Email ABC Arts By Keva York Updated October 10, 2019 12:24:16 Photo: To prepare for Hustlers, Jennifer Lopez trained with Cirque du Soleil performer Johanna Sapakie. (Supplied: Roadshow) Related Story: Joker offers a realistic depiction of violence and alienation that feels relevant and unsettling Related Story: Gemini Man: Will Smith fights a younger clone of himself in Ang Lee's failed experiment Map: United States Janet Jackson's 1986 album Control, her third, opens with a declaration of independence. "This is a story about control," she intones coolly over a synth lead. "My control."Its release marked a turning point in Jackson's life: no longer managed by her domineering father, no longer married, and armed with an edgy and percussive new sound, Control revealed a 20-year-old who had well and truly come into her own. Little wonder writer-director Lorene Scafaria (The Meddler) chose the album's title track to play over the opening scene of Hustlers — her … [Read more...] about Hustlers brings Jennifer Lopez within grasp of Oscars with true story of greed, materialism and excess
Next Academy award winning musician Resul Pookutty attempted to drive home the importance of respect, labour, skill, art and inventiveness in achieving success in today's dynamic world. In June 12, 2005, Steve Jobs' speech at Standord University inspired many young minds. Jobs shared three stories, each of which emphasised the importance of decision making in life. Last week, Indian sound designer and Academy award winner Resul Pookutty addressed the 2012 batch of students at IIM-Kozhikode at their convocation ceremony and made a similarly inspiring speech. A graduate from Film and Television Institute of India, Pune, Pookutty, who belonged to a poor family, spoke to youngsters about the mistakes he made, how he overcame challenges while stressing the importance of being fearless to be successful in life. Here's a transcript of the speech for you to read: Respected honourable minister, chairman of the august institution, parents and friends of mine who are … [Read more...] about DON’T MISS: Oscar winner’s convocation speech at IIM-K
Bollywood actress Sameera Reddy, who's mostly remembered for her role in 'Race', recently became mom to her second child, a baby girl she and her husband Akshai Varde named Nyra. The stunning actress constantly remains in news and the last she made headlines for, was her revelation over Aamir Khan's Oscar nominated film 'Lagaan'. Sameera had shared with fans talking about her #imperfectlyperfect campaign she launched during her 2nd pregnancy that she was offered a role in 'Lagaan' but she turned it down due to her stammering problem, in a video message. She earlier revealed that it was Hrithik Roshan who had helped her overcome the stammering issue. Sameera, who even talked openly about her postpartum depression phase she had during her 1st pregnancy during birth of her elder child, son Hans Varde, is now beaming with the new confidence now, post 3 years. Sameera had a photo shoot done with her newly born daughter Nyra who will turn 2 … [Read more...] about Sameera Reddy’s Newborn Baby Girl Nyra Varde Turns Into A Flower In Her 1st Photo Shoot, Mommy Gets Son Hans Captured Too!
'Race' actress Sameera Reddy, who became mom to her second child, baby girl Nyra with businessman husband Akshai Varde in July, had shared some glimpses from the photoshoot she did with the newborn a while ago and now she finally posts a full frontal picture revealing little princess' full face. Nyra Varde arrived on July 12th and a little over 2 months old baby looks cute-beyond-words, prove her latest picture mommy shared on Instagram. Sameera made headlines early this week for attempting to climb the tallest peak in Karnataka while carrying her newborn daughter in the baby carrier and the video inspired many[Sameera Reddy attempts Climbing 'Mullayanagiri' The Tallest Peak In Karnataka Carrying Newborn Daughter Nyra Varde, Posts VIDEO!]. The mother of two, 5 yr old son Hans, and now a daughter, Sameera is very active on social media and keeps treating fans with adorable pictures posing with her family. Sameera posted this new picture of baby Nyra who's kept bundled in … [Read more...] about Sameera Reddy Shares Newborn Daughter Nyra Varde’s First Clear Picture From The Latest Photoshoot
A cameo by Stan Lee has been a staple in films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), and the latest film Avengers: Endgame has turned out extra special as it is the last cameo that the Marvel Comics patriarch shot for.Lee had shot a number of walk-on bits for upcoming movies before his death at 95 last November. Avengers: Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo have said that the one that features in the movie is the last one he shot, reported ew.com.Spoilers for Avengers: Endgame follow.It comes just as Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) and Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) venture back in time to the year 1970 for one more chance at nabbing the Tesseract and the Space Stone contained therein.Then the audience can hear Steppenwolf's song Hey Lawdy Mama released that year, and see a white muscle car with a psychedelic bumper sticker declaring: "Nuff said".Gustavo Dudamel conducts the LA Philharmonic performance during the 'In Memoriam' at the Oscars. ( Chris … [Read more...] about ‘Make love, not war’: Inside Stan Lee’s Avengers Endgame cameo, his last in the MCU