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14-Jan-2019 Los Angeles

'Aquaman' crosses $1 billion worldwide

Warner Bros. Pictures' "Aquaman" has crossed the $1 billion mark with its worldwide box office collections over one month since it reigned supreme in its first market, China.The DC superhero adventure, helmed by James Wan, held the top spot in the world four...

03-Jan-2019

'Bumblebee': Emotionally engaging yet familiar

Director Travis Knight's "Bumblebee" serves as an imaginative spinoff and a prequel to director Michael Bay's "Transformers" series that began in 2007.It is a scaled-down, character-driven family film, where the bigger moments realign, providing an extended account...

30-Dec-2018 New Delhi

A super year for superhero movies in India

From "Avengers: Infinity War", "Mission: Impossible Fallout", "Deadpool 2", "Black Panther", "Venom" to "Aquaman" -- 2018 was a big year for superhero films and big franchises in India."It has been a phenomenal year for Hollywood with mega hits like 'Avengers:...

26-Dec-2018 Los Angeles

My teacher told me I would not be an actor: Shameik Moore

"Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse" Shameik Moore says he had no support from his teachers while pursuing his dream of acting.The Georgia-born actor is currently starring as Brooklyn teenager Miles Morales in "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" movie -- which has...

21-Dec-2018 Los Angeles

Hollywood unions team up to fight against sexual harassment

A slew of Hollywood labour unions have come together to pledge to combat workplace harassment.The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA), Actors Equity, the Directors Guild of America, the Writers Guild of America...

19-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Beckett is a character that I'm proud of : Stana Katic

Actress Stana Katic, who played detective Kate Beckett for eight seasons in the comedy-crime series "Castle", says she is proud of that character."Kate Beckett is a character that I am proud of. I personally don't feel any pressure to 'break away from the image...

14-Dec-2018

'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse': Spider-Man gets a new life

Weirdly, I kept thinking of Rajinikanth while watching teenaged African American boy swing from ennui to exhilaration, a la Spiderman. Not because Rajini is, Oh my God, such a superhero, but because his daughter had made a mess of a film that employs the same...

13-Dec-2018

'Aquaman': Simply fluid and impressive

"Life like the sea, have a different way of bringing people together," narrates Aquaman as he gives us an insight into his origin story.At the Amnesty Bay in Maine, Tom Curry the lighthouse keeper, rescues Atlanna, the princess of the underwater nation of...

13-Dec-2018

'Ben Is Back': Enthralling yet poignant

Unravelling like an enthralling page-turner that never once feels manipulated or mechanical, director Peter Hedges' "Ben is Back", without a doubt, is an exceptionally moving film that raises the question, can a mother's unconditional love overcome her son's demons...

09-Dec-2018 Los Angeles

Aquaman' has vital message about Earth's health : Jason Momoa

Actor Jason Momoa says his forthcoming film "Aquaman" includes an important environmental message.In the film, Momoa essays Arthur Curry, aka Aquaman, with character duality.Talking about the duality and the vital message, the actor said in a statement: "He...

08-Dec-2018 Los Angeles

Grateful I got to be part of 'Ralph Breaks the Internet' : Gal Gadot

Actress Gal Gadot is happy about her film "Ralph Breaks the Internet" getting a Golden Globe nomination."Ralph Breaks the Internet" has earned a nomination in Best Animated film category. "Ralph Breaks the Internet", which is a sequel to "Wreck-It Ralph", is...

06-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Having a kid opened my eyes to a whole new world : Lisa Haydon

Actress-model Lisa Haydon, who became a mother in May 2017, says having a child opened her eyes to a whole new world and way of life. She also says that now is the time when women don't need to have career apprehensions with regard to starting a family."I knew I wasn't...

05-Dec-2018

'Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse': Brings the comic book to life

For a series and a character that has been rebooted so many times on screen that it is almost impossible to keep track, this film is a breath of fresh air. It brings to life the comic book as it manages to revitalise Spider-man and his universe in an even...

24-Nov-2018 Los Angeles

Trying to be more like Jesus: Justin Beiber

Singer Justin Beiber, who got hitched a few months ago to model Hailey Baldwin, says love is not easy but he is trying to become more like Jesus Christ- patient, kind and selfless.The 24-year-old pop singer posted a heartfelt Thanksgiving note on Instagram...

23-Nov-2018

'The Girl in the Spider's Web': A run-of-the-mill edgy thriller

"The Girl in the Spider's Web" is the second American film adaptation of the "Millennium Series" saga, but the first to release in India, the previous one being, "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" (This film was not released in India because of censor issues).The...

