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Helen (Rene Russo) is the free-spirited mother of 10, including six adopted children of various races. In contrast, Admiral Frank Beardsley (Dennis Quaid) has eight well-trained overachievers. When former sweethearts Helen and Frank ...
The distance in front of and beyond the subject that is in focus is referred to as depth of field. For images larger than life, such as scenic landscapes, a large depth of field may be used to establish the largeness of the frame, while a ...
1. Which Hollywood actor, thanks to his leading roles in historical films, once joked: “They seem to think I have a medieval face”!
LOVE / HATE
Why I like... Mouna Ragam
A lot of films have come out on these lines, Andtha Ezhu Naatkal, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam all very good films by themselves, but this one stands out. ...
What’s the true story behind you no longer being part of Kettavan? Is Simbu a bad boy? Life is not two dimensional. Time will tell.You passed out of NID and became a VJ for SS Music. Does that do ...
BLAST FROM THE PAST
Rambayin Kaathal 1939
K. L. V. Vasantha, K. Sarangapani, N. S. Krishnan, T. A. Mathuram, K. A. Chokkalinga Bhagavathar, R. Balasubramaniam, T. S. Durairaj and Kali N. Ratnam
My first break -- Devayani
Cast ‘Jeyam’ Ravi, Geneliya, Prakash Raj, Kousalya, Geetha, Shivaji Shinde, Vijayakumar, cricketer Sadagopan Ramesh, Santhanam, Premji Amaren and Sathyan. Direction M.Raja
Cast Newcomers Hari and Jothi Krishna play lead roles. Nalini, ‘Delhi’ Ganesh, ‘Nizhalgal’ Ravi, Santhanabharathi and Sathyapriya are also in the cast. Direction Aasai
Cast Nitin Sathya, Premji Amaren, Ajay Raj and Vasanth and Co Vijay. They pair with Swagithya, Jennifer, Sowmya and Lakshana. Direction N. SundereshwaranMusic Premji Amaren ...
Cast Bharath, Meera Jasmine, Sangeetha, Meera Krishnan, Mayilsamy and Mumbai actor Govind Namdev. Direction V.Z.DuraiMusic Srikanth DevaProducer ...
Cast Vijayakanth, Navneeth Kaur, Biju Menon, Riyaz Khan, Rahul Dev and Ravichandran.Direction MadeshMusic Srikanth DevaProducer L.K.Sudesh
HOT FROM HOLLYWOOD
In good humour
Dennis Quaid admits his head is still spinning from his first meeting with Sex and the City star Sarah Jessica Parker — because they ended up in bed together! The Vantage Point actor has told of his ...
Renee loves gossip
Renee Zellweger loves reporters making up stories about her — because it makes her more interesting. For years the Bridget Jones star has been dogged by rumours that she is having a relationship with her
‘I’m no shopaholic’
Hayden Panettiere has been saving her Heroes pay packet rather than spending it — because she doesn’t like shopping. The 18-year-old blonde beauty, who plays cheerleader Claire Bennett, says she cannot understand ...
Katherine Heigl is enjoying wedded bliss but she is worried something will spoil her happiness. The 27 Dresses star says she is uneasy when aspects of her life are going well because she is convinced it will be ruined. ...
Grand designs for baby
Matthew McConaughey is so excited about becoming a dad that he has already planned out his newborn baby’s life. The Fool’s Gold star says he has always wanted children — since he was a boy — and now his ...
Good, bad, average
The freshness of the lead pair and their on-screen vibes light up the screen, and the impact is sustained till intermission time. R. K. Productions’ Yaaradi Nee Mohini (U), remade from Telugu, has gloss and glamour, sheen ...
Of love and law
On location The hero, here, is on the wrong side of the law
Sunil’s new role
U.S.-based filmmaker Anand Alagappan is all set to release his first feature in English shot with the latest camera, Red
Moses to Michelangelo
Be it Ben Hur or Moses in ‘Ten Commandments’, Charlton Heston, who passed away recently, became synonymous with the characters he portrayed
Worth the wait
“A family drama with romance as its bottomline,” is how P.V. Ravi, director of Mahesh, Charanya Matrum Palar, describes his film. Ravi has apprenticed under Lingusamy and
The happenings in 24 hours at three different places will form the crux of Saroja. Director Venkat Prabhu, who made waves with Chennai-600028, wields the megaphone again for Saroja, whose ...
All the way from Canada
Bitten by the cinema bug, Rex Raj, a resident of Toronto, Canada, is now in Chennai to direct Thalaikeezh. “From beginning to end, the story will be far from predictable. A sense of expectation will persist ...
Mention Arai Enn 305il Kadavul, and Simbudevan is all smiles. The makers are planning a mid-week release, which is rather strange. “We just need a few more days and if we are ready why wait for another whole week? Anyway ...
Check global warming
BIG 92.7 FM Chennai has pledged support to Greenpeace’s ‘Blue Alert’ campaign by putting together a programming mix, both on air and on ground. The campaign will spread awareness on the adverse effects of global ...
In ‘Bound,’ after Lex is accused of killing a young woman, Clark sets out to prove his innocence and asks an unlikely source for help.Day Break (STAR World, Tuesday, 11 p.m.) In ...
New Year Special
Jaya TV rolls out an array of exciting programmes on April 13 as part of Tamil New Year Day celebrations. Watch an interview with Vincent Asokan, son of yesteryear actor Asokan, at 8.30 a.m. in ‘Son of Villain.’ In ...
Makkal TV is all set to celebrate Saturday nights with a difference. Therukkoothu, Udukkaiyadi, Kaniyaan Koothu and Villisai form part of the overnight array of shows. To be aired on Saturdays, from 11 p.m., these shows, performed amidst ...
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