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Could not have made Blazing Saddles today : Mel Brooks

The 91-year-old filmmaker discussed the culture of being politically correct and said that it is slowly leading to the death of comedy, reports Hindustan Times. Legendary director Mel Brooks said Hollywood today cannot think of making a film like 1974’s Blazing Saddles as the people have become “stupidly politically correct”. The 91-year-old filmmaker discussed the […]

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When Vidya Balan hit the right notes

I was studying for my MA at Mumbai University and would often visit the St. Xavier’s College from where I had graduated to use the library. I befriended some people there who, like me, were interested in classical music and dance. We’d go for concerts together, reports Mumbai Mirror. One of these friend’s sister and […]

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Linda returns to terminator

Linda Hamilton is returning to the world of Terminator after 25 years, reuniting with James Cameron, the creator of the sci-fi franchise, for the new installment, reports Mumbai Mirror. Cameron made the announcement recently, saying, “As meaningful as she was to gender and action stars everywhere back then, it’s going to make a huge statement […]

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On the road to the Oscars

Rajkummar Rao’s black comedy drama, the Amit Masurkar-directed Newton, has been selected as India’s official entry for Best Foreign Language Film, reports Mumbai Mirror. Amit Masurkar’s black comedy drama Newton, featuring Rajkummar Rao, Pankaj Tripathy and Anjali Patil, set against the backdrop of elections in the world’s largest democracy, was announced as India’s official entry […]

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Female film casting same as 100 years ago

The percentage of women being cast in UK films has barely changed in more than 100 years, data released by the British Film Institute (BFI) shows, reports BBC In 1913, 26% of the cast in 53 films was female and of the 74 films made so far in 2017, the percentage is 28%. However, the […]

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Leonardo DiCaprio announces $ 20mn grants for wildlife conservation, climate programs

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation has pledged new grants of USD 20 million to more than 100 organisations supporting such causes as wildlife and habitat conservation and climate programs, reports Hindustan Times Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio is using his money and fame for a good cause. The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation has […]


Wins Emmy for best comedy series

LOS ANGELES,  – “Veep,” the satire of a hapless but charming woman who becomes the first female president of the United States, on Sunday won the Emmy for best comedy series, reports BSS. The television prize comes days after HBO said that “Veep” would end next year. Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who plays the central character of […]