February is the month of looking back at the best films of the past year, as we catch up on all of the Oscar-nominated pictures to cast our own ballots, and of looking forward too, at the films which will define the new year in movies.
Hollywood’s first big show on the road to the Academy Awards will help determine if silence is golden this season.
This month Cinema Asian America on XFINITY On Demand features a provocative movie that should sear a place in your memory:: British filmmaker Kenny Glenaan’s “Yasmin,” starring “The Good Wife’s” Archie Punjabi and written by Academy award-winning screenwriter Simon Beaufoy (“Slumdog Millionaire”). Set in London, the film centers on Yasmin (Punjabi), a Pakistani British woman, […]
Finally, it’s Friday, which means maybe we can stop drowning in commercials for Megamind and Due Date, since it feels like we’ve been smothered by them. They’re both being released today, alongside Tyler Perry’s most ambitious project to date, the poetic drama adaptation For Colored Girls, with an all-star cast delving into some deeply disturbing […]
NEW YORK — Early indications are that an Academy Awards telecast where ‘The Hurt Locker‘ topped the popular ‘Avatar‘ for best picture was popular with viewers. The Nielsen Co.’s overnight measurement of the nation’s 56 biggest markets gave ABC’s Sunday telecast a 26.5 rating and 40 audience share. That’s a 14 percent increase over the […]
What do you want to watch movie-wise this weekend without leaving the comfort of your warm and snuggly home? Here’s a short list of movies On Demand and others you can watch free online. ON DEMAND FROM COMCAST: Watch For Inspiring Historical Aviation: Amelia Hilary Swank stars as the famous female aviator Amelia Earhart, trying […]
[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Slumdog-Millionaire/141965/1016693758/Slumdog-Millionaire%3A-Jiaho/embed 420 355] Comcast On Demand now has 2008 Best Picture winner Slumdog Millionaire available to watch right now through your cable system, as well as the first wide release of 2009, the Kate Hudson/Anne Hathaway bitch-fest Bride Wars. (more…)
Anil Kapoor, Bollywood star and now best known for playing game show host Prem Kumar in Slumdog Millionaire, will be joining the cast of ’24.’ The famed actor will be portraying a Middle Eastern leader who comes to American on a peace keeping mission, on season 8. Other series guest stars or regulars have included […]
[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Slumdog-Millionaire/141965/1016693758/Slumdog-Millionaire%3A-Jiaho/embed 420 355] . Slumdog Millionaire The Best Picture of 2008 is this stunning Danny Boyle work about life and utterly uncynical love in Mumbai, India, and a poor young man from the slums who goes on a million-dollar game show and cleans up against all odds. (more…)
Nicolas Cage’s disaster thriller Knowing surprised some folks by beating out the latest Apatow-crew comedy as well as Julia Roberts’ sexy spy comeback flick. 1. Knowing – $24.8m 2. I Love You, Man – $18m 3. Duplicity – $14.4m 4. Race to Witch Mountain – $13m 5. Watchmen – $6.7m 6. The Last House on […]