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Sunday , December 4 2022

Entertainment

Bond thrives on edgy, classical cocktail – British spy seems more popular than ever

LONDON, Oct 21, (AFP): In his five decades seducing cinemagoers, James Bond has foreshadowed social revolutions and the rise of multinational terrorist organisations, turning into …

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Benghazi film stirs controversy inside Libya – Bay’s movie sends message that they are ‘fanatical, ignorant’

BENGHAZI, Libya, Oct 21, (AP): Even before the film’s release, Hollywood director Michael Bay’s new action movie is stirring controversy among government officials and residents …

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‘Peanutize’ latest marketing apps – ‘Personalized meme’

LOS ANGELES, Oct 21, (AP): Hollywood is counting on you and your Instagram to help promote its latest movies. If you “Peanutized” your profile pic …

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Apple TV adds CBS All Access – NYT VR project

LOS ANGELES, Oct 21, (Agencies): CBS has expanded the reach of its All Access subscription VOD and live-streaming service to Apple TV, ahead of next …

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‘Star Wars’ fans crash ticket sites – ‘Force’ full trailer debuts online

LOS ANGELES, Oct 20, (RTRS): The full trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has debuted online, following the promo’s premiere during ESPN’s “Monday Night …

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Superb new biography of King of Pop – Fascinating look at MJ’s rise and fall

‘MJ: The Genius of Michael Jackson’ (Scribner), by Steve Knopper Steve Knopper begins his superb biography of Michael Jackson with an anecdote about a protest …

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Iran film gives voice to Song – Ups … downs

LOS ANGELES, Oct 20, (RTRS): Composer Sara Najafi’s quest to hold a public concert in Tehran featuring the solo female voice, something prohibited in Iran …

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Mischie’s ‘237 Years’ a Balkan comedy drama – ‘It’s a bittersweet story’ 

LOS ANGELES, Oct 20, (RTRS): After the UK-financed eight-part 2014 Channel 4 documentary series “Tattoo Twist”, director Ioana Mischie has come to Rome with her …

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From ‘Spies’ to ‘Beasts’ studios duke it out for adult crowds – Silly season is over

LOS ANGELES, Oct 19, (RTRS): At the movies, the competition for adult audiences is getting downright gladiatorial. Nine of the top 15 highest-grossing films this …

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Wolski brings 3D expertise to ‘Martian’ – ‘2001’ is a masterpiece

LOS ANGELES, Oct 19, (RTRS): In Robert Zemeckis’ “The Walk” and Ridley Scott’s “The Martian,” cinematographer Dariusz Wolski is in a rare position right now: …

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