Alan Arkin

  • 'Million Dollar Arm' review: The film is solidly staged, inhabited with richly-drawn characters May 10, 2014

    Cast: Jon Hamm, Aasif Mandvi, Bill Paxton, Suraj Sharma, Lake Bell and Alan Arkin Director: Craig Gillespie It's hard to the resist the charms of a film as decidedly feel-good as 'Million Dollar Arm', even if does hit every note and plot turn with brazen predictability. Based on the real-life efforts of...
  • AR Rahman: Movies with good music and song-and-dance routines have more longevity May 5, 2014

    Chennai: Many filmmakers have started experimenting with "no song" movies, but double Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman says there are more "longevity" elements in a film with song and dance vis-a-vis one with just the story. The music genius, therefore, incorporates the same formula in his foreign projects, including upcoming movie...
  • 'Grudge Match' review: The film is funny and moving in parts January 11, 2014

    Cast: Robert De Niro, Sylvester Stallone, Kim Basinger, Kevin Hart, Alan Arkin, Jon Bernthal Director: Peter Segal Go on, admit it...the prospect of watching Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro play a pair of retirement-age boxers coaxed back into the ring makes you giddy with excitement. De Niro, after all, won an...
  • 85th Academy Awards: Arkin nominated in Best Supporting Actor category January 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Ben Affleck's directorial debut 'Argo' garnered 9 nominations, including Best Actor in a upporting role for Alan Arkin at the 85th Academy Awards on Thursday. The veteran actor played a seasoned Hollywood producer in the political thriller bout the Iran hostage crisis of 1979-81. ...
  • Javier Bardem gets SAG nomination for 'Skyfall' December 13, 2012

    Los Angeles: Spanish actor Javier Bardem was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for best supporting actor for his portrayal of the villain in the latest James Bond film, 'Skyfall'. Also nominated in the category are Alan Arkin ('Argo'), Robert De Niro ('Silver Linings Playbook'), Philip Seymour Hoffman ('The Master')...