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‘The Dark Knight Rises’ sets box-office record

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Despite the tragedy in Colorado, where James Holmes is accused of fatally shooting 12 people and wounding dozens more at a midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises,” audiences haven’t shied away from seeing the movie.

According to the studio, the film broke a box office record in its opening weekend: It earned $160,887,295, the biggest 2-D opening ever, ahead of its 2008 predecessor, “The Dark Knight.” The film achieved the third-largest opening ever, after the 3-D films “The Avengers” and “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2.”

Despite the impressive $160.9 million opening, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ fell somewhat below box office expectations going into the weekend, which ranged from $170 million to $200 million.

“Clearly, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ was on everyone’s minds,” said Paul Dergarabedian, an analyst for Hollywood.com who specializes in box office. “I think the American public showed they were not going to be sacred away from the movie theater by the actions of a lunatic.”

Dergarabedian called the film’s opening “extremely impressive given the tragic events that unfolded on Friday.”

Despite the impressive numbers, many people stayed away from the film as vigils and mourning continues in Colorado and across the country. A few copycat threats were reported across the country, according to the Local news agencies:

In Southern California, a man at a Sunday afternoon showing of the film was arrested after witnesses said he made threats and alluded to the Aurora shooting when the movie didn’t start.

Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies were called to a cinema complex in Norwalk after moviegoers said 52-year-old Clark Tabor shouted: “I should go off like in Colorado.” They said he then asked: “Does anybody have a gun?”

A security guard saw Tabor with a backpack on his knees in the second row, but deputies who searched the bag, the theater and its surrounding area did not find any weapon.

Ultimately, like all the movies, “The Dark Knight Rises” is all about The One: If the Batman trilogy has celebrated anything, it has been the unfettered power of the individual over an ungrateful rabble, a vigilante ethic that may have gone underground in “The Dark Knight” but that has never been critically questioned. Viewers will have plenty of time to argue those philosophical implications now that Nolan’s trilogy has wrapped.

-Jago News-

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HSY to stage grand finale at PSFW 2015 with ‘INK’

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LAHORE, Pakistan: In the lead up to the 8th PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week (PSFW) being held from the 18 – 21st of April 2015, the Pakistan Fashion Design Council has revealed the names of participating designers, textile houses and high-street brands.

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The iconic courtier Hassan Sheheryar Yasin (HSY) is set to close PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week 2015 with “INK”; a collection inspired by Asia and specifically HSY’s journeys to The Land of Rising Sun.

INK represents the essence of Langkawi, Indonesia, Nagasaki, and Yunnan with natural and indigenous yarns, hand-woven to perfection. Expect the traditional dyeing techniques of Shibori from Nagasaki, Batik from Indonesia, and Gara from Sierra Leone infused with mackintosh, saffron, aubergine, eggshell, rosette, indigo and ochre. Created with the scorching sub continental summer in mind, INK channels versatile hemlines to suit a diversity of younger, older, working men, women and homemakers alike.

Big names that will be missed in this edition of PSFW are: 

Fashion giants such as Elan, Shehla Chatoor and Ali Xeeshan are missing from the roster. One may wonder why they choose to miss out on one of the biggest fashion showcases of the year. Ali Xeeshan may be boycotting the event after an unpleasant incident last year at PFDC L’Oreal Bridal Week but what about the rest?

PSFW 2015 kicks off on 18 April and will end on 21 April.

-Jago News-

 

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Faraz Manan’s ‘Lyallpur’ Bridal Show [Exclusive Photos]

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Exclusive photos from the Faraz Manan & Ather Shahzad’s Bridal Show.


For full set of images of the event, do get the copy of our next Jago Magazine’s issue.

Event covered by Kh Sherdil for Jago News

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Watch Olympics Opening Ceremony – London 2012 [Recording]

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Yes , the torch has been lighten London Olympics 2012 has just begin on 27th July , 2012 .

Many disappointed because they were expecting something more than Beijing Olympics 2008 . However , the show was good few of the time it gets bored. But , we must applause for the efforts every participant made to entertain the world .

What else you expect – Mr. Bean , J.K Rowling Stories ,  David Beckham , James Bond and a Queen at one stage . Anyhow , the beginning was from the village life to the modern life . Another most interesting thing Pakistani team appeared first time in their traditional Shalwaar Kameez dress .

You can watch the video from the link down.


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