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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...

14-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Kate Moss felt 'pressure' to pose topless as teen model

Supermodel Kate Moss revealed that she does not feel comfortable taking her clothes during the shoots.During an appearance on Megyn Kelly Today, the 44-year-old said she was constantly urged to pose topless after being discovered as a young teenager, reports pagesix.com.She...

13-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Jennifer Garner watches 'Peppermint' with fans

Actress Jennifer Garner treated her fans by watching her movie "Peppermnint" with them in a theatre.The 46-year-old, who was encouraged by the studio behind "Peppermint" to watch the movie with fans in a public theatre, got emotional after seeing people reactions,...

12-Sep-2018

'The Predator': Muddled sci-fi action extravaganza

Unlike its predecessors, the 1987 release "Predator" which was a laser-focused, sci-fi action extravaganza or the 2010 released entertaining and underrated "Predators" not exactly a classic, this Director and Co-writer Shane Black's film, "The Predator" is...

11-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Kendall Jenner flies to Paris amid 'freak out' during NYFW

Reality TV personality-model Kendall Jenner flies to Paris amid 'freak out' during New York Fashion Week (NYFW) after not being booked to walk in any showsHer last public appearance saw her rub shoulders with Kate Moss in the front row of the Longchamp showcase.But...

11-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Kit Harington wants a gay actor to play a superhero

"Game of Thrones" star Kit Harington wants a gay actor to play a superhero to dispel stereotypes about "masculinity and homosexuality".Harington addressed queer representation in Hollywood during his visit at the Toronto Film Festival, reports variety.com."There's...

11-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Lady Gaga moved to tears after standing ovation for 'A Star Is Born'

Singer-actress Lady Gaga was moved to tears at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) after she was praised for her performance in "A Star Is Born".Gaga, 32, was with the film's director and co-star Bradley Cooper as well as other cast members at a Question...

07-Sep-2018

The Nun': A lacklustre spin-off of horror films

"The Nun", is yet another spin-off of a horror film that's not exactly inventive or frightening.Set in 1952, the narrative beings with the para-psychologists, Ed and Lorraine Warren, who had famously invented the so called Amityville hauntings of "The Conjuring"...

03-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

Ray Winstone almost gave up acting

Actor Ray Winstone says he almost gave up his career as he had "had enough" of acting."For a while I felt, I've had enough of this. I'm getting worse. The scripts are getting worse. Let's turn it in. Let's retire and die gracefully," Winstone said.The "Point...

03-Sep-2018 Mumbai

Not sure what quintessential Bollywood heroine is : Lisa Haydon

Actress Lisa Haydon, who has featured in films like "Aisha", "Queen" and "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil", wonders what the typical Bollywood heroine is as the world of Hindi films has opened up to a whole variety of narratives and portrayals.Asked if she finds it difficult...

01-Sep-2018 Los Angeles

JLo knocked tooth out with mic

Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez says she once knocked her front tooth out with her microphone while she was on stage."I have chipped my tooth with a mic. Oh yeah, I have done so much stuff on stage, but I feel like I have stage angels because I do such crazy stuff on...

29-Aug-2018 Detroit

She made our world a better place: Taylor Swift on Aretha Franklin

Days ahead of Aretha Franklin's funeral in her hometown, singer Taylor Swift honoured the late Queen of Soul.On Tuesday evening, the Reputation singer, 28, performed at Detroit's Ford Field where she asked the sold-out crowd to pay tribute to Franklin with...

29-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

When Nick, Priyanka's mothers matched steps to Punjabi song

American singer Nick Jonas's mother Denise joked about her lack of dance skills as she shared a video from a party which celebrated her son's engagement to actress Priyanka Chopra.Not only was the August 18 celebration the first time the couple's families met,...

28-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

Charlie Hunnam convinced Rami Malek for 'Papillon'

Actor Charlie Hunnam reached out to Rami Malik and convinced him to join survival drama "Papillon".Based on autobiographical novel "Papillon", published in France in 1969, the film tells the story of two prisoners trying to escape a penal colony in Guiana....

