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  • 'Dumb and Dumber To' review: Film is overdependent on old gags 11 hours 53 minutes ago

    Director: Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly Cast: Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels As many as six writers are credited with putting Dumb and Dumber To on the screen, and still there's no mistaking that stench of desperation and creative exhaustion that the film so badly reeks of. Sure I found myself laughing intermittently...
  • Amazon.in founder advices to start something you are passionate about October 10, 2014

    Amazon.in founder Jeff Bezos who is in India advices to start something you are passionate about. ...
  • Meet Jeff Bezos, the man behind Amazon.com October 1, 2014

    Started in 1994, Amazon.com started as an online bookseller and went operational in 1995. Jeff Bezos, the founder to the online webstore, was named 'Person of the year' by Times magazine. ...
  • 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' tweet review: Watch it for the talented Ralph Fiennes July 25, 2014

    When a film boasts of an enviable star cast consisting of actors like Ralph Fiennes, Jude Law, Jeff Goldblum and Adrien Brody you can't go too wrong with the film. Academy award winning director Wes Anderson comes up with humorous, poignant film called 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' based on Stefan...
  • Jeff Crowe completes doublecentury of matches in ODIs July 9, 2014

    Dubai: New Zealand's Jeff Crowe became only the third ICC match referee to officiate in 200 Oneday internationals when he took field for the second ODI between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Pallekele. Sri Lanka's Ranjan Madugalle (279) and Briton Chris Broad (245) are the other ICC officials who have...
  • Comedian and 'Tonight Show' regular David Brenner dies at 78 March 16, 2014

    David Brenner, a stand-up comedian who appeared regularly on 'The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson' died on Saturday in New York, a family spokesman said. He was 78. Brenner, who had been battling cancer and performed most recently on New Year's Eve, passed away at his home in New York surrounded...
  • Mitchell Johnson evokes Lillee, Thomson era December 11, 2013

    Sydney: The astonishing revival of Mitchell Johnson has put Australia one win from the reclaiming the Ashes and evoked the bygone era of lethal quicks Dennis Lillee and Jeff Thomson 40 years ago. A popular saying during the 197475 series was, "Ashes to Ashes, dust to dust, if Thomson doesn't get...
  • Johnson and Stokes cleared by ICC after Ashes clash December 9, 2013

    Adelaide: Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson and England allrounder Ben Stokes have been found not guilty of breaching the code of conduct despite clashing during the second Ashes Test, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Monday. The pair collided after a heated exchange on Sunday during the fourth day's play and...
  • Prime Air: Amazon testing 30minute package delivery using drones December 2, 2013

    Amazon.com is testing delivery packages using drones, CEO Jeff Bezos said Sunday on the CBS television program 60 Minutes. Bezos said the drones, unmanned vehicles that fly through the air, could deliver packages that weigh up to five pounds (2.3 kg). That represents roughly 86 per cent of packages that...
  • 'Dumb and Dumber To' to be released in November 2014 November 19, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'Dumb and Dumber' sequel 'Dumb and Dumber To' will hit the screens Nov 14, 2014. 'Dumb and Dumber To' reunites directors Peter and Bobby Farrelly with actors Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels, who played the dimwitted pair Lloyd and Harry in the original. In the new film, they embark on...
  • 'Independence Day' sequel pushed back to 2016 November 15, 2013

    Los Angeles: Fans of 1996 alien blockbuster 'Independence Day' will have to wait even longer to see the sequel after studio bosses pushed back the release date by a year. A followup to the huge hit, which earned USD 817 million at the worldwide box office, is in the works,...
  • Amazon's founder Jeff Bezos completes Washington Post purchase October 2, 2013

    Washington: The Washington Post now belongs to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. The Washington Post Co. said Tuesday that it had completed the sale of the newspaper publishing business to Bezos, who said in August he was buying it for $250 million. The soontoberenamed Washington Post Co. is retaining the Kaplan education...
  • 65th Emmy Awards: Jeff Daniels of 'The Newsroom' wins Best Actor September 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Jeff Daniels, who plays a jaded anchorman in HBO's 'The Newsroom,' scored an upset win for the best actor in a drama at the Primetime Emmys on Sunday, while Claire Danes was a return winner as best drama actress for her role as a bipolar CIA agent in...
  • 'Kick Ass 2' review: It's a watchable fare despite a predictable story August 24, 2013

    Cast: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chloe Grace Moretz, Clark Duke, Morris Chestnut Director: Jeff Wadlow Rating: 2.5 out of 5 The concept of the comic book-inspired 'Kick Ass' germinated from the idea of average Americans without any special powers dressed up as superheroes to fight street crime. A fantasy which most US...
  • How will Amazon's Jeff Bezos change The Washington Post? August 8, 2013

