TOWER HEIST

  • Brett Ratner wants to work with Hrithik again April 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Hollywood filmmaker Brett Ratner, who worked with Hrithik Roshan on the film 'Kites', has said he wants to collaborate with the Bollywood actor again. Ratner, 43, seems to have developed a rapport with Hirithik after editing the English version of 'Kites', which also starred Mexican beauty Barbara Mori. Hrithik...
  • Eddie Murphy bows out as Oscar host November 10, 2011

    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 November 9, 2011

    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 this...
  • Director Brett Ratner apologizes for gay slur November 8, 2011

    Los Angeles: Brett Ratner said Monday that he's sorry for using a gay slur during a questionandanswer session at a screening for his new film. The 42yearold filmmaker, who is set to produce next year's Academy Awards, issued a statement apologizing 'for any offense my remarks caused'. Ratner used a pejorative...
  • 'Puss in Boots' steals second box office crown November 7, 2011

    Los Angeles: 'Puss in Boots' snatched the domestic box office title from a band of workingclass thieves in the new Eddie Murphy actioncomedy '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 November 5, 2011

    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 November 4, 2011

    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 Towerstyle Manhattan highrise seek...
  • Friday Hollywood Releases: 'The Rum Diary' hits screens November 4, 2011

    Justin Timberlake's 'In Time', Ben Stiller's 'Tower Heist' and 3D Dolphin Tale are releasing on Friday. ...
  • Eddie Murphy to host Oscars? September 5, 2011

    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 is...