Japanese anime maestro Makoto Shinkai’s latest feature Suzume shot to the top of China’s theatrical box office over the weekend, earning a strong $50 million, the biggest start for a non-Chinese film this year. The performance underscores the growing potency of Japanese anime in China’s huge movie market at a time when Hollywood superhero fare […]
‘March of the Penguins’ Director Wins 2023 Locarno Kids Award
Luc Jacquet, the Oscar-winning French director of March of the Penguins, will be honored with the 2023 Locarno Kids Award, an honor celebrating a film personality who has brought cinema to younger audiences, giving them “a sense of discovery about the big screen.” Jacquet will receive his award in Locarno on Aug. 7, ahead of […]
Gaslight movie review: Sara Ali Khan gives her all to a thriller that swings between pulsating and predictable
Director Pavan Kirpalani adds some atmospheric tension and jolting jump scares, and even gives Sara Ali Khan a character to play with, and still stops short.
‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Cast Looks Back on Their Characters’ Evolution
[The following story includes spoilers for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.] The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel may have come to a close on May 26, but the characters at the heart of the Emmy-winning series will stay with the castmembers who played them for much longer than that. The final season of the show from Amy Sherman-Palladino […]