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  • CEO Sony Pictures Lynton expresses disappointment on President Obama's comments 2 hours 36 minutes ago

    US President Barack Obama spoke out on the controversy surrounding the alleged hacking attack on Sony Pictures over the film 'The Interview' which is about a fictional assassination attempt on North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Un. ...
  • Why the Sony hack isn't big news in Japan 16 hours 14 minutes ago

    Japan's biggest newspaper, Yomiuri Shimbun, featured a story about Sony Corp. on its website. It wasn't about hacking. It was about the company's struggling tablet business. Over at newswire Kyodo News, just after the FBI formally blamed North Korea for the cyberattack, mega pop group AKB48 topped headlines online instead. While American...
  • Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton says had no choice but to pull 'The Interview' Yesterday

    Los Angeles: Describing the lonely work of leading a company through a devastating cyberattack, Sony Pictures Entertainment chief executive Michael Lynton on Friday said the Hollywood studio did not make a mistake in pulling satirical film "The Interview." Lynton, speaking in a lengthy interview with CNN's Fareed Zakaria, was responding to...
  • Why the Sony hack isn't big news in Japan Yesterday

    Japan's biggest newspaper, Yomiuri Shimbun, featured a story about Sony on its website Friday. It wasn't about hacking. It was about the company's struggling tablet business. Over at newswire Kyodo News, just after the FBI formally blamed North Korea for the cyberattack, mega pop group AKB48 topped headlines online instead. While American...
  • Hollywood trade group, MPAA, calls Sony cyberattack 'despicable, criminal act' 2 days ago

    Los Angeles: Former Senator Chris Dodd, now the leader the Motion Picture Association of America on Friday called the cyberattack on Sony Pictures a "despicable, criminal act," in what is believed to be the first statement from major Hollywood studios on the hack. The U.S. government has concluded that North Korea...
  • Timeline of the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack: A look at key developments 3 days ago

    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....
  • Hackers threaten 9/11-type attacks; Sony tells theatres they don't have to screen 'The Interview' 5 days ago

    Los Angeles: Sony Pictures Entertainment has told theatre owners that they can cancel their plans to show "The Interview," according to multiple reports. The decision to debut the film on December 25 is now with individual theatre chains. This late Tuesday development comes just hours after the hackers issued threats against theatergoers...
  • Ex-employees sue Sony Pictures over hacked personal details 5 days ago

    New York: Sony Pictures Entertainment now faces two lawsuits from four former employees who claim the company did not do enough to prevent hackers from stealing nearly 50,000 social security numbers, salary details and other personal information from current and former workers. The lawsuits seek to gain class-action status on behalf...
  • George Clooney predicted Sony hack attack December 13, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor George Clooney had predicted the major hack attack against Sony Pictures employees, according to a leaked email of a studio executive. The major security breach has made headlines over the past few of weeks after activists illegally gained access to Sony's computer systems and databases last month (November...
  • Sony employees receive email threat claiming to be from hackers December 6, 2014

    Los Angeles: Employees at Sony Pictures Entertainment received threatening emails on Friday that claimed to be from the group that carried out a massive cyber attack at the Hollywood film studio. The email said it came from GOP, the shorthand for "Guardians of Peace," the group that claimed responsibility for the...
  • Ekta Kapoor signs Aftab Shivdasani for new 'Kyaa Kool hain hum' film; says she likes his comic timing December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Impressed by Aftab Shivdasani's comic skills, Ekta Kapoor's Balaji Motion Pictures has signed him for their upcoming films. He will be seen in the third instalment of 'Kyaa Kool Hain Hum' franchise along with Tusshar Kapoor and Krushna Abhishek. "Aftab did impeccably in 'Masti' and 'Grand Masti'. He has brilliant...
  • Is Disney planning a sequel of animated movie 'Frozen'? December 2, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Idina Menzel says there might be a sequel to animated movie 'Frozen', but nothing is confirmed yet. "They're all in the works," the actress, who gave voiceover for Princess Elsa in the Oscar-winning Disney film and sings the popular theme tune "Let it go", said when asked about...
  • Mangalyaan clicks and sends the first image of Mars September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: India's Mars Orbiter Mission Mangalyaan has released the first picture of the red planet after successfully entering into the Martian orbit on Wednesday. The official Twitter handle of ISRO's Mars Orbiter uploaded a picture of our neighbouring red planet with the caption, "the view is nice up here," on...
  • Rachel Dwyer portrays Bollywood as a guide to modern India in 'Picture Abhi Baaki Hai' September 23, 2014

