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  • Movie review: The Lego Ninjago Movie

    Earlier this year, Lego came up with The Lego Batman Movie where a super-cool and super-alone Batman had to save the world from his usual villains...

    Sadly, the same can’t be said of Lego’s next venture The Lego Ninjago Movie, despite the presence of Jackie Chan and others...

  • Movie review: My Little Pony: The Movie

    My Little Pony: The Movie is a cute flick strictly for those kids who are accustomed to the cartoon series because if you don’t know the characters, you will not be able to enjoy the film...

    Do the Equestrians win against their monstrous enemies or does the Storm King manage to change day into night on his mood, My Little Pony: The Movie has all the answers...

  • Movie: The Lego Batman movie

    In The Lego Batman movie, the world’s greatest detective is pitted against the worst villains on the planet, led by arch rival Joker and has to save Gotham while trying to pass on as Bruce Wayne, train a youngster as his sidekick, deal with Alfred’s snooping and Commissioner Gordon’s retirement...

    Just like The Lego Movie (2014), everything is awesome here, and it also mocks Batman’s previous appearances in films and makes fun of...

  • Sports goods manufacturers demand incentive package, ‘football village’

    SIALKOT: Sports goods manufacturers and exporters on Friday demanded a special incentives package for the Sialkot-based industry, with special focus on setting up a ‘football village’ with training and development facilities...

    Advanced manufacturing and production technologies should immediately be introduced in Pakistan so that the local sector is able to meet global trade challenges as well as add value to its products, said Dr...

  • Refineries allowed incentive to upgrade diesel to European standards

    ISLAMABAD: The government has agreed in principle with petroleum refineries to allow an incentive in the diesel price to upgrade their product to European standards...

    While only Parco completed the DHDS project well within the first deadline given by the government, further deadline of imposition of penalties on refineries not producing Euro-II HSD has now been extended till June 30, 2017, but the price incentive of 1...

  • PM announces Rs180bn incentive package for export sector

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has announced incentives worth Rs180 billion in a bid to boost Pakistan's sagging exports...

    During his address, PM Sharif noted that dozens of power plants were being installed under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, while yet more were being financed by the government...

  • Exporters demand incentive package

    KARACHI: The government should give out an incentive package to all categories of exports and not just textiles, exporters from various industries opined...

    Trade bodies representing exporters took up the issue with the government after rumours began circulating that an incentive package for the textile industry is in the offing...

  • Electoral politics lurks behind Rs180bn export incentive package

    At least the timing of the policy announcement lends credence to this idea as exports have been consistently declining since the Pakistan Muslim League-N came to power in May 2013...

    President of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Zubair Tufail and Chairman of the All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Aamir Fayyaz Sheikh were prominent among those who attended the meeting...

  • All-star movie demands new look at India-Pakistan partition

    He and his wife (Gillian Anderson) are portrayed as well-meaning if naive puppets of London at the start of the Cold War, as Mountbatten agrees to the carve up the subcontinent between Hindu-dominant India and Muslim Pakistan...

    ”Chadha indicates in the film that the British fomented religious hatred based on a “divide-and-rule” strategy and planned for the partition, even as World War II raged, to squeeze the Soviet Union out of a...

  • Behind the scenes: How Manto, the movie, came about

    LAHORE: The idea of a movie on Saadat Hasan Manto came during his centenary year celebrations in 2012 and as a tribute to him, said Sarmad Sultan Khoosat who has directed the film and also played the title role...

    There was a great change of medium, from translating the writings into a TV series and then the movie, Sarmad said, adding that the portrayal of a man larger than life had to be on a medium no less than cinema...

  • 'The Fault in Our Stars' wins big at MTV Movie Awards filled with naughty humor

    In a night of naughty humor at the irreverent MTV Movie Awards, teen cancer romance The Fault In Our Stars walked away the big winner while "Iron Man" Robert Downey Jr...

    Fault, about two teenagers stricken with cancer who fall in love, won three awards: Movie of the Year, best female performance for lead actress Shailene Woodley and best kiss for Woodley and co-star Ansel Elgort...

  • Indian movie Aligarh shines rare light on homophobia

    MUMBAI: A rare Bollywood movie tackling homophobia gets its Indian premiere on Friday, with the film-makers hoping it will help change attitudes in the conservative country where homosexuality is illegal...

    Aligarh is based on a true story about a university professor who was suspended from his post after a television news crew filmed him having sex with a rickshaw puller in an undercover sting operation...

  • Movie star Salman gets five-year jail term

    MUMBAI: Popular Indian movie star Salman Khan, known for his macho good looks and steamy action scenes on screen, has been pronounced guilty of culpable homicide not amounting to murder on all counts in the September 28, 2002 hit-and-run case in which one pavement dweller was killed and four others sustained injuries when the actor’s white land cruiser rammed into them in suburban Bandra in Mumbai...

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