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  • Colombian crime movie wins top award at Havana's 40th film festival

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    Colombian crime movie wins top award at Havana's 40th film festival

    HAVANA, Dec 16 — The Colombian crime film Pajaros de Verano has won the prized Coral Award at the 40th edition of the popular Havana Film Festival. The festival, which in its...

  • From ‘Aladdin' to ‘The Lion King': Disney aims for box-office heights in 2019

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    From ‘Aladdin' to ‘The Lion King': Disney aims for box-office heights in 2019

    LOS ANGELES, Dec 16 — With grosses topping US$5 billion (RM20.9 billion) for the last three years, Disney has reaffirmed its status as one of Hollywood's leaders. The Mickey...

  • Benicio del Toro signs on to villainous role in ‘Dora the Explorer’

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    Benicio del Toro signs on to villainous role in ‘Dora the Explorer’

  • Gosling goes behind the camera for DR Congo book

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    Gosling goes behind the camera for DR Congo book

  • Blunt puts spoonful of British class into Mary Poppins

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    Blunt puts spoonful of British class into Mary Poppins

  • South Korea’s ‘Clean Up’ takes Macao film festival’s top honour

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    South Korea’s ‘Clean Up’ takes Macao film festival’s top honour

  • Singer Shakira accused of tax fraud

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    Singer Shakira accused of tax fraud

  • Japanese animation classic hits Chinese screens 30 years late

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    Japanese animation classic hits Chinese screens 30 years late

  • Netflix testing new instant replay function

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    Netflix testing new instant replay function

  • Ariana Grande drops brand new track ‘Imagine’

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    Ariana Grande drops brand new track ‘Imagine’

  • Philippines’ war on drugs revives country's action movie genre (VIDEO)

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    Philippines’ war on drugs revives country's action movie genre (VIDEO)

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    Neelofa inks contract with UK modelling agency

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    Malaysian cinematographer's fond Bentong memories

  • 'Blurred Lines' saga ends in ruling favouring Marvin Gaye family

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    'Blurred Lines' saga ends in ruling favouring Marvin Gaye family

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    Sondra Locke dies at 74

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  • Grammy Award winning jazz singer Nancy Wilson dies at 81

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    Grammy Award winning jazz singer Nancy Wilson dies at 81

    NEW YORK, Dec 14 ― Grammy award winning singer Nancy Wilson, 81, died peacefully at her California home yesterday after a long illness, her longtime publicist said. The torch...

  • Museum devoted to magic of cinema to open in LA

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    Museum devoted to magic of cinema to open in LA

    LOS ANGELES, Dec 14 ― Nearly a century after the idea was first floated, a museum dedicated to the magic of cinema is finally set to open in Los Angeles, with the first...

  • Actress Sondra Locke dies at 74

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    Actress Sondra Locke dies at 74

    WASHINGTON, Dec 14 ― Oscar-nominated actress Sondra Locke has died of cancer at the age of 74, US news outlets reported last night. Locke died November 3 in California, the...

  • Neelofa inks contract with UK modelling agency

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    Neelofa inks contract with UK modelling agency

    PETALING JAYA, Dec 14 — Malaysian fashionista Neelofa has big plans for 2019 as she recently cinched a contract with Established Models, a modelling and talent agency based in...

  • Malaysian cinematographer behind ‘The Flash’ recalls fond childhood memories in Bentong

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    Malaysian cinematographer behind ‘The Flash’ recalls fond childhood memories in Bentong

    PETALING JAYA, Dec 14 — Long before cinematographer C. Kim Miles got his big break in Hollywood to work on popular television series such...

  • ‘Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown’ producers filming French fry documentary

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    ‘Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown’ producers filming French fry documentary

    NEW YORK, Dec 14 —Fries!, a documentary about the world’s love for the fried potato from the Emmy-winning production company behind Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, Zero Point...

  • ‘Blurred Lines’ legal saga ends in US$5m ruling favouring Marvin Gaye family

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    ‘Blurred Lines’ legal saga ends in US$5m ruling favouring Marvin Gaye family

    LOS ANGELES, Dec 14 — A long-running copyright dispute over the smash hit Blurred Lines has ended with the family of Motown legend Marvin Gaye winning a nearly US$5 million...

