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Despite having not yet opened in either Japan or China, “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” has already earned $ 167 million worldwide — a pretty great number for a film that many hysterics continue to call a “box-office disappointment.” Unfortunately, for Team “Tattoo” those lofty global figures won’t get a jolt from the 1.17 billion people that call India home; the local ratings board there has deemed “Dragon Tattoo”… Continue reading 'Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' India Release Canceled After Local Censor Board Deemed Film 'Unsuitable'

Bollywood veteran Sharmila Tagore’s six-year tenure as censor board chief comes to an end this month and she hopes that the information and broadcasting ministry will appoint a “forward- looking and open-minded candidate” as her successor.

“I have worked as the censor board chief for six years and it has been a great experience. I think the ministry is quite forward-looking; with Ambikaji (Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni) at the… Continue reading I hope next censor board chief is open-minded: Sharmila Tagore

Did PBS Censor Tina Fey?

PBS is defending itself against allegations that it censored no-holds-barred comedienne Tina Fey during a ceremony honoring the Mark Twain Humor Award recipient at the Kennedy Center last week. The broadcast aired on Public Television on Sunday, but some devoted Fey followers fear some of the funnygal’s trademark biting criticism may have been whitewashed to [...] Continue reading Did PBS Censor Tina Fey?

Censor Board has New Boss

Vinayak Azad made a dignified exit from the Censor Board committee on completion of his tenure of 5 years. Presently he has been transferred to the Central Excise Department in Mumbai. Azad was succeeded by Alpana Sharma.
He was all praises about the board and his experience with his colleagues. He describes it as the most [...] Continue reading Censor Board has New Boss

m22352 260x195 Oscars Surprised When Documentarian Holds Up Sign Related to Documentary, Censor It

Gee, when people make a documentary that's activist in nature, you're shocked when they take their message to a worldwide audience?

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