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‘Mugamoodi’ - the super ‘hero’ who could’ve been superhero (Tamil Movie Review)


September 1st, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Mugamoodi"; Cast: Jiiva, Narain and Pooja Hegde; Director: Mysskin; Rating: ***Here's the story of a superhero who can't leap tall buildings, stop a speeding bullet or fly in the air ... Read more...

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Raw hand-to-hand action USP of ‘The Raid - Redemption’ (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ***)


May 11th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Raid - Redemption"; Cast: Iko Uwais, Ananda George and Ray Sahetapy; Director: Gareth Evans; Rating: 3/5Simplistically speaking, there are two basic types of action films - super technological ... Read more...

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Pakistani American jailed for 23 years for terror plot


April 12th, 2011 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) A Pakistani American accused of helping what he thought was an attempt to bomb Metro stations in the Washington area last year has been sentenced to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Ong Bak 3′– Self-indulgent Tony Jaa loses way (IANS Movie Review)


March 19th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Ong Bak 3"; Director: Tony Jaa and Panna Rittikrai; Actors: Tony Jaa, Primorata Dejudom, Nirut Sirichanya; Rating: *Martial arts in cinema have been a domain of the Asians. Since the ... Read more...

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The Green Hornet: $120 Million Budget Overwhelmed Seth Rogen


January 10th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
“insane”. Rogen who has been part of low-budget films, mainly in the comic genre is quite overwhelmed by this new exorbitant budget with which he worked for the film.  As ... Read more...

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Skyy Vodka unleashes a very sexy ad campaign


September 29th, 2010 - 12:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Skyy Spirits has unleashed a very sexy ad campaign for their Vodka. The ads are going to be seen in the print media as well as ... Read more...

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Asha Bhosle remembers spending time with William Holden (Movie Snippets)


September 26th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Singing legend Asha Bhosle, who is in Hong Kong, says the place reminds her of the good times she spent there with late Academy Award winning ... Read more...

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Stallone voted ultimate action hero


September 22nd, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22(IANS) Sylvester Stallone has been named the ultimate action hero, beating Arnold Schwarzenegger in a poll of nearly 2,000 people. The "Expendables" actor won the poll hands down with 31 ... Read more...

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Bruce Lee film festival in Tokyo


August 26th, 2010 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 26 (IANS) Movies of legendary Kung Fu icon Bruce Lee will be shown at a film festival in Tokyo later this year to commemorate the 70th anniversary of his birth. The ... Read more...

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Hollywood artefacts to be auctioned in Macao


August 19th, 2010 - 7:43 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) The popular "Beat it" jacket of Michael Jakson, a shirt worn by Elvis Presley, and Bruce Lee's "Game of Death" costume will be among the 400 Hollywood ... Read more...

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China raises Bruce Lee to rival NY’s Liberty


August 18th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) Chinese artists are creating a 30-metre-tall sculpture of Bruce Lee which they hope will one day become a landmark on the scale of the Statue of Liberty in ... Read more...

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China creating eight-legged Bruce Lee sculpture to compete with Statue of Liberty


August 18th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 18 (ANI): Chinese artists in Foshan, a city in Guangdong province, are creating a red painted 30-meter-tall and eight-legged sculpture of legend Bruce Lee, which they hope would eventually be ... Read more...

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I took martial arts because of Bruce Lee: Dev Patel


July 2nd, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 1 (IANS) "Slumdog Millionaire" star Dev Patel, who is an amateur martial artist, says he drew inspiration from Chinese martial arts icon and film actor Bruce Lee. "As ... Read more...

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Bruce Lee inspired Dev Patel to take up martial arts


July 1st, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): 'Slumdog Millionaire' star Dev Patel, who is an amateur martial artist, has revealed that he drew inspiration for the craft through film stars of his childhood days, ... Read more...

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Coming soon: Bruce Lee biopic


May 12th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): A biopic about late action hero Bruce Lee is to be made to mark his birth on November 27 of this year.Shooting of 'Bruce Lee' is expected ... Read more...

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Bruce Lee disciple trained Denzel Washington for ‘…Eli’


March 12th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington would do anything for a movie role and for his latest movie "The Book of Eli", the 55-year-old learnt martial arts ... Read more...

