Spiders

  • The terrible hypocrisy faced by monsters in Indian cinema: End the impossible body image set by Hollywood. All 'creatures' are beautiful 4 days ago

    New Delhi: It is the dead of night. You have just finished watching that episode of the latest season of 'American Horror Story' on your laptop. There's a slight nip in the air, it is September after all. You switch off the lights, and pull the sheets to cover you. Just...
  • Watch: The 'baap' of all horrifying pranks? Giant mutant spider-dog chases petrified victims of joke down deserted subway September 5, 2014

    If you were afraid of spiders before, you will never be able to leave your bed after you see this video. Only Satan's best friend will think up a prank like this. Unsuspecting strangers on an empty stretch of a road and a deserted subway find themselves encountering a monster. A...
  • Time to leave the planet. Study says city spiders are getting bigger, fatter and are multiplying faster August 22, 2014

    If you think that the spiders you see in your garden are getting bigger, you are probably right. An Australian study on the golden orb weaving spiders found that in urbanised areas, spiders were bigger, fatter and better at reproducing than spiders in rural areas. Researchers from University of Sydney collected 222...
  • Irrfan Khan: It's time we start inspiring world cinema August 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Irrfan Khan, who has made his presence felt in Hollywood with some big projects, feels the time has come when Indian films and filmmakers start inspiring the world with their talent and stories. "We keep looking to Hollywood cinema for inspirations. But I feel, it is time that we...
  • A female superhero movie in Spider-Man universe? August 5, 2014

    Los Angeles: After Marvel's introduced a female Thor, Sony is reportedly planning to create a woman superhero movie to add to its 'Spider-Man' universe. The studio pushed back the release of 'The Amazing Spider-Man 3' by two years. The gap will now be filled by 'The Sinister Six' in 2016. Lisa...
  • Woman charged with arson for setting fire to kill spider June 29, 2014

    New York: A woman who tried to kill a spider by setting some towels on fire in her apartment has been arrested in the US state of Kansas on a charge of aggravated arson. Ginny M Griffith was arrested on Friday after five Hutchinson Fire Department units were called out to...
  • Soldiers may wear bulletproof spider silk in the future June 29, 2014

    New York: Soldiers of the future may be wearing bullet-proof material made from spider silk, a new research suggests. Researchers have genetically engineered silkworms to produce spider silk, and have used the material to create gloves that will soon undergo strength testing. "Spider silk in nature has truly unique properties....
  • Watch: Andrew Garfield dresses up as a trans-woman in the heart-wrenching music video 'We Exist' May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: You've seen 'Spider-Man' actor Andrew Garfield slip in and out of his costume many times. But in the latest music video titled 'We Exist' by Arcade Fire, you'll see him like you've never seen before -- in the character of a small-town boy, struggling with his sexuality.The video,...
  • Vivek Oberoi: I'm very careful in choosing the scripts now May 13, 2014

    Mumbai: After tasting success last year with back-to back hits "Grand Masti" and "Krrish 3", actor Vivek Oberoi is being cautious in choosing scripts. Vivek's career graph was on a downfall post 2007 release "Shootout At Wadala", but the two films of 2013 gave him a new lease of life in...
  • 'Neighbors' knocks 'The Amazing Spider-Man' from US box office perch May 12, 2014

    Los Angeles/New York: Raunchy adult comedy "Neighbors", starring Seth Rogen as a family man who moves next to a frat house, kicked superhero movie "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" off the top spot on U.S. and Canadian box office charts over the weekend. "Neighbors" earned $51.1 million in ticket sales to lead...
  • OMG! Andrew Garfield gets kissing lessons from Chris Martin on 'Saturday Night Live' May 6, 2014

    London: Coldplay frontman Chris Martin took part in a spoof 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' take with Andrew Garfield for Saturday Night Live. Martin jumped in to replace Emma Stone during a crucial kiss scene which the pair struggle to get right, reported Digital Spy. Demanding a wig and holding Garfield in his...
  • 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' gets the highest opening in history for a Hollywood film in India May 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Bypassing the record set by its predecessor, 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' posted the highest opening in history for a Hollywood film in India. Sony Pictures India announced that the film grossed approximately Rs 41.7 Crore in its four day opening weekend starting May 1st with a final tally...
  • Andrew Garfield's 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' ropes in $92 million opening May 5, 2014

    Reuters: "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," a sequel about the web-slinging superhero, snared $92 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales over the weekend, taking the top spot on movie box office charts at the start of Hollywood's lucrative summer blockbuster season. The big-budget, effects-filled movie starring Andrew Garfield is expected to...
  • Between Takes: Masand interviews 'The Amazing New Spider-Man' team May 3, 2014

    The team behind 'The Amazing New Spider-Man 2' tells Rajeev Masand what makes the film different and truly unique. ...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'The Amazing Spider Man - 2' May 3, 2014

