sci fi

Cameron planning ‘Avatar’ prequel


September 10th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Hollywood filmmaker James Cameron has revealed that he has plans to make a prequel to "Avatar", which will focus on "early expeditions of Pandora"."I haven't really ... Read more...

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Bollywood doesn’t define fashion, it influences it: Rick Roy


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Many feel Bollywood films have become one of the biggest platforms to launch new trends, but Rick Roy begs to differ and says there are ... Read more...

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Farrell grateful for second chance in Hollywood


July 31st, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Actor Colin Farrell is surprised he gets acting jobs even after his encounter with drug abuse.The "Total Recall" star, who got his break with sci-fi hit ... Read more...

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‘Bunty Aur Babli’ in English to be quirkier


July 25th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Remember Abhishek Bachchan and Rani Mukerji's crackling chemistry in the con film "Bunty Aur Babli"? The 2005 movie is now being remade in English, and ... Read more...

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‘Men in Black 4′ confirmed


July 21st, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) After the success of the third instalment of action-comedy "Men In Black", studio bosses have confirmed another part -- and actor Will Smith has reportedly ... Read more...

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Cameron moves to dismiss ‘Avatar’ lawsuit


July 17th, 2012 - 7:20 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 17 (IANS) Filmmaker James Cameron has asked a judge to dismiss a $2.5 billion lawsuit against "Avatar", filed by a screenwriter, who alleged that it shares key ... Read more...

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Beckinsale wants to return to romantic comedies


July 9th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 9 (IANS) Actress Kate Beckinsale, known for her action-based performances, says she would love to be a part of romantic comedies, but only if the scripts are ... Read more...

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Bollywood packs its best punch with raw action


June 28th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Advanced technology can make actors fly in the air, jump down high-rises and do other dazzling, dangerous stunts. But it is the old Bollywood ... Read more...

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Biel was nervous about punching Beckinsale


June 28th, 2012 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 28 (IANS) Actor Jessica Biel says she did not want to punch her "Total Recall" co-star Kate Beckinsale while shooting the movie.The actress was worried because Beckinsale's ... Read more...

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‘Cabin In The Woods’ - intense commentary on human insensitivity (IANS Movie Review)


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Cabin In The Woods"; Cast: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison; Director: Drew Goddard; Rating ****One of the best ways to be unconventional is to take the conventional route. And ... Read more...

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Noomi Rapace refuses to look sexy


May 14th, 2012 - 4:32 am ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) Actress Noomi Rapace says she did not want to look sexy for her scenes in new sci-fi movie "Prometheus" and urged her make-up artist to apply ... Read more...

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James Cameron to help in Chinese 3D film


April 22nd, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) A team of "Titanic" director James Cameron, also behind the success of sci-fi blockbuster "Avatar", will assist in shooting "The Art of War", a 3D ... Read more...

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Cameron tapped for China’s 3D film


April 22nd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) James Cameron' 3D team, behind the worldwide success of 2009 sci-fi blockbuster "Avatar", is being tapped to assist in shooting "The Art of War", a ... Read more...

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‘The Hunger Games’ gets third biggest opening ever


March 27th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) "The Hunger Games" made a whopping $155 million at the US box office, making it the third-best debut film ever.It is behind the $169.2 million achieved ... Read more...

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Charlize Theron enjoys playing evil


March 22nd, 2012 - 6:20 am ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) Actress Charlize Theron says she is enjoying this phase of her career where she is playing evil characters.The actress is playing Evil Queen Ravenna in "Snow ... Read more...

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Now, Sriram Raghavan dabbles in sci-fi


March 21st, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) After making a thriller, filmmaker Sriram Raghavan now wants to experiment with other genres and says his next directorial venture "Happy Birthday" will be a sci-fi ... Read more...

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‘John Carter’ - leaps, but fails to soar (IANS Movie Review)


March 10th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "John Carter"; Cast: Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, Willem Dafoe; Director: Andrew Stanton; Rating: ***In recent times, a new sub-genre where sci-fi and its opposite, the historical, is fused, has emerged ... Read more...

