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Varsha Vats
Varsha VatsAug 13, 2022 | 08:30
Grab your snacks and watch these 5 shows over this long weekend

Finally a long weekend is ahead of us. Thanks to the festivities for falling on the right days and giving us the much needed long break. It is probably the best time to binge watch every new release if you don’t have any other plans.

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Ayaan Paul
Ayaan PaulAug 11, 2022 | 17:51
Timothee Chalamet’s cannibal love story, Bones and All, reveals first look ahead of Venice premiere

Italian director Luca Guadagnino’s Bones and All revealed its first look as lead star Timothee Chalamet dropped a teaser on Twitter. Here’s the first glimpse of what the film has in store.

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Shaurya Thapa
Shaurya ThapaAug 11, 2022 | 08:30
Aamir Khan's Laal Singh Chaddha brings back the ableist problems of Forrest Gump

From the very first trailer of Laal Singh Chaddha, it is evident that the Aamir Khan-starrer is an almost frame-to-frame remake of Forrest Gump. While the latter is regarded as a classic, it hasn't quite aged well, especially with regard to the representation of disabilities.

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Ayaan Paul
Ayaan PaulAug 10, 2022 | 17:27
Golden Globes 2.0: The HFPA strikes back

The previously cancelled Golden Globes are reportedly making a resurgence on NBC. Once an important precursor award ceremony at the annual awards race, the Golden Globes have earned a reputation of being mocked at and ridiculed for the indifference with which they carry themselves, and in light of recent controversies, perhaps rightly so. 

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Shaurya Thapa
Shaurya ThapaAug 10, 2022 | 14:36
From Bandit Queen to Sher Singh Rana biopic: How Bollywood has wronged Phoolan Devi

Today marks the 59th birth anniversary of activist and Lok Sabha MP Phoolan Devi, arguably one of the most polarising figures in Indian history. While she is a Bahujan icon for many, her popular image has been tarnished by her violent past and a notorious biopic.

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Shaurya Thapa
Shaurya ThapaAug 08, 2022 | 14:14
As Brad Pitt rides a Bullet Train to theatres, here are 5 essential train movies

Brad Pitt's latest film Bullet Train released in theatres on August 5 and it promises to be an adrenaline-fuelled ride with most of the action taking place in the titular Japanese train. But when it comes to trains as a major plot point, both Hollywood and global cinema have a wide variety of options to offer. 

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Ayaan Paul
Ayaan PaulAug 05, 2022 | 08:00
Before Prey releases, here's what you need to know about the Predator

With the release of Prey, Hulu’s prequel to one of the most distinct sci-fi franchises in cinematic history, here is a detailed look at the iconic pop culture figure, the Predator, and the culture and history of its development.

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Shaurya Thapa
Shaurya ThapaAug 04, 2022 | 08:00
Why did DC cancel Batgirl movie? How will it fight the war with Marvel?

An upcoming superhero film on Batgirl was in the final stages of completion with a budget of over 90 million dollars, and what did DC do at the last moment? Cancelled it.

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Ayaan Paul
Ayaan PaulAug 03, 2022 | 17:22
Why Reservation Dogs, on Hotstar, is one of the most important comedies streaming right now

FX's indigenous comedy series Reservation Dogs is paving the way for an authentic representation of indigenous communities on screen. However, Hollywood still has a long way to go in terms of telling indigenous stories. 

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