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  • Lights, camera, factions: Stars at Chinese-language ‘Oscars’ split over Taiwan

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    Lights, camera, factions: Stars at Chinese-language ‘Oscars’ split over Taiwan

    TAIPEI, Nov 19 — The Chinese-speaking world’s version of the Oscars, the Golden Horse Awards, has created a sharp political divide between film stars and directors as the...

  • ‘Star Wars’ producer Kennedy wants new movie voices ‘to bring world to its senses’

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    ‘Star Wars’ producer Kennedy wants new movie voices ‘to bring world to its senses’

    LOS ANGELES, Nov 19 — Star Wars producer Kathleen Kennedy yesterday accepted a lifetime achievement award from the organisers of the Oscars and said she hoped it would open the...

  • Here’s the Honest Trailer for ‘The Meg’ (VIDEO)

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    Here’s the Honest Trailer for ‘The Meg’ (VIDEO)

  • Sylvester Stallone hunts a bank robber with amnesia in ‘Backtrace’ (VIDEO)

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    Sylvester Stallone hunts a bank robber with amnesia in ‘Backtrace’ (VIDEO)

  • China’s youth embrace street dance amid hip-hop crackdown

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    China’s youth embrace street dance amid hip-hop crackdown

  • Joel Kinnaman takes on the mob and the FBI in ‘The Informer’ (VIDEO)

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    Joel Kinnaman takes on the mob and the FBI in ‘The Informer’ (VIDEO)

  • Calixto Bieito brings his ‘film noir’ to Paris Opera

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    Calixto Bieito brings his ‘film noir’ to Paris Opera

  • Here’s a new trailer for animated adventure ‘Wonder Park’ (VIDEO)

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    Here’s a new trailer for animated adventure ‘Wonder Park’ (VIDEO)

  • Watch this new trailer for ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ (VIDEO)

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    Watch this new trailer for ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ (VIDEO)

  • New ‘Creed II’ featurette focuses on Dolph Lundgren’s Ivan Drago (VIDEO)

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    New ‘Creed II’ featurette focuses on Dolph Lundgren’s Ivan Drago (VIDEO)

  • New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ film casts a winning box-office spell

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    New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ film casts a winning box-office spell

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    Hear Alessia Cara’s new song ‘Not Today’

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    Festive Katy Perry in 'Cozy Little Christmas' single

  • Eva Longoria to direct and star in comedy ‘24-7’

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    Eva Longoria to direct and star in comedy ‘24-7’

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    Justin Bieber confirms marriage to Hailey Baldwin

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  • Marilyn Monroe’s Golden Globe sells for record US$250,000 at auction

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    Marilyn Monroe’s Golden Globe sells for record US$250,000 at auction

    LOS ANGELES, Nov 18 — Marilyn Monroe’s Golden Globe Award sold for a record-breaking US$250,000 (RM1 million) at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills, California, auction...

  • Zhang Yimou’s film ‘Shadow’ shines at Chinese ‘Oscars’

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    Zhang Yimou’s film ‘Shadow’ shines at Chinese ‘Oscars’

    TAIPEI, Nov 18 — Acclaimed Chinese director Zhang Yimou’s martial arts epic Shadow took the most gongs at Taiwan’s Golden Horse film awards yesterday, dubbed the...

  • With ‘my wife,’ Justin Bieber confirms marriage to Hailey Baldwin

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    With ‘my wife,’ Justin Bieber confirms marriage to Hailey Baldwin

    LOS ANGELES, Nov 18 — Pop singer Justin Bieber has confirmed his marriage to model Hailey Baldwin, posting the ultimate status update on social media two months after it was...

  • Spanish sensation Rosalia exports flamenco... with a twist

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    Spanish sensation Rosalia exports flamenco... with a twist

    MADRID, Nov 17 — At 25 and with just two albums, Rosalia has converted her groundbreaking fusion of flamenco with urban and electronic music into a sensation in Spain. Next up,...

  • HBO goes the foreign language route with ‘My Brilliant Friend’

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    HBO goes the foreign language route with ‘My Brilliant Friend’

    NEW YORK, Nov 17 — HBO is at the forefront of the “peak TV” revolution — from The Sopranos and The Wire to Game of Thrones and Westworld, the US premium cable network has...