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Saddened at demise of great movie plotlines: SRK


February 26th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan, who was seen in two back-to-back actioners, rues the "demise of great movie plotlines" and also complains that his "information highway" is ... Read more...

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I wish I had made ‘RA.One’ better: SRK


January 10th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who says marketing has become an indispensable part of filmmaking because of the rising ticket prices, used the best ... Read more...

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Cameron hit by lawsuit again over ‘Avatar’


December 20th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker James Cameron has reportedly been hit by a $2.5 billion lawsuit alleging that he stole the idea for his 2009 sci-fi epic "Avatar".Contactmusic.com reports ... Read more...

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Emraan’s up in the air act!(Movie Snippets)


December 1st, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The extensive promotional activities of his new film "The Dirty Picture" are keeping Emraan Hashmi off the ground."At the Grand Hyatt Dubai for the day, ... Read more...

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Children’s films: Bollywood wakes up from its slumber (Nov 14 is Children’s Day)


November 12th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Once upon a time, films catering to children remained in the precincts of parallel and serious cinema in Bollywood. Over the years, the genre ... Read more...

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‘Tell Me O Kkhuda’ not a flop, says Hema


November 1st, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 1 (IANS) Hema Malini says that her directorial venture "Tell Me O Kkhuda", which was relaunch pad for her daughter Esha Deol, is not a box office ... Read more...

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Big B reports fake Twitter ID rubbishing ‘RA.One’


October 27th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is upset with the fact that someone has created a Twitter ID replicating his and is writing "rubbish" about Shah ... Read more...

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Things you should know about ‘RA.One’


October 24th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Every one knows that "RA.One" is Shah Rukh Khan's most ambitious sci-fi superhero film that is coming out on Diwali Wednesday. Here are some ... Read more...

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Dedicated Neha Dhupia works despite sickness (Movie Snippets)


October 18th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Neha Dhupia is one dedicated actress who doesn't let sickness interrupt her work schedule."With the symptoms I'm showing I should be on sick leave ... Read more...

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Scream awards 2011: Harry Potter gets the ultimate scream award


October 17th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, Oct 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Spike TV’s Scream Awards was held at the Universal City on Saturday. The coveted award on the night was the ultimate scream award. It was given to ... Read more...

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‘RA.One’ superhero is a family man, says SRK


October 14th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 14 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan says his forthcoming mega-budget "RA.One" has world-class technology and that the sci-fi thirller is the first film that shows a superhero ... Read more...

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‘Super 8′ superb film (IANS Movie - Rating: ****)


October 14th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Super 8"; Cast: Elle Fanning, Amanda Michalka and Kyle Chandler; Director: J.J. Abrams; Rating: ****Steven Spielberg is the original master of the mixed-genre movies. His films like "ET" and "Close ... Read more...

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In high spirits, ‘RA.One’ team on promotional spree


October 12th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) From north to south and east to west, the team of mega-budget film "RA.One" is on an eight-city tour for film promotions, in good zeal ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise to star in ‘We Mortals Are’?


October 10th, 2011 - 2:10 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 10 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise is reportedly been considered to play the lead role in Warner Bros.' sci-fi war project, "We Mortals Are"."The studios are ... Read more...

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‘Real Steel’ - a real deal (IANS Movie Review)


October 7th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Real Steel"; Cast: Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo, Evangeline Lilly; Director: Shawn Levy; Rating: ***1/2In this age, we crave for technology so much that even a brainless film with a lot ... Read more...

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Anubhav Sinha thanks ‘RA.One’ team


October 5th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) "RA.One" director Anubhav Sinha has thanked the entire team for its contribution, even as promotion of the Shah Rukh Khan starrer goes on."If it ... Read more...

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I stay away from formulas: Nagesh Kukunoor (Interview)


October 1st, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor believes in "reinventing" and "rethinking". He says he tries to stay away from formulas and has just made his first love ... Read more...

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Dunst goes topless!


September 28th, 2011 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Actress Kirsten Dunst has gone topless for a scene from her new movie "Melancholia".The 29-year-old stars in this sci-fi drama about two sisters whose strained relationship ... Read more...

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