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  • 'Hercules' review: The film is watchable and occasionally good fun too August 1, 2014

    Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Reece Ritchie, Ingrid Bols Berdal, Joseph Fiennes and John Hurt Director: Brett Ratner Diehard fans of Gladiator and 300 would do well to stay away from director Brett Ratner's Hercules, a trashy swordsandsandals saga based on the brawny titular hero of Greek mythology. Ratner possesses neither Ridley Scott's refined...
  • Brett Ratner: My favorite actors? Shah Rukh Khan, Robert De Niro and Al Pacino June 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Hollywood director Brett Ratner counts Bollywood 'badshah' Shah Rukh Khan among his favourite actors in the world and has invited him for the premiere of the forthcoming film "Hercules". Ratner recent tweeted: "My favorite actors ever are John Cazale, Sterling Hayden, Peter Sellers, Timothy Carey, John Cassavetes...And of course...
  • Letting 'XMen' go was traumatising: Bryan Singer March 23, 2013

    Los Angeles: Director Bryan Singer found it traumatising to let go of the 'XMen' franchise. The filmmaker managed the first two instalments of the superhero franchise, before giving up the rights to Brett Ratner and Matthew Vaughn on two subsequent films. He admits it was difficult to see someone else direct...
  • 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...
  • Celeb Bio: Who is Barbara Mori? May 18, 2010

    What comes to your mind when you hear the name, Barbara Mori? That she is hot. And that she is Hrithik Roshan's girl in Kites. Surely there's more to this actress than just oomph. Let's find out. Roots Thirtytwoyearold Barbara's full name is Barbara Mori Ochoa. Her roots make her truly belong...
  • 'Kites' premieres in New York May 17, 2010

    New York: Hrithik RoshanBarbara Mori starrer Kites premiered in New York on Sunday, that's even before its Indian premiere Kites opens in the US on May 20and a week later, it opens again, but as Kites: The Remix this will be a shorter version of the film edited by Brett...
  • Making of HrithikBarbara's 'Kites' May 17, 2010

    Check out on location shots of the most talked about Hrithik Roshan film, Kites. The film releases May 21, 2010. ...