ENTERTAINMENT

  • US slaps more sanctions on North Korea after Sony hack January 3, 2015

    Honolulu/Washington: North Korea was hit with more sanctions on Friday designed to impede access to the US financial system in the wake of a cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, which the Obama Administration has said was supported by the reclusive country. The US government named three entities, including North Korea's military...
  • Watch: 5 good, intolerable Bollywood movies from 2014 December 27, 2014

    In this week's episode of 'Now Showing', Rajeev Masand shares with the viewers a list of five good and five intolerable Bollywood movies from 2014. He also has a roundtable with the actors. ...
  • Bollywood's hits & pits of 2014 December 26, 2014

    Really great films were few, and hard to come by this year. Think about it. How many films made you feel good about the 200 bucks you spent on buying the ticket? How many films made you think, how many challenged you, how many delivered an experience that felt original...
  • Is Chris Brown engaged to Karrueche Tran? December 26, 2014

    Los Angeles: Chris Brown has sparked engagement rumours after his on-and-off girlfriend Karrueche Tran posted a picture of a diamond ring on her Instagram account. Tran recently posted a picture of the new ring, which is said to be gifted by the 25-year-old rapper, on her photo-sharing webiste, reported TMZ. However,...
  • Sony film mess reflects gadgets-entertainment gap December 26, 2014

    Tokyo: Sony's iconic gadgetry and the star appeal of Hollywood may have appeared to be a perfect match when the electronics giant bought Columbia Pictures in 1989. A quarter century later, it's apparent that Sony has not attained the magic synergy it was hoping for. The stolid silence of Sony's Tokyo...
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment to release 'The Interview' on Christmas December 24, 2014

    Sony Pictures Entertainment will release 'The Interview' at limited number of theaters on Christmas Day after the White House welcome the decision. So far over 200 independently-owned theaters have agreed to show the film. Sources say the number could go up to 300. ...
  • 'Happy New Year': Red Chillies Entertainment to release the film online for fans outside India December 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan-starrer 'Happy New Year' is just a click away for fans outside India and China with the Red Chillies Entertainment releasing the film online through Direct-To-Fan model. The film will be available on Happy New Year's website to be viewed by the fans worldwide. The fans can pay...
  • Timeline of the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack: A look at key developments December 19, 2014

    It's been four weeks since hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace began their cyberterrorism campaign against Sony Pictures Entertainment. In that time thousands of executive emails and other documents have been posted online, employees and their families were threatened, and unreleased films were stolen and made available for illegal download....
  • Snapshot: Prince William, wife Kate Middleton meet Beyonce Knowles and Jay Z at NBA game December 9, 2014

    New York: Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton met star couple Beyonce Knowles and Jay Z here. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were here Monday for the Cleveland Cavaliers game against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center. Beyonce and Jay Z were seated just across the way, reports eonline.com. Prince...
  • Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma to auction movie costumes to help flood survivors in Kashmir and Assam December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood stars Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma have pledged to give their movie costumes to help raise funds for redevelopment of flood ravaged Kashmir and Assam. eBay India and Event and Entertainment Management Association (EEMA) have come together for the cause, and are seeking bids for a charity auction...
  • Blizzard takes aim at the shooter genre with 'Overwatch' November 8, 2014

    Anaheim: After tackling online strategy and role-playing games, the company behind World of Warcraft is taking aim at the shooter genre. Blizzard Entertainment announced plans Friday to release a multiplayer shoot-'em-up PC game called Overwatch. The reveal kicked off BlizzCon, the company's fan-centric celebration where more than 25,000 attendees are competing...
  • Digital very much driving, not disrupting, profits in the media industry September 17, 2014

    Washington: The Internet is no longer draining profits from media and entertainment companies, which have learned to make online services pay, a new study shows. The study by Ernst & Young released on Monday found that media and entertainment companies "are continuing to increase their lead as one of the most...
  • How WiFi and Facebook are changing the future of live entertainment September 16, 2014

    New York: When John Travolta shocked theatre fans by mangling the pronunciation of Idina Menzel's name at the Oscars, one person saw a gift in the slip Damian Bazadona. Bazadona, the president and founder of the advertising and marketing firm Situation Interactive, had been hired by Menzel's new show If/Then...
  • UP CM Akhilesh Yadav exempts Priyanka Chopra's 'Mary Kom' from entertainment tax September 1, 2014

