And innocence, in the movie’s eyes, is what needs to be protected at all costs. There are a handful of scenes that counteract some cringeworthy, car-wreck-in-progress bits of acting out with the simple pleasures of youth: a stuffed animal used as a between-floors greeting, a sugar rush fueled by a giddy candy binge, a slo-mo post-shopping skip down the street. When we do eventually arrive at the sequence involving the kids in those grotesque outfits that attracted criticism, the scene is played for anything but sleaze. It’s merely the set up for lifting the veil from Amy’s eyes, and for Doucouré final coup de grace. She’s gone on record as saying Cuties is about how so many young woman are robbed of their youth early, and that the formative experiences of childhood need to be preserved. How she grants her character this sense of grace one last time, in a shot that slowly dips into magical realism, must be seen to be believed. It is anything but tragic. The … [Read more...] about ‘Cuties’ Review: A Coming-of-Age Movie Caught in the Culture Wars
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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas have been the talk of the town since their engagement last week. While many fans, co-stars and friends have congratulated her and Nick, trolls have been making fun of the 11 years age gap that exists between the two. Upon witnessing this, television actor Kushal Tandon took to his Twitter handle to slam the trolls. Though he didn't talk about the age gap directly in his tweet, he said something giving it back to the haters. … [Read more...] about Kushal Tandon Slams Trolls For Making Fun Of The Age Gap Between Priyanka & Nick!
The plot thickens. Tuesday, a major bombshell was dropped on Hollywood as it was revealed that directing duo Phil Lord and Chris Miller are no longer directing the Han Solo movie for Lucasfilm, despite the fact that the movie has been shooting for months. Even with the drama, they are very in-demand talent, so they won't be out of work for long. In fact, they may have already found their next gig. And what is that gig? Warner Bros.' long-gestating and seemingly troubled The Flash movie. … [Read more...] about Fired Han Solo Directors May Return to The Flash Movie
The Day of the Lord (October 30) In The Day of the Lord, Menéndez is a retired priest who lives in his dark and ruinous apartment turning his back on the world. He suffers from a crisis of faith and is haunted by horrible nightmares and acts of his past that torture him. One day, he receives the visit from Sebastián, an old friend who knows Menéndez's past business. He claims his daughter is possessed by the devil and begs for Menéndez's help to exorcize her, although he's well aware of the aggressive methods the priest uses. Pushed by Sebastián's insistence and his inner conflict, Menéndez takes this case as a chance for redemption. He has a new goal in life but is she really possessed or will she suffer a senseless torture? … [Read more...] about Netflix and Chills: Every New Scary Movie and TV Show Streaming on Netflix for Halloween Time
Aravind 2 is another suspense thriller, which has been made on par with Hollywood style. Besides direction, Sekhar Suri has also penned story and screenplay for the film, which features Ee Rojullo fame Sri and Madhavi Latha in the lead roles. It has completed its production works. It has also gone through all the formalities of the Censor Board and bagged U/A certificate. … [Read more...] about Aravind 2 Movie Preview: Sekhar Suri coming back