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17-Nov-2017

'Justice League': Suffers from Super Heroes' fatigue

The much awaited "Justice League", based on DC Characters, suffers from "Super Heroes" fatigue. Compared to other Super Hero films, it is better by default yet is disappointing to a point. The film lacks chutzpah and character. It is an ensemble of poorly...

15-Nov-2017 New Delhi

UK rapper to shoot music video in India during her maiden visit

UK rapper Lady Leshurr plan to shoot a music video in India during her maiden visit to the country for a three-city tour this week.She will be in the country as part of beer brand Bira 91's new hip-hop focused campaign called FreeFlow. For its first tour...

10-Nov-2017

'The House Next Door': A shiver-giver

Horror as a genre can be horrific in Indian cinema in the most unexpected ways. This one gets it right in spite of following all the horror tropes and signposts, including irrelevant attempts to startle and scare. And the habitual horror humbug of heaping too...

10-Nov-2017

'My Little Pony': Cute and colourful

This 2D animated musical fantasy is based on the television series "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic" that was developed in 2010, as the relaunch of the Hashbro toy 'My Little Pony'.Set in Equestria -- a universe packed with ponies, the ponies, led by...

09-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Halle Berry comes to Mumbai unannounced

Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry is in India and enjoying getting "lost" in the streets of the country's financial and film capital, as well as soaking in the sun.Berry, known for films like "Monster's Ball", "Die Another Day" and "X-Men", revealed through her Instagram...

09-Nov-2017

'A Bad Moms Christmas': Raunchier than its prequel

Every Christmas, there is a film that eulogises the merits of the festival as a family affair, and this year it is, "A Bad Moms Christmas", that does the needful with flair. A sequel to last year's "Bad Moms", this one, with its raunchy comedy that would definitely...

05-Nov-2017 Los Angeles

'A Bad Moms Christmas' not hokey pokey: Mila Kunis

Actress Mila Kunis says "A Bad Moms Christmas" is not a crazy story, but a true account of what every mother and father goes through every year during Christmas celebrations."'A Bad Moms Christmas' is everyone's Christmas. It's just what everybody goes through...

04-Nov-2017 New Delhi

"Thor: Ragnarok" gets thunderous opening in India

Marvel Studios' "Thor: Ragnarok", which has brought back one of its mightiest superheroes, Thor, on the big screen, opened at Rs 9.91 crore in India.The third instalment of the "Thor" franchise released in IMAX 3D, 3D and 2D across 1,200 screens on Friday in...

02-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Shah Rukh Khan a gift to the world, says Paul Feig

Hollywood director Paul Feig of "Ghostbusters" fame on Thursday said Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is a gift to the world.Feig, whose wife Laurie is an ardent fan of Shah Rukh and his work, on Wednesday shared a birthday message for the actor, on Twitter."Happiest...

02-Nov-2017

'Thor: Ragnarok': Best of the three Thor films

This seventeenth film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is easily the best of the three Thor films. Unlike its previous two Thor editions which were sombre battle epics, this one is treated as a whacky adventure excursion where the hammer-wielding God of Thunder...

25-Oct-2017 Los Angeles

Gadot thought about ending acting career before 'Wonder Woman'

Actress Gal Gadot, who has carved out a niche for herself in Hollywood since the release of "Wonder Woman", says she earlier thought about ending her acting career and going back to her home country, Israel."Before I got 'Wonder Woman', I was thinking about...

15-Oct-2017 SYDNEY

Chris Hemsworth will do Bollywood film with great script

Australian actor Chris Hemsworth is game for working in the Hindi film industry if he is offered a "great script".Asked if he is open to work in a Bollywood film, Hemsworth told IANS in a round table conference here: "Sure. I'd go where the fun is and then scripts...

15-Oct-2017 SYDNEY

I can do straight roles in Bollywood: Mark Ruffalo

Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo, popular for his onscreen character the Hulk, says though he cannot sing and dance, he can do performance-oriented roles in Bollywood.Ruffalo, whose career spans about three decades in Hollywood and who has been seen in popular entertainers...

