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‘It: Chapter Two’ floats to No. 1 with $91 million

 Leave it to Pennywise to deliver a much-needed jolt to the domestic box office. Warner Bros and New Line’s “It: Chapter Two” arrived with $91 million, a promising start to fall after a lackluster summer moviegoing season. While those ticket sales are behind the jaw-dropping $123 million launch of its ...

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Netflix to give ‘The Irishman’ exclusive theatrical release

Netflix will give “The Irishman” an exclusive theatrical release for about four weeks, providing theatres most of November to play Martin Scorsese’s big-budget crime epic before it lands on the streaming service. “The Irishman” will open theatrically November 1 and begin streaming on November 27, Netflix said Tuesday. The release ...

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Disney teases ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Frozen 2,’ more at convention

At the Walt Disney Company’s biannual D23 convention, a faint image of the “Star Wars” character Emperor Palpatine in the background of a new poster can cause as much of a stir as actual appearances from movie stars such as Angelina Jolie and Dwayne Johnson. But that’s no surprise for ...

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Dwayne Johnson leads Forbes list of highest-paid actors

Action movie hero Dwayne Johnson, star of the “Jumanji” and “Fast and Furious” franchises, topped the annual list of the world’s highest-paid actors, Forbes magazine reported on Wednesday. Johnson, the former wrestler once known as The Rock, pulled in $89.4 million from June 2018 to June 2019, the magazine said. ...

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Gaura festival begins in Sudurpaschim

DHANGADI: Gaura festival has begun in the Far-West region of the country including Dhangadi from Thursday. It is one of the most famous festivals observed in the region. The festival starts from Bhadra Shukla Panchami of the Nepali calendar and lasts for four days. On the first day, idols of Gaura is established at a ...

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Duane Allman’s old guitar ‘Layla’ sells for $1.25 million

Fans of Duane Allman in Macon, Georgia, say they didn’t expect the late musician’s old guitar to sell for $1.25 million at a recent auction. The gold-topped guitar is the one Allman played in the hit song “Layla,” where he performed with Eric Clapton, The Telegraph reported. Until recently, the ...

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Anushka Shrestha crowned Miss Nepal World 2019

Anushka Shrestha was crowned Miss Nepal World 2019 as she beat 24 other contestants at the grand finale of the pageant held in the Capital on May 9. Shrinkhala Khatiwada, Miss Nepal World 2018 crowned her 23-year-old successor, who hails from Kathmandu. Chief judge Ila Sharma asked the final seven ...

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The festivals of horses ”Ghode Jatra”

The annual festival of Ghode Jatra is being observed in Kathmandu Valley today. The festival is celebrated annually as per a mythology, which relates that the festival started being marked following the death of a demon named Tundi. Public belief has it that the demon who lived on a meadow, which is now ...

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Facebook has removed a social media network in the Philippines for “coordinated inauthentic behaviour”

Facebook Inc has removed a social media network in the Philippines for “coordinated inauthentic behaviour”, and took the unusual step of linking it to a businessman who said he had managed the president’s online election campaign in 2016. Facebook said its investigation found that the online activity was linked to ...

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