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    Top North American movie theatres slash capacity over virus

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:57pm on March 14, 2020

    North America’s top movie theatres will reduce capacities by half over the coronavirus pandemic to allow ‘social distancing’ between customers, the companies said Friday. AMC...

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    Tom Hanks, wife tested positive of coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse. Gold Coast, Australia | Updated at 11:47am on March 12, 2020

    Hollywood megastar Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson have tested positive for the new coronavirus while in Australia for a film project, the Oscar-winning...

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    Convicted rapist Weinstein to learn prison term

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:08pm on March 11, 2020

    Harvey Weinstein faces up to 29 years in prison when he is sentenced by a New York judge Wednesday, two weeks after he was convicted...

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    ‘Bishwa Sundari’ to be released on Mar 27

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:07pm on March 11, 2020

    Acclaimed teleplay maker Chayanika Chowdhury’s maiden silver screen venture, ‘Bishwa Sundari’, will hit local cinemas on March 27. ‘Bishwa Sundari’ is a message-oriented romantic film....

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    Coronavirus fear hits film industry

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:00pm on March 11, 2020

    Fear of coronavirus spread has hit country’s film industry, which has been going through a tough time due to low-quality films. According to industry insiders,...

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    Max von Sydow dies

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:42pm on March 10, 2020

    Swedish-born actor Max von Sydow, whose seven-decade career saw him go from starring in iconic art-house movies by Ingmar Bergman to appearing in English-language hits...

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    Publisher cancels Woody Allen memoir after backlash

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:25pm on March 07, 2020

    A leading publisher on Friday scrapped plans to release the autobiography of filmmaker Woody Allen, who has long been accused of molesting his daughter, following...

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    Hollywood rocked by coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:32pm on March 06, 2020

    The new James Bond movie delayed. Studios scrapping film festivals. Blockbuster productions shut down. Hollywood is being rocked by the unprecedented challenge of the new...

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    No time to release a film: latest Bond delayed on virus fears

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:26pm on March 05, 2020

    The makers of the new James Bond movie due for global release next month said on Wednesday it would be delayed until November amid fears...

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    Next week releases on Netflix, Amazon Prime

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on March 05, 2020

    A number of movies and shows, including originals and specials, will premiere on the streaming platforms Netflix and Amazon Prime in the next seven days....