July 10, 2015
Two Hollywood films- Terminator Genisys and Minions- will hit two Cineplexes in the capital today and run in those cinemas during the upcoming Eid festival.
Terminator Genisys, the fifth installment of sci- fi action franchise Terminator, will be released at Jamuna Blockbuster, while Minions, the third installment of animated comedy franchise Despicable Me, will be released at Star Cineplex simultaneously with USA. Terminator Genisys Read more
November 12, 2013
Marvel superhero blockbuster Thor: The Dark World pounded its rivals at the North American box office, taking $86.1m (£53.8m) in its opening weekend, reports BBC online.
The sequel to the 2011 movie sees Chris Hemsworth reprise his role as the god of thunder who battles to save Earth from evil forces. Bad Grandpa, from the makers of Jackass, held Read more
November 5, 2013
Sci-fi adventure Ender’s Game has zoomed to the top of the US box office chart in its debut weekend, reports BBC online.
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, about an 86-year-old and his eight-year-old grandson, was shunted into second after hitting the number one spot last week.
Ender’s Game, a story about children forced to fight an enemy race, took $28m (£17.5m) according to estimates. Read more
November 4, 2013
“The Counselor”: A tale of mostly evil
“The Counselor,” Ridley Scott’s terrifying, implacable new movie, opens on a seductive scene. The setting is a softly lighted bedroom in which two people are murmuring under a white sheet. You don’t see who they are until there’s a cut to under the sheet, bringing you close enough to Michael Fassbender and Penélope Cruz to feel like an interloper.
The two are wrapped in a Read more
October 23, 2013
Director Sam Worthington is all signed up to return to Pandora for the various sequels to Avatar, with the star confirming that filming is set to begin in October 2014. James Cameron is thought to be hard at work on pre-production on the sequels, with the second, third and fourth instalments set to film back to back.
“We are going to start [shooting] this time next year and we will do two, three and four,” said Worthington in an Read more
October 8, 2013
Legendary film opens in 3D at Star Cineplex
To celebrate its 10th anniversary and marking Eid-ul-Adha, Star Cineplex, the country’s first multiplex cinema hall, is releasing the re-rendered in 3D version of “Titanic”, one of the most iconic films in global cinema of all time. The James Cameron film — a fictionalised account of the 1912 capsize of the-then largest ship in the world was originally released in 1997, and won a whooping 11 Oscars and remained the highest-selling Read more
August 19, 2013
After a summer dominated by superheroes fighting evil and winning over audiences at the box office, ‘Kick-Ass 2’ aims to show the violent underside of being a costumed vigilante. ‘The sequel is set up to deal with the consequences,’ director Jeff Wadlow told Reuters.
‘Kick-Ass 2,’ out in theaters on Friday, is based on Mark Millar’s comic-book of the same name and follows Read more
June 18, 2013
Superman movie Man of Steel has soared to the top of the North American box office, making $113m (£71.9m) in its opening weekend,
early estimates have suggested.
The film stars British actor Henry Cavill as the superhero alongside Amy Adams as news reporter, Lois Lane, reports BBC.
‘They finally got the Superman Read more
June 12, 2013
The world’s most famous superhero Superman celebrates his platinum anniversary this month with the new film of the famous series, Man of Steel,
hitting the theatres, reports Hindustan Times.
The character was imagined by a pair of Jewish teens from Cleveland about three-quarters of a century ago and since then he has fought for ‘truth, justice and the American Way’, the New York Daily News Read more
October 2, 2012
The animated 3D film Hotel Transylvania has set a new high for a September debut at the US and Canadian box office, bringing in $43m (£26.6m), according to studio estimates, reports BBC.
Science-fiction thriller Looper opened in second place with $21.2m (£13m).
It was followed by last week’s tied chart-topper, End of Watch which took in $8m (£5m). In a strong weekend, Read more
May 29, 2012
Amour, Michael Haneke’s tearjerker about an elderly French couple spending the last stages of life, scooped the biggest award of the night, Palme d’Or (best picture), at the 65th Cannes Film Festival.
The Austrian auteur now becomes one of the few that has won the top honour for more than once. This marks his second win after he took home the prize with The White Ribbon in 2009 Read more
May 23, 2012
Superhero movie The Avengers has topped the US and Canadian box office for the third week in a row, taking $55.1m (£34.8m), studio estimates suggest.
The film easily saw off new release Battleship, which took $25.4m (£16.1m).
The Avengers also raked in another $56m (£35.4m) globally over the weekend – taking its total worldwide earnings to $1.2bn (£758m).
The Disney blockbuster Read more
January 2, 2012
Brad Pitt has insisted that he chooses only quality projects in order to ensure the longevity of his career.
The Moneyball actor said that he believes filmmaking should be a process which produces movies that age like a “fine wine”.
“Filmmaking is about longevity. Is it a quality picture? A quality story? Is there something original about Read more
August 7, 2011
A film about Marilyn Monroe’s time in England in 1956 is to premiere at the New York Film Festival.
My Week With Marilyn tells of a fleeting encounter between Monroe and a set assistant while she was filming The Prince and the Showgirl opposite Laurence Olivier.
The film stars Oscar-nominee Read more
August 2, 2011
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 has passed the $1bn (£609m) mark at the worldwide box office, distributor Warner Bros has said.
The final instalment in the eight-part boy wizard series is the first to reach the milestone.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone had the previous best global takings with $974.8m (£593m) in Read more