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Cate is awesome. Will she win an Oscar again?

Cate is awesome. Will she win an Oscar again?

'In Carol, Cate Blanchett reminds us what a real movie star is and why we are enamored by her acting and looks.' Aseem Chhabra's Top 10 picks from the Zurich Film Festival... In 11 years the Zurich Film Festival has become one of the major film events in Europe, bringing the best of world cinema (including a section dedicated to Swiss movies). This year's festival paid tribute two Austrian actors who are now major Hollywood celebrities -- Arnold Schwarzenegger and Christoph Waltz -- and ..., 15 hours ago

Exclusive! How Court was selected for the Oscars

The vote was tied 7-7 until... Aseem Chhabra/ reveals how Court was chosen as India's nominee for the Academy Awards. IMAGE: Vira Sathidar in Court.   The selection of Chaitanya Tamahane's debut film Court as India's official entry for the foreign language Oscar race has been praised by many. Indian Oscar watchers on the social media, the press, as well many movie industry personalities have said that finally India has made the right choice. Court is a scathing Marathi drama ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Talvar is a smart film

'Talvar belongs to Irrfan Khan, who plays the chief investigating officer. With each new film,' reports Aseem Chhabra from the Toronto film festival, 'this very fine actor continues to surprise us and delight us.' IMAGE: A scene from Leena Yadav's Parched. 'The film's Thelma and Louise sort of ending gives a satisfying feeling to a film that at times is quite disturbing.'   Did the makers of Angry Indian Goddesses and Parched share their scripts? That is highly unlikely, but it is amazing ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Talvar: Riveting and extremely disturbing  Rediff.com1 week ago

Hey, that's Steve Jobs!

In Danny Boyle's biopic, reports Aseem Chhabra from the Telluride Film Festival, 'we are left with Jobs -- the man, a genius as well as (what Steve Wozniak calls him in the film), an asshole!' Eight years ago, Danny Boyle came to the Telluride Film Festival with a film that everyone -- including the filmmaker, his producer and distributor -- were uncertain about.But the success of Slumdog Millionaire with the Telluride audience convinced Boyle and his backers that they had a potential winner ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago Hey, that's Steve Jobs  Topix4 weeks ago

Did Bollywood get these murder cases right? VOTE!

Vote for your favourite movie at the end! Everyone likes to watch a good whodunit on screen. But the element of curiosity and chill is doubled when it’s inspired from real-life manslaughter.  As they say, truth is stranger than fiction. Several filmmakers have explored this theory to depict a dramatic or disturbing picture of such sensational crimes for celluloid.  Here’s a list of 10 Bollywood films based on real murders. Vote for the best one in the poll below.
 Rediff.com2 days ago

Box Office: Akshay's Singh is Bling hits gold, Talvar follows

Akshay Kumar is King of the box office! Akshay Kumar has hit blingy gold at the box office with his latest film, thanks to the national holiday on Gandhi Jayanti. Talvar got some rave reviews and a positive word-of-mouth due to which it is also doing well in theatres. Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.   Singh Is Bling Cast: Akshay Kumar, Amy Jackson, Lara Dutta Director: Prabhudheva. What works: Akshay Kumar. What doesn't: ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

'Malala is the real deal'

'She is a genuine, real, person who wants to be with girls who are suffering the way she suffered.' The producers and director of He Named Me Malala speak to Aseem Chhabra/ in New York. IMAGE: Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai arm wrestles with her younger brother Khushal Yousafzai at their home in Birmingham, England, December 16, 2013. Photograph: Kind courtesy Fox Searchlight.   Malala Yousafzai's story is so powerful and compelling that no fiction writer could have imagined ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

'Wherever Mukesh puts up a plant, I put up a school'

'I sat down and asked what they would want in their new school. One student said a football field, another one asked for computers. One little girl came and sat next to me and said, "A separate toilet for the girls." I think these small things make a huge difference in the future of education in India,' Nita Ambani tells Aseem Chhabra/ in Chicago. IMAGE: Nita Ambani, founder and chairperson of the Reliance Foundation, outside the Chicago Art Institute.   Nita Ambani is the ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

'Women make very good peacekeepers'

'If you look at peacekeeping right now, it is fraught with accusations of sexual abuse or peacekeepers involved in deals that are outside their purview, human trafficking.' 'When a contingent of women walk through a camp, the women in the camp and the children respond to them, talk to them. Women are more open to talking about sexual violence and domestic violence to other women.' As South Asian women documentary filmmakers, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy (she's from Pakistan) and Geeta Gandbhir (she ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
Mumbai Mirror

Will PC hit the American jackpot with Q... Will PC hit the American jackpot with Quantico?

Full disclosure: I am a PC admirer. I am entirely biased and prejudiced when it comes to Priyanka Chopra. For reasons that have very little to do with her former Miss World status or histrionic abilities. I like ballsy ladies. I like PC, the woman.
 Mumbai Mirror1 week ago
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