By David Light
If you feel the two-week horizon that is the National Day holidays is still too distant, or you have no idea where you’re going to head for your extra time off, we feel you. It seems ages since the summer break and our feet have become progressively itchier. Continue reading The wanderlust flicks (which don’t include Wanderlust)
By Rohma Sadaqat
What do you do when something that formed an integral part of your childhood re-emerges 25 years later? Well, you go and watch it, of course.
Continue reading Roaring down memory lane with (the original) Lion King
By Rohma Sadaqat
Assume that when people think about the Pink Panther, there are a few things that immediately pop up in their minds. There is, of course, the fact that you are looking at an animated panther who walks upright and is a stunning shade of pink.
Continue reading What’s hot dogs got to do with Pink Panther?
By Ambica Sachin
It started off with a twitch and soon developed into full fledged fidgeting. My fingers, left idle, didn’t know what to do. There was no escaping the fact I was exhibiting severe withdrawal symptoms. It all began quite innocuously enough as I stepped into VOX Cinemas at MoE recently for a sneak peek into my all-time favourite superhero movie – X Men: Dark Phoenix.
Continue reading Zeroing in on the X-Factor in X-Men
By Anita Iyer
I rang in the New Year with thousands of revellers who had gathered in Ras Al Khaimah for a 13-minute long fireworks display that would earn the emirate a couple of Guinness World Records ( the ‘longest chain of fireworks’ exceeded 4.6km and ‘longest straight line of fireworks’ was 13 km).
Continue reading Everywhere I go, Bollywood chat becomes the icebreaker
By Maán Jalal
I was running late to the cinema. Always a stressful situation. Not only do I love trailers, but I’ve been waiting to watch Bohemian Rhapsody ever since rumours of the biopic’s inception started circulating on the internet.
Continue reading Watch Bohemian Rhapsody for Freddie Mercury’s musical genius. Forget the politics
By Sushmita Bose
I watched Thugs of Hindostan last week, and one thing stood out like a lodestar. Amitabh Bachchan. By playing Khudabaksh — the septuagenarian action hero — he’s managed to set a new bar in ageism-ridden Bollywood.
Continue reading Amitabh as Khudabaksh still rocks as an action hero