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HBO's detective miniseries Mare of Easttown fails at optimising Kate Winslet's time and talent
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HBO's detective miniseries Mare of Easttown fails at optimising Kate Winslet's time and talent

Mare Of Easttown doesn’t give Kate Winslet enough to do beyond suffering and lashing out, like someone playing an archetype rather than a real character

Tracing how Nayanthara has made a career out of balancing hero-led films and performance-oriented parts
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Tracing how Nayanthara has made a career out of balancing hero-led films and performance-oriented parts

For each Aramm or Kolaiyuthir Kalam, she has a Bigil and Darbar. Nayanthara has not withdrawn from being part of superstar films despite heading women-centric films as well.

Chaitanya Tamhane on the death of his Court actor Vira Sathidar: 'It's a collective loss for society'
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Chaitanya Tamhane on the death of his Court actor Vira Sathidar: 'It's a collective loss for society'

Court filmmaker Tamhane dwells on the experience of working with activist, writer, poet and intellectual Sathidar, who passed away last week.

Vidyut Jammwal launches production company Action Hero Films on completing a decade in Indian cinema
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Vidyut Jammwal launches production company Action Hero Films on completing a decade in Indian cinema

Vidyut Jammwal said his production company Action Hero Films will 'empower talented people.'

Ramin Bahrani faces racist comments during online event; Priyanka Chopra, Ava Duvernay come out in support of director
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Ramin Bahrani faces racist comments during online event; Priyanka Chopra, Ava Duvernay come out in support of director

Ramin Bahrani was speaking to producer Ava Duvernay when a man passed racist comments at The White Tiger director.

Oscars 2021: Disney to reportedly promote award show through special episodes of American Idol, The Simpsons
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Oscars 2021: Disney to reportedly promote award show through special episodes of American Idol, The Simpsons

To promote Oscars 2021, American Idol contestants will reportedly perform Oscar-nominated songs, while judge Lionel Richie will open the episode with his Oscar-winning song ‘Say You, Say Me'

Furiosa, Mad Max prequel starring Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth, to be shot in Australia
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Furiosa, Mad Max prequel starring Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth, to be shot in Australia

Furiosa's writer and director George Miller said he was grateful to shoot the film in Australia, his home country, thanks to financial support from the state and federal governments.

ACM Awards 2021: Maren Morris, Old Dominion among winners on a Sunday night dominated by female performers
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ACM Awards 2021: Maren Morris, Old Dominion among winners on a Sunday night dominated by female performers

Though female country stars didn’t compete for the night’s top prize, they owned Sunday’s ACM Awards.

Armaan Malik, Imtiaz Ali appeal for financial support for Ankur Mukherjee after guitarist suffers COVID-19-induced brain stroke
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Armaan Malik, Imtiaz Ali appeal for financial support for Ankur Mukherjee after guitarist suffers COVID-19-induced brain stroke

Amaal Malik said Ankur Mukherjee has been a part of "every big Bollywood song" and appealed to the music industry to lend him support

Sumitra Bhave, director of Marathi films Devrai and Kaasav, passes away at 78
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Sumitra Bhave, director of Marathi films Devrai and Kaasav, passes away at 78

Sumitra Bhave breathed her last at a private hospital in Pune on Monday morning, said her longtime collaborator Sunil Sukthankar.

Oscars 2021: Co-producer Steven Soderbergh says ceremony is 'not going to be like anything that's been done before'
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Oscars 2021: Co-producer Steven Soderbergh says ceremony is 'not going to be like anything that's been done before'

Most Oscar 2021 nominees are expected to attend in person, with hubs in London and Paris set up allowing Europeans unable to travel due to restrictions to dial in — but only via industry-standard satellite hookups, not Zoom.

Alma Wahlberg, mother of actors Mark and Donnie Wahlberg, passes away at 78
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Alma Wahlberg, mother of actors Mark and Donnie Wahlberg, passes away at 78

Alma Wahlberg was best known for her appearance in Wahlburgers, an A&E reality series about the family’s burger chain.

Bhumi Pednekar tests negative for coronavirus, says she's 'super positive about life'
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Bhumi Pednekar tests negative for coronavirus, says she's 'super positive about life'

In early April, Bhumi Pednekar and her Mr Lele co-star Vicky Kaushal, had tested positive for COVID-19

Minari star Yuh-Jung Youn recounts her journey to becoming an actor, earning her first Oscar nomination
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Minari star Yuh-Jung Youn recounts her journey to becoming an actor, earning her first Oscar nomination

"Me, a 73-year-old Asian woman could have never even dreamed about being nominated for an Oscar. Minari brought me a lot of gifts," says veteran Korean star Yuh-Jung Youn, who plays Soonja in Lee Isaac Chung’s immigrant drama.

Scott Rudin to 'step back' from Broadway productions after multiple allegations of bullying
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Scott Rudin to 'step back' from Broadway productions after multiple allegations of bullying

The move comes more than a week after The Hollywood Reporter’s cover story on Rudin contained accounts of the producing heavyweight throwing glass bowls, staples and baked potatoes at former employees.

Alfred Molina to reprise his role of Otto Octavius in Tom Holland-led Spider-Man: No Way Home
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Alfred Molina to reprise his role of Otto Octavius in Tom Holland-led Spider-Man: No Way Home

Alfred Molina, who first played the part in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 2 in 2004, will be de-aged for No Way Home.

Alfonso Cuaron on backing Chaintanya Tamhane's The Disciple, and why it's a film 'grounded in humanity'
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Alfonso Cuaron on backing Chaintanya Tamhane's The Disciple, and why it's a film 'grounded in humanity'

Alfonso Cuaron said The Disciple foregrounds acceptance and life after one stops following expectations