Director says Michael Jackson wanted to be monster
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The music video "Thriller" was made because Michael Jackson wanted to be a monster, director John Landis says at the Venice Film Festival.
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Star cast of upcoming Bollywood action-thriller, 'Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3' (The Husband, The Wife and The Gangster 3), on Thursday (July 20) promoted their film in India's showbiz capital Mumbai.
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A shatterproof thriller: M. Night Shyamalan's 'Glass' hits screens.
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The estate of Michael Jackson filed a lawsuit on Thursday against HBO saying that its documentary about allegations of child sex abuse by the late singer breached a previous agreement by the cable channel not to disparage him.
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Fans Wade Robson and James Safechuck brought new sexual assault allegations against the King of Pop in the documentary, 'Leaving Neverland.' Winfrey, who interviewed Robson and Safechuck about their claims, is being attacked by Jackson fans.
21 Jun 2019
Michael Jackson fans around the world are gearing up to mark the tenth anniversary of the death of the King of Pop. But almost 10 years after his sudden death, Jackson's legacy has been under fresh scrutiny since the release of a recent documentary about alleged child sex abuse that has been met with outrage by the singer's family and fans.
29 Jun 2020
TV critic Dheepthika Laurent and Eve Jackson take us through a rich month in foreign TV dramas. They chat about "El Presidente", a Chilean satire on football corruption from the Oscar-winning screenwriter of "Birdman", Armando Bo. They also review the first Saudi series out on Netflix – a family drama that offers a fascinating look into Saudi society – plus the acclaimed British dark comedy "I May Destroy You" from Michaela Coel, which takes on sexual trauma. Also, don't forget our top three shows not to miss this month!
13 Sep 2020
From masked, walled-off red carpet premieres to more female directors than ever, Eve Jackson takes us to Venice with film critic Emma Jones to bring us the highlights from the 77th Venice Film Festival, including interviews with the team behind "Pieces of a Woman", "The Duke" and "I am Greta".
18 May 2021
In this edition we speak to best-selling French author Marc Levy. In the last 25 years, he has sold more than 50 million books and his work has been translated into 49 languages. He's just come out with volume two of his novel "The Twilight of the Beasts", published in French. The author tells us more about this techno-thriller articulated around nine "grey hat" hackers who are fighting to preserve freedom. He also tells us why he's so critical of social media networks.
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Darlings of Spanish cinema, Pedro Almodovar and Penelope Cruz, marked the opening of the 78th Venice Film Festival, which guarantees, a shower of stars on the red carpet despite the pandemic.
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Rafa Nadal defeated Russian Daniil Medvedev 2-6 6-7(5) 6-4 6-4 7-5 in a marathon Australian Open men's singles final on Sunday. The victory gave the 35-year-old Spaniard a men's record 21st Grand Slam singles title.
20 Feb 2022
French actress Isabelle Huppert has appeared in over 120 films and was just awarded a Golden Bear for lifetime achievement at the Berlin International Film Festival. FRANCE 24 film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Alison Sargent about Huppert's new film "Les Promesses", an involving and entertaining look at contemporary French politics. The thriller sees Huppert star alongside Reda Kateb as a mayor in suburban Paris forced to choose between personal ambition and loyalty to her working-class constituents.
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Pakistan's parliamentary elections will be held next January, the country's election authority announced on Thursday, delaying the vote that was initially tabled for November. The Election Commission of Pakistan said the elections are scheduled for the last week of January.
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