22-Nov-2018 Los Angeles

'Creed II' will surprise Indians : Steven Caple Jr.

Director Steven Caple Jr. is confident that Indians will love "Creed II"."I think they (Indians) will be surprised. They will watch a film which is not just about boxing movie. There is lot of heart in the film, a lot of emotions surrounding these fights," Caple...

21-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Vin Diesel's fourth 'xXx' movie taps Asian star Jay Chou

Musician and actor Jay Chou is joining Hollywood star Vin Diesel in the fourth instalment of the "xXx" franchise.D.J. Caruso is directing the movie, reports variety.com.Chou said of Caruso: "I've met DJ a number of times over the past few months and it's very...

19-Nov-2018 Los Angeles

I experience identity crisis to a massive extent : Ezra Miller

Ezra Miller feels it is easy to lose the essence of one's own identity in showbiz. The "Fantastic Beasts" star admits he experiences an identity crisis, and says that being in the industry highlights the problem like a "terrifying pimple".Miller is back as...

15-Nov-2018

'Bohemian Rhapsody': A sugar-coated memento

The film "Bohemian Rhapsody" gets its name from one of the most iconic songs of the unconventional, British rock band Queen and is aptly used to portray the biopic of its lead vocalist Farrokh Bulsara aka Freddie Mercury.The film follows Freddie's life from...

15-Nov-2018 Los Angeles

I often wonder if I'll be employed again : Eddie Redmayne

Eddie Redmayne is having a successful run in Hollywood, but there are days when he wonders if he will get employed again. The Oscar-winning actor says he still remembers all the rejections that he faced and that is what keeps him grounded."You never forget...

10-Nov-2018 Los Angeles

Michelle Yeoh may lead 'Star Trek: Discovery' spin-off

"Crazy Rich Asians" star Michelle Yeoh is in negotiations for a spin-off series on her "Star Trek: Discovery" character.CBS All Access has plans to grow its "Star Trek" franchise.The actress is in talks with producers CBS Television Studios to see her character...

09-Nov-2018 Singapore

Happy there's finally a microphone on the voice: Robin Wright on #MeToo

Actress-director Robin Wright is happy with the #MeToo movement in Hollywood and says that there is finally a microphone on the voice so that people "wake up and change the bad".The #MeToo movement began in Hollywood last year with The New York Times reporting multiple...

09-Nov-2018 Los Angeles

'GoT' star Jessica joins 'Godzilla vs King'

"Game of Thrones" fame actress Jessica Henwick has joined the cast of Adam Wingard directorial "Godzilla vs King".Henwick will share screen space with actors like Millie Bobby Brown, Alexander Skarsgard and Rebecca Hall in the film. Her character details have...

08-Nov-2018 Singapore

'Narcos: Mexico' a great chance to hear Mexican voices : Diego Luna

Actor Diego Luna, who will be seen playing the drug kingpin Felix Gallardo in the fourth season of the drug trade drama "Narcos: Mexico", says it is a great chance to hear Mexican voices.The series is helmed by Mexicans Amat Escalante and Alonso Ruizpalacios....

08-Nov-2018 Los Angeles

There is still prejudice against LGBTQ community : Eddie Redmayne

Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne, whose forthcoming film "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" courted controversy for allegedly "airbrushing" a key character's sexuality, feels the world is changing for better for the LGBTQ community, but there are some...

08-Nov-2018

'The Grinch': A fun-filled fantasy adventure story

Set in the backdrop of a white Christmas, 'The Grinch' is a delightfully fun filled, fantasy cum adventure story based on Dr. Seuss' book, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!The film is about the grumpy, mean Grinch who lives a solitary existence inside a cave...

08-Nov-2018 Los Angeles

Gal Gadot's fun 'Ralph Breaks the Internet' experience

Actress Gal Gadot says she loved working on Disney's upcoming animated film "Ralph Breaks the Internet", which is a sequel to "Wreck-It Ralph"."Shank is amazing at driving cars and has this bad-girl vibe to her," Gadot said in a statement to IANS."But as the...

06-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Ali Zafar moved by 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar says he does not remember the last time he was so moved by a feature film as he was by "Bohemian Rhapsody", a biopic on the late singer Freddie Mercury."I don't remember the last time I was so moved by a feature as I was by 'Bohemian...

