Terminator Genisys, Minions to hit Dhaka cinemas

July 10, 2015

Terminator Genisys, Minions to hit Dhaka cinemasTwo 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

Thor: The Dark World tops US box office

November 12, 2013

Thor- The Dark World tops US box officeMarvel 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

Ender’s Game tops US box office chart

November 5, 2013

Ender’s Game tops US box office chartSci-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

“The Counselor”: A tale of mostly evil

November 4, 2013

Film Review
“The Counselor”: A tale of mostly evil
“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

Avatar sequels to begin filming next year

October 23, 2013

Avatar sequels to begin filming next yearDirector 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

A Titanic arrival

October 8, 2013

Legendary film opens in 3D at Star Cineplex
A Titanic arrivalTo 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

Kick-Ass 2 looks at consequences of vigilante violence

August 19, 2013

Kick-Ass 2 looks at consequences of vigilante violenceAfter 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

Superman flies to top of US box office

June 18, 2013

Superman flies to top of US box officeSuperman 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

Superman celebrates 75th birthday with Man of Steel

June 12, 2013

Superman celebrates 75th birthday with Man of SteelThe 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

Hotel Transylvania tops US film chart

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

Hollywood films snubbed by Cannes

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

The Avengers tops US box office again

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

Brad Pitt: ‘Films should age like fine wine’

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

Marilyn Monroe film to open New York film festival

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

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows makes $1bn

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

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