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Aquaman Review: Jason Momoa will take you to an extravagant underwater ride

Aquaman Review: Jason Momoa will take you to an extravagant underwater ride

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Director - James Wan Cast - Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson, Nicole Kidman, Yahya Abdul Mateen II, Willem Dafoe Rating - 4/5 “My father was a light housekeeper; my mother was a queen… My parents were from different worlds and I was the product of the love that never should have been.” – Arthur Curry. Marvel fans beware! DC’s ‘Aquaman’ is here to take the superhero clad to an all new different level. Jason Momoa’s funny dialogues, combined with some insane action set pieces, make for convincing reasons to watch ‘Aquaman’. Jason Momoa reprises his role as the ‘Ocean Master’ in DC’s newest standalone superhero film after making brief appearances in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League. The film, which serves as the origin story for the king of the underwater
TIBLS 2018: Chhota Bheem and friends entertain the guests

TIBLS 2018: Chhota Bheem and friends entertain the guests

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The grand corporate event ‘The India Brand Licensing summit’ 2018 ended on a high note with more than 100 attendees attending the conference. The event featured who’s who from the brand and retail space exploring the driving factors and changing dynamics of the India brand licensing sector. Here are the key highlights: The summit was attended by top industry bigwigs and key decision makers such as Celebrity Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi, Renowned designer Krsna Mehta, Samir Jain (Executive Director and COO – Green Gold Animation), Sanjay Dhar (ACK Media President), Prasad Kapre (CEO and Director of Style Quotient Jewellery which manages ‘Being Human Jewellery’, Manish Mandhana (CEO of Mandhana Industries which handles Being Human) among others. Animated character mascots such as Ch
Mark the date: Aquaman to release in India on December 14

Mark the date: Aquaman to release in India on December 14

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The king of the ocean is all set to swim to the Indian shores before the rest of the world. Jason Momoa starrer Aquaman will release a week before the United States. Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh revealed the release date on Twitter. “Mark the date... #Aquaman will release in #India on 14 Dec 2018, one week before its US release... Will release in #English, #Hindi, #Tamil, and #Telugu,” he wrote in a tweet. Mark the date... #Aquaman will release in #India on 14 Dec 2018, one week *before* its US release... Will release in #English, #Hindi, #Tamil and #Telugu. pic.twitter.com/c4RWyWPFRK — taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) November 13, 2018 As per the official synopsis, the film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifeti
Goosebumps 2 review: A scary movie for kids!

Goosebumps 2 review: A scary movie for kids!

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A sequel to 2015’s Goosebumps has hit theatres on October 26 in India. The action in this film revolves around three kids. The precocious budding scientist and electricity obsessed Sonny (Jeremy Ray Taylor) whose experiments with wireless electricity follow the trail blazed by his hero Nikolai Tesla, his best friend Sam (Caleel Harris) and Sonny's older sister Sarah (Madison Iseman) who is an aspiring writer. According to a review in IANS, the main representative of evil is the charmless Slappy (voiced by Mick Wingert) a sneering ventriloquist's dummy in a natty charcoal suit, who was found in a dilapidated home which once supposedly belonged to R.L. Stine the original author of Goosebumps series. Sonny and Sam in their bid to earn some extra pocket money dig him out from the waste al
Halloween Special: Decoding the anatomy of Indian Chudail

Halloween Special: Decoding the anatomy of Indian Chudail

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Long nose, white skin, long teeth – that’s the typical characteristics of wizards and ghosts in the global scenario. However, the scene may differ when it comes to Indian diaspora with white sarees, long nails and long black hairs. Unlike Hollywood, the Indian avatar is quite fashionable and glamorous and often wears red backless blouses with makeup always on point. Hilarious but true! With one day to go for Halloween Day, we take a look at some of the special characteristics and different types of Indian chudail: Bhoot, Pret and pisach – all have dominated the Indian television screens. But have you ever wondered what makes them different? Daayans (as described in Ek Thi Daayan and Stree) are beautiful women with long black hair tied in a thick braid and backward-facing feet. A daaya
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is all set to release in India in November

