Los Angeles, March 5 (IANS) Cracking jokes and making the audience laugh through movies is tough, believes writer Jon Lucas, who has made his directorial debut with "21 & Over". "We like a thriller structure in a comedy, so you're not just relying on jokes, because jokes are hard," said Lucas.
Los Angeles, March 5 (IANS) Writer-director of forthcoming movie "21 & Over" Jon Lucas says the movie has things he and co-director Scott Moore wanted to do when they turned 21. The movie follows the life of a responsible college student Jeff Chang, played by Justin Chong, and his adventures and escapades on his 21st birthday with best friends Casey (Skylar Astin) and Miller (Miles Teller). "Scott and I write from wish fulfilment.
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Calling the national food security bill as piecemeal, diluted and minimalistic, civil society activists Tuesday said the proposed legislation restricts people's entitlements and is devoid of any accountability. Hundreds of protesters led by Right to Food Campaign, a conglomeration of social activist groups, staged a dharna at Jantar Mantar in central Delhi and said it did not ensure food security.
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday attacked Uttar Pradesh's Samajwadi Party government over the killing of a police officer, saying it indicated a poor law and order situation in the state. "It is very unfortunate
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) As a mark of women's empowerment ahead of International Women's Day, March 8, online couponing destination www.cuponation.in is offering discounts for female condoms to increase awareness about the product.
Yangon, March 5 (IANS) India football captain Sunil Chettri Tuesday said the motivation level among Indian players remains high for Wednesday's tie against Myanmar in the AFC Challenge Cup qualifier here. Chettri said India have done everything right in the tournament and it would be sad if they don't qualify for the final round. "In such a tournament, we need to realise that everything which we have done till now will nullify if we don't qualify from this group - right from the Pune Camp to the high intensity practice sessions to the two victories in two matches - everything will be valueless
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Syrian President's Basser Assad's special envoy Buthaina Shabaan arrived here Tuesday on a three-day visit to deliver his letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and apprise External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid and National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon on the ongoing conflict in her country.
Srinagar, March 5 (IANS) A youth was killed in firing by the security forces against protestors in north Kashmir's Baramulla Tuesday, sparking off a wave of violence in the town, police said.
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Over 80 people were arrested in Delhi in cyber crime related cases during 2009-11, the Lok Sabha was informed Tuesday.
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) India and Portugal Tuesday agreed to liberalise visa norms, especially for officials and business travellers, with a view to boosting trade and investment. India's Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma and Portugal's Foreign Affairs Minister Paulo Portas discussed the matter at a meeting here and agreed on the need for liberalisation of visa norms