“Slumdog’s” Freida Pinto May Be A Bond Girl

This here is some rumor-mongering, but it’s a fun one. Slumdog Millionaire star Freida Pinto, whose breathtaking beauty made you really understand Dev Patel’s obsession with her, could dance her way into the next James Bond movie. The follow-up to the dark and brooding Quantum of Solace will likely take things in a more upbeat […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: The Rock Says “Race”

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s latest Disney flick about runaway alien tweens in need managed to knock Watchmen down to second place in the box office race. The gruesome and uncomfortable horror thriller The Last House on the Left made it to third place, while Hugh Hefner’s latest effort to turn his boobie mag into a […]

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Nickelodeon Keeps Chris Brown, ‘Slumdog’ Star To ’24,’ Oprah Airs Domestic Violence Show

Here’s today’s news: Chris Brown Still Nominated: Nickelodeon is standing by its man, Chris Brown. The network has refused to remove the embattled singer from the Kid’s Choice Awards, where he is nominated for favorite male singer and favorite song. He is competing for the latter award against Rihanna, whom he was accused of attacking […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: We Watch the Watchmen

The genre-breaking Cold War superhero ensemble epic Watchmen, based on the highly-acclaimed graphic novel, conquered the weekend box office, stomping all of its competition under giant blue footsteps. 1. Watchmen – $55.6m 2. Tyler Perry’s Madea Goes to Jail – $8.8m 3. Taken – $7.4m 4. Slumdog Millionaire – $6.9m 5. Paul Blart: Mall Cop […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: Madea Holds Off The Jonas Brothers

The Jonas Brothers’ concert flick couldn’t muster up enough dough to knock Tyler Perry off of the box office throne in a fairly weak weekend for moviegoing. Despite dropping 60% of its audience, Madea Goes To Jail has already become Perry’s highest-grossing movie yet. And after only three weeks, Friday the 13th has dropped out […]

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Woody Allen Taps Freida Pinto of “Slumdog”

The only Academy Awards that Slumdog Millionaire didn’t win were the acting awards, for which it wasn’t nominated at all. Those fortunes may soon change for one member of the cast, however. Woody Allen, who helped Penelope Cruz get her Oscar, is known for consistently pouncing upon hot new ingenues for his copious cinematic creations, […]

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Best Picture: Slumdog Millionaire

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Slumdog-Millionaire/141965/912943614/Slumdog-Millionaire%3A-Trailer-1/embed 420 355] . Capping a night of Oscar wins, eight in total, Slumdog Millionaire celebrated with the biggest Academy Award of all, that of Best Picture. “Thank you so much to the Academy,” said executive producer Christian Colson, who was backed onstage by the cast and producers. “Our film was a collaboration among […]

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Best Director: Danny Boyle, ‘Slumdog Millionaire’

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/Shootout!/97863/865248208/Danny-Boyle-on-SLUMDOG-MILLIONAIRE/embed 420 355] . Slumdog Millionaire continued to enjoy a night of riches as Danny Boyle was given the Oscar for Best Director. “I want to thank you for the extraordinary show tonight,” he said at the outset of his acceptance speech. “In the room, it’s bloody wonderful.” Boyle has already a wonderful year. […]

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