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[Editor’s Pick] Always – Sunset on Kamakura

Yamazaki Takashi is the undisputed master of Japanese films that are simultaneously loaded with state-of-the-art special effects and old-fashioned nostalgia. After applying his visual effects expertise and palpable sentimentalism to wartime dramas Eternal Zero and Fueled, the Parasyte series and even Doraemon, the director circles back to the nostalgic works of mangaka Saigan Ryohei for Destiny: The Tale of Kamakura. Yamazaki is perhaps best known for his three adaptations of Saigan's long-running Always - Sunset on Third Street series. The blockbuster award-winning film franchise gently pushed the envelope of Japanese visual effects with stunning renditions of postwar Tokyo in the 1950s ... Read More

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[Editor’s Pick] Humanity and nature

Human photosynthesis has recently been a hot topic in science. Rather than discussing the feasibility of this undeveloped technology, Glass Garden director Shin Su Won finds inspiration from the innovative research to look into humanity's deterioration in an unjust society. The magical realism romance casts new light on the relationship between humans and the environment. In the movie, Jae Yeon (Moon Geun Young, The Throne) puts theory into practice by experimenting with photosynthetic blood cells in hopes that people can one day generate oxygen and energy like plants. Since her research is an unprofitable long-term project, the budding scientist loses funding to rival Soo Hee (Park Ji Soo, ... Read More

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Pakistani actress Meesha Shafi alleges Ali Zafar of sexual harassment

Popular Pakistani actress Meesha Shafi has accused a popular Pakistani singer Ali Zafar of sexual harassment. Shafi has earlier acted in the films like the Reluctant Fundamentalist and more. The actress has alleged that Zafar had subjected her to harassment of physical nature. On the other hand the Pakistani singer has denied the claims and […]

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Chinese government delays coal-to-gas switch due to crisis

The government of China has taken back plans to completely eradicate the coal heating during this winter season due to shortage of clean fuel. The capital Beijing had ordered the northern provinces of the nation to use clean fuel instead of coal by the end of 2017 to help in reducing pollution in the country. […]

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Internet sensation Dhinchak Pooja’s videos vanish from internet

Internet Sensation Dhinchak Pooja became famous for being very bad at what she called as singing. The initial response was bad but she picked up fame with a number of videos posted by her. However, suddenly most of the content of Dhinchak Pooja vanished from the Internet. Just one of her videos is available on […]

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Salman Khan acquitted in case of illegal possession of arms

Bollywood star Salman Khan has been acquitted in the case of Illegal possession of arms by a court in the city of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The court argued that the prosecution failed to prove that the ‘Sultan’ actor used firearms to kill endangered species of black bucks in 1998. Salman pleaded not guilty on all the […]

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Parineeti Chopra locked for Rohit Shetty’s Golmaal Again

Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra has been roped in for the popular Bollywood franchise ‘Golmaal’ series by Rohit Shetty. The upcoming installment will see Parineeti playing the female lead role in the flick. Chopra in recent times is a part of ‘Meri Pyari Bindu’ and ‘Takadum’ and recently signed in for ‘Golmaal Again’. The script of […]

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Priyanka Chopra receives criticism over Conde Nast magazine cover

Indian actress Priyanka Chopra’s appearance on the cover of Conde Nast Traveller magazine has invited several criticisms. Chopra has apologized for the modeling an ‘incensitive’ top that she is seen wearing on the cover. The ‘Barfi’ actress is seen wearing a t-shirt with the words ‘Migrant’, ‘Outsider’ and ‘Refugee’ crossed out and the word traveller […]

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