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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.

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.

Delon recovering in Switzerland after stroke, family says

The French actor was operated on at a Paris hospital where he stayed for three weeks in intensive care, according to his eldest son Anthony.

Wesley Snipes joins Eddie Murphy in ‘Coming to America’ sequel

The original film was a notable commercial success, grossing over US$288 million worldwide.

Disney to reboot ‘Home Alone’ for new TV streaming service

Disney CEO Bob Iger did not clarify whether the new version would be a feature film or a TV programme.

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ renewed for 4th season

The drama series is set in a world where women are reduced to sexual slavery under a totalitarian regime called Gilead.

Sylvester Stallone readying a ‘Rocky’ movie and series

Negotiations are still underway to have Stallone ensconced as the feature's screenwriter and lead.

Disney’s 3D ‘Lion King’ sends animation roaring forward

It is something totally new, says director Jon Favreau – a film shot by a traditional camera crew, but entirely inside a virtual reality 3D world.

How visions of the Moon inspired centuries of storytellers

The Moon continues to capture the imagination of storytellers, as it has for centuries.

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ debuts with heroic US$185 million

Marvel's 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' ignites a whopping US$185 million debut on opening weekend.

6 international films you may not know were shot in Malaysia

Unknown to most cinemagoers, Malaysia has been frequented by film crews no small number of times.

‘Secret Life of Pets 2’ tops US weekend box office; ‘X-Men’...

'The Secret Life of Pets 2' dominated the US box office over the weekend, while 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' bombs amid poor reviews and audience disinterest.

From hippies to hackers: New film tracks saga of Russia’s internet

The documentary 'Holy War: The History of Runet' looks back at a bygone era as the Kremlin currently clamps down on internet freedom in present-day Russia.

Godzilla: From radioactive colossus to unlikely climate hero

Reviewers are parsing "Godzilla: King of the Monsters" for insights into the world’s paralysis in the face of climate breakdown.

Six films to catch in theaters this Raya

This Raya, a family trip to the cinema might just prove to be a great way to spend the holiday.

Stallone shows philosophical side at sneak peek of ‘Rambo V’

Action star Sylvester Stallone gets personal at a masterclass session in Cannes leading up to a sneak preview of 'Rambo V: Last Blood', which is billed as the final entry in the franchise.

From street kids to war romance, Oscar foreign-film slate keeps it...

This year's Oscar-nominated foreign language films draw from real life and, in some cases, deeply personal experiences.

‘Green Book’ enjoys biggest Oscar nominations bounce at box office

Film about American race relations rakes in an additional US$82 million after being nominated for an Oscar.

Swiss actor Bruno Ganz who played Hitler in ‘Downfall’ dies aged...

Ganz had been active in German language theatre, film and television for more than 50 years and was the holder of the Iffland-Ring, the most important award for German-speaking actors.

‘Black Panther’ clings to lead, nears an all-time record

'Black Panther' clings to box-office lead for the fifth straight weekend, taking in an estimated $27 million in North American theaters while fending off two new films.

British talent bag raft of nominations in Oscar race

Many British films, directors, and performers received nominations for this year's Oscars.

Razzie ‘worst film’ nods is an Oscar-studded affair

In an ironic twist, many of this year's Razzie Awards nominees have won Oscars before.

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