    Technology and media circles are abuzz at how ecommerce wunderkind Jeff Bezos plans to modernize The Washington Post, a moneylosing bastion of the old economy. Among the top predictions: the man who transformed retailing will want to wean the venerable paper off its print edition; expand the Post's realtime content for...
  • From Amazon to Washington Post: How Jeff Bezos built his empire August 6, 2013

    New York: Over nearly two decades, Jeff Bezos built Amazon.com from a scrappy online bookseller into an ecommerce empire, shook up the print publishing world with the Kindle ereader and even started a space travel company. Now he is buying The Washington Post for $250 million, purchasing one of the most...
  • Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to buy Washington Post for $250 million August 6, 2013

    Los Angeles: Jeff Bezos, the Amazon.com founder who helped bring books into the digital age, is going after another pillar of "old media": The Washington Post. Bezos, 49, struck a deal announced Monday to buy the venerable Washington broadsheet and other newspapers for $250 million. It was a startling demonstration of...
  • Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to buy the Washington Post August 6, 2013

    Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos will buy the Washington Post newspaper for $250 million in a surprise deal that ends the Graham family's 80year ownership and hands one of the country's most influential publications to the tech entrepreneur. Bezos, hailed by many as a visionary who helped transform Internet retail, called...
  • Four firefighters die, five injured battling Houston blaze June 1, 2013

    Houston: Four firefighters died and five others were injured on Friday when a roof collapsed during a blaze at a hotel and restaurant in southwest Houston, fire department and city officials said. Fire Chief Terry Garrison told a news conference that firefighters were searching for people who may have been trapped...
  • US: Lost Apollo 11 Moon dust found in dusty storage May 26, 2013

    Washington: Moon dust samples gathered by Neil Armstrong during the Apollo 11 lunar mission have been discovered inside a California lab warehouse after sitting in the dusty storage unnoticed for more than 40 years. Vials of Moon dust brought back to Earth by Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were found last...
  • Jeff Overton disqualified at Colonial for using putting aid May 26, 2013

    Fort Worth, Texas: Jeff Overton expressed his frustration on Twitter about his disqualification midway through the third round of the Colonial for illegally using a putting aid after starting play. With threesomes going off the No. 1 and 10 tees after the weathersuspended second round was completed earlier on Saturday, there...
  • 'R.I.P.D.' trailer: A slain cop tries to find out his murderer May 18, 2013

    New Delhi: A recently slain cop joins a team of police officers working for the Rest in Peace Department and tries to find the man who murdered him. Directed by Robert Schwentke, the film stars Jeff Bridges, Ryan Reynolds, Kevin Bacon, MaryLouise Parker and Stephanie Szostak in the lead roles. ...
  • Friday Release: How Matthew McConaughey prepared for 'Mud' May 2, 2013

    Matthew McConaughey, who's getting praise from critics for his role in the new movie 'Mud,' says he's found a way to make negative reviews a positive learning experience. McConaughey won best supporting male actor at the Independent Spirit Awards for 2012's 'Magic Mike.' He also received the best supporting actor honor...
  • Gwyneth Paltrow embarrassed by her 'Iron Man 3' premiere dress April 27, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'The Avengers' star Gwyneth Paltrow, who wore a seethrough dress on the red carpet of the 'Iron Man 3' premiere, believes her dress was a 'disaster'. The 40yearold actress wore a Antonio Berardi dress that exposed more than what she desired, leaving her embarrassed, reported Radar online. "I kind...
  • Kamal Haasan to attend 'Bollywood Beyond Borders' event April 9, 2013

    Chennai: Actor filmmaker Kamal Haasan will participate in a panel discussion as part of a National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show, an electronic media show covering filmed entertainment, to discuss the international appeal of Bollywood. The event is being held in Las Vegas. "This landmark session will commemorate 100 years of...
  • 'Jurassic Park 3D' review: Even after two decades it still has a hairraising effect April 5, 2013

    Cast: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum Director Steven Spielberg There's a scene in 'Jurassic Park' that's etched in movie history you know the one I'm talking about ripples appearing in two glasses of water on the dashboard of a car that ominously announce the arrival of the hulking, roaring...
  • Time Warner to spin off its magazine unit March 7, 2013

    Manhattan: Time Warner Inc will soon be without the magazine unit that provided the foundation for the company and the first part of its name. Time Inc, the division that publishes titles like Time, Fortune and People, will be spun off into a separate company, Time Warner said late Wednesday,...
  • US: Boy found responsible for killing father at age 10 January 15, 2013

    Riverside: A boy who was only 10 when he fatally shot his white supremacist father was convicted on Monday of seconddegree murder by a judge who said the child knew what he did was wrong. Riverside Superior Court Judge Jean Leonard weighed the severity of the crime versus whether the amount...
  • Amazon CEO confirms Kindle sold 'at cost' October 12, 2012

    New York: Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos confirmed on Thursday that the online retailer sells its Kindle ereader "at cost", with profit coming instead from sales of online content. Bezos' remarks, in an interview with the BBC, marked the first time the company had confirmed longheld Wall Street assumptions that it...