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    Virtual film festival to feature works from Cannes, Venice

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:25pm on April 28, 2020

    The globe’s top film festivals including Cannes, Venice, Toronto and Berlin will participate in a free 10-day virtual cinema programme starting next month, New York’s...

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    Tom Hanks writes to bullied boy called ‘Corona’

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:32pm on April 25, 2020

    Hollywood megastar and coronavirus survivor Tom Hanks has written a comforting letter to a bullied Australian boy called Corona and gifted him a cherished typewriter...

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    ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ screenwriter to pen new Whitney Houston biopic

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:35pm on April 23, 2020

    The Oscar-nominated screenwriter behind ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ and ‘The Two Popes’ has been lined up to write and co-produce a new feature film on the life...

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    Female-centric ‘Star Wars’ series in works: reports

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 11:28pm on April 23, 2020

    A new female-centric ‘Star Wars’ television series is being developed for the Disney+ streaming platform, according to Hollywood trade reports Wednesday. The show from Leslye...

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    Chinese writer faces backlash for ‘Wuhan Diary’

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:53pm on April 22, 2020

    After Wuhan was sealed off from the world, acclaimed Chinese writer Fang Fang started an online diary about the coronavirus tragedy unfolding in her hometown....

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    Food aid for destitute must be ensured: Nirab

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on April 22, 2020

    Popular actor Nirab Hossain said that the low-income and floating people in the society are struggling to survive as they have no way of finding...

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    Idris Elba seeks money for rural farmers impacted by virus

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:39pm on April 21, 2020

    British actor and filmmaker Idris Elba, who has himself tested positive for COVID-19, helped kick off an appeal for a UN relief fund to help...

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    Brian Dennehy dies

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:09pm on April 18, 2020

    Brian Dennehy, the versatile Tony and Golden Globe-winning actor known to wider audiences for blockbuster movies ‘First Blood’ and ‘Romeo + Juliet,’ has died aged...

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    Help the destitute you know: Siam Ahmed

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:07pm on April 18, 2020

    Dhallywood heart-throb Siam Ahmed said that those who are able should stand by the destitute people they know were hit hard by the ongoing general...

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    Film arena mourns Mohiuddin Faruque

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on April 17, 2020

    Seven times National Film Award winning art director Mohiuddin Faruque passed away on Friday at his residence in the capital’s Banani area at about 1:00pm....