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Jharkhand gets its place in the sun in a slew of films releasing in 2019. Among them are two Hindi films by Bengali directors

(Clockwise from top) The final film of M Night Shyamalan’s ‘Unbreakable’ trilogy, Glass; Brie Larson plays the first Marvel female superhero to get a solo film in Captain Marvel; Abhishek Chaubey’s Sonchiriya; Anurag Singh’s period epic Kesari; sci-f
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(Clockwise from top) The final film of M Night Shyamalan’s ‘Unbreakable’ trilogy, Glass; Brie Larson plays the first Marvel female superhero to get a solo film in Captain Marvel; Abhishek Chaubey’s Sonchiriya; Anurag Singh’s period epic Kesari; sci-f

Saibal Chatterjee
Hollywood’s 2019 roster is chock-a-block with reboots and sequels suffixed with numerals and extensions. Star Wars: Episode IX, Avengers: Endgame, Men in Black International, John Wick: Chapter 3, X-Men: Dark Phoenix, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Spider-Man: Far from Home, to name only a few, will open during the year. While the numbers they tot up will arouse keen interest, our gaze will be equally on films by Quentin Tarantino, Ang Lee, Tim Burton, Guy Ritchie, Charlie Kaufman, Taika Waititi and Richard Linklater. Martin Scorsese’s long-in-gestation The Irishman, too, is likely to begin streaming on Netflix early 2019. We can

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First Published: Dec 28 2018 | 11:00 PM IST

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