Malcolm’s sniping at Cooke with, “Entertaining white people in the south will bring out the truculence in any black man,” and “You are a wind-up toy in a music box,” sees Cooke give back as good as he gets with, “Everybody talks about how they want a piece of the pie. Well I don’t, I want the recipe”. … [Read more...] about ‘One Night in Miami’ movie review: Regina King makes a thrilling directorial debut
— Niharika Konidela (@IamNiharikaK) 1610768456000 The film might have faced a lot of hurdles but when it released on the big screen, it left the audience in awe. The mass entertainer saw Ravi Teja as Pothuraju Veera Shankar, who made his fans whistle in every scene as soon as he came on screen. Shruti Haasan’s performance was also appreciated by critics in a completely new avatar. Director Gopichand Malineni has finally scored another blockbuster with Ravi Teja and there are reports that Krack might be made in Hindi. Currently, Ravi Teja is busy with his next Khiladi, the first-look of which has already been released. The film will see play a dual role with Meenakshi Chaudhary and Dimple Hayathi as his co-stars. Ramesh Varma of Rakshasudu fame will be directing the film. … [Read more...] about Niharika Konidela is all praise for Ravi Teja and Shruti Haasan starrer Krack
The boys invite our protagonist JD (Vijay) for a game of kabaddi and the scene pays a glorious tribute to Ghilli, one of the wholesome Vijay films and a rare masala film that is absolute fun. Why Lokesh is an interesting filmmaker working within the boundaries of mainstream cinema, is because of the little inventions that he does with the format that produces the desired, electrifying effect. Like the ‘Kabaddi’ track from Ghilli that he carefully weaves in at the right moment, that elevates what would otherwise be an over-the-top action scene. The “mass” scene written for the hero thereby ends up satisfying the star’s cohort, and also the humble flag bearers of masala cinema. … [Read more...] about ‘Master’ movie review: An in-form Vijay takes a backseat to have fun. But is that enough?
Film remakes sound great on paper for what can be more promising than taking an already successful film, updating it, and presenting it anew. But it is more of a gamble than it appears to be. If the numbers are any indication, 90 per cent of remakes of classic or blockbuster Bollywood films fail to perform at the box office and the negative reviews that the remakes of 'Himmatwala', 'Chashme Baddoor', 'Zanjeer' and 'Shaukeen', ‘Sholay’ and 'Karz' fetched is proof. The recent remake of 'Coolie No 1' starring Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan failed to meet audience expectations. Not just 'Coolie No 1', but other Bollywood remakes have also missed the mark in entertaining the audience. This leaves us wondering, should Bollywood touch old blockbusters and remake them? For the #BigStory of the week, we spoke to the industry to gauge their thoughts. Here’s what they had to say: Touch ’em not ‘Success rate of repeating success with old Bollywood films is just 10 … [Read more...] about #BigStory: Should Bollywood remake old classics and blockbusters?
Sonali Phogat engaged in a heated argument with Rubina Dilaik after former is informed by Arshi Khan that someone broke her name tag. Sonali lost her cool and hurled abuses. Interrupting Sonali in between and asking her not to use such foul words, Rubina got into a fight which ended up dividing the housemates as the latter used Sonali's daughter's name in one of the conversations. … [Read more...] about Bigg Boss 14: Sonali Phogat’s ugly war of words with Rubina Dilaik divides house