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Jungle Cruise movie review: Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt in a feel-good entertainer
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Jungle Cruise movie review: Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt in a feel-good entertainer

When the craft is diligent, and the cast bounces off its leading man’s boundless energy and cartoonish charm, Dwayne Johnson movies can be a lot of uncomplicated fun.

Foundation review: Apple TV+ new offering is science fiction at its cerebral best
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Foundation review: Apple TV+ new offering is science fiction at its cerebral best

Foundation is a beautifully shot, well-thought-out piece of science fiction, unspooling itself at a languid pace.

Raame Aandalum Raavane Aandalum movie review: A well-intentioned but middling social drama
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Raame Aandalum Raavane Aandalum movie review: A well-intentioned but middling social drama

The biggest limitation of RARA is its lack of emotional depth. The lead couple’s arc remains agonizingly two-dimensional, where we know precious little about them apart from their love for their bulls.

Snake Eyes movie review: Tired clichés, shoddy writing, tepid action
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Snake Eyes movie review: Tired clichés, shoddy writing, tepid action

Henry Golding, has the action-hero charismatic range of an omelet. He is literally surrounded by actors who would have done it far better.

Shoojit Sircar, Vicky Kaushal's Sardar Udham to release directly on Amazon Prime in October
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Shoojit Sircar, Vicky Kaushal's Sardar Udham to release directly on Amazon Prime in October

Shoojit Sircar's previous film Gulabo Sitabo also skipped theatircal release to premiere directly on Amazon Prime Video India last year.

Vir Das, Aarya, Nawazuddin Siddiqui nominated at International Emmy Awards 2021
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Vir Das, Aarya, Nawazuddin Siddiqui nominated at International Emmy Awards 2021

While Sushmita Sen's Aarya has been nominated for Best Drama, Nawazuddin Siddiqui has been nominated as Best Actor for Netflix India film Serious Men, and Vir Das: For India nominated in the best comedy segment.

On Her Majesty's Secret Service: James Bond actor Daniel Craig made Commander in the Royal Navy
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On Her Majesty's Secret Service: James Bond actor Daniel Craig made Commander in the Royal Navy

The honour comes as Daniel Craig makes his final outing as 007 in No Time To Die, set for its world premiere on 30 September, after months of coronavirus delays.

The cultural harmony in My Universe makes it as distinctly BTS as definitively Coldplay
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The cultural harmony in My Universe makes it as distinctly BTS as definitively Coldplay

Interspersing English and Korean lyrics, this love song sees the Asian K-Pop singing phenomena hold their own as Chris Martin-led Coldplay bring their distinct brand of grand pop-rock to the experience.

'More madness and mayhem': Joe Exotic's Tiger King 2 to premiere on Netflix this year
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'More madness and mayhem': Joe Exotic's Tiger King 2 to premiere on Netflix this year

The brief teaser of Tiger King 2 features Joe Exotic apparently phoning in from prison, where he is serving his 22-year sentence.

Animated series Family Guy's PSA on COVID-19 vaccines wins praise on social media
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Animated series Family Guy's PSA on COVID-19 vaccines wins praise on social media

In the three-minute video Peter Griffin is seen in a doctor’s chamber but is debating whether or not to get vaccinated. 'God, I hate getting shot. Why do I have to get this stupid vaccine anyway?' says Peter at the doctor’s office

Sai Pallavi on reuniting with Sekhar Kammula for Love Story: 'He helps me keep my character in check'
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Sai Pallavi on reuniting with Sekhar Kammula for Love Story: 'He helps me keep my character in check'

"In the world he’s created, two young people enter a relationship with a certain baggage, and are influenced by their past. But they stay together and confront it, and that is endearing," says Sai Pallavi on Sekhar Kammula's Love Story, co-starring Naga Chaitanya.

Freida Pinto's Netflix film Intrusion is too slow a burn
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Freida Pinto's Netflix film Intrusion is too slow a burn

Intrusion is an exercise in watching someone have the world’s slowest revelation.

Star Wars: Visions review — Anime anthology breathes new life into saga
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Star Wars: Visions review — Anime anthology breathes new life into saga

Star Wars lends itself quite easily to a magical mystery tour of anime, a medium which affords a lot of freedom to experiment with form, style, and tone.

Billie Eilish, BTS, Ed Sheeran, Coldplay to perform at Global Citizen Live
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Billie Eilish, BTS, Ed Sheeran, Coldplay to perform at Global Citizen Live

Global Citizen Live on Saturday will be a round-the-world event (including Mumbai) to raise awareness on climate change, vaccine equality, and famine.

Fantastic Beasts 3 titled The Secrets of Dumbledore; film to release on 15 April, 2022
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Fantastic Beasts 3 titled The Secrets of Dumbledore; film to release on 15 April, 2022

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, which was earlier scheduled to be released on 15 July next year, will now open on 15 April, 2022.

Johnny Depp opens up on cancel culture: Not one of you is safe
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Johnny Depp opens up on cancel culture: Not one of you is safe

“It takes one sentence, then there’s no more ground, the carpet has been pulled,” Johnny Depp said at the San Sebastian International Film Festival, where he was honoured, without mentioning the legal battle against his ex-wife Amber Heard.

Sunny movie review: Surprisingly engaging despite a one-man-one-space format
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Sunny movie review: Surprisingly engaging despite a one-man-one-space format

Sunny addresses a question not many of us have thought to ask during the COVID-19 pandemic: what might quarantine be for a person who has (or at least believes he has) given up on life?

Kota Factory director Raghav Subbu on why it was 'intimidating' to take on second season
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Kota Factory director Raghav Subbu on why it was 'intimidating' to take on second season

"We have these associations that we have in our head when it comes to everything," Raghav Subbu on not letting the audience's expectations get in the way.

Netflix inks deal with Roald Dahl Story Company, acquires right on author's books
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Netflix inks deal with Roald Dahl Story Company, acquires right on author's books

Netflix is planning to create a "unique universe" from Roald Dahl stories, which includes the likes of Matilda, The Witches, Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

'None of my characters have left me': says Jayasurya, ahead of 100th film Sunny
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'None of my characters have left me': says Jayasurya, ahead of 100th film Sunny

"Why should I let go of my characters? They're all there in some corner of my mind. When I close my eyes, the characters come to my mind. They are that accessible," says Jayasurya on completing 100 films.