The show that not only made fun of bad films but also expanded out movie consciousness (How else could we know Bert I. Gordon, Hal Warren or Coleman Francis?) is coming back. Show creator Joel Hodgson has long expressed a desire to bring the show back for a whole new generation to discover. He started a Kickstarter account for that purpose and it not only reached but broke the Kickstarter record for film and TV previously held by the theatrical film version of Veronica Mars.
The website, The Guardian, pondered this question. India is probably one of the places where the difference between the have and nots sigificantly dwarves that of the United States. Khan's May conviction of hit and run in 2002 was seen by some as a step in the right direction, that it didn't matter whether you were rich or poor. Justice in India was metered out the same. Does the acquittal of futher diminish whatever faith might have been left in the Indian justice system?
Ravindra Patil has been the key figure in this entire ordeal. He was the one with Salman Khan at the time of the accident. He was also the who said Khan was drunk and driving and that the tire on Khan's SUV was in fact intact and not blown. However, High Court Judge AR Joshi does not find any of the deceased former constable's testimony at all credible. What was Patil's motive? Was this a set up?
For the past two days, High Court Judge AR Joshi has dealt the prosecution several stunning blows and torn apart several key elements of their case to have Salman Khan's session court conviction for his 2002 hit and run arrest upheld. The problem is their evidence isn't holding up and emerging through the thick haze of contradictory testimony is an even bigger question of what really happened.
Not often in the Chicago Cubs lengthy history have they gotten it right but this they did. Not once but twice. MLBTraderRumors is reporting that the Northsiders have inked super utility man Ben Zobrist to a 4 year $56 million dollar contract. As well, the Cubs will be making room for Zobrist by trading Starlin Castro to the New York Yankees for pitcher Adam Warren and infielder Brendan Ryan.
Bollywood Life is reporting that Tamasha star Deepika Padukone has signed on to star opposite Vin Diesel in the next installment of his XXX franchise (learn about the film courtesy of Wikipedia). Deepika had already been toying with going west . She turned down Diesel's first offer to appear in the latest entry of Diesel's other franchise Fast & Furious 7 but now it looks like Vin has got Dippy signed and sealed.
Kat's back and hotter than ever. For the last little while, the press has been running story after story about Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone and their amazing chemistry in their new movie Tamasha. Katrina Kaif has become somewhat of an afterthought of recent. Though she was away, Kaif didn't lose any of her Kat-ness. This month's India GQ, article and photo shoot more than prove that. In it, she discusses her boyfriend Ranbir, why his family doesn't like her, and why Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone need to learn not to make movies together
With a decision nearing in the Salman Khan hit and run trial appeal, the fundamenal question remains whether or not Khan was driving that night in September 2, 2002 when Salman Khan's SUV hit 4 homeless people sleeping on the sidewalk and ended up coming to a stop in a bakery. Was Salman Khan driving the vehicle? For a long time, it was thought that he was. That is until his driver. a man by the same of Ashok Singh, came forward and said he was actually the one who was driving.
Salman Khan will likely know his fate this week.Seeking an acquittal of his conviction for his crash in 2002 that left one person dead and four others injured, Khan had his conviction upheld. In a lower court is now at the end of the end. As his second acquittal hearing, this before the Bombay High Court, Khan's future remains somewhat in doubt. For all the money fame and acclaim he has garnered, his fate for the next five years lays in someone else's hands .
Bollywood icon Salman Khan sent a person video message to a gathered group of handicapped children celebrating the first International Film Festival for Persons with Disabilities. Quickly becoming one of the most inspiring and humanitarian actors in the world, Khan deplored theaters owners for not showing some decency and making theaters more easily accessible to the handicap.
Director Ram Gopal Varma has got himself in a little snit with producer Boney Kapoor over his wife's, Sridevi, thundering thighs. Confused? Well, Varma directed Sridevi in a couple of films a long time ago where he openly admired her "thundering thighs".Varma wasn't content with that. He liked Sridevi's "thundering thighs" so much he had to commit his ode to them on the written page, namely his autobiography the aptly titled Guns and Thighs. Stay tuned for Varma's rap song about Sridevi's "thunder thighs."
Though he tried his darndest, it took former frontman Scott Weiland, of seminal 90s band Stone Temple Pilots and, GNR sans Axel Rose, Velvet Revolver, still joined fellow 90s troubled rockers Kurt Cobain, Layne Staley and Shannon Hoon in rock 'n' roll infamy, dying prematurely.Weiland was on tour with a new band and was found dead in what Billboard magazine said was a mobile home.
Curse dead. Apparently, Ranbir Kapoor is not box office poison after all. Released November 27, Tamasha is quickly making its way to the Rs 50 crore mark in its fifth day of release. India Today had a break down by day of its earnings, "The Ranbir-Deepika-starrer had opened to Rs 10.94 crore, and had earned Rs 38.23 crore in its first three days. On Saturday (November 28), the film collected Rs 13.17 crore, followed by Rs 14.12 crore on Sunday (November 29). The first Monday, which is considered a box office litmus test of sorts for films, Tamasha managed to do a business of Rs 5.07 crore in India. The total collection of the film after four days of its release stands at Rs 43.40 crore."
As if Deepika Padukone wasn't busy enough as it is, she recently revealed in an interview that she would like to direct and produce as well. Deepika has a deep passion for structure and organization. She feels that could be a very useful skill when it comes down to taking more control of her films. She also likes planning things and making sure they come off without a hitch. Her flare for storytelling remains to be seen though.
David Ortiz is prepared to welcome new Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price with open arms. Ortiz says there is no feud between the two and even called Price his partner. In the 2013 playoffs, Ortiz hit two home runs off of the then Rays pitcher in the ALDS. On the second one, Ortiz lingered and admired his shot. Needless to Price wasn't very happy about it.