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is all set to release in India in November

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"Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" is all set to release in India by Warner Bros Pictures on November 16. The sequel to "Fantastic Beasts" will be released in India in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu by Warner Bros Pictures, read a statement to IANS. The J.K. Rowling movie is the second in the planned five movies spin-off franchise from the "Harry Potter" films. The film explores the adventures of "magizoologist" Newt Scamander, essayed by Eddie Redmayne. Dumbledore (Jude Law, as a younger version of the professor played by Richard Harris and Michael Gambon in the Harry Potter films) gives his ex-student Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) the address of a safe house in Paris. Newt is tasked with hunting down and killing Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp), a tyrant with dark ma...
Ukrainian animated film ‘The Stolen Princess’ to hit Indian theatres on August 24

Ukrainian animated film ‘The Stolen Princess’ to hit Indian theatres on August 24

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The Ukrainian film ‘The Stolen Princess’, which earlier this year broke that country’s all-time box office record for highest-grossing locally-produced film, is going to hit Indian theaters on August 24. Indian film distributor Ultra Media & Entertainment Group plans to release the film in limited screens in Mumbai, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Gujarat on Friday. However, it will be a staggered release, as it will be released in the Southern regions such as Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka on August 31. Besides English, the film will be released in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. Check out the trailer here: Sushilkumar Agarwal, CEO, Ultra Media and Entertainment Group was quoted as saying from the Hindu Business Line, “It is very rare to see a non-studio animation movie re
Want to pursue a career in animation? Check this out

Want to pursue a career in animation? Check this out

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Are you creative enough to transform your imagination into a cartoon character of your own? The animation is a world where everything is possible and the only limits are the confines of human imagination. However, with context to India, the sector is yet to be seen as a viable career choice when compared to the various league of professions such as engineering, medicine, and law among others. The industry is a small knit community of innovative, and creative professionals. But, remember, the path is thorny and need vigorous hard work to reap fruits. Are you ready to shell out your 24hours with almost no holidays for a better future? Then, without wasting a second, you should try animation. Animators use powerful animation software and computers to create 2-D and 3-D animation for webs...
Hollywood historical drama ‘Alpha’ to release in India on August 24

Hollywood historical drama ‘Alpha’ to release in India on August 24

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Albert Hughes' historical Ice-age drama film 'Alpha' will release in India on August 24. The film, directed by Albert Hughes and starring Kodi Smit-McPhee and Johannes Haukur Johannesson, explores the origin of man's best friend. Check out the official trailer here: According to the official synopsis of the film, while on his first hunt with his tribe's most elite group, a young man is injured and must learn to survive alone in the wilderness. He reluctantly tames a lone wolf abandoned by its pack and the pair learn to rely on each other and become unlikely allies, enduring countless dangers and overwhelming odds in order to find their way home before winter arrives. The film will be brought to India by Sony Pictures India and will release in English and Tamil.
#WowWednesday: Meet Captain Vyom – India’s first on-screen sci-fi superhero

#WowWednesday: Meet Captain Vyom – India’s first on-screen sci-fi superhero

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All those 90s kids out there? Remember Captain Vyom? For most of the kids nowadays, Iron-man or Spiderman might be the ultimate hero, but for the early kids, there was another hero who redefined Indian Television. Not just Shaktimaan, but we also travelled across the universe chasing criminals with ‘Captain Vyom’s’ team of soldiers. Milind Soman might be enjoying a resurgence of sorts today – be it his freak for fitness or his wife, but for us, he was a hero even back then. More than just the entertainment, it was a leap in Indian television standards. Most of us back then didn't know anything about Star Wars but thankfully, Captain Vyom was there for us. Captain Vyom was an Indian live-action superhero science fiction television series aired on DD National in 1998. It was directed by