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‘Posham Pa’ review: More fiction than fact in film based on real-life serial killers

‘Posham Pa’ review: More fiction than fact in film based on real-life serial killers

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Updates from :  the scroll.in Suman Mukhopadhyay’s thriller for the streaming platform Zee5 is inspired by convicted murderers Seema Gavit and Renuka Shinde. Ragini Khanna and Sayani Gupta in Posham Pa | Zee5 Ever watched American movies and television shows about serial killers and wondered why we don’t make our own? Exhibit A: Posham Pa. Suman Mukhopadhyay’s film for the streaming platform Zee5 might be based on gruesome facts, but it resorts to feeble fiction to deliver its thrills. Posham Pa (the title refers to a children’s rhyme) has characters inspired by the real-life convicted serial killers Seema Gavit and Renuka Shinde. The half-sisters from Maharashtra are on death row for murdering at least five children. The women were allegedly persuaded by their mother Anja
‘The Angry Birds Movie 2’ review: A fun-filled flight of fancy

‘The Angry Birds Movie 2’ review: A fun-filled flight of fancy

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Updates from :  the scroll.in Thurop Van Orman has directed the sequel to the 2016 animated film based on the popular video game. Pigs might fly, and sometimes, a sequel might be an improvement on the first movie. The plot of the animated production The Angry Birds Movie 2 has much more going for it than the feather-light first edition. Directed by Thurop Van Orman, the bright and busy adaptation of the popular video game sees the previously inimical multi-hued flightless birds and the fluorescent green pigs on a mission to save their islands from a disgruntled purple-plumed eagle. The birds and pigs spent the better part of the 2016 production locked in combat. This time round, they assemble an Avengers-style army to take on their common enemy. She is the eagle Zeta (Leslie
Noted director J. Mahendran passes away

Noted director J. Mahendran passes away

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Updates from :  the Hindu : Noted film director J. Mahendran passed away early on Tuesday morning, following a brief hospitalisation. His son John Mahendran confirmed his passing on social media. He was admitted to Apollo Hospitals on March 27, after he became sick following a dialysis session. He was on a ventilator, according to hospital sources. Mahendran has directed several memorable films including Mullum Malarum, Johnny and Nenjathai Killadhey. He was recently seen in Vijay Sethupathi’s Seethakaathi, the Rajinikanth-starrer Petta and Boomerang, starring Atharvaa Murali that released earlier this month. Renowned for his writing, he is also a part of the Blue Ocean FIlm and Television Academy(BOFTA) in Chennai where he heads the filmmaking and direction course. Mahe
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