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In a move, which I believe, has been taken to quell some of the anti-Potter sentiment, Warner Bros has released a new, really slick Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince trailer. Check it out…. The movie comes out on July 17, 2009, after it was pushed back by more than 6 months.

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I just happened to stumble upon some set pics from Guy Ritchie’s upcoming Sherlock Holmes starring Robert Downey Jr as Holmes and Jude Law as Watson. Who/what is that? Elementary, my dear Watson. That, is Robert Downey dressed up as Holmes. Now, call me weird or what you may, but THAT, to me, looks more […]

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Our Rating: 0.25Yahoo India Movies: 4 Starring: Sharman Joshi, Gul Panag, Sohail Khan, Amrita Arora, Isha Koppikar, Sharat Saxena, Dilip Tahil.Director: Atul Agnihotri. And I thought Chetan Bhagat’s One Night @ The Call Center would make a good movie. After all, it had everything packed into it-from love, to deceit, to a gripping storyline-all with […]

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Even Rob Schneider can act. Sometimes, that is. But what really makes an actor great? For me, it’s all about subtlety. No over-the-top histrionics. Just those subtle nuances and character traits the good actors come up with for their roles. Oh, and of course, variety. Any actor can play the same kind of role over […]

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The teaser poster for the film adaptation of Dan Brown’s Angels and Demons has been released. Directed by Ron Howard, with Tom Hanks reprising his role as Robert Langdon, the film is being projected as a sequel to The Da Vinci Code, in contrast with the book version, which was a prequel.The poster looks really […]

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The video for the new Bond theme song, Another Way to Die, has been released. Clocking in at 4:25, the video doesn’t feature much footage from the movie, save for a quick clip of Bond walking in the desert, which we also got to see in the trailer.Though highly stylized and visually very spectacular, it […]

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Our Rating: 3Rotten Tomatoes: 35%Yahoo Movies Critics: CYahoo Movies Users: C+ Starring: Adam Sandler, Emmanuelle Chriqui, John Turturro.Director: Dennis Dugan. He’s crass. He’s crude. He’s rude. He pats his genitals ever so often. He’s a Mossad spy. He wants to be a hairdresser. He bangs every gal in sight. And, unabashedly so. He’s funny. He’s […]

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Our Rating: 4.5 Rotten Tomatoes: 90% Yahoo Movies Users: B+ Starring: Emilio Estévez, Anthony Michael Hall, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Paul Gleason. Director: John Hughes. Ok, so nobody from this generation’s even heard about this movie. So what if none of the actors made it really big, with Anthony Michael Hall being the only one of them […]

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Another Way To Die, the theme song for the new Bond flick, Quantum of Solace, has finally been released. Performed by Jack White (of The White Stripes) and Alicia Keys it is the first duet ever in the history of James Bond soundtracks. Click here to listen to it online. The track will be released […]

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The theatrical trailer of the next James Bond flick, Quantum of Solace. Clocking in at 2 minutes 21 seconds, it is a direct continuation of the teaser trailer and expands on the role of Dominic Greene, the villain, and the new Bond girl, Camille, while also ramping up the action.When Marc Forster (Monster’s Ball, The […]

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Our Rating: 2.9Rotten Tomatoes: 35%Yahoo Movies Critics: CYahoo Movies Users: B Director: Robert LuketicStarring: Jim Sturgess, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, Lawrence Fishburne. Whoever said first impression is last impression, must not have seen this film. Whoever said a film inspired by the true story of the MIT Blackjack Team (that of the house breaker fame) […]

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Our Rating: 3.95Yahoo India Movies: 4.5 Starring: Farhan Akhtar, Arjun Rampal, Purab Kohli, Luke Kenny, Prachi Desai, Koel Purie.Director: Abhishek Kapoor. I don’t normally watch Hindi films. The song and dance sequences just get on my nerves. But then, once in a while, if the promos look interesting enough, I do break that rule. And […]

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Our Rating: 3.75Rotten Tomatoes: 80%Yahoo Movies Users: B+ Starring: Jeremy Theobald, Alex Haw, John Nolan.Director: Christopher Nolan. It doesn’t contain any known actors (as can be divined from the ‘Starring: ‘ field above). At it’s time of release, the director wasn’t as frighteningly well known as he is today (I mean, Chris Nolan, did, after […]

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Our Rating: 2.5 (that too, just because of Jack Nicholson)Rotten Tomatoes: 92%Yahoo Movies Critics: A-Yahoo Movies Users: B+ Starring: Jack Nicholson, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Mark Wahlberg.Director: Martin Scorsese Oscar winner? This movie?! 92% on Rotten Tomatoes? This movie?! No wonder critics are thought to be utterly pretentious and unreasonable! What does this movie have […]

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I ran into this poll (obviously fuelled by the posthumous Oscar buzz that Ledger is generating) on gaurdian.co.uk. I voted (in the affirmative, if you must know), and was more than just surprised by the results-I was alarmed! The results showed that it was a close race (59.4% for, 40.6 against), which really got me […]

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Our Rating: 2.5Rotten Tomatoes: 94%Yahoo Movies Users: B+ Starring: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano.Director: Christopher Nolan. Borrowing a line from Chris Nolan’s Batman Begins, and updating it a little, I’d say that “This is a movie you’ll never understand, and you always fear…what you don’t understand…”. But, having said that, I’ll also add that […]

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Our Rating: 4.75Rotten Tomatoes: 95%Yahoo Movies Critics: A-Yahoo Movies Users: A Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine.Director: Christopher Nolan It wasn’t just the hype, but rather the confluence of such amazingly talented people that had me waiting for this flick like I haven’t ever waited before. I had […]

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Our Rating: 4SoundtrackNet Critic: 3.5SoundtrackNet Users: 4.5 Music by: Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard Okay, I’ll be frank. I’m sick and tired of Zimmer and movie soundtracks-after a while every score starts to sound the same. Having said that, the only reason why I heard this soundtrack was because I thought that the soundtrack […]

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Our Rating: 4SoundtrackNet Critic: 4SoundtrackNet Users: 4.5 Music by: Hans Zimmer and James Newton HowardAdditional Music by: Ramin Djawadi and Mel Wesson Many fans complained about the deviation from the original Danny Elfman score in this reboot of the Batman franchise. While Elfman’s score for Batman and Batman Returns was majestic and as proclaimed by […]

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Our Rating: 3.5SoundtrackNet Critic: 4.5SoundtrackNet Users: 4.5 Music By: Hans Zimmer The Curse of the Black Pearl (by Klaus Badelt, in collaboration with Hans Zimmer) was fun, Dead Man’s Chest (by Hans Zimmer) was silly, and now with World’s End, Zimmer rounds off his Pirates‘ bounty of soundscapes with a mega flourish-not always gripping, but […]

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Our Rating: 2 Rotten Tomatoes: 76% Yahoo Movies Critics: B Yahoo Movies Users: B- Starring: ET, Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Shia LaBeouf. Director: Steven Spielberg. First things first-I haven’t seen the previous 3 Indiana Jones films and am judging this film purely on its own merits and not on the reputation built up by the […]