13-Oct-2017

Victoria & Abdul': Bolstered by superlative performances

There has been a lot of flak aimed at this enchanting film for it subversive look at colonial relationships.For all those who refuse to take history's lessons lightly, here is some unsolicited advice: Get a laugh.And I do mean, laugh. For, in spite of one...

12-Oct-2017

'Victoria and Abdul': Intriguing and odd

Stephen Frears' "Victoria and Abdul', is a witty telling of the unlikely bond between the aged Queen Victoria of England, the Empress of India, and a commoner, Abdul Karim, whom she appoints as her Urdu teacher and whom she fondly addresses as "Munshia.Based...

11-Oct-2017 Los Angeles

Mark Ruffalo accidentally livestreams part of 'Thor: Ragnarok'

Actor Mark Ruffalo accidentally live-streamed an audio portion of "Thor: Ragnarok" from the upcoming films premiere here.Ruffalo, who plays the role of The Hulk aka Bruce Banner in the film, streamed some dialogues from the film on Tuesday when he forgot to...

06-Oct-2017 Los Angeles

'Fast and Furious 9' pushed to 2020

The ninth instalment of the "Fast and Furious" franchise, which was slated to release in the US in 2019, will now hit the screens in 2020.Universal Studios has announced that "Fast and Furious 9" has been pushed from April 19, 2019 to April 10, 2020, reports...

04-Oct-2017 Los Angeles

Kate Winslet reunites with Cameron for 'Avatar' sequels

Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet has reunited with "Titanic" director James Cameron after 20 years for his upcoming "Avatar" sequels."Kate and I have been looking for something to do together for 20 years, since our collaboration on 'Titanic', which was one of the...

01-Oct-2017 Los Angeles

Margot Robbie turns tattoo artist

Actress Margot Robbie showed off her tattooing skills as she inked a crew member on TV show "The Graham Norton Show".The 27-year-old said on the show on Friday that she had given a tattoo to fellow "Suicide Squad" actress Cara Delevingne, reports theDaily Mail.In...

01-Oct-2017 Los Angeles

I saved jazz: Ryan Gosling

"La La Land" actors Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone reunited during the season 43 premiere of "Saturday Night Live" for the formers monologue. Gosling said on the TV show that his role in the Oscar-winning film "saved jazz"."I haven't felt this excited since...

29-Sep-2017 Tirana

Daybreak' shortlisted as Albania's candidate for Oscar

 "Daybreak" by director Gentian Koci is Albania's official candidate for the Oscars' best foreign-language film award."Daybreak" is a drama which received wide critical acclaim after its premiere at the Sarajevo Film Festival. If nominated, it would be the first...

28-Sep-2017 Los Angeles

Cate Blanchett is brilliant as Hela: Chris Hemsworth

Actor Chris Hemsworth has praised actress Cate Blanchett for giving an interesting twist to "Thor: Ragnarok", saying she adds "insane off-kilter attitude" to the role of Hela, female villain."Cate Blanchett is just brilliant as Hela. She is one of the greatest...

28-Sep-2017

'American Made': Visually rustic and mildly thrilling

Director Dou Liman's "American Made" is a good example of greed and the epic culture of corruption in the US. Based on a true story, it reveals the thrilling life of an opportunist.Narrated in a non-linear manner with archived video footage, the plot unveils...

28-Sep-2017 Los Angeles

'Terminator 6' to release in July 2019

The sixth instalment of Arnold Schwarzenegger-starrer science fiction franchise "Terminator" has been slated for release on July 26, 2019.The upcoming film will mark Schwarzenegger's reunion with Linda Hamilton, who originally played Sarah Connor. Directed...

27-Sep-2017 Los Angeles

Thor...' one of the best shoots I've been part of: Hemsworth

 Actor Chris Hemsworth says he had requested the makers of "Thor: Ragnarok" to shoot the film in Australia, and was lucky that they agreed to it."I asked if we could shoot in Australia and thankfully the Marvel guys said they would look into it but couldn't...

26-Sep-2017 New Delhi

'One Tree Hill' stars developing semi-autobiographical show

"One Tree Hill" star James Lafferty says he and his former castmate and friend Stephen Colletti are working on a semi-autobiographical show titled "Everyone is Doing Great".Even though "One Tree Hill" went off air in 2012, the friendship between Lafferty...

