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  • Oscars 2015: Eddie Redmayne wins the Best Actor award for 'The Theory of Everything' February 23, 2015

    Los Angeles: Eddie Redmayne has won the Academy Award for best actor for "The Theory of Everything." Redmayne plays the real-life role of physicist Stephen Hawking, who was diagnosed with motor neuron disease at the age of 21. The actor has been praised for his skillful depiction of Hawking's gradual physical...
  • Why Patrica Arquette's Oscar acceptance speech got the loudest cheer including that of fellow nominee Meryl Streep February 23, 2015

    Actress Patricia Arquette, who won the award for the best supporting actress for 'Boyhood', at the 2015 Oscars gave one of the best acceptance speeches this year. In a very emotional moment, Arquette talked about wage equality and women's rights on the stage. Arquette's speech was received with a huge...
  • Oscars 2015: Patricia Arquette wins best supporting actress for 'Boyhood' February 23, 2015

    Los Angeles: Patricia Arquette has won the Academy Award for best supporting actress for 'Boyhood.' Arquette plays the mother of Ellar Coltrane's Mason in Richard Linklater's sweeping look at a boy's life, filmed over 12 years. It was the first Oscar for Arquette. She also won the Golden Globe in January. The other...
  • 'Ida' wins Oscar for best foreign language film February 23, 2015

    Los Angeles: The black-and-white Polish film "Ida" has won the Academy Award for best foreign language film. The win marks the first foreign language Oscar for Poland despite nine previous nominations and a rich history of filmmaking, including by renowned directors like Andrzej Wajda and Roman Polanski. But the tautly made...
  • Oscars 2015: JK Simmons wins best supporting actor for 'Whiplash' February 23, 2015

    Los Angeles: J.K. Simmons has won the Academy Award for best supporting actor for "Whiplash." Simmons plays a cruel jazz band instructor who berates and humiliates his students, including Miles Teller, who co-stars as an aspiring jazz drummer in Damien Chazelle's film. It was the first Oscar nomination for Simmons, 60, a...
  • Oscars 2015: Have a huge bias for 'Birdman', want it to win 'Best Picture' award, says Neha Dhupia February 23, 2015

    If the predictions are anything to go by, two films 'Boyhood' and 'Birdman' will illustrate Hollywood's starriest night of the year. Even though eight films nominated for the Best Picture also includes 'American Sniper', 'The Imitation Game', 'Selma', 'Theory of Everything', 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' and 'Whiplash', the battle between...
  • 'Birdman', 'Boyhood' to battle it out at Oscars for top honours February 21, 2015

    Los Angeles: In one of the most fiercely contested years in the Oscars' history, Alejandro G Inarritu's 'Birdman' and Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood' have emerged front-runners as the Academy rolls out the red carpet to honour the best in cinema this Sunday here. Both 'Birdman' and Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'...
  • Justin Bieber's shoes fetch over USD 62,000 in an online auction for charity February 8, 2015

    Los Angeles: Pop sensation Justin Bieber's shoes have fetched more than USD 62,000 at a charity auction organised by eBay. The auction helped to raise thousands of dollars for a food bank in his hometown of Stratford, Ontario, reported Ace Showbiz. The items all autographed by the 20-year-old Canadian singer were...
  • From flying pigs to dancing furniture: A recap of the best Super Bowl 2015 commercials February 2, 2015

    The Super Bowls commercials are always awesome and this year was no different. From Liam Neeson's Taken-esque ad for 'Clash of Clans', to the super aww-inspiring Microsoft ad, here is a quick recap of the best commercials from the Super Bowl!The "Lost Dog" Budwiser commercial The "Blue Pill" Fiat commercial...
  • Fares for BEST buses in Mumbai have been revised February 1, 2015

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport's (BEST) has decided to go ahead with the revision of all non-AC and AC buses from Sunday. While daily bus ticket in Mumbai will cost Rs 7 instead of Rs 6, the minimum AC bus fare will escalate from Rs 20 to Rs...
  • Eddie Redmayne plans to take a beach vacation after the Oscars January 31, 2015

    Los Angeles: British actor Eddie Redmayne said he wants a beach vacation with wife Hannah Bagshawe after the Oscars. The 33-year-old actor has already confessed he's a big fan of reality TV, but 'The Theory of Everything' star and Best Actor Oscar nominee admits that his guilty pleasures don't stop there....
  • 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' cast surprises Tina Desai with gifts January 30, 2015

