‘Mean Girls’ movie review: Regina George’s back 20 years later… and not much has changed

A still from ‘Mean Girls’ This is not just another teen movie. It is a movie based on the musical, Mean Girls, which in turn was based on the 2004 movie directed by Mark Waters, starring Lindsay Lohan and Rachel McAdams as Cady and plastic queen Regina George respectively. Twenty years and a musical treatment … Read more

Alia Bhatt wraps up Vasan Bala’s ‘Jigra’, shares pictures with Vedang Raina

Actor Alia Bhatt has wrapped up the shoot of her upcoming film ‘Jigra’ along with Vedang Raina. Announcing the wrap, Alia on Thursday shared candid photos from the sets of the movie on her Instagram featuring herself and Vedang. Sharing the post, she wrote, “jigra oh… abki teri baari ho @vedangraina & that’s a film … Read more

Ethan Coen and Tricia Cooke give sexploitation cinema a queer spin in ‘Drive-Away Dolls’

Scripts of all kinds sit in the drawers of Ethan Coen’s home, some to be returned to, some forever abandoned. When writing with his brother Joel over many years, the absurd narrative paths they’d venture down would inevitably lead to strange mental roadblocks. “Sometimes partial scripts would stop in mysterious places,” Coen says. “‘Fargo’ we … Read more

‘For Regn’ movie review: Milana Nagaraj, Pruthvi Ambaar are wasted in a shallow relationship drama

Milana Nagaraj and Pruthvi Ambaar in ‘For Regn’. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement Yet another Friday, yet another Kannada film failing to understand the pulse of its audience. In For Regn, director Naveen Dwarakanath squanders an interesting premise by beating around the bush for an eternity. Throughout the runtime of 140 minutes, he has no clue how … Read more

Oscar-winner Troy Kotsur to star in ‘Foundation’ season 3

Troy Kotsur in ‘CODA’ Oscar-winning actor Troy Kotsur is the new addition to the third season of ‘Foundation’. As per Variety, in ‘Foundation’, Kotsur will feature as Preem Palver, described as “the leader of a planet of psychics.” The sci-fi series is being headlined by Lee Pace and Jared Harris. Also, the project marks Kotsur’s … Read more

French actors denounce abuse by directors when they were teenagers in new #MeToo step

French newspapers Le Parisien and Liberation report that Judith Godrèche is to make a speech on sexual violence in the cinema industry at the Cesar Awards’ ceremony, the French version of the Oscars | Photo Credit: Petros Giannakouris As French cinema basks in Academy Awards attention, actors who allege they were teenage victims of sexual … Read more

doc7dxvunbs44z28048r4mRevisiting the works of the Dhananjayans

Natyacharyas V.P. Dhananjayan and Shanta Dhananjayan | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement When artistes with a career graph spanning decades decide to go on a trip down memory lane to share excerpts from their pioneering works, the outcome is interesting, as it showcases art that has evolved over a period of time. Smrithi Patham, a presentation … Read more

Revisiting the works of the Dhananjayans

Natyacharyas V.P. Dhananjayan and Shanta Dhananjayan | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement When artistes with a career graph spanning decades decide to go on a trip down memory lane to share excerpts from their pioneering works, the outcome is interesting, as it showcases art that has evolved over a period of time. Smrithi Patham, a presentation … Read more

 ‘Sundaram Master’ movie review: Harsha Chemudu’s portrayal enhances director Kalyan Santhosh’s indie-style narrative

Harsha Chemudu and Divya Sripada in the Telugu film ‘Sundaram Master’ | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement Baruvu thagginchu (reduce your weight), an elderly man tells Sundaram (Harsha Chemudu), who enters the remote village of Miriyalametta that has not seen an outsider in about 90 years. The casting of Harsha as Sundaram master is spot on … Read more

‘Suzume’, ‘Your Name’ producer Koichiro Ito arrested on child pornography charges

DOHA, QATAR – NOVEMBER 30: Producer Koichiro Ito attends the “Garden of Words / Voices of a distant Star” premiere on Day 5 of the Ajyal Youth Film Festival on November 30, 2013 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for DFI) | Photo Credit: Andrew H. Walker Koichiro Ito, a producer on … Read more