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Family of Syrian toddler washed ashore objects to new Seagal film

Family members sharply denounce a new Steven Seagal film on a young Syrian boy after photos emerged of his body washing up on beach in Turkey.

Cuba legalises independent movie-making

Cuba’s Communist government issues a decree legalising the country’s independent movie industry in a move that should facilitate production.

Original ‘Star Wars’ creators lift lid on special effects challenges

At an event celebrating visual effects innovation in the Star Wars films, luminaries who helped create George Lucas's 1977 blockbuster reflected on challenges filming practical visual effects.

Henry Cavill to play Sherlock Holmes in ‘Enola Holmes’ adaptation

Henry Cavill's last project on the big screen was 'Mission: Impossible – Fallout' and recently finished shooting Netflix's 'The Witcher.'

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ movie makes magic for Queen as music sales soar

Data from Nielsen Music shows movie tie ins help boost sales of artist’s music.

Spider-Man leaves New York for Europe in ‘Far from Home’

Spider-Man leaves New York for Europe in Marvel’s latest film about the web-slinging superhero, who once again has to fight off a new enemy.

Warner Bros gets first woman CEO with appointment of Ann Sarnoff

Ann Sarnoff becomes one of the highest-ranking woman in Hollywood.

Woody and Buzz propel ‘Toy Story 4’ to box-office dominance

Disney/PIXAR sequel 'Toy Story 4' wins the US box-office weekend with a franchise-best US$118 million opening.

When 007 met the Prince: Bond film set gets royal visit

James Bond cast and crew receive a royal visit when Britain’s Prince Charles toured the set of the upcoming 007 movie currently filming at Pinewood Studios outside London.

‘Yesterday’ comedy movie gets Beatles’ seal of approval

A look at the upcoming romantic musical comedy film from director Danny Boyle and writer Richard Curtis.

‘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.

‘Men in Black’ Hemsworth and Thompson suit up for fourth installment

The fourth instalment of the 'Men in Black' film series gears up for release.

‘Giant’ Denzel Washington celebrated by Hollywood

Actor Denzel Washington gets honoured by Hollywood for a pioneering career spanning five decades and two Oscars, opening the door for a generation of black movie stars.

New James Bond movie set rocked by blast

An explosion at Britain's Pinewood Studios on Tuesday rocks the set of the next James Bond film, causing damage to the stage and one minor injury.

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.

Woody Allen to shoot next movie in Spain, with Christoph Waltz

Woody Allen prepares to film his newest movie in Spain this summer, starring Oscar winner Christoph Waltz, despite controversy carried over by the #MeToo movement.

Ron Howard explores Pavarotti’s life for new documentary

US filmmaker Ron Howard explores the drama in the late Italian tenor's Luciano Pavarotti's life in a new documentary film.

Native American actor Wes Studi to get Oscar, a first, at...

Veteran character actor Wes Studi receives an Honorary Oscar, the first for an actor of Native American descent.

‘Godzilla’ stomps its way to a box-office lead

Warner Bros.' "Godzilla II: King of the Monsters" stomps to the top of the box-office in its opening weekend in North American theaters, taking in an estimated US$49 million.

‘Fake interview’ tussle between The Star and Keanu Reeves

Claim and counter-claim by Hollywood star's publicist and writer for the daily's lifestyle portal.

Elton John slams Russian cuts to ‘Rocketman’ gay scenes

A Russian film critic says several scenes were edited out of the movie totalling about 5 minutes.

Hollywood studios can’t quit Netflix – even if they want to

Hollywood studios can't turn their backs on Netflix yet... not entirely, at least.

Disney CEO: It will be ‘difficult’ to film in Georgia if...

Disney CEO Bob Iger said it would be "very difficult" for the media company to keep filming in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect because many people will not want to work in the US state.