Friday , February 22 2019

Entertainment

Saudi to screen ‘The Message’ four decades after ban

Hungarian filmmaker tells domestic slave’s story DUBAI, June 13, (Agencies): “The Message”, Syrian-American director Moustafa Akkad’s epic film about Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), will be screened …

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‘Superfly’ sleek Blaxploitation remake

Director X’s “Superfly” transplants the 1972 Blaxploitation classic from Harlem streets to suburban Atlanta mansions, flips Curtis Mayfield’s soul score for Future’s hip-hop soundtrack and …

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Buck, Arthur in spontaneous alliance

Shinoda explores personal loss Mike Shinoda, “Post Traumatic” (Warner Bros.) “Post Traumatic” is the first album Mike Shinoda has released under his own name and …

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Family fun in sprightly ‘Incredibles 2’

Bird’s sequel set to break more records for Disney  ‘The Incredibles’ writer/director Brad Bird has said that his characters’ powers are all born of stereotypes. …

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150 yrs on, ‘Little Women’ resonates

DC unveils special exhibits as ‘Hamilton’ comes to town CONCORD, Mass, June 12, (AP): A century and a half before the #MeToo movement gave women …

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‘Hereditary’ preys on fears with no remedy

‘Happy ending?’ Heralded by some as the scariest movie ever made, Ari Aster’s “Hereditary” opened last weekend, taking in $13 million domestically on a reported …

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‘Presenter Amal Al-Awadhi suspended after warnings’

KUWAIT CITY, June 11: The suspension on TV presenter Amal Al-Awadhi was issued after she was given repeated warnings during the month of Ramadan to …

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Egyptian band in Israel musical wins big on Broadway

‘Band’s’ dances away with 10 gongs NEW YORK, June 11, (AP): The American, grown-up musical “The Band’s Visit” outmuscled the acclaimed and sprawling British import …

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Saudi Arabia’s first Arabic release is Islamic epic ‘Message’

Jane Fonda to receive the 2018 Lumiere Prize LOS ANGELES, June 11, (RTRS): After Saudi Arabia recently broke its 35-year ban on cinema with Hollywood …

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‘Tolerance & inclusion’ theme at Tony Awards

Show resonates NEW YORK, June 11, (Agencies): A small-scale, intimate musical about hard-won cultural understanding was an altogether apt Tony winner on a night where …

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