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  • A Golden Globe win is worth more than an Oscar win January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The Golden Globes are often seen as a trial run for the Oscars. Movies producers spend millions more promoting Oscar campaigns, and relatively little on the Globes. The Globes live up to this reputation to a point, but they are also much more significant. As it turns out, Golden...
  • Oscars: Onstage speech for Animated Feature Film February 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: Speech by Gore Verbinski for 'Rango Thank you so much, this is crazy. Someone asked me if this film was for kids and, I don't know, but it was certainly created by a bunch of grownups acting like children and we just had the best time. I want to...
  • 'Rango' wins Oscar for best animated film February 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: 'Rango' won the Oscar for best animated feature film on Sunday. Johnny Depp provides the voice for Rango, a pet chameleon who ends up stuck in a desert town called Dirt, where he takes on the role of sheriff and leads a quest to replenish the town's water...
  • Oscar watch: 'Kung Fu Panda 2', 'Puss in Boots', 'Rango' February 11, 2012

    This week on Oscar watch, Rajeev Masand brings to Hollywood's best from the animated world. ...
  • 'Hugo' leads Oscars with 11 nominations January 24, 2012

    Beverly Hills: Martin Scorsese's Paris adventure 'Hugo' leads the Academy Awards with 11 nominations, among them best picture and the latest director slot for the Oscarwinning filmmaker. Also nominated for best picture Tuesday: the silent film 'The Artist'; the family drama 'The Descendants'; the Sept. 11 tale 'Extremely Loud & Incredibly...
  • 'Rango,' 'Puss,' 'Tintin' earn Annie nominations December 6, 2011

    Los Angeles: Johnny Depp's 'Rango,' Anne Hathaway's 'Rio,' Antonio Banderas' 'Puss in Boots' and Steven Spielberg's 'The Adventures of Tintin' are among movies competing for bestanimated film at the Annie Awards. The 10 nominees announced Monday also include James McAvoy's 'Arthur Christmas,' Owen Wilson's 'Cars 2,' Jack Black's 'Kung Fu Panda...
  • 'Tintin', 'Rango', 'Rio' in Oscar race November 6, 2011

    Los Angeles: Eighteen animated features, including Steven Spielberg's 'The Adventures of Tintin', 'Kung Fu Panda 2', 'Rio' and 'Rango' are in the run for a nomination at the 84th Academy Awards. There could be as many as five nominees for best animated feature film at the the Oscars 2011 if...
  • Depp's 'Pirates' payment nearing $350 million July 7, 2011

    Los Angeles: Johnny Depp is close to a deal to star in a fifth Pirates of the Caribbean movie, a source close to negotiations told TheWrap. The development is probably not too surprising since the actor has earned close to $350 million from the Disney franchise, according to the source, making...
  • Now Showing: Movie reviews and a chat with AB Jr April 16, 2011

    This week on Now Showing, catch the movie reviews for 'Teen Thay Bhai', 'Scream 4', 'Rango' and 'Unknown'. Also catch childhood friends Actor Abhishek Bachchan and Director Rohan Sippy mix friendship and movies in their upcoming movie 'Dum Maaro Dum' and more. ...
  • Masand: 'Rango' is unusual and enjoyable April 15, 2011

    Cast: Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Abigail Breslin Director: Gore Verbinski The creepy crawlies in 'Rango' are a far cry from Pixar's kiddiefriendly critters like the ratwhocancook in Ratatouille and the ingenious inventorant in A Bug's Life, or even that faithful cockroach who follows around his robot pal in WallE. An assortment of...
  • Friday releases: 'Scream 4', 'Rango' hit theatres April 15, 2011

    This Friday is a mixed bag of comedy, drama and horror. All those looking for some spook and gore can go for Scream 4. Here is more on this Friday's releases. ...