Friday, April 19, 2024

A Titanic arrival

Legendary film opens in 3D at Star Cineplex To celebrate its 10th anniversary and marking Eid-ul-Adha, Star Cineplex, the country’s first multiplex cinema hall, is releasing the re-rendered in 3D version of “Titanic”, one of the most iconic films in global cinema of all time. The James Cameron film — a fictionalised account of the ... Read more

Kick-Ass 2 looks at consequences of vigilante violence

After a summer dominated by superheroes fighting evil and winning over audiences at the box office, ‘Kick-Ass 2’ aims to show the violent underside of being a costumed vigilante. ‘The sequel is set up to deal with the consequences,’ director Jeff Wadlow told Reuters. ‘Kick-Ass 2,’ out in theaters on Friday, is based on Mark ... Read more

Superman flies to top of US box office

Superman movie Man of Steel has soared to the top of the North American box office, making $113m (£71.9m) in its opening weekend, early estimates have suggested. The film stars British actor Henry Cavill as the superhero alongside Amy Adams as news reporter, Lois Lane, reports BBC. ‘They finally got the Superman

Hollywood films snubbed by Cannes

Amour, Michael Haneke’s tearjerker about an elderly French couple spending the last stages of life, scooped the biggest award of the night, Palme d’Or (best picture), at the 65th Cannes Film Festival. The Austrian auteur now becomes one of the few that has won the top honour for more than once. This marks his second win after ... Read more

The Avengers tops US box office again

Superhero movie The Avengers has topped the US and Canadian box office for the third week in a row, taking $55.1m (£34.8m), studio estimates suggest. The film easily saw off new release Battleship, which took $25.4m (£16.1m). The Avengers also raked in another $56m (£35.4m) globally over the weekend – taking its total worldwide earnings ... Read more

Brad Pitt: ‘Films should age like fine wine’

Brad Pitt has insisted that he chooses only quality projects in order to ensure the longevity of his career. The Moneyball actor said that he believes filmmaking should be a process which produces movies that age like a “fine wine”. “Filmmaking is about longevity. Is it a quality picture? A quality story? Is there something ... Read more

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows makes $1bn

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 has passed the $1bn (£609m) mark at the worldwide box office, distributor Warner Bros has said. The final instalment in the eight-part boy wizard series is the first to reach the milestone. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone had the previous best global takings with $974.8m (£593m) ... Read more

Bridesmaids

Director: Paul Feig Screenwriter: Annie Mumolo Starring: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Ellie Kemper Running time: 125 mins If the title hints at a frilly chick flick about love and forever, then the

Stellar cast for Woody Allen’s new film

Woody Allen’s latest project is a gathering for Oscar winners and nominees. Not too long ago Penelope Cruz, who won an Oscar in 2008 for her performance in Allen-directed Vicky Cristina Barcelona, revealed that she is set to reunite with the director again in her next project. Later it was reported that Oscar nominee Alec ... Read more

Michael Shannon To Play Villain In Superman

Actor Michael Shannon has been roped in to play villaneous general Zod in Zack Snyder’s reboot of superhero franchise Superman: Man of Steel. The Oscar-nominated actor will face off against newcomer Henry Cavill’s Superman in the movie. Shannon is best known for his performance in Leonardo DiCaprio-Kate Winslet starrer Revolutionary Road, the Hollywood Reporter said

Just Go With It: movie review

Director: Dennis Dugan, Screenwriter: Allan Loeb, Timothy Dowling, Starring: Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Nicole Kidman, Brooklyn Decker, Bailee Madison, Running time: 110 mins. Throughout his career Adam Sandler has gotten away with some very bad behaviour thanks to his boyish charm. He makes a point of it in his latest comedy as Danny, a philandering ... Read more

The Eagle: movie review

However you slice it, ‘The Eagle’ is hokum, but modern-day Scots may get a kick out of the film’s depiction of their ancestors. If you have a hankering for movies about the Roman Empire set in 140 AD, you could trundle off to see Kevin Macdonald’s “The Eagle,” I suppose, but you may discover that ... Read more

Oscar Review: Best Picture

It doesn’t seem five minutes since Avatar was battling it out with The Hurt Locker during the awards season of 2010. For the second year there are ten movies that will be battling it out for the prestigious title of Best Picture. And we take a closer look at the nominees: Black Swan – Darren ... Read more