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‘The Raven’- compelling film with inconsistent end (IANS Movie Review)

May 19th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Raven"; Cast: John Cusack, Alice Eve, Luke Evans; Director: James McTeigue; Rating: ***1/2 Films about fiction becoming facts or writers playing detectives are many. But there are few, which ... Read more...

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US returns stolen historical documents to Russia

February 26th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US Friday returned to Russia 21 historical documents that were recovered by authorities after being smuggled from Russia to America.The documents, which were stolen from ... Read more...

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Oliver Stone says he loves ‘prolific’ Indian cinema

October 28th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone says he loves Indian cinema because of its flexibility to switch between comedy, romance and tragedy in a single story.Stone said Indian cinema ... Read more...

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Best footage of Armstrong’s moonwalk to be shown Down Under

September 29th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 29 (ANI): An unseen video footage of the Apollo 11 moonwalk discovered in Australia is set to be showcased at an awards ceremony in Sydney next week.The footage of mission ... Read more...

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Man’s first step on moon: lost footage found, restored

September 29th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) Footage of astronaut Neil Armstrong going down the ladder of the Apollo 11 spacecraft for the historic walk on the moon has been found, restored and will now ... Read more...

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John Cusack to Play Edgar Allan Poe in ‘The Raven’

August 31st, 2010 - 1:31 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After speculations, and rumors which suggested others would be attached to the film, director James McTeigue has at last made the choice for the starring role in ... Read more...

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Satyajit Ray’s son coming up with Feluda movie

May 2nd, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) As West Bengal celebrated the 90th birth anniversary of India's only Oscar winning film director Satyajit Ray Sunday, his son Sandip announced he would make his next movie ... Read more...

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Ajith Kumar’s 50th film to take off in Madurai

March 19th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Perhaps, this can be regarded Dayanidhi Azhagiri's dream project as he has been constantly spending quality time on modifying Gowtham Menon's script. It's all about Ajith Kumar's ... Read more...

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Author Edgar Allen Poe’s mysterious tomb visitor disappears

January 20th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 20 (ANI): A mysterious visitor, who has been leaving roses and cognac at American writer Edgar Allen Poe's tomb on his anniversary for the past 61 years, has failed to ... Read more...

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Jude Law fascinated at rediscovering ‘Sherlock Holmes’

January 1st, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) British actor Jude Law, who portrays the title character's sidekick Watson alongside Robert Downey Jr. in "Sherlock Holmes", says he hoped he'd brought something a little different ... Read more...

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Joseph “Dr. No” Wiseman Is No More

October 22nd, 2009 - 11:50 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct.22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dr. No is no more. Joseph Wiseman, the actor who played the role of the first villain in James Bond's debut appearance, "Dr. No", passed away on ... Read more...

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Joseph Wiseman, first James Bond villain, is dead

October 21st, 2009 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) Canadian actor Joseph Wiseman, who made screen history as the villian in the first James Bond movie "Dr. No", has died. He was 91. Wiseman died at ... Read more...

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Edgar Allan Poe finally gets his funeral

October 10th, 2009 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Baltimore, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Better late than never, would describe the celebrated author Edgar Allan Poe’s funeral perfectly. After being dead for more than a century, he will now get ... Read more...

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Antonio Banderas to star as detective in The Big Bang

May 11th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Antonio Banderas is all set to star in the Tony Krantz-directed neo-noir detective story, 'The Big Bang'.Richard Rionda Del Castro, Krantz and Erik Jendresen will produce the film, ... Read more...

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Dominique Lapierre recalls brush with Gandhi’s killers

January 31st, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) How about a re-enactment of Mahatma Gandhi's murder 61 years after his death? It sure is eerie, but compelling. As the country observed the 61st death anniversary ... Read more...

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Faulty gene ‘increases aggressive prostate cancer risk’

May 19th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 19 (ANI): A mutant gene already known to increase the risk of ovarian and breast cancer also substantially raises the risk of aggressive prostate cancer say researchers in Australia.The ... Read more...

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