Casting director David Rubin elected film academy president

Advertising He is the first casting director to ascend to the film academy’s presidency. Advertising The film academy in 2016 pledged to double the number of female and minority ranks of its members by 2020. He succeeds cinematographer John Bailey, who has served as the academy’s president since August 2017. Then, just 25 percent of…


This sexist review of Ajith’s Nerkonda Paarvai is making everyone angry

“அந்த ஊர் மேயற பொண்ணுகளுக்கு என்ன நடந்தா என்னன்னு தான் நமக்கு தோணுது” “Girls Going to pub and having sex with boys is very much casual in NORTH but not in South” says these Tamil reviewers. “Girls going to pubs and having sex is a very common practice in the north. To expect standards from people like them…


Actor Madhu Prakash’s wife commits suicide

Her room was locked from the inside and he finally managed to open the doors with another key, only to find his wife hanging from the ceiling fan. 0 Comment(s) He also appeared in director SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali. Prakash rushed to their residence, but it was too late. Advertising Marital discord between the couple is…


Suhana Khan set to make her acting debut with a short film

The photos and videos of the 19-year-old’s performances in school and college plays would often go viral on social media and keep the rumour mills buzzing about her debut in Bollywood. 0 Comment(s) The film also stars Robin Gonnella. Suhana, who graduated in June, was also awarded for her contribution to drama in Ardingly with…


Talking about #MeToo scares me: Casey Affleck

That’s preposterous,” Affleck added. “Just the way I was raised, they are baked into my own value system having been raised by a mother who didn’t let us watch Dukes Of Hazard’ when we were like eight years old because it was sexist,” he added. “It is very, very hard to talk about, and it…


Barot House review: An exhausting whodunnit

The rest of the film plays out like a long-drawn-out whodunnit. 0 Comment(s) A lot of editing, better writing and direction could have helped Barot House’s case infinitely. Advertising If you are one of those who has watched Lynne Ramsay directorial We Need to Talk About Kevin, you would easily spot the ‘influence.’ But the…


Roadies Real Hero Milind Chandwani: Being on the show helped my cause

Also, the time I got to spent with the gang leaders and was really a fun and learning experience. Some of the tasks were medically not suitable for me but I did them with all my heart because I knew the longer I could stay, the more kids I could reach. Advertising It was mostly…


Khandaani Shafakhana actor Priyansh Jora: Waited long enough to see myself on the big screen

I also believe that the hype around sex is all man-made, we make it an issue by not talking about it or hiding it from teenagers. And I managed to be a part of it. And when you have gone through that, you don’t think of yourself any lesser. When I met Shilpi (Dasgupta, director)…


Vidya Balan: Shakuntala Devi is a very interesting character to play

“I am happy that Kangana is doing it and I will leave it at that. I don’t write or get involved in any of those processes. I can’t talk about various instances as it is too early, but that’s what fascinated me about her. But I guess when it comes to web series, I have…


Disney to reboot Home Alone for streaming service

The Will Smith starrer Aladdin, directed by Guy Ritchie, also raked in over a billion dollars. The live-action versions of Beauty and the Beast and Alice in Wonderland managed to achieve the same feat. The trailer for the live-action version of Mulan also generated a lot of curiosity. At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Kevin Feige…


American Crime Story Season 3 will tackle Clinton-Lewinsky scandal

Beanie Feldstein (Booksmart) portrays Lewinsky, with Emmy-winning American Crime Story alumna Sarah Paulson as Tripp, whose secretly recorded tapes triggered the scandal. Advertising “I believe very, very strongly in what we’re making. I think that’s a little hysterical,” he said. Lewinsky’s involvement is evidence of the quality of the material and the “vibrancy of this…


‘A huge loss for India’: Film and TV celebrities mourn the demise of Sushma Swaraj

Prayers and strength to the family 🙏#SushmaSwaraj — Gul Panag (@GulPanag) August 7, 2019 India has lost its extraordinary leader, minister and personality.. Deeply saddened.Value and will cherish the moments spent learning from you.🙏🏼 — Prasoon Joshi (@prasoonjoshi_) August 6, 2019 Shocked and completely gutted to hear of the sudden demise of #SushmaSwaraj ji.She was…


Taika Waititi to receive TIFF Ebert Director Award

“Taika Waititi is the rock star cinema needs right now. The award, which honours a filmmaker for their outstanding contribution to cinema, will be handed to Waititi during the TIFF Tribute Gala awards event on September 9. 0 Comment(s) His films are full of razor-sharp humour, faultless style and boundless generosity,” Toronto artistic director and…


First of Many: Jimmy Sheirgill revisits Maachis

He told me to go with Jimmy Shergill. I had requested Gulzar sir if I could be on the sets every day. Two of us had to come in and it was a very tight frame. He asked me why and I said because my nickname is also Jimmy. One of the evenings when we…


Khandaani Shafakhana presents golden opportunity to lift stigma attached to sexual diseases: HC

Popular Photos J Om Prakash’s funeral: Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra and others pay last respects to Bollywood filmmaker Arjun Kapoor, Ragini Khanna, Kunal Kapoor and others attend Barot House screening Remembering Sushma Swaraj: See rare photos from Express archives The court said sexual disorders are viewed in the society as an abnormality which restricts people from…