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Sunday , December 4 2022

Entertainment

Autumn of tumult at box office – Releases try to hook moviegoers with 3-D

NEW YORK, Oct 30, (AP): Hollywood came into its fall season buoyed by a near-record summer, the comfort of having three aces up its sleeve …

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Netflix poised to expand into ME

LOS ANGELES, Oct 30, (RTRS): Netflix is moving into the Middle East, an area with a population estimated at 370 million and a young, highly …

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Bond greatest intelligence asset – Fictional spy helped boost real-life counterparts’ reputations

In the 62 years since James Bond first appeared in print, there’s no doubt he has helped boost the reputations of his real-life counterparts in …

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‘May 9’ weaves together 3 tales of woe from Tehran – Excellent acting from Niki Karimi lifts film above mere melodrama

LOS ANGELES, Oct 28, (RTRS): Three O. Henry-esque stories from contempo Tehran are woven together with mixed results in “Wednesday, May 9,” the debut feature …

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‘Spectre’ money spinner for firms – Longevity key

In the corridors of power in Whitehall, such worries — particularly over the importance of Britain to the United States — are on the rise …

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5SOS deliver true power-pop – Black Sabbath prolong ‘The End’

Five Seconds of Summer, “Sounds Good Feels Good” (Capitol) The hair gel divided by raw energy that is Australian power-pop rockers 5 Seconds of Summer …

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Bond has licence to thrill in ‘Spectre’ – Royals, 007 cast give sparkle to film’s world premiere

LONDON, Oct 27, (Agencies): James Bond has a licence to thrill once more in new film “Spectre”, which premiered Monday at a glitzy event attended …

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Swiss Oscar entry ‘Iraqi Odyssey’ bought by Typecast – Oscar puts 10 docu shorts on its short list

LOS ANGELES, Oct 27, (RTRS): Typecast Films has acquired US rights to the documentary “Iraqi Odyssey,” Switzerland’s entry for the Academy Awards in the foreign …

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Pentatonix edges Lovato for top spot – Pharrell dedicates ‘Freedom’ to migrants

NEW YORK, Oct 27, (Agencies): Texas a cappella group Pentatonix beat former Disney Channel star Demi Lovato to the top spot on the weekly US …

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A look at lost ‘007 movies’ – Hitchcock’s Bond

“It was Ian Fleming’s idea to contact Hitchcock,” said Chris Wright, co-host of the popular James Bond Radio podcast. “He sent a telegram to Hitchcock …

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