Academy Awards 2021: 'Gaza Mon Amour' to represent Palestine in Oscars race

Gaza Mon Amour will officially represent Palestine in the race for one of the Oscars' most prestigious awards. The film, directed by twin brothers Arab and Tarzan Nasser, will serve as the country's nomination in the category of International Feature Film at next year's awards. The romance,


REVIEW: Historical horror in Netflix’s ‘La Révolution’

Ever wondered if the French Revolution — a decade that rocked the country in the late 18th century and saw the abolition of the aristocratic Ancien regime in favor of a constitutional monarchy — had a more supernatural bent to it? If the uprising of the proletariat that led to many of


The 'Fast & Furious' franchise will come to an end after 11th film

Fast & Furious is hitting the brakes, with the action-adventure franchise set to come to an end after its 11th film. Justin Lin, who directed the third, fourth, fifth, sixth and ninth films, will return to direct the final two instalments in the central franchise, which has spanned nearl


Netflix Previews ‘Ma Rainey’ and Boseman’s Final Performance

Netflix on Monday previewed George C. Wolfe’s August Wilson adaptation “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” showcasing Chadwick Boseman’s final performance opposite Viola Davis’ powerhouse blues singer. The film, shot last year, was already one of the year’s most


‘Hubie Halloween’: Adam Sandler’s latest gag-filled Netflix romp

Once an exclusively American celebration, Halloween, in all its spooky glory, has spread beyond the US and is now seen as a light-hearted night of unadulterated fun for kids and adults alike. The ghoulish season already has a host of popular cult films which movie lovers settle in to watch every y


Jamie Foxx film ‘Soul’ to skip cinemas and head straight to streaming

It was pegged as one of the biggest releases of the year, but Pixar film Soul will bypass cinemas and premiere on streaming service Disney+ instead. The decision by Walt Disney Co represents a further setback for Hollywood and cinemas around the world, in what has already been a disastr


'Wonder Woman' Director Warns Movie-Going Could Become Extinct

Patty Jenkins’ new “Wonder Woman” movie has been delayed three times during the coronavirus pandemic. Now, the director is sounding the alarm that movie-going itself is under real threat. Jenkins is among dozens of top Hollywood directors appealing to the US government to provid


Warner Bros Delays 'Dune', 'The Batman' Movies

Warner Bros said late Monday it is delaying the release of “Dune” and “The Batman” movies, another setback for the entertainment industry hit by COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns and social distancing measures that have closed theaters worldwide. “Dune”, a sci-fi mov


New James Bond Movie Delayed as Film Industry Struggles amid COVID-19

The new James Bond movie, “No Time To Die,” on Friday became the latest blockbuster to be pushed into next year as the movie industry struggles to get back to business amid the coronavirus pandemic. Bond’s exit leaves “Wonder Woman 1984,” currently set to debut in De


‘Cobra Kai’ Renewed for Season 4 at Netflix, Season 3 to Premiere in 2021

“Cobra Kai,” the television continuation of the “Karate Kid” film franchise, has been renewed for a fourth season at its new streaming home at Netflix. Season 3 will premiere on Netflix on Jan. 8, 2021. The TV series picks up 30 years after the 1984 All Valley Karate Tourn


Very nice! Sacha Baron Cohen's 'Borat' sequel is coming to Amazon Prime

A sequel to the comedy Borat has been purchased by Amazon Prime and is expected to hit the streaming platform before November's US election. British comedian and actor Sacha Baron Cohen will reprise his cult favourite role as a bumbling and politically incorrect reporter from Kazakhstan


‘Enola Holmes’: Fun sleuthing gamble let down by its script

US author Nancy Springer created Sherlock Holmes’ little sister, Enola Holmes, more than 100 years after Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote “A Study in Scarlet” that gave birth to one of the world’s most enduring detectives. For his millions of fans, Sherlock has been the last wo


REVIEW: It’s a tough, brutal world in ‘The Devil All the Time’

The star-studded cast of “The Devil All the Time” promises big things. Tom Holland and Sebastian Stan (both mainstays of the Marvel cinematic universe), Bill Skarsgård (fresh from traumatizing a new generation in the “It” movie remakes), Jason Clarke (“First Man


Disney delays release of 'Black Widow' until 2021 and pushes back other Marvel films

Disney has postponed the release of superhero movie Black Widow and Steven Spielberg's West Side Story until 2021, a setback to cinema operators hoping for a late-year surge in audience numbers. The films were among the biggest titles remaining on Hollywood's schedule for 2020


Sharon Stone, Sarah Paulson talk Netflix horror ‘Ratched’

 Hollywood loves a good villain and in Netflix’s new horror-drama series, audiences can find out the evil origins of the classic character, Nurse Ratched. The latest series from Ryan Murphy, creator of “Glee” and “American Horror Story,” “Ratched” pro


Hollywood Unions Sign Deal with Studios Boosting Return to Work

Hollywood's top unions announced a deal with major film studios Monday on coronavirus safety measures needed for the entertainment industry to ramp up its return to production. The months-long talks over Covid-related testing, equipment and sick pay were seen as a significant bottleneck in gettin


Bollywood is back: 6 films and shows that have resumed shooting

The cameras are rolling once again in Bollywood. With the pandemic forcing the bustling industry to halt all productions in April, its stars and creative talent have slowly returned to sets to pick up where they left off. That said, the new productions are being done with many safety precautions


‘The Third Day’: Jude Law stuns in riveting psychological thriller

The Third Day,” which had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival and is now available on OSN in the Middle East, neatly slips into the psychological horror genre, but the miniseries has been created with superb subtlety. We hardly see the horror, maybe a glimpse of it,




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