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Moana's 'brown face' row leaves Disney red faced

Wellington - A social media firestorm that forced Disney to withdraw a movie costume amid accusations it represented "brown face" shows Pacific islanders will no longer accept their culture being cheapened for profit, experts say.

Moana's 'brown face' row leaves Disney red faced

Wellington - A social media firestorm that forced Disney to withdraw a movie costume amid accusations it represented "brown face" shows Pacific islanders will no longer accept their culture being cheapened for profit, experts say.

Moana's 'brown face' row leaves Disney red faced

Wellington - A social media firestorm that forced Disney to withdraw a movie costume amid accusations it represented "brown face" shows Pacific islanders will no longer accept their culture being cheapened for profit, experts say.

Festival brings (some) world cinema to Pyongyang

Pyongyang - Sex and graphic violence were largely a no-no, although a glimpse of naked Russian buttocks made the cut, while a Bollywood offering was well received and Hollywood was locked out completely.

FBI mulls probe into Brad Pitt plane allegations

Los Angeles - The FBI says it is gathering information before deciding whether to launch a federal probe into an alleged incident on a plane carrying Brad Pitt and his children.

France becoming land of 'imbeciles and stinky cheese' says Depardieu

Rome - Larger-than-life actor Gerard Depardieu said his homeland France is becoming a playground for foreigners "populated by imbeciles making wine and stinky cheese", according to an interview published Thursday.

US celebrities diss Trump, rally voters to the polls

New York - Some of America's biggest stars -- including actors Robert Downey Jr and Scarlett Johansson -- appear in a short video, taking potshots at Donald Trump while rallying voters to the polls on election day.

Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt

Los Angeles - Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt and is seeking custody of their six children, spelling the end for "Brangelina", one of Hollywood's highest-profile celebrity couples.

Jim Carrey hit with lawsuit over ex-girlfriend's death

Los Angeles - Veteran comic actor Jim Carrey has been sued for allegedly procuring drugs under a bogus name for his ex-girlfriend, who died of an overdose last year, and then trying to hide his involvement.

Fake 'jihadists' fined over Cannes film fest stunt

Grasse - The three organisers of a publicity stunt featuring fake jihadist attackers who sparked panic during the Cannes Film Festival were fined 2,500 euros ($2,800) on Friday.

Polish film on 2010 air crash points finger at Russia

Varsovia - A new Polish feature film about the April 2010 jet crash in Russia which killed then president Lech Kaczynski and 95 others has revived conspiracy theories about Moscow's role in the tragedy.

US, Argentine films frontrunners for Venice's Golden Lion

Venice - From a dazzling musical to a biting comedy, films from the US and Argentina are tipped as favourites to win this year's Golden Lion award at the Venice film festival, due to be announced Saturday.

New film shows Beatlemania strain on Fab Four

Paris - A new documentary about the Beatles shows the toll Beatlemania took on them as they became "more popular than Jesus" at the height of their fame.

'Horse whisperer' Robert Redford rescues abused nag

Los Angeles - From "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "The Electric Horseman" to "The Horse Whisperer," movie star Robert Redford has spent much of his career in the saddle.

Fur flies on 'Fast & Furious' as The Rock lets rip

Los Angeles - When they butted their chests in "Fast Five," movie hardmen Vin Diesel and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson -- or rather their onscreen characters -- almost ended up taking out half of Rio.

'Star Trek' actor Anton Yelchin's parents sue carmaker

Los Angeles - The parents of late "Star Trek" actor Anton Yelchin filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the makers of his automobile after it rolled down the driveway of his home and killed him.

Real-life 'Pianist' family wins defamation appeal

Varsovia - The family of the late Jewish-Polish protagonist of Oscar-winning Holocaust film "The Pianist" said Monday they had won an appeal against defamation over claims in a book that he was a Nazi collaborator.

Big Time Rush's Stephen Kramer Glickman talks new film 'Storks' Special

Stand-up comedian and actor Stephen Kramer Glickman chatted with Digital Journal about his upcoming animated film "Storks," as well as his experience on "Big Time Rush."

Guitar king Caleb Quaye talks new film 'A Voice Louder Than Rock' Special

One of the world's best rock guitarists, Caleb Quaye, chatted with Digital Journal about his feature film "A Voice Louder Than Rock."

Comic-Con day one: Trolls, Trump and 'totalitarianism'

San Diego - Oliver Stone warned that Pokemon Go was part of a march toward "totalitarianism" as the start of San Diego Comic-Con saw filmmakers expound on their political viewpoints.

The last VCRs will be made in Japan this month

In the age of streaming video and online media, it's difficult to imagine that some people still watch films on VHS. One Japanese company is still producing VCRs to play cassettes though. Later this month, it will build its last, ending VHS for good.

Twitter stirs debate after banning editor for insults

Washington - Twitter found itself embroiled in controversy Wednesday after banning an editor at the conservative Breitbart website for fueling a stream of abuse that drove "Ghostbusters" star Leslie Jones to quit the social network.

Latest US drama 'Shooter' shelved after attacks

Los Angeles - American network USA postponed sniper drama "Shooter" in the wake of the police killings in Louisiana, the latest in a string of releases hit by real-life violence.

French thriller 'Bastille Day' may be pulled after attack

Paris - French film distributor Studiocanal has asked cinemas to pull the thriller "Bastille Day", about a planned attack on the eve of France's national holiday, after the real-life truck attack in Nice.

China's Wanda eyes stake in Paramount Pictures

Shanghai - Chinese conglomerate Wanda is in talks to buy a stake in US film studio Paramount Pictures, according to a report, marking the Asian company's latest move to expand its entertainment empire.

'Finding Dory' sinks competition at box office for third week

Los Angeles - Pixar's "Finding Dory" swam past the competition at the box office during the holiday weekend, besting a handful of new releases including Steven Spielberg's "The BFG," industry figures showed Tuesday.

Golden age Hollywood starlet Olivia de Havilland turns 100

Paris - Screen legend Olivia de Havilland, who turns 100 on Friday, is the last surviving star from "Gone with the Wind" and one of the last great stars of Hollywood's bygone golden era.

'Ghostbusters' backlash reflects Hollywood's sexism problem

Los Angeles - An all-female reboot of "Ghostbusters" hits theaters next month amid a savage backlash by Internet trolls that has thrown the spotlight back onto Hollywood's gender discrimination problem.

Turkish man given suspended jail for 'comparing Erdogan to Gollum'

Istanbul - A court in Turkey's southern resort city of Antalya has handed a Turkish man a suspended jail sentence of over one year for comparing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to the "Lord of the Rings" character Gollum, a report said Thursday.

New Busan film fest chief vows to guarantee independence

Seoul - The South Korean head of Asia's top film festival vowed Thursday to adopt new rules on artistic freedom in a bid to stave off a threatened boycott by local moviemakers.
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