31-Oct-2018 New Delhi

An actor's life is a roller coaster : Patrick Fabian

Regret and comparisons can eat one's soul, says "Better Call Saul" star Patrick Fabian, who believes an actor has to learn to live with it."The actors' (or any artistes') life is a roller coaster, and mine is not different. I've been very fortunate along the...

31-Oct-2018 Los Angeles

Justin Bieber shaves his head

Singer Justin Bieber has shaved his head after vowing to grow his hair down to his toes.On Tuesday, the 24-year-old "What Do You Mean" singer debuted a shaved head on his Instagram Stories.The new look comes just a few months after Bieber vowed to never cut...

31-Oct-2018 Los Angeles

'BoJack Horseman' renewed for season 6

Netflix's animated comedy show "BoJack Horseman" has been renewed for the sixth season.The renewal was announced on Tuesday via its official Twitter account, reports variety.com.The move comes four months after Comedy Central cut a deal with Lionsgate-owned Debmar-Mercury...

31-Oct-2018 Los Angeles

Anna Kendrick joins 'Stowaway'

Actress Anna Kendrick will star in sci-fi thriller "Stowaway".YouTube star turned filmmaker Joe Penna and Ryan Morrison, the duo behind survival thriller "Arctic", make up the creative team behind the project, which XYZ Films and CAA Media Finance will introduce...

30-Oct-2018 Los Angeles

Tough to be working mom in Hollywood : Carey Mulligan

Actress Carey Mulligan says it is "incredibly difficult" to be a working mother in Hollywood.She is set to play an alcohol-dependent mother opposite Jake Gyllenhaal in the upcoming movie "Wildlife". In an interview with Radio Times, Mulligan, 33, says Hollywood...

29-Oct-2018 Los Angeles

Olivia Munn vows to continue supporting #MeToo movement

Actress Olivia Munn says she will continue to speak up for the #MeToo movement even if it comes at the cost of her career.The actress, 38, made the statement in an interview with Cosmopolitan magazine. She also called for a change in Hollywood to abolish the...

28-Oct-2018 Rome

I would work with Polanski again : Sigourney Weaver

Actress Sigourney Weaver, who worked with Roman Polanski in the 1994 drama "Death and the Maiden", says she would work again with the filmmaker, who pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor in 1977.Amid the #MeToo wave which began in Hollywood,...

28-Oct-2018 Los Angeles

Dwayne Johnson reflects on fatherhood

Actor Dwayne Johnson says he doesn't mind his daughter Jasmine waking him up to play after he has had an exhausting day at work.The actor took to Instagram to reflect on the ups and downs of fatherhood on Saturday, reports accessonline.com."Working late and...

28-Oct-2018 Los Angeles

I had absolutely no value for myself : Demi Moore

Actress Demi Moore, who was honoured with the Woman of the Year Award by women's recovery centre and sober living programme Peggy Albrecht Friendly House here, says there was a time when she never felt good enough.Moore, who has come a long way since she first...

28-Oct-2018 Los Angeles

My son is a superhero : Michael Buble

Singer Michael Bublé says his son Noah is his "superhero" after beating cancer he was diagnosed with in 2016 at just three years old."I became the strength to somehow pull us and lift us. When they got it out and chemo was done, I just fell. My wife picks me...

27-Oct-2018

Halloween reboots a haggard tale

Michael Myers, the masked marauder is back. 40 years is a long time to reboot a horror cult classic which pitched a suburban American housewife , played with a fiery yet reined-in intensity by Jamie Lee Curtis, against a serial killer who was to Hollywood what...

27-Oct-2018 Los Angeles

'Nutcracker...' role personifies femininity : Kiera Knightley

Actress Kiera Knightley says her role as Sugar Plum in "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms" is the personification of femininity.Inspired by both ETA Hoffmann's classic story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" and Alexandre Dumas' retelling in the 1892 Tchaikovsky...

26-Oct-2018 New York

Caitlyn Jenner ends support for Trump

In the backdrop of a possible change in 'gender definition' by the US administration, transgender activist Caitlyn Jenner has ended her support for US President Donald Trump over his record on trans rights.The ex-Olympic athlete and reality TV star said...

26-Oct-2018

'Goosebumps 2': Funnily scary and mediocre

This is a sequel to the 2015 released film Goosebumps. The action in this film revolves around three kids. The precocious budding scientist and electricity obsessed Sonny (Jeremy Ray Taylor) whose experiments with wireless electricity follow the trail blazed...

