‘Deadpool,’ ‘Aquaman,’ ‘Tolkien’ and ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ are coming your way

    (First of two parts) LOS ANGELES---Coming to your neighborhood cineplex this year: "Deadpool," "Aquaman," "Tolkien," "Tomb Raider," "Scarface," "Mowgli," "Fantastic Beasts," "X-Men," Ethan Hunt, "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom," "Crazy Rich Asians" and more. And in this era of #MeToo and Time's Up movements, what could be timelier than an all-female "Ocean's 8"? But I am especially eager to see "Crazy Rich Asians," a mainstream Hollywood project with an all-Asian cast, directed by Jon M. Chu and written by Kevin Kwan and Adele Lim, succeed. I also look forward to seeing Lisa Lu, my friend and colleague, as the grand matriarch, and Filipino actors Nico Sant...Keep on reading: ‘Deadpool,’ ‘Aquaman,’ ‘Tolkien’ and ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ are coming your way.....»»

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Modern-day Mowgli: Indian toddler forges bond with monkeys

He is still too young to talk, but a two-year-old Indian boy has become a modern-day Mowgli and a subject of local intrigue after befriending a gang of langur monkeys. Samarth Bangari's unusual friendship was discovered when the youngster was spotted alone in his village in southern India playing with nearly two dozen grey langurs. The infant's uncle Barama Reddy said it was "strange" for the monkeys to behave like that, and villagers feared the boy would be attacked while his parents worked in a nearby field. But it soon became clear they were more than comfortable in his presence, with the youngster happy to share some of his food with the visiting troupe. The monkeys k...Keep on reading: Modern-day Mowgli: Indian toddler forges bond with monkeys.....»»

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