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Film News Roundup: Miramax Developing ‘I Won’t Be Home for Christmas’

In today’s film news roundup, “I Won’t Be Home for Christmas” is in the works, the NFL has made a documentary about female team owners and D Street Pictures has signed Kenny Gage and Devon Downs to direct the dance feature “Move.” HOLIDAY PROJECT Miramax has acquired film rights to Lauren Iungerich’s holiday-themed screenplay “I Won’t Be Home for Christmas.” Iungerich is ... Read More »

‘Padmavati’: Incidents that made headlines about the Deepika Padukone-Ranveer Singh-Shahid Kapoor film

After months of protests and heated debates, there was finally some respite for Sanjay Leela Bhansali and his team as ‘Padmavati’ was finally certified with a ‘U/A’ rating by the CBFC. However, the censor board did ask for a change in the title to ‘Padmavat’ along with five ‘modifications’. But even this has not satisfied members of the Mewar royal ... Read More »

Film site IMDB to shut down message boards

Film information site IMDB has announced that it is shutting down its message boards. The site, which gets 250 million visitors per month, said the chat areas of the site were “no longer” proving useful to users. Most users now preferred to talk about films and actors on IMDB’S social networks, it said. One media commentator said the boards were ... Read More »

Not just a small nick: Priya Goswami’s second film raises an even louder voice against FGM

National-award winner Priya Goswami’s first film looked closely at the practice of female genital cutting practised by the Dawoodi Bohra community of India. The community is one of the more liberal, sects of Islam, yet practises this form of ritualistic Female Genital Circumcision/ Type 1 (FGC) often using crude methods and no anesthesia. Her new film ‘Just a small nick ... Read More »