Emily Blunt ‘ghosted’ Dwayne Johnson over Jungle Cruise movie appeal
23 July 2021 | 7:04 am
Emily Blunt accidentally "ghosted" Dwayne Johnson when he tried to charm her into signing on for the new Disney adventure movie Jungle Cruise with a heartfelt video plea.
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3 Oct 2021
Kunle Afolayan's latest production 'Swallow' premiered on the 30th of September ahead of its October 1, 2021, global Netflix premiere. The feature film is based on Sefi Atta's 2010 novel 'Swallow'. Many know Kunle Afolayan as a skilled storyteller who has successfully captured the historical and cultural essence of Nigeria. ‘Swallow’ is no different. His penchant for telling stories that explore the historical and cultural context in Nigeria stems from his love for the culture, a representation of who we are as a country.
19 Oct 2021
A Russian film crew has landed on Earth after filming scenes for the world's first feature movie shot in space.
24 Nov 2021
A new movie exploring the impact of rogue law enforcement officers on Nigerian society and inspired by last year's anti-police brutality protests was premiered at one of Africa's foremost film festivals in Lagos. The movie, Collision Course, tells the story of a law enforcement officer struggling to make ends meet and an aspiring musician whose worlds collide.
14 Jan 2022
It’s been 26 years since the original film was released. Now, after three sequels, the ultimate horror pastiche "Scream" returns for a fifth instalment. We hear from cast members Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox and David Arquette about coming back to the format following the death of director Wes Craven.
18 Feb 2022
French filmmaker Claire Denis has won best director at the Berlin Film Festival for a film partly filmed in FRANCE 24's buildings. "Both Sides of the Blade" stars Juliette Binoche as a woman torn between two lovers in pandemic-era Paris. She plays Sara, a journalist who works at FRANCE 24's sister radio station RFI. Film critic Emma Jones speaks to Eve Jackson from Berlin about all the action from this year's festival.
3 May 2022
A clip circulating online that social media users claim is of Palestinian actors creating a “fake killing” at the hands of Israeli forces, is actually from a short film by a Palestinian director called “Empty Place,” based on real events.
3 May 2022
A clip that social media users claim is of Palestinian actors creating a "fake killing" at the hands of Israeli forces is circulating online. But the images are actually from a short film by a Palestinian director called "Empty Place”, based on real events.We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.
17 Jul 2022
From Annie Hall to Manhattan and from Zelig to Blue Jasmine, Woody Allen has some 49 movies under his belt. The director is back with "Rifkin's festival", a film that tips its hat to some of cinema’s greats, from Bergman to Bunuel. It follows a neurotic writer who unravels during the San Sebastian film festival as his publicist wife assists a trendy young French director.
15 Sep 2022
Movie in the park is the largest outdoor movie screening event in Lagos. The event gave a one-of-a-kind cinematic feel to lovers of movies at the park. This experience also brings together an exciting audience, vendors, brands, media organizations, and many more to be a part of a family-friendly environment. Bisola Bello, Event Producer for Movie in the park experience and event attendees spoke with GuardianTV about their experience.
28 Oct 2022
It is based on the 2019 book of the same name by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, the journalists from The New York Times who exposed Harvey Weinstein's history of abuse and sexual misconduct against women.
16 Nov 2022
The critically acclaimed film, and Pakistan's Oscar entry, came under pressure from religious leaders. Pakistani authorities have now prohibited its screening in cinemas.
26 Nov 2022
The film has opened in some parts of Pakistan after conservative sections opposed its screening in the Muslim-majority country. DW explores what caused the controversy.
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The next Olympic host nation has been embroiled in a debate around head coverings, even though no high-level French athletes wear them. It has become an increasingly thorny subject in a number of sports.
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France's ambassador to Niger has left the country amid a deterioration of relations between the West African country's new military rulers and the former colonial power.
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Britain has given the go-ahead to the development of Rosebank in the North Sea. Located 130 kilometres northwest of the Shetland Islands, it's the largest untapped oil field in the UK and is estimated to contain up to 300 million barrels of crude. The government argues Rosebank will help bolster Britain's energy security, but environmental groups disagree. Plus, in a major blow to TikTok, Indonesia has banned trading of goods on social media platforms, saying it’s harming millions of physical retailers.
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The West African country's military government — which seized power from a different junta a year ago — said it has detained four people for attempting a coup.
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Hundreds of Russian soldiers have deserted, but many do not have passports and are trying to get to safety in the West for fear of extradition. DW spoke to three of them.