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As VFX fights for foothold, in steps Bollywood Badshah


June 6th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Hollywood loves visual effects or VFX, though the same can't be said of the over Rs.80-billion ($1.6 billion) Indian film industry. However, a co-production ... Read more...

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Outfest to award Roland Emmerich


September 24th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Outfest, which will present its yearly Legacy Awards on the 21st of October, announced that this time one of the awardees would be maverick director Roland Emmerich. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

World’s first 3D camcorder for home movies unveiled


July 28th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) The 3D revolution has so far been all about Hollywood blockbusters and major sporting events. But now, the cutting-edge technology is coming closer to home. Treasured moments such ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

James Cameron Rakes In $350 Million From ‘Avatar’


July 11th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Maverick film director James Cameron who is known for his movies that woo the critics and viewers equally has surpassed his previous records with the magnum ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Titanic’ Actress Gloria Stuart Turns 100


July 10th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Among the all time classic Hollywood films that have wowed the viewers and critics alike James Cameron's masterpiece 'Titanic' deserves special mention. The fans of the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sharon Stone Abhors Plastic Surgery


May 20th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) While many actors and actresses in Hollywood resort to cosmetic surgery or plastic surgery to give their figure a boost and retain the touches of youth, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China movie B.O. expected to hit $1.5bn in 2010


May 2nd, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 02 (ANI): China's movie box office is likely to hit 10 billion yuan (1.47 billion U.S. dollars) in 2010.It is up 61 percent from the previous year, an official ... Read more...

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Chinese box office earnings to hit $1.5 bn in 2010


May 2nd, 2010 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 2 (IANS) Chinese box office earnings could exceed 10 billion yuan ($1.47 billion) this year, up 61 percent from the previous year, an official said. The box office surged to 6.2 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Though as an actor, I do not have inhibitions, I have inhibitions in real life, because the character I play in a film could be bold but I am not as bold as Mallika Sherawat is. - Shreya Narayan


April 19th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Shreya Narayan, who plays the leading lady opposite Sukhwinder Singh in Kuchh Kariye tells Jyothi Venkatesh that Ash isn't her inspiration but actresses who have sustained themselves ... Read more...

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Tourists visiting historic movie locations create ’set jetting’ trend


April 5th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 5 (ANI): It has emerged that more and more tourists are flocking to historic movie locations, creating a trend that has been described as 'set jetting'.The trend is earning ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Islamic Iran’s New Year gift — Hollywood blockbusters


March 7th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 7 (DPA) State-run Iranian TV is to broadcast several Hollywood blockbusters over the Persian New Year -- despite the ongoing cultural and political clash between the two states, local ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘MNIK’ becomes highest Bollywood grosser in Middle East


March 2nd, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan starrer "My Name Is Khan" (MNIK) has become the highest Bollywood earner in the Middle East with $3.3. million collections. "In other Islamic markets ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie To Split Finally : Reports


January 24th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Break up and link ups are nothing new in the glitzy and fast paced world of Showbiz. The news of divorce and separation of the celebrities ... Read more...

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Sharon Stone To Appear In Law & Order:SVU


January 6th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Law & Order: Special Victims Unit has brought a high profile guest to jazz up its 11th season. She is none other than the gorgeous 'Basic ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Study to determine if thongs are harmful to feet


November 24th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 24 (ANI): A new study is to be conducted to investigate just how much stress we are putting on our feet by wearing thongs.The study, by a team of Sydney ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

BLUE gets a U/A certificate


October 9th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The underwater action thriller "BLUE' coming from the Shri Asthavinayak Cine Vision banner that hits screens this Diwali has been given a U /A certificate as per the censor board.Blue is ... Read more...

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Tony D’Souza paints Warner Brothers Studios with ‘Blue’!


October 3rd, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaA first for Bollywood is about to happen at the posh Warner Brothers Studios in Los Angeles. Internationally-renowned cinematographer Amir Mokri (who's shot Hollywood blockbusters like "Vantage Point', ... Read more...

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Actor Patrick Swayze Dies At 57


September 15th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Patrick Swayze, the ravishing US actor, who shot to fame with Hollywood blockbusters like "Ghost" and "Dirty Dancing", reportedly died on Monday, according to Swayze's publicist. He was 57.Annett Wolf ... Read more...

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Bollywood is feeling BLUE!


August 12th, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
India's first underwater action adventure is here to take you by storm! The wait for Bollywood's most ambitious and promising project, the much-anticipated underwater extravaganza "BLUE' is over. Today the first glimpse of ... Read more...

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Steven Spielberg to be awarded Philadelphia’s 2009 Liberty Medal


August 6th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 6(ANI): Oscar winning director Steven Spielberg will receive Philadelphia's 2009 Liberty Medal for his contribution to art and humanitarian achievements, it has been reported.Spielberg's is a well-known director and has ... Read more...

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HBO has launched the Hollywood Premiere League campaign in Mumbai


March 20th, 2009 - 1:33 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hi,I would be very grateful to you if you kindly do publish the same in columns of your esteemed publication. HBO unveils its biggest on-air event of the year- "Hollywood Premiere League'Starting ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Adlabs brings digital 3D technology to its cinema chain


September 11th, 2008 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Adlabs, part of Reliance ADA Group, announced here Thursday that it will premiere the 3D Hollywood movie "Journey to the Centre of the Earth" in BIG Digital 3D ... Read more...

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The 10 strongest candidates to play Sarah Palin in a film revealed


September 11th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 11 (ANI): Sarah Palin''s growth from being Alaska governor to Republican vice-presidential nominee may be a perfect material for a Hollywood film story but opinion is divided about which ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Cheeta the chimp battling assassination of Zia for Guardian book award


August 29th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 29 (ANI): An acting chimpanzees autobiography has made the shortlist for the new Guardian book award.The book is going head to head with a cold war love story and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Lumbering pachyderms almost as mobile as horses: Study


August 23rd, 2008 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) In popular perception, playful pachyderms are perceived as stiff gaited, but latest research has established that they are almost as mobile as trotting horses.For example, John Hutchinson of ... Read more...

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Emma Thompson ready to tackle Londons knife crime


June 13th, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): English actress Emma Thompson is set to tackle Londons knife crime with the help of an organisation set up in the wake of the Warrington bomb.The 49-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

British institute denies Hindu group’s claim on film


May 14th, 2008 - 10:38 pm ICT by admin
London, May 14 (IANS) The British Film Institute (BFI) Wednesday said its decision not to screen the Hollywood comedy, "The Love Guru", has nothing to do with objections by Hindu groups. "The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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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