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  • Clint Eastwood's 'American Sniper' wins big in the US box office battle 1 week ago

    New York: Oscar-nominated war film "American Sniper" led U.S. and Canadian box office charts over the weekend with a record-smashing $90.2 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates. The film, which broke the record for a January weekend as well as for any drama opening ever, was directed by Clint...
  • 'Grown Ups' actor Nadji Jeter arrested for investigation of driving under the influence of marijuana 1 week ago

    Burbank, California: Police say an 18-year-old actor has been arrested for investigation of driving under the influence of marijuana. Burbank Police. Sgt. Scott Meadows said Sunday that Nadji Jeter was pulled over shortly after 7 p.m. Saturday for an alleged traffic violation and was later arrested on suspicion of driving under...
  • Canadian actor-writer Don Harron dies at age 90 January 18, 2015

    Toronto: Don Harron, who entertained TV audiences in Canada and the U.S. with his comic alter ego Charlie Farquharson and helped bring the Canadian classic novel "Anne of Green Gables" to the stage, died Saturday. He was 90. Harron's eldest daughter Martha said her father died Saturday morning surrounded by family...
  • Actor Stephen Fry ties the knot with partner Elliott Spencer January 18, 2015

    London: Actor Stephen Fry has tied the knot with his fiance Elliott Spencer. The couple married just two weeks after the couple revealed that they were engaged. They got married in the Norfolk town of Dereham, England. This is the first marriage for Fry, 57. The '24: Live Another Day' actor...
  • Iconic Egyptian actress Faten Hamama dies at 83 January 18, 2015

    Cairo: Iconic Egyptian actress Faten Hamama died Saturday after suffering a medical crisis. She was 83. Hamama was admitted several weeks ago to a Cairo hospital and was later released, but then had to be hospitalised again when her health deteriorated, the official Egyptian agency MENA reported. She was one of Egypt's...
  • Anupam Kher: Whenever I play the father's role, the film become a super hit January 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Anupam Kher believes that whenever he plays the role of a father in a movie, it becomes a success. Anupam was present at the launch of film 'Baa Baa Black Sheep', in which he essays an on screen father to actor Manish Paul, when he spoke about it. "I'm...
  • 'The Imitation Game' tweet review: You actually want to watch it for Benedict Cumberbatch January 16, 2015

    'The Imitation Game' has quite clearly left an impact. With 8 nominations at the 2015 Academy Awards including Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress, the film has proved that its idea, content, and the execution has been the best and most convincing. 'The Imitation Game', which...
  • Bill Cosby to perform in Colorado despite expected protests and new allegations of sexual misconduct January 16, 2015

    DENVER: Bill Cosby is planning to perform in Colorado despite expected protests and a new allegation of sexual misconduct. The comedian released a statement thanking his "courageous" fans and saying he's ready to perform in Pueblo on Friday and in Denver on Saturday. He finished his statement with references to his "Fat...
  • Stephen Hawking was worried biopic will find no takers January 14, 2015

    Mumbai: Physicist Stephen Hawking, whose life has been captured in 'The Theory of Everything', was initially worried that the biopic will find no takers. The scientist thought that since the movie was based on a book by ex-wife Jane Hawking, it might be a biased portrayal of their relationship. "I was rather...
  • 'MasterChef India' host Vikas Khanna approached by Hollywood for a biopic on his journey from Amritsar to the US January 14, 2015

    Mumbai: Award-winning Michelin-starred Indian chef Vikas Khanna has been approached by a Hollywood studio to make a biopic on his inspiring journey from Amritsar to the US. Officials of the studio are said to have already paid a visit to Amritsar to do a recce of where Khanna grew up. "Yes, it's...
  • 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' leads Razzies 'worst of' list; 'Legend of Hercules', 'Saving Christmas' earn 6 nominations each January 14, 2015

    Los Angeles: "Transformers: Age of Extinction" is rolling out with the most nominations at this year's Golden Raspberry Awards. The action sequel starring Mark Wahlberg alongside morphing robots led all films Tuesday with seven nominations, including worst picture, worst sequel, worst screenplay and worst screen combo. "Transformers" is also up for worst...
  • Woody Allen to make his first foray on the small screen; set to write, direct online series for Amazon January 14, 2015

    Los Angeles/ San Francisco: Woody Allen will make his first foray onto the small screen, writing and directing an online series for Amazon.com, the latest coup by deep-pocketed cable and streaming companies in luring the biggest names in film to television. The Internet retailer rolled out the news of Allen's series...
  • 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' trailer: Have Iron Man, Hulk, Captain America created the thing they most dread? January 13, 2015

    Directed by Joss Whedon, 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' reunites Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlet Johannson and Robert Downey Jr. as Earth's mightiest heroes, with Paul Bettany, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen debuting as the Vision, Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch, respectively. The film is slated to release on May...
  • Golden Globes television audience dips to 19.3 million; declines nearly 8 per cent in total viewership January 13, 2015

