Good Omens first impression: Neil Gaiman’s dark comedy hinges on postponing the apocalypse

This is the war that both sides plan to win but Crowley and Aziraphale just want to put it off. Advertising God exists in this world as well and here she is brilliantly voiced by Frances McDormand. The show is a comedy at its core so scenes, where Crowley is trying to bribe Aziraphale by…


Gina Rodriguez to star in Netflix’s sci-Fi thriller Awake

0 Comment(s) Only Jill may hold the key to a cure in the form of her own daughter. Mark Raso of Kodachrome fame is set to direct the film from a script he co-wrote with his brother Joseph and Greg Poirier. The question is, can Jill safely deliver her daughter and save the world before…


Devi 2 movie review: A sober version of Raghava Lawrence’s Kanchana

The jokes in the film are mostly clean, except for a few racist Chinese jokes directed at Kovai Sarala’s looks. Advertising In spite of its numerous follies, Devi 2 still ticks some right boxes when compared to the recent visual revulsion, Kanchana 3. Or when he took out his wife for regular medical checkups when…


Avengers Endgame inches closer to Avatar’s global box office haul

It is the highest grossing Hollywood film in the country and also the first to cross the Rs 300 crore and the Rs 350 crore milestones. Advertising In the domestic (North American) market too, it has crossed the 800 million dollar mark to earn 806.55 million dollars. Avengers: Endgame, directed by Joe and Anthony Russo,…


NGK movie review: Works to some extent, elevated by Suriya’s performance

This lack of coherence between what’s said and what’s shown adds to the flatness in the narrative. NGK is about Nandha Gopalan Kumaran, a grassroots worker, who eventually becomes the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. 0 Comment(s) They were real, not animated. I am not saying it is easy writing, but NGK is the simplest…


Good Omens review: The last laugh

They have shared chalices of wine in classical Rome, even as Aziraphale introduced Crowley to oysters. And with an apple,” says God, voiced by Frances McDormand, as we are ushered into the beginning of history, 6000 years ago. In lesser hands, this could have turned into a bumbling mess. 0 Comment(s) And for the true…


Rocketman movie review: Hits all the right notes

As Elton’s cold-hearted mother who lets him down at every crucial moment of his life, she is uni-dimensional. Driving the story through those songs, it captures the music prodigy’s lonely childhood, cold parents, sudden stardom, need for love, and a stint to rehab and back. It’s Howard who gets the film’s most raw deal. Egerton…


Raatchasi trailer: Jyotika plays a tough taskmaster

A rough translation of her dialogue is: “If you don’t stop an evil thing that is happening before your eyes, you become part of that evil thing. The film is written and directed by debutant Sy. Poornima Bhagyaraj, Sathyan, Hareesh Peradi and Kavitha Bharathi among others will be seen in important roles. Advertising The trailer…


Can You Ever Forgive Me? movie review: Watch it for Melissa McCarthy and Richard E Grant

And yet, Israel opens up almost instantly when, ignoring all that, Jack (Grant), an obviously gay man of a dubious past and colourful present, waltzes into her life. But what is more unsatisfying is the film’s failure to connect with Israel at a deeper level of a writer who has been forced to pretend to…


It’s a wrap for Henry Cavill’s Netflix series The Witcher

And although I’m pulling a face here it has been an incredible journey! It is unlikely that he will be back as Man of Steel anytime soon. Advertising Andrzej’s books also inspired the uber-popular role-playing fantasy video game series of the same name. All of those 3 am wake ups were worth it!” Lauren Schmidt…


Mouni Roy quits Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s Bole Chudiyan

Advertising The reason for Mouni calling it quits is disagreements with producer Rajesh Bhatia. It’s amusing to hear her complaining of full-fledged heroine role which is far superior unlike her other blink and miss roles. Even for the final narration held two days back on 29/5/19, she walked in at 5.30 pm for a 3…


De De Pyaar De nears Rs 100 crore mark, PM Narendra Modi remains steady

0 Comment(s) Vivek Oberoi stars in the titular role. Meanwhile, the biggest Bollywood film of the month, De De Pyaar De, which stars Ajay Devgn, Tabu and Rakul Preet, is nearing the Rs 100 crore mark. But its success is limited to metro cities. India biz. Advertising Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared on Twitter,…


Chris Hemsworth reveals mementos he got to keep from Avengers Endgame

I had spent so much time in the fantasy world playing Thor but this a very contemporary setting. 0 Comment(s) I keep putting it on the mantel place. Advertising The Australian actor, who plays Thor, the God of Thunder, in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), has a favourite spot in his house to display these…


Moby cancels book tour after Natalie Portman controversy

New equipment, bigger budget key “I have a lot of admiration for Natalie, for her intelligence, creativity, and animal rights activism, and I hate that I might have caused her and her family distress,” Moby wrote on Instagram on Saturday. I’m the one who behaved inconsiderately and disrespectfully, both in 2019 and in 1999. Advertising…


People have started writing gay characters with three dimensions: Matt Bomer

They’re not just the sassy stylist or the friend with a lot of attitude or the guys who’s going to help the straight guy pull it together,” Bomer said. Advertising In an interview with Variety for his new movie Papi Chulo, the 41-year-old actor said the industry is in a “great boon time” as gay…