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

Sequence of note | The strudel scene from Inglourious Basterds

In this week's 'Sequence of note,' we revisit the longish strudel scene from Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds.

Hollywood Rewind | Jack Black starrer School of Rock is a cool, breezy take on life and music

Not everyone has to make a Dead Poets Society to pass the message -- do your own thing, and do it with honesty. The rest will take care of its own.

Sequence of note | Delhi 6’s Dil Gira Dafatan: A dream sequence unlike any other

In the second edition of our special series 'Sequence of note', we take a look at a sequence from Abhishek Bachchan and Sonam Kapoor's Delhi 6.

Will Dream Girl be able to take the tradition of successful gender-swap stories forward?

It is safe to say that Raaj Shaandilyaa directorial Dream Girl might look different at first, but it is, in fact, cashing in on a tried-and-tested formula of the Hindi film industry.

The Spy first impression: A slow but promising watch

The Spy has been created by Gideon Raff, the man who is also behind the production of Prisoners of War. Therefore the writing and direction are in sync, but it does take time to come through.

Hollywood Rewind | About a Boy: The coming-of-age tale of an emotionally stunted man

Hugh Grant delivered one of his finest performances as the carefree and emotionally stunted Will in this adaptation of the Nick Hornby book of the same name.

You know you are watching a Vishal Bhardwaj film if…

In the second edition of 'You know you are watching...,' we try and uncover the basic tropes of a Vishal Bhardwaj directorial.

Sequence of note | Get Out: The eerie conversation featuring Daniel Kaluuya and Betty Gabriel

In our new weekly special called 'Sequence of note', we attempt to throw light at some of the most defining moments of cinema around the world. In the first edition, we take a look at a sequence from the Jordan Peele directorial Get Out (2017).

Hollywood Rewind | Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson go head-to-head in the well-written A Few Good Men

The writing is the main hero of A Few Good Men as it delivers the pauses and paces on cue. We have to thank Aaron Sorkin and William Goldman for that.

13 Reasons Why Season 3 review: We didn’t need this one

Netflix's 13 Reasons Why Season 3 seems long-drawn out and exhausting. The only thing that wins it any points at all is that Season 3 is a tad better than its predecessor.

Hollywood Rewind | 50/50: An emotional, funny story of survival and hope

The jokes evoke laughter, the dialogues touch you and the script is tight and unsparing as it doesn't indulge in unnecessary melodrama. Which, to be honest, it could have easily done, considering the subject of 50/50.

Mindhunter Season 2 review: Worth all your time

Mindhunter 2 doesn't simmer, it boils -- at first slowly and then picks up a raging pace with every episode. Now that is what you call a 'binge-worthy' series.

Hollywood Rewind | Begin Again: A romantic musical for the ages

Gregg Alexander's score is excellent and sets in perfectly with the mood of Begin Again. New York blooms under Yaron Orbach's lenses. And as far as the soundtrack is concerned, every song is memorable and the kind that will stay with you long after you are done watching the film.

You know you are watching a Quentin Tarantino film if…

In our new bi-weekly series called 'You know you are watching...,' we take a look at the moviemaking styles of directors across the world. In the first edition, we dissect Hollywood filmmaker Quentin Tarantino's formula of making a film.

Hollywood Rewind | Brooklyn: An affecting story of alienation and finding oneself

What is particularly captivating about Brooklyn is that it takes the idea of finding oneself in a new place away from home and that somehow metamorphoses wonderfully into a love triangle.

Barot House review: An exhausting whodunnit

Barot House review: If you are one of those who has watched Lynne Ramsay directorial We Need to Talk About Kevin, you would easily spot the 'influence.' But the Tilda Swinton and Ezra Miller starrer executed its theme convincingly, unlike Barot House.

Hollywood Rewind | Ryan Gosling’s Drive: A quintessential ode to the 80s

Ryan Gosling, action and the 80s -- if you are a fan of either of these three things -- you should go watch Drive now.

The undying charisma of Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham

So, what is the recipe of Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham's success? I say it is tons of labour and truckloads of charm.

Fosse/Verdon first impression: Michelle Williams delivers a solid performance

While Sam Rockwell impresses as ace choreographer Bob Fosse, it is the incredible Michelle Williams who shines as the strong, sassy and desperately-in-love Gwen Verdon.

Mukesh Chhabra on casting Super 30 actors: My idea was to surprise people

In an exclusive interview with indianexpress.com, Mukesh Chhabra opens up about the challenges of casting the 'right' actors and starting his journey as a director.

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