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  • William Shatner says cannot attend friend Leonard Nimoy's funeral; says is bound by a prior commitment Yesterday

    Los Angeles: William Shatner cannot attend the funeral of his friend and "Star Trek" co-star Leonard Nimoy because of a prior commitment for a charity ball, the actor said on Twitter on Saturday. Shatner and Nimoy portrayed the two best-known characters on the original "Star Trek" television series launched in 1966...
  • A horrible nightmare: Madonna on her backwards stumble at the Brit Awards Yesterday

    London: Talking about her backward stumble during her gig at the BRIT Awards, singer Madonna says it was a 'horror show' after her performance went horribly awry. The 56-year-old opened up about the incident while talking on "The Jonathan Ross Show", which is set to air on March 14, reports dailymail.co.uk....
  • From 'Pulp Fiction' to the Oscars meme: Here are actor John Travolta's highs and lows 2 days ago

    New York: Since strutting onto the big screen in "Saturday Night Fever," John Travolta has had a career marked by dramatic ups and downs, from comeback king to Internet meme. Travolta's latest step back into the spotlight at Sunday's Academy Awards was uneasy. He's been widely pilloried for his touching of...
  • Kamal Haasan congratulates Canadian sound mixer Craig Mann on his Oscar win 4 days ago

    Chennai: Canadian sound mixer Craig Mann, who pocketed an Oscar for his work in "Whiplash", has also worked on Kamal Haasan-starrer Tamil drama "Uttama Villain". Congratulating Craig on the win, Kamal said he felt like his team had won the award. "When I asked my sound designer Kunal to get the...
  • 'American Horror Story' actor Ben Woolf dies after being injured in a street accident 6 days ago

    Los Angeles: Ben Woolf, an actor on "American Horror Story," has died after being injured in a street accident, a spokesman said. He was 34.Woolf died Monday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, publicist Zack Teperman said. Woolf's family was at his side.The 4-foot-4 actor was hospitalized in critical condition after he...
  • Irrfan Khan's 'Jurassic World' character to feature in a new video game 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Actor Irrfan Khan's role in the upcoming fourth installment of the 'Jurassic Park' franchise will be a part of the first ever video game based on the film series. Irrfan plays Simon Masrani, CEO of the Masrani Corporation and the owner of Jurassic World in the movie, which has been...
  • Oscars 2015: Complete list of winners at the 87th Academy Awards 1 week ago

    List of winners at Sunday's 87th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Best picture: "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)." Actor: Eddie Redmayne, "The Theory of Everything." Actress: Julianne Moore, "Still Alice." Supporting actor: J.K. Simmons, "Whiplash." Supporting actress: Patricia Arquette, "Boyhood." Directing: Alejandro G. Inarritu, "Birdman or...
  • Oscars 2015: Eddie Redmayne wins the Best Actor award for 'The Theory of Everything' 1 week ago

    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...
  • Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone's 'Snowden' film set for Christmas release February 22, 2015

    Los Angeles: Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone's big-screen dramatization of U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden's mass surveillance revelations will be released on Dec. 25, distributor Open Road Films said on Friday. "Snowden" will star Joseph Gordon-Levitt as the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked details of U.S. and British surveillance...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch, Neil Patrick Harris, Jennifer Aniston take a casual day for Oscar rehearsals February 22, 2015

    Los Angeles: Less than 24 hours before the super-fancy Oscar ceremony, it was jeans-and-sneakers day at the Dolby Theatre. Eddie Murphy, Jennifer Aniston, Liam Neeson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Naomi Watts, Kevin Hart, Channing Tatum and Zoe Saldana were among the casually-clad stars rehearsing for the Academy Awards Saturday, while Nicole Kidman, Reese...
  • Dozens of A-listers take a casual day for Oscar rehearsals February 22, 2015

    Los Angeles: Less than 24 hours before the super-fancy Oscar ceremony, it was jeans-and-sneakers day at the Dolby Theatre. Eddie Murphy, Jennifer Aniston, Liam Neeson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Naomi Watts, Kevin Hart, Channing Tatum and Zoe Saldana were among the casually-clad stars rehearsing for the Academy Awards Saturday, while Nicole Kidman, Reese...
  • Priyanka Chopra, Freida Pinto launch Girl Rising India campaign in Los Angeles February 22, 2015

    Washington: At a star-studded show, Indian actress Freida Pinto and Priyanka Chopra launched a new campaign 'Girl Rising India' campaign which is aimed at changing the lives of girls across the country. Through powerful storytelling and visible advocacy, Girl Rising's India campaign is designed to spark grassroot, community-led change for girls,...
  • I'm a victim of domestic violence: Halle Berry February 21, 2015

    Los Angeles: Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry has revealed she was a victim of domestic violence when she was five-year-old. Berry, 48, said this is the reason behind supporting the Jenesse Center, an oldest domestic violence intervention program in Los Angeles, reported E!Online. "I'm a victim of domestic violence," she said tonight at...
  • Snapshot: Here's the first look of Jason 'Khal Drogo' Momoa as Aquaman February 20, 2015

