The Help

  • 'The Artist' to fight for top position at Oscars 28-12-2011 11:53 AM

    Los Angeles: Academy Awards season is officially on. Nominations ballots for the 84th Oscar show have just gone in the mail. Oscar organizers mailed ballots Tuesday to 5,783 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Ballots are due back Jan. 13, and Oscar nominations will be...
  • 'The Artist' gets 6 nominations at Golden Globe 15-12-2011 08:11 PM

    Beverly Hills: Silent film is taking over Hollywood's awards scene. The silent-era tale 'The Artist' heads the Golden Globes with six nominations, among them best comedy or musical, and acting honors for its French stars, Jean Dujardin and Berenice Bejo. Tied for second-place with five nominations Thursday are the 1960s...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Desi Boyz' and more 26-11-2011 11:25 AM

    This week on Now Showing, Rajeev Masand reviews this week's blockbusters releases 'Desi Boys', 'The Help', 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1' and 'Jack and Jill'. ...
  • Masand: 'The Help' a feel-good entertainer 25-11-2011 11:06 PM

    Cast: Emma Stone, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer Director: Tate Taylor It's easy to see why 'The Help', a rousing melodrama about racial prejudice set in 1960s Mississippi, became an instant crowd-pleaser when it released in the United States this summer. Like 2009's shrewdly sentimental Sandra Bullock starrer The Blind...
  • Write your review: 'The Help'

    Rajeev Masand says 'The Help' a feel-good entertainer. What do you think? Write your review and win prizes. ...
  • 'The Help' to release in India Nov 25 15-11-2011 12:27 PM

    Los Angeles: DreamWorks and Reliance Entertainment's social drama 'The Help', a universal story about the ability to create change, is scheduled to come out Nov 25. Directed by debutant Tate Taylor, 'The Help' is a big screen adaptation of novelist Kathryn Stockett's book of the same name. Set in Jackson,...
  • Emma Stone was nobody, says 'The Help' director 07-10-2011 03:12 PM

    Los Angeles: Director Tate Taylor says he didn't know who Emma Stone was and had never heard about her when he casted her for the movie 'The Help'. The 22-year-old actress who plays a journalist fighting for the rights of black maids in the 60's US deep south in the...
  • 'Contagion' catches box office lead 12-09-2011 01:10 PM

    Los Angeles: 'Contagion' gripped film goers as the thriller about the race to contain a deadly virus took hold of the top spot at the domestic box office and knocked hit drama 'The Help' to second place. 'Contagion' brought in an estimated $23.1 million at U.S. and Canadian theaters over...
  • 'The Help' wins box office, summer hits record 06-09-2011 11:43 AM

    Los Angeles: The maids of 'The Help' didn't take the Labour Day weekend off. The surprise summer hit held firm at the top of the domestic box office for the third straight week with $19 million in ticket sales. The drama about white women and their black maids in Civil...
  • 'The Help' outflexes 'Conan' to win box office 22-08-2011 12:15 PM

    Los Angeles: The maids of 'The Help' proved far mightier than muscle-flexing 'Conan the Barbarian' and three other new releases at the weekend box office, taking the top spot with an estimated $20.5 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales. 'The Help' rose from its second-place finish last week to...