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    Cannes race wide open as jury tries to pick winning film

    Agence France-Presse . Cannes | Updated at 05:07pm on May 25, 2019

    The Cannes film festival ends Saturday with the race for the Palme d’Or wide open and a cracking crop of movies vying for the top...

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    Rebel Poet’s 120th birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:21am on May 25, 2019

    The 120th anniversary of the birth of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam will be observed today.Apart from being a poet, Nazrul was also a lyricist,...

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    Football scandal girl film wins a top Cannes award

    Agence France-Presse . Cannes | Updated at 12:00am on May 25, 2019

    A film starring a former under-age escort at the heart of a scandal that shook the French football team won one of the top prizes...

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    Critics lambast ‘leery, retrograde’ Cannes twerking film

    Agence France-Presse . Cannes | Updated at 12:00am on May 25, 2019

    An almost unwatchable ‘lech fest’ of a film by one of France’s top directors that includes some two and a half hours of twerking and...

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    Sigourney Weaver marks Alien anniversary

    Reuters . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on May 25, 2019

    Sigourney Weaver was an unknown 28-year-old stage actress when she landed the role of Ripley in director Ridley Scott’s now classic sci-fi horror movie Alien.Ripley,...

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    Geoffrey Rush wins record defamation payout

    Reuters . Melbourne | Updated at 12:00am on May 25, 2019

    Australian actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded a A$2.8 million ($1.9 million) defamation payment against a News Corp tabloid, the largest defamation payout in Australian...

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    Four Nazrul albums launched

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 25, 2019

    Renowned Nazrul singer Masud Anam Kalpona and 30 upcoming singers have paid tribute to the national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam by releasing four albums of...

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    Mahakal celebrates jubilee shows of two plays

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 25, 2019

    As part of year-long celebration of the 36th founding anniversary of Mahakal Natya Sampraday, the troupe staged the 50th and 175th shows of its popular...

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    Cultural orgs set to celebrate Nazrul’s birth anniversary

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 25, 2019

    Different government and cultural organisations are set to celebrate the 120th birth anniversary of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam. There will be diverse programmes organised...

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    Three Hollywood films to hit Dhaka today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 24, 2019

    Three Hollywood films namely Aladdin, John Wick: Chapter 3 and Brightburn will be released today at Star Cineplex in the capital.Aladdin is a 2019 American...

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