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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Kshitij Rawat


Wonder Woman 1984 trailer: Five key takeaways
Mon, Dec 09, 2019

Wonder Woman 1984's trailer has given fans of the superhero a lot to speculate about and unpack. Here are five key takeaways.

Wonder Woman 1984 trailer: Gal Gadot’s Amazonian superhero reunites with Steve Trevor
Mon, Dec 09, 2019

The trailer for the sequel to 2017's Wonder Woman, titled Wonder Woman 1984, is out. It is set in the 1980s and brings back Gal Gadot's superhero.

Baby Yoda: Everything to know about the insanely popular Mandalorian character
Fri, Nov 29, 2019

Baby Yoda is not actually a baby version of the Jedi Master Yoda seen in Star Wars movies, but it belongs to the same species. Since The Child (that is what the show calls him) and his species do not have a name, Baby Yoda is the name that has stuck.

Revisiting Hoffa: Brilliant Jack Nicholson saves this mob drama
Fri, Nov 29, 2019

Hoffa, a 1992 biopic starring Jack Nicholson, has Jimmy Hoffa as its centre and theorises in detail as to what happened to him. Martin Scorsese's The Irishman features Al Pacino playing Hoffa.

Hunters trailer: Al Pacino and his team eliminate Nazis in 1970s New York
Sun, Nov 24, 2019

Hunters' trailer posits that there cannot be any engagement with people who are downright fascist. They deserve to be answered in their own language. Aggression should be answered with aggression.

The Mandalorian first impression: Pedro Pascal starrer underwhelms
Fri, Nov 15, 2019

Disney+ series The Mandalorian is about an ace bounty hunter who, due to recession in the wake of Galactic Empire's obliteration, takes up a near-impossible job from a well-paying client.

His Dark Materials first impression: The HBO series is a compelling watch
Fri, Nov 08, 2019

HBO's His Dark Materials is a good-looking, well-directed and acted fantasy TV show that should keep you satisfied until House of the Dragon (the upcoming GoT prequel) premieres.

Watchmen review: One of the best TV shows of the year
Tue, Nov 05, 2019

Alan Moore would disagree, but HBO's Watchmen, to me, is a bona fide sequel to the source material that despite telling a fresh story with (mostly) new characters stays true to the spirit of the original.

Explained: Why ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ could be the finale of this Star Wars story line
Wed, Oct 23, 2019

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the ninth film in the primary Star Wars continuity, culminates what is being called the 'Skywalker Saga' that began with 1977's original Star Wars.

El Camino A Breaking Bad Movie review: More than just an addendum
Fri, Oct 11, 2019

El Camino A Breaking Bad Movie review: Aaron Paul gives a brilliant, nuanced performance in this Breaking Bad sequel movie. In terms of look and feel, it feels like a particularly eventful episode of the show.

The struggle to make Joker
Tue, Oct 08, 2019

Joaquin Phoenix starrer Joker was envisioned by Todd Phillips, best known for the Hangover trilogy. He pitched an idea to Warner Bros about making DC movies that were set on a smaller scale, were low-budgeted and told intimate character-based stories instead of trying to beat MCU at its own game.

The struggle to make Batman
Sun, Oct 06, 2019

Before Christopher Nolan rebooted Batman in the 21st century, Tim Burton had left his stamp on the character and on the genre with Batman (1989). The film celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.

Here is why Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker movie is unnecessary
Tue, Oct 01, 2019

Joaquin Phoenix is a brilliant actor, and even the negative reviews say he has given an amazing performance, but for the life of me, I cannot understand why Joker's origin movie was even being considered. Let me explain why I think so.

Joker: Backlash against this Joaquin Phoenix starrer explained
Mon, Sep 30, 2019

The controversy that has engulfed Joaquin Phoenix starrer Joker stems from the alleged sympathetic portrayal of a mass murderer who unleashes a reign of terror upon Gotham City.

What the low budget of Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker tells us
Mon, Sep 30, 2019

Reports say the Joker movie was made under just 55 million dollars. Here is what it means.

Emmy Awards 2019: Top snubs and surprises
Mon, Sep 23, 2019

Several TV shows and actors were snubbed at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards. Then again, there were a few happy surprises as well.

Emmy Awards 2019: Game of Thrones disappoints, Fleabag wins big
Mon, Sep 23, 2019

At the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards, HBO's Game of Thrones won only two awards. Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Fleabag was the real winner with four trophies.

Batman Day 2019: A brief look at the Dark Knight in TV and film
Sat, Sep 21, 2019

Batman has been played by Hollywood superstars like Michael Keaton, George Clooney, Christian Bale, and most recently, Ben Affleck. On Batman Day, let's revisit the character's adaptations in live-action television and cinema.

The struggle to make Spider-Man
Sat, Sep 21, 2019

Spider-Man, starring Tobey Maguire in the lead role, was the harbinger for the current times in cinema, when the superhero genre has become so utterly dominant. Spider-Man was the springboard that launched future Marvel films, including the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Before Rambo Last Blood, all Rambo films ranked
Thu, Sep 19, 2019

Before Sylvester Stallone starrer Rambo: Last Blood hits theaters, here is a ranking of all the films in the Rambo franchise from worst to best.