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  • Actress Tiffany Haddish set to produce new HBO comedy series

    April 7, 2018 12:37 AM 13

    Tiffany Haddish is set to produce a new HBO comedy series titled ‘Unsubscribed’. ― AFP picLOS ANGELES, April 7 ― According to Variety.com, Haddish will become executive producer of a new comedy series in development at HBO. Titled Unsubscribed, the show is described as being an “examination of female blackness, beauty, and identity through a behind-the-scenes

  • It’s official: ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ will be shown at Cannes

    April 6, 2018 3:17 PM 16

    ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ will be shown as part of the ‘Out of Competition’ selection of the Cannes Film Festival before its official release on May 25. — Picture courtesy of Walt Disney via AFPCANNES, April 6 — The organisers of the Cannes Film Festival have confirmed that the next Star Wars spin-off has been included in the “Out of Competition Selection

  • Rhodes set to perform in Malaysia and Singapore this May (VIDEO)

    April 6, 2018 5:11 AM 18

    British singer songwriter, Rhodes, will be bringing songs from his debut album, Wishes, to awe Asian audiences. — Pictures via TheHive.AsiaKUALA LUMPUR, April 6 — British singer songwriter, Rhodes, will be kicking off his 2018 Asia Tour in Kuala Lumpur on 1 May at The Bee, Publika and Singapore on 2 May at Decline. Making this his first visit on the eastern

  • Kang Dong-won finally fulfils wish to meet Malaysian fans

    April 6, 2018 5:06 AM 13

    With the throng of happy fans who finally got to meet their favourite South Korean star Kang Dong-won in person. — Handout via CinemaOnlineKUALA LUMPUR, April 6 — South Korean star Kang Dong-won (alternatively spelled Gang Dong Won) finally fulfilled his wish of wanting to meet his Malaysian fans when the actor recently made a stop at Kuala Lumpur for a private

  • Japan animation giant Takahata dies at 82

    April 6, 2018 1:34 AM 46

    TOKYO: Oscar-nominated Japanese anime director Isao Takahata, who co-founded the Studio Ghibli and was best known for his work "Grave of the Fireflies", has died aged 82, the studio said on Friday. "(His death) is true, but we can't comment further as we are trying to confirm some facts around it," a Studio Ghibli spokeswoman told AFP. Citing unnamed

  • Arctic Monkeys announce details of sixth album (VIDEO)

    April 5, 2018 11:06 PM 13

    LONDON, April 6 — English rock band Arctic Monkeys have announced that their long-awaited sixth album is due for release in May, bearing the title Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino. Album buzz has been building for months, spurred on by the group's announcements that it will perform a series of European and North American tour dates over the coming months

  • First terrifying look at Netflix’s ‘Nightflyers’ (VIDEO)

    April 5, 2018 8:36 AM 14

    LOS ANGELES, April 5 — Netflix has released a short teaser that offers a first look at upcoming sci-fi horror series Nightflyers, which is based on George R.R. Martin’s novella. The story follows a group of eight scientists and a powerful telepath on a space expedition in the hopes of making contact with alien life. When terrifying and violent events

  • Classical gems from MPO

    April 5, 2018 4:14 AM 41

    The Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO) presents two Skride Performs Sibelius concerts, tomorrow and Saturday, at 8.30pm at Dewan Filharmonik Petronas (DFP), KLCC. The concerts showcase four works by four composers from four different countries. The first is Chen Shu-Si’s Phoenix which highlights the Chinese mythical phoenix as a symbol of happiness

  • Here’s the Honest Trailer for ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ (VIDEO)

    April 4, 2018 6:58 AM 88

    LOS ANGELES, April 4 — The team at Screen Junkies are back with another Honest Trailer and this time they take on Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. The voiceover guy starts the clip by saying: “From the studio that just can’t seem to launch a franchise comes a reboot that no one wanted that ended up being really fun and something we wouldn’t mind seeing

  • Amazon announces Elton John-themed special broadcast

    April 4, 2018 2:31 AM 35

    Sir Elton John performs in New York on January 24, 2018. — AFP picLOS ANGELES, April 4 — Amazon Music has announced an original audio programme titled The Soundboard with Elton John, an exclusive collection of interviews and music that will be broadcast for 24 hours only, reports Variety. The Soundboard broadcast is timed to coincide with the release