Thursday, 18 August, 2022
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Topic: Hollywood

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'.

Don’t just blame Bollywood. We are at fault too for the content we consume

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Singer R Kelly faces life in US prison for trafficking, child pornography, sexual violence

Sexual abuse allegations against the R&B artiste, known for songs like 'I Believe I Can Fly', date back to 1994 when he married singer Aaliyah who was just 15 years old at the time.

Tired of films & TV shows? Netflix plans to stream video games as early as next year

Video games give Netflix another way to lure new customers and also offer something none of its direct competitors currently provides.

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Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar with Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav | ANI File Photo

Operation Lantern fails to light up in Bihar. And BJP in search of a Brahmin face in UP

The no-fuss change of government in Bihar, without horse-trading or MLAs in resorts, has prompted a coalition partner to request the CM to make arrangements for a trip to a hill station.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

(From left) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken after the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, in Washington, 12 April, 2022 | Credit: ANI Photo/ PIB

USAF secy needs Pentagon escort but Indian attaché doesn’t — that’s how deep India-US ties are

Frank Kendall, Secretary of the US Air Force, says the unescorted access to Pentagon for Indian defence attaché 'is aligned with the trust and cooperation we share'.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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