Monthly Archives: January 2009

Slumdog Millionaire Sock Puppet Show

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We can sleep in peace. We know how ‘The Italian Job’ ended

“Hang on a minute lads – I’ve got a great idea.” We hung on a minute. We then hung on a further forty years. For all those dying to know how the robbers ‘save’ the gold at the end of … Continue reading

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Hollywood stars are having a bad week

Brad Pitt poses for photographers in Paris with his flies undone while Halle Berry’s dress gets caught in an escalator while rushing to Obama’s inauguration Ball. It wasn’t the best week for Hollywood.

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How "Slumdog Millionaire" got its name

If you are wondering why “Slumdog” and why not “Slumboy”, there’s a story behind how Danny Boyle’s Golden Globe-winning film got its unusual name. Read more here. By the way, the director still thinks the movie is not perfect.

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Where the hell is Matt? On VISA

Just in case you haven’t caught Matt Harding in the new VISA ad So have his Outtakes – the ones that didn’t make the cut. INTERVIEW – Matt Harding

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The President is Coming — is finally here

The President is Coming, a film set in Mumbai during George W. Bush’s trip to India in 2006, tells the fictional tale of six Indians vying for a chance to shake hands with the visiting head of state. The film … Continue reading

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How a cockroach got drunk on the sets of ‘Mr India’

Remember that scene in Mr India(1987) where Sridevi comes face to face with a cockroach. Turns out director Shekhar Kapur had to coax the roach with some rum to stand still for the shot. Kapur wrote about it on his … Continue reading

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