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Film director says gig economy is ‘extreme exploitation’

Gig economy workers think they are self-employed, entrepreneurs, which they are not.

Coppola backs Scorsese in row over Marvel films

Marvel films were denounced as 'despicable'.

Zoe Kravitz to play Catwoman in new ‘Batman’ film

Daughter of Lenny Kravitz follows likes of Halle Berry, Anne Hathaway and Michelle Pfeiffer in portraying Catwoman.

Online streaming giants battle for Asian audiences

Asia seen as an important part of global industry's growth plan.

Scorsese slams Marvel films as ‘not cinema’

The beloved director dismisses Marvel movies as theme park attractions.

Leading role or not, women still viewed as sex symbols in...

Research shows female leaders four times more likely to be shown naked on screen.

Scorsese and Netflix unveil ambitious new film ‘The Irishman’

The film uses a new technology developed by Industrial Light & Magic to digitally ‘de-age’ actors on screen.

Annie Silverstein’s ‘Bull’ wins top prize at Deauville

The film ‘paints an extremely fair and disturbing picture of Donald Trump's America,’ says actress Anna Mouglalis.

Missing activist Bruno Manser’s life goes on big screen

World premiere of 'Bruno Manser - Voice of the Rainforest' on Sept 26 at Zurich Film Festival in honour of the ‘Swiss Gandhi’ who defended the Penan tribe and their nomadic way of life against the logging industry in Sarawak.

Natalie Portman joins Hollywood space race with ‘Lucy in the Sky’

Natalie Portman grew up dreaming of going to space.

Silver spoon to silver screen: Downton Abbey makes cinematic debut

The Crawley family make their comeback, this time on the silver screen after the series drew to a close in 2015 following nine successful years.

‘IT Chapter Two’ racks up US$91.1 million to top box office

Three-day total falls below original "It," with its frighteningly impressive US$123 million opening in 2017.

Scarlett Johansson unveils ‘Jojo Rabbit’, ‘Marriage Story’ in Toronto

‘JoJo Rabbit’ is being billed as an ‘anti-hate satire’

Saudi women directors bring empowerment message to Venice

Both directors hope their films will convey a message of empowerment.

Fashion influencer Ferragni steals show at Venice film festival

Chiara Ferragni's story has become a Harvard Business School example of how social media fame can be monetised.

Late Yasmin Ahmad’s films reflecting racial unity greatly treasured

Though it has been 10 years since her death, the director lives on through her movies and advertisements.

Dwayne Johnson returns to top of Forbes best-paid actor list

Dwayne Johnson reclaims top spot after placing second in the past two years.

‘Matrix 4’ announced with Keanu Reeves to return as Neo

Warner Bros did not specify if the fourth instalment of the franchise will be a direct sequel to the original trilogy.

Bruce Springsteen unveils new trailer for ‘Western Stars’

The concert film, which the Boss co-directed with longtime collaborator Thom Zimny, will make its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.

‘Save our oceans,’ Oscar winner Javier Bardem tells UN

Spanish actor Javier Bardem, a keen environmental activist, calls on countries to agree to a treaty that would protect at least 30% of the world's oceans by 2030.

Rape rows risk taking sheen off starry Venice film festival

The rows threaten to take some of the sheen off a staggeringly starry selection that features Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, Kristen Stewart, Meryl Streep, Scarlett Johansson and Mick Jagger.

Obamas’ first film depicts life of US factory workers

The film, acquired by the Obamas tells a story of the average American factory worker toiling under a Chinese billionaire called 'Chairman Cao'.

French star Alain Delon ‘getting better’

Alain Delon is already thinking about his next projects says his daughter.

Trump attacks ‘racist’ Hollywood ahead of human-hunting film

'The Hunt', an upcoming film in which liberal elites hunt down 'normal folk' for sport, had already attracted controversy after adverts for the film were pulled in the wake of recent US mass shootings.