25-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

Jennifer Garner helping Ben Affleck ajust for kids'

Actress Jennifer Garner, who has admitted her former husband and actor Ben Affleck into a rehab, is reportedly helping him just for the sake of their children.A source told US Weekly that the 46-year-old "Peppermint" actress is helping the Oscar winner for the...

24-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

'Kin' was our version of 'The Sword...' fable : Josh Baker

Director Josh Baker says the forthcoming movie "Kin", co-directed by Jonathan Baker, is their version of "The Sword in the Stone" fable.The upcoming crime-thriller "Kin" brings out a sci-fi twist in the story narrating the complex family relationships."It's about...

23-Aug-2018

'Mile 22' is gripping but scattered

More than the basic plot premise which propels this pyretic action adventure into the zone of political ambush, it is the strenuous cultural inclusiveness of the cast that fascinated me. The leading man is a full-blown American who has collaborated four times...

22-Aug-2018

'The Stolen Princess': Staid and predictable

"The Stolen Princess" is the first animation film in English from Ukraine to hit the Indian screens and it is at par with other animated films from Hollywood studios.The film is based on an epic Russian fairy tale -- "Ruslan and Ludmila" -- published in 1820,...

21-Aug-2018 New Delhi

'Papillon' to release in India on August 31

Charlie Hunnam's "Papillon" will release in India on August 31.MVP Entertainment is bringing the film to India, read a statement to IANS.Based on autobiographical novel "Papillon", published in France in 1969, the film tells the story of two prisoners trying...

19-Aug-2018 New Delhi

I like to do something that challenges me : Jennifer Winget

"Bepannaah" actress Jennifer Winget likea to challenge herself with each of her project."I like to do something that challenges me. I like to do something different from my previous characters," Jennifer told IANS."I have been fortunate enough to be offered characters...

18-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

Dave Bautista compares Disney to Trump

"Guardians of the Galaxy" actor Dave Bautista is still angry with Disney for firing James Gunn from the responsibility of directing the third part of the franchise, and compared the studio with US President Donald Trump.He made the comparison on Friday, reports...

15-Aug-2018 New Delhi

GoT final season will be exciting, heartbreaking : Nathalie Emmanuel

Nathalie Emmanuel feels the final season of "Game of Thrones" is worth waiting for as it will blow everyone's mind. The actress says it will bring closure to all the stories in an exciting, but heartbreaking way."I think what we can expect from the final season...

15-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

Ethan Peck to star as Spock in 'Star Trek : Discovery'

Actor Ethan Peck has been roped in to play the iconic role of Spock in "Star Trek: Discovery".Spock is the half-human and half-Vulcan science officer of the USS Enterprise. Set to premiere in 2019, the new season, which takes place years before the original...

13-Aug-2018 Seoul

Joseph Kahn attacks BTS band members

Korean-American film and music video director Joseph Jun-hee Kahn has accused BTS music band members of having plastic surgery.Recently Kahn took to his Twitter account and shared some controversial remarks on band members, which has garnered a lot of criticism from...

12-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

Amy Adams needs character backgrounds

Actress Amy Adams gives all her characters a back story from the age of three to help with her preparations."For each character, I build a psychological back story from the age of around three - I'll imagine their whole life leading up to the present day," Adams...

10-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

Gal Gadot joins 'Ralph Breaks the Internet'

"Wonder Woman" star Gal Gadot has joined the cast of Disney's upcoming animated film "Ralph Breaks the Internet", which is a sequel to "Wreck-It Ralph".In the Walt Disney Animation Studios' project, Gadot will be voicing the character Shank, a tough and talented...

10-Aug-2018

A Fantastic Woman' could have been fantastic transgender film

"A Fantastic Woman" could have been penetrating portrait of a transgender woman's struggle for dignity after her middle-aged lover suddenly dies on her.Marina (played with consummate sensitivity by Daniela Vega) never quite recovers from the traumatic shock....

