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Forget Leo, Ennio Morricone finally won an Oscar after 500 movie credits

After clocking over 500 movie credits, legendary Italian composer Ennio Morricone finally landed Oscar gold at this year's Academy Awards.<p>Winning for …

Golden Globes

Berlin Film Festival 2016: 8 films that you should know about from Midnight Special to War on Everyone

<b>When and where is Berlin Film Festival held?</b><p>Named Berlinale, the annual festival unsurprisingly takes place in the German capital of Berlin; the …

The Best of Sundance 2016: /Film's Favorite Films

After 10 glorious days, the <b>2016 Sundance Film Festival</b> came to a close last night, with awards handed out Saturday night. And now that the festival …

New York City

Arctic Report: What Are the Northern Lights, Really?

A combination of chemistry, astrophysics, and magic<p>People through history have come with all kinds of creative explanations for the northern lights. Per Helge Nylund, who curates the Tromsø Museum, says the myths vary throughout the Arctic. In Finland, the lights were called fox flames, and were …

Magnetism

Netflix just got snubbed by the biggest film in Sundance history — here's why

But Sundance hasn't been a complete triumph for Netflix, which endured a high-profile snub on Tuesday when it lost out on Nate Parker's powerful slave revolt film, "The Birth of a Nation."<p>"The Birth of a Nation" scored a Sundance record when Fox Searchlight bought the distribution rights for $17.5 …

Box Office

The 71 Most Highly Anticipated Movies At The 2016 Sundance Film Festival

So many exciting movies at this year’s Park City–set independent film festival, which is happening now. Here they are, grouped by recurring themes.<p><b>1. The Birth of a Nation</b> (U.S. Dramatic Competition)<p><b>Starring:</b> Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Aja Naomi King, Jackie Earle Haley, Gabrielle Union, and Mark …

‘A profound commitment to the pursuit of meaning in life’s marginal zones’

Philip Coleman, who taught Thomas Morris at Trinity College Dublin, says his debut is an important, lasting contribution to the debate on what …

19 Documentaries Premiering At The Sundance Film Festival That We'll Be Talking About In 2016

The movies most commonly associated with the Sundance Film Festival are indie darlings -- daring dramas like "Sex, Lies and Videotape," moody meditations like "Garden State" and surprising comedy gems like "Little Miss Sunshine." But Sundance is always a hub for the year's hottest documentaries. …

Werner Herzog's New Documentary Is About AI and Robots, Looks Incredible

'Lo And Behold: Reveries of A Connected World' will premiere at Sundance 2016<p>Werner Herzog is the best. This is a scientific fact. The German film director, who once ate his own shoe as a consequence of a lost bet, saved the life of Joaquin Phoenix, and made such amazing, groundbreaking films as</i> …

Filmmaking

India A Step Closer To 'Desi-GPS' With Latest Satellite Launch

<b>Sriharikota:</b> Space agency ISRO this morning successfully launched India's fifth navigation satellite, the IRNSS-1E, in space, moving a step closer to …

Filmmaking

The magic of cinema unlocked one man’s coma-bound world

An Alfred Hitchcock film helped to prove one patient had been conscious while in a coma-like state for 16 years. The discovery shows that neuroscience may still have lots to learn from the ancient art of storytelling, says Tom Stafford.<p>If brain injury steals your consciousness then you are in a …

The Brain

10 New Fall Books That Should Be On Your Nightstand

I can't wait to get my hands on all of these books! From the soul-soothing words of Brene Brown to the historical observations of Margo Jefferson, there's something here for everyone.<p><i>Rising Strong</i> by Brene' Brown -- Getting back up after failing is the theme of Brown's newest book of inspiration. …

Books

Victoria review: one shot, two hours, total triumph

Shot over two hours in a single, dazzling take, Victoria is one of the year’s most impressive technical achievements – but it’s more than mere gimmick.<p>The German film - which first screened at the Berlin film festival where it won the Silver Bear for Cinematography – signals actor-turned-director …

Owe

Venice film festival – plenty of punch to disturb the peace

Telluride may have rained on Venice’s parade, but fine performances marked the festival, notably Ralph Fiennes in A Bigger Splash. Meanwhile, Charlie Kaufman’s Anomalisa was a heart-rending highlight<p>Hang around the Venice Lido in September, and you could form the erroneous impression that film …

Orthodox Judaism

7 Ancient Mysteries Archaeologists Will Solve This Century

National Geographic archaeologist Fredrik Hiebert predicts the amazing finds we may make in the 21st century.<p>When the National Geographic Society awarded its first archaeology grant to Hiram Bingham in 1912, the archaeologist headed off to Machu Picchu with one of the most advanced pieces of …

Blockbusters

Isabella Rossellini on Ingrid Bergman: 'Women liked her matter-of-factness'

Ahead of MoMA’s and the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s centennial celebration of Bergman’s career, her daughter reflects on a woman who didn’t care for makeup and who swore by keeping things simple<p>The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is honouring the Swedish film star Ingrid Bergman in a centennial …

High Heels

The Most Extreme Things Actors Have Done to Prepare for Roles

There seems to be a strong correlation between degree of transformation and number of Oscars.<p>Probably because there seems to be a strong inverse relationship between degree of transformation and number of Oscars, Extreme Role Preparation has become something of a sport amongst actors. Who can …

Universal Pictures
Blond Hair

Latest Bollywood News | Hindi Movie News | Hindi Cinema News

Bollywood Hungama News Network<p>Jacqueline Fernandez has time and again shared many updates from…<p>0<p>Bollywood Hungama News Network<p>There has been a lot of …

Glasgow Short Film Festival, Pleas Fest: this week’s new film events

Glasgow Short Film Festival<p>This festival actually has much more than just short film to it. Not that there aren’t reams of those, including four programmes of new Scottish work (one such being Only Make Believe) and a focus on Ukrainian cinema. But there are also other noteworthy events, such as …

22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

These writers are not to be missed.

Books

Light Photographed As A Wave And A Particle For The First Time

Seeing is believing<p>Scientists have long known that light can behave as both a particle and a wave—Einstein first predicted it in 1909. But no experiment has been able to show light in both states simultaneously. Now, researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have …

फ़िल्म 'अलीगढ़' में कुछ ऐसे नज़र आएंगे मनोज बाजपेयी

<b>मुंबई :</b> निर्देशक हंसल मेहता और अभिनेता मनोज बाजपेई की बहुचर्चित फ़िल्म 'अलीगढ़' का पहला लुक रिलीज़ हो चुका है। इस फ़िल्म में मनोज समलैंगिक प्रोफेसर की …

Christian Bale

The curse of Oscarbait: the films you didn't see last Sunday

From that Grace Kelly biopic to The Artist director’s follow-up, here are the films that fell by the wayside before this year’s Oscars<p>As we predict the possible winners of next year’s Academy Awards, it’s worth remembering, to quote an Oscar-winning script, that sometimes it is the people who no …

Grace Kelly

24 books you've probably never heard of that will change your life

Cricket

It's curtains for DDLJ

After an incredible 1,009-week, two-decade uninterrupted run, , or , a Bollywood entertainer, has faded from the marquee of the iconic Maratha Mandir …

Bollywood