The 10 best opening scenes in movie history

The 10 best opening scenes in movie history

First impressions are everything, making the beginning of any movie one of the most important moments in any film. Whether a filmmaker is trying to wrap the viewer in the thematic world of their creation or trying to give a first impression of the film’s complex characters, there are many different ways a compelling introduction … Read more

LG SP11RA soundbar review: Supreme cinema sound at home

LG SP11RA soundbar review: Supreme cinema sound at home

The LG SP11RA soundbar system comes at an extortionate price but offers a great home theater experience. Here’s our full sonar system review. When you spend a premium on your soundbar system, you expect the product to offer certain things – a 7.1-channel multi-speaker system, support for Dolby Atmos, and wireless speakers. as well as … Read more

How OTTs allow regional cinemas to compete with Bollywood

How OTTs allow regional cinemas to compete with Bollywood

The influx of internet television and the expansion of indigenous OTT platforms aimed at regional film content has propelled a range of generic and creative experimentation in Malayalam cinema. The surge in subscriptions during the Covid-19 lockdown (up to 55-60% according to the BCG-CII Media and Entertainment Report) has reshaped traditional market models, making direct … Read more

From Ezra Miller’s allegations to Amber Heard’s legal battles, the DC Cinematic Universe is cursed

From Ezra Miller's allegations to Amber Heard's legal battles, the DC Cinematic Universe is cursed

A movie based on the Flash, starring Ezra Miller as DC’s titular hypersonic superhero, is set to hit theaters in 13 months. Everything was going according to plan – trailers were released on the internet, a comic book is about to be printed – until it was no longer the case. Earlier this spring, Miller … Read more

The best independent cinemas in London | Londoner

The best independent cinemas in London |  Londoner

Article originally published in 2017, updated in May 2022. Image: Basil Jradeh under Creative Commons license London’s independent cinemas are flourishing again after forced closures and pandemic restrictions. Here we recommend some of the best independent places in the city, all of which are worth a special visit. Note: We know that the Curzon, Everyman … Read more

South Indian film demigods

South Indian film demigods

“He is our god,” the man says, gazing reverently at the 80-foot-tall cutout, supported by scaffolding that towers skyward outside the theater. of the movie. The ritual prayer – offered to the cutout of their hero, no, god, before the start of the first show – is just over. Scattered are remnants of the paraphernalia … Read more

Dalit Magic in Tamil Cinema

Dalit Magic in Tamil Cinema

Inside Netflix’s latest thriller TarSatish Kaushik plays a lower caste cop named Bhure, who at one point casually mentions to his superior officer (Anil Kapoor) that “the uniform at least hides my jaati (caste).” A few scenes later, an elder of the family asks Kaushik for a cigarette. When he hesitates, the old man quips: … Read more