26-Sep-2017 Mumbai

Karan Johar is pretty incredible: Paul Feig

"Ghostbuster" director Paul Feig has praised Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar and said that he is "pretty incredible".Paul, who has also helmed films like "The Heat" and "Spy", on Monday shared a magazine cover, where Karan is seen along side Bollywood actresses Anushka...

24-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Bringing 40 artistes together was tough for 'Swan Lake' director

Anatoily Azatisky, director of the Russian ballet "Swan Lake" -- staged here -- says bringing together 40 artistes for the performance in India was not an easy task, especially due to a language barrier."Swan Lake", presented at the Siri Fort Auditorium from...

21-Sep-2017 Los Angeles

Gal Gadot may join Bradley Cooper in 'Deeper'

Actress Gal Gadot is in early talks to join actor Bradley Cooper in the thriller "Deeper"."White God" helmer Kornel Mundruczo is also attached to the project. Max Landis, who penned the script, will produce it with David Goyer and Addictive Pictures. If a deal...

15-Sep-2017 Los Angeles

When Jennifer Lawrence got involved in bar fight

Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence says she had got involved in a bar fight earlier this year in Budapest.Lawrence was in Budapest to shoot her film "Red Sparrow". The actress decided to take some time off from her shooting schedule and visited a bar. However,...

15-Sep-2017 Mumbai

Monica Bellucci to visit India for MAMI Fest

Globally known Italian actress Monica Bellucci will head to Mumbai in October to be a part of the 'Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star'. She is very excited to make her first visit to the country.Known for movies like "The Matrix Reloaded", "The Matrix Revolutions",...

08-Sep-2017 Mumbai

Ruskin Bond lauds short film on his story 'The Black Cat'

Celebrated author Ruskin Bond has given the thumbs up to Bhargav Saikia's "The Black Cat", a short film which is an official adaptation of an eponymous short story by the writer.Saikia arranged a special screening of the film in Mussoorie for Ruskin Bond earlier...

03-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Hollywood has aggressive agenda to include diversity: Mark Schwahn

Mark Schwahn, creator of the hit American TV show "The Royals", says that there is an aggressive agenda to include diversity in Hollywood, but he believes in hiring the best person for the job instead of looking for people from diverse backgrounds.Amid the...

24-Aug-2017 New Delhi

We're all focused on our own thing now: 'Game of Thrones' star

"Game of Thrones" -- a twisted tale about seven kingdoms entwined with sneaky ploys, nudity and bloodshed in a quest to claim the Iron Throne -- is gradually approaching its concluding episode. Irish child artiste Art Parkinson, who featured in the fantasy...

22-Aug-2017 las vegas

I don't gamble, but I eat a lot : Jennifer Lopez

Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez says she doesnt gamble at casinos whenever she is here, but she indulges a lot in food.The 48-year-old is currently in the city for her show "All I Have" at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, reports dailymail.co.uk."I think people...

21-Aug-2017

Jerry Lewis: The Hollywood comedian who even impressed the French

Even if you haven't seen any of his films, every time you see a cinematic depiction of a socially inept but lovelorn academician or a comic duo of a straight man and a zany counterpart (something like the Johar-Mehmood pairing in Bollywood), its courtesy...

20-Aug-2017 New Delhi

Would love an Indian adaptation of 'Sherlock' : Sian Brooke

Sian Brooke, who surprised many when she entered "Sherlock" as an evil and mentally-disturbed third Holmes named Eurus, is clueless about the future of her character and the British series. But the English actress says she would find it interesting if the...

19-Aug-2017 Los Angeles

Patty Jenkins in final talks to direct 'Wonder Woman 2'

Director Patty Jenkins is in final talks to helm the sequel of "Wonder Woman".In talks with Warner Bros, Jenkins is close to signing a deal with the studio to step back into the director's chair, reports aceshowbiz.com.While "Wonder Woman 2" was officially confirmed...