    New Delhi: Actress Tina Desai, who has a pivotal role in forthcoming Hollywood film "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel", was in for a pleasant surprise when the cast of the movie showered her with gifts. The actress got the gifts when she went to London for the film's editing last...
  • Jennifer Aniston scouting honeymoon getaways January 24, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Aniston, who has been engaged to Justin Theroux since August 2012, is said to be scouting for honeymoon locations. "Jennifer has been asking friends for recommendations. Nothing is booked, but she's looking at Fiji and Bali. She wants to do things like couples' massage and have complete...
  • Oscars 2015: Patricia Arquette, Keira Knightley, Emma Stone, Meryl Streep nominated for Best Supporting Actress January 15, 2015

    Beverly Hills: The 87th annual Academy Award nominations for supporting actress in a motion picture have been announced in Beverly Hills, California, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The nominees announced Thursday morning are: Patricia Arquette, "Boyhood"; Laura Dern, "Wild"; Keira Knightley, "The Imitation Game"; Emma Stone, "Birdman";...
  • 'The Affair' wins Golden Globe for Best TV Drama Series January 12, 2015

    Beverly Hills: 'The Affair' has won the Golden Globe for best TV drama series. The Showtime drama looks at the ripple effects of an extramarital affair between a married novelist and a waitress. It stars Dominic West and Ruth Wilson. The other nominees Sunday were: 'Downton Abbey', 'Game of Thrones', 'The Good...
  • 'Transparent' wins the Golden Globe for best TV series, musical or comedy January 12, 2015

    BEVERLY HILLS: "Transparent" has won the Golden Globe for best TV series, musical or comedy. The sexual identity comedy on Amazon stars Jeffrey Tambor as the patriarch of a Los Angeles family who comes out as a woman. The other nominees Sunday were: "Girls," "Jane the Virgin," "Orange Is the New Black,"...
  • It is every actor's dream to work with Wachowskis brothers, says 'Marigold Hotel' star Tina Desai January 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Actress Tina Desai, who has a role in forthcoming Hollywood film 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel', will soon also be seen playing a lead character in the 'Sense8' American fiction drama series. The show revolves around eight strangers from different parts of the world who suddenly become mentally...
  • Supriya Pathak will soon start shooting for 'All Is Well': Umesh Shukla January 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Umesh Shukla's 'All Is Well' seems to be back on track. Veteran actress Supriya Pathak will soon start shooting for the movie, the director has said. "Supriya Pathak is on board, and she will start shooting for the film soon," Shukla told IANS. The movie had been left in the lurch...
  • Rajkumar Hirani, Anurag Kashyap, Vikas Bahl: The 6 master filmmakers of 2014 December 30, 2014

    As the saying commonly goes, 'the Director is the captain of the ship'. And as the captain, the director has to steer the ship (in this case, the film) in the right direction so the audience understands and gets entertained by his vision. Many a times, a director makes or breaks...
  • 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' to premier at British Royal Family Gala December 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Tina Desai is elated that her Hollywood project 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' has been chosen to be screened at a gala for Britain's Royal Family next year. The entire cast, including Dev Patel and Tina Desai, will be in attendance at the London gala Feb 17. "It is...
  • Riteish Deshmukh, Kay Kay Menon, Juhi Chawla: The villains who outshined the heroes in 2014 December 26, 2014

    In Hindi cinema, a villain makes a hero. He is complete anti-thesis of the lead. Often, the actors who play negative characters outshine the lead actor making their characters memorable. The notion of a typical hero and a villain has changed in Bollywood over the years. Yet, in 2014, there have...
  • Nine films advance in Oscars shortlist for Best Foreign Film December 20, 2014

    Los Angeles: The list of contenders for best foreign film got a bit smaller Friday as the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced the nine features that will advance to the next round of voting. Included are Ruben Ostlund's patriarchy-skewering avalanche film "Force Majeure" from Sweden, Andrey Zvyagintsev's "Leviathan,"...
  • Leicester-based band Kasabian gets eight nods at NME Awards 2015 December 18, 2014

    London: Alternative rock band Kasabian has topped the nomination list for the NME Awards 2015 with a total of eight nods. The Leicester-based band are in the running for: Best Band; Best Live Band; Best Track and Dance Floor Filler (both for lead single 'Eez-Eh'); Best Music Film (Kasabian: Summer Solstice);...