09-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

McGregor was perfect for 'Christopher Robin' : Marc Forster

Director Marc Forster says actor Ewan McGregor was apt for the live action film "Christopher Robin" because of his ability to capture the essence of youthfulness."Ewan and I worked together before (in the 2005 thriller 'Stay'), and I knew he was perfect as Christopher...

09-Aug-2018

'The Spy Who Dumped Me': Entertaining in spite of mishmash genres

Although it seems to be a mishmash of genres, director Susanna Fogel's, "The Spy Who Dumped Me", is a buddy film at its core.Mila Kunis plays Audrey, a 30-year-old, who has recently been dumped via a text message by her boyfriend Drew (Justin Theroux). She has...

09-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

I consider myself a dancer first : Jennifer Lopez

She is a singer and an actress, but Jennifer Lopez says she always considers herself a dancer first."I always consider myself a dancer first because I became a singer and an actress after I was a dancer," Lopez said in a statement to IANS."That was the first...

08-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

It was really hard: Trace Lysette on opening up about sexual abuse

"Transparent" actress Trace Lysette says she has no regrets about accusing former co-star Jeffrey Tambor of sexual harassment."It was hell, in a word," variety.com quoted Lysette as saying."It was really hard, but I've never shied away from making decisions out of...

07-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

Johnny Depp's 'City of Lies' pulled from release schedule

Global Road Entertainment has pulled the upcoming Notorious B.I.G. film "City of Lies," starring Johnny Depp, a month before it was slated to hit theaters.The movie was scheduled to be released September 7 but is now undated, a spokesman for the distributor...

07-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

'Supergirl' movie in the works

Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment are in the early stages of a "Supergirl" film. They have hired "22 Jump Street" writer Oren Uziel to pen the script, but have not found a producer yet.The character has been played by Melissa Benoist in the titular CW series...

06-Aug-2018 London

Britney Spears treats sons to fish, chips

Singer Britney Spears treated her sons Sean and Jayden to fish and chips before her headline performance at Brighton Pride festival.The boys also got to see Buckingham Palace and spend time on the beach at the seaside resort in South England, before she performed...

06-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

Systematic sexism is big thing to change : Eva Longoria

Actress Eva Longoria, who has called for "transparent investigations" into sexual misconduct allegations against CBS chief Les Moonves, believes changing systematic sexism is a huge challenge.Longoria has said she is not sure if Moonves should be fired at the...

05-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

Fonda, Parton, Tomlin to reunite for '9 to 5' sequel

Almost four decades after the 1980 workplace comedy "9 TO 5" opened, Jane Fonda says she and her co-stars Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton will be returning together for a sequel.The classic film tells the story of three secretaries, played by Fonda, Tomlin and...

04-Aug-2018 Los Angeles

I've known Bollywood for a long time : Andy Samberg

American actor Andy Samberg says he is appreciative about the "big and incredible" world of Bollywood, and is willing to explore it."I am not familiar with the films specifically, but I have known of Bollywood for a long time. But I don't watch them because I...

02-Aug-2018 London

Rihanna loves her bottom, breasts

Singer Rihanna says she does not want to lose her derriere or breasts when she embarks on a new fitness regime.Asked what it's like to be a pin-up girl, the "Work" hitmaker told Vogue magazine,: "OK, you are asking the wrong person. I do not know, maybe it's...

01-Aug-2018 New Delhi

My heart has always been in acting : Selena Gomez

Singer-actress Selena Gomez says music has been a dominating factor in her life, but acting has always been her first love.Asked if she sees herself as a singer, a performer or an actress, she said: "I don't know. My heart has always been in acting.""But music has...

