This week, Amazon Prime Video brings Amazon Original Series The Last Hour , a supernatural crime thriller on May 14. Set up in a small Himalayan town, The Last Hour is a Shaman (Healer) story, who joins a newly transferred cop to track down a mysterious killer. Created, written and produced by Amit Kumar and Anupama Minz, and executive produced by Amit Kumar and Academy Award and four-time BAFTA award winner, Asif Kapadia, T he Last Hour features a stellar cast including Sanjay Kapoor, Shahana Goswami, Karma Takapa, Shaylee Krishen, Raima Sen, Robin Tamang and Mandakini Goswami in pivotal roles. On May 7, comes the world premiere of Marathi drama, Photo-Prem . Featuring Neena Kulkarni, Amita Khopkar, Vikas Hande, Chaitrali Rode, Sameer Dharmadhikar and created by Aditya Rathi, Gayatri Patil and Mehul Shah. Photo Prem is an interesting story of Maee, a housewife who seemed worried about being forgotten by future generations post her demise because she’s doesn’t look her best … [Read more...] about New on Amazon Prime this week: ‘The Last Hour’, ‘The Boy from Medellin’ and more
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A POLICE officer has been injured after being rammed by a car as he tried to arrest suspects. The hero cop was rushed to hospital with a leg injury after last night's shocking incident in Kilburn, north west London. Horrified witnesses saw the injured officer being taken away on a stretcher on Lowfield Road. The Met officer had tried to stopped a blue BMW driving suspiciously around 10.25pm last night. Cops parked their cars to stop the BMW driving off, but the driver attempted to reverse away from them. The police officer who left his car to approach the driver became trapped between the BMW and a police car. COP INJURED The officer was taken to hospital with leg injuries to his leg which are not believed to be life threatening. The driver, a 24 year-old man, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of attempted GBH, dangerous driving and driving without insurance. A 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of GBH, possession of Class B drugs, possession of an … [Read more...] about Hero police officer injured after being ‘rammed’ by car as he tried to arrest suspects
"You have to start romanticizing your life," TikToker Ashley Ward urges in her most popular video, her lo-fi voice resembling a protagonist in an indie coming-of-age movie. She warns: "You have to start thinking of yourself as the main character, because if you don't, life will continue to pass you by." Depending on who you ask, the video is symptomatic of the best, or worst features, of a state of mind known as main character syndrome. Viewed over three million times on TikTok and carrying the hashtag "main character," it shows her reclining slowly on a towel at the beach and putting on a pair of sunglasses as the world rushes on around her. There is no set definition of main character syndrome, and it's not a medical syndrome in the traditional sense. Broadly speaking, it describes people who act as if life is a movie and they are the central character. In this way it is comparable to narcissism, and can be detrimental to others who are seen as little more than extras. If … [Read more...] about Do You Have Main Character Syndrome?
The advent of autonomous technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and robotics has taken over the OTTs with titles such as Black Mirror , Upload , The Social Dilemma . The most recent release within this burgeoning genre is animated film The Mitchells vs The Machines , co-directed by Jeff Rowe and Michael Rianda, which may not be as dark. Also Read | Get ‘First Day First Show’, our weekly newsletter from the world of cinema, in your inbox . You can subscribe for free here The film follows high school graduate Katie Mitchell (Abbi Jacobson, Disenchantment ) who feels like the black sheep in her family due to her unconventional filmmaking ambitions. Eager to get away from her small Michigan hometown, Katie is urged by her father Rick (Danny McBride, The Angry Birds Movie ) to go on a family-bonding road trip along with mother Linda (Maya Rudolph, Luca ), younger brother Aaron (Rianda) and their dopey pug Monchi, all the way to Los Angeles to drop her off at … [Read more...] about ‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines’ movie review: A sweet, futuristic film with visual verve
EXCLUSIVE : The life and death of Don Simpson , the producer behind American Gigolo, Flashdance, Beverly Hills Cop, and Top Gun , is the subject of a new podcast series from iHeartRadio. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri actor Malaya Rivera Drew will host 24-episode series The Don , which will be exec produced by recent Academy Award winner Will McCormack and Snatch producer David Harris Kline. The series will investigate the bizarre circumstances surrounding Don’s fatal overdose and chronicles the sordid cast of drug dealers, Hollywood madams and crooked doctors who may have been complicit in his death. The first six episodes of the will launch on May 11. The anthology podcast will begin with Simpson’s early days fighting to break into the film industry through his rise as a blockbuster producer into the dark days after the failure of Days of Thunder and his struggles with drugs and alcohol. Related Story iHeartRadio & Double Elvis … [Read more...] about The Rise & Fall Of Producer Don Simpson Explored In 24-Part Podcast Series ‘The Don’ From iHeartRadio