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Eagles hits album beats ‘Thriller’ on all-time sales list

The Eagles’ album named “Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975” has become the top-selling music album of all time

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Books Children Read!

By Gulrukh Tausif Stories that you read and hear in your childhood stay with you all your life. Sometimes as a wisp of a memory and sometimes as a lesson etched into your mind. I have always loved reading and I used to read a lot of Urdu and English books in my youth. There…

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Ittefaq – An amateur remake of a mature classic

By Omair Alavi Renowned Indian producer and director B R Chopra’s grandson and director Ravi Chopra’s son Abhay makes his debut as a film director in Bollywood, with the remake of his granddad’s production Ittefaq that Yash Chopra (B R’s brother) directed back in 1969. However, the newer version doesn’t grip you like the original…

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Zimbabwe salvage tie in thriller with West Indies

Shai Hope hit his maiden one-day international century but the West Indies could only stutter to a dramatic tie in a triangular series clash with Zimbabwe in Bulawayo on Saturday. With Hope scoring 101 in just his second ODI the West Indies were well on track to overhaul the hosts’ 257 all out, until his…

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Thriller ‘The Girl On The Train’ releases tomorrow

Hollywood mystery thriller The Girl On The Train starring Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans, and Lisa Kudrow had its Red Carpet Premiere and will be screened in American theatres tomorrow. Directed by Tate Taylor and written by Erin Cressida Wilson, the movie is based on the 2015 debut novel of the same name and revolves around Blunt’s character Rachel Watson, an…

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Last Hunger Games movie trailer is terrific

  The final tranche of the blockbuster series The Hunger Games— Mockingjay – Part 2 is all set to hit theaters in November. However,   the movie buffs can get a sneak peek at the movie through the thrilling two-minute final trailer.

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Bowie pens music for European crime thriller

NEW YORK: David Bowie has written a song for an upcoming French-British crime series, in the rock icon’s first foray into television music in two decades. Bowie in a statement Tuesday said that he had written an original song for “The Last Panthers,” a six-part thriller on Balkan jewel thieves that debuts in November. “I…

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Thrillers vie for top spot at North American box office

LOS ANGELES: “The Perfect Guy,” a thriller about a woman whose tryst with a seemingly ideal man turns dangerous, topped North American box office sales in its debut weekend, industry trackers said Monday. The film, starring Sanaa Lathan and Michael Ealy, took in $25.9 million, Exhibitor Relations said. The film makes it the fifth weekend…

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New hot trailer of The 5th Wave released

The new hot trailer of thriller The 5th Wave has been released with cute Chloe Grace Moretz as a survivor, straggler, Walking Dead homeless person firing back with guns and determination at the aliens in human form.

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New Transporter film being released tomorrow

New Hollywood action movie Transporter Refueled will hit cinemas with a new hero. Who is this hero? Watch this report.

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Fresh trailer of thriller movie Everest released

The fresh trailer for Baltasar Kormákur's Everest movie has been released. The movie is an intense adventure thriller based on the real story of a climb up Mount Everest gone bad.

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Ireland see off UAE in World Cup thriller

Brisbane: Ireland held their nerve to beat the United Arab Emirates by two wickets with just four balls to spare at Brisbane's Gabba Ground on Wednesday as they moved a step closer to the quarter-finals of the World Cup. Set 279 for victory after Shaiman Anwar scored the UAE's first World Cup hundred, Ireland were…

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'Into the Storm' disaster thriller recreates twister terror

LOS ANGELES: When director Steven Quale began researching tornados for a natural disaster film he turned to YouTube for inspiration from eye witness accounts to convey the real terror and devastation of twisters. “Into the Storm,” out in U.S. theaters on Friday, starts with a seemingly average day in the fictional Midwest town of Silverton…

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Brain power outwits Asian mobsters in sci-fi thriller 'Lucy'

NEW YORK: Gun-toting thugs and a vicious Asian mob boss are no match for the brawn and brain of French director Luc Besson's super-powered heroine in his sci-fi, action thriller “Lucy.” Besson is known for creating strong female characters in “La Femme Nikita” and “The Fifth Element.” But he goes a step further in “Lucy,”…

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Joy, fireworks in Berlin after FIFA World Cup thriller

BERLIN: Germany erupted in ecstasy Sunday, with fans dancing the night away, the World Cup final win against Argentina that handed the country its historic fourth title. Fireworks exploded across Berlin as supporters cheering the 1-0 victory thronged the streets and honking cars snaked their way through crowds, with black, red and gold German flags…

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Asia Cup-2014:: Pakistan cruises into final after beating Bangladesh by 3 wickets in high-scoring thriller

Staff Report MIRPUR: Pakistan have cruised into the final of Asia Cup-2014 after thrilling victory over Bangladesh, by three wickets, in a nerve taking and high-scoring thriller amid jammed packed stadium in Mirpur city of Bangladesh tonight, SAMAA reports. Bangladesh won the toss and decided to go for batting first in the crucial fixture of…

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Asian films win big as Chinese thriller takes top Berlin prize

BERLIN: Asian films were big winners at the Berlin International Film Festival on Saturday, led by gritty Chinese thriller “Bai Ri Yan Huo” (Black Coal, Thin Ice) about an overweight detective pursuing a serial killer which took the top Golden Bear prize.Liao Fan, who said he put on 20 kg (44 lb) and drank more…

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Cricket: Australia edge England in low-scoring thriller

ADELAIDE: England wilted under pressure as Australia edged home by five runs in a low-scoring thriller in Adelaide on Sunday to win the five-match series 4-1. Set a meagre 218 to win their second match on the tour, England looked on course while Joe Root (55) and Eoin Morgan (39) were at the crease, having…

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Space thriller 'Gravity' lifts off with $55.6 million debut

LOS ANGELES: “Gravity”, a new 3D thriller about two stranded astronauts floating through space, soared to the top of weekend movie charts, setting a box office record for the month of October by pulling in $55.6 million (34.7 million pounds) at U.S. and Canadian theatres.The film, which stars Oscar winners Sandra Bullock and George Clooney…

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In thriller 'Runner Runner,' Timberlake, Affleck explore gambling's underside

LOS ANGELES: The dark and murky world of online gambling comes alive in new film “Runner Runner,” a thriller exploring the depths of greed starring Justin Timberlake and Ben Affleck.Writers David Levien and Brian Koppelman, who penned the 1998 gambling drama “Rounders,” return to the poker world with “Runner Runner,” out in U.S. theaters on…

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New sci-fi thriller released across Britain

Directed by Ruairi Robinson and co-starring Olivia Williams, Romola Garai and Elias Koteas, Hollywood’s new sci-fi thriller ‘The Last Days On Mars’ has been opened across the UK on 19 September 2013.

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