    Actor Jason Momoa, who shot to fame with his role as the king Khal Drogo in HBO's critically-acclaimed series 'Game of Thrones', will now be the new Aquaman. Filmmaker Zack Snyder, who is directing the upcoming 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice', tweeted the first image of Jason Momoa tonight...
  • 'American Sniper' at the Oscars: Despite being in the news for all the wrong reasons, the film deserves to be in the race February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Not to start off with a spoiler or anything, but have you seen the trailers for 'American Sniper'? One of the first trailers for the Clint Eastwood film features a rugged-looking Bradley Cooper pointing an evil-looking sniper at a small Muslim kid, in a tense situation. "Don't pick it...
  • 'Whiplash' tweet review: JK Simmons deserves an Oscar for his brilliant performance February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The Oscar nominated movie 'Whiplash' has received rave reviews in the west. The story of an ambitious young drummer and his terrifying teacher is heart melting. Having received 5 nominations at the Oscars 2015, the movie promises to deliver the best of everything one would want...
  • Parineeti Chopra is on a movie marathon; watches 9 films in a week February 18, 2015

    Mumbai: There's something that Parineeti Chopra can't get enough of these days. The actress has started her own movie marathon and she is relishing each moment of it. "Now thatsss what I call a Movie Marathon," the actress tweeted. Parineeti went gaga over the movies that kept her hooked to the screen. "Never...
  • Hollywood stars' favorite lip colours February 17, 2015

    Los Angeles: Look bold like Hollywood stars in striking lip shades. Here's how, reports peoplestylewatch.com: * Anne Hathaway's berry lips: Chanel make-up artist Kate Lee chose the brand's Rouge Coco Ultra Hydrating Lip Colour in "Etienne", a deep rose/berry blend for one of the actress's outings. "Annie and I used the colour last...
  • What makes an Oscarcast click? Will it click this year? February 17, 2015

    New York: What are TV viewers seeking from their annual Oscar fix? The same thing they want from movies: drama, comedy, sex, slapstick, glamour and romance. Of course, no single movie can do all that. No wonder the perfect Oscarcast is an impossible dream. No wonder so many previous Oscarcasts failed...
  • Singer Lady Gaga announces she's engaged to actor Taylor Kinney; shares photo of the ring on Instagram February 17, 2015

    Lady Gaga and her longtime boyfriend, actor Taylor Kinney, have become engaged, the singer said on social media on Monday. "He gave me his heart on Valentine's Day, and I said YES!" Lady Gaga, 28, said on Instagram, displaying a photo of a heart-shaped ring. She and Kinney, 33, have been dating...
  • Oscar-nominated film 'The Imitation Game' now fights for the rights of persecuted gay men February 16, 2015

    Los Angeles: As the story of a little-known British World War Two code breaker gears up for the Oscars as one of the top nominees, "The Imitation Game" has found a larger cause to fight for the rights of persecuted gay men. Nominated for eight Oscars on Feb. 22, "The Imitation...
  • 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch marries Sophie Hunter on Valentine's Day February 15, 2015

    London: 'The Imitation Game' star Benedict Cumberbatch and his pregnant fiancee Sophie Hunter secretly tied the knot on Valentines Day in presence of family and close friends. The 38-year-old Oscar-nominated actor and Hunter, 36, an actress and theatre director, got married at the 12th-century St Peter and St Paul Church near...
  • Jackie Chan's son Jaycee Chan, freed from jail, apologises to the public February 15, 2015

    Beijing: Jaycee Chan, son of movie star Jackie Chan, began the process of rehabilitating his image on Saturday as he appeared in public for the first time following a six-month jail sentence on drug charges and apologised for his actions. Speaking softly and wearing a dark-coloured suit and collarless shirt, the...
  • Iranian film 'Taxi' wins Golden Bear top prize at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival February 15, 2015

    Berlin: "Taxi" by Iranian director Jafar Panahi won the Golden Bear prize for best film at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival on Saturday. The award for best director was shared by Radu Jude of Romania for "Aferimi" and Polish director Malgorzata Szumowksa for "Body". Tom Courtenay received the award for best...
  • Actress Liv Tyler gives birth to her second son February 13, 2015

    New York: Actress Liv Tyler gave birth to her second son here earlier this week. She gave birth here Wednesday and was surrounded by close friends and family, including her father Steven Tyler, mother Bebe Buell and her sister Mia Tyler, reports eonline.com. Her beau Dave Gardner was also by her side...
  • Uma Thurman's make-up artist denies plastic surgery rumours February 13, 2015

    Los Angeles: Uma Thurman's make-up artist is "quite surprised" by plastic surgery rumours surrounding the actress, saying he skipped mascara and false eyelashes to create a "more editorial" look. Thurman has been surrounded by the plastic surgery rumours after she looked different and almost unrecognisable on the red carpet of 'The...