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  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Lucy', 'Hercules' and '22 Jump Street' 45 minutes ago

    In this episode of Now Showing, CNN IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Lucy', 'Hercules' and '22 Jump Street'. He also talks to actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui on the negative role played by him in the commercial film 'Kick' opposite Salman Khan. ...
  • Katy Perry: Divorce from Russell Brand was emotionally traumatic 2 hours 24 minutes ago

    Los Angeles: 'Roar' hitmaker Katy Perry says her divorce from Russell Brand was emotionally devastating. Perry, 29, and Brand, 39, finalised their divorce in 2012 and the singer says it was incredibly traumatic, reported the Rolling Stone magazine. "It was emotionally traumatic for me. It was the death of a...
  • '22 Jump Street' review: The movie is wildly entertaining, hilarious and cleverly written 56 minutes ago

    Cast: Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum Director: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill return as a pair of unlikely, bumbling cops in 22 Jump Street, one of those rare comedy sequels that succeeds in delivering even more laughs than its winning original. Returning directors Phil Lord and Christopher...
  • 'Godfather of Makeup' Dick Smith dead at 92 20 hours 37 minutes ago

    New York: Dick Smith, the Oscar-winning "Godfather of Makeup" who amused, fascinated and terrified moviegoers by devising unforgettable transformations for Marlon Brando in "The Godfather" and Linda Blair in "The Exorcist" among many others, has died. He was 92. Smith, the first makeup artist to win an Academy Award for lifetime...
  • 'Sharknado 2' creates feeding frenzy on Twitter, record audience for Syfy 20 hours 39 minutes ago

    Reuters: Flying sharks chomping through New York City drew a record audience for Syfy's "Sharknado 2: The Second One," and became the most tweeted-about TV movie on social media, the U.S. cable network said on Thursday. "Sharknado 2," which aired on Wednesday and reunited leading stars Tara Reid and Ian Ziering...
  • Award-winning American filmmaker Robert L Drew dies at 90 2 days ago

    Reuters: Award-winning American filmmaker Robert L. Drew, a pioneer of the cinema vérité documentary style, died on Wednesday in Sharon, Connecticut at the age of 90, his family said. Drew, who made more than 100 films on social issues, politics and the arts during a career that spanned more than five...
  • 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' trailer: Smaug is back to cause havoc 3 days ago

    The first trailer for 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' is finally out. And if you are fond of monsters, Middle Earth's dragon Smaug, and epic battles, the film is bound to wow you. Directed by Sir Peter Jackson, the impact of the trailer of the final Hobbit...
  • When Hollywood celebrities dressed up as their favourite characters to stay incognito at the San Diego Comic-Con 2 days ago

    How would you feel if someone told you that the Spiderman costume wearing guy you took a picture with was actually a celebrity? This happened to a lot of fans at the recently-concluded Comic-Con 2014, held at San Diego. A lot of fans who were roaming about, attending events and having...
  • US attorneys want out of sex-abuse case against 'X-Men' director Bryan Singer 3 days ago

    (Reuters) - The attorneys for the man who accused "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him when he was a minor have asked to be withdrawn from the case, according to a filing on Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Hawaii. Lawyers Jeff Herman and Mark Gallagher say in the...
  • 'Die Hard,' 'Flower Drum Song' actor James Shigeta dies aged 81 3 days ago

    Reuters: Actor James Shigeta, best known for his roles in "Die Hard," and "Flower Drum Song," has died, a representative for the actor said on Tuesday. He was 81. Shigeta, who was born in Hawaii and has Japanese ancestry according film database IMDB, died peacefully in his sleep in Los Angeles...
  • James Brown biopic 'Get On Up' revels in drama and dance moves 3 days ago

    Reuters: At first Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer thought she was seeing early concert footage of James Brown but then was told it was a screen test by Chadwick Boseman to play the "Godfather of Soul" in the new biopic "Get On Up." From the gliding, intricate footwork to the hunched shoulders...
  • Kendall Jenner 'flirts' with basketball player 3 days ago

