Sridevi shoots the ball out of the park

Just when you think Sridevi has run out of surprises, she does “Mom”. A film so steeped in the angst of maternal revenge that you fear it will tie itself up in angry knots. But no. There is a certain… what do you call it? ‘Thehrao’ — a moral narrative equanimity in the storytelling. A lot of it comes from Sridevi’s More...

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'Rescue Me' Items Head to Smithsonian, Callie Thorne Talks Final Season
By lik@admin On Thursday, July 14th, 2011
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‘Rescue Me’ Items Head to Smithsonian, Callie Thorne Talks Final Season

‘Rescue Me’ is fast approaching its swansong. As the cast, crew and fans start to ponder life without the drama, it’s been revealed that creator Denis Leary is giving items — including his More...

Emmys 2011: Nomination Snubs & Surprises
By lik@admin On Thursday, July 14th, 2011
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Emmys 2011: Nomination Snubs & Surprises

Watching Melissa McCarthy try to keep her composure announcing the 2011 Emmy Awards nominations after learning that she herself had also received a nod (for CBS’ ‘Mike & Molly’) was a delightful More...

My Emmy Reactions: Some Joy, Some Confusion and the Happy Dance List
By lik@admin On Thursday, July 14th, 2011
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My Emmy Reactions: Some Joy, Some Confusion and the Happy Dance List

Every year on Emmy nomination day, as soon as the list of nominees is released, I peruse the roster and start writing. I don’t read any reactions or stories until I’ve read the full list myself, so what More...

Craig Ferguson Gives Rose Byrne a Lap Dance on 'The Tonight Show'
By lik@admin On Thursday, July 14th, 2011
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Craig Ferguson Gives Rose Byrne a Lap Dance on ‘The Tonight’

We kind of think Craig Ferguson was just waiting for an invitation on ‘The Tonight Show’ (Weeknights, 11:35PM ET on CBS). He was sitting on the couch while Jay Leno was talking to Rose Byrne about her More...

Jimmy Fallon Coerces Blake Shelton Into Singing With Him on 'Late Night'
By lik@admin On Thursday, July 14th, 2011
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Jimmy Fallon Coerces Blake Shelton Into Singing With Him on ‘Late Night’

Blake Shelton has done a lot of talk shows throughout his long and successful career. But he’s never experienced a moment like he did on ‘Late Night’ (Weeknights, 12:37AM ET on NBC). He might have More...

Elka Gives Victoria Pointers on Acting Old on 'Hot in Cleveland'
By lik@admin On Thursday, July 14th, 2011
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Elka Gives Victoria Pointers on Acting Old on ‘Hot in Cleveland’

  For probably the first time in her entire life, Victoria Chase wanted to be older on ‘Hot in Cleveland’ (Wed., 10PM ET on TV Land). She was trying for the lead part in a local production of More...

By lik@admin On Thursday, July 7th, 2011
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Transformers: Dark of the Moon Movie Review

After he’s cleared of sexual harassment at the end of the classic Simpsons episode, Homer Badman, Homer J. Simpson turns to his wife, and gleefully announces, “Marge, my friend, I haven’t learned a thing.” Michael More...

By lik@admin On Wednesday, July 6th, 2011
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Delhi Belly Movie Review by Pankaj Sabnani

There’s a scene in DELHI BELLY in which Nitin (Kunaal Roy Kapur) has a stomach upset and goes to the loo every now and then. After a couple of visits, the water tap runs dry. Unable to find a single drop of More...

By lik@admin On Wednesday, July 6th, 2011
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The Tree Of Life Movie Review by Ian Nathan

For his fifth film in 40 years, you wonder whether magisterial slowcoach Terrence Malick took stock of his recent output — such abstruse meditations on war, colonialism, and the ineffable fabric of nature as The More...