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  • Chinese sci-fi film 'The Wandering Earth' sees off competition at the global box office

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    Chinese sci-fi film 'The Wandering Earth' sees off competition at the global box office

    LOS ANGELES, Feb 18 — There’s not much change in this week’s global box office top three. Chinese sci-fi movie The Wandering Earth holds on to the number one spot, while The...

  • ‘I’ll chop your head off while you’re still alive’: Nasyid singer behind flat Earth debate gets death threat

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    ‘I’ll chop your head off while you’re still alive’: Nasyid singer behind flat Earth debate gets death threat

    PETALING JAYA, Feb 18 — Nasyid singer Suhaimi Saad has received a death threat on his personal Facebook page after ruffling the Internet’s feathers with his controversial...

  • RM600,000 price tag to Altimet's ultimate farewell concert

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    RM600,000 price tag to Altimet's ultimate farewell concert

  • Short of roles for Asians and height, Malaysian Aaron Teoh takes to ‘The King and I’ role with delight

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    Short of roles for Asians and height, Malaysian Aaron Teoh takes to ‘The King and I’ role with delight

  • Veteran comedian AR Badul suffers heart attack, warded at IJN

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    Veteran comedian AR Badul suffers heart attack, warded at IJN

  • Shila Amzah confirms pregnancy; happy news duly trends on Weibo

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    Shila Amzah confirms pregnancy; happy news duly trends on Weibo

  • Korean superstars BTS set to conquer the world of toys, this time with Funko doll line

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    Korean superstars BTS set to conquer the world of toys, this time with Funko doll line

  • Rarer than a Sumatran rhino: A woman composer

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    Rarer than a Sumatran rhino: A woman composer

  • ‘No love scenes’ for Hagler as boxing legend eyes more silver screen action

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    ‘No love scenes’ for Hagler as boxing legend eyes more silver screen action

  • The cyborgs of ‘Alita’ vanquish rivals in US box office

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    The cyborgs of ‘Alita’ vanquish rivals in US box office

  • Chicago police seek follow-up interview with ‘Empire’ actor

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    Chicago police seek follow-up interview with ‘Empire’ actor

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  • Bruno Ganz passes away at 77

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    Bruno Ganz passes away at 77

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    Chicago police seek follow-up interview with 'Empire' actor

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    Alfonso Cuaron reinvents how he makes films

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    Farid Kamil hopes for return of passport to study in Australia

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  • Lee Radziwill, sister of Jackie Kennedy Onassis, dead at 85, say reports

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    Lee Radziwill, sister of Jackie Kennedy Onassis, dead at 85, say reports

    NEW YORK, Feb 17 — Lee Radziwill, the socialite and younger sister of former US first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, died in New York on Friday at the age of 85, US media...

  • With ‘Roma’, Alfonso Cuaron reinvents how he makes films

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    With ‘Roma’, Alfonso Cuaron reinvents how he makes films

    LOS ANGELES, Feb 17 — Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron has experimented before with styles and genres, from space epic Gravity to road trip coming-of-age tale Y Tu Mama Tambien...

  • ‘Synonyms’ by Israel’s Nadav Lapid wins Berlin filmfest top prize

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    ‘Synonyms’ by Israel’s Nadav Lapid wins Berlin filmfest top prize

    BERLIN, Feb 17 — Israeli director Nadav Lapid won the Golden Bear top prize at the Berlin film festival Saturday for Synonyms about an expatriate in Paris wrestling with his...

  • Ong Seong-wu crashes fanmeeting ticketing site

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    Ong Seong-wu crashes fanmeeting ticketing site

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16 — Former Wanna One member Ong Seong-wu had quite the response to ticket sales for his upcoming fanmeeting in Kuala Lumpur. Within 10 minutes, fans had so...

  • Swiss actor Bruno Ganz dies at 77, says agent

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    Swiss actor Bruno Ganz dies at 77, says agent

    BERLIN, Feb 16 — Bruno Ganz, the Swiss actor who  gave a masterful performance as Adolf Hitler in Downfall, has died aged 77, his agent said today. Ganz, who died at his...

