'Wonder Woman' Box Office Hits a Pandemic High in Cinema, Streaming Showdown

“Wonder Woman 1984” pulled in $36.1 million at worldwide theaters over the Christmas holiday weekend and boosted streaming viewership on HBO Max, Warner Bros. said on Sunday as it confirmed plans for a third film in the superhero franchise. An estimated $16.7 million of the box office

The top five Bollywood films of 2020: from 'Thappad' to 'Ludo'

It hasn’t been the best year for Bollywood. Owing to the pandemic, a number of films were stalled or postponed, with no big-ticket releases making it to the screens – big or small. It was, instead, a year in which some great television series, such as Special Ops, Paatal Lok and Aarya

Trailer unveiled for ‘Coming 2 America,’ sequel to Eddie Murphy’s cult classic

Amazon Studios has unveiled the first trailer for “Coming 2 America,” which sees the return of Eddie Murphy as the charming Prince Akeem from the 1988 cult classic “Coming to America.”   In the upcoming sequel, Prince Akeem, from the fictional country of Zamunda, fin

Official cost for postponed Tokyo Olympics up by 22% to $15.4 billion

Hollywood heavyweight George Clooney is no stranger to the big screen, but his latest outing — both as lead actor and director — is set to drop on Netflix on Monday, and offers viewers a post-apocalyptic tale to get their teeth into.     “The Midnight Sky” foll

Fantasy film Jumanji turns 25

Jumanji, the delightful fantasy film featuring and entertaining children, that also starred one of the finest actors of all time, Robin Williams, has completed 25 years. However, a lot of cinegoers do not know what the title means. In the movie, Jumanji is the deadly board game found by its ch

'Catsaway': Animated film about Abu Dhabi's stray cats finds new producer in Image Nation

Catsaway, an animated feature film that tells the story of stray cats in Abu Dhabi, has attracted new producers to help push the film to completion. Image Nation Abu Dhabi announced on Tuesday that it is now a co-production partner, alongside Tent Pictures Productions, for the film, which is the

Review: Why ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ is the light at the end of 2020's dark cinematic tunnel

In a year of blockbuster cancellations, the arrival of Wonder Woman 1984 feels like a salve for anyone who has been craving big-screen Hollywood entertainment. It starts as it means to go on – a flashback to Diana’s childhood on Themyscira, where she competes in what looks li

REVIEW: Deep thoughts run through ‘Stillwater,’ Apple’s new kids show

There’s a dreamy calmness about Apple’s new animated children’s series. A trio of kids – Karl, Addy and Michael — live a relatively idyllic life, engaging in wholesome pursuits including board games, jumping in puddles, or building cardboard rocket ships. Out the back

‘Monster Hunter’ is ‘the right movie at the right time,’ says director

Milla Jovovich, the action star and one-time highest-paid model in the world, was sitting in her dining room when her husband, director Paul W.S. Anderson, dropped a script on the table. It was the latest draft of “Monster Hunter,” a passion project he had rewritten numerous times over

Netflix Film 'Mank' Dives Into 'Citizen Kane' Screenwriter Controversy

The new movie “Mank,” which starts streaming on Netflix on Friday, takes audiences back to Hollywood’s golden era of the 1930s with a look at the making of one of the film industry’s most-celebrated gems. Shot in black and white, “Mank” focuses on writer Herman

A movie about the greatest movie ever

 “Mank” tells the story of screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he writes and then fights over what is regarded as the greatest film in Hollywood history: “Citizen Kane.”   And with a cast full of A-list talent, a film about an Oscar-winner could prove to be eno

Testing New Release Strategy, 'The Croods' Opens to $14.2Mn

Testing a novel release strategy, Universal Pictures' animated sequel “The Croods: A New Age” had one of the best opening weekends of the pandemic, grossing $14.2 million over the five-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. Whereas new releases have tr

The show continues ... the longest series in history, episode number 12 thousand

On December 1, the American series "The Young and the Restless" crosses a new threshold, with its 12,000 series shown. The American "CBS" station that broadcasts "The Young and the Restless" reported that this series, which "since 1973, has been part of the daily life of millions of Americans. On

‘The Queen’s Gambit’ breaks Netflix viewing record

The Queen’s Gambit” has had its much-deserved moment of crowning glory.   “The Queen’s Gambit” now enjoys the distinction of featuring most widely viewed pieces of content on Netflix across all categories. The 20th century-based drama, which follows the r

Sequel to super hit film 'Black Panther' to begin filming in July 2021, this time without Chadwick Boseman

The film Black Panther will begin filming in July in Atlanta. After the untimely demise of actor Chadwick Boseman, who was in the film, the sequel was temporarily put on hold. The cast and crew of the Black Panther couldn't get over his death, and were mourning the loss of the great actor. Acco

New York outshines lead stars in festive season offering ‘Dash and Lily’

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has proved to be a boon to streaming giants and the usual string of holiday movies and shows have captured a captive audience due to stay-at-home measures still in place in many countries.   One of Netflix’s latest offerings in the festive f

Barack and Michelle Obama to produce Netflix comedy sketch show about Trump administration

Barack Obama, alongside his wife Michelle, is set to produce a comedy sketch show that will focus on the transition between his presidency and the Trump administration. The show will be made as part of the multimillion-dollar deal between the couple’s company Higher Ground Productions

Shah Rukh Khan is back in action – as ‘Pathan’

After a gap of nearly two years, King Khan is back in action – on the sets. He has begun shooting for his new film reportedly titled “Pathan.” Perhaps the Pathan outfit in the film Raees, where Shah Rukh Khan plays the role of an underworld don, must have so impressed the direct