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Price admits marriage crisis

Price admits marriage crisis

Katie Price has confirmed rumours her marriage to cagefighter Alex Reid is on the brink of collapse, telling fans the relationship is in “crisis”. The glamour model-turned-reality TV star divorced Australian singer Peter Andre, the father of two of her children, in late 2009 and just months later in February, she wed Reid in Las Vegas.
Rumours of problems between the pair have been rife for weeks, and Price has now publicly confirmed she is battling to save her second marriage.

Jones wary of X-Men role

January Jones was reluctant to sign up to play a sexy mutant in ‘X-Men: First Class’, because the film is set in the same era as her TV show ‘Mad Men’. The actress has become one of Hollywood’s hottest properties since landing her role as Betty Draper in the retro series,
which is set in the world of 1960s advertising. And Jones admits she was fearful about heading back to the past again to play telepathic Emma Frost in the comic book prequel, because the X-Men role is set in

movieReview – Season Of The Witch

LOS ANGELES – Rule number one of basic filmmaking: don’t name your film after an especially maligned Halloween sequel that has become only more infamously derided as the decades have passed. This is just the first of many mistakes occasionally-talented director Dominic Sena (‘Kalifornia’ and ‘Swordfish’, but also ‘Gone in 60 Seconds’ and ‘Whiteout’) makes in ‘Season of the Witch’, a glorified straight-to-video bargain bin supernatural horror flick which may have settled the case for

Carla embroiled in controversy

French First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy has come under fire for allegedly intervening to prevent the extradition of a left-wing terrorist convicted of four murders from Brazil to Italy. Battisti has been convicted in his absence of four murders and sentenced to life but denies all the killings.
Bruni-Sarkozy was accused by an Italian victim support group of personally calling former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and asking him not to send Cesare Battisti back to

Franco all set for directorial debut

James Franco is all set to make his debut with the big screen adaptation of Cormac McCarthy`s `Blood Meridian`. The actor is also keen to direct a movie based on American writer William Faulkner`s novel `As I Lay Dying`. Franco, best known for his roles in `Spider Man` and Danny Boyle’s `127 Hours`, says it was not easy bagging his directorial debut as producer Scott Rudin was not convinced that Franco will pull it off. Finally, the actor sought help from Luke Perry, Scott Glenn and

Film producers, writers solidify Oscar race

LOS ANGELES – Film producers and writers on Tuesday jumped into Hollywood’s Oscar race with their choices of 2010’s best movies, including “The Social Network,” “The Fighter” and “Black Swan,” among others.
The Producers Guild of America and the Writers Guild of America, which represent their respective groups in the film and television industries, annually issue lists of best movies, and their picks are closely watched in the race for Oscars.
Joining the three movies above

Veena denigrating Pakistani women: Meera

LAHORE – Pakistani actress Meera is not happy with the way her fellow actress Veena Malik conducted herself on Colors’ reality show ‘Bigg Boss 4’ and accuses her of portraying Pakistani women in poor light.
“Veena Malik is acting very cheap. The way she presented herself in front of Indian audiences is not right. She is denigrating the image of Pakistani women. This is not how women in Pakistan are,” Meera, who is in India to shoot for director Faizal Khan’s Hindi movie ‘Om

‘Usual Suspects’ actor Pete dies

LONDON – British actor Pete Postlethwaite, who was once described by Steven Spielberg as “probably the best actor in the world,” has died at the age of 64.
The distinguished character actor passed away in hospital Sunday after a long battle with cancer, according to longtime friend Andrew Richardson. Spielberg used Postlethwaite twice, in “Amistad” and “The Lost World: Jurassic Park.” In 2007, the actor disputed Spielberg’s high praise, telling, “I’m sure what Spielberg actually

Akshay’s scared of playing a Sardar!

After running into controversy during ‘Singh Is Kinng’, Akshay has decided not to tread the path again. Ever since the trailers of ‘Patiala House’ went on air, many have been wondering about why Akshay Kumar is sans a turban despite belonging to a Sikh family. In the film, Rishi Kapoor plays a Sardar and Akshay’s father.
Whereas Akshay’s character ‘Gattu’ has short hair, no turban and no beard which are a typical of Sardars. This comes as a surprise with reports that Akshay’s

Lopez wants ‘Glee’ role

Jennifer Lopez is so desperate to land a guest slot on ‘Glee’, she pesters Matthew Morrison at parties and asks him to recommend her to the show’s creator Ryan Murphy.
Hollywood A-listers are queuing up to appear on the U.S. TV hit, with Anne Hathaway and Javier Bardem both recently expressing their desire to be part of the series. And Lopez is so determined to land a cameo role, she always targets lead star Morrison at celebrity parties and begs him to speak with his boss in a

MOVIE REVIEW – Another Year

LOS ANGELES – On the surface, Mike Leigh makes movies about the humdrum lives of ordinary people, but there’s nothing humdrum about the psychological revelations he brings forth, and his people are far too acutely observed to seem ordinary.
His latest movie, “Another Year,” is a quintessential Mike Leigh performance. It deepens as it goes along until, in the end, in its final close-up, it overwhelms. Leigh’s movies have a way of sneaking up on you. The mundane morphs into

Lohan released from rehab

Lindsay Lohan’s mother has confirmed the actress left rehab on Monday morning. Dina Lohan reveals the ‘Mean Girls’ star was released from a California clinic after completing her treatment for substance abuse.
The 24-year-old actress was ordered to serve three months in rehab last year after breaching her probation relating to a 2007 DUI conviction. She remains on probation and is due back in court for a progress hearing on 25 February. Lohan’s rehab stint has not been without

LaBeouf for ‘Pinkville’ reboot?

Director Oliver Stone wants Shia Labeouf to head to the battlefield and lead the cast of his previously shelved Vietnam War drama ‘Pinkville’.
The filmmaker’s project was due to begin production in December 2007 with Channing Tatum as the male lead, but it was put on hold indefinitely as a result of a strike by members of the Writers Guild of America that year.
However,Stone is keen to kick start work on the movie and has now tipped his ‘Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps’

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Ex-wife barges in Adnan’s house

DELHI – For Pakistani singer-composer Adnan Sami and his estranged wife, UAE citizen Sabah Galadari, the New Year has begun with yet another altercation. The question now is, which of the two orders will take precedence – the Enforcement Directorate order in accordance with FEMA, confiscating the flats bought by Sami in Oberoi Sky Garden, Mumbai, or the Bombay HC order granting interim relief to Sabah.
The latest episode began around noon on Sunday when Sabah, armed with the HC

Murdered model provides real-life drama for Bollywood

NEW DELHI – A new Bollywood film comes out this week based on the real-life murder of a fashion model by the son of a leading lawmaker, in a case that cast a spotlight on the corrupt nexus of police and politics. “No One Killed Jessica” tracks the fight for justice for Jessica Lal, who was working as a celebrity barmaid at a fashionable New Delhi restaurant in 1999 when she was gunned down for refusing to serve a customer a drink.
The prime suspect, Manu Sharma, whose father

Dev Anand gets Hollywood help

Barry Sandrew, the founder of Legend films that specializes in coloring few of the best Hollywood black and white films is very impressed by Dev Anand’s classic ‘Hum Dono’.
Legend films has colored the black and white version of film ‘Hum Dono’ with the most advanced technology in US. The film has been colored using 65,000 colors while ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ and ‘Naya Daur’ had used the color scheme of 16 and 32 colors respectively. Legend films have colorized films like ‘Holiday Inn’,