Saturday, July 22, 2023


Los Angeles movie fans hit the multiplexes for ‘Barbenheimer’

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Film fans headed to cinemas in Los Angeles for early screenings of "Barbie" and "Oppenheimer," a doubleheader being billed as "Barbenheimer". At the TCL Chinese Theater on

Back-to-back shows, unlimited popcorn refills: PVR banks on ‘Barbenheimer’ after Bollywood flops

The combined advance sales for 'Oppenheimer' & 'Barbie' for Fri-Sun were 9,00,000 tickets — highest for any film outside Marvel or 'Avatar' series, said company co-CEO Gautam Dutta.

Motor racing-HulKENberg? Haas driver laughs off his Barbie movie look

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Haas Formula One driver Nico Hulkenberg joked about his Barbie movie vibe after turning up at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Thursday with a striking dyed bleach blond look. "

Johnny Depp self-portrait painted during ‘dark time’ goes on sale

LONDON (Reuters) - A self-portrait by Johnny Depp went on sale on Thursday, depicting the Hollywood star when he was in between court cases relating to his marriage to ex-wife Amber Heard. Conceived

Everything’s pink: How Barbiecore fashion is taking over this summer with movie hype

There are Barbie sneakers, Barbie backpacks, Barbie swimsuits, and Barbie hoodies for your dog. There are rhinestone-studded water bottles, neon yellow roller blades with pink wheels - and much more.

Fans flock to Hong Kong to mark 50th anniversary of Bruce Lee’s death

By Joyce Zhou and James Pomfret HONG KONG (Reuters) - Fans from Hong Kong and around the world gathered at the feet of a Bruce Lee statue on Thursday to pay tribute to the late kung fu legend on the

A Minute With: Greta Gerwig on making ‘Barbie’ a surprising movie

By Rollo Ross LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Director, writer and actor Greta Gerwig has plunged into the world of the iconic Barbie doll to make a movie that promises to be one of the cinematic hits of the

K-pop’s biggest music label HYBE looks to lift language barrier with AI

By Hyunsu Yim SEOUL (Reuters) - In a dimly lit recording studio in Seoul, producers at the K-pop music label that brought the world hit boy group BTS are using artificial intelligence to meld a South

‘Barbie’ movie: Iconic doll has ‘existential crisis’ about real world

By Rollo Ross and Danielle Broadway LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Margot Robbie recalls being at a rehearsal for the upcoming "Barbie" movie and experiencing an existential crisis. Fortunately, lines from

Hollywood striking union files grievance against NBCUniversal for blocking picket area

The unions said NBCUniversal infringed its freedom to picket and endangered its members by obstructing a public sidewalk next to the company’s studio lot in California.

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Pakistan's Seema Haider and India's Sachin Meena speak to media after they walked out of a jail, in Greater Noida, on 9 July 2023 | PTI

Seema Haider enters India, Pakistanis turn on their Hindus. It’s a...

Hindu minority in Pakistan facing consequences of a Muslim girl's decision to marry a Hindu Indian man in India.

Oil rallies towards fourth straight weekly gain on tightening supply

By Shariq Khan BENGALURU (Reuters) -Oil prices rose more than a dollar per barrel on Friday, buoyed by growing evidence of supply shortages in the coming months and rising tensions between Russia and


Representational image of an Indian Army convoy moving through Ladakh | Photo: ANI

Parliamentary panel greenlights bill on disciplinary powers for future theatre commanders

If it becomes a law, bill will allow in-charge of inter-services organisations to exercise disciplinary powers over personnel of any service serving under or attached to 'his' command.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Parties without ideology are endangered in the BJP-era. Even Congress needs...

Does ideology still matter? If you look at the big picture, ideology has become a stronger force than it’s been in decades. Except, it works only on one side – the BJP’s.