Anvita Singh

Anvita Singh is a Senior Sub-editor with Indianexpress.com and has been working with the organisation since December 2017. She writes features, opinions and articles on everything related to the field of entertainment. She has previously worked with India Today and is an alumnus of Asian College of Journalism, Chennai.

Articles By Anvita Singh

Hollywood Rewind | Brad Pitt proves his skill sets in David Fincher directorial Fight Club

For me, one of the biggest takeaways from Fight Club was Brad Pitt can act. So, if you, like me, only thought of Pitt as a pretty face, think again.

Hollywood Rewind | Merly Streep starrer Doubt makes you think hard

In this week’s Hollywood Rewind, we take a look at 2008's Doubt. The Meryl Streep, Amy Adams, Viola Davis and Philip Seymour Hoffman starrer is a gem that deserves multiple viewings.

Hollywood Rewind | Christian Bale is equal parts funny and dangerous in American Psycho

Released in 2000, American Psycho is in parts hilarious, in parts surreal and in the remaining parts plays out like a horror flick. Based on Bret Easton Ellis' novel of the same name, the Mary Harron directorial has, over the years, become a cult film. And not without reason.

Hanna first impression: The Esme Creed-Miles starrer can hold your attention

Amazon Prime Video's latest offering Hanna is based on the 2011 Joe Wright movie of the same name. However, in the web series version, we see a richer, more humane protagonist.

Shivani Raghuvanshi: Jazz is the most relatable character of Made in Heaven

In an exclusive chat with indianexpress.com, Made in Heaven actor Shivani Raghuvanshi opened up about playing the ambitious but sweet Punjabi girl Jazz in the Zoya Akhtar series.

Hollywood Rewind | Meryl Streep starrer Julie and Julia is a love letter to food

Based on chef Julia Child's My Life in France and Julie Powell's Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously, the Meryl Streep and Amy Adams starrer is laugh-out-loud, sweet and sentimental film about following dreams, chasing after passions and feeling dejected in the process.

377 Ab Normal review: Shashank Arora shines in the Faruk Kabir film

Shashank Arora's angst and his transformation from a scared adolescent to a courageous man is dealt with by gentle but firm hands of the filmmaker.

Hollywood Rewind | Forrest Gump is a delicate, innocent story of dreams and human spirit

Tom Hanks starrer Forrest Gump has had an indelible impact on film history, and the recent news that Bollywood star Aamir Khan is going to feature in the official Hindi remake of the movie only proves the undying spirit of the film.

Leaving Neverland makes you question the ‘greatness’ of Michael Jackson

How do you differentiate between an artist and his art? Especially when the said artist has been charged with child molestation.

Hollywood Rewind: Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster’s The Silence of the Lambs is bone-chilling

If a film manages to snag away the Oscar in five categories of Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director and Best Screenplay, then it must have done something right, right? And the 1991 Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster starrer The Silence of the Lambs did exactly that and more.

Ahead of Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu’s Badla, revisiting the Spanish original Contratiempo

Contratiempo is being remade into a Bollywood flick with Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu playing significant parts. But will it be able to repeat the box office success of the original?

Looking for a magical adventure this weekend? Johnny Depp starrer Finding Neverland is your answer

Based on the late Scottish playwright James Barrie and how he took inspiration from a family to pen down the children's classic Peter Pan, Johnny Depp starrer Finding Neverland is a tribute to the power of the narrative and imagination.

Pankaj Tripathi on Luka Chuppi: It makes an important point about a relevant subject

Pankaj Tripathi, who will next be seen in Kriti Sanon and Kartik Aaryan starrer Luka Chuppi, spoke to indianexpress.com about new projects, what drew him to Luka Chuppi and whether he will make a return in Netflix's Sacred Games Season 2.

Oscars 2019: Roma to win the biggest trophy this year

OSCARS 2019: Roma, based on the live-in domestic help of a middle-class family in Mexico City's district of the same name, is not only stunning to look at, but is also emotionally rich.

Road to Oscars 2019: Glenn Close likely to win Best Actress award

The five actresses nominated in the Best Actress category for this year's Oscars include Glenn Close (The Wife), Lady Gaga (A Star is Born), Olivia Colman (The Favourite), Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me) and Yalitza Aparicio (Roma).

Hollywood Rewind | Roman Holiday is the kind of romantic drama that ages like fine wine

It's hard to categorise this black-and-white piece of beauty, but film critics and audience have boxed it as a rom-com, which I don't think it is. Sure it has its share of comic elements, but Roman Holiday doesn't have a predictable ending, which defeats the entire purpose of a romantic comedy.

Road to Oscars 2019: Can You Ever Forgive Me should win Best Adapted Screenplay award

Not only are the performances convincing, what really makes Can You Ever Forgive Me stand out in the crowd is the fact that despite being a 'serious' film, it never takes itself too seriously, therefore helping the audience to weep and laugh with the heroine and her people.

Road to Oscars 2019: Mahershala Ali is the frontrunner in Best Supporting Actor category

Mahershala Ali has already won a Golden Globe for his performance in Green Book. And therefore, it would be no surprise if the versatile actor gets to walk away with the statuette this time as well.

Hollywood Rewind | Edward Norton starrer American History X is brilliant and horrifying

The 1998 film starring Edward Norton in the lead had in its time created quite the wave for tackling the issue of race head-on. The movie had not just brushed the topic at surface level but had dealt with it by going inside the minds of a fictitious group of neo-nazis.

Flashback Friday: Aishwarya Rai cuts a graceful figure in The Mistress of Spices

Aishwarya Rai plays an immigrant woman by the name of Tilo in the Paul Mayeda Berges directorial, who, apart from being a clairvoyant, is also a 'Mistress of Spices'-- a woman who can predict the future and help people through the medium of spices.

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