    Los Angeles: Model Kendall Jenner was reportedly seen 'flirting' with basketball star Chandler Parsons during a meal with her sister Kylie and friends. The 18-year-old and Parsons were joined by Kylie and two other friends here at an eatery July 26, but they "sat next to each other" and appeared very...
  • Filmmaker Philip Marshak, director of 'Night Train To Terror', dies of leukaemia 3 days ago

    London: Philip Marshak, who wrote and directed several classic films, including 'Night Train To Terror', 'Cataclysm' and 'Dracula Sucks', is dead. He was 80. He died July 27 surrounded by his family at his home here after a long battle with leukaemia, diabetes and heart disease, reports contactmusic.com. Marshak began his Hollywood...
  • Lady Gaga makes a cameo in the new 'Sin City: A Dame To Kill For' trailer 3 days ago

    Pop star Lady Gaga sure knows how to wow her fans. Be it with her albums, her bold, independent statements or her choice of outfits. This time, she has chosen to surprise her fans with a little cameo appearance in the upcoming film 'Sin City: A Dame To Kill For'....
  • Hilary Duff's comeback single leaks online 4 days ago

    Los Angeles: Singer Hilary Duff's new track 'Chasing the Sun' unexpectedly hit the web, a day before its official release. The song, which marks the singer-actress' first music in seven years, is a radio-friendly, pure pop tune with a 1990s-early 2000s feel, reported Ace Showbiz. "I'm chasing the sun. Won't...
  • 'Guradians of Galaxy': Marvel ready with sarcasm, '70s pop music and a talking raccoon, for the new franchise 4 days ago

    Burbank: A lead actor known for playing the slovenly sidekick, a director who only made small films, a talking raccoon and a 1970s pop music soundtrack - together they form an unlikely tableau for a mega-budget space adventure movie. And yet, Marvel Studios banked on these outliers for its $170 million...
  • Zayn Malik receives death threats after showing his support for Palestine 4 days ago

    London: One Direction star Zayn Malik is receiving death threats from upset fans after he waded into the Gaza conflict. The singer, 21, shared the #FreePalestine hashtag with his 13million followers on Twitter, which quickly clocked up 130,000 retweets, reported Daily Mirror. Moments after it was posted, Israeli fans began...
  • Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis to wed in July next year? 4 days ago

    Los Angeles: Actors Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis, who are getting ready to welcome their daughter, have begun to plan for their wedding. "The wedding will be next July. They want to focus on their daughter first and having it next summer seems logical," radaronline.com quoted a source as saying. The source...
  • From virtual reality to stars, five highlights from Comic-Con 2014 4 days ago

    San Diego: Every year, around 130,000 comic book fans and entertainment enthusiasts trek to San Diego's Comic-Con International, where thousands of booths and hundreds of panels are set up by industry outlets to cater to attendees. With the 2014 convention wrapping up on Sunday, here are five highlights from the packed...
  • New 'King Kong' film 'Skull Island' to hit the theatres in 2016 5 days ago

    London: Legendary Pictures has announced a new 'King Kong' movie titled 'Skull Island'. The studio revealed a November 16, 2016 release date for the blockbuster during its panel at Comic-Con International, reported Digital Spy. Legendary, now partnered with Universal Pictures after launching with Warner Bros in 2005, will add 'King Kong' to...
  • Has Kanye West ordered Kim Kardashian to stop smiling for photographers when they are out together? 5 days ago

    London: Rapper Kanye West is reportedly a controlling husband to Kim Kardashian and makes all decisions for her. West, 37, who married the reality TV star, 33, in a grand ceremony in May this year, wants her to be a perfect wife and hence dictates her life, reported Contactmusic. The...
  • Kevin Bacon brings his 'Six Degrees' to Comic-Con 5 days ago

