Infant girls are swaddled in pink. Boys in blue. Girls wear skirts. Boys pants. The clichés fall easily from our lips. “Clothes make the man,” we say; “who wears the pants,” signals dominance. “A basic purpose of costume is to distinguish men from women,” Alison Lurie writes in “The Language of Clothes.” Dress, traditionally, is the membership card of gender.
Lady Gaga finally addressed her duet with Cooper for the first time, sharing a touching tribute to her A Star Is Born director and co-star on Twitter and Instagram: "Nothing could be more special than sharing this moment at the Oscars with a true friend and artistic genius."
Avengers: Infinity War had a pretty horrifying ending when Thanos halved the strength of the superheroes (and the rest of the universe) with the snap. Now, screenwriter Stephen McFeely, who wrote the movie’s script with Christopher Markus, reveals that initially the snap was supposed to happen in Avengers: Endgame.
Mumbai Indians glorious Indian Premier League journey, culminating in three title triumphs across 11 season, will be documented in a video series on Netflix.
Global online streaming platform Netflix has announced the eight-part documentary on the three-time Indian Premier League Champions Mumbai Indians. The Mumbai Indians-Netflix endeavour will be a new addition to the glorious off the field history of cricket world’s richest tournament.
Shane Black’s “The Predator” launched with a tepid $24 million from 4,037 North American locations. That was easily enough to top the weekend box office, but not enough to land a franchise-best debut. That distinction still belongs to 2010’s “Predator” with $24.7 million (not including the two “Alien vs. Predator” crossover films). Overseas, “The Predator” earned $30.7 million for a global start of $54.7 million.
Actors- Ishaan Khatter (Madhukar Bhagla), Janhvi Kapoor (Parthavi Singh), Ashutosh Rana (Ratan Singh, Parthavi's father), Ankit Bisht (Gokul, Madhukar's friend), Shridhar Watsar (Purshottam, Madhukar's friend), Kshitij Kumar (Niranjan), Aishwarya Narkar (Madhukar's mother).
Producer- Karan Johar, Hiroo Yash Johar and Apoorva Mehta
Rajkummar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor's horror comedy flick 'Stree' has been doing exceptionally well at the box-office ever since its release and the film has become the ninth film of this year to cross the Rs 100 crore mark.
According to a recent BoxOfficeIndia.com report, the film which is helmed by Amar Kaushik has earned another Rs 4.75 crore on its third Sunday which too its total collection to a staggering figures of Rs 104.02 crore.
Padma Shri recipient Liladhar Jaguri has been chosen for the prestigious Vyas Samman award for his poetry collection, Jitne Log Utne Prem, published in 2013. The award, instituted in 1991 and given by the KK Birla Foundation, recognises outstanding literary work in Hindi authored by an Indian citizen and published during the last 10 years. It carries a cash prize of Rs 4 lakh. In this compilation, he travels through the passages of words where the strongest of ideas are cultivated into a flexible form under its creative dominance.
PUBG lit the world on fire last year. It sold millions before it even left Early Access on Steam, and kicked off the battle royale gaming craze we’re experiencing right now. Now this FPS juggernaut is on mobile.
In PUBG you play as a mercenary who parachutes, along with up to 99 other players, onto an island. Once they land, players scavenge for weapons, ammo, armor, and other supplies in a last-man-standing death match.
One of the biggest music-based fund-raisers in the country, ‘Kasauli Rhythm and Blues Festival 2019’, hosts its eighth edition. KRBF brings together music lovers, to aid funds for under-privileged children suffering from congenital heart defects. The musical opus will unfold with Parikrama leading the jam with folk and contemporary duo, MaatiBani, and contemporary Indie pop singer Shubhangi Joshi.
Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu made an impactful entry in the glam world as they dazzled the ramp at the Lakme India Fashion week for their respective designers. The queens of the badminton court took the fashion world shocked with their glamorous avatars.
Akshay Kumar and Mouni Roy’s Bollywood movie Gold, continues to impress the audience. After earning a good box office numbers in the first week, the film witnessed a decline in Week 2, nonetheless, fans are impressed with the powerful performances and are showering their love on Gold. Even after Rajkummar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor’s film Stree giving tough competition when it comes to numbers, Gold has earned Rs. 107.37 crores till date.
Actors- Chris Pratt (Owen Grady), Bryce Dallas Howard (Claire Dearing), Rafe Spall (Eli Mills), Justice Smith (Franklin Webb), Daniella Pineda (Zia Rodriguez), James Cromwell (Benjamin Lockwood), Toby Jones (Mr. Eversol), Ted Levine (Ken Wheatley), B. D. Wong (Dr. Wu), Isabella Sermon (Maisie Lockwood), Geraldine Chaplin (Iris), Jeff Goldblum (Ian Malcolm)
Producer- Frank Marshall, Patrick Crowley & Belén Atienza
Jess Glynne, a British singer-songwriter, took to the stage at Wednesday night's awards show to sing her song "Thursday," and proceeded to take off her makeup little by little during an inspiring performance that's since gone viral.
