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Storyline: The battle at Iwo Jima as seen from the Japanese perspective…Ups: If the first part in the series, Flags Of Our Fathers, blew your mind and questioned the very definition of heroes in the ...
After the hype and hoopla -- Satyam
Interesting in bits and pieces and gripping in fits and starts, GK Film Corporation’s Satyam (U/A), is a dampener of sorts. And if you walk out of the cinemas with a sense of disappointment, it’s because of A. ...
Director, tussi great ho
We wanted to know what director Rumi Jaffery was thinking before and after he committed this act of blasphemy. So we sat down for an imaginary interview with the maker of God Tussi Great Ho.Why do people think this is ...
‘Captain’ is back
Vijaykanth turns bank manager in Kalaimani’s Engal Aasan
A castle all his own
Mohanlal on Akasha Gopuram releasing today
BLAST FROM THE PAST
T. R. Ramachandran, Kali. N. Ratnam, M. S. Chandra (Madhuri Devi), ‘Lux Beauty’ R. Padma, T. V. Sethuraman and T. V. Annapoorani
My First Break
When I was doing a diploma in Electronic and Communication, my friends and I would scoop up all the prizes in intercollegiate meets. Balajee who hosts the Super Ten show on Sun TV asked me to join him. I used to go with him and at one point ...
Tusshar is excited
Tusshar Kapoor is all excited about his first cousin Abhishek Kapoor’s directorial venture Rock On. He says, “I’m dying to see Gattu’s (Abhishek’s nickname) film. I feel it will be very ...
1. One-Eyed Jacks was the only directorial venture of which Hollywood great? 2. In which two categories were Oscars awarded to people making their debut in American Beauty? 3. Who is addressed as ...
This is one of the most basic rules of cinematography to ensure continuity of visuals and direction. An imaginary line on one side of the axis of action is drawn between two actors facing each other in a scene and the camera must not cross ...
LOVE / HATE
Why I like... Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na
Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na was a super feel good movie. I truly loved it because it was very simple though predictable towards the end.The star cast was apt and I was so glad to see Kitu Gidwani, Ratna Pathak Shah and Jayant Kriplani who ...
Why I hate.. Dhoom 2
I thought they were trying too hard to make it slick and Mission-Impossible-ish...Why do they even bother making sequels?The most annoying thing in the movie was Aishwarya’s lingo and I just think she over acted... Bips was a little ...
Jaya TV launches a new, daily quiz programme, ‘20-20,’ exclusively for women, to test their IQ level. Women in the age group 16-40 can take part. The number of participants should not exceed 20, out of whom one will be adjudged ...
What happened to the camaraderie of the past? Why do present-day actors take pot shots at each other at the drop of a hat? V. Gangadhar takes a look
HOT FROM HOLLYWOOD
Tyler’s son loves tractors
Liv Tyler’s son Milo is so unimpressed by the glitz and glamour of a Hollywood lifestyle that he wants to become a farmer when he is older. Liv says her three-year-old tot makes her pretend to be a farm hand and she is convinced he will ...
Chooses dinner over boot camp
Instead of beefing up and getting into shape for his role in Tropic Thunder Ben Stiller went out for slap-up meals and shirked on his fitness training. Ben admits he arranged for him and the rest of the cast to go on a boot ...
Pene drops movies for homework
You won’t be seeing quite as much of Penelope Cruz on screen from now on. It’s not that the Spanish beauty is cutting back on nude scenes, she’s just too busy doing her homework to make lots of movies. “I always say about ...
Jen and John
Jennifer Aniston is getting back at John Mayer for dumping her by throwing his “let’s just be friends” request back in his face. The former Friends star is said to be furious that her toy boy lover has not only ended their ...
Jess dreams of being Dolly
Sexy Texan Jessica Simpson is determined to become as big as her country and western idol Dolly Parton. But not just in the music stakes. “Dolly is awesome! I idolise her,” says Jessica. “And she is beautiful. I would love to be ...
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