You are here:    Home      Posts tagged "Hollywood"

Five things to watch for on Emmys night

After a year off, HBO’s wildly popular fantasy epic “Game of Thrones” is expected to make a big comeback.

Read More
 

‘Game of Thrones’ back at Emmys for duel with ‘Handmaid’s Tale’

The Television Academy’s 22,000-plus members have already cast their ballots for the 70th Primetime Emmys

Read More
 

Star Gosling took flying lessons for new astronaut film

Hollywood star Ryan Gosling said Wednesday that he tried to learn to fly to play astronaut Neil Armstrong in an emotional new biopic about the strong but silent space hero. The Canadian actor renewed his Oscar-winning partnership with “La La Land” director Damien Chazelle for “First Man”, which tells how Armstrong overcame tragedy after tragedy…

Read More
 

Jennifer Garner honoured with Hollywood star

Jennifer Garner received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Monday to honor a glittering career that has included roles in acclaimed movies from “Juno” to “Dallas Buyers Club”

Read More
 

‘The Meg’ chomps up competition at North America box office

The North American box office was under attack from sci-fi horror film ‘The Meg’ this weekend, industry estimates showed Sunday, as it more than doubled the earnings of its closest competitor to claim the top spot. The Warner Bros. adaptation of Steve Alten’s “Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror” (1997) took $44.5 million in its…

Read More
 

Priyanka Chopra upset over engagement rumours

Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra has declined to comment on rumours about her engagement with American singer Nick Jonas. In an interview with Indian news agency PTI, Priyanka said that “my personal life is not for public consumption,” Times of India reported. “Ninety percent of my life is for public consumption but 10 per cent is for…

Read More
 

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie spar over child support, house loan

Pitt and Jolie were married for two years and enjoyed a 10-year romance that had made the pair one of Hollywood’s most glamorous couples. They have six children for whom she is seeking primary custody

Read More
 

The Darkest Minds – More Messy, Less Dark

Once every few years, the trend of action films changes in Hollywood; there was a time when one-man-army films were popular and they were replaced by wizardry. Sadly, the era in which The Darkest Minds is released is still searching for its identity and that shows onscreen. This supposedly thrilling Young Adult (YA) adaptation of…

Read More
 

Priyanka Chopra leaves Salman Khan’s film for a Hollywood project

Indian actor Priyanka Chopra has left an upcoming film with Salman Khan after she signed a movie in the Hollywood. According to Times of India, Salman Khan said that he came to know about Priyanka Chopra’s decision leave their upcoming film ‘Bharat’ quite late but congratulated her for bagging a major Hollywood project. Ms Chopra…

Read More
 

The Equalizer 2 – Drag, boring and not cool at all

Denzel Washington is one of the best actors Hollywood has produced in the last 25 years, however, he needs to understand that not everyone can play a Liam Neeson after turning 60. In his latest flick The Equalizer 2, the actor has done some fabulous stunt but the repetitive plot, the unnecessarily dragged arcs and…

Read More
 

Smaller in size, bigger in impact

They may be small but Ant-Man and The Wasp are as big a threat to bad guys as any other Marvel superheroes. In the sequel to Ant-Man, they share the title, the action sequences and the credits when it comes to bringing back the original Wasp who went missing in the Quantum realm 30 years…

Read More
 

Ocean’s 8 – inspiring spin-off of a memorable reboot

                      No, George Clooney’s Ocean’s XI was not an original film as many believe it to be; in fact, it was the reboot of a late 1960 rat pack flick having the same title and featuring an ensemble cast led by Frank Sinatra. However, the…

Read More
 

The women of ‘Ocean’s 8’ steal a big lead at the box office

The women of “Ocean’s 8” proved this weekend that they know how to steal the show — and much more — as the new heist flick took in an estimated $41.6 million in North American theaters. With an all-star cast led by ever-popular Sandra Bullock and supported by Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter,…

Read More
 

For the love of Star Wars

    By Omair Alavi Han Solo is to Star Wars what Clint Eastwood’s Man With No Name was to Spaghetti Westerns – no matter how hard you try, you can’t disassociate one from the other. In Solo – A Star Wars Story, we get to know about the backstory of Han Solo who goes…

Read More
 

Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch saves cyclist from muggers in London

British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, known for his portrayal of fictional crime-fighter Sherlock Holmes and comic book superhero Doctor Strange in the Marvel movies, has been hailed a hero for chasing away four assailants as they mugged a cyclist in London. Cumberbatch, 41, jumped out of his taxi and ran to the aid of the man…

Read More
 

Hollywood legend Brian De Palma to tackle Weinstein story

“Scarface” director Brian De Palma is to tackle the story of disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, the Hollywood legend told AFP. The maker of “Carrie” and “The Untouchables” said he was toying with the idea of dealing with Weinstein and the #MeToo movement the Hollywood producer unleashed after claims that he had raped and abused…

Read More
 

Deadpool 2: Return of the anti-hero

By Omair Alavi Ryan Reynolds’ Deadpool 2 is perhaps the best way to come out of the shocking climax of Avengers: The Infinity War; the guy who played Thanos there (Josh Brolin) is the one who saves the day as Cable; the film is also the perfect reply to the silliness of both Marvel and…

Read More
 

‘We got you’: Weinstein accusers relieved, elated at rape charges

Women in Hollywood expressed relief, hope and vindication on Friday as movie producer Harvey Weinstein was charged with rape after decades of alleged sexual misconduct. Weinstein was met by dozens of photographers and camera crews as he walked into a New York City police station to be charged with two counts of rape and one…

Read More
 

Actor Morgan Freeman apologizes after accusations

Actor Morgan Freeman said on Friday any suggestion he assaulted women or created an unsafe workplace is false and apologized to anyone he may have upset after media reported that women have accused him of inappropriate behavior or harassment. The accusations against the Oscar-winning actor are the latest in a torrent against male actors, filmmakers…

Read More
 

Movie producer Weinstein surrenders on sex assault charges

Film producer Harvey Weinstein on Friday surrendered to authorities at a New York City police station on sex crime charges. A few months back, he was toppled from Hollywood’s most powerful ranks by scores of women accusing him of misconduct. More than 70 women have accused the co-founder of the Miramax film studio and Weinstein…

Read More
 

Weinstein expected to ‘surrender’ to NY authorities Friday

Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to New York police on Friday to face sex crime charges, nearly eight months after his career collapsed in a blaze of assault accusations. US media reported that the former movie powerbroker — once the toast of Hollywood, with his films winning scores of…

Read More