Category: Film

This YSRC MLA trying his luck in films!

This YSRC MLA trying his luck in films!

YSR Congress party MLA from Chodavaram assembly constituency in Visakhapatnam Karanam Dharmasri might be busy in politics and public activities in his constituency.

But whenever time permits, he will not hesitate to fulfil his dream in acting.

Known for his theatrical talents, Dharmasri is presently playing the role of a “Rishi” (sage) in an upcoming devotional film being made by some film enthusiasts in north coastal Andhra.

The other day, Dharmasri was caught by camera performing penance on a rock deep in the forests of Paderu, donning the make-up of a sage. 

The film is based on a story depicting

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Titanic Superfan Points Out Amazing Unnoticed Historical Easter Egg in Film

A Titanic fan has pointed out an unnoticed Easter egg in the 1997 film, which has blown away viewers.

J. Bruce Ismay is the focus of the Easter egg—the chairman of White Star Line which owned the Titanic ship. Ismay is depicted throughout the film and features in one very specific scene.

Over the years, Ismay has become the centre of rumours surrounding his part in the ship’s sinking, although he has remained adamant that he was simply aboard the Titanic as a passenger, and had no say in its running.

In particular, rumours swirled that Ismay pressured the ship’s

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7 Iconic Horror Films That Inspired Fear Street Part One: 1994

Fear Street Part 1: 1994

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Before he created the uber-popular Goosebumps books, author R. L. Stine authored a series of horror novels for teenagers that hooked an entire generation on the genre: Fear Street. At the time, horror literature aimed at teenagers was big, but Fear Street managed to strike a nerve with its young readers by marrying supernatural horror with the real-life anxieties and insecurities that its audience faced day to day. There are murders, ghosts, witches, sex, and tons of dead teenagers.

Netflix’s new Fear Street trilogy does not directly adapt any one book in the series,

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Singing celebrities make film urging Britons to get Covid jab | Coronavirus

Celebrities including the comedian David Walliams and actor Jim Broadbent have called on their fellow Britons to “get back to the rhythm of life”, by getting vaccinated against Covid.

In the film, which is to the tune of a song from the 1966 musical Sweet Charity, Broadbent enters an empty theatre before celebrities including Walliams, actors Asa Butterfield, Colin Salmon, Derek Jacobi and Don Warrington, and singer Nicola Roberts take the stage to perform the song.

Before the launch, Little Britain co-creator Walliams said: “The NHS has done an absolutely fantastic job rolling out Covid-19 vaccines at such speed and,

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Ten films to watch in July

Ten films to watch in July

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Nicholas Barber picks the films not to miss this month – including the latest Marvel, a drama from the director of Spotlight and the sequel to Space Jam.

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Black Widow

There have been 15 solo films named after Marvel’s male superheroes since 2008, and only one named after a superheroine: Captain Marvel. Now Scarlett Johansson’s Natasha Romanoff finally gets her own vehicle, a decade after the acrobatic Russian spy was introduced in Iron Man 2. Inconveniently, she was killed off in Avengers: Endgame, but Loki and Vision came back

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Watch Standout Student Films : NPR

Weekend Edition Student Film Showcase

Each week in July, Weekend Edition is celebrating exceptional student filmmakers and their projects. We found short films released in the past year that show a unique perspective on events in the news from filmmakers across the country.

Last updated on July 4, 2021. This page will be updated each week with new selections.

Chuj Boys of Summer

Listen: Director Max Walker-Silverman On ‘Chuj Boys of Summer’

The 17-minute film follows a teen migrant named Yakin. He is from Guatemala and only speaks Chuj (pronounced “chew”) — the language of his Indigenous people. Gradually, we see him settle into life

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Is The Forever Purge the Last Film in the Franchise?

Still from The Forever Purge

Still from The Forever Purge
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On July 2, Universal Pictures dropped the fifth Purge film: The Forever Purge.

Franchise creator James DeMonaco directed the first three films, The Purge, The Purge: Anarchy, and The Purge: Election Year, but is the screenwriter for all five films, including The First Purge and The Forever Purge. DeMonaco has kept his films adjacent to what’s happening in real life, and The Forever Purge is no different. When talking with EW, the director expressed wanting to add an extra element to the newest film.

“No joke, I

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Film room: Analyzing Duke men’s basketball forward Bates Jones

Ahead of Coach K’s final season, Duke men’s basketball is bringing in several new players to Durham. In this series, we analyze film on each of the Blue Devils’ new signees and transfers for the 2021-22 season.

He may not be the most notable member of his family in Duke athletics history, but Bates Jones will still have a role for Blue Devil men’s basketball—albeit a fairly small one.

The younger brother of former Duke quarterback Daniel and the older brother of women’s soccer goalie Ruthie, Jones enters the fray after a four-year career at Davidson. The 6-foot-8 forward started

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Christoph Waltz and Sam Neill to Star in The Portable Door Movie


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The Portable Door, a series of novels by Patrick Holt, is receiving a film adaptation that will star Sam Neill and Christoph Waltz. The Portable Door is a fantasy adventure that follows two interns who start working at a mysterious firm where many of the employees are involved with magic.

Patrick Gibson, who was a series regular on Netflix’s The OA, also stars, as well as Lord of the Rings actress Miranda Otto. The rest of the cast includes Chris Pang (Crazy Rich Asians), Jessica De Gouw (Gretel & Hansel),

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Queer Filmmaker and Archivist Jenni Olson Receives Special Teddy Award

A jack-of-all-trades of LGBTQ cinema, the filmmaker and historian gets her due with a special Teddy Award.

After decades of toiling in relative obscurity, Jenni Olson is finally receiving the industry recognition she deserves. Her collection of rare 35mm and 16mm queer film prints was acquired by Harvard’s Film Archive last summer. Her films “The Joy of Life” (2005) and “The Royal Road” (2015), which both premiered at Sundance, recently became available on the Criterion Channel alongside her many short films. She was a 2018 MacDowell fellow, and is in development on her third feature-length essay film, “The Quiet World,”

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