Cloud Atlas

  • 'Cloud Atlas' author David Mitchell is writing his next book on Twitter, telling the story of 'The Right Sort' through 280 tweets July 15, 2014

    Author David Mitchell whose acclaimed novel 'Cloud Atlas' was adapted by Hollywood is writing his next book on Twitter. The short book titled 'The Right Sort' will be told through 280 tweets. He started tweeting on Monday and plans to continue every day. ...
  • China censors cut 40 minutes 'Cloud Atlas' January 24, 2013

    Beijing: Censors in China have reportedly edited out 40 minutes of content from the scifi epic 'Cloud Atlas' before its release next week, cutting the film to just 137 for its mainland version. The original film, based on the novel of the same name, spanned 172minutes long for European and American...
  • Is this cinema's most amazing makeup ever? November 5, 2012

    You must remember Robin Williams from his 1993 film Mrs Doubtfire. Williams, playing the role of a father desperate to keep his kids facing a nasty divorce, agreed to dress up as an old woman, Mrs Eugene Doubtfire, who was to be the kids' nanny. The makeup took four and...
  • 'Argo' finally tops box office with $12.4 million October 29, 2012

    Los Angeles: It took three weeks, but 'Argo' finally found its way to the top of the box office. The Warner Bros. thriller from director and star Ben Affleck, inspired by the reallife rescue of six U.S. embassy workers during the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis, made nearly $12.4 million this weekend,...
  • 'Cloud Atlas' Review: It's laughably selfserious October 27, 2012

    Maybe if you're 20 years old and high in your dorm room with your friends, the platitudes presented in 'Cloud Atlas' might seem profound. Anyone else in his or her right mind should recognize it for what it is: a bloated, pseudointellectual, selfindulgent slog through some notions that are really...
  • Friday releases: 'Cloud Atlas', 'Ted' November 1, 2012

    This week two Hollywood films hit theatres including Tom Hanks starrer 'Cloud Atlas' and Mark Wahlberg's 'Ted'. Inspired by the novel of the same name, 'Cloud Atlas' stars Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Hugh Grant and Susan Sarandon. Based on the premise of action and reaction, the film explores how individual...
  • Halle Berry: 'Cloud Atlas' resembles Indian mythology October 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Hollywood actress Halle Berry says the plot of her upcoming film 'Cloud Atlas', which revolves around the subject of reincarnation, resembles elements of Indian mythology. "Most of the main characters are the reincarnations of the same soul through the six stories shown in the movie," Berry said in a...
  • 'Cloud Atlas' divides in leap from page to screen September 10, 2012

    Toronto: Cult novel Cloud Atlas was once considered unfilmable. For some movie critics, it still is. The adaptation of the philosophical book by Britain's David Mitchell premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival to sharply divided reviews, suggesting the complex storylines and ambitious plot structure did not always connect with...
  • Kristen steals limelight at Toronto film festival September 7, 2012

    Toronto: The Toronto film festival opened with action movie Looper starring Joseph GordonLevitt, but it was Twilight star Kristen Stewart who attracted the biggest buzz on the red carpet at the starstudded festival scattered with Oscar hopefuls. Anticipation was high for one of the world's premier film festivals that coming off...
  • Hi, I'm Lana, says Matrix director post sex change July 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Director Larry Wachowski, of the Matrix trilogy fame, has apparently undergone a sex change operation and now calls herself Lana, according to media reports. Wachowski introduced her new persona in the trailer of his latest film 'Cloud Atlas'. "Hi, I'm Lana," Wachowski said in the video. The sex change...
  • First Look: Halle Berry in a sari in Cloud Atlas July 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The first extended trailer of Tom Hanks and Halle Berry's 'Cloud Atlas' was released to much excitement among fans of the epic drama, based on a 2004 novel by the same name by British author David Mitchell. A scene from the trailer shows Berry in a red sari...