02-Aug-2017 Cambodia

Monjoy Joy Mukerji was invited for 57 th APPF Awards in Cambodia

The 57 th APPF Awards was held recently in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from 28th to 30 th July, 2017 and it has successfully concluded. The grand ceremony was a major success as delegates from over 20 countries attended this celebrated event.  Monjoy Joy Mukerji...

09-Jul-2017 Montreal

Olivia Munn might return for 'X-Men : Dark Phoenix'

Actress Olivia Munn, who played Psylocke in "X-Men: Apocalypse" will reportedly reprise her role in the next instalment "X-Men: Dark Phoenix".Munn shared the news as an Instagram story about her arrival in Montreal, where the movie is being filmed, with a lot...

09-Jul-2017

'Spider-Man...': Dumbed-down superzero superhero film

"What the f…k!" is the last thing we hear our underage superhero's sexy aunt May say before the end-credits begin to roll. And I felt the same.The latest Spider-Man film, which is much hyped and mightily praised by critics who love the film's transparency...

07-Jul-2017 New Delhi

Hollywood : The 'desi' touch in Tom Holland's 'Spider-Man : Homecoming'

For Indian fans of superhero franchise "Spider-Man", it's a delight to spot Hollywood actor Robert Downey Jr in a kurta pyjama at a traditional Indian wedding in a scene from its new version "Spider-Man: Homecoming", which seems to have embraced diversity.Whether...

29-Jun-2017 Canberra

Travel, films make my life : Shenaz Treasury

Actress Shenaz Treasury, who turned 36 on Thursday, says she likes to travel to various countries and see their cinema."Travel and films both make my life and with every place that I visit, I try to absorb the cinema and better my craft as an actor," Shenaz,...

24-Jun-2017 New Delhi

'American Gods' very relevant in Trump era, says English actor

In times of a "heated political climate" in the US, a show like "American Gods" which touches upon issues like immigration, sexism, racism and homophobia -- all of which have come into spotlight under Donald Trump's presidency -- is relevant, says its lead...

20-Jun-2017 Los Angeles

'The Mountain...' shooting was much harder than 'Titanic' : Kate Winslet

Actress Kate Winslet says that working in her forthcoming movie "The Mountain Between Us" was harder than working for her career-making role in "Titanic"."This was much harder than Titanic because we really were at 10,000 feet and it really was -38 degrees Celsius....

19-Jun-2017

'Cars 3': A delightful coming-of-age film

This third edition of the franchise, from Pixar, which first appeared in 2006 is comparatively better than its predecessor released in 2011. While the scope and spectacle of "Cars 2" made it feel impersonal and hollow, "Cars 3" is a considerably more focused...

17-Jun-2017

'Despicable Me 3': Emotionally packed and entertaining

Very rarely do follow-ups create the same impact as their prequels, but in the case of "Despicable Me 3", the intensity of the film surpasses its predecessors. It excels as a scaled-up action thriller packed with a 1980s style of story that includes affirmation...

15-Jun-2017 Los Angeles

I'm a 'Game of Thrones' nut : Ryan Reynolds

Actor Ryan Reynolds says he is addicted to "Game of Thrones", and would like to replace Irish actors Aiden Gillen or Liam Cunningham in the fantasy series.The HBO fantasy series, which is filmed in Northern Ireland, has featured a host of Irish talent over...

12-Jun-2017 New Delhi

'Avatar' sequels are extraordinary : Stephan Lang

American actor Stephan Lang is excited about the sequels of "Avatar". He says the upcoming parts of the James Cameron film are "beautifully written" and will expand the universe of Pandora in an emotional manner."The sequels are extraordinary. I cannot share...

12-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Language becoming little less of a barrier : Papon

Singer Papon has released his first Assamese album, "Notun Puhor", in seven years. He feels more people are opening up to music from across the globe, and so, language is becoming a little less of a barrier now.His last Assamese album, "Sinaki Osinaki", released...

10-Jun-2017 San Francisco,

Hope 'Cars 3' will translate well in India, says director

Brian Fee has never been to India, but is confident that his first directional "Cars 3" will start off on the right note in the country. The American director says he doesn't like to restrict his creative soul by sticking to a specific audience to tell a story,...

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