The world's oldest film festival has announced its 2018 lineup - and it's jam-packed with studio and independent films. Running from August 29 to September 8, the festival will showcase the world's best in new movies and there are bound to be some Oscar hopefuls in there. The lineup for the 75th annual festival was announced today (Wednesday, July 25) in Rome. British actress Vanessa Redgrave will receive the event's most prestigious award, the Golden Lion, which recognises lifetime achievement. Award-winning Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro, who received the Golden Lion last year for The Shape of Water, will head up the 2018 jury. It had already been revealed that Venice Film Festival is set to open with a screening of First Man, a much-awaited biopic on Neil Armstrong starring Ryan Gosling and Claire Foy. At least four Netflix originals have also made the cut, including Joel and Ethan Coen's new western The Ballad of Buster Scruggs and 22 July (formerly titled Norway), which … [Read more...] about Full Venice Film Festival 2018 lineup announced – and Vanessa Redgrave wins Golden Lion
Martin Scorsese’s new gangster film The Irishman was watched by an estimated 17.1 million Americans in its first five days of release on Netflix, according to Nielsen data released on Friday.The Nielsen estimates were the first indications of audience interest in the movie, which cost around $160 million to make and is expected to be a major contender at the Oscars. Netflix has never won the coveted best picture Academy Award.By comparison, last December’s Netflix thriller Bird Box, starring Sandra Bullock, scored nearly 26 million U.S. viewers in its first seven days of availability, according to Nielsen’s subscription video on demand content ratings.Netflix said at the time that Bird Box was watched by 45 million members worldwide in its first seven days of release in December 2018.Netflix does not routinely release viewing data and the streaming platform declined to comment on the Nielsen estimates for The Irishman.The Nielsen estimates cover only U.S. viewers and … [Read more...] about ‘The Irishman’ draws 17 million U.S. viewers on Netflix, Nielsen estimates
It's been a diverse year for the 75th Venice Film Festival , which saw many stars and artists arrive at the glamorous Italian celebration of cinema to see the best the medium has to offer. Audiences were wowed by the likes of Ryan Gosling in La La Land director Damien Chazelle's biopic on Neil Armstrong, First Man, Lady Gaga in Bradley Cooper's acclaimed directorial debut A Star is Born, and Natalie Portman in celebrity commentary Vox Lux. However, a trio of actresses set tongues wagging in Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos' historical farce The Favourite, which saw Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone as two ladies competing to be the favourites of British monarch Queen Anne (Olivia Colman). Many had tipped Oscar-winner Stone to pick up the award, however, it was Britain's very own Olivia Colman - soon to also be seen as Queen Elizabeth II in the next season of The Crown - who was awarded the award for Best Actress at the festival for her quirky and manic performance as the famed queen. The … [Read more...] about Venice Film Festival 2018 winners: Olivia Colman takes best actress but who else won?
Jewellers initially feared the ban applied on them. IMAGE: A goldsmith shows wedding rings in a jeweller's shop. Photograph: Leonhard Foeger/Reuters A month after the ban on unregulated deposits, some questions still remain unanswered. For instance, whether deposits taken by jewellers from customers are acceptable, especially when jewellers are not regulated. Jewellers initially feared the ban applied on them, too. However, after discontinuing their monthly schemes for almost two weeks, they've started accepting deposits again.Gold jewellers have several monthly deposit schemes, to expand their working capital and to enable customers in jewellery purchase on maturity. Titan Company, the Tata venture which sells the Tanishq brand of jewellery and fashion accessories, has a 'Golden Harvest' scheme -- one deposits a minimum of Rs 2,000 a month for at least 10 months. The company offers a discount equivalent to 55% to 75% of the first instalment at the time of redemption in the 11th month. … [Read more...] about Jewellers re-start monthly deposit schemes
Home Fashion Bollywood wardrobe Bollywood Wardrobe Aayushi Adhaulia By Aayushi Adhaulia | on October 22, 2019 We all love parties. In fact, if we are invited to a weekend party, the first question that comes to our mind is what to wear? From dresses to sandals, our planning starts a week ago so that we can put our best fashion foot forward. But, what if you are suddenly invited to a party at a short notice in the middle of the week and you don't have a lot of time to dress your best? Hey, don't worry, after all we have come to your rescue so that you don't pick a dull and boring dress in a hurry. Today, we have come up with some amazing stylish outfits straight from our Bollywood divas fashion wardrobe, which are perfect for mid-week party. Just wear that dress, matching heels, make a quick hairdo, apply some make-up, and you are all set to turn heads. So, check out the outfits here and pick your favourite one. Sonam Kapoor Ahuja’s Flared Kurta, Pants And Blazer We … [Read more...] about Let Sonam Kapoor Ahuja And Other Divas Inspire You To Dress Your Best For Mid-Week Party
Gone are days when turned people to a ground or pool to challenge one another in a sport or activity. In the age of internet, people use social media to showcase their skills. In the past few days, everybody is talking the 'Open The Bottle Challenge', which was started by a Hollywood actor. This challenge unlike others came across so interesting that several Indian celebrities took it up. And now, Open The Bottle Challenge has gone viral in Sandalwood. Watch Ganesh, Arjun Sarja and other stars ace it. Golden Star Ganesh Sandalwood actor isn't new to games. He hosted several season of the game show Super Minute. Seems like all that he practised while on the show came of help. He recently took up at the Open The Bottle Challenge and absolutely nailed it. Look at the above picture. Arjun Sarja The craze is such that, even the senior actor Arjun Sarja accepted Open The Bottle Challenge. The actor who is famous foe his sculpted body, managed to open the cap with his toes. He took the … [Read more...] about Open The Bottle Challenge Goes Viral In Sandalwood; Ganesh, Arjun Sarja & Others Ace It! VIEW PICS