Marc Webb, who directed one of my all-time favorite rom-coms, (500) Days of Summer, gets it all wrong this time with The Only Living Boy in New York. How do major misfires like this happen? Blame the screenwriter. Summer showed the light touch of Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber; Boy is credited to writer Allan Loeb, whose growing rap sheet includes the excruciating Collateral Beauty and The Space Between Us. Even the best actors – and this coming-of-age movie boasts a handful of them – can’t fight this much tin-eared dialogue. The set-up: Thomas, played by rising Brit star Callum Turner, is a petulant young novelist who despises the good life he’s living in Manhattan. So, naturally, he moves to a dump on the Lower East Side. Take that, privilege! Mimi (Kiersey Clemons), the age-appropriate object of Thomas’s lust, won’t let the kid near her bed. Smart girl. His moneybags dad, Ethan (Pierce Brosnan), is a successful publisher who is making … [Read more...] about ‘The Only Living Boy in New York’ Review: Weak Riff on ‘The Graduate’ Is a Waste
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Akshay Kumar finds his Leading Lady for Sooryavanshi | FilmiBeat Rohit Shetty dropped a major surprise when he introduced Akshay Kumar as ATS Chief Sooryavanshi in the climax of Simmba and announced his next film. The director-actor duo are teaming up for the first time and it's got everyone excited. A couple of days ago, the makers unveiled the first look posters of Akshay Kumar as cop from the film which received a thumbs up from all nooks and corners. Meanwhile, there are various speculations doing the rounds about who would play Akshay's romantic interest in the film. Jacqueline Fernandez To Romance Akshay Kumar? According to a report in Bollywood Hungama, the makers of Sooryavanshi have finalized Jacqueline Fernandez to play Akshay Kumar's love interest in the film. The two have starred together in films like Housefull 3, Brothers. Earlier Katrina Kaif Was Speculated To Play Akshay's Leading Lady There were reports that Katrina Kaif had been approached to star in Akshay Kumar's … [Read more...] about Akshay Kumar’s Sooryavanshi Finds Its Leading Lady In Jacqueline Fernandez?
Sushant Singh Rajput-Shraddha Kapoor starrer Chhichhore is all set to hit the theatres tomorrow i.e., September 6 and we are getting to hear only positive things about the movie. Early movie-goers, who got to attend the special screening of the film are all praises for the movie and trade analysts hint that owing to positive 'word of mouth', Chhichhore will surely shine at the box office. As far as Chhichhore's opening collection is concerned, the film is likely to collect Rs 6-7 crore. However, while inching towards the weekend, the film is expected to witness a huge number of footfalls at the theatres owing to positive reviews. Here are some of the reviews.. shwani kumar @BorntobeAshwani: "जो फिल्म खुद में स्टार हो, उसे स्टार देना - तौहीन … [Read more...] about Chhichhore Box Office Prediction: This Film Might Be A ‘Game Changer’ For Sushant Singh Rajput
Shahid Kapoor's last release, 'Kabir Singh' turned out to be a huge commercial success at the box office. The film was a Hindi remake of Vijay Deverakonda's 'Arjun Reddy'. Now, the actor is all set to star in yet another Bollywood remake. Shahid will be stepping into Nani's shoes for the Hindi version of the Telugu hit 'Jersey'. Shahid's film will be helmed by Gowtam Tinnanauri, who helmed the original movie as well. The film revolves around a talented but failed cricketer, who decides to return to the field in his late 30s driven by the desire to represent the Indian cricket team and fulfil his son's wish for a jersey. Recently at the red carpet of the Star Screen Awards, Shahid Kapoor opened up about the Hindi remake of the film and here's what he had to say. Shahid Kapoor Reveals Why He Took Up The Film The 'Kabir Singh' actor told reporters, "I related a lot with the story. Sometimes I used to wonder if I should try something else because no film of mine was going blockbuster. … [Read more...] about Shahid Kapoor Reveals His Reaction While Watching Nani’s ‘Jersey’: ‘I Cried Four Times’
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association opts to recognize newer series over departing shows in its TV nominations. Amazon's Fleabag and HBO's Big Little Lies each earned three Golden Globe nominations Monday for their second and final seasons. But for the most part, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association opted to honor newer series in its TV nominations. HBO megahit Game of Thrones, which swept the 2019 Emmys, scored only one nomination, a lead actor nod for Kit Harrington. The same was true for USA's Mr. Robot, for which Rami Malek earned a lead acting nom. The final seasons of CBS' The Big Bang Theory, NBC's The Good Place, HBO's Veep and Silicon Valley, Netflix's Orange Is the New Black and The CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Jane the Virgin — all past winners or nominees — were passed over. Fleabag was nominated for best comedy series, and creator and star Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Andrew "Hot Priest" Scott each earned acting nods. The series won six Emmys in … [Read more...] about Golden Globes: ‘Fleabag,’ ‘Big Little Lies’ Score for Final Seasons, ‘Game of Thrones’ Largely Snubbed