  • Movies from China, Israel tipped for Berlin filmfest gold

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    Movies from China, Israel tipped for Berlin filmfest gold

    BERLIN, Feb 16 — A Chinese epic on the impact of the former one-child policy and an adventurous, sexually explicit Israeli drama about an expatriate in Paris looked to be the...

  • Suspects in alleged attack on ‘Empire’ actor released

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    Suspects in alleged attack on ‘Empire’ actor released

    CHICAGO, Feb 16 — Suspects arrested in connection with an alleged racist and homophobic assault on Empire actor Jussie Smollett in Chicago were released yesterday, police said....

  • Mexican actor apologises for racial slur against ‘Roma’ actress

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    Mexican actor apologises for racial slur against ‘Roma’ actress

    MEXICO CITY, Feb 16 — A Mexican soap opera star apologised yesterday for using a racial slur to describe actress Yalitza Aparicio, whose performance in the critically acclaimed...

  • ‘Narcos’ star unveils ‘first resistance film’ of Bolsonaro era

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    ‘Narcos’ star unveils ‘first resistance film’ of Bolsonaro era

    BERLIN, Feb 16 — Narcos star Wagner Moura premiered his new movie about a 1960s resistance hero yesterday, calling it the first Brazilian blockbuster to attack state repression...

  • Oscar organisers scrap plan to award four Oscars in commercial breaks

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    Oscar organisers scrap plan to award four Oscars in commercial breaks

    LOS ANGELES, Feb 16 — The organisers of the Oscars ceremony yesterday scrapped a plan to award four Academy Awards during commercial breaks in the Feb 24 telecast, following an...

  • Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom hint at engagement with ring picture

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    Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom hint at engagement with ring picture

    LONDON, Feb 15 — Pop star Katy Perry and her Hollywood actor boyfriend Orlando Bloom have hinted they are engaged, posting a picture of the American singer sporting a large...

  • Benedict Cumberbatch to play Satan in ‘Good Omens’ (VIDEO)

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    Benedict Cumberbatch to play Satan in ‘Good Omens’ (VIDEO)

    LONDON, Feb 15 — The British actor has joined the cast of Good Omens, a fantasy series to be released on May 31 on Amazon Prime Video, as announced by the platform at its TCA...

  • Jason Momoa to join ‘Dune’ cast

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    Jason Momoa to join ‘Dune’ cast

    LOS ANGELES, Feb 15 — The latest name to join a stellar cast for Denis Villeneuve’s epic sci-fi remake Dune appears to be Jason Momoa of Aquaman, Game of Thrones and Stargate...

  • Rapper 21 Savage chides ‘broken’ US immigration enforcement

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    Rapper 21 Savage chides ‘broken’ US immigration enforcement

    NEW YORK, Feb 15 — Rapper 21 Savage today said he was “definitely targeted” by US immigration agents who detained him earlier this month on the grounds he had been living...

  • S. Korea TV station apologises over ‘spycam’ controversy

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    S. Korea TV station apologises over ‘spycam’ controversy

    SEOUL, Feb 15 — A major South Korean TV station was forced to apologise after airing a performance by a well-known rapper in which he appeared to endorse secretly-filmed...

  • Get a dose of entertainment and women empowerment at ‘The POMpuan Show’

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    Get a dose of entertainment and women empowerment at ‘The POMpuan Show’

    PETALING JAYA, Feb 15 — A group of women has teamed up to celebrate International Women’s Day with a dose of sassy. Written, produced and performed by women, The POMPuan Show...

  • Still on trial but Farid Kamil hopes for return of passport to study in Australia

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    Still on trial but Farid Kamil hopes for return of passport to study in Australia

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — Actor and director Datuk Farid Kamil is hoping to get his passport back from the court so he can continue his studies with his wife Datin Diana Danielle...

  • Chicago police reject report ‘Empire’ actor investigated for staging attack

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    Chicago police reject report ‘Empire’ actor investigated for staging attack

    CHICAGO, Feb 15 — Chicago police dismissed a media report yesterday that officers were investigating whether Empire actor Jussie Smollett staged being physically assaulted...

  • Oscar organisers struggle to keep show relevant

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    Oscar organisers struggle to keep show relevant

    LOS ANGELES, Feb 15 — From going without a host to handing out key awards during commercial breaks, to a quickly nixed idea for a popular film category — Oscar organisers are...