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'Parasite' Oscar success opens new era

'Parasite' Oscar success opens new era

The unprecedented Oscar haul for South Korean director Bong Joon-ho black comedy ‘Parasite’ has shattered a 92-year-old glass ceiling and opened a new era for Korean and other foreign films on the global stage.

'Parasite' makes Oscars history with stunning best picture win

'Parasite' makes Oscars history with stunning best picture win

Movie history was made at the Oscars Sunday as South Korea's black comedy ‘Parasite’ became the first non-English-language film to win the best picture award, Hollywood's biggest prize of all.

‘Joker’ star Phoenix takes aim at climate apathy with film about dying Earth

‘Joker’ star Phoenix takes aim at climate apathy with film about dying Earth

Oscar favourite Joaquin Phoenix stars as a medic battling to save a dying planet Earth in a film launched on Thursday, the first in a series of short Hollywood productions aimed at spurring action on climate change.

'1917' scoops top Hollywood director prize for Mendes

'1917' scoops top Hollywood director prize for Mendes

Hollywood's directors handed World War I thriller ‘1917’ their top annual prize Saturday, one of the final major award shows that typically spells success at next month's Oscars.

Disney drops 'Fox' name from 20th Century film studio: reports

Disney drops 'Fox' name from 20th Century film studio: reports

Disney will rename 20th Century Fox to distance its legendary film studio from the assets of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, US media reported Friday.

What next for 'Star Wars' after 'Rise of Skywalker' grand finale?

What next for 'Star Wars' after 'Rise of Skywalker' grand finale?

‘The Rise of Skywalker’ dominated movie theatres this weekend. But diminishing box office returns, scathing reviews and a plot that wrapped up the space saga's major story ...

First glimpse of latest Bond film goes online

First glimpse of latest Bond film goes online

Car chases, machine gun fire and love interest: fans of James Bond on Wednesday got their first taste of the upcoming film featuring the fictional British superspy, ‘No Time To Die’.

'Fearless' Charlize Theron honoured by Hollywood

'Fearless' Charlize Theron honoured by Hollywood

Charlize Theron was honoured by Hollywood Friday for a ‘fearless’ career in which she tackled themes including sexual harassment long before the #MeToo movement up-ended the industry.

'I'll be back': Schwarzenegger and Hamilton keep promises in new 'Terminator'

'I'll be back': Schwarzenegger and Hamilton keep promises in new 'Terminator'

The Terminator has come a long way since Arnold Schwarzenegger first portrayed the cyborg assassin in James Cameron's 1984 sci-fi classic.

Movie fans flock to 'Joker' steps in New York

Movie fans flock to 'Joker' steps in New York

Tourists are flocking to a flight of stairs in the Bronx area of New York that Joaquin Phoenix dances down in an iconic but controversial scene from hit movie ‘Joker.’

Philippine govt attacks drug war film as 'propaganda'

Philippine govt attacks drug war film as 'propaganda'

A new documentary that takes a fiercely critical look at the Philippine government's deadly drug crackdown has come under attack, with President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesman Tuesday slamming it as ‘propaganda’...

Phoenix reimagines arch-villain in new 'Joker' film

Phoenix reimagines arch-villain in new 'Joker' film

Joaquin Phoenix on Saturday said he wanted to create a unique Joker for his star turn as one of cinema's most recognisable villains, with an unidentifiable psychological profile and an ‘almost painful’ ...