Thursday, 1 December, 2022

Topic: Hollywood

She Said on Harvey Weinstein shows what resilient journalism looks like minus the drama

Maria Schader's She Said doesn’t have a heart-pounding finale, but it’s a steady look at the Harvey Weinstein investigation that will stay with you for a long time.

Netflix’s Blonde isn’t Oscar-bait biopic, but uses Marilyn Monroe fiction to skewer Hollywood

Be it Monroe’s husbands, Hollywood icons, or JFK, Andrew Dominik aims and fires at each one of them for inflicting emotional, physical, sexual abuse on her.

A wacky multiverse fantasy, ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ beats Marvel—on all counts

'Everything Everywhere All at Once' blends infinite possibilities of cosmogenesis with a heartwarming story.

Brad Pitt’s ‘Bullet Train’ hits the nail on the head despite clichés, dodgy Russian accents

Adapted from a Japanese dark comedy novel, Bullet Train Westernises its cast while retaining the spirit and setting of its source material.

Netflix’s The Gray Man is a fun action ride, but has nothing new to offer

Based on Mark Greaney’s novel of the same name, The Gray Man, with its $200 million budget, is Netflix’s most expensive project to date.

Partition, SRK, hijab—why Indians and Americans must watch Pakistani Ms. Marvel

Muslim families have no voice in most Hollywood series, but Ms. Marvel breaks that wall. There’s Eid, 'Jalebi Baby', SRK fandom and even Partition.

Say what you might — Marvel Studios has triumphed over DC. And it all started with Avengers

What started as six core Avengers — Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk, Black Widow, Thor — turned Marvel into real-life superheroes of the movie genre.

‘Multiverse of Madness’ is Scarlet Witch ft Dr Strange in Sam Raimi’s horror masterclass

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is visually stunning, refreshing, scary — a heady tempering peppered with moments of MCU fan service.

What is aphasia, disorder that forced action star Bruce Willis to retire

The communication disorder is caused by damage to areas of the brain that process language, making it difficult to speak, write, and understand words correctly.

Will Smith hits presenter Chris Rock on Oscar stage over joke on wife Jada

Rock had said that Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, was going to be in the next 'G.I Jane' movie, a reference to her lack of hair. Smith later won the best actor award for 'King Richard'.

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Congress MP Shashi Tharoor (Photo/ANI)

Operation ‘Discipline Tharoor’ failed in Kerala. But battle against Pinarayi won’t be easy

If his attacks on Modi and the BJP are any indication, Tharoor would rather be measured than go all-out, especially as an exponent of positive politics.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.