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 entertainment. She has previously worked with India Today and is an alumna of Asian College of Journalism, Chennai.
Everything about Scream was new and exciting. Its characters were intelligent and would often be seen discussing the horror genre and how it repeatedly used the same tropes to dupe its audience. Scream sought to subvert its genre, and it managed to do that quite successfully.
Starring the versatile and wonderful Emily Blunt as the titular 'girl on the train,' the 2016 movie directed by Tate Taylor is peopled with a talented cast, but the narrative, which is a messy take on redemption of the female spirit, doesn't do them justice. Parineeti Chopra is starring in the Hindi adaptation.
From all the predictable chaos that was One Fine Day, what stood out in the film were its lead stars' performances. George Clooney's turn as the solid romantic star and Michelle Pfeiffer gliding through the familiar mess with uncompromised grace.
From relatively modest beginnings to now being the biggest Hollywood star, Dwayne Johnson's journey has certainly been fascinating, and perhaps even a lesson in discipline if one were to take a closer look. Therefore, it is no surprise that a TV series will soon release based on his adventurous life.
Priyanka Chopra plays an American-Indian, Pinky, in The White Tiger. Rajkummar Rao plays her entitled husband, whereas newcomer Adarsh Gourav essays the role of Balram who struggles to fight the system that is hellbent on keeping him in 'his place'.
The sincerity with which John Woo and team made Face-Off rolls off the screen even in the silliest of scenes. Face-Off has this conviction and style about it that not many films, especially action films, do these days.
For One Night in Miami to come out at a time when Black Lives Matter movement is once again gaining momentum is perfectly fitting. The Regina King directorial is currently streaming on Amazon Prime Video.
Pulp Fiction put Quentin Tarantino on the global map. Yes, Reservoir Dogs was great, and it got the filmmaker more work. But it was this pulpy, unique mix of a movie that really made people sit up and take notice of Tarantino.