Tower Heist

  • Eddie Murphy bows out as Oscar host 10-11-2011 12:50 PM

    Los Angeles: Comedian Eddie Murphy bowed out on Wednesday as host of the upcoming Oscars, one day after producer Brett Ratner who had lured Murphy into the role also exited following an uproar over his use of a gay slur. "I appreciate how Eddie feels about losing his creative partner,...
  • Brett Ratner quits as Oscar producer 09-11-2011 07:30 PM

    Los Angeles: Filmmaker Brett Ratner has resigned as the producer of Academy Awards after he came under fire for making insensitive comments. "Being asked to help put on the Oscar show was the proudest moment of my career," Ratner, 42, said in a statement, reports usmagazine.com. "But as painful as...
  • Director Brett Ratner apologizes for gay slur 08-11-2011 01:32 PM

    Los Angeles: Brett Ratner said Monday that he's sorry for using a gay slur during a question-and-answer session at a screening for his new film. The 42-year-old filmmaker, who is set to produce next year's Academy Awards, issued a statement apologizing 'for any offense my remarks caused'. Ratner used a...
  • 'Puss in Boots' steals second box office crown 07-11-2011 11:52 AM

    Los Angeles: 'Puss in Boots' snatched the domestic box office title from a band of working-class thieves in the new Eddie Murphy action-comedy 'Tower Heist', studio estimates released on Sunday showed. 'Puss in Boots', an animated spinoff from the blockbuster 'Shrek' movies, nabbed an estimated $48 million in global ticket...
  • Now Showing: Movie reviews and a chat with 'Tintin' star 05-11-2011 10:46 AM

    This week on Now Showing Rajeev Masand reviews 'Loot', 'Miley Na Miley Hum' and the Hollywood movies 'Tower Heist, 'In Time', 'Dolphine Tale'. ...
  • Masand: 'Tower Heist' a string of lazy gags 04-11-2011 11:26 PM

    Cast: Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Casey Affleck, Alan Alda, Matthew Broderick Director: Brett Ratner 'Tower Heist' could've been a highly entertaining comic caper, but like so many films directed by Brett Ratner, it settles for mediocrity. The premise itself has potential: a bunch of employees of a Trump Tower-style Manhattan...
  • Write your review: 'Tower Heist'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Tower Heist' is a string of lazy gags. What do you think? Write your review and win prizes. ...
  • Friday Hollywood Releases: 'The Rum Diary' hits screens 04-11-2011 10:39 AM

    Justin Timberlake's 'In Time', Ben Stiller's 'Tower Heist' and 3D Dolphin Tale are releasing on Friday. ...
  • Eddie Murphy to host Oscars? 05-09-2011 12:32 PM

    Los Angeles: Oscar producer Brett Ratner has reportedly suggested actor Eddie Murphy's name to host the ceremony next year. Ratner, who is to submit a name to the Academy President Tom Sherak, is said to have asked Murphy whether he would accept the hosting duty if he's offered, and Murphy...