Dhallywood – A Brief History of Bangla Cinema in Bangladesh

Based in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, Bangla cinema is referred to as Dhallywood, from the words Dhaka and Hollywood. As early as 1898, films were already shown in Dhaka at the Crown Theater by the Bradford Bioscope Company. Established in 1898 in Calcutta by Hiralal Sen, the Royal Bioscope Company was the first Bengali organization to produce and exhibit films.

Where Did All the Drive In Movies Go?

Drive in movie screens; where have they gone? A part of our entertainment history that has almost died out completely.

Who Was the Real Eliot Ness?

The real Ness is somewhat of a mystery. Those who knew him are all deceased and he has no living descendants. While some may conjuncture about what type of man he was behind closed doors, how he behaved at a crime scene or even what led to his two divorces, there is no one alive today who knew the real Eliot Ness.

Costumes From the Golden Age of Hollywood

The Golden Age of Hollywood was a block of time which went from the 1920s to the late 1950s. The production companies pretty much dictated the who, what, where, and when of everything that was involved in the making of a movie. This, of course, included the costumes/wardrobe.

Where to Find 3D Entertainment

Movies, television, and games have embraced 3D technology in a whole new way. There are high profile feature length films being released for the 3D audience. 3 dimensional gameplay is becoming standard with most home gaming consoles.

Fire on the New Harry Potter Film Set

Fire destroys set on the new Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows film. End battle scene pyrotechnics cause the fire. Information on the fire and safety advice.

What a Movie Release Date Can Tell You About a Movie

One of my first jobs in New York was working for the Gersh Agency, a talent and literary agency, at midtown. In the world of entertainment you’ll find the “Big 5” agencies – William Morris, CAA, Endeavor, IMG and one other whose name escapes me – and then the subsequent level of about ten smaller agencies. Gersh was somewhere in that following level.

3D Ready TVs For the Latest in Movie and Gaming Technology

The most recent technology in theater these days is 3D, or three dimensional, viewing. Many of the latest big budget films are now all employing the same special effects and vivid images using three dimensional techniques to enhance the depth and realism of the movie.

Disney’s Abandoning of Mid-Level Movies and Its Effects on Others

A major shift in Disney’s movie policy recently came out. The company plans on only making blockbusters that have the possibility for toy lines or merchandising, and on making movies that can be made under 30 million dollars. This policy marks a significant shift in the movie industry that could create significant problems down the road.

The Top Ten Jeff Bridges Films on Satellite TV

Recent Best Actor Oscar winner, Jeff Bridges, has been named one of the “most under-appreciated actors” of all time. Some of his films have been intense and moving, others are example of cinematic genius. With a career spanning multiple decades, take a trip from his younger days when a 20-something bridges graced the silver screen, to the laid back styles of one Big “the Dude” Lebowski by catching these top Bridges films on satellite TV. From black and white to the best of high definition, celebrate a great acting career.

Watching Movies Online

The movie watching habits of people are changing as we get busier with our lives. On demand is becoming the status quo and with advancements in internet technology and video streaming capacities now is the time to partake in this marvellous revolutionary entertainment value.

Bollywood & Hollywood Says STOP PIRACY

Piracy has always played a pivotal role in Bollywood as well as Hollywood industry. It causes major damage as the filmmakers expect their faithful audience to go to the theatres and watch the movie. Since, piracy is becoming a key threat, both Bollywood and Hollywood has taken up the task to fight this nuisance.