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12:00 AM, April 13, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, April 13, 2019


The Order

The Order is a supernatural horror drama web series, starring actors Jake Manley, Sarah Grey and Matt Frewer. It has been created by Dennis Heaton, and produced by Petros Danabassis, Jay Daniel Beechinor and Morris Chapdelaine. The story revolves around a college student, Jack Morton, who, upon his mother’s death, joins a secret society that practises magic, and later, unravels its many dark secrets. The series was released on Netflix on March 7, 2019. It currently has one season with ten episodes, and has recently been renewed for a second season.



Tashkent Files

The Tashkent Files is a Hindi suspense film, written and directed by Vivek Agnihotri. The storyline follows the unexplained death of Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri, the second Prime Minister of India. The film delves deep into his death, and aims to reveal its true nature: whether it was due to natural causes or an assassination. It stars Naseeruddin Shah, Shweta Basu Prasad and Mithun Chakraborty. The film was released on April 12, 2019.




Quicksand is a Swedish crime drama television series, created by Pontus Edgren and Martina Håkansson. It is based on the book of the same name, written by Malin Persson Giolito. The series, which has been directed by Per-Olav Sørensen and Lisa Farzaneh, stars Hanna Ardéhn, Felix Sandman and William Spetz, among others. The storyline revolves around a school-shooting in Stockholm, whereupon a student is charged with murder. The series was released on Netflix on April 5, 2019, and currently has one season with six episodes.




Shazam! is a superhero motion picture, based around the eponymous character of the DC Comics. The film was directed by David F. Sandberg, and produced under the banner of New Line Cinema. The plot follows the life of Billy Batson, a fourteen year old boy, who, with the shout of one word, SHAZAM! can turn into a superhero adult. The film stars actors Asher Angel, Zachary Levi and Mark Strong, among others. It was released on April 4, 2019.




Kesari is an Indian action-war film, starring prominent Bollywood actors, Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra. It has been directed by Anurag Singh, and produced by Karan Johar, alongside others, under the banner of Dharma Productions, Cape of Good Films, Azure Entertainment and Zee Studios. The story is set in the year, 1897, and revolves around a battle fought between India and the British Empire, the Battle of Saragarhi. The film was released on March 21, 2019.



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