31-Jul-2018 Los Angeles

Priyanka Chopra's new Hollywood role opposite Chris Pratt

Actress Priyanka Chopra's Hollywood kitty is on an expansion spree. She will play the love interest of Chris Pratt in "Cowboy Ninja Viking".The role in Universal's big-budget tentpole was one of the more highly coveted, and Priyanka beat out a slew of talent...

31-Jul-2018 Los Angeles

'24' prequel series in works

"24" showrunner Howard Gordon and series co-creators Joel Surnow and Bob Cochran are working on a prequel series that tells the origin story of how Jack Bauer became Jack Bauer.According to sources, the project is in the early phases of development with no...

30-Jul-2018 Los Angeles

Carrie Fisher irreplaceable: Mark Hamill

Ahead of actor Mark Hamill's final performance as Luke Skywalker in "Star Wars" films, the popular voice artist became nostalgic and remembered late actress Carrie Fisher, who was popularly known for her role as Princess Leia in the "Star Wars" films.The 66-year-old...

30-Jul-2018 Los Angeles

'Die Hard' makers celebrate film's 30th anniversary in style

A special screening of John McTiernan's action thriller "Die Hard" on its 30th anniversary was organised in the shadow of the film's famous Nakatomi Tower.The screening saw a huge crowd in which many fans were spotted wearing t-shirts emblazoned with a...

26-Jul-2018

'Mission Impossible - Fallout': Outshines the previous editions

Magnificently shot and incredibly mounted with the perfect balance of every technical element that it takes to make a great action film,"Mission Impossible - Fallout" - the sixth edition of the series, is the best of the lot ever since it started twenty two years...

24-Jul-2018 Los Angeles

Gary Oldman to star in 'Woman in the Window'

Actor Gary Oldman will star opposite actress Amy Adams in the psychological thriller "The Woman in the Window", directed by Joe Wright."The Woman in the Window" is based on A.J. Finn's best-selling novel, reports variety.com.The story centres on a woman who...

23-Jul-2018 Los Angeles

'Supernatural' team talks episode 300

"Supernatural" team, consisting of its lead actors Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki, discussed the show's 300th episode and return of fan favourites for its 14th season.Moderated by actors Richard Speight Jr. and Rob Benedict, the panel at San Diego Comic-Con on Sunday...

20-Jul-2018

'Hotel Transylvania 3...': A spirited middlebrow entertainer

Despite its flimsy premise about true love and "we are all the same", "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" is a shade better than its previous edition.The narrative of this film takes place a few months after the previous edition. It treats us to an exciting,...

19-Jul-2018 London

Jeff Goldblum's London statue marks 25 years of 'Jurassic Park'

A 25 ft statue of actor Jeff Goldblum attracted fans on the banks of the River Thames by the Tower Bridge here to celebrate the 25th anniversary of celebrated film "Jurassic Park".Now TV's publicity team commissioned the statue of Goldblum, clad in Dr....

21-Jun-2018

'Incredibles 2': A charming and enticing superheroes film

Picking up immediately after the events of the first film, "Incredibles 2" can easily be viewed as an extension of the original, rather than a sequel. The seamless transition between the films is flawless and thus it does not matter if you are not familiar with...

20-May-2018 Los Angeles

Being a producer allowed me to be more accountable : Vin Diesel

Actor Vin Diesel says being a producer allowed him to be more accountable for the overall film."Being a producer allowed me to be more accountable for the overall picture. All of our characters shine so well," Diesel said in a statement to IANS."That's a testament...

19-May-2018

'Deadpool 2' is the best super-hero film since 'Logan'

AIf we can overlook the excessive gore ,including a scene of violence where the subversive superheroic hero is ripped into two halves, "Deadpool 2" provides more fun zones in its speedened narrative ambit, for the uninitiated and the initiated, than any...

07-May-2018 Mumbai

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom to release in India on June 8

Get ready for the most awaited epic action-adventure film of the year! Universal Pictures India is all geared to release Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom in India on June 8, two weeks ahead of the film’s US release. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, the sequel...

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