Wednesday, 06 Jul, 2022

Entertainment

‘12 Years A Slave’, ‘Gravity’ win Producer’s Guild prize

DHAKA: Space drama ‘Gravity’ and ‘12 Years a Slave’ have tied for the top prize at the Producer’s Guild of America awards.It is the first time the guild has declared a tie for best film in its 25-year history, another indicator that this year’s Oscars race is wide open.The PGA

Paris menswear makes way for couture

DHAKA: Lanvin headlined the last day of the Paris menswear shows on Sunday with a rock-and-roll inspired collection billed as anti-uniform, before Versace kicks off six days of haute couture.‘Freedom to choose’ was the byword for menswear designer Lucas Ossendrijver, with pants both

‘American Hustle’ cast tops SAG awards

DHAKA: The cast of 1970s crime caper ‘American Hustle’ have taken the top prize at the Screen Actors Guild awards.Representing his co-stars, Robert De Niro, Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Adams and Christian Bale, actor Bradley Cooper praised film director David O Russell.‘He is an

Oscar nominees attend Critics’ Choice Awards

DHAKA: A host of Oscar nominees came together for the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards in Los Angeles, which saw Gravity win a record seven prizes.The awards are a likely indicator of Oscar success and have predicted many of the winners in recent years.Gravity was named best sci-fi film,

‘Bieber split made me focus’

DHAKA: Selena Gomez’s split from Justin Bieber helped her to turn her career around.The pop starlet felt she had stopped being challenged musically before she was 20 but her painful breakup from the ‘Never Say Never’ singer in January 2013 motivated her to re-evaluate and come back

Friends claim Depp is engaged

DHAKA: Friends claim Johnny Depp and Amber Heard are engaged.The 27-year-old actress Amber Heard was seen sporting a black pearl and diamond ring on her engagement finger earlier this week, which she tried to hide from photographers, and although it was claimed it is just a promise ring,

Yousuf Khan Evening at IGCC Friday

DHAKA: Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) in association with Asian Paints, IRCON and Marico Bangladesh is organising An Evening of Sarod Recital by eminent Bangladeshi artist, M Yousuf Khan.The evening will be held at 6:30PM on Friday, at the Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre, House No.

‘Hobbit’ hits Star Cineplex

DHAKA: Star Cineplex premiered Hollywood adventure and fantasy movie ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ at its hall at Bashundhara City Shopping Mall in city’s Panthapath area.The movie, which had its Dhaka premiere Thursday evening, will be screened at 10.50am, 1.20pm, 4.00pm,

‘12 Years a Slave’, ‘American Hustle’ vie for Oscars

DHAKA: Steve McQueen’s ‘12 Years a Slave’, con drama ‘American Hustle’ and space movie ‘Gravity’ have all been nominated for best picture at this year’s Oscars.They will compete against British film ‘Philomena’, ‘Captain Phillips’, ‘Nebraska’ and ‘The Wolf of

Hollywood awaits Oscars nominations

DHAKA: The Oscar nominations will be announced later, with ‘12 Years a Slave’, ‘Gravity’ and ‘American Hustle’ all expected to be in the running for best picture.But the rest of the shortlist is up for grabs, amidst one of the most competitive fields in years, reports the

Argentine poet Juan Gelman dies at 83

DHAKA: Argentine poet Juan Gelman has died aged 83 in Mexico City. He is considered to be one of the greatest authors in Spanish and was awarded the prestigious Cervantes Prize in 2007.Gelman, a left-wing activist and a guerrilla in Argentina in the 1960s and 1970s, lived in Mexico for 20

Suchitra Sen critical, but responding to treatment

DHAKA: Legendary Bengali actress Suchitra Sen, who is being treated at the Intensive Therapy Unit of a city nursing home following serious respiratory problems, is still critical but stable and responding to therapy, a doctor said Monday.The ailing icon is on constant oxygen support

Suchitra Sen critical, but responding to treatment

DHAKA: Legendary Bengali actress Suchitra Sen, who is being treated at the Intensive Therapy Unit of a city nursing home following serious respiratory problems, is still critical but stable and responding to therapy, a doctor said Monday.The ailing icon is on constant oxygen support

‘American Hustle’ wins 3 Golden Globes awards

DHAKA: ‘American Hustle’ has won three awards at the Golden Globes including best film comedy or musical.Its stars Amy Adams and Jennifer Lawrence also picked up best actress and supporting actress prizes for their roles in the 1970s-set crime movie.Steve McQueen’s ‘12 Years a

4-day DU theatre fest begins Tuesday

DHAKA: The Department of Theatre and Performance Studies of Dhaka University will arrange a four-day annual theatre festival at the university’s TSC auditorium.A total of six plays will be staged in the festival to be begun from February 11.Vice-chancellor of the university AAMS Arefin

Bengal Art Lounge arranges interactive exhibition prog

DHAKA: The Bengal Art Lounge and Carefountain have arranged a 5-day interactive exhibition programme at Code:Love to celebrate Valentine’s day.In a press release, they to celebrate Valentine’s day invited public to celebrate the valentine day at Code:Love.The release said: “The

4 arrested ‘over Hoffman death’

DHAKA: Four people have reportedly been arrested as part of an investigation into the suspected heroin overdose death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.Some 350 bags of heroin were also seized during the arrests in Lower Manhattan, unnamed police officials were quoted by US media as

‘Saving Mr Banks’ at Star Cineplex

DHAKA: Star Cineplex will arrange the Dhaka premiere of a comedy-drama ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ at its halls at Bashundhara City Shopping Mall in city’s Panthapath area.This 2013 American-Australian-British historical movie will be premiered at 6:45pm on February 6.The movie, directed by

Cameron secures ‘Return Of Avatar’ co-stars

DHAKA: James Cameron has already started the process of filming the next instalments of 2009’s sci-fi epic ‘Avatar’.The film maker has secured his two co-stars, Zoe Saldana and Sam Worthington, for them to reprise their roles as ‘Neytiri’ and ‘Jake Sully’ in the next three

‘Hobbit’ to hit Star Cineplex

DHAKA: Star Cineplex will screen Hollywood adventure and fantasy movie ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ at its hall at Bashundhara City Shopping Mall in city’s Panthapath area.The movies will have its Dhaka premiere at 6:30pm on Thursday.‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of