    San Diego:Kevin Bacon's 'Six Degrees' world got even bigger Sunday at Comic-Con. During a Sunday panel for his Fox show 'The Following,' a fan brought up the pop culture game known as 'Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon' whose premise is anyone in Hollywood can be linked to the actor. She wondered...
  • The darker side of Comic-Con: Harassment amid the fantasy 5 days ago

    San Diego: Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue - allegations of sexual harassment at the annual pop-culture festival. Geeks for CONsent, founded by three women from Philadelphia, gathered nearly 2,600 signatures on an online...
  • 'Lucy,' 'Hercules' beat expectations at U.S. weekend box offices 5 days ago

    Los Angeles/ New York: 'Lucy,' starring Scarlett Johansson as a woman with a super-powered brain, collected $44 million to win the domestic box office race, outmuscling 'Hercules' which took in $29 million for second place. Both new films exceeded expectations, pumping some much-needed life into a lackluster summer at U.S. and...
  • 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' and 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' take center stage at Comic-Con 5 days ago

    San Diego: The realm of Middle Earth and caped superheroes brought adventure and battle to Comic Con, as fans of Warner Bros' 'The Hobbit' and 'Batman v Superman' were treated to first-look sneak peeks of the films on Saturday. The eager audience at the convention, most of whom had camped out...
  • Marvel Studios announce 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' sequel 5 days ago

    Los Angeles: Marvel Studios has announced that part two of its upcoming film 'Guardians of the Galaxy' will be released July 28, 2017. James Gunn will return to write and direct the sequel, revealed the studio bosses at the Comic-Con presentation Saturday, reports huffingtonpost.com. Directed by Gunn, "Guardians of the Galaxy" is...
  • Never heard Mel Gibson say anything anti-Semitic, says friend Terry Hayes 6 days ago

    Los Angeles: Mel Gibson isn't an anti-Semite, says his long-time friend Terry Hayes. The screenwriter, who wrote "Payback" for the Hollywood star, has defended Gibson who has been accused of making racist comments on several occasions, reports contactmusic.com. Terry told a newspaper: ''We all have to take responsibility...
  • Helen Mirren found Facebook 'intrusive', 'scary'; deleted her profile after a day of signing up 6 days ago

    Los Angeles: Actress Helen Mirren has branded all social media "distasteful" and says she deleted her Facebook profile after just a day of signing up. The "Hundred-Foot Journey" actress, who is married to director Taylor Hackford, believes websites like Twitter can be useful for marketing and as a political "tool", but...
  • Susan Sarandon admits to dating 'The Hunger' co-star David Bowie 6 days ago

    Los Angeles: Actress Susan Sarandon has confirmed rumours about her having a secret fling with David Bowie in the 1980s. The actress starred with the legendary musician in the 1983 movie "The Hunger". Earlier this year, her friend Melissa MCCarthy sent gossips into a spin when she mentioned the romance at...
  • 'Ant-Man' cast revealed: Lilly, Douglas, Rudd 6 days ago

    San Diego: The "Ant-Man" cast is set. Paul Rudd was previously revealed as the tiny title superhero. But at Marvel's Comic-Con panel Saturday, Evangeline Lilly confirmed she'll play Hope Pym. Michael Douglas plays her dad, Dr. Hank Pym. And Corey Stoll is set to play the villain Darren Cross, also known...

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Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Lucy', 'Hercules' and '22 Jump Street'

In this episode of Now Showing, CNN IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Lucy', 'Hercules' and '22 Jump Street'. He also talks to actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui on the negative role played by him in the commercial film 'Kick' opposite Salman Khan.

Masand's Verdict

Novelist Salman Rushdie wins PEN/Pinter prize

Indian-born British author Salman Rushdie is the winner of this year's PEN/Pinter Prize in recognition of his support for freedom of speech and generous help to other writers, the prize judges said on Friday.