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Hello Cinema: Screening of short films made by Amar Kanwar in Delhi

21 hours ago | DearCinema.com | See recent DearCinema.com news »

What:

The first edition of Hello Cinema! The film Club in New Delhi will witness an evening with Amar Kanwar. A conversation with the director followed by screening of his shorts.

When:

25 April. 6.30 Pm.

Entry:

Free and open to all.

Venue:

Chinmaya Ranjan

H-1589

Chittaranjan Park

New Delhi- 110019

About the event:

‘Engaging with the Shorts’

Screening of national and international shorts followed by discussion with filmmaker Amar Kanwar who will talk about his work.

Amar Kanwar has made films such as The News, The Face, Thet Win Aung and A Season Outside among others which explore ideas of violence, memory and resistance in India and Burma. Finding a contextual relationship with diverse audiences, Kanwar’s work maps a journey of exploration revealing the audience’s relationship with the politics of power, violence, sexuality and justice.

Hello Cinema! The film club is run by film critic Indu Shrikent. She can be contacted at ishrikent@gmail. »

- NewsDesk

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Stephen Colbert’s Best Singing Moments

10 April 2014 11:45 AM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

It's really happening: Colbert will take over as host of The Late Show when David Lettterman retires next year. While this means he'll be abandoning his role as the ultraconservative "Stephen Colbert" in favor of his true self (also conveniently named Stephen Colbert), will he also ditch all the singing? Likely not, as Colbert is known for being a triple threat (not to mention his soon-to-be-competitor Jimmy Fallon's penchant for a musical numbers). Just so we know what's in store for Late Show, let's take a look back at Colbert's best musical moments.Colbert joins his Steve counterpart, Carrell, in a tribute ... to Carrell. And during Comedy Central's Night of Too Many Stars, they come together again to sing a song about Captain Sully. He's also really good at subbing in for people on duets. Here, he takes over for Dolly Parton alongside Kenny Rogers on "Islands in the Stream. »

- Lindsey Weber

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'American Idol' Recap: Caleb Johnson & Sam Woolf Stand Out On 80s Night

9 April 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

American Idol’s top eight returned again this week after judges Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban used the season’s one and only save on Sam Woolf. This week, the finalists were required to pick a song from the 80s.

Jena Irene made a bold choice in reimagining Joan Jett’s “I Love Rock N Roll.” Irene started off the classic song sitting down at the piano, allowing the song to build up as she belted out the second half. The judges reactions were mixed, with Connick critiquing the arrangement and Lopez praising the young singer for another original performance.

Country boy Dexter Roberts chose to sing Georgia Satellites’ “Keep Your Hands to Yourself.” Mentor David Cook was on Roberts to enunciate better – and not to let the other guitarist on the stage steal the spotlight from him. Overall, the judges felt like Roberts' performance was passable, »

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‘The Americans’ and The Kenny Rogers Of Tel Aviv

27 March 2014 12:29 PM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

[This is a review of The Americans season 2, episode 5. There will be Spoilers.] 

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Once all the various spy-related activities of Philip and Elizabeth Jennings are taken into consideration, when the duties they have performed in the name of the Soviet Union are successfully tallied up, it will be no surprise that, on the surface at least, the protagonists of The Americans will come away looking like monsters. And that’s not simply due to the innocent people they’ve killed – like the security guard from season 1, or the young restaurant worker in the season 2 premiere – it also has to do with those ...

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- Kevin Yeoman

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Review: 'The Americans' - 'The Deal'

26 March 2014 8:15 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

A review of tonight's "The Americans" coming up just as soon as I'm the Kenny Rogers of Haifa... "You're a monster! You're not a man! Whatever you once were, whoever you were, they trained it out of you! No feeling, no humanity, you may as well be dead!" -Anton "The Deal" is an installment of "The Americans" where the whole isn't as strong as the sum of the individual parts, because even though the parts are mostly terrific, there are too many of them. FX has given this show, like many of its dramas, the freedom to come in long when the creative team needs the extra time, but in this case I would say being forced to hit a rigid time would have been useful. So much of what's strong about the episode comes from the tension of the ticking clock on Philip's situation, where there's only so long »

- Alan Sepinwall

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Gurgaon Fashion Week to start April 17

25 March 2014 6:13 AM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

Gurgaon, March 25: The first edition of Gurgaon Fashion Week will begin April 17. The event is expected to be a bi-annual one with summer and winter editions.

