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‘Lost album’ by the late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan to be released on Sep 20

Dawn 19 Jun 2024
Fans of the great maestro will be thrilled to also learn that a definitive documentary film on Khan’s life is in the making ... Ustad, the feature-length documentary film, will premiere in late 2025 ... Persian.

Review: 'Umro Ayyar: A New Beginning' is a good introduction to Pakistan's first superhero

Khaleejtimes 16 Jun 2024
The film is a modern-day retelling of the classical Persian epic of Umro Ayyar who led a band of ‘tricksters’ supporting the warrior-adventurer Amir Hamza on his quests ... The film’s greatest achievement ...

Arabic version of Moustapha Akkad’s “The Message” to be screened in Iran

Tehran Times 14 Jun 2024
TEHRAN- The Arabic version of Moustapha Akkad’s 1976 epic film “The Message” will be screened in Iran for the first time, with Persian dubbing ... .

The (Sorta) True Story Behind 300 Rise of an Empire

Collider 11 Jun 2024
That being said, the film actually has some leeway in its fidelity to accuracy, as the history of the Greco-Persian Wars relies deeply on a singular historian's accounts, leaving the details slightly ...

‘300’ Prequel TV Series in Development, Zack Snyder in Talks to Return

Lebanon Democrat 02 Jun 2024
The 2006 film ‘300,’ a cinematic showdown between Spartan and Persian armies, grossed nearly half a billion dollars worldwide ....

Hit 2006 Movie 300 to Reportedly Get a TV Series Adaptation; Here's All We Know So Far

Pinkvilla 02 Jun 2024
While the exact storyline remains below wraps, the word on the street is that it'll be a prequel to the original film ... of Sparta and his elite troops face a formidable Persian army led by Xerxes I.

Celebrity coach who trained Ryan Reynolds lifts the lid on steroid use in Hollywood...and blasts a...

The Daily Mail 28 May 2024
Talking about the movie Sparta 300 — starring Gerard Butler and where 300 Spartan soldiers face off against the much larger Persian Army in Ancient Greece — Saladino said the six-packs in the film were 'bulls***'.

The 12 Best Movies We Saw at Cannes This Year

New York Magazine 28 May 2024
Omnes Films, Shellac Films, Shanna Besson, Condor. This year’s Cannes Film Festival started off with a lot of pundits and critics speculating that it was an off year for the competition ... Here are the 12 best films we saw at Cannes this year.

Matthew Rankin’s Persian, French-language drama ‘Universal Language’ wins inaugural Cannes Directors’ Fortnight audience award

Screen Daily 23 May 2024
The Persian- and French-language film is a comedy in which various storylines intertwine, including two women trying to retrieve some frozen cash; a tour guide leading confused tourists in Winnipeg; ...

Hannah Waddingham stays on theme in a bright orange geometric print minidress as she attends the...

The Daily Mail 20 May 2024
The actress, 49, voices the role of villainous Persian cat Jinx in the new movie that is based on the classic comic strip and honoured the titular orange feline by dressing in his colour at the launch of the film.

Oliver Stone’s memoir published in Persian

Tehran Times 15 May 2024
TEHRAN- “Chasing the Light. Writing, Directing, and Surviving Platoon, Midnight Express, Scarface, Salvador, and the Movie Game”, a book by American film director Oliver Stone, has recently been published in Persian ... .

Summer reading fun coming to Northland Public Library in McCandless

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 15 May 2024
Sign up to register at Log the books you read to become eligible for prizes ... Peek into the sights and culture of other lands through a travel or foreign film feature ... The June 19 film is “Persian Lessons.”.

What’s at Cannes? Furiosa, Francis Ford Coppola, and Sebastian Stan As Donald Trump.

New York Magazine 14 May 2024
This year’s Cannes Film Festival is filled with big-name auteurs, big-name stars, and visions of doom ... This year’s Cannes Film Festival has death on its mind ... Here are the 11 films we can’t wait to see at Cannes.

Film Museum to showcase restored biopic “Ferdowsi” from 1934

Tehran Times 13 May 2024
TEHRAN- The Film Museum of Iran, in collaboration with National Film Archive of Iran, is set to showcase parts of a restored version of "Ferdowsi", a biopic about the Persian poet directed by Abdolhossein Sepanta in 1934 ... .

COC film instructor to attend Marche du Film at Cannes Film Festival

The Signal 09 May 2024
The funding will serve to launch a diverse slate of original films by directors Maryam Keshavarz (“The Persian Version”), Rashad Frett (“Ricky”), Daphne Di Cinto (“Il Moro”), Cameron Fay (“Maybe It’s ...

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