On a warm Sunday afternoon, the open space behind Bhau Daji Lad Museum in Mumbai’s Byculla was bustling with activity. Siddesh Tiwari, 11, was talking to a bunch of other children about his love for drones. “I want my parents to buy me a drone to play with, for my birthday,” said Tiwari, adding, “I enjoy reading about them and all sorts of objects that fly such as aeroplanes and spaceships.”
Period. End of Sentence., a documentary that tackles the stigma around menstruation in rural India, has won the Best Documentary Short Subject at the 91st Academy Awards. The film has been co-produced by Guneet Monga and directed by 25-year-old Rayka Zehtabchi. Monga wrote after the Oscar winner on Twitter, “WE WON!!! To every girl on this earth... know that you are a goddess... if heavens are listening... look MA we put @sikhya on the map.”
Music legend Sir Paul McCartney has sold over 700 million albums around the world as a solo artist, with his band Wings and as a member of the legendary group The Beatles, but declared to Blue Peter that he’s "made it" when he was presented with a prestigious Gold Blue Peter Badge recently.
Voice Cast- Craig T. Nelson (Bob Parr / Mr. Incredible), Holly Hunter as (Helen Parr / Elastigirl), Sarah Vowell (Violet Parr), Huck Milner (Dashiell "Dash" Parr), Eli Fucile (Jack-Jack Parr), Samuel L. Jackson (Lucius Best / Frozone).
The Captain Marvel fan event on Thursday had an emotional beginning for Marvel fanatics when the cast and crew of the film paid homage to comic legend Stan Lee, who passed away last year at the age of 95. The much anticipated film is set to be released in India on March 8, celebrated as International Women's Day. It is a bittersweet moment that the Brie Larson-fronted movie is the first Marvel film to be released after Lee’s death in November 2018.
Warner Bros.’ “The Nun” generated $33.1 million in 62 overseas markets, taking its international tally to $143.6 million. It picked up another $18 million in North American for a global total of $228.7 million.It’s now the highest grossing film in the “Conjuring” universe in 18 markets, including Romania, Spain, Ukraine, and Brazil. “The Nun” is also the biggest Warner Bros. title of the year in 19 territories.
In Tigers, Emraan Hashmi plays a real-life pharmaceutical whistleblower from Pakistan, a character so happily guileless it feels refreshing in contrast to his committedly corrupt filmography. There’s a winning earnestness to his Ayan — who goes to a job interview in borrowed shoes and takes life lessons from Manisha Koirala movies — and he’s an easy hero to root for.The actor’s true coolness, however, kicks in once Ayan gets a job at Nestlé where, as he starts getting better as a sales representative, he effortlessly blooms as a fixer. Directed by Danis Tanovic, this is a movie about criminal irresponsibility shown by Nestlé that resulted in thousands of infants dying across Asia.
The 91st Annual Academy Awards will have no host, since the organization appears to have given up on finding a star to take on the role. The Oscars will instead recruit various stars in place of "one marquee name to kick things off in a monologue filled with Trump zingers." However, with only few weeks until the show takes place live from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Calif, the looming deadline apparently has producers "scrambling" to find A-listers willing to take part in the star-studded show.
After the success of The Jungle Book and Beauty and the Beast remakes, Disney revealed in 2016 that it was working on a live-action "reimagining" of The Lion King.
The Jungle Book director Jon Favreau was handed the reins to deliver the new version of the beloved Disney classic and, to avoid any worries, it was confirmed early on that the remake would feature songs from the original animation.
Who's the captain now? If you watched the post-credits scene in Avengers: Infinity War, you know it's Captain Marvel (Brie Larson).
In the Infinity War scene, Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) and Maria Hill (Cobie Smulders) find themselves in the middle of the Thanos-sparked chaos as half the universe's population disappears. Fury manages to use his pager and apparently sends a message to Captain Marvel just as he, too, disappears into dust.
After launching the first Onyx Cinema LED theater in India last year in association with PVR, Samsung has now partnered with Harman to launch another Onyx screen in Bengaluru at the Swagath Cinemas. At 14 metres, this is the largest Onyx Cinema LED screen in the world and the launch of the new theatre was inaugurated by musician A.R. Rahman.
Actors- Ryan Reynolds (Wade wilson / deadpool), Josh Brolin (cable), Morena Baccarin (vanessa), Julian Dennison (fire fist), Zazie Beetz (domino), T.J. Miller (weasel), Brianna Hildebrand ( Negasonic Teenage Warhead), Jack, Kesy (black tom)
Indian star Priyanka Chopra has joined the list of speakers at the 2019 Women in the World Summit. The 36-year-old actor will discuss her career as an activist and entrepreneur at the summit in a session conducted by Women in the World founder Tina Brown. The line-up for the event also includes Brie Larson, Cindy McCain, Susan Rice, Stacey Abrams, Ashley Judd, Jill Soloway, Bryan Cranston, and Anna Wintour with a keynote address from Oprah Winfrey.
Books are known to be the bridge between the past and the present, and play an important role in contributing to one’s knowledge. From fiction to non-fiction and biographies to self-published ones, the range is aplenty. To celebrate the importance of literature and reading, every year April 23 is celebrated as World Book and Copyright Day.