Lincoln

  • Steven Spielberg to adapt David Kertzer novel 'Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara' April 19, 2014

    Los Angeles: Steven Spielberg is adapting the David Kertzer novel 'The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara' as a religious period drama which he may direct. The director's Dreamworks has partnered with The Weinstein Co to adapt the novel which will reunite Spielberg with Tony Kushner, who penned Oscar-nominated 'Lincoln'. Kushner was brought onboard...
  • News briefs: Ninad organises cultural programme for govt officials in Patna July 29, 2013

    Ninad organised a musical programme titled Mile Sur Mera Tumhara on Sunday. The programme provided an opportunity to the government officials to showcase their talents in the field of music. Officers performed songs, poetry, and mimicry showcasing their untapped talent. Patna: Theatre artistes protest through plays Different theatre groups across the state...
  • Amitabh Bachchan: The writing of 'Lincoln' is splendid March 28, 2013

    Mumbai: He watched 'Lincoln' twice in just two days and Amitabh Bachchan says he is not only filled with the 'historical significance' of the film, but also the 'detail and competence' of performances. Directed by Steven Spielberg, 'Lincoln' starred Daniel DayLewis in lead role as the late US President Abraham Lincoln...
  • Jim Carrey's antigun video features Lennon, Mahatma Gandhi March 27, 2013

    New York: Funnyman Jim Carrey has released a spoof video 'Cold Dead Hand' which mocks the gun rights lobby and features actors dressed as Mahatma Gandhi, John Lennon and Abraham Lincoln. In the video, 51yearold Carrey is dressed as late actor and former National Rifles Association President Charlton Heston, reported...
  • Director Steven Spielberg gets candid about movies March 16, 2013

    Hollywood director Steven Spielberg talks about his love for movies and what's his inspiration. ...
  • Watch: India is one of the greatest spiritual centres in the world, says Steven Spielberg March 12, 2013

    Hollywood's ace filmmaker Steven Spielberg is in India along with his studio partner Stacey Snider to celebrate his film Lincoln's big Oscar win. CNN-IBN's Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand spoke to him about his India connect, including a backpacking trip in the 80s. ...
  • Watch: Amitabh Bachchan in conversation with Steven Spielberg March 13, 2013

    A special talk was organised by Reliance Entertainment between acclaimed director Steven Spielberg and Amitabh Bachchan on Monday in Mumbai. Spielberg is in India to celebrate the success of 'Lincoln', which has been co-produced by DreamWorks and Reliance Entertainment. ...
  • Steven Spielberg to meet 61 Bollywood celebrities in India March 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Oscar-winning filmmaker Steven Spielberg is in India and will be meeting Amitabh Bachchan and other film personalities from Indian film industry at a party hosted by businessman Anil and Tina Ambani in Mumbai tonight at their residence. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who was in Bhopal for Prakash Jha's 'Satyagraha', flew...
  • Big B to meet Steven Spielberg, a film in the offing? March 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is looking forward to welcoming acclaimed Hollywood director Steven Spielberg who is said to be visiting the country to celebrate the success of his Oscar-winning film 'Lincoln'. 'Lincoln', a movie that has been co-produced by Spielberg's DreamWorks along with Anil Ambani's Reliance Entertainment and DreamWorks, is a...
  • Bradley Cooper: I don't want to win an Oscar March 7, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'Silver Linings Playbook' star Bradley Cooper, who recently lost the Academy Award for best actor to 'Lincoln' actor Daniel Day-Lewis, insists accolades have never been a driving force in his career choices. "I don't want to win an Oscar. It would change nothing. Nothing. The things in my life...
  • Daniel Day-Lewis wants a break from acting March 3, 2013

    London: After his Oscar-winning turn as former US President Abraham Lincoln, actor Daniel Day-Lewis has said he is taking a break from films. The London-born actor, 55, wants a break because he fears he could never top his performance in 'Lincoln', reported Daily Star. His role as the US President made...
  • Snapshot: Anil and Tina Ambani pose with Daniel Day-Lewis February 27, 2013

    Reliance group's Anil Ambani and wife Tina with best actor Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis (2nd R), Director Steven Spielberg (4th L) of Dreamworks and other stars of the movie 'Lincoln' at Oscar Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. The movie was co-produced by Reliance and Dreamworks. PTI Photo. ...
  • Oscars 2013: Hottest style trends from the red carpet February 26, 2013