    It is always good to read books about Bollywood and how people perceive it. I am not a movie-buff but I have grown up watching Hindi movies and I am more inclined towards them any given day. I was pretty intrigued by the title and the cover of the Rachel...
  • 7 tips that can help you take better photographs while on a holiday August 14, 2014

    Before raising your camera, try to work out where the light is coming from. Here are some more simple tips that can help you take the perfect holiday photographs. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist show August 11, 2014

    This week on the Citizen Journalist show we showcase you an array of stories from all across India. ...
  • Credit row: Filmmaker claims he directed 'Tamanchey', not director Navneet Behal August 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Bharat Ratan Bhushan asserts that he has directed 'Tamanchey', but producer Suryaveer Singh Bhullar rubbishes his claim saying that the former is just trying to "blackmail" him. Earlier it was reported that Navneet Behal has directed the film and his name also appears on the film's poster and in...
  • Anees Jillani: Talks about the growing intolerance of the people July 29, 2014

    In an interview with CNNIBN, human rights activist Anees Jillani talked about the unfortunate death of the three people in Pakistan over posting of a blasphemous picture on Facebook. He said that it was high time the government would do something towards the growing intolerance of the people. ...
  • New 'King Kong' film 'Skull Island' to hit the theatres in 2016 July 28, 2014

    London: Legendary Pictures has announced a new 'King Kong' movie titled 'Skull Island'. The studio revealed a November 16, 2016 release date for the blockbuster during its panel at ComicCon International, reported Digital Spy. Legendary, now partnered with Universal Pictures after launching with Warner Bros in 2005, will add 'King Kong' to...
  • Universal acquires JoliePitt film project 'By the Sea' July 19, 2014

    Reuters: Universal Pictures said on Friday it has acquired worldwide rights to Angelina Jolie's next film project, "By the Sea," written and to be directed by the actress who will also costar and coproduce the drama with partner Brad Pitt. It will be Jolie's third directing effort, after Bosnian war drama...
  • IndianAmerican boy to play Mowgli in Disney's 'Jungle Book' July 16, 2014

    Los Angeles: Disney has found its Mowgli in 10yearold IndianAmerican Neel Sethi for its liveaction adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale about a boy who is raised by animals in 'The Jungle Book'. New Yorkborn Sethi will be the only actor to appear onscreen in the project which is a combination...
  • Vidya Balan, the boss of Bollywood: In 'Bobby Jasoos', she proves again that she does not need a male lead to shine July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: We don't want Vidya Balan to work with any of the Khans. No seriously, because as an actress Balan shines only when the film has her as the central character. Or so has been the trend. The latest, 'Bobby Jasoos' once again reiterates that an actress of Balan's...
  • Justin Bieber posts semi nude pictures online July 2, 2014

    Los Angeles: Troubled pop star Justin Bieber has shocked his fans again by posting a raunchy selfie online. The 'Baby' hitmaker, 20, is seen seminaked in the snap as he holds the camera by his crotch to show his lower stomach. He simply captioned the picture, "Night". The snap was posted...
  • 'Ek Villain' mints Rs 50.70 crore in three days of its release June 30, 2014

    Mumbai: The threeday box office collections indicate that movie buffs are loving "Ek Villain". The Balaji Motion Pictures' latest offering has set the cash registers ringing ever since it hit the screens June 27. "Ek Villain" has so far collected Rs. 50.70 crore (Friday Rs. 16.72 crore, Saturday Rs. 16.54 cr.,...
  • 'Ek Villain' becomes second highest opener of 2014, mints Rs 16 crore on day 1 June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Mohit Suri's 'Ek Villain' saw an 'awesome' opening day when it hit around 2539 screens in India on Friday. The romantic thriller that stars Sidharth Malhotra, Riteish Deshmukh and Shraddha Kapoor, has earned well on the first day. "#EkVillain Fri (Rs.) 16.72 cr nett [2539 screens]. India biz. Second highest...
  • Oscar organizers outline new regulations for music categories June 26, 2014

    Los Angeles: The organisers of the Academy Awards are putting rules in place for next year to prevent any missteps in the film campaign process, targeting the music categories. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, hosts of the annual Oscar ceremony, said on Wednesday that members of its music...