HindustanTimes Sat,29 Aug 2015

Confirmed! Eddie Murphy will host Oscars 2012

Twitterverse went aflutter after it was officially anounced that funnyman Eddie Murphy would host the Oscars 2012 as a solo host. The reclusive actor has confirmed to Oscar top bosses that he's on for the job.

Rashid Irani's review: The Ides Of March

Based on the award-winning play by Beau Willimon (who also co-authored the screenplay), this political potboiler is George Clooney’s fourth film as director. Like his previous efforts (Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Leatherheads, Good Night and Good Luck), the most appealing aspect of The Ides of March is the classy cast.

Rashid Irani's review: The Help

Just when we thought that social issues had been shot dead and buried by Hollywood — overdosing on 3D and heist flicks — there comes The Help which once again takes up cudgels against racism.

Rashid Irani's review: The Descendants

The Descendants is an indelible portrait of loss and self-discovery. Based on the acclaimed debut novel by the Hawaiian author Kaui Hart Hemmings, the serio-comic family drama focuses on a prosperous middle-aged lawyer (Clooney). Rashid Irani writes.

Rashid Irani's review: War Horse

Close on the heels of the 3D animated romp The Adventures of Tintin, here's another crowd-pleaser from the box office supremo Steven Spielberg. An old-fashioned, inspirational saga, War Horse tells the story of a young farm hand (Irvine) who develops...

Rashid Irani's review: The Artist

It’s a truly lost art. Over the years a handful of directors, among them Mel Brooks (Silent Movie- 1976) and Finland’s Aki Kaurismaki (Juha-1999), have with varying degrees of success embraced the aesthetics of silent cinema to tell their stories.