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Precious Review Round-Up

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The top award winner at this year's Toronto International Film Festival was the Oprah Winfrey produced Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire. Precious took home the festival’s “People's Choice Award” that Best Picture Oscar winner Slumdog Millionare earned last year. Critics have praised the movie...

Slumdog Millionaire Child Star Gets Home

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After all that neigh saying, finally we get some positive news about some of the child actors in Slumdog Millionaire. Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail (featured above) and his mother moved into a new home today thanks to Director Danny Boyle. Instead of just giving him money which everyone knew would either go to the parents or wasted away, Boyle set up a way for Ismail to...

Danny Boyle Buys Film Rights to Bombay Lost and Found

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It seems that Danny Boyle will keep his Mumbai streak going for longer than we might of expected. After the great success of his Oscar-Winner Slumdog Millionaire, Boyle now owns the film rights to Suketu Mehta's "Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found," a book of essays on Mumbai life, also a 2005 Pulitzer Prize finalist. According to the...

Slumdog Millionaire DVD's Missing Special Features

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Watch out guys, Slumdog's got issues! Fans of the Academy Award winning film Slumdog Millionaire, have noticed an important element missing from retail copies of the recently released DVD. According to /Film, there are no special features found on the discs. A while ago we reported on how 20th Century Fox planned on removing all extra content from future...

Freida as the Femme Fatale in the Next Bond?

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There are some speculations (mostly from the uncredible source TheSun) that Freida Pinto (Slumdog Millionare) is being considered for the next Bond movie. The only reason this is a possibility is because, Freida Pinto is a very attractive and sexy lady. As we have concluded in the past, The Sun is full of shit. There is most likely no validity to...

Boyle. Danny Boyle

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Maybe you've heard, but there's been a rumor circulating that Danny Boyle (of Slumdog Millionaire fame) was to direct the new Bond film! From this rumor's moment of conception, I was in disbelief. This is not a director who is looking to cough up a blockbuster. His resume attains to as much, anyway. So who started this filthy lie? One source who sowed...

Weekend Box Office: The Watchmen Tops the Charts... Kinda

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Although the Watchmen came in at the top of the chart , it didn't create the HUGE box office splash that Snyder had probably hoped for. Now we'll have to see how long until they've made back the $150 million they spent. I personally thought that the film broke new grounds, but that's not always enough for the box office. Except in the case of...

Poll: Do You Want to See More Bollywood Movies?

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The sweeping success of Slumdog Millionaire, both at the Oscars and in theaters, made me wonder whether there will be an insurgence of Bollywood-style films in the U.S. The story and style of the movie was fantastic (If you haven't seen it already, I highly recommend it). What do you think? Will the Bollywood-style film gain popularity within the U.S.?

Weekend Box Office: Madea Ain't Going No Where

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Wow. Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail has held the number one spot for two weeks in a row. Not even the tiny teens could take Madea down with Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience. The only good news is that Slumdog Millionaire continues to move up the charts after being on them for 16 weeks, thanks to several...

Pinto and Watts Join Woody Allen Film

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Fresh off of the ensemble win for Best Picture, Slumdog Millinaire star Frieda Pinto is taking advantage of her new found success. The Indian born model-turned actress has just signed on to co-star in the latest project from famed director, Woody Allen. According to Variety, Pinto has been cast in the "ingenue" role of the yet to be titled film. In typical Woody...

Full List of 2009 Oscar Winners

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It's been quite an award show. We twittered the Oscars live from inside the Kodak theater. We posted all the best moments on the red carpet and the big winners of the night. Just in case you were looking for a full list of all the nominees and all the winners, here it is!

OSCARS: Best Picture!

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Surprise Surprise! Slumdog Millionaire SWEPT the Oscars with eight wins, including the highly anticipated award for Best Picture. With it's outstanding ensemble cast, kick-ass soundtrack, and obviously genius direction by Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire just put India on the map! It's been an incredible year in story-telling. Every single Best Picture...

OSCARS: Best Director

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Unlike the acting categories, the Best Director Oscar was presented by Academy Award winning actress Reese Witherspoon. With no surprise the Oscar went to Danny Boyle for his work on the indie film Slumdog Millionaire. Here's a snippet of Boyle's enthusiastic, yet humble speech. To Mumbai on ending, inseparable and born. All of you who helped us make...

Round Up: Wolverine, WonderCon, Watchmen

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Here are some of the tops news stories of today... Check out a new promo pic from X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Gambit (Taylor Kitsch), government name Remy Lebeau can be seen in the aftermath of some serious action in the above photo. It's official, I'm beyond excited about this movie! [Latino Review] It looks as if Loreal Cosmetics aren't the only one's coming...

Weekend Box Office: Chick Flicks Rule Taken Drools

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Well it looks like the women have decided this weekends box office top film. Never have I seen more hoards of men-less woman (aside from Sex and the City) filling in the theaters to see He's Just Not That Into You. There are plenty of things for a guy to enjoy in this movie (Scarlett Johnspn with almost nothing on anyone?) but I don't think they're willing to...

Dev Patel Replaces McCartney in 'Airbender' Role

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Slumdog no more! The star of Danny Boyle's international sensation Slumdog Millionaire has just signed on for another gig. ] According to Variety, M. Night Shyamalan has just cast Dev Patel to star in his  adaptation of the Nickelodeon Films production of The Last Airbender. Patel will star as Zuko, the role that was originally cast with...

SAG Awards Winners: No One Can Beat the Streeper

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The Screen Actors have officially announced their winners for the SAG Awards. For the most part there were no big surprises. The bottom line is that it came down to who are the most well respected actors in each category. Sean Penn and Meryl Streep are both legends in the acting world. Although people have buzzed about Anne Hathaway and Kate Winslet snagged a Best Supporting Actress award,...

Oscar Power Rankings - Week 5: Kate Moves Up

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All the big dominoes have fallen. The Golden Globe Awards have been handed out, the Directors Guild (actually the best predictor of the Best Picture nominees) and Writers Guild have named their nominees, and just about every critics society has voted. What have we learned from these big awards groups? Nothing. Absolutely nothing. This has been the least exciting Oscar race in history. Track...

Golden Globe Winners: It was a Boyle/Winslet Night

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Back off bitches, Winslets in town. Although Slumdog Millionaire won the most categories of the night, I think the biggest winner was definitely Kate Winslet who managed to collect for the Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress wins She wasn't messing around. She wanted them all. She took down Hathaway, Meryl Streep... the woman is ruthless! Then of...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Freida Pinto Co-Star of Slumdog Millionaire

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First time actress Freida Pinto plays the oldest version of Latika across from Dev Patel in Danny Boyle's new movie Slumdog Millionaire. In the film she is described as the most beautiful girl in the world, well that works in the film and outside of it. Freida is absolutely stunning inside and out. Sitting and talking to her about the film was an...