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'Squid Game' star Lee Jung-jae steps behind the camera for 'Hunt'

'Squid Game' star Lee Jung-jae steps behind the camera for 'Hunt'

-- 2022-05-23 13:02:54

“Squid Game” star Lee Jung-jae flexes his filmmaking muscles with “Hunt,” a spy thriller he wrote, directed, produced and also acts in. Lee’s directorial and screenwriti...

Mujib film trailer: Director expresses surprise at negative reactions

Mujib film trailer: Director expresses surprise at negative reactions

-- 2022-05-22 18:01:40

Celebrated Indian film director Shyam Benegal has expressed surprise at reactions on social media regarding a trailer of ‘Mujib: The Making of a Nation’, a biographical film on Father of t...

The Hybrid Experience: Bringing Rock Music enthusiasts under the same roof

The Hybrid Experience: Bringing Rock Music enthusiasts under the same roof

Mohammad Sifat 2022-05-22 17:40:48

The ongoing warm temperature has not been blissful to Dhakaite residents for the last few days. Amid the exhausting summer, nothing but a musically profound weekend could bring serenity to the hearts...

'Squid Game' star Lee Jung-jae debuts as director in Cannes

'Squid Game' star Lee Jung-jae debuts as director in Cannes

-- 2022-05-21 22:21:24

Lee Jung-jae, the award-winning star of Netflix's “Squid Game,” spent years developing the 1980s-set Korean spy thriller “Hunt” before electing to direct himself. He did it a...

5 years of money-laundering ends at Ozark

5 years of money-laundering ends at Ozark

Iftekharul Islam 2022-05-21 17:39:32

Ozark comes to an end after the part two premiere of season four, concluding the series running since 2017.  When the show first premiered back then, nobody thought a drama about money launderin...

‘Chiltey Roud’ once again proves the urban craving for folk music

‘Chiltey Roud’ once again proves the urban craving for folk music

Lubaba Mahjabin Prima 2022-05-21 17:18:39

If it was never new, and it never gets old, then it’s a folk song. Folk songs have always had the effect of ripping our hearts out and allowing the raw emotions to erupt. It's interesting to fin...

Johnny Depp was jealous and controlling, ex-girlfriend Ellen Barkin says

Johnny Depp was jealous and controlling, ex-girlfriend Ellen Barkin says

-- 2022-05-21 12:15:47

Johnny Depp was controlling and jealous and once threw a wine bottle across a room, one of his ex-girlfriends and co-stars said in a video played during his court case against Amber Heard....

Trailer of 'Mujib: The Making of a Nation' launched at Cannes

Trailer of 'Mujib: The Making of a Nation' launched at Cannes

-- 2022-05-20 17:53:22

The trailer of 'Mujib: The Making of a Nation', Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's biopic, was launched at the Cannes Festival. Information and Broadcasting Minister Hasan Mahmu...

Ed Sheeran 'over the moon' at birth of second daughter

Ed Sheeran 'over the moon' at birth of second daughter

-- 2022-05-20 12:30:27

Famed British singer and songwriter Ed Sheeran and his wife, Cherry Seaborn, have welcomed the birth of their second daughter. The award-winning singer posted a photo of a pair of tiny socks on...

Jaya Ahsan bags Anandalok Best Actress award in Kolkata

Jaya Ahsan bags Anandalok Best Actress award in Kolkata

-- 2022-05-19 19:21:10

Popular Bangladeshi actress Jaya Ahsan has won the Anandalok Best Actress award for her role in the film "Binisutoy", in India's Kolkata. The award ceremony titled 'Anandalok Awards 2022' was held on...

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness: How mad the cinema actually is?

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness: How mad the cinema actually is?

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-05-19 16:22:51

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, after its release on the 6th of May in the United States, has taken the whole world by storm. Directed by Sam Raimi, the director whose name is synonymous...

Actress Mim appointed UNICEF National Ambassador in Bangladesh

Actress Mim appointed UNICEF National Ambassador in Bangladesh

-- 2022-05-19 15:46:14

National Film Award-winning actress Bidya Sinha Saha Mim has been appointed UNICEF’s newest National Ambassador in Bangladesh. As a UNICEF National Ambassador, Mim joins prominent personalities...

Amber Heard testifies Johnny Depp assaulted her on their honeymoon

Amber Heard testifies Johnny Depp assaulted her on their honeymoon

-- 2022-05-16 21:32:18

"Aquaman" actress Amber Heard told jurors on Monday that Johnny Depp slammed her against a wall and wrapped a shirt around her neck during their 2015 honeymoon on the Orient Express. Heard returned t...

Ananta Jalil, Barsha to attend 75th Cannes Film Festival

Ananta Jalil, Barsha to attend 75th Cannes Film Festival

-- 2022-05-16 20:10:03

Bangladeshi film actors Ananta Jalil and Afia Nusrat Barsha will attend the 75th Cannes Film Festival. The prestigious event is scheduled to begin on Tuesday. Ananta Jalil gave the information in a...

The Sound of Magic: An emotional journey wrapped with magic and music

The Sound of Magic: An emotional journey wrapped with magic and music

Shadya Naher Sheyam 2022-05-16 17:42:35

Do you... believe in magic? - this single sentence summarises the spirit of the latest Korean drama on Netflix, The Sound of Magic. This is also the line said by Ri-Eul, the puzzling magicia...

