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Slumdog Millionaire’s Anil Kapoor starring in Indian remake of 24

Anil Kapoor, best known as the game show host from Slumdog Millionaire, is set to produce and star in the Indian incarnation of the hit television show 24. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Kapoor will play the equivalent ‘Jack Bauer’ character. Kapoor, who guest starred in 24‘s final season, had this to say about the […]

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Theatrical Trailer: 127 Hours

The theatrical trailer for Danny Boyle‘s 127 Hours – the director’s follow-up to his Best Picture Oscar winner Slumdog Millionaire – has debuted online. The film stars James Franco as Aron Ralston, the real-life mountain climber who was forced to amputate his own arm after being trapped by a boulder for, well, 127 hours. I […]

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127 Hours trailer debut.

The trailer for Danny Boyle‘s 127 Hours has debuted online. The film stars James Franco as real-life mountain climber Aron Ralston, who (spoiler alert?) was forced to amputate his own arm after being trapped by a boulder for, you guessed it, 127 hours. It is Boyle’s first film since he picked up the Best Director […]

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Boyle follows Slumdog with real-life Saw

source: variety.com Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle has announced that his next project will be 127 Hours, a biopic about the mountaineer Aron Ralston. 127 Hours will be Boyle’s first film since Best Picture winner and all-round mega hit Slumdog Millionaire. Although you might not immediately recognise his name, Aron Ralston’s story has become mountaineering legend. […]

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What did YOU think of the Oscars?

Well, after all those months of anticipation, it all went down in Los Angeles last night. The winners of the 81st Academy Awards were announced, and you can check out all the victors over here. Of course, there were no real surprises, but there were plenty of great (and not so great) moments. Let us […]

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OSCAR WATCH – Final Predictions!

Well, it’s been a hell of an Awards season. If you would have told me 12 months ago that the new Batman film and a movie that almost went straight-to-DVD would be duking it out for Oscar supremacy, I would have laughed in your face. And then I would have slapped it. But that’s exactly […]

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BAFTA’s heart Slumdog, Winslet and Ledger

source: bafta.org Slumdog Millionaire was the big winner at the BAFTA awards ceremony this morning, taking home seven awards including Best Picture and Best Director. Danny Boyle‘s Slumdog Millionaire and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button were competing for all the major prizes, with 11 nominations apiece. The Boyle flick dominated the most important categories, […]

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The 10 greatest movie couples!

Ah, romantic films. For centuries, men and women have sat down and enjoyed a romantic film/play/cave drawing with one another. From 1st date to 500th date, a film about love always works a charm. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we’re going to begin celebrating love in all its wonderful forms. Take heed lovers, […]

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Slumdog Millionare wins DGA’s top prize!

source: ninemsn.com Slumdog Millionaire has continued its awards season domination by picking up top honours at the annual Director’s Guild of America awards. Danny Boyle was named Best Director for helming the rags to riches tale of a hopeless romantic slum-dweller in Mumbai. It also picked up top awards at last week’s SAG awards and […]

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Slumdog and Heath edge closer to Oscars after SAG win

source: sag.org The winners of the Screen Actors Guild and Producers Guild Awards were announced over the weekend, providing further indicators of which films will walk away with Oscar gold next month. Slumdog Millionaire picked up Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture at the SAG’s, an award that has called the Academy’s […]

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Oscar fallout – Analysing the nominations and getting worked up about it!

As reported earlier this morning, the nominees for this year’s Academy Awards have been announced. And I’ve got to say, while there are a WHOLE bunch of pleasant surprises, there are a couple of shocking exclusions that need to be examined. Firstly, check out the nominees over here. Then, see my hilariously inaccurate predictions. Without […]

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OSCAR WATCH – We predict the nominees!

The announcement of this year’s Oscar nominees are just 30 hours away, at which time the most respected films of 2008 will be revealed, and the shroud of mystery will be lifted from Hollywood’s most coveted prize – a naked gold man. I know, the Oscar’s don’t really mean anything. After all, who’s to say […]

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BAFTA nominees – Slumdog v Button; Happy Go Lucky shut out!

source: bafta.org The Curious Case of Benjamin Button leads the nominees at this year’s BAFTA awards, followed closely by the British production Slumdog Millionaire. Benjamin Button nabbed 11 nominations, including Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Adapted Screenplay. Slumdog also earned 10 nominations including Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Adapted […]

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Which Oscar favourite almost went straight-to-DVD?

source: theplaylist.blogspot.com The nominations for the 81st Academy Awards are only around the corner, with several films poised to grab a position in the Best Picture category. While researching some of the major contenders, I was shocked to discover that one was originally headed straight-to-DVD! So which film was it? OK, so The Dark Knight […]

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Golden Globe Winners – Slumdog, Vicky Cristina and Heath FTW!

source: goldenglobes.org The Hollywood Foreign Press Association have announced the winners of the 66th Golden Globes at Los Angeles. The big winner was Danny Boyle‘s Slumdog Millionaire, which took home Best Motion Picture – Drama, Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Score. It’s great to see this little film get such recognition, especially considering the […]

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OSCAR WATCH – Pre Christmas predictions

No matter how many you love, there can only be one. Welcome, to Oscar Watch.They’re coming. You can’t stop it. The highs, the lows, the unnecessary competition. On Boxing Day, the Academy will have nomination ballots mailed to them, and on January 22nd, the five contenders in each category will be announced. So with less […]

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Every dog has his day – Slumdog Millionaire review

Slumdog Millionaire – Starring Dev Patel, Freida Pinto and Anil Kapoor. Directed by Danny Boyle. Rated MA for strong themes and violence. 120 mins. Jamal Malik is one question away from winning 25 million rupees on India‚Äôs favourite game show, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. He grew up in the slums of Mumbai; living […]

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Slumdog Millionaire wins Best Picture at NBR

source: incontention.com Danny Boyle‘s Slumdog Millionaire has nabbed the first major Best Picture prize of the Oscar season, having earnt the accolade from The National Board of Review. Slumdog also picked up Breakthrough Perfomance by an Actor for 18-year-old Dev Patel and tied with The Curious Case of Benjamin Button for Best Adapted Screenplay. Benjamin […]

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Slumdog Millionaire – Danny Boyle’s Oscar Hope?

source: youtube.com Slumdog Millionaire is one of the surprise critical hits of the season, with many top pundits predicting a Best Picture nomination at next year’s Oscars, as well as a possible (and long-deserved) nomination for director Danny Boyle. The film centers around Jamal Malik, an 18-year-old who is one question away from winning 20 […]

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