Shadow

  • Keira Knightley is tired of playing tragic roles 22-01-2014 04:05 PM

    London: Actress Keira Knightley says she's so tired of her characters dying in her previous movies that she decided to take a 'fun' part in 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit'. The 28-year-old chose to appear in the action film because it was different from some of her recent roles, reports femalefirst.co.uk....
  • Watch: Fatima Bhutto on her new book 'The shadow of the crescent moon' 02-11-2013 03:33 PM

    Pakistani writer Fatima Bhutto released her book and spoke on Pakistan and terrorism. Bhutto released 'The shadow of the crescent moon' in Delhi recently. Speaking on the border tensions between India and Pakistan notwithstanding, Bhutto said that people of the two countries desire peace and they should not be divided....
  • 'Bionic man' makes debut at Washington's Air and Space Museum 18-10-2013 10:36 AM

    Washington: A first-ever walking, talking "bionic man" built entirely out of synthetic body parts made his Washington debut on Thursday. The robot with a human face unveiled at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum was built by London's Shadow Robot Co to showcase medical breakthroughs in bionic body parts...
  • Watch: Modi remains culpable for 2002 Gujarat riots, says Amitav Ghosh 16-09-2013 11:46 PM

    Indian author Amitav Ghosh said Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi remains culpable for 2002 riots as it happened on his watch. As Modi is nominated as BJP's prime ministerial candidate, Amitav said for a man having such a past to occupy the highest post would be deeply destabilizing. He was...
  • When Mahatma Gandhi helped lovers get married 14-06-2013 11:42 AM

    New Delhi: Although much is known about Mahatma Gandhi, there is always a new story waiting to be uncovered. In the book 'In The Shadow Of Freedom', Laxmi Tendulkar Dhaul narrates her parents' (Ayi Tendulkar and Indumati) love story, a story that features Mahatma Gandhi and a who's who of...
  • 'Devil Inside' lifts Hollywood with $34.5 m 09-01-2012 01:09 PM

    Los Angeles: The fright flick 'The Devil Inside' scared up a monstrous $34.5 million opening weekend to help Hollywood exorcise its recent box-office demons, according to studio estimates Sunday. The surprise hit from Paramount Pictures debuted well above industry expectations as horror fans crowded theaters for the low-budget tale about...
  • Cruise's 'Mission' stays on top with $31.3 million 02-01-2012 01:50 PM

    Los Angeles: Tom Cruise's new mission remains impossible to beat at the box office. Studio estimates Sunday placed 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol' in the No. 1 spot for the second-straight weekend with $31.3 million. With a $134.1 million domestic total, it's the first $100 million hit with Cruise in...
  • Review: 'Sherlock Holmes...' is pure entertainment 31-12-2011 03:51 PM

    Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Jared Harris Director: Guy Ritchie The first edition had laid the foundation for a sequel and Guy Ritchie was expected to come up with an equally stylish if not a better film. Ritchie's brand of dark comedy, stylishly edited action sequences and witty one...
  • Cruise takes Christmas with $26.5m 'Mission' 26-12-2011 12:09 PM

    Los Angeles: Tom Cruise's latest mission has won a holiday weekend that's shaping up with some silent nights at movie theaters as business continues to lag. Studio estimates Sunday placed Cruise's 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol' a solid No. 1 with $26.5 million domestically over its first weekend in full...
  • Downey dips, 'Sherlock' slips with $40M debut 19-12-2011 01:44 PM

    Los Angeles: Sherlock Holmes is facing his worst enemy: declining crowds at theaters as this year's domestic movie attendance dips to the lowest in 16 years. Robert Downey Jr.'s sequel 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows' debuted on top with a $40 million weekend, off 36 percent from the first...
  • Still see myself as Indie filmmaker: Guy Ritchie 19-12-2011 11:40 AM

    London: British director Guy Ritchie may have helmed the latest Sherlock Holmes movie - 'A Game of Shadows' - but says he still has Indie sensibilities. "Filmmaking has changed as we all know. Indie movies are being muscled out in quite a conspicuous fashion and who's responsible for that and...
  • Acting is like being Sherlock: Jude Law 16-12-2011 12:45 PM

    London: Jude Law says actors are "eccentric, imaginative and creative" by nature just like fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. The 38-year-old plays Dr John Watson in 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows'. "I suppose, some days I wake up and I have to be responsible and down-to-earth and reliable, and other...
  • Sherlock Holmes sequel a 'Bromance' 17-11-2011 12:21 PM

    London: Actors Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law have promised there will be more focus on the 'bromance' between their characters in 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows'. The movie is a sequel to the 2009 film 'Sherlock Holmes' directed by Guy Ritchie, which was noted for the chemistry between...
  • Amitav Ghosh's 'The Shadow Lines' to be filmed 03-11-2011 10:31 AM

    New Delhi: It all began in 2005 when Anupam Barve bought novelist Amitav Ghosh's 'The Shadow Lines' from a bookshop in Jawaharlal Nehru University. The filmmaker from Pune wrote to the author, saying he wanted to adapt the book to celluloid. He has now signed a contract with Ghosh. Barve...
  • Lost Hitchcock film takes a bow in Los Angeles 25-09-2011 07:57 PM

    Los Angeles: Suspense master Alfred Hitchcock died in 1980 but that hasn't stopped him from adding a new title to his filmography. 'The White Shadow', produced in 1924, is the earliest known film bearing his creative touch. The long lost film was unveiled to audiences on Thursday night at the...
  • Rare Alfred Hitchcock film footage uncovered 03-08-2011 08:42 PM

    New Zealand: Some rare footage from Alfred Hitchcock's first film has been uncovered in New Zealand. 'The White Shadow' was made in 1923 when Hitchcock was 24. It is a silent movie in black and white. Three reels were found among some unidentified American nitrate prints, which were left at...
  • Dubai assassination inspires Hollywood film 16-07-2011 02:37 PM

    Dubai: The controversial killing of a top Hamas leader in a five-star hotel here in January 2010 is set to become a Hollywood movie soon, news reports said. Sony Pictures has picked the pitch for the upcoming movie titled 'Shadow Runner,' which is loosely based on the events leading to...
  • Lady GaGa's new single 'Edge of Glory' is out! 10-05-2011 12:38 PM

    New Delhi: "I'm on the edge of glory and hanging on a moment of truth," Lady Gaga croons in her new track 'Edge of Glory' which hit the web on Monday. GaGa had said in an interview earlier that the new single is "about your last moment on earth, the...
  • Review: Shadow Men is dark and disconcerting 28-12-2010 07:15 PM

    Hailing from an illustrious Shillong family, Bijoya Sawian knows her Shillong well and it is evident in her debut novel. The author aptly captures the mood, the weather and the people of the place in her prose. Shillong is a paradise lost and the novels about Shillong unfailingly bring back...
  • Clandestine heroes of World War II: Gary Kamiya 16-12-2010 03:38 PM

    New York: Daredevil saboteurs in Nazi-occupied Europe during World War Two went to extremes to help the Resistance, risking arrest and execution. These true-life James Bonds worked for the Special Operations Executive (SOE), a secretive British organization assisting resistance movements in occupied Europe. Its mission, ordered by Winston Churchill, was...
  • It's Sikander versus GI Joe at cinemas this week 21-08-2009 02:52 PM

    Ayesha Kapoor of Black fame returns to the big screen. ...