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‘Hugo’ recreates magic of the movies (IANS Movie Review)


May 5th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Hugo"; Cast: Asa Butterfield, Chloe Grace Moretz, Ben Kingsley, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jude Law; Director: Martin Scorsese; Rating: ****More films lost to eternity than those that we have. A ... Read more...

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Martin Scorsese treats everyone as equal: Moretz


April 30th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 30 (IANS) She is just 15, but actress Chloe Grace Moretz says that director Martin Scorsese treated her as he treated other senior actors on the ... Read more...

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Ben Kingsley in ‘Iron Man 3′?


April 10th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor Ben Kingsley is reportedly in the final stage of negotiations with the makers of "Iron Man 3" to play a villain in the ... Read more...

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This Italian writer has an Aishwarya connection


February 1st, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Taj Mahal, actress Aishwarya Rai and Alexander the Great bind famous Italian archaeologist-historian, television presenter and novelist Valerio Massimo Manfredi to India - ... Read more...

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Ben Kingsley to act in film by Sri Lankan director


May 31st, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 31 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor Ben Kingsley would star in a movie made by Sri Lankan filmmaker Chandran Rutnam that would depict a terror attack on the capital ... Read more...

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I’m not a rocket that’d be launched repeatedly: Shraddha Kapoor


April 6th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Shakti Kapoor's daughter Shraddha, who made her debut with "Teen Patti", has bagged lead role in "Luv Ka The End" and says she takes it ... Read more...

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Ben Kingsley’s fourth wife ‘doesn’t care about his failed marriages’


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): Sir Ben Kingsley's besotted fourth wife Daniela Barbosa says she doesn't care about his failed marriages.The duo met in Los Angeles eight years ago, when Sir Ben ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh, Sonam named worst actors at Golden Kela Awards


March 13th, 2011 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 13 (IANS) Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan was named the worst actor and Sonam Kapoor the worst actress at the third annual Golden Kela Awards Saturday night, ... Read more...

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Hollywood Churn- Out In 2010: Year Of Fantasies


December 28th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hollywood has had a burst of fantasies this entire year, making it one of the most entertaining in terms of transforming the audiences into a make believe world to a ... Read more...

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Hollywood scored high with fantasies, action in India (2010 in Retrospect)


December 27th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Fantasy, fantasy and more fantasy - Indian audiences swooned to the Hollywood mojo in 2010 thanks to their penchant for out-of-the-world experiences with a ... Read more...

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‘Let Me In’ Star Chloe Grace Moretz Not Allowed to Watch Horror Movies


October 4th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chloe Grace Moretz, the thirteen year old star of the horror-vampire flick, ‘Let Me In’, says that she is not allowed to watch horror movies and admitted ... Read more...

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There will be no Ganga after 25 years: Shekhar Kapur


September 29th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Internationally acclaimed Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur feels that the water crisis will get worse in future and if things continue as they are then after 25 years ... Read more...

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Hollywood bitten by Bollywood bug?


September 25th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sharma New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Bollywood seems to have become a hot spot for Hollywood actors. From Sylvester Stallone, Kylie Minogue to Brandon Routh, Ben Kingsley and now Drew ... Read more...

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Lakme ropes in newcomer Shraddha Kapoor as brand ambassador


September 16th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) After models like Indrani Das Gupta, Amrit Maghera and Lisa Haydon, actress Shraddha Kapoor will endorse cosmetic giant Lakmé as its new face. "I am very excited ... Read more...

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Sly says ‘unaffordable’ stars made ‘Expendables’ impossible two decades ago


August 23rd, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 (ANI): Sylvester Stallone has said that he couldn't have made 'The Expendables' twenty years back.The 'Rambo' star, whose career stalled after 1990's 'Rocky V', said he wouldn't have ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s Patriotic Films (To Comemmorate The 63rd Independence Day On August 15, 2010)


August 11th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): There seems to be a very thin line demarcating the war films, the historical films or even the patriotic films of the Hindi cinema, in ... Read more...

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Hollywood racist for Asians, says Dev Patel


August 10th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Hollywood is institutionally racist and Asians are offered limited roles such as terrorists, taxi drivers or geeks, "Slumdog Millionaire" star Dev Patel has said. The 20-year-old actor from ... Read more...

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‘Racist’ Hollywood only wants Asians to play terrorists or cabbies: Dev Patel


August 9th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 09 (ANI): Dev Patel thinks that Hollywood is institutionally racist, as it only wants Asian actors for the roles of terrorists, taxi drivers or geeks.The 'Slumdog Millionaire' star, 20, ... Read more...

