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    Studio Ghibli films to hit Netflix, but US fans miss out

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2020

    Animated films from Japan’s Studio Ghibli, including Oscar winner ‘Spirited Away’, are coming to streaming giant Netflix, delighting many fans but leaving US subscribers disappointed...

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    Fellini’s birthplace Rimini marks centenary of maestro’s birth

    Agence France-Presse . Rimini | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2020

    Italian resort Rimini on Monday marked 100 years since the birth of director Federico Fellini, whose visual dreamscapes revolutionised cinema in a career spanning almost half...

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    Filmmaker Alamgir Kabir remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2020

    Late eminent filmmaker Alamgir Kabir was remembered at a programme held at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Monday. The event titled ‘Alamgir Kabir Smaron Ebong Alochona’...

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    ‘Parasite’ invades Oscars race

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:52pm on January 20, 2020

    ‘Parasite’ shocked the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday by landing the night’s top prize, a historic win which thrusts the South Korean black comedy...

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    ‘Bad Boys’ do well, leading North American box office

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:51pm on January 20, 2020

    It took Sony 17 years, but the latest ‘Bad Boys’ sequel appears to be paying off, taking in an estimated $59.2 million for the start...

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    War thriller ‘1917’ bags top PGA award ahead of Oscars

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:52pm on January 19, 2020

    Hollywood’s producers handed ‘1917’ their top annual prize Saturday, a reliable Oscars bellwether that puts the World War I thriller in the box seat for...

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    Curtain falls on 18th Dhaka Int’l Film Festival

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:40pm on January 19, 2020

    Iranian director Reza Mirkarimi’s feature film ‘Castle of Dreams’ won the Best Film Award in the Asian Film Competition segment at the 18th Dhaka International...

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    Disney drops ‘Fox’ name from 20th Century film studio

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:03pm on January 18, 2020

    Disney will rename 20th Century Fox to distance its legendary film studio from the assets of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, US media reported Friday. The entertainment...

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    Bangladesh Panorama Section features seven films

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:57pm on January 18, 2020

    The Bangladesh Panorama Section of 18th Dhaka International Film Festival, that aims to promote Bangladeshi filmmakers and their works, featured a total of seven films...

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    Billie Eilish to perform upcoming James Bond theme song

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:11pm on January 15, 2020

    Pop iconoclast Billie Eilish will perform the theme song for the upcoming James Bond film ‘No Time To Die,’ its producers announced Tuesday. The 18-year-old...