Django Unchained

  • Police detain 'Django Unchained' actress Daniele Watts in LA; mistake her for a prostitute 2 days ago

    Los Angeles: A black actress who appeared in "Django Unchained" and her white companion suspect police assumed she was a prostitute when the two were only showing affection. The Los Angeles police said Sunday that officers detained Daniele Watts and her companion after a complaint that two people were "involved in...
  • Quentin Tarantino wants to make 'Django Unchained' miniseries for TV May 28, 2014

    Los Angeles: Director Quentin Tarantino reportedly wants to make a TV mini-series from the unseen footage from 'Django Unchained'. The director, who was in the Cannes recently to celebrate the 20th anniversary of 'Pulp Fiction'. The director told an audience that he would like to release a miniseries of his...
  • Oscars 2014: Christoph Waltz returns to present the award February 21, 2014

    Los Angeles: Two-time Oscar winner Christoph Waltz will present at this year's Oscars. The Oscars, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will air on Sunday, March 2. Waltz won his second Oscar for his supporting performance in 'Django Unchained' last year. He received his first in 2009 for his supporting role in 'Inglourious...
  • Tarantino preparing less bloody version of 'Django Unchained' April 10, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'Django Unchained' will open in China with a slightly muted version of the film's original bloodshed, according to the film's mainland Chinese distributors. Zhang Miao, director of Sony Pictures' Chinese branch, said director Tarantino has "agreed on making slight adjustments to the film for different markets, and this adjustment...
  • I wanted the lead role in 'Django Unchained': Will Smith March 26, 2013

    Los Angeles: Superstar Will Smith, who was once tipped for Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained', said he had turned down the offer because it was not the lead role. The 44-year-old also said that he passed on the part because of a scheduling conflict, said the Hollywood Reporter. "Django wasn't...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Aatma', 'Django Unchained', 'Olympus Has Fallen' March 23, 2013

    95 minutes have seldom felt so long, as they do while watching 'Aatma'. This curious but ultimately predictable supernatural thriller fails to escape genre conventions, falling into the same trap that so many of its predecessors have. 'Django Unchained' is dazzlingly shot but as it approaches the three-hour mark, its...
  • 'Django Unchained' review: This isn't for the fainthearted March 29, 2013

    Cast: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L Jackson Director: Quentin Tarantino You don't complain about excessive violence if you've chosen to watch a Quentin Tarantino film. But in 'Django Unchained', his homage to spaghetti westerns set in the pre-Civil War era of black slaves and ruthless white oppressors,...
  • Tweet Review: Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained' March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Quentin Tarantino has delivered several cult films in the past. But critics and masses feel that Tarantino's latest 'Django Unchained' is by far the director's best. Set at a time when slavery dominated America, the story is of a slave (Jamie Foxx) whose freedom is bought by a former...
  • Hollywood Friday: 'Django Unchained' and 'Olympus Has Fallen' March 22, 2013

    Two Hollywood films - 'Django Unchained' and 'Olympus Has Fallen' will fight it out at the Box Office this Friday. ...
  • Friday Release 'Django Unchained': Is this Tarantino's best so far? March 21, 2013

    Maverick filmmaker Quentin Tarantino has delivered several cult films in the past. But critics and masses feel that Tarantino's latest 'Django Unchained' is by far the director's best. Set at a time when slavery dominated America, the story is of a slave (Jamie Foxx) whose freedom is bought by...
  • 'Django' and 'Ted' lead comedies, superheroes at MTV Movie Awards March 6, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'Django Unchained' and raunchy comedy 'Ted' landed seven MTV Movie Awards nominations on Tuesday, leading a slew of comedies and superhero blockbusters among the nominees at the annual film awards voted for by youth audiences. Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, 22, landed five nominations, including Best Female Performance for her role...
  • 'Life of Pi', 'Argo' encash on Oscars' glory at box office March 4, 2013

    Los Angeles: A week after grabbing the golden statuette at the Oscars, 'Life of Pi', 'Argo' and 'Silver Linings Playbook' are enjoying fresh audience interest before finishing their theatre run. Ang Lee's 'Life of Pi', which picked up four Oscars, was up by 43 per cent in its 15th weekend,...
  • I had a crush on Leonardo DiCaprio: Gemma Arterton March 3, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress Gemma Arterton says she had a crush on actor Leonardo DiCaprio since she was a teenager. The 27-year-old says she was a fan of him since the release of 'Titanic', and she is now so embarrassed to meet him as she probably wouldn't be able to control herself. "I...
  • 'Argo', 'Django Unchained' win screenplay Oscar February 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: Ben Affleck's 'Argo' walked away with the best writing - adapted screenplay award at the prestigious 85th Annual Academy Awards announced Sunday night. Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino won the best original screenplay for 'Django Unchained'. 'Argo' is based on a 2007 article about the "Canadian Caper", in which Tony Mendez,...
  • Oscars 2013: The full list of winners February 25, 2013

    List of the 85th annual Academy Award winners announced on Monday in Los Angeles: 1. Best Picture: 'Argo.' 2. Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis, 'Lincoln.' 3. Actress: Jennifer Lawrence, 'Silver Linings Playbook.' 4. Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz, 'Django Unchained.' 5. Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway, 'Les Miserables.' 6. Directing: Ang Lee, 'Life of Pi.' 7. Foreign Language Film: 'Amour.' 8. Adapted...
  • Ang Lee wins best director Oscar for 'Life of Pi' February 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: Ang Lee has won the Academy Award for best director for his 'Life of Pi.' It's the second Oscar for Lee, who won in 2005 for 'Brokeback Mountain.' He was also nominated in 2000 for directing 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.' He becomes only the 19th director to win...
  • 'Lincoln' to 'Argo': History alive and kicking at 2013 Oscars February 24, 2013

