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Benedict Cumberbatch to host Laureus Sports Awards
Film and TV star Cumberbatch to host Laureus Sports Awards
Benedict Cumberbatch, best known for his portrayal of the detective Sherlock Holmes in a British BBC TV series, is to host the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards here March 26. Benedict has appeared in a series of highly successful films over the last few years, including this year’s Oscar-winning 12 Years a Slave and the Academy Award nominated August: Osage County. Click here to read more
300: Rise of an Empire box office collection: The film tops with 45.1 million dollars and 87.8 million dollars internationally in its first weekend!
While 300 sequel received luke warm response from critics, it is definitely scoring well at the box office
300: Rise of an Empire has topped the weekend box office with 45.1 million dollars and 87.8 million dollars internationally in its first weekend. 20th Century Fox’s animated film Mr Peabody & Sherman opened in second with 32.5 million dollars Click here to read more
86th Academy Awards winners list: Gravity,12 Years a Slave, Dallas Buyers Club rule the Oscars!
The 86th Annual Academy Awards has had some surprises and some disappointments. Read on to know the full list of winners…
Hollywood’s biggest movie award function, The Oscars, is one the most watched award functions across the globe and 2014 was no different. Click here to read more
Lupita Nyong’o prayed for lighter skin during adolescence
The 12 Years a Slave star wanted fair skin!
Lupita Nyong’o prayed for light coloured skin during her adolescence. The 12 Years a Slave star, 31-year-old Kenyan-Mexican actor said that she always wanted a lighter skin because she thought having a dark black skin was a curse, TMZ reported. Click here to read more
Film Independent Spirit Awards: 12 Years A Slave beats Dallas Buyers Club, bags five trophies!
Lupita Nyong’o was taunted and teased about her complexion!
The 12 Years A Slave actor talks about wanting to change her skin tone as a kid
Lupita Nyong’o has admitted that she was teased and taunted about her skin complexion and as a young girl, she had wished her dark-hued skin would become lighter. The 12 Years A Slave star said during Essence magazine’s seventh annual Black Women in Hollywood luncheon that her one prayer to God was that she would wake up with a lighter skin tone. Click here to read more
Are Ranbir Kapoor and Ranveer Singh the best choices to play Leonardo DiCaprio and George Clooney’s roles?
A look at which Indian heroes would be suited to star in this year’s Oscar-nominated films
The big Oscar-nominated Hollywood films this year have thrown forward some uncharacteristic heroes. Guys we’ve never seen before on screen. And in some cases, wouldn’t like to see again. So wouldn’t we just love to see how our own superstars interpret these larger-than-life heroes of our times? Click here to read more
BAFTA 2014 winners list: Chiwetel Ejiofor and Cate Blanchett win best actor award!
Here’s a look at who were the proud winners of the coveted BAFTA this year!
Actors Chiwetel Ejiofor and Cate Blanchett took home the leading actor and actress award, respectively, at the 2014 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards. Click here to read more
Lupita Nyong’o and Brad Pitt’s 12 Years a Slave wins best film at BAFTA 2014!
Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave wins best film at BAFTA 2014
Lupita Nyong’o and Brad Pitt’s highly-acclaimed Pre-Civil war drama 12 Years a Slave was dubbed the best film at 2014’s BAFTA. Click here to read more
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt match their BAFTA 2014 outfits!
Brangelina wore matching tuxedos to BAFTA this year!
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie looked smashing as they walked down 2014’s BAFTA’s red carpet in co-ordinated matching tuxedos. Click here to read more
Lupita Nyong’o doesn’t depend on make up for beauty
Is Angelina Jolie worried about Brad Pitt’s closeness with Lupita Nyong’o?
The Tomb Raider star’s recent appearance left her fans and well wishers shocked!
Angelina Jolie was spotted looking very skinny at a party, which apparently shocked some of her fans. When the 38-year-old actor was recently seen at Airlie Beach, Queensland, along with her partner Brad Pitt, 50, for wrap party for her latest film Unbroken, some of the fans thought she seemed too bony Click here to read more
12 Years A Slave to release in India on January 31
Steve McQueen’s multiple Oscar-nominated poignant slavery drama is all set to release in India
12 Years A Slave, which takes a sharp view of slavery in America, garnered nine Oscar nominations, falling short of just one nod to match front-runners Gravity and American Hustle will release in India on January 31. Click here to read more
86th Academy Awards 2014: American Hustle, Gravity lead at Oscars with 10 nominations each!
David O Russell’s con film and Sandra Bullock starrer outer space drama led the Oscar nominations, announced today
American Hustle and Gravity bagged ten nods each, including in the best picture, acting and direction categories. These two films are closely followed by Steve McQueen directed slavery drama 12 Years A Slave which had nine nominations, Captain Phillips, Dallas Buyers Club and Nebraska with six nods each and The Wolf of Wall Street with five nominations. Click here to read more
American Hustle shines at the 71st Annual Golden Globes Awards 2014!
Con-artist caper American Hustle today walked away with three trophies at the 71st Golden Globe Awards
Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Adams starrer American Hustle bagged three awards including the best picture comedy or musical, lead and supporting honours. Click here to read more