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Bond returns with license to thrill in ‘Spectre’

Posted by on 26/10/2015
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Macklemore, Bieber win at MTV Europe awards

Posted by on 26/10/2015
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‘Last Witch Hunter,’ ‘Paranormal Activity 6’ and ‘Steve Jobs’ Flop

Posted by on 25/10/2015
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Nalin’s ‘Angry Indian Goddesses’ wins Rome Film Fest’s People’s Choice Award

Posted by on 25/10/2015
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Nalin’s ‘Angry Indian Goddesses’ wins Rome Film Fest’s People’s Choice Award

Nalin’s ‘Angry Indian Goddesses’ wins Rome Film Fest’s People’s Choice Award

Pan Nalin’s all-female Bollywood buddy movie “Angry Indian Goddesses” continued its successful run on the fall film festival circuit, winning the BNL People’s Choice Award on Sunday at the 10th Rome Film Festival. The Rome win for “Goddesses” follows its world premiere at TIFF, where it came second to Lenny Abrahamson’s “Room” in the People’s […]

Filipino director Mendoza honored at Tokyo film festival

Posted by on 22/10/2015
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Filipino director Mendoza honored at Tokyo film festival

Filipino director Mendoza honored at Tokyo film festival

Filipino director Brillante Mendoza, taking center stage at the Tokyo International Film Festival, is pursuing a collaboration with other Asian filmmakers – a cultural connection that might be as simple as rice. The festival, which opened Thursday with red carpet ceremonies, features five films directed by Mendoza, including his latest “Taklub,” shown earlier this year […]

Nigeria’s Nollywood: Seeking worldwide appeal

Posted by on 22/10/2015
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Nigeria’s Nollywood: Seeking worldwide appeal

Nigeria’s Nollywood: Seeking worldwide appeal

The camera rolls from left to right on a dolly as the actors, all African, go through their lines, a sound operator holding a boom steady over their heads under bright studio lights. It could be a scene from any film set but Kunle Afolayan hopes “The CEO” could drive change in Nigeria’s hugely popular […]

YouTube to launch $10-a-month ad-free video, music plan Red

Posted by on 22/10/2015
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YouTube to launch $10-a-month ad-free video, music plan Red

YouTube to launch $10-a-month ad-free video, music plan Red

YouTube on Wednesday unveiled a new $10-a-month subscription plan in the US called Red that combines ad-free videos, new original series, movies from top YouTubers, and on-demand unlimited streaming music. Red builds on Google’s existing music streaming service by providing ad-free access to YouTube programming, along with features such as the ability to download videos […]

Stallone puts ‘Rocky’ and ‘Rambo’ props up for sale

Posted by on 22/10/2015
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Stallone puts ‘Rocky’ and ‘Rambo’ props up for sale

Stallone puts ‘Rocky’ and ‘Rambo’ props up for sale

Costumes and props worn by Hollywood star Sylvester Stallone in the box-office smash hit “Rocky” and Rambo” movies went on public view in New York Tuesday before being offered for auction. Die-hard fans with deep pockets can snap up more than a thousand pieces of Stallone memorabilia at auction in Los Angeles in December, which […]

A small taste of Japan

Posted by on 22/10/2015
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A small taste of Japan

A small taste of Japan

One of my favourite characteristics about film as an art form is the ability to completely engross you into another world. When the lights go dim in a cinema, and the only thing you see is the massive screen in front of you – it’s difficult not to feel completely engulfed sensually for the next […]

Hold on to your hoverboard: ‘Back to the Future’ is now

Posted by on 21/10/2015
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Hold on to your hoverboard: ‘Back to the Future’ is now

Hold on to your hoverboard: ‘Back to the Future’ is now

Welcome to the future. Yesterday was the date “Back to the Future” professor Doc Brown and Marty McFly journey to in their time-traveling DeLorean in the much-loved movie trilogy. The world as imagined by director Robert Zemeckis-with hoverboards, self-lacing sneakers and flying vehicles-seemed a long shot when “Back to the Future II” came out in […]

Brand Bond thriving on cocktail of edgy and classical

Posted by on 21/10/2015
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Brand Bond thriving on cocktail of edgy and classical

Brand Bond thriving on cocktail of edgy and classical

In his five decades seducing cinemagoers, James Bond has foreshadowed social revolutions and the rise of multinational terrorist organizations, turning into a popular culture icon along the way. And with his 24th silver-screen assignment “Spectre” due to premiere on October 26, the British spy seems more popular than ever. His last outing in “Skyfall” took […]

Japan Film Festival Kuwait at Laila Tower

Posted by on 21/10/2015
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