Gone Girl is found at the top spot in the UK

Hitting the box office charts hard is American mystery thriller Gone Girl, which delivered the biggest opening weekend since The Inbetweeners 2 back in August, debuting with £4,109,628. Adapted by Gillian Flynn, who wrote the 2012 novel of the same name, it was directed by David Fincher, whose previous openers include The Social Network with … Continue reading Gone Girl is found at the top spot in the UK

Ben Affleck is the new Batman

Actor-director Ben Affleck will play the Dark Knight in the upcoming sequel of Man of Steel, which will feature the two superheros, Batman and Superman, for the first time. The 41-year-old star will be replacing Christian Bale, and will face 30-year-old Henry Cavil, who will reprise the role of Superman. Zack Snyder, who will be … Continue reading Ben Affleck is the new Batman

Ben Affleck talks politics: Argo, The Middle-East and Hollywood.(Video)

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=an1A6ysEaJ0   In this interview, I discuss with Ben Affleck his Golden Globe winning movie, Argo, which revolves around the rescue of 7 American, who took refuge at the Canadian Ambassador home, after their embassy was stormed by angry Iranian demonstrators in 1979. Ben Affleck, who graduated from Harvard in Middle-Eastern studies, reflects on … Continue reading Ben Affleck talks politics: Argo, The Middle-East and Hollywood.(Video)

DGA announces 2013 Best Director nominations

Directors Guild of America (DGA) has announced today its nominations for Best Director: Steven Spielberg for Lincoln, Ben Affleck for Argo, Tom Hooper for Les Miserables, Ang Lee for Life of Pi and Kathryn Bigelow for Zero Dark Thirty. All the above directors have been already recognized by other guilds and organizations. Notably missing in … Continue reading DGA announces 2013 Best Director nominations

Zero Dark Thirty triumphs at the National Board of – Review awards

Zero Dark Thirty, which dramatises the events leading to the killing of Osama Bin Laden,  won the best picture of 2012 at the National Board of Review awards. It also took the Best Director Award for Kathryn Bigelow, Best Actress for Jessica Chastain. who plays  the CIA agent hunting Bin Laden. This was the second … Continue reading Zero Dark Thirty triumphs at the National Board of – Review awards