2020 has been an unfortunate year for the film industry. In the past few months, Bollywood lost eminent personalities like Irrfan Khan, Rishi Kapoor, Basu Chatterjee, Wajid Khan, Sushant Singh Rajput and Saroj Khan. And now, here's one more heartbreaking news coming in. … [Read more...] about Rajesh Khanna’s Mere Jeevan Saathi Producer Harish Shah Passes Away Due To Cancer
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“I miss you guys,” Swank’s character Emma Green says in the clip, holding a family photo that shows her husband (Josh Charles) and 15-year-old daughter (Talitha Bateman) before allowing it to float on the ship. “I love you so much. And just remember, the further away I get, I’m just getting closer to being back to you.” … [Read more...] about Hilary Swank Battles Loneliness in Space in ‘Away’ Teaser
And if you want to get technical, it’s been 36 years since Ghostbusters rode atop the weekend box office, the last time being September 14-16, 1984. It was also the second time that Ghostbusters ruled an Independence Day frame at the B.O, with the Columbia Pictures release having won both June 29-July 1 and the July 6-8 period that year, according to Box Office Mojo. The movie opened on June 8 of that year to $13.6M at 1,339 theaters, and it stayed at the top spot for seven weeks straight, with another three No. 1 wins (for a total of 10 weeks at No. 1). … [Read more...] about Sony Wins Again At The Independence Day Box Office, This Year With The Reissue Of 1984’s ‘Ghostbusters’
Songs are an integral part of Indian cinema. Be it any genre of film, they play an important role in conveying the emotions of the characters on the celluloid. While the depiction and placement of songs may have changed over the years, they still continue to remain the soul of films. … [Read more...] about Patriotism On Silver Screen: 10 Bollywood Songs Which Will Make Your Patriotic Josh High!
I worked eight straight years with just one week of actual time off. In addition to running the site, editing it, planning for it, and breaking stories on it, I also wrote box office from Friday morning through Sunday midday, with myriad updates. One day Deadline posted, “Yes, it’s true: Nikki Finke has been in the hospital since Monday. She hopes to get out by Friday (even if she has to rip off the IV). But that won’t interfere with her holiday box office since 15 movies are opening!” The goal was to do it differently: in those days, every new release was a “boffo hit” per the trades. I sought to inject more truth into the process. My coverage caused instant dismay and voluminous debate. As Fast Company noted, high-level Disney execs huddled around their computers for the opening of Pirates Of The Caribbean 4. “The big question on their minds was this: what was Nikki Finke going to say on Deadline Hollywood? The most influential—and, to … [Read more...] about Deadline Turns 10 And Celebrates Disruptors: Nikki Finke Looks Back