Entertainment


Film stars need not work with animals ever again

by Paul Offord/Daily Express
Dogs are increasingly being replaced by computer-generated film effects

read more
Lucinda Williams, the woman who’s taken 30 years to be famous
For decades Lucinda Williams struggled to be a country music star. Now suddenly she’s been discovered as an ‘overnight success’!

Movie review: Run all night
Maybe it’s just that Liam Neeson has found to his liking, playing the die-hard, never giving up guy, who would do anything, cross every limit to protect his family

Disney's 'Cinderella' fits into top US box office spot
The Disney movie, featuring Lily James as enchanted princess Ella and Cate Blanchett as her cruel stepmother, took in $67.9 million

Movie review: Boys of Abu Ghraib
The Boys of Abu Ghraib is not a film for the faint-hearted. For, it may be tough to watch the 100-minute drama that depicts physical and mental torture inside prison


More in Entertainment
Movie review: Amitabh Bachchan's voice powers Shamitabh
Shamitabh is an extremely good watch, which could have been a truly enthralling masterpiece but fails to reach the deserved heights due to Balki’s indulgence.
Movie review: Watch ‘I’ for Shankar's vision and Vikram's acting
The actions sequences and songs are also uniquely executed in a true Shankar style. As is now expected from Shankar, the film is technically flawless and extremely beautiful.
Movie Review: The Shaukeens
I will not be able to remember much about the original film but one thing I am sure of is that I had really enjoyed that film, something I cannot say about the modern adaptation.
Movie Review: Interstellar
Interstellar is a slickly made, classic mindbender which just does not stop to amaze you.
Movie Review: Happy New Year
The result is a film that by far is not perfect but makes you experience a wide range of emotions and most importantly keeps you entertained throughout its run time.
Movie review: Haider
For all those who have missed the man and his cinema I am glad to announce that Vishal Bhardwaj is back in all his glory.
Movie review: Bang Bang
BANG BANG! tries too hard to impress with all the glitz and glam money can buy but ultimately fails to deliver even one thrilling moment in a supposedly action thriller.
My concept of filmmaking is to be loyal to the audience, says Shyamaprasad Rajagopal
Shyamaprasad Rajagopal is a filmmaker with a difference. He talks about his works, his concept of filmmaking and the new generation actors in Malayalam film industry
Movie Review: Daawat-e-Ishq
Daawat-e-Ishq invites you to a feast which is embellished with everything glossy and good looking but ultimately fails to satisfy you on one key count which is a delicious and sumptuous meal
Movie Review: Khoobsurat
If not compared to the classic, the film succeeds in leaving an impact and manages to keep you entertained throughout the proceedings.
Movie Review: Finding Fanny
This is a film many will dislike and many will absolutely love but certainly no one has seen before in Bollywood
I enjoy every bit of acting:Vidya Balan
The popular Bollywood actress talks to NISHAD PADIYARATH about her upcoming movie ‘Bobby Jasoos’
Movie Review: Kaanchi
Subhash Ghai's latest endeavor Kaanchi too does not impress and is sure to add one more disappointment in his kitty of flop movies
Movie Review: Revolver Rani
Siddharth Akhouri takes a look at the latest Bollywood sizzler which is raising quite a few eyebrows
Movie Review: 2 States
Directed by debutante Abhishek Varman, 2 States is an all out entertainer and keeps you smiling throughout its duration.

