It's Our Time: Disney And The U.N. Challenge Young Female Filmmakers To “Dream Big” For Gender Parity
“Dream Big, Princess” gives 21 girls from across the world the tools and guidance to make movies and effect change. It’s no secret that women are severely under-represented in film industries around the globe, and the deep-seated institutional biases that have led to this imbalance are difficult to uproot. The United Nations’ empowerment-oriented Girl Up movement is pa
We're Calling It! TIFF 2018 Film "First Man" Will Be A Major Awards Contender
Director Damien Chazelle and stars Ryan Gosling and Claire Foy deliver a stunning account of Neil Armstrong's fraught path to the moon. Check out why we think First Man will be a major awards contender. Back in 2016, wunderkind writer-director Damien Chazelle used the Toronto International Film Festival as a launching pad for Oscar glory, when
He's In A Western? Riz Ahmed Shines In Offbeat TIFF 2018 Film “The Sisters Brothers”
One of TIFF’s most-buzzed films stars John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal and Riz Ahmed in a violent, funny, unforgettable spin on the American Western. Check out how Riz Ahmed shines in offbeat TIFF 2018 entry The Sisters Brothers. Sent on a mission by their gangster boss, two gunslinging brothers named Sisters (John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix) chase a young prospector (Riz Ahmed) who's developed a revolution
TIFF 2018: Director Nandita Das Shares Her Journey And Her Biopic "Manto"
We went one-on-one with director Nandita Das at the Toronto International Film Festival, where we discussed her new biopic Manto and her role in the Share Her Journey rally for gender equality in the film industry. Ten years after bringing her directorial debut Firaaq to TIFF, actress-turn
TIFF 2018: 12 South Asian Films That You Must Watch Out For
Dev Patel, Riz Ahmed, Nandita Das and Abhishek Bachchan are just a few of the South Asian stars who lit up the Toronto International Film Festival this year. Here are 12 South Asian films that caught our eye. Toronto has ...
Oh No They Didn't: Bollywood Movies That Should Have Ditched Their Sequel
Not every sequel can beJudwaa 2 or Tiger Zinda Hai. There’s always a higher expectation if the original did well, and more often than not, the sequels just don’t perform well. Here are some of the Bollywood films that should have just stuck to the original. Check out our li ...
Jet Set Go! Our Favourite Bollywood Celebs Who Give Us Serious Travel Goals!
Celebs are just like us. Whether on vacation or whether they're filming, they try to squeeze in some time to explore new places and new cultures. Their picture-perfect Insta photos sure give us the travel bug and we're mentally making our travel goals. Here's some of the photos of our favourite ...
Baby Face Bollywood: Looking Back At When Today's Bollywood Icons Were Just Getting Started
With the next gen of stars snapping lead roles in today's big cinematic productions, we can't help but go down memory lane, looking back at when today's Bollywood icons were just getting started! It's that time in Bollywood when star kids are making their big screen debut. We are refer ...
TIFF Pays Homage To The Legacy Of Sridevi
As the world still reels from Bollywood icon Sridevi Kapoor’s untimely and shocking death earlier this year, many of her Toronto based fans came together to pay homage to the star at a beautiful tribute thrown by TIFF Bell Lightbox. A wond ...
Get Your Fright Night Freak On With The Best Psychological Thrillers To Watch
Psychological thrillers are the best. Especially the ones you didn't see coming. Hollywood and Bollywood have delivered some award-winning favourites that have earned a special place on our movie shelf. (Ignoring the paranoia that some of these films leave us with). Go get your fright night frea ...
Big Bosses: You Won't Believe These Stars Also Own Production Companies
We sometimes forget that the A-list star on the latest Bollywood film isn't just another pretty face. They understand the business of making movies and so they also run their own production company. With Lilly Singh's latest venture into the production house business, we wanted to check who else ...
You Need To Follow These Desi Illustrators Who Are Slaying Instagram
Instagram has been paving a way for illustrators and artists to reach out to a wider audience and some desi talents has caught our eye. From capturing the everyday life struggles to tackling cultural appropriation to raising awareness about body issues, these artists use their platform to take a ...