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has announced exemption of entertainment tax on Priyanka Chopra's biopic Mary Kom. "As the movie is based on life of boxer Mary Kom, it will be an inspiration for women of the state. The CM has decided to exempt it from entertainment tax", an official spokesman...
  • Akshay KumarTamannaah Bhatia starrer 'Entertainment' crosses Rs 35 crore mark August 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Akshay Kumar's latest slapstick comedy "Entertainment" continues to entertain the masses. In the opening weekend, it has collected over Rs.35 crore in India. "#Entertainment Fri 11.16 cr, Sat 11.53 cr, Sun 14 cr. Total: (Rs.) 36.69 cr nett. India biz," trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted Monday. "#Entertainment has decent weekend,...
  • Box Office report: Akshay Kumarstarrer 'Entertainment' mints over Rs 20 crore August 11, 2014

    Akshay Kumarstarrer 'Entertainment' has earned over Rs.20 crore in the first two days of its release. The movie is named after a Golden Retriever, who plays a key character and has been supported by animalrights activist and Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi. "#Entertainment Fri 11.16 cr (revised figure),...
  • Akshay Kumar's 'Entertainment' rakes in Rs 11.57 crore on opening day August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Akshay Kumar's comedy movie 'Entertainment' failed to create fireworks at the boxoffice and earned Rs. 11.57 crore at the boxoffice on its first day. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted its first day box office collection and wrote, "#Entertainment Fri Rs. 11.57 cr nett. India...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Entertainment', 'Guardians of the Galaxy', 'The HundredFoot Journey' August 9, 2014

    In this episode, CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Entertainment', 'Guardians of the Galaxy' and 'The HundredFoot Journey'. He also talks to actors Ajay Devgn and Kareena Kapoor on their coming film 'Singham Returns'. ...
  • 'Entertainment' review: The humour isn't just slapstick , it's also repetitive and lazy August 8, 2014

    Cast: Akshay Kumar, Tamannaah Bhatia and Ritesh Deshmukh Director: SajidFarhad Anyone who's ever got a bad review tends to believe that movie critics don't want to enjoy a film. That they go into a movie thinking of new and different ways to shred it to bits. That's not true I can assure...
  • 'Entertainment' tweet review: Akshay's comic timing, Krushna's quirky oneliners will leave you entertained August 8, 2014

    Akshay Kumar and Tamannah Bhatia starrer Entertainment hits the silverscreen today. The movie is inspired from a real life incident and marks the directorial debut of Sajid and Farhad. Interestingly, the main lead in the movie is not Akshay Kumar but a dog named Entertainment. It's the...
  • Censor Board slams jokes on Johnny Lever's name 'Abdullah' in 'Entertainment' August 7, 2014

    Mumbai: The censor board has objected to the way Johnny Lever's character's name has been mispronounced in the forthcoming film 'Entertainment' and asked its makers to change it. The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), which viewed the film late last week, has asked that Lever's character's name be changed. Said a...
  • Akshay Kumar talks about his new movie 'Entertainment' August 7, 2014

    Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar talks about his upcoming movie 'Entertainment'. The movie is set to be released on August 8. ...
  • E Lounge: Akshay Kumar talks about his new movie 'Entertainment' August 6, 2014

    In am interview with CNNIBN, bollywood actor Akshay Kumar talks about his new film 'Entertainment'. The main protagonist of the film is a dog. Akshay tells us about how this film beats any other comedy film he has ever done. ...
  • I want to play a villain's role more often, he has the most fun in a film: Akshay Kumar August 6, 2014

    Bangalore: Superstar Akshay Kumar says apart from catching up with different styles of comedy, he loves to play negative roles more often. The 'Entertainment' star said it gives him immense joy. "I think the villain always enjoys so much in major part of the film's duration. He fixes up the...
  • Akshay Kumar urges fans to support his Kabaddi team 'Khalsa Warriors' August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood stars Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha along with rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh will attend the premiere of their forthcoming film "Entertainment" in London Aug 8. The Wave World Kabaddi League (Wave WKL), the first international Kabaddi league, will host the premiere of the Tips Entertainment movie at...
  • Actors singing in films is reflection of versatility: Akshay Kumar July 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has supported the growing trend of actors taking to singing in films, saying it shows their versatility. "What is wrong in actors singing a song? In Hollywood people act and sing at the same time... It is a hard thing to do. Earlier only comedians...
  • There are more dog lovers out there than there are action freaks: Akshay Kumar July 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Known as an action and comedy star, Bollywood's 'khiladi' Akshay Kumar, who delivered a hit with 'Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty', says he enjoys doing a range of movies for his fans, but loves the 'Heyy Babby' genre of entertainment most. In an interview, Akshay has spoken out...