Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Cinema News

News on Cinema continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 min ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Farhan Akhtar to do a cameo in Marathi film 'Porbazaar'

Actress-director Manava Naik says Bollywood star Farhan Akhtar, who will be seen in a special appearance in Marathi film 'Porbazaar', agreed to be a part of the movie just after reading the script. Manava is making her debut as a director with the film, which deals with child trafficking.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Bollywood

1 min ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Want to do films that scare me: Emraan Hashmi

Commercial Bollywood films may be his "bread and butter" but Emraan Hashmi says he is keen to take risks and do projects that scare him as a performer post his "creatively satisfying" turns in 'Shanghai' and Danis Tanovic's upcoming movie 'Tigers'. Hashmi's performance in the Oscar-winning director's real-life inspired drama has earned him a lot of praise in the international media following its world premiere at the recently concluded Toronto International Film Festival.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Emraan Hashmi, Bollywood

3 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Robert Drew: Innovative film-maker whose 'direct cinema' proved revolutionary

In an interview at the time, Drew attempted to define the aims of his kind of cinema: "It would be a theatre without actors. It would be plays without playwrights; it would be reporting without summary and opinion; it would be the ability to look in on people's lives at crucial times from which you could deduce certain things and see a kind of truth that can only be gotten by personal experience."

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts

7 hrs ago | IcStafford

Reasons to be proud of Birmingham: Cinemas

Birmingham has a long association with the world of cinema, including the origins of the Odeon chain, Electric Cinema, Star City and Giant Screen As we head towards the Pride of Birmingham Awards on September 26, we are looking at the city's many claims to fame. Oscar Deutsch, born in Balsall Heath and the son of a scrap metal dealer, opened the first cinema to use the Odeon brand name in Perry Barr, Birmingham, in 1930.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Bollywood

11 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

We have to stand up for Deepika Padukone Shah Rukh Khan

Lauding Deepika Padukone's gutsy response to a newspaper for putting up her tasteless picture, Bollywood king Shah Rukh Khan said he fully supports his Happy New Year co-star. The 48-year-old actor said not everyone has the courage to take a stand publicly.

Comment?

Related Topix: Shahrukh Khan, Bollywood, Arts

15 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

Kevin Smith's Podcast-Inspired Horror Film Tusk Labors for Infamy

Kevin Smith is a bright guy who over the years has become a little too taken with his own persona, his own jokes, his own cult following - it's the filmmaker's equivalent of getting high on your own supply. No matter how awkwardly pontifical or ill-shapen his movies have gotten in the past ten years - including his last, 2011's ploddingly self-righteous Red State - there's always a herd of noisy Jay and Silent Bob fanatics popping up to defend him as a genius.

Comment?

Related Topix: Red State, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, Arts, Movies, Entertainment

15 hrs ago | Miami New Times

Kevin Smith's Podcast-Inspired Horror Film Tusk Labors for Infamy

Kevin Smith is a bright guy who over the years has become a little too taken with his own persona, his own jokes, his own cult following - it's the filmmaker's equivalent of getting high on your own supply. No matter how awkwardly pontifical or ill-shapen his movies have gotten in the past ten years - including his last, 2011's ploddingly self-righteous Red State - there's always a herd of noisy Jay and Silent Bob fanatics popping up to defend him as a genius.

Comment?

Related Topix: Red State, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, Arts, Movies, Entertainment

19 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Salman Khan wants to play Marathi film lead

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who played a small part in Riteish Deshmukh's Marathi film 'Lai Bhaari', says he would like to do a lead role in a film of the genre. When asked if he would do a lead role in a Marathi film, he said: "Oh definitely, I would love to do a lead role in a Marathi film."

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Salman Khan, Bollywood

20 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

The Old Order Changeth

Good to know that the figures contemplated by hunky, deep-sea diving director, Homi Adajania, are to do with the box-office this time. According to sources, his newest offering, 'Finding Fanny', has exceeded all expectations at the box-office, registering a whopping weekend collection of Rs 19.9 crore across India , and 1.71 million US dollars worldwide.

Comment?

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

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Aamir Khan is an enthusiastic person: Fawad Khan

Pakistani actor Fawad Khan, who recently met Bollywood actor Aamir Khan, said he found the 'pk' star energetic and enthusiastic. The 32-year-old actor, while hailing Aamir, 49, as an inspiring human being, said he is impressed by his TV talk show 'Satyamev Jayate', which highlights sensitive social issues prevalent in the country.

Comment?