Founded by Neha Verma, the four-day fashion week promises opportunity to accelerate trade through the presence of buyers as well as throw the limelight on the hottest trends this season, said a statement.

To be held at Galaxy Hotel, known and budding designers will present their creations through runway and exhibition. Some of the the designer labels on the list include Ritu Kumar, Pooja and Urvika and 09 by Janhavi Gupta.

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- Shiva Prakash

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Premios Platinos (Latin American Oscars) Unveils Nominations; Brazil's 'Rio 2096, A Story of Love and Fury' Gets Nod

21 March 2014 12:12 PM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Premios Platinos, considered to be the "Oscars of Latin America" has just unveiled its list of nominees for their first edition, a ceremony which will take place on Saturday, April 5 at the Anayansi Theatre in Panama City.  The first edition will give out awards for fiction, documentaries and animated films from 22 countries all over Latin America including Spain, Portugal and Brazil. And speaking of Brazil, the animated feature titled Rio 2096, A Story of Love and Fury, directed by Luiz Bolognesi, has been nominated in one of the 8 categories, Best Animated Film that is. Promising a history of Brazil that you've never seen told quite like this, Rio 2096 tells the »

- Vanessa Martinez

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Call for Entry: Paris Coproduction Village

12 March 2014 9:23 PM, PDT | DearCinema.com | See recent DearCinema.com news »

The first edition of Paris Coproduction Village, a new co-production platform organized by the Les Arcs European Film Festival and the Champs-Elysées Film Festival is calling for entries.

The new co-production market has been launched as a substitute for the Paris Project co-production market that used to take place during the Paris Cinema Film Festival, but has been discontinued this year onward.

The two-day event, to take place on 12-13 June, has been designed to bring together 12 international feature film projects in development looking for French and European partners, as well as 6 projects from Cannes Film Festival Cinefondation Residence.

The last date for registration is 18 April, 2014.

Eligibility criteria

Only fiction, animation and documentary feature-length projects with director and script attached are eligible. All applications must be submitted by a production company and have secured (or under negotiation) financing from their home territory. All projects in development should not have French partners attached when submitted. »

- NewsDesk

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Second Edition of Dead Sexy: The Unofficial Walking Dead Fan Guide Arrives This Week

12 March 2014 1:21 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

The second edition of Dead Sexy: The Unofficial Walking Dead Fan Guide to Zombie Style, Beauty, Parties, and a Ghoul-Lurching UNlifestyle is out now, and it's not just another zombie book. It features deals from over 60 companies plus travel offers to some of America’s most haunted hotels.

From the Press Release:

Riverdale Avenue Books’ Pop Imprint has just released a second edition of the successful book Dead Sexy: The Unofficial Walking Dead Fan Guide to Zombie Style, Beauty, Parties, and a Ghoul-Lurching UNlifestyle.

This is the second pop culture book produced and written by Paula Conway featuring an exclusive private sale to a targeted audience. More than 60 companies have zombie-related flash-sale offers in Dead Sexy including Durango Boots from Rocky Brands, Windy City Novelties, Dear Bloody Mary, and Brad’s Raw Foods. This is also the first book to curate travel deals with exclusive offers, including the »

- Debi Moore

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Jarmusch, Wajda to open Prague

7 March 2014 3:48 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Jim Jarmusch’s Only Lovers Left Alive and Andrzej Wajda’s Walesa: A Man Of Hope will open this year’s ¨Febiofest¨.

The Prague International Film Festival (March 20-28) will present 141 films from 60 countries in 18 different sections.

Special tributes are being dedicated to the Finnish actress Kati Outinen, French animator Sylvain Chomet, Slovak actress Barbora Bobulová, Italian director Gianni Amelio and Ivory Coast-born actor Isaach de Bankolé.

De Bankolé, who first came to prominence in the French film industry with his role in Black Mic Mac, will present his two newest films, Mother Of August and Chaos, in Prague and will receive the Kristian Award for his Contribution to World Cinema.

