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Timbuktu wins 35th Durban International Film Festival with its strong US line-up

Timbuktu from Malian master Abderrahmane Sissako, which recounts Timbuktu's brief occupation by militant Islamic rebels, won the Best Feature Film category at the 35th Durban International Film Festival .

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

International Business Times

Avengers 2: Robert Downey Jr Talks about Fight Scene between Iron Man and Hulk in Age of Ultron Film

Footage from the "Avengers" sequel has been previewed at the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con to the lucky fans who were present at the event.

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Related Topix: Iron Man, Drama Movies, Arts, Celebrities, Robert Downey Jr.

Mid-Day Mumbai

If I am good actor, don't need bikini: Humaima Malick

Pakistani model-actress Humaima Malick was comfortable shooting a "kissing scene" for her debut Hindi movie, but she shuns bikini.

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Rediff.com

Salman Khan's Kick sets box office on fire

The movie, Khan's second release of the year, raked in Rs 26.4 crore in India on the first day of release.

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Related Topix: Bollywood, Arts

St. Petersburg Times

Legal drama in Patel family over Bollywood Oscars continues

The last Bollywood star left town months ago but the legal battle behind the "Bollywood Oscars" continues to roil the bay area's most prominent Indian family.

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Related Topix: Bollywood, Tampa, FL, Arts

Daily Times

If I don't get work, I will retire: Om Puri

Veteran actor Om Puri says filmmakers here do not write roles for older actors, which leaves them with no choice but to retire, Zee News repors.

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Related Topix: The Hundred-foot Journey, Om Puri, Arts

Forbes.com

Box Office: Scarlett Johansson's 'Lucy' Scores $44M Weekend

Not to be outdone, Dwayne Johnson 's Hercules opens to a respectable $29 million to place second in the weekend rankings.

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Related Topix: He's Just Not That Into You, Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Scarlett Johansson, Dwayne Johnson, Arts, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Action Movies, Mr. & Mrs. Smith

India.com

Ali Zafar turns director for a short film

He tweeted his photograph Sunday with a caption: "At my set as director." , who directed the actor in 2011 for "Mere Brother Ki Dulhan", replied to his tweet saying: "@AliZafarsays All the best now there will be even more confusion about you and me as "Directors".

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Newkerala.com

Tamil actress Sandra Amy goes to Bollywood

Tamil TV and film actress Sandra Amy has landed a plum role in yet-untitled Emraan Hashmi's next Bollywood outing with director Anthony D'Souza.

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South China Morning Post

London celebrates century of Chinese cinema

Curating a celebration of Chinese films in London meant working with government officials and rights holders on the mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan, writes James Mottram It's a weekend afternoon at London's BFI Southbank.

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Related Topix: Arts, World News, China, Asia, Shaolin, Bollywood, Taiwan

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Why daughters of B-Town filmmakers are following in their fathers' footsteps

From hanging around on movie sets to penning scripts and giving their opinion, daughters of B-Town film folk are learning the ropes of filmmaking Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt always bounces off his story ideas and scripts to his daughter Krishna first.

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Hindustan Times

Being Bhaijaan Documentary explores why Salman clicks with Indias small towns

In a small town, illusions can be a code of brotherhood. It's about everyone looking in one direction, at one thing, even if it is failure, and believing it to be a project, as it were, worth a man's time and commitment.

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Related Topix: Arts, Salman Khan, World News, India, Bollywood,

Star Tribune

Rohmer in the afterglow: Reflections on the French film master

As the Film Society of Minneapolis -St. Paul prepares to open Eric Rohmer's "A Summer's Tale" Friday at St. Anthony Main, local lovers of French movies may recall a page-turning When the dear departed Oak Street Cinema booked a three-week Rohmer retrospective in 2001, a City Pages critic reviewed the series as if he were a student radical hurling ... (more)

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India.com

Shyam Benegal seeks help from Prithviraj Chavan to save Subhash Ghai's film institute

"Whistling Woods has, over the years, got itself an enviable reputation for being among the best institutions for film education in India.

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The Indian Express

Beware! Emraan Hashmi to con you with Salman Khan's 'Kick' tickets

In another case of innovative promotions, Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi will be seen selling the tickets of Salman Khan starrer 'Kick' at a suburban multiplex in Mumbai as a part of his upcoming film Raja Natwarlal's promotions.

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DNA India

Sujoy Ghosh's 'Kahaani' to be made into a Hollywood Film, 'Deity'

At a time when Bollywood is blamed for being inspired and at times, plagiarising Hollywood content, this news seems to have come as a definite progression of sorts.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Indian Express

Father of the Bride

Rana has signed on to do a full-fledged comic role, a first for him, in Ismail Darbar's directorial debut, where he will play four characters.

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The Indian Express

Don't ask me to apologise for how I look'

Being born a woman comes with a set of disadvantages, no matter where you are born or raised.

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Related Topix: Bollywood, Arts, Toy, Barbie, Opinion

BroadwayWorld.com

Venus in Fur, Violette & More Set for August's Finest in World Cinema Series at Whbpac

The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center continues its "Finest in World Cinema" Series through August! Andrew Botsford of Quogue, visiting professor and communications consultant for the graduate arts program at Stony Brook Southampton and co-host of the annual Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival, will introduce our summer films each ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Venus in Fur, Westhampton Beach, NY, Quogue, NY

Bay Guardian

The Rock gets mythological, ScarJo turns scary-smart, Woody's...

Get the whole schedule and info on tickets here ; check out our commentary And So It Goes It's not hard to scope out what the draw might be here for gray foxes like Diane Keaton and Michael Douglas when it comes to this Rob Reiner effort.

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Related Topix: Dwayne Johnson, Arts, And So It Goes, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Annie Hall, Comedy Movies

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