The situation in Myanmar remains dire, the International Coalition of Film makers at Risk (ICFR) has warned, with prominent cultural figures continuing to be imprisoned, and in some instances even killed. To date, more than 100 professionals from the local filmmaking community have been targeted for arrest, it said. As Deadline reported in February, the country’s military forces, known as the Tatmadaw, seized power in the country after disputing an election result back in November that saw a landslide win for Aung San Suu Kyi’s political party, the NLD. Widespread demonstrations in response to the action saw thousands of protestors thrown in jail and reportedly more than 700 deaths, while three prominent members of the NLD also died in police custody, according to Reuters . Related Story Facebook Focuses On The Sunny Side Of 2018 With Its Year In Review The ICFR said that the first day of the coup saw three writers – Than Myint Aung, Maung Thar Cho and … [Read more...] about International Film Festivals Condemn Myanmar Coup As Military Continues To Target Prominent Cultural Figures
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Mohanlal's Bigg Boss Malayalam 3 is inching towards the grand finale. With just 40 days (approx) to go, the 12 contestants inside the house are leaving no stone unturned to play their game strategically and cautiously. Well, after the shocking eviction of Firoz Khan and Sajina Firoz from the show, the mini-screen audiences witnessed the 10th week nominations on Monday. This time, 6 contestants including Dimpal Bhal, Soorya Menon, Anoop Krishnan, Sandhya Manoj, Rithu Manthra and Sai Vishnu have been nominated. Adoney John, the new captain of the house and the winners of the previous task- Manikuttan, Kidilam Firoz and Ramzan Muhammed were excused from the nomination process. Out of the nominated contestants, Dimpal received the highest votes (6) as many pointed out her overreactions and double standards. On a related note, the eviction-free pass bestowed to Ramzan during week 4 expired on Monday. Though the popular dancer was asked if he wishes to pass on … [Read more...] about Bigg Boss Malayalam Voting Process: How To Vote For Dimpal Bhal, Anoop Krishnan, Soorya Menon & Others?
Today (April 20, 2021), Amazon Prime Video unveiled the official trailer of the all-new Amazon Original Series LOL- Hasse Toh Phasse . Top 10 comedians- Sunil Grover, Gaurav Gera, Mallika Dua, Cyrus Broacha, Suresh Menon, Kusha Kapila, Aditi Mittal, Ankita Shrivastav, Aadar Malik and Aakash Gupta, who have left their own indelible mark on India's comedy landscape, will unite in this local edition of the International Amazon Original Series LOL. The unscripted reality comedy show is hosted by Arshad Warsi and Boman Irani. So, what's the challenge! Well, in this comedy reality show, not just the comedians' sense of humour, but their endurance will also be tested as they battle it out for six consecutive hours to make others laugh while maintaining a poker face themselves! The person who keeps a straight face the longest will eventually win the game. About the show, Sunil Grover, who is known for his characters Gutthi, Dr Mashoor Gulati and Rinku Devi, … [Read more...] about LOL- Hasse Toh Phasse Trailer Out! Sunil Grover, Cyrus Broacha & Other Top Comedians Unite To Make You Laugh
The Fast & Furious films are possibly the most testosterone-fuelled franchise that Hollywood has ever come up with. Unfortunately, this often meant that the women in the series were reduced to staying in the background while the guys raced cars and compared their bicep sizes. Michelle Rodriguez, who has been a part of Fast & Furious from the start in the role of Letty Ortiz, revealed to Collider that the upcoming Fast & Furious 9 brings all of the franchise's female characters to the forefront. "My heart warmed when I saw that there was actually not one single bit of resistance against the idea of bringing the females of the franchise into the forefront . Justin was super on board with it. Vin was super on board with it. He's always been supportive of strong women. And the studio hired an amazing writer to come on board and touch up all of the female characters. When I actually watched the movie, I was like, "Yeah, okay, drop mic. I can chill now." I felt like all … [Read more...] about F9 Brings the Women of Fast & Furious Into the Forefront Says Michelle Rodriguez
Last summer, it was confirmed that Oscar winner Helen Mirren has been cast in The Fate of the Furious , although the actress revealed that, despite her impressive driving skills, which have been showcased on the U.K. series Top Gear in the past, she won't be getting behind the wheel in this movie. A few months ago, it was finally confirmed that Helen Mirren is portraying the mother of Deckard Shaw ( Jason Statham ), and we get a brief glimpse at their mother-son dynamic in a new TV spot from Universal Pictures. If that wasn't enough, the studio has also released a new behind-the-scenes preview that gives fans a closer look at their intense New York City shoot. The new TV spot from Universal Pictures begins with a scene where Vin Diesel 's Dominic Toretto has a meeting with Helen Mirren 's unnamed character, who tells Dom that she has a feeling he's about to suggest something "very wicked." Unfortunately, we don't get to see what Dom may or may not have suggested, with … [Read more...] about Helen Mirren Gets Wicked in New Fate of the Furious TV Spot