Movies

10 Best Movies and TV Shows to Stream in April

Finally! Last year’s big Emmy-winning breakout hit The Handmaid’s Tale is back on the air – “under his eye,” naturally – to give us yet another glimpse of a hellish, misogynistic dystopia that’s pure escapism. (Riiiight.) Offred and Co. will have plenty of competition for your attention this month, as the service also drops a doc on everyone’s favorite impossibly proportioned doll; ... Read More »

As Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ roars, here’s how DC’s ‘dark and turgid’ movies can play catch up

Source: Marvel A panther just mauled the box office competition, and some suggest its next victim might be an upstart superhero movie operation. The record-breaking debut of Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” further cemented the superhero movie maker’s dominance over Hollywood. Yet Marvel’s counterpart, Warner Brothers’ DC Extended Universe (DCEU), has some serious catching up to do—especially after last year’s “Justice ... Read More »

10 Hollywood movies on black people

A still of ‘Black Panther’. New Delhi: Marvel’s superhero film Black Panther, which is currently storming the global box office, is noteworthy for its all-black star cast and emphasis on Afrofuturism, a philosophy that studies the intersection of Afro-American culture with technology. Here are 10 other Hollywood films focused on black people. The Color Purple (1985): The Steven Spielberg film depicts the issues ... Read More »

2018, The Year Of Khans And Big Clashes. Excited Much?

Of Bollywood clashes (Courtesy, L: Instagram, M: Twitter) NEW DELHI:  HIGHLIGHTS Salman Khan’s Eid release this year is Race 3 Aamir is releasing Thugs Of Hindostan on Diwali Shah Rukh’s Zero is releasing on Christmas Bollywood has big plans for movie buffs in 2018. “The three Khans to arrive with their movies during festivals in 2018,” tweeted trade analyst Taran Adarsh at ... Read More »

Srinivas Kalyanam Movie: Here’s A Sneak Peek To Actress Pooja Hegde’s Foodie Side!

HIGHLIGHTS The gorgeous actress Pooja Hegde has been roped in for Telugu film Pooja slayed in quite a few Telugu movies Quite a fit and beautiful actress, Pooja Hegde has a foodie side too The gorgeous actress Pooja Hegde has been roped in for Telugu romance film Srinivas Kalyanam directed by ace director Satish Vegesna. She will be playing the ... Read More »

Baahubali 2 Is On A Rotten Tomatoes List With 100% On The Tomatometer

Jai Mahismathi! (courtesy YouTube) NEW DELHI:  HIGHLIGHTS Baahubali 2 featured on the list of Best Movies Off The Radar 2017 Baahubali 2 also topped Google India’s search trends in 2017  It was also the top Twitter trend in 2017 “Baahubali 2‘s the kind of film that reminds us why we love going to the movies,” writes Rotten Tomatoes, which has ... Read More »

Martin McDonagh Plays Pool and Talks Movies

artin McDonagh, the filmmaker and playwright, sank into a ratty couch at Fat Cat, the game-filled dive bar on Christopher Street. It was late afternoon, with scattered customers playing Foosball and Ping-Pong. McDonagh, who is forty-seven, silver-haired, and less foulmouthed than his scripts, was a regular at Fat Cat in the late nineties, when his play “The Beauty Queen of ... Read More »

‘The New Mutants’ Will Kick Off a Trilogy of Horror Movies

20th Century Fox offered one hell of a Friday the 13th treat last week when they debuted the first trailer for the secretive X-Men movie The New Mutants. The film, directed by Josh Boone (The Fault in Our Stars), had been teased as being a YA-tinged horror film of sorts, and indeed that’s exactly what was revealed in that trailer: a very grounded, creepy haunted house film ... Read More »

Summer Studio Movies Of 2017 Fail Vito Russo Test Of LGBTQ Representation

There’s the Bechdel Test and then there’s the Vito Russo Test. Where the Bechdel Test evaluates the portrayal of women in film, the Vito Russo Test examines the representation of the LGBTQ community in movies. The test was applied to the movies from this year’s summer box office season and the results did not indicate a pass with flying colors. In fact, they barely ... Read More »

The Politics of American Movies

The essence of the current cultural discourse is that everything we watch is at least latently political. And we, the people, are hungry for political art. This recurring column, The Politics of American Movies, will explore everything from racially progressive Westerns and anti-fascist comedies to documentaries about the working class and popcorn flicks with subversive bite. 2 hours ago On ‘Blue ... Read More »