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Anvita Singh

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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 entertainment. She has previously worked with India Today and is an alumna of Asian College of Journalism, Chennai.

Hollywood Rewind | Scream: A meta-horror fest by the legendary Wes Craven
Sun, Feb 28, 2021

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.

Revisiting The Girl on the Train ahead of its Hindi adaptation: An exceptional Emily Blunt
Thu, Feb 25, 2021

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.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali movies: A Gorgeous and repetitive filmography
Wed, Feb 24, 2021

Watching a Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie on the big screen is like being caught in the middle of a waking dream; stunning-looking portraits that suffer from a lack of inventiveness.

Hollywood Rewind | The Godfather Part II: A sequel like no other
Sun, Feb 21, 2021

The Godfather II is lifted by its well-woven screenplay, compelling performances and spectacular cinematography. Every movement, every expression is caught with precision.

Lut Gaye song: Emraan Hashmi plays a cop in this corny, romantic ballad by Tanishk Bagchi
Thu, Feb 18, 2021

The romantic ballad Lut Gaye has been crooned by Jubin Nautiyal, with lyrics by Manoj Muntashir. Tanishk Bagchi has composed the music.

Hollywood Rewind | One Fine Day: George Clooney and Michelle Pfeiffer promise happy ending in these uncertain times
Sun, Feb 14, 2021

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.

Before To All the Boys: Always and Forever, watch these seven romantic films
Tue, Feb 09, 2021

From the classic Roman Holiday to the unassuming Beginners, celebrate Valentine's week by watching these romantic films.

PLAYLIST: Top 10 tracks of ghazal master Jagjit Singh
Mon, Feb 08, 2021

From Jhuki Jhuki Si Nazar to Tumko Dekha To Yeh Khayaal Aaya, here are 'Ghazal King' Jagjit Singh's ten masterful tracks.

Hollywood Rewind | True Romance: An all-out entertainer
Sun, Feb 07, 2021

Quentin Tarantino fans worship True Romance, action buffs like the treatment of the genre and lovers swoon over the undeniably sweet love story of the two lead characters.

Top 5 Indian OTT releases of January: The Great Indian Kitchen, Gullak Season 2 and more
Tue, Feb 02, 2021

From the Malayalam movie The Great Indian Kitchen to the SonyLIV show Gullak Season 2, here are the top five Indian OTT releases of January.

Hollywood Rewind | Little Women: True to the source
Sun, Jan 31, 2021

Gillian Armstrong's Little Women starred Susan Sarandon, Winona Ryder and Christian Bale in the lead roles.

Young Rock trailer: A fun look at the phenomenon called ‘The Rock’
Thu, Jan 28, 2021

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.

Blown away by the love for The White Tiger: Priyanka
Tue, Jan 26, 2021

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'.

Godzilla vs Kong trailer: A battle for the ages
Mon, Jan 25, 2021

Godzilla vs Kong trailer: Despite the somewhat predictable narrative, it is hard not to get enraptured by the huge beasts. As the synopsis rightly puts it, they do appear to be "mythic".

Hollywood Rewind | Face-Off: Mostly stylish, sometimes silly, all-time beloved actioner
Sun, Jan 24, 2021

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.

One Night in Miami: A timely tale of four Black icons
Wed, Jan 20, 2021

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.

Salman Khan’s Radhe to release in theatres on Eid 2021
Tue, Jan 19, 2021

Radhe also stars Disha Patani, Jackie Shroff, Zarina Wahab and Randeep Hooda in pivotal parts. It is being bankrolled by Salman Khan Films, Sohail Khan Productions, and Reel Life Production.

Tandav was a refreshing change: Anup Soni
Mon, Jan 18, 2021

Actor Anup Soni on Tandav, reuniting with his friends from NSD on the set of the Amazon Prime Video web series, and his personal politics.

Hollywood Rewind | Pulp Fiction: Still gory, still cool
Sun, Jan 17, 2021

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.

The Family Man 2 teaser: Bajpayee’s Srikant Tiwari is back in action
Wed, Jan 13, 2021

The teaser offers a sneak peek at the kind of intensity that one can expect from Raj and DK web series' The Family Season 2, which will start streaming on Amazon Prime Video from February 12.

Pieces of a Woman: A one-woman show
Wed, Jan 13, 2021

Pieces of a Woman is an intricate, poignant portrait of pain that is brought alive by Vanessa Kirby's powerful performance.

Films to watch if you liked Maara
Tue, Jan 12, 2021

From Dulquer Salmaan's Charlie to Vijay Sethupathi-Trisha starrer 96, here are five films to watch if you loved R Madhavan's Maara.

Hollywood Rewind | Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Lithe and lovely
Sun, Jan 10, 2021

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon was a revelation in so many ways. The fact that you could make money off Hollywood with a Chinese cast and a Chinese tale was a big takeaway.

The Family Man Season 2 to premiere in February
Sat, Jan 09, 2021

The Family Man Season 2 stars Manoj Bajpayee, Samantha Akkineni, Priyamani, Sharib Hashmi, Seema Biswas, Darshan Kumar, Sharad Kelkar, Sunny Hinduja, Shreya Dhanwantary, Shahab Ali, Vedant Sinha and Mahek Thakur.

Netflix’s Bridgerton: All hail the new regency sensation
Mon, Jan 04, 2021

The Chris Van Dusen-created drama is not about sticking to the facts. Its attempt is to create this entertaining and egalitarian society in a parallel world of fiction. And it does a stand-up job.

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