Sosie Bacon Anchors A Terrifying Film

Caitlin Stasey in Parker Finn’s Smile. Photo: Paramount Make sure the liquor cabinet at home is well stocked, because you might just want a stiff drink after seeing Smile. The feature debut of writer-director Parker Finn, expanded from his SXSW award-nominated short Laura Hasn’t Sleep, is designed to work your last nerves … in a … Read more

Gabby Petito Lifetime movie slammed as ‘greedy’ and ‘sick’

The Lifetime network has been blasted for its forthcoming film based on the murder of Gabby Petito — with critics calling the cable network “greedy” and “sick” for cashing in on the true-crime case. “The Gabby Petito Story” is set to premiere on Saturday — a little over a year after the travel blogger, 22, … Read more

What Happens When China Makes a Popular Movie Disappear?

A screenshot from the movie Return to Dustwhich has been pulled from streaming in China but is still available through pirated YouTube copies.Screenshot: YouTube Return to Dust, a movie that had been generating buzz in China as a sleeper hit, was unceremoniously pulled from streaming services in the country yesterday, according to multiple reports on … Read more

Timothee Chalamet Cannibal Road Trip Film

Timothée Chalamet and Taylor Russell star in Bones and All.Image: MGM Bones and All is a movie that defies easy categorization. It’s the latest film from Luca Guadagninothe director of Call Me By Your Name and Suspiria, who to date has quite the pristine reputation. It stars Timothee Chalamet, one of the biggest young stars … Read more

Louise Fletcher, Oscar-winning ‘Cuckoo’s Nest’ actor, dead at 88

Louise Fletcher, a late-blooming star whose riveting performance as the cruel and calculating Nurse Ratched in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” set a new standard for screen villains and won her an Academy Award, has died at age 88. Fletcher died in her sleep surrounded by family at her home in Montdurausse, France, her … Read more

Spirited Away US release’s 20th: Revisiting Miyazaki’s opus

Chihiro and No Face in Spirited Away Photo: 2001 Studio Ghibli – NDDTM (Getty Images) There’s a moment early on in Spirited Away that sticks with me after countless viewings and many years. Plucky ponytailed 10-year-old protagonist Chihiro breaks down by a river after losing her parents her —and the human world she recognizes—in a … Read more

Christopher Meloni’s Wife: All About Sherman Williams

Christopher Meloni is one of those rare actors who is equally good at both drama and comedy. From his beloved role as Detective Elliot Stabler on Law & Order: SVU and now Law & Order: Organized Crime to his goofy turn in the cult comedy classic Wet Hot American Summer, it’s hard not to love … Read more

‘Avatar’ returns to theaters as Disney hypes James Cameron’s long-delayed sequel

Avatar Source: Walt Disney Studios The Na’vi return to the big screen this weekend as Disney looks to reignite interest in its newly acquired Avatar franchise, three months before the debut of the long-delayed sequel, “Avatar: The Way of Water.” Bringing the highest-grossing film of all time back to theaters has two purposes for Disney: … Read more

Decoding internet commerce startup Meesho’s business model, Retail News, ET Retail

New Delhi: E-commerce which traditionally started as a convenience across metros, is everyday moving closer to serving real Bharat. With internet penetration, increased smartphone users, and evolving consumer aspirations, India beyond metros is driving e-commerce growth in the country. Valued at close to USD 5 billion, SoftBank-backed Meesho is one such startup in this space. … Read more