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1 hr ago | The Village Voice

The New Amazon TV Pilots Ranked, from the Winsomely Promising to the Woefully Stupid

If there's a lesson to be gleaned from Amazon's new TV gambit, which puts us regular Joe and Jane Schmoes in the sockless Gucci loafers of small-screen schedulers, it's that betting on the popularity of a new show based on a pilot comparable to a book's prologue or a film's first scenes is largely a game of luck and chance.

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Related Topix: Fashion, Gucci, Designers, Arts, Damsels in Distress, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Metropolitan, Musical Movies, Movies, Entertainment

5 hrs ago | Express India

One more complaint against Varma over his Lord Ganesha remarks

"I think my films are flopping only becos of my attitude towards Gods. ..I wish I can become a devotee."

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9 hrs ago | Reuters

Violent Japanese anti-war film is a contender at Venice festival

One of the most powerful and violent films to be shown at the Venice Film Festival this year, Japanese director Shinya Tsukamoto's "Nobi" , delivers a stinging anti-war message bathed in blood.

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9 hrs ago | Rediff.com

When SD Burman thought of leaving Bollywood

Kumar was shooting for Mashaal at the time when Burman was packing his bags to go back to Kolkata, says a new book on the iconic music director and singer Sun Mere Bandhu Re: The Musical World of S D Burman by Sathya Saran.

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9 hrs ago | Switched

All The Movies We Can't Wait To See At The Toronto International Film Festival

From Sept. 4 through Sept. 14, the film world will reside in a place where Tim Hortons is king: The Toronto International Film Festival runs through those dates, and it'll be home to the world premieres of a surfeit of top awards contenders.

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13 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Titles we're anxious to see at the Toronto International Film Festival

If previous years are any indication, there's a pretty good chance that the next Academy Award best picture winner is buried somewhere among the almost 300 movies set to unspool at the Toronto International Film Festival, which kicks off Thursday.

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13 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

Intriguing titles at the Toronto film fest

If previous years are any indication, there's a pretty good chance that the next Academy Award best picture winner is buried somewhere among the almost 300 movies set to unspool at the Toronto International Film Festival, which kicks off Thursday.

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Related Topix: Arts, The Blind Side, Celebrities, Kathy Bates, Texas, Canada, Hawking, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

13 hrs ago | India.com

Sonu Sood wants to maintain balance between Bollywood and Southern cinema

Mumbai, Sep 2: Sonu Sood , who started his acting journey down south, says he wants to strike a balance between the two thriving film industries - Bollywood and southern cinema.

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17 hrs ago | DNA India

Sridevi's 'English Vinglish' becomes second biggest Bollywood film in Japan

Not many Hindi films find a release in Japan but with 'English Vinglish' storming theatres there, its again a proud moment for Bollywood.

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17 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Morani firing case: US-based promoter identified as accused

Investigations into the firing outside producer Karim Morani's house, allegedly ordered by gangster Ravi Pujari, have thrown up the name of a New Jersey-based event organiser Bittu Singh Mumbai Police have identified a US-based show promoter as an accused in the firing incident outside film producer Karim Morani's house that was allegedly ordered ... (more)

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Celebs at music launch of 'Mumbai 125km'

Joey Debroy, Vedita Pratap, Karanvir Bohra, Hemant Madhukar, a crew member and Vije Bhatia at the music launch of Mumbai 125km The music of the film has been scored by music director, Mani Sharma, who is a name to reckon with in the south film industry.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

'Finding Fanny' has a brilliant script: Dimple Kapadia

Veteran actor Dimple Kapadia, who will be soon seen on the big screen when the English-language film 'Finding Fanny' hits the screens on September 12, says she found the script of the film "brilliant" and her role "lovely".

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Dark Horizons News

Lars Von Trier To Direct A New TV Series

Controversial Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier is readying the English-language TV series "The House That Jack Built".

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India.com

Sonam Kapoor raises hotness quotient for Vogue

The Vogue India September issue is finally here! Drop-dead gorgeous Sonam Kapoor raises the hotness quotient for the September issue of Vogue this year.

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DurhamRegion.com

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan thrills fans

Actor Vinay Virmani, Big Bang Theory actor Kunal Nayyar and Producer/actor Salman Khan entertains the crowd Saturday at the launch of their new film Dr Cabbie held at Silver City Brampton.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Film lovers not losing hope for Mumbai Film Festival

Even as it is feared that the city's biggest film festival, MFF, might not happen this year, some prominent film lovers prefer to not lose hope For a city that homes one of the biggest film industries on the planet, it's quite ironical that its premier film festival is facing an existential crisis.

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Hindustan Times

Celebs caught in the nude social media goes wild

Modern Family won awards for best comedy series, best direction for comedy series and best supporting actor in comedy series and while a dominant Breaking Bad captured the... Richard Attenborough was a lord, an award-winning director and an unflagging pillar to British cinema.

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Arab Times

Festival helps Middle East filmmakers court H'wood partners

LOS ANGELES, Aug 31, : This fall, in the bustling media hubs of Dubai and Abu Dhabi and the more ancient Arab capitals of Cairo and Marrakech, festival execs are promising a bumper crop of Arab cinema.

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Related Topix: Arts, World News, Morocco, Agriculture, Science, Qatar, Middle East, The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Sau din sauce kay

Readers of a certain vintage would recall a ghastly Bollywood film produced in 1980 called Sau Din Saas Kay which had Reena Roy as the rebel daughter-in-law and Lalita Pawar as the archetypal vicious mother-in-law.

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The Stranger

New Koren Film Is a Moebius Strip of Infidelity and Vengeance

There are men who cheat on their wives and go out of their way to cover their tracks, and then there are men who flaunt their affairs.

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