Lifestyle & Culture

Prison art: Art unshackled

The exhibition of paintings done by the inmates of the Karachi Central Prison was at par with any show by artists.

National Book Day Festival to start from April 22

The three-day festival will happen at Pak-China Friendship Center under a slogan “Book leads to Peace”.

Peer-e-Meikadeh opens at Art Scene

It is quite amazing how Dr Keiany crams the canvas with images and yet the viewer yearns for more.

A one-book library from the Man Booker International prizewinner

Lydia Davis’s short-story collections tend to exceed the boundaries of a single book and become libraries.

Highlights

Illness spoils 'Royals' singer Lorde's Australian tour

Ella Yelich-O'Connor, who uses her stage name Lorde postponed her Australian tour after doctors advised immediate rest.

'Avengers' director Joss Whedon releases new film online

Director Whedon released his newest film, "In Your Eyes," online as it premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Crouching Tiger prequel to film in New Zealand

The original movie introduced Western audiences to Chinese cinema winning four Oscars in 2001.

Oscar show producers to return in 2015

Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron will return to oversee the Academy Awards show for a third consecutive year.

Zadan, Meron invited back to produce 2015 Oscars show: Academy

Craig Zadan and Neil Meron were invited on Monday to run the live awards show for a third consecutive year.

Depp trades 'clown nose' for serious 'Transcendence'

Depp slips into a role of a scientist whose brain is uploaded into a huge computer just before his death.

Cinema

Captain America: The Winter Soldier – just another sequel

Being an obligatory sequel in a much bigger thread of Marvel movies, it is made with the intention of being undemanding.

Movie Review: ‘Bhoothnath Returns’, better than the original

Bhoothnath Returns talks about a mix of emotions with a simple message: get up and vote.

Movie Review: Main Tera Hero, ‘Govinda Ishtyle’

Main Tera Hero is filler entertainment – the kind that slides in between more serious works of cinema.

Movie Review: Need for Speed's realism beats Fast and the Furious

For a movie with so much formulaic deadweight and a lack of dynamism, 'Need for Speed' is tastefully executed.

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