Bollywood Talkies: Here’s Your Entertainment Roundup For The Week

As the Avengers: Endgame blitzkrieg settled in, finally we saw the release of a major Bollywood movie, Karan Johar’s sequel to Student of the Year that launched the careers of Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, and Siddharth Malhotra. The sequel, directed by I Hate Luv Storys fame Punit Malhotra is as bad as everyone expected it to be. Talking of releases, the Hrithik Roshan and Kangana Ranaut war continues to take twists and turn. In the latest, Hrithik Roshan, whose Super 30 was supposed to release on July 26 moved his release date to avoid…

Netflix Scores First-Look Deal With Dark Horse Entertainment

TORONTO, ONTARIO – FEBRUARY 14: Robert Sheehan attends the premiere of Netflix’s ‘The Umbrella Academy’ at TIFF Bell Lightbox on February 14, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images for Netflix) GETTY Reports dropped today that Netflix has closed a first-look deal with comic book publisher Dark Horse Entertainment, the entertainment company behind TV and film adaptations of Dark Horse comic book properties. The two companies recently worked together on the acclaimed series The Umbrella Academy, as well as the film Polar, starring Mads Mikkelsen. The Umbrella Academy garnered a large audience for…

Remembering Bob Graham, former Chronicle entertainment editor

Bob Graham, an exacting writer and editor who retired in 2002, loved Italian opera and disliked pushy publicists.Photo: Russell Yip, The Chronicle 1999 This is not going to be the usual obituary, but the kind of article Bob Graham liked to see in the newspaper: Something a little awkward, something pushed into a new shape by actual emotion. Bob Graham died on Thursday, May 2, at age 80. Between 1979 and 1999, he was The Chronicle’s entertainment editor, in charge of the Datebook section. You might remember him as a…