Febiofest’s New Europe Competition open to first and second feature films will have such films as Wolfskinder,  My Nephew, The Idiot, Life Feels Good, Puppy Love, The Machine and Rock The Casbah competing for the €10,000 Grand Prix, including a €5,000 premium for a potential Czech distributor »

- screen.berlin@googlemail.com (Martin Blaney)

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How to deal with media lawyers

17 February 2014 6:30 PM, PST | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Don.t share your copyright with development partners. Consult a lawyer early in any negotiation. Be brutally honest with him/her. And don.t be cheap.

That.s among the advice to producers and other content creators from veteran media and entertainment lawyer Lyndon Sayer-Jones.

The attorney has just published a tome entitled Media Law for Non-Lawyers, updating a book which first came out more than 20 years ago.

.My motivation to release this 2014 edition was the realisation that since my first edition in 1992, no other such publications have come forward . not one,. he tells If.

.This is despite major changes made since my first edition such as the merger of Afc and Ffc into Screen Australia, the introduction of the producer offset tax scheme and, most important of all, the emergence of the Internet and social media.

.I don.t know why, I honestly don.t, but there are no »

- Don Groves

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Ile de France Location Expo: Record Participation

12 February 2014 6:34 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Over 90 exhibitors and between 1,500 and 2,500 participants – including producers, directors, line producers, and DPs – are expected to attend the 4th Ile de France Location Expo.

This year, the location show is incorporated within the 1st edition of the three-week umbrella event, Paris Images Trade Show.

Location Expo began as a showcase exclusively for the Ile de France region but has progressively expanded over the last four years to include locations from throughout France.

The first edition of Location Expo focused on the prime locations in the region, such as Versailles, the Louvre, the Musee d’Orsay – the jewels of the crown,” explains Olivier-Rene Veillon, exec director of the Ile de France Film Commission.

“After the first edition, we were contacted by other film commissions who said it would be very useful to show their locations, and it’s progressively expanded from there.”

The event now constitutes one of Europe’s premier location shows. »

- Martin Dale

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Tara Lipinski Performs 'The Big Lebowski' Tribute Skate For 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon'

5 February 2014 9:00 PM, PST | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Tara Lipinski, the 1998 figure skating gold medalist, skated her own version of The Big Lebowski music video with Jeff Bridges for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

'The Big Lipinski'

Filmed in New York City’s Rockefeller Center, Lipinski’s version of the video to Kenny Rogers’ “I Just Dropped In (to See What Condition My Condition Was In)” dazzled host Jimmy Fallon. Clad in a bathrobe, white v-neck shirt and sunglasses, Lipinski twirled around the ice while holding onto a White Russian cocktail.

In the music video for the 1998 movie, Bridges as “The Dude” dances about a psychedelic bowling alley, which features long-legged women in bowling pin headdresses. For his final act, he floats between their legs down a bowling lane and earns a strike with his curly-haired head.

Lipinski, who remains the youngest individual medalist to take home the gold at the Winter Games, filmed the performance as part »

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Olympian Tara Lipinski Rocks a Big Lebowski-Themed Skating Routine—Watch Now!

5 February 2014 4:35 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Tara Lipinski—who remains the youngest individual gold medalist in the history of the Olympic Winter Games, winning at just 15 years old—just proved she can still work the ice. This time in a bathrobe with a White Russian cocktail in her hand! Doing an impression of the "The Dude" like only she can, the retired figure skater rocked and literally rolled in a solo performance at the Rockefeller Center rink celebrating Jimmy Fallon's last week on Late Night, as he moves up a slot to The Tonight Show. The entertaining skit, titled The Big Lipinski, is a play on the cult-film classic The Big Lebowski, complete with music from the flick, Kenny Rogers' "Just Dropped In (to See What »

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Watch Tara Lipinski's Big Lebowski-Inspired Routine on Late Night