  • Film tribute to French photographer killed in C. Africa

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    Film tribute to French photographer killed in C. Africa

    BANGUI (CAR), Nov 17 — A gang of men rampage through a burning village in Central African Republic, rifles and machetes swinging, the bodies of their victims slain on the...

  • ‘Of Fathers and Sons,’ a bleak look at children training for jihad

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    ‘Of Fathers and Sons,’ a bleak look at children training for jihad

    LOS ANGELES, Nov 17 — A group of children giggle as they play in a dusty, barren landscape near their home in northern Syria, but this is no ordinary game of catch, for their...

  • Katy Perry gets festive with 'Cozy Little Christmas' single

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    Katy Perry gets festive with 'Cozy Little Christmas' single

    LOS ANGELES, Nov 17 ― The I Kissed A Girl singer has shared a festive new single just in time for the holiday season. Available exclusively via Amazon Music, Katy Perry's Cozy...

  • Stars gather for Chinese 'Oscars' in Taiwan

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    Stars gather for Chinese 'Oscars' in Taiwan

    TAIWAN, Nov 17 ― Asian cinema's top stars gather in Taipei today for Taiwan's Golden Horse film awards, dubbed the Chinese-language “Oscars”, with acclaimed director Zhang...

  • ‘We the Animals’ tops Spirit Awards nominations

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    ‘We the Animals’ tops Spirit Awards nominations

    LOS ANGELES, Nov 17 — Coming-of-age parable We the Animals led the pack of indie movies tipped for Oscars glory as the Film Independent Spirit Awards nominations kicked off...

  • Oscar-winning screenwriter William Goldman dies

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    Oscar-winning screenwriter William Goldman dies

    LOS ANGELES, Nov 17 ― William Goldman, the Oscar-winning screenwriter behind Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, and All the President's Men, has died, his family announced...

  • Netflix orders animated World War Two series

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    Netflix orders animated World War Two series

    LOS ANGELES, Nov 17 ― US entertainment media reports that Netflix has picked up an animated series telling the story of an infantry regiment in the Second World War. Created by...

  • Stormzy confirmed as first Glastonbury 2019 headliner

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    Stormzy confirmed as first Glastonbury 2019 headliner

    LONDON, Nov 16 — The British rapper will perform on the Pyramid Stage on the opening Friday. Following rumours circulating earlier this month, Glastonbury Festival...

  • Watch this new featurette for ‘Creed II’ (VIDEO)

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    Watch this new featurette for ‘Creed II’ (VIDEO)

    LOS ANGELES, Nov 16 ― MGM and Warner Bros have released a new featurette from upcoming Creed II that sees Sylvester Stallone and Michael B. Jordan return as Rocky Balboa and...

  • Hugh Grant joins Nicole Kidman in ‘The Undoing’

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    Hugh Grant joins Nicole Kidman in ‘The Undoing’

    NEW YORK, Nov 16 — The upcoming six-episode HBO series is based on the book You Should Have Known by Jean Hanff Korelitz. The plot centres on Grace Sachs (Kidman), a successful...

  • Eva Longoria to direct and star in comedy ‘24-7’

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    Eva Longoria to direct and star in comedy ‘24-7’

    NEW YORK, Nov 16 — Kerry Washington is also attached to star in the Universal project. Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives) will direct, produce and star in the workplace comedy...

  • Colombian reggaeton, Uruguayan pop score at 2018 Latin Grammys

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    Colombian reggaeton, Uruguayan pop score at 2018 Latin Grammys

    LAS VEGAS, Nov 16 ― Tropical, urban Colombian rhythms and a zippy hit on love and technology topped this year’s Latin Grammy Awards, which saw several stars push a message for...

  • After Aliff Syukri’s ‘ugly’ and dark skin comments, Astro receives warning from MCMC

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    After Aliff Syukri’s ‘ugly’ and dark skin comments, Astro receives warning from MCMC

    PETALING JAYA, Nov 16 — The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) warned Astro yesterday for promoting beauty products which allegedly mocked the skin and...

  • Rebel Wilson loses bid to appeal Australia defamation payout

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    Rebel Wilson loses bid to appeal Australia defamation payout

    SYDNEY, Nov 16 ― Hollywood actress Rebel Wilson today said she was proud to “stand up to a bully” despite losing a bid to reinstate a multi-million-dollar defamation payout...