    Los Angeles: The television audience for Sunday's 72nd Golden Globe Awards dipped to 19.3 million as comedians Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted the Hollywood awards show for the third and final time, NBC said on Monday. The three-hour show, which Fey and Poehler helped reached a 10-year high last year,...
  • Henry Cavill: 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' won't be split into two parts January 13, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Henry Cavill has denied reports that the upcoming "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" would be split into two parts. The actor, who plays Superman in the highly-anticipated movie, refuted the rumour during a chat, reported Variety Online. In addition to denying the rumour, the "Man of Steel"...
  • 'The Imitation Game', 'Selma' falter at the Golden Globe awards; 'Boyhood' may change course of the Oscar race January 12, 2015

    Beverly Hills: Coming of age tale "Boyhood" won the coveted Golden Globe for best drama on Sunday, while the quirky period caper "The Grand Budapest Hotel" was the surprise winner for best comedy or musical, in a big upset to awards season front-runner "Birdman." The first major awards for the Hollywood...
  • Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood' wins the Golden Globe award for Best Picture January 12, 2015

    BEVERLY HILLS: "Boyhood" has won the Golden Globe for best picture, drama. "Boyhood," directed by Richard Linklater, follows the life of one boy, played by sensitive newcomer Ellar Coltrane. It was filmed over 12 years, a much-acclaimed feat that provides a unique perspective on the evolution of a family. The film...
  • George Clooney wins Cecil B DeMille Award at the Golden Globes 2015; dedicates it to his wife Amal Alamuddin January 12, 2015

    George Clooney accepted a lifetime achievement award from the Golden Globes Sunday by honoring others - his Hollywood colleagues, his new wife and millions who marched in the wake of attacks in France last week. The veteran actor who moved from "ER" into movies was given the Cecil B. DeMille Award,...
  • Eddie Redmayne wins the Golden Globe for best actor in a drama for 'The Theory of Everything' January 12, 2015

    BEVERLY HILLS: Eddie Redmayne has won the Golden Globe for best actor in a drama for "The Theory of Everything." Redmayne plays the real-life role of brilliant physicist Stephen Hawking, who was diagnosed with motor neuron disease at the age of 21. The actor has been praised for his skillful depiction...
  • Golden Globes 2015: Here's the complete list of winners January 12, 2015

    Beverly Hills: The following are film and television winners at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards handed out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association on Sunday. FILM BEST DRAMA "Boyhood" BEST COMEDY OR MUSICAL "The Grand Budapest Hotel" BEST ACTOR, DRAMA Eddie Redmayne, "The Theory of Everything" BEST ACTRESS, DRAMA Julianne Moore, "Still Alice" BEST ACTOR, COMEDY OR MUSICAL Michael Keaton, "Birdman" BEST...
  • '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,"...
  • Tina Fey, Amy Poehler kick off 72nd Golden Globes; say they're celebrating 'all the movies North Korea was OK with' January 12, 2015

    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler welcomed Hollywood's "despicable, spoiled, minimally talented brats" to the 72nd annual Golden Globes to celebrate "all the movies that North Korea was OK with." The hosts, in their third time presiding over the Globes, delved right into the hacking attack that roiled Sony Pictures ahead of...
  • JK Simmons wins the Golden Globe for best supporting actor for 'Whiplash' January 12, 2015

    BEVERLY HILLS: J.K. Simmons has won the Golden Globe for best supporting actor for "Whiplash." Simmons plays a jazz band instructor who uses humiliation, fear and cruelty to motivate his students - especially Miles Teller, who co-stars as an ambitious aspiring jazz drummer. The other nominees Sunday were: Robert Duvall, "The Judge";...
  • The redheads take it on the Golden Globes carpet January 12, 2015

    New York: "Gone Girl" actress Rosamund Pike kicked off the glam Sunday night on the Golden Globe Awards red carpet in a white, skin-baring gown just a few weeks after giving birth. She earned wows from mamas everywhere wearing a Vera Wang Collection gown with large cutouts showing off her midriff,...
  • Michael Keaton compliments Seth Meyers; Patricia Arquette shows off her 'ninja skills': Here's what happened at the Golden Globes 2015 January 12, 2015

    Beverly Hills: Show Bits brings you the 72nd annual Golden Globes in Beverly Hills, California, through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. HAVE YOUR GUY CALL MY GUY There are business deals going down among those cozy, starry tables at the Golden Globes. Winner Michael Keaton met talk-show host Seth Meyers and quickly...
  • Selena Gomez: It's tough to convince people that I'm right for certain films January 11, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Selena Gomez says the mistakes she has made in her life so far have taught her a lot about herself and the people around her. The 22-year-old pop-star experienced many ups and downs in 2014 -- splitting and getting back together with Justin Bieber -- on several occasions...
  • Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt married in California before their French wedding January 11, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actress-director Angelina Jolie has said that she and her husband Brad Pitt were actually married before their secret nuptials in August last year. "Before the wedding in France with the kids, Brad and I were already married in California. As Americans, we couldn't marry legally in France," she told...
  • Snapshot: Miley Cyrus pays tribute to Elvis Presley by donning his look January 11, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Miley Cyrus's wore a look inspired by the 'King of Rock and Roll' Elvis Presley. The 'Wrecking ball' singer wore an all-white ensemble as host of the opening of W magazine's Shooting Stars exhibit Friday, reports eonline.com. The ensemble included a very low cut cape-like top, an oversized gold...