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The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles performs at the Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Memorial Service at The Forest Lawn on Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo|AP)
Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher honored with humor, music and dance

There were few tears throughout the two-hour ceremony Saturday, which honored the mother-daughter duo's impact on film, culture and those who knew them.

26 Mar 2017

Lady Gaga (File Photo | AP)
Lady Gaga's painful lonely days owing to fame

Gaga, while discussing her rise to fame, revealed she found it hard to connect with her old friends in New York when she became an overnight star in 2008.

26 Mar 2017

Zoe Saldana scared of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 failure

Actress Zoe Saldana says she is worried if the upcoming "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" would live up to the success of the first film.

26 Mar 2017

Jake Gyllenhaal (File Photo | AP)
Jake Gyllenhaal to fight Islamic State in The Anarchist

Jake Gyllenhaal is all set to star in a drama about an American who joins the fight against Islamic state in Syria.

25 Mar 2017

Deepika Padukone (Photo | PTI)
Deepika Padukone skips Cannes Film Festival for Padmavati

Deepika Padukone says she is not walking the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival 2017 as she is busy with her forthcoming film Padmavati.

25 Mar 2017

Keira Knightly from the poster of 'Pirates of the Caribbean'
Keira Knightley presumed Pirates of the Caribbean would be a disaster

Keira Knightley played the role of Elizabeth Swann in the blockbuster film franchise.

25 Mar 2017

Joseph Gordon-Levitt (File)
Joseph Gordon-Levitt in talks to direct R rated Channing Tatum film

Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt is in talks to direct and star alongside actor Channing Tatum in an upcoming musical comedy film, Wingmen.

25 Mar 2017

Harrison Ford greets fans during a Star Wars fan event in Sydney (File | AP)
Harrison Ford was distracted when he flew over plane

Ford was told to land his single-engine plane on Runway 20L, but he instead landed on a parallel taxiway where an American Airlines was waiting to take off.

25 Mar 2017

Carrie Fisher kisses her mother, Debbie Reynolds, as they arrive at the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. (File | AP)
Public memorial service to honor actors Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

The ceremony is slated to feature music by James Blunt and Star Wars composer John Williams and display Hollywood memorabilia Reynolds collected throughout her life.

25 Mar 2017

‘Alien: Covenant’ poster. (Image courtesy: Twitter @AlienAnthology)
New terrifying ‘Alien: Covenant’ poster released

Ridley Scott’s ‘Alien: Covenant’ is set to release on May 19.

25 Mar 2017

US actress and singer Selena Gomez. (File photo | AP)
Put others first: Selena Gomez’s World Kindness Day message

The ‘Kill 'em with Kindness’ hit-maker surprised high school students by visiting them in honour of the Step Up Foundation and Coach.

25 Mar 2017

'Spiderman: Homecoming' poster. (Photo courtesy: Twitter@SpiderManMovie)
‘The city can’t wait’ as ‘Spiderman: Homecoming’ poster releases online

In the poster released by Sony Pictures on Twitter, Peter Parker can be seen lying next to the river, listening to music with a view of ‘Avengers’ tower.

25 Mar 2017

 Sudhir Srinivasan  The Mars life form that the scientists aboard the International Space Station meddle with is almost hinted at as a tragic creature, a bit like the Frankenstein’s monster. It’s forced into existence, and when it attempts to do that which every living being considers its greatest purpose - survival - those responsible for its life want nothing more than to finish it off. For as long as it lasts, the most interesting relationship in the film is the one between the doctor on board, Hugh (Ariyon Bakare), and the creature, dubbed Calvin. At one point, the other crew members even make a joke about the potential custody battle over the creature, should they safely return to earth. Well after it becomes hostile, Hugh still retains affection over it. “It doesn’t hate us, but it has to kill us. To survive,” he says. Life, during those brief bits near the beginning, is almost a probe into the very nature of existence, into the moral complications necessitated by the urge to survive. During those initial portions, the scenes brim with tension. It’s at a time when the creature hasn’t revealed all the aces up his sleeve. The morbid curiosity of the crew, and the ignorance over the creature’s abilities make for some absorbing sequences. Once director Daniel Espinosa exposes the creature’s cards though, once you understand the full repertoire of its skills, once you are aware of its danger, Life runs out of fuel and simply meanders through the cliches associated with the space horror genre. The creature, Calvin, is originally said to be ‘all eyes, all brain, and all muscle’. Yet, it ends up growing a face seemingly inspired from Ridley Scott’s Alien with conventional eyes. The film’s mutation is a bit like the creature’s, in a sense. Promising, fascinating beginnings soon deteriorate into mundane familiar developments. Amid all this, Espinosa is also at all times seemingly conscious of the fascinating we have for space. And so, Life also doubles up as Space 101 for Dummies in a way. At various times, you’re shown - sometimes told - how stuff works in space. How tears float. How blood gushes out of a gash. Hell, even how defecation works. Espinosa, in a sense, is like that friend who makes you watch a show he loves, but at all times, you know he’s watching you, grinning from end-to-end. Thankfully, he doesn’t hold back in the depiction of violence. The unexpected death of a leading character in the beginning is a memorably horrific moment.  However, the characters themselves aren’t half as memorable. They are neither loveable nor detestable. The people aboard the ISS, the protagonists, are just generic definitions: the quiet one, the funny one… you get the idea. And towards the latter portions, as you wait for the crew to get wiped out, as always happens in these films, it’s a problem that you don’t care for their safety, thanks to a distinct lack of memorable personalities and exchanges. How they got Jake Gyllenhaal convinced, I’ll never know.
Gripping horror falls into cliches

The Mars life form that the scientists aboard the International Space Station meddle with is almost hinted at as a tragic creature, a bit like the Frankenstein’s monster.

25 Mar 2017

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Life: A gripping horror tapers off into cliches

Life, during those brief bits near the beginning, is almost a probe into the very nature of existence.

24 Mar 2017

Former One Direction member Zayn Malik. | (File photo | AP)
Zayn Malik hid in dirty sheets to escape fans

Zayn had to hide in a "laundry cart which was wheeled over to a van that took him to the studio" to escape his fans outside a hotel, according to sources.

24 Mar 2017

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt (AP Photo/File).
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie back to talking terms post-split

According to an insider, the couple seems to have taken a 'significant step’ and started talking again after six months of split.

23 Mar 2017

Tom Cruise (File Photo)
Tom Cruise fallen for Mission: Impossible co-star Vanessa Kirby

Actor Tom Cruise cast Kirby after seeing her performance in The Crown, in which she played Princess Margaret.

23 Mar 2017

Actress Kate Winslet. | AP
Kate Winslet was called blubber during her childhood

Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet has revealed that she was bullied and fat-shamed during her childhood.

23 Mar 2017

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Ryan Gosling thinks Twitter take away the fear of reaching out to people

Gosling said that he took to Twitter only after someone impersonated him and sent out tweets under his false handle.

23 Mar 2017

Michael Shannon (Photo | AP)
Michael Shannon to play Cable in Deadpool 2

Actor Michael Shannon might play the role of Cable in upcoming superhero film Deadpool 2.

23 Mar 2017

Brie Larson. (File photo | AP)
Brie Larson to play first female US presidential candidate

Larson last appeared in 'Kong: Skull Island'.

23 Mar 2017