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‘Limitless’ on top

March 30, 2011

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By: Kabeer Mahajan It’s yet another week with three debutants sitting pretty on top of the UK Box Office. Bradley Cooper’s new movie Limitless stormed to the top of the tree of the UK box office collecting a shade over £2m on its opening weekend. As is the recent trend, no top trio is complete […]

Actor Farley Granger dies at 85

March 29, 2011

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By: Akshata Rao Actor Farley Granger, well known for his roles in Alfred Hitchcock’s classics died on March 27, 2011 of natural causes at the age of 85 in New York. In 1951 Granger starred alongside Robert Walker in the film ‘Strangers on a Train’ as a tennis player who becomes embroiled in a reciprocal […]

Mickey Mouse to get makeover for feature appearance?

March 27, 2011

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By: Aarti Jitender Mickey Mouse might be getting a new full-length feature film and a makeover soon, according to Disney veteran. In an interview with Bleeding Cool, Disney’s veteran animator Burnett Mattinson revealed that he was in the process of working out a feature film bid to launch Mickey and the gang. ‘I am working […]

Tribeca film festival to go live online

March 24, 2011

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By: Akshata Rao Popularly known as the spring film festival ‘Tribeca’ was launched in 2001 by Robert De Niro. This was an initiative to support growth & culture in Manhattan, USA post the September 11 terror attacks will open up its screenings to online viewers for the very first time. The festival is said to […]

‘World’s longest film’ premieres in Helsinki

March 24, 2011

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By: Akshata Rao A Danish film which was screened at a film festival in the Finnish capital Helsinki yesterday (Mar23, 2011) has been billed as the longest movie ever screened. The 240-hour film titled “Modern Times Forever (Stora Enso building, Helsinki)” was created and directed by a Danish art group called Superflex. “According to our […]

Loss of an icon: Elizabeth Taylor dies at 79

March 24, 2011

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By: Aarti Jitender Elizabeth Taylor, said to be one of the last stars of Hollywood’s golden era, died of congestive heart failure at 79. Taylor’s on-screen achievements, which included 2 Oscars, was sometimes overshadowed by her real-life dramas and eight marriages. Taylor, whose career started at the young age of 10 and spanned nearly six […]

Rango is No.1 again

March 21, 2011

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By: Saravanan Sugumaran The ongoing battle between Rango and Battle: Los Angeles saw Rango climb to number one with a weekly earning of £1.05 million. It was another quiet week at the box offices with a host of new releases that generated poor revenues. ‘Chalet Girl’, ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ and ‘Anuvahood’ generated figures well below […]