Benedict Cumberbatch believes people who criticise superhero films forget that the genre is fun and inspiring for so many fans. The Sherlock star, who plays Doctor Strange in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, echoed the sentiments of his Avengers: Infinity War co-star Zoe Saldana in stating that he believes these films should be taken seriously.
Okja star Lily Collins has been cast in the survival thriller Titan, to be directed by Austin Bunn. The 29-year-old actress will essay the role of a young musician, reports Variety. The story follows a strong-willed young musician on a quest to understand the life of her environmental activist older sister, who was killed years before in a fall. Christine Vachon and
For fans of cinema, Majid Majidi needs no introduction. Over the last two decades, the Iranian filmmaker has carved a niche for himself with cinema that’s simple yet universal, touching upon themes as diverse as siblings setting off on a life-changing journey in search of a pair of shoes (Children of Heaven), the highs and lows of Afghan refugees living in Tehran (Baran) and a man’s life going upside down when an ostrich he cares for escapes from under his watch (The Song of Sparrows).
I had told you before release that October will not be a film… it will be an experience,” were Shoojit Sircar’s first words to t2 when we called him on Thursday to talk about October. Currently playing in theatres, Shoojit’s “personal story” about coming-of-age, coping with loss and acceptance of destiny is a film that alters the conventional Bollywood definition of love.
Iranian auteur Majid Majidi’s Beyond the Clouds is no where close to his best work. Despite being full of signature Majidi themes and shots, it often comes across as cliched and a tad disjointed. Not to say that the film doesn’t touch the heart, especially with some exceptional performances and emotional scenes.
Like the young people in the entertainingly gooey 2008 horror movie The Ruins, the group of college friends in Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare discover too late that their Mexican vacation has left them with a nasty infection.