In Malaysian cinemas soon: ‘Dolittle’ with Robert Downey Jr

17 January 2020, 2:00 pm

Select release dates: Jan 16 – Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong; Jan 17 – USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Vietnam; Jan 22 – France, Philippines; Jan 23 – Netherlands, Singapore; Jan 31 – Japan. The Wave (R ...... Read More »

Deadly land dispute in Vietnam sparks crackdown on 'critical' social media

16 January 2020, 4:18 am

Vietnam's cybersecurity law that went into effect last January has been criticised ... Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya’s palatial island home boasts 17 bedrooms, a cinema, private helipad and even its own ...... Read More »

Top 10: The Best Foreign Language Films of 2019

15 January 2020, 4:30 am

Transporting us to 19th century Vietnam, director Ash Mayfair crafts one of the most ... Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite” is a shining example of the excellence of Korean cinema. Its story surrounds two ...... Read More »

Former Delco resident’s film ‘The Last Full Measure’ opens next week

14 January 2020, 9:38 am

“The Last Full Measure” is a true story of Vietnam War hero William H. Pitsenbarger ... His hard work and commitment have rewarded him to follow his passion in cinema, as well as help others along his ...... Read More »

Why you'll never see James Dean or any other dead actor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

13 January 2020, 4:08 am

Last November, a new Vietnam War-era drama called Finding Jack achieved instant notoriety when producers ... breathing actor whose dramatic performance forms the basis for what audiences eventually ...... Read More »

‘1917’: Cinema at its Most Powerful

12 January 2020, 11:22 am

Once in a generation, there is a definitive war picture — from Francis Ford Coppola’s “Apocalypse Now,” a haunting depiction of the Vietnam War, to Steven Spielberg’s iconic D-Day epic “Saving Private ...... Read More »

Czech filmmaker Ivan Passer dies at 86 after groundbreaking career in New Wave cinema

10 January 2020, 5:26 am

After reuniting at the Prague Film Academy, Passer and Foreman's collaboration and friendship became central to the Czech New Wave in the 1960s, a period when avant-garde auteurs took international ...... Read More »

Director Siddique on working with Mohanlal in 'Big Brother', and balancing content and budget in cinema

8 January 2020, 8:52 pm

In an interview with FridayReview, Siddique opens up on his stint as a filmmaker and why he prefers commercial cinema to art-house films. Excerpts... Your early comedies such as Ramji Rao Speaking, In ...... Read More »

A few quality hits set Vietnamese cinema on track

7 January 2020, 3:56 pm

in Vietnam and the U.S. In terms of quality, however, contemporary Vietnamese cinema still has plenty of room for improvement. Of the 20 top-grossing movies since 2013, for instance, just a handful ...... Read More »

Film fest to celebrate cinema of five continents at Ray Auditorium during 12-16 January

5 January 2020, 9:36 pm

An international film festival, ‘10th Festival of 5 continents’ is soon to be held in the city where a specially curated list of cinemas from five continents will be screened at ... Some of the ...... Read More »

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