Hollywood

Gaza and Instagram make an explosive mix in Hollywood

PARIS – Hollywood celebrities are paying the price for taking sides in the Gaza war -- plastering their social media…

7 months ago

‘Succession’ writer skewers race bias in Oscar-tipped ‘American Fiction’

“EDITORS, they want a Black book,” the agent said to his author.  “They have a Black book. I’m Black, and…

9 months ago

Michael Caine announces retirement from acting

LONDON – Veteran British actor Michael Caine, a Hollywood icon with a decades-spanning career littered with awards and acclaim, revealed…

9 months ago

Golden Globes to unveil nominations as censured awards eye comeback

LOS ANGELES – Boycotted by A-listers and studios last year, the Golden Globes will attempt to rebuild their reputation as…

2 years ago

How film and TV can help the climate change battle

Scriptwriters keen to address climate change, but felt others would not be interested, or would call them hypocrites  by ERIC…

2 years ago

Disney seeks old magic in return of ex-CEO

The return of Iger was cheered on by Wall Street, with Disney’s share price surging by 6% on Nov 21 …

2 years ago

Norway princess gives up royal duties for alternative medicine

Her relationship with a Hollywood spiritual guru caused waves after he suggested in his book that cancer was a choice …

2 years ago

Haunting Asian demons through the eyes of Westerners

The 1st Malaysian film to be screened in the US, ‘Don’t Look at The Demon’ cast and crew share frightening…

2 years ago

Hollywood’s mad genius Miller mixes almost-perfect potion in new film

by ESTHER ZUCKERMAN THE easy formulas of most blockbusters have never appealed to the Australian director George Miller. His films…

2 years ago

US rapper A$AP Rocky charged over shooting

LOS ANGELES – US rapper A$AP Rocky was charged on Monday over an alleged shooting in Hollywood last year. The…

2 years ago

Bollywood seeks boost with ‘Forrest Gump’ remake

MUMBAI • One of India's biggest stars is banking on a remake of Hollywood feel-good hit "Forrest Gump" to revive…

2 years ago

Disney presents 2 new ‘Avengers’ films, ‘Black Panther’ sequel

SAN DIEGO • Disney announced a slew of Marvel superhero movies including two new "Avengers" films on Saturday at Comic-Con,…

2 years ago

Brad Pitt says retirement still a long way off

PARIS • Brad Pitt (picture) scotched talk of imminent retirement as he travelled to Paris for the premiere of his…

2 years ago