Tag: Titanic

25th Anniversary of ‘Titanic’: How Titanic Became an Under-the-Surface Sensation in Taliban-Ruled Afghanistan

25th Anniversary of ‘Titanic’: How Titanic Became an Under-the-Surface Sensation in Taliban-Ruled Afghanistan

In honor of Titanic’s 25th anniversary, the iconic movie will be shown in movie theaters on February 10th this year. Because of how iconic this movie was internationally, there is an interesting story behind how the people in Afghanistan were able to see the movie when it was released, as they were under Taliban rule. All forms of entertainment were outlawed in Afghanistan when the Taliban initially took power there in the 1990s. Residents of Kabul and other cities frequently describe finding video and audiotape ribbons that were torn to pieces as if they had also been executed.

Actor David Warner Passed Away

Actor David Warner Passed Away

The iconic British Actor, David Warner, died at the age of 80 on July 24. The English actor appeared in several films including ‘The Omen’, ‘Time After Time’, and ‘Titanic.’ The BBC reported that the actor died from a “cancer-related illness” and that his family confirmed the news “with an overwhelmingly heavy heart”.

Flash Back Song Of the Week- Celine Dion My Heart Will Go On

This is not really the usual type of music I write about, but seeing as they are bringing out a 3D version of one of the greatest films of all time, it seemed like a good time as any to hear Celine Dion’s angelic voice again. One of the first James Cameron masterpieces, “Titanic” was […]

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