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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...

11-Oct-2018 Los Angeles

Amber Heard looks back at tough time with Johnny Depp

Actress Amber Heard looked back at the time when she raised her voice about the physical and emotional abuse by her former husband and actor Johnny Depp all alone.Female stars from Hollywood came together to commemorate a year since the #MeToo movement that...

09-Oct-2018 Los Angeles

Absolutely awesome : Stephen Amell on Batwoman joining Arrowverse

Actor Stephen Amell, who stars as Oliver Queen in the superhero vigilante show "Arrow", says it's "absolutely awesome" to have the iconic character Batwoman in the Arrowverse.The crossover between the Arrowverse and Batwoman was announced earlier this year....

08-Oct-2018 Los Angeles

Bradley Cooper's biggest challenge

Actor Bradley Cooper says his biggest challenge was to keep going on through the long process of filming his first directorial venture "A Star Is Born".The 43-year-old actor co-wrote the script, directed and produced the movie as well as starring in it. He...

06-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Will Smith does the bhangra, says Bollywood dance sequence on his mind

Hollywood star Will Smith showed some bhangra moves as he spoke about having a Bollywood dance sequence on his bucket list, while also opening up on his childhood, struggle as an artiste, dealing with failure and setting the goal for himself to be the best movie...

05-Oct-2018

'Crazy Rich Asians': A run-of-the-mill romance drama

With an all-Asian cast and highlighting far-east culture, "Crazy Rich Asians" is a frothy mix of the familiar romantic comedy cliches and tropes of the early 90s. Rich it certainly is, but crazy debatable. It is a classic ballad of life among the 1 per cent...

05-Oct-2018

'Venom': With fangs that are not so lethal

At the very onset, let me warn you, if you have expectations from a film coming from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, simply because you are looking out for a sleek, action-packed narrative, then you'd be disappointed.Being an origin story of the Marvel Comics...

03-Oct-2018 Los Angeles

I was never going to be Cinderella : Johnny Depp

Actor Johnny Depp, who faced accusations of domestic violence against his former wife Amber Heard, says he was never going to be Cinderella.With  a barrage of accusations levied against him, the actor says he has been portrayed as Quasimodo, reports mirror.co.uk.Heard...

02-Oct-2018 Los Angeles

Lindsay's friends alarmed at her mental health

Actress Lindsay Lohan's friends are alarmed about her mental state after accusing a homeless family of trafficking children and then getting punched in the face in Moscow. They now want her to return to the US.Sources close to Lohan told tmz.com. that her friends...

29-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

It's easy to work with Tom : Riz Ahmed

Emmy Award-winning British Pakistani actor and rapper Riz Ahmed says working with actor Tom Hardy in "Venom" was really easy and fun."Tom is really, really committed, and I think a lot of people can see that from his performances. So, you know, he got, you...

28-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Can't think of anything more boring than retirement : Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams has spent over 30 years in the music industry, celebrating many milestones. And he is in no mood to rest his vocal chords anytime soon. The Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter says music isnt for a short time, but for a lifetime."I cannot think...

27-Sep-2018

'Peppermint': Has no flavour or essence of its own

A lurid and gristly revenge thriller designed from cliched tropes of action-packed vigilante films, director Pierre Morel's bittersweet "Peppermint" is a big let-down as it has neither a flavour nor essence of its own, except that it is a woman-centric...

27-Sep-2018 Las vegas

Jennifer Lopez feels like a superwoman

Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez doesnt need a cape to look and feel like a superhero.The "El Anillo" singer, 49, showed off her buff biceps in a clingy maroon dress and silver hoop earrings on Instagram. With her hair swept back, Lopez flexed her incredible arms as she...

26-Sep-2018 New York

I was raped at 16, kept silent: TV host Padma Lakshmi

US television host Padma Lakshmi has said she was raped at the age of 16, but kept silent as she feared fingers would point at her for bringing it upon herself.The 48-year-old Top Chef host, wrote a piece for the New York Times published on Tuesday, where...

22-Sep-2018

'Peppermint' is a self-justice abomination

The kindest thing I can say about this no-holds-barred vigilante drama is that it makes no bones about its elementary target. This actioner with much sound and no substance puts the talented Jennifer Garner into a no-brainer bloodbath after her husband and...

22-Sep-2018

The Equalizer 2: Vigilante justice drama does scant justice

When all fails there is Robert McCall. The impressively distinguished Denzel Washington stars as a former intelligence agent whom you can approach to get justice done when all legal channels fail. Decades after Charles Bronson espoused vigilantism, the cult...

21-Sep-2018

'Equalizer 2': An enjoyable vigilante film despite mediocrity

This vigilante film is a sequel to the 2014 released The Equalizer which was originally based on the 1980s Television serial with the same name.It is about a retired CIA agent Robert McCall, who plays a lone ranger delivering justice to the abused, the defenceless...

20-Sep-2018

'The House with a Clock in Its Walls': A clunky and familiar tale

Adapted from a 1973 novel of the same name by John Bellairs, "The House with a Clock in Its Walls" is a fantasy film, vaguely on the lines of Harry Potter. It is an all-too-familiar story of an orphan who picks up some magic tricks when he goes to live with...

19-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Movies are a huge part of my life : Bradley Cooper

Actor Bradley Cooper says movies have been a huge influence in his life, sometimes healing him and sometimes providing him the energy to go on."I always felt like I wanted to direct movies. Movies are a huge part of my life as a kid healing me, energising...

17-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Eliza Dushku married Peter Palandjian in August

"True Lies" actress Eliza Dushku revealed that she tied the knot with Peter Palandjian in August.Dushku and Palandjian, the 54-year-old CEO of Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation, got married in a courtyard at the Boston Public Library, reports eonline.com.Sharing...

16-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Jack Black's tryst with magic

Actor Jack Black had fun learning magic tricks from magician David Kwong for gothic fantasy-based thriller "The House with a Clock In Its Walls".In "The House with a Clock In Its Walls", Black will be seen playing a wizard. To ensure he got the character right,...

15-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Kristen Stewart teases modern twist to 'Charlie's Angels' reboot

Actress Kristen Stewart says the upcoming "Charlies Angels" reboot will portray women in a very different light."Watch. I'm going to say all this, and then you are going to be like, 'You guys didn't do that at all'," variety.com quoted Stewart as saying.She...

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