  • ‘The Twilight Zone’ recruits Steven Yeun of ‘The Walking Dead’

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    ‘The Twilight Zone’ recruits Steven Yeun of ‘The Walking Dead’

    LOS ANGELES, Dec 14 — Jordan Peele’s remake of anthology series The Twilight Zone has added Steven Yeun to its cast, the Walking Dead and Trollhunters star joining Jacob...

  • Jennifer Garner and JJ Abrams reunite for Apple miniseries

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    Jennifer Garner and JJ Abrams reunite for Apple miniseries

    LOS ANGELES, Dec 14 — Apple has given a straight-to-series order to the one-hour limited drama from the two Alias alums, creator JJ Abrams and star Jennifer Garner. My Glory Was...

  • Brace yourselves, EXO’s fifth repackaged album ‘Love Shot’ is here

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    Brace yourselves, EXO’s fifth repackaged album ‘Love Shot’ is here

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 13 — EXO, the internationally popular K-pop group known for their delicious vocals and perfectly-choreographed dance moves, just dropped their fifth repackaged...

  • Cher says she has a memoir coming in 2020

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    Cher says she has a memoir coming in 2020

    LOS ANGLES, Dec 13 — Cher took to Twitter yesterday to let fans know she has a book about her life story in the works, with a biopic to follow. “Writing Life Story,” the...

  • Radiohead, Janet Jackson, Cure lead 2019 Rock Hall of Fame class

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    Radiohead, Janet Jackson, Cure lead 2019 Rock Hall of Fame class

    NEW YORK, Dec 13 — Pop icon Janet Jackson, angst rockers Radiohead and post-punk innovators The Cure today earned spots in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, organisers...

  • Pixar unveils ‘Onward’ with Chris Pratt, Tom Holland, Octavia and Julia L-D

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    Pixar unveils ‘Onward’ with Chris Pratt, Tom Holland, Octavia and Julia L-D

    LOS ANGELES, Dec 13 — After The Incredibles 2 in 2018 and Toy Story 4 (from June 2019), Pixar has Onward on the go, directed by Dan Scanlon of Monsters U. Pixar has announced...

  • Avril Lavigne shares new song ‘Tell Me It’s Over’

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    Avril Lavigne shares new song ‘Tell Me It’s Over’

    LOS ANGELES, Dec 13 — Avril Lavigne shows a soulful side in her new track Tell Me It’s Over, which is joined by a video in which a relationship falls apart. The R&B ballad...

  • Anti-junta film ‘Ten Years Thailand’ aims to fire political debate

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    Anti-junta film ‘Ten Years Thailand’ aims to fire political debate

    BANGKOK, Dec 13 — With cat-like humans, soldiers infiltrating an art gallery and brainwashed cadets, dystopian Ten Years Thailand is the latest in a pan-Asian film series aiming...

  • Pedro Pascal to lead cast of ‘Star Wars’ series

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    Pedro Pascal to lead cast of ‘Star Wars’ series

    LOS ANGELES, Dec 13 — Narcos and Game of Thrones star Pedro Pascal is to play the lead in upcoming Star Wars TV series The Mandalorian, Disney said Wednesday, as it builds on...

  • Ariana Grande shares a snippet of ‘Imagine’

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    Ariana Grande shares a snippet of ‘Imagine’

    LOS ANGELES, Dec 13 — With her next track Imagine soon to drop, Ariana Grande treated fans to a brief snippet via Instagram. The pop star shared the short clip on her Instagram...

  • Aishah to go ahead with necklace lawsuit against Vida

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    Aishah to go ahead with necklace lawsuit against Vida

    PETALING JAYA, Dec 13 — Veteran singer Aishah has her sights set on making sure that a certain cosmetics mogul will know better than to tussle with her next time. The musician...

  • ‘Mary Poppins’ return brings world some magic, cast say

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    ‘Mary Poppins’ return brings world some magic, cast say

    LONDON, Dec 12 — The return of Mary Poppins to the big screen brings some much needed magic to the world in uncertain times, the cast of the new film about the beloved nanny...