POPULAR IN TIMES
8 best tourist places you should visit in Oman
With a nature and landscape so raw and pure, Oman is gradually securing a prominent place in the world tourism map. A brief visit may not suffice to see and experience these exotic and wonderful place
8 most famous Omanis who shot to fame by hard work
Fame is something they have earned and not something forced upon them. Hi Weekly picks out eight most recognisable Omanis...
LIVE BLOG: Saudi Arabia led coalition strikes Houthi rebels in Yemen
Follow our live blog for ongoing updates on the attacks in Yemen
Five GCC states issue statement on situation in Yemen
A joint statement from Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Qatar and Kuwait not including Oman has been issued
Oman traffic: Don’t blame the drivers, blame the roads
Don’t blame it on the drivers all the time. Faulty designs and flawed construction, besides inclement weather, can make roads dangerous to drive.
Oman advises nationals to leave Yemen as situation worsens
All Omanis have been asked to avoid travel and leave Yemen.
Oman to switch off lights for Earth Hour to raise awareness of need to save energy
More than 200 million people around the world in more than 170 countries will switch off their lights to mark global event
Oman restaurants: 8 food houses etched their names in the hearts of gourmets
Serving the best food is the hallmark of any good restaurant, but carving a niche for itself is a tough task in a market crowded with eateries
8 Wonderful architectural design on domes of mosques in Muscat
The tall minarets, and huge and colourful domes of eight prominent mosques that dot Muscat’s skyline signify a wonderful blend of architectural design and traditional style
His Majesty Sultan Qaboos is role model leader for entire Muslim world: Pakistan Observer editor
Ambassadors of many Muslim countries also participated in the thanks giving prayers which was also addressed by the Ambassador of Oman, H.E. Mr. Ahmed Khamis Al-Jamri
Is payment or compensatory off is mandatory for working overtime? Oman legal expert answers
If the work falls in the weekly off day or on public holidays, the employee shall be entitled to a double wage.
2 Comments
McCain tells Obama to get over Netanyahu tantrum
US Senator John McCain asked on CNN’s ‘State of the Union’ show if US-Israel relations were at a dangerous point, said, ‘I think that’s up to the president of the United States.’
2 Comments
Oman traffic: Indian Social Club to relocate from Darsait
The Indian Social Club building is at present situated on the premises of the Indian School Muscat in Darsait.
1 Comments
Lies being spread, land bill not anti-farmer: Indian prime minister
Directly reaching out to farmers over the controversial Land Acquisition Bill, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked them not to be misled by “rumours and lies”
1 Comments
Oman crime: Family relives 32-hour kidnap ordeal
Mentally and physically we are shattered and fear that we may be attacked again, says family
1 Comments
Is payment or compensatory off is mandatory for working overtime? Oman legal expert answers
If the work falls in the weekly off day or on public holidays, the employee shall be entitled to a double wage.
2 Comments
Oman traffic: Indian Social Club to relocate from Darsait
The Indian Social Club building is at present situated on the premises of the Indian School Muscat in Darsait.
1 Comments
Lies being spread, land bill not anti-farmer: Indian prime minister
Directly reaching out to farmers over the controversial Land Acquisition Bill, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked them not to be misled by “rumours and lies”
1 Comments
Oman crime: Family relives 32-hour kidnap ordeal
Mentally and physically we are shattered and fear that we may be attacked again, says family
1 Comments
McCain tells Obama to get over Netanyahu tantrum
US Senator John McCain asked on CNN’s ‘State of the Union’ show if US-Israel relations were at a dangerous point, said, ‘I think that’s up to the president of the United States.’
2 Comments
Uravugal: Made in Oman film selected for International Short Film Festival of India
Indian film that is made in Oman has already become popular on YouTube and it has been subtitled in English
1 Comments
Parents welcome Indian schools’ plan to ensure safety of children in buses in Oman
The pilot project for the transport system will start from the ISD next month and will be implemented later in all schools in the capital
2 Comments
1,900 students on waiting list for admission to Indian schools in Muscat
Results of the first draw for admissions to the six Indian schools in the Muscat capital area were announced, with 1,900 students being kept on the waiting list
1 Comments
Tourism smart taxis to feature advance booking, tracking system and meter charging in Oman
Tourism smart taxis will be equipped with the latest technologies and devices, said an official at the Ministry of Tourism
1 Comments
No injuries in Harweel well control incident: Petroleum Development Oman
Specialist personnel and equipment have been sent to the site to help resolve the situation. There have been no injuries, no hydrocarbon leaks into the environment and no damage to the asset.
1 Comments




LATEST IN TIMES