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Cloud without a silver lining: Why Twilight's stark, opalescent skies had me riding the Bella-Edward train
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Cloud without a silver lining: Why Twilight's stark, opalescent skies had me riding the Bella-Edward train

Twilight became a gleefully morbid reminder that my cloud-induced edginess was actually triggered by the onset of growth, not tragedy.

Dune movie review: Denis Villeneuve, Timothee Chalamet sci-fi fantasy is high-stakes filmmaking at its finest
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Dune movie review: Denis Villeneuve, Timothee Chalamet sci-fi fantasy is high-stakes filmmaking at its finest

Director Denis Villeneuve finds a way to marry the big and small, the political and the personal, the spectacle with a film also saying something about our present.

Tathagat movie review: Manav Kaul’s ruminative and brave exploration of renunciation
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Tathagat movie review: Manav Kaul’s ruminative and brave exploration of renunciation

Manav Kaul, who has written and produced Tathagat, does not spell out any questions or provide answers. He simply rolls out a series of ruminations through which the audience is left to draw our own conclusions – or not.

The Last Duel movie review: Matt Damon, Ben Affleck period drama follows Roshomon effect, but not with great results
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The Last Duel movie review: Matt Damon, Ben Affleck period drama follows Roshomon effect, but not with great results

The structure of The Last Duel will divide audiences. The polar opposite approaches to storytelling in the men's versions and the woman's make for a hybridity that does not always work.

Vin Diesel walks Paul Walker’s daughter Meadow down the aisle; video tugs at heartstrings worlwide
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Vin Diesel walks Paul Walker’s daughter Meadow down the aisle; video tugs at heartstrings worlwide

As Meadow’s father was not there to ring in her special day by her side, Vin Diesel, her godfather, walked her down the aisle

Bhavai movie review: Pratik Gandhi's Bollywood debut is a mostly innocuous, bland comment on religious hegemony
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Bhavai movie review: Pratik Gandhi's Bollywood debut is a mostly innocuous, bland comment on religious hegemony

Contrary to expectations after the controversy around the change of its title from 'Raavan Leela,' Bhavai is a determinedly inoffensive work, almost to the point of being a soporific.

Bunty Aur Babli 2 teaser sees Rani Mukerji, Saif Ali Khan clash with Siddhant Chaturvedi, Sharvari Wagh
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Bunty Aur Babli 2 teaser sees Rani Mukerji, Saif Ali Khan clash with Siddhant Chaturvedi, Sharvari Wagh

Bunty Aur Babli 2 will release in cinemas on 19 November, and the trailer will release on 25 October

Golshifteh Farahani on making television debut with Apple TV's Invasion: Most extraordinary experience of my life
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Golshifteh Farahani on making television debut with Apple TV's Invasion: Most extraordinary experience of my life

“I was one of those dinosaurs who was so loyal to movies and cinema,” Farahani says. “I never took any proposition seriously because it was a bit like I wanted to keep cinema alive.”

Sudhaa Chandran appeals to Narendra Modi after being screened at airport for prosthetic foot
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Sudhaa Chandran appeals to Narendra Modi after being screened at airport for prosthetic foot

Sudhaa Chandran shared her ordeal of going through this "security grill each time" and added that it "hurts."

Iran selects Asghar Farhadi's A Hero as nomination for Oscars 2022 International Feature category
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Iran selects Asghar Farhadi's A Hero as nomination for Oscars 2022 International Feature category

Asghar Farhadi could claim a historic third Oscar win for his Palme d'Or-competing drama A Hero

Prop gun misfired by Alec Baldwin kills crew member on film set in New Mexico
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Prop gun misfired by Alec Baldwin kills crew member on film set in New Mexico

The incident occurred on the set of Rust in the southwestern US state, where Alec Baldwin is playing the lead in a 19th-century western

Oh Manapenney movie review: Harish Kalyan, Priya Bhavanishankar lead a faithful remake
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Oh Manapenney movie review: Harish Kalyan, Priya Bhavanishankar lead a faithful remake

Oh Manapenney is a light, breezy film, but it might work better if watched as a stand-alone film, without the lingering presence of its original Pelli Choopulu

Kim Seon Ho's former girlfriend reacts to actor's apology: 'Don't feel good to watch him collapse in the moment'
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Kim Seon Ho's former girlfriend reacts to actor's apology: 'Don't feel good to watch him collapse in the moment'

KimSeonHo’s former girlfriend has announced legal action over the invasion of privacy, death threats she faced online after accusing the Hometown Cha Cha Cha actor of gaslighting.

Movie theatres to reopen in Maharashtra from 22 October; a guide to upcoming releases
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Movie theatres to reopen in Maharashtra from 22 October; a guide to upcoming releases

While Pratik Gandhi's Bollywood debut Bhavai will release on 22 October, Timothée Chalamet's period drama Dune will premiere in Maharashtra cinemas on 29 October

Ben Affleck, Matt Damon on reuniting after Good Will Hunting, and finding a female co-writer to update The Last Duel
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Ben Affleck, Matt Damon on reuniting after Good Will Hunting, and finding a female co-writer to update The Last Duel

The men did not want just another version of The Matt and Ben Show. What they did want for this historical drama about a woman who was raped, and the men who refuse to believe her, was a female collaborator, in Nicole Holofcener.

Shahid Kapoor to play paratrooper in T-Series film Bull; shooting starts in 2022
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Shahid Kapoor to play paratrooper in T-Series film Bull; shooting starts in 2022

Bull marks the directorial debut of Aditya Nimbalkar, who has previously worked with filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj

Shah Rukh Khan visits son Aryan at Arthur Road jail in Mumbai amid heavy police security
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Shah Rukh Khan visits son Aryan at Arthur Road jail in Mumbai amid heavy police security

So far, family members of the prisoners were not being allowed to visit the jail in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. The prison authorities started allowing the family members of prisoners to visit them from Thursday morning.

Dharamshala International Film Festival announces line-up for 10th edition from 4 to 10 November
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Dharamshala International Film Festival announces line-up for 10th edition from 4 to 10 November

A bouquet of Indian and international feature films, documentaries, and shorts will be screened during DIFF, that will be held virtually again owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sooryavanshi first song Aila Re Aillaa sees Akshay Kumar, Ranveer Singh, Ajay Devgn match steps
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Sooryavanshi first song Aila Re Aillaa sees Akshay Kumar, Ranveer Singh, Ajay Devgn match steps

Akshay Kumar took to Twitter to share a glimpse of the song, and wrote, “nothing short of a celebration when Sooryavanshi, Singham and Simmba come together”.