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    Stars help raise billions in EU vaccine drive

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 10:56pm on June 28, 2020

    Coldplay, Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Hudson and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson lent support to European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen in a coronavirus fundraising drive...

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    Disney delays ‘Mulan’ release again

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:54pm on June 28, 2020

    Disney has delayed the release of ‘Mulan’ again, this time until mid-August, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to threaten blockbusters that Hollywood hoped would bring...

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    Film fest features adaptations of Tagore’s works

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:53pm on June 28, 2020

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy has organised a virtual film festival featuring four films adapted from Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s works. The films were produced by the...

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    Conan Doyle estate sues Netflix over ‘emotional’ Sherlock Holmes

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:17pm on June 27, 2020

    Netflix is being sued by the estate of Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle for alleged breach of copyright after a new film portrayed the...

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    Lebanese filmmaker fears nothing will change

    Agence France-Presse . Nicosia | Updated at 11:14pm on June 27, 2020

    Prize-winning Lebanese documentary filmmaker Carol Mansour fears the world has learnt nothing from the novel coronavirus shock and will go back to square one or...

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    Release of ‘Tenet’ pushed back again

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:11pm on June 27, 2020

    The release of the latest, super-secret movie by director Christopher Nolan -- touted as the summer hit that would bring audiences back to theaters after...

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    New Woody Allen film to open Spanish festival

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 10:48pm on June 26, 2020

    Woody Allen’s new romantic comedy ‘Rifkin’s Festival’, is to open Spain’s San Sebastian film festival in September, which will also be its international premiere, organisers...

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    Smaller Toronto film festival to screen online

    Agence France-Presse . Toronto | Updated at 10:46pm on June 26, 2020

    The Toronto film festival is going ahead in September despite the coronavirus pandemic, organisers announced Wednesday, but red carpets will be virtual and far fewer...

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    Anushka thanks fans, basks in Bulbbul’s success

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:45pm on June 26, 2020

    Indian actress Anushka Sharma’s latest production Bulbbul was released on Netflix on Wednesday. The actress has thanked fans and audience who have enjoyed the film....

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    Bollywood to resume shoots but virus rules dull its shine

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 11:13pm on June 25, 2020

    Bollywood will resume film shoots immediately, industry representatives said Thursday, but strict virus rules banning ‘elaborate or extravagant’ scenes threaten to strip the world’s biggest...