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    ‘Batman Forever’ director Schumacher dies

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:59pm on June 23, 2020

    Joel Schumacher, the director of two flamboyant ‘Batman’ films and cult teen classic ‘The Lost Boys,’ has died of cancer aged 80. The maverick who...

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    Golden Globes set for Feb 28 as virus delays award season

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:58pm on June 23, 2020

    Next year’s Golden Globes will take place on February 28, an unusually late date for the glitzy film and television award show as Hollywood scrambles...

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    ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ script is ‘awesome’: Bryce

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:55pm on June 23, 2020

    Hollywood actress Bryce Dallas Howard, who will reprise her role as Claire Dearing in the third instalment of the Jurassic World franchise, says she has...

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    Steve Bing dies

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:54pm on June 23, 2020

    Hollywood producer Steve Bing, who financed Tom Hanks movie ‘The Polar Express’ and fathered a child with actress Liz Hurley, has died aged 55, US...

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    Four-day virtual tabla festival ends

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:53pm on June 23, 2020

    A four-day virtual tabla festival featuring aspiring tabla artistes titled ‘Chhando Brishti Propat’ ended on Monday. Aumritoborshini Music School organised the event to promote tabla...

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    Theatre arena will need time to bounce back

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:52pm on June 23, 2020

    Renowned theatre activist Rokeya Rafique Baby said the theatre arena of the country will need a lot of time to bounce back as the COVID-19...

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    10th edition of Dhaka Lit Fest cancelled

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:54pm on June 23, 2020

    The 10th edition of Dhaka Lit Fest, which was scheduled to be held in January 2021, has been cancelled. It will take place in 2022....

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    Megastars to join online events for COVID-19 vaccine

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 11:30pm on June 22, 2020

    Coldplay, Justin Bieber, Jennifer Hudson, David Beckham, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen.  Megastars of music, film, sport, fashion...

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    Paris throws off mask to party like the virus never was

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:29pm on June 22, 2020

    Social distancing and face masks were largely forgotten as thousands of French people danced and partied well into Monday in the first big blow out...

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    Sushmita survived nepotism drawing strength from fans

    Culture Desk | Updated at 11:28pm on June 22, 2020

    Actress Sushmita Sen held an ‘ask me anything’ session on Twitter on Sunday, where she answered questions about her life and career choices, and her...