Posts Tagged ‘hollywood’

The Top 50 movies of 2009

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

2008 was something of a vintage year for popcorn-munchers. But is there a 2009 film that can equal the colossal success of The Dark Knight? Which hot franchises will step up to fill the spaces left by Batman, Bond and Indy?

We’ve taken a look through the studio schedules and picked out the most promising prospects for the coming year. History tells us that when times are tough, box office takings boom. Here’s our selection of the best films Hollywood has to offer us in 2009.


Kingsfall – Making An Impact From West Hollywood to Wisconsin

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

Kingsfall, the Dallas-based rockers who were named the 2009 Famecast Fenoms and the Bandwars winners earlier this year have added another notch to their belts. After a mini-tour of the south west, they appeared at The World Famous Whisky a Go Go on Sunset Blvd., where they played to a packed house of Musexpo delegates from around the world. One of only 28 artists to attend this prestigious event, Kingsfall impressed fans and industry execs alike:

“Kingsfall is a great band and yes they were hot at the Whiskey!” (Bill Davidow – Virlouise Records)


Kylie Minogue impresses in Bollywood

Saturday, March 7th, 2009

The Australian singer reportedly impressed Indian directors with her Bollywood moves after only three days of rehearsals for the film Blue.

The pop singer said she was thrilled to work with India’s double Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman, after recording one of his songs for the move. She met Rahman at the Baftas in London last month where she presented him with an award for Slumdog Millionaire.

The movie is about a sunken treasure ship and is said to have been inspired by the Hollywood production “The Deep”.


Prisoner escaped from prison with helicopter, again

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

Greece’s most notorious prisoner escaped from an Athens jail yesterday in a Hollywood-style helicopter getaway – for a second time. Vassilis Palaiokostas, 44, had escaped from the maximum security prison in 2006 in an operation involving helicopters and fast cars. He was arrested again last summer for allegedly organising the kidnap of an industrialist and was awaiting trial.


Jennifer Aniston & Angelina Jolie finally meet!

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

After four years of fighting words, near encounters and private pain, Jennifer Aniston and Angelina Jolie will finally see each other at the Feb. 21 Night Before the Oscars party in Beverly Hills. Ever since Brad Pitt split from Jen in Jan. 2005 and hooked up with Angie, the world has waited for this Hollywood showdown — and no one is more anxious about this emotional encounter than Jen.