Angelina Jolie to unveil Khmer Rouge film in Cambodia

Angelina Jolie addresses a press conference in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on February 18, 2017 (AFP / TANG CHHIN SOTHY).
18 Feb 2017
Angelina Jolie will unveil her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era on Saturday at the ancient Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, a country the star shares a deep affinity with through her adopted son Maddox.   Cambodia...

Keanu Reeves gets deadlier in 'John Wick 2,' talks 'Bill & Ted' sequel

08 Feb 2017
Keanu Reeves did not need much persuasion to reprise his role as a lethal retired hitman whose path to revenge sees him killing dozens more in the upcoming sequel "John Wick: Chapter 2." "I love John Wick," the actor...

Expect 'Fifty Shades Darker' to go even further, says Jamie Dornan

Cast members Jamie Dornan (L) and Dakota Johnson pose at the premiere of the film ''Fifty Shades Darker'' in Los Angeles, California, February 2, 2017. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok


07 Feb 2017
"Fifty Shades of Grey" star Jamie Dornan said fans of the erotic box office hit could look forward to more action when the sequel, "Fifty Shades Darker", reaches theatres next week. The Northern Irish actor and co-star...

Jodie Foster's next film project proceeds to world stage

04 Feb 2017
Lionsgate has come on board to bring action thriller "Hotel Artemis," starring Jodie Foster, to life -- with the project to be launched to buyers at next week's European Film Market in Berlin.   The future-set film,...

UNHCR Special Envoy Jolie speaks out against Trump immigrant ban

Hollywood actress Angelian Jolie
03 Feb 2017
Angelina Jolie says that discriminating against refugees for their religion or country of origin "invites the very instability we seek to protect ourselves against." She also says in a New York Times editorial Thursday that the...

Israel's Arabs divided by film's portrayal of changing world

01 Feb 2017
In Israel's Arab community, life is imitating art. A new award-winning film about Arab women battling their conservative society has touched off a real-life battle: the municipality of a major Arab city in Israel has called for a...

Israeli TV commemorates Umm Kalthum's death

27 Jan 2017
Israeli television revealed on Thursday its plan to commemorate the death of the Star of the East, Umm Kalthum, through a set of programs to be aired over the coming week. The Israeli TV said it plans to display the programs on Channel 33...

Egyptian film 'Mawlana' provokes outcry over view of religion and state

Actor Amr Saad in Mawlna movie
27 Jan 2017
An Egyptian box office hit that highlights the religious establishment's cosy relations with the state has provoked a backlash from Sunni Muslim clerics, with some calling for the film to be banned. Adapted from a novel by prominent...

Dubai probes 'unauthorized' Kim Kardashian visit to charity: newspaper

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian
26 Jan 2017
Authorities in the United Arab Emirates have opened an investigation into a visit by Kim Kardashian to a Dubai government children's charity this month and suggested it undermined local values, a state-owned newspaper reported....

Woman seeking sperm donor on FB revealed to be fake for film advert

Actress Nelly Karim
25 Jan 2017
A controversial Facebook page -- which has recently been launched under the title "Bashtery Ragel" (I'm buying a man) -- turned out to be a technique to market a new film starring Nelly Karim.    The controversy...