    Rajeev Masand reviews 'The Amazing Spider Man - 2'. Watch the video for more buzz from Bollywood and Hollywood. ...
  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Rare love story disguised as a big-budget superhero film May 12, 2014

    Cast: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Sally Field, Chris Cooper Director: Marc Webb 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' opens not long after the events of the 2012 franchise reboot that ended with Peter Parker promising a dying Captain Stacy to stay away from his daughter for her own protection. It's...
  • Andrew Garfield returns as masked hero with 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' May 2, 2014

    Hollywood actor Andrew Garfield returns as the masked hero with 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'. Garfield said that he loved coming back to this role and has overcame a lot of obstacles that were there in the first movie. He said, "We were forming relationships with that first movie, between the...
  • Why Andrew Garfield makes for a cooler, wittier Spider-Man May 2, 2014

    New Delhi: A character can be loved or loathed simply because of the artist who plays the part. An actor always makes or breaks a character. Each actor brings his own style to the character and has the potential to make the simplest of the character the high point...
  • Emma Stone gets bruises after using special safety equipment during 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' May 1, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Emma Stone says she suffered a painful bruise after wearing a special safety equipment on the sets of 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'. The 25-year-old played Gwen Stacy in the superhero adventure and says she wore safety equipment in order to fly and it caused painful bruising, reports contactmusic.com. Meanwhile...
  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2's Hindi anthem: A song composed in just one night April 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian anthem of 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' is out and is doing the rounds on social media. Composed and performed by Indian band - SANAM, 'Main Hoon' is the promotional music video for 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' for keeping the Spiderman buzz among the Indian audience alive. The...
  • Vivek Oberoi: No fascination towards villain roles April 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Vivek Oberoi, who has lent his voice in the Hindi version of Hollywood film 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2', says he is not over eager to do Hollywood films and will essay only quality roles. "I am not crazy about doing Hollywood films. I am not interested to...
  • Photos of 'Indian Spider-Man' Gaurav Sharma: An independent candidate who scales walls and climbs his way into your balcony April 12, 2014

    Gaurav Sharma, an independent candidate also known as the Indian Spider-Man, handed out pamphlets to residents and scaled neighbourhood walls during his election campaign in Mumbai. Around 815 million people have registered to vote in the world's biggest election - a number exceeding the population of Europe and a world...
  • Watch: Vivek Oberoi dubs for Electro in 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' April 8, 2014

    Don't be fooled by his charming good looks, actor Vivek Oberoi has a darker side as well. After portraying the role of a sinister bad guy in 'Krrish 3', he will now give his voice to the super-villain Max Dillon aka Electro for the Hindi version of the upcoming film...
  • From Electro to daddy cool: Actor Vivek Oberoi is enjoying diaper duties March 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Vivek Oberoi seems to be enjoying fatherhood as the actor says after his last release 'Krrish 3', he has been busy changing his baby son Vivaan's diapers. The 37-year-old actor, who welcomed Vivaan with wife Priyanka Alva on February 6 last year, had earlier revealed that he planned to...
  • I'm the biggest Spice Girls fan ever: Emma Stone March 21, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Emma Stone, who is a huge fan of Spice Girls, was moved to tears during a radio chat with the former band's singer Mel B. The 25-year-old, who is promoting 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' in Australia, appeared in a radio show yesterday, reported E!Online. When she...
  • Vivek Oberoi: Electro is a fascinating character, will be his voice in the Hindi version of 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' March 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Vivek Oberoi will be the voice of the main villain Max Dillon aka Electro in the Hindi version of 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'. In the original version of the film, Electro is played by Oscar winning actor Jamie Foxx. "We are very happy to have Vivek on board...
  • 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' trailer: It's a web of deceit and destruction December 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The makers have revealed the first look of 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'. Directed by Marc Webb, the film features Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone in the lead roles. It also features Jamie Foxx and Dane DeHaan in pivotal roles. The film is scheduled to be released on May...
  • Snapshot: Spidey's new suit in 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' February 28, 2013

    New Delhi: In 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2', for Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield), life is busy between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen (Emma Stone), high school graduation can't come quickly enough. Peter will be seen wearing a new suit in...
  • Watch: It's raining spiders in Brazil October 3, 2013

    The 'rain of spiders' was filmed in Santo Antonio da Platina by a local resident Erick Reis. "I was shooting an engagement party for some friends of mine and I saw the spiders when I was leaving, in the late afternoon. I've never seen anything like it before", Erick said that...
  • U2's Bono gets spider species named after him January 24, 2013

    Los Angeles: U2 singer Bono has the unusual honour of having a new species of spider named after him. According to the Riverside Press-Enterprise, nearly three dozen new species of the trapdoor spider have been identified, three of them from Joshua Tree National Park, which is what tied Bono to...