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    Harry Potter actor Alfred Enoch on playing Mark Rothko's assistant in Red

    Culture Desk | Updated at 06:08pm on May 17, 2018

    Two actors. Two characters. One stage. One interval-free show. Copious amounts of red paint. Those are the basic ingredients that make up...

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    Five local films selected

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:05pm on May 17, 2018

    Three Bangladeshi feature films and two shorts will be screened at the 8th SAARC Film Festival, which will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka from...

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    Deadpool 2 to hit local cinemas Friday

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:04pm on May 17, 2018

    American superhero film Deadpool 2, based on the Marvel Comics character Deadpool, is going to be released in Star Cineplex and...

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    BFA celebrates 40th founding anniv

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:01pm on May 17, 2018

    Bangladesh Film Archive celebrated its 40th founding anniversary by organising day-long programmes held at BFA building in Agargaon on...

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    Dhallywood artistes launch web portal for global audience

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:40pm on May 16, 2018

    To promote its activities globally Bangladesh Film Artiste Association launched its own website at a programme held at the association’s office in Bangladesh Film Development...

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    ‘Muslim superhero film ‘in the works’

    Culture Desk | Updated at 05:55pm on May 15, 2018

    Production House Marvel has a new film ‘in the works’ in the shape of Muslim superhero Ms Marvel. It won’t be the studio’s first female-led...

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    Salma Hayek calls on male stars to take pay cuts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:42pm on May 14, 2018

    Salma Hayek has called on male stars to take pay cuts in the name of equality. ‘Time's up,’ the Mexican actress said. ‘You had a...

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    Feminist war film captures zeitgeist at Cannes

    Reuters, CANNES, France | Updated at 08:39pm on May 14, 2018

    ‘When they hear our female voices, they tremble with fear,’ says the heroine of ‘Girls of the Sun’, a feminist war movie that captured the...

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    Lars returns to Cannes

    Culture Desk | Updated at 08:37pm on May 14, 2018

    Seven years on from his infamous ‘Nazi’ comments, Lars von Trier is back at the Cannes Film Festival. Will he hold his tongue this time?...

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    Amitabh Bachchan didn’t understand a word

    Culture Desk | Updated at 09:26pm on May 13, 2018

    Amitabh Bachchan does not believe in having a fourth wall between him and his social media followers.