Hollywood

A Manhattan state of mind

Woody Allen’s ‘Manhattan’ is a 1979 American romantic comedy film produced by Charles H. Joffe, writes Vandana Kumar. Allen and Marshall Brickman wrote the ...

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That’s Entertainment!

How do I start writing about a man’s love affair with Hollywood and the movies? Especially when he happens to be my father, writes Vandana Kumar  Whenever we had g...

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Hollywood Heartbeat

Was it puppy love or a magnificent obsession? Khalid Mohamed writes of his dream women of yesteryear’s Hollywood.  Eat your hearts out Millennials - that’s i...

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Jon Stewart was Television Gold

Citizens all over the world would do well to follow his parting advice, “If you smell something, say something.”  Voices of dissent are needed everywhere to...

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In spoiler fight, Hollywood has its free-speech moment

Steven Zietchik reports in the Washington Post that, it began with a few sentences from Quentin Tarantino. The critical and fan favorite — his output has grossed $1.5 b...

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Avengers: Endgame overtakes Avatar as the highest-grossing film of all time

Disney’s latest Avengers film has smashed box-office records on its opening weekend taking $1.2bn (£1bn). Avengers: Endgame took a record $350m in the world&r...

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Hollywood writers and agents in a standoff with no end in sight

In the year 1962, MCA Inc.—the giant Hollywood talent agency, also referred to as The Octopus—acquired a majority recognition in Decca Records and Universal Pictur...

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Emma Thompson cites a lack of respect for scriptwriters in Hollywood

One of Britain’s finest actors and acclaimed writer, Emma Thompson hit out at producers who rush screenplays even before the scripts are completed. Having won an Oscar f...

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Lawsuit alleges gender discrimination and underpay at Disney

According to a new-class action lawsuit of extensive discrimination in world’s largest media corporation, it is found that The Walt Disney Company systematical...

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Disney acquires 21st Century Fox in a $71 billion deal

Disney is now the official owner of Rupert Murdoch’s former entertainment empire, 21st Century Fox. The massive $71bn deal - completed after midnight New York time on We...

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The apotheoses of the new wave: Jules et Jim

Godard’s Breathless and Truffaut’s Jules et Jim are the cornerstones of one ...

February 25 2021

Photo Essay: Your Magic Glasses

The ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic is an eye-opener for thousands of people across the...

February 24 2021

Lights! Action! Politics

While the coronavirus rages on, Khalid Mohamed checks out how Bollywood stars in seats o...

February 23 2021