    Los Angeles: History is alive and kicking at this year's Oscars in an unusually rich year for movies that plumb the distant and recent American past and have resonated with both audiences and voters. Four of the nine Best Picture nominees at Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony - Iran hostage drama 'Argo,'...
  • Daniel Day-Lewis will win Best Actor Oscar: Poll February 7, 2013

    Los Angeles: Daniel Day-Lewis is expected to make Hollywood history by winning his third Best Actor Oscar on February 24 but the public is split over who deserves the Best Supporting Actor prize, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday. Day-Lewis, 55, has already picked up almost every major award this season...
  • Oscar night to have something for everyone: producers February 5, 2013

    Beverly Hills: With a high five from 9-year-old actress Quvenzhane Wallis, and a pledge that Oscar night will have something for everyone, the Academy Awards kicked into high gear on Monday at a luncheon for more than 160 nominees. Jennifer Lawrence, Steven Spielberg, Jessica Chastain, Naomi Watts, Joaquin Phoenix, Kathryn Bigleow,...
  • Waltz wins Golden Globe for best supporting actor January 14, 2013

    Los Angeles: Christoph Waltz has won the Golden Globe for best supporting actor for his performance in 'Django Unchained'. The other nominees on Sunday night were Alan Arkin ("Argo"), Leonardo DiCaprio ("Django Unchained"), Philip Seymour Hoffman ("The Master") and Tommy Lee Jones ("Lincoln"). The 70th annual Golden Globes are airing live from...
  • Website glitch reveals the first Oscar nominee January 5, 2013

    New York: While the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences doesn't go public with nominees for this year's Oscars until next week, its website has accidentally leaked the name of one on a test page. A test page at the official website of the Academy Awards revealed that 'Django...
  • Quentin Tarantino is not bothered by social criticism December 26, 2012

    Los Angeles: Quentin Tarantino's latest offering 'Django Unchained', about the revenge of former slave, may have ruffled a few feathers for its depiction of extreme violence but the director says he likes to ignore such criticism. The Oscar-winning director, who is famous for his quirky, unconventional and violent films like 'Reservoir Dogs',...
  • Django Unchained: America's tormented past December 25, 2012

    Los Angeles: Twenty years after Quentin Tarantino unveiled his first film 'Reservoir Dogs,' the director has turned his eye to America's slavery history, spinning a blood-filled retribution tale in his trademark style for 'Django Unchained.' Tarantino, 49, has become synonymous with violence and dark humor, taking on the Nazis in 'Inglourious...
  • Violent movies are influential: Jamie Foxx December 23, 2012

    Los Angeles: Actor Jamie Foxx feels Hollywood can't ignore the harsh reality that violence in movies influences real life attacks. "We cannot turn our back and say that violence in films or anything that we do doesn't have a sort of influence, it does," contactmusic.com quoted Foxx, 45, as saying. The...
  • 'Django Unchained' premiere cancelled after shooting December 18, 2012

    Los Angeles: The premiere for Quentin Tarantino's latest film 'Django Unchained,' a violent spaghetti Western slave revenge tale, was canceled on Monday in the wake of the school shooting in Connecticut last week, the film's studio said. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of the tragedy in Newtown,...
  • 'Lincoln' leads Golden Globe movie nominations December 14, 2012

    'Lincoln,' the tale of US President Abraham Lincoln's battle to end slavery, ruled at the Golden Globe nominations on Thursday, while a very different movie take on slavery - 'Django Unchained' - got a big boost in Hollywood's crowded awards season. Steven Spielberg's portrayal of one of America's most revered presidents...
  • Oscars: Adele, The Black Keys lead the song race December 13, 2012

    London: Singer Adele's 2012 Bond movie theme and songs by the Black Keys, Fiona Apple, Mumford & Sons and Norah Jones have been shortlisted for a Best Song Oscar nomination. The top acts join the likes of Arcade Fire, Liz Phair, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O, Rick Ross and...
  • Director Quentin Tarantino to retire at 60 December 1, 2012

    London: Director Quentin Tarantino, who has made films like 'Pulp Fiction' and 'Inglourious Basterds', says he wants to retire from the movie business once he turns 60. The 46-year-old director said he would step away from filmmaking after 60 and leave himself time to start a family, reported The Times....
  • Quentin Tarantino hints at retirement after 10th film November 17, 2012

    Los Angeles: Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino has hinted that he is already planning to retire after his tenth movie. The 49-year-old has directed cult films like 'Inglourious Basterds', 'Kill Bill', 'Pulp Fiction', 'Reservoir Dogs' and his eighth directorial effort, 'Django Unchained' is all set to hit theatres, Ace Showbiz reported quoting...
  • Django Unchained: Will Smith was the first choice November 16, 2012

    Los Angeles: Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino has no hard feelings towards Will Smith after the movie star walked away from his upcoming western 'Django Unchained'. Tarantino, 49, eventually cast Jamie Foxx as Django in the upcoming movie, but he says Smith was the initial frontrunner for the role and the two...