adrienne Bailon, Sabrina Bryan and Kiely Williams would love to return to India and dance on the streets, joining wedding parties and getting to know more about Bollywood. The three starred in The Cheetah Girls One World, shot entirely in India.

July 17, 2008
Why you must watch The Dark Knight
Arthur J Pais tells us that it is a scary film in which the good guys have to fight hard to slow down if not conquer the Joker.

July 16, 2008
Why Meryl Streep took up Mamma Mia
The brooding and compellingly intriguing Dark Knight will surely light up the box-office over the weekend in America, Canada and many other countries.

June 23, 2008
Love Guru : Un-funniest movie of the year
The tagline for The Love Guru, the Mike Myers comedy which upset some Hindus, said: His Karma Is Huge but bad karma caught up with the $60 million film which had an anemic opening in North America with $14 million.

June 19, 2008
Mike Meyers to Bollywood: I'm your man
Mike Myers, the writer and actor in the outrageous comedy The Love Guru, which some Hindus have found to be offensive, wants to star in a Bollywood musical. And he is very serious about it.

April 29, 2008
Harold And Kumar 2 scores at the box office
Kal Penn, the most prominent actors in Hollywood with Indian roots following Ben Kingsley and Sabu, had a career-first over the weekend as his Harold and Kumar: Escape from Guantanamo Bay became his highest grossing film in a lead role.

April 16, 2008
Mira Nair to direct Richard Gere, Hilary Swank
Mira Nair is set to direct Richard Gere and Hilary Swank in Avalon Pictures' Amelia Earhart biopic. The film revolves around the rocky relationship between the famed aviator and her husband, publisher George Putnam.

April 08, 2008
Naomi Campbell banned from British Airways
Naomi Campbell has been banned from British Airways for spitting at a policeman in a row over a missing bag. A source said that the decision was important because no ban would have sent a wrong signal.

March 18, 2008
English Patient director passes away
The British filmmaker who helmed films like The English Patient is no more. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Choa, a Hong Kong-born choreographer, and his son, Max, an actor.

March 13, 2008
Final Harry Potter book to be split into two movies
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the final book from J K Rowling's mega-selling series, will be split into two films. After months of speculation, Warner Bros. has confirmed that the last book in the Harry Potter franchise will be filmed as Part I and Part II.

February 26, 2008
Spinning in a man's world
The 24-year old of Gujarati descent whose real name is Kaajal Bakrania knows exactly what she wanted since the age of 12.

January 31, 2008
Heath Ledger 'refused help for heroin abuse'
A Us Weekly's report said that Williams drove Ledger to Promises, the Malibu rehab facility frequented by celebrities, in March 2006, because he was abusing heroin, cocaine, "a variety of pills," and alcohol. But Ledger refused to check in, and vowed, instead, to clean up on his own.

January 21, 2008
At the Oscars this year...
Here's a look at the Oscar favourites.

January 09, 2008
Cage's new National Treasure picking up steam
Book of Secrets on its way to be the highest grossing film of Nicolas Cage's career.

January 03, 2008
Adventure and intrigue in Golden Compass
Golden Compass is no Harry Potter; but the film is an interesting watch.

November 15, 2007
Meet Tom Cruise's desi assistant
The Madison-born actress has a small role in the political drama, Lions for Lambs starring (yes, you guess right) Robert Redford, Tom Cruise and Meryl Streep.

October 29, 2007
'I felt dirty about it'
Writer Asra Nomani, a friend of Daniel Pearl's, tells Aseem Chhabra why she doesn't believe in A Mighty Heart.

October 24, 2007
Seven things Harry Potter fans didn't notice
Albus Dumbledore was gay. Here's why.

September 13, 2007
Led Zeppelin live, again!
The three surviving members of the iconic heavy rock outfit will belt out their first performance in 19 years on November 26 in London.

July 27, 2007
Tom Cruise blackmailed over photos
The FBI has announced the arrest David Hans Schmidt in the stolen photographs case of Tom Cruise.

July 26, 2007
'The cocaine was not mine'
All the dope about Lindsay Lohan and other Hollywood celebs.

Celebs sign up for gag orders on nannies
Ram Katalan, president of the Los Angeles based NorthStar Moving, is on the cutting edge of the latest winkle in the defense of personal privacy.

July 25, 2007
Rowling 'cried' after finishing final Potter book
All your Hollywood gossip right here!

July 24, 2007
Indian filmmaker gets Emmy nomination
British director Bharat Nalluri's HBO movie Tsunami, The Aftermath, has been nominated for an Emmy award.

July 23, 2007
'No more kids', says Heidi Klum
All the Hollywood gossip right here!

Why Harry Potter will not be a NYT bestseller
New book will be on the children's list, not the best sellers.

July 19, 2007
Ignore misinformation, says J K Rowling
The author pleads to Potter fans to preserve the secrecy of the last book.

July 18, 2007
New Harry Potter book leaked on the Internet
This, despite a 10-million-pound security operation featuring an army of guards, satellite tracking systems and legal contracts.

July 11, 2007
The truth about Marilyn Monroe
Clark Gable biographer reveals the real truth.

July 10, 2007
Rowling to write eighth Harry Potter book?
The author has said 'never say never' in response to a global campaign launched by fans to 'Save Harry.'

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