Related Topix: Aamir Khan, Bollywood, Arts

Mid-Day Mumbai

Shooting of Aamir Khan's 'pk' in Nashik temple stalled

Shooting of the Bollywood actor Aamir Khan's upcoming film 'PK' in famous Kala Ram temple here was briefly affected after some of the trustees of the shrine alleged that the shooting unit has not taken necessary permission. However, the issue was settled immediately after the trustees were told that the film unit had indeed secured the requisite clearance earlier this month.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Bollywood

Mid-Day Mumbai

Three women nabbed for running sex racket involving starlets

One of the three women, who ran the racket in Mira Road, was an agent for junior artistes in Bollywood; they allegedly charged Rs 20,000-Rs 50,000 per girl a day Close on the heels of the prostitution scandal involving an actress, the Anti-Human Trafficking Cell, along with the Kashimira police, arrested three women on Saturday, including an alleged agent for junior Bollywood artistes, for running a high-profile sex racket in Mira Road. The police have also rescued eight female junior artistes, who have worked as backup dancers and done other bit roles in movies, according to sources.

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada, Bollywood, Arts

Canada.com

Cult filmmaker Uwe Boll opening Gastown eatery

You can expect two things from a Boll-made movie: blood and bad reviews. Here's hoping those associations don't carry over to his proposed Gastown eatery, Bauhaus Restaurant.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Blog News

The Washington Post

Indiaa s leading newspaper tweeted a cleavage shot of a Bollywood star. This is what happened next.

Indian Bollywood film actors Arjun Kapoor and Deepika Padukone attend a promotion of the English/Hindi film 'Finding Fanny' in Mumbai. One of Bollywood's leading actresses was all the buzz this weekend when a leading Indian newspaper tweeted a story, not about her just-released film or even gossip, but about her cleavage.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Bollywood, Deepika Padukone, World News, India, Entertainment

Hollywood Reporter

Shekhar Kapur Will Chair 2014 Capri, Hollywood International Film Fest

Shekhar Kapur , the Indian filmmaker best known internationally for his two collaborations with Cate Blanchett , Elizabeth and Elizabeth: The Golden Age , will serve as chairman of the 19th Capri, Hollywood - The International Film Festival, the Gulf of Naples-based fest said Monday. This year's edition will run from Dec. 26, 2014, through Jan. 2, 2015.

Comment?

Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Arts, Celebrities, Cate Blanchett

Times of Oman

I always knew I was a solo-hero material: Aditya Roy Kapur

Photo - PTI Having started his film journey with supporting parts, Aditya Roy Kapur's career took a 360 degree turn post the success of his solo-hero movie 'Aashiqui 2' and the actor says he was always confident of getting his big break as a lead in Bollywood. During the initial years of his career, the 28-year-old actor played minor roles in films like 'London Dreams', 'Action Replayy', 'Guzaarish' and also earned praise for his role in 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani'.

Comment?

Related Topix: Guzaarish, Arts, Bollywood

The Indian Express

Revealed: Ali Zafar's dark and deadly look for 'Kill Dil'

Bollywood actor Ali Zafar, who was last seen in rom-com 'Total Siyapaa', has blown fans away with his new look for upcoming film 'Kill Dil'. The new film poster gives us a glimpse of the Pakistani actor looking handsome in full-black attire with dark glasses, as he leans on a giant gun.

Comment?

Related Topix: Bollywood, Arts

The Indian Express

Priyanka Chopra excited about Guwahati visit

After regaling movie aficianados with her act as Manipuri boxing champion M.C. Mary Kom in Bollywood film "Mary Kom", actress Priyanka Chopra is excited about her visit to the northeastern city of Guwahati in Assam. "Heading to GuwahatiSo glad to go to the North Eastern part of the country.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Bollywood

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Box office: Tepid response to 'Finding Fanny', 'Creature 3D'

Bollywood divas Deepika Padukone and Bipasha Basu entered theatres with "Finding Fanny" and "Creature 3D" respectively, but neither could rock the box office. If Deepika's English language quirky drama has appealed to niche audience, Bipasha's scary film doed not have too many takers either, say experts.

Comment?

Related Topix: Deepika Padukone, Bollywood, Arts

Examiner.com

Chaitanya Tamhane's 'Court' wins Venice 'Lion of the Future'

Chaitanya Tamhane won not only the 'Luigi De Laurentiis' - 'Lion of the Future'- for his debut film "Court" and best film in the 'Orizzonti' division at the Venice Film Festival which ended on Sept 6. Tamhane wrote and directed this film about disquieting police business and courtroom procedure in suburban Mumbai. It is grueling work to clean sewers of Mumbai with noxious gases and filth that affects life expectancy.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, World News, India, Bollywood

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••