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Woman's Era - - Editorial -

Stephen King is one of the cel­e­brated writ­ers whose nov­els have stood & served as the base for sev­eral suc­cess­ful films! His novel Cy­cle of the Were­wolf was made into a hugely suc­cess­ful film called Sil­ver Bul­let (1985) that is still much sought by film lovers! From a Buick 8 pro­duced by Ashok Am­ri­traj through his Hyde Park En­ter­tain­ment is yet an­other adap­ta­tion of a novel by Stephen King be­ing scripted & di­rected by Wil­liam Brent Bell. It is worth not­ing that the ti­tle owes its credit to 1965 Bob Dy­lan song From a Buick 6! The theme re­volves around a 1954 Buick Road­mas­ter parked in­side a po­lice sta­tion for nearly 2 decades which turns out to have a malev­o­lent spirit!

Gary Old­man who walked away with an Acad­emy Award as the Best Ac­tor for his breath­tak­ing per­for­mance in Dark­est Hour plays a cru­cial role in The Woman in the

Win­dow, a psy­cho­log­i­cal thriller in which Amy Adams plays a woman stuck in­side the con­fines of her New York home! Her favourite pas­time is to spy on her neigh­bours & she be­comes a wit­ness to a crime, in the bar­gain! The film di­rected by Joe Wright ( Dark­est Hour was also wielded by him!) is based on A J Finn’s book by the same name! Hope Gary & Joe re­work the magic once again!

Both a star & an ac­tor, Os­car win­ning per­former, Robert Red­ford has de­cided to call it quits & bid a good­bye to act­ing! At 81, Red­ford who had be­gun his film ca­reer at 21, has reached a point & stage of ful­fil­ment in his colour­ful in­nings at film­dom that he has de­cided to hang his boots! The Cal­i­for­nian born ac­tor will be last seen in David Low­ery’s The

Old Man & the Gun! He ap­pears as For­rest Tucker, the real life crim­i­nal who robbed banks but yet man­aged to avoid im­pris­on­ment! Tucker’s crime king­dom lasted for about 60 years & it is worth not­ing that Red­ford had started his ca­reer in films in the six­ties! Robert Red­ford bagged an Acad­emy Award as the Best Direc­tor for his di­rec­to­rial ven­ture, Or­di­nary Peo­ple (1981)! Enough is enough for him, prob­a­bly!

Though the Aus­tralian­born Mel Gib­son has proved his cre­den­tials as an ac­tion hero as well as a char­ac­ter­artist, his di­rec­to­rial ven­tures lifted him to dizzy heights! But he still does films as an ac­tor if he feels that the roles are right! War Pigs is his lat­est out­ing as an ac­tor in which he has joined Colin Far­rell, a re­venge thriller di­rected by Tommy Wirkola. The film re­volves around a bunch of dis­ap­pointed ex-marines who set out on one last mis­sion to wreck vengeance on the car­tel that bru­tally killed their col­league & re­lieved them all of their drug-money! De­stroyer, his di­rec­to­rial un­der pro­duc­tion is a film cen­tred on World War 2 based on the book by John Wukovits!

Stephen King gears up for new book.

Gary Old­man to costar with Amy Adams.

Its the fi­nal good­bye to Hol­ly­wood for Robert.

Mel Gib­son is set for in next ad­ven­ture as a direc­tor.

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