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Now pursue Bruce Lee’s martial art in India


February 25th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Martial artist Bruce Lee's student Richard Bustillo is bringing the legend's art Jeet Kune Do (JKD) to India. Bustillo will discuss, demonstrate and train students in JKD in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Short-term school closures may worsen flu pandemics


December 31st, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 31 (IANS) Closing schools for less than a fortnight during a flu pandemic may actually increase infection rates and prolong an epidemic. These findings by University of Pittsburgh researchers, based on ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Kung Fu grandmaster jailed for kicking mistress


November 20th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 20 (DPA) A Kung Fu grandmaster, who trained under the same teacher as martial arts star Bruce Lee, has been jailed in Hong Kong for assaulting his mistress, a ... Read more...

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Akshay thrilled to be honoured with Katana


October 14th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
AKSHAY KUMAR tells Jyothi VenkateshHow do you feel now that you have bagged a Katana?To receive a Katana is considered an honour amongst the Japanese and Kukukai International told me that ... Read more...

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Soon, ‘booster broccoli’ to keep diseases at bay, control weight


September 21st, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, September 21 (ANI): Scientists hope that the harvesting of what they call 'booster broccoli'-containing more vitamins and nutrients than other vegetables-will soon begin.Bred from strains of the vegetable naturally high ... Read more...

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Bruce Lee’s siblings planning biopic on him


July 22nd, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A biopic on late martial-arts legend Bruce Lee is being planned by his brother and sister and Chinese officials.According to Chinese website Zhejiang, Bruce's brother Robert Lee will ... Read more...

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Bruce Lee biopic trilogy in pipeline


July 22nd, 2009 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Bruce Lee fans, rejoice! A film series about the martial art expert's life is in the works after his siblings gave the project a green light. Phoebe and ... Read more...

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It’s not enough for me to speak Hindi, English…: Akshay Kumar


July 9th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Voice modulation and languages were earlier considered Akshay Kumar's weak points as an actor. But he is determined to change all that.Akshay recently visited ... Read more...

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Bruce Lee’s Dragon co-star passes away at 96


June 6th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): Veteran actor Shih Kien, who starred opposite Bruce Lee in the 1973 movie "Enter the Dragon," has died. He was 96.Shih, who starred in around 350 films, is ... Read more...

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My first crush was Bruce Lee, says Pink


May 23rd, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Singer Pink has revealed that her first crush was martial artist Bruce Lee.The 'Sober' singer, who recently reunited with husband Carey Hart, further insisted that when it ... Read more...

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Bruce Lee was Pink’s first crush


May 23rd, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 23 (IANS) Two time Grammy-winning American actress and singer Pink says her first crush was actor Bruce Lee. The "Sober" singer, who denied reports that she is attracted to women, ... Read more...

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Akshay, Kareena to walk red carpet with Stallone at Cannes


May 5th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor, the lead pair of "Kambakht Ishq", are all set to walk the red carpet with Sylvester Stallone at the ... Read more...

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Bruce Lee’s kung fu master’s biopic bags Hong Kong gong


April 20th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): Bruce Lee's kung fu master's biopic, 'Ip Man', has bagged the Best Picture trophy at the annual Hong Kong film awards.But other top accolades such as Best Director ... Read more...

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Bruce Lee to finally get recognition - and museum - back home


March 28th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, March 28 (DPA) Plans to build a museum in Hong Kong dedicated to the life of fabled kung fu actor Bruce Lee are moving ahead with proposals for an international ... Read more...

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Rock concert to motivate youngsters to vote


March 18th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar. 18 (ANI): In a bid to motivate youngsters to participate in the democracys biggest exercise General Election 2009, a five-city rock show-cum-awareness drive called ''shut up and vote'' was ... Read more...

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Dev Patel wants to be Britain’s Bruce Lee!


February 8th, 2009 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) British-born Indian actor Dev Patel, who hit the limelight with his big-screen debut performance in Danny Boyel's "Slumdog Millionaire", aims to become Britain's Bruce Lee by starring in ... Read more...

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Martial arts turned into ‘maar-saala’ arts in ‘Chandni Chowk…’ (IANS Review - Rating: * ½)


January 16th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Chandni Chowk To China"; Cast: Mithun Chakraborty, Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone, Ranvir Shorey; Director: Nikhil Advani; Rating: * ½This is a film about 'maar-saala' arts, not to be confused with martial ... Read more...

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Judge orders Iraq vet to steer away from Tom Cruise


December 12th, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 12 (ANI): An Iraq war veteran with a history of mental woes, who turned up thrice at Tom Cruises Beverly Hills home, has been ordered by a California ... Read more...

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Bruce Lee was afraid of cockroaches as a kid


October 22nd, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, October 22 (ANI): Iconic kungfu master Bruce Lee was afraid of cockroaches as a kid, according to a TV series on his life. The series, entitled The Legend of ... Read more...

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