The Archies cast announcement creates buzz of the nostalgic comic series

The Archies cast announcement creates buzz of the nostalgic comic series

Iftekharul Islam 2022-05-15 14:34:41

The name Archie brings nostalgia for the generation X people in the subcontinent. Running since the ‘40s, this comic series had a major hype among teenagers and young adults.  The fame of...

Britney Spears announces 'devastating' miscarriage

Britney Spears announces 'devastating' miscarriage

-- 2022-05-15 12:58:51

Britney Spears has announced she has suffered a miscarriage, a month after revealing her pregnancy. The singer told her Instagram followers that she and partner Sam Asghari had "lost...

Choose or Die: Netflix's failed experiment of '80s retro game concept

Choose or Die: Netflix's failed experiment of '80s retro game concept

Iftekharul Islam 2022-05-14 15:07:28

Techno-horror is a relatively new sub-genre introduced in the horror movie industry, garnering moderate success in the recent decade. Many film producers became interested in this sub-genre with horro...

Movie critics gush over Tom Cruise's return in 'Top Gun' sequel

Movie critics gush over Tom Cruise's return in 'Top Gun' sequel

-- 2022-05-13 17:39:25

It took Tom Cruise 36 years to head back to the danger zone, and movie critics said Thursday it was worth the wait to see "Top Gun" back on the big screen. The sequel to the 1986 blockbuster, called...

Marvel breaks the American superhero stereotype with Moon Knight’s Egyptian mythology

Marvel breaks the American superhero stereotype with Moon Knight’s Egyptian mythology

Iftekharul Islam 2022-05-12 14:03:21

Marvel has been exploring its heroes based on mythology for a long time. The most notable is the Norse mythology which inspired many superheroes and villains like Thor, Loki, Hela, Heimdall, and so on...

Why is TikTok unstoppable?

Why is TikTok unstoppable?

Raidya Marium 2022-05-11 16:39:48

When it has become exhausting to scroll through the same content on Facebook and Instagram, TikTok comes as a blessing in disguise! It's easy to roll your eyes at TikTok; we do it with any new app th...

Nuhash Humayun’s experiment with fresh artists brings local folklores alive

Nuhash Humayun’s experiment with fresh artists brings local folklores alive

Mohammad Sifat 2022-05-11 13:33:02

When our long known folk tales from the pages of fairytales and stories of grandparents find a place on our screens in a modern set-up, it makes the whole experience raw and sublime. Nuhash Humayun w...

Some fearsome comic book villains

Some fearsome comic book villains

Iftekharul Islam 2022-05-10 16:34:29

In the world of comic books, villains are sometimes more important than heroes. Some villains do wrong by their megalomaniac personalities, while others do evil just for their sadistic pleasure. Neve...

'Doctor Strange 2' debuts to heroic $185 million

'Doctor Strange 2' debuts to heroic $185 million

-- 2022-05-09 12:06:11

Doctor Strange and his questionably effective book of spells has summoned a blockbuster $185 million at North American movie theatres over the weekend, reaffirming the box office dominance of Disney's...

Russian Doll: Netflix’s comedy-drama with a touch of science fiction

Russian Doll: Netflix’s comedy-drama with a touch of science fiction

Iftekharul Islam 2022-05-09 11:56:59

Time loop is an intriguing concept. As shown in the movie Edge of Tomorrow, the protagonist gets to start over everything from a certain point when he dies.  But what happens when the time loop...

Lyricist-journalist KG Mostafa dies aged 84

Lyricist-journalist KG Mostafa dies aged 84

-- 2022-05-09 09:17:43

Noted lyricist, poet and journalist KG Mostafa has passed away at the age of 84. Writer of popular songs like “Tomare Legechhe Eto Je Bhalo” and “Aynate Oi Mukh Dekhbe Jokhon”...

New ‘Doctor Who’ star is ‘Sex Education’ actor Ncuti Gatwa

New ‘Doctor Who’ star is ‘Sex Education’ actor Ncuti Gatwa

-- 2022-05-08 21:31:22

Ncuti Gatwa will take the mantle from Jodie Whittaker on "Doctor Who," the BBC announced Sunday, ending speculation over the iconic Time Lord's next regeneration, reports AP. "Sometimes talent walks...

Cinema hall owners can take loan under refinance scheme until December 31

Cinema hall owners can take loan under refinance scheme until December 31

-- 2022-05-08 21:06:14

Bangladesh Bank has extended the loan disbursement schedule under a refinance scheme to support cinema hall owners. The Banking Regulations and Policy Department (BRPD) of the central bank in a notif...

Samina Salam’s song about her mother receives acclaim

Samina Salam’s song about her mother receives acclaim

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-05-08 15:34:07

A new music video titled ‘Ma’ has been released on Sunday to mark Mother’s Day. Penned and composed by Samina Salam, the song has been rendered by noted singer Fahmida Nabi. &ldquo...

Movies to watch with your mother

Movies to watch with your mother

Megh Rahman 2022-05-07 20:56:42

There is a saying that God can’t be everywhere so he created mothers. Maa, Mamoni, Aai, Amma, Ammi, Mummy, Momma, Mommy and there are many more words that illustrate the same feeling, the feeli...