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The new movie, Breakaway, also being released as Speedy Singhs, is not only the acting debut for the young Vinay Virmani, it is also his first credit as screenwriter. The film is a drama, a comedy, a sports film, a romance with a infusion of Bollywood magic that Vinay says he thinks will appeal to audiences the world over. Taken from his own life, he has crafted a story about a young twenty something Indian Canadian trying to find his place in the world and a place in the national sport of Canada, Ice Hockey. The story follows Rajveer Singh, a 21 year old who aspires to play professional hockey and is struggling to succeed in a predominantly white man’s sport. Facing prejudice from his peers, he decides to assemble an all-Sikh hockey team called ‘Speedy Singh’ and these talented young men begin a challenging journey of social acceptance and ethnic assimilation, »
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Getty Actress Melissa McCarthy, center, accepts the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Emmy.
The 2011 Emmy Awards are on tonight, featuring host Jane Lynch. The leading nominees include Kate Winslet (“Mildred Pierce”), Steve Carell (“The Office”) and Peter Dinklage (“Game of Thrones”). Who will take home the top prizes? Speakeasy is live-blogging the event now.
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Forty-seven years ago today, Keanu Charles Reeves was born to Patricia Bond and Samuel Reeves in Beirut, Lebanon. Growing up, Reeves enjoyed acting and hockey and in 1986, at the age of 22, Reeves combined his passions in the Rob Lowe hockey movie Youngblood. Twenty-seven years after his studio debut, Reeves has established himself as one of our favorite big-screen personalities. In honor of Keanu's birthday, let's hear what you consider his finest acting moment. Excellent! »
3 items from 2011
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