Life & Style

Harry Potter exhibition blends wizardry with history

new exhibition celebrating the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter book’s publication is offering ‘muggles’ with an interest in magic the chance to view rare memorabilia, combined with historic artifacts referenced in the popular series.

Reuters, Oct 20 2017

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Elvis house, Marilyn dresses up for auction

Years before Elvis Presley became the King of Rock and Roll,Roll;the story goes, he lived in a small house up a hill from his elementary school in northeastern Mississippi and played with other kids in a nearby field.

Associated Press, Oct 20 2017

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‘Abuse common in music industry too’

Sir Tom Jones has said the abuse and harassment alleged to have taken place in Hollywood is also widespread in the music industry.

BBC, Oct 20 2017

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Margaret Atwood receives 2017 Kafka award

Canadian poet, critic and novelist Margaret Atwood received this year’s international Franz Kafka literary prize at a ceremony in Prague on Tuesday, which honoured the lifetime achievements of The Handmaid’s Tale author.

Agence France Presse, Oct 20 2017

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Amazon Studios head Roy Price quits after sexual harassment claims

Amazon Studios says it has accepted the resignation of its top executive, Roy Price, following sexual harassment allegations made by a producer on the Amazon series Man in the High Castle.

The guardian, Oct 19 2017

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Star Wars Han Solo movie title revealed

The title of the Star Wars spin off-film about the young Han Solo has been revealed as Solo: A Star Wars Story. The movie will star Alden Ehrenreich as the title character alongside Donald Glover, Woody Harrelson and Emilia Clarke.

BBC, Oct 19 2017

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Carrie Fisher gave predatory producer a cow’s tongue in a box

Carrie Fisher once hand-delivered a cow’s tongue wrapped in a Tiffany box to a predatory Hollywood producer, a friend of the late actor has claimed.

BBC, Oct 19 2017

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Jhyanakuti official trailer released

The official trailer of upcoming feature film Jhyanakuti has hit the airwaves. The trailer was screened alongside the movie’s song ‘Hey Sani,’ amid an event held at the Big Movies in the Capital.

Post Report, Oct 19 2017

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Neerphul team completes the film’s shooting

The cast and crew of Neerphul have returned to Kathmandu after filming at the Ruby Valley, in Dhading, where the upcoming film is set. Due to bad weather conditions, the film’s week-long shooting schedule was extended a little over two weeks.

Post Report, Oct 19 2017

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Man Booker goes to George Saunders

The American short story writer George Saunders has won the Man Booker prize for his first full-length novel, Lincoln in the Bardo.

The guardian, Oct 19 2017

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Sine Valley 2nd edition ready to kick off

The second edition of Sine Valley Festival, which showcases electronic and experimental music from up and emerging artist, is slated to open in the capital, starting Friday.

Post Report, Oct 19 2017

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Weinstein Company in talks on possible sale

The Weinstein Company is in talks to sell to a private equity company in the wake of the sexual harassment and assault allegations against its co-founder Harvey Weinstein.

The guardian, Oct 18 2017

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Cher to return with Mama Mia

Cher will appear in the sequel to Mamma Mia!, she has revealed.The 71-year-old Oscar winner wrote on Twitter: “Well... I’m in Mamma Mia 2.” It’s not known what role she will play.

Oct 18 2017

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Sheeran breaks arm in accident

Pop star Ed Sheeran has broken his right arm, putting his upcoming tour dates in jeopardy. “I’ve had a bit of a bicycle accident,” wrote the star on his Instagram page, posting a picture of his arm in a cast.

BBC, Oct 18 2017

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