Apocalypse

  • Is Bryan Singer slated to direct 'X-Men: Apocalypse'? 1 week ago

    Los Angeles: Bryan Singer will reportedly helm the eighth instalment of the 'X-Men' series. The director, who worked on the first two instalments and recently was back for 'X-Men: Days of Future Past', has been attached to the position since a while but now he has closed the deal with 20th...
  • Scientists warn of Earth's sixth mass extinction event July 25, 2014

    Washington: The loss and decline of animals is contributing to what appears to be the early days of the planet's sixth mass biological extinction event, scientists warn. Since the year 1500, more than 320 terrestrial vertebrates have become extinct. Populations of the remaining species show a 25 per cent average decline...
  • 'XMen Apocalypse': Director Bryan Singer confirms the existence of The Four Horsemen July 2, 2014

    Filmmaker Bryan Singer had a treat up his sleeve for the fans of the XMen franchise on Tuesday. He uploaded a glimpse from the treatment of the latest edition of the series on Instagram. A treatment is a document put together before the actual script is written. The script page teases Apocalypse's...
  • 'X-Men: Apocalypse' will be a contemporary movie, says director Bryan Singer March 16, 2014

    Los Angeles: Director Bryan Singer has revealed that the forthcoming 'X-Men: Apocalypse' will have 'mass destruction' in a way the franchise has never seen before. The director, who returns to the series with this summer's 'X-Men: Days of Future Past', shed light on the storyline for the superhero movie, reported Total...
  • Michigan college offers course in zombies, apocalypse February 11, 2014

    Mount Pleasant: Some Central Michigan University students are getting schooled in the undead this semester, thanks to a religion course that's exploring apocalyptic themes in biblical texts, literature and pop culture. Philosophy and religion faculty member Kelly Murphy says she always wanted to teach a course on apocalyptic literature, and she...
  • Martin Sheen to get Lifetime Achievement Award at DIFF October 21, 2013

    Dubai: Hollywood actor Martin Sheen will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to cinema during the opening ceremony of the 10th edition of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) which runs from December 6 to 14th this year. The 73yearold actor is best known for his work in...
  • Five reasons why December 21, 2012 isn't doomsday December 20, 2012

    US space agency NASA, says 21.12.12 is going to be just another day and has put forward five scientific arguments debunking the rumours: 1. The issue with December 21, 2012 and the predicted disasters that some folks think will come, probably started with the socalled end of the Mayan calendar. Their...
  • Watch: NASA releases December 21 video 10 days early December 13, 2012

    London: US space agency NASA is so confident that the apocalypse will not happen December 21 that it has released a video 10 days ahead of schedule titled "Why the World Didn't End Yesterday". In the video, astronomical and planetary experts debunk any notions that the sun will irradiate the...
  • After gory incidents, online 'zombie' talk grows June 4, 2012

    Tampa: First came Miami: the case of a naked man eating most of another man's face. Then Maryland, a college student telling police he killed a man, then ate his heart and part of his brain. It was different in New Jersey, where a man stabbed himself 50 times and threw...
  • Sheen 'nourished' by narrating Dalai Lama's book December 9, 2011

    New York: For more than 40 years actor Martin Sheen has inhabited complex characters from the troubled Capt. Willard in the Vietnam film 'Apocalypse Now' to US President Josiah Bartlet on the hit TV drama 'The West Wing.' But for one of his latest projects, Sheen, 71, did not have to...
  • Snapshot: 11:11:11 on 111111 caught on cam December 6, 2012

    Friday is the 11th day of the 11th month of 2011, and around the world, many people are planning to mark the triple convergence of 11s with a splash, hoping it will bring them good fortune or at least amuse them for a day. Soumyadip Choudhury of IBNLive captured...
  • Apocalypse again on 11.11.11: Doom theorists November 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Doomsday theorists have prophesised that Apocalypse would come on November 11, 2011 but expecting mothers who consider the day auspicious have inundated hospitals with requests for Caesarean section deliveries on 11.11.11, a date that will come once in a 100 years. While some consider the date 11.11.11, a palindrome,...
  • Radio doomsday prophet Camping suffers stroke June 14, 2011

    Los Angeles: Evangelical broadcaster Harold Camping, who rallied thousands of followers with a prophecy that the world would end last month, has been hospitalized after suffering a stroke, a spokesman said on Monday. Camping, 89, fell ill after a broadcast of his daily Open Forum radio show last Thursday in Oakland,...
  • New 'Judgment Day' date is out. It's October 21 May 24, 2011

    Los Angeles: The evangelical Christian broadcaster whose muchballyhooed Judgment Day prophecy went conspicuously unfulfilled on Saturday has a simple explanation for what went wrong he miscalculated. Instead of the world physically coming to an end on May 21 with a great, cataclysmic earthquake, as he had predicted, Harold Camping, 89,...
  • Doomsayer 'flabbergasted' that world didn't end May 23, 2011

    New Delhi: The religious broadcaster who made the world's biggest mistake, twice, is bewildered that things did not go according to his prediction and the world did not end at 6 pm on May 21. Harold Camping, whose radio network is reported to be worth between USD 70 million and USD...
  • World (not) to end on May 21. Paid your bills? May 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Doomsayers are having a field day, selling Tshirts, carrying sign boards and wagging their fingers at skeptics as they predict the beginning of the end of the world. May 21, 6 pm, to be precise. And if you are the type that waits until the last day to pay...