Bollywood Actress Alia Bhatt is set to join the cast of Netflix’s “Heart of Stone,” as she makes her global debut opposite Gal Gadot. Bhatt is already one of the biggest movie stars in India, having won four FilmFare awards. Her recent outing ,“Gangubai Kathiawadi,” directed by the legendary Sanjay Leela Bhansali secured the third biggest opening last weekend and the biggest non-holiday opening for a Bollywood film since the start of the pandemic. The film will release globally on Netflix this spring and has received great reviews singling out her performance in the title role.
A plane comes crashing into the seas and a princess jumps in to the save the drowning pilot from his doom. That, my friends, is Wonder Woman taking the plunge to save Warner Bros. and the DC Extended Universe after the misfires it have churned out post Dark Knight Rises. Sure, it was a job for Superman. Or maybe Batman. Or even Joker perhaps. But who would have thought it would eventually take the much ignored yet most popular female superhero to come and set things right for the DC movie franchiseContinue reading “Wonder Woman Movie Review: ‘Amazon’ Grace!”
Post the tepid response received by Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice, Warner Bros is ready with the Justice League movie. A collective of the most popular heroes of the DC Comics franchise, Justice League is the feature film adaptation of the popular franchise and is directed yet again by Zack Snyder (Man Of Steel, Batman v Superman).Continue reading “Justice League: Trailer”
Harvey Dent once said this – “The night is the darkest just before dawn.” This movie is about the darkest part. As far as summer blockbusters go, this was the biggest showdown of all.
Some 5 hours into the film, Batman, sitting in his Batwing, barks at Alfred, “What is Happening?”.. The reply over his comms is “How best to describe it?”.. Well, that should tell you about the film! The most iconic superhero slugfest is far from what was promised. Or, let me say, what most people expected from it.Continue reading “Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) Movie Review: A Colossal Train Wreck”
I have always believed that a well written movie is a great movie, irrespective of the genre.One such movie is Sleuth (1972), an adaptation of Mr. Anthony Schaffer’s Broadway play. Not all stage plays are remade / adapted into great movies, for the plot, characters, setting may not enthrall the audience the same way the play did. The plot and characters often tend to lose their power in front of a movie camera.Continue reading “Sleuth (A mystery – shaken & stirred)”