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Spring hues lend an air of romance to Valentine’s Day
Mirth, colour and an air of romance tinge Feb 14 as Bangladesh celebrates the first day of spring and Valentine’s Day simultaneously.
Bijoya Dashami brings the curtain down on Durga Puja
Truncated Durga Puja ended on Friday with Hindus celebrating Maha Nabami and Bijoya Dashami on the same day.
'La La Land' musical takes top prize at Toronto film festival
"La La Land," a musical tale of star-crossed lovers chasing their dreams in Hollywood, won the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday.
Venice star-studded film fest set to open under heightened security
A musical with Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, Jude Law as a chain smoking pope and Mel Gibson's come back with a war drama are all tipped as must-sees at the Venice film festival which opens its 73rd ed ...
Virtual reality films comes to Cannes, Spielberg sounds warning
Virtual reality movie-making is taking flight at this year's Cannes Film Festival alongside traditional film offerings.
De Niro takes boxing drama 'Hands of Stone' to Cannes
Oscar winner Robert De Niro premiered his latest movie, boxing drama "Hands of Stone", at the Cannes Film Festival on Monday, walking the glamorous red carpet on the French Riviera.
British director turns attention to the US with 'American Honey'
The British director of the new film "American Honey" said she had discovered a "different America" in her research for the gritty drama, and was shocked by the poverty she had witnessed.
Opening Cannes, 'spry' Woody Allen says 49th film ‘Cafe Society’ is not his last
With his 49th film about to open the Cannes Film Festival, Woody Allen described himself as a "spry" 80-year-old with no plans to retire.
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