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‘Avunu’ not a horror film: Ravi Babu

September 20th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) Telugu filmmaker Ravi Babu says his upcoming film "Avunu" will not fall in the horror genre."'Avunu' is a thriller, suspense film set within a small family ... Read more...

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‘Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes’ is ape-solutely wonderful (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ****)

August 5th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Rise Of The Plane Of The Apes"; Director: Rupert Wyatt; Cast: James Franco, Andy Serkis and Freida Pinto; Rating: ****Every revolution has three phases: rampant injustice, germination of revolt against ... Read more...

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Sci-fi thriller ‘Skyline’ showcases daytime alien terror: The Brothers Strause

November 15th, 2010 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) They are the creative brains behind the breathtaking visuals of "Avatar", "The X-Files" and "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button". Now, special effects experts ... Read more...

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Sylvester Stallone, 64, is a child at heart

August 15th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): The older you get, the more immature you should be - at least that's what 'Rambo' star Sylvester Stallone thinks.The two-time Academy Award nominee is promoting his ... Read more...

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Steven Spielberg blasts movies packed with special effects

July 17th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): Legendary director Steven Spielberg has blasted new movies filled with computer-generated imagery (CGI), insisting effects are necessary but avoid overusing the technology.The filmmaker helmed 1993's 'Jurassic Park,' the ... Read more...

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Angelina is perfect spy: ‘Salt’ director (Interview)

July 15th, 2010 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Australian director Phillip Noyce of "The Bone Collector" fame loves telling spy stories. And in Angelina Jolie, he says, he has "the perfect spy" ... Read more...

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‘A Nightmare On Elm Street’ - an unimaginatively disappointing remake (IANS Movie Review)

June 5th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "A Nightmare On Elm Street"; Cast: Rooney Mara, Jackie Earle Haley, Kyle Gallner; Director: Samuel Bayer; Rating: * and 1/2Though remakes sound like an easy way ... Read more...

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Math lends cutting edge to special effects in movies

April 14th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) The swirling maelstrom in "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" or the beguiling rats turning out gourmet food in "Ratatouille" were a product of computer-generated imagery (CGI) ... Read more...

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Discovery And Steven Spielberg To Collaborate For ‘Future Earth’

April 9th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Discovery Channel has mentioned that it is functioning with Steven Spielberg in order to generate an animated series. This animated series will envisage life ... Read more...

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Multidisciplinary approach to probe impact of real, virtual worlds

December 24th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Avatar, a stunning 3D realisation of an alien world, leapt to the top of box office charts soon after release. The imagined other-world setting, called Pandora, lived in ... Read more...

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“Assassin’s Creed II: Lineage” Releases Clip

November 5th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov. 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The prior events of "Assassin's Creed II" have been released as promo videos by Ubisoft and they have heightened the expectations for the gamers. The trailer ... Read more...

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‘Postman Pat’ to be made into 3D movie

October 11th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) Popular British children's television series "Postman Pat" will now be made into a 3D movie where the main character will discover his amazing singing talent - a la ... Read more...

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Postman Pat to be made into 3D film

October 7th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 07 (ANI): British stop-motion animated children's television series Post Pat will soon be made into a 3D film.The movie will apparently include classic stop motion animation the show's fans are ... Read more...

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IGNOU introduces media courses in face-to-face mode

June 11th, 2009 - 11:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): Considering the growing attraction among youngsters for the media, the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is offering a variety of media-related courses in face-to-face mode from ... Read more...

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Animation experts to address multi-city seminars

May 4th, 2009 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Leading animation expert Anthony Christov along with video-gaming industry veteran Ian Livingstone will address a series of seminars across India in the next three days on the theme ... Read more...

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles returns

April 24th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The fifth film based on the popular comic books, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles knowing for the pizza-munching are back, reported by the Daily Variety.The new movie, scheduled for release in 2011, ... Read more...

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‘Journey To The Centre…’ deserves journey to multiplex (Film review - Rating: **)

September 13th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Journey To The Centre Of the Earth"; Cast: Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutcherson, Anita Bremin; Director: Eric Brevig; Rating: **Most movies based on popular books buckle under the pressure and end ... Read more...

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Iconic 60s show Thunderbirds set for high tech small screen return

August 30th, 2008 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): The Thunderbirds are set to return to the small screen and this time with hi-tech action scenes.Creator Gerry Anderson is in talks to buy back the show ... Read more...

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Scientists improve special effects tool for movie realism

April 17th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 17 (IANS) An improved version of 'Photon mapping algorithm' that works computer-generated imagery in Hollywood blockbusters is expected to bring down the production cost of movie making. The newer version ... Read more...

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Mumbai-based Crest to co-produce Hollywood animation flicks

April 4th, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) India's Rs.13 billion ($324 million) animation industry is going places. Hollywood's film entertainment studio Lionsgate Friday announced a three-movie co-production deal with Crest Animation Productions, a subsidiary of ... Read more...

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Heath Ledger to get posthumous Oscar nomination?

March 12th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Mar 12 (ANI): Rumours are abuzz that late actor Heath Ledger may earn a posthumous Oscar nomination next year for his role as the Joker in the upcoming Batman sequel.It has ... Read more...

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George Clooney takes a swipe at Hollywood

February 5th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 5 (ANI): George Clooney has ridiculed the present generation of Hollywood, insisting that the golden age of cinema is dead.The Oscar-winning actor said that in the 1960s and 1970s, film ... Read more...

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