26-Oct-2018

'Hunter Killer': Awkwardly predictable, yet exciting in parts

Adapted from the 2012 novel "Firing Point" by former submarine captain George Wallace and Don Keith, the film stars Gerard Butler as the US submarine Captain Joe Glass who is in charge of a dangerous deep sea mission to rescue the Russian President Zakarin from...

25-Oct-2018

'Halloween': High on horror, low on emotional quotient

Scary films have always been a part of the Halloween celebrations and director David Gordon Green somehow delivers a fitting sequel to the seminal 1978 original directed by John Carpenter. But this does not match the original.Despite the lapse of 40 years,...

25-Oct-2018 Los Angeles

DiCaprio, Scorsese to reunite with new film

Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio and filmmaker Martin Scorsese are reuniting for the film "Killers Of The Flower Moon".Eric Roth is penning the script for the film, which is the feature adaptation of David Grann's book "Killers of the Flower Moon", reports variety.com."When...

22-Oct-2018 Los Angeles

I'm all about epiphanies : Gerard Butler

Actor Gerard Butler says he is all about insights, dreams and epiphanies.The actor said he saw a dream about being at a naval base, which turned into a reality with his submarine thriller "Hunter Killer". "I actually had a dream. I'm all about insights, dreams,...

20-Oct-2018 Los Angeles

I've become private person after marrying Kanye : Kim Kardashian

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian says her marriage with rapper Kanye West has made her more "private person".While appearing on "The Alec Baldwin Show", Kim admitted that before she met Kanye, her whole life revolved around being in the spotlight, reports dailymail.co.uk.She...

19-Oct-2018 Los Angeles

Hollywood stars rally against LGBTQ bullying

Hollywood stars including Adam Lambert, Jimmy Kimmel, Mariah Carey, Alyssa Milano, Laverne Cox, Tyra Banks, Ross Mathews and Kim Petras lent their support to a LGBTQ anti-bullying campaign here.They raised their voice in support of GLAAD for Spirit Day on Thursday.Spirit...

16-Oct-2018 Los Angeles

Marriage to Cruise protected me against sexual abuse : Nicole Kidman

Actress Nicole Kidman says marrying actor Tom Cruise protected from being sexually harassed in Hollywood.She was just 22 when she wed Cruise.In an interview with New York magazine, Kidman, 51, has reflected back on that time, saying she now realises that her...

16-Oct-2018 Los Angeles

'A Star is Born' soundtrack tops Billboard 200 Albums Chart

The soundtrack of singer-actress Lady Gaga and actor Bradley Cooper's "A Star is Born" made its debut at number one position on Billboard 200 Albums Chart.Released via Interscope Records, the album makes this Gaga's fifth consecutive number one album, read...

15-Oct-2018 Los Angeles

Kevin Hart hits back at Dwayne Johnson

Comedian Kevin Hart has slammed actor Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock for mocking at his weight.A few days ago, the "Baywatch" actor posted a picture of his daughter watching him work out in the gym, and compared her to Hart in the most savage way, reports metro.co.uk.The...

15-Oct-2018 Los Angeles

Amusing baby questions for expecting 'mom' Jessica Simpson

Actress Jessica Simpson, who is expecting her third child, feels amused by her older children's hilarious questions around the baby.Six-year-old Maxwell and five-year-old Ace have asked if her "belly button is a speaker to communicate with the baby, reports...

14-Oct-2018

Ghanaian Movie Bad Luck Joe Makes Waves Even Before Its Release!

It’s history in the making as after several years a Ghanaian based movie is releasing in India and this film is highly anticipated in India for several reasons. The Comedy Drama movie Bad Luck Joe has Ghanaian actors Chris Attoh, Sika Osei, Michelle Attoh...

13-Oct-2018 Jaipur

Women have found a voice with #metoo movement, says Robin Barnes

Robin Barnes, a renowned jazz singer from New Orleans, is in Jaipur to attend the 3-day MTV India Summit.During her maiden visit to India, Barnes, also known as the songbird of New Orleans, spoke with IANS on Friday on a lot many issues ranging from #metoo...

12-Oct-2018 Los Angeles

I was falsely accused: Depp on 'Fantastic Beasts...' row

Actor Johnny Depp says he was falsely accused in a controversy surrounding his casting in J.K. Rowling's "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald".The Oscar-winning actor takes on the role of dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald in the sequel after doing a...

11-Oct-2018

'First Man': A slow, immersive character-driven film

Based on the book "First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong" by James R. Hansen, this film directed by Damien Chazelle looks into the life of the astronaut and the legendary, successful, space mission Apollo 11, that led him to become the first man to walk...

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