5 February 2014 11:00 AM, PST | Pastemagazine.com | See recent PasteMagazine news »

To simultaneously mark NBC’s coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi beginning this weekend as well as Jimmy Fallon’s upcoming transition to The Tonight Show, Olympic gold medalist Tara Lipinski took to the ice once again on Late Night for a glorious routine inspired by The Big Lebowski. Appropriately titled “The Big Lipinski,” the skit sees the figure skater execute more than a few impressive moves while donning The Dude’s iconic robe and raising a White Russian (get it?) like the Holy Grail itself, backed by the Kenny Rogers & The First Edition song “Just Dropped In (To See »

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Tara Lipinski channels The Dude for epic 'Big Lebowski'-themed skating routine

4 February 2014 4:32 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Do you love figure-skating? How about "The Big Lebowski"? Yes and yes? Now imagine if you could indulge in both of these passions simultaneou -- Oh wait, what's that? Olympic gold medalist Tara Lipinski performed a "Lebowski"-inspired routine on "Jimmy Fallon" last night to the strains of Kenny Rogers and the First Edition's "Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)"? Is this a dream? No. This actually happened, and this is available to watch now. Dozens of times, even. Follow Riot on Twitter   »

- Chris Eggertsen

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Rome Film Fest's 'Cinema al Maxxi' Initiative Back for Encore Edition

30 January 2014 9:35 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Rome – The Rome Film Festival’s Cinema al Maxxi initiative is back for its sophomore edition, getting under way next week with an eclectic slate of important international films, classics, and family fare. The first edition of the Cinema al Maxxi program took place last year in the lead up to the 8th edition of the Rome Film Festival, which got underway in November. In 2014, the 9th edition of the Italian capital’s biggest film event will take place in October, but Cinema al Maxxi will move up even farther, getting underway Feb. 5 and running for two full months.

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- Eric J. Lyman

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Grammys 2014: Full winners list

26 January 2014 3:30 PM, PST | Zap2It - From Inside the Box | See recent Zap2It - From Inside the Box news »

Which music stars went home with awards at the 2014 Grammy Awards? Find out with this full winners list.

Winners in each category are bolded.

Record of the Year

"Get Lucky" -- Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers

"Radioactive" -- Imagine Dragons

"Royals" -- Lorde

"Locked Out of Heaven" -- Bruno Mars

"Blurred Lines" -- Robin Thick feat. T.I. and Pharrell

Album of the year

"The Blessed Unrest" -- Sara Bareilles

"Random Access Memories" -- Daft Punk

"Good Kid, M.A.A.D City" -- Kendrick Lamar

"The Heist" -- Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

"Red" -- Taylor Swift

Song of the year

"Just Give Me a Reason" -- Jeff Bhasker, Pink and Nate Ruess (Pink feat. Nate Ruess)

"Locked Out of Heaven" -- Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine and Bruno Mars (Bruno Mars)

"Roar" -- Lukasz Gottwald, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee, Katy Perry and Henry Walter (Katy Perry)

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Call for Entry: Sundance Institute Short Film Challenge

24 January 2014 10:27 PM, PST | DearCinema.com | See recent DearCinema.com news »

The first edition of Short Film Challenge organised by the Sundance Institute, in partnership with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, is calling for entries.

The short film- 3 to 8 minutes- can be narrative fiction, documentary or experimental. The last date for entry is 1st July, 2014. Writers can also submit their stories.

The brief for the entries is that the film should explore an empowering person or an optimistic story about individuals and communities who are overcoming poverty and hunger, combatting disease, or improving health.

5 winners in the challenge will be awarded a cash prize and their films will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, 2015.

For more details, log on to http://tongal.com/sundance

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Giuliana Rancic’s E! Interview Show Debuting With Demi Lovato Sitdown

24 January 2014 9:29 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Giuliana Rancic’s new E! interview series — for which she will interview Demi Lovato, Melissa Joan Hart and Elisabeth Hasselbeck — will premiere Feb. 3, the network announced. The first edition of “Beyond Candid with Giuliana” will feature Lovato. Each episode will include a one-hour interview. Also read: E! Apologizes for Embarrassing ‘Fun Fact’ About Michael J. Fox and Parkinson’s (Updated) “I am of the mindset that behind every person there is a great story to tell. There is nothing I love more than helping someone share their story with the hopes of not only entertaining people but inspiring them as well, »

- Tim Molloy

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