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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...

    The film was a huge hit and some even termed it the best Batman flick of all time...

  • Movie review: My Little Pony: The Movie

    Some animated flicks are made for all ages, while others are just for the kids...

    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...

  • Movie: The Lego Batman movie

    Batman is back, but this time he is the saviour of Gotham City, in the Lego World...

    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...

  • Summit Bank eyes Burj Bank for Islamic banking entry

    KARACHI: Summit Bank has received approval from the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to conduct due diligence on Burj Bank, it said in a stock exchange filing, in the latest bid for the unlisted lender, which is seeking to boost capital through a stake sale...

    The acquisition of a majority shareholding in Burj Bank would fit the long term strategy of Summit Bank, which is planning to convert its operations to conform to Islamic principles...

  • Council of Islamic Ideology terms certain sections of NAB law 'un-Islamic'

    The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) on Thursday termed some sections of the National Accountability Ordinance, 1999, as going against the Shariah...

    Addressing a press conference on Thursday, chairman of the CII, Dr Qibla Ayaz, said the council held a two-day-long meeting during which it concluded that sections 14-D, 15-A and 26 of the NAO were un-Islamic...

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

    BERLIN: Gurinder Chadha, the woman behind Bend It Like Beckham, demands British “accountability” for the humanitarian disaster triggered by the Indian subcontinent’s partition, in her new all-star drama Sunday at the Berlin film festival...

    Viceroy’s House tells the story of Lord Mountbatten (Hugh Boneville) overseeing the 1947 end of three centuries of colonial rule...

  • India needs more jobs for women to boost growth: World Bank

    NEW DELHI: India must reverse a trend of falling women’s participation in the job market if it is to achieve its ambition of double-digit growth, the World Bank said on Monday...

    India is the world’s fastest growing major economy, but has one of the lowest rates of female employment, a trend that has worsened over the last decade...

  • 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...

  • 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...

    “The film deals with a human story about a man isolated by his peers for a choice that should have been his own,” the film’s director, Hansal Mehta, explained to AFP...

  • 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...

    The 13-year-old trial came to a...

  • Movie review: A disaster flick with no ‘direction’

    DWAYNE Johnson goes against his biggest enemy ever in San Andreas — a giant earthquake — but fails to impress the audience who were waiting for something out of the ordinary...

    Everything in the film has been viewed before in cinema and that’s the main reason San Andreas fails to shake up those who went to cinema to get a better version of 2012...

  • Movie review: The Avengers are back

    Avengers: Age of Ultron begins with Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Iron Man, Black Widow and Hawkeye taking on the villains just like they always do, and return with the specter which helps Tony Stark in enhancing one of his inventions...

    What it does is create a monster named Ultron (voiced by James Spader) that is hell bent on the destruction of the human race as it believes it is the rightful ruler of the planet!Ultron gets support...

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