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Law, Kingsley and Winstone team up for new Martin Scorsese film


June 30th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Renowned British actors- Jude Law, Christopher Lee, Sir Ben Kingsley, Ray Winstone-have come under one roof for a new Martin Scorsese film, which is being produced by ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog..’ stars Rubina, Azhar to act in Hollywood movie


June 12th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai June 12 (IANS) Nearly two years after "Slumdog Millionaire" created history at the Oscars, child actors from a Mumbai slum Azharuddin Mohammed Shaikh and Rubina Ali Qureshi have been signed ... Read more...

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‘Shutter Island’ - A thrilling treat (IANS Movie Review)


June 5th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Shutter Island"; Director: Martin Scorsese; Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley; Rating: ***1/2The hallmark of a good suspense film is that almost nothing is what ... Read more...

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Movie Review - Shutter Island(2010)


June 5th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Shutter Island: A terrific thrillerRating: 3.5 out of 5*Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Michelle Williams and Ben KingsleyDirector: Martin ScorseseJune 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):The movie takes place in 1954; US Marshals ... Read more...

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‘Prince of Persia’ - Good to beat the summer heat (IANS Film Review, Rating: ***)


May 30th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Prince of Persia"; Director: Mike Newell; Cast: Jake Gyllenhall, Gemma Arterton, Ben Kingsley, Alfred Molina; Rating: ***America is a strange nation. This country invades one nation after ... Read more...

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Sir Ben Kingsley unveils his Hollywood Walk of Fame star


May 29th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): Sir Ben Kingsley has unveiled his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.Actor Bruce Willis was present to congratulate the veteran, who received the 2,410th star.Kingsley's wife ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Prince Of Persia (2010)


May 29th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Prince Of Persia- Cool Entertainer For Hot SummerRating: 2.5 out of 5*Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton and Ben KingsleyDirector: Mike NewellBased on the video game series created ... Read more...

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Kingsley on Hollywood Walk of Fame


May 29th, 2010 - 4:47 am ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) British actor Sir Ben Kingsley unveiled his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Thursday. The Oscar-winner, who was knighted in 2002, received the 2,410th star at the ... Read more...

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Sacha Baron Cohen to star in ‘The Invention Of Hugo Cabret’


May 25th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 25 (ANI): Funny man Sacha Baron Cohen is set to star in Martin Scorsese's new film 'The Invention Of Hugo Cabret'.He will share the screen space with Ben Kingsley ... Read more...

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Sir Ben Kingsley heaps praise on Jake Gyllenhaal


May 24th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): Sir Ben Kingsley is all praise for 'Prince Of Persia' leading man, Jake Gyllenhaal.The duo star in the Disney blockbuster, in which Jake plays Prince Dastan and ... Read more...

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Everything changed since Bond film: Gemma Arterton (Interview)


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) After her stint as a Bond girl in "Quantum of Solace" opposite Daniel Craig, English actress Gemma Arterton, who will now be seen in epic "Prince ... Read more...

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Bollywood counts its losses in first quarter


April 28th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Students and parents aren't the only ones waiting for results. Bollywood's quarterly report card is out, revealing the industry hasn't had even one big ... Read more...

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Emily Mortimer says she’s ‘a total charlatan’ when it comes to acting


March 15th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): English actress Emily Mortimer has claimed that she is 'a total charlatan' when it comes to acting, and that she is not qualified for it.Mortimer, 38, who ... Read more...

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Big B, Guru Dutt among 25 Asian legends of silver screen


March 5th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 5 (IANS) Bollywood legends Guru Dutt, Nargis, Meena Kumari, Amitabh Bachchan and Pran have been named in the list of CNN's top 25 Asian actors of all ... Read more...

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Maths audaciously meets gambling in ‘Teen Patti’ (IANS Film Review; Rating:***1/2)


February 28th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Teen Patti"; Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Ben Kingsley, R. Madhavan, Raima Sen, Sarah Mohan, Mita Vashist; Director: Leena Yadav; Rating: ***1/2If you can get over the ludicrousness of ... Read more...

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‘Teen Patti doesn’t glorify gambling’- Leena Yadav


February 27th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): 'Shabd' was Leena Yadav's debut directorial venture. Since then, for four years, she has been away from the limelight. That, however, doesn't mean that she has taken ... Read more...

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How about some ‘teen patti’ with Big B?


February 26th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Superstar Amitabh Bachchan is trying to connect with his fans by gambling with them one on one in the age-old game of 'teen patti'. His latest ... Read more...

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