Bangkok returns to Middle Earth for 20th anniversary of LOTR in Imax

Though it’s kinda the worst time to be in a cinema what with all the COVID, would all three installments of the Lord of the Rings trilogy in Imax be enough to mask up for?  Definitely! To mark the 20th anniversary of the epic fantasy adventure, mega cinema chain Major announced Thursday afternoon that the ...

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Man chases dream of shooting bears in riveting doc just in time for Earth Day

Man chases dream of shooting bears in riveting doc just in time for Earth Day

Thursday through Saturday, those WFH (watching from home) can jump into the frozen sea and swim face-to-face with a polar bear. To mark Earth Day tomorrow, the Israeli embassy...

New movie geek hangout is this Phrom Phong cafe and poster gallery by ‘Bad Genius’ director 

New movie geek hangout is this Phrom Phong cafe and poster gallery by ‘Bad Genius’ director 

After opening Mutual Bar two years ago, Bad Genius director Nattawut “Baz” Poonpiriya didn’t wait long to open another place – this time dedicated to something dear to his...

Thai artist ‘Gongkan’ to kick off his American debut exhibit next month

Thai artist ‘Gongkan’ to kick off his American debut exhibit next month

Kantapon Metheekul, better known as Gongkan, will bring his surreal artwork to the United States at an exhibition in Los Angeles. Tip of the Iceberg not only marks his American...

Thailand can finally see acclaimed doc on controversial Buddhist sect

Thailand can finally see acclaimed doc on controversial Buddhist sect

A documentary about a controversial Buddhist sect has been approved by censors to show in theaters next month. Chronicling Wat Dhammakaya and its fugitive abbot accused of massive...

1,460 days of being wild: Celebrate the Sino-tastic fetish of Chinatown’s ‘Ba Hao’ at Sunday birthday bash

1,460 days of being wild: Celebrate the Sino-tastic fetish of Chinatown’s ‘Ba Hao’ at Sunday birthday bash

This Sunday, Soi Nana’s Chinese-inspired red neon-lit bar featuring its own badass Airbnb listings will celebrate its fourth birthday with four stories of art, music, dance and...

30 years of ‘Hard Rock’ coming to an end in Siam Square

30 years of ‘Hard Rock’ coming to an end in Siam Square

Three decades of barbecued ribs, cheeseburgers, steaks and milkshakes washed down with countless live rock performances are coming to an end in Siam Square. For its 30th birthday,...

Thai actors join Aragorn and Colin Farrell to film Hollywood’s cave rescue movie

Thai actors join Aragorn and Colin Farrell to film Hollywood’s cave rescue movie

A crop of Thai actors will “go inter” in Hollywood’s retelling of the mission-impossible cave rescue that stopped the world in 2018. Dubbed Thirteen Lives and directed by...

The Mekong’s turned blue and that’s not good. Bangkok photo exhibition to show what’s happening.

The Mekong’s turned blue and that’s not good. Bangkok photo exhibition to show what’s happening.

A strange thing has happened to the Mekong. The murky brown, sediment-rich waters that normally pour from the Tibetan Plateau through China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, and...

‘House of Heals’ drags its heels over to new Chit Lom digs

‘House of Heals’ drags its heels over to new Chit Lom digs

Eight months after top Thai drag darling Pangina Heals opened the doors to House of Heals, it is moving to a new home. Relocating from Phayathai Road, the drag review destination...


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