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  • Group says 'American Sniper' film spurs threats against Muslims 2 days ago

    (Reuters) - An Arab-American civil rights organization has asked "American Sniper" director Clint Eastwood and actor Bradley Cooper to denounce hateful language directed at U.S. Arabs and Muslims after the release of the film about a Navy marksman. The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) said in a letter to Eastwood and Cooper...
  • Preity Zinta: Loved how 'American Sniper' showed the personal side of war 1 week ago

    New Delhi: History lessons are often synonymous with being boring, stretched and dull. But actress-producer Preity Zinta seems to have come up with an interesting method to gulp down all the facts, and that's through watching "true stories" on screen. "I love 2watch true stories. It's like a history lesson. Sadly...
  • Clint Eastwood's 'American Sniper' wins big in the US box office battle January 19, 2015

    New York: Oscar-nominated war film "American Sniper" led U.S. and Canadian box office charts over the weekend with a record-smashing $90.2 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates. The film, which broke the record for a January weekend as well as for any drama opening ever, was directed by Clint...
  • Now Showing: Rajeev Masand reviews 'Alone', 'I', 'The Theory of Everything', 'American Sniper', and 'Paddington' January 17, 2015

    In this episode of Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews, two Bollywood movies, 'Alone', 'I' and three Hollywood movies, 'The Theory of Everything', 'American Sniper', and 'Paddington'. ...
  • 'American Sniper' review: It is a blunt, uncomfortable and thought-provoking film January 16, 2015

    Cast: Bradley Cooper and Kyle Gallner Director: Clint Eastwood Bradley Cooper's measured performance in Clint Eastwood's American Sniper is one that stays with you. It burrows its way into a faraway corner of your consciousness and just stays there. For days. Cooper plays real-life Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, on whose memoir the...
  • 'Boyhood' gets Linklater nominated for Directors Guild Award January 14, 2015

    Los Angeles: Richard Linklater's 12 years of toiling on coming-of-age tale 'Boyhood' reaped a coveted nomination on Tuesday for the top Directors Guild Award, which has correctly predicted the best director Oscar for 10 of the last 11 years. Two-time DGA winner Clint Eastwood, 84, earned his fourth nomination for outstanding...
  • 'American Sniper' trailer: Bradley Cooper portrays the soldier torn between his duties and family in this Clint Eastwood film December 20, 2014

    Los Angeles: A new trailer of Bradley Cooper-starring film 'American Sniper' has landed online, highlighting his character as he juggles his roles as a sniper and a family man with a young child. The two-minute video sees Cooper's character, US Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, getting emotional, reported Ace Showbiz. The trailer...
  • Bradley Cooper: I see life much more gray as I get older December 4, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Bradley Cooper has been through a lot in life and says that his experiences have taught him a lot and now he doesn't look at life just in black-and-white. "Losing someone close to me. Going through love and loss.. knowing what's important. Realising that the bottom line is...
  • Sienna Miller in talks for 'American Sniper'? March 19, 2014

    London: Actress Sienna Miller is in talks to star in 'American Sniper'. The 32-year-old actress is in early negotiations to take on the lead female role, opposite Bradley Cooper, in Clint Eastwood's upcoming movie, reported Contactmusic. Jaimie Alexander, 30, and Evangeline Lilly, 34, were previously linked to the part, as was...
  • Steven Spielberg to direct 'American Sniper' May 3, 2013

    Los Angeles: Steven Spielberg has his sights set on his next project, a movie about former Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle. A spokeswoman for DreamWorks Studios says the filmmaker will direct Bradley Cooper in an adaptation of the bestselling book 'American Sniper.' 'Spread' screenwriter Jason Hall wrote the script based on the...
  • Pak Taliban threatens to assassinate Musharraf March 23, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistan Taliban on Saturday threatened to assassinate former president Pervez Musharraf when he returns home to Pakistan. It said its suicide bombers and snipers will send Musharraf to "hell" if he comes back. Musharraf, who has been living in London and Dubai since he left Pakistan in early 2009, travelled...
  • Bradley Cooper to star in 'Kokowaah' March 2, 2013

    Los Angeles: Oscar nominated actor Bradley Cooper has signed on to star in a new movie titled 'Kokowaah', an English language remake of a German film. According to reports, Cooper is setting up the project at Warner Bros Pictures with Sheroum Kim. Apart from being the actor's starring vehicle, the...
  • Wrist worn device pinpoints sniper's location January 3, 2011

    London: Soldiers are to test a new gadget which can pinpoint the exact location of enemy snipers even 1,000 yards away. The tiny 'sniper spotter', developed by scientists at a defence lab in Wiltshire, instantly identifies the shooter's location, enabling troops to fire back immediately and accurately. The new hightech gadget, just...
  • Washington sniper killings mastermind executed November 11, 2009

    Washington: John Allen Muhammad, who masterminded the 2002 Washington sniper killings, was put to death by lethal injection late on Tuesday, a Virginia state prison spokesman announced. Muhammad and his 17yearold accomplice, Lee Boyd Malvo, armed themselves with a sniper rifle and went about shooting people at random in Washington...
  • Indian writers discover mystery, detectives August 10, 2009

    New Delhi: Indian writers have discovered a new genre of immense possibility. Moving away from the coming of age stories bildungsroman by Amitav Ghosh, chutnification by Salman Rushdie, magical realism from Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, and even homegrown chick lit the latest Indian writing in English is all about...