    The Oscars are considered the superbowl of fashion and on Monday, viewers tuned in to see who is wearing what instead of who wins the trophy. ...
  • 'Life of Pi' leads Oscar pack, spreads Indian flavour February 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: The Indian flavour was predominant at the 85th Academy Awards, when 'Life of Pi', widely shot in India with Indian actors, won the maximum awards, including the best director's trophy for Ang Lee, who not only thanked his Indian crew but also wowed everyone by saying 'Namaste'. Another India...
  • Historic Oscar hat-trick for 'Best Actor' Daniel Day-Lewis February 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: Hot favourite Daniel Day-Lewis completed a historic hat-trick as he took home the Best Actor Oscar for his poignant portrayal of a battle weary Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg's civil-war set biopic 'Lincoln'. The win for the British actor, who played a brief role in Richard Attenborough's "Gandhi", did...
  • Oscars 2013: Ang Lee wins Best Director for Life of Pi, Argo gets Best Picture February 25, 2013

    Among the actors, the Best Actor went to Daniel Day-Lewis for 'Lincoln' and the Best Actress award went to Jennifer Lawrence for 'Silver Linings Playbook'. ...
  • Oscar 2013: Daniel Day-Lewis wins best actor award February 25, 2013

    Day-Lewis, 55, was the outright favorite to win the Academy Award for his quiet, intense performance as one of America's most revered presidents as he battled to end slavery and the US Civil War. The British born actor with dual Anglo-Irish citizenship won virtually every award in the run-up to Sunday's...
  • 'Argo' storms to Oscar victory on night of surprises February 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'Argo' stormed to Best Picture victory at the Oscars on Sunday on a night of surprises that ended in disappointment for frontrunner 'Lincoln' and handed the most overall wins - four - to 'Life of Pi.' It was the first time since 'Driving Miss Daisy' in 1990 that a...
  • '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,'...
  • Oscar-nominated Daniel Day-Lewis did a cameo in 'Gandhi' February 24, 2013

    New Delhi: A small scene from the 1982 Oscar-winning biopic 'Gandhi' saw a relatively unknown, young actor bully Mahatma Gandhi on screen. The actor, who played the street bully, was none other than Daniel Day-Lewis, the frontrunner for the best actor trophy at the Oscars tonight for his powerful portrayal...
  • Oscar show promises music, megastars and James Bond February 24, 2013

    Los Angeles: Bigger stars, more music and edgier comedy are on the menu for Sunday's Oscar ceremony, when the most coveted awards in the movie industry are handed out during a glittering Academy Awards show. Producers of the three-hour Oscar telecast at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre are promising a faster-paced show and...
  • Hollywood set for Oscars 2013; 'Lincoln', 'Life of Pi' lead nominations February 24, 2013

    The 85th Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday night. ...
  • Oscar Watch: Nominations for the Best Actor February 23, 2013

    The 85th Academy Awards in Los Angeles will be held Sunday, February 24, 2013. 'Lincoln' leads the Academy Awards with 12 nominations, including best picture. ...
  • Best Picture contenders produce $2 billion box office bounty February 22, 2013

    Los Angeles: The movie studios behind this year's Best Picture nominees already have brought home a treasured prize: big boxoffice sales that placed the Oscar contenders among the mostwatched films of 2012. The nine competitors for Hollywood's top film award sold a combined $2 billion in tickets worldwide heading into Sunday's...
  • 'Zero Dark Thirty', 'Argo' win top Writers Guild Awards February 18, 2013

    Los Angeles: U.S. film and television writers gave their top two movie awards on Sunday to 'Zero Dark Thirty' and 'Argo' in the final Hollywood guild awards show before next week's Oscars. Writer Mark Boal won the Writers Guild of America award for Best Original Screenplay for 'Zero Dark Thirty,' which...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Special Chabbis', 'ABCD' February 9, 2013

    On this episode of Now Showing, Rajeev Masand also reviews 'Lincoln'. ...
  • 'Lincoln' Review: The towering central performance demands that you make time for it February 9, 2013

    Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn Director: Steven Spielberg 'Lincoln' is what you might describe as a biopic with a difference. Director Steven Spielberg chooses to train the camera on the last four months of America's beloved President Abraham Lincoln's life in 1865, as he endeavors, with almost superhuman...
  • Friday Releases: 'Special 26', 'ABCD', 'Lincoln' hit theatres February 8, 2013

    Akshay Kumar starrer 'Special 26' and Prabhudeva's 3D dance film 'ABCD' hit the screens this Friday. Steven Spielberg's Lincoln with 12 oscar nominations is also what you can watch this weekend. ...
  • Friday Release: Oscar favourite 'Lincoln' February 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Ben Affleck and 'Argo' may have been the big winners at the Golden Globes, but many Americans think Steven Spielberg and 'Lincoln' should take home the top Oscars at next month's awards. The film opens in India this Friday. Nearly a quarter of Americans questioned in an Ipsos...
  • 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...