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Special effects from ‘Interstellar’ makes Indian-owned company win Oscar

Namit Malhotra was still a teenager when he founded his own company in Mumbai, working out of his father’s garage. It was 1995 and he had opened an editing studio, which swiftly moved into film production equipment rentals in two years, and eventually became Prime Focus, the visual effects force behind Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar and […]

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Head Injury kills Ben Woolf of ‘American Horror Story’

Ben Woolf from “American Horror Story: Freak Show” has died in an L.A. hospital from injuries suffered last week when he was hit by a passing car. A source close to Woolf tells us he died from a stroke on Monday afternoon. He had been heavily sedated at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center since the accident last […]

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Is ‘Two and a Half Men’ missing Charlie Sheen

Two and a half men — none of them Charlie Sheen. That’s surely what many viewers were watching for: To see whether Sheen would return for Thursday’s final episode of Two and a Half Men — the series he helped turn into one of CBS’s (and TV’s) biggest hits. The answer was “yes” in spirit, […]

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Oliver Sacks fears of dying by cancer

London-born writer whose book Awakenings inspired the Oscar-nominated film vows to live ‘in the richest, deepest, most productive’ way he can after learning of multiple metastases in the liver The scientist and writer Oliver Sacks has said his “luck has run out” after revealing that he has terminal cancer. Sacks, whose book Awakenings inspired the […]

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‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late’ by Drake

Drake has been a busy boy. The rapper and ex-Degrassi star, who appeared in 15-minute art film Jungle, released earlier in the day, has just put out an unexpected album via Twitter. Drake linked to the collection, titled “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late” via Twitter just before midnight ET. The project is 17 […]

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‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ what you think about it

“Fifty Shades of Grey” author E.L. James should count her blessings as she counts her millions. Her best-selling book — which, despite its popularity, is pretty rough source material — was stripped of its worst parts and turned into a surprisingly warm screenplay by Kelly Marcel (“Saving Mr. Banks”). The director of the much-anticipated adaptation, […]

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‘The Slap’ Hit or not

When I say my TV prayers, I ask for domestic dramas and low-concept series about more or less ordinary people and regular experiences — no sheriffs, no vampires. In that sense, my prayers have been answered with The Slap. But the TV gods are cruel and pedantic, and The Slap is a reminder that when […]